Assistant Professor
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Research Interest: 
  • Emission characterisation from major sources such as road traffic, biomass cooking and heating, open-field stubble burning, brick kilns
  • Environmental health and risk assessment
  • Development of source emissions factors
  • Assessing chemical and optical properties of atmospheric aerosols
  • Measuring and modeling long-term exposures to outdoor air pollution in communities
  • Modeling effect of air pollution on respiratory health
  • Occupational exposure and health assessment, e.g. in coal mines, quarries and taxi drivers
  • Measuring toxicity of atmospheric and sources aerosols
  • Measuring and modeling personal and indoor air pollution exposures
  • Quantifying toxic chemical doses in human tissues
  • Understanding the emissions from vehicular/ biomass emissions sources, monitoring and modelling the long-term air pollution exposures in various urban/ rural microenvironments
  • Quantifying toxic air pollution chemicals in human tissues and examining the association of air pollution exposures with health effects in children and adults.
  • Environmental noise exposure and annoyance assessment
Educational Qualification: 
  • Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering) -University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA , USA ,2007

  • M.Tech. (Environmental Science & Engineering) - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai, India,2003

  • M.Sc. (Chemistry) - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, New Delhi, India,2001

  • B.Sc. (Chemistry) - University of Delhi, Delhi,India,1999

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