Roberto Tempo Best CDC Paper Award

  • Thomas Parisini Headshot Photo
    VP Publication Activities; Chair, Roberto Tempo Best CDC Paper Award; Ethics in Publishing Committee Chair

To recognize outstanding papers presented at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control

Award Information
Prize: 
The award consists of a certificate laminated in a plaque (one for each author) and a cash award in the amount of $1000, to be divided among the authors.
Funding: 
The cash award will be funded by an endowment jointly provided by the Control System Society and Roberto Tempo's family, and managed by the IEEE Foundation. The plaques will be 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 presented at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control the year before the presentation of the award.
Basis for Judgement: 
Originality, potential impact on any aspect of control theory, technology, or implementation, and the clarity of writing.
Award Nomination
Nomination Deadline: 
May 15
Nomination: 

A nomination letter describing the excellence of the nominated paper should be submitted on the IEEE CSS Awards nomination system, css.paperplaza.net by May 15 of the year following the presentation of the paper at the conference.

The first award will be presented in December 2019 for papers presented in the 2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control.

***Footnote: Any paper presented at the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) during year N is eligible for the Roberto Tempo Best CDC Paper Award during year N+1.  Any paper appeared in the IEEE Control Systems Letters (L-CSS)
during year N is eligible for the IEEE Control Systems Letters Outstanding Paper Award during years N+1 and N+2.  A paper that is presented at the CDC in year N and appears in the L-CSS in year N cannot receive both the Roberto Tempo Best CDC Paper Award and the IEEE Control Systems Letters Outstanding Paper Award in year N+1.  (But it can receive the Tempo award in year N+1 and the L-CSS award in year N+2.)