IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA) Best Student Paper Award

To recognize excellence in a CCTA paper whose primary contributor(s) is a (are) student member(s) of the IEEE. 

Historical Background:

Established in 2001; revised name 2017.

Certificate laminated on a plaque and travel expenses to the Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA) 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). The remaining finalists for the award receive Outstanding Student-Paper award certificates and free student conference registrations.
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society
At a CCTA session or special event.
Basis for Judging:
Originality, clarity, and potential impact on practical applications of control.
Primary contributor(s) of a paper, who was a (were) student(s) at the time of original submission.
Nomination Details:

Nominations must be made by the student's major professor (advisor) through PaperPlaza by the Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA) deadline for final paper submission. The nomination must include a paragraph:

  1. certifying that the nominee is the main author of the paper,
  2. certifying that the nominee was a student at the CCTA deadline for initial paper submission,
  3. certifying that the nominee has an Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) membership for the current year,
  4. containing a brief description of the contribution of the paper,
  5. explaining the main reason for nomination for the award, and
  6. providing the advisor's contact information as well as the Student IEEE membership number, should be included. Nominations are limited to one per advisor.

The Chair of the CCTA Best Student-Paper Award committee is appointed by the General Chair for the CCTA for which the award is awarded, in consultation with the CCTA Operating Committee.

The winner is announced by the IEEE CSS President at the CCTA banquet where each finalist receives a certificate and the winner receives a plaque.  For further details and the relevant deadlines, please see the relevant conference website,


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