Ph.D Chemical Engineering Texas A & M University 1976
M. Eng. Chemical Engineering Texas A & M University 1973
B.S. Chemical Engineering Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey 1970

Main Research Interests

Complex Adaptive Agent-Based Systems

  • Hierarchical multi-agent systems for modeling, supervision, and control of distributed complex adaptive systems

Modeling, Simulation and Control of Biomedical Systems

  • Artificial pancreas systems for patients with type 1 diabetes
  • Stochastic agent-based modeling of angiogenesis and tissue growth
  • Dynamic models and simulation of glucose and insulin variations in patients with diabetes, effects of exercise, hypoglycemia alarm systems
  • Metabolic pathway models for glucose utilization in muscle cells

Supervision of Manufacturing Process Operations

  • Multivariable process monitoring, performance assessment, and fault diagnosis
  • Nonlinear and multivariable process model development
  • Knowledge-based systems for supervisory control and intelligent process operations
  • Fault-tolerant control systems