Invited Presentations

36. “A Brief Introduction to Dynamical Models, System Identification, and Control Systems Engineering,” R21 Roadmap Initiative Panel Meeting, Center for the Continuum of Care, Treatment Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania, November 20, 2008.  
35. “Control engineering and dynamical systems approaches to improving behavioral interventions,” 2008 fall retreat, The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, September 18, 2008.  
34. “Enfoques de la ingeniería de control para el análisis y diseño de intervenciones adaptativas para mejorar la salud del comportamiento,” (Engineering control approaches for the design and analysis of adaptive behavioral interventions), seminar to be presented to the Department of Computing and Computer Languages, University of Almería, Spain, September 11, 2008.  
33. “What it is like to be a Puerto Rican and a Chemical Engineer,” presentation to kindergarten class at Edison Elementary School, Mesa, Arizona, May 19, 2008.  
32. “Engineering control approaches for the design and analysis of adaptive behavioral interventions,” invited presentation for the Atlantic Coast Symposium on the Mathematical Sciences in Biology and Biomedicine, North Carolina State University, April 24, 2008.  
31. “Engineering control approaches for the design and analysis of adaptive behavioral interventions,” presentation to the Mathematics and Cognition seminar series, Arizona State University, April 8, 2008.  
30. “A brief introduction to system identification,” presentation to the Brown Bag Seminar Series, The Methodology Center, Penn State University, March 20, 2008.  
29. “Inventory management in supply chains and adaptive interventions in behavioral health: insights gained from a process control perspective,” presentation to the Department of Chemical Engineering, Penn State University, March 18, 2008.  
28. “Engineering control approaches for the design and analysis of adaptive behavioral interventions,” seminar presentation to the Prevention Science Methodology Group (PSMG), University of South Florida, February 26, 2008.  
27. “Engineering control approaches for the design and analysis of adaptive behavioral interventions,” Seminar in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, February 13, 2008.  
26. “Inventory management in supply chains (and beyond): insights gained from a process control perspective,” Control Systems and Dynamics seminar series, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California-San Diego, February 1, 2008.  
25. “Hacia una sociedad automatizada. A donde vamos?” (Towards an automated society: where are we headed?), radio show broadcast October 24, 2007 through the Spanish National Public Radio Network, Listen to Broadcast.  
24. “Identificación amigable al proceso: un reto para la industria química,” (Plant-friendly system identification: a challenge for the chemical process industries,” presentation to the Department of Systems Engineering and Automatic Control, University of Valladolid, Spain, October 18, 2007.  
23. “Manejo de Inventarios en Cadenas de Suministro: Perspectivas Basadas en el Control de Procesos,” (Inventory management in supply chains: insights gained from a process control perspective), presentation to the Department of Systems Engineering and Automatic Control, University of Valladolid, Spain, October 17, 2007.  
22. “Manejo de Inventarios en Cadenas de Suministro: Perspectivas Basadas en el Control de Procesos,” (Inventory management in supply chains: insights gained from a process control perspective), presentation to the Automatic Control group at the University of Salamanca, Spain, October 15, 2007.  
21. “Perspectivas Sobre la Gestión de Cadenas de Suministro Basadas en el Control de Procesos,” (Perspectives on supply chain management using process control), presentation to students in the Advanced Process Control course at the University of Almería, Spain, October 11, 2007.  
20. “Introduction to Mechanistic Models and Control Theory,” tutorial presentation for the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) 2007 program on Challenges in Dynamic Treatment Regimes and Multi-Stage Decision Making, NC State, Research Triangle Park, NC, June 20, 2007.  
19. "Manejo de Inventarios en Cadenas de Suministro: Perspectivas Basadas en el Control de Procesos," (Inventory management in supply chains: insights gained from a process control perspective), presentation to the Department of Systems and Automatic Control, University of Seville, March 14, 2007.  
18. “Chemical Engineering Research Activities at Arizona State University,” presentation to the College of Engineering, Universidad Nacional Autónoma Mexicana (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico, Nov. 30, 2006.  
17. “Some perspectives on the GOALI program,” GOALI symposium, 2006 NSF Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, St. Louis, MO, July 25, 2006.  
16. "Manejo de Inventarios en Cadenas de Suministro: Perspectivas Basadas en el Control de Procesos," (Inventory management in supply chains: insights gained from a process control perspective), presentation to the Automatic Control, Electronics, and Robotics research group, University of Almería, Spain, June 27, 2006.  
15. “Engineering control approaches for the design and analysis of adaptive interventions,” Efficiency and innovation in research design, 2006 spring retreat, The Methodology Center, Pennsylvania State University, June 5, 2006.  
14. “What it is like to be a Puerto Rican and a Chemical Engineer,” presentation to 2nd Grade Class at Lincoln Elementary School, Mesa, Arizona, May 19, 2006.  
13. “Plant-Friendly System Identification: A Challenge for the Process Industries,” Fields Institute Seminar Series on Industrial Optimization, University of Toronto, March 7, 2006.  
12. “Inventory management in supply chains: insights gained from a process control perspective,” McMaster University, Department of Chemical Engineering, March 6, 2006.  
11. “Inventory management in supply chains (and beyond): insights gained from a process control perspective,” Department of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, February 24, 2006.  
10. “Inventory management in supply chains: insights gained from a process control perspective,” UCLA Systems, Dynamics, and Control seminar series, December 2, 2005.  
9. "Inventory Management in Semiconductor Manufacturing Supply Chains (and Beyond): Insights Gained from a Process Control Perspective." presented as part of the MGE@MSA Program Workshop series, March 9, 2005, Arizona State University. Presentation
8. "'Plant-Friendly' System Identification: A Challenge for the Process Industries," keynote presentation, Process Systems Engineering track, Canadian Society of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Calgary, AB, October 5, 2004. Presentation
7. "Engineering Process Control Perspectives on Adaptive, Time-Varying Interventions," Brown Bag seminar to the Methodology Center, Penn State University, April 7, 2004 Presentation
6. “Model-on-Demand Estimation for Improved Identification and Control of Process Systems,” Workshop on Models for Intensive Longitudinal Data and Functional Data, McGill University, October 11-12, 2003, Presentation
5. “Inventory Management in Semiconductor Manufacturing Demand Networks: Insights Gained from a Process Control Perspective,” Global Manufacturing and Supply Network “Knowledge Connection” Speaker Series, Intel Research Council, June 17, 2003. Supply Chain Simulator. Presentation
4. “Engineering Process Control: Can it Impact the Management of Chronic, Relapsing Disorders?” seminar to The Methodology Center, Penn State University, March 19, 2003. Presentation
3. “Identification of Chemical Process Systems using Constrained Minimum Crest Factor Multisine Inputs,” 17th International Forum on Process Analytical Chemistry (IFPAC), Scottsdale, AZ, January 22, 2003. Presentation
2. “Model on Demand Estimation for Improved Identification and Control of Process Systems,” IMA “Hot Topics” Workshop on Data-Driven Control and Optimization, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, December 6, 2002. Presentation
1. “PID Controller Tuning Via Internal Model Control: A Modern Approach,” tutorial presentation, 2002 Quality and Productivity Research Conference, Tempe, AZ, June 7, 2002. Presentation