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Biao Huang, Professor, Ph.D, P.Eng, IEEE Fellow

Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada


Editor-in-Chief, IFAC Journal Control Engineering Practice

NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair in Control of Oil Sands Processes

AITF Industry Chair in Process Control

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

University of Alberta

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  • Professor, University of Alberta (July 2003-)
  • Associate Professor, University of Alberta (July 2001-June 2003)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Alberta (July 1997-June 2001)
  • Process Control Engineer, Matrikon Applications Ltd., Edmonton (January-June 1997)
  • Sessional Lecturer, University of Alberta (January-June 1997)
  • Research/Teaching Assistant, University of Alberta (1992-1996)
  • Lecturer, Beijing Institute of Technology (1986-1992)

Ph. D.

University of Alberta


M. Sc.

Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics


B. Sc.

Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics



  • CHE 576 Intermediate Process Control
  • CHE 358 Process Data Analysis
  • CHE 662 Process Identification-Course Outline


Data Analytics, Process Control, State Estimation, Soft Sensors, System Identification, Control Performance Assessment, Fault Detection and Isolation

Research Activities on Data Analytics for Oil Industry – Alberta Oil Magazine

Video in 2014 APEGA Summit Award in Research Excellence

Video for introduction of NSERC IRC research program



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