Carnegie Mellon University, Ph.D. candidate - 2012 - 2017(Expected)
Major: Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Institute of Technology
Carnegie Mellon University, M.S. - 2014 - 2016(Expected)
Major: Master of Computational Data Science, School of Computer Science
Zhejiang University, B.S., (GPA 3.98/4.00) - 2008 - 2012
Major: Automation, Department of Control Science & Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University, Advisor: Lorenz T. Biegler – 08/2012 - Present
-Algorithm Improvements of IPOPT
University of California, Davis, Advisor: Nael H. El-Farra – 07/2011 - 09/2011
-Quasi-decentralized Control of Integrated Process Networks with Multiple Communication Delays
Zhejiang University, Advisor: Xi Chen – 02/2010 - 07/2012
-Design a VBA program to deconvolute the Bivariate Distribution of Molecular Weight
-Develop a Software to Heat Exchange Network Synthesis
Aspen Technology Inc – 02/2015 - 04/2015
-Add filter methods to two SQP NLP solvers -LSSQP and DMO (work with Fortran & C++ code)
Teaching Assistant – Spring 2014/Fall 2014
-Advanced Process System Engineering(06720)
-Special PSE topic(06815)
-Computational Methods for Process Engineering(06606)
Kai Zhou, Xi Chen, Zhijiang Shao, Wei Wan, and Lorenz T. Biegler, "Heterogeneous parallel method for mixed integer nonlinear programming.", Computers and Chemical Engineering, 60, 290–300, (2014).
Xi Chen, Zhaohua Li, Wei Wan, Lingyu Zhu, and Zhijiang Shao, "A master-slave solving method with adaptive model reformulation technique for water network synthesis using MINLP.", Separation and Purification Technology}, 98, 516–530, (2012).
Wei Wan, and Nael H. El-Farra. "Quasi-decentralized control of integrated process networks with multiple communication delays." American Control Conference (ACC), 2012. IEEE, 2012.
Wan, W., Lorenz T. Biegler, “Regularization Strategies for Barrier Nonlinear Programming Solvers” Presented to Nonlinear Programming session, 22nd International Symposium of Mathematical Programming. 13 July 2015, Pittsburgh, PA.
Wan, W., Lorenz T. Biegler, “Structured Regularization for Degenerate Models in Primal-Dual Interior Point Method” Presented to Advances in Optimization I session, 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting. 19 November 2014, Atlanta, GA.
Kai Zhou, Wei Wan, Xi Chen, Zhijiang Shao, and Lorenz T. Biegler, "A Parallel Method with Hybrid Algorithms for Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming." 23th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, June 9-12, 2013, Lappeenranta, Finland.
El-Farra, N. H,Wan, W., “Quasi-Decentralized Control of Networked Process Systems with Discrete and Delayed Communication” Presented to Control and Estimation of Large Scale Systems session, 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting. 31 October 2012, Pittsburgh, PA.
1st prize of Zhejiang Province Programming Contest (2nd Rank), 4/2011
Chu Kochen Honors Scholarship, Highest Honor for students in Zhejiang University, 10/2011
Top 10 College Students, Top 10 students in Zhejiang University, 12/2011
National Scholarship, Ministry of Education, China, for outstanding students in China, 2009\2010\2011
President – Wuji Chess club in Zhejiang University – 2008~2009