Control Room--> Bioreactor Process Oil Refinery

Graduate Students (Present and Selected Past)

Zhenyu Wang
  • Degree: Ph.D., Chemical Engineering
  • Advisor: Christos Georgakis
  • Research Project: Generalization of the Design of Dynamic Experiments Methodology

Publications:

Wang, Z., and C. Georgakis: "Impact of Input Domain on Performance of DoDE in Fermentation Processes" Submitted for presentation at the 2013 IFAC Symposium on Computer Application in Biotechnology, December 2013, Mumbai, India

Foteini Makrydaki
  • Degree: Ph.D., Chemical Engineering
  • Advisor: Christos Georgakis
  • Research Project: Data Driven Stoichiometric & Kinetic Modeling in Complex Chemical & Biological Reaction Systems

Publications:

Makrydaki, F., K. Lee, and C. Georgakis (2007) "Tendency stoichiometric modeling of metabolic pathways" Proceedings of the 2007 American Control Conference, New York, NY, July 09-13, 2007; pp. 4520-4525

Makrydaki, F., C. Georgakis and K. Saranteas, (2010): "Dynamic Optimization of a Batch Pharmaceutical Reaction Using the Design of Dynamic Experiments (DoDE): The Case of an Asymmetric Catalytic Hydrogenation Reaction" Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems 9 (1), pp. 260-265, Oude Valk College, Belgium; DOI: 10.3182/20100705-3-BE-2011.00043

Graduated in 2011

Fernando Lima
  • Assistant Professor, West Virginia University
  • Research Interests: Process Design and Operability, Model-based Control and Optimization, State Estimation and Process Identification, Emerging Energy Systems and Sustainable Processes

Publications:

Lima, F. V. and C. Georgakis, (2009) "Dynamic operability for the calculation of transient output constraints for non-square linear model predictive controllers" Proceedings of the 7th IFAC International Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM) , 7 (1) pp. 231-236, Koç University Campus, Turkey, Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 10.3182/20090712-4-TR-2008.00035

Lima F. V. and C. Georgakis (2010): "Input-output operability of control systems: the steady-state case" J. Process Contol, 20 (6) pp. 769-776.

Lima F. V., C. Georgakis, J. F. Smith, P. D. Schnelle and D. R. Vinson (2010): "Operability-based determination of feasible control constraints for several high-dimensional nonsquare industrial processes" AIChE Journal, 56 (5), pp. 1249-1261.

Bunin, G. A. , F. V. Lima, C. Georgakis and C. M. Hunt (2010): "Model predictive control and dynamic operability studies in a stirred tank: rapid temperature cycling for crystallization", Chem. Eng. Comm., 197 (5) pp. 733-752.

Lima, F. V., Z. Jia, M. Ierapetritou and C. Georgakis. (2010) "Similarities and differences between the concepts of operability and flexibility: the steady-state case" AIChE Journal, 56 (3) pp.702-716.

Lima, F. V. and C. Georgakis (2008): "Design of output constraints for model-based non-square controllers using interval operability" J. Process Control, 18 (6), pp. 610-620.

Graduated in 2008

Lin Li
  • Degree: Ph.D., Chemical Engineering
  • Advisor: Christos Georgakis
  • Research Project: Operability of Non-Linear High Dimensional Process

Publications:

Georgakis, C, and L. Li (2010): "On the Calculation of Operability Sets of Nonlinear High-Dimensional Processes" Ind. & Eng. Chem. Research 49 (17) pp. 8035-8047 DOI: 10.1021/ie1009316

Graduated in 2009

Andrew Fiordalis
  • Degree: M.S., Chemical Engineering
  • Advisor: Christos Georgakis
  • Research Project: Application of the Design of Dynamic Experiments to Crystallization

Publications:

Fiordalis, A. and C. Georgakis (2013): "Data-driven, using design of dynamic experiments, versus model-driven optimization of batch crystallization processes" J. of Process Control 23 (2), pp. 179-188; DOI: 10.1016/j.jprocont.2012.08.011

Fiordalis, A. and C. Georgakis, (2011): "Design of Dynamic Experiments versus Model-Based Optimization of Batch Crystallization Processes" Proceedings of the 2011 IFAC World Congress, 18, Part 1, pp. 14019-14024, DOI: 10.3182/20110828-6-IT-1002.01251

Fiordalis, A. and C. Georgakis, (2010): "Optimizing Batch Crystallization Cooling Profiles: The Design of Dynamic Experiments Approach" Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems 9 (1) pp. 31-36, Oude Valk College, Belgium, DOI: 10.3182/20100705-3-BE-2011.00006

SRI Director
Dr. Christos Georgakis
Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Gordon Senior Faculty Fellow of Systems Engineering
Tufts University
Affiliated Faculty at Tufts
Dr. Kyongbum Lee
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Tufts University
Dr. Nikhil Nair
Asistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Tufts University
Affiliated Faculty Outside Tufts
Dr. Bhavik Bakshi
Professor , Departmants of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Ohio State University
Dr. Dominique Bonvin
Professor, Automatic Control Laboratory École Polytechnique Fédéral de Lausanne (EPFL) Switzerland
Dr. B. Erik Ydstie
Professor, Departmant of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Professor of Electrical Engineering by Courtesy, CMU , and Professor II of Electrical Engineering at NUST, Trondheim, Norway
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