(Names of Students/RAs/Postdocs are underlined)

  1. Alcock J, Brennan L, Haugen-Kozyra K, Kumar A, Vaezi M. Moving forward: Alberta biogas industry 2016. A white paper on policy and economic outlook. Submitted to Alberta Innovates, February 2017.
  2. Kumar A. Development of life cycle net energy ratio of energy storage technologies. Semi-annual scientific progress report submitted to NSERC Energy Storage Technology (NEST) Network, Ryerson University, Canada, October 2016.
  3. Kumar A. Development of life cycle net energy ratio of energy storage technologies. Annual scientific progress report submitted to NSERC Energy Storage Technology (NEST) Network, Ryerson University, Canada, May 2016.
  4. Oyedun, AO, Kumar A. Algae-based biomass for the production of fuels and chemicals. Progress Report 1 – A techno-economic assessment and a life cycle assessment of various conversion pathways of algae-based biomass to diluents and hydrogen. Submitted to CCEMC, AI-BIO, and Symbiotic EnviroTek, March 2016.
  5. Kumar A. Thirty-six Month Progress Report on NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Associate Industrial Research Chair in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering. Submitted to NSERC, Cenvous, Alberta Innovates Energy and Environmental Solutions and Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions, November 2015.
  6. Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of biomass conversion pathway to eco-friendly diesel additive – oxymethylene ethers (OME). Annual report submitted to Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative (HAI), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, December 17, 2015.
  7. Khan MM, Kumar A. Assessment of municipal solid waste (MSW) use for the Town of St. Paul. Draft report submitted to  Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (EES), 1800 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, December 2015.
  8. Kumar A, Noe M. System level assessment of hydrogen production from conventional and nonconventional sources of energy. Annual report submitted to Heimholtz-Alberta Initiative, December 12, 2014.
  9. Sauer J, Kumar A. Techno-economic assessment of biomass conversion pathway to eco-friendly diesel additive – oxymethylene ethers (OME). Annual report submitted to Heimholtz-Alberta Initiative, December 12, 2014.
  10. Subramanyam V, Bonyad M, Kumar A. Identification of best energy efficiency opportunities in Alberta’s agriculture sector. Development of GHG mitigation scenarios for the agricultural sector. Submitted to Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (AARD) J. G. O’Donoghue Building, 7000 113 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6H 5T6, March 2014.
  11. Bonyad M, Paramashivan D, Subramanyam V, Kumar A. Identification of best energy efficiency opportunities in Alberta’s energy sector – Phase III – GHG mitigation cost curves for the agricultural sector. Work in progress. Summary report prepared for Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environmental Solutions (EES), Suite 1800, Phipps McKinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3G2, February 2014.
  12. Shah T, Paramshivan D, Subramanyam V, Radpour S, Kumar A. Identification of best energy efficiency opportunities in Alberta’s energy sector – Phase II – Progress Report 4: Development of energy demand tree for mining sector of Alberta. Summary Report submitted to Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (EES), 1800 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, March 2013.
  13. Jacob Consultancy and University of Alberta. Identification of opportunities for the production of bio-products from waste biomass in Alberta. Final Report submitted to Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (EES), 1800 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, March 2013.
  14. Subramanyam V, Paramshivan D, Radpour S, Kumar A. Identification of best energy efficiency opportunities in Alberta’s energy sector – Phase II – Progress Report 3: GHG mitigation cost curves for transport sector of Alberta. Summary Report submitted to Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (EES), 1800 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, February 2013.
  15. Subramanyam V, Kumar A. Identification of best energy efficiency opportunities in Alberta’s energy sector – Phase II – Progress Report 2: GHG mitigation cost curves for commercial sector of Alberta. Summary Report submitted to the Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (EES), 1800 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, December 2012.
  16. Subramanyam V, Kumar A. Identification of best energy efficiency opportunities in Alberta’s energy sector – Phase II – Progress Report 1: GHG mitigation cost curves for residential sector of Alberta. Summary Report submitted to the Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (EES), 1800 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, November 2012.
  17. Subramanyam V, Kumar A. Identification of best energy efficiency opportunities in Alberta’s energy sector – Phase I. Final Report submitted to Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (EES), 1800 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, June 2012.
  18. Vaezi M, Luk J, Safei-Mohamadabadi H, Kumar A. Large scale biomass transport to a biorefinery by pipeline. Final Report submitted to Alberta Innovates – Bio Solutions (AI-BIO), 1800 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, June 2012.
  19. Subramanyam V, Kumar A. Review of GHG mitigation potential of energy efficiency projects for Alberta. Final Report submitted to Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (EES), 1800 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, April 2012.
  20. Kumar A. Characterization of pipelined biomass slurry. Final report submitted to Biorefining Conversions Network (BCN), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, February 2012.
  21. Kumar A. Characterization of forest residues from Alberta’s boreal forest. Final report submitted to Biorefining Conversions Network (BCN), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, February 2012.
  22. Subramanyam V, Kumar A. Development of best economic options for GHG mitigation in Alberta. Final Report submitted to the Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (EES), 1800 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, February 2012.
  23. Babatunde O, Kumar A. Development of baseline costs for hydrogen production, delivery and carbon capture from Alberta based natural gas and coal. Final Report submitted to the Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (EES), 1800 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, February 2012.
  24. Sultana A, Kumar A. Mapping available biomass feedstocks for steam production for steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) at SCL’s oil sand area south of Fort McMurray. Final Report submitted to Statoil Canada Ltd, Suite 3600, 308 – 4th Avenue S.W, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 0H7, January 2012.
  25. Kumar A, Subramanyam V, Kabir R. Development of energy, emissions and water flow Sankey diagrams for the Province of Alberta through modelling. Final Report submitted to the Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (EES), 1800 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, April 2011.
  26. Sarkar S, Kumar A. Potential of syngas based biofuels and biochemicals for Drayton Valley, Alberta, Technical and economical state-of-the-art and development, Module – 3 – Techno-economic evaluation of conversion technologies. Final Report, submitted to the Town of Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada, May 2010.
  27. Kumar A, Sultana A. Bioheat in Alberta: Techno-economic Assessment, Final Report submitted to Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures, Hwy 16A 75 Street, Vegreville, Alberta, March, 2010.
  28. Kumar A. Development of energy, emissions and water flow sankey diagrams for the Province of Alberta through modelling. Progress Report 7 submitted to the Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions (EES), 500 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, February 2010.
  29. Kumar A. Large scale biomass transport to a biorefinery by pipeline. Progress report 3 submitted to the Alberta Agricultural Research Institute (AARI), 500 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, January 2010.
  30. Kumar A. Development of energy, emissions and water flow Sankey diagrams for the Province of Alberta through modelling. Progress Report 5 submitted to the Alberta Energy Research Institute (AERI), 500 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, September 2009.
  31. Kumar A, Sarkar S. Techno-economic assessment of biomass conversion to charcoal for carbon sequestration. Final Report submitted to Alberta Energy Research Institute (AERI), 500 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta and EnCana, 421-7 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, July 2009.
  32. Kumar A. Development of energy, emissions and water flow Sankey diagrams for the Province of Alberta through modelling. Progress Report 5 submitted to the Alberta Energy Research Institute (AERI), 500 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, June 2009.
  33. Kumar A. Bioheat in Alberta: Techno-economic Assessment. Progress Report 1 submitted to Alberta Research Council, Hwy 16A 75 Street, Vegreville, Alberta, March, 2009.
  34. Kumar A. Development of energy, emissions and water flow sankey diagrams for the Province of Alberta through modelling. Progress Report 4 submitted to the Alberta Energy Research Institute (AERI), 500 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, January 2009.
  35. Kumar A. Large scale biomass transport to a biorefinery by pipeline. Progress report 2 submitted to the Alberta Agricultural Research Institute (AARI), 500 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, January 2009.
  36. Kumar A. Development of energy, emissions and water flow sankey diagrams for the Province of Alberta through modelling. Progress Report 3 submitted to the Alberta Energy Research Institute (AERI), 500 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, September 2008.
  37. Kumar A. Bioheat in Alberta: Techno-economic Assessment. Progress Report 1 submitted to Alberta Research Council, Hwy 16A 75 Street, Vegreville, Alberta, October, 2008.
  38. Kumar A. Development of energy, emissions and water flow Sankey diagrams for the Province of Alberta through modelling. Progress Report 2 submitted to the Alberta Energy Research Institute (AERI), 500 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, May 2008.
  39. Kumar A. Large scale biomass transport to a biorefinery by pipeline. Progress report 1 submitted to the Alberta Agricultural Research Institute (AARI), 500 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, January 2008.
  40. Kumar A. Development of energy, emissions and water flow Sankey diagrams for the Province of Alberta through modelling. Progress Report 1 submitted to the Alberta Energy Research Institute (AERI), 500 Phipps Mckinnon Building, 10020 101A Avenue, T5J Edmonton, Alberta, December 2007.
  41. Kumar A. A Conceptual Comparison of Bioenergy Options Using BC’s Mountain Pine Beetle Infested Wood. Research Project funded by Queen’s University and BIOCAP Canada Foundation, 156 Barrie Street, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ont. K7L 3N6, March 2006.
  42. Kumar A, Flynn P.C, Sokhansanj S. Feedstock availability and power costs associated with using BC’s beetle-infested pine. Research Project Final Report funded by BIOCAP Canada Foundation, 156 Barrie Street, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ont. K7L 3N6 and the Province of British Columbia, November 2005.
  43. Flynn P.C, Kumar A. Trip report – Site visit to Alholmens 240 MW power plant, Pietarsaari, Finland. Research Project funded by BIOCAP Canada Foundation, 156 Barrie Street, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ont. K7L 3N6 and the Province of British Columbia, November 2005.
  44. Kumar A, Sokhansanj S, Flynn P.C. British Columbia’s beetle infested pine: biomass feedstocks for producing power. Research Project Final Report funded by BIOCAP Canada Foundation, 156 Barrie Street, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ont. K7L 3N6 and the Province of British Columbia, April 2005.
  45. Sokhansanj S, Kumar A, Mani S, and Sundaram J. Section 4 – Processing and energy systems, In Dehydration of barley silage, Phase-2, Drying and energy options. Research Project Funded by Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP), National Research Council of Canada (NRC), IRAP Project 512493, prepared for Olds Ag-Tech Industries Limited, Olds Alberta, Canada, September 2004.
  46. Kumar A. Biomass usage for power and liquid fuels, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, June, 2004.
  47. Kumar A. A study of bioenergy technologies for the mitigation of greenhouse gases emissions, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Series Corporate Title; No. ET-00-19. Local Call No: AIT Thesis no. ET-00-19, Pages 169, 2000.
  48. Kumar A. A study of bioenergy technologies for the mitigation of greenhouse gases emissions, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. A special study report submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Engineering. LC TYPE Call NO.: TD885.5 G73 K86, Pages 55, 2000.