Panos introduced Richard Middleton, Vice-president of Member Activities, who presented the annual Outstanding Chapter Award. This award recognizes a chapter for demonstrating a high level of activity, innovation, or growth. The 2004 award was presented to the Queensland Section's joint Control Systems Society/Robotics and Automation Society Chapter in recognition of their high level of activity in technical and outreach activities. Technical activities included a workshop on intelligent robotics; a presentation on the economic benefits of process control; and a distinguished lecture on model predictive control, state estimation, and coordinated vehicles. The chapter also experience substantial growth since its foundation in 1999.
Dr. Peter Kootsookos accepted the award on behalf of Chapter Chair Professor Ljubo Vlacic.
| Peter Kootsookos accepts the Outstanding|
Chapter Award from Vice-president of
Member Activities Richard Middleton
| The award winners pose together at the|
conclusion of the awards ceremony
|The coveted award|