Results

Publications

  • R. Mazaeda, C. de Prada, S. P. Cristea. Receding horizon scheduling of processes with shared resources. Computers and Chemical Engineering, Volume 125, 9 June 2019, Pages 1-12

  • J. L. Pitarch, A. Sala, C. de Prada. A systematic grey-box modeling methodology via data reconciliation and SOS constrained regression, Processes 2019, 7, 170

  • A. Galan, C. de Prada. G. Gutierrez, D. Sarabia, I. E. Grossmann, R. Gonzalez. Implementation of RTO in a large hydrogen network considering uncertainty. Optimization and Engineering, 20, pages1191–1192(2019)

  • R. Mazaeda, S. P. Cristea, C. de Prada. Hierarchically-Coordinated Economic MPC Plantwide Control of Mixed Continuous-Batch Units in Process Industries with Application to a Beet Sugar Plant. Optimal Control, Applications and Methods, Vol.41, Issue 1, pp. 190-214, Jan 2020

  • Pedro Santos, José Luis Pitarch, Alberto Vicente, César de Prada, Ángel García, Improving operation in an industrial MDF flash dryer through physics-based NMPC, Control Engineering Practice, Volume 94, 2020, 104213, ISSN 0967-0661, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conengprac.2019.104213.
  • C.G. Palacin, C.A. Mendez, C. de Prada. Slots Startup Synchronization with Shared Resources Dependency. Chemical Engineering Transactions, Volume 74, pp. 1321-1326, (2019)

  • M. P. Marcos, J. L. Pitarch, C. De Prada. Decision Support System for a Heat-Recovery Section with Equipment Degradation, Decision Support Systems, Vol. 137, October 2020, 113380

Participation in congresses, conferences and workshops

  • 12th IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems, including Biosystems, (DYCOPS 2019), IFAC, Florianópolis, Brasil. P. Santos, J. L. Pitarch, C.de Prada, Energy-efficient Operation of a Medium Density Fibreboard Dryer Through Nonlinear MPC

  • 12th IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems, including Biosystems, (DYCOPS 2019), IFAC, Florianópolis, Brasil. Anibal Galan, Cesar de Prada, Gloria Gutierrez, Daniel Sarabia, Rafael Gonzalez, Predictive Simulation Applied to Refinery Hydrogen Networks for Operators’ Decision Support

  • 12th IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems, including Biosystems, (DYCOPS 2019), IFAC, Florianópolis, Brasil. Carlos G. Palacín, C. de Prada, Optimal Coordination of Batch Processes with Shared Resources

  • 12th IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems, including Biosystems, (DYCOPS 2019), IFAC, Florianópolis, Brasil. J. L. Pitarch, A. Sala, C. de Prada, A Sum-Of-Squares Constrained Regression Approach for Process Modelling

  • 29th European Symposium on Computer-Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE29) EFCE, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2019. M. P. Marcos, J. L. Pitarch, C. Jasch and C. de Prada, Optimal Distributed Load Allocation and Resource Utilization in Evaporation Plants

  • 10th Eurosim Congress, Federation of European Simulation Societies, Eurosim2019
    La Rioja, Spain. J. L. Pitarch, C. de Prada, Machine learning and the digital era from a Process Systems Engineering perspective

  • 10th Eurosim Congress, Federation of European Simulation Societies, Eurosim2019
    La Rioja, Spain. E. Oliveira da Silva, C. de Prada, Methodology to achieve convergence in a rigorous dynamic model of a superfractionator

  • IFAC World Congress 2020, IFAC-V.C. C. G. Palacín, C. Vilas, A. A. Alonso, J. L. Pitarch, C. de Prada. Closed-Loop Scheduling in a Canned Food Factory.

  • IFAC World Congress 2020, IFAC-V.C. M. P. Marcos, J. L. Pitarch, C. de Prada, Optimization of a heat-exchanger network

  • 4th Colombian Conference on Automatic Control (CCAC), IEEE, Medellin, Colombia 2019. D. Montes, P. Riquelme, M. Marcos and C. de Prada, On parameter estimation using dynamic optimization

  • XL Jornadas de Automática, CEA-IFAC, El Ferrol, 2019. M. P. Marcos, J. L. Pitarch, C. de Prada, Real-time optimisation for a heat-recovery section with equipment degradation

  • XL Jornadas de Automática, CEA-IFAC, El Ferrol, 2019. C. Gómez Palacín, P. Riquelme, C. de Prada, Scheduling óptimo de procesos batch de duración interdependiente

PhD Thesis completed

  • “Efficient scheduling of batch processes in continuous processing lines” by Carlos Gomez Palacín, Valladolid, May 19th, 2020, Sobresaliente “cum laude”. Supervised by César de Prada