Logo of Vishwamitra Research InstituteOn October 28, 2009, CO-LaN Management Board accepted the application for membership of Vishwamitra Research Institute.

Based in Illinois, the Institute is involved in research and development in areas of mathematical modeling, optimization, uncertainty and risk analysis of large scale industrial, ecological, energy, security and management systems.

Vishwamitra Research Institute has been using CAPE-OPEN technology for a few years now. In November 2006, at the 3rd CAPE-OPEN US Conference, Vishwamitra Research Institute presented their development of a CAPE-OPEN compliant multi-objective optimization capability for APECS Systems. They also developed STOSIM as a CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation in Visual Basic 6 that exercises a process model in a stochastic way. In November 2009, at the 6th CAPE-OPEN US Conference, Vishwamitra Research Institute presented their use of CAPE-OPEN technology for the Better Optimization of Non-linear Uncertain Systems (BONUS).

Dr Urmila Diwekar, President of Vishwamitra Research Institute, will represent this new Associate Member in CO-LaN. Welcome!