Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


The actual learning outcomes of the course vary from year to year according to the content.


Credits: 5

Schedule: 28.02.2023 - 05.04.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Jukka Kortela

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Postgraduate level knowledge in process systems engineering (dynamics, control, optimisation, automation systems or machine learning). The actual contents of the course vary from year to year.

    The course is only offered on demand and it can be lectured or organised in the form of seminars.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Home assignments and/or seminars and/or project work, and/or exam.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures/Seminars (32h) and Exercises/Seminars (16h)

    Home assignments and independent study (80h)

    Exam (4h)


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring IV
    2023-2024 Spring IV

    Enrollment :

    A maximum number of 15 students is admitted to the course. Priority is given to degree students taking in Chemical and Process Engineering as their major. If space, other students (exchange students and Aalto degree students) will be admitted to the course based on registration order. 

    A course implementation may be cancelled if the number of students enrolled to the course implementation does not meet the required minimum of five students. In the case of cancelled course implementations, the students enrolled to them must be provided with an alternative way of completing the course or be advised to take some other applicable course.