Distinguished Member Award

To recognize significant technical contributions and outstanding long-term service to the Control Systems Society.

Award Information
Prize: 
Galvanic (photo engraved) plaque, conference registration and a CSS pin for each recipient.
Funding: 
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Presentation: 
At the Awards Ceremony of the CSS.
Eligibility: 
Must have been a member of the CSS for at least five (5) years. Must be an IEEE CSS member at the time of nomination. Current members of the CSS Executive Committee are not eligible for this award.

Award Recipients

Headshot Photo
2013
for contributions to intelligent control of nonlinear systems and robotics and outstanding service to the Control Systems Society through technical and membership related activities.
Mario Sznaier Headshot Photo
2012
for contributions to multiobjective robust control, dynamic vision and imaging, and identification, and for outstanding service to the Control Systems Society in his role as Executive Director and member of its Board of Governors
Headshot Photo
2012
for contributions to nonlinear control theory and adaptive control theory and their applications to electromechanical and power systems, and for outstanding service to the Control Systems Society as Chair of the Society’s Conference Editorial Board
Ted Djaferis Headshot Photo
2011
for contributions to robust control theory, parametric robustness and algebraic systems theory; and outstanding service to the Control Systems Society in conference organization, revitalization of the CSS conference-related structures, and society governance (in Board of Governors, Vice President and President roles).
Maria Elena Valcher Headshot Photo
2011
for scientific contributions in the areas of multidimensional linear systems, behavior theory, fault detection, delay systems, switched systems, positive systems, and outstanding service to the Control Systems Society through conference and membership related activities.
Edwin K. P. Chong
2010
to recognize significant technical contributions in the areas of control, optimization, and modeling, and outstanding long-term service to the Society through editorial and conference related activities
Jay A. Farrell Headshot Photo
2009
to recognize significant technical contributions and outstanding long-term service to the Society
Headshot Photo
2009
to recognize significant technical contributions and outstanding long-term service to the Society
Headshot Photo
2009
to recognize significant technical contributions and outstanding long-term service to the Society
Richard H. Middleton Headshot Photo
2008
to recognize significant technical contributions and outstanding long-term service to the Society