At the Joint Conference SSSC – TDS – LPVS of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), held in Montreal, Canada, during September 27-30, 2022, the IFAC System Structure and Control Life Time Achievement Award 2022 was presented to Professor Vladimír Kučera.
Vladimír Kučera is a former president of IFAC and the founder of the series of IFAC symposia on System Structure and Control (SSSC). The first event of the series was organized in Prague in 1989. The event is regularly repeated on a triennial basis and was held in Prague (1992, 2001), Nantes (1995, 1998), Oaxaca (2004), Foz do Iguacu (2007), Ancona (2010), Grenoble (2013), Istanbul (2016), Sinaia (2019), and Montreal (2022). The IFAC acknowledges the fundamental contributions of Vladimír Kučera to the theory and control of linear systems, in particular, the Youla-Kučera parameterization of all stabilizing controllers.
Find more information: https://sssc2022.encs.concordia.ca/index.php/awards/
More about prof. Vladimír Kučera
- Vladimír Kučera was awarded the highest Czech scientific honor: Česká hlava in 2021
- Read the interview with Vladimír Kučera
- Forty-Five Years of the Youla-Kučera Parametrization is commemorated by Inria Paris, Ranault SAS and AKKA Technologies publication Advances in Youla-Kucera parametrization
- Vladimír Kučera’s personal page