Mukesh Khare

Full Name: Mukesh Khare

Position: Professor of Civil Engineering

Institution: IIT Delhi

Academic Qualifications: PhD (Faculty of Engineering) Newcastle University UK; M. Tech. (Environmental Engineering); B.E. (Civil Engineering)

Key affiliations/memberships: Fellow, Indian Water Works Association (IWWA); Fellow, Wessex Institute of Great Britain, UK; Fellow, Institution of Engineers, India; Founding Member, Society for Indoor Environment (SIE); Member (Life), Indian Association of Environmental Management (IAEM); Member (Life), Indian Society for Wind Engineers (ISWE); Member (Life), Indian Society for Environmental Management (ISEM); Member (Life), Indian Air Pollution Control Association (IAPCA); Member (Life), Newcastle University Student Alumni Association; Member (Life), Roorkee University Student Alumni Association; Member (Life), Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI).Member (Life), Indian Buildings Congress, Delhi.

Key Research/Practice Areas: Air quality modelling, indoor air quality.

Key Projects (Most recent): Eco-Innovative Safe and Energy Efficient Materials (ECO_SEE); Low Cost Semiconductor and Optical Sensors based Urban Air Quality Monitoring Network System (SENSurAIR)”, Uchhatar Avishkar Yojna (UAY); Source Apportionment of Ambient Particulate Matter during Winter Season in Delhi City; An Integrated Study of Air Pollutant Sources in the Delhi NCR (ASAP-Delhi);

Key Publications: (Most recent)

1. Sumit, S., Sharma, P., Khare, M and Swati, K (2016). Statistical behaviour of ozone in urban environment, Sustainable Environment Research, Vol. 26, Issue 3, pp. 142-148.

2. Sumit, S and Khare, M (2017).Simulating ozone concentrations using precursor emission inventories in Delhi – National Capital Region of India, Atmospheric Environment, Vol.151, pp. 117-132.

3. Sumit, S., Sharma, P and Khare, M (2017). Photo-chemical transport modelling of tropospheric ozone: A review, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 159, pp.34-54.

4. Prashant Kumar, Sunil Gulia, Roy M. Harrison and Mukesh Khare (2017) “The influence of odd–even car trial on fine and coarse particles in Delhi”, Environmental Pollution, Vol.225, pp. 20-30.

5. Rakhi Ghosh, Puja Gupta, Mukesh Khare & Priyanka Kulshreshtha (2017) “Seasonal Variation of Tropospheric Ozone and Its Association with the Chemical and Meteorological Precursors in Delhi, India”, J. Sustainability in Environment, vol. 2(2), pp223-257,

Prominent Awards/Recognitions: Dr. M. G. Deshpande Memorial Prize, National Society of Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Power, India; Commissioner, Global Commission on Pollution + Health + Development, Blacksmiths, USA; Independent Director, Board of Directors, Hindustan Copper Limited; Independent Director, Board of Directors, Central Mine Planning Design Institute (CMPDI); Independent Director, Board of Director, Certification Engineers International Ltd.; Independent Director, Board of Directors, Engineers India Limited (EIL); Independent Director, Board of Directors, Pure Earth (Blacksmiths); Member, Centralized Monitoring Committee, National Green Tribunal (NGT); Member, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM); Chairman, State Environmental Impact Assessment Committee (SEAC); Patron, planet earth institute London.

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