Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Dr. Shiva Nagendra SM is presently working as Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai, India. He is the Vice-Chairman GATE, JAM 2024, IIT Madras. He has more than 24 years’ experience in research, teaching, technology development, consultancy and community engagement. He has published more than 100 research publications in international and national refereed journals, two reference books, more than 100 papers in conferences and three patents. He is author of books titled ‘Urban Air Quality Monitoring, Modelling and Human Exposure Assessment’ (ISBN:978-981-15-5511-4) and ‘Artificial Neural Networks in Vehicular Pollution Modelling’ (SCI-41, ISBN-10: 3-540-37417-5) published by Springer. He is associate editor of the journal Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, Frontiers and Journal of the Institute of Engineers (India): Series A, Springer. He also edited seven conference proceedings. He is Director of Clean Environment for Planetary Health in Asia (CEPHA) Network supported by UKRI. He is founder-chairman of Indian International Conference on Air Quality Management (IICAQM) series and founder-president of Air Quality Management Association (AQMA). He has been part of numerous grants involving multiple national and international partners. Much of his research interests focus on air quality management which includes monitoring, source apportionment, modelling, design and development of emission control system, development of air quality management system, personal exposure monitoring, environmental impact assessment, outdoor-indoor air pollution relationships and indoor air quality management. He is WHO subject matter expert in a global technical consultation on the transmission of respiratory pathogens through the air. He also is a professional member of several technical institutions and organizations of India including the Society for Indoor Environment (SIE).

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