Personal Information
Venkata Sai Vamsi Botlaguduru

Center for Energy and Environmental Sustainability, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas, USA

Venkata Sai Vamsi Botlaguduru
Educations
From 01/2010 to 05/2016, Doctorate, Civil Engineering , USA
From 08/2007 to 12/2009, Master of Science, Biological & Agricultural Engineering , USA
From 08/2003 to 05/2007, Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering , India
Work Experiences
From 12/2016 to 05/2019, Post-Doctoral Researcher , Prairie View A&M University
From 09/2016 to 11/2016, Environmenal Engineer , Nebraska Dept. of Environmental Quality
From 01/2010 to 01/2016, Graduate Research Assistant , Texas A&M University
Projects
From 12/2016 to 12/2018, Ozone Air Qulaity Trends Analysis , Meteorological Detrending of Long-Term Ozone and Precursor Concentrations in the Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Area, and Dallas-Fort Worth Areas of Texas
From 12/2016 to 12/2018, Life Cycle Assessment , Conduct Life Cycle Assessment studies of nrenewable energy technologies such as biomass co-firing and offshroe wind structures in the texas Gulf Coast region
From 12/2016 to 12/2019, Forward Osmosis Membranes for Produced Water Treatment , Treatment of Shale Oil Produced Water with Zwitterion-Modified Forward Osmosis Membranes and evaluation of surface modification on flux behaviour
From 01/2012 to 05/2016, UV- Advanced Reduction Processes , Evaluate the functioning of UV/Sulfite based advanced reduction processes for treatment of bromate, chlorate and PFOA in drinking water
Speciality
Environmental Engineering
Air Quality
Water/Wastewater Treatment
Life Cycle Assessment
Journal Articles
V.S.V. Botlaguduru, R.R. Kommalapati, Z. Huque, Long-term Meteorologically Independent Trend Analysis of Ozone Air Quality at an Urban Site in the Greater Houston Area. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, (2018). 68(10): 1051-1064.
I. Hossan, V.S.V. Botlaguduru, H. Du, R.R. Kommalapati, Z. Huque. Air Quality Impact of Biomass Co-firing with Coal at a Power Plant in the Greater Houston Area. Open Journal of Air Pollution, (2018). 7: 263-285.
R.R. Kommalapati, M. Shahriar, V.S.V. Botlaguduru, H. Du, Z. Huque, Relative Contribution of Different Source Categories to Ozone Exceedances in the Houston-Galveston-Brazoria Area. Journal of Environmental Protection, (2018). 9, 847-858.
R.R. Kommalapati, I. Hossan, V.S.V. Botlaguduru, H. Du, Z. Huque, Life Cycle Environmental Impact of Biomass Co-Firing with Coal at a Power Plant in the Greater Houston Area. Sustainability, (2018). 10(7): 2193-2210.
J. Chipindula, V.S.V. Botlaguduru, H. Du, R. R. Kommalapati, Z. Huque, Life Cycle Environmental Impact of Onshore and Offshore Wind Farms in Texas. Sustainability, (2018). 10(6): 2022-2039.
B. Jung, A. Safan, V.S.V. Botlaguduru, B. Batchelor, A. Abdel-Wahab. Impact of Natural Organic Matter on Bromate Removal in the Sulfite/UV-L Advanced Reduction Process. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, (2016). 17 (2): 461-471.
L. Wang, B. Batchelor, S.D. Pillai, V.S.V. Botlaguduru. Electron Beam Treatment for Potable Water Reuse: Removal of Bromate and Perfluorooctanoic Acid. Chemical Engineering Journal, (2016). 302: 58-68.
V.S.V. Botlaguduru, B. Batchelor, A. Abdel-Wahab. Application of UV-Sulfite advanced reduction process to bromate removal. Journal of Water Process Engineering, (2015). 5: 76-82.
W.B. Faulkner, L.B. Goodrich, V.S.V. Botlaguduru, S.C. Capareda, C.B. Parnell. Particulate Matter Emission Factors for Almond Harvest as a Function of Harvester speed. Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, (2009). 59: 943-949.
Conference Papers
I. Hossan, H. Du, V.S.V. Botlaguduru, R.R. Kommalapati., Air Quality Effects of Biomass Co-firing with Coal at a Houston Area Power Plant. A&WMA’s 111th Annual Conference, Hartford, CT, June 25-28, 2018. Air & Waste Management Association.
J. Chipindula, V.S.V. Botlaguduru, H. Du, R.R. Kommalapati. Life Cycle Environmental Impact of Onshore and Offshore Wind Farms in Texas: Sensitivity Analysis for Material and Manufacturing Stages. A&WMA’s 111th Annual Conference, Hartford, CT, June 25-28, 2018. Air & Waste Management Association.
I. Hossan, H. Du, V.S.V. Botlaguduru, R.R. Kommalapati. Impact of Biomass Cofiring with Coal on the Air Quality of the Houston Area. The ASAR_International Conference on Renewable Energy, Green Technology & Environmental Science, Bhubaneswar, India, December 17th, 2017. Asian Society for Academic Research.
J. Chipindula, H. Du, V.S.V. Botlaguduru, R.R. Kommalapati. Evaluation of the Life Cycle Environmental Impact of Onshore and Offshore Wind Farms in Texas. International Conference on Environmental Systems Research, Singapore, December 14-16, 2017. Environment and Agriculture Society.
I. Hossan, H. Du, V.S.V. Botlaguduru, R.R. Kommalapati. Effects of Biomass Cofiring with Coal on Air Quality in the Greater Houston Area. A&WMA’s 110th Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, June 5-8, 2017. Air & Waste Management Association.
V.S.V. Botlaguduru, B. Batchelor, A. Abdel-Wahab. Bromate removal using Sulfite-UV Advanced Reduction Process. Water Quality Technology Conference, Long Beach, CA, Nov 3-6, 2013. American Water Works Association.
V.S.V. Botlaguduru, J.D. Wanjura, R.O. McGee, and C.B. Parnell. Comparison of AERMOD and ISCST3 Emissions Factors for PM from Cotton Harvesting. Beltwide Cotton Conference, New Orleans. Louisiana, Jan 4-7, 2010. The Cotton foundation.
Honors and Awards
Awarded $68,500 for “Lifecycle Environmental Impact of High-Speed Rail System in the I-45 Corridor”, Co-PIs: V.S.V. Botlaguduru and D. Choe, PI: R.R. Kommalapati. U.S. Dept. of Transportation, thru Transportation Consortium of South Central States (Tran-SET), Louisiana State University, Project no. 8-17-017PP
Awarded $300,000 for “Energy and Nutrient Recovery from Goat Manure by Anaerobic Co-Digestion with Cotton Gin Trash and Food Waste”, Co-PIs: V.S.V. Botlaguduru, H. Du and R. Awal, PI: R.R. Kommalapati. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (CBG Program), Grant no. 2018-38821-27750
Invited Talks
V.S.V. Botlaguduru, R.R. Kommalapati., Energy Engineering Minor – Coursework and Career Opportunities. Introductory Sessions to Freshman Engineering Students, Prairie View, TX, July 20, 2018. Prairie View A&M University
V.S.V. Botlaguduru, D. Choe, R.R. Kommalapati., Transportation Engineering – Coursework and Career Opportunities. Introductory Sessions to Freshman Engineering Students, Prairie View, TX, July 20, 2018. Prairie View A&M University.
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