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Winter School On Air Quality Monitoring, Modelling & Health Risk In Indoor & Outdoor Environments
14th -15th DECEMBER 2021
Workshop On Indoor Air Quality Management
18th December 2021

Module 1: Air pollution monitoring

Tuesday, 14th December 2021 | Venue: Online

 
08:30-09:00

Registration

Registration & Orientation

09:00-09:30

Inauguration

Inauguration

Welcome, Address & Course overview:
Prof. Shiva Nagendra SM     

Dept. of Civil Engg,
IIT Madras

Address by:
Prof. Manu Santhanam
Head, Dept. of Civil Engineering,
IIT Madras

Address by Chief Guest:
Prof. Devendra Jalihal,
Chairman, Center for Continuing Education,
IIT Madras

09:30-09:45

Introduction

Introduction of the Participants

09:30-09:45
Urban air quality phenomena

Dr. Shiva Nagendra SM

Urban air quality phenomena

10:45-11:45

Prof. N J Vasa

Methods of monitoring gaseous pollutants

11:45-12:45
Methods of monitoring  particulate matter

Prof. R. Ravi Krishna

Methods of monitoring particulate matter

12:45-13:30

Lunch Break

13:30-14:30
Air quality legislation and standards and importance of QA/QC in air quality monitoring

Dr. Madhusudanan. M

Air quality legislation and standards and importance of QA/QC in air quality monitoring

14:30-15:30

Shri Karunakaran

Automatic ambient air quality monitoring system (CAAQMS)

15:30-15:45

Break

15:45-16:45
Greenhouse gases and climate change

Dr. Ravi Kumar Kunchala

Greenhouse gases and climate change

16:45-17:45
Demonstration of particulate & gaseous sampling instruments

Dr. Balbir Singh

Demonstration of particulate & gaseous sampling instruments

Module 2&3: Air quality modeling & health risk assessment

Tuesday, 14th December 2021 | Venue: Online

 
09:00-10:00
Introduction to modeling and its application in air quality management

Prof. Mukesh Khare

Introduction to modeling and its application in air quality management

10:00-11:00
Deterministic, Stochastic and hybrid models for air quality modeling and case studies

Dr. Sharad Gokhale

Deterministic, Stochastic and hybrid models for air quality modeling and case studies

11:00-11:15

Tea/Coffee Break

11:15-12:15
Line source emission modeling

Suresh Pandian Elumalai

Line source emission modeling

12:15-13:15
Source Apportionment Studies in Air Quality Management

Dr. B. Srimuruganandam

Source Apportionment Studies in Air Quality Management

13:15-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:00
Emission Inventory Case Studies – (1) Anthropogenic emission in Delhi and (2) Crop Residue Burning in India

Prof. Saroj Kumar Sahu

Emission Inventory Case Studies – (1) Anthropogenic emission in Delhi and (2) Crop Residue Burning in India

15:00-16:00
Novel sensor technologies in air quality monitoring

Dr. Ramya Selvaraj

Novel sensor technologies in air quality monitoring

16:00-16:15

Tea/Coffee Break

16:15-17:15
Indoor air quality & health risk assessment

Dr. S. Sankar

Indoor air quality & health risk assessment

Introduction

Pre- conference workshop on technical writing

17:15-18:45
Pre-Conference Workshop on Scientific Writing for Budding Authors

Swati Meherishi

Pre-Conference Workshop on Scientific Writing for Budding Authors

6th Indian International Conference on Air Quality Management
IICAQM-2021
Measurement, Modelling, Health Risk and Public Policy
16 - 18 December 2021

Thursday, 16th December 2021                DAY 1 of 3                        Venue: Online

08:30-09:00

Registration & Orientation

09:00-10:00

Inauguration

Welcome:
Prof. Sharad Gokhale, Head, Dept. of Civil Engg, IIT Guwahati

 

About Conference:
Prof. Shiva Nagendra SM, Dept. of Civil Engg, IIT Madras

 

About CEPHA network:
Prof. Sotiris Vardoulakis, ANU, Australia

 

Address by Dean:
Prof.Raghunathan Rengasamy, Dean Global Engagement, IIT Madras

 

Inaugural Address:
Sri. A. Udhayan I.F.S, T, NPCB Chairman

 

Closing Remarks:
Prof. Uwe Schlink, Helmholtz centre, UFZ, Leipzig

10:00-10:15

BREAK

10:15-10:45

Felicitation “Air Quality Management Research Lifetime Achievement Award”

About the Award:
Prof. Mukesh Khare, IIT Delhi

 

Address by :
Prof. T. G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati

 

Introduction of Awardee:
Prof. Sharad Gokhale, IIT Guwahati, Guwahati

 

Awardee Acceptance Speech:
Will be announced

 

Moderator:

Prof. Shiva Nagendra SM, Dept. of Civil Engg, IIT Madras

10:45-11:55
INVITED TALKS

Dr. Shiva Nagendra SM

INVITED TALKS

Chair: Prof. Shiva Nagendra S M (IIT Madras)

Rapporteur: Dr. Madhusudanan M (CPCB)

10:45-11:15

N/A

Keynote Address 1

By the Life Time Achievement Awardee

11:15-11:35
Invited Talk 1: The Health Risks of Air Pollution Exposure in the Upper North Thailand

Kraichat Tantrakarnapa

Invited Talk 1: The Health Risks of Air Pollution Exposure in the Upper North Thailand

11:35-11:55
Invited Talk 2: Technology Needs Landscape for Managing Air Quality in India

Dr. Rakesh Kumar

Invited Talk 2: Technology Needs Landscape for Managing Air Quality in India

11:55-12:00

Break

12:00-13:30

Technical Session I: Air quality measurements

Chair: Prof. Kraichat Tantrakarnapa, Mahidol University, Thailand.

 

Rapporteur: Dr. Dheeraj (IIT Madras)

12:00-12:15

D. S. Reshmy

Paper 1- A Review of Urban Traffic-Induced Black Carbon Emissions

12:15-12:30

Dr. Suvarna Tikle

Paper 2- Development of source specific gridded emission inventory of major criteria pollutants in Pune city, India

12:30-12:45

Sindhav Dhaval Rajendrabhai

Paper 3- Impact of Environmental Factors on Covid-19 Transmission and Analysis of Air Pollution During Covid-19 Lockdown Across Different Cities in India

Paper 3- Impact of Environmental Factors on Covid-19 Transmission and Analysis of Air Pollution During Covid-19 Lockdown Across Different Cities in India

12:45-13:00

Ranga Rajan Thiruvenkatachari

Paper 4- A field study to estimate the impact of noise barriers on mitigation of near road air pollution

13:00-13:15

Dr. Anju Elizbath Peter

Paper 5- Characterization of real time Air Quality at Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad Campus

13:15-13:30

Ms. Diya M

Paper 6- Air quality characteristics at an urban hotspot near residential area in Chennai

13:30-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:30

INVITED TALKS

Chair: Prof. Sharad Gokhale (IIT Guwahati) 

Rapporteur: Aswin Giri (IIT Madras)

14:00-14:30
Keynote Address 2: A bottom-up approach to modelling transport emissions and potential air quality interventions

Prof. Margaret Bell CBE

Keynote Address 2: A bottom-up approach to modelling transport emissions and potential air quality interventions

14:30-14:50
Invited Talk 3: Indoor air quality, ventilation and the risk of COVID-19 airborne transmission in school classrooms: Insights from COTRACE project

Prof. Prashant Kumar

Invited Talk 3: Indoor air quality, ventilation and the risk of COVID-19 airborne transmission in school classrooms: Insights from COTRACE project

14:50-15:10
Invited Talk 4: Robust observations of smoke – mixing layer height - air quality over Northern India

Chandan Sarangi

Invited Talk 4: Robust observations of smoke – mixing layer height - air quality over Northern India

15:10-15:30
Invited Talk 5: Sources, Characterization and Management of Air Quality in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Abdus Salam

Invited Talk 5: Sources, Characterization and Management of Air Quality in Dhaka, Bangladesh

15.30-15.45

15:45-17:00

Technical Session II: Chemical characterization and Gaseous Pollutants measurements

Chair: Dr. Shankar Murthy (NITIE)

Rapporteur: Mr. Amit Passi (IIT Madras)

15.45-16:00

Kriti Singh

Paper 7- Outdoor and indoor factors influencing trace gases (NO2, SO2 and NH3) levels inside ventilated homes

16:00-16:15

Neelam Baghel,

Paper 8- Short Term Variability On Air Quality: Impact Of Volatile Organic Compounds, PM2.5 And Trace Gases (Co, Nox And O3) During Diwali Festival

16:15-16:30

Dr Abhilash T,

Paper 9- Analysis of The Covid-19 Lockdown Effect on The PM2.5 Concentrations in India Using BENMAP-CE

16:30-16:45

H. N. Sowmya,

Paper 10- The Variability of Surface Ozone from Precursor Gases In The Bangalore Urban Area

16:45-17:00

N/A

Poster Presentation Session 1: Elevator Pitch(P1-P7)

Panel: Prof. Uwe Schlink, UFZ, Helmholtz,

Prof. Sotiris Vardoulakis, ANU,

Dr.
Krishna Murthy(NEERI),

Dr. Madhusudhanan M, Regional Director (Rtd),

CPCB, Chennai,

Dr. Sunil Gulia (NEERI)

17:00-17:45

Poster Presentation Session 1: Elevator Pitch(P1-P7)

17:30-17:45

17:45-18:45

N/A

Panel Discussion: Recent WHO guidelines for air quality standards implementation challenges in developing countries

Chairmen: V K Shukla(CPCB)

 

Moderator: Dr. Madhusudanan M, Regional Director (Rtd), CPCB, Chennai

 

Members: Dr.Shankar Murthy(NITIE), Ms. Rema(TNPCB),Dr.  Shankar, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher education and research, Sri. S K Gupta (Envirotech), Prof. Mukesh Khare(IITD), Keerthi, Dr. Nidhi Verma(IITM) Dr. Suvarna Tikle(IITM), Sudheer Kumar Kuppili(IITM)/Lakshmi Pradeep(IITM)

IICAQM-2021

Thursday, 17th December 2021                DAY 2 of 3                        Venue: Online

09:00-11:20

INVITED TALKS

Chair: Prof. Shiva Nagendra SM (IIT Madras)

Rapporteur: Dr. Nidhi Verma (IIT Madras)

09:00-09:30
Pandemic and Wildfires – A Paradigm Shift towards Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Healthy Buildings

Prof. Chandra Sekhar

Pandemic and Wildfires – A Paradigm Shift towards Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Healthy Buildings

09:30-09:50
Invited Talk 6: Aerosol flow over North-East India

Dr. Sharad Gokhale

Invited Talk 6: Aerosol flow over North-East India

09:50-10:10
Invited Talk 7: Regional scale air pollution in India

Dr. Sumit Sharma

Invited Talk 7: Regional scale air pollution in India

10:10-10:30
Invited Talk 8: Environmental change, air pollution, and public health

Prof. Sotiris Vardoulakis

Invited Talk 8: Environmental change, air pollution, and public health

10:30-10:50
Invited Talk 9: Assessing air pollution exposures in vehicular cabins in urban metropolitan cities

Harish C. Phuleria

Invited Talk 9: Assessing air pollution exposures in vehicular cabins in urban metropolitan cities

10:50-11:00

Break

11:00-13:30

Technical Session III: Applications of Modelling tools in Air Quality Management

Chair: Dr Suresh Pandian Elumalai (IIT ISM Dhanbad)

Rapporteur: Diya M (IIT Madras)

11:00-11:15

Aswin Giri

Paper 11- Influence of the Mobility Data on Urban Air Pollution

11:15-11:30

Lakshmi Pradeep

Paper 12- Assessment of Noise Pollution from Power Loom Industries in Tamil Nadu

11:30-11:45

Akshay Chauhan

Paper 13- Analysis of Temporal Variation in The Absorbing and Scattering Aerosol Over India Using Modis-Merra-2 Satellite

11:45-12:00

Aneesh Mathew

Paper 14- Spatio-Temporal Interaction between Surface Urban Heat Island and Atmospheric Pollution Island over Delhi in India

12:00-12:15

Shalini Priya

Paper 15- Air Pollution Trend Analysis at Ranchi Using Mann Kendall Test and ARIMA Model

12:15-12:30

Pratika Chawla

Paper 16- Assessment of air quality pattern in five coastal cities of India

12:30-12:45

JNPT

Technical presentations by sponsors

12:45-13:00

Honeywell

Technical presentations by sponsors

13:00-13:15

Envirotech

Technical presentations by sponsors

13:15-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:30

Invited Talks

Chair: Prof. Sotiris Vardoulakis (ANU)

Rapporteur: Dr Suvarna Tikle (IIT Madras)

14:00-14:30
Keynote Address 4: Drive Cycles, Read-driving Emissions and Electric Vehicle: Policies and Option

Dr. Mukesh Sharma

Keynote Address 4: Drive Cycles, Read-driving Emissions and Electric Vehicle: Policies and Option

14:30-14:50
Invited Talk 10: Supporting change using behavioural science:  The role of evidence, theory and stakeholder engagement

Dr. Vera Araujo Soares

Invited Talk 10: Supporting change using behavioural science: The role of evidence, theory and stakeholder engagement

14:50-15:10
Invited Talk 11:Performance of W–TiO2 photocatalytic coatings for applications in the built environment

Dr. Richard J Ball

Invited Talk 11:Performance of W–TiO2 photocatalytic coatings for applications in the built environment

15:10-15:30
Invited Talk 12: Exposure monitoring of aerosols in urban environment

Dr. Aditya Kumar Patra

Invited Talk 12: Exposure monitoring of aerosols in urban environment

15:30-15:45

Break

15:45-16:45

N/A

Air Quality Monthly Lecture Series #15 -

Dr. Gufran Beig ROLE OF SAFAR IN AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT

16:45-17:45

N/A

Technical Session IV: Health Risk Assessment

Chair: Dr. Mahesh (JSS); Rapporteur: Ms. Sruthi Jayaraj (IIT Madras)

16:45-17:00

Abinaya Sekar

Paper 17- Perceived risk versus actual risk associated with occupational exposure to air pollution

17:00-17:15

Prem Mohan

Paper 18- Variation of Particulate Matter Exposure on Commuters Due to Different Modes of Transport

17:15-17:30

Shoumick Mitra

Paper 19- PM2.5 attributable COPD hospital admissions and its monetary burden from a mining & thermal power plant based industrial town in Tamil Nadu, India

17:30-17:45

Dr. Sankarmani. R. M

Paper 20- A Cross-Sectional Study to Assess the Prevalence of Respiratory Illness and Associated Factors Among Fishing Trawler Workers in Tamil Nadu

17:00-17:15

Break

WORKSHOP ON INDOOR AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Saturday, 18th December 2021                  DAY 3 of 3                                  Venue: Online

09:00-10:50

Invited Talks

Chair: Dr. Chandan Sarangi (IIT Madras)

Rapporteur: Dr. Madhusudanan M (CPCB)

09:00-09:30
Keynote Address 5: Interpreting monitored data with dispersion models

Dr. Akula Venkatram

Keynote Address 5: Interpreting monitored data with dispersion models

09:30-09:50
Invited Talk 13: Respiratory Health effects of diesel exhaust particles

Dr. Mahesh PA

Invited Talk 13: Respiratory Health effects of diesel exhaust particles

09:50-10:10
Invited Talk 14:  Effect of air pollution on the nervous system

Prof. Dr. A. Chitra MD

Invited Talk 14: Effect of air pollution on the nervous system

10:10-10:30
Invited Talk 15: Role of biological studies in Air quality management

Dr. Parth Sarathi Mahapatra

Invited Talk 15: Role of biological studies in Air quality management

10:30-10:50
Invited Talk 16: Design optimization of air filters used in HVAC systems to meet the new challenges brought out by the COVID pandemic in maintaining a safe indoor air quality.

Shankar Rajasekaran

Invited Talk 16: Design optimization of air filters used in HVAC systems to meet the new challenges brought out by the COVID pandemic in maintaining a safe indoor air quality.

10:50-11:00

Break

11:00-13:30

Technical Session V: Indoor Air Quality-Measurement, Modelling, and Control

Chair: Dr. Mahesh (JSS)

Rapporteur: Ms. Mamatha (IIT Madras)

11:00-11:15

Shilpa. B .S

Paper 21- Assessment of Bio-Aerosol and Ammonia Concentration in Residences Around Waste Disposal

11:15-11:30

Sudheer Kumar Kuppili

Paper 22- Measurement of IAQ During Cooking in Rural Kitchens of Mandya & Mangalore, Karnataka

11:30-11:45

Amit Passi

Paper 23- Concentration and Size Distribution of Culturable Bacteria in Underground Metro Platforms

11:45-12:00

Dharmendra Jariwala

Paper 24- Source Identification for The Indoor Air Pollution Using Principal Component Analysis in The Dyeing and Printing Processing House

12:00-12:15

Dr. Daivik. A

Paper 25- A Cross-Sectional Study on The Respiratory Health Status and Associated Factors of Home-Based Power Loom Workers in Rural Villages of Salem District, Tamil Nadu

12:15-12:30

Alfatech

Technical presentations by sponsors

12:30-12:45

TSI

Technical presentations by sponsors

12:45-13.00

N/A

Technical presentations by sponsors Envitran

13:00-13:15

N/A

Technical presentations by sponsors SensurAir

13:15-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:10

Introduction

WORKSHOP: INDOOR AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT INVITED TALKS SESSION 1

Chair: Dr. Richard Ball (University of Bath)

Rapporteur: Ms. Gopika I (IIT Madras)

14:00-14:30
Keynote Address 6: Smart Ambient Air Quality Management in Urban Areas

Prof. Mukesh Khare

Keynote Address 6: Smart Ambient Air Quality Management in Urban Areas

14:30-14:50
Invited Talk 17: Governance and policy issues in Air Quality Management

Ajay A. Deshpande

Invited Talk 17: Governance and policy issues in Air Quality Management

14:50-15:10
Invited Talk 18: Exposure to indoor air contaminants in a naturally ventilated school building

Dr. Chithra V S

Invited Talk 18: Exposure to indoor air contaminants in a naturally ventilated school building

15:10-16:30

INVITED TALKS SESSION 2

Chair: Prof. Mukesh Khare (IIT Delhi)

 

Rapporteur: Dr. Suvarna Tikle (IITM Pune)

15:10-15:30
Invited Talk 19:Microplastics are Contaminants of Emerging Concern in  India

Dr. Krishnamurthi Kannan

Invited Talk 19:Microplastics are Contaminants of Emerging Concern in India

15:30-15:50
Invited Talk 20: Air Quality Management in Karnataka

Mr. Mahesh T

Invited Talk 20: Air Quality Management in Karnataka

15:50-16:10
Invited Talk 21- Policy Interventions and their impact on Air Quality in Delhi City –An analysis of Seventeen years of data

Dr Sunil Gulia

Invited Talk 21- Policy Interventions and their impact on Air Quality in Delhi City –An analysis of Seventeen years of data

16:10-16:30
Invited Talk 21:Use of 3D CFD based models for enclosed/ semi-enclosed environments

Krishnaprasad U

Invited Talk 21:Use of 3D CFD based models for enclosed/ semi-enclosed environments

16:30-16:45

Break

16:45-17:30

Panel Discussion: Is the COVID-19 pandemic, a global indoor air crisis, that should lead to change?

Chairmen: Dr. Mahesh, JSS Medical College, Mysuru

 

Moderator: Prof. Shiva Nagendra SM, Dept. of Civil Engg, IIT Madras

 

Members:

Dr. Arun Sharma, Director, ICMR, Dr. Stellios(NEAPOLI), Mr. Krishna
Prasad(Fluidyn), Dr. Sunil Gulia (NEERI), Priyanka Kulshreshtha (SIE), Dr. Sankarmani. R. M (MMC), Amit Passi (IITM), Mamatha (IITM)

17:30-18:00

Valedictory, Prize Distribution