As the chair of the selection committee, I am very pleased to announce that
Dr. Michael Baldea has been selected as the CAST10B Programming Chair for
2013. There were nominations of very qualified candidates for this
position and I would like to thank personally all the nominees. Please join
me in congratulating Michael for this important accomplishment.
John Congalidis: 2010 CAST 10B Program Chair
Michael Baldea received his Diploma (2000) and M.Sc. degree (2001) in
Chemical Engineering from "Babes-Bolyai" University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania
and obtained a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of
Minnesota in 2006. He is currently with the Advanced Control and Operations
Research Group at the Praxair Technology Center in Tonawanda, NY. His
research focuses on theory and applications in modeling, analysis,
optimization and control of complex, multi-scale process and energy
systems. He has written or co-authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications
and has given several invited conference presentations and seminars.