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Y. A. Liu
Frank C. Vilbrandt Endowed Professor
Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech

Ph.D., Princeton University, 1974
M.S., Tufts University, 1970
B.S., National Taiwan University, 1967

Contact Information:
Department of Chemical Engineering
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
Voice: (540) 231-7800
Fax: (540) 231-5022
Email: design@vt.edu
Research Interests
  • Process systems engineering (PSE) with applications to process and product design, advanced process control, supply-chain optimization, computational chemistry, and molecular engineering.
  • Development of polymer process simulation and optimization technology.
  • Process synthesis and integration with applications to energy conservation, pollution prevention, and wastewater minimization.
  • Artificial intelligence and neural networks in bioprocessing and chemical engineering.