IEEE Control Systems Technology Award

To recognize outstanding contributions to control systems technology either in design and implementation or project management.

Historical Background:

Revised 2000.

$2,000, photo-engraved Plaque for each recipient, and travel expenses to the CDC for one recipient (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) If the prize is awarded to a group, members of the group will equally split the cash portion of the prize.
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
At the Awards Ceremony of the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Basis for Judging:
The technical merit of the outstanding control systems technology contribution in either design and implementation, or project management. The broader impacts of the contribution towards the benefit of society at large and towards the CSS diversity and inclusiveness goals in terms of geography, gender, and work sector.
Either an individual or a team.
Nomination Details:

Nominations and reference letters are due by May 15 and must be submitted using the IEEE Control Systems Society Awards Nomination system at

Nomination Form

Nomination Instructions


Siva Banda

Michael Piovoso

For research, development, and implementation of state of the art process control in the chemical manufacturing industry

Guy Dumont

For innovative industrial applications of adaptive control

Joe Chow

For pioneering contributions to time-scale analysis of large power systems

Suresh Joshi

For the development and application of control systems methodology to light weight, flexible spacecraft systems and structures

Gregory Diehl, and Rajan Suri

For the creation, development, implementation and management automation planning software, ManuPlan and its derivative MPX during the period 1986-1993

Alan Laub

For contributions to CACSD that have fundamentally changed the research and applications environment for control systems design