George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award

  • Joao P. Hespanha Headshot Photo
    CSS Board of Governors, term ending 31 December 2016 (appointed); George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award Chair

To recognize outstanding papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.

Award Information
Prize: 
Certificate laminated on a plaque (one for each author).
Funding: 
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Presentation: 
Up to three (3) awards presented annually at the Awards Ceremony of the CSS.
Eligibility: 
Authors of papers published in the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control during the two calendar years preceding the year of the award.
Basis for Judgement: 
Originality, potential impact on the theoretical foundations of control, importance and practical significance in applications, and clarity.
Award Nomination
Nomination Deadline: 
May 15 of each year.
Nomination: 

Nominations and reference letters are due by May 15 and must be submitted using the CSS Awards Nomination system at awards.paperplaza.net. Please download the nomination form and follow the instructions.

Award Recipients

2001 - "Decentralized Supervisor Control with Communicating Controllers," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 45, No. 9, pp. 1620 - 1638, September 2000.

2000 - "Control of Mixing in Fluid Flow: A Maximum Entropy Approach," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 44, No. 10, pp. 1852 - 1863, October 1999.

1999 - "Robustness Analysis of Nonlinear Feedback Systems: An Input-Output Approach," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 42, No. 9, pp. 1200 - 1221, September 1997.

1998 - "A Nonlinear Small Gain Theorem for the Analysis of Control Systems with Saturation," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 41, No. 9, pp. 1256 - 1270, September 1996.

Andrew R. Teel Headshot Photo
University of California, Santa Barbara

1998 - "Invariant Manifolds and Asymptotic Properties of Adaptive Nonlinear Stabilizers," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 41, No. 6, pp. 817 - 829, June 1996.

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University of California, San Diego

1997 - "Pade Approximation for Stochastic Discrete-Event Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 40, No. 8, pp. 3209 - 3214, August 1995.

1996 - "A Function Space Approach to Sampled Data Control Systems and Tracking Problems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 703 - 713, April 1994.

1995 - "H-Infinity Optimal Control for Singularly Perturbed Systems, Part II: Imperfect State Measurements," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 943 - 948, February 1994.

1994 - "Limited Lookahead Policies in Supervisory Control of Discrete Event Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 37, No.12, pp. 1921 - 1935, December 1992.

1993 - "Systematic Design of Adaptive Controllers for Feedback Linearizable Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 36, No. 11, pp. 1241 - 1253, November 1991.