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Current Research of MPC-C Members

Dr. Agus Saptoro

Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University Malaysia
CDT 250, 98009, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
Telephone: +60 85 442539
Email: agus.saptoro@curtin.edu.my
Website: http://engsci.curtin.edu.my/departments/chemical-engineering/people/agus-saptoro/

Research expertise and interest:

Multivariate data analysis; Inferential sensors; Process modelling, simulation and control; Process intensification

On-going projects:

  1. Process intensification and dynamic modelling & control of post-combustion CO2 capture system
    (Funded by Curtin Malaysia Research Institute)
  2. Gaussian and non-Gaussian based adaptive inferential sensors
    (Funded by Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Education, Malaysia)
  3. Process intensification of microwave technology (Funded by Hyogo Overseas Research Network (HORN), Japan)
  4. Optimal design of shell-and-tube heat exchanger operated with nanofluids (Funded by Curtin’s Sarawak Research Incentive (SRI)).

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haslinda Zabiri

Department of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
32610, Bandar Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia
Telephone: +60 5 3687625
Email: haslindazabiri@utp.edu.my

Research expertise and interest:

Hybrid model predictive control; Control valve stiction detection, Quantification and compensation methods; Process modelling, simulation and control of CO2 capture systems; Multivariate data analysis

On-going projects:

  1. An integrated online control valve stiction diagnosis and compensation in a hybrid Model Predictive Controller framework
    (Funded by eScience Fund, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia)
  2. Dynamic Modeling and Control Studies of High-Pressure Pilot scale Absorption Column for the Removal of CO2 at High Concentration Level from the Mixture of CO2-Ng Gas Stream (Funded by YUTP, Malaysia)
  3. A study on plant technologies related R&D activities and set-up in Malaysia No. 19: Research on applicability of anomaly diagnosis system to crude oil distillation plants (Funded by Hitachi International, Japan)
  4. Modeling and control studies of gas supersonic system for CO2 capture (Funded by PETRONAS Research Sdn Bhd, Malaysia)