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Biography - Bhushan Gopaluni

Bhushan Gopaluni is a Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Associate Dean, Education and Professional Development in the Faculty of Applied Science at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

He is also an associate faculty in the Institute of Applied Mathematics, the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems, Pulp and Paper Center and the Clean Energy Research Center.

He is currently an associate editor for Journal of Process Control, Journal of The Franklin Institute, and guest editor for Process Control Special Series in the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering.

He received a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in 2003 and a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in 1997 both in the field of chemical engineering.

From 2003 to 2005 he worked as an engineering consultant at Matrikon Inc. (now Honeywell Process Solutions) during which he had designed and commissioned multivariable controllers in British Columbia’s pulp and paper industry, and had implemented numerous controller performance monitoring projects in the Oil & Gas and other chemical industries.

He is one of the leading experts on data analytics for process industry and has authored over 110 refereed articles in reputed international Journals and conferences. His publications have been recognized through best paper awards and keynote presentations.

He is also the recipient of the prestigious Killam Teaching Prize and the Dean’s service medal from the University of British Columbia.


Bhushan Gopaluni

Professor, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of British Columbia

Associate Dean, Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Applied Science, University of British Columbia

UBC Faculty Profile - Bhushan Gopaluni

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  • Address: 5000-2332 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4


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