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The Dynamics Systems and Control Division sponsors the following division awards. The awards are presented at the ASME Dynamic Systems and Controls Conference each year.

Awards given every year:

Awards given in odd years:

Awards given in even years:

View the Guidelines and Nomination Instructions for all DSCD Awards.


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Attn: Melissa Torres


Rufus T. Oldenburger Medal

2014 Bob Bitmead
University of California, San Diego
Connections: Control on Constraints, Traffic Instabilities and Healthcare Service Scheduling

Rudolph Kalman Best Paper Award

2014 Zheng Shen and Christopher D. Rahn
“Physics-Based Model of a Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid Battery and an Equivalent Circuit,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Volume 135, July 2013.

2011 Aravind Seshadri and Prabhakar R. Pagilla

2012 Nicoleta Minoiu Enache, Saïd Mammar, Benoit Lusetti and Yazid Sebsadj

Nyquist Lecturer

2014 Naomi Ehrich Leonard
Edwin S. Wilsey Professor, Princeton University
On the Nonlinear Dynamics of Collective Decision-Making in Nature and Design

2011 Mathukumalli Vidyasagar

2012 Manfred Morari

Yasundo Takahashi Education Award

2013 Devendra P. Garg

2011 Ronald C. Rosenberg

Outstanding Young Investigator Award

2013 Maurizio Porfiri

2011 Warren Dixon

Charles Stark Draper Innovative Practice Award

2014 Ranjan Mukerjee, Professor, Michigan State University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the modeling and control of underactuated systems with applications to robotics.

2012 Anthony M. Phillips

Henry M. Paynter Outstanding Investigator Award

2014 Andrew Alleyne, Ralph and Catherine Fisher Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For basic discoveries in learning and nonlinear control solutions, and for the modeling, simulation and control of thermal energy systems.

2012 Asok Ray

Michael J. Rabins Leadership Award

2014 Dawn Tilbury, Professor, University of Michigan
Citation: For providing sustained leadership to the Dynamic Systems and Control Division, serving as Program Chair and General Chair to the American Control Conference, holding multiple journal editor roles, and for establishing avenues integrating DSCD with industry.

2012 Jeffrey L. Stein

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