• Professor, Chemical Engineering

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology – 1984
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology – 1981
  • Diploma, Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece – 1979

Research Interests

    • Process control
    • State observers
    • Fault detection and isolation

Selected Publications

  • C. Kravaris and I. K. Kookos, “Understanding Process Dynamics and Control”, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2021.
  • C. Kravaris and S. Venkateswaran, “Functional Observers with Linear Error Dynamics for Nonlinear Systems”, Systems Control Lett., 157 (2021), 105021.
  • J. Ariamuthu Venkidasalapathy and C. Kravaris, “Hidden Markov Model Based Approach for Diagnosing Cause of Alarm Signals”, AIChE J., 67 (2021), e17297.
  • S. Venkateswaran, Q. Liu, B. Wilhite and C. Kravaris, "Design of linear residual generators for fault detection and isolation in nonlinear systems", Internat. J. Control 95 (2022), pp. 804-820.
  • C. Ling and C. Kravaris, “Multi-Rate Sampled-Data Observer Design Based on a Continuous-Time Design”, IEEE Trans. Autom. Control, 64 (2019), pp. 5265-5272.