Supervisor: Prof. Ignacio E. Grossmann
Hosting for secondment: ESR-K: Hubert Hadera, ESR-L: Dragoljub Gajic
Cooperation: ABB-DE, TK-AST
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a global research university with more than 12,000 students, 92,000 alumni, and 5,000 faculty and staff. Based in Pittsburgh CMU has been a birthplace of innovation throughout its 112-year history. Today, CMU is a global leader bringing groundbreaking ideas to market and creating successful startup businesses. CMU's award-winning faculty members are renowned for working closely with students to solve major scientiﬁc, technological and societal challenges. CMU puts a strong emphasis on creating things—from art to robots.
One of the partner institutions within Energy-SmartOps project is CAPD - Center for Advanced Process Decision-making. CAPD is a Carnegie Mellon University Research Center engaged in Process Systems Engineering Research for the Process Industries.
Research goals of CAPD are to:
Understand and aid complex design and operation issues faced by industry
Develop and advance modeling and solution methods for process systems engineering
The key research areas of the CAPD's renowned faculty include topics such:
Modeling and Optimization Algorithms
Process Synthesis and Product Design
Enterprise-wide Optimization and Process Operations
The director of CAPD Prof. Ignacio E. Grossmann is serving as a supervisor within Energy-SmartOps.