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O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award

The Hugo Schuck Award is given to recognize the best two papers presented at the previous ACC. One award is for a paper emphasizing contributions to theory and the other emphasizing significant or innovative applications. The papers must have been presented by the awardee or a coauthor. Criteria for selection include the quality of the written and oral presentation, the technical contribution, timeliness, and practicality.

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2014: Konstantinos Gatsis, Alejandro Ribeiro, and George J. Pappas
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
(Theory) “Optimal Power Management in Wireless Control Systems”

2014: Davood Babaei Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
(Application) “Control of dissipative partial differential equation systems using APOD based dynamic observer designs”

2013: Laurent Lessard and Sanjay Lall
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
Optimal Controller Synthesis for the Decentralized Two-Player Problem with Output Feedback

2012: Cameron Nowzari and Jorge Cortés
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
Self-triggered coordination of robotic networks for optimal deployment

2012: Douglas MacMynowski and Mattias Bjorklund
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
Large aperture segmented space telescope (LASST): Can we control a 12000 segment mirror?

2011: F. Dorfler and F. Bullo
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

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

2011: F. Bu, H. S. Tan, and J. Huang
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Design and Field Testing of a Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control System"

2010: L. Vu and K. A. Morgansen
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Stability of Feedback Switched Systems with State and Switching Delays"

2010: Y. Yan, Q. Zou, and Z. Lin
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"A Control Approach to High-Speed Probe-Based Nanofabrication"

2009: K. Stegath, N. Sharma, C. M. Gregory, and W. E. Dixon
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Nonlinear Tracking Control of a Human Limb via Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation"

2009: R. D. Gregg and M. W. Spong
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
“Reduction-based Control with Application to Three Dimensional Bipedal Walking Robots”

2008: L.-Shien Fong, S. Dubljevic
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
“Pacing Real-Time Spatiotemporal Control of Cardiac Alternans”

2008: N. Motee, A. Jadbabaie
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Optimal Control of Spatially Distributed Systems"

2007: S. Dambreville, Y. Rathi, A. Tannenbaum
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Tracking Deformable Objects with Unscented Kalman Filtering and Geometric Active Contours"

2007: R. Rajamani, D. Piyabongkarn, J. Y. Lew, and J. A. Grogg
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
“Algorithms for Real-Time Estimation of Individual Wheel Tire-Road Friction Coefficients”

2006: T. Keviczky and G.J. Balas
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Flight Test of a Receding Horizon Controller for Autonomous UAV Guidance"

2006: N.C. Martins and M.A. Dahleh
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Fundamental Limitations of Performance in the Presence of Finite Capacity Feedback"

2005: X. Sun, L. Munoz and R. Horowitz
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Mixture Kalman Filter Based Highway Congestion Mode and Vehicle Density Estimator and its Application”

2005: H.K. Khalil
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Output Feedback Sampled-Data Stabilization of Nonlinear Systems"

2004: B. Yao
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Integrated Direct/Indirect Adaptive Robust Control of SISO Nonlinear Systems in Semi-Strict Feedback Form"

2004: D. Ni, Yiming Lou, P. D. Christofides, L. Sha, S. Lao, and J. P. Chang
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"A Method for Real-Time Control of Thin Film Composition Using OES and XPS"

2003: P. Seiler, A. Pant, and K. Hedrick
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Disturbance propagation in large interconnected systems"

2002: J. Mareczek, M. Buss, and M. Spong
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Invariance Control of Normal Forms with Input Driven Internal Dynamics"

2002: B-S. Kim, J. Li, and T-C. Tsao
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Control of a Dual Stage Actuator System for Noncircular Cam Turning Process"

2001: L. Zaccarian, A. R. Teel, and J. J. Marcinkowski
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Anti-windup for an Active Vibration Isolation Device: Theory and Experiments"

2001: R. Yedavalli
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"A Necessary and Sufficient Extreme Point Solution for Checking Robust Stability of Polytopes of Matrices"

2000: A. Armaou and P. Christofides
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Wave suppression by Nonlinear Finite-Dimensional Control"

2000: B. Bamieh and M. Dahleh
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Disturbance Energy Amplification in Three Dimensional Channel Flows"

1999: H. A. Hindi, B. Hassibi, and S. P. Boyd
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Multiobjective H2/H-Infinity Optimal Control via Finite Dimensional Q-Parametrization and Linear Matrix Inequalities"

1999: S. Tatiraju, M. Soroush, and R. Mutharasan
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Multi-Rate Nonlinear State and Parameter Estimation in a Bioreactor"

1998: V. Lioatta, C. Georgakis, and M. S. El-Aasser
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Real-Time Estimation and Control of Particle Size in Semi-Batch Emulsion Polymerization"

1998: M. Glaum and G. Zames
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"A function Calculus For Identification and System Analysis"

1996: M. Krstic
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Asymptotic properties of Adaptive Nonlinear Stabilizer"

1995: J. Chai, R. H. Lyon, and J. H. Lang
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Non-Invasive Diagnostics of Motor-Operated Valves"

1995: F. Paganini, R. D'Andrea, and J. C. Doyle
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Behavioral Approach to Robustness Analysis"

1994: H. O. Wang and E. H. Abed
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Control of Nonlinear Phenomena at the Inception of Voltage Collapse"

1994: R. J. Furness, A. Galip Ulsoy, and C. L. Wu
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Supervisory Control of Drilling"

1993: K. Poolla, P. Khargonekar, A. Tikku, J. Krause, and K. Nagpal
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"A Time- Domain Approach to Model Validation"

1992: E. W. Jacobsen and S. Skogestad
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Control of Unstable Distillation Columns"

1991: G. T. Yamaguchi and F. E. Zajac
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Modeling FES Actuation and Control of Multisegment Limb Movements"

1990: H. Kazerooni and W.K. Foslien
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"On the Control and Stability of Robots Worn By Human: Theory"

1989: A. Miele, T. Wang, and W.W. Melvin
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Optimization and Guidance of Penetration Landing Trajectories in a Windshear"

1988: E. Kamei, H. Namba, K. Osaki, M. Ohba
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Application of Reduced Order Model to Automotive Engine Control System"

1987: B. Wahlberg
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"On Model Reduction in System Identification"

1986: H. Asada and K. Youcef-Toumi
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Analysis and Design of a Direct-Drive Arm with a Five-Bar Link Parallel Drive Mechanism"

1984: K. Glover and D.J. N. Limebeer
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Robust Multivariable Controls System Design Using Optimal Reduced Order Plant Models"

1983: H. Johnson
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Adaptive Control of Nonlinear Self-Oscillating Systems Using MRAS Technique"

1982: J. Kenneth Salisbury and J. J. Craig
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Articulated Hands:Force Control and Kinematic Issues"

1981: T. Westerlund
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Identification and Control of an Industrial Dry Process Cement Kiln"

1980: W. B. Rouse
Recipient of O. Hugo Schuck Award

Paper:
"Understanding and Aiding the Human in Fault Diagnosis Tasks"