Background and activities

Research Focus

Production optimization under uncertainty for Subsea Production systems. My project is a part of the SFI SUBPRO supervised by Prof. Sigurd Skogestad and co-supervised by Prof. Bjarne Foss from the depertment of Engineering Cybernetics and Ass. Prof. Johannes Jäschke. 

Short CV
  • 2016 - 2019: PhD Candidate, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • 2014 - 2016: Senior Researcher Prod Tech, Statoil Research Center, Porsgrunn
  • 2012 - 2014: Researcher Prod Tech, Statoil Research Center, Porsgrunn
  • 2011 - 2012: MSc Control Systems (Distinction), Imperial College London
  • 2008  - 2011: B.Eng (First class Hons.), University of Nottingham

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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  • Krishnamoorthy, Dinesh; Bergheim, Elvira M; Pavlov, Alexey; Fredriksen, Morten; Fjalestad, Kjetil. (2016) Modelling and Robustness Analysis of Model Predictive Control for Electrical Submersible Pump Lifted Heavy Oil Wells. 11th IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems Including Biosystems DYCOPS-CAB ; Trondheim. 2016-06-06 - 2016-06-08.
  • Krishnamoorthy, Dinesh; Foss, Bjarne Anton; Skogestad, Sigurd. (2016) Real-Time Optimization under Uncertainty Applied to a Gas Lifted Well Network. Processes. vol. 4.
  • Krishnamoorthy, Dinesh; Pavlov, Alexey; Li, Qin. (2016) Robust Extremum Seeking Control with application to Gas Lifted Oil Wells. 12th IFAC Workshop on Adaptation and Learning in Control and Signal Processing ALCOSP ; Eindhoven. 2016-06-29 - 2016-07-01.


  • Pavlov, Alexey; Krishnamoorthy, Dinesh; Aske, Elvira Marie B; Fredriksen, Morten; Fjalestad, Kjetil. (2014) Modelling and model predictive control of oil wells with electric submersible pumps. 2014 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA) ; Antibes. 2014-10-08.