School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (ChBE) @ Gatech


Process Systems Group @ ChBE

Prof. Matthew Realff
Prof. Martha Grover
Dr. Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Dr. Mark Styczynski


Software tools

MATLAB from Mathworks


Advance Modeling Programming Language (AMPL)


Recommended Books:

Preparative Chromatography

  • Guiochon, Georges. Fundamentals of preparative and nonlinear chromatography. Boston: Academic Press, 2006.
  • Schmidt-Traub, Henner. Preparative chromatography of fine chemicals and pharmaceutical agents. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 2005.
Process Systems Engineering
  • Biegler, Lorenz T. Nonlinear Programming: Concepts, Algorithms, and Applications to Chemical Processes. Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics, 2010.
  • Biegler, L.T., Grossmann, I.E. and Westerberg A.W. Systematic Methods of Chemical Process Design. Prentice Hall PTR, 1999.
  • Boyd, Stephen and Vandenberghe, Lieven. Convex Optimization. Cambridge University Press, 2004.

  • Nocedal J. and Wright S. J. Numerical Optimization. Springer, 1999.


  • Mullin, J.W. Crystallization, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001.