Profile

Prof Iftekhar KARIMI

Principal Investigator

Professor Karimi specializes in Process Modeling, Synthesis, Integration, Optimization and Development; Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency; Machine Learning, Oil and Gas supply chains; Carbon Capture & Utilization; and Technoeconomic Assessments. He has published extensively in the area of PSE, with >8000 citations till date, and has led many industry-collaborative research and consulting projects (e.g. SRC, SLNG, SPPG, Shell, Rolls-Royce, Qatargas). Professor Karimi’s work is also supported by NRF, NCCS, EMA, ExxonMobil and SgEC.

He is currently a Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at NUS and a PI for the C4T JPS programme.

Singapore - NUS

Researchers

C4T IRP JPS

Research Interest

- Modeling and optimisation
- Energy systems and energy efficiency
- Planning and scheduling
- Oil and gas supply chains
- Systems biology

Key Publications

Google Scholar Link

Devanand, Aravind, Gourab Karmakar, Nenad Krdzavac, Feroz Farazi, Mei Qi Lim, Y.S. Foo Eddy, Iftekhar A. Karimi, and Markus Kraft. 2022. ‘ElChemo: A Cross-Domain Interoperability between Chemical and Electrical Systems in a Plant’. Computers & Chemical Engineering, January, 107556. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2021.107556.

Eibeck, Andreas, Arkadiusz Chadzynski, Mei Qi Lim, Kevin Aditya, Laura Ong, Aravind Devanand, Gourab Karmakar, et al. 2020. ‘A Parallel World Framework for Scenario Analysis in Knowledge Graphs’. Data-Centric Engineering 1 (July): e6. https://doi.org/10.1017/dce.2020.6.

Devanand, Aravind, Gourab Karmakar, Nenad Krdzavac, Rémy Rigo-Mariani, Y.S. Foo Eddy, Iftekhar A. Karimi, and Markus Kraft. 2020. ‘OntoPowSys: A Power System Ontology for Cross Domain Interactions in an Eco Industrial Park’. Energy and AI 1 (August): 100008. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyai.2020.100008.

Devanand, Aravind, Markus Kraft, and Iftekhar A Karimi. 2019. ‘Optimal Site Selection for Modular Nuclear Power Plants’. Computers & Chemical Engineering 125 (June): 339–50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2019.03.024.

Huang, K and I A Karimi, "Efficient Algorithm for Simultaneous Synthesis of Heat Exchanger Networks". Chemical Engineering Science, 105 (2014): 53-68.

Tavallali, M S, I A Karimi, K M Teo, D Baxendale and S Ayatollahi, "Optimal Producer Well Placement and Production Planning in an Oil Reservoir". Computers & Chemical Engineering, 55 (2013): 109-125.

Aggarwal, S, I A Karimi, and R I Gregorious, "In Silico Modeling and Evaluation of Gordonia alkanivorans for Biodesulfurization". Molecular BioSystems, 9, no. 10 (2013): 2530-2540.

Haghpanah, R, A Majumder, R Nilam, A Rajendran, S Farooq, I A Karimi and M Amanullah, "Multiobjective Optimization of a Four-Step Adsorption Process for Postcombustion CO2 Capture Via Finite Volume Simulation". Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52, no. 11 (2013): 4249-4265.

Khalighi, M, Y Chen, S Farooq, I A Karimi and JW Jiang, "Propylene/propane separation using SiCHA". Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52 (2013): 3877-3892.

Achievements

1994 DuPont’s Best Manufacturing Technology award
1985 IBM faculty development award