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Faculty Member Details

Staff Id : 02791
Name : Dr. D. RATHIKARANI
Designation : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Qualification : B.E.,M.E.,Ph.D.
Specialization : Adaptive Control, System Identification, Industrial Instrumentation, Transducers and Measurement System, Process Control
Date of Birth : 04-07-1966
Date of Joining : 23-12-1992
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
113 S P KOIL ST
CHIDAMBARAM - 608 001
9942061391dradhikarani_2k6@yahoo.co.in
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 1314
Ph.D. 03


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 1510--6
Conducted ----2


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed ---
Ongoing ---
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
24 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
1 4 15 10 - -

List of Publications - National
V.Sridevi, D.Rathikarani, K.K.Anilkumar, N.Sivakumaran, , "Minimum Variance Controller using Recursive Least Determinant Algorithm.", Journal of Instrument Society of India, Volume 39, Number 2, Jun 2009, pp. 113-117. 2009.
List of Publications - International
N.Deepa, S.Arulselvi, D.Rathikarani, "Comparative Study of MRAC and Fuzzy Control of Two-Tank Interacting Level Process.", International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology (IJEIT), Volume 3, Number 9, Mar 2014, pp. 97-106. 2014/ISSN: 2277-3754.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, "An adaptive optimisation scheme for controlling air flow process with satisfactory transient performance.", Maejo International Journal of Science and Technology, Volume 4, Number 2, Aug 2010, pp. 221-234. 2010/ISSN 1905-7873.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, "Design of an optimal PI controller for a non-linear process using genetic algorithm.", Int. J. Automation and Control, Volume 4, Number 4, Oct 2010, pp. 480-503. 2010/ISSN: 1740-7516.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, "Adaptive PI Controller for a Nonlinear System.", Sensors and Transducers, Volume 109, Number 10, Oct 2009, pp. 43-58. 2009/ISSN 1726-5479.
List of Conferences - National
L.Thillai Rani, D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Adaptive Control Schemes for a Class of Nonlinear System, Proc. Of National Conference on Trends in Instrumentation and Automation, Apr 4-4, 2014, Dept. of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, pp. 1-5. Chennai, Velammal Engineering College.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Polynomial Controller for a class of Nonlinear system, Proceedings of 36th National Systems Conference, Dec 6-8, 2012, Dept. of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, pp. 148-152. Annamalai nagar, System Society of India and Annamalai University.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Adaptive controller for continuous stirred tank, Proceedings of 4th National conference on Industrial technology, Mar 6-7, 2011, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, pp. 11-11. Sathyamangalam, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Gain scheduling RST controller for a nonlinear plant based on model matching, Proceedings of Indian chemical engineering congress, Dec 27-29, 2010, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, pp. 297-297. Annamalainagar, IIChe Annamalai - Neyveli Regional Centre.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Multi-Model Adaptive Control System”, Proceedings of National Conference on Latest Techniques for use in Scientific Research, Proceedings of National Conference on Latest Techniques for use in Scientific Research, Feb 25-26, 2010, Central Instrumentation Research and Service Department, pp. 68-76. Chennai, Madras University.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Model Reference Trajectory Tracking With Vanishing Adaptation, Proceedings of Control Instrumentation and System Conference (CISCON-09), Nov 6-7, 2009, Manipal Institute of Technology, pp. 32-38. Manipal, Manipal University.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Discrete Time Explicit Model Following Controller for Tracking and Regulation, Proceedings of National Conference on Electronics, Control and Automation NCECA -– 2009, Sep 17-18, 2009, SRM University, pp. 1-6. Chennai, International Society of Automation.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, GA based controller tuning for a process with dead time , Proc. of 94th Indian Science Congress, Jan 3-7, 2007, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, pp. 21-21. Kolkata, Indian Science Congress.
V.Sridevi, D.Rathikarani, K.K.Anilkumar, N.Sivakumaran, , Minimum variance controller using Recursive Least Determinant algorithm , National symposium on Instrumentation, Oct 12-15, 2006, Dept. of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, pp. 163-164. Gwalior, Institute of Technology and Management.
D. Rathikarani, Nallaperumal, A novel tuning procedure for PI controller and Dead time compensator, National Conference on Emerging Technologies in Electrical systems, Mar 10-11, 2005, Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, pp. 1-5. Kumarakoil, Noorul Islam College of Engineering.
D. Rathikarani, Nallaperumal, Robust PI controller and Dead time compensator , National Conference on modern trends in Electrical and Instrumentation, Mar 9-10, 2005, Dept. of Electrical and Electronics & Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, pp. 254-259. Coimbatore, Government College of Technology.
D. Rathikarani, Jesuchristoper, Design and Implementation of Fuzzy Logic Controller for Fast Ramp Rapid Thermal Process, National Conference on “Process Identification, Control & Diagnosis, Aug 8-9, 2003, Dept. of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, pp. 98-100. Annamalai nagar, Annamalai university.
D. Rathikarani, , Nested loop control using VI, National Conference on Modern Trends in Electrical and Instrumentation systems, Mar 13-14, 2002, Dept. of Electrical and Electronics & Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, pp. 1-5. Coimbatore, Got.College of Technology.
D. Rathikarani, Real Time Implementation of an intelligent loop processor for a nested loop process , Natiomal seminar on Advanced Instrumentation, Jan 29-31, 2001, Central Scientific Instruments Organisation, pp. 5-10. Chandigarh, CSIO- Punjab University.
D. Rathikarani, S.Anbu, Real time implementation of Intelligent loop processor for a cascade process, Trends in industrial electronics, Transducers, Control and Communication , Nov 14-15, 2000, Punjab, pp. 24-30. Patiala, Thapar Institute of Engineering, Patiala,Punjab.
List of Conferences - International
L.Thillai Rani, D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Multimodel Approach to the Design of Scheduling Controllers for a Class of Nonlinear System, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Green Computing, Communication and Electrical Engineering, Mar 6-8, 2014, Dr.NGP Institute of Technology, pp. 156-161. Coimbatore, IEEE Explorer.
L.Thillai Rani, D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Performance and Stability Analysis of an Adaptive Controller For a Non Interacting System, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Green Computing, Communication and Electrical Engineering, Mar 6-6, 2014, Dr.NGP Institute of Technology, pp. 201-206. Coimbatore, IEEE Explorer.
L.Thillai Rani, D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Design and Implementation of RST Controllers for a Nonlinear System, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Green Computing, Communication and Electrical Engineering, Mar 6-8, 2014, Dr.NGP Institute of Technology, pp. 189-194. Coimbatore, IEEE Explorer.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Self-Tuning Controller for Air Flow Process, 18th Annual Symposium on Emerging Needs in Computing, communication, Signals and Power- 2009, Aug 29-29, 2009, New Horizon College of Engineering, pp. 1-6. Bangalore, IEEE- Bangalore section.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Identification And Control Of Air Flow Process, Proceedings of IEEE Region 10 Colloquium And The Third ICIIS, Dec 8-10, 2008, IIT, Kharagpur, pp. 1-6. Kharakpur, IEEE Explorer.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, Genetic Algorithm Based Optimization Of controller Tuning For Processes With Dead Time, Proceedings of Advances In Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems (ACODS2007), Feb 1-2, 2007, Indian Institute of Science, pp. 238-245. Bangalore, IISc, Bangalore.
D. Rathikarani, D. Sivakumar, A novel design procedure for auto tuning of PI controller and DTC for stable process, International conference on intelligent system, Dec 1-3, 2005, Sunway Lagoon Resort Hotel, pp. 1-7. Kuala Lumpur, IEE Malaysia Branch.
V. Dinesh Kumar, D. Rathikarani, Control of nested loop process using qualitative controller, Trends in industrial measurement and automation, Dec 16-18, 2004, CSIR Madras Complex Taramani, pp. 251-255. Chennai, ISA South India Section.
D. Rathikarani, Remote control of cascade processes, International conference on quality and reliability of components, Dec 26-27, 2001, IIT, Bombay, pp. 25-30. Bombay, IIT, Bombay.
D. Rathikarani, N.Jaya, Performance comparison of fuzzy controller with PI for a robotic system for various loads and end efforts., Trends in industrial measurements and automation-2001, Aug 17-19, 2001, CSIR Madras Complex , pp. 32-34. Chennai, ISA South India Section.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
System Society of India - LM 28347
The Indian Society for Technical Education - LM 13805
Indian Society for Continuing Engineering Education - M0106
The Indian Science Congress Association - A4902-WOV