Monday, 9/13/2021

8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT)
Speaker: James B. Rawlings, University of California, Santa Barbara
Title: Back to the Future:  A  controller performance monitoring system for turnkey MPC
Discussant: Nishith Patel, CrossnoKaye

9:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT)
Speaker: Victor Zavala, Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison
Title:   Supply Chain Optimization: New Models, Properties, & Applications
Discussant: John Wassick, Dow (confirm)

Tuesday, 9/14/2021

8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT)
Speaker: Michael Baldea, The University of Texas as Austin
Title: Dynamics and feedback in the food supply chain
Discussant: Richard Pattison (confirm)

9:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT)

Flash talks:

Rawlings group:
Pratyush Kumar: Applications of reinforcement learning in controller design
Steven Kuntz:  title to be chosen: some recent results on the turnkey MPC design problem

Zavala group:
Shengli Jiang: Machine Learning Techniques for Sensor Analysis & Design
Weiqi Zhang: Energy- & Carbon-Aware Scheduling of Data Centers

Baldea group:
Fernando Lejarza: Learning reaction mechanisms from data
Kyeongjun Seo: Load following and Flexible Carbon Capture

10:00 a.m.  Pacific Time (PT)
Wrap up: James B. Rawlings