INVITED TALKS

  • The Twenty Sixth Professor Roger W.H. Sargent Lecture. Process Systems Engineering in the Era of Big-Data and Industry 4.0 Revolution, Imperial College, December 5th, 2019.

  • Plenary lecture, FOCAPD 2019 Surrogate-Based Modeling and Optimization for Advanced Decision Making, Copper Mountain Resort Colorado, July 14 - 18, 2019.

  • 2019 CPSE Seminar Series Imperial College London, invited to present at “30 Years of CPSE”, March 2019.

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Fall Seminar Series, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Troy, NY, November 2019.

  • Fall Seminar series invited lecture, Moving towards Advanced Manufacturing of Pharmaceutics using Process Systems Engineering Approaches, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame. October 2019. 

  • Invited seminar. A Process Systems Engineering Perspective to Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Padova, September 2019.

  • Invited talk Advanced Continuous Upstream Manufacturing of Biotherapeutics. IFPAC Summit, Puerto Rico, June 2019.

  • Invited talk Advanced Advances of Process Modeling in Continuous Manufacturing of Solid Oral Dosage Pharmaceutical Products: Towards Industry 4.0. IFPAC Summit, Puerto Rico, June 2019

  • Invited Short Course on process modeling and optimization in process operations and pharmaceutical manufacturing, PLAPIQUI, Bahia Blanca, Argentina, January 2019.

  • Invited Seminar, A Process Systems Engineering Perspective to Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, PLAPIQUI, Bahia Blanca, Argentina, January 2019.

  • 2nd Process System Engineering (PSE) - State of the Art Workshop, Invited talk A Surrogate Model Based Decision Making Framework, Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, México, 27-30 January, 2019

  • 2nd Process System Engineering (PSE) - State of the Art Workshop, Invited talk, Integration of planning, scheduling and control, Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, México, 27-30 January, 2019

  • CMAC Future Manufacturing Research Hub Open Day 2018 Keynote Speaker “Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: Challenges and Opportunities”, October 2018.

  • Invited seminar Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering University of Houston “Process Systems Engineering Applications in Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing”, March 2018.

  • 2018 Ralph Peck Lecturer, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, “A Simulation-based Decision Making Framework”, April 2018.

  • Invited Special Guest Seminar, Delaware Energy Institute, “Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: A New Frontier for Process Systems Engineering”, May 2018.

  • Invited seminar Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University, “A Process Systems Engineering Perspective to Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing”, June 2018.​

  • Invited seminar Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering UPenn “Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Using Process Systems Engineering”, November 29th.

  • Invited plenary lectures in two Symposia in Japan. The first one on “Process Systems Engineering Applications in Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing” in Kyoto October 20th and the second one on “Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: Challenges and Opportunities” in Tokyo October 23rd.

  • Keynote lecture on “Surrogate-based Optimization for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes”, Barcelona, October 2017. 21. Invited Seminar, A Systems Perspective for Advancing Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, June 26, 2017.

  • Invited Seminar, A Systems Perspective for Advancing Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, UC Davis, Department of Chemical Engineering, May 18, 2017. 23. C-SOPS and I2APM Present OSD Continuous Manufacturing in the Current Regulatory Landscape, Invited participation in academic panel, May 8-9, 2017.

  • Invited Lecture, Christodoulos A. Floudas Memorial Symposium, A tribute to an advisor, a mentor and a friend, May 6, 2017.

  • Invited Seminar, REI Energy Policy Seminar, "Techno-economic and Life Cycle Analysis of Alternative Production Routes for Biomass based Chemicals" April 21, 2017.

  • Invited Seminar, A Systems Perspective for Advancing Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Clemson University, April 20, 2017.

  • Invited Seminar Office of the Vice President for Research series on Sustainability. “Process Intensification for Biomass-Based Chemical Production using Techno-economic and LifeCycle Analysis.” Wayne State University, April 4, 2017.

  • Invited Seminar, A Systems Perspective for Advancing Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, IIT, March 29, 2017.

  • Plenary lecture on “Vertical Integration of Production Scheduling and Process Control: Progress, opportunities and challenges.” Marianthi Ierapetritou, and Lisia Dias, Rutgers University; Michael Baldea and Richard C. Pattison, The University of Texas at Austin, FOCAPO/CPC January 2017.

  • Invited seminar speaker, Department of Chemical Engineering, Penn State University, May 5th, 2016

  • Invited speaker, A General Framework of Process Design and Evaluation of Renewable Production of Chemicals from Biomass Feedstocks, Rutgers Energy Institute, April 22nd 2016. 

  • invited speaker at the Fields Institute of the University of Toronto. Process Operations under Uncertainty, March 29th 2016. 

  • Invited seminar speaker, School of Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, March 1st 2016.

  • Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: A New Frontier for Process Systems Engineering, Princeton University, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, September 30th, 2015. 

  • Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: A New Frontier for Process Systems Engineering, CMU, Department of Chemical Engineering, September 24th, 2015.

  • Invited Keynote Speaker “Decision Making Across Different Scales: From Process Control to Supply Chain Management”, 3rd Olympus International Conference on Supply Chains, Athens, Greece, November 7-8, 2015. 

  • Invited Keynote speaker at Division of Particulate Preparations and Design (PPD) of The Society of Powder Technology, Japan (SPTJ), Annual Symposium, October 22-23, 2015.  

  • Invited Webinar AIChE CAST Division, Modeling for Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Marianthi Ierapetritou, May 19, 2015, 11 AM EDT, Announcement: http://goo.gl/QMWdjD, Join Webinar: https://goo.gl/z9VI8N

  • Decision Making Across Different Scales: From Process Control to Supply Chain Management, McMaster Advanced Control Consortium (MACC) Workshop, May 12-14, 2015.

  • Modeling and Optimization of Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes, Keynote Speaker, PSE2015/ESCAPE25, Copenhagen, May 31-June 4, 2015.

  • Taking Continuous Processing from Good to Great: The Application of Advanced Process Controls and Real-Time Analytics. 50th AAPS Arden Conference: Continuous Manufacturing of Solid Oral Drug Products, Baltimore, March 16-18, 2015.

  • A general framework of process design and evaluation of renewable production of chemicals from biomass feedstocks, QAFCO-Texas A&M at Qatar Conference 2015.

  • Challenges and opportunities in pharmaceutical manufacturing modeling and optimization, BMS, Syracuse, March 2014.

  • Challenges and Opportunities in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Modeling and Optimization, Plenary Talk, FOCAPD 2014.

  • Process Systems Approaches to Design of Pharmaceutical Products and Processes, Imperial College, April 2013.

  • Design and Optimization of Pharmaceutical Products and Processes: Challenges and Opportunities, Technical University of Denmark, April 2013.

  • Design and Optimization of Pharmaceutical Products and Processes: Challenges and Opportunities, ETH, Zurich, March 2013.

  • Challenges and Opportunities in Addressing Problems of High Complexity in Process Industry, ETH, Zurich, March 2013.

  • Process Operation and Effects of Uncertainty in Decision Making. Eli Lilly, Indianapolis, January 2013.

  • Integration of Scheduling with Control and the Effects of Uncertainty in Short Term Decisions. International Seminar of Planning and Scheduling, Rio de Janeiro, Oct 2012.

  • Process simulation and Optimization of Pharmaceutical Processes. University of Connecticut, March 2012.

  • Optimization of Process Design and Operations of Pharmaceutical Systems. Columbia University, March 2012.

  • Computer-aided design and analysis of continuous pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, National Technical University of Athens, October 2011.

  • Dynamic flowsheet simulation of integrated continuous pharmaceutical manufacturing processes. 5th International Graz Congress on Pharmaceutical Engineering, Graz, Austria, September 2011

  • Systems Approaches to Analyze Complex Engineering Problems. Illinois Institute of technology, April 2010.

  • Going from Simple to Complex and back to Simple: The process systems paradigm. Imperial College, London, March 2010.

  • Integration of Planning and Scheduling and Consideration of Uncertainty in Process Operations. Keynote lecture, 20th International Symposium of Process Systems Engineering (PSE), Brazil, August 2009. 

  • Systems approaches for analyzing complex process engineering problems. Carnegie Mellon University, March 2009.

  • Analysis of complex reaction networks using mathematical programming approaches Pan American Advanced Studies Institute Program on Process Systems Engineering (PASI), Mar Del Plata, Argentina, August 2008.

  • Systems Approaches for Analyzing Complex Process Engineering Problems. Princeton University, February 2008.

  • Process Systems Engineering Across Different Scales. Rice University, November 2007.

  • Analysis of Complex Kinetic Networks Using Systems Approaches. Lehigh University, March 2007.

  • Mathematical programming techniques to analyze complex reaction networks. CCNY, May 2007.

  • Uncertainty in Process Scheduling using Parametric Programming. Co-author with Li, Z., INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Science) 2006.

  • Frameworks for Analyzing Complex Networks from Combustion to Metabolism: Effects of Uncertainty, MIT, March 2006.

  • A Systems Approach for Analyzing Complex Processes. University of Massachusetts at Amherst, March 2006.

  • Mathematical Programming as a tool for Learning. Tufts University, May 2006. 

  • Modeling Reactive Flows using Adaptive Chemistry. Northeastern University, February 2006.

  • Short term scheduling of Chemical Processes, Keynote lecture ADCHEM (Advanced Control of Chemical Processes) Gramado, Brazil, 2006.

  • Process Design and Operations: Modeling and Optimization. 12th Symposium in Chemical Engineering, Puerto Rico, October 2005. 

  • Uncertainty issues in process design and operations. Texas A&M, November 2005.

  • Combustion modeling including detailed adaptive chemistry. Lab for Surface Modification, Physics Departments, Rutgers University, 2005.

  • Uncertainty analysis for process design and operations. Pan American Advanced Studies Institute Program on Process Systems Engineering (PASI), Iguassu Falls, Brazil, August 2005.

  • Adaptive Kinetic Model Reduction Framework Considering Micromixing Effects. Imperial College, London, UK, May 2004.

  • Women in Engineering: The Myth and Reality. Society of Women Engineers, Rutgers University, April 2004.

  • Development of an Adaptive Chemistry Model for Reactive Flow Simulations. University of Rhode Island, March 2004.

  • Process Operations in Dynamic Environment. University of Kansas, February 2004.

  • Process Synthesis and Design within a Dynamic Environment. University of Southern California, February 2004.

  • Design of Flexible Module-Based manufacturing. New Jersey Institute of Technology, October 2003.

  • Modeling and Optimization of Process Design and Operations. ExxonMobil, Houston, August 2003.

  • Product Portfolio and Capacity Planning Under Uncertainty. Purdue University, February 2003.

  • Product and Process Design Optimization under Uncertainty. Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada, March 2003.

  • Optimization of Process Design and Operations Including Uncertainty. ABB July 2002.

  • Uncertainty Quantification and its Uses. Brooklyn Polytechnic, April 2002.

  • Efficient Scheduling of Refinery Operations. Honeywell Hi-Spec Solutions, Toronto, Canada, July 2002.

  • Developing Efficient Approaches to Quantify and Manage Uncertainty in Process Operations. City College of New York, October 2001.

  • Decomposition Approaches for the Efficient Solution of Short-Term Scheduling Problem. 2nd Pan American Workshop on Process Systems Engineering, Brazil Sep 19-21, 2001.

  • Short-term Scheduling under Uncertainty: Issues and Answers. Plenary Speaker, ENPROMER 2001, 3rd Mercosur Congress on Process Systems Engineering, Argentina, September 16-20, 2001.

  • Developing Efficient Approaches to Quantify and Manage Uncertainty in Process Operations, University of Iceland, May 2001.

  • “NSF Young Faculty Panel Discussion”. AIChE Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, 2000.

  • Women in Academia the myth and the reality. Panel Discussion. Princeton University, April 2000.

  • Process Operations in an Uncertain Environment. Rutgers Center of Operations Research (RUTCOR), March 2000.

  • Parameter Variability in Plant Design and Synthesis. BOC Gases Technical Group, October 1998.

  • Process Design and Operations: Uncertainty and Scheduling. Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Melon University, April 1998.

  • Uncertainty in Process Systems Engineering. Department of Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University, April 1997.

  • Uncertainty in Process Design and Operations. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, June 1997.

  • Process Design and Operations: Uncertainty and Scheduling. Department of Chemical Engineering, Berkeley, CA, April 1997.

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