George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award

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

Award Information
Prize: 
A galvanic (photo engraved) plaque for each recipient, and for one recipient of each award, travel expenses to the CDC (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.
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

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

1983 - "Nonlinear decoupling via feedback: A differential geometric approach," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 331 - 345, April 1981.

1982 - "An Algebraic Theory for the Design of Controllers for Linear Multivariable Systems: Parts I and II," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 171 - 182, February 1981.

1982 - "Feedback and Optimal Sensitivity: Model Reference Transformations, Multiplicative Seminorms, and Approximate Inverses," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 301 - 320, April 1981.

1981 - "Discrete-time Multivariable Adaptive Control," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 449 - 456, June 1980.

1981 - "On the Application of Tuning Regulators to Control a Commercial Heat Exchange," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 361 - 375, June 1980.

1981 - "Robust Identification of a Non-minimum Phase System: Blind Adjustment of a Linear Equilizer in Data Communications," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 385 - 399, June 1980.

1980 - "Discrete-Time Point Processes in Urban Traffic Queue Estimations," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 12 - 27, February 1979.

1980 - "On the Metric Complexity of Causal Linear Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 222 - 230, April 1979.