Dean of Engineering
Office: 12-382 Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering
9211 - 116 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T6G 1H9
process modeling and control; operations optimization and scheduling; stochastic control; control of distributed parameter systems; economic benefits assessment
Along with his duties as Department Chair, Dr. Forbes pursues research in process modelling and identification, process control, and engineering optimization. Recent areas of focus include operations optimization, stochastic and dynamic optimization, vector or multi-criteria optimization, application of post-optimality and sensitivity analysis to decision-making, model-based control of distributed paramter systems, distribution shaping control, and structured approaches to automation system benefits analysis.