IEEE CSS Outstanding Chapter Award

To recognize an outstanding Chapter of the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS).

Historical Background:

Established in 1992

Prize:
$1,000 payable to the Chapter, a Certificate laminated on a plaque, and travel expenses to the CDC (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) for a Chapter representative to attend the IEEE Control Systems Society Awards Ceremony.
Funding:
Funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Presentation:
At the Awards Ceremony of the IEEE Control Systems Society.
Basis for Judgement:
Level of activity, based on the number and types of activities; Innovations, based on developing clever ways to promote new activities or services; Revitalizing an existing Chapter or starting a new one. The broader impacts of the contribution towards the benefit of society at large and towards the IEEE Control Systems Society diversity and inclusiveness goals in terms of geography, gender, and work sector.
Eligibility:
Chapter must be active for at least one (1) year prior to consideration.
Nomination Details:

Nominations, based on the annual reports requested from all chapters, are prepared by the chair of the Chapter Activities Committee, by June 15. The Member Activities Board selects at most one (1) Outstanding Chapter each year, by July 15. In case of two or more chapters achieving comparable levels of excellence, preference will be given to those chapters that have never been awarded before.

Recipients

Chile Section Chapter

Gaston Lefranc

In recognition of its technical events focused on the promotion and advancement of Control Systems during 2018

Uttar Pradesh Section

Ramesh Tripathi

Malaysia Section Chapter

Mohd Taib

Argentina Section Jt. Chapter

Diego Alonso

Buffalo Section Chapter

Norman Schweitzer

Malaysia Section Chapter

Mohd Taib