Antonio del Rio Chanona | AIChE

Antonio del Rio Chanona

Citation name

del Rio Chanona, A.


Imperial College London


United Kingdom

Antonio del Rio Chanona is head of the Optimisation and Machine Learning for Process Systems Engineering group at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London. Antonio received his PhD from the University of Cambridge where he was awarded the Danckwerts-Pergamon Prize for the best doctoral thesis of his year. He received the EPSRC fellowship to adopt automation and intelligent technologies into bioprocess scaleup and industrialization and has received awards from the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), and the Nicklin Medal from the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) in recognition for research in areas of process systems engineering, industrialisation of bioprocesses, and adoption of intelligent and autonomous learning algorithms to chemical engineering. Antonio’s main research interests include Reinforcement Learning, Data-Driven Optimization, Control and Hybrid Modelling.

Sessions chaired or co-chaired

Advances in Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems II
2021 Annual Meeting (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1116-5)


(91a) Combining Data-Driven and First Principles Models: A Tutorial
2021 AIChE Virtual Spring Meeting and 17th Global Congress on Process Safety (ISBN: 978-0-8169-1115-8)

Associated proceedings 

2019 AIChE Annual Meeting
2020 Virtual AIChE Annual Meeting
2021 AIChE Virtual Spring Meeting and 17th Global Congress on Process Safety
2021 Annual Meeting
2022 Annual Meeting