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Y. A. Liu

Y. A. Liu

Alumni Distinguished Professor,
Frank C. Vilbrandt Endowed Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
136 Randolph Hall
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Email: design@vt.edu
Telephone: 540-231-7800
FAX: 540-231-5022



EDUCATION

Ph.D., Princeton University, 1974
M.S., Tufts University, 1970
B.S., National Taiwan University, 1967

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Process system engineering (PSE) with applications to process and product design, advanced process control, supply-chain optimization, computational chemistry, and molecular engineering.
  • Development of simulation and optimization technology for fuels and chemicals from coal, biomass and renewable resources, and for large-scale energy-saving, CO2 capture processes
  • Process synthesis and integration with applications to energy conservation, pollution prevention, and wastewater minimization.