American Automatic Control Council

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

A. Galip Ulsoy[1]

(current president)

The American Automatic Control Council (AACC) is an organization founded in 1957 for research in control theory.[2][3] 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 Control Conference[edit]

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:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Galip Ulsoy was elected in 2006 as a member of National Academy of Engineering in Mechanical and Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems Engineering for research on the dynamics and control of axially moving elastic materials and their implementation in automotive and manufacturing systems.
  2. ^ "The American Automatic Control Council 1957-2011 (AACC History and Collaboration with IFAC)" (PDF). American Automatic Control Council. 2011. p. 8. Retrieved September 22, 2012. 
  3. ^ Scientific and Technical Societies of the United States (8th ed.). National Academy of Sciences. 1968. p. 17. Retrieved September 22, 2012. 

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