Professor Galip Ulsoy has been selected to receive the 2008 Oldenburger Medal from American Society of Mechanical Engineers “for fundamental and wide ranging contributions to the analysis and control of dynamic systems with a broad range of applications, from automotive systems to manufacturing systems.”
According to the ASME site:
The Rufus Oldenburger Medal recognizes significant contributions and outstanding achievements in the field of automatic control. Such achievements may be, for example, in the areas of education, research, development, innovation, and service to the field and profession.
The award was established in 1968 by the Automatic Control Division (now the Dynamic Systems and Control Division) to honor Rufus Oldenburger for his distinctive achievements in the field and for his service to the Society and the Division.