• Blake C. Rawlings

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • 5000 Forbes Avenue
  • Doherty Hall, Room 4200
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • brawling@andrew.cmu.edu

Education

2011 — Present Ph.D. (In progress), Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
2007 — 2011 B.S., Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

Teaching Assistant

Spring, 2014 Process Systems Modeling (06-665)
Spring, 2013 Chemical Engineering Process Control (06-464)
Spring, 2012 Fluid Mechanics (06-261)
Fall, 2011 Chemical Process Systems Design (06-421)

Research Interests

Verification and error-detection for supervisory control logic.

Links

Publications and Presentations

Blake C. Rawlings, John M. Wassick, and B. Erik Ydstie. Error detection for chemical plant automation logic using model checking and supervisory control theory. In AIChE Annual Meeting, November 2015. [ .html ]

Blake C. Rawlings, John M. Wassick, and B. Erik Ydstie. Error detection for chemical plant automation logic using supervisory control theory. In 2015 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA), pages 376--381, September 2015. [ DOI ]

Blake C. Rawlings, Ben Christenson, John Wassick, and B. Erik Ydstie. Supervisor synthesis to satisfy safety and reachability requirements in chemical process control. In 12th International Workshop on Discrete Event Systems, pages 195--200, May 2014. [ DOI ]

Blake C. Rawlings, Jinkyung Kim, Il Moon, and B. Erik Ydstie. Symbolic verification of control systems and operating procedures. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53(13):5299--5310, April 2014. [ DOI ]

David Castiñeira, Blake C. Rawlings, and Thomas F. Edgar. Multivariate image analysis (MIA) for industrial flare combustion control. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(39):12642--12652, April 2012. [ DOI ]