D. N. Saraf
Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, 1961
M.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1963
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1966
Phone: +91-98976 07916
Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (FNAE),
Fellow of Institution of Engineers, India (FIE), 1994.
NOCIL Award of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineering
for Excellence in Design/Development of Process, Plant
and Equipment (1989).
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Indian School of Mines,
Milan Arthur Memorial Award, for best student in the
Department, University of California, Berkeley (1964)..
An Improved Equation for Heat of Vaporization, Fluid
Phase Equilibria, 179, 277(2001), G.Nishanth and D.N.Saraf.
A Crude Distillaton Unit Model Suitable for Online
Applications, Fuel Processing Tech, 73, 1(2001), V.Kumar, A.Sharma,
I.Roychoudhury and D.N.Saraf.
Online Optimization of a Crude Distillation Unit,
with Constraints on Product Properties, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 41,
1557(2002), K.Basak, K.S.Abhilash, S.Ganguly and D.N.Saraf Also
persented at the A.I.Ch.E. Annual Meeting, Nov. 12-17, 2000.
Artificial Neural Networks Based Estimation of
Petroleum and Product Properties, Ind. Chem. Engr., 44, 7(2002),
S.Ganguly, J.Sadhukhan and D.N.Saraf.
Reduced Order Modeling of a Crude Distillation Unit
for Online Applications, Jour. Chem. Eng. Japan, 35, 4(2002),
R.C.Ramaswamy and D.N.Saraf.
Online Optimizing Control of Bulk Polymerization of
Methyl Methacrylate: Some Experimental Results for Heater Failure,
J. Appl. Poly. Sci., 85, 2350(2002), R.B.Mankar, D.N.Saraf and
S.K.Gupta Also presented at 2nd World Engineering Congress, Kuching,
Sarawak, Malaysia, July 22-25,2002.
Advanced Process Control for Refinery Profit
Maximization, Ind. Chem. Engr., Special Issue, Vol 1, 57(2002),
Multiobjective Optimization of Industrial FCC Unit
Using Elitist Non-Dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm, Ind. Eng.
Chem. Res., 41, 4765(2002), R.B.Kasat, D.Kunzru, D.N.Saraf and
Online Tuning of a Steady State Crude Distillation
Unit Model for Real Time Applications, Jour. Process Control, 13(3),
267(2003), D.J.Dave, M.Z.Dabhiya, S.V.K.Satyadev, S.Ganguly and
Online Data Processing and Product Propeties
Pediction for Crude Distillation Units to be presented at AIChE
Spring National Meeting, New Orleans, March30-April03, 2003, S.Bhat,
T.Chatterjee and D.N.Saraf.