IEEE Control Systems Award

To recognize outstanding contributions to control systems engineering, science, or technology. 

The award consists of a bronze medal, certificate, and $10,000 honorarium.
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
At the Awards Ceremony of the CSS.
Basis for Judging:
In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: seminal nature of the contribution, singular achievement, practical impact, breadth of contributions, depth of contributions, historical precedence, and quality of the nomination.
Nomination Details:

Nomination Deadline: 15 January of each year

Endorsement deadline: 31 January  of each year

More information about this award may be obtained directly from the IEEE

Nomination Form:


Hidenori Kimura

For contributions to synthesis theory of control systems and its applications to manufacturing devices and systems

Anders Lindquist

For contributions to the foundations of statistical signal processing with applications to distributed sensing and performance benchmarking

Pramod Khargonekar

For contributions to robust and optimal control theory

John Tsitsiklis

For contributions to the theory and application of optimization in large dynamic and distributed systems.

Richard Murray

For contributions to the theory and applications of nonlinear and networked control systems.

Arthur Krener

For contributions to the analysis, control, and estimation of nonlinear control systems

Bruce Francis

For pioneering contributions to H-infinity, linear-multivariable, and digital control

Tamer Bașar

For seminal contributions to dynamic games, stochastic and risk-sensitive control, control of networks, and hierarchical decision making

Stephen Boyd

For contributions to systems design and analysis via convex optimization

Alberto Isidori

For pioneering contributions to nonlinear control theory