Initial submissions

Extended to
Feb 1, 2021

Decision Notification

Extended to
April 26, 2021

Registration opens

May 7, 2021


June 28, 2021

General Chair’s Welcome

The 2021 IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications (CCTA) will be held Monday through Wednesday, August 9 – 11, at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego, CA. Known as California’s beach city, San Diego enjoys near perfect weather year-round, many miles of spectacular coastline and a thriving downtown with a sophisticated art, nightlife and dining scene. Conference venue is located at the Gateway to San Diego’s vibrant dining and entertainment district, the Gaslamp Quarter. Just steps away from local boutiques, galleries, restaurants and nightlife, and four blocks away from San Diego Convention Center and a short walk to Petco Park.

The CCTA 2021 technical program will feature the presentation of contributed and invited papers, as well as tutorial sessions and workshops, focusing on technological advances and applications of control engineering. This focus includes all aspects of control engineering for practical control systems, from analysis and design, through simulation and hardware. Themes such as energy, healthcare, manufacturing, and transportation will feature applications of control technology for robotic, automotive, biomechanical, aerospace, power and energy systems, control of networks, and many others. Plenary lectures focused on conference themes will be delivered on Monday and Tuesday as part of the conference program. Transition to Practice Award Lecture will be presented on Wednesday. A series of tutorial workshops will be presented on Sunday preceding the conference. For the first time in this conference series, participants will have the opportunity to present their papers that were published in IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. Papers that appeared in TCST from issue 4, 2019 or have been accepted for publication are eligible.

Plenary & Invited Speakers

Australian National University

Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Purdue University

Univ. of Washington, Seattle

Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

The 5th IEEE CCTA is sponsored by

the IEEE Control Systems Society & the European Control Association

and is organized in cooperation with the
Society for Instrument and Control Engineers

Organizing Committee

General Chair: Reza Moheimani , UT Dallas
Program Chair:
 Tsu-Chin Tsao,  UCLA
CCTA Editorial Board Chair:
 Stefano Di Cairano,  Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories
Finance Chair:
 Simona Onori,  Stanford University
Registration Chair: 
Juan Ren,  Iowa State University
Local Arrangements Chair:
 Mike Borrello,  Philips Halthcare
Publicity Chair (Web and Media):
 Justin Ruths,  UT Dallas
Industry Chair:
 Jeannie Falcon,  Southwest Research Institute
Publications Chair: 
Ian Manchester, University of Sydney
Workshops Chair:
Tyler Summers, UT Dallas
Invited Sessions Chair: 
Zongxuan Sun, University of Minnesota
Diversity & Inclusion Chair:
 Ann Majewicz Fey, UT Austin

Enjoy San Diego

San Diego offers world-class outdoor, adventure, and other sight-seeing experiences!