IEEE CSS Distinguished Member Award

To recognize significant technical contributions or outstanding long-term service to the IEEE Control Systems Society.

Prize:
Galvanic (photo engraved) plaque, conference registration and a IEEE Control Systems Society pin for each recipient.
Funding:
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Presentation:
At the Awards Ceremony of the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Basis for Judgement:
The technical merit of the significant technical contributions and outstanding long-term service. The broader impacts of the contribution towards the benefit of society at large and towards the IEEE Control Systems Society diversity and inclusiveness goals in terms of geography, gender, and work sector.
Eligibility:
Must have been a member of the IEEE Control Systems Society (IEEE CSS) for at least five (5) years. Must be an IEEE CSS member at the time of nomination. Current members of the IEEE CSS Executive Committee are not eligible for this award.

Recipients

Daniel Rivera

For outstanding long-term service to the Control Systems Society most notably for leadership of the CSS Outreach Program


Venkataramanan (Ragu) Balakrishnan

For outstanding long-term service to the Control Systems Society through governance and leadership in the CSS Board of Governors and Executive Committee

Maria Prandini

For contributions to stochastic, hybrid, and distributed control systems and outstanding service to the Control Systems Society related to electronic publications and conference activities


For contributions to adaptive, nonlinear and stochastic control and outstanding long-term service to the Control Systems Society

Linda Bushnell

For contributions to networked control systems and outstanding long-term service to the Society

Mathukumalli Vidyasagar

For fundamental contributions to robust and nonlinear control theory with applications ranging from robotics to computational biology, and outstanding service to the Control Systems Society


Anuradha Annaswamy

For contributions to adaptive control systems with applications ranging from dynamic pricing for smart cities to cyber-physical systems, and outstanding service to the Control Systems Society related to membership activities

For scientific contributions to nonlinear control, network systems and distributed control with application to robotic coordination, power grids, and social networks, and outstanding service to the Control Systems Society related to publication and technical activities


Frank Allgöwer

For scientific contributions to the analysis and control of nonlinear systems with applications ranging from control of atomic force microscopes to biomedical applications, and outstanding service to the Control Systems Society related to technical activities

For contributions to intelligent control of nonlinear systems and robotics and outstanding service to the Control Systems Society through technical and membership related activities