Student Best Paper Award

Purpose: To recognize excellence in a conference paper contribution whose primary author is a student member of the IEEE.

Basis: Originality, clarity, and potential impact on practical applications or theoretical foundations of control.

Guidelines: To be eligible, the primary and first listed author must be a student at the time of original submission.

To be eligible, the paper must be accepted for presentation at the 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control.

Nominations must be made by the student's major professor (advisor), certifying the above, on University letterhead. The student must be an IEEE member and the student's IEEE membership number must be included in the nominating letter. The advisor's telephone number, fax number, and electronic mail address also must be included.


Please send six (6) copies of the final manuscript, with the nominating letter, to be received by September 1, 2001, to:

Pablo A. Iglesias
Chair of the CDC Best Student-Paper Committee
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
The Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

The Award consists of recognition at the Awards Banquet, a plaque, round-trip travel to the conference, registration and two night stay at the conference venue. The winning paper also will be announced in the Control Systems Magazine. Finalists will be presented with a certificate.