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"Mayuresh V. Kothare" <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 14 Aug 2007 16:51:22 -0400
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To: CAST Members Involved in Area 10b, Systems and Process Control
Deadline: September 1, 2007

CAST 10b is soliciting nominations for the 2010 Programming Coordinator.
The current list of CAST 10b Programming Coordinators is:

2007: Robert Young (ExxonMobil)
2008: Mayuresh V. Kothare (Lehigh U.)
2009: Masoud Soroush (Drexel U.)

Given the CAST 10b policy of selecting a coordinator from industry every
third year, the 2010 Programming
Coordinator will be selected from industry.

To make the process as inclusive as possible, we would like to request
nominations from the general
CAST membership. According to the current selection procedure, the
Programming Coordinator is
selected from the nominees by the current and recent past CAST 10b
Programming Coordinators.

Please note that all nominees must be willing and able to devote the
time and effort necessary to carry out the
tasks required by the position. All of the Programming Coordinators for
the four CAST Areas sit on the CAST
Programming Board, which is headed by the CAST Division Programming
Chair (Larry Biegler, Carnegie Mellon
University). The specific duties of the CAST 10b Programming
Coordinator include:

Year One: Attend the Area Programming Meeting at the 2007 and 2008 Fall
AIChE meetings and
learn the basic procedures. Help the other two 10b coordinators as
necessary with the organization
and review process for the 2008 and 2009 Fall AIChE meetings.

Year Two: Develop the Area 10b program for the 2010 Fall AIChE meeting.
This task is performed
at the Area 10b Programming Meeting at the 2009 Fall AIChE meeting.
Ensure that Calls for Papers
are submitted to the Division Programming Coordinator on time for
inclusion in the CAST Newsletter.
Ensure that the Division Programming Coordinator has all the session
titles and chairmen information
required for the AIChE programming retreat. Organize the development of
invited session proposals for
the 2010 American Control Conference. Manage the nomination and
appointment process for the 2011
Programming Coordinator.

Year Three: Coordinate the review process for AIChE papers submitted to
the 2010 American Control Conference.
Coordinate the central review of abstracts for the 2010 Fall AIChE
meeting. Develop the final program with the
assistance of the other Cast 10b programming chairs and session
chairmen. Report to the CAST 10b membership
on the status of Area programming at the 2010 Fall Programming Meeting.
Request that all speakers at AIChE meetings
submit a Presentation Record to the AIChE at least one month before the
meeting. Monitor attendance and note the absence
of speakers at the sessions.

Please submit nominations to me by email before September 1, 2007. If
you have any questions, please
do not hesitate to contact me.

Mayuresh V. Kothare
2008 CAST10B program co-ordinator

Mayuresh V. Kothare
R. L. McCann Associate Professor
Chemical Process Modeling and Control Research Center
Department of Chemical Engineering
Lehigh University, 111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015, U.S.A.
Office: D322 Iacocca Hall
Tel: (610) 758 6654, Fax: (610) 758 5057
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