Chandra Mouli R. Madhuranthakam

Assistant Professor

Chandra Mouli R. MadhuranthakamDegrees

  • BTech, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
  • MSc (Engg), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • PhD, University of Waterloo

Research interests

  • Micro Process Systems Engineering - Design and Operation of Microfluidic reactors for efficient synthesis of biodiesel and complex copolymers.

  • Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming and Global Optimization Algorithms.

  • Modeling and Optimal Control for Complex Biochemical Reaction Systems.

  • Applied Statistics- Modeling, Design of Experiments, Parameter Estimation

Selected references

Chandra Mouli R Madhuranthakam and Alexander Penlidis, Surrogate Models for Online Monitoring and Process Troubleshooting of NBR Emulsion Copolymerization, Processes, 4(1), 6, 2016. (Chosen by journal editor to appear as feature paper).

Alison J Scott, Afsaneh Nabifar, Chandra Mouli R Madhuranthakam and Alexander Penlidis, Bayesian Design of Experiments Applied to a Complex Polymerization System: Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Production in a Train of CSTRs, Macromol. Theory Simul., 24, 13–27, 2015.

Al Herz, Youssef., Chandra Mouli Madhuranthakam, Ali Elkamel, Vikas Mittal,  Optimizing Mechanical Properties of Injection Molded Long Fiber-Reinforced Polypropylene, Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, 28(6), 849-862, 2015.

Al Herz, Youssef., Chandra Mouli Madhuranthakam, Ali Elkamel, Vikas Mittal,  Optimal mechanical and gas permeation properties of polypropylene-organically modified montmorillonite (PP-OMMT) nanocomposites, Journal of Polymer Engineering,  34(6), 501-509, 2014.

Edimilson Batista dos Santos,  Nelson F. F. Ebecken, Estevam R. Hruschka Jr., Ali Elkamel, and Chandra M. R. Madhuranthakam, Bayesian classifiers applied to Tennessee Eastman process, Risk Analysis, 34(3), 485-497, 2014.

Chandra Mouli R. Madhuranthakam and Alexander Penlidis, “Improved operating scenarios for the production of acrylonitrile-butadiene emulsions”, Polymer Engineering and Science, 53 (1), 9 – 20, 2013.

Chandra Mouli R. Madhuranthakam and Alexander Penlidis, “Modeling uses and analysis of production scenarios for acrylonitrile-butadiene (NBR) emulsions”, Polymer Engineering and Science, 51 (10), 1909-1918, 2011.

Chandra Mouli R. Madhuranthakam and Alexander Penlidis, “What can mimic a ‘flight simulator’ for polymerization reactors?”, Society of Plastics Engineers Plastics Research Online, 10.1002/spepro.003848, 1-3, 2011.

Chandra Mouli R. Madhuranthakam, Ali Elkamel and Venneti M.H. Govindarao, “Compensator for Constant Relative Stability in Process Control Systems”, Chemical Engineering Communications, 198, 344-359, 2011.

B. M. Chandra Shekara, C. Ravindra Reddy, C. R. Madhuranthakam, B. S. Jai Prakash, and Y. S. Bhat, “Kinetics of Esterification of Phenylacetic Acid with p-Cresol over H-β Zeolite Catalyst under Microwave Irradiation”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research Journal, 50, 3829-3835, 2011.

C.R. Madhuranthakam, J. S. Mandur, A.Elkamel and H.Budman,” Optimal PID Controller Parameters for FOPTD and SOPTD Systems using a Connectionist Approach”, Engineering Optimization, 42(3), 295–303, 2010.

Chandra Mouli R Madhuranthakam, Qinmin Pan and Garry L Rempel, “Continuous Process for Production of Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (HNBR) using a Kenics KMX Static Mixer Reactor”, AIChE Journal, 55 (11), 2934-2944, 2009.

Chandra Mouli R Madhuranthakam, Qinmin Pan and Garry L Rempel, “Residence Time Distribution and Liquid Holdup in Kenics KMX Static Mixer with Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Solution and Hydrogen gas System”, Chemical Engineering Science, 64, 3320-3328, 2009.

Chandra Mouli R Madhuranthakam, Qinmin Pan and Garry L Rempel, “Numerical Investigation and Experimental Validation of the Performance of a Tubular Packed Bed Reactor for Hydrogenation of Diene-Based Polymers”, Polymer Engineering and Science, 49(10): 1979-1989, 2009.

Chandra Mouli R Madhuranthakam, Qinmin Pan and Garry L Rempel, “Hydrodynamic studies in Sulzer SMX Static Mixer with Air/Water System”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research Journal, 48 (2), 719-726, 2009.

C R Madhuranthakam, A Elkamel and H Budman, “Optimal Tuning of PID Controllers for FOPTD, SOPTD and SOPTD with Lead Processes,” Chemical Engineering and Processing, 47, 251-264, 2008.

S. Abdul-Waheb, A. Elkamel, C. R. Madhuranthakam and M. B. Al-Otaibi, “Building Inferential Estimators for Modeling Product Quality in Crude Oil Desalting and Dehydration Process,” Chemical Engineering and Processing, 45, 568 – 577, 2006.

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo