Quick Links

Git Repo [link]
Confluence [link]
UW's AIChE Student Chapter [link]

Affiliations

Argonne National Laboratory-Mathematics and Computer Science [link]
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery-Optimization Theme [link]
TWCCC Control Consortium [link]
Multifaceted Mathematics for Complex Energy Systems [link]

Software


PIPS-NLP: Scalable Nonlinear Optimization [link]
DSP: Scalable Mixed-Integer Programming [link]
Plasmo.jl: Graph-Based Modeling Package [link] 

Projects

Scalable Modeling and Optimization [link]
Multi-Scale Control of Energy Systems [link]
Food-Water-Energy Nexus [link]
Machine Learning and Data Analysis [link]

Sponsors

U.S. Department of Energy 
U.S. National Science Foundation
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Argonne National Laboratory
Johnson Controls
Recent Publications 

Tovar-Facio, J., Cao, Y., Ponce-Ortega, J.M., and Zavala, V. M. Scalable Solution Strategies for Chance-Constrained Nonlinear Programs. Under Review, 2018. [pdf]


Shin, S., Hart,  P., Jahns, T., and Zavala, V.M. A Hierarchical Optimization Architecture for Large-Scale Power Networks. Under Review, 2018. [pdf]


Cao, Y., Yu, H., Abbott, N.L., and Zavala, V.M. Machine Learning Algorithms for Liquid Crystals-Based Sensors. Under Review, 2018. [pdf]


Cao, Y., and Zavala, V.M. A Sigmoidal Approximation for Chance-constrained Nonlinear Programs. Under Review, 2017. [pdf]

Cao, Y., and Zavala, V.M. A Scalable Global Optimization Algorithm for Stochastic Nonlinear Programs. Under Review, 2017. [pdf]


Sampat, A., Martin, E., Martin, M., and Zavala, V.M. Technologies and Logistics for Phosphorus Recovery from Livestock Waste. Under Review, 2017.  [pdf]


Cao, Y., D'Amato, F. and Zavala, V.M. Stochastic Optimization Formulations for Wind Turbine Power Maximization and Extreme Load Mitigation. Under Review, 2017. [pdf]


Hu, Y., Scarborough, M., Aguirre-Villegas, H., Larson, R.A., Noguera, D.R. and Zavala, V.M. A Supply Chain Framework for the Analysis of the Recovery of Biogas and Fatty Acids from Organic Waste. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, In Press, 2018. [link]


Sampat, A., Ruiz-Mercado, G., and Zavala, V.M. Economic and Environmental Analysis for Advancing Sustainable Management of Livestock Waste: A Wisconsin Case Study. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, In Press, 2018. [link]


Jalving, J. and Zavala, V.M. An Optimization-Based State Estimation Framework for Large-Scale Natural Gas NetworksIndustrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, In Press, 2018. [link]