Dear CAST community: 


We are thrilled to announce that the Spring Meeting of the Texas-Wisconsin-California Control Consortium (TWCCC) will be open to the public and held virtually. 

The meeting will take place on Feb 22nd-23rd, 2021 at 10 am - 12 pm (Central Time). 

Tentative Agenda: 

Feb 22nd, 10:00 a.m. 
Speaker: James B. Rawlings, University of California, Santa Barbara
Title: Turnkey Industrial Model Predictive Control: Automated Identification, Tuning, and Offset-Free Control.

Feb 22nd, 11:00 a.m.  
Speaker: Victor M. Zavala, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: Graph-Structured Optimization: Properties, Algorithms, Software, and Applications.

Feb 23rd, 10:00 a.m. 
Speaker: Michael Baldea, The University of Texas at Austin
Title: Machine Learning May Produce Actual Learning.

Feb 23rd, 11:00 a.m.  
Flash Talks by Graduate Students. Topics Include: Estimation, Closed-Loop Scheduling, Topological Data Analysis, Optimization Modeling Software, Time-Series Modeling, Control-Aware Scheduling. 

If you are interested in attending, please register here (before Feb 15th):


Best regards,


Michael Baldea, Jim Rawlings and Victor Zavala



MICHAEL BALDEA, Ph.D. (he/him/his) 

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Advisor, Frank A. Liddell, Jr. Centennial Fellow in Chemical Engineering

Associate Editor, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Resesarch

The University of Texas at Austin | McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering | Cockrell School of Engineering
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