Nandakishore Rajagopalan

1991 …2018
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Research Output 1991 2018

2018
Nanofiltration
Liquefaction
carboxylic acid
Carboxylic acids
liquefaction

Materials and Energy Recovery from E-Waste Plastics

Chandrasekaran, S. R., Avasarala, S., Murali, D., Rajagopalan, N. & Sharma, B. K., Apr 2 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 6, 4, p. 4594-4602 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plastic waste
polycarbonate
plastic
Plastics
Recovery

Removal of estrogenic hormones from manure-containing water by vegetable oil capture

Dodgen, L. K., Wiles, K. N., Deluhery, J., Rajagopalan, N., Holm, N. L. & Zheng, W., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 343, p. 125-131 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Oils
Manure
vegetable oil
Vegetable oils
Manures
2017

An overview of a novel concept in biomass pyrolysis: microwave irradiation

Zhang, X., Rajagopalan, N., Lei, H., Ruan, R. & Sharma, B. K., Jan 1 2017, In : Sustainable Energy and Fuels. 1, 8, p. 1664-1699 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Microwave irradiation
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Microwave heating

Catalytic Thermal Cracking of Postconsumer Waste Plastics to Fuels. 2. Pilot-Scale Thermochemical Conversion

Kunwar, B., Chandrasekaran, S. R., Moser, B. R., Deluhery, J., Kim, P., Rajagopalan, N. & Sharma, B. K., Mar 16 2017, In : Energy and Fuels. 31, 3, p. 2705-2715 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plastics
Diesel fuels
Sulfur
Petroleum
Crude oil
2016

Catalytic and thermal depolymerization of low value post-consumer high density polyethylene plastic

Kunwar, B., Moser, B. R., Chandrasekaran, S. R., Rajagopalan, N. & Sharma, B. K., Sep 15 2016, In : Energy. 111, p. 884-892 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depolymerization
High density polyethylenes
Crude oil
Plastics
Boiling point

Combustion of Switchgrass in Biomass Home Heating Systems: Emissions and Ash Behavior

Chandrasekaran, S. R., Sharma, B. K., Hopke, P. K. & Rajagopalan, N., Apr 21 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 4, p. 2958-2967 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Biomass
Furnaces
Heating
Wood
2015

Catalytic Thermal Cracking of Postconsumer Waste Plastics to Fuels. 1. Kinetics and Optimization

Chandrasekaran, S. R., Kunwar, B., Moser, B. R., Rajagopalan, N. & Sharma, B. K., Sep 17 2015, In : Energy and Fuels. 29, 9, p. 6068-6077 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petroleum
Oils
Plastics
Gasoline
Catalysts

Sustainable power plansts

O'Brien, K. C., Patel, V., Rajagopalan, N., Lu, Y. & Stillwell, A. S., Jan 1 2015, Carbon Management Technology Conference 2015: Sustainable and Economical CCUS Options, CMTC 2015. AIChE, Vol. 2. p. 1192-1206 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The utilization of forward osmosis for coal tailings dewatering

Salih, H. H. M., Wang, L., Patel, V., Namboodiri, V. & Rajagopalan, N., Aug 11 2015, In : Minerals Engineering. 81, p. 142-148 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal tailings
Osmosis
Dewatering
dewatering
osmosis
2014

Production, characterization and fuel properties of alternative diesel fuel from pyrolysis of waste plastic grocery bags

Sharma, B. K., Moser, B. R., Vermillion, K. E., Doll, K. M. & Rajagopalan, N., Jun 1 2014, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 122, p. 79-90 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alternative fuels
Petroleum
Diesel fuels
Hydrocarbons
Hydrogen
2013

Chemical and biological characterization of wastewater generated from hydrothermal liquefaction of Spirulina

Pham, M., Schideman, L. C., Scott, J. W., Rajagopalan, N. & Plewa, M. J., Feb 19 2013, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 47, 4, p. 2131-2138 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spirulina
Liquefaction
liquefaction
Wastewater
wastewater

Chemical treatment of commercial reverse osmosis membranes for use in FO

Wang, X., Duitsman, E., Rajagopalan, N. & Namboodiri, V. V., Jun 4 2013, In : Desalination. 319, p. 66-72 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osmosis membranes
Osmosis
Reverse osmosis
osmosis
Ethanol

Complete utilization of spent coffee grounds to produce biodiesel, bio-oil, and biochar

Vardon, D. R., Moser, B. R., Zheng, W., Witkin, K., Evangelista, R. L., Strathmann, T., Rajagopalan, N. & Sharma, B. K., Oct 7 2013, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 1, 10, p. 1286-1294 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coffee
Biofuels
coffee
Biodiesel
Oils

Desalination

Namboodiri, V. & Rajagopalan, N., Oct 2013, Assuring Purity of Drinking Water. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 2. p. 98-119 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

desalination
Desalination
Fresh Water
Hot Temperature
Renewable Energy

Highly ordered macroporous woody biochar with ultra-high carbon content as supercapacitor electrodes

Jiang, J., Zhang, L., Wang, X., Holm, N. L., Rajagopalan, N., Chen, F. & Ma, S., Nov 1 2013, In : Electrochimica Acta. 113, p. 481-489 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon
Electrodes
Capacitance
Energy dispersive spectroscopy
Chemical activation

Use of treated effluent water in ethanol production from cellulose

Ramchandran, D., Rajagopalan, N., Strathmann, T. & Singh, V., Sep 1 2013, In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 56, p. 22-28 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ethanol production
bioethanol
effluents
cellulose
Cellulosic ethanol
2012

Thermochemical conversion of raw and defatted algal biomass via hydrothermal liquefaction and slow pyrolysis

Vardon, D. R., Sharma, B. K., Blazina, G. V., Rajagopalan, N. & Strathmann, T., Apr 1 2012, In : Bioresource Technology. 109, p. 178-187 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquefaction
liquefaction
pyrolysis
Oils
Biomass
2011

Oxygen reduction reaction on a mini gas diffusion electrode

Jiang, J. & Rajagopalan, N., Dec 30 2011, In : Electrochimica Acta. 58, 1, p. 717-722 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diffusion in gases
Oxygen
Electrodes
Catalysts
Fuel cells

Thermo-chemical conversion of spent coffee to bio-oil and biochar

Sharma, B. K., Zheng, W., Witkin, K. & Rajagopalan, N., Dec 1 2011, In : ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Coffee
Oils
Ashes
Feedstocks
Crops

Thermo-chemical conversion of waste lipids to distillates

Sharma, B. K., Vardon, D., Strathmann, T. J. & Rajagopalan, N., Dec 1 2011, In : ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Lipids
Oils
Liquefaction
Pyrolysis
Boiling point
2010

Sorption properties of greenwaste biochar for two triazine pesticides

Zheng, W., Guo, M., Chow, T., Bennett, D. N. & Rajagopalan, N., Sep 1 2010, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 181, 1-3, p. 121-126 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triazines
simazine
Pesticides
Herbicides
Simazine

Use of cooling tower blow down in ethanol fermentation

Rajagopalan, N., Singh, V., Panno, B. & Wilcoxon, M., Dec 1 2010, In : Water Science and Technology. 62, 10, p. 2263-2269 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cooling towers
Fermentation
fermentation
ethanol
Ethanol
2008

Dynamic simulations of alumina membrane fouling from recycling of semisynthetic metalworking fluids

Wentz, J. E., Kapoor, S. G., Devor, R. E. & Rajagopalan, N., Dec 1 2008, In : Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 130, 6, p. 610151-6101511 5491361 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Membrane fouling
Recycling
Alumina
Membranes
Fluids

Partial pore blocking in microfiltration recycling of a semisynthetic metalworking fluid

Wentz, J. E., Kapoor, S. G., DeVor, R. E. & Rajagopalan, N., Aug 1 2008, In : Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 130, 4, p. 410141-410149 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microfiltration
Recycling
Membranes
Fluids
Fouling

Use of paramagnetic particles in membrane integrity testing

Deluhery, J. & Rajagopalan, N., Jun 20 2008, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 318, 1-2, p. 176-181 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

integrity
membranes
Membranes
polycarbonate
Testing
2007

Development of a novel metalworking fluid engineered for use with microfiltration recycling

Wentz, J. E., Kapoor, S. G., DeVor, R. E. & Rajagopalan, N., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of Tribology. 129, 1, p. 135-142 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microfiltration
recycling
Recycling
Fluids
fouling

Transiently stable emulsions for metalworking fluids

Bittorf, P. J., Kapoor, S. G., DeVor, R. E. & Rajagopalan, N., Aug 22 2007, Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME 2007 - Papers Presented at NAMRC 35. p. 343-350 8 p. (Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME; vol. 35).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Design of experiments
Emulsions
Fluids
Lubrication
Surface tension
2006

Chemically activated carbon on a fiberglass substrate for removal of trace atrazine from water

Yue, Z., Economy, J., Rajagopalan, N., Bordson, G., Piwoni, M., Ding, L., Snoeyink, V. L. & Marinas, B. J., Aug 28 2006, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 16, 33, p. 3375-3380 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrazine
Herbicides
Activated carbon
Water
Fibers

Development of a novel metalworking fluid engineered for use with microfiltration recycling

Wentz, J. E., Kapoor, S. G., DeVor, R. E. & Rajagopalan, N., Nov 28 2006, Proceedings of STLE/ASME International Joint Tribology Conference, IJTC 2006. (Proceedings of STLE/ASME International Joint Tribology Conference, IJTC 2006; vol. 2006).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microfiltration
Recycling
Fluids
Membrane fouling
Fouling

Effect of water phase surface tension and viscosity on metalworking fluid functionality

Bittorf, P. J., Kapoor, S. G., DeVor, R. E. & Rajagopalan, N., Sep 21 2006, Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institute of SME 2006 - Papers Presented at NAMRC 34. p. 555-562 8 p. (Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institute of SME; vol. 34).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Surface tension
Viscosity
Fluids
Lubrication
Machining
2005

An evaluation of the colloidal stability of metal working fluid

Menniti, A., Rajagopalan, K., Kramer, T. A. & Clark, M. M., Apr 15 2005, In : Journal of Colloid And Interface Science. 284, 2, p. 477-488 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metal working
Fluids
Coagulation
Photon correlation spectroscopy
Electrophoretic mobility

A turbidimetric method for the rapid evaluation of MWF emulsion stability

Deluhery, J. & Rajagopalan, N., Apr 22 2005, In : Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 256, 2-3, p. 145-149 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emulsions
emulsions
evaluation
rust fungi
lubricants

Effects of organic and metal contamination on the etch rate of acid baths - Implications for extended acid use

Ellis, A., Deluhery, J. & Rajagopalan, N., Feb 1 2005, Plating and Surface Finishing, 92, 2, p. 42-47 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

baths
contamination
Contamination
Metals
acids
Membrane fouling
Microfiltration
Fluids
Fluxes
Experiments

Formulation and testing of a microfiltration compatible synthetic metalworking fluid

Gilmer, J. A., Eppert, J. J. & Rajagopalan, N., Jul 1 2005, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 256, 1-2, p. 18-28 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microfiltration
Corrosion
formulations
Fluids
fluids
2004

High surface area, mesoporous fibers for removal of organics from water

Yue, Z., Economy, J., Rajagopalan, N., Bordson, G. & Piwoni, M., 2004, In : ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 228, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Humic Substances
Polyacrylonitriles
Cellulose
Functional groups
Water

Impact of environmental contaminants on machining properties of metalworking fluids

Greeley, M. & Rajagopalan, N., Apr 1 2004, In : Tribology International. 37, 4, p. 327-332 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

machining
contaminants
Machining
Impurities
Fluids

Purification of semi-synthetic metalworking fluids by microfiltration

Rajagopalan, N., Rusk, T. & Dianovsky, M., Aug 1 2004, Tribology and Lubrication Technology, 60, 8, p. 38-44 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Microfiltration
Purification
Fluids
Bacteria
Productivity
Microfiltration
Water hardness
Fluids
Drilling
Chelation
2003

Evaluating performance changes due to gradual component depletion in metalworking fluids

Greeley, M. H., DeVor, R. E., Kapoor, S. G. & Rajagopalan, N., Dec 1 2003, 31st North American Manufacturing Research Conference 2003 - Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME. p. 337-344 8 p. (Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME; vol. 31).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fluids
Life cycle
Drilling
Chemical analysis

Evaluation of aged and recycled metalworking fluids by the tapping torque

Rusk, T. & Rajagopalan, N., Feb 1 2003, Lubrication Engineering, 59, 2, p. 10-14 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Torque
Fluids
Testing
Recycling
Contamination
Contamination
Fluids
Impurities
Machining
Oils
Adsorption
Fluids
Metal cutting
Isotherms
Machining
2001

Engineering of ultrafiltration equipment in alkaline cleaner applications

Rajagopalan, N., Lindsey, T. & Skerlos, S. J., Dec 2001, Plating and Surface Finishing, 88, 12, p. 56-60 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

cleaners
Ultrafiltration
metal finishing
engineering
fouling

Microfiltration of polyoxyalkylene metalworking fluid lubricant additives using aluminum oxide membranes

Skerlos, S. J., Rajagopalan, N., DeVor, R. E., Kapoor, S. G. & Angspatt, V. D., Nov 2001, In : Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 123, 4, p. 692-699 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microfiltration
Lubricants
Fluxes
Membranes
Aluminum
2000
Ceramic membranes
Productivity
Fluxes
Fluids
Membranes
Ceramic membranes
Lubricants
Fluxes
Fluids
Membranes
Growth kinetics
Recycling
Biomass
Membranes
Fluids
1999

Recycling aqueous cleaning solutions

Rajagopalan, N., Lindsey, T. & Sparks, J., Jul 1999, Products Finishing (Cincinnati), 63, 9, p. 57-67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Recycling
Cleaning