Foundations of Computer Aided Process Operations / Chemical Process Control
Loews Ventana Canyon Hotel and Resort, Tucson, Arizona
January 8-12, 2017

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FOCAPO Workshop

Introduction to Chemical Process Operations

Ignacio E. Grossmann, Carnegie Mellon University
Christos T. Maravelias, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The goal of this workshop is to introduce the participants to the basic theory, methods and tools for process operations, as well as discuss the major application areas.

Theory, Methods, and Tools

  • Optimization Basics
  • Linear Programming
  • Mixed-integer Linear Programming
  • Global Optimization
  • Optimization under Uncertainty


  • Production Scheduling
  • Production Planning and Scheduling
  • Supply Chain Management
Conference Chairs
Christos Maravelias
University of Wisconsin - Madison
John Wassick
The Dow Chemical Company
Erik Ydstie
Carnegie Mellon University
Larry Megan
Praxair Inc.
CACHE Liaison
B. Wayne Bequette
Rensselaer Polytechnic Insitute
Conference Information Center
Robin Craven
Conference Manager