Selection of recent publications

Peer reviewed articles


Federated Learning with Taskonomy for Non-IID Data and Supplementary content
Hadi Jamali-Rad, Mohammad Abdizadeh, Anuj Singh,  accepted to appear in IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), 2022


Towards predicting the onset of elastic turbulence in complex geometries

Eseosa Ekanem, Steffen Berg, Shauvik De, Ali Fadili, Paul Luckham – submitted to PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) – 2021.

The Virtual Corrosion Engineer

Aarthi Thyagarajan, Wouter Hamer, Joy Phophichitra, Valliappan Valliappan, Abitha Ramesh, Prathamesh Shenai, Nicholas Laycock, Corros. Mater. Degrad, 2(4), 762-769, December 2021.

Phase behavior and pH modelling for ammonia-MEA-water mixtures for corrosion control in water utility applications.

Ram Ratnakar, Somil Gupta, Georg Stockinger, Wouter Hamer, Birol Dindoruk, Fluid Phase Equilibria, November 2021.

Lookahead adversarial learning for near real-time semantic segmentation

Jamali-Rad H., Szabó A., Computer Vision and Image Understanding Volume 212, 103271, November 2021.

Modeling and experimental study on CO2 adsorption in fixed-bed columns: Applications to carbon capture and utilization

Ratnakar R., Shankar S., Agrawal R., Dindoruk B., Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering Volume 94, October 2021.

Electronic Promotion Effects of Metal Oxides: A Case Study of MnO Impact on Fischer–Tropsch Catalysis.

S. S Gupta, P. M. Shenai, J. Meeuwissen, G. L. Bezemer and S. Shetty; J. Phys. Chem. C, 125, 39, 21390–21401, September 2021.

Unraveling the activity of iron carbide clusters embedded in silica for thermocatalytic conversion of methane

Gopal K Dixit, Manish Kumar, Ankita Katiyar, Antonius PJ Jansen, Alexander P van Bavel, Ravi Agrawal, Prathamesh M Shenai, Varadharajan Srinivasan; Catal. Sci. Technol., ,11, 7398-7411; September 2021.

Development of a Reactive Force Field for CaCl2·nH2O, and the Application to Thermochemical Energy Storage

Heijmansa K., Nab S., Pathak A.D., Nedea S. and Smeulders D., Computational Materials Science Volume 197, 110595, September 2021.

Phase Equilibria Acid-Gas Aqueous Systems (CO2, H2S, CH4, Water) and In-Situ pH Measurements in Applications to Top-of-Line Corrosion

Birol Dindoruk, Ram R. Ratnakar, Sanyal Suchismita. SPE J. SPE-201341-PA, August 2021.

Transient measurement and modeling of integrated capillary viscometer for live oils at high temperatures with volumetric constraints

Ram R. Ratnakar, Birol Dindoruk. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 201: 108462, June 2021.

Controlling and Optimizing Photoinduced Charge Transfer across Ultrathin Silica Separation Membrane with Embedded Molecular Wires for Artificial Photosynthesis

Hongna Zhang, Ian Weiss, Indranil Rudra, Won Jun Jo, Simon Kellner, Georgios Katsoukis, Elena Galoppini, and Heinz Frei, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Vol. 13, 23532–23546, May 2021.

Hydrogen supply chain and challenges in large-scale LH2 storage and transportation

Ram R. Ratnakar, Nikunj Gupta, Kun Zhang, Casimir van Doorne, James Fesmire, Birol Dindoruk, Vemuri Balakotaiah, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2021), May 2021.

Carbon Deposition and Permeation on Nickel Surfaces in Operando Conditions: A Theoretical Study

Lei, T., Mao, J., Liu, X., Pathak, A.D., Shetty, S., van Bavel, A.P., Xie, L., Gao, R., Ren, P., Luo, D. and Liu, Q., The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 125(13), pp.7166-7177. March 2021.


Effect of Dilution on Acoustic and Transport Properties of Reservoir Fluid Systems

Ratnakar, R. R., Lewis, E. J., & Dindoruk, B. SPE Journal, SPE-190480-PA, December 2020.

Review of recent advances in petroleum fluid properties and their representation. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering

Birol Dindoruk, Ram R. Ratnakar, Jiajun He, 83: 103541, November 2020.

Investigations on 6FDA/BPDA-DAM polymer melt properties and CO2 adsorption using molecular dynamics simulations

Roy, P.K., Kumar, K., Thakkar, F.M., Pathak, A.D., Ayappa, K.G. and Maiti, P.K., 2020. Journal of Membrane Science, 613, p.118377. November 2020.

A Hybrid Approach for the Prediction of Relative Permeability Using Machine Learning of Experimental and Numerical Proxy SCAL Data

SPE Journal. Zhao, B., Ratnakar, R., Dindoruk, B., & Mohanty, K., October 2020.

Multilayer graphene coated vanadium (V) oxide as electrodes for intercalation based brackish water desalination

Baburaj, A., Puthirath, A.B., Jain, A., Palanisamy, D., Salpekar, D., Balachandran, J., Kabbani, M.A., Hernandez, F.R., Hughes, G., Babu, G. and Ajayan, P.M., 2D Materials, 7(4), p.045025, September 2020.

On the Prediction of Gas Solubility in Brine Solutions with single or mixed salts: Applications to Gas Injection and CO2 Capture/Sequestration

Ratnakar, R. R., Venkatraman, A., Kalra, A., Dindoruk, B., Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering Volume 81, 103450, September 2020.

Thermodynamic Modeling of Hydrogen-Water System for High-pressure Storage and Mobility Applications

Ratnakar, R. R., Dindoruk, B., & Harvey, A. JNGSE, September 2020.

Continuous Subsurface Tomography over Cellular Internet of Things

Hadi Jamali-Rad, Vincent van Beveren, Xander Campman, Jo van den Brand, Detlef Hohl, IEEE Sensors Journal, September 2020.

Theoretical Insights into the Structure and Activity of Cobalt Modulated by Surface and Subsurface Carbon in Operando Conditions

Luo, D., Liu, X., Gao, R., Pathak, A.D., Shetty, S., van Bavel, A.P., Yang, Y., Li, Y.W. and Wen, X.D., The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 124(34), pp.18576-18586, August 2020.

Mimicking coalescence using a pressure-controlled dynamic thin film balance

Emmanouil Chatzigiannakis, Peter Veenstra, Dick ten Boschb and Jan Vermant Soft Matter 41, August 2020.

High Bit-Depth Seismic Data Compression: A Novel Codec Under the Framework of HEVC

M. Radosavljevic, Z, Xiang, L. Lu, D. Hohl, D. Vukobratovic, IEEE Access, Vol. 8, July, 2020.

Nonlinear state-space modeling approaches to real-time autonomous geosteering 

Yinsen Miao, Daniel R. Kowal, Neilkunal Panchal, Jeremy Vila, and Marina Vannucci, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 189, 107025, June 2020.

Impact of Asphaltenes on Contact-Angle Variations and Surface Topography and Composition

Ratnakar, R. R., Mantilla, C. A., & Dindoruk, B. SPE Journal, June 2020.

Reactor Engineering Aspects of the Lateral Flow Reactor

LA Vandewalle, S De, KM Van Geem, GB Marin, R Bos - Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 59 (24), 11157-11169, May 2020.

Continuous Subsurface Tomography over Cellular Internet of Things

Hadi Jamali-Rad, Vincent van Beveren, Xander Campman, Jo van den Brand, Detlef Hohl, IEEE Sensors Journal, doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2020.2992464. May 2020.

Continuous Subsurface Tomography Over Cellular Internet of Things (IoT)

Hadi Jamali-Rad, Vincent van Beveren, Xander Campman, Jo van den Brand, Detlef Hohl, IEEE Sensors Journal, May 2020.

Signature of elastic turbulence of viscoelastic fluid flow in a single pore throat

Eseosa M. Ekanem, Steffen Berg, Shauvik De, Ali Fadili, Tom Bultreys, Maja Rücker, Jeffrey Southwick, John Crawshaw, and Paul F. Luckham; Phys. Rev. E 101, 042605, April 2020.

Temperature-Dependent Surface Free Energy and the Wulff Shape of Iron and Iron Carbide Nanoparticles

A Molecular Dynamics Study; Mengjiao Xing, Amar-Deep Pathak, Suchismita Sanyal, Qing Peng, Xingchen Liu, Xiaodong Wen, Applied Surface Science 509, 15 April 2020.

Nucleation and Growth of a Nanobubble on Rough Surfaces

Shantanu Maheshwari, Cor van Kruijsdijk, Suchismita Sanyal and Albert D. Harvey, Langmuir, 36, 15, 4108–4115, April 2020.

First-Principles Characterization and Experimental Validation of the Solid–Solid Interface in a Novel Organosulfur Cathode for the Li–S Battery

Satyanarayana Bonakala, Amar Deep Pathak, Alexey Deyko, Christina Christova, Indranil Rudra, Guy Verbist, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 12, 15, 18101-18109, March 2020.

Mass diffusivity and thermal conductivity estimation of chloride-based salt hydrates for thermo-chemical heat storage: A molecular dynamics study using the reactive force field

Pathak, A.D., Heijmans, K., Nedea, S., van Duin, A.C., Zondag, H., Rindt, C. and Smeulders, D., International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 149, p. 119090, March 2020.

Effect of GOR on Gas Diffusivity in Reservoir-Fluid Systems

SPE Journal. Ratnakar, R. R., & Dindoruk, B., February 2020.

A comparative analysis of bubble point pressure prediction using advanced machine learning algorithms and classical correlations

X. Yang, B. Dindoruk, L. Lu, , Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol 185, February 2020.

Evaluating the Reactivity of BiVO4 Surfaces for Efficient Electrocatalytic H2O2 Production: A Combined Experimental and Computational Study

Ashish Nadar, Somil Subhashchandra Gupta, Yusuf Kar, Sharan Shetty, Alexander P. van Bavel, and Deepa Khushalani; J. Phys. Chem. C, 124, 4152−4161, 2020.

Psi-PIV: a novel framework to study unsteady microfluidic flow

Ankur Kislaya, Antaran Deka, Peter Veenstra, Daniel S. W. Tam & Jerry Westerweel, Experiments in Fluids 61, Article number: 20, 2020.


Accelerating Least Squares Imaging Using Deep Learning Techniques

Vamaraju J., Vila J., Araya-Polo M., Datta D., Sidahmed M. and Sen M..”, Machine Learning and the Physcial Sciences workshop at NeurIPS, Vancouver, Canada, December 2019.

FaciesNet: Machine Learning Applications for Facies Classification in Well Logs

C Jaikla, P Devarakota, N Auchter, M Sidahmed, I Espejo, Machine Learning and the Physical Sciences Workshop at NeurIPS, December 2019.

Enhanced Data Pre-processing in Batch Multivariate Statistical Process Control

Fuentes-García, N.M., González-Martinez, J.M., Maciá-Fernández, G., Camacho, J. PARAMO, Journal of Chemometrics, 33 (12): e3188., November 2019.

A New Technique for Simultaneous Measurement of Nanodarcy-Range Permeability and Adsorption Isotherms of Tight Rocks Using Magnetic Suspension Balance

Ratnakar, R. R., & Dindoruk, B. 24 (06): 2482–2503, September 2019.

Stochastic clustering and pattern matching for real-time geosteering 

Mingqi Wu*, Yinsen Miao*, Neilkunal Panchal, DR Kowal, M Vannucci, Jeremy Vila, and Faming Liang, Geophysics 84 (5), ID13-ID24 1, September 2019.

A Machine Learning Methodology based on Domain Knowledge Constraints for Well Data Integration and Well Production Prediction

Detlef Hohl, John Tolle, Jan Limbeck, Ligang Lu, and Mingqi Wu, Alvaro Bueno, Bianca Zadrozny, Breno Carvalho, Helon Hultmann, Jorge Guevara, and Matthias Kormaksson, SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, SPE 195690-PA, July 2019.

Machine learning constrained with dimensional analysis and scaling laws: Simple, transferable and interpretable models of materials from small datasets

Narendra Kumar, Padmini Rajagopalan, Praveen Pankajakshan, Arnab Bhattacharyya, Suchismita Sanyal, Janakiraman Balachandran, and Umesh V. Waghmare, Chemistry of Materials 2019, 31, 2, 314-321, June 2019.

Analysis and interpretation of pressure-decay tests for gas/bitumen and oil/bitumen systems: methodology development and application of new linearized and robust parameter-estimation technique using laboratory data

Ratnakar, R. R., & Dindoruk, B. (2019). SPE Journal, 24(03), pp951-972, June 2019

Deep Learning Applied to Fault Interpretation and Attribute Computation

Griffith, D., Zamanian, A., Vila J., Potter R. D., Vial-Aussavy, A. and Menapace, F., 2019 AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, San Antonio, TX, May 2019.

Ultrasonic Sonochemical Synthesis of Na0.44MnO2 Insertion Material for Sodium-ion Batteries

Ganesh S Shinde, Prem Depon Nayak, V Sai Pranav, Sandeep K Jain, Amar Deep Pathak, Suchismita Sanyal, Janakiraman Balachandran, Prabeer Barpanda, Journal of Power Sources 416, pp50–55, March 2019.

High-resolution multi-objective optimization of feedstock landscape design for hybrid first and second generation biorefineries

Trung H. Nguyen, Julien Granger, Deval Pandya, Keith Paustian, Applied Energy,Volume 238,Pages 1484-1496,ISSN 0306-2619, March 2019.

Equation of state of fluid methane from first principles with machine learning potentials

Max Veit, Sandeep Kumar Jain, Satyanarayana Bonakala, Indranil Rudra, Detlef Hohl, Gábor Csányi; Journal of chemical theory and computation, 15, 4, February 2019.

The Effect of Lanthanum Doping and Oxygen Vacancy on Perovskite, Pyrochlore Oxide and Lanthanide Titanates: A First Principle Study

Amar Deep Pathak, Foram Thakkar, Suchismita Sanyal, Arian Nijmeijer and Hans Geerlings; MRS Advances 2019, 4 (20) pp 1167-1175, January 2019.

Measurement and Quantification of Diffusion-Induced Compositional Variations in Absence of Convective Mixing at Reservoir Conditions

Ratnakar, R. R., Dindoruk, B., Odikpo, G., & Lewis, E. J. (2019). Transport in Porous Media, 128(1), 29-43, January 2019.


MVBatch: A matlab toolbox for batch process modeling and monitoring 

González-Martinez, J.M., Camacho, J., Ferrer, A.J., Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 183: 122-133, December 2018.

MT-CGCNN: Integrating Crystal Graph Convolutional Neural Network with Multitask Learning for Material Property Prediction

Soumya Sanyal, Janakiraman Balachandran, Naganand Yadati, Abhishek Kumar, Padmini Rajagopalan, Suchismita Sanyal, Partha Talukdar; November 2018.

Generation of ground truth images to validate micro-CT image-processing pipelines.

Berg, S., Saxena, N., Shaik, M., Pradhan, C. The Leading Edge, 37(6), 412-420., June 2018.

Conference publications


Performance Engineering for High Resolution micro-CT Image Reconstruction

Singh, A., Metri, V., Periyasamy, V, High Performance Computing & Software for Exploration and Reservoir Development, December 2021.

Deep Dive into Shell’s Edge AI Solution Using Azure AI & VA w/ NVIDIA DeepStream,

Siva Chamarti, José M. González-Martínez, Dennis Vallinga, Gabrielle Davelaar, Alvin Clark. Microsoft Ignite Conference, November 2021.

Critical Deposit Loading Thresholds for Under Deposit Corrosion in Steam Generators

A. Ramesh, N. Laycock, A. Barnes, H. Van Santen, R. Reimesch, P. Shenai, A. Thyagarajan, W. Hamer, A. M. Abdullah and M.P. Ryan; International Conference on Sustainable Energy-Water Nexus in Desert Climate 2021, November 2021.

Supply chain optimization for mainstreaming SAF in the Indian aviation sector.

Arvind Ravi, Shirish Potu, Stephen Varghese, Valliappan Valliappan and Vishwanath Doddamani. National Conference on Multidisciplinary Design, Analysis, and Optimization. October 9, 2021.

Strategic Optimization of Lubricant Base Oil Formulations & Supply Portfolio.

Senthil K Vadivelu, Gauri Shanker G R, Sudarshan Kasthurirangan and Ben Bosmans. National Conference on Multidisciplinary Design, Analysis, and Optimization. October 9, 2021.

A State Estimation, Kalman Filter Auto-tuning and Uncertainty Quantification Framework with application to Industrial Storage Tank-farms.

Shirish Nanda Potu, Rihab Abdul Razak and Senthil K Vadivelu., National Conference on Multidisciplinary Design, Analysis, and Optimization. October 8, 2021.

Federated Learning with Taskonomy

Jamali-Rad H., Abdizadeh M., Szabó A., ICLR Workshop on Distributed and Private Machine Learning (DPML), May 2021.


Acceleration of CFD Based Corrosion Models Using Machine Learning Algorithms

Kuochen Tsai, Huihui Yang and Ligang Lu, AIChE annual meeting, No. 67a. November 2020.

Machine learning based predictive models for CO2 corrosion in pipelines with various bending angles

Huihui Yang, Ligang Lu and Kuochen Tsai, SPE annual technical conference and exhibition, Paper No. SPE-201275-MS, October 2020.

Phase Behavior Modeling of Acid-Gas Aqueous Systems CO2, H2S, CH4, Water and In-Situ pH Measurements in Applications to Wellbore Integrity and Top-of-Line Corrosion

Birol Dindoruk, Ram R. Ratnakar, Sanyal Suchismita, SPE-201341-MS, October 2020.

Estimation of Time-lapse Timeshifts using Machine Learning

Yuan S., Duan Y., Hatchell P., Vila J., and Wang K., Society of Exploration Geophysicists Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, Oct. 2020.

Lookahead Adversarial Semantic Segmentation

Hadi Jamali-Rad, Attila Szabo, Matteo Presutto, ICML workshop on Uncertainly and Robustness in Deep Learning (UDL), July 2020.

Deep Neural Network Learning with Second-Order Optimizers -- a Practical Study with a Stochastic Quasi-Gauss-Newton Method

C. Thiele, M. Araya and D. Hohl, SIAM ICML workshop Beyond First Order Methods in ML Systems, June 2020.

ESP Data Analytics: Use of Deep Autoencoders for Intelligent Surveillance of Electric Submersible Pumps. Offshore Technology Conference

Alamu, O. A., Pandya, D. A., Warner, O., & Debacker, I. Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, USA, May 2020.


Neural Network Assisted Seismic Velocity Editing

S Simha, J Goudswaard, P Devarakota, P Somawanshi, SPE ADIPEC November 2019.

Deep Learning Approach in Characterizing Salt Body on Seismic Images

Licheng Zhang, zhenzhen Zhong, Meng Zhang, Tianxia Zhao, Yue Wu, Cheng Zhan, , SEG International Exposition and 89th Annual Meeting, Aug, 2019.

Prediction of Flow-Accelerated Corrosion/Erosion in High-Speed Ejectors Using a CFD Model

Das, Saurish, Sarkar, Suranjan, Lee, Gary H., and Junxiong, Ong. Proceedings of the . Volume 7: Operations, Applications, and Components. San Antonio, Texas, USA. V007T07A001. ASME, July 14–19, 2019.

Neural Networks Plus CFD Speed Up Simulation of Fluid Flow, Oil and Gas Facilities

Oil Gas Facilities, April 23rd, 2019.



Method, seismic sensor and system for wireless seismic networking

Hadi Jamali-Rad, Xander Campman, US Patent, Patent Nr. 11150365, 2021. 

A method of preparing acetylene

Shauvik De, Sander Van Bavel – EP 3845513A1, 2021.

Modular electric impedance heater for general process heating and pyrolysis of fluids and gases

Albert Harvey, Shauvik De, Dave Burns, Govert vanderPloeg, Richard Cooper – SP2607, USA – 2021.

Modular Reactor Configuration for Production of Chemicals with Electrical Heating for Carrying Out Reactions.

Ram R. Ratnakar, Albert Harvey, Vemuri Balakotaiah. Provisional application number: 63/175384 (2021)


A system and method for the automatic and continuous highspeed measurement of color and geometry characteristics of particles.

M. Shaik, L. Ortiz-Soto, J.M. Gonzalez-Martinez, C. de Graaf, C. Guedon. US Patent No.63057718, 2020.

Method for determining presence of reservoired hydrocarbons.

Leslie Baksmaty, Ram R. Ratnakar, Birol Dindoruk. WO2020252245A1 (2020).

Method for determining subsurface hydrocarbon fluid properties of reservoired hydrocarbons

Leslie Baksmaty, Ram R. Ratnakar, Birol Dindoruk. WO2020252246A1 (2020).

Method for determining presence of reservoired hydrocarbons.

Leslie Baksmaty, Ram R. Ratnakar, Birol Dindoruk. WO2020252249A1 (2020)

Process for real-time geological localization with Kalman Filtering

Neilkunal Panchal, Sami Sultan, Yinsen Miao, Daniel R. Kowal, and Marina Vannucci, Patent publication, June 2020.

Machine learning platform for processing data map

J. Diaz, B. Zadrozny, B. Carvalh, A. Buoro, M. Komaksson, L. Lu, J. Tolle, D. Hohl, J. Limbeck, US Patent App 16/191112, 14 May 2020.

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