Yearly Archives: 2014


Yunfei recently accepted a offer from ExxonMobil, and will move to Texas later this month to start his new job as a senior engineer. Congratulations, Yunfei!

Yunfei joins ExxonMobil


Through a division-wide open voting process, Prof. You was recently elected to chair Area 10C: “Systems and Process Operations” in 2017 at the Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Division of AIChE. This area includes sessions on optimization methods and their applications in supply chains, energy systems and process manufacturing. The area chair is expected to involve in the conference programming and coordinate the sessions.

Elected to Area 10C chair


Our recent article on life cycle environmental and economic comparative analysis of solar panel manufacturing (Solar Energy, vol. 105, pp. 669–678, 2014) has been highlighted in Nature News (Nature, vol. 510, pp. 317, 2014). http://www.nature.com/news/seven-days-13-19-june-2014-1.15417#/trend This work is also covered by a number of media outlets that include, but are not limited to, the following ones: Argonne National Laboratory Headline Northwestern Press Release National Geographic Chemistry World New York Times Businessweek China Daily  

Paper featured in Nature