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Darci Odloak

Escola Politecnica da Universidade de Sao Paulo
Departamento de Engenharia Quimica

Laboratorio de Simulacao e Controle de Processos
Av. Prof. Luciano Gualberto, 380, trav 3
05508-900 Sao Paulo - SP

Tel: +55-11 3091-2261
Fax: +55-11 3813-2380
E-mail: odloak@usp.br
Curriculum Lattes: http://lattes.cnpq.br/5328007779465182

Predictive Control; Real Time Optimization; Robust Control;
Integration of Plant Control and Optimization.

B.Sc. Chemical Engineering, University of Sao Paulo - SP, 1971.
M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, COPPE - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 1977.
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Leeds University - UK, 1980.

Graduate Courses

PQI 5780 Control of Chemical Processes


Projects

Infinite horizon MPC for stable and integrating systems. Application to an industrial plant of glycol-oxide.
Robust control of a gasoline hydro-cracking process.
Integrating on-line process optimization into the predictive controller.
Robust MPC with output feed back.
Real time sensor/actuator fault detection and model break-down for MPC systems.

Current Supervised Students


M.Sc. Students :
Julio Nardenha
Neander da Silva Paula
Rafael Bruno Cunha Galeazzo
Rodrigo Cao Pires
Sergio Luiz Ballin, “Closed-loop identification with MPC controller”.
Glauce Freitas de Souza

Ph.D. Student
Carlos Roberto Porfirio

Associate Researchers

Oscar Zanabria Sotomayor, "Fault detection in Model Predictive Controllers with Guaranteed Robust Stability"

Selected Publications

  1. Carrapico O.L. and D. Odloak, A stable model predictive control for integrating systems, Comp. & Chem. Engng , 29 (5), 1089-1099, 2005.

  2. Odloak, D., Extended Robust Model Predictive Control, AIChE Journal , 50, 8, 1824-1836, 2004

  3. Rodrigues, M. A. & Odloak, D., An infinite horizon MPC for stable and integrating systems, Comp. & Chem. Engng , 27 (8-9): 1113-1128, 2003.

  4. Rodrigues, M. A. & Odloak, D., MPC for stable linear systems with model uncertainty, Automatica , 39 (4): 569-583, 2003.

  5. Zanin A.C., de Gouvea M.T., Odloak D., Integrating real-time optimization into the model predictive controller of the FCC system, Control Engng Practice , 10 (8): 819-831, 2002.