Honor


Automatic Control Council O. Hugo Schuck Award

The American Automatic Control Council (AACC) has awarded Dr. Fengqi You, Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor, and CBE PhD student, Chao Ning, the prestigious 2020 O. Hugo Schuck Award. The American Automatic Control Council (AACC) was formed in 1957 and represents the United States to the world automatic […]


Science Advances AE

Prof. You was recently invited to join the editorial board of Science Advances as an Associate Editor. Science Advances is an open-access journal published by American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which also publishes Science.


McGraw Research Award

Prof. Fengqi You has been selected to receive the 2020 Curtis W. McGraw Research Award by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). The Curtis W. McGraw Research Award was established in 1957 with the initial assistance of the McGraw-Hill Book Company to recognize outstanding achievements by engineering college research […]


AIChE Excellence in Process Dev. Research Award

Prof. You was recently notified of his selection for the Excellence in Process Development Research Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) this year. AIChE is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 60,000 members from over 110 countries. Sponsored by Pfizer, the AIChE […]


AI for Smart Control

Our recent paper “A Data-Driven Robust Optimization Approach to Scenario-Based Stochastic Model Predictive Control” published in Journal of Process Control has drawn some media attentions. These include, but are certainly not limited to, the following ones: Cornell Chronicle: To conserve energy, AI clears up cloudy forecasts World Economic Forum: New […]


Computing & Systems Technology OYR Award

Prof. You was selected to receive the 2018 Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Outstanding Young Researcher Award. This award is presented by AIChE to honor an individual with outstanding contributions to the computing and systems technologies (CAST). Prof. You was recognized for “contributions to fundamental theory and applications of supply […]


ACS Journal Covers

  In June 2018, a paper by Jiyao, titled “Integrated Hybrid Life Cycle Assessment and Optimization of Shale Gas.” (ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2018, 6 (2), pp 1803–1824), was selected to feature on the cover of June 2018 issue of ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. See the upper right graphic of […]


ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. Lectureship Award

The American Chemical Society (ACS) announces today that Prof. You is a winner of the prestigious 2018 ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Award. The ACS has more than 158,000 members in all fields of chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields, and it is the world’s largest scientific society by […]


AIChE ENV EC Award

Prof. You was recently notified of his selection for another national award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) this year. AIChE is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with more than 60,000 members from over 110 countries. In addition to the 2017 AIChE Sustainable Engineering Research […]


AIChE Sustainable Engineering Research Award

Prof. You has been selected to receive the 2017 AIChE Sustainable Engineering Research Excellence Award (formerly named “Research Excellence in Sustainable Engineering Award”). This award is presented annually to recognize an individual with significant contributions to research activities on sustainability, and it is most prestigious award given by AIChE honoring […]


Jiyao wins AIChE Award

Jiyao Gao, a PEESE graduate student, was selected to receive a Sustainable Engineering Forum Student Paper Award from AIChE this year. These student paper awards are presented to graduate students who published the best technical papers that describe results related to engineering and sustainability. Jiyao is one of the three […]


No. 1 most cited AIChE J. articles from 2012, 2013, 2014, & 2015

In the recent updated list of “Top cited AIChE Journal papers from 2015”, the No. 1 and No. 2 most cited articles are both from PEESE. Please follow the link below for the full list of “top cited papers” at the AIChE Journal website: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1547-5905/homepage/MostCited.html#cited15 In the earlier “top cited” […]


Associate Editor of Comput. & Chem. Eng.

Prof. You was recently appointed as Associate Editor of Computers & Chemical Engineering, the flagship journal of Process Systems Engineering. As an Associate Editor of the Journal, Prof. You handles submissions in the areas of Optimization and Energy Systems Engineering.


NSF CAREER Award

Prof. You recently received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The CAREER award is the most prestigious recognition given by the NSF to teacher-scholars early in their academic careers. The awarded research project, titled ‘A Computational Framework for Multiscale Optimization of Sustainability for Process Supply Chains,’ aims […]


Journal cover and media coverage of perovskite paper

Congratulations to Jian on his recent publication titled “Perovskite Photovoltaics: Life-Cycle Assessment of Energy and Environmental Impacts” in Energy & Environmental Science! EES has an impact factor of 20.523, making it the #1 ranking journal in three ISI Web of Science subject categories: Chemical Engineering, Energy & Fuels, and Environmental […]


Recognitions from C&CE

PEESE recently receives multiple recognitions from Computers & Chemical Engineering, the flagship journal in the Process Systems Engineering area. These recognitions include: Two Most Cited Articles in 2010-2012 (one on scheduling and control, and the other one on oil spill response planning) Two Most Downloaded Articles in 2012-2013 (one for […]


Prof. You selected as a Searle Teaching Fellow

Professor You was selected to be one of the 18 Searle Fellows for AY 2012 – 2013 at Northwestern University. The Searle Fellows program is a multi-disciplinary, year-long program for early career faculty. Established in 1999, the program aims to provide faculty with the expertise and knowledge to critically assess […]