PSE Chair
       

José A. Romagnoli Ph.D.

Gordon A. and Mary Cain Endowed Chair Professor

M. Gautreaux/Ethyl Chair Professor

 

Educational Background
  • PhD, University of Minnesota, 1980

  • BS, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina, 1974

 
Research Interest
  • Advanced multi-scale modelling architectures for complex processes

  • Advanced multiresolution image analysis and characterization techniques

  • Design and synthesis with economic-environmental-operability considerations

  • Intelligent data processing, reconciliation, and monitoring

  • Advanced process control

  • Enterprise-wide optimization

 
Awards
  • Awarded the 2016 PSE Model-Based Innovation Prize for the paper: “Combining on-line characterization tools with modern software environments for optimal operation of polymerization processes, PSE (2016).”

  • Donald W. Clinton Mentor Award, C. of Engineering, Louisiana State University (2013).

  • Awarded the 2008 PSE Model-Based Innovation Prize for the paper: “Model-based optimal strategies for controlling particle size in antisolvent crystallization operations”, PSE (2008).

  • Donald W. Clinton Mentor Award, C. of Engineering, Louisiana State University (2008).

  • Awarded the John Brodie medal for contributions to Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Engineers, Australia (2005).

  • Awarded the Centenary Medal of Australia by the Prime Minister for contributions to the field of Chemical Engineering (2003).

  • Elected Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FATSE) for contributions to the field of Process Systems Engineering (1999).

  • Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia (1996).

  • Award for best innovation work within the Plastics Division at Orica Botany Site (1997).

  • Worldwide ICI Award for Innovation, Creativity and Excellence in Engineering (1995).

Geaux Alumni