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Fri, 01/20/2017

Dependable algorithms for nonideal vapor-liquid equilibrium calculations are essential for effective process design, simulation and optimization. Inside-out algorithms [Boston & Britt, 1978] for flash calculations serve as the basis for many of the algorithms used by process simulation...

Wed, 12/21/2016

The well-posedness of nonsmooth semi-explicit differential-algebraic equations (DAEs) is investigated (click here; free access is provided until February 08, 2017). The nonsmooth DAEs are classified as having differential index one in a...

Tue, 12/06/2016

New journal articles on global optimization problems authored by current and former members of PSEL have now appeared online with free access:

  • Differentiable McCormick relaxations in  Journal of Global Optimization (click here...
Fri, 09/16/2016

A new journal article on differential–algebraic equations (DAEs) by members of PSEL has now appeared in Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications with free access (click here). Nonsmooth equation-solving and optimization algorithms which require...

Tue, 07/12/2016

We are pleased to announce that PSE Laboratory alumnus Prof. Alexander Mitsos of RWTH Aachen has won the 2016 CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award from AIChE’s CAST Division. PSE Laboratory alumnus Prof. Joseph Scott of Clemson University is the co-recipient of the 2016 David Smith Jr....

Thu, 02/04/2016

Using the Bakken shale play as a case study, the previous part of this two-part series demonstrated how small-scale mobile plants could be used to monetize associated or stranded gas effectively. In the...

Wed, 01/20/2016

Jose Alberto Gomez has been awarded a fellowship from the University Center of Exemplary Mentoring. This fellowship is awarded to outstanding doctoral students from underrepresented minorities and provides career path guidance with the aim of diversifying U.S. faculties in mathematics, sciences...

Thu, 11/19/2015

New journal articles authored by current and former members of PSEL have now appeared online with free access provided for a period of time:

  • Generalized derivatives of dynamic systems with a linear program embedded in Automatica (click...
Sun, 07/06/2014

Paul Barton is an author of a “Top Cited AIChE Journal Paper”. For the list of most cited papers of the AIChE Journal from 2010 to 2013, click here.

Fri, 06/20/2014

We are pleased to announce that Benoit Chachuat, a former PSEL postdoctoral fellow, and Ruth Misener, a former PSEL UROP, are recipients of the 2014 AIChE CAST Division Awards. Benoit has won the CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award while Ruth has won the W. David Smith, Jr. Graduation...