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Current Graduate Research Students

Yelneedi Sreenivas (joint with Prof. G.P. Rangaiah) (converted to part-time PhD; working at Yokogawa, Singapore)

May Su Tun (PhD Student; joint with Prof. G.P. Rangaiah)

Kanchi Lakshmi Kiran (PhD Student)

Loganathan, P. (PhD Student)

Zhou Ying (part-time PhD student; working at ICES, Singapore; joint with Prof. Raj Srinivasan)
 
Li Yan (M.Eng. Student; joint with Prof. Chiu, Min-Sen)

Prem Krishnan (M.Eng. Student)

Manoj Kandpal (PhD Student)

Gudena Krishna (PhD Student; joint with Prof. G.P. Rangaiah)

Vaibhav Maheshwari (PhD Student; joint with Prof. G.P. Rangaiah)

Chakravarthy Mynampati Kalyan (part-time PhD student; working at SDWA, NUS; joint with Prof. Sanjay Swarup)

Pavan Kumar Naraharisetti (part-time PhD student; working at ICES; joint with Prof. Karimi and Dr. Paul Sharatt)

 

Final Year Project Students (B.Eng. Students; July '09 - December '09)

 
Teh Yin Erh

Project: Model Predictive Control


Xie Yuzhe

Project: Management of Water Resources

 

Han Chong

Project: Modeling of Epidemic Outbreaks

 

Tan Kian Hong

Project: Modeling and Optimization of Dialysis

 

Muthukumaran S/O Samiayyan

Project: Optimal Scheduling of Cancer Chemotherapy

 


 

Final Year Project Students (B.Tech. Students; January '10 Term)

 

Joy Khoo (Project Code: SFCE-2010-042)

Project: Application of Multivariate Statistics to Process Modeling

 

Desmond Foong Kar Mun (Project Code: SFCE-2010-084)

Project: Addressing Quality Problems in Industrial Settings
 

Madiajagane Pary (Project Code: SFCE-2010-043)

Project: Process Analytical Technology

 

Khung Ai Hui, Melissa (Project Code: SFCE-2010-053)

Project: Process Modeling and PID Controller Tuning in Industrial Environment

 


Visiting Researchers

Prof. S. Sundaramoorthy, Department of Chemical Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, India.

Prof. Sivashanmugam, Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT, Trichy, India.

Dr. R. Jeyapaul, Department of Production Engineering, NIT, Trichy, India.

P. Vijaysai (PhD. Student, IIT Bombay, India): 02 July - 02 Oct, 2002. Now with J F Welch 
Technology Centre, GE India Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore, India.

Sandeep Srinivasan (Undergraduate Student, Vellore Institute of Technology, India): May - July, 2006.

Aditya Tulsiyan (Undergraduate Student, Vellore Institute of Technology, India): Nov. 2008 March 2009.

Shyam Sundar Srinivasan (Undergraduate Student, NIT, Rourkela, India): May 2009 July 2009.

Shreya Chauhan (Undergraduate Student, NIT, Durgapur, India): May 2009 July 2009.

Ankur Gupta (Undergraduate Student, IIT Delhi, India): June 2009 July 2009.


Past Undergraduate Project Students

Batch 1: July '01 - January '02 (Click for Photo)

Lee Wei Tzing Lester

Project Report: Parameter Estimation (zipped 553kB)

 

Wan Nian Feng

Project Report: Dynamics and Control of Integrated Processes (zipped 577kB)

 

Toh Kok Hong Lionel (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project Report: System Identification for Industrial Processes (zipped 800kB)

 

Tan Kim Kuan Francis (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project Report: System Identification for Industrial Processes (zipped 841kB)


Batch 2: January '02 - June '02

Teo Tzu Meng (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Winner of the IES Publication Awards 2003 (Student Category, Chemical Engineering) 

Project: Control Loop Performance Assessment of Cascade Loops

 

Joel, Yue Kit Yi (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: System Identification and Controller Design for a RCC unit

 

Rohit Ramachandran (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Winner of the IES Merit Award 2003 (Student Category, Chemical Engineering) 

Project: Closed Loop Identification Experiment

 


 

Batch 3: July '02 - January '03 (Click for Photo)

 

Sun Datao 

Project: Control of an Activated Sludge Process

 

Sing Ee 

Project: Closed Loop Identification

 

Liew Meng Hong (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: Dynamic Simulation

 

Eugene (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: Blood Glucose Control

 

Cao Haijing 

Project: HIV Infection Control

 

Mei Yen 

Project: Blood Pressure Control

 

Lim Meng Lee  (joint with Prof. R. Balasubramanian)

Project: Data based Modelling of Environmental Systems


 

Batch 4:  January '03 - June '03

 

Shin Yuan (joint with Prof. S. Farooq)

Project: Simulation of a Methanol Plant

 

Lee Chee Chien 

Project: Chemical Process Simulation using MATLAB/SIMULINK

 

Martin Wijaya Hermanto  (joint with Prof. G.P. Rangaiah)

Project: Control Loop Performance Assessment


Batch 5:  August '03 - January '04

 

Tay Hui Min (joint with Prof. R. Balasubramanian)

Winner of the Overall Third Prize in the ChBE Department FYP Poster Presentation Event 

Project: Data based Modelling of Atmospheric Pollutants in Singapore

 

Lim Liancy 

Project: Control Loop Performance Assessment

 

Saw Kent Wee  (joint with Prof. G.P. Rangaiah)

Project: Control Loop Performance Assessment

 

Lee Han Wah  (joint with Prof. G.P. Rangaiah)

Winner (Gold) of the IES Publication Awards 2004 (Student Category, Chemical Engineering) 

Winner of the Merit Award in the Faculty of Engineering for Innovation in  FYP

Project: Blood Pressure Control

 

Ariyanto Budidarmo 

Project: Control of Batch Processes

 

Zheng Suni  (joint with Visiting Prof. K. Nandakumar)

Project: MEMS

 

Xu Zhixin 

Project: Simulation and Control of Distillation Columns


Batch 6:  January '04 - June '04

Chan Keng Siang  (joint with Prof. G.P. Rangaiah)

Project: Experimental Verification of Control Loop Performance Assessment Methods

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Magdalene Loh  (joint with Prof. G.P. Rangaiah)

Project: Blood Pressure Control

 


Batch 7:  August '04 - January '05

Henry Tay

Project: Optimization of Batch Processes

 

Jacqueline Ong

Project: Simulation and Control of Microreactors

 

Tan Kian Boon (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Winner (Gold) of the IES Publication Awards 2005 (Student Category, Chemical Engineering) 

Project: Modelling and Control of Blood Pressure

 

Lim Li Siong (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: Modelling and Control of Blood Glucose

 

Ang Chiao Tyan (joint with Prof. Liya Yu)

Project: Data Based Modelling of Environmental Processes

 


Batch 8:  January '05 - June '05

 

Ang Kok Siong

Project: Control Loop Performance Assessment

 

Huang Zijuan (joint with Mr. Kyaw Tun, BII)

Project: Analysis of process networks

 

Tai Jian Long

Project: Analysis of process networks


Batch 9:  August '05 - January '06

Ch'ng Kean Leong

Project: Performance Assessment of a New Regulatory Controller

 

Niti Sinha

Winner of the IES Publication Awards 2006 (Student Category, Chemical Engineering) 

Project: Enhancing Features of a New Regulatory Controller

 

Sewa Dujun

Project: Reactor Simulation using FEMLAB

 

Tay How Kwang, Daniel

Project: Design Implications for Control Performance

 

Teo Shi Keng (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: Blood Glucose Control

 


 

Batch 10:  January '06 - June '06

 

Chua Soon Keck

Project: Optimal Experimental Design

 

Lin Mingui (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: Tuning of PID Type Controllers


 

Batch 11:  August '06 - January '07

 

Tan Wei Teck  (joint with Prof. Vinay Kariwala, NTU)

Project: A Comparative Study of Methods used for detecting Plant-wide Oscillations

 

Tan Chee Kiong, Nicholas  (joint with Prof. Vinay Kariwala, NTU)

Project: A Comparative Study of Methods used for detecting Plant-wide Oscillations

 

Shivabalan, K.

Project:

Variance Reduction Opportunities Through Parallel Cascade Control

 

Tan Siong Gim

Project: Multivariate Classification Analysis of Biological Systems

 

Chua Dinghe (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: New Framework and Alternative Method for Optimizing Stiction Compensation

Winner of Third Prize (CBS Category) in the ChBE Department FYP Poster Presentation Event 

 

Lim Cheng Ho (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: Studies in Industrial Ecology

 

 


 

Batch 12:  January '07 - June '07

 

Lee Qi Xiang  (joint with Prof. Vinay Kariwala, NTU)

Project: Study of Plantwide Oscillations

 

Yu Haoli Henry  (joint with Prof. Vinay Kariwala, NTU)

Project: Study of Plantwide Oscillations

 

Liu Hailiang

Project: Nonlinear Process Control

 

Lee Zhi Xiang Ivan

Project: Diagnosis of Control Valve Problems

 

Neo Guang Xian (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: PID Controller Tuning Methods

 

Low Xi Qian (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: Blood Glucose Control

 


 

Batch 13:  August '07 - January '08

 

Leow Kwong Wei, Edmund (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: PID Controller Tuning Methods


Hou Wenlu

Project: Multi-Parametric Programming for Optimization and Model-Based Control


Lim Zhi Hong, Dennis

Project: Control of Physiological Systems


Ding Tian

Project: Control of Physiological Systems


Melia Suliana Herianto

Project: Applications of Information theory in PSE

 

Tian Woon Yeng (Main Supervisor: Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: Model-based controllers for anesthesia regulation

Winner of the Merit Award in the Faculty of Engineering Innovation & Research Awards (Year 2008).


Hu Shitian (joint with Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: PID Controller Performance Improvement

 


 

Batch 14:  January '08 - June '08

 

Ow Ghim Siong

Project: Closed Loop System Identification and PID Controller Tuning


Neo Peng Siong

Project: Closed Loop System Identification and PID Controller Tuning


Vickrem s/o Vijayan

Project: Blood Glucose Regulation in Diabetics

 

 

Batch 15:  August '08 - January '09

 

Yeo Zhiquan

Project: Control Loop Performance


Seah Wee Loong Aaron

Project: Modeling of Biological Systems

 

Cheah Sim Chuang (Main Supervisor: Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: Control of Biomedical Processes

 

Ang Chiang Hui (Main Supervisor: Prof. G. P. Rangaiah)

Project: Control of Blood Glucose Control

 

 

Batch 16:  January '09 - June '09

Mok Ming Yi

Project: Design of Experiments for Batch Processes


Teo Choon Ngan

Project: Nonlinearity Assessment for Chemical Process Control

 


B.Tech. Students: Batch 1:  January '05 Term

 

Jagannathan Baskar

Project: Control Loop Performance Assessment

 

Saravanan Sampath

Project: Closed Loop Identification

 

Ong Huei Fern

Project: Mutivariate Statistical Monitoring

 

Lai Kim Chuan

Project: Process Variability Analysis

 

Ye Choon Voon (joint with Prof. Ajay Ray, University of Western Ontario, Canada)

Project: Natural Oscillations in Reactor Systems


 B.Tech. Students: Batch 2:  January '06 Term

 

Muthu Velmurugan

Project: Study of Stiction in Control Valves

 

Sankarasubramian Rangarajan

Project: Application of Multivariate Statistics to Batch Processes

 

Natesa Ramachandra Saravanan

Project: Optimal Experimental Design for Dynamical Systems


B.Tech. Students: Batch 3:  January '07 Term

 

Kaliaperumal Athiveeraramapandian

Project: Diagnosis of Plantwide Oscillations

 

Yu Wusan

Project: Design of Experiments

 

Janarthanan Dharmendiran

Project: Optimization of Chemical Processes

 

Arthanari Ravichandran

Project: Control Valve Stiction

 


B.Tech. Students: Batch 4:  January '08 Term

 

Shanmugam Buvaneswaran

Project: Model based Design of Experiments

 

Cong Xiujin

Project: Product Quality Enhancement via Optimal Experiment Design 
 

Devaraj Jayachandran

Project: Modeling of Cancer and its Treatment

 

B.Tech. Students: Batch 5:  January '09 Term

 

Lim Liang (Project Code: SFCE-2009-041)

Project: Case Studies in Model Based Experimental Design

 

Lau Mai Chan (Project Code: SFCE-2009-040)

Project: A Data-based Approach for Cancer Treatment
 

Oh Junlun (Project Code: SFCE-2009-058)

Project: An Extraction Process for Vacuum Tower Bottoms

 

Undergraduate Research Students (UROP)

Gokul Chandrasekaran (AY 2002-2003)