George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award

To recognize outstanding papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.

Award Information
Prize: 
Certificate laminated on a plaque (one for each author).
Funding: 
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Presentation: 
At most one (1) award presented annually at the Awards Ceremony of the CSS.
Eligibility: 
Authors of papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control during the two calendar years preceding the year of the award.
Basis for Judgement: 
Originality, potential impact on the theoretical foundations of control, importance and practical significance in applications, and clarity.
Award Nomination
Nomination Deadline: 
May 15 of each year.
Nomination: 

Nominations and reference letters are due by May 15 and must be submitted using the CSS Awards Nomination system at awards.paperplaza.net. Please download the nomination form and follow the instructions.

Award Recipients

1988 - "Application of Modern Synthesis to Aircraft Control: Three Case Studies," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 995 - 1014, November 1986.

1988 - "Robust Adaptive Control in the Presence of Bounded Disturbances," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 306 - 315, April 1986.

1987 - "Convergence of parameter sensitivity estimates in a stochastic experiment," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 30, No. 9, pp. 845 - 853, September 1985.

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Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

1987 - "Minimum-time control of robotic manipulators with geometric path constraints," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 531 - 541, June 1985.

1986 - "Generic controllability theorems for descriptor systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 144 - 152, February 1985.

1986 - "H-infinity-optimal feedback controllers for linear multivariable systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 29, No. 10, pp. 888 - 900, October 1984.

1986 - "On the complexity of decentralized decision-making and detection problems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 30, No. 5, pp. 440 - 446, May 1985.

1985 - "Optimal Control of Two Interacting Service Stations," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 491 - 499, June 1984.

1985 - "Optimal Disturbance Reduction in Linear Multivariable Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 29, No. 10, pp. 880 - 887, October 1984.

1985 - "Robust Stabilizability for a Class of Transfer Functions," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 29, No. 9, pp. 788 - 793, September 1984.

1984 - "An Asymptotic Error Analysis of Identifiers and Adaptive Observers in The Presence of Parasitics," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 27, No. 8, pp. 921 - 927, August 1982.

1983 - "Asymptotic agreement in distributed estimation," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 27, No. 6, pp. 650 - 655, June 1982.

Pravin Varaiya Headshot Photo
University of California at Berkeley