Announcement: Invitation to Education Activities at ACC 2015.


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

Future Invited Sessions on Control Education

For information on submitting a paper to a future Invited Session on Control Education, please contact TC Deputy Chair Dr. Bonnie Heck Ferri.


Partnership with IFAC in Control Education

A partnership between two committees -- the IEEE CSS Technical Committee on Control Education and the IFAC Technical Committee on Control Education -- was established at the IFAC World Congress in Barcelona, July 2002. The Chairs of each Technical Committee on Control Education became co-Chairs of the other committee.