Criteria of Membership
appointed in the past 5 years, with research interests in automatic control and related subject areas. If an applicant has been appointed an academic position for
more than 5 years, his/her case will be discussed by the Steering Committee.
who intend to pursue an academic career in automatic control and recommended by
advisory members or core members.
who work in industry with an interest in control engineering.
Benefits of Membership
As a member
of the New-ACE network, all members enjoy a number of benefits from the network,
- Free access
to the forums and all shared resources and database maintained by the network
- Free registration
for all the 6 scheduled workshops organised by the network
support to cover all travel expenses and subsistence to attend the 6 scheduled workshops
(about 25 people for each workshop, on the first-come-first-served basis)
support for attending national events organised by the network and other professional
bodies like IEEE, UKACC, IET etc (maximal £200 for attending each event, need to
apply and first-come-first-served).
of events or news on the network website
with other like-minded members through our on-line community
of career advice from fellow and advisory members
academic or industrial collaborators.
and promote the network, by
- Participating and contributing to activities organised by the network.
Enhancement of the network’s contribution to control society and wider community
Actively contributing to the control society at national and international level
as a representative of the New-ACE network and to improve the network visibility
at national and international level
- Helping the New-ACE network with short-term and long-term development strategy at
national and international level, including network sustainability, funding opportunities,
network expansion, etc.
and advance knowledge
Network members contribute to the broader society
through scholarship including discovery, application and integration of ideas that
enhance the understanding of control engineering in different fields. Members fulfil
their scholarship obligations in ways that match their professional backgrounds,
abilities, interests and their institutions’ specific missions. Some aspects of
- Establishing and maintaining a scholarship agenda that is directed to important societal and professional needs and stretches member’s knowledge as well as the
network’s knowledge base
- Maintaining and strengthening scholarly competence, consistent with the requirements
of each member’s own research and career development agenda, in collaboration with
other members of the network and scholars in broader community
- Publishing one’s scholarship in ways that make the results available both to the
members of the network and to broader community
- Encouraging and promoting a variety of scholarship approaches that result quality
work and contribute to the enhancement of scholarship and the public good, such as organising workshops and seminars, research collaborations, joint research projects,
exchange of career development experience, etc