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Antonios Armaou

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

8C Thomas Building

aua3@psu.edu

814-865-5316

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Systems Engineering

Interest Areas:

Nonlinear process dynamics analysis and control, computational modeling of multiscale systems, process analysis design and control of spatially distributed processes with application to microelectronics manufacturing and biology.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 1996
  • MS, Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 1996
  • Ph D, Chemical Engineering, University of California, 2001

Publications

Books

  • Panagiotis D Christofides, Antonios Armaou, Yiming Lou and Amit Varshney, 2008, CONTROL AND OPTIMIZATION OF MULTISCALE PROCESS SYSTEMS, Birkhauser, Boston, MA, USA, pp. 1-201

Book, Chapters

  • A. Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2006, An Efficient Optimization Approach for Computationally Expensive Timesteppers using Tabulation, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp. 513-533

Journal Articles

  • Manda Yang, Linxi Wang, S. M. Kamali Shahri, Robert M Rioux and Antonios Armaou, 2018, "Investigation of CO2 sorption mechanisms in isothermal columns via transient material and energy balance PDE models", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 57
  • Yizhou Fang and Antonios Armaou, 2018, "Output Feedback Receding Horizon Regulation via Moving Horizon Estimation and Model Predictive Control", Journal of Process Control, 69
  • Fenpin Li, Antonios Armaou, S Zhou, Y Zhou and Y Xue, 2018, "Study on ADRC Parameter Optimization Using CPSO for Clamping Force Control System", Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2018, pp. 8
  • Antonios Armaou and Manda Yang, 2018, "Revisiting APOD accuracy for nonlinear control of transport reaction processes: discrete adaptive POD (DAPOD) approach", Chemical Engineering Science, 181, pp. 12
  • Negar Hashemian and Antonios Armaou, 2017, "A Moving Horizon Estimation Algorithm Based on Carleman Approximation: Design and Stability Analysis", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 56, pp. 10087–10098
  • Manda Yang and Antonios Armaou, 2017, "Synthesis of equation-free control structures for dissipative distributed parameter systems using proper orthogonal decomposition and discrete empirical interpolation methods", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 56, pp. 10110–10122
  • Davood Babaei Pourkargar, Seyed Mehdi Kamali Shahri, Robert M Rioux and Antonios Armaou, 2016, "Spatiotemporal Modeling and Parametric Estimation of Isothermal CO2Adsorption Columns", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 55, (22), pp. 6443-6453
  • Negar Hashemian and Antonios Armaou, 2016, "Simulation, Model-Reduction, and State Estimation of a Two-Component Coagulation Process", AICHE Journal, 62, (5), pp. 1557-1567
  • Yizhou Fang and Antonios Armaou, 2016, "Carleman Approximation Based Quasi-analytic Model Predictive Control for Nonlinear Systems", AIChE Journal, 62
  • Davood Babaei Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2015, "Dynamic shaping of transport-reaction processes with a combined sliding mode controller and Luenberger-type dynamic observer design", Chemical Engineering Science, 138, pp. 673-684
  • Davood B Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2015, "APOD-based control of linear distributed parameter systems under sensor/controller communication bandwidth limitations", AIChE Journal, 61, pp. 434-447
  • D. B. Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2015, "Control of spatially distributed processes with unknown transport-reaction parameters via two layer system adaptations", AIChE Journal, 61, pp. 2497-2507
  • W. D. Bradley, W. M. Aumiller, N. Hashemian, S. An., Antonios Armaou and Christine D Keating, 2015, "Colocalization and Sequential Enzyme Activity in Aqueous Biphasic Systems: Experiments and Modeling", Biophysical Journal, 109, pp. 2182-2194
  • Davood Babaei Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2015, "Design of APOD-based switching dynamic observers and output feedback control for a class of nonlinear distributed parameter systems", Chemical Engineering Science, 136, pp. 673-684
  • W Aumiller, B Davis, N Hashemian, C D Maranas, Antonios Armaou and Christine D Keating, 2014, "Coupled Enzyme Reactions Performed in Heterogeneous Reaction Media: Experiments and Modeling for Glucose Oxidase and Horseradish Peroxidase in a PEG/Citrate Aqueous Two-Phase System", Journal Physical Chemistry B, 118, (9), pp. 2506-2517
  • D B Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2014, "Geometric output tracking of nonlinear distributed parameter systems via adaptive model reduction", Chemical Engineering Science, 116, pp. 418-427
  • Antonios Armaou and A Ataei, 2014, "Piece-wise constant predictive feedback control of nonlinear systems", Journal Process Control, 24, (4), pp. 326-335
  • Davood Babaei Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2013, "Modification to Adaptive Model Reduction for Regulation of Distributed Parameter Systems with Fast Transients", AIChE Journal, 59, (12), pp. 4595-4611
  • S. Pitchaiah and Antonios Armaou, 2013, "Output Feedback control of dissipative PDE systems with partial sensor information based on adaptive model reduction", AIChE Journal, 59, pp. 747-760
  • M. Demetriou and Antonios Armaou, 2012, "Dynamic on-line nonlinear robust detection and accommodation of incipient component faults for nonlinear dissipative distributed processes", International Journal Robust & Nonlinear Control, 22, (1), pp. 3-23
  • Nael H. El-Farra and Antonios Armaou, 2012, "Fault-tolerant process control", International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 22, (1), pp. 1-2
  • Payal Khanna, Eric Weidert, Francisco Vital-Lopez, Antonios Armaou, Costas D Maranas and Cheng Dong, 2011, "Model Simulations Reveal VCAM-1 Augment PAK Activation Rates to Amplifyp38 MAPK and VE-Cadherin Phosphorylation", Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 4, (4), pp. 656-669
  • Francisco G. Vital-Lopez, Antonios Armaou, Michelle Hutnik and Costas D Maranas, 2011, "Modeling the Effect of Chemotaxis on Glioblastoma Tumor Progression", AIChE Journal, 57, (3), pp. 778-792
  • Samira Khalili, Yulan Lin, Antonios Armaou and Themis Matsoukas, 2010, "Constant Number Monte Carlo Simulation of Population Balances with Multiple Growth Mechanisms", AIChE Journal, 56, (12), pp. 3137-3145
  • Sivakumar Pitchaiah and Antonios Armaou, 2010, "Output Feedback Control of Distributed Parameter Systems Using Adaptive Proper Orthogonal Decomposition", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49, (21), pp. 10496-10509
  • S. Khalili, J. Monaco and Antonios Armaou, 2010, "Development of a stochastic model for the efficacy of NRTIs using known mechanisms of action", Journal of Theoretical Biology, 265, pp. 704-717
  • C. M. Behrens and Antonios Armaou, 2010, "Optimal design and operation of a spatially distributed multiscale process with regard to layered heterostructure growth", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49, pp. 7891-7900
  • Amit Varshney, Sivakumar Pitchaiah and Antonios Armaou, 2009, "Feedback Control of Dissipative PDE Systems using Adaptive Model Reduction", AIChE Journal, 55, (4), pp. 906-918
  • Francisco G. Vital-Lopez, Amit Varshney, Costas D Maranas and Antonios Armaou, 2008, "Implication of dynamics in signal transduction and targeted disruption analyses of signaling networks", Computers & Chemical Engineering, 32, (9), pp. 2065-2071
  • S. Khalili and Antonios Armaou, 2008, "An extracellular stochastic model of early HIV infection and the formulation of optimal treatment policy", Chemical Engineering Science, 63, pp. 4361-4372
  • A. Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2008, "Low-order ODE Approximations and Receding Horizon Control of Surface Roughness During Thin-Film Growth", Chemical Engineering Science, 63, pp. 1246-1260
  • Amit Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2008, "Reduced Order Modeling and Dynamic Optimization of Multiscale PDE/kMC Process Systems", Computers & Chemical Engineering, 32, pp. 2136-2143
  • Antonios Armaou and Michael Demetriou, 2008, "Robust Detection and Accommodation of Incipient Component and Actuator Faults in Nonlinear Distributed Processes", AIChE Journal, 54, pp. 2651-2662
  • Samira Khalili and Antonios Armaou, 2008, "Sensitivity Analysis of HIV Infection Response to Treatment via Stochastic Modeling", Chemical Engineering Science, 63, pp. 1330-1341
  • Amit Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2006, "Identification of macroscopic variables for low-order modeling of thin-film growth", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 45, (25), pp. 8290-8298
  • Francisco G. Vital-Lopez, Antonios Armaou, Evgeni V. Nikolaev and Costas D Maranas, 2006, "A computational procedure for optimal engineering interventions using kinetic models of metabolism", Biotechnology Progress, 22, (6), pp. 1507-1517
  • Antonios Armaou and Michael A. Demetriou, 2006, "Optimal actuator/sensor placement for linear parabolic PDEs usingspatial H-2 norm", Chemical Engineering Science, 61, (22), pp. 7351-7367
  • Panagiotis D. Christofides and Antonios Armaou, 2006, "Control and optimization of multiscale process systems", Computers & Chemical Engineering, 30, (10-12), pp. 1670-1686
  • A Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2006, "Optimal operation of GaN thin film epitaxy employing control vectorparametrization", AIChE Journal, 52, (4), pp. 1378-1391
  • A Bindal, MG Ierapetritou, S Balakrishnan, Antonios Armaou, AG Makeev and IG Kevrekidis, 2006, "Equation-free, coarse-grained computational optimization using timesteppers", Chemical Engineering Science, 61, (2), pp. 779-793
  • A Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2005, "Multiscale optimization using hybrid PDE/kMC process systems with application to thin film growth", Chemical Engineering Science, 60, (23), pp. 6780-6794
  • Antonios Armaou and IG Kevrekidis, 2005, "Equation-free optimal switching policies for bistable reacting systems", International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 15, (15), pp. 713-726
  • Antonios Armaou, 2005, "Output feedback control of dissipative distributed processes via microscopic simulations", Computers & Chemical Engineering, 29, (4), pp. 771-782
  • PD Christofides and Antonios Armaou, 2005, "Control of multiscale and distributed process systems - Preface", Computers & Chemical Engineering, 29, (4), pp. 687-688
  • Antonios Armaou, IG Kevrekidis and C Theodoropoulos, 2005, "Equation-free gaptooth-based controller design for distributed complex/multiscale processes", Computers & Chemical Engineering, 29, (4), pp. 731-740
  • Antonios Armaou, CI Siettos and LG Kevrekidis, 2004, "Time-steppers and ‘coarse’ control of distributed microscopic processes", International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 14, (2), pp. 89-111
  • NH El-Farra, Antonios Armaou and PD Christofides, 2003, "Analysis and control of parabolic PDE systems with input constraints", Automatica, 39, (4), pp. 715-725
  • N. El-Farra, Antonios Armaou and P. D. Christofides, 2003, "Analysis and Control of Parabolic PDE Systems with Input Constraints", Automatica, 39, pp. 715-725
  • C. I. Siettos, Antonios Armaou, P. D. Makeev and I. G. Kevrekidis, 2003, "Microscopic/Stochastic Timesteppers and Coarse Control: a kinetic Monte Carlo Example", AIChE Journal, 49, pp. 1922-1926
  • Antonios Armaou and Panagiotis D. Christofides, 2002, "Dynamic optimization of dissipative PDE systems using nonlinear order reduction", Chemical Engineering Science, 57, (24), pp. 5083-5114

Conference Proceedings

  • Yizhou Fang and Antonios Armaou, 2018, "A Mathematics Approach to Improve the Computational Efficiency of Economic-oriented Model Predictive Control", Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems
  • Manda Y and Antonios Armaou, 2018, "Adaptive model reduction and control for distributed parameter systems using DEIM/DAPOD combination", Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems
  • Negar Hashemian and Antonios Armaou, 2017, "Stochastic MPC Design for a Two-Component Granulation Process", pp. 4386-4391
  • Yizhou Fang and Antonios Armaou, 2016, "A Formulation of Advanced-step Bilinear Carleman Approximation-based Nonlinear Model Predictive Control", 55, pp. 4027-4032
  • Negar Hashemian and Antonios Armaou, 2016, "MPC Application in Feedback Control Design via Carleman Linearization Method", pp. 3668-3673
  • D. B. Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2016, "Spatiotemporal response shaping of diffusion-reaction processes using adaptive reduced order models", pp. 4157-4162
  • Manda Yang and Antonios Armaou, 2015, "Feedback control of semi-linear distributed parameter systems using advanced POD method", pp. 4680-4687
  • Negar Hashemian and Antonios Armaou, 2015, "Fast Moving Horizon Estimation of Nonlinear Processes via Carleman Linearization", pp. 3379-3385
  • Yizhou Fang and Antonios Armaou, 2015, "Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Using a Bilinear Carleman linearization-based Formulation for Chemical Processes", pp. 5629-5634
  • Davood Babaei Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2015, "Wave motion suppression in the presence of unknown parameters using recursively updated empirical basis functions", pp. 2619-2624
  • Davood Babaei Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2015, "Low-dimensional adaptive output feedback controller design for transport-reaction processes", pp. 879-884
  • Davood Babaei Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2015, "Adaptive Control of Chemical Distributed Parameter Systems", pp. 682-687
  • S Xu, P Srinivasan and Antonios Armaou, 2014, "Optimization of interruptions in HIV treatment using a multiscale mechanistic model", pp. 3029-3034
  • L. Lao, M. Ellis, Antonios Armaou and P. D. Christofides, 2014, "Economic Model Predictive Control of Parabolic PDE Systems: Handling State Constraints by Adaptive Proper Orthogonal Decomposition", pp. 2758-2763
  • Antonios Armaou and M Demetriou, 2014, "Optimal sensor placement and scheduling of hybrid PDEs arising in environmental and meteorological applications", pp. MoA05.2
  • D B Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2014, "A refined adaptive model reduction approach for fast evolving distributed parameter systems", pp. MoA05.5
  • Davood Babaei Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2014, "Output tracking of spatiotemporal thermal dynamics in transport-reaction processes via adaptive model reduction", pp. 3352-3358
  • Liangfeng Lao, Matthew Ellis, Antonios Armaou and Panagiotis D. Christofides, 2014, "Economic Model Predictive Control of Parabolic PDE Systems Using Empirical Eigenfunctions", pp. 3375-3380
  • Davood Babaei Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2014, "Feedback control of linear distributed parameter systems via adaptive model reduction in the presence of device network communication constraints", pp. 1667-1673
  • Michael A. Demetriou and Antonios Armaou, 2014, "Frequency domain methods for optimal sensor placement and scheduling of spatially distributed systems arising in environmental and meteorological applications", pp. 4056-4062
  • Samira Khalili and Antonios Armaou, 2013, "A hybrid stochastic/deterministic model of intracellular HIV infection dynamics and estimation of viral production parameters", pp. 1519-1524
  • Davood Babaei Pourkargar and Antonios Armaou, 2013, "Control of dissipative partial differential equation systems using APOD-based dynamic observer designs", pp. 502-508
  • Sivakumar Pitchaiah and Antonios Armaou, 2011, "Predictive control of PDEs via adaptive reduced order modeling", pp. 2004-2009
  • Ali Rahnamoun and Antonios Armaou, 2011, "A Nonlinear Predictive Control of Processes with Multiscale Objectives using a Fuzzy-System Identification Approach", pp. 4976-4981
  • Francisco G. Vital-Lopez, Costas D Maranas and Antonios Armaou, 2011, "Modeling the Effect of Temozolomide Treatment on Orthotopic Models of Glioma", pp. 2969-2974
  • Sivakumar Pitchaiah and Antonios Armaou, 2010, "Output feedback control of the FitzHugh-Nagumo equation using adaptive model reduction", pp. 864-869
  • Antonios Armaou and Michael A. Demetriou, 2010, "Towards optimal actuator placement for dissipative PDE systems in the presence of uncertainty", pp. 5662-5667
  • S. Khalili and Antonios Armaou, 2010, "Estimation of efficacy of HIV nucleoside-analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitor AZT via stochastic modeling", pp. 2369-2374
  • S. Pitchaiah and Antonios Armaou, 2010, "Robust controller design based on adaptive model reduction for parabolic PDE systems", pp. 2181-2187
  • F. G. Vital-Lopez, Antonios Armaou and C. D. Maranas, 2010, "Three dimensional multi-scale modeling of brain tumor progression", Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, pp. 1767-1771
  • Antonios Armaou, 2009, "A predictive control method for nonlinear parabolic PDE systems", pp. 2375-2380
  • Antonios Armaou and Michael A. Demetriou, 2009, "Dynamic fault detection and accommodation for dissipative distributed processes", pp. 1517-1522
  • Sivakumar Pitchaiah and Antonios Armaou, 2009, "Feedback control of dissipative PDE systems in the presence of uncertainty and noise using extended Kalman filter", pp. 2464-2469
  • Christopher M. Behrens and Antonios Armaou, 2009, "Optimal design and operation of a multiscale GaAs/AlAs deposition process", pp. 4785-4790
  • Sivakumar Pitchaiah and Antonios Armaou, 2009, "Robust control of dissipative PDE systems in the presence of uncertainty using adaptive model reduction", pp. 498-503
  • Antonios Armaou and Michael A. Demetriou, 2008, "Integrated actuator placement and fault tolerant controller design for a class of distributed parameter systems", pp. 948-954
  • Amit Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2008, "Nonlinear control of dissipative PDE systems employing adaptive model reduction", pp. 940-947
  • Sivakumar Pitchaiah and Antonios Armaou, 2008, "Online system-identification using subspace algorithms for the control of microscopic processes", pp. 4413-4418
  • S. Pitchaiah and Antonios Armaou, 2008, "Adaptive Model Reduction for Output Feedback Control of dissipative PDE systems", pp. SSDemi3.1
  • F. G. Vital-Lopez, Antonios Armaou and C. Maranas, 2008, "Hybrid multi-scale modeling of brain tumor progression", pp. RSBioSystems.2
  • Antonios Armaou and M. Demetriou, 2008, "Redesign-free fault-tolerant control systems for a class of reaction-diffusion systems", pp. SSDemi3.4
  • Amit Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2007, "Dynamic optimization of multiscale PDE/kMC process systems using nonlinear order reduction and tabulation techniques", pp. 3540-3546
  • Michael A. Demetriou and Antonios Armaou, 2007, "Robust detection and accommodation of incipient component faults in nonlinear distributed processes", pp. 657-662
  • Samira Khalili and Antonios Armaou, 2007, "Scheduling of optimal medication strategies for early HIV infection", pp. 4508-4513
  • Francisco G. Vital-Lopez, Costas D Maranas and Antonios Armaou, 2006, "Bifurcation analysis of the metabolism of E-coli at optimal enzyme levels", pp. 3439-3444
  • Amit Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2006, "Dynamic optimization of stochastic systems using in situ adaptive tabulation", pp. 3098-3104
  • Samira Khalili and Antonios Armaou, 2006, "Sensitivity analysis of HIV infection response to treatment", pp. 2069-2075
  • Antonios Armaou and Michael A. Demetriou, 2006, "Spatial controllability and multiple actuator placement for dissipative partial differential equation systems", pp. 1473-1480
  • Antonios Armaou and Michael A. Demetriou, 2006, "Using spatial H-2 norm for sensor placement in parabolic partial differential equations", pp. 1467-1472
  • P. D. Christofides and Antonios Armaou, 2006, "Control and optimization of multiscale process systems", pp. 15 pages
  • A. Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2006, "Feedback control of surface roughness during thin-film growth using approximate low-order ODE models", pp. 3652-3659
  • A. Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2006, "Identification of macroscopic process observables for thin-film growth", pp. 2140-2146
  • Antonios Armaou, 2005, "Microscopic simulations and nonlinear control of dissipative distributed processes", pp. 4575-4582
  • MA Demetriou and Antonios Armaou, 2005, "Optimal actuator placement and model reduction for a class of parabolic partial differential equations using spatial H-2 norm", pp. 4569-4574
  • A Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2005, "Optimization of thin film growth using multiscale process systems", pp. 2559-2565
  • A. Varshney and Antonios Armaou, 2005, "Optimal operation of thin film growth with multiscale process objectives", pp. 6 pages
  • E. V. Nikolaev, P. Pharkya, C. D. Maranas and Antonios Armaou, 2005, "Optimal selection of enzyme levels using large scale kinetic models", pp. 6 pages
  • Antonios Armaou, 2004, "Continuous-time control of distributed processes via microscopic simulations", pp. 933-939
  • Antonios Armaou and A Varshney, 2004, "Dynamic optimization of dissipative PDEs using control vector parameterization: Application to GaN thin film epitaxy", pp. 279-286
  • Antonios Armaou, IG Kevrekidis and C Theodoropoulos, 2004, "The gaptooth scheme, patch dynamics and equation-free controller design for distributed complex multiscale processes", pp. 926-932
  • Antonios Armaou, S Dubljevic and PD Christofides, 2003, "Computation of empirical eigenfunctions and order reduction for control of time-dependent parabolic PDEs", pp. 2089-2096
  • Antonios Armaou and IG Kevrekidis, 2003, "Optimal switching policies using coarse timesteppers.", pp. 5508-5513
  • Antonios Armaou, CI Siettos and IG Kevrekidis, 2003, "Time-steppers and coarse-grained control of microscopic distributedprocesses", pp. 1328-1334
  • Manda Yang and Antonios Armaou, , "Dissipative distributed parameter systems on-line reduction and control using DEIM/APOD combination", pp. 6
  • Manda Y, linxi wang, Robert M Rioux and Antonios Armaou, , "Characterization of isothermal CO2 sorption columns by simultaneous spatiotemporal modeling of transient capacity and heat flow", Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems

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