Transition to Practice AwardThe 2010 Transition to Practice Award is given to Markos Papageorgiou and Ioannis Papamichail at Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece. They will receive the award and present a one hour lecture at the MSC in year 2011.
This award recognizes outstanding collaborative scientific interactions between industry and/or research laboratories and academic communities that transition basic controls and system theory to practical systems for the benefit of the society at large. It recognizes an individual or a team of researchers whose research activity arising from Industry-University collaboration(s) has produced substantive results with demonstrated impact to practice. It is awarded to the competitor(s) who best demonstrates research with a high-degree of excellence and effective industry-university collaboration with proven record of success in transitioning systems and control theory emanating from their research to practical industrial or commercial systems.
This is an IEEE Control Systems Society Award. Details about the nomination process will appear on the CSS web site in January 2010 (http://www.ieeecss.org/awards.html).