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Chemical Engineering

Martin Guay

Professor

Tel: (613) 533-2788
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: guaym@queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 406

Professor

Main

Research Interests:

Process Control

  • Nonlinear Model Predictive Control
  • Geometric Control
  • Adaptive Control

Applied Statistics

  • Statistical modeling of dynamical systems
  • Parameter estimation of complex systems

Extremum Seeking Control (ESC)

  • ESC of systems described by partial differential equations.
  • ESC of uncertain systems.
  • Distributed ESC of large-scale systems

Observation and adaptation in nonlinear systems.

  • Observer design for Navier-Stokes Flow

Analysis of biological systems

Supervisory control design for flexible manufacturing systems

Funding:

  • OCE, NSERC, Dupont, UTRC, MITACS, MERL, PRAXAIR, JOHNSON CONTROLS, SUNCOR

Awards:

  • Premier Research Excellence Award
  • Queen's Chancellor Research Award
  • Syncrude Innovation Award
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award

Editorial Activities:

  • Deputy Editor-in-Chierf Journal of Process Control
  • Associate Editor, Automatica
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
  • Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering

Publications

Publications

Journal Publications (latest)

  1. Guay, M.; Dochain, D., "A Minmax Extremum-Seeking Controller Design Technique," Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on , vol.59, no.7, pp.1874,1886, July 2014
  2. Adetola, V.; Guay, M.; Lehrer, D., "Adaptive Estimation for a Class of Nonlinearly Parameterized Dynamical Systems," Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on , vol.59, no.10, pp.2818,2824, Oct. 2014
  3. Guay Martin, Moshksar Ehsan, and Dochain Denis (2014), A constrained extremum-seeking control approach, Int. J. Robust. Nonlinear Control, doi: 10.1002/rnc.3254
  4. M. Guay , D. Dochain , A multi-objective extremum-seeking controller design technique, International Journal of Control, Vol. 88, 1, 2015
  5. Natalia I. Marcos , J. Fraser Forbes , Martin Guay, Prediction-driven coordination of distributed MPC controllers for linear unconstrained dynamic systems, International Journal of Control, Vol. 87, Iss. 8, 2014
  6. Park, Derek, Guay, Martin, Distributed estimation for a class of nonlinear systems with application to Navier-Stokes flow estimation, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering (2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cjce.22090
  7. Dhaliwal, S. and Guay, M. (2014), Set-based adaptive estimation for a class of uncertain nonlinear systems with output dependent nonlinearities. Can. J. Chem. Eng., 92: 1367–1377. doi: 10.1002/cjce.22001
  8. Samandeep Dahliwal, Martin Guay, Set-based adaptive estimation for a class of nonlinear systems with time-varying parameters, Journal of Process Control, Volume 24, Issue 2, February 2014, Pages 479-486
  9. Ehsan Moshksar, Martin Guay, A geometric approach for adaptive estimation of unknown growth kinetics in bioreactors, Journal of Process Control, Volume 24, Issue 10, October 2014, Pages 1496-1503
  10. Martin Guay, A time-varying extremum-seeking control approach for discrete-time systems, Journal of Process Control, Volume 24, Issue 3, March 2014, Pages 98-112
  11. Martin Guay, Denis Dochain, A time-varying extremum-seeking control approach, Automatica, Volume 51, January 2015, Pages 356-363
  12. Martin Guay, Denis Dochain, A Utopic Multi-Objective Extremum-Seeking Controller Design Technique, Proceedings of IEEE CDC, Los Angeles, Dec. 15-17 2014.
  13. Sean Dougherty, Martin Guay, Extremum-Seeking Control of Distributed Systems Using Consensus Estimation, Proceedings of IEEE CDC, Los Angeles, Dec. 15-17 2014.
  14. Ehsan Moshksar, Martin Guay, Geometric Based Estimation and Nonlinear PI Controller for Dynamic Optimization Problem, Proceedings of IEEE CDC, Los Angeles, Dec. 15-17 2014.
  15. Martin Guay, Nicolas Hudon, L2-Stability for a Class of Nonlinear Systems Via Potential-Based Realizations, Proceedings of IEEE CDC, Los Angeles, Dec. 15-17 2014.
  16. K. Höffner and M. Guay, Subriemannian Metric Induced by Single-Input Locally Accessible Control-Affine Systems, Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, 247(1):1-6, 2013.
  17. Guay, M. and V. Adetola. “Adaptive economic optimising model predictive control of uncertain nonlinear systems”. International Journal of Control, 86(8):1425-1437 (2013).
  18. Marcos, N., J.F. Forbes and M. Guay. “Price-Driven Coordination of Distributed MPC Controllers for Constrained Dynamic Systems”. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 52(49): 17451-17464 (2013).
  19. Hudon N. and M. Guay. “Constructive Controller Design by Damping Feedback Stabilization of Control Affine Systems”.  Systems and Control Letters, 62:1009-1017 (2013).
  20. Guay, M. and N. Hudon. Stabilization of Nonlinear Systems via Potential-based Realization, Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE CDC, Firenze, IT, 3231—3236 (2013).
  21. Hudon N., M. Guay and D. Dochain. Stability and Feedback Stabilization for a Class of Mixed Potential Systems, Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE CDC, Firenze, IT, 4601—4606 (2013).
  22. Amiss, S. and M. Guay. A Constant-Rank Theorem for Time-Varying Control Systems, Proceedings of the 52nd IEEE CDC, Firenze, IT, 13—18 (2013).
  23. Dahliwal, S. and M. Guay, A set-based estimation of heat loads for energy management in building systems, Proc. IEEE CDC, Maui, HW (2012).
  24. Amiss, S. and M. Guay, Motion planning by the homotopy continuation method for control-affine systems: Sublinear growth conditions, Proc. IEEE CDC, Maui, HW (2012).
  25. Guay, M., Adaptive Economic Optimizing Model Predictive Control of Uncertain Nonlinear Systems, Proc. 1st IFAC NMPC workshop (2012).
  26. Hudon N and M. Guay. “Damping feedback stabilization for cyclic interconnections systems: Oscillations suppression and synchronization”, Journal of Process Control, 21:10, 1533-1541 (2011). 
  27. Cougnon, P., D. Dochain, M. Guay and M. Perrier. “On-line optimization of fedbatch bioreactors by adaptive extremum seeking control”, Journal of Process Control, 21:10, 1526-1532 (2011).
  28. Adetola, V. and M. Guay. “Robust adaptive MPC for constrained uncertain nonlinear systems”, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, 25(2), 155-167 (2011).
  29. Dochain, D., M. Guay and M. Perrier. “Extremum-seeking control and its application to process and reaction systems: A survey”, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, Volume 82:3, 369-380 (2011).
  30. Labinaz, G. and M. Guay. “An Operator Approach to Viable Attainability of Hybrid Systems”, J. Nonlinear Systems and Applications, 2:1-2, 35-43 (2011).
  31. Burger, M. and M. Guay. “Robust constraint satisfaction for continuous-time nonlinear systems in strict-feedback form”, IEEE Trans. Autom. Contr., 55:11, 2597-2601 (2010).
  32. Perea, L, R.A. Hutchinson, and M. Guay. “Development of On-line Optimization-Based Control Strategies for a Semibatch Copolymerization Reactor”, Cont. Eng. Pract., 18:2, 131-139 (2010).

Other selected publications:

  1. Dalvi, A. and M. Guay, "Control and real-time optimization of an automotive hybrid fuel cell power system," Control Engineering Practice 2009.  
  2. Adetola, V., D. DeHaan and M.Guay, "Adaptive Model Predictive Control of Constrained Nonlinear Systems," Systems and Control Letters 58, 5, 320-326, 2009 [More information].
  3. Favache A., Guay, M., Perrier M., Dochain D., " Extremum Seeking Control of Retention for a Microparticulate System," Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 86, 5, 815-827, 2008.
  4. Buerger, Mathias and Martin Guay, "Robust Constraint Satisfaction for Continous-Time Nonlinear Systems," Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico 7-12, 2008.
  5. Hudon, N, K. Hoeffner and M. Guay, "Equivalence to Dissipative Hamiltonian Realization," Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico 3163-3168, 2008.
  6. Dallagi, A., J. F. Forbes, M.G. Forbes and M. Guay, "Stochastic feedforward–feedback control design in a discrete-time case,"Journal of Systems and Control Engineering 222, 1, 655-660, 2008.
  7. L. Diao and M. Guay, "Adaptive Output Tracking Control of Driven Oscillators," Journal of Control Systems Engineering ID 641847, 1-14, 2008 [More information].
  8. Hudon, N., M. Guay, D. Dochain and M. Perrier, "Adaptive Extremum-Seeking Control of Convection-Reaction Distributed Reactor with Limited Actuation," Computers and Chemical Engineering 32, 12, 2994-3001, 2008.
  9. Adetola, V. and M. Guay, "Finite-time Parameter Estimation in Adaptive Control of Nonlinear Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 53, 3, 807-811, 2008.
  10. Sauvage, F., M. Guay, M. Perrier, T. Monge and D. Dochain, "State estimation for exothermic fed-batch processes," International Journal of Modelling Identification and Control 4, 1, 655-660, 2008.
  11. Labinaz, G. and M. Guay, "Robust Viability of Nonlinear Systems," Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems 2, 184-195, 2008.
  12. Guay, M. and J.F. Forbes, "Effect of process nonlinearity on Linear Controller Performance and Stability," Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 85, 1, 101-110, 2007.
  13. Shang, H., J.F. Forbes and M. Guay, "Computationally Efficient Model Predictive Control for Convection Dominated Parabolic Systems ," Journal of Process Control 17, 4, 379-386, 2007.
  14. Egbunonu, P. and M. Guay, "Identification of switched linear systems using subspace and integer programming techniques,"Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems and Applicat 1, 4, 577-583, 2007.
  15. Sauvage, F., D. Dochain and M. Guay, "Design of a Nonlinear Finite-Time Converging Observer for a Class of Nonlinear Systems,"Journal of Control Systems Engineering 2007, ID 36954, 9, 2007 [More information].
  16. Guay, M., D. Dochain, M. Perrier and N. Hudon, "Flatness-based Extremum-seeking Control Over Periodic Orbits," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 52, 10, 2005-2012, 2007.
  17. Dehaan, D. and M. Guay, "Nonconvex Optimization and Robustness in Realtime Model Predictive Control," International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control 17, 1634-1650, (Special Issue on Nonlinear Model Predictive Control), 2007.
  18. Peters, N. and M. Guay, "Real-Time Dynamic Optimization of Non-linear Batch Systems," Journal of Process Control 17, 3, 261-271, (Special Issue - IFAC ADCHEM 2006), 2007.
  19. Chioua, M., B. Srinivasan, M. Perrier and M. Guay, "Dependence of the Error in the Optimal Solution of Perturbation-based Extremum Seeking," Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 85, 4, (Special Issue - Control Systems Division), 2007.
  20. Hoeffner, K., N. Hudon and M. Guay, "A Constructive Geometric Approach for Periodic Control of Nonlinear Systems," Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 85, 4, 479-489, (Special Issue - Control Systems Division), 2007.
  21. Sun, Y, J. Ramsay, M. Guay and B. Ramsay, "Fermentation process development for the production of medium-chain-length poly-3-hydroxyalkanoates," Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 75, 3, 475-485, 2007.
  22. Blouin, S., M. Guay and K. Rudie, "An Application of Discrete-Event Theory to Truck Dispatching," Centr. Europ. Journal of Oper. Res. 15, 4, 369-392, 2007.
  23. Sun, Y, J. Ramsay, M. Guay and B. Ramsay, "Increasing the yield of MCL-PHA from nonanoic acid by co-feeding glucose during the PHA accumulation stage in two-stage fed-batch fermentation of Pseudomonas putida KT2440," J. Biotechnol. 132, 3, 280-282, 2007.
  24. Adetola V. and M. Guay, "Guaranteed Parameter Convergence for Extremum-Seeking Control of Nonlinear Systems," Automatica 43, 1, 105-110, 2007.
  25. Dehaan, D. and M. Guay, "A Real-Time Framework for Model Predictive Control of Continuous-Time Nonlinear Systems," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 52, 11, 2047-2057, 2007.
  26. Cougnon, P., D. Dochain, M. Guay and M. Perrier, "Real-Time Optimization of Parallel Reactions in a Tubular Reactor with Distributed Feed," AIChE Journal 60, 13, 3671-3681, 2006.
  27. Guay, M. and J.F. Forbes, "Real-time Dynamic Optimization of Linear Time-Varying Systems," AIAA J. Guidance, Navigation and Control 29, 4, 929-935, 2006.
  28. Dehaan, D. and M. Guay, "A new real-time perspective on nonlinear model predictive control," Journal of Process Control 16, 615-624, 2006.
  29. Adetola, V.. and M. Guay, "Adaptive output feedback extremum seeking receding horizon control of linear systems," Journal of Process Control 16, 5, 521-533, 2006.
  30. Guay, M. , "Effect of process nonlinearity on Linear Controller Performance in Discrete-time Nonlinear Systems," Computers and Chemical Engineering 30, 3, 381-391, 2006.
  31. Forbes, M.G., M. Guay and J.F. Forbes, "Controller Design for Discrete-Time Stochastic Processes with Nonquadratic Loss,"Technometrics 48, 3, 361-372, 2006.
  32. Sun, J, J. Ramsay, M. Guay and B. Ramsay, "Automated feeding strategies for high-cell-density fed-batch cultivation of Pseudomonas putida KT2440," Appl. Microb. Biotech 71, 4, 423-431, 2006.
  33. Peters, N., D. Dehaan and M. Guay, "Real-Time Dynamic Optimization of Non-linear Batch Systems," Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 84, 3, 101-110, 2006.
  34. Sun, J, J. Ramsay, M. Guay and B. Ramsay, "Carbon-limited fed-batch production of medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoates from nonanoic acid by Pseudomonas putida KT2440," Appl. Microb. Biotech 74, 423-431, 2006.
  35. Forbes, M.G., M. Guay and J.F. Forbes, "Control Design to Shape the Probability Density Function," Trans. Ins. Meas. Contr.2005.
  36. Guay, M., M. Perrier and D. Dochain, "Adaptive Extremum Seeking Control of Nonisothermal Continuous Stirred Reactors," Chem. Eng. Science 60, 13, 3671-3681, 2005.
  37. D. DeHaan, M. Guay, "Extremum-seeking control of state-constrained nonlinear systems," Automatica 41, 9, 1567-1574, 2005.
  38. Hudon, N., M. Guay, M. Perrier and D. Dochain, "Adaptive Extremum-Seeking Control of Tubular Reactors," Comput. Chem. Eng.vol. 29, 4, 839-849, 2005.
  39. Guay, M., "Observer linearization by generalized transformations," Asian J. Control 5, no.2, 2005.
  40. M. Guay, R. Dier, J. Hahn and P.J. McLellan, "Effect of process nonlinearity on Linear Quadratic Regulator Performance," J. Proc. Control 15, 1, 113-224, 2005.
  41. Adetola, V. and M. Guay, "Nonlinear Receding Horizon Output-Feedback Control of Sampled-Data Systems," J. Proc. Control 15, 4, 469-480, 2005.
  42. Diao, L. and M. Guay, "Output Feedback Stabilization of Uncertain Non-minimum Phase Nonlinear Systems," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.44, 9, 3116-3123, 2005.

Books (Chapters)

DeHaan, D., V. Adetola and M. Guay, "Adaptive model predictive control: a minimally conservative approach," Ch. 384, inNonlinear Model Predictive Control Towards New Challenging Applications Series:Lecture in Control and Information Sciences, July, Magni, L., D.M. Raimonde and F. Allgower, ed(s)., Springer, 2009, [More information].

Dochain, D., M. Guay, M. Perrier and M. Titica, "Adaptive linearizing control and extremum-seeking control of bioprocesses," inBioprocess Control, D. Dochain, ed(s)., John Wiley and Sons, 2008.

Adetola, V. and M. Guay, "Adaptive Control of Nonlinear Systems," in Frontiers in Adaptive Control, A. Lazinica, ed(s)., I-Tech Education and Publishing, Vienna, Austria , 2008.

D. DeHaan, M. Guay, " A new real-time method for nonlinear model predictive control," Ch. 378, in Assessment and Future Directions of Nonlinear Model Predictive Control, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, R. Findeisen, R. Allgower, L. Biegler, ed(s)., Springer, 2007.