Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Nikkhah, H., Beykal, B., and Stuber, M.D. Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Single-Use Cardiopulmonary Bypass Devices. Journal of Cleaner Production. (2023), DOI: j.jclepro.2023.138815
  2. Rastinejad, J., Putnam, S., and Stuber, M.D. Technoeconomic Assessment of Solar Technologies for the Hybridization of Industrial Process Heat Systems Using Deterministic Global Dynamic Optimization. Renewable Energy. 216, 119069 (2023). DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2023.119069
  3. Wilhelm, M.E., and Stuber, M.D. Improved Convex and Concave Relaxations of Composite Bilinear Forms. Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications. 197, 174-204 (2023). DOI: 10.1007/s10957-023-02196-2
  4. Wilhelm, M.E., Wang, C., and Stuber, M.D. Convex and Concave Envelopes of Artificial Neural Network Activation Functions. Journal of Global Optimization. 85, 569-594 (2023). DOI: 10.1007/s10898-022-01228-x
  5. Wang, C., Degnan-Morgenstern, S., Martin, J.D., and Stuber, M.D. Optimal Therapy Design With Tumor Microenvironment Normalization. AIChE Journal. e17747 (2022). DOI: 10.1002/aic.17747
  6. Wang, C., Wilhelm, M.E., and Stuber, M.D. Semi-Infinite Optimization with Hybrid Models. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 61, 5239-5254 (2022). DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.2c00113
  7. Wang, T., Wang, C., Xu, Z., Cui, C., Wang, X., Demitrack, Z., Dai, Z., Bagtzoglou, A., Stuber, M.D., and Li, B. Precise Control of Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems With Non-Ideal heterogeneous Mixing Models and High-Fidelity Sensing. Chemical Engineering Journal. 430(3):132819 (2021). DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2021.132819
  8. Cetegen, S.A. and Stuber, M.D. Optimal Design of Controlled Environment Agricultural Systems Under Market Uncertainty. Computers & Chemical Engineering. 149:107285 (2021). DOI: 10.1016/j.compchemeng.2021.107285
  9. Wilhelm, M.E. and Stuber, M.D. EAGO.jl: Easy Advanced Global Optimization in Julia. Optimization Methods & Software. (2020). DOI: 10.1080/10556788.2020.1786566
  10. Wilhelm, M.E., Le, A.V., and Stuber, M.D. Global Optimization of Stiff Dynamical Systems. AIChE Journal. 65(12):e16836 (2019). DOI: 10.1002/aic.16836
  11. Xu, Z., Dehkordy, F.M., Li, Y., Fan, Y., Wang, T., Huang, Y., Zhou, W., Dong, Q., Lei, Y., Stuber, M.D., Bagtzoglou, A., and Li, B. High-fidelity Profiling and Modeling of Heterogeneity in Wastewater Systems using Milli-electrode Array (MEA): Toward High-Efficiency and Energy-Saving Operation. Water Research. 165, 114971 (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2019.114971
  12. Martin, J.D., Panagi, M., Wang, C., Khan, T.T., Martin, M.R., Voutouri, C., Toh, K., Papageorgis, P., Mpekris, F., Polydorou, C., Ishii, G., Takahashi, S., Gotohda, N., Suzuki, T., Wilhelm, M.E., Melo, V.A., Quader, S., Norimatsu, J., Lanning, R.M., Kojima, M., Stuber, M.D., Stylianopoulos, T., Kataoka, K., and Cabral, H. Dexamethasone Increases Cisplatin-Loaded Nanocarrier Delivery and Efficacy in Metastatic Breast Cancer by Normalizing the Tumor Microenvironment. ACS Nano. 13(6), 6396-6408 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b07865
  13. Hale, W.T., Wilhelm, M.E., Palmer, K.A., Stuber, M.D., and Bollas, G.M. Semi-Infinite Programming for Global Guarantees of Robust Fault Detection and Isolation in Safety-Critical Systems. Computers & Chemical Engineering. 126, 218-230 (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.compchemeng.2019.04.007
  14. Stuber, M.D. A Differentiable Model for Optimizing Hybridization of Industrial Process Heat Systems with Concentrating Solar Thermal Power. Processes. 6(7), 76 (2018). DOI: 10.3390/pr6070076 
  15. Khan, K.A., Wilhelm, M., Stuber, M.D., Cao, H., Watson, H.A.J., and Barton, P.I. Corrections to: Differentiable McCormick Relaxations. Journal of Global Optimization. (2018). DOI: 10.1007/s10898-017-0601-2
  16. Stuber, M.D. Optimal Design of Fossil-Solar Hybrid Thermal Desalination for Saline Agricultural Drainage Water Reuse. Renewable Energy. 89, 552-563 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2015.12.025
  17. Stuber, M.D., and Barton, P.I. Semi-Infinite Optimization with Implicit Functions. I&EC Research. 54(1), 307—317 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/ie5029123
  18. Stuber, M.D., Sullivan, C., Kirk, S.A., Farrand, J.A., Schillaci, P.V., Fojtasek, B.D., and Mandell, A.H. Pilot Demonstration of Concentrated Solar-Powered Desalination of Subsurface Agricultural Drainage Water and Other Brackish Groundwater Sources. Desalination. 355, 189—196 (2015). DOI: 10.1016/j.desal.2014.10.037
  19. Stuber, M.D., Scott, J.K., and Barton, P.I. Convex and Concave Relaxations of Implicit Functions. Optimization Methods and Software. 30(3), 424-460 (2015). DOI: 10.1080/10556788.2014.924514
  20. Stuber, M.D., Wechsung, A., Sundaramoorthy, A., and Barton, P.I. Worst-Case Design of Subsea Production Facilities Using Semi-Infinite Programming. AIChE Journal. 60(7), 2513—2524 (2014). DOI: 10.1002/aic.14447
  21. Scott, J.K., Stuber, M.D., and Barton, P.I. Generalized McCormick Relaxations. Journal of Global Optimization. 51(4), 596—606 (2011). DOI: 10.1007/s10898-011-9664-7
  22. Stuber, M.D. and Barton, P.I. Robust Simulation and Design Using Semi-Infinite Programs with Implicit Functions. Int. Journal of Reliability and Safety. 5(3/4), 378—397 (2011). DOI: 10.1504/IJRS.2011.041186
  23. Stuber, M.D., Kumar, V. and Barton, P.I. Nonsmooth Exclusion Test for Finding All Solutions of Nonlinear Equations. BIT Numerical Mathematics. 50(4), 885—917 (2010). DOI: 10.1007/s10543-010-0280-6

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  1. Thompson, A., Stuber, M.D., Han, S., Dutta, A., Zhou, S., Xu, H., Yang, Q., Miao, F., and Bollas, G. Applying a Competency-Based Education Approach for Designing a Unique Interdisciplinary Graduate Program: A Case Study for a Systems Engineering Program. In Proceedings, ASEE 2023, Baltimore, Maryland, Jun 27, 2023.
  2. Johns, A.N., Hesketh, R.P., Stuber, M.D., and Ford-Versypt, A.N. Numerical Problem Solving Across the Curriculum with Python and MATLAB Using Interactive Coding Templates: A Workshop for Chemical Engineering Faculty, In Proceedings, ASEE 2023, Baltimore, Maryland, Jun 26, 2023.
  3. Gottlieb, R.X., Xu, P., and Stuber, M.D. Automatic Source Code Generation of Complicated Models For Deterministic Global Optimization With Parallel Architectures. In Proceedings, FOCAPO-CPC 2023, San Antonio, Texas, Jan 9, 2023.
  4. Hale,W., Palmer, K., Stuber, M.D., and Bollas, G. Design of Built-In Tests for Robust Active Fault-Detection and Isolation of Discrete Faults in Uncertain Systems. ACC 2018, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 27-29, 2018.

Theses and Reports

  1. Wilhelm, M.E. Global Optimization of Process Models with Embedded Simulations, UConn, PhD Thesis, Nov 7, 2022.
  2. Wang, C. Optimization and Control of Spatiotemporal Systems. UConn, PhD Thesis, May 5, 2022.
  3. Stuber, M.D. Evaluation of Process Systems Operating Envelopes. MIT, PhD Thesis, Nov 14, 2012. DOI: 10.13140/2.1.1775.4409


  1. Stuber, M.D., Kazmer, G., Gupta, S., and Zinn, S., Milking Cows for Data – Not Just Dairy Products. The Conversation, Jul 6, 2018.