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Prashant Kumar

Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
Division of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering
University of Surrey, UK

Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS ON NANOPARTICLES:

Kumar, P., Gurjar, B.R., Nagpure, A., Harrison, R.M., 2011. Preliminary estimates of particle number emissions from road vehicles in megacity Delhi and associated health impacts. Environmental Science and Technology (in press). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es2003183

Kumar, P., Ketzel, M., Vardoulakis, S., Britter, R., 2011. Dynamics and dispersion modelling of nanoparticles from road traffic in the urban atmospheric environment - a review. Journal of Aerosol Science (revised submission under review).

Kumar, P., Robins, A., Vardoulakis, S., 2011. Technical challenges in tacking regulatory concerns for urban atmospheric nanoparticles. Particuology (revised submission under review).

Carpentieri, M., Kumar, P., Robins, A., 2011. An overview of experimental results and dispersion modelling of nanoparticles in the wake of moving vehicles. Environmental Pollution 159, 685-693.

Tyagi, V., Gurjar, B.R., Joshi, N., Kumar, P., 2011. PM10 and heavy metals in sub–urban and rural atmospheric environments of northern India. ASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Management doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000101, in press.

Nagpure, A.K., Gurjar, B.R., Kumar, P., 2011. Impact of altitude on emission rates of ozone precursors from gasoline-driven light-duty commercial vehicles. Atmospheric Environment 45, 1413-1417.

Kumar, P., Robins, A., ApSimon, H., 2010. Nanoparticle emissions from biofuelled vehicles - their characteristics and impact on the number based regulation of atmospheric particles. Atmospheric Science Letters 11, 327-331.

Nagpure, A.K., Gurjar, B.R., Kumar, P., Sahni, N., 2010. Pollutant emissions from road vehicles in megacity Kolkata, India: past and present trends. Indian Journal of Air Pollution Control X (2), 18-30.

Kumar, P., Robins, A., Vardoulakis, S., Britter, R., 2010. A review of the characteristics of nanoparticles in the urban atmosphere and the prospects for developing regulatory control. Atmospheric Environment 44, 5035-5052.

Kumar, P., Fennell, P., Robins, A., 2010. Comparison of the behaviour of manufactured and other airborne nanoparticles and the consequences for prioritising research and regulation activities. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 12, 1523-1530.

Kumar, P., Robins, A., Britter, R., 2009. Fast response measurements of the dispersion of nanoparticles in a vehicle wake and a street canyon. Atmospheric Environment 43, 6110-6118.

Kumar, P., Garmory, A., Ketzel, M., Berkowicz, R., Britter, R., 2009. Comparative study of measured and modelled number concentrations of nanoparticles in an urban street canyon. Atmospheric Environment 43, 949–958.

Kumar, P., Fennell, P., Hayhurst, A., Britter, R., 2009. Street versus rooftop level concentrations of fine particles in a Cambridge street canyon. Boundary–Layer Meteorology 131, 3–18.

Kumar, P., Fennell, P., Symonds, J., Britter, R., 2008. Treatment for the losses of aerosol particles in long sampling tubes during ambient particle measurements. Atmospheric Environment 42, 8819–8826.

Kumar, P., Fennell, P., Langley, D., Britter, R., 2008. Pseudo–simultaneous measurements for vertical variation of coarse, fine and ultra fine particles in an urban street canyon. Atmospheric Environment 42, 4304–4319.

Kumar, P., Fennell, P., Britter, R., 2008. Effect of wind direction and speed on the dispersion of nucleation and accumulation mode particles in an urban street canyon. Science of the Total Environment 402, 82–94.

Kumar, P., Fennell, P., Britter, R., 2008. Measurement of particles in the 5–1000 nm range close to road level in an urban street canyon. Science of the Total Environment 390, 456–465.

Kumar, P., Hossain, S., Khan, A.A., Bodhke, S., 2007. Quantitative estimation of cardiopulmonary mortality due to fine particulate matters: a case study on Delhi city. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection 27 (1), 58–64.

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Address: Civil Engineering (C5), FEPS, University of Surrey, GU2 7XH, Guildford, UK
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