Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Research Associate / Senior Developer



+44 (0)20 7594 6645k.kuriyan




C410Roderic Hill BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Extensive experience in developing, maintaining and disseminating tools for simulation and optimisation of process systems. Recent projects:

  • Development of a digital twin for in vitro transcription of RNA products.
  • Planning optimal experiment campaigns in early stage pharmaceutical process development.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Kusumo K, Kuriyan K, Vaidyaraman S, et al., 2022, Probabilistic framework for optimal experimental campaigns in the presence of operational constraints, Reaction Chemistry and Engineering, Vol:7, ISSN:2058-9883, Pages:2359-2374

Kusumo K, Kuriyan K, Vaidyaraman S, et al., 2022, Risk mitigation in model-based experiment design: a continuous-effort approach to optimal campaigns, Computers & Chemical Engineering, Vol:159, ISSN:0098-1354

Aunedi M, Pantaleo AM, Kuriyan K, et al., 2020, Modelling of national and local interactions between heat and electricity networks in low-carbon energy systems, Applied Energy, Vol:276, ISSN:0306-2619, Pages:1-18

Jing R, Kuriyan K, Lin J, et al., 2020, Quantifying the contribution of individual technologies in integrated urban energy systems – A system value approach, Applied Energy, Vol:266, ISSN:0306-2619

Kong Q, Kuriyan K, Shah N, et al., 2019, Development of a responsive optimisation framework for decision-making in precision agriculture, Computers & Chemical Engineering, Vol:131, ISSN:0098-1354

Jing R, Kuriyan K, Kong Q, et al., 2019, Exploring the impact space of different technologies using a portfolio constraint based approach for multi-objective optimization of integrated urban energy systems, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol:113, ISSN:1364-0321, Pages:1-12

Kuriyan K, Shah N, 2019, A combined spatial and technological model for the planning of district energy systems, International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management, Vol:21, ISSN:2246-2929, Pages:111-131

Kuriyan K, Reklaitis GV, 2013, Creating shared resources for pharmaceutical technology education-Simulation tools, Education for Chemical Engineers, Vol:8, ISSN:1749-7728

Kuriyan K, Catlin AC, Reklaitis GV, 2009, pharmaHUB: Building a virtual organization for pharmaceutical engineering and science, Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation, Vol:4, ISSN:1872-5120, Pages:81-89

Hlinak AJ, Kuriyan K, Morris KR, et al., 2006, Understanding critical material properties for solid dosage form design, Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation, Vol:1, ISSN:1872-5120, Pages:12-17

Kuriyan K, Muench W, Reklaitis GV, 2001, Air Products Hydrogen Liquefaction Project: Building a Web-Based Simulation of an Industrial Process, Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Vol:9, ISSN:1061-3773, Pages:180-191


Kusumo KP, Kuriyan K, García-Muñoz S, et al., 2021, Continuous-Effort Approach to Model-Based Experimental Designs, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, Pages:867-873

Kuriyan K, Shah N, 2017, Trade-offs in the Design of Urban Energy Systems, Editor(s): Espuna, Graells, Puigjaner, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, Pages:2383-2388


Aunedi M, Kuriyan K, Pantaleo AM, et al., 2019, Multi-scale modelling of interactions between heat and electricity networks in low-carbon energy systems, 14th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems – SDEWES Conference, SDEWES

Kuriyan K, Shah N, Tools and Workflows in the Design of Urban Energy Systems, American Institue of Chemical Engineers, Annual Meeting

Kuriyan K, 2015, An Interactive Framework for Building and Analysing Models of Urban Energy Systems, Pages:971-976, ISSN:1570-7946

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