Control Systems Society Transition to Practice Award

  • Greg Stewart Headshot Photo
    Control Systems Society Transition to Practice Award Chair

To a distinguished contributor to the transition of control and systems theory to practical, industrial, or commercial systems.

Award Information
Prize: 
$2,000, Galvanic (photo engraved) plaque for the recipient, and travel expenses to the MSC (round trip restricted (minimal) coach air fare, conference registration, and up to 4 conference-rate hotel-nights for a 3-day conference, and up to 5 conference-rate hotel-nights for a 4-day conference).
Funding: 
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society and other sponsors.
Presentation: 
At the MSC.
Eligibility: 
Individual (prior to 2013, this award was not restricted to individuals)
Award Nomination
Nomination Deadline: 
May 15 of each year.
Nomination: 

A nomination letter and up to 4 additional supporting letters (maximum of 5 letters) describing the outstanding contribution(s) of the individual should be sent to the Chair of the Control Systems Society Transition to Practice Award Committee by May 15.  The nomination should include information indicating the importance of the pioneering collaborative research project(s) that led to successful outcomes to real practical systems, the key innovation, and the justification of its value to the society at large.  Additional supporting documentation is limited to a maximum of ten pages.

Award Recipients

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2014
for the development of control performance monitoring techniques and their translation into industrial practice
John T. Wen Headshot Photo
2013
for adaptive scanning optical microscopes and a high precision laser scanning system for the electronic manufacturing industry and for translation of systems theory to practice
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2012
For the introduction and development of the sound-processing technology incorporated in a large number of LSI chips by SANYO Semiconductor
Masaaki Nagahara Headshot Photo
2012
For the introduction and development of the sound-processing technology incorporated in a large number of LSI chips by SANYO Semiconductor
Koji Fujiyama Headshot Photo
2012
For the introduction and development of the sound-processing technology incorporated in a large number of LSI chips by SANYO Semiconductor
Richard D. Braatz Headshot Photo
2011
for significant contribution to the control of crystallization processes in the pharmaceutical industry
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2010
For the development and implementation of ramp metering algorithms, in particular at the Monash Freeway, Melbourne, Australia
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2010
For the development and implementation of ramp metering algorithms, in particular at the Monash Freeway, Melbourne, Australia
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2009
For innovative applications of control technologies to semiconductor manufacturing and the impact of the work on industry