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Description

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.

Prize

The award consists of a certificate and an honorarium. In the event that the winner is a team, each member of the team will receive a certificate and the honorarium will be divided equally among the team members.

Eligibility

The work on which the nomination is based must have been performed while the nominated individual or at least one member of the team was a resident of the USA.

Nomination Deadline
December 1

2022

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For pioneering work on the industrial application of nonlinear model predictive control and for leading the effort for the establishment of an open software framework in computer control hardware.

2021

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For contributions to the autonomous control of unmanned vehicle systems

2020

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For the application of advanced data-driven algorithms for fault detection, fault diagnosis, and control in the chemical process industry

2019

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Excellent sustained and impactful contributions to the modeling, analysis and control of advanced vehicle powertrain systems

2018

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For pioneering contributions to modeling, simulation and control of dynamic thermal systems, and their applications in aerospace, automotive and building control industries.

2017

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US
Title

Lucy Y. Pao

Affiliation
University of Colorado Boulder
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For pioneering applications of advanced control to wind turbines and wind farms

2016

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US
Affiliation
University of California, Santa Barbara
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For contributions to vehicle fuel economy and emission improvements using advanced control methods

2015

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For pioneering the enabling technology of automatic control for systems biology and biomedical devices, specifically the foundational accomplishments for development of the artificial pancreas

2013

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For original applications of advanced and classical estimation and control theory to automotive industry

2012

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Contributions to the development and transitioning of adaptive controls technologies to advanced flight controls

2011

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For original contributions to control practice in intelligent highway and vehicle systems

2010

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For innovation in advanced control and optimization with sustained impact on the process industries

2009

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For outstanding contributions to control systems analysis and synthesis methodologies for advanced aerospace vehicles and systems

2008

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For pioneering the application and implementation of model predictive control, nonlinear state estimation, nonlinear control, and product control to polymer and granulation processes

2007

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For pioneering contributions in the use of optimal and robust adaptive control design methodologies for unmanned aircraft and advanced weapon systems

2006

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
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For fundamental and innovative contributions to spacecraft control systems, including technical leadership on the precision pointing system for the Spitzer Space Telescope

2005

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For outstanding achievement in the development of feedback linearization and its application to aerospace systems

2004

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For pioneering contributions to aerospace and automotive controls, ranging from very effective Space Shuttle controls to some of the first successful applications of optimal control and estimation in automotive industry

2003

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For pioneering contributions to the relative gain array, pattern recognition, and adaptive control,and their innovative application to industrial process control

2002

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For pioneering contributions to the development and usage of highly-effective multivariable control design methods in the aerospace industry

2001

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2000

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1999

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For outstanding contributions to innovative practice of control engineering in the design of automotive control systems, encompassing transmission, engine, active suspension and traction controls employed in thousands of automobiles worldwide

1998

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