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Best Student Paper Award
Purpose: To recognize excellence in a conference paper contribution whose
primary author is a student member of the IEEE.
Basis: Originality, clarity, and potential impact on practical
applications or theoretical foundations of control.
Guidelines: To be eligible, the primary and first listed author must be a
student at the time of original submission.
To be eligible, the paper must be accepted for presentation at the 44th
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control.
Nominations must be made by the student's major professor (advisor),
certifying the above. The student must be an
IEEE member and the student's IEEE membership number must be included in
the nominating letter. The advisor's telephone number, fax number, and
electronic mail address also must be included. Electronic nominations
are preferred (pdf files only)
Please email a pdf file with the nominating letter to:
msznaier "at" frodo.ee.psu.edu
or send a hard copy to:
Chair of the CDC Best Student-Paper Committee
Department of Electrical Engineering
Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802
The nominating letter must include a paragraph with a brief description of the contribution
of the paper and the main reason why the paper is being nominated for the award. Please include
also the session code and the original submission number assigned by paperplaza. There is no need
to include a copy of the paper with the nomination.
Please note the following change with respect to previous years: due to the large number of papers submitted to
the ECC-CDC, nominations are limited to one per advisor.
The deadline for receipt of emails or hard-copies is September 10, 2005.
The IEEE holds the copyright of regular papers while EUCA holds the copyright of plenary papers, surveys and
mini-courses, however, EUCA and IEEE are given a full and liberal license to use any of the material presented at
the Conference in their usual ways and to receive income thereto.