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Medford, MA 02155

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Christos Georgakis
Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Education

1970, ChE Diploma, Technical University, Athens, Greece
1972, M.S., University of Illinois
1975, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

For additional details, please see the Systems Research Institute website.

Research Interests

  • Modeling, Optimization, and Control of Batch Processes
  • Model Predictive and Nonlinear Control
  • Identification and Model Reduction
  • Statistical Process and Controller Monitoring
  • Integration of Process Design and Plant-Wide Control
  • Applied Mathematics

Honors and Awards

  • Best Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Tufts, 2008
  • Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control, 2007
  • Bernard Gordon Senior Fellow in Systems Engineering, Tufts, 2006
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2005
  • Computing in Chemical Engineering Award; CAST Division of the AIChE, 2001
  • O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award; American Automatic Control Council, 1998
  • Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), 1998
  • Affiliate Fellow, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), 1995
  • Dreyfus Foundation Teacher-Scholar, 1979-1983
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon, 1970; Sigma Xi, 1988
  • Second Prize, Greek Mathematical Society, 1965

Named Professorships

  • Othmer Distinguished Professor, Polytechnic University 2002-2003
  • Iacocca Professorship, Lehigh University, 2001-2002
  • Edgerton Professorship, 1977-1979; Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • du Pont Professorship, 1975-1976, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Graduate Students

Zhenyu Wang
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Courses Taught

  • ChBE 101 Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering
  • ChBE 109 Process Dynamics and Control
  • ChBE 110 Optimization
  • ChBE 194 Design of Experiments

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