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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

 

Process Systems Engineering Group members

 

Group head

          

 

   

             

Dr. Vassilios S. Vassiliadis

University Senior Lecturer

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PhD students

   

 

   
 

Walter Kähm

System modelling and optimisation
Advanced process control (PID and MPC)
Stability detection of dynamic systems

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Sai Darshan Adloor

Optimisation of maintenance scheduling

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Hyun Il Park

Numerical analysis of ODE and DAE
Quantised State System (QSS) simulation
Hybrid systems
Discrete events
Sensitivity analysis

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Eduardo Nolasco

System modelling and optimisation
Oil refinery planning and scheduling

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Qianyue Zhang

Optimal Control of Biochemical processes
Co-culture microbial systems

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Thomas Asadi Espaas

Local and global Optimisation

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Vasileios Mappas

Quantised State System (QSS) simulation
Hybrid systems
 

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Sushen Zhang

Deep neural networks
Nonlinear Optimisation

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Nishanthi Gangadharan

Bioprocess Optimisation
Model Predictive Control
Artificial Intelligence

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Masters students
 

   

 

 

Rory Geeson
Part IIB (Chemical Engineering Tripos)

Molecular Dynamics Simulation: 
New Algorithms and Applications in Chemical Engineering

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Andrei Kanavalau

Part IIB (Chemical Engineering Tripos)

Detecting and controlling runaway systems

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Riaz Masters

Part IIB (Chemical Engineering Tripos)

Detecting and controlling runaway systems

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Abubakar Moallim
Part IIB (Chemical Engineering Tripos)

Molecular Dynamics Simulation: 
New Algorithms and Applications in Chemical Engineering

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Peter Scharrer

Part IIB (Chemical Engineering Tripos)

Quantum Computing in Chemical Engineering 
Process Simulation and Optimisation

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Marten Reichow

MPhil student

Research title: Extracting symbolic model information from neural networks
Research interests include: Statistical Data Analysis, Neural Networks

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Mohammed Fadil A L

MPhil student

Research title: Dynamic Flux Balance Analysis: Theoretical extensions and novel applications

Research interest: Model predictive control; Dynamic optimization; Machine learning

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Jiaru Bai

MPhil student

Research title: Application of Artificial Neural Network in Simulation of Multicomponent Gas Separation Membrane

Research interest: Machine learning, neural networks, membrane technology

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Visitors and collaborators

 

 

   

 

Prof Dae Sung Lee

Environmental Energy System Engineering Laboratory
Kyungpook National University
South Korea

 

   

 

Prof Raúl Conejeros

Vice Dean
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
Chile

 

   
 

Dr Felipe Scott

Assistant Professor
Universidad de los Andes
Chile

 

 

   

 

 

Prof Harvey Arellano-Garcia

Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Surrey
UK

   

 

     

Past PhD students
 

   
 

Dr Riham Al Ismaili

PhD title: Optimisation of heat exchanger
                network maintenance scheduling problems

Process Engineer
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

     
 

Dr Antonio del-Rio Chanona

PhD title: Optimisation of highly nonlinear
                chemical processes

Research fellow
Imperial College London
UK

 

     
 

Dr Fabio Fiorelli

PhD title: Quantized state integration dynamic
                simulation techniques and applications

Cofounder of Materialize.X

     
 

Dr Dongda Zhang

PhD title: Modelling and optimisation of
                bioprocesses for biohydrogen and high-value

University Lecturer
University of Manchester
UK

     
   

Dr. T. Pogiatzis

PhD title: Application of mixed-integer
                programming in chemical engineering

 

   

Dr. M. Hadjiandreou

PhD title: Mathematical modelling of HIV infection:
                an investigation of treatment strategies

 

   

Dr I.S. Ahamad

PhD title: Multiscale line search in interior point
                methods for nonlinear optimization
                and applications

 

   

Dr. T.W.C. Chen

PhD title: Process model optimization using the
                modified barrier method

 

   

Dr. H.J. See

PhD title: Optimisation of water and wastewater
                treatment processes

 

 

Dr. Raul Conejeros

PhD title: Optimisation of biochemical engineering
                systems

 

   

Dr. G.M. Davies

PhD title: Molecular simulation of adsorption equilibrium

 

   

Dr. S.A. Brooks

PhD title: A penalty/modified barrier method for
                large-scale quadratic programming