New Developments in Multivariable Model Predictive Control

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New Developments in Multivariable Model Predictive Control

December 2, 2020 - December 2, 2020

Event Type : FREE

Start : December 2, 2020

End : December 2, 2020

Time : 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Industrial operations are constantly challenged with improving production rates, yields, energy efficiency and process stability. Multivariable Model Predictive Control has proven to be an effective tool for improving operations by utilizing the full process capabilities consistently. However, the skills required to implement the technology and sustain the substantial benefits has been hampered by the usability of the software and adaptability of the applications.

Many new technology developments have improved the usability and adaptability of multivariable model predictive control. These developments include modern and intuitive user interfaces, customizable models to support unique process behavior, fast and flexible OPC connection tools, automated model building, integration with first principles dynamic models, improved performance monitoring among others. This presentation will review the new technology developments that have improved the usability and adaptability of advanced process control and how they impact industrial operations of many types.


Bill Poe, Technical Adviser for AVEVA.

Bill Poe is a Technical Advisor at AVEVA with over 35 years of experience in operations, project development, implementation and management of advanced process control, optimization and real-time performance monitoring projects in a variety of industries. Prior to AVEVA, Bill held positions at Shell Oil Company, GE and Schneider Electric. He has several patents, achieved a President’s Award at Shell Oil, received the GE Innovators Award and attained the Invensys Circle of Excellence. Bill holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Science from Columbia University both in Chemical Engineering.


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Clifford D. Wuertz






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