March 2008


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  • Awards and Honors
  • Conferences
  • Books
  • Journals
  • Workshops
  • Positions
  • General Announcements

  • Awards and Honors


    Industry Award for Excellence in Translational Control Research Oscar Gonzalez - gonzalez@ece.odu.edu

    2008 INDUSTRY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TRANSLATIONAL CONTROL RESEARCH

    2nd IEEE MULTICONFERENCE ON SYSTEMS AND CONTROL (CCA, CACSD, ISIC)
    September 3-5, 2008
    San Antonio, Texas (USA)

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

    DESCRIPTION
    The General Chair of the 2nd IEEE MULTICONFERENCE ON SYSTEMS AND
    CONTROL is proud to introduce the 2008 Industry Award for Excellence in
    Translational Control Research, given to recognize an individual or a team of
    faculty researchers whose research activity, arising from Industry-University
    Collaboration(s), has produced substantive results with demonstrated impact.
    It will be made to the competitor(s) who best demonstrates research with a
    high-degree of excellence and effective industry-university collaboration with
    proven record of success in translating systems and control theory and to
    practical benefits for
    industrial or commercial systems.

    PRIZE
    Award winner will receive $1,750 as cash prize, a certificate laminated on a
    plaque and travel expenses to the MSC08, round trip restricted (minimal) coach
    air fare, conference registration, and three hotel nights at conference rate.

    FUNDING
    Award is funded by Xerox Corporation.

    ELIGIBILITY
    All continuing faculty members are eligible for this award.

    BASIS FOR JUDGING
    Essential:
    * Outstanding contribution(s) and demonstrated impact of the resulting control
    system technology from the nominated Industry-University Collaboration

    Desirable:
    * Promotion and enhancement of industry employment of control engineering
    graduate students
    * Improved products dependent on the nominated research
    * Leveraging of current and new systems and control theory for economic advantage.

    AWARD PRESENTATION
    At a session or special event, such as the Conference Banquet, of the
    2nd IEEE MULTICONFERENCE ON SYSTEMS AND CONTROL.

    NOMINATION
    Send an electronic (PDF) copy of nomination (maximum of 10 pages) together
    with supporting documentation to the Chair of the 2008 IEEE MSC Excellence in
    Translational Control Research Committee by the deadline shown below. The
    supporting documentation (additional to the 10 page nomination) must include
    at least one, and not more than 3 reference letters of not more than 2 pages
    each from industry partners addressing the criteria above.

    IMPORTANT DATES
    Deadline for Nominations August 1st, 2008
    Award Recipient Announced August 15th, 2008

    CONTACT INFORMATION
    Chair of the 2008 MSC Excellence
    in Translational Control Research Committee

    Dr. Lalit K. Mestha
    Principal Scientist & Project Leader
    Wilson Center for Research & Technology, MS128-56E
    Xerox Corporation
    800 Phillips Road Webster, NY 14580
    Tel# 585 422 5123
    Fax# 585 265 7133
    Email addresses: Lalit.Mestha@xerox.com and/or lkmestha@yahoo.com

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    Conferences


    WCCI2008 - Hong Kong: Call for Participations Jun Wang - jwang@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

    Call for Participations
    2008 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence
    June 1-6, 2008
    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

    The 2008 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2008) will be
    held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong during
    June 1-6, 2008 (Sunday - Friday). WCCI 2008 will be the fifth milestone in
    this series with a glorious history from WCCI 1994 in Orlando, WCCI 1998 in
    Anchorage, WCCI 2002 in Honolulu, to WCCI 2006 in Vancouver. As the Asia