Chinta Sankar Rao


Assistant Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, May 30, 2016

Professional Experience: 

5 years of Professional experience out of which 3 years at NITK

Contact Details



(+91) 824-2473639
Academic Background

Ph.D. - IIT Madras, Chennai & 2015
M.Tech. - IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal & 2011
B.Tech.- IGIT, Sarang & 2008

Areas of Interest

Process Dynamics and Control
Process Modeling and Simulation
System Identification
Process Optimization
Model based control
Model Predictive Control
Crystallization Systems Engineering
Waterwater Treatment

Supervision of Ph.D

Ongoing: 1

Significant Publications

1. M. Chidambaram and C. Sankar Rao. Subspace Identification of Dynamic Systems, Narosa publishing House, New Delhi, 2017, ISBN: 978-81-8487-596-6, Pages: 208.
1. C. S. Rao and K. Barik, Modelling, Simulation and Control of Middle Vessel Batch Distillation Column, Procedia Engineering, vol. 38, pp. 2383-2397, 2012.
2. S. Mohanta, C. S. Rao, A. B. Daram, S. Chakraborty and B. C. Meicap, Air Dense Medium Fluidized Bed for Dry Beneficiation of Coal: Technological Challenges for Future, Particulate Science and Technology, 31: pp. 16-27, 2013
3. C. Sankar Rao and M. Chidambaram. Subspace identification of transfer function models for an unstable bioreactor. Chemical Engineering Communication, 202(10), 1296-1303, 2015.
4. C. Sankar Rao and M. Chidambaram. Experimental application of subspace identification of an unstable system, International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, 7, 70-76, 2015.
5. C. Sankar Rao and M. Chidambaram. Subspace Identification of Unstable Transfer Function Models, Indian Chemical Engineer, 57, 1-20, 2015.
6. A. Sahoo, T. K. Radhakrishnan and C. S. Rao, Experimental application of subspace identification to a shell and tube heat exchanger, Automatica, Under review (2016).


Contact us

Prasanna B D, Associate Professor and Head
Department of Chemical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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