Process Development in Chemical Industry: New approaches @Ruhr University Bochum and brainstorming on new opportunities

24 mai 2023

Speaker: Dr. Maria Polyakova

Abstract: In the dynamic landscape of the chemical industry, challenges such as product diversification and increasing energy costs have become paramount. To address these challenges effectively, innovative approaches in process development are essential. This presentation highlights different approaches followed at Ruhr University Bochum. The presentation begins with an exploration of conventional process development, emphasizing its significance in enabling product diversification and optimizing energy consumption. The audience will delve into various methodologies and strategies employed in modern process development to overcome industry challenges effectively. Furthermore, the presentation will conclude with a brainstorming session to explore the vast potential of AI applications in process development. By harnessing AI technologies such as machine learning and predictive modeling, opportunities for optimizing processes, reducing costs, and enhancing product quality will be discussed. The integration of AI promises to revolutionize traditional approaches, offering data-driven solutions and decision-making support that are in line with approaches followed at Ruhr University Bochum.

Short Bio: Maria Polyakova, Post-Doctoral Researcher Ruhr University Bochum ang Group Leader "Process Development in Fluid separation" at Laboratory of fluid separations Ruhr University Bochum, Dr.-Ing. since 2022 with the thesis “Development of a methodology for selection of Process Equipment Assemblies for liquid-liquid extraction”

The seminar take place on May 24th 2023 at 2pm / Salle 020 - La Jetée / Centrale Méditerranée