Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Tyler Soderstrom of ExxonMobil Chemical 
Company has agreed to become the 2014 CAST 10B program coordinator. 
Please join me in congratulating Tyler for this appointment
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Tyler's short biography is given below.

Tyler Soderstrom received a Bachelors of Chemical Engineering from the
University of Minnesota in 1996, a Masters and PhD in Chemical Engineering
from the University of Texas at Austin in 1998 and 2001 respectively.  Upon
graduation he joined ExxonMobil Chemical Company in Baytown, Texas as an
advanced control engineer.  He has held various positions with a focus on
linear and nonlinear control application development as well as role as a
section supervisor for a control engineering group.  Currently he is a
Staff Engineer in the Core Engineering group in ExxonMobil Chemical Company
and leads the nonlinear control program.

Best regards,


Panagiotis D. Christofides
Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles
Boelter Hall 5532-F
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1592