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ACC Best Student Paper Award

Primary, first-listed authors of regular contributed papers who were students at the time of submission are eligible for the American Control Student Best Paper Award . The nominated papers are reviewed through the usual conference process and by the Student Best Paper Award Committee.

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2020: SanWoo Park, Elisabeth Glista, Javad Lavaei, and Somayeh Sojoudi
Recipient of ACC Best Student Paper Award

Paper:
Homotopy Method for Finding the Global Solution of Post-contingency Optimal Power Flow

Biography:

SanWoo Park, Elisabeth Glista, Javad Lavaei, and Somayeh Sojoudi
University of California, Berkeley

2019: Tommaso Menara
Recipient of ACC Best Student Paper Award

Paper:
Exact and Approximate Stability Conditions for Cluster Synchronization of Kuramoto Oscillators

Biography:

Tommaso Menara (student author), Giacomo Baggio, Danielle Bassett, Fabio Pasqualetti
University of California, Riverside & University of Pennsylvania

2017: Yuh-Shyang Wang
Recipient of ACC Best Student Paper Award

Paper:
System Level Parameterizations, Constraints and Synthesis

Biography:

Yuh-Shyang Wang (Student Author), Nikolai Matni, John Doyle
California Institute of Technology

2016: Ernst Csencsics, Rudolf Saathof, and Georg Schitter
Recipient of ACC Best Student Paper Award

Paper:
Design of a Dual-Tone Controller for Lissajous-based Scanning of Fast Steering Mirrors

2015: Hector E. Perez and Scott Moura
Recipient of ACC Best Student Paper Award

Paper:
“Sensitivity-Based Interval PDE Observer for Battery SOC Estimation”

2014: Richard P. Mason and Antonis Papachristodoulou
Recipient of ACC Best Student Paper Award

Paper:
"Chordal Sparsity, Decomposing SDPs and the Lyapunov Equation"

2013: Konstantinos Gatsis, Alejandro Ribeiro, and George J. Pappas
Recipient of ACC Best Student Paper Award

Paper:
"Optimal Power Management in Wireless Control Systems"

2012: Masahiro Ono
Recipient of ACC Best Student Paper Award

Paper:
“Joint Chance-Constrained Model Predictive Control with Probabilistic Resolvability”

2011: Christopher Mayhew, Andrew Teel
Recipient of ACC Best Student Paper Award

Paper:
Hybrid Control of Rigid-Body Attitude with Synergistic Potential Functions

2010: Florian Dörfler, and Francesco Bullo
Recipient of ACC Best Student Paper Award

Paper:
“Synchronization and Transient Stability in Power Networks and Non-Uniform Kuramoto Oscillators”