Monday, November 17, 2008: 3:15 PM-5:45 PM
Room 204-A (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

AIChE Centennial: ChE Research and Technology - Past and Future (TH)

#143 - Computers in Operations - Invited Session for Centennial (TH020)
In this session we want to tell the story of the area of computers in operations for the occasion of the centennial celebration of AIChE. The aim of the session is to provide a historical perspective of the area along with a forward looking view of what is expected and what should be done in the coming decades. We want to discuss the challenges of the past, the progress of the present, and the opportunities of the future. The session consists of 4 invited talks followed by a panel discussion.
Chair:Matt H. Bassett
CoChair:Dimitrios Varvarezos
3:15 PMThe Role of Mathematical Programming in the Evolution from Planning and Scheduling towards Enterprise-Wide Optimization
Ignacio E. Grossmann
3:45 PMProduction Planning and Scheduling, Computer Integrated Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management
Shinji Hasebe
4:15 PMLarge-Scale Nonlinear Programming: An Integrating Framework for Enterprise-Wide Dynamic Optimization
Lorenz T. Biegler
4:45 PMThe Evolution, Growth and Future Perspectives of Operations in Process Systems Engineering
G. V. Reklaitis
5:15 PMPanel Discussion

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