European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering - ESCAPE 24 - June 15-18, 2014 - Budapest, Hungary
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Zdravko Kravanja


KravanjaProf. Dr. Zdravko Kravanja


Prof. Dr. Zdravko Kravanja is a leader of the Laboratory for Process Systems Engineering and Sustainable Development and Professor for chemical engineering at the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Maribor, Slovenia. He was Visiting Researcher (1988/89) and Visiting Professor (1997) at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. His research has been devoted mainly to the development of algorithmic techniques, strategies, and computerised tools for sustainable PSE. He developed together with his PhD students and Prof. Ignacio E. Grossmann a unique mixed-integer process synthesizer MIPSYN. He was and is acting as a principal or key researcher in several industrial, national, and international projects. He is a member of Working Party for Computer Aided Process Engineering (WP-CAPE), and Working Party on Education at European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) (2000-). He was recently the Chairman of EURECHA (The European Committee for the Use of Computers in Chemical Engineering Education) (2007-2010), and the President of the Slovenian Academic Association for Engineering and Natural Sciences (SATENA) (2010-2011).