Posts By: Ruth Misener

Runner-Up Presentation Award at PSE@ResearchDayUK

First year PhD student Johannes Wiebe was awarded the 2nd Presentation Prize at the 3rd PSE@ResearchDayUK. Johannes’ work, on Data-Driven Optimization of Processes with Degrading Equipment, will also be presented at the upcoming AIChE Annual Meeting. Johannes completed this work jointly with Dr Inês Cecílio and Dr Ruth Misener.

Best Quality Poster to Simon Olofsson

PhD student Simon Olofsson was awarded Best Quality Poster at the annual Department of Computing Poster Competition, which is sponsored by Google. Congratulations, Simon!

Royal Academy of Engineering Video

The Royal Academy of Engineering recently released a short video showing how the RAEng supports engineering research in the UK: This video features our work in the Computational Optimisation Group and includes shots of group members Georgia Kouyialis, Dr Dimitris Letsios, Simon Olofsson, and Dr Ruth Misener. We are delighted to have our research featured… Read more »

Sir George Macfarlane Medal

The Royal Academy of Engineering awarded Dr Ruth Misener the Sir George Macfarlane Medal for excellence in the early stage of her career. Ruth was also one of the winners of the RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year competition. Find the press release here.


Georgia Kouyialis presented her poster Heuristics with Performance Guarantees for the Minimum Number of Matches in Heat Recovery Networks  at PSE@ResearchDayUK. Congratulations to Georgia for winning the Best Poster award! Georgia’s work is in collaboration with Dr Dimitrios Letsios and Dr Ruth Misener.

RA Symposium

Dr Dimitrios Letsios presented his work on Heuristics with Performance Guarantees for the Minimum Number of Matches in Heat Recovery Networks at the 2017 Department of Computing Research Associate Symposium. Congratulations to Dimitris on his 2nd Prize in the Top Presentation competition! Dimitris’ work is in collaboration with Georgia Kouyialis and Dr Ruth Misener.

Computational Management Science

Radu Baltean-Lugojan gave a contributed talk and Prof Wolfram Wiesemann gave a plenary talk at the 2017 Conference on Computational Management Science. Well done, Radu and Wolfram! Dr Ruth Misener served on the Program Committee for CMS2017.

5th Belgian Symposium on Tissue Engineering

Simon Olofsson gave both a presentation and a poster presentation at the 5th Belgian Symposium on Tissue Engineering. Simon’s work is in collaboration with Dr Ruth Misener, Dr Marc Deisenroth, Dr Roberto Calandra, Professor Lies Geris, and her research team. Well done, Simon!  

Mathematical Optimization for Energy Networks Final Conference

Radu Baltean-Lugojan gave a presentation titled Piecewise Parametric Structure in the Pooling Problem – from Sparse Strongly-Polynomial Solutions to NP-Hardness at the Mathematical Optimization in the Decision Support Systems for Efficient and Robust Energy Networks Final Conference in Modena, Italy. Radu’s presentation is here. His work is joint with Dr Ruth Misener.

ModLife Secondment

Simon Olofsson will be visiting the group of Prof Alexander Mitsos at RWTH Aachen for April-May 2017. The secondment is a part of the ModLife project. Bon Voyage, Simon!

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