Theme 1: Process-product Synthesis, Design and Integration

  • TOPIC 1-1: Process integration, single- and multi-objective synthesis and design of processes and their subsystems
  • TOPIC 1-2: Product-process synthesis and design / Property-prediction- based synthesis and design
  • TOPIC 1-3: Synthesis of different supply-chains: chemical, biochemical, municipal solid waste, renewable regional, energy, food

 

Theme 2: Modelling, Numerical analysis, Simulation and Optimization

  • TOPIC 2-1: Advances in multi-scale modelling / Modelling in different CAPE/PSE applications
  • TOPIC 2-2: Numerical methods and tools
  • TOPIC 2-3: Global and large-scale optimization

 

Theme 3: Process Operations and Control

  • TOPIC 3-1: Planning, scheduling and optimization under uncertainty
  • TOPIC 3-2: Risk assessment and process safety
  • TOPIC 3-3: Supply-chains optimization and control / Enterprise-wide optimization and control
  • TOPIC 3-4: Off- and on-line optimization and control

 

Theme 4: Green Bioprocess Engineering and Advances in Biomedical Engineering

  • TOPIC 4-1: Bio-reactor systems and green bioprocesses
  • TOPIC 4-2: Bio-molecular design and biosimilars
  • TOPIC 4-3: Biomedical systems engineering
  • TOPIC 4-4: CAPE/PSE in genetic engineering

 

Theme 5: CAPE/PSE in Environmental Engineering

  • TOPIC 5-1: Life cycle modelling, analysis and multi-objective synthesis
  • TOPIC 5-2: LCA indicators and footprints for multi-objective optimization
  • TOPIC 5-3: Waste reduction and management / Design and optimization of waste-water treatment systems

 

Theme 6: CAPE/PSE in Sustainable Energy Applications

  • TOPIC 6-1: Heat and power integration
  • TOPIC 6-2: Waste-to-energy applications
  • TOPIC 6-3: Renewable resources in process and total-site integration

 

Theme 7: CAPE Applications

  • TOPIC 7-1: CAPE applications in industries
  • TOPIC 7-2: Advances in CAPE tools, cyber-infrastructure, informatics and intelligent systems

 

Theme 8: Education in CAPE/PSE

  • TOPIC 8-1: Methods and tools for computer aided education