Awards

Team Awards

  • 2021: Francesco Destro is selected as Finalist for the Young Author Award for paper “Quality-by-Control of continuous drug substance isolation: study on a novel unit for integrated filtration-drying”, co-authored by S. Coleman, P. Firth, A. Barton, M. Barolo, and Z.K. Nagy, presented at ADCHEM2021, June 13-16 2021.
  • 2020: Gabriele Bano, Riccardo De Luca, Fabrizio Bezzo and Max Barolo are awarded as runners-up in the “PSE Model-Based Innovation Prize” for the paper: G. Bano, R. De-Luca, E. Tomba, A. Marcelli, F. Bezzo, M. Barolo (2020). Primary drying optimization in pharmaceutical freeze-drying: a multi-vial stochastic modeling framework. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 59, 5056−5071.
  • 2014: Federico Galvanin, Max Barolo, and Fabrizio Bezzo are awarded the “PSE Model-Based Innovation Prize” for the paper: F. Galvanin, M. Barolo, R. Padrini, S. Casonato, F. Bezzo (2014). A model-based approach to the automatic diagnosis of Von Willebrand disease. AIChE J., 60, 1718-1727.
  • 2013: Best poster award for paper: Ottavian, M., M. Barolo, S. García-Muñoz (2013). Multivariate image and texture analysis for film-coated tablets elegance assessment. In: Proc. DYCOPS 2013 – 10th International Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems (M. Henson and G. Pannocchia, Eds.), Mumbai (India), December 18-20, 331-336.
  • 2010: Paper “Zamboni, A., N. Shah, F. Bezzo (2009). Spatially explicit static model for the strategic design of future bioethanol production systems. 1. Cost minimization. Energy Fuels, 23, 5121-5133” is selected for the ACS Publications Biofuels Virtual Issue.
  • 2009: Federico Galvanin, Max Barolo and Fabrizio Bezzo are awarded as runners-up in the “PSE Model-Based Innovation Prize” for the paper: Galvanin, F., M. Barolo and F. Bezzo (2009). Online model-based redesign of experiments for parameter estimation in dynamic systems. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 48, 4415-4427.
  • 2008: Max Barolo is the co-recipient of the IFAC/Elsevier “Journal of Process Control Application Paper Prize” for the best paper published in the period 2005-2008: Zamprogna, E., M. Barolo and D. E. Seborg (2005). Optimal Selection of Soft Sensor Inputs for Batch Distillation Columns using Principal Component Analysis. J. Process Control, 15, 39-52.
  • 2006: Fabrizio Bezzo is the recipient first prize in the “Regione Veneto Innovation Regional Award” for the paper: Computational issues in hybrid multizonal/computational fluid dynamics models. AIChE J., 51, 1169-1177.

CAPE-Lab students’ awards

  • 2020: AIDIC (Italian Association of Chemical Engineering) Award for best Italian Master’s Theses: 3rd prize awarded to Francesco Destro for his Thesis “Development of a phenomenological model of an adsorption process for capturing CO2 from air”.
  • 2019: Best poster award to Francesco Destro for research “A hybrid methodology for process monitoring” presented at GRICU congress, Palermo (Italy), 1-3 July 2019.
  • 2018: Klaus Fischer Prize for academic excellence – category “Innovation in processes, plants and services for the digitalization of industrial production” awarded to Gabriele Bano for Master’s Thesis “State estimation techniques for on-line model adaption: a case study in thermal cracking”.
  • 2016: AIDIC (Italian Association of Chemical Engineering) Award for best Italian Master’s Theses: 2nd prize awarded to Luigi Bosa for his Thesis “Development and identification of a pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics model of warfarin therapy”.
  • 2016: Klaus Fischer Prize for academic excellence – category “Management and leadership: innovation models and methods in modern enterprises” awarded to Federico d’Amore for Master’s Thesis “Bioethanol and bioelectricity for sustainable transport: design and economic optimization of production supply chains”.
  • 2016: Ing. Federico D’Amato Prize – category “Renewable energy” awarded to Federico d’Amore for Master’s Thesis “Bioethanol and bioelectricity for sustainable transport: design and economic optimization of production supply chains”.