Institute Chair at Indian Institute of Technology
is Professor of Chemical Engineering and Institute Chair, Coordinator of Safety Centre
, and Member of the Board of Governors at IIT Gandhinagar
Previously, he was with the National University of Singapore jointly with AStar's Institute of Chemical & Engineering Sciences.
Raj received his
B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology Madras
and PhD from Purdue University.
research program is targeted towards developing systems engineering approaches for control and optimization of complex engineered system.
has authored or co-authored over 380 international peer-reviewed publications, 2 books, 9 book chapters, and 4 patents.
He is a consultant to ABB, Emerson, ExxonMobil, Honeywell, Yokogawa, and several other global companies.
The technologies from his
group have been deployed in 24x7 operations in several industries.
Raj's research has been recognized both nationally and internationally.
In 2012, he
was recognized by Computers & Chemical Engineering as one of the most prolific authors in the 35 year history of the journal.
has received Best Paper Awards from several journals & conferences including Elsevier & IEEE
has been invited to deliver plenary and keynote lectures in several international conferences including the International Joint Conference
on AI (Mexico), European Symposium on CAPE (Germany), and Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Operations
He is an Editor of the journal Process Safety & Environmental Protection and a member of the Editorial Board of 8 international journals.
He is reviewer for research agencies in Switzerland, UK, Canada, Portugal, South Africa, Singapore, and India.