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Masoud Soroush

Office: CAT 484
Phone: 215-895-1710
Fax: 215-895-5837
Website: Research Group Website
Curriculum Vitae: PDF


PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1992; MSE, Electrical Engineering: Systems, University of Michigan, 1991; MSE, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1988; BS, Chemical Engineering, Abadan Institute of Technology, Iran, 1985

Selected Awards

Best Presentation Awards, American Control Conferences, 1998, 2006, 2012
The O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award, American Automatic Control Council, 1999 (with S. Tatiraju and R. Mutharasan)
Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching, Drexel University, 1999
NSF Faculty Early CAREER Award, 1997
Research Initiation Award, Petroleum Research Fund–American Chemical Society, 1994

Research Interests

Modeling, control and optimization of solar cell, fuel cell and power storage systems
Probabilistic risk assessment and mitigation
Polymerization reaction engineering
Process systems engineering
Polymer membranes
Multiscale mathematical modeling

Selected Publications

Ahooyi, T.M.; Soroush, M.; Arbogast, J.E.; Seider, W.D.; Oktem, U.G. Maximum-Likelihood Maximum-Entropy Constrained Probability Density Function Estimation for Prediction of Rare Events. AlChE J. 2014, 60 (3), 1013-1026.

Moghadam, N.; Srinivasan, S.; Grady, M.C.; Rappe, A.M.; Soroush, M. Theoretical Study of Chain Transfer to Solvent Reactions of Alkyl Acrylates. J. Phys. Chem. A 2014, in press.

Ahooyi, T.M.; Arbogast, J.E.; Oktem, U.; Seider, W.D.; Soroush, M. Maximum-likelihood Maximum-Entropy Estimation of Multivariate Probability Density Functions. AlChE J. 2014, 60(3), 1013-1026.

Liu, S.; Srinivasan, S.; Grady, M.C.; Soroush, M.; Rappe, A.M. Backbiting and beta-Scission Reactions in Free-Radical Polymerization of Methyl Acrylate. Int. J. Quantum Chem. 2014, 114(5), 345-360.

Bavarian, M.; Najati, S.; Lee, D.; Lau, K.K.S.; Soroush, M. Theoretical and Experimental Study of a Dye Sensitized Solar Cell. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2014, 53 (13), 5234-5247.

Oktem, U.G.; Seider, W.D.; Soroush, M.; Pariyani, A. Improve process safety with near-miss analysis. Chem. Eng. Prog. 2013, 109 (5) 20-27.

Moghadam, N.; Liu, S.; Srinivasan, S.; et al. Computational Study of Chain Transfer to Monomer Reactions in High-Temperature Polymerization of Alkyl Acrylates. J. Phys. Chem. A 2013, 117(12), 2605-2618.

Bavarian, M.; Kevrekidis, I.G.; Benziger, J.B.; et al. Modeling and Bifurcation Analysis of a Coionic Conducting Solid Oxide Fuel Cell. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2013, 52(9), 3165-3177.

Soroush, M.; Chmielewski, D. J. Process systems opportunities in power generation, storage and distribution. Comput. Chem. Eng. 2013, 51(SI), 86-95.