IEEE Control Systems Outstanding Paper Award

To recognize an outstanding article or column published in IEEE Control Systems.

Historical Background:

Established in 1998.

A 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).
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
At most one (1) award presented annually at the Awards Ceremony of the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Basis for Judgement:
Impact on and benefit to IEEE Control Systems Society Members.
Authors of articles or columns published in the society magazine, IEEE Control Systems, during the two calendar years preceding the year of the award. The paper publication date is determined by the journal volume date (not the online publication date.
Nomination Details:

Nominations and reference letters are due by May 15 and must be submitted using the CSS Awards Nomination system at

Nomination Form

Nomination Instructions


Cameron Nowzari, Victor Preciado, George J. Pappas


Ali Mesbah

John Ringwood, Giorgio Bacelli, Francesco Fusco

Roberto Tempo, Hideaki Ishii

Lorenzo Marconi, Roberto Naldi

Christopher Freeman, Eric Rogers, Ann-Marie Hughes, Jane Burridge, Katie Meadmore

Lucy Pao, Kathryn Johnson

Anuradha Annaswamy, Eugene Lavretsky, Zachary Dydek


Andrew Teel

Rafal Goebel