Harold Chestnut Passes Away Harold Chestnut Passes Away

Dr. Harold (Hal) Chestnut, the first president of IFAC and a past president of the AACC, unfortunately passed away on August 29, 2001. Hal Chestnut served the AACC and IFAC in many functions over the last 45 years, and his experience and expertise were widely sought. His most recent service to IFAC was as an IFAC advisor, which is a lifetime appointment, since the inception of the position. In 1999, Hal Chestnut provided an endowment for the IFAC Control Engineering Textbook Prize.