Awards and Honors

June 2016 Will serve as The General Chair of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) as the first time woman to hold this position for the General Chair of the IFAC Symposium on Advances in Control Education (ACE2016)

May 2016 Invited Keynote Speaker at 3 International Workshops in Taiwan, Hungary and Czech Republic

January 2016 Elected Member of AWM G. Humpreys Award Committee

January 2016 Elected Member of MAA Haimo Distinguished Teaching Committee

January 2016 Elected Member of the Board of Governors of IEEE SSIT

October 2015 Elected to Recieve the Chancellor's Club Teaching Professsorship from the University of Kansas

May 2015 Interview for IEEE Women in Engineering Magazine

March 2015 Elected by the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Board of Governors to represent the CSS on the IEEE Technical Activities Board Ad Hoc Committee on Technical Support for Humanitarian Activities

January 2015 Elected by the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Board of Governors to represent the Society on the IEEE-USA Career & Workforce Policy Committee as External Member

January 2015 Reelected by the IEEE CSS Board of Governors Liaison Representative to the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT)

January 2015 Reelected by IEEE Membership Committee Member of the 9 voting member IEEE Women in Engineering Committee

May 2014 Elected to 3-year term as Member of the KU Faculty Senate and University Senate

April 2014 Featured in LJW article on research and teaching.

March 2014 Elected by the SIAM Council the Chair of the SIAM Conference on Control Theory & Its Applications to be held in Paris, France, July 8-10, 2015

February 2014 Appointed by KU Provost Courtesy Professor of Aerospace Department

January 2014 Elected Member of the IEEE Women in Engineering Committee (WIEC).

January 2014 Elected Program Director of the SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory (SIAG/CST)

January 2014 Elected by the General Council of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) as Member of the Technical Board with 39 Technical Committees

December 2013 Served as IEEE WIE Delegate to the UNESCO/IGU Workshop on Women in Engineering in Africa and the Arab States

July 2013 Elected a Fellow of IFAC for "important contributions to stochastic adaptive control, inspiring vision of control as a field that spans science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and for her commitment to control education"

March 2013 Elected Member of the IEEE - USA Communications Committee

March 2013 Appointed Member of the Society of Social Implication of Technology (SSIT) Board of Governors Google Group

February 2013 Invited Speaker at the Public Library in Independence, Kansas

January 2013 Invited Panelist at IEEE Women in Engineering/Google Joint Conference "Enhancing the Sustainability of Women in Technology," Google, Mountain View, CA

January 2013 Member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Society of Social Implication of Technology (SSIT)

January 2013 Elected IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Liaison to IEEE Society of Social Implication of Technology (SSIT)

October 2012 Elected Chair of the Education Liaison Initiative

June 2012 Invited Panelist on the Panel Session at the IFAC International Symposium on Advances in Education, Nizhny, Russia

March 2012 Outstanding Education Service Award “in recognition of your exemplary dedication and outstanding service in education," The Intercultural & Interfaith Dialog Student Association

March 2012 Elected to the KU Women’s Hall of Fame Selection Committee

January 2012 Invited Mentor for two women participating in the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Workshop at the American Mathematical Society (AMS) Meeting, Boston, MA

December 2011 Reelected for the 4th term as IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Liaison to the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Committee

December 2011 Reelected for the 10th term to the Technical Board of the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) as the Chair of the Technical Committee on Control Education

October 2011 Keynote Speaker at the Orientation for International Students at KU

September 2011 Plenary Speaker at the Conference on Applications of Mathematics, Zakopane, Poland

September 2011 Plenary Speaker at the 6th Ph.D. and Young Scientists Conference “Young Scientists Towards the Challenges of Modern Technology," Warsaw, Poland

August 2011 Reelected for the second term to the Technical Board (of 40 technical committees) of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) with 52 national organization members, as the Chair of the Technical Committee on Control Education (the only chair representing U.S.A among 40 chairs) by the IFAC Council at its meeting at the 2011 IFAC Congress in Milan, Italy.

August 2011 Reelected for the second term to the IFAC Awards Committee as the chair of the Harold Chestnut Control Engineering Textbook Prize Selection Committee (the only reelected member on the Awards Committee).

August 2011 The Organizer and Moderator of the Panel Session on “Preparing Tomorrow’s Scientists and Engineers for the Challenges of the 21st Century” with 15 panelists representing 50 countries/members of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) at the 2011 IFAC World Congress in Milan, Italy 

August 2011 LJWorld article: “Watershed moments shaped Professor Bozenna Pasik-Duncan’s love for teaching, mathematics"

July 2011 Elected Member of the Organizing Committee of the SIAM Conference on Control Theory and Its Applications, Baltimore, MD

June 2011 Elected Member of the SIAM Group on Control Election Committee

May 2011 Steeples Service to Kansas Award, recognized at the 2011 Graduation Ceremony. The Award recognizes “outstanding service by KU faculty to other Kansans” [Related Article]

May 2011 Invited Panelist on the Panel Session “Future Directions in Systems Theory and Control”, International Workshop in Honor of 60th Birthday of Edwardo Sontag, Rutgers University, NJ 

2010-2011 Member of the Editorial Board for the 2011 IFAC World Congress

September 2010 Plenary Speaker at the Conference on Applications of Mathematics,
Zakopane, Poland
 
2010 Past President of President of KU’s Alpha Pi Chapter of Phi Beta Delta; the honor society for international education and scholarship

2010 Elected Member of the KU Faculty Senate
         
September 2009 Plenary Speaker with Inauguration Talk: “The Beauty of a Field that
Spans Science and Engineering” at the Ph.D. and Young Scientists Conference
“Young Scientists Towards the Challenges of Modern Technology”, Warsaw, Poland

November 2009-2011 Elected IEEE Control Systems Society Board of Governors as Liaison to the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Committee

July 2009 Editor-in-Chief of IFAC Control Resources Publications, elected by the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Council

2009-2011 Member of the IFAC Awards Board

Spring 2009 Inducted to The KU Women’s Hall of Fame [Related Article]

Fall 2008 Sabbatical leave, visiting several research institutions

2008-2009 President of KU’s Alpha Pi Chapter of Phi of Phi Beta Delta; the honor society for international education and scholarship

2008 Chair for the 2008-2011 Triennium International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Harold Chestnut Control Engineering Textbook Prize Award Committee

2008 Member of the IFAC Awards Committee

2008 Chair, the IFAC Technical Committee on Control Education for the 2008-2011 Triennium

2008 Member of the IFAC Technical Board for the 2008-2011 Triennium

2006 Delegate elected by the Board of Governors of the Control Systems Society to represent the Society in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) Women in Engineering Committee (WIEC) at the Semiannual Meeting of the Committee in April in Los Angeles.

2008-2009 Fourth term elected Chair of the Technical Committee on Control Education of the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS)

2008 Elected to the KU Faculty Senate

2007-2008 Third term co-Chair of the International Federation of Automatic Control Committee on Control Education appointed by the Board of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC)

2007-2008 Second term Elected Member at Large of the Board of Friends for the Lied Center

2007-2008 Second term Member of the IEEE Women in Engineering Committee as the elected IEEE Control Systems Society Liaison

2007-2008 Fourth term elected Chair of the American Automatic Control Council (AACC) Technical Committee on Control Education

2007 Second nomination by the president of CSS for J. R. Ragazzini Award

2006-2009 Elected member of the KU University Distinguished Professors Committee

2006-2009 Elected member of the KU Faculty Senate Research Committee

2006 Appointed Member of the IEEE Women in Engineering Committee as the Elected
IEEE Control Systems Society Liaison

2005 Nominated for Chancellor's Teaching Award

2004, 2000 Nominated twice for Higuchi/Endowment Research Achievement Awards

2004 14th Louise Hay Award, the Association for Women in Mathematics

2003 Selected by the Dean to represent the KU at the First Forum of the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning on Preparing the Future Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Faculty , November 2003, Madison, Wisconsin

2003 Elected Member of the Board for Friends of the Lied Center in Lawrence

2003 Outstanding Educator 2003, Torch Chapter, Mortar Board National Honor Society

2002 Frank B. Morrison Teaching Award for distinguished teaching and the profound impact made in students' lives, University of Kansas

2002 HOPE or Honor for an Outstanding Progressive Educator Award, the first time mathematics professor had received the award

2002 Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society for International Scholars

2001 Elected a Fellow of IEEE for outstanding contributions to Identification and Stochastic Adaptive Control

2000 Leader of Control Systems Delegation to China, sponsored by the People to People Ambassador Programs

2000 IEEE Control Systems Society Distinguished Member Award

2000 IEEE Third Millennium Medal for outstanding achievements and contributions

2000 Inclusion in the fourth edition on Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 2000

1996 Inclusion in the fourth edition on Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 1996

1996 W. T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence and Advising in Public Outreach [Related Article]

1996 Senior Member of the IEEE Control Society

1999 G. Baley Price Award for Excellence in Teaching, Mathematics Graduate Students Association, University of Kansas

1991-1993 Career Advancement Award from NSF

1982 International Research Exchange Fellowship to U.S.A.

1980 (fall) On leave - Semester on Optimal Control, Banach International Center of Mathematics, Warsaw

1980 Award for research excellence from the Polish Central Planning Committee

1977-1978 Teaching Award and salary supplement from the Warsaw School of Economics

1978 Chancellor Award for outstanding Ph. D. dissertation from the Warsaw School of Economics

1976 Chancellor Research Award from the Warsaw School of Economics

1973-1980 Grant from the Polish Central Planning Committee

1975 National Teaching Award from the Ministry of Higher Education and Sciences - the highest National Teaching Award for Teaching and Research Excellence

Bozenna Pasik-Duncan

Bozenna Pasik-Duncan

Professor, Department of Mathematics
503 Snow Hall, University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
Telephone: (785) 864-5162
Email: bozenna@ku.edu

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AACC Technical Committee on Education

IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

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IEEE CSS WIC (Women in Control)

IEEE SSIT (Society on Social Implications of Technology)

IEEE WIE (Women in Engineering)

IEEE WIE Committee

IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control)

IFAC Technical Committee on Control Education

IFAC TC Education Liaisons

IFAC Control Resources

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KU EECS (Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)

KU ITTC (Information and Telecommunications Technology Center)

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