Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Design


July 11-16, 2004


The Friend Center

Princeton University, New Jersey


PowerPoint Slide Presentation



The major theme of FOCAPD 2004, Discovery through Product and Process Design, reflects the remarkable shift in the industrial sector.  Princeton University Professor Christodoulos A. Floudas and Dr. Rakesh Agrawal of Air Products and Chemicals chaired this conference with a goal to create an academic and industrial dialogue, a critical assessment of existing enabling technologies, a discussion on research, education, and industrial needs, and a forum of new directions, challenges and opportunities in product and process design.


FOCAPD 2004 was held at the Friend Center at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, July 11-16, 2004.  This international conference attracted world-renowned experts from academia and industry, researchers and practitioners from government laboratories, product and processing industries, technology and consulting companies, and graduate students.  Please check out the above PowerPoint slides for more information.