Conference Presentations

Biofuels

  1. Magen Norwood, Paul O. Biney, Michael Gyamerah, “Determination of Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Sulfur, Oxygen Elemental Composition and Moisture Content of Biomass for Biofuels Research”, Texas A&M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  2. Ashley Merritt, Paul O. Biney, Michael Gyamerah “Multistage Model for Biomass Pyrolysis Using Thermogravimetric Data”, Texas A&M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  3. Kamau Tillmutt, Paul O. Biney, Michael Gyamerah, “A Novel Batch Pyrolysis Reactor Designed to Improve Yield and Quality of Bio-oil”, Texas A&M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  4. Bruna Menezes, Michael Gyamerah, Paul O. Biney, “A Kinetic Study of Biomass Decomposition Using Thermogravimetric Analysis”, Texas A & M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  5. Kayla Robinson, Joshua Budu, Michael Gyamerah, Paul O. Biney, “A Rapid Method for Carbohydrate Analysis Using High-Performance Anion-Exchange Chromatography (HPAE) Coupled With Pulsed Amperometric Detection (PAD)”,  Texas A & M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  6. Joshua Budu, Michael Gyamerah, Paul Biney, “Determination of biomass Extractives and Ionic Compositional Analysis of Water Soluble Biomass Extractives”, Texas A & M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  7. Eudel Dilworth, Damion Grant, Michael Gyamerah, “The Production of Biodiesel by Alkali-Catalyzed Transesterification of Non-Edible Weed Seed Oil”, Texas A & M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  8. Damion Grant, Eudel Dilworth, Michael Gyamerah, “The Production of Biodiesel from Non-Edible Weed Seed Oil by Enzyme-Catalyzed Transesterification”, Texas A & M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  9. Joshua Budu, Paul O. Biney, and Michael Gyamerah; “Biofuels from Biomass: The Current State of Conversion Technologies”. Paper presented at the CREST-RESSACA Environmental and Energy Sustainability Conference in Houston, April 26-27, 2012.
  10. Ashley Merritt, Paul O. Biney, Michael Gyamerah, “Compositional Analysis of Biomass Feedstock”. A poster presented at the CREST-RESSACA Environmental and Energy Sustainability Conference in Houston, April 26-27, 2012.
  11. Renee Kendrick; Michael Gyamerah, Paul O. Biney; “Catalytic Pyrolysis of Wood Biomass for the Production of Bio-oil”. Poster presentation at the CREST-RESSACA Environmental and Energy Sustainability Conference in Houston, April 26-27, 2012.
  12. Kristian Roopwah, Dr. P.O. Biney, “Analysis of Biomass for Biofuel Production”, Poster presented at the Louis Stokes. Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Symposium, March 2012, Corpus Christi, Texas.
  13. M. Golam Faruk, Aaron L. Pfeil, Sukesh Aghara, Latha Vasudevan, Thermal Characteristics and Radiotoxicity Analysis of the Standard PWR Spent Fuels for Safe Storage Management Plan, HPS Midyear Meeting, Dallas, TX, February 5-9, 2012.
  14. Anighoro, O., Comparative Assessment of Different Transportation Fuels and Associated Energy and Emissions with both Conventional/Advance Vehicles for Houston Area, Presented at the 19th Annual D. D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program Research Showcase, 2012 TRB Meeting, January 22-24, 2012.
  15. Elizabeth Wallace and Michael Gyamerah (2011) “Process selection for bio-oil production and upgrading to transportation fuel”. LASMP Symposium Poster Presentation. March, 2011, Prairie View A & M University.
  16. Wallace, Elizabeth; Gyamerah, Michael, “Process Selection for Bio-oil Production and Upgrading to Transportation Fuel”, (2011). Poster Presentation, Presented in March 2011. Bibliography: LSAMP Symposium, March, 2011; Prairie View A&M University.
  17. Tillmutt, Kamau; Biney, Paul, “Processing of Biomass into Biofuels”, (2011). Poster presentation, Presented on February 14, 2011. Bibliography: Undergraduate Research Day in the State Capitol, Austin, Texas, February 14, 2011.

 

Energy & Environment

  1. Xinhua Shen, Samarita Sarker, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati.Comparative life cycle assessment of two C4 energy crops for power generation, Presented at the 248th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA. August 10-14, 2014.
  2. Xinhua Shen, Samarita Sarker, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati. Analysis of soil moisture in southeast Texas based on NLDAS data. Proceedings of the Third In-situ and Remote Soil Moisture Sensing Technology Conference. March 12-14, 2014, Houston, Texas, USA.
  3. Chiaka Opara. Treatment of spent water produced from hydraulic fracturing processes. TAMUS LSAMP 10th Annual Symposium, Houston, Texas, February 13-14, 2014.
  4. Shahzeb Sheikh. GREET modeling of emissions from algae feedstock based bio-diesel production. TAMUS LSAMP 10th Annual Symposium, Houston, Texas, February 13-14, 2014.
  5. Raheem Willis and Raghava R. Kommalapati; Minimizing Nuclear Waste; 11th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX, November 9–10, 2013.
  6. Samarita Sarker, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, Raghava R. Kommalapati, Processing of Point Source Emission Data Using Emission Processing System (EPS3) for Air Quality Analysis,  Texas A&M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  7. Fiifi Asah-Opoku, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, Mcnp Simulation of Different Fuel Grade Materials for Sustainable Nuclear Energy,  Texas A&M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  8. Patrik Bush, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, Life Cycle Inventory Assessment of Emissions and Energy Input of Power Plants Fuelled by Coal and Natural Gas,  Texas A&M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  9. Shahzeb Sheikh, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, Emissions Analysis of the Production of Bio-ethanol Fuel Blends for Passenger Cars,  Texas A&M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  10. Pegdwende Kafando , Raghava R. Kommalapati, Ziaul Huque, and Zhihua Liang, Hydrogen production from Wind Energy for Fuel Cell cars,  Texas A&M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  11. Gabriella Koenig, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, Disposal of nuclear waste by Partitioning and Transmutation for sustainable nuclear fuel cycle, Texas A&M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  12. Javier Bonilla, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, Nuclear Power Plants Safety Analysis based on Major Nuclear Accident Evaluations,  Texas A&M University System 11th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, Texas, November 8, 2013.
  13. Shahzeb Sheikh, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, GREET Modeling of Biodiesel from Various Feedstocks and Blends, SHPE Conference 2013, October 30 – November 3, Indianapolis, IN.
  14. Shahzeb Sheikh, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, Simulation of Various Pollutants Emissions from the Production of Soybean based Bio-Diesel Blends, 85th Annual National Technical Association National Conference, September 18 – 20, 2013, Wilberforce, OH.
  15. Shahzeb Sheikh, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, VOC and NOx Emissions Reductions of Transportation Vehicles Utilizing Alternative Bio-Fuels for Houston Area, 11th MGE@MSA/Western Alliance Annual Student Research Conference 2013, Tempe, Arizona, March 4th, 2013.
  16. Shahzeb Sheikh, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, “Greenhouse Gases Emission Reductions of Transportation Vehicles Utilizing Alternative Bio-Fuels for Houston Area of Texas”, SHPE National Conference 2012, Fort Worth, TX, November 14 – 18, (2012).
  17. Pegdwende Kafando, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, “Life Cycle Analysis of Emissions and Energy inputs for Wind Energy”, SHPE National Conference 2012, Fort Worth, TX, November 14 – 18, (2012).
  18. Samarita Sarker, Sunny Anighoro, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque and Raghava R. Kommalapati, “Comprehensive Analysis of Ozone Emissions Using CAMx Modeling for Houston Galveston and Brazoria Area”, 10th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Galveston, TX, November 9–10, 2012.
  19. Fiifi Asah-Opoku, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque and Raghava R. Kommalapati, “Radiological Safety Analysis for Sustainable Nuclear Power Generation”, 10th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Galveston, TX, November 9–10, 2012.
  20. Jazmyn Sabu, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, “Life Cycle Assessment of CO2 Emissions from Power Plants Fueled by Coal and Natural Gas”, 10th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Galveston, TX, November 9–10, 2012.
  21. Rejo Thomas, Zhihua Liang, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, “Life Cycle Assessment of Emissions and Energy inputs for Biofuel Production”, 10th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Galveston, TX, November 9–10, 2012.
  22. Pegdwende Kafando, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, “Life Cycle Assessment of Emissions and Energy inputs for Wind Power Generation”, 10th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Galveston, TX, November 9–10, 2012.
  23. Shahzeb Sheikh, Zhihua Liang, Ziaul Huque, and Raghava R. Kommalapati, “GREET Modeling Analysis on Greenhouse Gases Emissions Reductions by Utilizing Alternative Bio-Fuels for Houston Area ”, 10th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Galveston, TX, November 9–10, 2012.
  24. Omo Sunny Anighoro, Raghava R. Kommalapati, Ziaul Huque, and Donald Harby, “Simulations of Ozone Levels and Its Limiting Precursors in HGB area Using CAMx”, CREST-RESSACA Environmental and Energy Sustainability Conference, Houston, TX, April 26-27, 2012.
  25. Jazmyn Sabu, Raghava R. Kommalapati,ZiaulHuque, and Donald Harby, Life Cycle Analysis of Emissions and Energy from Coal and Natural Gas, CREST-RESSACA Environmental and Energy Sustainability Conference, Houston, Texas, April 26-27, 2012.
  26. Aldo Lopez, Raghava R. Kommalapati, Ziaul Huque, and Donald Harby, “Life Cycle Analysis of Emissions and Energy from Biofuels”, CREST-RESSACA Environmental and Energy Sustainability Conference, Houston, TX, April 26-27, 2012.
  27. Pegdwende Kafando, Raghava R. Kommalapati, Ziaul Huque, and Donald Harby, “Life Cycle Analysis of Emissions and Energy inputs for Wind Energy”, CREST-RESSACA Environmental and Energy Sustainability Conference, Houston, TX, April 26-27, 2012..
  28. Issa Joseph, Raghava R. Kommalapati, Ziaul Huque, and Donald Harby, “Life Cycle Analysis of Emissions and Energy from Petroleum Based Fuels”, CREST-RESSACA Environmental and Energy Sustainability Conference, Houston, TX, April 26-27, 2012.
  29. Anighoro, Omo.(Advisor: Raghava R. Kommalapati), “Comparative Assessment of Different Transportation Fuels and Associated Energy and Emissions with both Conventional/Advance Vehicles for Houston Area”, Presented at the 19th Annual D. D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program Research Showcase, 2012 TRB Meeting, January 22-24, 2012.
  30. Anighoro, Omo and Raghava R. Kommalapati, 2011, HGB Area Ozone Simulation/Analysis Using CAMx, Presented at the 9th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, College Station, TX, November 11, 2011.
  31. Joseph Issa, Raghava R Kommalapati, Huque, Z., Harby, D., 2011, Modeling of Vehicle Emission Reductions Utilizing Alternative Fuels for Houston, TX, Presented at the 9th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, College Station, TX, November 11, 2011.
  32. M. Golam Faruk, Sukesh Aghara, Latha Vasudevan, Nuclear Radiation Detection and Instrumentation Research at PVAMU, Development of Undergraduate Research Infrastructure in the Energy Engineering at Prairie View A&M University, INDO-U.S. nuclear Energy Safety Summit 2011, September 20th 2011, Mumbai, India.
  33. Anighoro, Omo and Raghava R. Kommalapati, 2011, Use of Comprehensive Air Quality Model with Extensions (CAMx) to Study Environmental Impact of Energy Technologies, 2011 AMIE conference, Prairie View, TX, September 7-9, 2011.
  34. Jamie McNeal, Joseph Grice, “The Utility of Event Sequence Diagrams (ESD) in Assessing Reactor Safety- A Health Physics Perspective”, (2011). Poster Presentation, Presented in April 2011. Bibliography: South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society Meeting, Waco, TX, April (2011).
  35. Walker, L. and Raghava R. Kommalapati, “2010, Effect of Selected TCMs on the Air Quality of Houston Metro Area”, (2010). Poster Presentation, Presented October 22-23, 2010. Bibliography: 8th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Canyon, TX, October 22-23, 2010.
  36. Olufunki P., Ahmed I. and Raghava R. Kommalapati, “2010, Impact of Various forms of energy on Ozone Concentration Levels”, (2010). Poster Presentation, Presented October 22-23, 2010. Bibliography: 8th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Canyon, TX, October 22-23, 2010.

 

 

Wind Energy

  1. Ziaul Huque, Kyoungsoo Lee, Raghava R. Kommalapati, Sang-Eul Han, “3D Parametric Shape Optimization of Simple Wind-blade Using CFD”, ASME Power and Energy 2015, Accepted.
  2. Ziaul Huque, Shrabanti Roy, Kyoungsoo Lee, Raghava R. Kommalapati, “2D CFD simulation of S809 airfoil in pre and post stall region”, ASME Power and Energy 2015, Accepted.
  3. Kyoungsoo Lee, Ziaul Huque, Raghava R. Kommalapati, Sang-Eul Han, “Aircraft Impact and Blast Simulation on Critical National Infrastructures”, ASME Power and Energy 2015, Accepted.
  4. Kyoungsoo Lee, Ziaul Huque, Raghava R. Kommalapati, Sang-Eul Han, “A Study on the Unsteady Aero-acoustic Characteristics of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine Blade”, ASME Power and Energy 2015, Accepted.
  5. Nazia Binte Munir, Kyoungsoo Lee, Ziaul Huque, Raghava R. Kommalapati, “Evaluation of aerodynamics forces of 3D HAWT blade using CFD”, ASME Power and Energy 2015, Accepted.
  6. Sui Chao, KyoungSoo Lee, Ziaul Huque, Raghava R. Kommalapati, “CFD predictions on transitional turbulent effects of wind turbine blade”, ASME Power and Energy 2015, Accepted.
  7. Shrabanti Roy, Kyoungsoo Lee, Ziaul Huque, Raghava R. Kommalapati, “Pointed Tip Effect on Aerodynamic Forces for Wind Turbine”, ASME Power and Energy 2015, Accepted.
  8. Kyoungsoo Lee, Shrabanti Roy, Ziaul Huque, Xinhua Shen, Raghava Kommalapati, “Numerical Aerodynamic Noise Characteristics of NREL Phase VI wind blade using CFD”, Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA) 107th Annual Conference & Exhibition, Long Beach, California, June 24-27, 2014.
  9. Kyoungsoo Lee, Ziaul Huque, Xinhua Shen, Raghava Kommalapati, Sang-Eul Han, “Validation and Application of CFD for Urban City Microenvironment”, Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA) 107th Annual Conference & Exhibition, Long Beach, California, June 24-27, 2014.
  10. Shrabanti Roy, Mohammad A. Hossain, Kyoungsoo Lee, Ziaul Huque and Raghava R. Kommalapati; “Effects of Deflection on Aerodynamic Load of NREL Phase VI Wind Turbine Blade”; 11th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX, November 9–10, 2013.
  11. Dennis Perry, Kyoungsoo Lee, Ziaul Huque and Raghava R. Kommalapati; “Effects Of Rotation And Blade Taper On Aerodynamic Load Of Pointed Tip NREL Phase VI Wind Turbine Blade”; 11th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX, November 9–10, 2013.
  12. Ebere Ekenna, Raghava R. Kommalapati, Ziaul Huque, Kyoungsoo Lee; “Effects Of Rotation And Pitch Angle On Aerodynamic Load Of Pointed Tip Wind Turbine Blade”; 11th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Kingsville, TX, November 9–10, 2013.
  13. Mohammad A. Hossain, Kyoungsoo Lee, Ziaul Huque, Raghava Kommalapati, “Numeric Investigation of Fluid Solid Interaction on Wind Turbine Blade”, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2013-65647, November 15-21, 2013, San Diego, California.
  14. Mohammad A. Hossain, Ziaul Huque and Raghava Kommalapati, “Design of Wind Turbine Blade Using Optimized Aerodynamic Simulator”, 10th Annual TAMUS Pathways Student Research Symposium, Galveston, TX, November 9–10, 2012.
  15. Shubarna Khan, Ziaul Huque and Raghava R. Kammalapati,” Aerodynamic Load Analysis of a Pointed Tip Wind Turbine Blade as Function of Taper”, 10th Annual TAMUS Pathway Student Research Symposium, Galveston, TX, November 9-10, 2012.
  16. Zemmouri, G., Judge, T., Huque, Z., Harby, D.W. and Kommalapati, R., “Optimization of Airfoil Profile for Wind Turbine Blade Using Genetic Algorithm”, CREST-RESSACA Environmental and Energy Sustainability Conference, Houston, Texas, April 26-27, 2012.
  17. Monika Patel, Amy Fritz, Ziaul Huque, Donald Harby and Raghava Kommalapati,
    “Structural Analysis of an NREL Phase VI Wind Turbine Blade With a Pointed Tip Ending at Pitch Axis”, CREST-RESSACA Environmental and Energy Sustainability Conference, Houston, Texas, April 26-27, 2012.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. Ghizlane Zemmouri , “Two Dimensional CFD Simulations of Untwisted Airfoil for Different Angles of Attack”, Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE) Conference, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX, September 8, 2011.
  21. Monika Patel and Amy Fritz, “Finite Element Analysis of a NREL Phase VI Wind Turbine Blade”, ”, 9th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, November 11, 2011.
  22. Ghizlane Zemmouri and Tanzi Judge, “Pareto Optimal Front of two different 2D
    Airfoils”, 9th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, November 11, 2011.
  23. Alexis Crawford, “Design of the Shear Stress Sensor for Wind Flow Analysis”, LSAMP Symposium, February 24-26, 2011; Prairie View A&M University.
  24. David Gillie Jr., Christopher Morrison and Isaac Ofuafor, “Wind Turbine Blade Optimization with Specification of Parameters for Wind Turbine Design”, LSAMP Symposium, February 24-26, 2011; Prairie View A&M University.
  25. Alexis Crawford, “Development of a Moiré Sensor to Measure Wind Pressure, Velocity, and Potential Blade Failure for Wind Turbines”, 2nd STEAM Research Symposium, March 4, 2011, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas.

 

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