Presentation on theme: "1 Optimal operation and self-optimizing control Sigurd Skogestad NTNU, Trondheim Norway."— Presentation transcript:
1 Optimal operation and self-optimizing control Sigurd Skogestad NTNU, Trondheim Norway
2 Sigurd Skogestad Department of Chemical Engineering Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Trondheim M.Sc. NTNU (1978) 1979-1983: Engineer at Norsk Hydro Co. (simulation, thermodynamics, distillation) 1983-1987: Ph.D. studies Caltech. Supervisor: Manfred Morari) (robust control) Since 1987: Professor at NTNU (process control) Since 1999: Head of Department of Chemical Engineering Book: "Multivariable feedback control“ (With I. Postlethwaite), 1996, 2005 (2nd ed). Ted Peterson Award from AIChE in 1989 George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award from IEEE in 1990 O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award, American Automatic Control Council, 1992 Best Paper Award 2004 from Computers and Chemical Engineering (received 2007). Editor of Automatica: 996-2002. Research interests: –Use of feedback as a tool to make the system more well-behaved –Controllability (Limitations on performance) –Control structure design and plantwide control –Interactions between process design and control –Distillation column design, control and dynamics.