The Eckman Award recognizes an outstanding young engineer in the field of automatic control.
The recipient must be younger than 35 years on January 1 of the year of award.
Supporting documentation must include a full endorsement by at least one responsible supervisor.
For outstanding contributions to control and real-time optimization of hybrid dynamical systems, including model-free and extremum seeking control, adaptive feedback optimization, and networked decision-making.
For pioneering contributions in stochastic uncertainty control.
For contributions to control, estimation, and analysis of large-scale multi-agent systems, including ensemble control theory, ensemble estimation theory, ensemble system identification, and networked control theory
For outstanding contributions to formal methods for control of autonomous systems with applications to transportation systems
For fundamental contributions to control and optimization of networked systems, including foundational theory of performance limits, novel algorithm design, and applications to real-world cyber-physical societal systems
For outstanding contributions to stochastic methods applied to distributed and networked control systems
For fundamental contributions to cyber-physical systems, network flows, queuing systems, and combinatorial optimization applied to transportation robotics
For fundamental contributions to optimization and control theory, with applications to design techniques for electrical power networks, internet congestion, and antenna beamforming
For fundamental contributions to the dynamic walking of bipedal robots, including foundational results for hybrid and nonlinear systems, together with the experimental realization of formal results on novel robotic platforms
For excellence in the control design, analysis, implementation, and evaluation of practical algorithms to improve the efficiency and environmental performance of air transportation systems
For contributions to theory of estimation and control of networked, cyberphysical systems
For outstanding contributions to game theoretic methods for distributed and networked control systems
For novel application of control theory in the analysis and synthesis of complex biological systems
For contributions to the theory and practice of hybrid dynamical systems and systems biology
For pioneering contributions in the design and implementation of hybrid and embedded control systems
For contributions to optimization theory, game theory and its applications to congested markets, and learning in large networks with applications to human and social networks
For contributions to the theories of switched systems and nonlinear control, and their application to control design under limited information
For outstanding contributions to feedback design of nonlinear systems and networks, and innovative applications to fuel cell technology
In recognition of pioneering contributions to the development of computational tools for optimization and robust control system design
For pioneering contributions to analysis and control of nonlinear distributed parameter systems accompanied by creative applications to advanced materials processing, particulate processes and fluid dynamic systems
For pioneering contributions to hybrid control systems and embedded software for real-time control, with application to air traffic control, avionics, and computational biology
For contributions to nonlinear control and for pioneering work in automotive engine control of powertrain systems