George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award

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

Award Information
Prize: 
A galvanic (photo engraved) plaque for each recipient, and for one recipient of each award, travel expenses to the CDC (round trip restricted (minimal) coach air fare), conference registration and up to 4 conference-rate hotel-nights for a 3-day conference, and up to 5 conference-rate hotel-nights for a 4-day conference.
Funding: 
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Presentation: 
At most one (1) award 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

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

1992 - "Optimal Robustness in the Gap Metric," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 35, No. 6, pp. 673 - 686, June 1990.

Headshot Photo
University of California Irvine, Irvine, California

1991 - "Output Regulation of Nonlinear Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 3069 - 3074, February 1990.

1990 - "Robust Control of Ill-conditioned Plants: High-purity Distillation," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 33, No. 12, pp. 1092 - 1105, December 1988.

John Doyle Headshot Photo
California Institute of Technology
Manfred Morari Headshot Photo
Automatic Control Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

1990 - "State-space Solutions to Standard H-2 and H- infinity Control Problems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 34, No. 8, pp. 831 - 847, August 1989.

1989 - "L1-Optimal Feedback Controllers for MIMO Discrete-Time Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 314 - 322, April 1987.

1989 - "Output Feedback Control of Linear Two-Time-Scale Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 32, No. 9, pp. 784 - 792, September 1987.

1988 - "Application of Modern Synthesis to Aircraft Control: Three Case Studies," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 995 - 1014, November 1986.