The Heat is On project is concerned with heat that is needed for energy intensive processes like separation ad drying processes commonly used in the industries like agrofood, paper and specialty chemicals. In these industries 40-80 % of CO2 emissions are related to such energy intensive units. Therefore, this project aims to reduce fossil fuel consumption and increase energy efficiency by designing efficient separation and drying processes, applying commercially available energy saving techniques and smart process optimization and control through digital twins. The Heat Is On has been developed with industrial partners, SMEs, research institutes and universities, and is coordinated by the Institute for Sustainable Process Technology (ISPT).
In this project, The PhD student will focus on the development and application of data enriched hybrid/surrogate models suitable for fouling prediction via soft sensors and process optimization and scheduling in the dairy industry in real time. It is expected that the PhD student will collaborate with other researchers within the project and will interact with a number of Ducth SME’s, industrial partners in agrofood, paper and specialty chemicals.
Control Systems Group
The research mission of the Control Systems Group is to master complexity present in mechatronics, power systems, automotive systems and industrial processes. The group focuses on fundamental research in model reduction, spatial temporal systems, Lyapunov methods for real-time control and distributed systems, and system identification. Furthermore, many industrial projects are being carried out in the area of automotive, process control, wireless sensor networks, power systems. The group actively participates in the Dutch Institute of Systems and Control (DISC). For more detailed information on the activities of the group please check http://tue.nl/cs/
Do you recognize yourself in this profile and would you like to know more? Please contact
dr. Leyla Özkan (l.ozkan[at]tue.nl), https://www.tue.nl/en/research/researchers/leyla-ozkan/
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