Recorded Seminars

The Winter 2022 Webinar Series

The presentations from the winter 2022 webinar series are recorded and made available to the public. If you are interested in any talk, please click the link below to enjoy the talk.

Presenter Institution Title Date Link
Daniel McClement and Nathan Lawrence
University of British Columbia Reinforcement Learning Applications to Process Control Apr 25, 2022 [watch]
Emilie Thibault
Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal Operating Regime-Based Data Processing Framework for Process Troubleshooting and Decision-Making Apr 25, 2022 [watch]
Christian Euler University of Toronto Constraints on Information Flow in Metabolic Networks Mar 28, 2022 [watch]
Anjana Puliyanda
University of Alberta Machine learning-based monitoring of complex reactive systems Feb 28, 2022 [watch]
Oscar Palma-Flores
University of Waterloo Integration of Design and NMPC-based control for chemical processes under uncertainty: An MPCC-based framework Feb 28, 2022 [watch]
Soumya Ranjan Sahoo University of Alberta Model Reduction and Remote Sensing for Precision Irrigation Applications Jan 31, 2022 [watch]
Judith Ogwuru Queen’s University Decentralized Proportional-Integral Extremum Seeking Control for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems Jan 31, 2022 [watch]

Recorded Keynote CSChE Conference Presentations

At each CSChE conference, selected invited, keynote, and award presentations from the Systems and Control division are recorded and made available to the public. Some recent talks include:

Presenter Institution Title Date Link
Radhakrishna Mahadevan
University of Toronto Modeling & Optimization of Metabolism for Sustainable Bioprocesses Nov 30, 2021 [watch]
Moein Mousavi Queen’s University A Lower-power Multi High-Gain Observer Design for State Estimation in Nonliear Systems Oct 26, 2021 [watch]
Seyedabbas Alavi Queen’s University Nonlinear adaptive state feedback control stabilization of generalized Hamiltonian systems with unstructed dynamic Oct 26, 2021 [watch]
Daniela Dering McMaster University Closed-loop scheduling under demand uncertainty using an integrated framework Oct 26, 2021 [watch]
Qiujun Liu Queen’s University Estimating uncertainties and parameters for fundamental models with multi-frequency measurements Oct 26, 2021 [watch]
Oswaldo Andrés-Martínez University of Waterloo Optimal scheduling and control integration for multi-product continuous systems: a switched system approach Oct 26, 2021 [watch]
Juergen Hahn Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Towards the Development of a Diagnostic Test for Autism Spectrum Disorder: Big Data Meets Metabolomics Oct 25, 2021 [watch]
Radhakrishnan Mahadevan University of Toronto Modeling & Optimization of Metabolic Networks for Sustainability (DG Fisher Award Winner) Oct 25, 2021 [watch]
Céline Vaneeckhaute Université Laval Towards Quality by Design to recover high-quality products from waste and wastewater streams Oct 21, 2019 [download slide deck]
Kamil Khan McMaster University Advances in Automatic Bounding Techniques for Global Process Optimization Oct 21, 2019 [watch]
Chris Swartz McMaster University Optimization of Uncertain Dynamic Systems with Application to Process Operation and Design Oct 21, 2019 [watch]
Nicolas Hudon Queen’s University Integrating Physics and Control Theory to Enable New Technologies Oct 22, 2019 [watch]
Leo Chang Dow Chemical Company Advances in Big Data Analytics at the Dow Chemical Company Oct 29, 2018 [watch]
Tom Duever Ryerson University Data Science in the Chemical Engineering Curriculum Oct 29, 2018 [watch]
Anna Inés Torres Universidad de la República, Uruguay Towards a Biomass-based Chemical Industry: Recent Approaches for Product Selection and Process Design Oct 30, 2018 [watch]
Martin Guay Queens University Fast Extremum Seeking Control: Theory, Methods and Applications (D.G. Fisher Award Lecture) Oct 30, 2018 [watch]

2021 Ontario-Quebec Statistics and Control Meeting

2021 Ontario-Quebec Statistics and Control Meeting was successfully held virtually this year from June 1 to June 2, 2021, hosted by Queen’s University. Eighteen student speakers from seven universities shared their excellent research results and their talks cover a variety of topics related to statistical methods, process control, system optimization and modeling. Sixteen out of eighteen student talks were recorded. If you are interested in any talk, please click the link below to enjoy the talk. Thanks all the participants who were able to join in this meeting.

Presenter Institution Title Date Link
Zaid Marfatia Queen’s University Data-Driven Natural Gas Compression Performance Model June 1, 2021 [watch]
Giverny Robert Université de Sherbrooke Using Multiblock Partial Least-Squares to Compare the Impact of NIR Pre-processing Methods June 1, 2021 [watch]
David Linan-Romero University of Waterloo Optimal Design of a Reactive Distillation Column using a Multiscale Rated-based model June 1, 2021 [watch]
Debanjan Ghosh McMaster University Hybrid Modeling: Development and Application June 1, 2021 [watch]
Seyedabbas Alavi
Queen’s University Adaptive Nonlinear Control of Generalized Hamiltonian Systems with Unstructured Component June 1, 2021 [watch]
Andrea Chia Université Laval Design of Observers for the Primary Drying in Lyophilization June 1, 2021 [watch]
Jelil Raufu
Laurentian University Advanced Process Control for the Production of Specialty Nickel Powder Products June 1, 2021 [watch]
Huiyi Cao
McMaster University A Novel Framework for Bounding Nonlinear Dynamic Systems June 1, 2021 [watch]
Kaveh Abdi
Queen’s University Obtaining Estimates of Measurement Variances for Use in EVM Parameter Estimation June 1, 2021 [watch]
Alex Thivierge
Université Laval Comparing Multi-objective Optimization Approaches to Calibrate a First Principles Model June 1, 2021 [watch]
Ruonan Li
McMaster University Optimal Integration of Energy Systems for Residential Buildings, Commercial Buildings, and Light Industries June 1, 2021 [watch]
Rafael David de Oliveira
University of Toronto Nonlinear Programming Reformulation of Dynamic Flux Balance Analysis Models June 1, 2021 [watch]
Cecilia Rodrigues
Université Laval Inline Acoustic Monitoring of Pharmaceutical Tablet Coating Processes – a Preliminary Feasibility Study June 2, 2021 *
Xin Shen
University of Waterloo Interval Observers based on Dynamic Metabolic Flux Models June 2, 2021 [watch]
Mina Naeini
McMaster University SOFC Manufacturers Hate This: One Weird Trick Will Quadruple its Lifetime June 2, 2021 [watch]
Edgar Pérez Université Laval Integrating Online Mineral Liberation Data into Process Control and Optimisation Systems for Grinding-Separation Plants June 2, 2021 [watch]
Lloyd MacKinnon McMaster University Robust Multi-Scenario Dynamic Real-Time Optimization with Embedded Closed-Loop Model Predictive Control June 2, 2021 [watch]
Mohammad Jahvani Queen’s University Distributed Computation of Least-Squares Solution to Linear Algebraic Equations Over Directed Graphs June 2, 2021 *

Graduate Student Recruiting Webinars

The Systems & Control division has launched a new webinar initiative on a variety of topics from professionals and researchers from within the Systems & Control community.

If you are interested in participating in this initiative, please contact Tom Adams

Presenter Institution Title Date Link
Professors across Canada Hosted by Queens University 2017 Systems and Control Graduate School Informational Webinar March 21, 2017 [watch]
Professors across Canada Hosted by Queens University 2016 Systems and Control Graduate School Informational Webinar March 23, 2016 [watch]
Professors across Canada Hosted by Queens University 2015 Systems and Control Graduate School Informational Webinar March 16, 2015 [watch]