Mukesh Sharma

PhD (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering


Research Interest



  • PhD, University of Waterloo, Canada, 1994
  • M.Tech, IIT Kanpur, 1982
  • B.E., University of Indore, 1980



  • Air Pollution and its Control

  • Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry

  • Environmental Economics

  • Risk Assessment

  • Aatmeeyata and Sharma M. , Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Elemental and Organic Carbon Emissions from Tire-wear. Science of Total Environment , Vol. 408(20), 2010, pp. 4563-4568

  • Behera S N and Sharma., Reconstructing Primary and Secondary Components of PM2.5 Composition for an Urban Atmosphere.Aerosol Science and Technology , vol.44(11), 2010, pp.983-992.

  • Shukla S.P and Sharma M., Neutralization of rainwater acidity at Kanpur, India" Tellus B, Chemical and Physical Meteorology , International Meteorological Institute, vol.62(3), 2010. pp.172.180.

  • Garg A and Sharma M., Contribution of Traffic Generated Non-exhaust PAHs, Elemental Carbon, and Organic Carbon Emission to Air and Urban Runoff Pollution. Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol.136(12), 2010.

  • Behera S N and Sharma M., Investigating the Potential Role of Ammonia in Ion Chemistry of Fine Particulate Matter Formation for an Urban Environment. Science of the Total Environment, Vol.408(17), 2010, pp.3569-3575.

  • Rajesh Singh, Karthik Balasundaram, Indramani Dhada, Pavan Nagar, Sandhya and Kritika Upadhyay

  • IIT Kanpur [Associate Professor: Dec'97 -Nov'03]

  • IIT Kanpur [Professor Nov'03 - present]

  • April'83-Dec'89 and Dec.'94-Dec.'97 Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi

  • Jan'91-April'91, Jan'92-April'92 and Sept.'94-Dec'94 University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

  • July'82-Dec'82 National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi

  • Recipient of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship, 1998

  • Recipient of Ministry of Environment (Ontario), Canada award for excellence in Research and Technology Development, 1994

  • Recipient of International Commonwealth Scholarship, Ottawa, Canada, January 1990 - August 1994.

  • Recipient of Faculty of Engineering Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada in three successive years: 1991, 1992 and 1993

  • Distinguished Tutor for Course TA-101, Engineering Graphics, Academic Senate IIT Kanpur, 2002- 03/I


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Kanpur 208016

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Email: mukesh[AT]

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