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Ishan Bajaj
Ex Faculty
ishan.bajaj[at]ch.iitr.ac.in
+91-1332-285516
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Educational Details
Professional Background

Research
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Publications
Patents
Books
Collaborations

Honours and Awards
Honors
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Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements

Students
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Events
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Research Interests
Process systems engineering, Nonlinear optimization, Technoeconomic and life-cycle analyses, Energy system modeling, Operations research
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Educational Details
Texas A&M University
2019
PhD, Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
2013
B.Tech, Chemical Engineering
Professional Background
Assistant Professor
25 Apr 2022 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Postdoctoral Research Associate
01 Mar 2021 - 31 Mar 2022
Princeton University
Postdoctoral Research Associate
21 Mar 2019 - 28 Feb 2021
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research
Publications
Performance and economic analysis of organosolv softwood and herbaceous lignins to activated carbons as electrode materials in supercapacitors
2022
L. Yu, K. Seabright, I. Bajaj, D. M. Alonso, C. Hsieh, M. Li, H. Chen, D. J. Keffer, S. Dai, Y. A. Gandomi, C. T. Maravelias, D. P. Harper | Frontiers
Journal: Frontiers in Energy Research
Solid-gas thermochemical energy storage strategies for concentrating solar power: optimization and system analysis
2021
X. Peng*, I. Bajaj*, M. Yao, T. W. Root, C. T. Maravelias. | Elsevier
Journal: Energy Conversion and Management
Sustainable production of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural from glucose for process integration with high fructose corn syrup infrastructure.
2021
H. Chang*, I. Bajaj*, A. H. Motagamwala, A. Somasundaram, G. W. Huber, C. T. Maravelias, and J. A. Dumesic | Royal Society of Chemistry
Journal: Green Chemistry
Catalytic strategy for conversion of fructose to organic dyes, polymers, and liquid fuels
2020
H. Chang, I. Bajaj, G. W. Huber, C. T. Maravelias, and J. A. Dumesic | Royal Society of Chemistry
Journal: Green Chemistry
Global dynamic optimization using edge-concave underestimator.
2020
I. Bajaj and M. M. F. Hasan | Springer
Journal: Journal of Global Optimization
Deterministic global derivative-free optimization of black-box problems with bounded Hessian.
2020
I. Bajaj, M. M. F. Hasan | Springer
Journal: Optimization Letters
UNIPOPT: Univariate projection-based optimization without derivatives
2019
I. Bajaj, M. M. F. Hasan | Elsevier
Journal: Computers and Chemical Engineering
A trust region-based two phase algorithm for constrained black-box optimization with infeasible initial point
2018
I. Bajaj, S. S. Iyer, M. M. F. Hasan | Elsevier
Journal: Computers and Chemical Engineering
Optimal synthesis of periodic sorption enhanced reaction processes with application to hydrogen production
2018
A. Arora, I. Bajaj, S. S. Iyer, M. M. F. Hasan | Elsevier
Journal: Computers and Chemical Engineering
Simulation and optimization of reforming reactors for carbon dioxide using both rigorous and reduced models
2018
P. Balasubramanian, I. Bajaj, M. M. F. Hasan | Elsevier
Journal: Journal of CO2 Utilization
Optimal methanol production via sorption enhanced reaction process
2018
A. Arora, S. S. Iyer, I. Bajaj, M. M. F. Hasan | ACS Publications
Journal: Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research
Integrated carbon capture and conversion to produce syngas: novel process design, intensification and optimization
2017
S. S. Iyer, I. Bajaj, P. Balasubramanian, M. M. F. Hasan | ACS Publications
Journal: Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research
Material Screening for Thermochemical Energy Storage in Solar Power Systems
2021
I. Bajaj, X. Peng, C. T. Maravelias | Elsevier
Journal: Computer Aided Chemical Engineering
A Projection-based, data-driven method for high-dimensional black-box optimization
2018
I. Bajaj, M. M. F. Hasan | Elsevier
Journal: Computer Aided Chemical Engineering
A Novel Derivative-free optimization method based on single dimension projection
2017
I. Bajaj, M. M. F. Hasan | Elsevier
Journal: Proceedings of FOCAPO/CPC
Effective sampling, modeling and optimization of constrained black-box problems
2016
I. Bajaj, M. M. F. Hasan | Elsevier
Journal: Computer Aided Chemical Engineering
Sensor network design for efficient fault diagnosis and signed digraph update
2013
S. Kolluri, I. Bajaj, M. Bhushan | Elsevier
Journal: IFAC Proceedings Volumes
Books
Black-box Optimization: Methods and Applications. In P. M. Pardalos, V. Rasskazova., M. N. Vrahatis (eds) Black Box Optimization, Machine Learning, and No-Free Lunch Theorems
Year: 2021 ,
I. Bajaj, A. Arora, M. M. F. Hasan | Springer
Honors And Awards
Honors
Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University
2018
Distinguished Graduate Research Award
AIChE
2018
Finalist, CAST Directors’ Student Presentation Award
CAST, AIChE
2018
Process Systems Engineering Young Researcher Award
Texas A&M University
2015
Fellow, Academy of Future Faculty
IIT Bombay
2012
Undergraduate Research Award