Venkat’s Published Works

Interviewed by the Public Broadcasting Corp WQED in 2009  

The types and the range of my writings are scattered through the back issues of the magazine on our website. You can access all my writings in the magazine by clicking Kollengode or Venkataraman. 

 In addition, here are the list of my writings in metro dailies. 

Non-Technical Articles in Metro Dailies: 

2.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman, “On Bribes and Bailouts,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Friday, October 03, 2008

3.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman, “A Ghost in the Machine: How my identity almost didn’t survive the great Y2K computer crisis.” Op-Ed article in Pittsburgh Post Gazette, January 12, 2000.

4.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman, “India’s Passage,” A 1400-word article on India’s 50th anniversary of independence in the Forum section of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 17, 1997.

5.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman, “Tobacco Company Dogma Bows to Truth,” The New York Times, March 21, 1997.

6.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman, “Passage to India,” Article on the Indian elections in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, in the Forum section, May 19, 1996.

7.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman, “Plagued by Indifference,” Article on the plague outbreak in India in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, in Forum, October 9, 1994.

8.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman, “Slanderous Caption for the News Story,” in Pittsburgh Post Gazette, December 4, 1993.

9.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman, “Gandhi Was Not a Wimp,” in Cleveland Plain Dealer, article in Forum, October 31, 1990.

10.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman,  “The Slow Spread of Occidentalitis in Describing Indian Performing Arts,” Narthaki, February 10, 2010

11.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman,  “South Indian Performing Arts: Whence? Where Now? Whither?” NarthakiSeptember 2003.

Technical Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

1.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman (with K. S. Narayanan), “Energetics of Collision Among Grinding Media in Ball Mills and Mechanochemical Effects,” Powder Technology, Vol. 96, Issue 3, pp 190-201, 15 (May, 1998). 

2.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman (with D. A. Weirauch and L. D. Martin), “Cofire Technology: Quantifying Glass infiltration in the Ceramic-Metal Interfacial Region,” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Grain Boundaries and Interfacial Phenomena in Electronic Ceramics, PAC-RIM Meeting, November 7-10, 1993, Hawaii.

3.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman (with K. S. Narayanan and M. L. Bartges), “Comminution-Based Powders for Technical Ceramic Applications,” Annual Meeting of the Society of Mineral Engineers, Phoenix, AZ, Feb. 24-28, 1992).  

4.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman, “Classical Mineral Processing Principles in Technical Ceramic Applications,”Proceedings of Advanced Materials” Application of Mineral and metallurgical Processing Principles, SME-AIME Publication, (1990).

5.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman (with R. A. DiMilia), “Predicting the Grain Size Distributions of High- Density High-Purity Sintered Alumina,” J. American Ceramic Society, vol. 72(1), pp. 33-41, (1989).

6.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman (with D. W. Fuerstenau), “The Comminution of Multicomponent Feeds Under Batch and Locked-Cycle Condition: Simulation and Energy Consumption,” International Journal of Mineral Processing, vol. 18, pp. 105-118, (1988).

7.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman, “Predicting the Size Distribution of Fine Powders During Comminution,” Advanced Ceramic Materials, vol. 3, pp. 520-25, (1988).

8.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman (with D. W. Fuerstenau and B. V. Velamakanni), “Effect of Operating Conditions on the Effectiveness of Grinding Aids in Wet Ball Milling,” Proceedings of First World Congress on Particle Technology/6th European Comminution symposium, Nuremburg, West Germany, April 1986

9.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman (with D. W. Fuerstenau), “Effect of Lifter Shape and Configuration on Material Transport, Part I In Rotating Drums,” Powder Technology, vol. 46, pp. 23-32, (1986).

10.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman (with D. W. Fuerstenau and B. V. Velamakanni), “Effect of Chemical Additives on the Dynamics of Grinding Media in Wet Ball Mill Grinding,” International Journal of Mineral Processing, vol. 15, pp. 251-67, (1985).

11.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman (with D. W. Fuerstenau), “Mineral Transport Through Rotating Drums: Effect of Particle Size and Particle Density,” Proceedings of Powder and Bulk Solids Conference and Exhibition, Chicago, May, 1985.

12.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman (with D. W. Fuerstenau and M. C. Williams), “Simulation of Closed circuit Mill dynamics by Locked Cycle Grinding of Mixtures,” pp. 49-85, Control-84 Mineral/Metallurgy Processing, SME-AIME Publication, 1984.

13.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman (with D. W. Fuerstenau), “Application of Population Balance Model to the Grinding of Mineral Mixtures,” Powder Technology, vol. 39, pp.133-142, (1984).

14.  Kollengode S. Venkataraman (with D. W. Fuerstenau), “Kinetic and Energy Considerations in Mixture Grinding,”Proceedings of International Symposium of Powder Technology, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 380-87, 1981.



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