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John R. Ragazzini Education Award

The Ragazzini Award is given to recognize outstanding contributions to automatic control education in any form. These contributions can be from any source and in any media, i.e., electronic, publications, courses, etc.

Robert F. Stengel

Year: 
2002
Citation: 
For outstanding ability to motivate and educate undergraduate and graduate students in optimal control, estimation, and flight mechanics

Robert Stengel is Professor and former Associate Dean of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton University. Prior to his 1977 Princeton appointment, he was with The Analytic Sciences Corporation, Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, U.S. Air Force, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration. A principal designer of the Project Apollo Lunar Module manual attitude control logic, he also contributed to the design of the Space Shuttle guidance and control system.

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