We are very pleased to announce the first CCTA 2017 Student Best Paper Award. The award is funded by the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) and has been established to recognize excellence in a CCTA paper whose primary contributor is a Student Member of the IEEE. Selection for the award is based on originality, clarity, and potential impact on practical applications of control, and all student nominees are expected to present his/her paper at the CCTA 2017.

Eligibility

The primary and first listed author must be a student at the time of original submission, and must have a current IEEE membership for the year 2017. The nominated paper must have been accepted for presentation at the CCTA 2017. All nominations have been received (April 1 deadline) and evaluation is currently underway.

Prize

The award recipient receives round trip (economy class) air fare and up to four conference-rate hotel-nights at the CCTA 2017. All finalists receive free student conference registrations for CCTA 2017.

Presentation of Award

The winner will be announced by the CSS President at CCTA 2017 where each finalist will receive a certificate and the winner receives a plaque. For more information, click here or contact the CSS Chair of the CCTA Best Student-Paper Award committee.