Prof. Rafiqul Gani is professor of system design at the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, The Technical University of Denmark and the former head and co-founder of the Computer Aided Process Engineering Center (CAPEC). His current research interests include development of computer aided methods and tools for modelling, property estimation, process-product synthesis & design, and process-tools integration. He has published 406 peer-reviewed journal-proceedings articles and book chapters, and, delivered over 350 lectures, seminars and plenary/keynote lectures at international conferences, institutions and companies all over the world. Professor Gani is the president of the EFCE (European Federation of Chemical Engineering), elected for a second term 2016-2018; a Fellow of the AIChE and also a Fellow of IChemE. He is a co-founder and the CEO of the PSE for SPEED (Sustainable Product Process Engineering, Evaluation and Design) company.
Anjan Tula is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Auburn University and the Head of Process Engineering Division of the PSE for SPEED (Sustainable Product Process Engineering, Evaluation and Design) company. His main area of expertise is in development of computer-aided methods for process synthesis and innovation. Anjan has a doctorate degree in chemical engineering from Technical University of Denmark and prior to that he has 3-year’s work experience in General Electric as process engineer. As a part of his PhD he has developed computer-aided method and tool for systematic process synthesis-design & analysis of chemical and biochemical processes. His works has been awarded and widely accepted and published in several international conferences and journals.