Publications

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  1. Journal Articles
  2. Presentations
  3. Book Chapters
  4. Conference Papers

Journal Articles

[**] Elvis A. Eugene, William A. Phillip, Alexander W. Dowling (2019). Data Science-Enabled Molecular-to-Systems Engineering for Sustainable Water Technologies, submitted to Current Opinions in Chemical Engineering. [preprint]

[J12] Farshud Sorourifar, Victor M. Zavala, Alexander W. Dowling (2018). Integrated Multiscale Design, Market Participation, and Replacement Strategies for Battery Energy Storage SystemsIEEE Trans. Sustainable Energy, early access. [link]

[J11] Jose A. Renteria, Yankai Cao, Alexander W. Dowling, and Victor M. Zavala (2018). Optimal PID controller tuning using stochastic programming techniques, AIChE Journal 64 (8), p. 2997 – 3010. [link]

[J10] Alexander W. Dowling, Tian Zheng, and Victor M. Zavala (2018). A decomposition algorithm for simultaneous scheduling and control of CSP systemsAIChE Journal 64 (8), p. 2480-2417. [link]

[J9] Alexander W. Dowling and Victor M. Zavala (2018). Economic Opportunities for Industrial Systems from Frequency Regulation MarketsComputers & Chemical Engineering 114 (9), p. 254-264. [link]

[J8] Alexander W. Dowling, Tian Zheng, and Victor M. Zavala (2017). Economic Assessment of Concentrated Solar Power Technologies: A ReviewRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 72, p. 1019–1032. [link] [preprint]

[J7] Alexander W. Dowling, Ranjeet Kumar, Victor M. Zavala (2017). A Multi-Scale Optimization Framework for Electricity Market ParticipationApplied Energy 190, p. 147-164. [link] [preprint]

[J6] Luis Fabian Fuentes-Cortes, Alexander W. Dowling, Carlos Rubio-Maya, Victor M. Zavala, and Jose Ponce-Ortega (2016). Integrated design and control of multigeneration systems for building complexesEnergy 116.2, p. 1403–1416. [link]

[J5] Alexander W. Dowling, Gerardo Ruiz-Mercado, and Victor M. Zavala (2016). A Framework for Multi-Stakeholder Decision-Making and Conflict ResolutionComputers & Chemical Engineering 90, p. 136 – 150. [link]

[J4] Jinliang Ma, John P. Eason, Alexander W. Dowling, Lorenz T. Biegler, and David C. Miller (2016). Development of a first-principles hybrid boiler model for oxy-combustion power generation systemInternational Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 46, p. 136 – 157. [link]

[J3] Alexander W. Dowling, Cheshta Balwani, Qianwen Gao, and Lorenz T. Biegler (2015). Optimization of Sub-Ambient Separation Systems with Embedded Cubic Equation of State Thermodynamic Models and Complementarity ConstraintsComputers & Chemical Engineering 81, p. 323 – 343. [link]

[J2] Alexander W. Dowling and Lorenz T. Biegler (2015). A Framework for Large Scale Equation-Oriented Flowsheet OptimizationComputers & Chemical Engineering 72.2, p. 3 – 20. [link]

[J1] Alexander W. Dowling, Sree R. R. Vetukuri, and Lorenz T. Biegler (2012). Large-Scale Optimization Strategies for Pressure Swing AdsorptionAIChE Journal58.12, p. 3777-3791. [link]

Presentations

Clay T. Elmore and Alexander W. Dowling*. Learning Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Wholesale Energy Markets with Dynamic Mode Decomposition. Foundations of Process Analytics and Machine learning (FOPAM) 2019, The StateView Hotel—Marriott Autograph Collection in Raleigh, NC, Aug 8, 2019. Poster.

Xian Gao* and Alexander W. Dowling. Bayesian Statistical Learning and Stochastic Programming for Optimal Energy Market Participation. Foundations of Process Analytics and Machine learning (FOPAM) 2019, The StateView Hotel—Marriott Autograph Collection in Raleigh, NC, Aug 7, 2019. Poster.

Alexander Dowling. Toward Integrating Python Throughout the Chemical Engineering Curricula: Using Google Colaboratory in the Classroom.Future of Cyber Assisted Chemical Engineering Education, Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, CO. CACHE 50TH 2019. July 19 - 20, 2019. Poster and Oral Presentation. [link]

Alejandro Garciadiego*, Tengfei Luo, and Alexander W. Dowling. Mathematical Modeling and Optimization of Directional Solvent Extraction for Sustainable Water Desalination. FOCAPD, Copper Mountain Resort, CO, July 14, 2019. Poster.

Elvis A. Eugene*, William A. Phillip and Alexander W. Dowling.  Material Property Goals to Enable Continous Diafiltration Membrane Cascades for Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling. 9th International Conference on Computer-Aided Process Design (FOCAPD) 2019, Copper Mountain Resort, CO, July 14, 2019. Poster.

Bridgette Befort*, Edward J. Maginn, and Alexander W. Dowling. Process and Molecular Design Integration for the Separation of Hydrofluorocarbon Mixtures. FOCAPD, Copper Mountain Resort, CO, July 14, 2019. Poster.

Kanishka Ghosh* and Alexander W. Dowling. Microkinetic Model Reduction in Reactor Optimization for Oligomerization Reaction using CISTAR Technology. FOCAPD, Copper Mountain Resort, CO, July 14, 2019. Poster.

Elvis A. Eugene*, William A. Phillip and Alexander W. Dowling. Optimizing Materials Discovery and Novel Membrane Systems: Mathematical Frameworks. AIChE Midwest Regional Conference, University of Illinois in Chicago, Chicago, IL, March 18, 2019.

Xian Gao*, Steven Atkinson and Alexander W. Dowling. How to Make Money in Dynamic Energy Markets: Uncertainty Modeling and Optimization Frameworks. AIChE Midwest Regional Conference, University of Illinois in Chicago, Chicago, IL, March 18, 2019.

Alejandro Garciadiego*, Tengfei Luo, and Alexander W. Dowling. Mathematical Optimization of Membrane-free Desalination Systems that Utilize Low-grade Heat. AIChE Midwest Regional Conference, University of Illinois in Chicago, Chicago, IL, March 18, 2019.

Yushan Zhang*, Yong Zhang, Alexander W. Dowling, Mark J. McCready and Edward J. Maginn. Systematic Refinement of Gaff Force Field for Nineteen Organic Battery Electrolytes. AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 31, 2018. [link]

Alejandro Garciadiego, Tengfei Luo, and Alexander W. Dowling*. Mathematical Optimization of Sustainable Water Desalination Processes Using Directional Solvent Extraction. AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 31, 2018. [link]

Xian Gao, Steven Atkinson, and Alexander W. Dowling*. Uncertainty Quantification and Stochastic Programming Strategies for Energy Market Participation. AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 30, 2018. [link]

Elvis A. Eugene, William A. Phillip, and Alexander W. Dowling*. Material Property Targets for Nanostructured Adsorptive Membranes in Residential Water Purification Applications. AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 29, 2018. [link]

Alexander W. Dowling*. Exploiting Opportunities in Energy and Ancillary Markets: A Chemical Engineer’s Perspective. Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, October 8, 2018.

Alexander W. Dowling* and Bethany L. Nicholson. Uncovering New Opportunities from Frequency Regulation Markets with Dynamic Optimization and Pyomo.DAE. 13th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering, San Diego, CA, July 3, 2018. [conference paper]

Alexander W. Dowling*, Steven Atkinson, and Xian Gao. Optimal Energy Storage Scheduling in Electricity Markets with Multiscale Uncertainty. SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification, Garden Grove, CA. April 16, 2018.

Alexander W. Dowling*. Data-Driven Multiscale Optimization of Energy Systems. Center for Informatics and Computational Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, February 5, 2018. [video] [slides]

Book Chapters

[B2]  Alexander W. Dowling, John P. Eason, Jinliang Ma, David C. Miller, and Lorenz T. Biegler. Equation-based Design, Integration and Optimization of Oxycombustion Power Systems (chapter). In: Alternative Energy Sources and Technologies: Process Design and Operation, ed. by Mariano M. Martin. Springer, p. 119 – 158. ISBN: 978-3-319-28750-8. [link] [preprint]

[B1] Yajun Wang, Alexander W. Dowling, Carlos Krieft, Andrea Walther, and Lorenz T. Biegler (2015). Pressure Swing Adsorption Optimization Strategies for CO2Capture (Chapter 8). In: Sustainability of Products, Processes and Supply Chains: Theory and Applications, ed. by Fengqi You. Elsevier, p. 197 – 223. ISBN: 9780444634726. [link] [preprint]

Conference Papers

[C11] Elvis A. Eugene, William A. Phillip, Alexander W. Dowling. Material Property Goals to Enable Continous Diafiltration Membrane Cascades for Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer-Aided Process Design (FOCAPD) 2019, p. 469 - 474

[C10] Alexander W. Dowling and Bethany L. Nicholson (2018). Uncovering New Opportunities from Frequency Regulation Markets with Dynamic Optimization and Pyomo.DAE. 13th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering (PSE 2018). Ed. by Mario R. Eden, Marianthi G. Ierapetritou, Gavin P. Towler. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, 44, p. 2509 – 2514. [link]

[C9] Alexander W. Dowling, Victor M. Zavala (2017). Redesigning Decision-Making Architectures to Exploit Multi-Scale Electricity Markets. Submitted to FOCAPO/CPC 2017. [pdf]

[C8] Alexander W. Dowling, Victor M. Zavala (2017). Resolving Conflicts Among Stakeholders in Real-Time Operations. Submitted to FOCAPO/CPC 2017. [pdf]

[C7] Alexander W. Dowling, Ana Dyreson, Franklin Miller, Victor M. Zavala (2017). Economic Assessment and Optimal Operation of CSP Systems with TES in California Electricity MarketsSolarPACES 2016, AIP Conference Proceedings 1850, p. 160006. [link]

[C6] Alexander W. Dowling and Lorenz T. Biegler (2015). Degeneracy Hunter: An Algorithm for Determining Irreducible Sets of Degenerate Constraints in Mathematical Programs12th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering and 25th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering. Ed. by Krist V. Gernaey, Jakob K. Huusom, and Raqul Gani. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, Vol. 37, p. 809 – 814. [link] [pdf]

[C5]  Alexander W. Dowling, Cheshta Balwani, Qianwen Gao, and Lorenz T. Biegler (2014). Equation-oriented Optimization of Cryogenic Systems for Coal Oxycombustion Power Generation12th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-12)Energy Procedia, 63, p. 421 – 430. [link]

[C4]  Alexander W. Dowling, John P. Eason, Jinliang Ma, David C. Miller, and Lorenz. T. Biegler (2014). Coal Oxycombustion Power Plant Optimization Using First Principles and Surrogate Boiler Models12th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-12). Energy Procedia, 63, p. 352-361. [link]

[C3]  Alexander W. Dowling, Qianwen Gao, and Lorenz T. Biegler (2014). Equation-Oriented Optimization of Cryogenic Systems for Coal Oxycombustion Power PlantsProceedings of the 8th International Conference on Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design. Ed. by Mario Eden, John D. Siirola, and Gavin P. Towler. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, Vol. 34, p. 501 – 506. [link]

[C2] Alexander W. Dowling and Lorenz T. Biegler (2014). Rigorous Optimization-based Synthesis of Distillation Cascades without Integer Variables24th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering. Ed. by Jir J. Klemes, Petar S. Varbanov, and Peng Yen Liew. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, Vol. 33, p. 55 – 60. [link] [pdf]

[C1]  Alexander W. Dowling and Lorenz T. Biegler (2013). Optimization-based Process Synthesis for Sustainable Power GenerationChemical Engineering Transactions, Vol. 35., p. 1 – 12. [link]