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140. Liu, J., and Laird, C.D., "Estimating Nonlinear Infectious Disease Models with Discrete and Continuous Parameters", PSE 2015/ESCAPE 25, Copenhagen, Denmark, May, 2015.
139. Klise, K.A., Seth, A., Laird, C.D., and Murray, R., "Resilience Evaluation for Water Distribution Networks", EWRI 2015, Austin, TX, May, 2015.
138. Liu, J., and Laird, C.D., "Optimization Framework for MINLP Problems with Pyomo: Applications in Infectious Disease Parameter Estimation", AIChE Annual Midwest Conference, Chicago, IL, March, 2015.
137. Cao, Y., Laird, C.D., and Zavala, V.M., "Clustering-Based Preconditioning for Stochastic Programs", AIChE Annual Midwest Conference, Chicago, IL, March, 2015.
136. Seth, A., and Laird, C.D., "Optimization Application in Water Distribution Networks Using Embedded Hydraulic Models", AIChE Midwest Regional Conference, Chicago, IL, March, 2015.
135. Kang, J., Siirola, J., Watson, J., Laird, C.D., "A Parallel Nonlinear Stochastic Programming Approach for Optimal Power Flow with N-1 Contingency Constraints", ICS 2015: Informs Computing Society Conference 2015, January 11, 2015.
134. Liu, J., and Laird, C.D., "Solution of MINLP Problems with Pyomo: Applications in Nonlinear Infectious Disease Spread", INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Richmond, VA, January, 2015.
133. Laird, C.D., "Parallel Architectures and algorithms for Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming", Research Group on Enterprise Wide Optimization, Webcast, December 2, 2014.
132. Laird, C.D., "Advanced Formulations and Algorithms for Structured Large-Scale Optimization", Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University, November 13, 2014.
131. Laird, C.D., "Parallel Algorithms and Applications Large-Scale Optimization", IBM Research-Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, November 7, 2014.
130. Cao, Y., Laird, C.D., and Zavala, V.M., "Clustering-Based Interior-Point Strategies for Stochastic Programs", AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November, 2014.
129. Ho. T., Cao, Y., Laird, C.D., and Parker, R.S., "A Generalizable Optimization Algorithm for Clinically-Relevant Patient-Specific Cancer Chemotherapy Scheduling", AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November, 2014.
128. Seth, A., and Laird, C.D., "Solution of Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Programming Problems in Hydraulics of Water Distribution Networks", AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November, 2014.
127. Laird, C.D., "Parallel Algorithms and Applications in Structured Large-Scale Optimization", Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago), September 3, 2014.
126. Laird, C.D., "Design Software: Challenges and Opportunities", Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design 2014 (FOCAPD), Cle Elum, WA, USA, July, 2014.
125. Cao, Y., Kang, J., and Laird, C.D., "Parallel Nonlinear Interior-Point Methods for Stochastic Programming Problems", SIAM Conference on Optimization (OP14), San Diego, CA, May, 2014.
124. Laird, C.D., "Parallel Computing and Opportunities in Nonlinear Optimization", AIChE CAST Division WebCAST, March 11, 2014.
123. Kang, J., Word, D.P., Akesson, J., and Laird, C.D., "An Efficient Parallel Algorithm for Optimal Operation Under Uncertainty", AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November, 2013.
122. Seth, A., McGee, S., McKenna, S., Hart, D.B., and Laird, C.D., "An application for real-time response to contamination events in a large-scale public water network", AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November, 2013.
121. Benavides-Serrano, A., Mannan, M.S., and Laird, C.D., "Gas Detectors Layout Optimization Considering False Positive and False Negatives: A Stochastic Programming Approach and a Quantitative Assessment of the Process Industries", AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November, 2013.
120. Seth, A., Word, D.P., Kang, J., Cummings, D., Laird, C.D., "NLP Approaches for Estimation of Seasonal Transmission Parameters in Childhood Infectious Diseases", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 8, 2013.
119. Cao, Y., Word, D.P., Watson, J.P., Woodruff, D.L., Laird, C.D., "Nonlinear Parameter Estimation in Parallel Using Progressive Hedging", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 6, 2013.
118. Benavides-Serrano, A., Legg, S., Mannan, M.S., and Laird, C.D., "A Quantitative Assessment on the Placement Practices of Gas Detectors in the Process Industries", Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center International Symposium, College Station, TX, October, 2013.
117. Laird, C.D., "Interior-Point Methods for Parallel Solution of Nonlinear Programming Problems", SADCO Summer School and Workshop on Optimal and Model Predictive Control, Bayreuth, Germany, September, 2013. (Invited Plenary Presentation)
116. Benavides-Serrano, A., Mannan, M.S., and Laird, C.D, "Optimizacion del Posicionamiento de Detectores de Gas: Consideracion de Falsos Positivos y Falsos Negativos a traves de Disponibilidad y Voto", San Buenaventura University, Cartagena, Colombia, August, 2013.
115. Benavides-Serrano, A., Mannan, M.S., and Laird, C.D, "Optimizing gas detector layouts by considering false positive and false negatives through unavailability and voting considerations", 5th Latin American Conference on Process Safety, Cartagena, Colombia, August, 2013.
114. Cao, Y., Word, D.P., Watson, J.P., Woodruff, D.L., Laird, C.D., "Progressive Hedging for Non-Linear Models that Arise in Parameter Estimation Problems", ICSP-SPXIII 2013, Bergamo, Italy, July, 2013.
113. Word, D.P., Kang, J., Watson, J.P., Woodruff, D.L., Akesson, J., and Laird, C.D., "Parallel Solution of Large-Scale Nonlinear Parameter Estimation Problems", ICCOPT Portugal, July, 2013.
112. Laird, C.D., "Decomposition Techniques for Parallel Solution of NLP Problems Based on Nonlinear Interior-Point Methods", Argonne National Laboratory, June 21, 2013.
111. Kang, J., Word, D.P., Akesson, J., Laird, C.D., "Efficient Optimization of Nonlinear Dynamic Systems Under Uncertainty Using Parallel Decomposition", 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (WCSMO10), Orlando, FL, USA, May, 2013.
110. Klise, K., Laird, C.D., Hackebeil, G., Seth, A., Murray, R., and Haxton, T. , "Evaluation of booster station placement for water quality and water security concerns", EWRI 2013, Cincinnati, OH, May, 2013.
109. Seth, A., Mann, A., Klise, K., Haxton, T., and Laird, C.D., "Development of a Testbed for Contaminant Source Inversion Methods", EWRI 2013, Cincinnati, OH, May, 2013.
108. Laird, C.D., "Parallel Algorithms for Optimization: Emerging Architectures and Applications", School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, April 11, 2013.
107. Laird, C.D., "Parallel Algorithms for Optimization: Emerging Architectures and Applications", Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, April 9, 2013.
106. Laird, C.D., "Decomposition Methods for Parallel Nonlinear Programming Based on Nonlinear Interior-Point Methods", Sandia National Laboratories, March, 2013.
105. Seth, A., Mann, A., McGee, S., and Laird, C.D., "A Real-Time Source Inversion and Optimal Sampling Strategy for Large-Scale Drinking Water Distribution Systems", 13th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Santa Fe, NM, January, 2013.
104. Kang, J., and Laird, C.D., "An Efficient Parallel Decomposition Algorithm for Block-Structured Nonlinear Programming Problems", 13th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Santa Fe, NM, January, 2013.
103. Benavides-Serrano, A., Legg, S., Mannan, M.S., and Laird, C.D., "A Stochastic Programming Formulation for the Optimal Layout of Gas Detectors in the Process Industries", 13th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Santa Fe, NM, January, 2013.
102. Cao, Y., and Laird, C.D., "An Augmented Lagrangian Interior-Point Approach for Parallel Solution of Large-Scale NLP Problems on Graphics Processing Units", 13th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Santa Fe, NM, January, 2013.
101. Word, D.P., Watson, J.P., Woodruff, D., and Laird, C.D., "Parallel Solution of Nonlinear Parameter Estimation Problems Using Progressive Hedging", 13th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Santa Fe, NM, January, 2013.
100. Word, D.P., Kang, J., Akesson, J., and Laird, C.D., "A Schur-Complement Decomposition Approach for Efficient Parallel Optimization of Dynamic Systems", 13th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Santa Fe, NM, January, 2013.
99. Hackebeil, G., Legg, S., Laird, C.D., and Watson, J.P., "Optimal Sensor Placement With Intractably Large Scenario Spaces", 13th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Santa Fe, NM, January, 2013.
98. Hackebeil, G., Mann, A., and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Booster Station Placement for Protecting Water Distribution Systems", 13th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Santa Fe, NM, January, 2013.
97. Kang, J., Watson, J.P. and Laird, C.D., "Robust Optimization for Unit Commitment using Pyomo", Coopr Workshop, INFORMS Computing Society, Santa Fe, NM, January, 2013.
96. Laird, C.D., "Parallel Algorithms for Optimization: Emerging Architectures and Applications", Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, December 4, 2012.
95. Laird, C.D., "Parallel Algorithms for Optimization: Emerging Architectures and Applications", Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, November, 2012.
94. Mann, A., Hackebeil, G., Rodriguez, J., Klise, K.A., Laird, C.D., and Haxton, T., "Optimal Design and Operation of Real-Time Response Systems for Water Security", AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November, 2012.
93. Benavides-Serrano, A., Legg, S., Mannan, M.S., and Laird, C.D., "A stochastic programming approach for optimal gas sensor layout considering sensor reliability", Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center International Symposium, College Station, TX, October, 2012.
92. Kang, J., Word, D.P., Akesson, J., and Laird, C.D., "Parallel Decomposition of Nonlinear Dynamic Optimization Problems", AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2012.
91. Cao, Y. and Laird, C.D., "An Augmented Lagrangian Approach for Parallel Solution of NLP Problems On Graphics Processing Units", AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2012.
90. Hackebeil, G., Laird, C.D., Legg, S., and Watson, J.P., "Solution of Optimal Placement Problems in Water Networks with Intractably Large Scenario Spaces", AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2012.
89. Bansal, L, Maiti, S., Jayaraman, A., Laird, C.D., and Hahn, J., "Modeling of Fluorescent Protein-Labeled Cell Populations to Analyze Transcriptional and Division Effects On Fluorescent Intensity Distributions", AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2012.
88. Laird, C.D., "Pyomo: Python Objects for Modeling and Optimization", LCCC Workshop: System Design meets Equation-based Languages, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, September, 2012.
87. Hackebeil, G., Mann, A.V., and Laird, C.D., "Tailored Solver for Rapid Water Quality Simulation with Merlion", WDSA 2012, Adelaide, Australia, September, 2012.
86. Kang, J., Word, D.P., Woodruff, D.L., Watson, J.P., and Laird, C.D., "Parallel Solution of Structured Nonlinear Problems Using Pyomo and PySP", 21st International Symposium on Mathematical Programming (ISMP), Berlin, Germany, August, 2012.
85. Word, D.P., Watson, J.P., Woodruff, D., and Laird, C.D., "A Progressive Hedging Approach for Parameter Estimation of Stochastic Nonlinear Programs", PSE 2012, Singapore, July, 2012.
84. Wang, C., Pishko, M., and Laird, C.D., "Model and Analysis of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing System with Government Intervention and Emergency Supply", PSE 2012, Singapore, July, 2012.
83. Hackebeil, G., Mann, A.V., Hart, W., Klise, K., and Laird, C.D., "A Stochastic Programming Formulation for Chlorine Booster Station Placement to Protect Large-Scale Water Distribution Systems", PSE 2012, Singapore, July, 2012.
82. Klise, K., Laird, C.D., Mann, A., Hackebeil, G., and Haxton, T., "Optimal booster station placement considering various reaction dynamics", EWRI 2012, Albuquerque, NM, May, 2012.
81. Mann, A.V., Hackebeil, G., and Laird, C.D., "Efficient Solution of Large-Scale Water Quality Models for Scenario Generation", EWRI 2012, Albuquerque, NM, May, 2012.
80. Haxton, T., Murray, R., Jankel, R., Klise, K., Hart, D.B., Hart, W.E., Siirola, J., Phillips, C.A., Taxon, T., and Laird, C.D., "EPA's Water Security Toolkit: Modeling, simulation, and optimization tools to support emergency response planning and management", EWRI 2012, Albuquerque, NM, May, 2012.
79. Benavides-Serrano, A., Legg, S., Wang, C., and Laird, C.D., "Optimal layout of gas detector networks: A comparison study", AIChE Spring Meeting & 8th Global Congress on Process Saftey, Houston, TX, March, 2012.
78. Laird, C.D., "Optimization in Engineering and Science: Parallel Architectures and Algorithms", Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, December 6, 2011.
77. Wong, A.V., Hackebeil, G.A., Hart, W., Klise, K., and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Layout of Chlorine Booster Stations for Water Supply Network Security", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, November, 2011.
76. Word, D.P., Watson, J.P., Woodruff, D., and Laird, C.D., "Decomposition Strategies in Pyomo for Estimation of a Spatio-Temporal Infectious Disease Model", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, November, 2011.
75. Bansal, L., Chu, Y., Laird, C.D., and Hahn, J., "Regularization of Ill-Conditioned Inverse Problems Resulting From Determining Transcription Factor Profiles From Fluorescent Reporter Images", AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October, 2011.
74. Hackebeil, G., Wong, A.V., Klise, K.A., Hart, W., and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Chlorine Booster Station Placement for Contamination Response in Water Distribution Systems Using Stochastic Programming", AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October, 2011.
73. Kang, J., Akesson, J., and Laird, C.D., "Parallel Solution of Large-Scale, Block-Structured, Nonlinear Programming Problems with Significant Coupling", AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October, 2011.
72. Legg, S., Watson, J.P., Davis, S., and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Scenario-Based Gas Detector Placement in Process Facilities", Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center International Symposium, College Station, TX, October, 2011.
71. Laird, C.D., Wong, A.V., and Akesson, J., "Parallel Solution of Large-Scale Dynamic Optimization Problems", ESCAPE21, Chalkidiki, Greece, June, 2011.
70. Laird, C.D., "Efficient Solution of Nonlinear Optimization Problems Using Interior-Point Methods", Shell Global Solutions, Houston, TX, April 6, 2011.
69. Laird, C.D., "Internal Decomposition Techniques for Parallel Solution of Nonlinear Programming Problems", Optimization in an Uncertain Environment Workshop, U.C. Davis Graduate School of Management, Davis, CA, March 25-26, 2011.
68. Laird, C.D. and Watson, J.P., "Stochastic Nonlinear Programming with Pyomo", SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Reno, NV, February, 2011.
67. Laird, C.D., "Nonlinear Programming: Methods and Software", Departamento de Ingenieria Quimica Instituto Tecnologico de Celaya, Celaya, Mexico, January 10-14, 2011.
66. Wong, A.V., Hart, W., McKenna, S., and Laird, C.D., "Source Inversion and Optimal Sampling in Large-Scale Drinking Water Distribution Systems", 12th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Monterey, CA, January, 2011.
65. Hackebeil, G. and Laird, C.D., "Global Optimization for Estimation of On/Off Seasonality in Infectious Disease Spread Using Pyomo", 12th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Monterey, CA, January, 2011.
64. Word, D.P., Hart, W., Laird, C.D., and Siirola, J., "Representation and Solution of Generalized Disjunctive Programming Problems Using Pyomo", 12th INFORMS Computing Society Conference, Monterey, CA, January, 2011.
63. Hart, W., Laird, C., Murray, R., Phillips, C., and Siirola, J., "Evaluating Multiobjective Sensor Placements", World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Palm Springs, CA, 2011.
62. Laird, C.D., "Parallel Optimization: Algorithms and Architectures for Challenging Problems", Kansas University, Lawrence, KS, November 30, 2010.
61. Hackebeil, G. and Laird, C.D., "Global Optimization for Estimation of On/Off Seasonality in Infectious Disease Spread Using Pyomo", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, November, 2010.
60. Word, D.P., Hart, W., Laird, C.D., and Siirola, J., "Representation and Solution of Generalized Disjunctive Programming Problems Using Pyomo", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, November, 2010.
59. Wong, A.V., McKenna, S., Hart, W., and Laird, C.D., "Source Inversion and Response Management in Large-Scale Water Distribution Systems", AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November, 2010.
58. Hart, W., Laird, C.D., and Siirola, J.D., "Pyomo: Python Optimization Modeling Objects", AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November, 2010.
57. Kang, J., Legg, S., Zhu, Y., and Laird, C.D., "Efficient Parallel Optimization On Emerging Computational Architectures", AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November, 2010.
56. Zhu, Y., Legg, S., Kang, J., and Laird, C.D., "Parallel Solution of Nonlinear Optimization Problems on Emerging Architectures", ExxonMobil Chemical, Baytown, TX, October 19, 2010.
55. Wong, A., Young, J., McKenna, S., Hart, W., and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Determination of Grab Sample Locations and Source Inversion in Large-Scale Water Distribution Systems", Water Distribution Systems Analysis, Tuscon, AZ, September, 2010.
54. Word, D.P., Abbott III, G.H., Cummings, D, and Laird, C.D., "Estimating Seasonal Drivers in Childhood Infectious Diseases with Continuous Time and Discrete-Time Models", ACC2010, Baltimore, MD, July 2, 2010.
53. Laird, C.D. and Wong A.V., "Real-Time Contamination Response in Large-Scale Water Distribution Systems", Chair of Process Systems Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany, June 24, 2010.
52. Laird, C.D., "Parallel Nonlinear Optimization on Emerging High-Performance Architectures", Euregional School of AICES (Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science), Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, June 22, 2010.
51. Laird, C.D., "Efficient Solution of Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming Problems", Euregional School of AICES (Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science), Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, June 21, 2010.
50. Laird, C.D., "Parallel Solution of Nonlinear Programming Problems on Emerging Architectures", OPTEC, Electrical Engineering Department (ESAT-SCD), K.U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, June 16, 2010.
49. Word, D.P., Young, J., Cummings, D., and Laird, C.D., "Estimation of seasonal transmission parameters in childhood infectious disease using a stochastic continuous time model", ESCAPE20, Ischia, Italy, June 9, 2010.
48. Wong, A., McKenna, S., Hart, W., and Laird, C.D., "Real-Time Inversion and Response Planning in Large-Scale Networks", ESCAPE20, Ischia, Italy, June 7, 2010.
47. Laird, C.D., "Parallel Optimization Techniques for Distributed Systems", Visiting Scholar, Lund University, Lund Center for Control of Complex Engineered Systems, as part of the theme semester ``Distributed Model Predictive Control and Supply Chains'', Lund, Sweden, May 10-21, 2010.
46. Laird, C.D., "Interior-Point Methods for Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming", INFORMS Student Chapter at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, April 9, 2010.
45. Laird, C.D., "Advanced Numerical Methods for Improved System Understanding and Response Planning", Process Safety Symposium, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar, March 16, 2010.
44. Legg, S. and Laird, C.D., "Parallel Nonlinear Programming Decomposition for Design Under Uncertainty Using Graphics Processing Units", Advances in Process Design II, AIChE Spring Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 23, 2010.
43. Wong, A. and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Design of a Real-Time Monitoring System for Water Distribution Networks", Advances in Process Design I, AIChE Spring Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 23, 2010.
42. Jung, S., Dedy, N., Laird, C.D., and Mannan, M.S., "A New Approach to Optimizing Facility Layout by Mapping Risk On Grids", Advances in Process Design I, AIChE Spring Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 23, 2010.
41. Yang, X., Laird, C.D., and Mannan, M.S., "Pareto Optimization On Component Inspection Interval for Level Control in An Oil/Gas Separation System", Case Histories of Risk Assessment and Problem Solving, AIChE Spring Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 22, 2010.
40. Wong, A., McKenna, S., Hart, W., and Laird, C.D., "Real-Time Contaminant Detection and Inversion in Large-Scale Water Networks", 65th Annual Instrumentation Symposium for the Process Industries, College Station, TX, January 26-28, 2010.
39. Word, D.P., Abbott III, G.H., Young, J., Kolodziej, S., and Laird, C.D., "Improved Estimation and Control for Large-Scale Models of Infectious Disease Spread", Modeling and Control of Biomedical Systems - I, AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November, 2009.
38. Zhu, Y. and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Load Scheduling for Efficient Operation of Air Separation Systems Under Uncertain Costs and Demands", Modeling and Control of Energy Systems, AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November, 2009.
37. Laird, C.D., Zhu, Y., Reutersward, P., Akesson, J., and Siirola, J.D., "Parallel Solution of Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming Problems on Modern Computing Architectures", Advances in Optimization- I, AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November, 2009.
36. Jeung, S., Ng, D., Laird, C.D., and Mannan, M.S., "A New Approach for Facility Siting by Mapping Risks on a Plant Area Grid and Optimization", Applications of Optimization in Industrial Practice, AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November, 2009.
35. Zhu, Y. and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Operation and Contract Planning Under Uncertainty with Rigorous Models for Air Separation", INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 11-14, 2009.
34. Wong, A., McKenna, S., and Laird, C.D., "Source Location Workshop: Real-Time Numerical Inversion", PUB Singapore, Singapore, September, 2009.
33. Zhu, Y. and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Load Scheduling of Cryogenic Air Separation Processes Under Uncertainty", CORS-INFORMS International Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June 14-17, 2009.
32. Zhu, Y. and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Economic Performance of Air Separation Systems with Contractual Obligations and Changing Costs", Process Science and Technology Center (PSTC) Fall 2009 Meeting, College Station, TX, 2009.
31. Wong, A., McKenna, S., Hart, W., and Laird, C.D., "Real-Time Inversion and Response Planning in Large-Scale Networks", Process Science and Technology Center (PSTC) Fall 2009 Meeting, College Station, TX, 2009.
30. Young, J.K., Cummings, D., and Laird, C.D., "A Nonlinear Programming Approach for the Estimation of Large-Scale Infectious Disease Models", INFORMS 2008 Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., October, 2008.
29. Laird, C.D., "Advances in Nonlinear Programming Tools for Large-Scale Inverse Problems: Applications in Homeland Security", Consortium for Abnormal Situation Management, Quarterly Research Meeting, Washington D.C., April, 2008.
28. Laird, C.D. and Cummings, D.A., "A Nonlinear Programming Framework for Estimating Seasonal Drivers in Infectious Disease Models", Operations Research in Public Health 2008: Using Data and Models for Decision-making in Public Health (a joint workshop between the Public Health Agency of Canada and McMasters University), Montreal, Canada, 2008.
27. Zhu, Y. and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Planning and Operation of Cryogenic Air Separation Columns Considering Uncertain Demands and Product Transitions", AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2008.
26. Laird, C.D., Young, J.K., and Cummings, D., "Estimation of Spatial Coupling and Temporal Dynamics In the Spread of Childhood Infectious Disease", AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2008.
25. Pham, V., Laird, C.D., and El-Halwagi, M., "A Convex Hull Discretization Approach to the Global Optimization of Pooling Problems", AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2008.
24. Pham, V., Rabie, A., Laird, C.D., and El-Halwagi, M., "Global Optimization of Batch Direct-Recycle Networks", AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2008.
23. Zhu, Y. and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Planning and Operation of Cryogenic Air Separation Columns Under Uncertainty", Process Science and Technology Center (PSTC) Fall 2008 Meeting, Austin, TX, 2008.
22. Zhu, Y. and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Design and Operation of Chemical Processes Under Uncertainty", Process Science and Technology Center (PSTC) Spring 2008 Meeting, College Station, TX, 2008.
21. Laird, C.D. and Biegler, L.T., "Advances in Large-Scale Nonlinear Optimization", MACC (McMasters Advanced Control Consortium) meeting, Hamilton, Canada, May, 2007.
20. Laird, C.D., Zavala, V.M., and Biegler, L.T., "Parallel Solution of Large-Scale Nonlinear Parameter Estimation Problems with IPOPT", SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Costa Mesa, CA, February 19-23, 2007.
19. Zavala, V.M., Laird, C.D., and Biegler, L.T., "A Fast Computational Framework for Large-Scale Moving Horizon Estimation", keynote presentation, DYCOPS, Cancun, Mexico, 2007.
18. Laird, C.D. and Biegler, L.T., "IPOPT, An Interior-Point Solver for Exploiting Structure in Large-Scale Nonlinear Programs", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, November, 2006.
17. Zavala, V.M., Laird, C.D., and Biegler, L.T., "Fast Solvers and Rigorous Models: Can both be accommodated in NMPC?", IFAC Conference on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control for Fast Systems, Grenoble, France, October 9-11, 2006.
16. Hill, J., van Bloemen Waanders, B.G., and Laird, C.D., "Source Inversion with Uncertain Sensor Measurements", 8th Annual Water Distribution Systems Analysis (WDSA) Symposium, Cincinnati, OH, August 27-30, 2006.
15. Laird, C.D. and Biegler, L.T., "Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming for Multiperiod Optimization and Design Under Uncertainty", International Conference on High Performance Computing: Modeling, Simulation, and Optimization of Complex Processes, Hanoi, Vietnam, March 6-10, 2006.
14. Laird, C.D., "Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming Approaches: Applications in Homeland Security", Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2006.
13. Laird, C.D., "Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming Approaches: Applications in Homeland Security", Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 2006.
12. Laird, C.D., "Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming Approaches: Applications in Homeland Security", Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2006.
11. Laird, C.D., "Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming Approaches: Applications in Homeland Security", Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2006.
10. Laird, C.D. and Biegler, L.T., "A Block-Bordered Interior Point Approach for the Solution of Multiperiod Nonlinear Programs", AIChE 2005 Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, October 31, 2005.
9. Laird, C.D., "NLP and Mixed Integer Approaches for Source Inversion in Drinking Water Networks", IBM Student Seminar Series, T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM, Hawthorne, NY, July, 2005.
8. McKenna, S.A., van Bloemen Waanders, B.G., Laird, C.D., Buchberger, S.G., Li, Z., and Zanke, R., "Source Inversion and the Effect of Stochastically Varying Demand", World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2005, Anchorage, AL, May 15-19, 2005.
7. Laird, C.D., Biegler, L.T., and van Bloemen Waanders, B.G., "A Mixed Integer Approach for Obtaining Unique Solutions in Source Inversion of Drinking Water Networks", World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2005, Anchorage, AL, May 15-19, 2005.
6. Laird, C.D., Wachter, A., and Biegler, L., "IPOPT, A Software Package for Nonlinear Optimization", ExxonMobil, Upstream Research Company, Houston, TX, November, 2004.
5. Laird, C.D., Wachter, A., and Biegler, L., "IPOPT, A Software Package for Nonlinear Optimization", INFORMS 2004 Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, October 24-27, 2004.
4. Laird, C.D., Biegler, L.T., and van Bloemen Waanders, B.G., "Time Dependent Contamination Source Determination: A Network Subdomain Approach for Very Large Networks", World Water & Environmental Resources Congress 2004, Salt Lake City, UT, June 27-July 1, 2004.
3. Laird, C.D. and Biegler, L.T., "Contaminant Source Determination in Drinking Water Networks", Annual ChEGSA Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, October 16-17, 2003. (Received Symposium Presenter Award)
2. Kameswaran, S., Laird, C.D., Raghunathan, A., and Biegler, L.T., "Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming for Dynamic Optimization", NASA Low Thrust Technical Interchange Meeting, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, August 20-21, 2003.
1. van Bloemen Waanders, B.G., Bartlett, R.A., Biegler, L.T., and Laird, C.D., "Nonlinear Programming Strategies for Source Detection of Municipal Water Networks", EWRI World Water and Environmental Congress, Philadelphia, PA, June 23-26, 2003.
(Presenter underlined)

Posters

14. Benavides-Serrano, A., Legg, S., Mannan, M.S., and Laird, C.D., "A Reliability-P-Median Formulation for optimization of Gas Detector Layout in Process Facilities", AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2012.
13. Legg, S., Benavides-Serrano, A., Mannan, M.S., and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Placement of Gas Detectors in Process Facilities Using Conditional-Value-At-Risk", AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October, 2012.
12. Legg, S.W., Siirola, J.D., Watson, J.P., Davis, S.G., Bratteteig, A., and Laird, C.D., "A Stochastic Programming Approach for Gas Detector Placement in Process Facilities", FOCAPO 2012, Savannah, GA, January, 2012.
11. Word, D.P., Watson, J.P., Woodruff, D.L., and Laird, C.D., "Parallel Decomposition Strategies for Estimation of a Spatially Distributed, Nonlinear, Childhood Infectious Disease Model", AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 16-21, 2011.
10. Zhu, Y., Word, D.P., Legg, S., Siirola, J., and Laird, C.D., "Exploiting Modern Computing Architectures for Efficient Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming", 10th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering, PSE'09, Salvador, Brazil, August 16-20, 2009. (Won Best Poster Award)
9. Zhu, Y. and Laird, C.D., "Optimal Design of Cryogenic Air Separation Columns Under Uncertainty", Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design, 7th, Breckenridge, CO, June 7-12, 2009.
8. Kolodziej, S. and Laird, C.D., "Deterministic Modeling of Infectious Disease Spread", REU Poster Presentation, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2009.
7. Barrera, B. and Laird, C.D., "Estimation of Water Demands and Flows of Water Networks Using Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming", REU Poster Presentation, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2009.
6. Zhu, Y. and Laird, C.D., "Parallel Algorithm for Structured Nonlinear Programming", FOCAPO 2008, Boston, MA, June 29-July 2, 2008.
5. Pham, V., Rabie, A., Laird, C.D., and El-Halwagi, M., "A Global Optimization Approach to the Synthesis and Scheduling of Batch Water-Recycle Networks", FOCAPO 2008, Boston, MA, June 29-July 2, 2008.
4. Demeter, E. and Laird, C.D., "MIQP Approach for Estimating Seasonal Transmission of Childhood Infectious Diseases: Relationship to School Terms", USRG Poster Presentation, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2008.
3. Legg, S. and Laird, C.D., "Estimation of Seasonal Parameters and Susceptibility Numbers for Varicella-Zoster", REU Poster Presentation, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2008.
2. Laird, C.D., "Advanced Strategies for Large-Scale Optimization Problems: Applications in Homeland Security", AIChE 2005 Annual Meeting, Meet the Faculty Candidate Poster Session, Cincinnati, OH, October 30, 2005.
1. Laird, C.D. and Biegler, L.T., "Source Inversion of Time Delay Networks", 2nd CSRI Workshop on PDE-Constrained Optimization, Santa Fe, NM, May 19-21, 2004.