PSE awards €5000 Model-Based Innovation prizes at AIChE
Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), the Advanced Process Modelling company, today announced the winners of the prestigious PSE Model-Based Innovation (MBI) Prize for 2017.
PSE, providers of the world-leading gPROMS process modelling platform, awards an annual €3000 winner’s prize and two runners-up prizes of €1000 each for the most innovative use of advanced process modelling techniques in support of published research. The prizes will be awarded at a reception on Tuesday 31 October at the AIChE Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.
The winners of the main prize are Qinglin Su*, Chris D. Rielly and Keddon A. Powell of Loughborough University, and Zoltan K. Nagy of Purdue University for their paper Mathematical Modelling and Experimental Validation of a Novel Periodic Flow Crystallization Using MSMPR Crystallizers, published in AIChE Journal.
The judges summarised the research presented in the paper as “an excellent piece of work demonstrating an integrated gPROMS-based framework for the dynamic modelling, simulation and estimation, of conventional continuous mixed-suspension mixed-product removal (MSMPR) crystallization processes operating under a periodic flow mode”.
Runners up were Daeho Ko of GS Engineering & Construction, Korea, for their paper Optimization of Vacuum Pressure Swing Adsorption Processes To Sequester Carbon Dioxide from Coalbed Methane, and Chen Chen*, Lu Han and George M. Bollas of University of Connecticut for their paper Dynamic Simulation of Fixed-Bed Chemical-Looping Combustion Reactors Integrated in Combined Cycle Power Plants. Full details can be found on the PSE website.
The prize is judged by team of leading academics in the field of process systems engineering, Prof. Stratos Pistikopoulos (chair) of Texas A&M Energy Institute, Associate Prof. Michael Georgiadis of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and Prof. Eva Sorensen of University College London.
gPROMS is widely used throughout the chemicals, energy, petrochemical, food and pharmaceuticals sectors, including in some 200 academic organisations. Mark Matzopoulos, PSE deputy MD, says “We work closely with academic communities around the world to foster innovation, through our academic programme, the MBI Prize, our Partnerships for Advanced Process Modelling and the PSE Academic Teaching Highway (PATH). We congratulate our winners on the quality of their work.”
Om Business Wire
(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Følg saker fra Business Wire
Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.
Siste saker fra Business Wire
IWBI Launches Global Network of Advisors for WELL Portfolio16.10.2018 18:00 | Pressemelding
The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today announced the formation of a global advisory to help shape and advance the implementation of the WELL Portfolio™ Pathway pilot, a new streamlined pathway for WELL Certification™ for multiple new or existing buildings and tenant spaces in a single portfolio. WELL Portfolio, announced this past month, is being released as part of the WELL v2™ pilot, the latest iteration of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™). It is part of a suite of enhancements to WELL that addresses growing demand across the building industry for a program that helps owners, developers and tenants streamline and scale health and wellness upgrades to their real estate assets. The advisory includes a collection of professionals, practitioners and experts across a range of industries and sectors, each serving a one-year term. “Since we launched WELL, we’ve seen an explosion of interest from global companies to bring the same health and wellness benefits across thei
The X7 Delivers Right-sized Packaging Automation from Packsize While Reducing Labor, Shipping, and Material Costs16.10.2018 17:55 | Pressemelding
The continued decline in unemployment is impacting companies across nearly every industry; a reported 3.7 percent national average in September by the U.S. Department of Labor. Heightened demand for goods ordered over the internet amplifies the worker shortage for these companies shipping products. To ensure optimal and timely outcomes and smart industry improvements for its customers, Packsize today announces its fully automated, right-sized packaging system, the X7™. The new automated custom box-making system represents a significant investment by Packsize in machine learning, packaging process automation, corrugated infrastructure and testing, and business intelligence. The automated system is the second in the company’s X Series line of automated, On Demand Packaging® technology solutions. Advancing packaging automation for complex, single- and multiple-item orders, the X7™ achieves sustainability and supply chain workflow optimization. Delivering the most needed functions to make,
Event Software Company Aventri Acquires ITN International16.10.2018 16:00 | Pressemelding
Leading event management software company Aventri announced the acquisition of ITN International, the industry leader in NFC, mobile and cloud-based technology. With the acquisition of ITN, Aventri will broaden its technology and service offerings, expanding its global reach and the events that they support. Servicing annually 125 events, 10,000 exhibitors and 1.5 million attendees, ITN serves event producers by combining technology with personalized professional services to optimize events. A look at their product set includes: Online registration system with speaker management, agenda builder, session scheduling, and more. Onsite services include NFC badges, check-in stations, lead retrieval, apps, RFID scanning and more. Data visualization tools with advanced reporting and analytics around registration, badge activity and scans. “The acquisition of ITN as a global provider of cloud-based event management solutions is a major growth opportunity for Aventri,” says Oni Chukwu, CEO of A
Thales and Gemalto Are Granted Regulatory Clearance from the Competition Commission in South Africa16.10.2018 16:00 | Pressemelding
Regulatory News: Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of Gemalto (the “Offer”), the publication of the Offer Document, and the joint press release of Thales and Gemalto dated 10 August 2018 in relation to the further extension of the Acceptance Period. Terms not defined in this press release will have the meaning as set forth in the Offer Document. Thales and Gemalto today announce that they have received Regulatory Clearance from the Competition Commission in South Africa. Together with the antitrust clearances obtained in China, Israel and Turkey, and clearances relating to foreign investments in Australia, Canada and the USA (CFIUS), Thales and Gemalto have now obtained 7 of the required 14 Regulatory Clearances. Thales and Gemalto continue to work constructively with
Piraeus Bank Finances the Development of Thriassio Transit Center16.10.2018 15:39 | Pressemelding
Piraeus Bank will finance the development of the Thriassio Transit Center, which will help increase freight transport by rail and promote Greece as a major freight hub in the trans-European transport network. The Center will significantly increase freight transport by rail and promote Greece as a major freight hub in the trans-European transport network. It will contribute to the provision of upgraded services while also reducing transport costs, which are key factors in lowering the final price of products, having a direct positive impact on the competitiveness of the economy and GDP growth. The project is also expected to boost local employment, creating up to 5,000 jobs over the next 10 years. The new Thriasio Transit Center is expected to become operational in 2024. Piraeus Bank Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Christos Megalou said: “Piraeus Bank are always looking for suitable investment projects that align with our strategy to be a pillar of stability for the Greek economy and we ar
Inside Secure’s Latest Whitebox Software Security Tool Brings Mobile Developers New Levels of Protection, Performance and Control16.10.2018 15:36 | Pressemelding
Regulatory News: Inside Secure (Paris:INSD), at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, today announced general availability of its Whitebox 3.0 software crypto-security tool that protects cryptographic keys and algorithms inside mobile applications that demand top-notch security. Inherently running in an exposed environment, mobile applications are susceptible to attackers who can then see all the secrets within the app. As a proven innovator in software security, Inside Secure builds on numerous years of successful integrations for top developers to offer the best technology for hiding data and cryptography on mobile devices. Serving as an appealing alternative to an expensive, hardware-dependent Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) or Secure Element (SE) Whitebox 3.0 secures assets with uniquely powerful features that bring industry-changing gains in performance and flexibility – key traits that developers demand. Inside Secure’s pure software approach means