Raghava R. Kommalapati
ACADEMIC BACKGROUND Last Updated 4/4/2018
At LSU (Total $442,121)
PUBLICATIONS (1 Book, and 97 peer reviewed publications including 6 book chapters, 59 journal articles and 32 peer reviewed conference proceedings and extended abstracts)
Atmospheric Aerosols: Characterization, Chemistry, Modeling and Climate, 2009, K.T. Valsaraj and R.R. Kommalapati (editors), ACS Symposium Series, Volume 1005, Division of Environmental Chemistry, American Chemical Society, Oxford University Press, ISBN13: 9780841269736.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers
Peer Reviewed Proceedings/Extended Abstracts
Ph.D. Dissertation: Remediation of Contaminated Soils using a Plant Based Surfactant
M.S. Thesis: Soil Flushing of Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids using Conventional Surfactant Solutions and Colloidal Gas Aphron Suspensions.
M.Tech. Thesis: Stress-Strain Characteristics of Axially Loaded Concrete Compression Members Confined by Ferro-Cement Shell in addition to Lateral Ties.
Conference Presentations – Total 163
Technical Reviews of Professional Journal Articles/Proposals
Served as Reviewer for Journal of Environmental Engineering, Environmental Progress, Energy & Fuels, Fuel Processing Technology, Computer-Aided Design and Applications, The Scientific World Journal , Chemosphere, Current Advances in Environmental Sciences, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Open Journal of Physical Chemistry, International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, Soil and Sediment Contamination An International Journal, Louisiana State University, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Science and Technology, Journal of Environmental Engineering, Journal of Environmental Engineering Science, Journal of Environmental Protection Science SAE International, ASCE GeoCongress 2008, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Bioresource Technology, Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (EMA), Journal of Hazardous Substance Research, Journal of Air and Waste Management Association, Chemosphere, Water Research (Journal of International Water Association), The Research Grants Council of Hong Kong. Also reviewed several text books and book chapters for various publishers.
Developed 15 new courses (9 UG and 6 Grad) and redesigned one course. New courses developed are identified with a * next to it.
Undergraduate Civil Engineering Courses
Past Graduate Students
Thesis Committee Member
In Civil and Environmental Engineering Department an advisor is assigned to each undergraduate student when they join the department. Each faculty are given roughly the same number of students. Typically I advised 15-20 undergraduate students each semester.
Courses Taught at Louisiana State University (1991- 1998)