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2021 CAST Election Results

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
Please join me in congratulating the winners of the CAST 2021 elections. 2022 Second Vice Chair: Prodromos Daoutidis Secretary/Treasurer for 2022-2023: John Siirola 2022-2024 Directors: Ashlee Ford Versypt and Faruque Hasan 2024 Programming Coordinators Area 10A: David Miller Area 10B: Jesus Flores...Read more

2021 CAST Division Distinguished Service Award

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
Congratulations to Dr. Raymond Adomaitis, the 2021 CAST Division Distinguished Service Award winner! Dr. Raymond Adomaitis received his B.S. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. After two years working on computational nonlinear dynamics as a postdoctoral...Read more

2021 CAST W. David Smith Jr. Graduate Publication Award

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
Congratulations to Dr. Dominik Bongartz, the winner of the CAST W. David Smith Jr. Graduate Publication Award! Dr. Dominik Bongartz is a group leader at the Chair of Process Systems Engineering at RWTH Aachen University, Germany. His research focuses on optimization-based process design, global...Read more

2021 CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
Congratulations to Dr. Faruque Hasan, the 2021 CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award winner! Dr. Faruque Hasan is currently an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering and the Kim Tompkins McDivitt ’88 and Phillip McDivitt ’87 Faculty Fellow at Texas A&M University. He is also an...Read more

2021 CAST Computing Practice Award

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
Congratulations to Dr. Salvador Garcia Muñoz, the winner of the CAST Computing Practice Award! Dr. Salvador Garcia Muñoz is a senior engineering advisor for Eli Lilly and Company. He has actively contributed to the development and commercialization of new medicines influencing internal and external...Read more

2021 Computing in Chemical Engineering Award

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
Congratulations to Dr. Claire Adjiman, the 2021 Computing in Chemical Engineering Award winner! Dr. Claire Adjiman is Professor of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London. She holds an MEng from Imperial College and a PhD from Princeton University, both in Chemical Engineering. Her research...Read more

2021 CAST Division Awards

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2021 AIChE CAST Division Awards. Please join us in congratulating the 2021 recipients: Computing in Chemical Engineering Award: Claire Adjiman, Imperial College London Computing Practice Award: Salvador Garcia, Eli Lilly and Company David...Read more

CACHE Conferences

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
A list of some upcoming & archived conferences sponsored by CACHE that may be of interest to the CAST community: https://cache.org/convention-centerRead more

CAST Division Awards Nominations due April 15, 2021

Posted by Matthew Bassett on
Nominations are being accepted for all six CAST Division Awards for 2021: • Computing in Chemical Engineering Award • Computing Practice Award • W. David Smith Jr. Graduate Student Paper Award • CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award • David Himmelblau Award for Innovations in Computer-Based...Read more

2020 Virtual CAST Awards "Banquet" Recording

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
The virtual CAST "banquet" was held on Nov. 24 & at least 125 people joined for our awards recognition and the Computing in Chemical Engineering Award lecture by Mahmoud El-Halwagi. The link to the recording is available here: https://youtu.be/2A5nmWJfmNwRead more

2020 Directors' Awards for Posters

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
2020 CAST Directors' Award for outstanding poster presented at AIChE Annual Conference: Burcu Beykal of Texas A&M (coauthors S Avraamidou, EN Pistikopoulos) "Data-driven optimization of integrated planning and scheduling problems under demand uncertainty" Kevin Silmore of MIT (coauthor James W...Read more

2020 Undergraduate Poster Awards

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2020 Undergraduate Poster Awards for the Computing and Process Control Section at the AIChE Annual Student Conference include $100 prize by CAST. Stephen Quiton University of Southern California "A Matrix Completion Algorithm to Recover Modes Orthogonal to the Minimum Energy Reaction Path" and Maya...Read more

CAST 2020 Annual Meeting Sessions

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
CAST 10 Sessions https://aiche.confex.com/aiche/2020/meetingapp.cgi/Symposium/6205 10A Systems and Process Design Sessions https://aiche.confex.com/aiche/2020/meetingapp.cgi/Symposium/6206 10B Systems and Process Control Sessions https://aiche.confex.com/aiche/2020/meetingapp.cgi/Symposium/6207 10C...Read more

2023 Programming Coordinators

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
The Programming Coordinators for the 2023 AIChE Annual Meeting were elected in 2020. 2023 Programming Coordinators Area 10A: Selen Cremaschi Area 10B: Ali Mesbah Area 10C: Faruque Hasan Area 10D: Kamil Khan Area 10E: Salvador Garcia Selen Cremaschi is B. Redd Professor of chemical engineering at...Read more

Chrysanthos Gounaris, CAST Director 2021-2023

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
Chrysanthos Gounaris is currently Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He received a Dipl. in Chemical Engineering and an M.Sc. in Automation Systems from the National Technical University of Athens, as well as a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Princeton...Read more

Fani Boukouvala, CAST Director 2021-2023

Posted by Ashlee Ford Versypt on
Fani Boukouvala is an Assistant Professor in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. She obtained her BS in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens in 2008 and her PhD in Chemical & Biochemical Engineering from...Read more

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