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Journal paper (*Corresponding Author)

1.      Zhihong Yuan, Mario R. Eden*. Superstructure optimization of integrated fast pyrolysis-gasification for the production of liquid transportation fuels and propylene. AIChE Journal. 62(2016) 3155-3176. (Invited paper for AIChE Journal Founders Tribute: Roger W. Sargent).

2.      Zhihong Yuan, Mario R. Eden*, Rafiqul Gani*. Toward the large-scale deployment of CO2 capture and conversion processes. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 55(2016) 3383-3419. (ACS Editors Choice paper)

3.      Zhihong Yuan, Mario R. Eden*. Recent advances in optimal design of thermochemical conversion of biomass to chemicals and liquid fuels. Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering. 10(2015) 70-76.

4.      Zhihong Yuan, Ping Wang, Chaohe Yang*, Mario R. Eden*. Systematic control structure evaluation for the two-stage-riser catalytic pyrolysis processes. Chemical Engineering Science. 126(2015) 309-328.

5.      Zhihong Yuan*, Ping Wang, Chaohe Yang. Steady-state multiplicity analysis of two-stage-riser catalytic pyrolysis processes. Computers & Chemical Engineering. 73(2015) 49-63.

6.      Ping Wang, Chaohe Yang*, Zhihong Yuan*. The combination of adaptive Pseudospectral method and structure detection procedure for solving dynamic optimization problems with discontinuous control profiles. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 53(2014) 7066-7078.

7.      Zhihong Yuan, Bingzhen Chen, Rafiqul Gani*. Applications of process synthesis: moving from conventional chemical processes towards biorenewable conversion processes. Computers & Chemical Engineering. 49(2013) 217-229. (This is one of top-ten highest downloaded paper during 2012.10.01~2013.09.30)

8.      Zhihong Yuan, Bingzhen Chen*. Process synthesis for addressing the sustainable energy systems and environmental issues. AIChE Journal. 58(2012) 3370-3389. (This is the top paper and is given priority in the publication process)

9.      Zhihong Yuan, Nan Zhang, Bingzhen Chen*, Jinsong Zhao. Systematic controllability analysis for chemical processes. AIChE Journal. 58(2012) 3096-3109.

10.  Zhihong Yuan, Bingzhen Chen*, Grkan Sin, Rafiqul Gani. State-of-the-art and progress in optimization based simultaneous design and control for chemical processes. AIChE Journal. 58(2012) 1640-1659. (Featured on Cover)

11.  Zhihong Yuan, Bingzhen Chen*, Jinsong Zhao. Phase behavior analysis for industrial polymerization reactors. AIChE Journal. 57(2011) 2795-2807.

12.  Zhihong Yuan, Bingzhen Chen*, Jinsong Zhao. An overview on controllability analysis of chemical processes. AIChE Journal. 57(2011) 1185-1201.

13.  Zhihong Yuan, Bingzhen Chen*, Jinsong Zhao. Controllability analysis for the liquid-phase catalytic oxidation of toluene to benzoic acid. Chemical Engineering Science. 66(2011) 5137-5147.

14.  Zhihong Yuan, Bingzhen Chen*, Jinsong Zhao. Effects of manipulated variables selection on the controllability of chemical process. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 50(2011) 7403-7413.

15.  Zhihong Yuan, Hangzhou Wang, Bingzhen Chen*, Jinsong Zhao. Operating zone segregation of chemical reaction systems based on stability and non-minimum phase behavior analysis. Chemical Engineering Journal. 155(2009) 304-311.

16.  Hangzhou Wang, Zhihong Yuan, Bingzhen Chen*, Jinsong Zhao. Analysis of the stability and controllability of chemical processes. Computers & Chemical Engineering. 35(2011) 1101-1109.

 

Conference paper (*Speaker)

1.      Zhihong Yuan*, Mario R. Eden. Integrated Thermochemical Process for Optimal Co-Production of Liquid Fuels and Chemicals. AIChE annual meeting. San Francisco. Nov. 2016.

2.      Pengcheng Li*, Zhihong Yuan, Mario R. Eden. Process Simulation and Economic Analysis of Producing Liquid Transportation Fuels from Biomass. AIChE annual meeting. San Francisco. Nov. 2016.

3.      Zhihong Yuan*, Mario R. Eden. Integrated biorefinery design for the co-production of premium quality liquid fuels and propylene. 26th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering. Portoroz, Slovenia. June. 2016.

4.      Pengcheng Li*, Zhihong Yuan, Mario R. Eden. A comparative study of Fischer-Tropsch synthesis for liquid transportation fuels production from biomass. 26th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering. Portoroz, Slovenia. June. 2016.

5.      Zachary Wilson*, Alison Cozad, Zhihong Yuan, Nick Sahinidis, David C. Miller. A Reduced-order Building Approach to Simulation-based Optimization of Complex Energy Systems. AIChE annual meeting. Salt Lake City. Nov. 2015.

6.      Zhihong Yuan*, Pengcheng Li, Bernardo Lousada, Mario R. Eden. Integrated thermochemical process design for co-producing liquid fuels and propylene. AIChE annual meeting. Salt Lake City. Nov. 2015.

7.      Bernardo Lousada*, Pengcheng Li, Zhihong Yuan, Mario R. Eden. Process design and simulation of methanol and olefins production from biomass. AIChE annual meeting. Salt Lake City. Nov. 2015.

8.      Pengcheng Li*, Zhihong Yuan, Bernardo Lousada, Mario R. Eden. Process Design and Simulation of Producing Liquid Fuels and Chemicals from Biomass. AIChE annual meeting. Salt Lake City. Nov. 2015.

9.      Zhihong Yuan*, Bernardo Lousada, Pengcheng Li, Mario R. Eden. Systematic Design and Synthesis of Integrated Multi-Product Biorefinery Processes. AIChE annual meeting. Salt Lake City. Nov. 2015.

10.  Ping Wang*, Xuemin Tian, Chaohe Yang, Zhihong Yuan. Economic-oriented NMPC of two-stage-riser catalytic pyrolysis processes for maximizing propylene yield. 9th International Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes. Whistler, Canada. June. 2015

11.  Zhihong Yuan*, Ping Wang, Chaohe yang, Mario Eden. Systematic control structure evaluation for the two-stage-riser catalytic pyrolysis processes. 12th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering and 25th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering. Copenhagen, Denmark, 31 May C 4 June 2015.

12.  David C. Miller*, Nikolaos V. Sahinidis, Alison L. Cozad, Andrew Lee, Hosoo Kim, Juan Morinelly, John Eslick, Zhihong Yuan. Computational Tools for Accelerating Carbon Capture Process Development. 38th International Technical Conference on Clean Coal & Fuel Systems. Clearwater, FL. June. 2013.

13.  David C. Miller, Nikolaos V. Sahinidis, Hosoo Kim, Andrew Lee, Alison L. Cozad, Zhihong Yuan, Murthy Konda, John Eslick, Juan Morinelly. Synthesis of optimal capture processes using advanced optimization. 11th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture & Sequestration. Pittsburgh, PA. April. 2012.

14.  Zhihong Yuan*, Nick Sahinidis, David Miller. Superstructure Formulation and Optimization for Carbon Capture Process. AIChE annual meeting. San Francisco. Nov. 2013.

15.  Zhihong Yuan*, Alison Cozad, Nick Sahinidis, David Miller. Surrogate Model Based Optimal Synthesis of Solid Sorbent Carbon Capture Process. AIChE annual meeting. Pittsburgh. Oct. 2012.