Control Engineering Education

12. Guzmán, J.L., D.E. Rivera, S. Dormido, and M. Berenguel, "Teaching system identification through interactivity," 8th IFAC Symposium on Advances in Control Education (ACE 2009), Kumamoto, Japan, October 21 - 23, 2009. Preprint
11. Guzmán, J.L., D.E. Rivera, S. Dormido, and M. Berenguel, "ITSIE: An Interactive Software Tool for System Identification Education," 15th IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID 2009), St. Malo, France, July 6-8, 2009.



10.  Rivera, D.E.,  "A Brief Introduction to System Identification," Penn State Methodology Center Brown Bag presentation, March 20, 2008. Handout
9. Rivera, D.E. "An Introduction to Mechanistic Models and Control Theory,"  tutorial presentation at the SAMSI Summer 2007 Program on Challenges in Dynamic Treatment Regimes and Multistage Decision-Making, June 18 - 29, 2007. Handout
8. Schwartz, J.D. and D.E. Rivera, "Process control education using inventory management in supply chains," 7th IFAC Symposium on Advances in Control Education (ACE 2006), paper ThP03.4, pgs. 1-6, Madrid, Spain, June 21 – 23, 2006. IFAC- PapersOnLine
7. Rivera, D.E., "Teaching Semiphysical Modeling to ChE Students using a Brine-Water Mixing Tank Experiment," Chemical Engineering Education, Vol. 39, No. 4, pgs. 308-315, 2005. Reprint
6. Rivera, D.E., M.D. Pew, "Evaluating PID Control for Supply Chain Management: A Freshman Design Project," Control and Decision Conference - European Control Conference, Madrid, Spain, December 12-15, 2005.

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5. Rivera, D.E.  "Teaching semiphysical modeling to chemical engineering students using a brine-water mixing tank experiment," pgs. 1607-1612, 13th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, August 27-29, 2003. Preprint
4. Rivera, D.E. and M.E. Flores. "Using a Gas-Oil Furnace Simulation to Introduce Meaningful System Identification Concepts in an Undergraduate Control Course," AIChE 2000 Topical Conference on Chemical Engineering Education, Paper 61c, pgs. 321-328, November, 2000. Presentation Record
3. Rivera, D.E. and M. E. Flores, "Beyond Step Testing and Process Reaction Curves: Introducing Meaningful Identification Concepts in the Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Curriculum," Proceedings of the IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SYSID 2000), Santa Barbara, CA, pages 815-820. Preprint
2. Rivera, D.E., K.S. Jun, V.E. Sater, and M.K. Shetty, "Teaching Process Dynamics and Control Using an Industrial-Scale Real-Time Computing Environment," Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering Education Special Issue, Vol. 4 No. 3, pp. 191-205, 1996. Wiley Interscience
1. Rivera, D.E., V.E. Sater, and M.K. Shetty, "A Novel Laboratory for Process Control Education," Proceedings of the 1993 ASEE Pacific Southwest Section Annual Meeting and Conference, pgs. 247-264, October 1993.