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Professor You was selected to be one of the 18 Searle Fellows for AY 2012 – 2013 at Northwestern University. The Searle Fellows program is a multi-disciplinary, year-long program for early career faculty. Established in 1999, the program aims to provide faculty with the expertise and knowledge to critically assess and solve problems in their courses. Participants design innovative approaches to teaching to advance their students’ learning and to develop their own teaching practice. The department chairs nominate the fellows […]

Prof. You selected as a Searle Teaching Fellow


Professor You was recently recognized as a Computers & Chemical Engineering Top Reviewer of 2011. Computers & Chemical Engineering is a major journal in Process Systems Engineering. The journal publisher appreciate Professor You’s contributions to this journal through the following citation: “Your thoughtful critiques and timely edits have allowed us to maintain our standards of publishing high quality articles and continue to serve the process systems engineering community.”

Prof. You recognized as a Top Reviewer of C&CE


Prof. You’s research on economic and uncertainty analysis for photovoltaics has been selected as the journal cover of the September, 2011 issue of Energy & Environmental Science, which has an impact factor of 20.523. The economic analysis model and stochastic simulation framework was developed by Prof. You. Other co-authors are Argonne researchers Seth Darling and Thomas Veselka, as well as Gartner Analyst Alfonso Velosa. Press Coverages: Chemistry World R&D Magazine My Solar News Electronics News Solar Knowledge Today’s Energy Solution

Paper selected as the journal cover of “Energy Environ. Sci.”



Prof. You was invited by the Environmental Protection Agency and National Science Foundation to attend a scientific workshop entitled “Design of Sustainable Product Systems and Supply Chains.” The 50 participants of this workshop are sustainability science experts selected globally from government, academia and industry. For more information, please see the workshop homepage.

Prof. You invited to an EPA-NSF Workshop on Sustainability Science


Prof. You has been selected as the recipient of the W. David Smith, Jr. Graduate Student Paper Award of the CAST Division of AIChE. The award, which will be presented to him at the Annual AIChE Meeting in Minneapolis on October 18, 2011, recognizes an individual for published work on the application of computing and systems technology to chemical engineering. This news has been reported on Carnegie Mellon’s Department of Chemical Engineering home page and Northwestern’s Chemical and Biological Engineering […]

Prof. You receives W. David Smith Jr. Award from AIChE


Fengqi You has been collaborating with Praxair Inc. on the development of stochsatic optimization strategies for the distribution-inventory planning of industrial gases (hydrogen, liquid oxygen, liquid nitrogen, Argon, etc.). This project has led to two journal articles and a number of citations in the Department of Energy (DOE) websites. Read more: Press release in the DOE Office of Science website. 2011 Argonne Science Highlights. The full report of this research project in Argonne CELS website and MCS website.

Collaboration with Praxair Inc. highlighted in DOE news



Fengqi You, who will join the ChBE faculty in September 2011, received the Ken Meyer Award for the best PhD thesis in Carnegie Mellon University in May 2010. The Ken Meyer Award is presented every year to a senior doctoral student who has demonstrated excellence in graduate research in chemical engineering. The faculty base their selection of the student on research quality, productivity, recognition, and impact.

Fengqi You receives Ken Meyer Award


Fengqi You received the Director’s Fellowship from Argonne National Laboratory for 2009-2011. The Argonne Director’s Fellowship is awarded to researchers, who display superb ability in scientific or engineering research and show definite promise of becoming outstanding leaders in the research they pursue. Fengqi You is the only awardee from 2009-2011 in the areas of Mathematics, Computer Science, Systems Analysis, and Decision and Information Science.

Fengqi You receives Argonne Director’s Fellowship