Jim Rawlings

Paul A. Elfers Professor and W. Harmon Ray Professor

Chemical & Biological Engineering

College of Engineering

Jim Rawlings' research draws on a suite of new and existing technological tools to engage students in such subjects as chemical process modeling and computational modeling of reactive systems. Rawlings is among researchers leading the effort to develop a generation of new photovoltaic materials and associated synthesis processes in the College of Engineering through partnership programs within the Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Materials Science and Engineering Departments.

  • Chemical process control, nonlinear model predictive control.
  • State estimation and monitoring.
  • Chemical reaction engineering.
  • Virus modeling and stochastic chemical kinetics