Newcastle academic receives international recognition
Laureate Professor Graham Goodwin has been awarded the prestigious ACA Wook Hyun Kwon Education Award for the Asia-Oceania region.
The award recognises teaching excellence and outstanding contributions in the field of control theory and applications.
In selecting the recipient, the judging panel considers impact and influence of text books and teaching methodology, impact in educating a generation of students, influence on PhD students and creation or introduction of new teaching methods.
Professor Goodwin is director of the University of Newcastle’s Priority Research Centre for Complex Dynamic Systems and Control, and has spent 37 years of his esteemed career at the University.
This award adds to a vast number of professional accolades for Professor Goodwin, including the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Control Systems Field Award (the top award in this field in the world), the 2011 Asian Control Education Award and the 2010 Nordic Process Control Award.