Principal Investigator

Ford ES&T 2220  email:  joseph.scott@chbe.gatech.edu   phone: 404-894-4245

Ford ES&T 2220

email: joseph.scott@chbe.gatech.edu

phone: 404-894-4245

Joseph K. ScotT

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Postdoc, MIT, 2013
Ph.D., MIT, 2012
M.S., MIT, 2008
B.S., Wayne State University, 2006

Honors and Awards: 
2014-15 Automatica Paper Prize, IFAC
2016 W. David Smith, Jr. Award, AIChE, CAST Division
2016 Air Force Young Investigator Award, AFOSR
2012 Best Paper Award, Journal of Global Optimization

Research Interests: Optimization theory and algorithms (global, dynamic, stochastic, etc.), control theory and algorithms (MPC, set-based estimation, reachability analysis, fault detection), and process modeling and simulation. Current applications include pressure swing adsorption, membrane reactors, renewable energy systems, AC power flow, aircraft flight dynamics, and robot motion planning.

Curriculum Vitae

Graduate Students

Earle Hall 210  email:  ahakizi@g.clemson.edu

Earle Hall 210

email: ahakizi@g.clemson.edu

Alphonse Hakizimana

B.S., Henderson State University, 2013
Ph.D., Clemson University, Expected December 2019

Project: Integrated design and operation of renewable energy systems

Ford ES&T 1312  email:  xyang341@gatech.edu

Ford ES&T 1312

email: xyang341@gatech.edu

Xuejiao Yang

B.S., Dalian University of Technology, 2015
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, Expected May 2020

Project: Fault detection and diagnosis for uncertain nonlinear systems using advanced set-based state estimation techniques

Ford ES&T 1314  email:  yuanxun@gatech.edu

Ford ES&T 1314

email: yuanxun@gatech.edu

Yuanxun Shao

B.S., East China University of Science and Technology, 2014
M.S., University of California Irvine, 2016
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, Expected May 2021

Project: Global optimization under uncertainty, AC optimal power flow

Ford ES&T 1314  email:  taehun.kim@gatech.edu

Ford ES&T 1314

email: taehun.kim@gatech.edu

Taehun Kim

B.S., University of Virginia, 2015
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, Expected May 2022

Project: Modeling, simulation, and optimization of pressure swing adsorption processes

Ford ES&T 1314  email:  dillardrobertson@gatech.edu

Ford ES&T 1314

email: dillardrobertson@gatech.edu

Dillard Robertson

B.S., Clemson University, May 2018
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, Expected May 2023

Project: Global optimization of chemical process flowsheets

Ford ES&T 1312  email:  djweber@gatech.edu

Ford ES&T 1312

email: djweber@gatech.edu

Ford ES&T 1312  email:  bowenmu@gatech.edu

Ford ES&T 1312

email: bowenmu@gatech.edu

Ford ES&T 1312  email:  jye76@gatech.edu

Ford ES&T 1312

email: jye76@gatech.edu

Ford ES&T 1314  email:  pengfeicheng@gatech.edu

Ford ES&T 1314

email: pengfeicheng@gatech.edu

DYLAN WEBER

B.S., Clemson University, May 2018
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, Expected May 2023

Project: Modeling, simulation, and optimization of membrane processes

 

Bowen mu

B.S., Tianjin University, May 2018 Ph.D, Georgia Institute of Technology, Expected May 2024

Project: Uncertainty propagation, fault detection, and safety verification in chemical, robotic, and aerospace systems

 

Jason Ye

B.S., University of Alberta, May 2016 Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, Expected May 2023

Project: Guaranteed global optimization of dynamic chemical and energy systems

 

Pengfei Cheng

B.S., Dalian University of Technology, May 2017 M.S., Carnegie Mellon University, Dec 2018 Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, Expected May 2024

Project: Decomposition strategies for large-scale global optimization


Undergraduate Researchers

CODY ALLEN

B.S., Clemson University, Expected May 2019

Project: Stochastic simulation of renewable energy systems

Jack Tabb

B.S., Clemson University, Expected May 2020

Project: Simulation and optimization of pressure swing adsorption processes


Group Alumni

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Kai Shen

B.S., Beijing Institute of Petrochemical Technology, 2010
M.S., University of Southern California, 2012
Ph.D., Clemson University, 2019

Project: Rapid and accurate reachability analysis for nonlinear systems by exploiting model redundancy

Current Position: Senior Engineer at AspenTech developing software for the modeling and simulation of chemical and petroleum refining processes.

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Adam BeitZ

B.S., Clemson University, May 2019

Project: Machine learning methods for biosensor development

Current Position: PhD student at MIT