2016 Award Recipients
The IEEE Control Systems Society presents several awards annually for technical achievements in the areas of interest to the Society, as well as awards for service to the Society.
IEEE Control Systems Award
Arthur J. Krener, Naval Postgraduate School
for contributions to the analysis, control, and estimation of nonlinear control systems.
Outstanding Chapter Award
IEEE CSS Uttar Pradesh Chapter
Ramesh K. Tripathi, Chapter Chair
Distinguished Member Award
CDC Best Student-Paper Award Finalists
Philip N. Brown, for a paper entitled “Avoiding Perverse Incentives in Affine Congestion Games” by Philip Brown and Jason Marden
Junjie Qin, for a paper entitled “Submodularity of Energy Storage Placement in Power Networks” by Junjie Qin, Insoon Yang and Ram Rajagopal
Rabih Salhab, for a paper entitled “A Dynamic Collective Choice Model With An Advertiser” by Rabih Salhab, Roland P. Malhame and Jerome Le Ny
Xiang Yin, for a paper entitled “On the Maximally-Permissive Range Control Problem in Partially-Observed Discrete Event Systems”, by Xiang Yin and Stephane Lafortune
Congratulations to Rabih Salhab, the winner for 2016 who was selected as the winner for the 2016 CDC Best Student Paper Award.
MSC Best Student-Paper Award Finalists
Thomas Morstyn, for a paper entitled, "Distributed Sliding Mode Control for Multi-Module Battery Energy Storage System State of Charge Balancing" by Thomas Morstyn, Andrey V. Savkin, Branislav Hredzak and Vassilios G. Agelidis
Guillermo P. Falconi, for a paper entitled, "Fault Tolerant Control for a Hexarotor System using Incremental Backstepping" by Guillermo P. Falconi, Valentin A. Marvakov and Florian Holzapfel
Congratulations to Guillermo Falconi who was selected as the winner of the 2016 MSC Best Student-Paper Award.
J. Ringwood, G. Bacelli, and F. Fusco. "Energy-Maximizing Control of Wave-Energy Converters: The Development of Control System Technology to Optimize Their Operation," IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 34, No. 5, pages 30-55, Oct. 2014.
CSM Outstanding Paper Award
TCST Outstanding Paper Award
Clément Dextreit and Ilya Kolmanovsky, "Game Theory Controller for Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 652-663, March 2014.
George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award
Peyman Mohajerin Esfahani, Tobias Sutter, and John Lygeros, “Performance Bounds for the Scenario Approach and an Extension to a Class of Non-Convex Programs,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp 46-58, 2015.
TCNS Outstanding Paper Award
Fabio Pasqualetti, Sandro Zampieri and Francesco Bullo, “Controllability Metrics, Limitations and Algorithms for Complex Networks,” IEEE Transaction on Control of Network Systems, Vol. 1, N0. 1, pp. 40-52, 2014.
Control Systems Technology Award
Aaron Knobloch, Anna Stefenopoulos, Dyche Anderson, Jason Karp, Christopher Kapusta and Jason B. Siegel
"For the development of an advanced battery management system accounting for electro-thermo-mechanical phenomena."
Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize
Yasamin Mostofi, University of California, Santa Barbara
for contributions to the fundamentals of communications and control co-optimization in mobile sensor networks.
Hendrik W. Bode Lecture Prize
Richard M. Murray, Cal Tech, Pasedena, CA
for contributions to the theory of networked control systems and its applications to systems biology.
CSS Transition to Practice Award
for advanced control applications in a range of industry sectors where each has involved innovation in theory to achieve the practical outcome.
IEEE Fellows for 2016
Evaluated by CSS:
for leadership in smart grids and security of critical infrastructures
B Wayne Bequette
for contributions to design and control of chemical and biomedical systems
for contributions to the theory and applications of model predictive control
for contributions to switched and hybrid control systems
Carlos Canudas de Wit
for contributions to modeling and control of mechanical, robotic, and networked systems
for contributions to adaptive control of uncertain nonlinear systems
for contributions to modelling and controlling of marine crafts
for contributions to passivity-based control in robotics and robust control
for contributions to analysis and design of hybrid, networked, and event-triggered systems
for contributions to the development of adaptive and robust flight control technologies
for contributions to semidefinite and sum-of-squares optimization
for contributions to distributed coordination and control of multiagent systems
for contributions to fundamental limits of feedback control systems and wireless networks
for contributions to the development and application of nonlinear and hybrid control systems
Evaluated by other Societies:
for contributions to the analysis of neural networks
for contributions to nonlinear discrete-time neural network adaptive control and applications
for contributions to modeling, optimization, and control of computing systems
for contributions to analysis and control of power electronics systems
for contributions to haptics and multi-fingered robotic hands
for contributions to Petri nets and their applications to automated manufacturing systems