Nageswara Rao Peela

Dr. Nageswara Rao Peela

Associate Professor

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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Education

  • Ph.D.:       Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2010
  • M.Tech.:  Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2004
  • B.Tech.:   Chemical Engineering, JNT University, Hyderabad, 2002.

Research Interest

  • Heterogeneous Catalysis and reaction engineering
  • Biomass conversion to value added chemicals
  • Carbon dioxide activation to valuable chemicals
  • Metal encapsulated zeolites and mesoporous zeolites
  • Optofluidic devices for water splitting reaction

Experience

  • Associate Professor: Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, October 2018 onwards
  • Assistant Professor: Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, July 2014 to October 2018
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher: Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware, April 2011 to July 2014
  • Lecturer:  Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Warangal, August 2004 to January 2005

Courses Taught

  • CL308: Chemical reaction engineering-II (5 times, UG)
  • CL302: Fluid mechanics (2 times, UG)
  • CL641: Process intensification and integration (3 times, UG+PG)
  • CL599: M.Tech. seminar (1 time, PG)
  • CL417: Chemical reaction engineering laboratory (2 times, UG)
  • ME111: Engineering drawing (tutorial, 2 times, UG)