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Professor of Chemical Engineering and Process Control
Bharti School of Engineering, Laurentian University

PhD: Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta
MSc: Chemcial Engineering, Tsinghua University
BSc: Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University

email: hshang@laurentian.ca


EXTERNAL ACTIVITY


  • Co-Chair, International Symposium on Process Control Applications in Mining and Metallurgical Plants in conjunction with COM 2014, Canada (2014).
  • Member, Organizing Committee, 13th Mine Ventilation Symposium, Canada (2010)
  • Chair, Short Courses on Process Control in Mining and Metallurgy, Canada (2009).
  • Chair, System and Control Division, Canadian Society of Chemical Engineers (2006-2008).
  • Co-Chair, International Symposium on Process Control Applications in Mining and Metallurgical Plants in conjunction with COM 2009, Canada (2009).
  • Chair, DG Fisher Award Selection Committee, Canada (2006-2008).
  • Co-Chair, International Conference on Mineral Process Modeling, Simulation and Control (MPMSC 06), Canada (2006).
  • Chair, Advanced Control Forum, Canada (2006).


Research Interests


  • Industrial process control
  • Control of human metabolic pathways
  • Distributed parameter systems
  • System diagnosis and fault detection
  • Energy recovery and reuse
  • Off-gas systems
  • SAG mill modelling


Research Supervision


A member of the Natural Resource Engineering (PhD, MASc & MEng) graduate programs.



Publications


Refereed journals, book chapters and proceedings

  • Jiao, Y., Basiliko, N., Kovala, A.T., Shepherd, J., Shang, H. and Scott, J.A. (2020) TiO2 Based Nanopowder Coatings over Stainless Steel Plates for UV-C Photocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue. Canandian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 98, 728-739
  • Moreau, K., Bose, R., Shang, H., and Scott, J.A. (2019) Technology to increase productivity and reduce energy consumption for underground mining operations. CIM Journal. 10:3, 115-124
  • He, J., Zhang, J. and Shang, H. (2019), Two-Phase Dynamic Modelling and Simulation of Transport and Reaction in Catalytic Sulfur Dioxide Converters, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. (in press).
  • Alenany, A., Westwick, D. T., and Shang, H. (2019), A modified observer/Kalman fillter identification (OKID) algorithm employing output residuals, International Journal of Dynamics and Control, 7, 636–643.
  • He, J., Zhang, J. and Shang, H. (2019), Dynamic Modelling and Simulation of the Sulphur Dioxide Converter in an Industrial Smelter, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 97, 1838-1847.
  • Jiao, Y., Kovala, A.T., Shang, H. and Scott, J.A. (2019) A corrugated plate photocatalytic reactor for degradation of waterborne organic contaminants. Canandian Journal of Chemical Engineering. 97, 1760-1770
  • Seyed Hosseini, N., Shang,H. and Scott, J.A. (2018) Biosequestration of industrial off-gas CO2 for enhanced lipid productivity in open microalgae cultivation systems. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (in press)
  • Seyed Hosseini, N., Shang,H. and Scott, J.A. (2018) Optimization Increasing microalgal lipid productivity for conversion into biodiesel by using a non-energy consuming light guide. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 134, 60-68
  • Seyed Hosseini, N., Shang,H. and Scott, J.A. (2017) Optimization of microalgae-sourced lipids production for biodiesel in a top-lit gas-lift bioreactor using response surface methodology. Energy. 146, 47-56
  • Seyed Hosseini, N., Shang, H., Ross, G.M. and Scott, J.A. (2016) Comparative analysis of top-lit bubble column and gas-lift bioreactors for microalgae-sourced biodiesel production. Energy Conversion and Management. 130, 230-239
  • Wang, Z., Wiebe, S. and Shang, H. (2016), Fault detection and diagnosis of an industrial copper electrowinning process, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 94, 415-423.
  • Wang, Z. and Shang, H. (2015), Kalman filter based fault detection for two dimensional systems, Journal of Process Control, 28, 83-94.
  • Wang, Z. and Shang, H. (2015), Observer based fault detection for two dimensional systems described by Roesser models, Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 26, Issue 3 (2015), Page 753-775.
  • Seyed Hosseini, N., Shang, H., Ross, G.M. and Scott, J.A. (2015) Microalgae cultivation in a novel top-lit gas-lift open bioreactor. Bioresource Technology 192:432-440.
  • Lamaanen, C., Shang. H., Ross, G.M. and Scott, J.A. (2014) A model for utilizing industrial off-gas to support microalgae cultivation for biodiesel in cold climates. Energy Conversion and Management, 88, 476-483.
  • Dillabough, M., Shang, H. and McLellan, P. J. (2014), Boundary control of distributed parameter systems using a discrete state space approach, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 92, 1360-1366.
  • Ko, Y. D. and Shang, H. (2013), A modeling toolbox and its applications to statistical process modeling, Journal of Software, 8(11), 2706-2710.
  • Alenany, A., Shang, H. (2013), Recursive subspace identification with prior information using the constrained least squares approach, Computers & Chemical Engineering, 54, 174-180.
  • Wang, Z., Zhao, J. and Shang, H. (2012), A hybrid fault diagnosis strategy for chemical process startups, Journal of Process Control, 22 (2012) 1287- 1297.
  • Shang, H., Scott, J.A. and Araujo, A.C.B., (2012), Modelling and control of industrial off-gag systems, In Plant-Wide Control: Recent Developments and Applications. Edited by Rangaiah, G.P. and Kariwala, V., John Wiley & Sons, pp 479. ISBN 9780470980149.
  • Alenany, A., Shang, H., Soliman, M. and Ziedan I. (2011), Improved subspace identification with prior information using constrained least squares, IET Control Theory & Applications, 5 (13), 1568-1576.
  • Ko, Y. D. and Shang, H. (2011), A neural network-based soft sensor for particle size distribution using images analysis, Powder Technology, 212, 359-366.
  • Ramos, J.R., Alenany, A., Shang, H. and Santos, P.J.L. (2011), Subspace algorithms for identifying separable in denominator 2-D systems with deterministic inputs, IET Control Theory & Applications, 5 (15), 1748-1765.
  • Ko, Y. D. and Shang, H. (2011), SAG mill system diagnosis using multivariate process variable analysis, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 89, 1492-1501.
  • Shang, H., Nelson, P., Salt, B., Scott, J.A. (2011) A dynamic model for smelter off-gas cleaning systems. CIM Journal, 2:3, 155-161.
  • Araujo, A.C.B., Brito, R.P. and Shang, H., (2011), Optimal operation of an industrial PVC dryer, Drying Technology, 29, 19-34.
  • Hall, A., Scott, J. A. and Shang, H., (2011), Geothermal energy recovery from underground mines, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 15, 916-924.
  • Ko, Y. D. and Shang, H. (2011), Time delay neural network modeling for particle size in SAG mills, Powder Technology, 205, 250-262.
  • Shang, H. and Scott, J.A. (2011), Minimizing leakage from a smelter off-gas system by enhanced control, Journal of Cleaner Production, 19, 70-77.
  • Shang, H., Scott, J.A., Ross, G.M. and Shepherd, S., (2010), A dynamic temperature model of mine water-fed raceways used for microalgae biofuel production, Environmental Process & Sustainable Energy, 29 (4), 510-516.
  • Shang, H., Scott, J.A., Ross, G.M. and Shepherd,S. (2010), A dynamic thermal model for heating microalgae incubators using off-gas, Chemical Engineering Science, 65, 4591-4597.
  • Alenany, A., Shang, H., Soliman, M. and Ziedan I. (2010), Subspace identification with prior steady state information, accepted in the Sixth International Conference on Computer Engineering and Systems (ICCES'2010), Cairo, Egypt, 30 November- 2 December, 2010.
  • Shang, H., Scott, J.A., Ross, G.M., Shepherd, S., Salt B. and Loken M. (2010), Hosting of Green Energy and Chemical Production on Mining Industry Sites Pre- and Post-Closure. V International Conference on Mine Closure, Nov. 23-26, Chile.
  • Renaud, L., Scott, A. Shang, H., Shepherd, S., Salt B., Loken M. and Ross, G.M., (2010), Microalgae and the mining industry: a research review, Maintenance Engineering Mine Operators Conference 2010, Sudbury, Ontario.
  • Araujo, A.C.B., Brito, R.P. and Shang, H. (2009), Mitigation of energy intensity of an industrial off-gas cleaning system using process engineering solution, Journal of Cleaner Production, 17, 1512-1525.
  • Araujo, A.C.B. and Shang, H. (2009), Enhancing a smelter off-gas system using a plant-wide control design. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 48 (6), 3004-3013.
  • Hall, S. T., Scott, J. A., Shang, H. and Shepherd, S. (2009), Microalgae-derived biofuel production from mine waters, Eleventh International Symposium on Environmental Issues and Waste Management in Energy and Mineral Production (SWEMP 2009), November 16-18, 2009, Banff Park Lodge, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
  • Araujo, A. C. B., Brito, R. P. and Shang, H. (2009), Optimal operation of an industrial smelter furnace off-gas cleaning system. in 10th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering, PSE'09, Salvador-Bahia-Brazil, August 16-20, 2009.
  • Araujo, A. C. B., Neto, J. J. N. and Shang, H. (2009), Optimal operation of an industrial PVC dryer, in 10th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering, PSE'09, Salvador-Bahia-Brazil, August 16-20, 2009.
  • Scott, J. A., Hall, A., Shang, H. and Hall S. (2009), Possibilities for sustainable energy recovery from a workable mine, 48th Annual Conference of Metallurgists, COM 2009, Sudbury, Aug. 23-26, 2009.
  • Shang, H., Nelson, P., Salt, B. and Scott J.A. (2009), Integrated modelling of a smelter off-gas cleaning system, 48th Annual Conference of Metallurgists, COM 2009, Sudbury, Aug. 23-26, 2009.
  • Shang, H., Dillabough, M., Nelson, P. and Salt, B. (2008), Dynamic modelling of an industrial furnace and converter off-gas system, American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 4 (1), 22-30.
  • Wang, J., Liu, D. and Shang, H. (2008), Hill valley function based niching particle swarm optimization for multimodal functions, 2009 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Computational Intelligence, Shanghai, China, Nov. 7- 8.
  • Shang, H, Mehta, B., Thwaites, P., Ryan, L. and Nelson, P. (2007), Dynamic modeling of an industrial roaster off-gas system in a Nickel smelter, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 46, 5371-5379.
  • Shang, H., Forbes, J.F. and Guay, M. (2007), Computationally efficient model predictive control for convection dominated parabolic systems, Journal of Process Control. 17, 379-386.
  • Shang, H, Thwaites, P., Ryan, L. and Nelson, P. (2007), Comparison of different control methods for an industrial Nickel smelter roaster off-gas system, Proceedings of 12th IFAC Symposium on Automation in Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing, August, Quebec City, Canada.
  • Wan, F., Shang, H. and Wang, L.X. (2006), Adaptive fuzzy control of a pH process, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, Vancouver, BC, July 16-21, 2006.
  • Shang, H. (2006), Improving SAG mill performance using nonlinear model predictive control, Proceedings of MPMSC conference, June, 2006, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
  • Dillabough, M., Shang, H. and McLellan, P. J. (2006), State space approach for boundary control of distributed parameter systems, Proceedings of Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (AdChem), April, Brazil. 2006.
  • Shang, H., Zhang, Z. and Anderson, W.A. (2005), Non-uniform radiation modelling of a corrugated plate photocatalytic reactor, AIChE Journal, 51 (7), 2024-2033.
  • Wan F., Shang, H., Wang, L.X. and Sun, Y.X (2005), How to determine the minimum number of fuzzy rules to achieve given accuracy: a computational geometric approach to SISO case, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 150, 199-209.
  • Shang, H., Forbes, J.F. and Guay, M. (2005), Feedback control of hyperbolic distributed parameter systems, Chemical Engineering Science, 60(4) 969-980.
  • Shang, H., Forbes, J.F. and Guay, M. (2004), Model predictive control for quasilinear hyperbolic distributed parameter systems, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 43(9) 2140-2149.
  • Wan, F., and Shang, H. (2004), Fuzzy model based adaptive predictive control of nonaffine nonlinear systems: one-step-ahead and multi-step-ahead schemes. Proceedings of 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 14-17, 2004, Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
  • Wan, F., Shang, H. and Wang, L.X. (2004), Control of discrete-time chaotic systems using one-step-ahead adaptive fuzzy controller, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2004), Budapest, Hungary, July 26 - 29, 2004.
  • Shang, H., Forbes, J.F. and Guay, M. (2004), Distributed predictive control of pulp bleaching towers, Proceedings of Control Systems 2004, Quebec City, June, 2004.
  • Wan, F., Shang, H. and Wang, L. (2004), Control of neutralization processes using a novel adaptive fuzzy controller, Proceedings of American Control Conference 2004, June 30-July 2, Boston, 2004.
  • Shang, H., Wiskel, J.B., Forbes J.F. and Henein, H. (2003), Exploiting model fidelity to control in metals processing, JOM - J MIN MET MAT S, 55, 3, 41-45, 2003.
  • Shang, H, Wiskel, J.B., Forbes, J.F. and Henein, H. (2003), New opportunities in optimization and control of metals processing, Proceedings of Material Science & Technology (MS&T) 2003, Chicago, November 2003.
  • Shang, H., Forbes, J.F. and Guay, M. (2002), Characteristics-based model predictive control for distributed parameter systems, Proceedings of American Control Conference 2002, Anchorage, USA.
  • Shang, H., Forbes, J.F. and Guay, M. (2000), Output feedback control of first-order PDE systems, Proceedings of Advanced Control of Chemical Processes, Italy, June, 2000.