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Dissertations from 2011

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Nonlinear Programming Sensitivity Based Methods for Constrained State Estimation, Rodrigo Lopez Negrete de la Fuente

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A Branch and Cut Search for the Deterministic Optimization of the Thermal Unit Commitment Problem. Part II: Computational Results, Marian G. Marcovecchio, Augusto Q. Novais, and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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A Branch and Cut Search for the Deterministic Optimization of the Thermal Unit Commitment Problem. Part I: Methodology, Marian G. Marcovecchio, Augusto Q. Novais, and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Energy Optimization of Bioethanol Production via Hydrolysis of Switchgrass, Mariano Martin and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Optimal production planning under time-sensitive electricity prices for continuous power-intensive processes, Sumit Mitra, Ignacio E. Grossmann, Jose M. Pinto, and Nikhil Arora

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Simulating the oxygen content of ambient organic aerosol with the 2D volatility basis set, B. N. Murphy, Neil M. Donahue, C. Fountoukis, and Spyros N. Pandis

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Sulfur Poisoning of Pd and PdCu Alloy Hydrogen Separation Membranes, Casey P. O'Brien

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Organic condensation: a vital link connecting aerosol formation to cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) concentrations, I. Riipinen, J. R. Pierce, T. Yli-Juuti, T. Nieminen, S. Hakkinen, M. Ehn, H. Junninen, K. Lehtipalo, T. Petaja, J. Slowik, R. Chang, N. C. Shantz, J. Abbatt, W. R. Leaitch, V.-M. Kerminen, D. R. Worsnop, Spyros N. Pandis, Neil M. Donahue, and M. Kulmala

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A hierarchy of relaxations for nonlinear convex generalized disjunctive programming, Juan P. Ruiz and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Computational strategies for non-convex multistage MINLP models with decision-dependent uncertainty and gradual uncertainty resolution, Bora Tarhan, Ignacio E. Grossmann, and Vikas Goel

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An efficient method for optimal design of large-scale integrated chemical production sites with endogenous uncertainty, Sebastian Terrazas-Moreno, Ignacio E. Grossmann, John Wassick, Scott J. Bury, and Naoko Akiya

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Sources and production of organic aerosol in Mexico City: insights from the combination of a chemical transport model (PMCAMx-2008) and measurements during MILAGRO, A. P. Tsimpidi, V. A. Karydis, M. Zavala, W. Lei, N. Bei, L. T. Molina, and Spyros N. Pandis

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Tactical Planning in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry: An SKU Decomposition Algorithm, M. A. H. van Elzakker, E. Zondervan, N. B. Raikar, Ignacio E. Grossmann, and P. M. M. Bongers

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Advanced Optimization Strategies for Periodic Adsorption Processes, Sree Rama Raju Vetukuri

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Multicut Benders Decomposition Algorithm for Process Supply Chain Planning under Uncertainty, Fengqi You and Ignacio E. Grossmann

Submissions from 2010

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Global superstructure optimization for the design of integrated process water networks, Elvis Ahmetovic and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Energy, water and process technologies integration for the simultaneous production of ethanol and food from the entire corn plant, Lidija Cucek, Mariano Martin, Ignacio E. Grossmann, and Zdravko Kravanja

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Simultaneous Cyclic Scheduling and Control of Tubular Reactors: Parallel Production Lines, Antonio Flores-Tlacuahuac and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Simultaneous Cyclic Scheduling and Control of Tubular Reactors: Single Production Lines, Antonio Flores-Tlacuahuac and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Energy and Water Optimization in Biofuel Plants, Ignacio E. Grossmann and Mariano Martin

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Solution strategies for multistage stochastic programming with endogenous uncertainties, Vijay Gupta and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Formation of highly oxygenated organic aerosol in the atmosphere: Insights from the Finokalia Aerosol Measurement Experiments, Lea Hildebrandt, Evangelia Kostenidou, Nikos Mihalopoulos, Douglas R. Worsnop, Neil M. Donahue, and Spyros N. Pandis

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Nonlinear Model Predictive Control and Dynamic Real Time Optimization for Large-scale Processes, Rui Huang

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Measurement of the ambient organic aerosol volatility distribution: application during the Finokalia Aerosol Measurement Experiment (FAME-2008), B. H. Lee, E. Kostenidou, L. Hildebrandt, I. Riipinen, G. J. Engelhart, C. Mohr, P. F. DeCarlo, N. Mihalopoulos, A. S.H. Prevot, U. Baltensperger, and Spyros N. Pandis

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Separation network design with mass and energy separating agents, Li-Juan Li, Rui-Jie Zhou, Hong-Guang Dong, and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Energy optimization of bioethanol production via gasification of switchgrass, Mariano Martin and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Energy optimization of Hydrogen production from biomass, Mariano Martin and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Optimal Scheduling of Refinery Crude-Oil Operations, Sylvain Mouret

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Integration of Refinery Planning and Crude-Oil Scheduling using Lagrangian Decomposition, Sylvain Mouret, Ignacio E. Grossmann, and Pierre Pestiaux

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Time representations and mathematical models for process scheduling problems, Sylvain Mouret, Ignacio E. Grossmann, and Pierre Pestiaux

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Exploring summertime organic aerosol formation in the eastern United States using a regional-scale budget approach and ambient measurements, Benjamin N. Murphy and Spyros N. Pandis

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Exploiting vector space properties to strengthen the relaxation of bilinear programs arising in the global optimization of process networks, Juan P. Ruiz and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Using redundancy to strengthen the relaxation for the global optimization of MINLP problems, Juan P. Ruiz and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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A multiscale decomposition method for the optimal planning and scheduling of multi-site continuous multiproduct plants, Sebastian Terrazas-Moreno and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Optimal design of reliable integrated chemical production sites, Sebastian Terrazas-Moreno, Ignacio E. Grossmann, John Wassick, and Scott J. Bury

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Temporal and spatial Lagrangean decompositions in multi-site, multi-period production planning problems with sequence-dependent changeovers, Sebastian Terrazas-Moreno, Philipp A. Trotter, and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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A Framework for Synthesizing the Optimal Separation Process of Azeotropic Mixtures, Xiao Yang, Hong-Guang Dong, and Ignacio E. Grossmann

Submissions from 2009

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Greedy Algorithm for Scheduling Batch Plants with Sequence-Dependent Changeovers, Pedro M. Castro, Iiro Harjunkoski, and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Optimal Scheduling of Continuous Plants with Energy Constraints, Pedro M. Castro, Iiro Harjunkoski, and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Coalescence and splitting of confined droplets at microfluidic junctions, G F. Christopher, J Bergstein, N B. End, M Poon, C Nguyen, and Shelley L. Anna

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Scope for the application of mathematical programming techniques in the synthesis and planning of sustainable processes, Ignacio E. Grossmann and Gonzalo Guillen-Gosalbez

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Generalized Disjunctive Programming: A Framework for Formulation and Alternative Algorithms for MINLP Optimization, Ignacio E. Grossmann and Juan P. Ruiz

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Aggregate models based on improved group methods for simulation and optimization of distillation systems, Ravindra Kamath, Ignacio E. Grossmann, and Lorenz T. Bielger

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A Simple Heuristic for Reducing the Number of Scenarios in Two-stage Stochastic Programming, Ramkumar Karuppiah, Mariano Martin, and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Long-term scheduling of a single-stage multi-product continuous process to manufacture high performance glass, Ricardo M. Lima, Ignacio E. Grossmann, and Yu Jiao

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Cascading Knapsack Inequalities: Hidden Structure in some Inventory-Production-Distribution problems, Roger Rocha, Ignacio E. Grossmann, and Marco Poggi de Aragao

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Strengthening of lower bounds in the global optimization of Bilinear and Concave Generalized Disjunctive Programs, Juan P. Ruiz and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Highly uniform micro-cavity arrays in flexible elastomer film, Shahab Shojaei-Zadeh, Shaun R. Swanson, and Shelley L. Anna

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Dinkelbach’s Algorithm as an Efficient Method for Solving a Class of MINLP Models for Large-Scale Cyclic Scheduling Problems, Fengqi You, Pedro Castro, and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Balancing Responsiveness and Economics in Process Supply Chain Design with Multi-Echelon Stochastic Inventory, Fengqi You and Ignacio E. Grossmann

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Stochastic Inventory Management for Tactical Process Planning under Uncertainties: MINLP Models and Algorithms, Fengqi You and Ignacio E. Grossmann

Submissions from 2007

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An Algorithmic Framework for Convex Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programs, Pierre Bonami, Lorenz T. Biegler, Andrew R. Conn, Gérard Cornuéjols, Ignacio E. Grossmann, Carl D. Laird, Jon Lee, Andrea Lodi, François Margot, Nicolas Sawaya, and Andreas Wächter

Submissions from 2006

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Microscale tipstreaming in a microfluidic flow focusing device, Shelley L. Anna and Hans C. Mayer

Submissions from 2005

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An Algorithmic Framework for Convex Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programs, Pierre Bonami, Lorenz Biegler, Andrew Conn, Gérard Cornuéjols, Ignacio Grossmann, Carl Laird, Jon Lee, Andrea Lodi, Francois Margot, Nicolas Sawaya, and Andreas Wachter

Submissions from 2004

The nuclear envelope lamina network has elasticity and a compressibility limit suggestive of a molecular shock absorber, K N. Dahl, S M. Kahn, K L. Wilson, and D E. Discher

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Naturally Chiral Surfaces, Joshua D. Horvath and Andrew J. Gellman

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Titration of Chiral Kink Sites on Cu(6 4 3) Using Iodine Adsorption, Preeti Kamakoti, Joshua Horvath, Andrew J. Gellman, and David S. Sholl

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Geometrically Mediated Breakup of Drops in Microfluidic Devices, D R. Link, Shelley L. Anna, D A. Weitz, and H A. Stone

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Enantioselectivity on Surfaces with Chiral Nanostructures, David M. Rampulla and Andrew J. Gellman

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Adsorbate Induced Kink Formation in Straight Step Edges on Cu(5 3 3) and Cu(2 2 1), Xueying Zhao, Scott S. Perry, Joshua D. Horvath, and Andrew J. Gellman

Submissions from 2003

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Formation of dispersions using ‘‘flow focusing’’ in microchannels, Shelley L. Anna, Nathalie Bontoux, and Howard A. Stone

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Chlorofluorocarbon Dechlorination on Pd(111): Effect of Chlorine Stoichiometry, Boonchuan Immaraporn, PingPing Ye, and Andrew J. Gellman

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Desorption Energies of Linear and Cyclic Alkanes on Surfaces: Anomalous Scaling with Length, Ryan Z. Lei, Andrew J. Gellman, and B E. Koel

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Ethyl Iodide Decomposition on Cu(1 1 1) and Cu(2 2 1), Dougyoung Sung and Andrew J. Gellman

Submissions from 2002

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Desorption Kinetics of Polyether Lubricants from Surfaces, Andrew J. Gellman, Kris R. Paserba, and Nithya Vaidyanathan

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Surface Chemistry in Tribology, Andrew J. Gellman and Nicholas D. Spencer

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Effect of Humidity on Lubricated Carbon Overcoats, Nisha Shukla, Andrew J. Gellman, Xiaoding Ma, and Jing Gui

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Water Adsorption on Lubricated a-CHx in Humid Environments, Nisha Shukla, Erik Svedberg, Rene J.M. van der Veerdonk, Xiaoding Ma, Jing Gui, and Andrew J. Gellman

Submissions from 2001

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Elasto-capillary thinning and breakup of model elastic liquids, Shelley L. Anna and Gareth H. McKinley

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An interlaboratory comparison of measurements from filament-stretching rheometers using common test fluids, Shelley L. Anna, Gareth H. McKinley, Duc A. Nguyen, Tam Sridhar, Susan J. Muller, Jin Huang, and David F. James

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The Transition State in Catalytic Surface Chemistry, Andrew J. Gellman

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The Current Status of Tribological Surface Science, Andrew J. Gellman and Jeff S. Ko

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Thermal Stability of Fomblin Z and Fomblin Zdol Thin Films on Amorphous Hydrogenated Carbon, Ryan Z. Lei, Andrew J. Gellman, and Paul Jones

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Effects of Conformational Isomerism on the Desorption Kinetics of N-Alkanes from Graphite, Kris R. Paserba and Andrew J. Gellman

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Kinetics and Energetics of Oligomer Desorption from Surfaces, Kris R. Paserba and Andrew J. Gellman

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Thermal Decomposition of Tricresylphosphate Isomers on Fe, Dougyoung Sung and Andrew J. Gellman

Submissions from 2000

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The Transition State for Surface-Catalyzed Dehalogenation: C–I Cleavage on Pd(111), Mark T. Buelow, Boonchuan Immaraporn, and Andrew J. Gellman

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Chiral Single Crystal Surface Chemistry, Andrew J. Gellman, Joshua D. Horvath, and Mark T. Buelow

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Comparative Study of the Tribological and Oxidative Properties of AlPdMn Quasicrystals and Their Cubic Approximants, Chris Mancinelli, Jeff S. Ko, Cynthia J. Jenks, Patricia A. Thiel, Amy A. Ross, Thomas A. Lograsso, and Andrew J. Gellman

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Activation of the SiC Surface for Vapor Phase Lubrication by Fe Chemical Vapor Deposition from Fe(CO)5, Daxing Ren, Dougyoung Sung, and Andrew J. Gellman

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Interaction of Alcohols with a-CHx Films, Nisha Shukla and Andrew J. Gellman

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Carbon–Chlorine Bond Dissociation on the Pd(111) Surface, Ge Zhou and Andrew J. Gellman

Submissions from 1999

A compact dual-crystal modulated birefringence-measurement system for microgravity applications, Jeffrey R. Mackey, Kamal K. Das, Shelley L. Anna, and Gareth H. McKinley

Submissions from 1996

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Synthesis of optimal chemical reactor networks, Ajay Lakshmanan, Lorenz T. Biegler, and Carnegie Mellon University.Engineering Design Research Center.

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LOGMIP : a discrete continuous nonlinear optimizer, Aldo Vecchietti and Ignacio E. Grossmann

Submissions from 1995

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Dynamic operations in the planning and scheduling of multi-products batch plants, Tarun Bhatia, Lorenz T. Biegler, and Carnegie Mellon University.Engineering Design Research Center.

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Convergence analysis for a multiplier-free reduced Hessian method, Lorenz T. Biegler and Carnegie Mellon University.Engineering Design Research Center.

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Optimization of stochastic planning models., R. L. Clay, Ignacio E. Grossmann, and Carnegie Mellon University.Engineering Design Research Center.

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Optimization of stochastic planning models., R. L. Clay, Ignacio E. Grossmann, and Carnegie Mellon University.Engineering Design Research Center.

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Nonsmooth dynamic simulation with linear programming based methods, Vipin Gopal, Lorenz T. Biegler, and Carnegie Mellon University.Engineering Design Research Center.

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Solution of algebraic systems of disjunctive equations, Ignacio E. Grossmann, Metin Türkay, and Carnegie Mellon University.Engineering Design Research Center.

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Synthesis of chemical reactor networks, Diane Hildebrandt, Lorenz T. Biegler, and Carnegie Mellon University.Engineering Design Research Center.