Faculty Advisor

Current Members

NameProjectStatus
Luo JiMPC performance assessment and nonlinear state estimationPh.D. Student
Megan ZagrobelnyPerformance Monitoring for Model Predictive ControlPh.D. Student
Cuyler BatesApplications and Analysis of Economic Model Predictive ControlPh.D. Student
Min YaoModeling and Optimization of Chemical Vapor DepositionPh.D. Student
Nishith PatelMinimizing Energy Usage of Commercial Buildings with Distributed Economic Model Predictive ControlPh.D. Student
Michael RisbeckWaterside Economic Optimization of HVAC Systems in Commercial BuildingsPh.D. Student

Staff

NameSupportE-mail
Mary HeimbeckerAdministrative supportheimbecker[AT]engr[DOT]wisc[DOT]edu
John W. EatonComputer systems support jwe[AT]jweaton[DOT]org

Former Members

Ankur Gupta
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013
Parameter Estimation in Deterministic and Stochasic Models of Biological Systems

Kaushik Subramanian
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012
Integration of Control Theory and Scheduling Methods for Supply Chain Management

Rishi Srivastava
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012
Parameter Estimation in Stochastic Chemical Kinetic Models

Rishi Amrit
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011
Optimizing Process Economics in Model Predictive Control

Brett T. Stewart
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010
Plantwide Cooperative Distributed Model Predictive Control

Sebastian Hensel
M.S. Ch.E., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
Stochastic Kinetic Modeling of the Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV)

Murali R. Rajamani
B. Chem. Engg., University of Mumbai-Institute of Chemical Technology, 2002
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
Data-based Techniques to Improve State Estimation in Model Predictive Control

Ethan A. Mastny
B.S. Ch.E., Brigham Young University, 2002
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
Multiple-Time-Scale Order Reduction for Stochastic Kinetics and Molecular Simulation of Crystallization

Paul A. Larsen
B.S. Ch.E., Brigham Young University, 2002
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
Computer vision and statistical estimation tools for in situ, imaging-based monitoring of particulate populations

Aswin Venkat
B.Tech-M.Tech Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005
Distributed Model Predictive Control: Theory and Applications

Eric Haseltine
B.S. Ch.E., Clemson University, 1999
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005
Systems Analysis of Stochastic and Population Balance Models for Chemically Reacting Systems

Brian Odelson
B.S. Ch.E., Purdue University, 1998
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003
Estimating Covariances from Data for Improved Control Performance

Matt Tenny
B.S. Ch.E., Rice University
B.A. Computational & Applied Mathematics, Rice University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
Computational Strategies for Nonlinear Model Predictive Control

Daniel Patience
B.S. Ch.E., University of Canterbury
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
Crystal Engineering Through Particle Size and Shape Monitoring, Modeling and Control

Jenny Wang
B.S. Ch.E., Rice University, 1996
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
Robust Model Predictive Control

Sankash Venkatesh
B.S. Ch.E., Mangalore University
M.S. Ch.E., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001
Model Reduction, Parameter Estimation and Experimental Design of Reactors

Scott A. Middlebrooks
B.S. Ch.E., Texas A&M University, 1991
M.S. Ch.E., University of Virginia, 1993
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001
Modelling and Control of Silicon and Germanium Thin Film Chemical Vapor Deposition

Chris Rao
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000
Moving Horizon Strategies for the Constrained Monitoring and Control of Nonlinear Discrete-Time Systems

Rahul Bindlish
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000
Modeling and Control of Polymerization Processes

Peter K. Findeisen
M.S. Ch.E., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997
Moving horizon state estimation of discrete time systems.

John C. Campbell
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997
Modelling, Estimation and Control of Sheet and Film Forming Processes

H. B. Matthews
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997
Model Identification and Control of Batch Crystallization for an Industrial Chemical System

Rolf H. Findeisen
M.S. Ch.E., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997
Suboptimal nonlinear model predictive control.

Jianfeng Zhang
M.S. Ch.E., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997
Model predictive control of sheet and film forming processes.

Kenneth R. Muske
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1995
Linear Model Predictive Control of Chemical Processes

E. Scott Meadows
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1994
Stability and Continuity of Nonlinear Model Predictive Control

Stephen M. Miller
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1993
Modelling and Quality Control Strategies for Batch Cooling Crystallizers

John W. Eaton
B.S. Ch.E., Oregon State University, 1985
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1992
Finite Horizon Predictive Control of Chemical Processes

Andrew P. Fordyce
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1991
Modelling of Antibiotic Production by Bacillus licheniformis Using a Structured/Segregated Approach

Walter R. Witkowski
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1990
Model Identification and Parameter Estimation of Crystallization Processes

Wai Man Chan
M.S. Ch.E., University of Texas at Austin, 1988
Modelling, Simulation and Stability of Complex Crystallizers

Visitors and Postdocs

Lars Petersen
September 2014 -- January 2015
PhD Student
Danish Technical University

Wolfgang Kraemer
April 2014 -- September 2014
Faculty
Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt

Behzad Rahimi Sharefi
August 2013 -- December 2013
PhD Student
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Rolf Stierle
August 2012 -- August 2013
PhD Student
University of Stuttgart

Stefano Riverso
September 2012 -- March 2013
PhD Student
Universita' degli Studi di Pavia, Identification and Control of Dynamic Systems Laboratory

Giulio Mancuso
January 2011 -- August 2012
PhD Student
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Real-Time Systems Laboratory

Philip Kunz
October 2011 -- June 2012
University of Stuttgart

Johannes Philippus Maree
May 2011 -- December 2011
PhD Candidate
Department of Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU Trondheim

Ganzhou Wang
July 2010 -- May 2011
University of Stuttgart

Emil Sokoler
September 2010 -- December 2010
Danish Technical University, PhD

Antonio Ferramosca
August 2009 -- February 2010
PhD, U. Seville

Fernando V. Lima
October 2007 -- October 2009
Faculty, W. Virginia Univ.

Gabriele Pannocchia
October 2008 -- December 2008
January 2000 -- May 2001
Faculty, U. Pisa

John W. Eaton
April 1992 -- November 2008
Octave

Zhuang Wu
March 2006 -- August 2006
PhD, Aalborg U.

S. Joe Qin
January 2004 -- June 2004
Faculty, USC

Ravindra Gudi
January 2003 -- January 2004
Faculty, IIT Mumbai

Nabil Jabbar
February 2003 -- August 2003

Benjamin Herzer
September 2002 -- May 2003

Alexandar Lutz
September 2002 -- May 2003

Dennis Bonne
February 2002 -- August 2002
Novozymes

Ali Elkamel
January 2001 -- September 2001

John Jorgensen
January 2000 -- August 2000
Faculty, Technical University of Denmark

Dominik Nagel
September 1998 -- May 1999
U. Karlsruhe

David Q. Mayne
April 1998 -- May 1998
August 1997 -- October 1997
Emeritus, Imperial

Hazim Mohameed
February 1997 -- August 1998

Olav Slupphaug
September 1996 -- December 1996

Pierre O. M. Scokaert
October 1994 -- February 1996
ABphone

Yuris O. Fuentes
December 1990 -- July 1991
DuPont