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Mark Matzopoulos <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 6 Mar 2008 07:32:01 -0500
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Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), the provider of the gPROMS Advanced 
Process Modelling environment, is a pioneer in the emerging technology of
Model-Based Innovation.

gPROMS is widely used in academic research, particularly in areas of novel
technology, to provide quantification to support research results through
the application of first-principles modelling.

In acknowledgement of the growing application of first-principles
modelling in research, PSE is pleased to announce an annual 5000 Euro
(about US$7500) prize for the best paper describing the use of gPROMS in
an innovative way or in a novel area of application or technology.

The research presented in the paper should make substantial use of gPROMS
modelling in order to achieve the results described. The judges will
favour novel applications or application in novel technology areas. The
prize is open to applicants from industry as well as academia.

Submissions will be judged by the panel of three leading academics in the
field of Process Systems Engineering: Professor Stratos Pistikopoulos
(Imperial College London), Professor Rafiqul Gani (Technical University of
Denmark) and Professor Michael Georgiadis (University of Western
Macedonia, Greece).

More details on the prize can be found on the PSE website at, along with the
rules, guidelines and a submission form.

Each year the prize will be announced at a key academic or industrial
conference. This year, it will be announced at the 2008 AIChE Annual
Meeting in Philadelphia.

In addition to awarding the prize, PSE may invite the corresponding author
to present the paper at the PSE Annual Meeting and to publish a summary
page on the PSE website, depending on copyright and other considerations.

If you feel that you have a paper that will qualify for the prize, you are
encouraged to submit an abstract using the entry form
at You
do not need to provide the full paper and publication details until the

If you have any questions, please feel to ask the organising committee by
emailing the PSE Model-Based Innovation Prize committee at
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Mark Matzopoulos
Process Systems Enterprise