Sponsored by the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Suncor Energy Foundation and Shell Canada Limited
The D. G. Fisher Award is presented to an individual who has made major contributions in the field of systems and control engineering while a resident of Canada.
The 2018 winner of the D. G. Fisher Award is:
Martin Guay, FCIC
Martin Guay is a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Queen’s University. He received his PhD from Queen’s University in 1996. Guay is senior editor for the IEEE sCSS Letters. He is deputy editor-in-chief of the Journal of Process Control and an associate editor for Automatica, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering and Nonlinear Analysis & Hybrid Systems. Guay was the recipient of the Syncrude Innovation Award. He also received the Premier Research Excellence Award. His research interests are in the area of nonlinear control systems including extremum-seeking control, nonlinear model predictive control, adaptive estimation and control, and geometric control.