Dr. G. Uday Bhaskar Babu

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: udaybhaskar@nitw.ac.in

: 8332969404

Interests: Modelling and Simulation; Process Intensification; Data-driven methods: Virtual Reference Feedback Tuning Fractional order modelling and control; Fuel cell: Modelling, Optimization and Control strategies; Waste water treatment Solid-oxide fuel/electrolysis cell materials; Ceria-based materials; Self-healing coatings

 

Work experience:

  • Assistant Professor       National Institute of Technology,  Warangal         September 2013 - Till date 


 Education:

  • PhD -  Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India 
  • M Tech -  National Institute of Technology  Warangal, India
  • B Tech - CBIT,  Osmania University, Hyderabad, India  

 

 Specializations

  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Process Intensification
  • Fractional order PID controllers
  • Virtual Reference Feedback Tuning Methods
  • Fuel Cell: Modelling, Simulation and Control Strategies
  • Solid-oxide fuel/electrolysis cell materials
  • Ceria-based materials
  • Self- healing coatings

Course Taught Previously

 Course Taught Previously

  • Mechanical Operations (UG-II Year/I Sem - 2014)
  • Instrumentation and Process Control Lab (UG-IV Year/I Sem - 2014)
  • Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering Lab (UG-III Year/I Sem - 2014)
  • Chemical Technology (UG-II year/II Sem - 2014)
  • Chemical Technology Lab (UG(UG-II Year/II Sem - 2014) 
  • Mechanical Operations (UG-II year/I Sem - 2015)
  • Instrumentation and Process Control Lab (UG-IV year/I Sem - 2015)
  • Chemical Technology (UG-II Year/II Sem - 2015)
  • Chemical Technology Lab (UG-II year/II Sem - 2015) 
  • Modern Control Theory (PG, Process Control - I Year/ISem - 2016)
  • Instrumentation and Process Control Lab (UG-IV year/I Sem - 2016)
  • Computer Control of Processes (PG, Process Control - I Year/II Sem - 2016)
  • Process Control Simulation Laboratory (PG, Process Control - I Year/II Sem - 2016)
  • Chemical Technology Lab (UG-II year/II Sem - 2016)
  • Modern Control Theory (PG, Process Control - I Year/ISem - 2017)
  • System and Control Engineering  (PG, Process Control - I Year/ISem - 2017)
  • Instrumentation and Process Control Lab (UG-IV Year/I Sem - 2017)
  • Computer Control of Processes (PG, Process Control - I Year/II Sem - 2018)
  • Chemical Technology Lab (UG - II Year/II Sem - 2018)
  • Modern Control Theory (PG, Process Control - I Year/ISem - 2018-19)
  • Instrumentation and Process Control Lab (UG-IV Year/I Sem - 2018-19)
  • Chemical Technology Lab (UG-II Year/I Sem - 2018-19)
  • Computer Control of Processes (PG, Process Control - I Year/II Sem - 2019-20)
  • State Estimation Techniques(PG, Process Control - I Year/II Sem -2019-20)
  • Process Control Simulation Laboratory Lab II (PG,Process Control I Year/I ISem - 2019-20)
  • Modern Control Theory (PG, Process Control - I Year/ISem - 2019-20)
  • Chemical Processing Laboratory (UG-II Year/I Sem - 2019-20)
  • Computer Control of Processes (PG, Process Control - I Year/II Sem - 2020-21)
  • Process Control Laboratory Lab II (PG,Process Control I Year/I ISem - 2020-21)

 

Courses Currently Being Taught

  • Mechanical Operations (UG, II Year/I Sem - 2020-21)
  • Chemical Processing Laboratory (UG, II Year/I Sem - 2020-21)

Publications

 

 Journal publications:

 

35. Radhika G, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu., Optimum operation and design of multistage VRC in batch distillation for separating multicomponent wide boiling mixtures (Under Review)

34. Shubhanshu Sharma, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu., Model based control strategies for PEM fuel cell system to improve the performance (Under Review)

33. R Ranganayakulu, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu., Fractional filter IMC-PID controller design using Genetic Algorithm to enhance the performance (Under Review)


32. Suresh Chiluka, Murali Mohan seepana, Seshagiri Rao, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu*., A Novel Robust Virtual Reference Feedback Tuning Approach for Minimum and Non-Minimum Phase Systems, ISA Transactions  (Accepted)[Elsevier]

31. Vividha K Landge, Shirish H Sonawane, Raghunath V Chaudhari, G Uday B Babu., Selective Oxidation of Glycerol: A Bomass-Derived Feedstock Using Pt-Cu Janus Catalyst for Value-Added Products, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2020 [ACS]

30. E. Tejaswini, G. Uday Bhaskar Babu and A. Seshagiri Rao*., Design and evaluation of advanced automatic control strategies in a total nitrogen removal activated sludge plant, Water and Environment Journal (Accepted)

29. Radhika G, Akash Kumar Burolia, Raghu Raja Pandiyan Kuppusamy, A Seshagiri Rao,  Dipesh S Patle, Uday Bhaskar Babu Gara*., Energy saving in batch distillation for separation of ternary zeotropic mixture integrated with vapor recompression scheme: Dynamics and control. Chemical Product and Process Modeling (Accepted) [DE GRUYTER]

28. Mullapudi Siva, Meshram, S, Patle, D.S, Babu, G.U.B*., Model based control strategies to control voltage of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell, Chemical Product and Process Modeling, https:/doi.org/10.1515/cppm-2020-0046, 2020. [DE GRUYTER]

27. R Ranganayakulu, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu*.,  Analytical Design of Fractional Filter PID Controller for Improved Performance of First Order Plus Time Delay Plants. ICIC Express letters, Vol 15,Number 2, 135-142, Feb 2021 

26. Shrikhande, S.; Babu, G.U.B.; Ahmad Z., Patle, D.S*. Intensification and Analysis of Ethyl Levulinate Production Process having a Reactive Distillation through Vapor Recompression and Bottom Flash Techniques, Chemical Engineering & Processing: Process Intensification, 2020 (Accepted) 

25. Rayalla Ranganayakulu, Seshagiri A, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu*., Analytical Design of fractional IMC filter - PID control strategy for performance enhancement of Cascade control systems, International Journal of Systems Science, DOI: 10.1080/00207721.2020.1773571  [Taylor&Francis]

24. Shubhanshu Sharma, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu*., A New Control Strategy for a Higher Order Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell System, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, June 2020  [Elsevier]

23. Vikas S. Hakke, Uday D. Bagale, Sami Boufi, G. Uday Bhaskar Babu and Shirish H. Sonawane*., Ultrasound Assisted Synthesis of Starch Nanocrystals and It’s Applications with Polyurethane for Packaging Film, Journal of Renewable Materials, DOI:10.32604/jrm.2020.08449

22. Shivanky Jaiswal, Suresh Chiluka, Murali Mohan seepana, Seshagiri Rao, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu*., Design of fractional order PID Controller using Genetic Algorithm optimization technique for nonlinear system, Chemical Product and Process Modeling, 10.1515/cppm-2019-0072 [DE GRUYTER]

21. Suresh Chiluka, Murali Mohan seepana, Seshagiri Rao, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu*., Design of VRFT based feedback-feedforward controllers for enhancing disturbance rejection on non-minimum phase systems, Chemical Product and Process Modeling, 10.1515/cppm-2019-0069 [DE GRUYTER]

20. E. Tejaswini, G. Uday Bhaskar Babu and A. Seshagiri Rao*., Effect of Temperature on Effluent Quality in a Biological Wastewater Treatment Process, Chemical Product and Process Modeling, Accepted, September 2019 [DE GRUYTER]

19. Anjana P Anantharaman, Hari Prasad Dasari*, G Uday Bhaskar Babu., Effect of Ionic Radius on Soot Oxidation Activity for Ceria-Based Binary Metal Oxides, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering ,  DOI 10.1002/apj.2316 (2018) [Wiley]

18. Divi srinivas, Shantanu Das, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu, Shirish H Sonawane*., Fractional order PID controller design for supply manifold pressure control of Proton Exchange Membrane fuel cell, Chemical Product and Process Modeling,  DOI:https://doi.org/10.1515/cppm-2018-00583 [DE GRUYTER] 

17. Rayalla Ranganayakulu, Seshagiri A, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu*.,  Improved Fractional filter IMC-PID controller design for enhanced performance of integrating time delay processes,  Indian Chemical Engineer, DOI: 10.1080/00194506.2019.1656553 (2019)  [Taylor&Francis]  

16. Rayalla Ranganayakulu, Seshagiri A, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu*., An improved Fractional filter IMC-PID controller design for control of non integer order systems with time delay,  European Journal of Electrical Engineering,  21 (2019) 139-147  ( IIETA)

15. Rayalla Ranganayakulu, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu*., Seshagiri A., Analytical design of Enhanced Fractional filter PID controller for improved disturbance rejection of second order plus time delay processes, Chemical Product and Process Modeling, DOI:10.1515/cppm -2018-0012 [DE GRUYTER] 

14. Irfana Shajahan, Junsung Ahn, Parvathi Nair, Srikar Medisetti, Sunaina Patil, V Niveditha, G Uday Bhaskar Babu, Hari Prasad Dasari*, Jong-Ho Lee., Praseodymium doped eria as eletrolyte materail for IT-SOFC applications, Materials Chemistry and Physics 162 (2018) 136-142  [Elsevier]   

13. Anjana P  Anantharaman , Geethu J, Rishab P Mohammed, Jong-Ho Lee, Harshini Dasari*, Uday Bhaskar Babu Gara., Ceria-Samarium Binary Metal Oxides: A Comparative Approach Towards Structural Properties and Soot Oxidation Activity, Journal of Molecular Catalysis (Accepted)   [Elsevier] 

12. Rayalla Ranganayakulu, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu*, Seshagiri A., Fractional filter controller design for second order plus time delay systems, Cogent Engineering, Vol. 4 , Iss. 1, (2017) Article 1366888 [Taylor&Francis] 

11.  Anjana P Anantharaman, Hari Prasad Dasari*, Jong-Ho Lee, Harshini Dasari, G Uday Bhaskar Babu., Soot Oxidation Activity of Redox and Non-Redox metal oxides synthesised by EDTA-Citrate method, Catalysis Letters,1-13, (2017)  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10562-017-2181-7 [Springer]

10. Zenab Abbas, Harshini Dasari, Hari Prasad Dasari*, G Uday Baskar Babu., Solubility Limits of Ceria-Zirconia-Lanthana Solid-Solutions, Materials Today: Proceedings, [Elsevier] (Accepted)

9. Hari Prasad Dasari* ,Sunaina Patil Marathe, Jong-Ho Lee, G Uday Bhaskar Babu., Junsung Ahn, Apoorva Goel, Yaswanth Bangaru, Gautam V Sabhahit, Srikar Medisetti., Synthesis of GDC Electrolyte Material for IT-SOFCs using Glucose & Fructose and its Characterization, Nanostructures & Nano Objects,11 (2017) 7-12  [Elsevier] 

8. Rohith Nair, G. Uday Bhaskar Babu,* Amol Rayker., Performnace investigation of vapour recompressed batch distillation for separating wide boiling constituents, Resource-Efficient Technologies  [Elsevier] 

7. Rayalla  Ranganayakulu, G.Uday Bhaskar Babu*, Seshagiri A, Dipesh Patle.,  Comparative study of Fractional Order PI/PID Tuning Rules for Stable First Order Plus Time Delay Processes, Resource-Efficient Technologies, 2 (2016) S136-S152 [Elsevier] 

6. G.Uday Bhaskar Babu, Jana, A. K*., Impact of vapor recompression in batch distillation on energy consumption, cost and CO2 emission: Open-loop versus closed-loop operation, Applied Thermal Engineering 62 (2) (2014) 365-374  [Elsevier]   

5. Babu, G. U. B., Jana, A. K*., Reducing total annualized cost and CO2 emissions in batch distillation: dynamics and control, AIChE Journal 59 (8) (2013) 2821-2832 [Wiley] 

4. Khan, M. N., G.Uday Bhaskar Babu, Jana, A. K.*, Improving energy efficiency and cost- effectiveness of batch distillation for separating wide boiling constituents. I. Vapor recompression column, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 51 (47) (2012)   15413 - 15422 [ACS] 

3. G.Uday Bhaskar Babu, Pal, E. K., Jana, A. K*., An adaptive vapor recompression scheme for a  ternary batch distillation with a side withdrawal, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 51(13) (2012) 4990-4997[ACS] 

2.  G.Uday Bhaskar Babu, Aditya, R., Jana,A. K*., Economic feasibility of a novel energy efficient middle vessel batch distillation to reduce energy use, Energy 45 (1) (2012) 626-633  [Elsevier] 

1. Johri, K., G.Uday Bhaskar Babu, Jana, A.K*., Performance investigation of a variable speed vapor recompression reactive batch rectifier, AIChE Journal 57 (11) (2011) 3238-3242 [Wiley]

 

 

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18. Omar Hanif, Medha Chatterjee, Nihar G D, Abhishek B, G Uday Bhaskar Babu., Design and Analysis of Fractional - order PID Controller and its variants for Nonlinear process using Kalman Filter, IEEE Xplore, 2020.

17. Govind anil, M Siva, Srinath S, G Uday Bhaskar Babu., Designing of Fractional Order PI/PID controller by Meta-heuristic Algorithm using PSO for PEM Fuel Cell, International conference on Advances in systems, control and computing (AISCC-2020) , Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur, India, Feb 27-28,2020

16. Suresh C, Seshagiri Rao, Murali Mohan seepana, G Uday Bhaskar Babu., A New VRFT Approach for IMC-PID Feedback-Feedforward Controller Design Based on Robustness,  Automatic Control and Dynamic Optimization Society (ACODS 2020), Dept of chemical Engg., Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai-600036, India, Feb 16-19, 2020

15. Govind anil, M Siva, Srinath S, G Uday Bhaskar Babu., Meta-heuristic Algorithms based control for a TISO fuel cell system using PSO, International conference on Energy and Environmental technologies for sustainable development, Dept of chemical Engg., Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India, Feb14-16, 2020

14. Bhagyasri, Rajiv, Suresh C, G Uday Bhaskar Babu., Delay compensation using filtered smith predictor: A VRFT approach, International conference on Energy and Environmental technologies for sustainable development, Dept of chemical Engg., Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India, Feb14-16, 2020

13. Rajiv, Suresh C, G Uday Bhaskar Babu., Data based PID controller design for unstable systems based on robustness: A VRFT approach, International conference on Energy and Environmental technologies for sustainable development, Dept of chemical Engg., Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India, Feb14-16, 2020

12. Omar Hanif, Shivanky Jaiswal, Seshagiri Rao, G Uday Bhaskar Babu.Design and evaluation of Fractional order PID controller and its variants for non linear process using kalman filter, International Conference on Adavances and Challenges for Sustainable Ecosystems (ICACSE - 2018), Dept of Chemical Engg., NIT Trichy, Tamilnadu, India, 6 - 8 December 2018.

11. Suresh Kumar Chiluka, Ankur Kumar B, Seshagiri Rao, Murali mohan seepana, G Uday Bhaskar Babu.A comparative study of popular tuning methods for Quadruple process: Experimental Identification, International Conference on Adavances and Challenges for Sustainable Ecosystems (ICACSE - 2018), Depat of Chemical Engg., NIT Trichy, Tamilnadu, India, 6 - 8 December 2018.

10. Omar Hanif, Sachin Sharma and Uday Bhaskar Babu Gara.Performance Improvement of PIx+iy D Fractional Complex Order Controller using Genetic Algorithm, Advances In Electrical, Electronics, Information, Communication And Bioinformatics-2018 (AEEICB - 2018), Chennai, India, 27-28 Feb 2018. Published in - IEEE Xplore;DOI:10.1109/AEEICB.2018.8480981

9. Ranganayakulu, G. Uday Bhaskar Babu.,  Design of fractional order PID controllers for higher order systems,  International conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (IAChE 2018), Govt. Engineering College, Truchur, 18-20 Jan 2018.

8. Ranganayakulu, G. Uday Bhaskar Babu, A. Seshagiri Rao, Fractional filter IMC-PID Controller design for an unstable inverted pendulum system, IEEE International Conference On Smart Technologies And Management For Computing, Communication, Controls, Energy And Materials (ICSTM), Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R & D Institute of Science and Technology (Vel Tech Dr. RR & Dr. SR University) Chennai - 600 062, Tamil Nadu, India, 2-4 August 2017

7. Anantharaman Anjana P, Hari Prasad Dasari, Dasari Harshini, Gara Uday Bhaskar Babu, Synthesis and Characterisation of single metal oxide catalysts by EDTA Citrate method and its soot oxidation, 2017/1 7th Asia-Pacific Congress on Catalysis (APCAT-7). 

6. Rayalla Ranganayakulu, G. Uday Bhaskar Babu, A. Seshagiri Rao, Simple PIλDµ controller tuning rules for improved closed loop performance of First Order Plus Time Delay processes, Second International Conference on Intelligent and Efficient Electrical Systems (ICIEES 17), PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, 20-21 January 2017

5. Rayalla Ranganayakulu, G. Uday Bhaskar Babu, A. Seshagiri Rao, Dipesh Shikchand Patle, A comparative study of fractional order PI/PID tuning rules for stable first order plus time delay processes, in TECHNOSCAPE 16,  an International Conference on Separation Technologies in Chemical, Biochemical, Petroleum and Environmental Engineering, VIT university, Vellore, 20th & 21st  October 2016. 

4. Rayalla Ranganayakulu, Babu G.U.B., Control performance enhancement using fractional PID controller for first order time delay systems. IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/ICPEICES.2016.7853386. [IEEE]

3. Rayalla Ranganayakulu, G. Uday Bhaskar BabuControl Performance Enhancement Using Fractional PID Controller for First Order Time Delay Systems, First IEEE International conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems (ICPEICES 2016), Delhi Technological University, New Delhi, 4-6 July 2016. 

2. Rayalla Ranganayakulu, G. Uday Bhaskar BabuProgression of MPC  Over the Ages, International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ICACE 2015), NITK Surathkal, Mangalore, 20th to 22nd December 2015. 

1. Amol Rayker and Uday Bhaskar BabuEnergy savings for multi component distillation using vapour recompression scheme, International Conference on New Frontiers in Chemical, Energy and Environmental Engineering (INCEEE), March 20-21, 2015, NIT Warangal.  

 

 

 Book Chapters:

3. Ranganayakulu R., Uday Bhaskar Babu G. (2021) A Comparative Analysis of Fractional Filter PID Controller for Integrating Processes with Time Delay. In: Sekhar G.C., Behera H.S., Nayak J., Naik B., Pelusi D. (eds) Intelligent Computing in Control and Communication. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 702. Springer, Singapore. http://doi-org-443.webvpn.fjmu.edu.cn/10.1007/978-981-15-8439-8_23

2. Govind Anil, M Siva, Srinath S, G Uday Bhaskar Babu., Designing of Fractional Order PI/PID controller by Meta-heuristic Algorithm using PSO for PEM Fuel Cell, Intelligent Algorithms for Analysis and Control of Dynamical Systems”, “Algorithms for Intelligent Systems, Springer. 2020 (125-132).

1. Rayalla Ranganayakulu,  G. Uday Bhaskar Babu and  A. Seshagiri Rao.,  Design of Fractional Filter Fractional Order Proportional Integral Derivative (FFFOPID) controller for higher order systems,  Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science and Technology for Society, Energy and Environment. CRC Press, 2018 (535-546).


 

PHDs Supervised

 Research Supervision: 

 Ph.D Awarded : 1

1. Rayalla Ranganayakulu: Design and Analysis of Novel Fractional Controllers for Integer and Non-integer Order System ( 2019)


 Ph.D in Progress : 7

1. Radhika Gandu: Modelling,Simulation and Control of energy heat integrated batch distillation columns (On-going) 

2. Suresh Chiluka: Virtual Reference Feedback Tuning: Feasibility Analysis, Extensions and Applications (On-going)

3. Mullapudi Siva: Identification and Control strategies for improvement of Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel system (On-going)

4. Tejaswini*: Advanced control of waste water treatment plants for improved effluent quality, cost reduction and effluent violations removal (On going)

5.  Vikas Hakke*: Development of starch based polyurethane nano-coatings for packaging application by sonochemical approach (Ongoing)

6.  Vividha*: Process Development for Production of Janus Nano Particles for Selected Catalytic Reactions (On-going ) 

7.  Rahul Gaikwad*: Relay based auto tuning (On-going)

         

 MTech Awarded: 11 ;         Ongoing: 3

14. Vivek: Fractional IMC-PID controller design for minimum and non-minimum phase sytems (2021- ongoing)

13. Annada Prasad: Fuzzy based PID/fractional PID control strategies  for PEM fuel cell (2021 - ongoing)

12. Ajay: Sliding mode control strategies for PEM fuel cells (2021 - ongoing)

 

11. Bhagyasree: Virtual Reference Feedback Tuning method for stable and unstable systems using smith predictor (2020)

10. Rajiv: Virtual Reference Feedback Tuning method for Unstable systems (2020)

9. Govind Anil*: Multi-objective optimization of PEM fuel cell (2020)

8. Snehal: Model based control strategies for PEM Fuel cell (2020)

7. Haimobathy*: Design IMC-PID controllers for MIMO systems (2019)

6. Shivanky Jaiswal:  Design of fractional filter fractional order controllers using optimization techniques (2019)

5. Shubanshu sharma:  Analysis and Design Advanced Control Strategies for a PEMFC (2019)

4. Ankur:  Advanced controller design for MIMO systems (2018)

3. Omar Hanif: Design of  fractional/complex order controllers using optimization techniques (2018)

2. Rohith Nair:  Performance of vapour recompressed batch distillation for separating wide boiling constituents (2016)

1. Amol Rayker:  Energy savings in  multicomponent  batch distillation using vapour recompression scheme (2015)

 

  * Joint Supervision

 

Workshops/Conferences

  Workshops Organized:

  1.  A. Seshagiri Rao and G. Uday Bhaskar Babu, Trends in Process Control, July 3-4, 2014
  2.  A. Seshagiri Rao and G. Uday Bhaskar Babu, Advanced Process Control, Mar 7-11, 2016
  3. A. Seshagiri Rao and G. Uday Bhaskar Babu, Process Automation and Control,  July  9-13, 2018  

 

 GIAN organized: 

  1.  A. Seshagiri Rao and G. Uday Bhaskar Babu, Advances in Process Control, Dec 12-17, 2016 
  2. A. Seshagiri Rao and G. Uday Bhaskar Babu, Modelling and Control of Waste water treatment Plants, Nov 19-23, 2018

Projects

 

Sponsored Projects:

1. Title:  Identification and Control strategies for improvement  of Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell                                                            PI: Dr. G Uday Bhaskar Babu                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sponsor: Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India (2019- 2022)

2. Title: Development of starch based polyurethane nano-coatings for packaging application by sonochemical approach (Co-PI)                         PI: Dr. Seshagiri Rao A ;    Co-PI: Dr. G Uday Bhaskar Babu                                                                                                                                                                                 Sponsor: India-Tunisia project proposal under joint Call, Department of Science & Technology,  Govt. of India and Ministry of higher              education and scientific research, Republic of Tunisia

3. Title: Advanced control of waste water treatment plants for improved effluent quality, cost reduction and effluent violations  removal   PI: Dr. Seshagiri Rao A ;    Co-PI: Dr. G Uday Bhaskar Babu                                                                                                                                                                                 Sponsor: Department of Science and Technology (DST),   Govt. of India (2017-2020) 

4.  Title: Process Development for Production of Janus Nano Particles for Selected Catalytic Reactions (Co-PI)                                                             PI: Dr. Shirish H Sonawane ;    Co-PI: Dr. G Uday Bhaskar Babu                                                                                                                                                 Sponsor: Department of Science & Technology,  Govt. of India, Extra Mural Research Funding (EMR/2016/007585)

5. Title: Dynamic simulation of Energy integrated batch distillation columns                                                                                                                                         PI: Dr. G Uday Bhaskar Babu                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Sponsor: National Institute of Technology Warangal, Research Seed Grant (RSG),MHRD (2017 - Completed)  


 Research collaborator for the following projects:

  1. Decreasing the sintering temperature of Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells. NITK-KIST Project (2016-17) 
  2. Developing mixed oxides for enhancing the soot oxidation activity. NITK-KIST Project (2017-18)

 

Awards and Honors

 Awards

 

1. 'Best Paper Award'  at the "Second International Conference on Intelligent and Efficient Electrical Systems (ICIEES'17)" organized by Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore during January 20-21, 2017.                            Title: R. Ranganayakulu, G. Uday Bhaskar Babu, A. Seshagiri Rao, "Simple Fractional PID controller tuning rules for improved closed loop performance of First Order Plus Time Delay processes" 

2. 'Best Paper Award'  at the "Fourth International Conference on  Advances in electrical, information, communication and bio-informatics (AEEICB-2018)" organized by Prathyusha Engineering  College during Feb 27-28, 2018.                                                                                                        Title: Omar Hanif, G. Uday Bhaskar Babu, A. Seshagiri Rao, "Performance Improvement of Fractional Complex Order Controller Using Genetic Algorithm"

3. 'Best Presentation Awardat the Sixth International conference on Automatic Control and Dynamic Optimization Society (ACODS 2020), Dept of chemical Engg., Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai-600036, India, Feb 16-19, 2020.                                                                                                   Title: Suresh C, Seshagiri Rao, Murali Mohan seepana, and G Uday Bhaskar Babu., A New VRFT Approach for IMC-PID Feedback-Feedforward Controller Design Based on Robustness

 

Additional Responsibility

  

1Incharge - Chemical Processing LabJan 2014 - Till Date
2Course Coorinator- M Tech (ChE&PC)Jan 2014 - December  2019
3PG- DAC memeberJan 2015 - Till Date
4UG-DAC member May 2018 - Till Date
5Block Warden - 1K HallSept 2016 - Oct 2017
6Mess Warden - IFC-B Nov 2017 - Nov 2019
7Dept. Website Incharge July 2018 - Till Date