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Biography


Raghava R. Kommalapati

Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, F. ASCE
Director, Center for Energy & Environmental Sustainability
Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Prairie View A&M University, USA


Email: rrkommalapati@pvamu.edu


Qualifications

1995 Ph.D., Louisiana State University (LSU), Civil (Environmental) Engineering

1994 M.Sc., Louisiana State University (LSU), Civil (Environmental) Engineering

1990 M.Sc., Kakatiya University, Engineering Structures

1988 B.Sc., Nagarjuna University, Civil Engineering


Publications (Selected)

  1. Atmospheric Aerosols: Characterization, Chemistry, Modeling and Climate, 2009, K.T. Valsaraj andR.R. Kommalapati (editors), ACS Symposium Series, Volume 1005, Division of Environmental Chemistry, American Chemical Society, Oxford University Press, ISBN13: 9780841269736.
  2. S. Sarker, R. Kommalapati, 2015, Influence of Reactive Volatile Organic Compounds on Ozone Production in Houston-Galveston Brazoria Area, Journal of Environmental Protection, 2015, 6, 399-408.
  3. Fiifi Asah-Opoku, Zhihua Liang, ZiaulHuque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, 2014, Burnup Simulations of Different Fuel Grades using MCNPX Monte Carlo Code, Nuclear Technology and Radiaition Protection Journal, Vol 29 (4), pp 259-267.
  4. Kyoungsoo Lee, ZiaulHuque, Raghava Kommalapati and Sang-Eul Han, 2015, The evaluation of Aerodynamic Interaction of Wind Blade Using Fluid Structure InteractionMethod, Journal of Clean Energy Technologies, Vol 3 (4), July 2015
  5. Samarita Sarker, Zhihua Liang, ZiaulHuque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, 2013, Impact of Point Sources Emissions on Ozone Formation for Houston Galveston Brazoria (HGB) Area, International Journal of Biological, Ecological and Environmental Sciences (IJBEES) Vol. 2, No. 5, 2013 ISSN 2277 – 4394
  6. Shahzeb Sheikh, Zhihua Liang, ZiaulHuque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, 2013, Life Cycle Assessment of Bio-ethanol fuel Emissions for Passenger Cars in Houston Area of Texas, International Journal of Biological, Ecological and Environmental Sciences (IJBEES) Vol. 2, No. 5, 2013 ISSN 2277 – 4394
  7. Mohammad A. Hossain, ZiaulHuque and Raghava R. Kommalapati, 2013, Propagation of Shock on NREL Phase VI Wind Turbine Airfoil Under Compressible Flow, Journal of Renewable Energy, Volume 2013,Article ID: 653103.
  8. ShubarnaKhan,ZiaulHuque, Mohammad A. Hossain and Raghava R. Kommalapati, 2013, Wind Turbine Blade Tip Comparison as a Function of Taper using Computational Fluid Dynamics, Advances and Applications in Fluid Mechanics, Volume 14, Issue 6 (October 2013), Pages 267-283, ISSN: 0973-4686
  9. Raghava R. Kommalapati, Frederick Sunderman, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, 2013,Impact of the Use of Ambient Catalysts in Stationary Air Conditioning Systems on Houston-Galveston-Area (HGA) Air Quality, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology (IJERT), Vol. 2 Issue, June2013.
  10. F. Ehrenhauser, K. Khadapkar, Y. Wang, J. Hutchings, O. Delhomme, R. Kommalapati, P. Herckes, M..Wornat, K.Valsaraj, 2012, Processing of Atmospheric Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Fog in an Urban Environment, Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Vol 14: 2566-2579.
  11. ZiaulHuque, GhizlaneZemmouri, Donald Harby and Raghava R. Kommalapati, 2012, Optimization of Wind Turbine Airfoil using Non-Dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm (NSGA II) and Pareto Optimal Front, International Journal of Chemical Engineering, Volume 2012, 9 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/193021
  12. S. Raja, R. Raghunathan, R.R. Kommalapati, T. Lee, X. Shen, J. Collett, and K.T. Valsaraj, 2009, Organic Composition of Fog Water in the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Corridor,Atmospheric Environment,Vol 43: 4214-4222.
  13. S Raja, R Ravikrishna, R.R. Kommalapati and K T Valsaraj, 2005,Monitoring of Fogwater Chemistry in the Gulf Coast Urban Industrial Corridor: Baton Rouge (Louisiana), Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Vol 110 (1-3): 99-120.
  14. S. Lee, R.R. Kommalapati, K.T. Valsaraj, J.H. Pardue, and W. D. Constant, 2004, Bioavailability of Reversibly Sorbed and Desorption Resistant 1,3-Dichlorobenzene from a Louisiana Superfund Site Soil, Water, Air and Soil Pollution Vol 158: 207-221.
  15. R.R. Kommalapati, K.T. Valsaraj, and W. D. Constant, 2002, Soil-Water Partitioning and Desorption of Some Volatile Organic Compounds from a Louisiana Superfund Site Soil, Environmental Monitoring & Assessment, Vol 73(3): 275-290.
  16. R.R. Kommalapati, K. T. Valsaraj, W. D. Constant, and D. Roy, 1998, Soil Flushing using Colloidal Gas Aphron Suspensions Generated from Plant-based Surfactant Solutions, J. Hazardous Materials, Vol 60: 73-87.
  17. R.R. Kommalapati, D. Roy, K.T. Valsaraj, and W.D. Constant, 1997, Aqueous Solubility Enhancement and Desorption of Hexachlorobenzene from Soil using a Plant-based Surfactant,Water Research, Vol 31 (9) 2161-2170.
  18. D. Roy, R.R. Kommalapati, S. Mandava, K.T. Valsaraj, and W.D. Constant, 1997, Soil Washing Potential of a Natural Surfactant, Environmental Science & Technology, Vol 31 (3): 670-675.
  19. R.R. Kommalapati, D. Roy, K.T. Valsaraj and W.D. Constant, 1996, Characterization of Colloidal Gas Aphron Suspensions Generated from Plant-based Natural Surfactant Solutions, Separation Science & Technology, Vol 31 (17):2317-2333.
  20. D. Roy, R.R. Kommalapati, K.T. Valsaraj and W.D. Constant, 1995, Soil Flushing of Residual Transmission Fluid: Application of Colloidal Gas Aphron Suspensions and Conventional Surfactant Solutions, Water Research, Vol 29 (2):589-595.