Journal Articles

[8] Alexander W. Dowling, Tian Zheng, and Victor M. Zavala (2017). "Economic Assessment of Concentrated Solar Power Technologies: A Review", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 72, p. 1019–1032. [link] [preprint]

[7] Alexander W. Dowling, Ranjeet Kumar, Victor M. Zavala (2017). "A Multi-Scale Optimization Framework for Electricity Market Participation", Applied Energy 190, p. 147-164. [link] [preprint]

[6] Luis Fabian Fuentes-Cortes, Alexander W. Dowling, Carlos Rubio-Maya, Victor M. Zavala, and Jose Ponce-Ortega (2016). "Integrated design and control of multigeneration systems for building complexes", Energy 116.2, p. 1403–1416. [link]

[5] Alexander W. Dowling, Gerardo Ruiz-Mercado, and Victor M. Zavala (2016). "A Framework for Multi-Stakeholder Decision-Making and Conflict Resolution", Computers & Chemical Engineering 90, p. 136 - 150. [link]

[4] Jinliang Ma, John P. Eason, Alexander W. Dowling, Lorenz T. Biegler, and David C. Miller (2016). "Development of a first-principles hybrid boiler model for oxy-combustion power generation system". International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 46, p. 136 - 157. [link]

[3] Alexander W. Dowling, Cheshta Balwani, Qianwen Gao, and Lorenz T. Biegler (2015). "Optimization of Sub-Ambient Separation Systems with Embedded Cubic Equation of State Thermodynamic Models and Complementarity Constraints". Computers & Chemical Engineering 81, p. 323 - 343. [link]

[2] Alexander W. Dowling and Lorenz T. Biegler (2015). "A Framework for Large Scale Equation-Oriented Flowsheet Optimization". Computers & Chemical Engineering 72.2, p. 3 - 20. [link]

[1] Alexander W. Dowling, Sree R. R. Vetukuri, and Lorenz T. Biegler (2012). "Large-Scale Optimization Strategies for Pressure Swing Adsorption". AIChE Journal 58.12, p. 3777-3791. [link]


Book Chapters

[2]  Alexander W. Dowling, John P. Eason, Jinliang Ma, David C. Miller, and Lorenz T. Biegler. "Equation-based Design, Integration and Optimization of Oxycombustion Power Systems" (chapter). In: Alternative Energy Sources and Technologies: Process Design and Operation, ed. by Mariano M. Martin. Springer, p. 119 - 158. ISBN: 978-3-319-28750-8. [link] [preprint]

[1] Yajun Wang, Alexander W. DowlingCarlos Krieft, Andrea Walther, and Lorenz T. Biegler (2015). "Pressure Swing Adsorption Optimization Strategies for CO2 Capture" (Chapter 8). In: Sustainability of Products, Processes and Supply Chains: Theory and Applications, ed. by Fengqi You. Elsevier, p. 197 - 223. ISBN: 9780444634726. [link] [preprint]

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

[9] Alexander W. Dowling, Victor M. Zavala. "Redesigning Decision-Making Architectures to Exploit Multi-Scale Electricity Markets." Submitted to FOCAPO/CPC 2017. [pdf]

[8] Alexander W. Dowling, Victor M. Zavala. "Resolving Conflicts Among Stakeholders in Real-Time Operations". Submitted to FOCAPO/CPC 2017. [pdf]

[7] Alexander W. Dowling, Ana Dyreson, Franklin Miller, Victor M. Zavala. "Economic Assessment and Optimal Operation of CSP Systems with TES in California Electricity Markets". Submitted to SolarPACES 2016, under review. [pdf] [slides]

[6] Alexander W. Dowling and Lorenz T. Biegler (2015). "Degeneracy Hunter: An Algorithm for Determining Irreducible Sets of Degenerate Constraints in Mathematical Programs". 12th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering and 25th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering. Ed. by Krist V. Gernaey, Jakob K. Huusom, and Raqul Gani. Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering, Vol. 37, p. 809 - 814. [link] [pdf]

[5]  Alexander W. Dowling, Cheshta Balwani, Qianwen Gao, and Lorenz T. Biegler (2014). "Equation-oriented Optimization of Cryogenic Systems for Coal Oxycombustion Power Generation". 12th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-12). Energy Procedia, 63, p. 421 - 430. [link]

[4]  Alexander W. Dowling, John P. Eason, Jinliang Ma, David C. Miller, and Lorenz. T. Biegler (2014). "Coal Oxycombustion Power Plant Optimization Using First Principles and Surrogate Boiler Models". 12th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-12). Energy Procedia, 63, p. 352-361. [link]

[3]  Alexander W. Dowling, Qianwen Gao, and Lorenz T. Biegler (2014). "Equation-Oriented Optimization of Cryogenic Systems for Coal Oxycombustion Power Plants". Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design. Ed. by Mario Eden, John D. Siirola, and Gavin P. Towler. Computer-Aided Chemical EngineeringVol. 34, p. 501 - 506. [link]

[2] Alexander W. Dowling and Lorenz T. Biegler (2014). "Rigorous Optimization-based Synthesis of Distillation Cascades without Integer Variables". 24th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering. Ed. by Jir J. Klemes, Petar S. Varbanov, and Peng Yen Liew. Computer-Aided Chemical EngineeringVol. 33, p. 55 - 60. [link] [pdf]

[1]  Alexander W. Dowling and Lorenz T. Biegler (2013). "Optimization-based Process Synthesis for Sustainable Power Generation". Chemical Engineering Transactions, Vol. 35., p. 1 - 12. [link]