Awards Received for Research and Scholastic Achievements
1989-1990 Dean's List of Honour for Scholastic Achievements, Industrial Engineering and Management Faculty, Technion.
1991-1992 Dean's List of Honour for Scholastic Achievements, Industrial Engineering and Management Faculty, Technion.
1992-1993 Excellence Scholarship, Industrial Engineering and Management Faculty, Technion.
1993-1995 Dean’s Scholarship for M.Sc. Research, Civil Engineering Faculty, Technion.
1998 Awarded the Michael Golan Excellence Award in Recognition of Postgraduate Research in Transport Studies (1st Prize) for MSc Research.
        1999-2003 Dean’s Scholarship for Ph.D. Research, Civil Engineering Faculty, Technion.
1999-2000 Excellence Scholarship for Ph.D. Research, Civil Engineering Faculty, Technion.
2002 Rachel and Selim Benin Scholarship for Ph.D. Research, Jerusalem.
2002 The paper "Process-Oriented Plant Layout Design using a Fuzzy Set Decomposition Algorithm" has been selected by the WSC7 (World Conference on Soft Computing) Programme Committee as one of the best papers presented at the conference.
2003 Awarded a travel grant for the paper "A Cumulative Prospect Theory Approach to Travel Behaviour Modelling: Waiting Time Paradox Revisited" by EIRASS – European Institute of Retailing and Service Studies, European Community.
2003-2004 "VATAT" (The Council for Higher Education in Israel, Planning and Budgeting Committee) Fellowship, Faculty of Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva.
2004 The paper "Travellers' Learning under Uncertainty: Evaluating the Effect of the Feedback Mechanism" was awarded at the Risk, Decision and Human Error Conference, EADM (European Association of Decision Making).
2004 Awarded the Michael Golan Excellence Award in Recognition of Postgraduate Research in Transport Studies (1st Prize) for PhD Research.
2008 Submitted by the University of the West of England for the 2008 RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) - a major indicator of research achievement for groupings of academic staff in UK universities. The results reveal that 85% of research achievement in UWE's Town and County Planning submission is recognised internationally and 50% overall is judged to be at least internationally excellent. UWE's submission was one of the largest nationally.
 
Teaching Evaluation and Teaching Excellence Prizes
Dr Avineri consistently obtain very high scores (amongst the best in the Dept/Faculty) in all of the academic institutes he has been teaching, collated from student feedback questionnaires. However other than Technion none of these institutes awards excellence in teaching.
2000-2001 Teaching Excellence Prize (Winter Semester), Civil Engineering Faculty, Technion.
2001 Teaching Excellence Prize (Spring Semester), Civil Engineering Faculty, Technion (Sandor Szego Award in Excellence in Teaching).
2002 Teaching Excellence Prize (Spring Semester), Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty, Technion (Sandor Szego Award in Excellence in Teaching).
2002-2003 Teaching Excellence Prize (Winter Semester), Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty, Technion (Sandor Szego Award in Excellence in Teaching).
2003 Teaching Excellence Prize (Spring Semester), Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty, Technion (Sandor Szego Award in Excellence in Teaching).
 
Dissertation and Paper Awards Received by Students Advised (partial list)
1999 Daniel Shmidt was awarded a prize by APICS (American Production & Inventory Control) for his BEng Dissertation on “Increasing Productivity based on the Assembly Line Algorithms and Computerized Simulation”.
2006 Paul Chase was awarded ‘Best Dissertation Prize’ (1st place) by CILT-SW (The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport) for his MSc dissertation on “Maximising Existing Motorway Capacity using the Hard Shoulder: UK Perspective”.
2007 Matthew Breeze was awarded ‘Best performance on a UK 1st Degree Building Prize’ for his Dissertation on “Are we measuring the right local facilities in Cheltenham?”.
2008 Elizabeth Beresford was awarded by RICS-SW (The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) ‘Best Dissertation Prize’ (1st place) in Property Development & Planning for her BA(Hons) dissertation on “Barriers to and Perceptions of cycling as a form of sustainable transport”
2008 Kirsty Jordan was a runner up (2nd/3rd place) of the ‘Best Dissertation Prize’ (2nd/3rd place) awarded by CILT-SW (The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport) for her MSc dissertation on “How to get better public involvement in consultation?”
2009 Alexandros Nikitas was awarded second prize in the International Symposium on Freeway and Tollway Operations student competition for the PhD-based paper "Road pricing and older people: Identifying age-specific differences between older and younger people's attitudes, social norms and pro-social value orientations to road pricing".
2010 Alexandros Nikitas was a finalist at the Young European Arena of Research (Brussels, Belgium). His PhD Thesis was Selected among the 8 "Best Research Studies of Young Researchers in Europe in the Sector of the Societal Importance of Transport".
2010 Thomas Calvert was awarded ‘Best Dissertation Prize’ (1st place) by CILT-SW (The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport) for his MSc dissertation on “Who wants to commute more and why? Exploring the positive utility of the commute”.
2011 Fiona Steven was a runner up (2nd/3rd place) of the ‘Best Dissertation Prize’ (2nd/3rd place) awarded by CILT-SW (The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport) for her MSc dissertation on “Has the Cycle to Work Scheme increased cycling to work?”