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Bhushan Gopaluni

Professor and Associate Dean of Education and Professional Development
Chemical and Biological Engineering

Bhushan Gopaluni is a professor in the department of chemical and biological engineering and an Associate Dean for Education and Professional Development in the faculty of Applied Science at the University of British Columbia. He is also an associate faculty member 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 was the Elizabeth and Leslie Gould Teaching Professor from 2014 to 2017. He is currently an associate editor for Journal of Process Control, The Journal of Franklin Institute and Results in Control and Optimization.

Bhushan 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 filed of Chemical Engineering. From 2003 to 2005 he worked as an engineering consultant at Matrikon Inc. (now Honeywell Process Solutions) during which he designed and commissioned multivariable controllers in British Columbia’s pulp and paper industry, and implemented numerous controller performance monitoring projects in the Oil & Gas and other chemical industries. He is the recipient of Killam Teaching Prize and the Dean’s service medal from the University of British Columbia and D.G. Fisher Award in Process Control from Canadian Society for Chemical Engineers.