Rahul Raveendran is a Data Scientist at Spartan Controls Ltd., Burnaby, BC, Canada. At Spartan Controls, his role involves developing data-driven solutions to solve challenges faced by customers in process operations, reliability, and process safety. Rahul has 10 years of R&D and consulting experience in data science, process optimization and advanced process control. Rahul has helped co-develop solutions and products focused on alarm monitoring, control loop performance monitoring, bypass monitoring, energy management, equipment reliability, advanced process control and optimization.
Rui (Ray) Nian has 7 years of industrial experience and has been working for Spartan Controls on data related projects for the last 4 years. Currently, he leads the software development team at BlueMarvel AI to create modern software catered towards the process industry. Rui received his BSc. in Chemical Engineering and MSc. in Process Control from the University of Alberta. Rui specialized in reinforcement learning optimal control and ML for industrial monitoring and prediction. Previously, Rui has worked in health care, upstream/midstream and downstream oil and gas, and in mining operations.