Dr. Arun K. Tangirala

Dr. Arun K. Tangirala



MSB 151



Research Homepage

Research Areas

Controller Performance Monitoring, Data Mining, Fault Diagnosis, Wavelet Applications & Spectral Analysis, Fuel Cells.

PRO Attainments

1996-2001-Doctor of Philosophy
University of Alberta.
1992-1996 – Bachelor of Technology
Indian Institute of Technology Madras


Career History

2004 – Current
Faculty Member(Chemical Engineering Department)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

Research Manager in the Industry
Govt. sponsored Chair Program

Recent Publications


Hima E. Shaji, A.K. Tangirala and L. Vanajakshi . Evaluation of clustering algorithms for the prediction of trends in bus travel time. Accepted for publication in Journal of the Transportation Research Board.


S. Yerramilli and A.K. Tangirala . Detection and diagnosis of model-plant mismatch in multivariable control schemes. Accepted for publication in Journal of Process Control.


A. Garg and A.K. Tangirala . Metrics for interaction assessment in multivariable control systems using directional analysis. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 57 (3), 967-979. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b03671


S. Perepu and A.K. Tangirala. Online estimation of missing data using sparse optimization techniques with applications to classical control. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems and Technology, 99, 1-12. DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2017.2775191.


S. Jose, E. Gopalakrishnan, A.K. Tangirala and C.L. Rao (2017). Stiffness control of cylindrical shells under axial compression using peizocomposite actuators – an experimental investigation. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 24(1), 16-26.

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