Paul I. Barton

Lammot du Pont Professor of Chemical Engineering

Support StaffAngelique M Scarpa

Research Interests

dynamic modeling, simulation and optimization, hybrid and embedded systems, mixed-integer and global optimization theory and algorithms, design and operation of micro-scale chemical processes, systems biology, energy systems engineering


Ph.D., Imperial College, University of London, 1992

M. Eng., Imperial College, University of London, 1988


Honors and Awards

Constantin Caratheodory Prize, International Society of Global Optimization, 2021

Journal of Global Optimization, Best Paper Award, 2012

Computing in Chem. Eng. Award of AIChE's CAST Division, 2011

Indo-American Frontiers of Engineering Award, 2008

Outstanding Young Researcher Award, AIChE CAST Division, 2004

Best Paper Award, Computers and Chemical Engineering, 2004

Hoyt C. Hottel Career Development Professorship, 1992-1997

IChemE's Hinchley Medal, 1988

BOC/Dr. M.P. Schuftan Memorial Prize for Process Design, 1987