Faculty Profile  

Santosh K. Gupta
Professor
 

B.Tech., IIT Kanpur, 1968
M.S., University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1970 
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1972
 

Currently:
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Petroleum Studies (UPES), Energy Acres
P.O. Bidholi, via Prem Nagar
Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248007

Phone: +91-97209 69040, 95542 72320

email : skgupta[AT]iitk.ac.in , skgupta[AT]ddn.upes.ac.in

Research Interests

  • Bio-mimetic approaches in genetic algorithm and simulated annealing.

  • Multi-objective optimization of industrial processes

  • On-line optimizing control of polymerization reactors

  • Modeling of Complex Polymerization Systems.

Awards and Honours

  • Honoree, special session in the Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division, AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, 18 Oct 2011.

  • Honoree, Festschrift issue, Polym. Eng. Sci. (Volume 51, No. 10, 2011; a Society of Plastics Engineers-USA/Wiley Journal).

  • L & T Chair Professor of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay, Dec 2009-June 2010.

  • Professor, IIT Bombay, 2008-2010.

  • Fellow, The Indian National Academy of Engineering, New Delhi, elected 2009.

  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, elected 1987.

  • Fellow, The National Academy of Sciences, India, Allahabad, elected 2005.

  • Herdillia Award of IIChE for Excellence in Basic Research in Chemical Engineering, 1987.

  • Visiting Professor, University of Notre Dame, 1985-87.

  • Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore, 1998-99.

  • Visiting Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1999-2000.

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • A. K. Ray and S. K. Gupta, Mathematical Methods in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Cengage Learning, Singapore, 2004, 689 pages.

  • H. Sahni, S.K. Gupta and A. Mehra, Modeling of Continous Entrapment and Growth of Gas Bubbles During the Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate, Polym. Eng. Sci., 51,1942-1956 (2011).

  • M. Ramteke and S. K. Gupta, Biomimicking Altruistic Beaviour of Honey Bees in Multi-objective Genetic Algorithm, Indus. Eng. Chem. Res., 48, 9671-9685 (2009).

  • A. Agarwal and S. K. Gupta, Multi-Objective Optimal Design of Heat Exchanger Networks using New Adaptations of the Elitist Non-Dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm, NSGA-II, Indus. Eng. Chem. Res., 47, 3489-3501 (2008).

  • B. Sankararao and S. K. Gupta, Multi-objective Optimization of an Industrial Fluidized-bed Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) using two Jumping Gene Adaptations of Simulated Annealing, Comp. Chem. Eng., 31, 1496-1515 (2007).

  • J. S. Sangwai, D. N. Saraf and S. K. Gupta, Dynamic Viscoelastic Properties of Bulk Free Radical Polymerizing Systems under Near-isothermal and Non-Isothermal Conditions, Rheol. Acta, 46, 455-468 (2007).

  • J. S. Sangwai, S. A. Bhat, S. Gupta, D. N. Saraf and S. K. Gupta, Bulk Free Radical Polymerizations of Methyl Methacrylate under Non-Isothermal Conditions and with Intermediate Addition of Initiator: Experiments and Modeling, Polymer, 46, 11451-11462 (2005).

  • R. B. Kasat and S. K. Gupta, Multi-objective Optimization of an Industrial Fluidized-bed Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) using Genetic Algorithm with the Jumping Genes Operator, Comp. Chem. Eng., 27, 1785-1800 (2003).

  • V. Bhaskar, S. K. Gupta and A. K. Ray, Applications of Multiobjective Optimization in Chemical Engineering, Reviews Chem. Eng., 16, 1-54 (2000).

Complete Resume Research Publications Citations

Google-Scholar 14 Jan 2017

CODES

NSGA-II-aJG (Fortran)   MOSA-aJG (Fortran)   Alt-NSGA-II-aJG zdt4 (Fortran) Biogenetic-NSGA-II-aJG (Fortran)
Heat-Exchanger-Network-Optimization (Fortran) NSGA-II-JG (with various adaptation) (C)