Parsimonious Cooperative Distributed MPC for Tracking Piece-Wise Constant Setpoints

Matteo Razzanelli, Univ. of Pisa, Italy
Gabriele Pannocchia, Univ. of Pisa, Italy

Control Loop Performance Monitoring – ABB's Experience Over Two Decades.

Kevin Starr, ABB
Margret Bauer, Univ. of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Heiko Petersen, ABB

Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) Plant Model : A New Benchmark Problem for Control and Operation Study

Yuta Machida, Yokogawa Electric Corp.
Shigeki Ootakara, Mitsui Chemical Inc.
Hiroya Seki, Tokyo Inst. of Tech.
Yoshihiro Hashimoto, Nagoya Inst. of Tech.
Manabu Kano, Kyoto Univ.
Yasuhiro Miyake, Ube Industries, Ltd.
Naoto Anzai, Zeon Corp.
Masayoshi Sawai, ZEON Corp.
Takashi Katsuno, YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC Corp.
Toshiaki Omata, Yokogawa Electric Corp.

Operation of an Innovative WWTP with Environmental Objectives. A Model-Based Analysis

Miguel Mauricio-Iglesias, Univ. de Santiago de Compostela
Juan Manuel Garrido, Univ. de Santiago de Compostela
Juan Manuel Lema, Univ. de Santiago de Compostela

A Multi-Scale Model of the Whole Human Body Based on Dynamic Parsimonious Flux Balance Analysis

Masood Khaksar Toroghi, Univ. of Toronto
William Cluett, Univ. of Toronto
Radhakrishnan Mahadevan, Univ. of Toronto

Stability of Multi-Phase Systems Evolving on an Equilibrium Manifold

B. Erik Ydstie, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon, USA

Dynamic Time to Surge Computation for Electric Driven Gas Compressors During Voltage Dips

Andrea Cortinovis, ABB Switzerland Ltd.
Mehmet Mercangöz, ABB Switzerland Ltd.
Tor Olav Stava, GASSCO AS
Sture Van de Moortel, ABB Switzerland Ltd.
Erling Lunde, Statoil ASA

Pointwise Innovation-based State Observation of Exothermic Tubular Reactors

Alexander Schaum, Christian-Albrechts Univ. zu Kiel
Jesus Alvarez, Univ. Autonoma Metropolitana
Thomas Meurer, Christian-Albrechts-Univ. Kiel
Jaime A. Moreno, Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico-UNAM

The two videos showed during the conference are available on youtube, here: Day 1 and 2, and Conference dinner and day 3.

The final program is now available at (PDF version).

The registration pages, including workshop registration, are now open.

Authors of papers accepted for poster presentation should prepare a 3 min oral presentation for the conference, in addition to the poster.


29 OCT 2015 (Extended!)
Submission of draft paper and invited session proposals

15 FEB 2016
Acceptance Notification

18 MAR 2016 (Extended!)
Submission of final papers

15 APR 2016
Final program available


Early bird registration deadline is April 1st. More information here.


Reserve your rooms before May 1st (subject to availability) to receive conference rates. More information here.

Gold sponsor: Gemini Center PROST – Advanced Process Control, at NTNU and SINTEF.

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