Prof. Shiva Nagendra SM
Dr. Shiva Nagendra SM is presently working as Professor in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Laboratory, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai, India. He has more than 19 years experience in research, teaching, consultancy and community development. He has published more than 80 research publications in international and national refereed journals, one reference book, and more than 100 papers in conferences. 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 founder chairman of Indian International Conference on Air Quality Management (IICAQM) series and Vice-President, Society for Indoor Environment (SIE). 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 a professional member of several technical institutions and organizations of India.