Current PhD Candidates in Process, Energy and Automation Engineering

Candidate Project
Luciano Netto de Lima Swarm of drones applied to search and rescue operations at sea
Viraj Edirisinghe Utilization of CO2 to Synthesis Monoesters and Ethylene Carbonate and Improve Conversion by Dehydration
Amir Farzin Predictive Maintenance Based on Time Series Data Using a Machine Learning Approach
Thea Lucia Sauro Indrebø Anaerobic digestion adaptation to pyrolysis products
Le Nam Hai Pham Cyber-physical convergent information communication technologies (ICT) for virtualised protection and control functionalities in energy systems
Swaechchha Dahal Optimal operational security within smart-grid and hydropower systems
Dany Josue Tome Robles Multi-physical digital twin for super-flexible hydropower operation and control
Haytham Badie Abd-Elhalee Ali Utilizing Big data within early phase of the New Product Development
Khaled Aleikish Adaptive Operation of Hydropower Units for Increased Integration of Renewable  Resources (AdaptHydro)
Kushila Jayamanne Optimal control architecture applied to oil/gas production
Emil Ghieh Melfald Advanced control design through Reinforcement Learning frameworks for hydropower systems
Tommy Langen Utilizing Big Data through Conceptual Modelling for Product Development, within a Human Systems Engineering Innovation Framework
Vafa Ahmadi Bioelectrochemical Methanation
Nastaran Ahmadpour Samani Computational particle fluid dynamics (CPFD) and process simulations modelling of biomass gasification reactors
Rune André Haugen Use of Automation Processes for Fast Detection of Emergent Behaviour
Ashish Shreshta Real-time estimation of the energy-mix-limit for the secure operation of converter dominated power system
Soheila Taghavi Hosnaroudi Improved Multiphase Flow Performance Using Autonomous Inflow Control Valve and its Potential Impact on Reservoir Recovery
Zhe Ban Real time data verification and reconciliation for optimal oil production under the presence of uncertainties
Changhun Jeong Stochastic Model Predictive Control for processes with operational uncertainties
Nima JanatianGhadikolaei Real-time optimization and control for oil production under the presence of uncertainties
Ron Jacob Combined calcination and COcapture in cement clinker production by use of CO2-neutral electrical energy
Gudny Øyre Flatabø Anaerobic digestion of pyrolysis products
Ali Moradi Development of long-term oil production models with uncertainty description
Vibeke Bredvold Karlsen Bioelectrochemical Oxidation of Sulphide and Ammonium
Rajan Jaiswal Waste as feed to biomass gasification reactor
Osama K.M. Ibrahim Accidental release of liquid CO2 from transport and storage
Solomon Aforkoghene Aromada Cost Estimation of CO2 Capture Processes
Madhusudhan Pandey Modelling tool for hydropower systems, for analysis and design
Yongjie Wang Model-based control of urban drainage systems
Jayangi Wagaarachchige Process Analytical Technique (PAT) for characterization and monitoring of a novel water lean CO2 capture system
Raghav Sikka Characterization of spray for twin-fluid atomizer for Inert gas generator (IGG)
Steven Bos Search and rescue operations in digital twins with sensor-rich buildings, autonomous collaborating snake robots with ternary compute cores and augmented reality operational interfaces for first responders
Shohreh Monshizadeh Power systems analysis and balancing control impacts
Manjula Edirisinghe Transient stability in high voltage power systems
Helge Lorenzen Real time observation and analysis of GRID signals for optimal control of GRID performance
Amila Kahawalage Optimised and increased use of refuse derived fuel in cement kilns
Juan Videla Modeling, estimation and control of cogeneration-HVAC-building systems
Shadi Attar Model-based monitoring and control of biogas reactors in wastewater treatment plants