B.Sc. (ENG.), M.Eng., Ph.D., P.Eng.

Contact: ajutan.removethistoemailme@uwo.ca

Degrees Held

  • B.Sc. (Eng.), University of Witwatersrand, Chemical Engineering 1971
  • M.Eng., McMaster University, Chemical Engineering 1973
  • Ph.D., McMaster University, Chemical Engineering 1976

Areas of Expertise

Process Control, Optimization, Engineering Statistics , Model Predictive Control

Professional Registration


Scientific and Professional Societies

Member Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario (APEO)


  • C.B.E. 291b Computation and Optimization for Engineers(Matlab)
  • C.B.E.410a  Process Dynamics&Control
  • C.B.E. 420a Computer Process Control
  • E.S. 509/494b Statistical Process Analysis
  • C.B.E. 501/471b Process Identification
  • C.B.E.627a Model Predictive Control


Committee Membership

  • Faculty Computer Committee
  • Department Promotion and tenure committee
  • Department Appointments committee
  • Statistics/ Applied Math Advisory Committee
  • Dept Academic Councilor (3rd year)
  • Scholarship Committee (UG)
  • New Student Summer Counselor

Consulting work undertaken

  • BHP Australia - 2001 (Optimization of Iron Ore Reduction Plant)
  • Ault Foods - 1990/91 (statistical process optimization)
  • Bruce Nuclear Power - 1991 (process analysis)
  • Bruce Nuclear Power Station - 1990 (process analysis)
  • Gelman Hayward & Sons - 1986 (computer Control)

Sabbatical Leaves

  • 2001/02 Visiting Professor , Centre for Integrated Dynamics and Control , Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.
  • 1994/95 Visiting Professor, University of Oxford, Dept. of Engineering Science, Oxford, England.
  • 1984/85 Visiting Professor, University of Queensland, Australia (Industrial Sabbatical).

Conference Organization

  • 2002 -Principal Organizer, Distinguished Lecture Series, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
  • 1997 - Principal Organizer, 26th Annual Statistics and Control Conference University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
  • 1990 - Principal Organizer, 19th Annual Statistics and Control Conference University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario

Previous Professional Employment

Gulf Canada Ltd., Systems Group -- November 1976-December 1978 Bay Street, Toronto

Xerox Research Centre of Canada -- January 1979-June 1984 Materials Process Laboratory Mississauga, Ontario

Arthur Jutan