Postdoctoral fellow,
EIT  3138, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
email: rachelpsg@gmail.com Research Interests Control theory
 Singular control systems
 Graph theoretic techniques (Bipartite graphs and matching theory)
 Multiagent and Decentralized control
 Numerical linear algebra
 Model predictive control
 Optimization
 Energy systems
Professional Experience Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, April 2015 to present Academic Background
 PhD, Control and Computing, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 2009 2014
 B.E, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, P.S.G. College of Technology, 2009
My detailed CV is available here.
Publications Google scholar citations
Journals:  R. K. Kalaimani, M.N. Belur and D. Chakraborty, "Singular LQR control, PD
Controllers and inadmissible initial conditions", IEEE Transactions on
Automatic Control, vol. 58, no. 10, pp. 26032608, Oct. 2013. [pdf]
 R. K. Kalaimani, M. N. Belur and Sivaramakrishnan
Sivasubramanian, "Generic poleassignability, structurally constrained
controllers and unimodular completion", Linear Algebra and its Applications, vol.439, pp.40034022, 2013. [pdf]
 R. K. Kalaimani, M. N. Belur and ,"Impulse controllability: from descriptor systems to higher order DAEs", to appear in IEEE Transactions on
Automatic Control, 2016.
 S.C. Jugade, D. Pal, R.K. Kalaimani and M.N. Belur, “Fast modes in the set of minimal dissipation
trajectories”, to appear in Systems & Control Letters, 2016.
Conferences:  R. K. Kalaimani and M. N. Belur, Singular LQR control, impulsefree interconnection and optimal PD controller design, In Proceedings of 50tth IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, U.S.A, 2011. [pdf]
 R. K. Kalaimani and M. N. Belur, Generic pole assignability of DAE systems with controller structural constraints, In Proceedings of Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamic Systems ACODS, Bangalore, India, 2012. [pdf]
 R. K. Kalaimani and M. N. Belur, Minimal controller Structure for generic pole placement, In Proceedings of European Control Conference, Zurich, Switerland, 2013. [pdf]
 S. C. Jugade, D. Pal, R. K. Kalaimani and M. N. Belur, Stationary Trajectories, Singular Hamiltonian systems and illposed interconnection, In Proceedings of European Control Conference, Zurich, Switerland, 2013. [pdf]
 M. Singh, R. K. Kalaimani, M. N. Belur and S. V. Iyer, Decentralized controllability of multiinverter microgrids, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, Cape Town, South Africa, 2013. [pdf]
 R. K. Kalaimani, Distance of a pencil from having a zero at infinity, In Proceedings of International Conference on Numerical Linear Algebra and Applications, IIT Guwahati, 2013.
 A. Kothyari, R. K. Kalaimani and M. N. Belur, Nearest singular descriptor system having impulsive initial conditions, To appear In Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2014.
 A. Kotoky, A. Mahajan, A. Arulselvan, R.K. Kalaimani and M.N. Belur, “Minimum
controller substructure for generic arbitrary pole placement: a multicommodity flow and TSP
based formulation”, Proceedings of the IEEE European Control Conference, Aalborg, Denmark,
29 June1 July, 2016.
Talks “Linear Programming”, Talk in short term training program on ’Advanced Computational Tech niques in Engineering’ organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, Lokmanya Tilak College of Engineering on 17th November, 2010.
 Conducted a workshop on LATEX organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, Fr.C.Rodrigues Institute of Technology on 8th October, 2011.
 “Cooperative control of multiagent systems”, Talk in ‘Workshop on Advanced Control System’ (July 15,2013) organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, Fr.C.Rodrigues Institute of Technology on 3rd July, 2013.
 “Selecting conference/ journals and plagiarism”, Talk in two day faculty development programmeon ‘Techniques for Effective Technical Paper Writing’ organized by Department of Electronics Engineering, FR. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering on 31st August, 2013.

