Dr.(Mrs.) VIRIVINTI Nagajyothi

Brief Profile: I, Dr. Nagajyothi virivinti, have joined NITT on 5th april 2018. I have Completed my Ph.D from IIT Hyderabad in the Department of Chemical Engineering in the area of stochastic optimization in the year of 2017. I have completed my post-graduation from IIT Roorkee in the Department of chemical engineering. I graduated from University College of Technology, Osmania University in the year 2009. My research areas are optimization, optimization under uncertainty, fuzzy logic, Process control.

Name: Dr.Nagajyothi Virivinti  
Designation: Assistant Professor  
Office Address: Room No:101, Department of Chemical engineering, NITT, Tiruchirappalli.  
Telephone (Direct) (Optional): Telephone : Extn (Optional): Mobile (Optional): 09985329988  
Email (Primary): jyothi@nitt.edu Email (Secondary) : Virivinti.nagajyothi@gmail.com
Field(s) of Specialization: Optimization, Optimization under Uncertainty, Process control  

Employment Profile

Job Title Employer From To
Assistant Professor NIT Tiruchirappalli April,2018  
Adhoc faculty NIT Warangal July,2017 April,2018
Adhoc faculty NIT Warangal July, 2016 May,2017
Assistant Professor BVRIT, Narsapur August,2011 July, 2012

Academic Qualifications (From Highest Degree to High School)

Examination Board / University Year Division/ Grade Subjects
Ph.D IIT Hyderabad 2017   Optimization under uncertainty
M.Tech IIT Roorkee 2012 First Chemical Engineering (Computer aided process plant design)
B.Tech Osmania University 2009 First Chemical Engineering

Academic/Administrative Responsibilities within the University

Position Committee From To
Institute Level
Member Department Data Coordinator    
Member Library Advisory committee 08/12/2020 Till date
Member Data Insight Team 02/03/2020 04/09/2021
Member Officer’s Club 02/10/2020 Till date
Member Strategic Planning Group 05/11/2018 04/09/2021
Department Level
Member Ph.D Admission Committee 08/12/2018 04/09/2021
Member UG Curriculum Committee 11/12/2018 31/03/2021
Member PG Curriculum Committee 11/12/2018 31/03/2021
Member Department Library Committee 31/03/2021 04/09/2021
Member DPEC Member (M.Tech –PCI) 07/07/2018 31/07/2019
Member DPEC Member (M.Tech –PCI) 01/08/2019 01/07/2020
  PAC Chair Person 10/11/2020 24/09/2021

Details of Academic Work

  • Curriculum Development: Introduced four different courses in the curriculum
    • Process Modeling and Simulation (undergraduate level)
    • Computational methods in Chemical Engineering (Undergraduate Level)
    • Soft-Computing Techniques (Undergraduate Level)
    • Controller Tuning (Post Graduate Level)
  • Courses taught at Postgraduate and Undergraduate levels
    • Undergraduate level
      • Design and analysis of Experiments
      • New Separation Processes
      • Process Intensification
      • Process Modeling and Simulation
    • Post Graduate Level
      • Mathematical Methods for Chemical Engineering
      • Process Optimization
      • Controller Tuning
  • Projects guided at Postgraduate level
    • Multi-objective Optimization of Linear Polypropylene
    • Modelling and Simulation of counter wet Cooling Tower
    • Modeling and Simulation of Industrial Grinding Process
    • Modeling and Simulation of Propylene Polymerization
    • Modeling and optimization of polymerization of poly lactic acid,
    • Modeling, Simulation and Control of Poly (Lactic Acid) Polymerization Process
    • Model Predictive Control for Temperature Control of Fermentation Bioreactor in Ethanol Production
    • Adaptive Extended Kalman Filter Approach for SOC Estimation Algorithm Development
    • Adsorption of Copper from Aqueous Solution Using Polysulphone Capsules Containing Magnetite
    • Optimization of Biomass to Biomethane System
  • Other contribution(s)
    • Developed a curriculum Lab – “Process Modeling and Simulation”
    • Developed a research Lab – “Optimization Lab”

Number of PhDs guided

Name of the PhD Scholar Title of PhD Thesis Role(Supervisor/ Co-Supervisor) Year of Award
Geetu P Paul Multi-objective Optimization of Branched PolyLatic Acid Supervisor Ongoing

Participation in Workshops/ Symposia/ Conferences/ Colloquia /Seminars/ Schools etc. (mentioning the role)

Date (s) Title of Activity Level of Event (International/ National/ Local) Role (Participant/ Speaker/ Chairperson, Paper presenter, Any other) Event Organized by Venue
15-18 June 2014 Conference International Paper Presenter Hungarian Chemical Society Budapest, Hungary
4-6 Jan 2016 Conference International Paper Presenter IIT Hyderabad MEC Hyderabad
4-6 Jan 2016 Conference International Organizer IIT Hyderabad MEC Hyderabad
5-6 Dec 2015 Conference National Organizer IIT Hyderabad IIT Hyderabad

Workshops/ Symposia/ Conferences/ Colloquia/Seminars Organized (as Chairman/ Organizing Secretary/ Convenor / Co-Convenor)

Title of Activity Level of Event (International/ National/ Local) Date (s) Role Venue
Faculty Development Programme on “Process Optimization and Control” AICTE Margadarshan Scheme 03.06.2018-08.06.2018 Coordinator NIT Tiruchirappalli
Workshop on “Workshop on Capacity Building of Women Faculty in Higher Education” Local 23/03/2021-25/03/2021 Coordinator NIT Tiruchirappalli

Invited Talks delivered

Topic Inviting Organization
Optimization Under Uncertainty in Process Industries IEI-TLC
MATLAB - Handson Session NIT Tiruchirappalli


(A) Refereed Research Journals:

Author(s) Title of Paper Journal Volume (No.) Page numbers Year Impact Factor of the Journal (Optional)
Virivinti, N., Mitra, K Fuzzy Expected Value Analysis for an Industrial Grinding Process Powder Technology 268 9-18 2014  
Virivinti, N., Mitra, K Intuitionistic Fuzzy Chance Constrained Programming for Handling Parametric Uncertainty: An Industrial Grinding Case Study Industrial Engineering and Chemistry Research 54 6291- 6304 2015  
Virivinti, N., Mitra, K A Comparative Study of Fuzzy Techniques to Handle Uncertainty: An Industrial Grinding Process Chemical Engineering and Technology 39 1031- 1039 2016  
Virivinti, N., Mitra, K Fuzzy Robust Optimization for Handling Feed Stream and Model Parameter Uncertainties during Comminution Process Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 70 411-425 2017  
Virivinti, N., Hazra.B., Mitra, K Optimizing grinding operation with correlated uncertain parameters Materials and Manufacturing Processes 36 713-721 2020  
Paul, G.P., Virivinti, N. An outlook on recent progress in poly(lactic acid): polymerization, modeling, and optimization. Iranian Polymer Journal 31 59-81 2022  

(B) Conferences/Workshops/Symposia Proceedings

Author(s) Title of Abstract/ Paper Title of the Proceedings Page numbers Conference Theme Venue Year
Virivinti, N., Mitra, K Expected Value Analysis for an Industrial Grinding Process with Fuzzy Uncertain Parameters Proceedings of European Symposium on Computer Aided process Engineering 1453-1458   Budapest, Hungary 2014
Virivinti, N., Mitra, K Intuitionistic Fuzzy Expected Value Model for Industrial Grinding Process IEEE Indian Control Conference 369-376   MEC Hyderabad 2016
Paul, G.P., Virivinti, N. Ring Opening Polymerization of Lactide Reaction Mechnism and Kinetic Modeling International conference on recent technologies and advance materials for green energy and sustainable development     NIT Tiruchirappalli 2021
Paul, G.P., Virivinti, N. Kineyic Modeling and Simulation of Lactide polymerization sustainable research in energy and environment     NIT Jalandhar 2021

(C) Book Chapters

Author(s) Title of Book/Monograph Name of Publishers Year of Publication ISSN/ISBN Number
Virivinti, N., Mitra, K Intuitionistic Fuzzy Approach Towards Evolutionary Robust Optimization of an Industrial Grinding Operation under Uncertainty in "Optimization in Industry - Present Practices and Future Scopes" Springer 2018  
Virivinti, N., Mitra, K Handling Optimization under Uncertainty using Intuitionistic Fuzzy Logic Based Expected Value Model in "Handbook of Research on Emergent Applications of Optimization Algorithms" IGI Global 2017