Gangadhar Andaluri

Lab Manager in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Bio

 

Education

Ph.D. in Engineering, Temple University, PA, USA, Jan 2011  

Thesis: Ultrasound Induced Destruction of Emerging Contaminants

Master of Chemical Engineering, Villanova University, PA, USA,May 2006

Thesis: Computational Quantum Chemistry Investigation of Dissociation Pathways of Chlorinated Alkyl Sulfides

B. Tech in Chemical Engineering, Osmania University, AP, India,May 2003

Senior Design: Design and optimization of chemical engineering process for the manufacture of Xylenes


PEER Reviewed Publications

 

  1. Andaluri, G. and Suri, R.P.S., (2017).  “Removal of 1, 4-Dioxane and volatile organic compounds from groundwater using ozone based advanced oxidation processes.” Ozone Science and Engineering, doi: 10.1080/019119512.2017.1327802

  2. Dietrich, M., Andaluri, G., Smith, R. C., and Suri, R.P.S., (2017). “1, 4-Dioxane removal in flow-through water treatment system using combined O3/Ultrasound.” Ozone Science and Engineering, doi: 10.1080/019119512.2017.1321981

  3. Roy, R., Andaluri, G., and Miller, W. C. (2017) “Haze as high altitude air pollutant, central & south Asia, Introducing earth rotor electro-kinetic yaw.” International Journal of Development Research, 7(2) pp 11681-11685.

  4. Roy, R., Andaluri, G. and Miller, W. C. (2016) “Carbon monoxide signature in human body: Measured and GIS physiology.” Research and Reviews: Journal of Engineering and Technology, 5(4) pp 4-6.

  5. Andaluri, G. (2016) “A thermodynamic insight on dissociation pathways of chlorinated alkyl sulfides: Computational quantum chemistry approach.” Research and Reviews: Journal of Engineering and Technology 5 (3)

  6. Andaluri, G., Suri, R.P.S. and Kumar, K. (2012) “Occurrence of estrogen hormones in biosolids, animal manure and mushroom compost.” Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 184(2), 1197-1205

  7. Andaluri, G., Ekaterina, V., Suri, R.P.S. (2012) “Evaluation of relative importance of ultrasound reactor parameters for the removal of estrogen hormones in water.” Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 19, 953-958

  8. Suri, R.P.S., Andaluri, G., Abburi, S., Velicu, M. (2008) “Ultrasound assisted removal of estrogen hormones.” Waste Management and the Environment IV, 109, 13-19

 

Conference proceedings

 

  1. Dietrich, M., Andaluri, G., Smith, R. C., Suri, R.P.S., (2016) “1, 4-Dioxane removal in flow-through water treatment system using combined O3/Ultrasound.” Proceedings of ACE, AWWA

  2. Andaluri, G., Curran, M., and Suri, R. P.S. (2012) “Removal of 1, 4-dioxane and volatile organics from contaminated groundwater using ozone based advanced oxidation processes.” Proceedings of American Chemical Society, volume 244

  3. Andaluri, G. and Suri, R.P.S. (2012) “Enhanced oxidative sono-chemical removal of 1,4-dioxane from water.” Proceedings of American Chemical Society, volume 244

  4. Andaluri, G., Fenlon, K., Suri, R.P.S. (2010) “Analytical methods and treatability study tools – treatment of micro-constituents.” Water Environment Federation – Industrial Issues and Treatment Technology Micro-constituents, New Jersey

  5. Andaluri, G. and Suri, R.P.S. (2009) “Ultrasound assisted degradation of pharmaceutically active compounds: Effect of reactor design variables.” Proceedings of Penn-TEC, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association, Lancaster, PA

  6. Suri, R.P.S., Fu, H., Andaluri, G. (2007) “Estrogen contamination from wastewater treatment plants and animal wastes.” Proceedings of AWRA summer specialty conference, Vail, Colorado

  7. Magdalena, V., Fu, H., Andaluri, G., Chimchirian, R., Suri, R.P.S. (2007), “Occurrence of estrogen hormones in environmental systems.” World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Tampa, Florida

     

     

 

Conference presentations

 

  1. Dietrich, M., Smith, R. C., Andaluri, G., Suri, R.P.S., (2016) 1,4-Dioxane removal in flow-through water treatment system using combined O3/Ultrasound, ACE, AWWA, Chicago, Illinois

  2. Vilimanovic, D., Hannah, R. E., Suri, R.P.S., Andaluri, G., (2016) Emerging Contaminants in the Delaware River Watershed, ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  3. Manickavachagam, M., Andaluri, G., Suri, R.P.S., (2016) Ibuprofen and Ibuprofen-lysinate removal by adsorption and advanced oxidation processes (AOPs), ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

  4. Dietrich, M., Smith, R. C., Andaluri, G., Suri, R.P.S., (2016) “1,4-Dioxane removal in flow-through water treatment system using combined O3/Ultrasound.” ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

  5. Mac Gillivray, R., Andaluri, G., and Suri, R.P.S., (2014) Contaminants of Emerging Concern in the Delaware River Basin, DE-AWRA PPCP Roundtable, NJ

  6. Andaluri, G., Vilimanovic, D., Goldman, V., Suri, R. P.  S., (2014) Removal of Emerging contaminants by Ozone and UV based advanced oxidation processes, The 20th International conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies for treatment of Air, Soil and Water, San Diego, California.

  7. Andaluri, G. and Suri, R. P.S., (2013) Optimization of Ultrasound Based AOP for Removal of Emerging Contaminants in Water: Understanding the Impact and Inter-Relation of Process Variables, The 20th International conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies for treatment of Air, Soil and Water, San Diego, California.

  8. Andaluri, G., Loftus, M., Suri, R.P.S., Sumner, P., Scheilder, J., (2013) Determination of UV dosages for the removal of Ozone from high purity water, International Ozone Association, Berlin, Germany

  9. Andaluri, G., Loftus, M., Suri, R.P.S., Sumner, P., Scheilder, J., (2013) UV dose verification for ozone removal – An academic study, ISPE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California

  10. Andaluri, G., Muruganandham, M., Suri, R.P.S., (2012) Ozone based treatment of emerging contaminants, Environmental measurement symposium, Washington, DC

  11. Andaluri, G. and Suri, R.P.S. (2012) Evaluation of relative importance of ultrasound reactor parameters for the removal of estrogen hormones in water, ACS Conference, Philadelphia

  12. Andaluri, G. and Suri, R.P.S. (2012) Oxidative Sono-chemical removal of 1,4-dioxane from water, ACS Conference, Philadelphia

  13. Andaluri, G., Curran, M., Singh, T., Suri, R.P.S.  (2012) Removal of 1,4-dioxane and volatile organics using ozone based advanced oxidation process, ACS Conference, Philadelphia

  14. Andaluri, G., Curran, M., Singh, T., Suri, R.P.S., (2011) Removal of 1,4-dioxane using ozone based advanced oxidation processes, International Ozone Association/International UV Association World Congress, Paris, France

  15. Andaluri, G., Rokhina, E., Suri, R.P.S., (2010) Ultrasonic destruction of emerging contaminants: Experimental and Theoretical (ANN) Approach, the 16th international conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies for treatment of water, air and soil, San Diego, California

  16. Andaluri, G., and Suri, R.P.S., (2009) Effect of reactor design variables on ultrasound induced destruction of emerging contaminants, WEFTEC, Orlando, Florida

  17. Andaluri, G., and Suri, R.P.S., (2009) Ultrasound assisted degradation of pharmaceutically active compounds: Effect of reactor design variables, Penn-TEC: Annual conference of the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association, Lancaster, PA

  18. Suri, R.P.S., Singh, T.S., Andaluri, G., Fu, H., Mandepanda, U., (2009) Use of Ozone for the destruction of steroid hormones, VA-AWWA Conference, VA

  19. Andaluri, G., and Suri, R.P.S., (2008) Nano-materials in indoor air treatment and solar energy harvesting, Pennsylvania Green Growth Partnership Forum: Innovate, Connect, Build Pennsylvania’s Green Economy, PA

  20. Andaluri, G., and Suri, R.P.S., (2008) Aqueous phase destruction of active pharmaceutical ingredients using ultrasound, 60th  Annual PA - AWWA Conference, PA

  21. Andaluri, G., Suri, R.P.S., Fu, H., (2008) Pharmaceutically active compounds in animal matrix and their leaching properties, National Water Quality Monitoring Council: Sixth National Conference, Water Environment Federation

  22. Andaluri, G., Suri, R.P.S., and Velicu, M., (2008) Occurrence of PhACs in wastewater, surface water, and animal waste matrices, World Environmental and Water Resource Congress, Hawaii

  23. Andaluri, G., Abburi, S., and Suri, R.P.S., (2008) Ultrasound assisted removal of estrogen hormones, Waste Management

  24. Andaluri, G., Suri, R.P.S., and Abburi, S., (2007) Removal of emerging contaminants from aqueous streams, Fifth Annual Maine Benzodiazepine Study group conference & Fourth Annual Unused Drug Return Conference: Improving Patient Safety through Informed Medication prescribing and Disposal Practices, Portland, Maine

  25. Andaluri, G., Suri, R.P.S., Fu, H., Chimchirian, R., and Meduri, S., (2007) Pharmaceutical chemical contamination in surface water, and their aqueous phase destruction using ultrasound, AWWA Annual Conference and Exposition, Ontario, Canada

  26. Andaluri, G., Suri, R.P.S., and Fu, H., (2007) Occurrence of estrogen hormones in solid wastes and their leaching properties, 23rd Annual meeting of Hudson-Delaware chapter of Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, NJ

 

 

 

 

Professional Certifications

 

 

 

  • Engineer in Training (NCEES Board, New Hampshire) License # 5352

  • Environmental Protection in Chemical Process Industries, Villanova University 2006

 

 

 

Journal Article reviewer

 

 

 

Peer reviewed more than 50 research articles for

 

 

 

  • Journal of Hazardous Materials

  • Environmental Engineering Science

  • Desalination and Water Treatment

  • International Journal of Photo energy

 

 

 

Professional Affiliations/memberships

 

 

 

Professional membership in

 

 

 

  • Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors

  • American Chemical Society

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers

  • Pennsylvania Water Environment Association

  • American Water Works Association, PA Section

  • Water Environment Federation

 

 

 

patents

 

 

 

  • Andaluri, G. and Suri, R.P.S. (2010) “Electro-Sonolytic Destruction of Emerging Contaminants”, Invention Disclosure Filed, Temple University

 

 

 

professional expertise

 

 

 

  • Certified Engineer in Training (E.I.T) – NCEES Board, New Hampshire

  • Certified in Environmental Protection in Chemical Process Industries

  • 10 years of experience in operation, regular maintenance, and troubleshooting of advanced analytical instruments including GC/MS/MS, LC/MS/MS, LC/MS/QToF, UPLC, HPLC, GC/MS-Purge & Trap, Ion Chromatography, Total Organic Carbon analyzers, BET surface area analyzer, and UV-Vis Spectrophotometers

  • Extensive experience in operation and maintenance of Tinius Olsen 300K Super-L Universal Testing Machine, MTS Landmark (25kip) and Mini Bionix II (5kip) Advanced Material Testing instruments, and ELE Digital
    Shear, Load Consolidation, and Tritest instruments

  • 10 years of experience in analytical method development including QA/QC, Solid Phase extractions, Liquid-Liquid extractions, and Soxhlet extractions

  • Extensive experience in Environmental Health and Safety aspects of engineering laboratories

  • Lab Management – Environmental Compliance (State and Federal) and Safety                             

  • More than 8 years of  research experience in Groundwater Remediation, Industrial Wastewater Treatment, Bench/Pilot Scale Testing, and Advanced Oxidation Processes for water/wastewater treatment

  • Certified to operate Forklift for Temple Engineering

 

 

 

Awards and honors

 

 

 

  1. First place and Overall Research Award, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association, 2009

  2. Second place, Young Professional – Fresh Ideas Research Award, PA-AWWA, 2008

  3. First Place Student Research Award, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry – Hudson Delaware Chapter, 2007

  4. Research was featured in ACS-Chemistry and Industry Magazine “Sound Idea to Cleanup Wastewater”, 2008

  5. Technology development was featured in WHYY National Radio “Sound Investment: Temple team advances use of noise to purify water”. 2012