Dr.S.Sundramoorthy(B.E., M.Tech, PhD)

Educational Qualifications:
  • Ph.D in Chemical Engineering (Specialization Process Control) , Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • M.Tech in Chemical Engineering (Specialization Process Control) , Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • B.E. in Chemical Engineering, Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Surathkal


  • Areas Of Interest:
  • Process Systems Engineering and Control
  • Modelling of Reverse Osmosis and Water Network System
  • Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks


  • Professional Membership
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi
  • Life Member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), Kolkata
  • Life Member of System Society of India (SSI), Trivandram


  • Professional Experience

  • Faculty member, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry (March 2000 to till date)
  • Faculty member , National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal (July 1986 to Feb 2000)
  • Visiting Research Fellow, National University of Singapore (Oct 2009 to Dec 2009)


  • Sponsored Projects
  • Development of hybrid fuzzy logic controllers for complex chemical process, Sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi (Grant : Rs. 8.8 Lakhs ; Period: 1996 to 1999)
  • Semibatch membrane separation process for the treatment of industrial effluents : experiments, model and optimal control, Sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi (Grant : Rs. 13.6 Lakhs ; Period: 2003 to 2008)
  • Design of Crude Switch Controller, Sponsored by Honeywell Technology Solutions Ltd., Bangalore (Grant : 3.3 Lakhs ; Period: 2008 to 2010)


  • Important Publications in International Journals

  • Comparative Performance Analysis of Coordinated Model Predictive Control Schemes in the Presence of Model-Plant Mismatch, Abhay Anand, S. Lakshminarayanan, S. Sundaramoorthy, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2012, 51, pp 8273-8285

  • Spiral Wound Reverse Osmosis Membranes for the Recovery of Phenol Compounds _Experimental and Parameter Estimation Studies,G. Srinivasan, S. Sundaramoorthy, D.V.R. Murthy, American J. of Engineering and Applied Sciences,3(1),2010,pp 31-36

  • PID controller tuning for desired closed-loop response for SISO systems using impulse response, M. Ramasamy, S.Sundaramoorthy, Computers and Chemical Engineering,32,2008, pp 1773-1788

  • Click here for list of complete journals


  • Conference Proceedings

  • Coordinating Multiple Model Predictive Controllers for Multi-Reservoir Management, Abhay Anand, Giam Ming Yao Joshua, S. Sundaramoorthy, S.Lakshminarayanan, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC 2011), Delft, the Netherlands, April 11-13, pp 109-114 (ISBN: 978-1-4244-9572-6)

  • Optimal Intervention Strategies for H1N1 Outbreak Using Stochastic Programming, P. Loganathan, S.Sundaramoorthy, S. Lakshminarayanan, Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Design, Operation and Control of Chemical Processes (PSE ASIA 2010), Singapore, July 25-28, 2010, pp 300-309 (ISBN: 978-981-08-6395-1)

  • Quasilinear fuzzy model based control of pH in a neutralization reactor, S.Sundaramoorthy, Proceedings of International Conference on Trends in Industrial Measurement and Automation, MIT, Chrompet, Chennai, India, January 7-11, 1999, pp 477-484

  • Self organaizing fuzzy logic control of a liquid level process, S.Sundaramoorthy, N.R.Neelakandan, Ch. Durgaprasad Rao, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Francisco, California, June 1993, pp 1150-1153

  • click here to see the list of 15 conference proceedings

    Important Invited Guest Lectures:

  • Green Technology - A Paradigm Shift in Chemical Process Engineering, Valedictory Address in Green Campus Summit 2013, Anandha Inn, Puducherry , 4-5 April, 2013

  • CChemicals, Energy and Environment - A Process Systems Engineering Perspective, Inaugural Address in the National Conference on Recent Trends in Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, October 16, 2012

  • Coordinating Multiple Model Predictive Controllers : Strategies and Performance Analysis', Lecture Delivered in the National Workshop on 'Trends in Process Control', IIT Madras, 3rd March, 2012

  • Coordinating Multiple Model Predictive Controllers for Large Scale Systems', Keynote Lecture delivered in 'IEEE International Conference in Process Automation Control and Computing', CIT Coimbatore, 20-22 July, 2011

  • Systems Biology : Systems Approach to Molecular Biology, Keynote Lecture delivered in the National Conference on 'Current Trends in Chemical Engineering', SRM University, Chennai, November 11, 2006

  • Energy Efficiency and Economics Seawater Desalination, Plenary lecture delivered in the National Conference on 'Energy Efficiency : The Environmental Solution', NIT, Tiruchirappalli, December 28, 2007

  • System modeling and control using neural networks and fuzzy logic, Keynote lecture delivered in the National Conference on 'Process Identification Control and Diagnosis', Annamalai University, Chidambaram, August 8, 2003

  • Fuzzy Logic - Basics and Applications : Tutorial organized in the XIX Annual Convention of IEEE, IEEE Hyderabad Chapter, Hyderabad, November 24, 1993

  • click here for list of 49 invited talks

    Contact Details
  • Mobile: 9444290056

  • e-mail: ssm_pec@yahoo.com