The D.G. Fisher Award

The call for Nominations for the 2020 D.G. Fisher Award is now open, and it closes March 15 2020. To nominate someone for this award you need to upload the nomination on ScholarOne via the CIC Awards page. The terms of reference for the award and the details for the nomination are also available in the CSChE awards handbook.

2020 D.G. Fisher Award Winner – Chris Swartz

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We are pleased to announce that Chris Swartz, professor at McMaster University, is the most recent recipient of the D.F. Fisher award, for his work on the intersection between chemical process design and control. More information can be found on the recipient and his work on the D.G. Fisher Award Page. His keynote speech was given at the 2019 CSChE Annual Meeting in Halifax and can be watched on our Seminars page.

Past Award Winners

Year Recipient Title
2019 Chris Swartz Optimization of Uncertain Dynamic Systems with Application to Process Operation and Design
2018 Martin Guay Fast Extremum Seeking Control: Theory, Methods and Applications (D.G. Fisher Award Lecture)
2017 Kim McAuley Modeling of Chemical Processes:Challenges and Opportunities
2016 Paul Nokimos Data Driven Value Creation
2015 Peter Douglas Real-time Predictive Inference of Critical Process Variables in the Presence of Uncertainties
2014 Hector Budman Application of Polynomial Chaos Expansion to Robust Control and Robust Optimization of Chemical Processes
2013 Biao Huang Real-time Predictive Inference of Critical Process Variables in the Presence of Uncertainties
2011 David Shook A Practical Approach to Plant-Wide Control of a Hybrid System: Application to a Portable SAGD Plant
2010 J. Fraser Forbes Plant-Wide Decision-Making: Distributing the Load 2009 Michel Perrier Challenges in Biosystems Control and Optimization
2009 Michel Perrier Challenges in Biosystems Control and Optimization
2008 Thomas Marlin A Robust MPC Approach to Supply Chain Optimization
2007 Barry Cott Unit-Wide Model Predictive Control with SMOCPro
2006 Sirish L. Shah Plant Health Management: the Role of Digital Automation Systems in Process Monitoring
2005 Thomas Harris Interpretations and Analysis of Performance Bounds for Multivariable Systems
2004 David W. Bacon
2003 Guy Dumont
2002 Park Reilly
2001 John F. MacGregor