People


Faculty & Staff

Postdoc

Ying Xiong

Started 2019

MPC Design for the Mechanical Pulping Process

PhD

Yixiu Wang

Started 2019 | Co-supervisor: Yankai Cao

Modeling and Control of Battery Systems

Liang Cao

Started 2019

Predicting Quality-relevant Variables in Industrial Process via Causality Analysis PDF

Maricela Best McKay

Started 2019 | Co-supervisor: Brian Wetton

RNN Approximation of Mathematical Models of Li-Ion Batteries

Nathan Lawrence

Started 2018 | Co-supervisor: Philip Loewen

Deep Reinforcement Learning Algorithms for Maintenance-free Control in Industrial Applications PDF

Ali Chamkalani

Started 2018 | Co-supervisor: James Piret

Data Analytic Techniques for Cell Therapy

Seoeun Kim

Started 2017

Deep Reinforcement Learning for Wheat Crop Modelling

Lee Rippon

Started 2017 | Co-supervisor: Philip Loewen

Process Analytics and Machine Learning Techniques for the Kraft Pulping Process

Ryan Jacobson

Started 2016 | Co-supervisor: Shahab Sokhansanj

Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains

Yiting Tsai

Started 2016

Data-based Deep Optimal Feature Learning

MASc

Ibrahim Yousef

Started 2019 | Co-supervisor: Sirish Shah

Developing Predictive Analytics Techniques Towards Fault Detection in an Electric Arc Furnace

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Hashim Migaybil

Started 2019

Performance Prediction of a Photovoltaic Assisted Single-Slope Solar Still via ML Models

Undergraduate

Shams Elnawawi

Started 2019

Data Visualization and Analysis for Large-Dimensional Model Predictive Controllers

Alumni

Former students and visitors

Name Year Degree Position After Leaving/Now At
Yi Luo 2020 Ph.D. (Visiting) BUCT, Beijing
Hui Tian 2020 PhD
Ruyi Yang 2019 Summer Student
David Kong 2018 M.Sc. ML Engineer, Realtor.com
Kai Wang 2018 Ph.D. Associate Prof, CSU, Changsha
Qiugang Lu 2018 Ph.D. General Motors, now UW-Madison Zavala Lab Postdoc
Simeng Li 2018 Co-Op Student UBC BASc
Logan Phillips 2018 Undergraduate Thesis DuBois Chemicals
William Xi 2018 Undergraduate Thesis UC Berkeley MSc
Shams Elnawawi 2018 NSERC USRA Mitsubishi Ireland (Internship), now UBC BASc Thesis
Yilin Fan 2017 M.Eng. Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) London
Koji Kitano 2017 M.A.Sc. (Visiting) Kyoto University
Steven Spielberg 2017 M.A.Sc. Amazon
David Zamar 2017 Ph.D. Data Scientist, UBC SPPH
Siang Lim 2017 NSERC USRA FortisBC, now Burnaby Refinery
Aigerim Ongalbayeva 2016 M.A.Sc. Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools
Lee Rippon 2016 M.A.Sc. UBC PhD
Mahsa Sadeghassadi 2016 Ph.D. inCTRL Solutions
Melissa Barazandegan 2016 Ph.D. Vancouver Coastal Health
Alireza Nazari 2016 Undergraduate Thesis Accenture then Harvard Law
Yiting Tsai 2015 M.A.Sc. UBC PhD
Ramin Khoie 2015 M.A.Sc. AutomationX Industrial Solutions
Navid Ghaffari 2015 M.A.Sc. Sanofi
Fatemeh Ekram 2015 Ph.D. STEM Education Instructor, Insight Chemistry Tutors
Feras Al-Rowaie 2015 Ph.D. Assistant Prof, Jubail Industrial College
Yang Liu 2015 Internship Yale PhD
Jiaqi Gao 2015 Internship Tsinghua then Yale, now Harvard
Clarin Houle 2015 Undergraduate Thesis Corvus Energy
Mahdi Yousefi 2014 M.A.Sc. Avestec Technologies
Sravan Nandhakumar 2014 Internship
Vinay Bhavdekar 2013 Postdoc Postdocs UofA and UC Berkeley, then GE, now Wabtec Corp
Kenneth McClure 2013 M.A.S.c Spartan Controls
Omid Vahidi 2013 Ph.D. Assistant Prof, IUST Iran
Aditya Tulsyan 2013 Ph.D. MIT Postdoc, now Amgen
JiChuan Wu 2012 M.Eng. Petrochemicals, China
Cai Long 2012 M.A.Sc. World Health Organization
Sayyed Soroush Nasseri 2012 M.A.Sc. UBC PhD
Adriana Cajiao 2012 Ph.D. Response Biomedical Corp
Jalaj Jain 2012 Internship Shell then Schlumberger, now McKinsey
Norman Siu 2012 Undergraduate Thesis Solaris then Coanda, now Enbridge
Daniel Esau 2012 Undergraduate Thesis UBC Medicine
Mankaran Mehrok 2011 M.Eng. Seven Generations Energy
Parisa Towfigi 2011 M.A.Sc. Siemens
Phanindra Jampana 2010 Postdoc Assistant Prof at IIT, Hyderabad
Yanqin Li 2010 Research Associate (Visiting)
Lin Sun 2010 Postdoc (Visiting) China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Devin Marshman 2010 M.A.Sc. NORPAC Controls
Shreyas Rangan 2010 Internship
Naveen Karthik 2010 Internship
Do Yun Kim 2009 Postdoc
Shelly Jang 2009 M.A.Sc. University of Washington PhD
Anand Kaushik 2009 Internship
Harigopal Raghavan 2008 Research Associate Shell
Ma Edo Tanujaya 2008 Co-Op Student
Prince Nimoh 2008 Co-Op Student
Varun Agarwal 2006 Co-Op Student
Anshul Jain 2006 Co-Op Student