People Involved

Principal Investigator

Prof. Sharad Bhartiya

Research Scholars

Hariprasad K- Thesis title: Modeling and stabilizing MPC for switched systems

Krishna Kumar K - Thesis title: State Estimation of Nonlinear Dynamic Systems (Co-advised with Prof. Mani Bhushan)

Surender K -Thesis title: Control of Solar Thermal Power Plant (Co-advised with Prof. Mani Bhushan)

Vidya Kurada -Thesis title: Performance monitoring of controllers/loops

Sammyak K Mate Thesis Title: - Enhancements and Applications of Explicit Model Predictive Control (Co Advised  with Prof. P S V Nataraj)

Soumyajit Sen Gupta -Thesis Title :Integrated plant-wide optimization of algal biorefinery using a model based approach  (Co Advised  with Prof. Yogendra Shastri)

Riju DeThesis Title : Control of Batch Processes with applications for transesterification reactions (Co Advised  with Prof. Yogendra Shastri)

 M. Tech Students

Shalmali Patkar

Pinku Jojan

Visiting Students

Pratik Vinayak Gholkar (MIT Manipal, Karnataka)

Kavitha M (MIT Manipal, Karnataka)


Prof. Mani Bhushan (Dept. of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay)

Prof. Ravindra Gudi (Dept. of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay)

Prof. Yogendra Shastri (Dept. of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay)

Prof. K V Venkatesh (Dept. of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay)

Prof. Ganesh Vishwanathan (Dept. of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay)

Prof. P S V Nataraj (Systems and Control Engineering Group, IIT Bombay)


Nitin Padhiyar: Control of large-scale distributed parameter systems: Application to continuous pulp digester (Graduated 2008, Currently a faculty of IIT Gandhinagar)

Nikhil Chaudhary: Systems analysis of genetic regulatory networks (with Prof. K.V. Venkatesh).: (Graduated 2008, Entrepreneur)

Naresh Nandola: A multiple model approach for modeling, identification and control of nonlinear hybrid dynamic systems (Graduated: 2009, ABB Global Research, Bangalore)

Venkat Reddy Pannala: Dynamic Analysis and Characterization of the GAL System in Yeast (with Prof. K.V. Venkatesh, Graduated: 2011, Post doctoral fellow at University of Texas at Austin)

Anbumathi P.: Modeling and analysis of cell cycle in fission yeast (with Prof. K.V. Venkatesh, Graduated: 2012, Currently  faculty at SASTRA University Tanjavur)

Sangeeta Chandrasekaran: Study of lipase catalyzed esterification reactions (with Prof. Pramod Wangikar) (Graduated 2008).

Abhijit Chavan: Optimal operation of fermentation processes : Application to flavors and lactate production (with Prof. K.V. Venkatesh, Graduated 2010, Professor at Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, Lonere)

Jignesh Parmar: System Level Analysis of Osmotic Effect on Yeast (with Prof. K.V. Venkatesh, Graduated 2011, Post doctoral fellow at Virginia Tech)

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