Associate Professor Peter Dower wins Best SICON Paper Prize

By Melbourne School of Engineering

Associate Professor Peter Dower from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering will receive the 2017 SIAG/CST Best SICON Paper Prize for his article “The principle of least action and fundamental solutions of mass-spring and n-body two-point boundary value problems”, co-authored with Professor Bill McEneaney (UCSD) and published in the SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization (SICON), 2015.

This prestigious prize is awarded biennially to the two most outstanding papers published in SICON in the two previous years. It recognises Associate Professor Dower’s excellent research on computational methods for optimal control, funded by the US AFOSR and the ARC. The prize also entails a Plenary lecture at the July 2017 SIAM Conference on Control and its Applications, in Pittsburgh, USA, where it will be officially announced.

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dower on this international recognition.