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Artur Maria Schweidtmann



RWTH Technical University, Aachen, Germany
Chemical Engineering, Mater of Science

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Master thesis, Sustainable Reaction Engineering Group

RWTH Technical University, Aachen, Germany
Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science 

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA  
Chemical Engineering, Academic exchange


Relevant Experience

E.ON Energy Research Center, Aachen, Germany
Research Assistant

BASF, Shanghai, China
Intern, Process System Engineering

ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG, Duisburg, Germany

Institute for Mechanics RWTH, Aachen, Germany    
Research Assistant

Ausbildungs- und Qualifizierungszentrum GmbH, Düsseldorf, 


Selected Projects

Multi-Objective Self-optimization of Chemical Reaction Systems
University of Cambridge, Prof. Lapkin and RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Mitsos

Techno-economic Optimization of a Green-Field Post-Combustion CO2 Capture Process using Su-perstructure and Rate-Based Models,
RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Mitsos 

Combining Shortcut Methods and Superstructure Formulations for the Optimal Design of Multicom-ponent Azeotropic Separation Processes,
RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Mitsos

Design of Supply Chains with Risk of Disruptions,
Carnegie Mellon University, Prof. Grossmann and RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Mitsos

Preliminary Process Design and Cost Estimation of Aromatics Plant from Shale Gas,
Carnegie Mellon University, Prof. Grossmann

Preliminary Product Design of a Water Purification Device,
RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Wessling

Research Interests

Sustainable Reaction Engineering group, Optimization, Machine Learning, Self-Optimization of Chemical Reaction Systems, Model Predictive Control, Dynamic Optimization


Other Professional Activities

Application Software

MATLAB, GAMS, Aspen Plus, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk AutoCAD, MS Office, Java, Modelica


German, English

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