Dr. I. Thirunavukkarasu

Associate Professor - Senior Scale

Department of Instrumentation & Control Engineering

Qualification: B.E.(Instrumentation and Control), M.E.(Process Control & Instrumentation), Ph.D.(Robust Process Control)


    • Associate Professor(Senior Scale) - Department of Instrumentation & Control Engineering - MIT
    • Dept. website coordinator
    Area of Interest
    • Process Dynamics and Control, Robust Control, Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic, Optimal Control


Subject Subject code Semester / Year
Linear Control Theory ICE 2253 IV
Process Dynamics and Control ICE 5154 1st Sem PG
Process Instrumentation and Control ICE 3106 Vth Sem


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
B.E Instrumentation and Control Engg Madras University April 2002
M.E Process Control & Instrumentation Annamalai University May 2005
PhD Control Systems MIT, Manipal Academy of Higher Education April 2012


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal Institute of Technology Associate Professor-Senior Scale Teaching and Research From 12th July 2017 - Till date
Manipal Institute of Technology Associate Professor Teaching and Research From 2nd April 2012 to 11th July 2017
Manipal Institute of Technology Assitance Professor - Senior Scale Teaching July 2010 to April 2012
Manipal Institute of Technology Lecture Teaching July 2006 - July 2010
Ryerson University, Canada Visiting Professor Research April 2018-July 2018
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Researcher, Aerospace Engineering Researcher (On Study Leave) 1st Oct 2020 to 31 March 2021

Invstigation and Physical realization of Two Degree of Freedom PID controller with Anti-Reset Windup for fast acting control loops

2013-2017 Process Control Eadala Sarath Yadav-JRF I.Thirunavukkarasu -Principle Investigator

DST Fast Track Project

Design, Simulation and Implementation of Sliding Mode Controller for an UAV Quadrotor

Nov 2019 Control Systems Dr.V.I.George Dr.I.Thirunavukkarasu Suraj Suresh Jumar - JRF


Govt. of India

Kinetic Modelling and Design of Advanced Nonlinear Control Algorithms for a Pilot Scale Nonlinear Batch Reactor

Jan 2020 Advanced Process Control Dr.Gautham Jeppu Dr.I.Thirunavukkarasu

MAHE Seed Money Grant

Design, Simulation and Implementation of Sliding Mode Controller for a Nonlinear System: Conical Tank System

Jan 2013 Advanced Process Control Dr.I.Thirunavukkarasu

Post Doctoral Research and Publication Grant, MAHE


Area of Interest

Advanced Control Theory, Advanced Process Control

Area of Expertise

Data Driven Modeling, MPC, NMPC, MPSP

Area of Research

Investigating the dynamics of pilot plant : Batch Reactor, Distillation Column, Heat Exchanger,