Universiti Teknologi Brunei




Dr. Rama Rao Karri working as Professor (Sr. Asst. Prof) in Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB), Brunei Darussalam. He has obtained his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, Masters from IIT Kanpur, and Bachelors from Andhra University College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam. He has worked as a Post-Doctoral research fellow at NUS, Singapore for about six years and has over 18 years of working experience in Academics, Industry, and Research. He has led the water resources cluster team at UTB (2015-2017) which has focused on Water-Energy Nexus, Smart Water and Environmental Management. His research activities are mainly focused in the development of modelling methods for systems with inherent uncertainties in multidisciplinary fields. He has experience of working in multidisciplinary fields and has expertise in various evolutionary optimization techniques and process modeling. He has published around 60 research articles in reputed journals and conference proceedings with a combined Impact factor of 139.35.47 and has an h-index of 15 (Scopus and Google Scholar). He also contributed 9 book chapters published in Elsevier & Springer journals. He is an editorial board member in 6 renowned journals and peer-review member for more than 60 reputed journals from Elsevier (18), Springer (15), Taylor & Francis (6), Scientific Reports, other reputed journals (20) and peer reviewed more than 180 manuscripts. Recipient of Publons Peer Reviewer Award as top 1% of global peer reviewers for Environment & Ecology and Crossfield categories for the year 2019.  He is also delegating as advisory board member for many International conferences. He is presently holding a position as Editor-in-Chief in International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering, IGI Global, USA. He is also a Guest editor for Spl. Issue: “Nanocomposites for the Sustainable Environment”, in Applied Sciences Journal (IF: 2.474), MDPI. He is also Associate editor in International Journal of Energy and Water Resources (IJEWR), Springer Inc. He is co-editor for two ongoing Elsevier edited books: 1) Sustainable Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation 2) Soft computing techniques in solid waste and wastewater management

Area of Interests

Process modeling and simulation; Process control, Multi-objective optimization; environmental sciences; data assimilation; machine learning; Data-Model Integration; Wastewater treatment, Environment pollution