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SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory Prize

Established in 1997, the prize is awarded to an individual in their early career for research contributions to mathematical control or systems theory.

Next Call for Nominations Opens: May 1, 2020

Prize Description


Prize Description

The SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory Prize (SIAG/CST Prize) is awarded every two years to one outstanding early career researcher for distinguished contributions to mathematical theory of systems and control in the three calendar years preceding the award year.


Eligibility Criteria

The candidate’s research must contain significant contributions to the mathematical theory of control or systems, as commonly defined in the mathematical and engineering literature. One key paper must be cited as evidencing the contributions, though a body of papers may be discussed in the nomination. The qualifying key paper must have been published in English in a peer-reviewed journal within the three calendar years preceding the award year. Either the candidate must be a graduate student or the key paper must have been published no more than three years after the candidate received their PhD.

For the 2021 award, the paper must have been published between the dates of January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2020. The candidate must have been awarded their PhD no earlier than 2015.


Required Materials

  • Nominator’s letter of recommendation for candidate
  • Candidate’s CV
  • Bibliographic citation for candidate’s key contributing paper
  • Two or three letters of support from experts in the field

Winner Announcement

Congratulations to the 2019 winner, Hai Dang Nguyen, who received the award at the SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications in Chengdu, China. Learn more about his accomplishments.

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About the Award


About the SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory Prize


The SIAG/CST Prize includes a certificate containing the citation. The awardee is invited to attend the award ceremony and present at the meeting. SIAM will reimburse the recipient for reasonable travel expenses incurred in attending the award ceremony and giving the presentation

Award Date

The prize will next be awarded at the 2021 SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications.


Award Presentation

The Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory will present the award to the recipient. An announcement of the award recipient(s) will appear in SIAM News and the activity group's newsletter.

Prize History



Prize History

Selection Committee

Kirsten Morris (Chair)
Murat Arcak
Eduardo Cerpa
Yiguang Hong
Hitay Ozbay

Selection Committee

Fariba Fahroo (Chair)
Anthony Bloch
Michael Demetriou
William McEneaney
Ricardo G. Sanfelice

Selection Committee

George Yin (Chair)
Vincent Blondel
Jorge Cortes
Ruth F. Curtain
Hideo Nagai

Selection Committee

Peter Caines (Chair)
Michael Demetriou
Maurizio Falcone
Arthur J. Krener
William McEneaney

Selection Committee

Fariba Fahroo (Chair)
Murat Arcak
Michael Demetriou
Tyrone Duncan

Selection Committee

Fariba Fahroo (Chair)
Anthony Bloch
Mary Ann Horn
Thomas Kurtz
Richard Murray

Selection Committee

Steve I. Marcus (Chair)
H. T. Banks
Max Gunzburger
Belinda King
Kirsten A. Morris

2001 Vincent D. Blondel

Selection Committee

Mary Ann Horn (Chair)
Marc Jacobs
Dan Koditschek
Arthur J. Krener
Steven I. Marcus

1998 Andrew R. Teel

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