Dr. Srinivas Palanki

Journal Publications

  • M. Colomb, S. Palanki, N.D. Sylvester, "Experimental Verification of Scalable Model for the Hydrochlorination Reaction in a Pilot-Scale Fluidized Bed Reactor,"Powder Technology, 301:989-998, 2016
  • M. Colomb, S. Palanki, N.D. Sylvester, "Modeling the Hydrochlorination Reaction in a Laboratory-scale Fluidized Bed Reactor," Powder Technology, 292:242-250, 2016
  • R. Palanki, J. Poiroux, and S. Palanki, "Design and Evaluation of a Low-cost Piezoelectric Device for Remote Diagnosis of Respiratory Diseases," Int. J. Bioautomation, 19(4): 521-530, 2015
  • R. Palanki, S. Arora, N. Tyagi, L. Rusu, A.P. Singh, S. Palanki, J.E. Carter, and S. Singh, "Size is an Essential Parameter in Governing the UVB-protective Efficacy of Silver Nanoparticles in Human Keratinocytes," BMC Cancer, 15:636, 2015
  • S. Arora, N. Tyagi, A. Bhardwaj, L. Rusu, R. Palanki, K. Vig, S.R. Singh, A.P. Singh, S. Palanki, M.E. Miller, J.E. Carter, and S. Singh, "Silver Nanoparticles Protect Human Keratinocytes against UVB Radiation-Induced DNA Damage and Apoptosis: Potential for Prevention of Skin Carcinogenesis," Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 11(5), 1265-1275; 2015
  • S. Palanki and N.D. Sylvester, "Modeling and Analysis of Miniaturized Packed-bed Reactor for Mobile Devices Powered by Fuel-cells,"in Fuel Cell: Micro and Nano Engineering, ed. Y.C. Leung and J. Xuan, Chapter 10, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis, 2015
  • D. O'Keefe, J. Telotte, Y. El-Sharkh and S. Palanki, "Temperature Dynamics and Control of a Water-Cooled Fuel Cell Stack," J. Power Sources, 256, 470-478, 2014
  • S. Palanki, "Design and Analysis of Glycerol Reformer for Stationary Fuel Cell Applications," Ind. Chem. Eng., 55, 3, 189-199, 2013
  • S. Palanki, "Chemical Engineering at the University of South Alabama," Chemical Engineering Education, 47, 1, 2-8, 2013
  • S. Palanki and D.E. Balzaretti, Design of Forest Products Process Plants for Production of Platform Chemicals," J. of Bioprocess Engineering and Biorefinery, 1, 2, 233-236, 2012
  • S. Palanki, "The Use of Podcasts in Teaching Process Control," Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. XXV, 4, 70-75, 2012
  • S. Palanki, "The Application of Pontryagin's Minimum Principle for End-Point Optimization of Batch Processes," pp. 335-345, in Control and Optimization with Differential-Algebraic Constraints, L. Biegler, S. Campbell, V. Mehrmann (eds.), SIAM, Philadelphia, 2012
  • S. Palanki, D.V. Khakhar, and R. Bajpai, "Preface to the Prof. K.D.P. Nigam Festschrift," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 51, 4, 1435-1436, 2012
  • V. Vadlamudi and S. Palanki , "Modeling and Analysis of Miniaturized Methanol Reformer For Fuel Cell Powered Mobile Applications." Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy, 36, 5, 3364-3370, 2011
  • V. Alagharu, S. Palanki, and K.N. West, "Analysis of Ammonia Decomposition Reactor to Generate Hydrogen for Fuel Cell Applications." J. of Power Sources, 195, 829-833, 2010
  • W. Teichmiller and S. Palanki, "Analysis of Radial Flow Reformer for Fuel Cell Applications," Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 48, 1482-1486, 2009
  • C.Y. Nah and S. Palanki, "Analysis of Heptane Autothermal Reformer to Generate Hydrogen for Fuel Cell Applications," Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy, 34, 8566-8573, 2009
  • P. Kolavennu, J.C. Telotte, and S. Palanki, "Analysis of Battery Backup and Switching Controller for a Fuel Cell Powered Automobile," Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy, 34, 380-387, 2009
  • R.S. Sista, A.E. Eckhardt, V. Srinivasan, M.G. Pollack, S. Palanki and V.K. Pamula, "Heterogeneous Immunoassays Using Magnetic Beads on a Digital Microfluidic Platform," Lab on a Chip, 8, 2188-2196, 2008
  • J.C. Telotte, J. Kern and S. Palanki, "Miniaturized Methanol Reformer For Fuel Cell Powered Mobile Applications," Int. J. Chemical Reactor Engineering," Vol 6, A64, 2008
  • P. Kolavennu, S. Palanki, D.A. Cartes, and J.C. Telotte, "Adaptive Controller for Tracking Power Profile in a Fuel Cell Powered Automobile," J. Process Control, 18, 558-567, 2008
  • A. Darabi, D. W. Nelson, and S. Palanki, “Acquisition of Troubleshooting Skills in a Complex Learning Environment: Worked example vs. conventional problem solving instructional strategies,” Computers in Human Behavior, 23, 4, 1809-1819, 2007
  • A. Darabi, E.G. Sikorski, D.W. Nelson and S. Palanki, “Efficient, motivational, and effective strategies for complex learning: Computer-based simulation experiments in troubleshooting,” Technology, Instruction, Cognition, and Learning, i3, 233-247, 2006
  • P. Kolavennu, J.C. Telotte, and S. Palanki, “Design of a Fuel Cell Power System for Automotive Applications,” Int. J. Chemical Reactor Eng., Vol 4, Article A19, 2006
  • P. Kolavennu, J.C. Telotte, and S. Palanki, “Design of a Fuel Cell Power System for Generating Hydrogen for Automotive Applications,” Chem. Eng. Edu., Summer Issue, 2006
  • E. G. Collins, Jr., M.F. Selekwa, R. Walker, and S. Palanki, “Parameter and State Variation Estimation for Multi-Equilibrium Nonlinear Systems,” European J. of Control, 12, 4, 353-364, 2006
  • J. Vemuri and S. Palanki, "Optimal Operation of Baker's Yeast Fermentation in the Presence of Uncertainty," Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol 1, Issue 1-2, 92-103, 2006
  • S. Palanki and J. Vemuri, "Optimal Operation of Semi-Batch Processes with a Single Reaction." Int. J. Chemical Reactor Engineering, Vol 3, Article A17, 2005
  • E. Elisante, G. P. Rangaiah, and S. Palanki, "Robust Controller Synthesis for Multivariable Nonlinear Systems with Unmeasured Disturbances," Chem. Eng. Sci., 59, 5, 977-986, 2004
  • B. Srinivasan, S. Palanki, and D. Bonvin, "Dynamic Optimization of Batch Processes: I. Characterization of the Optimal Solution," Comp. Chem. Eng., 27, 1, 1-26, 2003 [Best Paper of the Year 2003 Award]
  • B. Srinivasan, D. Bonvin, E. Visser, and S. Palanki, "Dynamic Optimization of Batch Processes: II. Measurement Based Optimization," Comp. Chem. Eng., 27, 1, 27-44, 2003 [Best Paper of the Year 2003 Award]
  • S. Palanki, J. C. Cockburn, and S. Kolavennu, Kolavennu,"Robust State Feedback Synthesis for Control of Non Square Multivariable Nonlinear Systems," J. Process Control, 13, 7, 623-631, 2003
  • S. Palanki and S. Kolavennu, Simulation of Control of a CSTR Process, IJEE, 19, 3, 398-402, 2003
  • S. Palanki, "Optimal Operation of Batch Reactors," Recent Developments in Optimization and Optimal Control in Chemical Engineering, Ed. R. Luus, 37/661 (2), 179-193, Research Signpost, Trivandrum, 2002
  • K. Raghavan and S. Palanki, "Development of Automated RTM for Manufacture of Composite Polymer Parts," Dev. Chem. Eng. Min. Proc. 10(1/2), 129-142, 2002
  • M.E. van Wissen, S. Palanki, and J. Grievink, "Flatness-based Optimization of Batch Processes," Computer-Aided Chem. Eng., Vol. 10, 589-594, 2002
  • V. Sampath, S. Palanki, J. C. Cockburn, and J. P. Corriou, "Robust Controller Design for Temperature Tracking Problems in Jacketed Batch Reactors," J. Process Control 12(1), 27-38, 2002
  • S. Kolavennu, S. Palanki, and J. C. Cockburn, "Nonlinear Control of Nonsquare Multivariable Systems," Chem. Eng. Sci., Vol. 56, No. 6, 2103-2110, 2001
  • S. Kolavennu, J. C. Cockburn, and S. Palanki, "Robust Nonlinear Control of Multivariable Nonlinear Systems," Chem. Eng. Sci., Vol. 56, No. 14, 4339-4349, 2001
  • B. Srinivasan, S. Palanki, D. Grymonpre, and B. R. Locke, "Optimization of a Continuous Pulsed Corona Reactor," Chem. Eng. Sci., Vol. 56, No. 3, 1035-1039, 2001
  • E. Visser, B. Srinivasan, S. Palanki, and D. Bonvin, "A Feedback-Based Implementation Scheme for Batch Process Optimization," J. Process Control, Vol. 10, No. 5, 399-410, 2000
  • S. Kolavennu, S. Palanki, and J. C. Cockburn, "Robust Control of I/O Linearizable Systems via Multi-Model H2/H Synthesis," Chem. Eng. Sci., Vol. 55, No. 9, 1583-1589, 2000
  • M. Krothapally and S. Palanki, "A Neural Network Strategy for End-Point Optimization of Batch Processes," ISA Trans., 38, 383-396, 1999
  • S. Palanki and M. Krothapally, "Online Optimization of Batch Process," Trends in Chem. Eng., 5, 45-69, 1999
  • V. Sampath, S. Palanki, and J.C. Cockburn, "Development of Gain Scheduling for Trajectory Tracking Problems in Input-Output Linearizable Batch Process," Comp. Chem. Eng., 23, 285-288, 1999
  • S. Kolavennu, S. Palanki, and J. C. Cockburn, "Synthesis of Robust Nonlinear State Feedback for Regulation of Uncertain MIMO Systems," Comp. Chem. Eng., 23, 269-272, 1999
  • M. Krothapally, B. Bennett, W.C. Finney and S. Palanki, "Experimental Implementation of an Online Optimization Scheme to Batch PMMA Synthesis," ISA Trans., 38, 185-198, 1999
  • M. Krothapally, J.C. Cockburn and S. Palanki, "Sliding Mode Control of I/O Linearizable Systems with Uncertainty," ISA Trans., 37, 313-322, 1998
  • S. Rahman and S. Palanki, ``State Feedback Synthesis for On-Line Optimization of Batch Reactors with Multiple Manipulated Inputs," Comp. Chem. Eng., 22, 10, 1429-1439, 1998
  • V. Sampath and S. Palanki, "Optimization of Isothermal-Isobaric Chemical Vapor Infiltration," Comp. Chem. Eng., 22, 773-776, 1998
  • V. Sampath, S. Palanki, and J. C. Cockburn, "Robust Nonlinear Control for Polymethylmethacrylate Production in a Batch Reactor," Comp. Chem. Eng., 22, 451-457, 1998
  • M. Krothapally and S. Palanki, "A Neural Network Strategy for Batch Process Optimization," Comp. Chem. Eng., 21, 463-468, 1997
  • V. Sampath and S. Palanki, "A Simple Experiment in Process Dynamics," Chem. Eng. Edu., 31, 1, 64-69, 1997
  • S. Palanki and C. Kravaris, "Input-Output Linearization of Time-Varying Systems," Comp. Chem. Eng., 21, 8, 891-903, 1997
  • S. Rahman and S. Palanki, "State Feedback Synthesis for On-Line Optimization in the Presence of Measurable Disturbance," AIChE J., 42, 10, 2869-2882, 1996
  • S. Rahman and S. Palanki, ``Optimal State Feedback for On-Line Optimization of Batch Reactors with Two Manipulated Inputs," Comp. Chem. Eng., 20, 1023-1028, 1996
  • S. Rahman and S. Palanki, "On-Line Optimization of Batch Processes with Nonlinear Manipulated Input,'' Chem. Eng. Sci., Vol. 51, No. 3, 449-459, 1996
  • S. Palanki, C. Kravaris, and H.Y. Wang, "Optimal Feedback Control of Batch Reactors with a State Inequality Constraint and Free Terminal Time,'' Chem. Eng. Sci., Vol. 49, No. 1, 85-97, 1994
  • S. Palanki, C. Kravaris, and H.Y. Wang, "Synthesis of State Feedback Laws for End-Point Optimization in Batch Processes,'' Chem. Eng. Sci., Vol. 48, No. 1, 135-152, 1993
  • S. Palanki, with X.M. Li, C. Kravaris and H.Y. Wang, "Transient Measurements and Analyses of Biosensors,'' AIChE Symp. Series, Vol 85, 287, 100-105, 1989 
  • H.Y. Wang, S. Palanki, and G. Hyatt, "Application of Affinity Adsorption in Thienamycin Fermentation,'' Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 30, 115-119, 1989
  • C. Kravaris and S. Palanki, "A Lyapunov Approach for Robust Nonlinear State Feedback Synthesis,'' IEEE Trans. Automat. Contr.,  AC-33, 1188-1191, 1988
  • C. Kravaris and S. Palanki, "Robust Nonlinear State Feedback Under Structured Uncertainty,'' AIChE J., 34, 1119-1127, 1988
  • S. Palanki and S.K. Gupta, "Analytical Design Equations for Multisolute Reverse Osmosis Systems,'' Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 26, 2449-2454, 1987