University of Virginia Charles L. Brown Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering alumni Haiyun Hu and Se Young (Pablo) Yoon, along with their Ph.D. advisor, Prof. Zongli Lin, earned the Outstanding Paper Award (Theory) for papers published in 2016 and 2017 in Unmanned Systems.

They were honored for their 2016 paper,  "Consensus of Multi-Agent Systems with Control-Affine Nonlinear Dynamics": https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S2301385016400070