News and events
PhD Research Symposium 2013
Inês Cecílio presented her work on "Detection and diagnosis of disturbances across natural gas processes and the electrical utility using advanced signal analysis" at the Department's 2013 Annual PhD Research Symposium. Many congratulations to Inês for her award of not one but two first prizes - one from the Academic and Industrial panel and one from the student vote.
SET For Britain 2013 Poster Event at the Houses of Parliament
Two Process Automation researchers presented posters at the 2013 SET For Britain event at the House of Commons on 18 March 2013. SET For Britain is an annual competition to encourage, support and promote Britain's early-career research scientists, engineers and technologists.
Inês Cecilio presented her work entitled "Detection and Diagnosing Disturbances in Natural Gas Processes with Signal Analysis". Large-scale gas handling facilities are part of the strategic infrastructure of Europe supplying gas to tens of millions of homes and businesses. Increasing electrification of the process machinery brings a new challenge for troubleshooting of these facilities. Her poster explained the challenges and discussed what she is doing about it. View the poster
Davide Fabozzi presented his work on "Flexible Operation of Industrial Processes Acting as Power Reserves". In his poster, Davide discussed concepts for the automated use of industrial loads as secondary frequency reserves in order to cope with intermittent generation from renewable sources. View the poster
Read more in Imperial College London Reporter, 25 April 2013.
Process Automation Presentations
Two Process Automation researchers displayed their work in the open session associated with the 19th Roger Sargent Lecture at Imperial College London in December 2012. Dionysios Xenos discussed the optimization of a system with several compressors feeding a compresssed air utility grid. Link to poster.
Sara Budinis presented work in progress for the control systems for CO2 compressors. Link to poster. Congratulations to Dionysis whose poster was awarded a prize.