Group Leader
Prof. Victor M. Zavala
Postdoctoral Researcher, Argonne National Laboratory 
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
B.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Universidad Iberoamericana
Areas of Expertise: Optimization, Control, Energy Systems
Email: victor.zavala@wisc.edu
Phone: 608-890-2111
Address: 2012 Engineering Hall
Personal Webpage: [link]
CV: [link]

Graduate Researchers
Ranjeet Kumar
B.Tech. (Honours), Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay
Areas of Expertise: Control, Scheduling, Energy Systems
Project: Multi-Scale Optimization
Email: rkumar32@wisc.edu
Address:  2011 Engineering Hall
Personal Webpage: [link]


Jordan Jalving
B.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Colorado State University
Areas of Expertise: Computational Optimization, Software
Project: Scalable Modeling and Optimization
Email: jalving@wisc.edu
Address:  2011 Engineering Hall
Personal Webpage: [link]

Apoorva Sampat
B.E. Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology
Areas of Expertise: Modeling and Optimization
Project: Food-Water-Energy Nexus
Email: asampat@wisc.edu
Address:  2011 Engineering Hall
Personal Webpage: [link]
Sungho Shin
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University
Areas of Expertise: Optimization Algorithms
Project: Multi-Scale Optimization
Email: sungho.shin@wisc.edu
Address:  2011 Engineering Hall
Personal Webpage: [link]
Shengli Jiang
B.S. Chemical Engineering, UC-San Diego
Areas of Expertise: Machine Learning
Project: Machine Learning  for ChemE
Email: sjiang87@wisc.edu
Address:  2011 Engineering Hall
                  1415 Engineering Drive, Madison, WI 53706
Personal Webpage: [link]
      
Jiaze Ma
B.S.& M.S. Chemical Engineering, China University of Petroleum
Areas of Expertise: Modeling and Optimization
Project: Food-Water-Energy Nexus
Email: jma258@wisc.edu
Address:  2740 Engineering Hall
                  1415 Engineering Drive, Madison, WI 53706

      

    Dilara Göreke
    B.S. Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University 
    Areas of Expertise: Machine Learning
    Project: Machine Learning for ChemE
    Email: goreke@wisc.edu
    Address:  2740 Engineering Hall
                  



Current Visitors

Ilse Hernandez, Universidad Michoacana, Mexico 
Hani Yoo, KAIST, South Korea
Heriberto Alcocer, Universidad de Guanajuato 

Former Members
Renke Kuhlmann, Postdoc, Now at GAMS Corporation, Germany
Caroline Satye, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Santiago Rodriguez, Purdue University
Aurora Munguia, Universidad Michoacana, Mexico 
Jaime Garibay, Tecnologico de Celaya, Mexico
Yankai Cao, Postdoc, Now Faculty at University of British Columbia
Dulce Lopez, Visitor, Now at Universidad Michoacana, Mexico 
Javier Tovar, Visitor, Now at Universidad Michoacana, Mexico
Alexander Dowling, Postdoc, Now Faculty at Notre Dame
Kibaek Kim, Postdoc, Now Staff at Argonne 
Nai-Yuan Chiang, Postdoc, Now Staff at United Technologies
Yeonsook Heo, Postdoc, Now Faculty at University of Cambridge
Luis Fabián Fuentes-Cortés, Visitor, Now at ITESM, Mexico 
Magdalena Santos-Rodriguez, Visitor, Now at ITESM, Mexico
Yicheng Hu
B.E., Chemical Engineering, Zhejiang University
Areas of Expertise: Modeling and Optimization
Project: 
Food-Water-Energy Nexus
Email: yhu267@wisc.edu
Address:  2011 Engineering Hall
Personal Webpage: [link]
Joshua Pulsipher
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University
Areas of Expertise: Modeling and Optimization
Project: Resilient Systems
Email: pulsipher@wisc.edu
Address:  2011 Engineering Hall
Personal Webpage: [link]

Yue Shao
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Rice University
Areas of Expertise: Modeling and Optimization
Project: Modular Systems
Email: yshao44@wisc.edu
Address:  2011 Engineering Hall
Personal Webpage: [link]
Alexander Douglas Smith
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University
Areas of Expertise: Machine Learning
Project: Machine Learning for ChemE
Email: adsmith23@wisc.edu
Address:  2011 Engineering Hall
Personal Webpage: [link]
Weiqi Zhang
B.S., Chemical Engineering, UCLA
Areas of Expertise: Modeling and Optimization
Project: Electrical-Computing Infrastructures
Email: wzhang483@wisc.edu
Address:  2011 Engineering Hall
Personal Webpage: [link]
        
Shiyi (Amy) Qin
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
Areas of Expertise: Data Science and Machine Learning
Project: Machine Learning for ChemE
Email: sqin34@wisc.edu
Address:  2740 Engineering Hall
Leonardo Gonzalez
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Areas of Expertise: Process Controls
Project: Reinforcement Learning
Email: gonzlezchvez@wisc.edu
Address:  2740 Engineering Hall

Postdoctoral Researchers
Philip Tominac 
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, McMaster University
Areas of Expertise:  Optimization and Game Theory
Project:  Environmental Economics

Email: tominac@wisc.edu
Address:  2011 Engineering Hall

Qiugang Lu
 
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of British Columbia
Areas of Expertise:  Control, Data Analytics
Project:  Image-based Control

Email: 
qlu62@wisc.edu
Address:  2011 Engineering Hall