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SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory Prize

The SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory Prize (SIAG/CST Prize) will be awarded at the SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications (CT15) to be held July 8-10, 2015, in Paris, France.

The SIAG/CST Prize, established in 1997, is awarded every two years to a junior researcher for outstanding research contributions to mathematical control or systems theory.


At least one of the papers containing this work must be published in English in a peer-reviewed journal bearing a publication date within the eligibility period and such that at least one of the following two requirements is met at the publication date: either (1) the author is not more than 35 years old, or (2) not more than six years have elapsed since the author received a PhD or equivalent degree. The eligibility period for the 2015 award is January 1, 2012, through December 31, 2014.

Description of Award

The award will consist of a plaque and a certificate containing the citation.  An invitation will be extended to the prize recipient to attend the award ceremony to receive the award and to present the paper. The recipient will be reimbursed for travel expenses to attend the meeting.


Nominations should be sent to by November 15, 2014.  Attach a letter of nomination (including a description of the contribution and citation of papers), a CV for the candidate, and letters of support from two or three experts (but no more than three).  Letters should be addressed as below.

Dr. Fariba Fahroo
Chair, SIAG/CST Prize Committee
c/o J. M. Littleton
3600 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688

Telephone: +1-215-382-9800 ext. 303

Selection Committee

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

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