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 a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship (2012–2017) and will soon begin an EPSRC Early Career Fellowship (2017-2022). Ruth has co-authored several publicly-available software tools for global optimisation including: APOGEE (pooling); GloMIQO (MIQCQP); ANTIGONE (MINLP). Ruth received the 2017 Sir George Macfarlane Medal.