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Optimal and heuristic solutions for the single and multiple batch flow shop lot streaming problems with equal sublots
(Virginia Tech, 1999-03-04)
This research is concerned with the development of efficient solutions to various problems that arise in the flow-shop environments which utilize lot-streaming. Lot streaming is a commonly used process of splitting ...
Oral Drug Delivery -- Molecular Design and Transport Modeling
(Virginia Tech, 2013-12-30)
One of the major challenges faced by the pharmaceutical industry is to accelerate the product innovation process and reduce the time-to-market for new drug developments. This involves billions of dollars of investment due ...
Simulation and Comparison of Operational Modes in Simulated Moving Bed Chromatography and Gas-Phase Adsorptive Separation
(Virginia Tech, 2016-01-14)
This dissertation describes the simulation and optimization of adsorptive and chromatographic separation processes. The first part focus on the simulation and comparison of operational modes in simulated moving bed (SMB) ...
Three Essays on Analysis of U.S. Infant Mortality Using Systems and Data Science Approaches
(Virginia Tech, 2020-01-02)
High infant mortality (IM) rates in the U.S. have been a major public health concern for decades. Many studies have focused on understanding causes, risk factors, and interventions that can reduce IM. However, death of an ...