Dr. Francis J. Doyle III holds the Suzanne and Duncan Mellichamp
Endowed Chair in Process Control at UC, Santa Barbara, and has been
a Full Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering
He received his B.S.E. from Princeton (1985), C.P.G.S. from Cambridge
(1986), andPh.D. from Caltech (1991), all in Chemical Engineering.
school, he worked at DuPont as a Visiting Scientist in the Strategic
Process Technology Group (1991-1992), then worked as an Assistant/Associate
Professor at Purdue University from 1992-1997, and as an Associate/Full
Professor at the University of Delaware from 1997-2002. From 2001-2002,
he was a visiting Professor in the Institut für Systemtheorie
Technischer Prozesse at Universität Stuttgart in Germany, on
a Humboldt Research Fellowship.
His research interests are in process modeling, identification
and control with applications to particulate systems, pulp and paper
processes, and biosystems. He is the recipient of several research
awards (NSF NYI (1992), ONR Young Investigator (1996) as well as
teaching awards: Purdue Potter Award - Engineering Teaching Award
(1995), ASEE Section Outstanding Teacher Award (1996), Tau Beta
Pi Teaching Award (1996).
In 1999, he was elected an academic trustee of CACHE. He was selected
for the Defense Science Study Group for the period 2002-2003.