Dr. Santosh Kumar Gupta

Dr. Santosh Kumar Gupta

Distinguished Professor

B.Tech (Chemical Engg), IIT Kanpur

M.S. (Chemical Engg.), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Ph.D (Chemical Engg), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Area of Specialization

Polymerization Reaction Engineering, Multi-objective Optimization using Evolutionary Techniques

 

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.

Research & Publications:

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).

Books Published:

Text Books 

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

S. K. Gupta, Numerical Methods for Engineers, New Age Intl. Publishers (earlier: Wiley Eastern, New Delhi), 1995, 407 pages. 2nd Edition,* 2010.

S. K. Gupta and A. Kumar, Reaction Engineering of Step Growth Polymerization,Plenum, N.Y., 1987, 430 pages.

V. Gupta and S. K. Gupta, Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications, Wiley Eastern/New Age Intl.Pub., New Delhi, 1984, 532 pages; 2nd Edition,*  2010, 3rd Ed., 2012 (New Academic Science Ltd., Tunbridge Wells, UK).

S. K. Gupta, Momentum Transfer Operations, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1979, 347 pages. 

A. Kumar and S. K. Gupta, Fundamentals of Polymer Science and Engineering, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1978, 547 pages.

Edited Books 

K. Deb, P. Chakroborty, N. G. R. Iyengar and S. K. Gupta, Eds., Advances in Computational Optimization and its Applications, Universities Press, Hyderabad, 2007.

K. Deb, S. K. Gupta, et al., Eds., Simulated Evolution and Learning, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6457, Springer, Berlin, 2010.

Solutions Manuals 

T. Srinivas, R. Aravind and S. K. Gupta, Teachers’ Manual for ‘Numerical Methods for Engineers’, New Age Intl. Publishers, New Delhi, 1995, 309 pages; Second Edition*, 2010.

S. Sanghi, V. Gupta and S. K. Gupta, Teachers’ Manual for ‘Fluid Mechanics and its Applications’, Wiley Eastern, New Delhi, 1984, 136 pages; Second Edition,* 2010.

A. Saboo and S. K. Gupta, Solutions Manual for ‘Momentum Transfer Operations’, IIT Kanpur, 93 pages.* from IIT Bombay

Awards & Recognitions:

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.