User:Praveen Kolar

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Praveen Kolar
  • Praveen Kolar
  • North Carolina State University
  • 278 Weaver Labs
  • Raleigh, NC 27695-7625
  • Phone: 919-513-9797, Fax: 919-515-7760


  • 2008, PhD, The University of Georgia
  • 2004, MS, Louisiana State University
  • 1995, MS, Indian Institute of Technology

Research interests

  1. Value added waste management
  2. Synthesis of novel catalysts for use in air pollution mitigation and biomass to energy


  1. , P and J. R.Kastner. 2009. Low-temperature catalytic oxidation of aldehyde mixtures using wood fly ash: kinetics, mechanism, and effect of ozone (in review), Chemosphere [Kolar]
  2. , P and J. R.Kastner. 2009. Room-temperature oxidation of volatile organic compounds using nano catalysts synthesized by electrochemical deposition (accepted for publication), Transactions of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers [Kolar]
  3. , P., J. R. Kastner, and J. Miller. 2007. Low temperature catalytic oxidation of aldehydes using wood fly ash and molecular oxygen, Applied Catalysis. B: Environmental, (76): 203-217 [Kolar]
  4. , J. R., J. Miller, P. Kolar, and K. C. Das. 2009. Catalytic ozonation of ammonia using biomass char and wood fly ash, Chemosphere, 75 (6): 739-744 [Kastner]
  5. , J. R., R. Gangavaram, P. Kolar, C. Xu, and A. Teja. 2008. Catalytic ozonation kinetics of propanal using wood fly ash and metal nanoparticle impregnated carbon, Environmental Science and Technology, 42 (2): 556–562 [Kastner]
  6. , L., P. Kolar, J. R. Kastner, and B. Herner. 2008. Biofiltration kinetics of a gaseous aldehyde mixture using a synthetic matrix, Journal of Air and Waste Management Association, 58 (3): 412-23 [Wang]

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