IEEE Control Systems Society Roberto Tempo Best CDC Paper Award

The Tempo Award will be given for the best paper (as judged by the Tempo Award Committee) presented at the annual IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. The award is named to honor Roberto Tempo to honor his intellectual contributions and life of service. He was the 44th President of the IEEE Control Systems Society. 

Historical Background:

Established in 2017; Revised 2019.

The award consists of a Certificate laminated on a plaque (one for each author) and a cash award in the amount of $1,000 to be divided among the authors.
The cash award is funded by an endowment jointly provided by the IEEE Control Systems Society and Roberto Tempo’s family, and managed by the IEEE Foundation. The plaques will be funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
At most one (1) award is presented annually at the Awards Ceremony of the CSS.
Basis for Judging:
Originality, potential impact on any aspect of control theory, technology, or implementation, and the clarity of the writing.
Authors of papers presented at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control the year before the presentation of the award.
Nomination Details:

Nomination forms and reference letters describing the excellence of the nominated paper should be submitted on the IEEE Control Systems Society Awards nomination system, by May 15 of the year following the presentation of the paper at the conference. Nominations comprised of a completed nomination form and letters in support of the nomination from up to four people.  Submissions may be made according to the Nomination Instructions below, or more simply by appending the support letters to the nomination form to be submitted as a single pdf.

Nomination Form

Nomination Instructions

Mattia Bianchi, and Sergio Grammatico

Tommaso Menara, Giacomo Baggio, Danielle S. Bassett, and Fabio Pasqualetti