Prodromos Daoutidis is College of Science and Engineering Distinguished Professor and Executive Officer in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Minnesota. He has co-authored 5 books and 250 papers, and has supervised to completion 26 PhD students and post-docs. His current research is on control of complex process networks, design and operation of distributed renewable energy systems, and biomass conversion to fuels and chemicals. He is currently CAST Division Programming Chair, Associate Editor for Process Systems Engineering in the AIChE Journal, and Associate Editor in the Journal of Process Control.
University of Minnesota