American Automatic Control Council


American Automatic Control Council

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founded_date = 1956
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origins = Association of the control systems divisions of eight societies.
key_people = A. Galip Ulsoy (current president)
area_served = Worldwide
focus = Control theory
method = Conferences, Publications
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The American Automatic Control Council (AACC) is an organization founded in 1956 for research in control theory. It is an association of the control systems divisions of eight member societies and a member of the International Federation of Automatic Control.

* American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
* American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
* Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (AISE),
* American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),
* American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
* Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
* Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society (ISA)
* Society for Computer Simulation (SCS)

American Control Conference

The American Control Conference (ACC) is an annual research conference sponsored by the AACC and is one of the most prestigious conferences in the field of control theory. Dating back to 1960, the ACC consists of mostly researchers from the Americas with a large portion of students.

Awards

The AACC issues five awards for achievements in control theory:
* Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award
* Control Engineering Practice Award
* Donald P. Eckman Award
* John R. Ragazzini Award named after John R. Ragazzini
* O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award

ee also

* International Federation of Automatic Control
* John C. Lozier
* Nathaniel B. Nichols

References

External links

* [http://www.a2c2.org/index.php Home page]
* [http://a2c2.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=26&Itemid=43#part1 History of AACC]


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