Institute of High Performance Computing


People: Vibrant & Dynamic Culture



Computing Science (CS)

Dr. Loganathan PONNAMBALAM

Dr. Loganathan PONNAMBALAM

Research Interests:

  • Supply chain disruption modeling
  • Agent-based modeling
  • Network-based modeling
  • Infectious disease modeling
  • Supply chain risk management
  • Decision trees
  • Spatio-temporal data mining


  • Ph.D., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2013.
  • M.Tech., Chemical Plant Design, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India, 2007.
  • B.Tech., Chemical Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, India, 2004.

Published Journals/ Articles:


    • Loganathan P, Sundaramoorthy S, Lakshminarayanan S., “Modeling information feedback during H1N1 outbreak using stochastic agent-based models”. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2011 (DOI:10.1002/apj.571)
    • Loganathan P, Lakshminarayanan S, H. R. Lee, C. S. Ho., “Understanding the socioeconomic heterogeneity in healthcare in US counties: the Effect of Population density, education and poverty on H1N1 Pandemic Mortality”, Epidemiology and Infection, 2011 (DOI:10.1017/S0950268811001464)


    • L. Ponnambalam, L. Wenbin, X. Fu, X.F. Yin, Z. Wang, R.S.M. Goh, “Decision Trees to Model the Impact of Disruption and Recovery in Supply Chain Networks”, IEEM 2013, Dec 2013, Thailand
    • Xiuju Fu, R.S.M. Goh, J.C. Tong, L. Ponnambalam, X.F. Yin, Z.X.Wang, H.Y. Xu, S.F. Lu “Social Media for Supply Chain Risk Management”, IEEM 2013, Dec 2013, Thailand
    • L. Ponnambalam, A. Tan, X. Fu, X.F. Yin, Z. Wang, R.S.M. Goh, “An Agent-Based Network Analytic Perspective on the Evolution of Complex Adaptive Supply Chain Networks”, 3rd International Conference on Instrumentation, Control and Automation, August 28-30, 2013, Indonesia
    • Rick Siow Mong Goh, Zhaoxia Wang, Xiaofeng Yin, Xiuju Fu, Loganathan Ponnambalam, Sifei Lu, Xiaorong Li. RiskVis: Supply Chain Visualization with Risk Management and Real-time Monitoring. 9th Annual IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (IEEE CASE) 2013, USA
    • L. Ponnambalam, et. al, “Age-stratified transmission dynamic models to assess severity of influenza pandemics in real-time”, “15th International Congress on Infectious Disease (ICID)”,  2012, Thailand
    • L. Ponnambalam, et. al, “Assessment of Severity for Influenza Pandemics in Real-time: How certain can we be, and by when?”, Incidence, Severity, and Impact 2012, Germany
    • May Su T., Kiran K. L., Loganathan P., Lakshminarayanan S., Applications of PSE Techniques to Disease Treatment and Policy Planning, Keynote paper, international Conference on Process Automation, Control and Computing (PACC), India, 2011 (Keynote talk)
    • Loganathan P, Hao Ran Lee, Lakshminarayanan S., Spatiotemporal correlates of the variation in health outcomes in the US during infectious disease outbreaks: A county-level risk mapping for optimal resource management, Health GIS 2011, New Delhi, India, 2011
    • Loganathan P, Hao Ran Lee, Lakshminarayanan S., Geospatial mapping of high-risk epidemic clusters and time-varying diffusion trends for Texas counties using weekly incidence data, Health GIS 2011, New Delhi, India, 2011
    • Loganathan P, Chee Siang Ho, Hao Ran Lee, Lakshminarayanan S., Towards Forecasting Flu Dynamics Using a Regionalized State Space Model, Invited session paper, 4th International Symposium on Advanced Control of Industrial Processes, China, 2011 (Invited session)
    • Loganathan P, Lakshminarayanan S, Hao Ran Lee., Evaluation of health systems performance and estimation of health-care inequality among US counties: a novel approach for priority setting by proxy metrics and decision trees, Global Health Metrics & Evaluation 2011, Seattle, US, 2011
    • Loganathan P, Hao Ran Lee, Lakshminarayanan S., Application of GIS in public health: A spatiotemporal mapping of susceptible, ILGISA spring 2011 conference, Illinois , US, 2011
    • Loganathan P, Sundaramoorthy S and Lakshminarayanan S., Optimal Intervention Strategies for H1N1 outbreak Using Stochastic programming, PSE Asia 2010, Singapore, 2010
    • Loganathan P, Lakshminarayanan S, Sundaramoorthy S, Kouk Leong Wei., Capturing the Agewise Emergent Human Behavior During an Epidemic Outbreak - An Agent based Approach, International Conference on Latest Trends in Simulation Modeling and Analysis COSMA 2009, India, 2009
    • V. Lakshmi, P. Loganathan, G. P. Rangaiah, F. G. Chen and S. Lakshminarayanan., Predictability of Blood Glucose in Surgical ICU Patients in Singapore, 13th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, IFMBE Proceedings, Singapore, 2009




    A*STAR SERC funded project: Master facilitative control tower for risk management of complex supply chains. Partners: TLI-AP, SIMTech. Role: Co-Principal Investigator. 2012-present

    Recipient of ‘Best paper award’ at the Health GIS 2011 conference, New Delhi, India, 2011

    Recipient of a travel award to attend “The Lancet” organized Global Health Metrics and Evaluation conference held in Seattle (2011); Award amount ~ 2500 USD

    Recipient of a travel award to attend CISS, Mexico organized conference held in Mexico City (2011); Award amount – 2000 USD

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