Process Systems Engineering, PSE 2018
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
July 1-5, 2018

Balboa Park The Headquarters U.S.S. Midway Museum Seaport Village San Diego Zoo Petco Park

Call for Papers

The scientific program of PSE 2018 will be composed of contributions in (a) core PSE topics, and (b) cross-cutting themes. We will use the Call for Abstracts submission process to make selections for oral and poster presentations aligned with one or more of the conference topics below.

The core PSE topics and industrial applications will include:

  • Process and Product Design/Synthesis
  • Process Dynamics and Control
  • Scheduling and Planning
  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  • Decision Making Under Uncertainity
  • Integration of Process Operations and Design/Synthesis
  • Modeling, Analysis and Simulation
  • Optimization Methods and Computational Tools

The cross-cutting themes will include:

  • Multi-scale Systems Engineering
  • Energy, Water, Food, Waste Nexus
  • Sustainable and Renewable Systems Engineering
  • Modular Process Intensification
  • Healthcare Systems Engineering
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Molecular and Materials Systems Engineering
  • Smart Manufacturing and Plant of the Future
  • Smart Grid Systems
  • Urban/Building Systems Engineering
  • Big Data Research and Development
  • Man-machine Interface Systems Engineering
  • Safety Driven Systems Engineering

Topics not covered above and emerging new areas will also be welcome. A special session on education will be organized.

October 2 - Notification and Invitation to Submit a Paper

Important Note: PSE 2018 has a policy that each accepted paper must be accompanied by a registration. However, if you made more than one initial submission and have been invited to submit a full paper - a co-author must register to make the oral or poster presentation. Upon notification that your paper has been accepted for presentation, please identify the NEW presenting author and he/she will be made the Contact Author.

December 4 - Deadline for Paper Submission - NO Extension

January 24 (extended) - Notification to Contact Author with Reviews

ALL notifications were emailed to contact authors on January 23. If you did not receive an email, please check your spam folder. If you cannot find the email, please contact Robin Craven.

Using the reviews, you must submit a FINAL paper in order to be considered for a presentation. Detailed instructions will be provided in your notification email. Elsevier is requiring these final paper's to be submitted in a Microsoft Word file.

February 3 - Final Paper Deadline

After your final paper has been received along with the Elsevier Copyright Transfer Form you will be notified if your presentation was selected for an oral or a poster presentation.

February 20 - Notification of Acceptance & Presentation Type

Notification emails were sent out the week of Feburary 19

March 3 - Author Registration Deadline

Last day for authors to make their conference registration for papers to be included into the Elsevier proceedings book.

Please contact the PSE 2018 Conference Manager, Robin Craven, if you should have any questions or problems with your paper submission.

Conference Organization
Marianthi Ierapetritou
Rutgers University
Mario Eden
Auburn University
Gavin Towler
International Program Committee
An International Program Committee (IPC) has been formed consisting of representatives from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America.
Publication Policy
Proceedings published as part of the Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering series of Elsevier, and one or two special issues for Computers & Chemical Engineering are planned. Most of the plenary/keynote contributions and a select number of contributed papers will be invited to contribute to the special issues following the usual journal peer review process.
Conference Information Center
Robin Craven
Conference Manager