Invited Speakers

Thomas Adams II

McMaster University
Challenges and Opportunities in the Design of New Energy Conversion Systems

Claire Adjiman

Imperial College London
Molecules Matter: The Expanding Envelope of Process Design

Michael Baldea

University of Texas at Austin
Multum in Parvo: A Process Intensification Retrospective and Outlook

Paul Barton

Design of Microbial Consortia for Industrial Biotechnology

Lorenz Biegler

Carnegie Mellon University
MPCCs and ROMS: A New Paradigm for Multi-scale Process Optimization

Scott Brown

Some Thoughts on the Next Generation of Process Simulators

Kyle Camarda

University of Kansas
The Future of Chemical Engineering Design: Impact of Faculty Makeup and Industrial Needs

Nishanth Chemmangattuvalappil

University of Nottingham – Malaysia
Challenges and Opportunities in Computer-aided Molecular Design

Selen Cremaschi

University of Tulsa
A Perspective on Process Synthesis: Challenges and Prospects

Michael Doherty

University of California
Santa Barbara
Product and Process Design for Particulate Solids: Recent Progress and Future Challenges

Christodoulos Floudas

Princeton University
A Novel Framework for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration, CCUS

Rafiqul Gani

Technical University of Denmark
Product Design – From Molecules to Formulations to Devices

Ignacio Grossmann

Carnegie Mellon University
Optimization Models for Optimal Investment, Drilling and Water Management in Shale Gas Supply Chains

Diane Hildebrandt

University of South Africa
Addressing a Design Defect: Process Targets and Flowsheets

Michael Hill

Columbia University
The Future of Chemical Engineering Design: Impact of Faculty Makeup and Industrial Needs

Jakob Huusom

Technical University of Denmark
Integration of Design and Control

Marianthi Ierapetritou

Rutgers University
Challenges and Opportunities in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Modeling and Optimization

M. Nazmul Karim

Texas A&M University
Viable Alternatives for Biofuels using Biochemical Pathways

Iftekhar Karimi

National University of Singapore
Perspectives on the Design and Planning of Oil Field Infrastructure

Antonis Kokossis

National Technical University of Athens
Design of Integrated Biorefineries

Carl Laird

Purdue University
Design Software: Challenges and Opportunities

Ajay Lakshmanan

Aspen Technology
Transformation of Process Engineering and Design – A Software Perspective

Patrick Linke

Texas A&M University – Qatar
On the Development of Strategies for Water and Energy Management in the Context of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

M. Sam Mannan

Texas A&M University
Process Safety at the Crossroads of Systems Engineering, Complex Systems, and Engineering for Sustainable Development

Christos Maravelias

University of Wisconsin
Process Systems Engineering for Renewable Energy: Lessons Learned, Challenges, and Opportunities

Carl Mesters

Making More Molecules for Mobility & Materials

David Miller

National Energy Technology Laboratory
Advanced Computational Tools for Optimization and Uncertainty Quantification of Carbon Capture Processes

Ka Ng

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Product Design – From Molecules to Formulations to Devices

Patrick Piccione

Industrial Reflections on Modelling of Fine Chemicals and Seeds Process/Product Design

Efstratios Pistikopoulos

Imperial College London
A Framework for the Design, Modeling and Optimization of Biomedical Systems

Gintaras Reklaitis

Purdue University
Perspectives on Systems Engineering Advances in Process and Product Design

Jeffrey Seay

University of Kentucky – Paducah
Developing a Taxonomy for Sustainability Education at Both the University and Professional Development Levels

Walt Woltosz

Simulations Plus
Recent Advances In Computational Tools for Pharmaceutical Research and Development

Fengqi You

Northwestern University
Integration of Supply Chain Design and Operation: Challenges and Opportunities