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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Research Projects

Sponsored

Title : Combined Catalytic Reforming and Upgrading Technique for Production of Biofuels in Circulating Fluidized Bed Reactor
Duration : 2020-2020
Funding agency : IMPRINT
Budget : Rs. 67,30,000
PI : Prof. Nanda Kishore
Co-PI : Dr. Nageswara Rao Peela
Status : New


Title : Glucose and Xylose Conversion to 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural and Levulinic Acid
Duration : 2018-2020
Funding agency : IIT Guwahati
Budget : INR 10 Lakh
PI : Dr. Nageswara Rao Peela
Status : Ongoing


Title : Carbohydrates (Cellulose, Glucose and Fructose) Conversion to 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural using Ionic Liquid Encapsulated Mesoporous Zeolite Catalysts
Duration : 2016-2019
Funding agency : SERB-DST (File No. YSS/2015/000911)
Budget : Rs. 31,70,000
PI : Dr. Nageswara Rao Peela
Status : Completed


Title : Design and Fabrication of an Integrated Optofluidic Device for Solar Irradiated Water-splitting using Bio-synthesized Metal/TiO2 Photocatalysts.
Duration : 2016-2019
Funding agency : DST-CERI (File No. is DST/TMD/CERI/C19(G))
Budget : Rs. 44,19,200
PI : Dr. Nageswara Rao Peela
Status : Completed


Title : Metal Encapsulated Zeolite Catalysts for upgradation of Bio-oil
Duration : 2014-2016
Funding agency : IIT Guwahati
Budget : Rs. 500000
PI : Dr. Nageswara Rao Peela
Status : Completed


Consultancy

Title : Coating of LTA zeolite membranes onto the ceramic tubes
Duration : 21122020-20122021
Funding agency : ChemDist Process Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Pune
Budget : 15.00
PI : Dr. Nageswara Rao Peela
Co-PI : G. Pugazhenthi
Status : Ongoing


Title : Kinetic studies for production of HCl and Sodium bicarbonate from NaCl, H2SO4 and ammonium bicarbonate: Phase-I
Duration : 2016-2019
Funding agency : Garima Industries, Guwahati
Budget : Rs. 15,87,000
PI : Dr. Rajesh Kumar Upadhyay
Co-PI : Dr. Nageswara Rao Peela
Status : Completed