Dr Ruth Misener is a Senior Lecturer (USA equivalent Assist/Assoc Professor) in the Computational Optimisation Group. Foundations of her research are in numerical optimisation algorithms and computational software frameworks. Applications include bioprocess optimisation under uncertainty and petrochemical process network design and operations.
Ruth holds an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship (2017-2022). Ruth has co-authored publicly-available software tools for global optimisation: APOGEE (pooling); GloMIQO (MIQCQP); ANTIGONE (MINLP). Ruth received the 2017 Sir George Macfarlane Medal as the overall winner of the 2017 RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year competition.