Marianthi Ierapetritou

Marianthi Ierapetritou

Professor and Department Chair

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Phone:848-445-2971
Fax:732-445-2581
Email:marianthi@soemail.rutgers.edu
Office:C227
Website: Research Webpage

Education

BS, National Technical University of Athens, 1991 
PhD, Imperial College, 1995
Post Doctoral Research, Princeton Unversity, 1996-1998

Honors

  • Outstanding Faculty Award, School of Engineering, Rutgers University (2012) 
  • Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence, Rutgers University (2004)
  • Teaching Excellence Award Rutgers University (2002)
  • NSF CAREER AWARD (2000-2004)
  • PRF-ACS Type G Award (2000-2002) 
  • New Jersey Space Grant Consortium - NASA (2000-2001)

Professional Affiliations

July 2009 - present, Professor 
Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering Rutgers University,Piscataway, NJ

2005 - 2006 Visiting Associate Professor 
Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA

2004 - July 2009 Associate Professor 
Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering Rutgers University,Piscataway, NJ

2004 - present Undergraduate Director 
Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering Rutgers University,Piscataway, NJ

1998 - 2004 Assistant Professor 
Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering Rutgers University,Piscataway, NJ

1996 -1998 Post Doctoral Research Associate 
Department of Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.  
Advisor: Prof. Christodoulos A. Floudas

1995-1996 Post Doctoral Research Associate 
Center for Process Systems Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK 

Research Interests

Process Operations Optimization including Scheduling, Planning and Supply Chain Management 
Design and Optimization of Biomass Conversion to Chemicals
Modeling, Optimization and Control of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Integration of Uncertainty in Process Design and Operations

Selected Publications

 

        2015​​

        2014

   2013

   2012

   2011

  2010

  2009

  2008

  2007

 2006

 2005

 2004

 2003

 2002

 2001

 2000

  • Vin J, and M.G. Ierapetritou. A New Approach for Efficient Rescheduling of Multiproduct Batch Plants.Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res, 39, 4228-4238, 2000.
  • Ierapetritou M.G., I.P. Androulakis, D.S. Monos and C.A. Floudas, "Structure Prediction of Binding Sites of MHC Class II Molecules based on the Crystal of HLA-DR1 and Global Optimization", State of the Art in Global Optimization: Computational Methods and Applications, Eds: C.A. Floudas and P.M. Pardalos, Kluwer, 2000.

 1999

 1998

 1997

 1996

  • Ierapetritou, M.G., E.N. Pistikopoulos and C. A. Floudas, Operational Planning Under Uncertainty.Comp. & Chem. Eng., 20, S1209-S1214, 1996.
  • Ierapetritou, M.G. and E. N. Pistikopoulos, Batch Plant Design and Operations under Uncertainty Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res., 35, 772-787, 1996.
  • Ierapetritou, M.G., J. Acevedo and E.N. Pistikopoulos, An Optimization Approach for Process Engineering Problems under Uncertainty. Comp. & Chem. Eng., 20, 703-709, 1996.
  • Pistikopoulos, E.M, T.V. Thomaidis, M. G. Ierapetritou and A. Melin, Flexibility, Reliability and Maintenance considerations in Batch Plant Design Comp. & Chem. Eng., 20, S1209-S1214, 1996.
  • Ierapetritou, M.G. and E. N. Pistikopoulos, Global Optimization for Stochastic Planning Scheduling and Design Problems Global Optimization in Engineering Design, I.E.Grossmann (ed), Kluwer Academic Publisher, Printed in the Netherlands, 231-287, 1996.
  • Visweswaran V., Floudas C.A., Ierapetritou, M.G. and Pistikopoulos E.N., A Decomposition Based Global Optimization Approach for Bi-Level Convex Programming Problems. State of the Art in Global Optimization: Computational Methods and Applications C.A. Floudas and P.M. Pardalos (eds), Kluwer Academic Publisher Printed in the Netherlands, 139-162, 1996.

 1995

 1994

REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Shah, N., G. Saharidis, Z. Jia, and M.G. Ierapetritou. Centralized-Decentralized Optimization for Refinery Scheduling. Foundations of Computer Aided Process Operations (FOCAPO), Paper # 92, Cambridge, MA, June, 2008
  • Li, Z. and M.G. Ierapetritou. Robust Scheduling Optimization. Foundations of Computer Aided Process Operations (FOCAPO), Paper # 84, Cambridge, MA, June, 2008
  • Foteinou, P.T., E. Yang, G.K Saharidis, M.G. Ierapetritou and I.P. Androulakis, A Mixed Integer Optimization Algorithm to Reverse Engineer Transcriptional Regulatory Networks, Proceeding of the 5th International Conference on the Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Operations, Paper #83, Cambridge, MA, June 2008
  • L. Liang, J.G. Stevens, J.T. Farrell, P.T. Huynh, I.P. Androulakis, and M.G. Ierapetritou. An adaptive approach for coupling detailed chemical kinetics and multidimensional CFD. 5th US Combustion Meeting, San Diego, March 2007.
  • P.M. Portillo, F.J. Muzzio, M.G. Ierapetritou, Modeling and designing powder mixing processes utilizing compartment modeling. Paper #1.24, European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) 16/PSE'06, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, July 2006.
  • Z. Jia, M.G. Ierapetritou, Scheduling under demand uncertainty using a new multiparametric programming approach. Paper #1.42, European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) 16/PSE'06, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, July 2006.
  • E. Davis, M. Ierapetritou, Solving MINLP containing noisy variables and black-box functions using branch-and-bound. Paper #3.16, European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) 16/PSE'06, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, July 2006.
  • H. Yang, M.L. Yarmush, C. Roth, M.G. Ierapetritou, Minimal reaction sets and metabolic pathways for cultured hepatocytes. Paper #3.54, European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) 16/PSE'06, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, July 2006.
  • Goyal, V. and M. G. Ierapetritou. Stochastic MINLP Optimization using Simplicial Approximation. CM-058, page 61, European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) 15, Barcelona, Spain, May 2005.
  • Banerjee, I. and M.G. Ierapetritou. A Novel Feasibility Analysis Approach Based on Dimensionality Reduction and Shape Reconstruction. CM-017, page 85, ESCAPE 15, Barcelona, Spain, May 2005.
  • Banerjee, I. and M.G. Ierapetritou. An Adaptive Reduction Scheme to Develop Flexible Reduced Chemistry Models for Reactive Flow Simulations. MS-036, page 247, ESCAPE 15, Barcelona, Spain, May 2005.
  • Davis, E. and M.G. Ierapetritou. Adaptive Optimization of Noisy Black-Box Functions Inherent In Microscopic Models. CM-043, page 193, ESCAPE 15, Barcelona, Spain, May 2005.
  • Jia, Z., and M.G. Ierapetritou. Scheduling Under Uncertainty Using MILP Sensitivity Analysis. MPO006, page 931, ESCAPE 14, Lisbon, 2004.
  • Sharma, N., M.G. Ierapetritou, and M.L. Yarmush. Novel Quantitative Tools for Engineering Analysis of Hepatocyte Cultures used in Bioartificial Liver Systems. NCp015, Page 1057, ESCAPE 14, Lisbon, 2004.
  • Goyal, V. and M.G. Ierapetritou. Scenario-Based Approach for Robust Modular Design Generation. SPIp008 p 421. ESCAPE 14, Lisbon, 2004.
  • Banerjee, I., and M.G. Ierapetritou. Adaptive Chemistry Model Development for Combustion. 16th ONR Propulsion Meeting, Los Angeles, CA (2003).
  • Jia, Z., and M.G. Ierapetritou. Flexibility Incorporation in Scheduling Decision Making, 8th International Symposium of Process Systems Engineering, (2003).
  • Jia, Z., and M.G. Ierapetritou. Efficient short-term scheduling of refinery operation based on continuous time formulation. Proceedings of the Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Operations, (2003).
  • Wu, D., and M.G. Ierapetritou. A Novel Continuous-Time Formulation and Solution Approach for Simultaneous Consideration of Planning and Scheduling Decisions. Proceedings of the Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Operations, (2003).
  • Ierapetritou, M.G., I.P. Androulakis, Uncertainty considerations in the reduction of chemical reaction mechanisms, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design, (2000).
  • Ierapetritou, M.G. and C.A. Floudas, Modeling and Optimization of Short-term Scheduling of Batch and Semi-Continuous Processes, Proceedings of 2nd Hellenic Scientific Chemical Engineering Conference, Thessaloniki, Athens, Greece (1999).