Journal Papers, Proceedings and Thesis

  1. Ananda S. Amarasekara,  Bernard Wiredu, “Synthesis of a silica immobilized Brönsted acidic ionic liquid catalyst and hydrolysis of cellulose in water under mild conditions”, Catalysis Communications, 2014, in press,  DOI: 10.1016/j.catcom.2014.01.021
  2. Ananda S. Amarasekara, Bernard Wiredu, “Single reactor conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to furanic biocrude oils using  sulfonic acid functionalized Brönsted acidic ionic liquid catalysts”, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2014, in press. DOI 10.1007/s13399-013-0098-y
  3. Ananda S. Amarasekara, Ashfaqur Razzaq, “Mechanism of Brönsted acidic ionic liquid 1-(1-propylsulfonic)-3-methylimidazolium chloride catalyzed transformation of D-glucose to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural in DMSO: an NMR study”, Carbohydrate Research, 2014, 386, 86-91
  4. Ananda S. Amarasekara  and Bernard Wiredu, “Synthesis of a polystyrene immobilized Brönsted acidic ionic liquid catalyst and hydrolysis of cellulose in water under mild conditions”, Current Catalysis, 2013, 2(3), 219-224
  5. 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), ISSN: 2278-0181, Vol. 2 Issue 6, June – 2013.
  6. Ziaul Huque, Isaac K. Ofuafor, Donald Harby and Raghava R. Kommalapati, “Performance Predictions of Wind Turbine Blades using Artificial Neural Network Method”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 2, Issue 6, June 2013.
  7. Mohammad A. Hossain, Ziaul Huque and Raghava Kommalapati, “Propagation of Shock on NREL Phase VI Wind Turbine Airfoil Under Compressible Flow, Journal of  Renewable Energy, vol. 2013, Article ID 653103, 9 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/653103.
  8. Shubarna Khan,Ziaul Huque, Mohammad A. Hossain and Raghava R. Kommalapati, ”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. Mohammad A. Hossain, Ghizlane Zemmouri, Ziaul Huque and Raghava Kommalapati, “Discrete Optimization of Wind Turbine Blade Airfoil”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 2, Issue 2, February 2013.
  10. Mohammad A. Hossain, Ziaul Huque, Raghava Kommalapati and Shubarna Khan, “Numeric Investigation of Compressible Flow Over NREL Phase VI Airfoil”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, Vol. 2, Issue 2, February 2013.
  11. F. Ehrenhauser, K. Khadapkar, Y. Wang, J. Hutchings, O. Delhomme, R. Kommalapati, P. Herckes, M..Wornat, K.T. Valsaraj, 2012, Processing of Atmospheric Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Fog in an Urban Environment, Journal of Environmental Monitoring, Vol 14: 2566-2579, DOI: 10.1039/C2EM30336A
  12. Ziaul Huque, Ghizlane Zemmouri, Donald Harby, and Raghava Kommalapati, “Optimization of Wind Turbine Airfoil Using Nondominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm and Pareto Optimal Front”, International Journal of Chemical Engineering, Volume 2012, Article ID 193021, 9 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/193021.
  13. Amarasekara, AS; Owereh, OS; Ezeh, B, “Interactions of D-cellobiose with p-toluenesulfonic acid in aqueous solution: a C-13 NMR study”, CARBOHYDRATE RESEARCH, p. 2820, vol. 346, (2011). Published, 10.1016/j.carres.2011.09.03
  14. Ananda S. Amarasekara, Bernard Wiredu, “Degradation of celulose in dilute aqueous solution of acidic ionic liquid 1-(1-propylsulfonic)-3-methylimidazolium chloride, and p-toluenesulfonic acid at moderate temperatures and pressures”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2011 50(22), 12276-12280.

Peer Reviewed Proceedings

  1.  Samarita Sarker, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, Impact of Point Sources Emissions on Ozone Formation for Houston Galveston Brazoria (HGB) area,  2nd International Conference on Agricultural, Environment and Biological Sciences, Dec. 17-18, 2013, Pattaya, Thailand.
  2. Shahzeb Sheikh, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, Life Cycle Assessment of Bio-ethanol fuel Emissions for Passenger Cars in Houston Area of Texas,  2nd International Conference on Agricultural, Environment and Biological Sciences, Dec. 17-18, 2013, Pattaya, Thailand.
  3. A.B. Mahmud Hasan, Ziaul Huque, Donald Harby, and Raghava Kommalapati,Tapered and Angle of Attack Performance Comparison for Untwisted Blade Wind Turbine, International Conference in Mechanical Engineering ICME-11, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 19-21, 2011.
  4. Donald Harby, Isaac Ofuafor, Ziaul Huque, A.B. Mahmud Hasan and Raghava Kommalapati, Surrogate Models for Stall Regulated Wind Turbine for Improved Performance Predictions”, International Conference in Mechanical Engineering ICME-11, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 19-21, 2011.

Thesis

  1. Shubarna Khan, 2013, Effect of Angle of Attack and Taper on the Aerodynamic Behavior of a Pointed Tip Wind Turbine Blade, MS Thesis, Prairie View A&M University (Advisor: Dr. Huque)
  2. Jesus Manuel Williams Sequera, 2013, Design of Wind Turbine Tower Using Structural Optimization by Integrating CFD and FEA, MS Thesis, Prairie View A&M University (Advisor: Dr. Kommalapati)
  3. Monikabahen Patel, 2012, Structural Analysis of an NREL Phase VI Wind Turbine Blade With a Pointed Tip Ending at Pitch Axis, MS Thesis, Prairie View A&M University (Advisor: Dr. Huque)
  4. Omo Sunny Anighoro, 2012, Ozone Simulations and Analysis of its Precursors in Houston Galveston Brazoria Area using CAMx, MS Thesis, Prairie View A&M University (Advisor: Dr. Kommalapati )
  5. Brian Ezeh, 2012, Synthesis of ethyllevulinate from cellulose, MS Thesis, Prairie View A&M University (Advisor: Dr. Amarasekara)
  6. Ghizlane Zemmouri, 2011, Optimization of Wind Turbine Airfoil Using Non-dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm (NASA II) and Pareto Optimal Front, MS Thesis, Prairie View A&M University (Advisor: Drs. Harby and Dr. Huque)
  7. Isaac Kojo Ofuafor, 2011, Surrogate Modeling of The Lift And Drag Coefficients of Wind Turbine Blades And Application To BEM Theory, MS Thesis, Prairie View A&M University (Advisor: Drs. Harby and Dr. Huque)

 

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