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SIAG/CST Best SICON Paper Prize

The SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory (SIAG/CST) and the SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization (SICON) will present the SIAG/CST Best SICON Paper Prize at the SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications (CT13) to be held jointly with the SIAM Annual Meeting, July 8-10, 2013, in San Diego, California.


The prize, established in 2007 by the SIAG/CST, is awarded to the author(s) of the two most outstanding papers, as determined by the prize committee, published in SICON in the two calendar years before the year of the award.  For the 2013 award the eligibility period is January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2012.  A candidate paper must make significant research contributions to the field of control and systems theory.

Description of Award

The award will consist of a plaque for each author.  Travel expenses will be available to reimburse one speaker per paper to attend the conference and receive the award.


Nominations should be sent to by February 15, 2013.  Attach a letter of nomination, including citation of the paper and a description of the paper's contributions.  Letters should be addressed as below:

Professor Jorge Cortes
Chair,SIAG/CST Best SICON Paper Prize
c/o J. M. Littleton
3600 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688

Telephone: +1-215-382-9800 ext. 303
Fax: +1-215-386-7999


Selection committee

The list of selection committee member will be posted when it becomes available.

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