Dr. Nageswara Rao Peela


Key Research Areas :Heterogeneous Catalysis and reaction engineering, Biomass conversion to value added chemicals, Bio-oil up-gradation to transportation fuels, Carbon dioxide activation to valuable chemicals, Metal encapsulated zeolites

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Awards & Recognitions

Honors and Awards:

  • Awarded Young Researcher award from the 3rd North American Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering Conference, 2013, Houston, USA.
  • Awarded first prize for best oral presentation at Chemference-2010, 13-14th July 2010, IIT Kanpur, INDIA.
  • Awarded second prize in a technical quiz conducted in TECNOQUEST-2002 (A National level technical symposium held at Osmania University, Hyderabad).

Achivements and Activities:

  • Organized a KIC-TEQIP short-term course on Novel Catalysts for Industrial Use at IIT Guwahati during 24-26th of June 2016
  • Organized a KIC-TEQIP short-term course on advanced clean fuel technologies and alternative energy systems at IIT Guwahati during 7-11th of March 2016
  • My article entitled "Fabrication of microchannels on stainless steel by wet chemical etching", published in J. Micromech. Microeng., 17 (2007) N99, has been downloaded more than 250 times in the first quarter of its publication. Across all Institute of Physics journals, only 10% of articles were accessed over 250 times this quarter.
  • Reviewed several manuscripts for the following journals: 1) Chemical Engineering Science, 2) Desalination and Water Treatment, 3) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 4) Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 5) Bioresource Technology and 6) Powder Technology.
  • Life member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), Member ID: 56567.
  • Member of IIT Kanpur chapter of International Association of Hydrogen Energy, IIT Kanpur, INDIA, 2010-11.