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Fernando V. Lima

Associate Professor - Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Fernando V. Lima joined the faculty at West Virginia University (WVU) in January 2013. His research group at WVU focuses on the development and implementation of process systems engineering methods for process design and intensification, advanced control and state estimation, modular energy systems and sustainability. Dr. Lima has served as the AIChE Society Associate Editor for the American Control Conference (ACC) for five years (2013-2015, 2017-2018). He is the Area Chair for the Next-Gen Manufacturing Sessions of AIChE 2021 and he will be the 2022 Program Coordinator for CAST 10B Area of AIChE. Dr. Lima has been a guest editor for Special Issues of Processes and Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research journals and is currently a member of the Editorial Boards of Journal of Process Control and Processes.


Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Tufts University, 2007

B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of São Paulo, 2003