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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 2015 SIAG/CST Best SICON Paper Prize at the 2016 SIAM Annual Meeting (AN16), to be held July 11-15, 2016, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.


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 2015 award, the eligibility period is January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2014. 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 author per paper to attend the conference to receive the award and give a brief talk on the paper.


Nominations should be sent to by July 20, 2015.  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 Qing Zhang, Chair
SIAG/CST Best SICON Paper Prize Committee
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

Click here to see a list of selection committee members by year.

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