Tianxing Cai, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

  • Cai, T. X., Zhao, C. Y., Xu, Q. Energy Network Dispatch Optimization under Emergency of Local Energy Shortage, Energy, 42, 132-145, 2012.
  • Cai, T. X., Wang, S. J., Xu, Q. Scheduling of Multiple Chemical Plant Start-ups to Minimize
  • Regional Air Quality Impacts, Computers & Chemical Engineering, 54, 68-78, 2013.
  • Cai, T. X, Wang, S. J., Xu, Q., Ho, T. C. Proactive Abnormal Emission Identification via Air quality Monitoring Network, Industrial & Chemical Engineering Research, 52, 9189-9202, 2013
  • Cai, T. X, Wang, S. J., Xu, Q. Monte Carlo Optimization for Site Selection of New Chemical Plant , Journal of Environmental Management, 163, 28-38, 2015.


  • Ph.D. (Ch.E.) Lamar University 
  • B.S. (Chemistry) Shanghai University

Awards & Honors

  • Young Research Scholar Award for FOCAPO, NSF, 2014
  • Best Student Paper Award of Environmental Division, AIChE, 2013
  • Outstanding Employee Award, Amkor Technology, 2007