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Assistant Professor Dr. Chang Jun Lee
PUKYONG National University
"A fault magnitude based strategy for effective fault diagnosis and isolation"
Chang Jun Lee, is an assistant professor in Department of Safety Engineering at Pukyong National University (PKNU in Busan, Korea). He obtained B.Sc. degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering from Seoul National University in 2001. He also completed Ph. D. at Seoul National University in 2007. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada) from 2009 to 2010. He was a manager at Samsung Corning Precision Materials (Asan, Korea) before joining PKNU in 2012. He received the outstanding paper award in 11th Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress. His current research topics are process optimization under uncertainties and process monitoring including fault diagnosis for complex chemical and energy systems.
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Assistant Professor Dr Hao-Yeh Lee
National Taiwan University of Science & Technology
"Heat-integrated design and control of reactive distillation processes"
Hao-Yeh Lee, is an assistant professor in Department of Chemical Engineering at National Taiwan University of Science & Technology (NTUST)(Taipei, Taiwan). He received his BS and MS degrees in Chemical and Materials Engineering of the Chang Gung University in 1998 and 2000. In 2007, he completed his Ph.D degree and was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Institute of Chemical Engineering at National Taiwan University (NTU). He is the lecturer of Consortium of Reaction/Separation Processes in the Petrochemical Research Center of National Taiwan University since 2006. Dr. Lee worked with Advanced Control & Systems Inc. before joining NTUST in 2010. His research interests include process modeling, control, optimization and energy integration especially in the azeotropic and reactive distillation processes.
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Associate Professor Dr. Hideyuki Matsumoto
Tokyo Institute of Technology
"Dynamic Modeling and Simulation for Sustainability of Reactor Systems"
Hideyuki Matsumoto, is an associate professor in Department of Chemical Engineering at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech in Tokyo, Japan). He received his MS degree in Chemical Engineering from Tokyo Tech in 1996. In 1999, he completed Dr. Eng. at Tokyo Tech. He worked as an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Tokyo Tech from 1999 to 2010. He is an associate professor in Department of Chemical Engineering at Tokyo Tech since 2010. His research interests include modeling and simulation of complex process dynamics for design and operation of chemical reactor systems.
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Associate Professor Dr Ibrahim Abdul Mutalib
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
"Engineering Ionic Liquids based Processes: Challenges Facing Process System Engineering "
Mohamed Ibrahim Abdul Mutalib is an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Tronoh, Perak and the Head of PETRONAS Ionic Liquids Center (PILC) at UTP. He is a Chartered Engineer registered with the UK Engineering Council as well as a Fellow of IChemE, UK. He obtained his PhD degree from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in 1995 in the area of Process Integration. His current area of specialisation include ionic liquids synthesis & thermo-properties and development of ionic liquids processes for acid gas removal, desulfurisation of fuel and several others, besides other direct potential application areas such as corrosion inhibition, lubricants etc. He led the establishment of the PETRONAS Ionic Liquids Center at UTP in 2010 which has quickly grown and now possessed a range of capabilities and state-of-the-art facilities related to its research area ranging from synthesis, characterisations, molecular modelling and lab scale process development. Dr Ibrahim has published close to 50 journal papers as listed in SCOPUS recent databank with an h-index of 8. He has involved with a number of PETRONAS funded projects dealing with the application of Ionic liquids for fuel processing in collaboration with Queens University, Belfast.
Prior to the appointment of leading the PILC, Dr Ibrahim was the founder Head for the Chemical Engineering Department at UTP and the former UTP Research Enterprise Director (now known as the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Research & Innovation).
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Professor Dr Xigang Yuan
"Thermally coupled distillation systems and its operability for energy saving"
Xigang Yuan, is professor and director of Chemical Engineering Research Center at Tianjin University, (Tianjin, China) and also director of State Key Laboratory of Chemical Engineering (Tinjin University). He recieved his BEng. in the Chemical Engineering Department at Tianjin University, China in 1982, and received his Master Degree and PhD in National Polytechnique Institute of Toulouse (INPT), France in 1986 and 1988 respectively. He joined Tianjin University in 1989 and became associate professor in 1990 and full professor in 1995.
His research interests are Optimization and heat integration/coupling of distillation systems; Stochastic approaches for complex process optimization; Water/Energy network optimization; life cycle and sustainable analysis of chemical processes; Multi-phase computational fluid dynamics with mass transfer; interfacial transport phenomena in vapor-liquid separation processes. He earned the Tianjin Municipal Natural Science Award (2002) and the National Science and Technology Award (2005). He is now a member of director board of the Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China, board member of Process Systems Engineering Committee of the System Engineering Society of China, Fellow of the IChemE (UK), member of Fluid Separation Working Party of European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE), and member of editorial board of Chiness Journal Chemical Engineeing .
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Associate Professor Dr Rajagopalan Srinivasan
National University of Singapore
"Industrial Practice of Sustainability: PSE Opportunities"
Rajagopalan Srinivasan, is an associate professor in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the National University of Singapore. Raj received his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology Madras and PhD from Purdue University, both in Chemical Engineering. His research program is targeted towards developing artificial intelligence and systems engineering approaches for benign process design, agile process control and enterprise optimization. He has authored or co-authored over 320 international peer-reviewed publications, 1 book, 5 book chapters, and 4 patents. He is a consultant to Danzas, Emerson, ExxonMobil, Honeywell, JTC, Singapore refining co, Yokogawa, and several other global companies. He has been a visiting Professor at Imperial College London, IIT-Bombay, and University of Girona, Spain.
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Associate Professor Dr Zainal Ahmad
Universiti Sains Malaysia
"Simulator Development For Palm Oil Based Biodiesel Production"
Zainal Ahmad, is an associate professor in School of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Engineering Campus. He received his Diploma in Chemical Engineering from University Technology Malaysia in 1996, a B.Eng. (Hons) degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Surrey, UK, in 1998, M.Sc. in Applied Process Control (with Distinction) in 2001 and a Ph.D. in Chemical & Process Engineering in 2005 both from Newcastle University, UK. Prior to that he has working experience in oil and gas industry for couples of years. He has been a lecturer at the University Sains Malaysia since 2005. His research interests include artificial neural networks, process modelling, model-based process control and neural network applications in chemical processes.
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Associate Professor Dr Denny Ng Kok Sum
University of Nottingham Malaysia
"Process System Engineering For Designing Palm Oil Industrial Cluster (POIC)"
Denny Ng, is an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Nottingham Malaysia. He is one of the youngest Associate Professor in the university. He obtained his PhD degree from the University of Nottingham, Malaysia and was the first student who completed a PhD program within two years. His areas of specialisation include energy management, resource conservation via process integration techniques (pinch analysis and mathematical optimisation), synthesis and analysis of biomass processing and integrated bio refineries, as well as energy planning for greenhouse gas emission reduction. Dr Ng is well-published and well-cited for his age (over 40 papers with an h-index of 16, Scopus records in September 2012) and presented more than 70 paper in various conferences. Dr Ng is also serving as international scientific committee for several international conferences. He establishes collaboration with well-known international researchers from the United State, the Philippines, Taiwan, etc. throughout his career. He was the recipient of World Federation of Scientists (Malaysia National Scholarship) award in 2007 and shortlisted for The Young Chemical Engineer of the Year 2012 of IChemE. Apart from focusing on research and development (R&D), Dr. Ng also applied his R&D output in industrial consultation projects.
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Associate Professor Dr Khairiyah Mohd-Yusof
Centre for Engineering Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
"PSE Education in the 21st Century: What should it be and how should it be done?"
Khairiyah Mohd-Yusof is the Director of UTM Centre for Engineering Education (CEE), which promotes meaningful research and scholarly practices in engineering education, and manages the PhD in Engineering Education program. She is an Associate Professor in the Dept of Chemical Engineering, UTM, and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the University of Southern Queensland. Prior to becoming the Director of CEE, Dr. Khairiyah was Deputy Director at the Centre for Teaching & Learning (2008 – 2011), and Head of the Chemical Engineering Department (2006-2008). She conducts research in engineering education, and dynamic process modeling and control. She was a plenary speaker in various conferences and seminars, most recent ones being the HKUST Summer Workshop on Innovative Engineering Education in June 2012, ASEE International Forum in June 2012 in San Antonio, Texas, USA, International Workshop on Innovative Engineering Education in November 2011 in Jeju Island, Korea, and ASEE Annual Conference in June 2011 in Vancouver, Canada, and won the best paper award at the 2011 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference in Amman, Jordan. Currently, she is the Secretary for the Society of Engineering Education Malaysia, and board member representing Asia for the Research in Engineering Education Network.
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Associate Professor Dr Haslenda Hashim
Process Systems Engineering Centers(PROSPECT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
"Low Carbon Future : Role of PSE"
Haslenda Hashim is an Associate Professor at Chemical Engineering Department Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and PhD from University of Waterloo, Canada. She specialises in process planning/scheduling, modeling, simulation and optimization. Her research activities are focused on the national climate change mitigation strategy, renewable electricity generation, zero-waste processes, waste to wealth, water minimization, fugitive emissions, Renewable Energy distributed electricity generation (DEG) system and Low Carbon Industrial Framework. She has won numerous local and international awards and research grants. She is currently the energy research group project leader for the development of low carbon society (LCS) for Iskandar Malaysia Region funded by Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA). She has been providing training and technical consultancy services to the industry and the government agencies such as Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA), Malaysia Green Technology Corporation (MGTC), Economic Planning Unit (EPU), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE), Department of Environment (DOE), Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), the national rice agency (BERNAS), national palm oil plantation agency (FELDA), Pan Century Oleochemicals (PCOC) and Malakoff Sdn. Bhd. She is the certified trainer for Asean Energy Management Schems (AEMAS), technical expert for green technology fund scheme (GTFS) and the recipient of 2009 Renewable Energy Research Program award from the National Science Council of Taiwan. She is a registered engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Fellow and Chartered Engineer, Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Chartered Engineer for Institute of Energy Malaysia (IEM) and a member of Malaysian Energy Professionals Association (MEPA).