CAST Colleagues:

On behalf of Carl Laird, CAST Travel Grant/Student Presentation award
chair and the CAST program coordinators who acted as judges, please
find below the list of the 2015 Travel Grant winners and Student
Presentation Award nominees:

Helen Durand, UCLA, Advisor: Panagiotis Christofides
(162b) Stiction Compensation through Economic Model Predictive Control
Monday, 12:52 PM, Session: Optimization and Predictive Control

Daniel Griffin, Georgia Tech, Advisor: Martha Grover
(481c) Mass-Count Framework for Crystal Size Control
Wednesday, 9:15 AM, Session: Modeling and Control of Crystallization

Elcin Icten, Purdue, Advisor: G. Reklaitis
(481e) Modeling of Crystallization of Melt-Based Oral Dosages in a
Drop-on-Demand Manufacturing System
Wednesday, 9:55 AM, Session: Modeling and Control of Crystallization

Davood Pourkargar, Penn State, Advisor: Antonios Armaou
(583a) Estimation of Spatially Distributed Processes Via Adaptive
Model Reduction Using Mobile Sensors Network
Wednesday, 3:15 PM, Session: Dynamics, Reduction and Control of
Distributed Parameter Systems

Taha Ahooyi, Drexel, Advisor: Masoud Soroush
(663h) A Method of Proactive Model-Based Alarm System Design
Thursday, 10:43 AM, Session: Process Monitoring and Fault Detection I

Please join me in congratulating the student award winners.

--Ray (2015 CAST Chair)

Raymond A. Adomaitis
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Institute for Systems Research
Maryland NanoCenter, UMERC
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742 USA
Phone: +1(301)405-2969
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