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Prior to World War II, control activity in the United States was mostly in the design of electronic feedback amplifiers and in chemical process control where the PID controller was king.Read More
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The American Automatic Control Council (AACC) is an association of the control systems divisions of nine member societies to represent the United States (U.S.) to the world control community and to support the mission of the individual member societies in enhancing the role and contributions of automation to the benefit of humankind.Read More
View AACC’s Resources to see Plenary Lectures and Videos that reveal automation.Read More
AcronymWC 2023Date–Geographic LocationYokohama, JapanGeneral Chair(s)SeriesIFAC
AcronymACC 2024Date–Geographic LocationToronto, CanadaGeneral Chair(s)SponsorshipFinancially SponsoredSeriesACC
Control Engineering Practice AwardDescription
The Control Engineering Practice Award is given to one individual or one team to be selected from those nominated for significant contribution to the advancement of control practice.
Donald P. Eckman AwardDescription
The Eckman Award recognizes an outstanding young engineer in the field of automatic control.
John R. Ragazzini Education AwardDescription
The Ragazzini Award is given to recognize outstanding contributions to automatic control education in any form.
O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper AwardDescription
The O. Hugo Schuck Award recognizes up to one application paper and one theory paper that was published in the ACC conference proceedings and presented at the previous ACC by the author.
Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage AwardDescription
The Bellman Award is given for distinguished career contributions to the theory or application of automatic control.