Book Chapters (Original Research Chapter):
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan and Gudi, R. D., Constraint Programming and Genetic Algorithm, Stochastic Global Optimization: Techniques and Applications in Chemical Engineering,Edited by G.P. Rangaiah, Published by World Scientific, June 2010, ISBN: 978-981-4299-20-6.
Refereed International Journal Articles:
  • Punnathanam, V., Kotecha, P. Multi-objective optimization of Stirling engine systems using Front-based Yin-Yang-Pair Optimization, Available online 3 November 2016, Energy Conversion and Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2016.10.035.
  • Punnathanam, V., Kotecha, P. Effective multi-objective optimization of Stirling engine systems, (2016) Applied Thermal Engineering, 108, pp. 261-276.
  • Punnathanam, V., Kotecha, P. Yin-Yang-pair Optimization: A novel lightweight optimization algorithm, (2016) Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 54, pp. 62-79.
  • Tesfaye, M., Patwa, R., Kommadath, R., Kotecha, P., Katiyar, V., Silk nanocrystals stabilized melt extruded poly (lactic acid) nanocomposite films: Effect of recycling on thermal degradation kinetics and optimization studies, (2016) Thermochimica Acta, 643, pp. 41-52.
  • Chinta, S., Kommadath, R., Kotecha, P., A note on multi-objective improved teaching–learning based optimization algorithm (MO-ITLBO), (2016) Information Sciences, 373, pp. 1339-1351.
  • Kadambur, R., Kotecha, P., Optimal production planning in a petrochemical industry using multiple levels, (2016) Computers and Industrial Engineering, 100, pp. 133-143.
  • Kadambur, R., Kotecha, P., Multi-level production planning in a petrochemical industry using elitist Teaching-Learning-Based-Optimization, (2015) Expert Systems with Applications, 42 (1), pp. 628-641.
  • Kotecha P., Diwekar, U., and Cabezas, H., Model Based Approach to Study the Impact of Biofuels on the Sustainability of an Integrated System, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 2013, 15, 21.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan, Gudi, R. D., Efficient Optimization Strategies with Constraint Programming, AIChE Journal, 2010; 56(2); 387-404.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan, Gudi, R. D., Design of Robust, Reliable Sensor Networks using Constraint Programming. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 2008; 32(9); 2030-2049.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan, Gudi, R. D., Keshari, M. K., A Duality based Framework for Integrating Reliability and Precision for Sensor Network Design, Journal of Process Control, 2008; 18(2); 189-201.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan, Gudi, R. D., Constraint Programming based Robust Sensor Network Design. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2007; 46(18); 5985-5999.
Conferences: Paper in Proceedings:
  • Kommadath, R. and P. Kotecha, Performance Evaluation of Moth Flame Optimization on Real Parameter Single Objective Optimization and Computationally Expensive Optimization, in IEEE TENCON 2016 Technologies for Smart Nation 22nd - 25th November 2016: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore  
  • Chauhan, S.S. and P. Kotecha, Single Level Production Planning in Petrochamical Industries using Moth-Flame Optimization, in IEEE TENCON 2016 — Technologies for Smart Nation 22nd - 25th November 2016: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
  • Maharana, D. and P. Kotecha, Simultaneous Heat Transfer Search for Single Objective Real-Parameter Numerical Optimization Problem, in IEEE TENCON 2016 — Technologies for Smart Nation 22nd - 25th November 2016: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
  • Punnathanam, V. and P. Kotecha, Adaptive Ying Yang Pair Optimization on CEC 2016 Functions, in IEEE TENCON 2016 — Technologies for Smart Nation 22nd - 25th November 2016: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
  • Kommadath, R., C. Sivadurgaprasad, and P. Kotecha, Single Phase Multi-Group Teaching Learning Algorithm for Computationally Expensive Numerical Optimization, in IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI) 24th-29th,  July 2016: Vancouver, Canada
  • Kommadath, R., C. Sivadurgaprasad, and P. Kotecha, Single Phase Multi-Group Teaching Learning Algorithm for Single Objective Real-Parameter Numerical Optimization (CEC2016)  in IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI) 24th - 29th July, 2016: Vancouver, Canada
  • Punnathanam, V., R. Kommadath, and P. Kotecha, Extension and Performance Evaluation of Recent Optimization Techniques on Mixed Integer Optimization Problems, in IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI)  24th-29th July 2016: Vancouver, Canada
  • Maharana, D. and P. Kotecha, Simultaneous Heat Transfer Search for Computationally Expensive Numerical Optimization, in IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI)  24th -29th July 2016: Vancouver, Canada
  • Punnathanam, V. and P. Kotecha, Reduced Yin-Yang-Pair Optimization and its Performance on the CEC 2016 Expensive Case, in IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI)  24th -29th July 2016: Vancouver, Canada
  • Punnathanam, V., C. Sivadurgaprasad, and P. Kotecha, Multi-objective Optimal Integration of Biorefineries using  NSGA-II and MOGWO, in International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT) March 2016: Madras, India
  • Punnathanam, V., C. Sivadurgaprasad, and P. Kotecha, On the performance of MATLAB’s inbuilt genetic algorithm on single and multi-objective unconstrained optimization problems, in International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT) March 2016: Madras, India
  • Kommadath, R., V. Punnathanam, and P. Kotecha, Performance of Particle Swarm Optimization and Pattern Search on CEC 2013 real parameter single objective optimization, in 2015 IEEE Workshop on Computational Intelligence: Theories, Applications and Future Directions (WCI) 14th - 17th December, 2015: Kanpur, India
  • Kadmbur, R. and P. Kotecha, Constraint Programming Based Production Planning in a Petrochemical Industry, in International Conference on System Modeling and Optimization February 20 - 21, 2014: Barcelona, Spain.
  • Kadmbur, R. and P. Kotecha, Production Planning in a Petrochemical Industry using Elitist Teaching-Learning-Based-Optimization, in International Conference on Operations Research for Data Analytics & Decision Analysis (ICORDADA 2013) 21st - 23rd October, 2013: Srinagar, India
  • Kumar, A., N. Agrawalla, and P. Kotecha, Performance of Elitist Teaching-Learning-Based Optimization (TLBO) Algorithm on Problems from GLOBAL Library, in International Conference on Advanced Engineering Optimization Through Intelligent Techniques 1st - 3rd July, 2013: SVNIT Surat, Gujarat, India
  • Kotecha, P., A Linear Programming Formulation for the Optimal Selection of Pollution Reduction Technology, in 100th Indian Science Congress 3rd - 7th January, 2013, Kolkatta, India
  • Kakati, K.K. and P. Kotecha, Penalty based Preferential Allotment of Teaching Assistants, in International Conference on Optimization, Computing & Business Analytics (ICOCBA 2012) 20th - 22nd December, 2012: Kolkatta, India
  • Jain, A.J., T. Goel, and P. Kotecha, Penalty based Constraint Programming approach for NSF Panel-Assignment Problem in International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing (AISC 2012) 7th - 9th December 2012: IIT (BHU) Varanasi, Varnasi, India
  • Surana, N. and P. Kotecha, Solution of Multi-objective NSF Panel Assignment Problem Using Simulated Annealing, in International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing (AISC 2012)  7th - 9th December 2012: IIT (BHU) Varanasi, Varnasi, India
  • Prasad, A.S., T. Goel, and P. Kotecha, Comparative Performance of Constraint Programming Solvers: IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio and ECLiPsE, in International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing (AISC 2012) 7th - 9th December 2012.: IIT (BHU) Varanasi, Varnasi, India
  • Kotecha, P., et al., Constraint Programming based Input Signal Design for System Identification in 11th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering (PSE 2012) 15th - 19th July 2012: Singapore                           
  • Kotecha, P. R., Diwekar, U. M., Cabezas, H., Exploring the sustainability of industrial production and energy generation with a model system, In World Renewable Energy Congress 2011 (WREC 2011), May 8-13, 2011, Linkoping, Sweden.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Diwekar, U. M., Templeton, J., Cabezas, H., A Novel Integrated Ecological Model for the study of Sustainability, In 9th International Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems (DYCOPS 2010), July 5-7, 2010, Leuven, Belgium.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan and Gudi, R. D., A Novel Multi-Objective Formulation for the Design of Robust Sensor Networks, In 9th International Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems (DYCOPS 2010), July 5-7, 2010, Leuven, Belgium.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Diwekar, U. M., Berger. A., Bhown, A., Performance of Carbon Capture Solvents in an Integrated PC Power Plant, In 9th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture & Sequestration, May 10-13, 2010, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Kapadi, M. D., Mani Bhushan and Gudi, R. D., Multi-objective optimization issues in short-term batch scheduling, 17th IFAC World Congress, Paper ID-4168, Seoul, Korea, (2008).
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan and Gudi, R. D., Unified approach for the design of robust reliable and precision sensor networks, FOCAPO 2008, pp 323-326, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan and Gudi, R. D., Applications of Constraint Programming in Process Systems Engineering, ICETAETS  2008, Vol No. I, pp 1094 -1099, Index paper no. 194, Gujarat, India.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan and Gudi, R. D., Comparison of Mathematical Programming and Constraint Programming for the Design of Sensor Networks, ICETAETS  2008, Vol No. II, pp 1495 - 1500, Index paper no. 72, Gujarat, India.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan and Gudi, R. D., An Unified Approach for the Design of Reliable and Precise Sensor Networks, ICETAETS  2008, Vol No. I, pp 274 - 278, Index paper no. 52, Gujarat, India.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan and Gudi, R. D., Constraint Programming based Multi-Objective Sensor Network Design for Fault Diagnosis, ESCAPE 2007, Romania. [Published in Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 24, 2007, 745-750]
  • Kotecha, P. R., and Gudi, R. D., Constraint Logic Programming for Non Convex NLP and MINLP Problems, IFAC-ADCHEM 2006, pp 821-826, Brazil.
  • Kotecha, R. R., Vasu Gollangi, An Experimental Correlation for heat transfer coefficient in Helical Coils, IIChE-CHEMCON-2003, India National Conference.
Conferences: Presentations:
  • Chauhan, S., C. Sivadurgaprasad, and P. Kotecha., Performance of evolutionary algorithms for multi-level production planning, in 47th annual convention of (ORSI) Nov 30 - Dec 3, 2014: Tirupati, India
  • Marodia, A., J. Kumari, and P. Kotecha, A Mathematical Programming Approach to avoid Hotspots by appropriate Industry Allocation in Chemcon 2012   27th - 30th December, 2012: Jalandhar, India
  • Tripathi, A., R. Kadmbur, and P. Kotecha, Multi-Objective Optimization for Production Planning in Petrochemical Industry in Chemcon 2013 27th - 31st January, 2013: Mumbai, India
  • Goel, T., A. Jain, and P. Kotecha, Constraint Programming based Approach for the NSF Panel -Assignment Problem in Chemcon 2012   27th - 30th December, 2012: Jalandhar, India
  • Marodia, A., J. Kumari, and P. Kotecha, A Mathematical Programming Approach to avoid Hotspots by appropriate Industry Allocation in Chemcon 2012   27th - 30th December, 2012: Jalandhar, India
  • Kakati, K. and P. Kotecha, A Mathematical Programming Approach for the allocation of Teaching Assistants in Chemcon 2012 27th - 30th December, 2012: Jalandhar, India
  • Kotecha, P. R., Diwekar, Cabezas, H., A System Theory approach to study the Impact of Energy Production and Utilization on the Sustainability of an Ecosystem, In International Congress On Sustainability Science and Engineering 2011 (ICOSSE 11), January 9 - 13, 2011, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Diwekar, Bhown, A., A Comprehensive Comparative Study of Solvents for the Capture of Carbon in a Coal fired Power Plant, In 2010 AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 7- 12, 2010.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Diwekar, Cabezas, H., Study of the Impact of Biofuels on the Sustainability an Integrated Ecosystem Model, In 2010 AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 7- 12, 2010.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Diwekar, Bhown, A., Study of Absorption Based Carbon Capture In a Coal Fired Power Plant, In AIChE Midwest Regional conference, Chicago, Illinois, Sept. 30 -Oct. 1, 2010.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Diwekar, Cabezas, H., Sustenance of An Ecosystem Using Biofuels, In 2010 AIChE Midwest Regional Conference, Chicago, Illinois, Sept. 30 - Oct. 1, 2010.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Salazar, J., Diwekar, U. M., Zitney, S. E., Optimal Synthesis of a Pulverized Coal Power Plant with Carbon Capture, In AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA, 2009.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Diwekar, U. M., Templeton, J., Cabezas, H., Study of the Sustainability of an Integrated Ecosystem with Energy Considerations, In AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA, 2009.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Kapadi, M. D., Mani Bhushan and Gudi, R. D., On the Determination of Multiple solutions for Batch Scheduling using Constraint Programming, 2007 AIChE Annual Meeting, Utah, USA.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan and Gudi, R. D., Efficient Generation of Globally Optimal Pareto-Fronts using Constraint Programming, 2007 AIChE Annual Meeting, Utah, USA.
  • Kotecha, P. R., Mani Bhushan and Gudi, R. D., On the Duality between Reliability and Precision for Sensor Network Design, International Conference on Computational, Mathematical and Statistical Methods 2007, Chennai, India.