The Award is given annually in recognition of the best PhD thesis in Europe, in the field of Systems and Control, and it is sponsored by EECI. The aim is to encourage high-quality works among young researchers in their initial research period. Any thesis, which is defended in European Universities, during the period between 15 July 2021 and 14 July 2022, written in English, is eligible for the PhD award of 2022. The main scientific contributions have to be related with analysis of involved dynamical systems, development of the control and estimation theory, or their applications to cutting-edge real-world problems. The selection is based on a peer-reviewing process with the Scientific Committee approval.
The Scientific Committee of the 2021-year competition co-chaired by Denis Efimov and Luca Greco, was composed of: Alberto Bemporad, Maria Domenica Di Benedetto, Francoise Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, Romeo Ortega, and Christophe Prieur.
The competition for the 2022 European PhD Thesis Award will be open at the end of the year.
Submission deadline is 28 February 2023, see http://www.eeci-igsc.eu/
The prize consists of a certificate and a cash award of 1000€.
Since 2018, the awardee(s) of this Price are invited to contribute (vision, review or research tutorial type paper) to Annual Review in Control, in a new category of papers of this IFAC Journal, dedicated to Young Research Talents.