Sigurd Skogestad Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), N7491 Trondheim, Norway

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27 Nov. 2023: Welcome to the SUBPRO Symposium at the Britannia Hotel in Trondheim
13 June 2022: Plenary talk on "Putting optimization into the control layer using the magic of feedback control", at ESCAPE-32 conference, Toulouse, France [slides]
27 Oct. 2021: Plenary talk on "Advanced process control - A newe look at the old" at the Brazilian Chemical Engineering Conference, COBEQ 2021, Gramado, Brazil (virtual) [slides]
13 Oct. 2021: Plenary talk on "Advanced process control" at the Mexican Control Conference, CNCA 2021 (virtual) [video and slides]
Oct 2020: Digital lecture on "Nonlinear input transformations for disturbance rejection, decoupling and linearization" [youtube video] [slides]
Special issue of Processes on "Real-time optimization of processes using simple control structures, economic MPC or machine learning." (Deadline: 15 Nov.2019)
PhD position on "Production Optimization" (Deadline: 17 June 2019)
June 2018: Video of Sigurd giving lecture at ESCAPE-2018 in Graz on how to use classical advanced control for switching between active constraints
Two PhD positions on "Process optimization using machine learning" (Deadline: 10 June 2019) PhD position on "Optimal operation and control of energy storage systems (Deadline: 20 Jan. 2019)
Nov. 2014: Improved SIMC PID-tuning for process with time delay (taud=theta/3)
June 2015: Patent and paper on intelligent adaptive anti-slug control
Aug. 2014: Looking for industry to test our new approach for optimizing the split in heat exchanger networks
Feb. 2014: Interview with Sigurd in the Norwegian magazine Automatisering
Nov. 2012: Sigurd elected Fellow of AIChE
April 2015: One Postdoc position and one PhD position in the area subsea modelling and control . Deadline: 26 April 2015. Apply at
15-16 Jan. 2015: Nordic Process Control Workshop, Trondheim (on ship from Trondheim to Bodo)
February 2012: Papers on "Improved SIMC method for PID control"
May 2011: Sigurd elected member of "Process Automation Hall of Fame"
Jan. 2010: Short paper in MIC on why "feedback is still the simplest and best solution" [Web-CAST presentation on the same]
Gas technology center at NTNU-SINTEF - A interdisiplinary activity that started in April 2003.
March 2007: "The dos and don'ts of distillation column control"
09 May 2006: Best Paper of the Year 2004 Award in Comp. Chem. Engng.
21 September 2005: Second edition of "Multivariable Feedback control" is out!!