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American Automatic Control Council

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Founded  1957
Area served  Worldwide
Focus  Control theory
Type  Professional Organization
Origins  Association of the control systems divisions of eight societies.
Method  Conferences, Publications

The American Automatic Control Council (AACC) is an organization founded in 1957 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 (IFAC).


  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • International Society of Automation (ISA)
  • Society for Computer Simulation (SCS)
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
  • 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.


    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
  • References

    American Automatic Control Council Wikipedia