Research fellowship of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences KNAW, 1987-1991.
Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Professorship, 1999.
Co-recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award, SEG, 2001 (Awarded to the Laboratory of Seismics and Acoustics, Delft University of Technology). SEG-Wiki
Best poster award (as senior co-author): Artman, B., Draganov, D., Wapenaar, K., and Biondi, B., 2004, Direct migration of passive seismic data , 66th annual EAGE meeting, Paris, P-075
Nomination as top-30 presentation of 9 SEG papers in 2005 (3x), 2010 (2x), 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.
Distinguished Lecturer, EAGE, 2006. Eage-news
Best journal paper award: Wapenaar, K., and Fokkema, J., 2006, Green's function representations for seismic interferometry: Geophysics, Vol. 71, SI33-SI46. pdf-file
Honorable mention for best journal paper: Curtis, A., Gerstoft, P., Sato, H., Snieder, R., and Wapenaar, K., 2006, Seismic interferometry - turning noise into signal: The Leading Edge, Vol. 25, (9), 1082-1092. pdf-file
Best conference paper award (as senior co-author): Van der Neut, J., Mehta, K., Thorbecke, J., and Wapenaar, K., 2010, Controlled-source elastic interferometric imaging by multi-dimensional deconvolution with downhole receivers below a complex overburden, 80th annual SEG meeting, Denver, 3979-3985,