Professors Yao, Zhang and Zhou win SIAM Outstanding Paper Prize.


A paper co-authored by three professors at our department, David Yao, Shuzhong Zhang and Xun Yu Zhou, “Stochastic Linear-Quadratic Control via Semidefinite Programming,” SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, vol 40 (2001), 801-823, has been selected as a winner for this year’s SIAM Outstanding Paper Prize (to be awarded at the SIAM Annual Meeting in Montreal, June 16-20, 2003).

The SIAM Outstanding Paper Prizes were introduced in 1999, and are awarded annually. Three winners were selected each year among all the papers published in the 13 SIAM journals in the four years prior to the year of the award.