B.Sc. (Queen’s), Ph.D. (Alberta), F.C.I.C., P.Eng. Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto


Phone: (416) 978-5889
Fax: (416) 978-8605
Email: cluett@ecf.utoronto.ca

Research Areas

Process identification, control and design


Will Cluett joined the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto in 1986 after receiving his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering from Queen’s University and the University of Alberta, respectively.  From 1997-2003 he served as Chair, First Year in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and from 1998-2003 he also served as the Faculty’s Vice-Dean.  In 1997, he was awarded the Syncrude Canada Innovation Award from the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering given annually to a resident of Canada who has made a distinguished contribution in chemical engineering before the age of 40.  In 1998, he was elected a Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada.

Professor Cluett’s research and consulting activities are in the fields of process identification, control and design.  He has supervised or co-supervised 4 doctoral students and 26 masters students and, from their work, has published more than 50 papers in refereed journals such as Automatica and the Journal of Process Control.  Professor Cluett is also the co-author of a book with Liuping Wang entitled “From Plant Data to Process Control: Ideas for Process Identification and PID Design” that was published in 2000 by Taylor and Francis in their Systems and Control Series.

Complete CV available upon request.