Michael J. Piovoso, Ph.D.

Professor, Electrical Engineering

Engineering Division

Expertise

    • AI based systems
    • Spectral estimation techniques
    • Digital signal processing algorithms
    • Digital control systems
    • Classical analog and digital control theory
    • Modern control theory

Professional Activities

    • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, IEEE 
    • Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, AIChE 
    • Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) -PA
    • Member, ISA

Education

    • Ph.D. - University of Delaware, Electrical Engineering
    • M.S. - University of Michigan, Electrical Engineering
    • B.S. - University of Delaware, Electrical Engineering

Courses

    • SYSEN 510 - Engineering Analysis
    • EE 453 - Fundamentals of Digital Signal Processing
    • EE553 - Topics in Digital Signal Processing
    • SYSEN 540 - Intelligent Systems
    • SWENG 545 - Data Mining
    • SWENG 552 - Bioinformatics
    • IE 462 - Introduction to Expert Systems
    • IE  562 - Expert System Design
    • EE 527 - Linear Control Systems
    • INSC 497 - Six Sigma Quality
    • SYSEN 533 - Deterministic Modeling
    • EE 497 - Special Topics Fuzzy Logic Control

Research Interests

    • Process manufacturing and fault detection
    • Process control
    • Artificial neural networks
    • Expert systems
    • Digital signal processing

Citations

Articles Published in Refereed Journals

Sosik, J. J, Surinder, S. K.,   and Piovoso, M. J. ,” Silver Bullet or Voodoo Statistics?  A Primer for Using the Partial Least Squares Data Analytic Technique in Group and Organization Research,” accepted for publication in Group & Organization Management.

Piovoso, M. J. and Alpigini, J., “Controller Tuning via Performance Maps,” ISA Transactions, vol. 46, pp 541-553, 2007.

Ahmed, N. and Piovoso, M. J., “Measuring Efficiency of Small and Medium Sized Manufacturing Enterprises (SME) Using Partial Least Squares (PLS),” Intl, J. Services and Informatics, vol. 2, no.1, pp. 38-52, 2007.

Ludwig, R. S and Piovoso, M. J., “A Comparison of Machine Learning Classifiers for Selecting Money Managers,” International Journal of Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, 13, 151-164, 2005.

Piovoso, M. J. and Laplante, P. A., (2003) “Kalman Filter Recipes for Real time Image Processing,” Real time Imaging, 9:6, 433:439 (50%) other author with PSGV.

Heider, D., Piovoso, M. J. and Gillespie, J W., (2003), “A Neural Network Model-Based Open-Loop Optimization for the Automated Thermoplastic Composite Tow-Placement System,” Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 34:8, 791-799 (50%) (Other authors with the University of Delaware.)

Hoo, K. A., Piovoso, M. J., Schnelle, P. D. and Rowan, D. A. (2003) “Process and Controller Performance Monitoring: Overview with Industrial Applications,”  International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing 17, 635-662. (50%) (Dr. Hoo is with Texas Tech University and Mrs. Schnelle and Rowan are with the DuPont Company.)

Mehranbod, N, Soroush, M, Piovoso, M. J., and Ogunnaike, B. A., (2003) “Probabilistic Model for Fault Detection and Identification,” AIChE Journal, 497, 1789-1802, (25%) (Drs. Mehranbod and Soroush are with Drexel University and Dr. Ogunnaike is with the University of Delaware.)

Antaki, J.; Paden, B.E.; Piovoso, M.J.; and Banda, S.S., 2002, “Award-Winning Control Applications,” IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 22:6 8-19, (25%) (Dr. Antaki – University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Paden – University of California Santa Barbara, and Dr. Banda, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.)

Piovoso, M. J. and Hoo, K. A., (2002) “Multivariate Statistics for Process Control,” IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 22:5, 8-9 (60%) (Other author with Texas Tech University.)

Zheng, D, Hoo, K. A., and Piovoso, M. J, 2002 “Low-Order Model Identification of Distributed Parameter Systesm by a Combination of Singular Value Decomposition and Karhunen-Loeuve Expansion,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 41:1545-1556. (30%) (Other authors are with Texas Tech University.)

Tvarlapati, T, Hoo, K. A., Piovoso, M. J. and Hajare, R., 2002. “A Method of Robust Outlier Replacement,” Computers and Chemical Engineering. 26 17-39 ( 30%) (Other authors were with Texas Tech University.)

Hoo, K. A., Piovoso, M. J., and Sinzinger, E. D., 2002 “Improvements in the Predictive Capabilities of Neural Networks," Journal of Process Control, 12:193-202. (40%) (Other authors are with Texas Tech University.)

Heider, D., Piovoso, M. J., and Gillispie, J. W., 2002 “Application of Neural Network to Improve an Automated Thermoplastic Tow Placement Process,” Journal of Process Control, 12:101-111. (40%) (Other authors are with the University of Delaware.)

Valle, S., Qin, S. J. and Piovoso, M. J., 2001 “On Unifying Multi-Block Analysis with Application to Decentralized Process Monitoring,” Journal of Chemometrics, 15:715-742. (20% ) (Other authors are with the University of Texas.)

Gundala, R., Hoo, K. A., Piovoso, M.J., 2000 “Multiple Model Adaptive Control Design for a Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Chemical Reactor,” Industrial and Engineering Chemical Research, 39: 1554-1564. (30%) (Other authors are with the University of South Carolina.)

Piovoso, M. J., 2000 “The Evolution of Industrial Process Control,” Guest Editorial, IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 10:22-24.

Heider, D., Piovoso M. J., Tierney J. and Gillespie, J. W., 1999 “Automated Thermoplastic Composite Tow Placement System,” Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processing 7: 360-379. (40%) (Other authors are with the University of Delaware.)

Piovoso, M. J., Dahl, K.S. (DuPont), and Kosanovich, K. A. (University of South Carolina), 1999 “Translating Third-Order Data Analysis Methods to Chemical Batch Processes,” Chemistry and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 46: 161-180. (50%)

Heider, D., Piovoso, M. J. and Gillespie, J. W., 1998 “Intelligent Control of the Thermoplastic Composite Tow Placement,” Journal of Thermoplastic Composites, 11: 573-595. (40%) (Other authors were with the University of Delaware.)

Chen, G., McAvoy, T., and Piovoso, M. J., 1998 “A Multivariate Statistical Controller for On-Line Quality Improvement,” Journal of Process Control, 8: 139-149. (30%) (Other authors were with the University of Maryland.)

Charboneau, J. G. (University of South Carolina), Kosanovich, K. A. (U. of South Carolina), and Piovoso, M. J., 1997 “Operating Regime-Based Controller Strategy for Multi-Product Processes,” Journal of Process Control, 7:43-56. (25%)

Piovoso, M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A.(DuPont), 1997 ”PCA of Wavelet Transformed Process Data for Monitoring,” Intelligent Data Analysis, 1:85-99. (70%)

Piovoso, M. J., Moser A. R., and Kosanovich, K. A., 1997 “A New Family of Wavelets: The Poisson Wavelet Transform,” Computers and Chemical Engineering, 21: 601-620. (60%) (Other authors were employees of DuPont.)

Piovoso, M. J., Dahl, K. S., and Kosanovich, K. A., 1996 “Improved Process Understanding Using Multi-Way Principal Component Analysis,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 35: 136-146. (60%) (Other authors were employees of DuPont.)

Kosanovich, K. A., Piovoso. M. J. and Moser, A. R., 1996 “The Poisson Wavelet Transform,” Chemical Engineering Communications, 146:131-138. (40%) (Other authors were employees of DuPont.)

Piovoso, M. J., Moser A., R., and Kosanovich, K. A .1995 “Poisson Wavelet Transform with Application to System Identification,” Journal of Process Control, 5:225-234. (50%) (Other authors were employees of DuPont.)

Rokhlenko, V. (Drexel University ), Guez, A. (Drexel University ), Piovoso M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A.(DuPont), 1995 “Nonlinear Adaptive Control with Parameter Estimation of a CSTR,” Journal of Process Control, 5:137-148. (20%)

Ye, N. (University of Maryland), McAvoy T. (University of Maryland), Piovoso, M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont), 1995 “Optimal Averaging Level Control for the Tennessee Eastman Problem,” Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 73:234-240. (20%)

Piovoso, M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont), 1994 “Applications of Multivariate Statistical Methods to Process Monitoring and Control,” International Journal of Control, 59:743-765. (60%)

Piovoso, M. J., Kosanovich, K. A., and Yuk, J. P., 1992 “Process Data Chemometrics,” IEEE Transaction on Instrumentation and Measurement, 41:262-268. (60%) (Other authors were employees of DuPont.)

Articles in Refereed Proceedings

Zhang, J., Agrawal, S., and Piovoso, M. J., “Coupled Dynamics of Flexible Cables and Rigid End-Effector for a Cable Suspended Robot,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, June 2006, pp. 3880-3885.

Ludwig, R. S (Student) and Piovoso, M. J., “Application of the Machine Learning Problem to the Selection of Money Marketing Managers,” Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Service, Operations and Logistics and Informatics, 2005, pp. 878-882

Zhang, J. (Student)., Agrawal, S. K., Hemanshu, P. R. and Piovoso, M. J., “Optimal Control using State Dependent Riccati Equation for a Flexible Transporter System with Arbitrarily Varying Cable Lengths,” Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Conference on Control Application, 2005, pp. 1063-1068

Mehranbod N., Soroush, M., Piovoso, M., and Oggunaike, B., 2003, “Sensor Fault Detection and Identification via Bayesian Belief  Networks,” Proceedings of the 2003 American Control Conference, vol. 6, pp. 4863-4868. (25%) (Drs. Mehranbod and Soroush are with Drexel University and Dr. Oggunaike is with the University of Delaware.)

Booth, D., and Piovoso, M. J., 2003, “Classification of Surgical Knife Performance by the Integration of Sensory and Variable Inputs,” Proceedings of the SME EastCoast Region 3 Annual Member Conference-Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 2003. (50%) (Other author is a former student at PSGV.)

Zheng, D., Hoo, K. A., and Piovoso, M. J., 2002 “Finite Dimensional Modeling and Control of Distributed Parameter Systems,” American Control Conference, Anchorage , AL. (25%) (Other authors are with Texas Tech University.)

Mehranbod, N. (Drexel University ), Soroush. M. (Drexel University) Piovoso, M. J., and Ogunnaike, B. A. (DuPont ), 2002 “A Bayesian Approach to Sensor Fault Detection and Identification in Batch Processes,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. (25%)

Mehranbod, N. (Drexel University ), Soroush, M.(Drexel University ), Piovoso M. J., and Ogunnaike, B.(DuPont ), 2001 “Sensor Fault Detection and Classification by Bayesian Belief Networks,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Reno, NE. (20%)

Zheng, D., Hoo, K. A., and Piovoso, M. J., 2001 “The Development of Reduced-Order Models for Implementable Control Solutions of Distributed Parameter Systems,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Reno, NE. (25%) (Other authors were with Texas Tech University.)

Valle, S., Qin, S. J., and Piovoso, M. J., 2001 “Extracting Fault Subspaces for Fault Identification of a Polyester Film Process,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference,  pp 4466-4471. (25%) (Other authors were with the University of Texas.)

Qin, S. J., Valle. S., and Piovoso, M. J., 2000 “Analysis of Multi-block PCA and PLS for Fault Detection and Identification,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. (25%) (Other authors were with the University of Texas.)

Piovoso, M. J., 1999 “Critical Analysis of Third-Order Data Analysis Methods for Chemical Batch Processes,” Proceeding of the American Control Conference, pp 3180-3185.

Piovoso, M. J. and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont), 1996 “Improvements in the Development of Statistical Process Models for Process Monitoring and Detection,” SPES, Joint Statistical Meeting, Session: Statistical Monitoring of Multivariable Processes, Chicago, IL. (60%)

Piovoso, M. J., Kosanovich, K. A., and Dahl, K. S., 1995 “Multivariable Method for Monitoring a Batch Polymerization Process,” Proceedings of Section on Physical and Engineering Science of the American Statistical Association, pp 276-284. (50%) (Other authors were with DuPont.)

Piovoso, M. J., Bhide, V. M., and Kosanovich, K. A., 1995 “Using Confidence Limits on the Estimates of a Neural Network Model for Improved Process Control,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2:1141-1146. (50%) (Other authors were with DuPont.)

Piovoso, M. J. and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont), 1995 “Control of a Batch Reactor Using a Multivariate Statistical Controller Design,” 4th International Federation of Automatic Control Symposium on Dynamics and Control: DYCORD+’95, Helsingor, Denmark. (50%)

Ye. N. (University of Maryland), McAvoy, T. ( University of Maryland), Piovoso, M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A.(DuPont), 1994  “An Inferential Approach Using Neural Network Models for Controlling Chemical Processes,” Proceedings of World Congress on Neural Networks, pp 346-355. (30%)

Piovoso, M. J., Moser, A. R., and Kosanovich, K. A., 1994 “Poisson Wavelet Transform with Application to System Identification,” Proceedings of the IFAC ADECHEM’94, Kyoto, Japan. pp 211-217. (50%) (Other authors were with DuPont.)

Ne, Y (University of Maryland ), McAvoy, T. ( University of Maryland ), Piovoso M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A.(DuPont), 1994 “Optimal Averaging Level Control for Multi-Tank Systems,” Proceedings of the IFAC ADECHEM ’94, Kyoto, Japan. pp 128-136. (30%)

Piovoso, M. J., Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont), MacGregor, J. (McMasters University ), and Nomikos, P.(McMasters University ), 1994 “Multi-Way PCA Applied to a Batch Process,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, pp 1329-1335. (50%)

Ye, N.( University of Maryland ), McAvoy, T.( University of Maryland ), Piovoso, M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A.(DuPont), 1993 “Optimal Averaging Level Control for the Tennessee Eastman Problem,” AIChE Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO. (30%)

Ye, N. (University of Maryland ), McAvoy, T.( University of Maryland ), Piovoso, M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A.(DuPont), 1993 “Plant-Wide Control Using an Inferential Approach,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA. pp 2145-2151. (30%)

Yan, Z., Piovoso M. J., and Keefe, M., 1993 “Robust Adaptive Control and its Application to a Mechanical Manipulator,” Proceedings of the First IEEE Conference on Aerospace Control Systems, pp 841-850. (30%) (Other authors were with the University of Delaware.)

Rohklenko, V. (Drexel University), Guez, A. (Drexel University), Piovoso M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont), 1992 “A Comparison of Three Nonlinear Controller Designs as Applied to a Non-Adiabatic First-Order Exothermic Reactor in a CSTR,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp 3130-3136. (30%)

Piovoso, M. J., Kosanovich, K. A., and Pearson, R. K., 1992 “Monitoring Process Performance in Real-Time,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp 2140-2145. (50%) (Other authors were with DuPont.)

Piovoso, M. J. and Kosanovich, K. A.(DuPont), 1992 “Process Data Analysis Using Multivariate Statistical Methods,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, pp 1092-1097. (50%)

Piovoso, M. J., Owens, A. (DuPont), Guez, A. (Drexel University), and Nilssen, E. (University of Delaware), 1991 “Neural Network Process Control,” Proceedings of the Analysis of Neural Network Application Conference, Washington DC, pp 102-110. (50%)

Piovoso, M. J. and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont), 1991 “Process Data Chemometrics,” Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, IMTC-91. Conference Record, pp 608-612. (60%)

Book Chapters

Piovoso, M. J., and Hoo, K. A. (Texas Tech University) “Controller Performance Monitoring,"  2002 in Instrument Engineering Handbook, Third Edition, Process Software and Digital Networks, ed B. G. Liptak, Baca Raton, CRC Press, pp 749-760. (50% - Invited)

Davis, J. F (Ohio State University), Piovoso, M. J., Hoo, K. A. (University of South Carolina), and Bakshi, B. R., (Ohio State University), 2000  “Process Data Analysis and Interpretation,” in Advances in Chemical Engineering, Eds. J. Wei, J. L. Anderson, K. Bischoff, J. Seinfeld, M. M. Denn, and G. Stephanopolus, New York: Academic Press 25:1-103. (35% - Invited)

Piovoso, M. J., and Hoo, K. A., (University of South Carolina), 1996  “The Use of Multivariate Statistics in Process Control,” in Control Handbook, ed. W. S. Levine and R. C. Dorf, Boca Raton: CRC Press pp 561-573. (50% - Invited)

Davis, J. M. (Ohio State University ), Piovoso, M. J., Bakshi, B. (Ohio State University ), and Kosanovich, K. A. (University of South Carolina ), 1996 “Process Monitoring, Data Analysis and Data Interpretation,” International Conference on Intelligent Systems in Process Engineering AIChE Symposium Series 92:1-11. (35% - Invited)

Charboneau, J. G., Kosanovich, K. A., and Piovoso, M. J., 1996 “Operating Regime-Based Controller Strategy,” Chemical Process Control –V, CACHE Proceedings, Eds. J. C. Kantor and C. E. Garcia, AIChE Press, pp 124-131. (25% - Invited) (Other authors are with the University of South Carolina.)

Piovoso, M. J., 1991 “Sensor Data Analysis using Artificial Neural Networks,” Chemical Process Control IV CACHE Proceedings, New York, AIChE, pp 101-118. (Invited)

Papers Refereed by Abstract

Piovoso, M. J., Dahl, K. S, Chang, J. C. (2003) “Screening Outlier Batches in Third--Order Data Models of Chemical Batch Processes," Gordon Research Conference on Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Mount Holyoke, MA. (Poster and Presenter)

Zheng, D., Hoo, K. A., and Piovoso, M. J., 2002 “Finite Dimensional Modeling and Control of Distributed Parameter Systems,” American Control Conference, Anchorage, AL 4377:4382. (25%) (Other authors are with Texas Tech University.)

Mehranbod, N. (Drexel University ), Soroush. M. (Drexel University) Piovoso, M. J., and Ogunnaike, B. A. (DuPont ), 2002 “A Bayesian Approach to Sensor Fault Detection and Identification in Batch Processes,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. (25%) 

Mehranbod, N. (Drexel University ), Soroush, M.(Drexel University ), Piovoso M. J., and Ogunnaike, B.(DuPont ), 2001 “Sensor Fault Detection and Classification by Bayesian Belief Networks," AIChE Annual Meeting, Reno, NE. (20%)

Zheng, D., Hoo, K. A., and Piovoso, M. J., 2001 “The Development of Reduced-Order Models for Implementable Control Solutions of Distributed Parameter Systems,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Reno, NE (25%) (Other authors were with Texas Tech University.)

Valle, S., Qin, S. J., and Piovoso, M. J., 2001 “Extracting Fault Subspaces for Fault Identification of a Polyester Film Process," Proceedings of the American Control Conference, pp 4466-4471. (25%) (Other authors were with the University of Texas.)

Piovoso, M. J., 2001 “Improved Process Understanding and Control of a Batch Process Using Chemometrics,” Eastern Analytical Symposium, Atlantic City, NJ.

Piovoso, M. J., 2000 “Multiblock Models for Chemical Processes,” TRICAP (Three-way Methods in Chemistry and Psychology) 2000, Faaborg, Denmark.

Qin, S. J., Valle. S., and Piovoso, M. J., 2000 “Analysis of Multi-block PCA and PLS for Fault Detection and Identification,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. (25%) (Other authors were with the University of Texas.)

Piovoso, M. J., 1999 “Critical Analysis of Third-Order Data Analysis Methods for Chemical Batch Processes,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, pp 3180-3185. (Presenter)

Heider, D., Piovoso M. J., and Gillespie, J. W., 1998 “A Predictive Neural Network Controller for the Theromplastic Composite Tow-Placement System,” Proceedings of ANTEC ’98, pp 384-390. (40%) (Other authors were with the University of Delaware.)

Piovoso, M. J., Dahl, K. S. (DuPont), and Kosanovich, K. A. (University of South Carolina), 1997 “Improvements in the Development of Models for Monitoring and Detection,” IFAC Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety for Technical Processes – SAFEPROCESS ’97. Hull, UK. (60%)

Dahl, K. S.(DuPont ), Piovoso, M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A.(University of South Carolina ), 1997 “A Challenge Problem: Polymer Process Third-Order Data Analysis,” Second TRICAP (ThRee-way Methods in Chemistry and Psychology) Conference, Lake Chelan, WA. (40%)

Kosanovich, K.A. (University of South Carolina ), and Piovoso, M. J., 1997 “A Dynamical Supervisor Strategy for Multi-Product Processes,” PSE’97 ESCAPE-78, Joint 5th European International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering and 30th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, Session: Control and Operations, Trondheim, Norway. (40%)

Piovoso, M. J., 1997 “Simulation Studies in the Accuracy and Precision of Multivariate Calibration,” Eastern Analytical Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

Chen, G., McAvoy, T., and Piovoso, M. J., 1996 “A Multivariate Statistical Controller for On-Line Quality Improvement,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (30%) (Other authors were with the University of Maryland.)

Gurumoorthy, A., Kosanovich, K., Piovoso, M. J., and Sinzinger, E., 1996 “Improving the Extrapolation Capability of Neural Networks,” 11th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, Session: Neural Networks and Fuzzy Control Monitoring, Optimization and Control, Dearborn , MI. (30%) (Other authors were with the University of South Carolina.)

Piovoso, M. J., Dahl, K. S., and Kosanovich, K. A., 1996 “Analysis of Third-Order Chemical Process Data,” Federation of Analytical and Chemistry & Spectroscopy Society Conference, Kansas City, MO. (50%) (Other authors were with the DuPont.)

Piovoso, M. J., 1996 “Process Understanding and Control Using Multivariate Statistics,” Joint Research Conference on Statistics in Quality, Industry and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD.

Gurumoorthy, A., Kosanovich, K., Piovoso, M. J., and Sinzinger, E., 1996 “Improving the Extrapolation Capability of Neural Networks,” 11th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, Session: Neural Networks and Fuzzy Control Monitoring, Optimization and Control, Dearborn , MI. (30%) (Other authors were with the University of South Carolina.)

Piovoso, M. J. and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont ), 1996 “Improvements in the Development of Statistical Process Models for Process Monitoring and Detection,” SPES, Joint Statistical Meeting, Session: Statistical Monitoring of Multivariable Processes, Chicago, IL. (60%) (Presenter)

Krishnan, A., Kosanovich, K. A., and Piovoso, M. J., 1995 “Time Varying Dynamic Matrix Control of a Batch Process,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Session on Advances in Computing and Systems Technology, Miami Beach, FL. (30%) (Other authors were with the University of South Carolina.)

Charbaneau, J. G., Kosanovich, K. A., and Piovoso, M. J., 1995 “Operating Regime Based Controller Strategy for Multi-Product Processes,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Session on Advances in Computing and Systems Technology, Miami Beach, FL. (30%) (Other authors were with the University of South Carolina.)

Piovoso, M. J., Kosanovich, K. A., and Dahl, K. S., 1995 “Multivariable Method for Monitoring a Batch Polymerization Process,” Proceedings of Section on Physical and Engineering Science of the American Statistical Association, pp 276-284. (50%) (Other authors were with DuPont.) (Presenter)

Piovoso, M. J., Kosanovich, K. A., and Dahl, K. S., 1995 “Application of Multi-Way Principal Component Analysis to a Batch Process,” Gordon Research Conference on Statistics in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. (50%) (Other authors were with DuPont.)

Piovoso, M. J., Bhide, V. M., and Kosanovich, K. A., 1995 “Using Confidence Limits on the Estimates of a Neural Network Model for Improved Process Control,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2:1141-1146. (50%) (Other authors were with DuPont.) (Presenter)

Piovoso, M. J. and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont ), 1995 “Control of a Batch Reactor Using a Multivariate Statistical Controller Design,” 4th International Federation of Automatic Control Symposium on Dynamics and Control: DYCORD+’95, Helsingor, Denmark. (50%)

Piovoso, M. J., Moser, A. R., and Kosanovich, K. A., 1994 “Poisson Wavelet Transform with Application to System Identification,” Proceedings of the IFAC ADECHEM’94, Kyoto, Japan. pp 211-217. (50%) (Other authors were with DuPont.) (Presenter).

Ne, Y. (University of Maryland ), McAvoy, T. ( University of Maryland ), Piovoso M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A.(DuPont ), 1994 “Optimal Averaging Level Control for Multi-Tank Systems,” Proceedings of the IFAC ADECHEM’94, Kyoto, Japan. pp 128-136. (30%)

Piovoso, M. J., Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont ), MacGregor, J. (McMasters University ), and Nomikos, P.(McMasters University ), 1994 “Multi-Way PCA Applied to a Batch Process,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, pp 1329-1335. (50%) (Presenter)

Piovoso, M. J. , Moser, A. R., and Kosanovich, K. A., 1994 “Model Identification Using Poisson Wavelet Transforms,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Session on Model Identification & Estimation for Process Control. (50%) (Other authors were with DuPont.)

Ye, N.( University of Maryland ), McAvoy, T. (University of Maryland), Piovoso, M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont), 1993 “Optimal Averaging Level Control for the Tennessee Eastman Problem,” AIChE Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO. (30%)

Ye, N. (University of Maryland ), McAvoy, T. (University of Maryland ), Piovoso, M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont ), 1993 “Plant-Wide Control Using an Inferential Approach,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA. pp 2145-2151. (30%)

Yan, Z., Piovoso M. J., and Keefe, M., 1993 “Robust Adaptive Control and its Application to a Mechanical Manipulator,” Proceedings of the First IEEE Conference on Aerospace Control Systems, pp 841-850. (30%) (Other authors were with the University of Delaware.)

Rohkl enko, V. (Drexel University), Guez, A. (Drexel University), Piovoso M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont ), 1992 “A Comparison of Three Nonlinear Controller Designs as Applied to a Non-Adiabatic First-Order Exothermic Reactor in a CSTR,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Chicago, IL pp 3130-3136. (30%) (Presenter)

Piovoso, M. J., Kosanovich, K. A., and Pearson, R. K., 1992 “Monitoring Process Performance in Real-Time,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Chicago , IL pp 2140-2145. (50%) (Other authors were with DuPont ) (Presenter)

Piovoso, M. J. and Kosanovich, K. A.(DuPont ), 1992  “Process Data Analysis Using Multivariate Statistical Methods,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Chicago, IL pp 1092-1097. (50%). (Presenter)

Piovoso, M. J., Owens, A. (DuPont ), Guez, A. (Drexel University), and Nilssen, E. (University of Delaware), 1991 “Neural Network Process Control,” Proceedings of the Analysis of Neural Network Application Conference, Washington DC, pp 102-110. (50%) (Presenter).

Piovoso, M. J. and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont ), 1991 “Process Data Chemometrics,” Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, IMTC-91. Conference Record, pp 608-612. (60%) (Presenter)

Piovoso, M. J., and Kosanovich, K. A. (DuPont ), 1991 “Neural Networks with Application to Process Control and System Identification,” Proceedings of the Chemical Manufacturers Association Process Control Forum, San Antonio , TX pp. 24-30. (60%)

Piovoso, M. J., 1991 “Neural Networks in Process Control” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Neural Networks and Engineering Applications, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, pp 84-90.

Technical Reports

Piovoso, M. J., 1999 “Nylon Polymer Experimental Cell: Salt Solution – Polymer Melt Temperature Analysis,” DuPont Special Publication.

Piovoso, M. J., 1998 “Multivariate Statistical Methods Applied to Process Monitoring,” DuPont Special Publication.

Piovoso, M. J., 1997 “Operating Regime-Based Controller Strategy Control,” DuPont Special Publication.

Piovoso, M. J., 1995 “An Application of MPCA to an Industrial Batch Process,” DuPont Special Publication.

Piovoso, M. J., 1993 “Chemometrics: Application to Process Monitoring and Control,” DuPont Special Publication.

Piovoso, M. J., 1991 “Neural Networks for Process Control: A State of the Art Report,” DuPont Special Publication.

Patents

Piovoso, M. J., Shea, P. T., Shih, C.K. and Wetzel, M. D., “Method for Control of Extrusion Process,” U.S. Patent pending.

Piovoso, M. J., Wetzel, M. D., and Whitcomb; J. A., 1993 “Method for designing and applying a Kaiser window filter for enlarging or reducing an image,” U.S. Patent 5,294,998.

Davidson, S.L., Piovoso; M. J., Turner J. J., and Wetzel, M. D, 1990 ”Inferential time-optimized operation of a fiber producing spinning machine by computerized knowledge based system,”.U.S. Patent 4,916,625.

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