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"Christos T. Maravelias" <[log in to unmask]>
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Christos T. Maravelias
Fri, 7 Jan 2011 14:07:20 -0600
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Advanced graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and young
researchers from the Americas are invited to apply to attend
the Pan American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) on
Process Modeling and Optimization for Energy and
Sustainability, which is funded by the National Science
Foundation. The workshop will take place at the Hotel do
Bosque, Angra dos Reis, RJ, Brazil, from July 19 – 29, 2011.

The PASI2011 workshop will focus on state-of-the-art methods
for process modeling and optimization and their application
in two specific areas, energy and sustainability. The
workshop will include lectures (5-hour modules covering a
broad area), seminars (1-hour research and overview
presentations), and computer tutorials (2-hour).

For the list of seminar speakers, topics covered, and the
detailed program please see: 

The Pan American Advanced Studies Institute will provide,
depending on the availability of funds, full or partial
financial support to eligible students from the Americas to
cover transportation, accommodation (double occupancy), and
meals. There will be a fee of $150 upon acceptance to the
workshop. The aim in the selection of participants is for
broad representation of U.S., Canada and Latin American
institutions. There will be a limit of 50 students, with
about 50% coming from the U.S. 

The deadline for submitting the online application is **
March 1, 2011 **
A 2-page CV with list of publications must be submitted (pdf
A letter of references should also be sent by the advisor. 
See online application:

Applicants will be notified by March 15, 2011.

For questions, please send e-mail to:
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Christos T. Maravelias, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Mahmoud El-Halwagi, Texas A&M University
Soledad Diaz, PLAPIQUI, Bahía Blanca, Argentina 
Argimiro Secchi, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro,