Mario Eduardo Villanueva


Mario E. Villanueva 

Mario E. Villanueva
School of Information Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University

Advisor: Boris Houska

Contact

Mario E. Villanueva
ShanghaiTech University
SIST Building, Room 1D-204,
393 Huaxia Middle Road,
201210 Shanghai, China.
meduardov@shanghaitech.edu.cn

Education

  • PhD, Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, 2016.

  • MSc, Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, 2011.

  • BEng, Biochemical Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Veracruz, 2009.

Experience

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, ShanghaiTech University, 2017-present.

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Texas A&M University, 2016-2017.

  • Visiting Student, University of Freiburg, Summer 2014.

  • Research Assistant, Hamburg University of Technology, 2009-2010.

  • Research Assistant, Instituto Tecnológico de Veracruz, 2006-2009.

Research

  • Set-Based Computing Theory and Algorithms

  • Robust Control

  • Global Optimizations

  • Safe Control of Chemical Processes

Honors and Awards

  • Dudley Newitt Prize, Imperial College London, 2016.

  • CAST Director’s Award (14th AIChE Annual Meeting), 2014.

  • PhD Research Symposium best presentation award, Imperial College London, 2014.

  • Various scholarships awarded by the Mexican National Council for Science and Technology.

  • Highest overall score during undergraduate studies, Instituto Tecnológico de Veracruz, 2010.

Software

  • Co-developer of MC++,
    a library for construction, manipulation and bounding of factorable functions.

  • One of the main developers of CRONOS,
    a library for Complete seaRch and Optimization for NOnlinear Systems.

Publications

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

  • Bounding the Solutions of Parametric ODEs: When Taylor Models Meet Differential Inequalities

  • Evaluation of criteria for bioreactor comparison and operation standardization for mammalian cell culture

Presentations

  • M.E. Villanueva.
    Guaranteed Parameter Estimation.
    FRIAS Workshop on Robust Optimization and Control,
    Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany, 2014.

Teaching

  • Teacher at the TEMPO 2 Day Course on Robust Optimal Control
    University of Freiburg, Germany, 2014.

  • Teaching Assistant, Process Control and Reactor Design, Imperial College London, 2015.

  • Teaching Assistant, Introduction to MATLAB, Imperial College London, 2014.

  • Teaching Assistant, Process Dynamics and Control, Imperial College London, 2014.

  • Teaching Assistant, Batch Mini Plant (lab), Imperial College London, 2014.

  • Teaching Assistant, Quantitative Analysis, Imperial College London, 2013.

  • Teaching Assistant, Solutions and Reactions and Feedback Control, Imperial College London, 2013.

  • Teaching Assistant, Process Dynamics and Control, Imperial College London, 2013.

  • Teaching Assistant, Quantitative Analysis, Imperial College London, 2013.

  • Teaching Assistant, Process Dynamics and Control, Imperial College London, 2012.

  • Teaching Assistant, Quantitative Analysis, Imperial College London, 2012.