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Dear CAST Community,

Please join me in congratulating the winners of this year's CAST Student
Travel Grants to the AIChE meeting.  Each student is listed below along with
their talk time, session, and title.  The students are:

Mr. Wesley Cole, University of Texas at Austin
Wednesday, 3:35PM, Modeling and Control of Energy Systems II:  (555b)
Community-Scale Residential Air Conditioning Control for Effective Grid
Management

Mr. Matthew Ellis, UCLA
Monday, 12:30PM, Networked, Decentralized, and Distributed Control:  (137a)
Optimal Time-Varying Operation of Nonlinear Process Systems With a Two-Layer
Economic Model Predictive Control Scheme

Mr. Thang Ho, University of Pittsburgh 
Wednesday, 1:24PM, Quantitative Approaches to Cancer Mechanisms & Therapies:
 (509d) An Algorithm for Patient-Specific Cancer Chemotherapy Scheduling

Ms. Sara Velez, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Thursday, 2:24 PM, Planning and Scheduling I: (696g) A Mixed-Integer
Programming Model and Tightening Methods for Scheduling in General Chemical
Production Environments

Mr. Dajun Yue, Northwestern University
Wednesday, 3:15PM, Supply Chain Optimization II:  (573a) Sustainable Design
of Supply Chains Using Life Cycle Optimization Framework Based On Functional
Unit With Application On Hydrocarbon Biofuel Product Systems

These students will compete at AIChE for the CAST Presentation Award; I
encourage you to come support our student members as they present and
discuss their research.

I would also like to thank the CAST division members who served as the
review committee for the Travel Grant award.  They made excellent work of
the challenging task of selecting these 5 students from the list of nominees.

See you in San Francisco!
  Bob Parker.