Dr. Raghunathan Rengasamy


Dr. Raghunathan Rengasamy


Designation :Professor
Office : HSB 150C
Tel: (O) : 91-44-22574159
Email :raghur[at]iitm.ac.in
For more details visit: Research Homepage
Research Areas:
Fuel Cell Technology, Energy Systems, Systems Biology, Multiscale Modeling and Optimization, Process Fault Diagnosis.
Education
1995: Ph. D. – (Chemical Engineering) Purdue University
1990: B.Tech. – (Chemical Engineering), Indian Institute Of Technology, Madras
Work Experience
Aug 2013 – Present Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering IIT Madras, and Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemical Engineer Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA, and Research Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA.
April 2011 – Aug 2013 Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering IIT Madras
Jan 2009 – Aug 2013 Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Co-Director, Process Control and Optimization Consortium (PCOC), Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409. (April 2011 – Aug 2013 on a Leave of absence from TTU)
June 2008 – Dec 2008 Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13699-5705.
Jan 2002 – May 2008 Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13699-5705. (Awarded Tenure in 2006)
Jan 2001 – Dec 2001 Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA.
Jan 1996 – Dec 2000 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 400 076, India
Aug 1995 – Dec 1995 Senior Engineer, Asea Brown Boveri (ABB), Bangalore, India
Aug 1990 – June 1995 Research and Teaching Assistantships at School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN47907
Awards & Honors
  • Best Poster Award at the IFAC 10th International Symposium on “Dynamics and Control of Process Systems (DYCOPS)”, Mumbai, 2013
  • International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Best Paper Prize, 2002-2005, for the paper “Application of Signed Digraphs-Based Analysis for Fault Diagnosis of Chemical Process Flowsheets ” in Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence Journal in the category – Aplication-oriented paper on Symbolic AI Aproaches (Co-authors Mano Ram Maurya and Venkat Venkatasubramanian)
  • Best Paper of the Session award at the American Control Conference, Boston, 2004.
  • Omega Chi Epsilon, Professor of the Year Award (Chemical Engineering), Clarkson University, 2003.
  • Keynote Lecture delivered at the 4th IFAC Workshop on On-line Fault Detection and Supervision in the Chemical Process Industries, Korea, 2001
  • Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) Young Engineer Award for the year 2000 awarded to outstanding engineers by the Academy
  • Awarded the “CAST Director’s Award” for the best poster presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, 2000.
Editorial Board
  • Task Force Member, Department of Biotechnology, India 2014 – Present
  • National Research Council Member, NMRL, Ambernath, India
  • International Programming Committee, ADCHEM 2015, Whistler, Alberta, Canada
  • International Programming Committee, DYCOPS 2013, Mumbai, India
  • Co-guest-editor for an issue on “Data Analysis: Methods and Applications” in International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, 2012.
  • Co-guest-editor for an issue on Fuel Cell Technologies in International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (IJHE), 2011.
  • Associate Editor for the AIChE section of the American Control Conference, Seattle, USA, 2008.
  • Technical Program Committee, 2nd International Symposium on Resilient Control Systems, Idaho Falls, Idaho, Aug 11-13, 2009.
  • Technical Program Committee, 3rd International Symposium on Resilient Control Systems, Idaho Falls, Idaho, 2010.
  • International Advisory Committee, Fuel Cell Technologies, FUCETECH 2009, Mumbai, India
Recent Publications
  • Rapid impedance measurement using chirp signals for electrochemical system analysis
    B Bullecks, R Suresh, R Rengaswamy
    Computers & Chemical Engineering[2017]
  • An improved scaling procedure for analysis and simplification of process models
    S Munusamy, P Mobed, D Bhattacharyya, R Rengaswamy
    Chemical Engineering Research and Design 120, 410-422[2017]
  • Effects of water induced pore blockage and mitigation strategies in low temperature PEM fuel cells–A simulation study
    S Raman, KB Iyeswaria, S Narasimhan, R Rengaswamy
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy[2017]
  • Averaged model for probabilistic coalescence avalanches in two-dimensional emulsions: Insights into uncertainty propagation
    D Raj, R Rengaswamy
    Physical Review E 95 (3), 032608[2017]
  • Data mining and control loop performance assessment: The multivariate case
    L Das, R Rengaswamy, B Srinivasan
    AIChE Journal[2017]
  • On modeling and optimization of micro-photosynthetic power cells
    HK Tanneru, R Suresh, R Rengaswamy
    Computers & Chemical Engineering[2017]

For a detailed list of publications, please visit here


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