• B.E. (MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, ACCET, KARAIKUDI)
• M.E. (REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING, CEG, ANNA UNIVERSITY)
• Ph.D. (ENERGY CONSERVATION POTENTIAL IN AIR HANDLING SYSTEM USING GENETIC BASED    FUZZY LOGIC CONTROLLER)

S.no

Name of the Organisation

Post Held

Roles and Responsibility

Period

1.

Machine Tool Accessories (p) Ltd. Ambatture, Chennai.

Quality Control Engineer.

Inspection

March 1994 to

June 1996

2

VELTECH Engineering College, Chennai.

Lecturer

Teaching

August 1998 to

June 2002

3

Velammal Engineering College, Chennai.

Lecturer

Teaching

July 2002 to

November 2002

4

Anna University

Chennai.

TRA

Teaching & Research

Nov’2002 to

November 2006

5

Anna University

Chennai.

Visiting faculty

Teaching

December 2006 to July 2008

6

Kalasalingam University,

Krishnankoil.

Associate Professor

Teaching

July 2008 to

Sept’2009

7

University College of Engineering – Thirukkuvallai Campus

Asst. Professor

DEAN (I/C)

Teaching &

Administration

Sept’2009 to

June 2014

8

University College of Engineering – Villupuram Campus.

Asst. Professor

Teaching

June 2014 to

Oct’2014

9

University College of Engineering Kancheepuram

Asst. Professor &

DEAN i/c

Teaching &

Administration

Oct’ 2014 to

Till Date

Designation

Organisation

Duration

HoD in-charge

VELTECH Engineering College

1998-2002

Controller of Examination

VELTECH Engineering College

1998-2002

ISO Co-ordinator

VELTECH Engineering College

Velammal Engineering College

1998-2002

2002

Deputy Director- Center for Energy and Environment

Kalasalingam University,

Krishnan Koil.

Sept’2008 to Sept’ 2009

Director – Exam Cell

Kalasalingam University,

Krishnan Koil.

Sept’2008 to Sept’2009

Class committee chairperson

Kalasalingam University,

Krishnan Koil.

July’2008 to Sept’2009

DEAN(i/c)

University College of Engineering – Thirukkuvallai Campus

March’2010 to Sept’2013

Ist Year Co-ordinator

University College of Engineering – Villupuram Campus

July2014 to Oct’2014

DEAN(i/c)

University College of Engineering – Kancheepuram Campus

Oct’2014 to Tilldate

1. Karunakaran R. , Parameshwaran R., Iniyan S. and Anand A. Samuel (2007), ‘ Experimental evaluation of Combined DCV and economizer cycle using a FLC Variable Air volume (VAV) system’, The International Journal of Ventilation, Vol.5, No.4, pp.393-404.

2. Karunakaran R., Parameshwaran R., Ramakrishna Pyluru, Iniyan S. and Mohan Lal D. (2007), ‘Experimental Analysis of Genetic-Fuzzy Inverter DX VAV A/C System for Automatically Ventilated Buildings’, The International Journal of Ventilation, Vol.6, No.3, pp.219-234

3. Karunakaran R., Parameshwaran R., Iniyan S. and Senthilkumar A. (2007), ‘A Fuzzy based Efficient Air Conditioning System for Energy Conservation in Buildings’, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Theory and Practice, Vol.2, No.2, pp.89-104

4. Karunakaran R. , Parameshwaran R. and Iniyan S.(2007) ‘ Energy efficient controller for improving Thermal comfort, IAQ and Energy saving in HVAC system’, AMSE journals, Vol. 76 nº 3 , pp. 31- 49.

5. Karunakaran R. , Parameshwaran R., Iniyan S. and Anand A. Samuel (2008), ‘Optimization of Energy Conservation Potential for VAV Air Conditioning System using Fuzzy based Genetic Algorithm’, International Journal of Mathematical, physical and Engineering Sciences, Vol.2, No.4, pp. 223 – 230.

6. Karunakaran R., Parameshwaran R., Iniyan S. and Senthilkumar A. (2008), ‘Experimental analysis of fuzzy controlled energy efficient DCV-Economizer cycle VAV air conditioning system’, Thermal Sciences, Vol.12, No.3, pp. 15 – 32.

7. Karunakaran R., Parameshwaran and R., Iniyan S. (2009), ‘Experimental Analysis of Energy Efficient Building Air Conditioning using Fuzzy Logic Controller’, International Energy Journal, Vol.10, No.2, pp. 113-130

8. Karunakaran R., Parameshwaran and R., Iniyan S. (2009), ‘Energy efficient fuzzy based combined variable refrigerant volume and variable air volume air conditioning system for buildings’, Applied Energy Journal, Vol.87, No.4, pp. 1158 – 1175.

9. Karunakaran R., Parameshwaran R., Senthilkumar A. and Iniyan S. (2009) ‘Efficient Variable Air Volume Air Conditioning System Based On Fuzzy Logic Control For Buildings’, Thammasat International Journal for Science and Technology, Vol.14, No.1, pp. 21-33.

10. Parameshwaran R, Karunakaran R., Muthumariappan S. and Bipasha S., (2010), ‘An Energy Efficient Air Conditioning system using Displacement Ventilation and Chilled Ceiling for Modern Office Building ’, The International Journal of Ventilation, Vol.9, No.1, pp.25-44.

11. Karunakaran R., (2013), ‘Design, Fabrication and Performance Study of Frusto-Conical Solar Collector by Using Nanofluids’, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology, ISSN: 2278 – 0181, Vol. 2, Issue 5

12. Karunakaran R., Parameshwaran R., Vinu R. and Iniyan S. (2014) ‘Energy conservative building air conditioning system controlled and optimized using fuzzy genetic algorithm, Energy and Buildings (Article in press)

International Conferences

1. R.Karunakaran , N.Sankar, S.Iniyan “ Studies on Energy Conservation Potential for Air Handling System using Fuzzy Logic Controller in HVAC plant.” ICEE2006: Recent Trends and Issues in Energy and Environment. University Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia. Abstract Proceedings pp45.

2. R.Karunakaran , C.Ravikumar, S.Iniyan “ Energy conservation on air handling system optimized by genetic algorithm.” 3rd BSME-ASME ICET 2006 Bangladesh, Abstract Proceedings pp72

3. R.Karunakaran , C.Ravikumar, S.Iniyan “Using Genetic Algorithm to Optimize VAV Air conditioning system ” ICEE2006: Recent Trends and Issues in Energy and Environment. University Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia. Abstract Proceedings pp53.

4. R.Karunakaran , K. Thirumali Rasu, S.Iniyan “Combined DCV and Economizer cycle using FLC on VAV Air conditioning system-An Energy conservation Approch .” 3rd BSME-ASME ICET 2006 Bangladesh, Abstract Proceedings pp71

5. R.Karunakaran , M.kavitha, S.Iniyan “ Variable air volume (VAV) duct system design optimization by Genetic Algorithm.” ICEE2006: Recent Trends and Issues in Energy and Environment. University Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia. Abstract Proceedings pp48

6. R.Karunakaran , C.Ravikumar, S.Iniyan “ Energy Savings on software Air conditioning Building Optimized by Genetic Algorithm. ICAME 2006: International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, SRM Engineering college, Chennai, India pp374-379

7. R.Parameshwaran, R. Karunakaran, S. Harikrishnan, S. Iniyan, “Performance analysis on VRV system with EEV using fuzzy logic controller” International Conference on Modeling and Simulation Coimbatore (CITICOMS 2007), India. 27-29 August 2007 pp553-561

8. Karunakaran. R, Parameshwaran. R, Senthil kumar, Iniyan. S., “Improving IAQ and energy efficiency for buildings using VAV air-Conditioning system based on fuzzy logic” 6th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation & Energy Conservation in Buildings (IAQVEC2007) Sendai, Japan. pp 28-31.

9. Karunakaran. R., “Improved latent heat storage system in Double/Triple Concentric tube heat exchanger: A Review.” International Conference on Innovative Research in Engineering & Technology-2014 ( ICRIET ). pp 104-113.

10. Karunakaran. R., “Review of Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage.” IEEE International Conference on Advances in Engineering & Technology-2014 ( IEEE-ICAET). pp 26-30.

National Conferences

1. Karunakaran. R , Adam shafi and S.Iniyan “ A comparative study of Two-Position, PID and Fuzzy controllers with applications to HVAC plants ", Second Control instrumentation system conference, CISCON 2005 , pp.440-444, Nov 11-12, 2005 , Manipal University.

2. K.Kameshwaran and Karunakaran “Performance study of VRV Air conditioning system using Artificial Intelligent control", National conference in Manufacturing and Management, AIMMS 08 , pp.39, 2008, Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, Chennai, India.

Published 13 International Journals, 1 National Journal, 8 International Conferences and 2 National Conferences.

Coordination Committee Convener for International conference on Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (INCAMA2009) in Kalasalingam University.

Seminar presentation on Rajiv Gandhi Renewable energy day at Collector Office, Virudhunagar

Workshop, Thermal Lab and Manufacturing Lab Erection Works in VELTECH Engineering College.

DEAN (i/c) in University College of Engineering ,Thirukkuvalai for Four Years from March 2010 to Sept’2013.

1. Refrigeration & Air Conditioning system control.

2. Fuzzy Logic Controller.

3. Artificial Neural Network

4. Genetic Algorithms.

5. MATLAB-SIMULINK Simulation.

6. Heat transfer study on Nanofluids.

7. Thermal Storage System.

8. Automotive Air conditioning.