History of Automatic Control

Committee Members

 Technical Committee on

Scope & Tasks

  • University education and continuing education issues in control
  • Methodology for improving the theory, practice and accessibility of control systems education
  • Control education laboratories, experiments, computer aided design, distance and virtual education technologies.
  • General awareness among pre-college students and teachers of the importance of systems and control technology and its cross-disciplinary nature
  • To promote control with its cross-boundary nature as a field that spans science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  • To provide students at all levels, including pre-college, undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate, the opportunity to explore the world of control engineering
  • To organize workshops and special sessions on education bringing academia and industry together to facilitate learning experiences to attract students to control engineering
  • To communicate to the public at large the control field
  • To engage all technical committees in control education issues and activities
  • To organize semiannual meetings of the committee and use them as a platform to promote the control field


  • On Recent Activities of Control Education Committee: 10 Years of AACC Outreach Efforts and Educational Activities. This year marked the tenth anniversary of the Ideas and Technology Control Systems workshop for middle and high school teachers and students. These workshops are held twice a year in conjunction with the American Control Conference and the Conference on Decision and Control. [read more, see pg. 4]

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