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Nagasree Garapati

Nagasree Garapati


ESB 439

Visiting Assistant Professor - Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering


  • Ph.D: Chemical Engineering, WVU, USA 2013
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering, WVU, USA 2009
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Osmania University, India, 2007

Dr. Nagasree Garapati received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from West Virginia University for her research in Gas Hydrates. Later she moved to University of Minnesota for her Post Doctorate in Department of Earth Sciences working on CO2 plume Geothermal Energy and also visited ETHZ- Zurich as Academic Scholar. Her research interests include numerical modeling, unconventional energy resources, and carbon sequestration.

Selected Publications

  1. Zhang, Y., Garapati, N., Doughty, C., Pierre, J., “Modeling Study of Deep Direct Use Geothermal on the West Virginia University Campus-Morgantown, WV”, Geothermics, 87, 2020.
  2. Garapati, N., Irr, V. J., Lamb, B., “Feasibility Analysis of Deep Direct-Use Geothermal on the West Virginia University Campus-Morgantown, WV”, 45th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford, CA, February 2020.
  3. Qian, L., Chapman, J., Aisheng, H., Kenneth, C. W., Wagner, A., Garapati, N., Konstantinos,S., Dinu, C.Z., “User-tarilored Metal-Organic Frameworks as Supports for Carbonic Anhydrase”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10, 2018.
  4. McCleery, R. S., McDowell, R.R., Moore, J. P., Garapati, N., Carr, T.R., Anderson, B.J., “Development of 3-D geological model of Tuscarora Sandstone for Feasibility of Deep Direct-Use Geothermal at West Virginia University’s Main Campus”, GRC Transactions, 42, 2018.
  5. Sridhara, P., Anderson, B.J., Garapati, N., Seol, Y., Myshakin, E.M., “Novel Technological Approach to Enhance Methane Recovery from Class 2 Hydrate Deposits by Employing CO2 Injection”, Energy and Fuels, 32, 2018.

Teaching Interests

  • Material and Energy Balances
  • Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Process Safety

Research Interests

  • Energy Technologies (Gas Hydrates, Geothermal Energy, Shale gas)
  • Reservoir Characterization and Modeling
  • Numerical Modeling
  • Molecular Modeling
  • Carbon dioxide capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS)

Professional Societies

  • American Society for Engineering Education(ASEE)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • Geothermal Resources Council (GRC)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)