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Fernando V. Lima
Associate Professor, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Members

  • Fernando V. Lima

    Team Captain
    Control, Optimization and Design for Energy and Sustainability (CODES) Group

    Ph.D., Tufts University, 2007, B.S., University of São Paulo, Brazil, 2003

  • Selorme Agbleze

    Ph.D. Student
    System Identification and Control of Hybrid Power Systems

    B.S., West Virginia University

  • Daniel Kestering

    Ph.D. Student
    Control of Power Plant Cycling Systems

    M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS), B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC)

  • Hunter Barber

    Ph.D. Student
    Modeling and Optimization for Improving Sustainability of Water Treatment Processes

    B.S., West Virginia University

  • Victor Alves

    Ph.D. Student
    Machine Learning-based Process Operability

    M.S., Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG), Brazil, B.S., Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG), Brazil

  • Krishna Murthy Busam

    Ph.D. Student
    Operability of Hydrogen Production Processes

    B.S., Osmania University, India

  • Vitor Gama

    Ph.D. Student
    Modeling and Optimization of Advanced Membrane Systems for Energy and Environmental Applications

    M.S., Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG), Brazil, B.S., Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG), Brazil

  • Claudemi Nascimento

    Ph.D. Student
    Dynamic Discrepancy-based Optimization for Carbon Capture and Utilization Systems

    M.S., Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG), Brazil, B.S., Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG), Brazil

  • Savannah Sakhai

    Ph.D. Student
    Design and Control of Sustainable Hydrogen Production Systems

    B.S., West Virginia University

  • Beatriz Dantas

    Ph.D. Student
    Multi-objective Optimization of Sustainable Energy Systems

    B.S., Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG), Brazil

  • Michael Fouts

    Ph.D. Student
    Modeling Electrochemical Devices and Systems for Chemicals and Energy Conversion

    B.S., West Virginia University

Master Students

  • Venkata Srikar Devarakonda, Carnegie Mellon University (Co-advised with Dr. Chrysanthos Gounaris), Branch and Bound Approach for Process Operability Mapping
  • Bernardo Vecchio, West Virginia University, Process Intensification

Visiting Scholar

  • Cassiano Moreira Musial - Ph.D. Visiting Scholar (01/24-12/24), Unioeste, Brazil
  • Giuliana Varela Garcia Lesak - Ph.D. Visiting Scholar (11/23-10/24), UFPR, Brazil

Undergraduate Students

  • Owen Gerdes
  • Christina Denison
  • John Ufer (University of Pittsburgh)

Former Members

Graduate Students

  • Ronald Alexander - Ph.D., WVU, 2023, State Estimation, Covariance Estimation, and Economic Optimization of Semi-Batch Bioprocesses
  • San Dihn - Ph.D., WVU, 2023, Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis and Control of Chemical Processes Using Dynamic Operability
  • Karan Vijay Waghela, Carnegie Mellon University (Co-advised with Dr. John R. Kitchin), Process Operability Mapping Using Neural Networks
  • Brent Bishop - Ph.D., WVU, 2022, Design and Control of Intensified Membrane Reactor Systems Through Module-Based Design Approach
  • Rebecca Kim - Ph.D., WVU, 2021, Dynamic Optimization Algorithms for Baseload Power Plant Cycling under Variable Renewable Energy
  • Vitor Gazzaneo - Ph.D., WVU, 2021, Multimodel Operability Framework for Design of Modular and Intensified Energy System
  • Jose Bohorquez - M.S., WVU, 2020, (Co-advised with Dr. Mebane) Model Reduction of Chemical Reaction Systems.
  • Shuyun Li - Ph.D., WVU, 2019, Development of Sustainability Evaluation and Control Framework for Chemical Processes
  • Xin He - Ph.D., WVU, 2018, Design and Implementation of Model Predictive Control Strategies for Improved Power Plant Cycling
  • Gaurav Mirlekar - Ph.D., WVU, 2018, Development of Biomimetic-based Controller Design Methods for Advanced Energy Systems
  • Juan Carlos Carrasco - Ph.D., WVU, 2017, Operability-Based Design of Energy Systems: Application to Natural Gas Utilization Processes
  • Jacob Douglas - M.S., WVU, 2019, Modeling and Control of Membrane Reactor Systems
  • A. Nirjhar Alam - M.S., WVU, 2018, Investigation of Model Reduction Using Bayesian Calibration and Dynamic Discrepancy
  • Nicholas Fouty - M.S., WVU, 2017, Modeling and Design Optimization of Multifunctional Membrane Reactors for Direct Methane Aromatization
  • Matthew Stadelman - M.S., WVU, 2017, Comparing the Hydrodynamic Response of Fracture Shearing in Marcellus and Eau Claire Shales
  • Evan Ford - M.S., WVU (co-advised with Dr. Mebane), 2015, A Bayesian Approach to Reduced Order Modeling in Catalytic Steam Reforming

Visitors and Postdocs

  • Davi Benedito Oliveira - Ph.D. Visiting Scholar (01/23-12/23), UFSCar, Brazil
  • Heleno Bispo - Adjunct Professor, Visiting Scholar (02/20-02/21), Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG), Brazil
  • Erendira Quintanar Orozco - Ph.D. Visiting Scholar (12/19-05/20), Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico
  • Thiago Mesquita - Ph.D. Visiting Scholar (10/19-03/20), UFSCar, Brazil
  • Hao Chen - Ph.D. Visiting Scholar (01/18-12/19), NETL
  • Gilson Campani Junior - Ph.D. Visiting Scholar (04/17-09/17), Faculty, UFLA, Brazil
  • Vitor Furlong - Ph.D. Visiting Scholar (04/17-09/17), UFSCar, Brazil
  • Paolo Pezzini - Postdoctoral Visiting Scholar (07/16-12/16), Ames/NETL
  • Franklin David Rincón - Postdoctoral Visiting Scholar (08/15-07/16, 09/13 – 02/14), USP, Brazil
  • Bruno F. Santoro - Postdoctoral Visiting Scholar (08/15-04/16), Faculty, UNIFESP, Brazil

Undergraduate Students

  • Antonio Mascaro, WVU
  • Ashley McCullough, WVU
  • Lillian Bischof, WVU
  • Dean Sweeney, WVU
  • Beatriz Dantas, UFCG, Brazil
  • Kelsie Borror, WVU
  • Kirsten Jarrett, WVU
  • Trenton Miller, WVU
  • Ian Furmanek, WVU
  • Madelynn Watson, WVU
  • Laura Irizarry Mendez, University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez (UPRM)
  • Thamer Alshammari, WVU
  • Juliette Friteyre, ENSIACET - Toulouse, France
  • Hailey Lynch, Rowan University
  • Carlie Ramsayer, WVU
  • Mushari Alhuwais, WVU
  • Zane Lewis, WVU
  • Ali Johar, WVU
  • Joel Opio, WVU
  • Hassan Khajah, WVU
  • Hannah Friedman, WVU
  • Yacine Feliachi, WVU
  • Alanis Yates, WVU
  • Eilish Miller, WVU
  • Sabrina Owens, WVU
  • Allyson Brezler, WVU
  • Dustin Gibson, WVU
  • Meshal Alshalan, WVU
  • R. Tyler Ashcraft, WVU
  • Jake Ivey, WVU
  • Matthew Steinheimer, WVU
  • Zachary Chow, WVU
  • Michael Mallory, WVU
  • Joseph Anderson, WVU
  • Talita N. de Faria, Brazilian Mobility Program
  • Andréia Carneiro, Brazilian Mobility Program
  • Andrew Radcliffe, WVU
  • Kelvin Guimarães, Brazilian Mobility Program
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