Delivering Process Excellence

Technology catalyst to provide operations excellence with combination of skillsets and advanced technologies

Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is a consulting company, providing solutions to the process industry verticals like Oil & Gas, Lifesciences / Pharma, F&B, Chemicals, Metals & Mining, Cement, Power, etc. As a first company incubated out of national chemical laboratory (NCL), Pune (india) under the leadership of Dr. Vivek Ranade, we have been focusing on application of advanced technologies to address process related challenges.

With a strong Process R&D background, and combination of skill sets (100+ persons - Domain Engg. / SMEs, Modeling & Simulation, Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Application engineers), we support process development, central modeling teams, process technologist, digital and plant operations teams with our breadth and depth of services and solutions. We have delivered >2000+ consulting projects into modeling & simulation, process optimization, advanced analytics, energy optimization, flow assurance and mechanical integrity testing, etc. We serve fortune 500, 100 customers in various industries with flexible engagement models and have built center of excellence (COE’s) to support customers large programs.

Our Credentials
500
+
Customers globally
2000
+
Projects delivered using multiple technologies
100
+M $
Savings realized by our customers
300
+
Multi-domain / Industry consultants with diverse technology know-how
15
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Technology Solutions Partnerships
250,000+
Sq.ft
Experiments set-up for new technology testing
10
+
Center of Excellence (COE’s) for various customers/ partners

Tridiagonal Solutions Evolution

  1. First company incubated out of CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune (India) under the leadership of Dr. Vivek Ranade.
    2006
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  2. Established Advanced Modeling & Simulation group (Computational Fluid Dynamics, Discrete Element Modeling, Mathematical Modeling, Hybrid Modeling, etc.)
    2006 to 2008
  3. Established center of excellence for flow assurance studies for Oil & Gas, mechanical integrity testing, new energy testing (TRL 3- TRL 9)
    2010
  4. Developed CFD solver for Mixing analysis of stirred tanks
    2012
  5. Launched industry’s first mixing analysis solution - MixIT with CFD solver for mixing analysis for stirred tanks
    2013
  6. Plugging and abandonment contract for large E&P company
    2015
  7. Established Manufacturing excellence and Digital Transformation group to provide process manufacturing digital solutions
    2018
  8. Launched simulation knowledge management solution – Simsight for extracting value our of simulations
    2022
  9. Established Center of excellence for various technology solution providers (Honeywell, Emerson, Yokogawa, Aveva, etc.)
    2023
  10. New energy testing (TRL 3- TRL 9) set-up for CCUS

    Unveiling Our New Logo Identity

     

    2024
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Tridiagonal Solutions at a glance

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Our Vision

To create and deliver ‘Value’ to our customers by harnessing the power of technology and high performing teams

Core Values
Values

We strive to innovate with integrity, always putting the needs of our customers and partners first. Through relentless curiosity and a commitment to excellence, we aim to be a catalyst for bringing change and create value for everyone.

Commitment
Commitment

At Tridiagonal Solutions, we are committed to pushing the boundaries of technology to drive innovation and deliver value. Our mission is to create solutions that not only meet the needs of today but also anticipate the challenges of tomorrow. We are dedicated to sustainability, diversity, and ethical practices, ensuring that our impact on all the stakeholders involved is a positive one. Together, we strive to make a difference and empower people to achieve more.

Our Leadership Team

Empowering Excellence, Inspiring Growth.
Pravin Jain
Pravin Jain
Chairman

Pravin has proven his expertise in creating, positioning and managing high-growth companies. Mr. Jain has completed his Bachelors in Computer Engineering from University of Mumbai and Masters in Computer System Engineering from Northeastern University, Boston. He has also completed the Executive Program for Growing Companies at Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He has over 25 years of experience in Technology Entrepreneurship, Business Development and Delivery of Customer-Centric Solutions. Pravin’s experience includes acquiring as well as divesting companies. Pravin lived and worked for 14 years in the US, and shifted back to India in the summer of 2006. He has driven and been accountable for Sales, Marketing, Technology, Delivery and Strategy functions at his previous ventures.

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Ashish Kulkarni
Ashish Kulkarni
Vice President and BU Head (Advanced Modeling and Simulation)

Ashish is one of the founding members of Tridiagonal. He holds Post graduate degree in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences from IIT, Kanpur. At Tridiagonal, Ashish has played several roles including setting up CFD consulting team, Leading the software development group, Establishing OpenFOAM based solver, Operating as Business Unit Head, etc... His technical interests include Turbulence Modeling, Simulation Data Management and Developing Digital Twins.

Ashish is an expert at building team of Engineers. Hiring, Training, Mentoring and Grooming young engineers to deliver high end engineering solutions is his forte. Ashish has followed his passion to develop around 500 CAE engineers over last twenty four years.

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Dr. Damodaran Vedapuri
Head – North American Operations

Dr. Damo Vedapuri is the Head of North American Operations at Tridiagonal Solutions.  He has 20 years of experience in solving a wide range of fluid flow problems in the Oil and Gas industry. Some of his core focus areas are Erosion, Erosion – Corrosion, Sand Management, and Slurry Multiphase Flow. Dr. Damo has graduated from the Institute of Corrosion and Multiphase Technology at Ohio University with a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering. He is a member of SPE and actively publishes his group’s research in SPE, OTC, NACE and BHR conferences.

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Praveen Kapse
Praveen Kapse
Vice President and BU Head (Digital Transformation - Process Manufacturing)

Mr. Praveen Kapse is the Vice President – Global Strategy and Technology at Tridiagonal Solutions. He is leading the Manufacturing Excellence and Digital Transformation group as well. He has more than 23 years of experience working in the Technology domain across different industry verticals. His core competence involves conceiving strategies for a successful introduction of new technologies and solutions such as Industry 4.0 in the process manufacturing space. With a strong techno-commercial background, he has been implementing large digital transformation programs for various companies across the globe.

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Board Advisory and Subject Matter Experts

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Core Team

Delivering Value to the Customers
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Dr. Jatin Agarwal
Program Director, Experimental Fluid Dynamics
Dr. Jatin is working as Program Director and technical lead with 14+ years of experience for large scale production enhancement R&D projects (paraffin deposition, asphaltene deposition, multi-phase flow, simulation). He holds a Ph.D. degree in Petroleum Engineering from PDEU and Masters Degree from University of Tulsa. During his tenure at PDPU, he was instrumental in establishing state of art Drilling, Cementing and Stimulation Research Center and Enhanced Oil Recovery Consultancy Group for catering the needs of local as well as global E&P companies. He has presented several conference papers and published several journal articles in reputed conferences and journals. He has also authored a book named Offshore Operations and Engineering with CRC press of Taylor and Francis group.
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Mothivel Mummudi
Dr. Mothivel Mummudi
Global Director (Pharma) and Product Head, SimSight

Dr. Mothivel Mummudi has spent his entire professional career building advanced mathematical models for unit operations in the pharma, bio-pharma, chemicals and food industry segments. At Tridiagonal Software, he leads the development of SimSight, Tridiagonal's Advanced Analytics Platform based on computational data. Mothivel and the SimSight product team is driven by a strong commitment to the democratization of knowledge derived from synthetic data (i.e. data from computational models).

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Dr. Gopal Kasat
Global Director-Mixing Science

Gopal is the Global Director-Mixing Science at Tridiagonal Software. He has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from ICT, Mumbai. Gopal is also product manager for the MixIT Software. He has 20+ years of experience in scale-up/scale-down, batch & continuous mixing, computational fluid dynamics, training and mentoring, along with architecting computational solutions for chemical and process industries. Prior to Tridiagonal, Gopal worked at HyCa Technologies where he looked after development of hydrodynamic cavitaion systems for water treatment.

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Nagesh Joshi
Nagesh Joshi
Practice Head Modeling and Simulation

Nagesh has Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering with 20 years of experience in CFD and FEA modeling. He started his career with Atlascopoc as a Project Lead for Modeling and simulations. For the last 16 years, he has been working with Tridiagonal in different capacities. Currently, he is heading Modeling and simulations group.

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Tukaram Suryavanshi
Head – Process Consulting

"Tukaram Suryawanshi holds Masters in Chemical Engineering from IISc Bangalore. As head of Process Consulting services at Tridiagonal, he specilizes in the field of Advanced Modelling & Simulations using CFD, DEM, Mathematical Modelling. He has 18+ years of experience in applying the simulation services to Chemical Process, Pharmaceuticals, Food & Beverages, Medical Devices, FMCG Industries. Prior to Tridiagonal he has worked in Honeywell (Process Simulations & MES), Infosys (Engineering Services), Johnson Controls (Residential Heaters)He has publications in the international journals, conferences and patents from the work experience"

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Sandeep Kulkarni
Sandeep Kulkarni
Director - Program Management

Sandeep Kulkarni holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Production Engineering and has completed advanced computing studies at CDAC. With over 28 years of extensive experience in operational excellence within the refinery, petrochemical, and chemical industries, he is a seasoned professional. His expertise spans process automation, end-to-end value chain integration, and digital transformation, including Industry 4.0 initiatives. Sandeep has led numerous projects for major clients such as Singapore Refinery, Petronas, ExxonMobil, Chevron, TOTAL, Shell, KOC, and Pertamina.

He leads a business unit of 100 engineering professionals, delivering state-of-the-art engineering services to global process industries through technology partners such as Honeywell, Emerson, Aveva, and Yokogawa. Sandeep has been instrumental in developing a collaborative engineering services ecosystem to support the digital transformation journey of process industry clients.

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Parth Sinha
Parth Sinha
Head of Process Data Science

Parthprasoon Sinha, Masters in chemical engineering with diverse cross industry experience supporting physics based data driven solutions. While leading the data science group in Tridiagonal solutions, has crafted several scalable data driven solutions for various initiatives. Has expertise in delivering projects focused on - predictive maintenance, energy management, process optimization and Gen AI.

Has delivered more than 50 projects globally, >50 Digital transformation workshops and others. Has capacity of delivering the bespoke solutions over multiple platforms - Cognite, Seeq, Kelvin, Databricks, AWS, Azure, Litmus Edge and others.

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Kedar Vechlekar
Kedar Vechlekar
Delivery head DMO

Kedar Vechalekar brings over a decade of invaluable experience to his role as Delivery Head accomplished professional with a prestigious Master's in Technology from IIT Bombay, Kedar also holds a Bachelor's degree from Pune University, where he was honored with a Gold Medal. He is PMP certified and possesses extensive expertise in research, operator training simulators, dynamic and steady state simulations. Kedar has successfully delivered over 40 high-impact projects across the oil and gas, petrochemicals, polymers, green hydrogen, and fertilizer industries. Renowned for his leadership and precision, he excels in guiding teams to ensure the seamless delivery of complex projects. Kedar specializes in implementing cutting-edge technologies such as Gen AI to optimize time and effort for traditional tasks. His profound expertise and unwavering dedication drive the success and innovation at our company.

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Apeksha Jadhav
Apeksha Jadhav
HR Head

Apeksha Jadhav holds an Master Degree in Personnel Management from Pune University and certificate in Advance Human Resource Management from IIM, Indore. She is a seasoned Human Resource Business Partner with over 18 years of experience in Human Resource Management. As HR Head at Tridiagonal, she is pivotal in aligning HR functions with business objectives and enhancing employee engagement. Apeksha excels in performance management, talent sourcing, and grievance handling, demonstrating her ability to balance organizational goals with employee needs.

Her career trajectory includes significant roles at Software services and Product based companies, where she spearheaded HR initiatives and managed comprehensive recruitment processes. Apeksha has successfully led HR programs that foster a positive and productive work environment.

Apeksha's expertise extends to organizing competency-based training programs, overseeing the entire employee life cycle, and ensuring smooth HR support across business units. Her hands-on experience in designing and implementing HR policies has been instrumental in driving organizational growth and employee satisfaction.

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Hrushikesh Abhyankar
Hrushikesh Abhyankar
CFO

Hrushikesh Abhyankar is CMA with more than 15 years of experience. He has worked with MNCs and Leading Corporates in the areas of Strategic Planning, Fund Management, Accounts, Auditing, QMS and Statutory Compliance. At present, Hrushikesh is serving as Head-Finance for Tridiagonal Group with high focus on strategic planning and designing internal control systems.

Exceptional negotiation skills, relationship management and abilities in liaising with Banks, financing agencies are some of his key attributes. Hrushikesh is a Financial Enthusiast adept at budgeting, forecasting, planning, reporting etc for making strategic business decisions contributing to overall growth of Tridiagonal.

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Talented Team

Talent Unleashed, Solutions Delivered.
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