Dear CAST colleagues,


On behalf of CAST Directors, I am delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 AIChE CAST Director’s Poster and Student Presentation Awards.


The winner of the CAST Director's Poster Award is:


Ian Moskowitz at University of Pennsylvania (and currently Air Liquide) for his poster “Understanding Rare Safety and Reliability Events Using Transition Path Sampling


The winner of the CAST Director’s Student Presentation Award is:


Nikolaos Lappas at Carnegie Mellon University for his presentation “A Theoretical and Computational Study of Continuous-Time Process Scheduling Models in the Context of Adjustable Robust Optimization



I’d like to thank the award committee for their services.  Please join us in congratulating the winners!







Leo Chiang, Ph.D.
Associate Technology Director

Chemometrics and Data Analytics
Analytical Tech Center
The Dow Chemical Company
2301 Brazosport Blvd., B-1819
Freeport, TX 77541
phone: 979-238-5377
fax: 979-238-0336


2014-2016 AIChE CAST Director

2016 AIChE Annual Meeting: CAST 10E Chair

2015-2017 AIChE Spring Meeting: Big Data Analytics Topical Chair

2017 AIChE Spring Meeting: Meeting Program Co-Chair

2018 AIChE Spring Meeting: Meeting Program Chair