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2008 INDUSTRY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

IN TRANSLATIONAL CONTROL RESEARCH

 

The winner of the

2008 Industry Award for Excellence in Translational Control Research is

 

Professor Lino Guzzella

Head of the Measurement and Control Laboratory (IMRT)

ETH Z├╝rich

 


 

 

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

 

DESCRIPTION

The 2008 Industry Award for Excellence in Translational Control Research is given to recognize an individual or a team of faculty researchers whose research activity arising from Industry-University Collaboration(s) has produced substantive results with demonstrated impact. It will be made 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 translating systems and control theory and to practical benefits for industrial or commercial systems.

 

PRIZE

Award winner will receive $1,750 as cash prize, a certificate laminated on a plaque and travel expenses to the MSC08, round trip restricted (minimal) coach air fare, conference registration, and three hotel nights at conference rate.

 

FUNDING

Award is funded by Xerox Corporation.

 

ELIGIBILITY

All continuing faculty members are eligible for this award.

 

BASIS FOR JUDGING

Essential:

* Outstanding contribution(s) and demonstrated impact of the resulting control system technology from the nominated Industry-University Collaboration

Desirable:

* Promotion and enhancement of industry employment of control engineering graduate students

* Improved products dependent on the nominated research

* Leveraging of current and new systems and control theory for economic advantage.

 

Award Presentation

At an MSC session or special event such as the Conference Banquet.

 

Nomination

Send an electronic (PDF) copy of nomination (maximum of 10 pages) together with supporting documentation to the Chair of the MSC Excellence in Translational Control Research Committee by the deadline shown below. The supporting documentation (additional to the 10 page nomination) must include at least one, and not more than 3 reference letters of not more than 2 pages each from industry partners addressing the criteria above.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

 

Industry Award for Excellence in Translational Control Research
Nomination Deadline

August 1, 2008

Industry Award recipient announcement

August 20, 2008
 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Chair of the 2008 MSC Excellence

in Translational Control Research Committee

 

Dr. Lalit K. Mestha

Principal Scientist & Project Leader

Wilson Center for Research & Technology, MS128-56E

Xerox Corporation

800 Phillips Road Webster, NY 14580

Tel# 585 422 5123

Cell# 585 370 7113

Fax# 585 265 7133

Email addresses: Lalit.Mestha@xerox.com and/or lkmestha@yahoo.com