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Alexander Mitsos

Alexander Mitsos

Visiting Scientist

Room 3-158
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Phone: 617-324-6768  

Research Interests

Optimization of energy systems, optimal design and operation of microchemical systems, phase equilibrium thermodynamics, combustion and exhaust gas after-treatment, development of numerical algorithms for (global) optimization.


Teaching Interests

Thermal-Fluids Engineering, Energy Conversion


Educational Background

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, June 2006, MIT

Dipl.-Ing. in Chemical Engineering, March 1999, Karlsruhe University, Germany


Academic Appointments

Sep 2012-,Full Professor, RWTH Aachen University

Jan 2009-Aug 2012, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT

Sep-Dec 2008, Visiting Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT

Jan-Dec 2008, Junior Research Group Leader, AICES, RWTH Aachen


Professional Development

Sep 2006-Dec 2007, Senior Engineer, RES Group Inc., Cambridge MA

Mar 2001-Jun 2001, Consulting Engineer, Babcock Borsig Power Environment, Athens, Greece

Jul 1999-Jan 2001, Chemical Engineer, Greek army

Apr 1999-Jun 1999, Consulting Engineer, Konstas Engineering Ltd, Athens, Greece




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