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2020

Kumar, P., Debele, S., Sahani, J., Di Sabatino, S., 2020. Operationalising nature-based solutions for mitigating hydro-meteorological hazards. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2020, 3–8 May 2020, Austria Center Vienna (ACV), Vienna, Austria.

Debele, S., Sahani, J., Porcù, F., Aragão, L., Spyrou, C., Loupis, M., Kumar, P., 2020.  A copula-based multivariate drought indicator to design and monitor nature-based solutions. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2020, 3–8 May 2020, Austria Center Vienna (ACV), Vienna, Austria.

Sahani, J., Debele, S. E., Di Sabatino, S., Kumar, P., 2020. Prashant Kumar Heat ascribed mortality in southeast England. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2020, 3–8 May 2020, Austria Center Vienna (ACV), Vienna, Austria.

Ommer, J., Kumar, P., 2020. An engine for social-ecological risk analysis and NBS recommendation to support risk mitigation management. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2020, 3–8 May 2020, Austria Center Vienna (ACV), Vienna, Austria.

Hayward, J. D., Martin N. A., Kumar, P., 2020. Countering Drift in Low-Cost Air Quality Networks Using Estimated Regional Pollution Backgrounds. University of Surrey Postgraduate Research Showcase - IoD Launch 2020, 23 January 2020, Innovation for Health Building, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

2019

Kumar P., 2019. Clean Air and Public Health in Cities. VII Colombian Congress and International Conference on Air Quality and Public Health (VII CASAP), 14-16th August 2019, Carleton University, Barranquilla, Colombia.

Brand, V. S., Kumar, P., Ceneviva, L. L. V., Andrade, M. F., 2019. Air pollution exposure during cycling in São Paulo. Air Pollution Conference Brazil - 4th CMAS South America, 22-24 July 2019, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Pinto, J.A., Mahajan, S., Kumar, P., Albuquerque, T.T de A., Alonso, M.F., Andrea, W.L., Pedruzzi, R., 2019. Indoor concentration of particulate matter: use of a low-cost air pollution sensor and the influence of meteorological parameters. Air Pollution Conference Brazil - 4th CMAS South America, 22-24 July 2019, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Tiwari A., Omidvarnorna H., Kumar P., 2019. Urban field monitoring. Catapult's Air Quality workshop, 26th June 2019,  Milton Keynes, UK.

Hayward, J. D., Martin, N. A., Kumar, P., 2019. Metrology to exploit low-cost sensor networks for applications in air quality and energy management. Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas, Universidade de São Paulo, 7thJune 2019, São Paulo, Brazil.

Ottosen, T. and Kumar, P., 2019. Data Analysis Methods for Low-cost Air Quality Sensors. 19th International Conference on Harmonisation Within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes, 3 – 6 June 2019, Bruges, Belgium.

Kumar, P., Ottosen, T. and Abhijith, K. V., 2019. Field investigations on exposure reduction by green infrastructure in near-road environments: the Guildford iSCAPE case study. 19th International Conference on Harmonisation Within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes, 3 – 6 June 2019, Bruges, Belgium.

Hama, S., Kumar, P., 2019. Inflow (and outflow) budget analysis of ambient particulate matter and trace gases in Delhi-NCR region of India. 11th Asia Aerosol Conference, 27-30 May 2019, Hong Kong, China.

Sahani, J., Debele, S., Kumar, P., 2019. Hydro-meteorological risk assessment and management. Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) workshop, 10th-11th April 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Debele, S., Sahani. J., Kumar, P., 2019. Global Assessment of Nature-Based Solutions. Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) workshop, 10th-11th April 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Tiwari A., Kumar P., 2019. An Integrated Air Pollution Dispersion-Deposition Modelling Framework for Assessing Green Infrastructure Interventions and Health Impacts. Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) workshop, 10th-11th April 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Martinez, J.R.Hama, S., Kumar, P., 2019. CArE-Cities: Clean Air Engineering for Cities . Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) workshop, 10th-11th April 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Omidvarborna, H., Ottosen, T.B., Tiwari, A., Kumar, P., 2019. Controlled conditions for the performance analysis of low-cost sensors. Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) workshop, 10th-11th April 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Barwise, Y., Kumar, P., 2019. Improving desk-based methods for quantifying and enhancing air pollution mitigation by green infrastructure at different scales. Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) workshop, 10th-11th April 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Ottosen, T. and Kumar, P., 2019. Data Analysis Methods for Low-cost Air Quality Sensors. Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) workshop, 10th-11th April 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Ottosen, T., Kalaiarasan, G., Omidvarborna, H. Mahajan, S., Hama, S. and Kumar, P., 2019. Low-cost air quality measurements in Guildford using the Living Lab station. Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) workshop, 10th-11th April 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Ottosen, T.. Abhijith, K. V., Tiwari, A., Mahajan, S. Kalaiarasan G., Omidvarborna, H. and Kumar, P., 2019. Guildford Living Lab. Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) workshop, 10th-11th April 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Hama, S., Mukesh, K., Bloss, W., Kumar, P., 2019. ASAP-Delhi: An Integrated Study of Air Pollutant Sources in the Delhi National Capital Region (NCR). Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) workshop, 10th-11th April 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Abbass, R.A., El-Gendy, A., Kumar, P., 2019. Assessment and Reduction of Health Emissions in Megacity Cairo. Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) workshop, 10th-11th April 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Abhijith, K.V., Kumar, P., 2019. Field investigations for evaluating green infrastructure effects on air quality in open-road conditions. Clean Air Engineering for Cities (CArE-Cities) workshop, 10th-11th April 2019, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

2018

Kumar P., 2018. Insights into air pollution emission sources and mitigation measures. 3rd Indian International Conference on Air Quality Management (IICAQM 2018) Measurement and Modelling, 6-7th December 2018, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, Chennai Tamil Nadu, India.

Abhijith, K.V., Tiwari, A., Kumar, P., 2018. Green infrastructure and near-road air quality: Findings from the iSCAPE Project, Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference, AQE 2018, 21-22 November 2018, Telford, UK.

Brand, V. S., Kumar, P., Andrade, M. F., 2018. Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter and Black Carbon during Cycling: A Comparison between London and São Paulo. 10th International Aerosol Conference, 2-7 September 2018, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

Kumar P., 2018. iSCAPE: Improving Smart Control of Air Pollution in Europe (Invited talk). 4th CMAS South America- Dispersion, emissions, climate, energy, measurements, air pollution control and modeling applications, 22-24th July 2018, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Abbass, R.A., El-Gendy, A., Kumar, P., 2018. Reducing the Impact of Health and Climate Emissions in Megacity Cairo (RETINA). UK-Egypt workshop on air quality and health in Middle Eastern and European cities. 10th July 2018, The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt.

Sharma, A., and Kumar, P., 2018. Mitigation of Air Pollution Exposure to Young Children and In-pram babies. UK-Egypt workshop on air quality and health in Middle Eastern and European cities, 10th July 2018, The American University of Cairo, Cairo Egypt.

Sharma, A., and Kumar, P., 2018. Quantification and mitigation for air pollution exposure to in-pram babies. Doctoral College Conference 2018, 3-4 July 2018, Surrey UK.

2017

Abhijith, K.V., Kumar, P., Rai, A.C., Di Sabatino, S., Pulvirenti, B., Pilla, F., Gallagher, J., McNabola, A., Baldauf, R., Broderick, B., Drebs, A., Jylhä, K., 2017. Exposure reduction by green vegetation barriers in near-road environments: The Guildford iSCAPE case study. 20th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA. 98th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, 7-11 January 2018, Texas, Austin.

Kumar P., 2017. Particles, Air Quality, Policies and Human Health (Keynote). 3th CMAS South America- Dispersion, emissions, climate, energy, measurements, air pollution control and modeling applications, 28th August-1st September 2017, the Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil.

Brand, V. S., Kumar, P., Andrade, M. F., 2017. Exposure to air pollutants during commuting in São Paulo. Air Quality Conference Brazil/ 3rd CMAS South America 2017, Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil.

Abhijith, K.V., and Kumar, P., 2017. Modelling of pollutant reduction by vegetation in open road conditions. 18th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes, 9-12 October 2017, Bologna, Italy.

2016

Azarmi, F., Kumar, P., 2016. Assessment of impacts of coarse and fine particles from building demolition works on surrounding areas. Air Quality – Science and Applications, 14-18 March 2016, Milan, Italy.

Kumar, P., Goel, A., 2016. Characterisation of pedestrian exposure to nanoparticle emission at traffic intersections, 9-12 May 2016, HARMO17, Budapest, Hungary.

Kumar, P., Goel, A., 2016. Understanding concentration dynamics of coarse and fine particulate matter at and around the signalised traffic intersections. Chemistry in the Urban Atmosphere: Faraday Discussion, 6-8 April 2016, London, UK.

Morawska, L., Kumar, P., Jabbour, N., Jayaratne, R., Johnson, G., Joel Alroe, J., Uhde, E., Salthammer, T., Cravigan, L., Faghihi, E., 2016.  Production of ultrafine particles during concrete fracture. European Aerosol Conference, 4-9 September 2016, Tours, France.

Di Sabatino, S., Pulvirenti, B., F. Municchi, F., Kumar, P., 2016. Prediction of nanoparticles at Marylebone Road in London (UK). American Meteorology Society, 22-26 January, Seattle, USA.

Souto-Oliveira, C., Andrade, M.F., Kumar, P., Lopes, F., Babinski, M., Landulfo, E., Vara-Vela, A., 2016. Cloud condensation nuclei and chemical composition of size-resolved particles in a Brazilian megacity: Effect of NPF event, biomass burning and sea salt from remote regions on the CCN properties. EGU 2016. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, 17–22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria.

Patton, A., Milando, C., Zemba, S.Z, Kumar, P., Durant, J.L, 2016. Effect of model choice on estimates of ultrafine particle number concentrations near roadways. International Society of Exposure Science (ISES), 9-13 November 2016, Utretch, Netherlands.

Hassan, H., Kumar, P., Kakosimos, K., 2016. Fugitive particulate matter emission from loose soils rich in carbonates. 2nd International Conference on Atmospheric Dust (DUST2016), Taranto-Italy.

2015

Kumar, P., 2015. Ultrafine particles in city environments. A&WMA Annual Conference & Exhibition, Raleigh Convention Centre, North Carolina, USA, 22-25 June 2015.

Goel, A., Kumar, P., 2015. Foot printing of particle number concentrations around signalised traffic intersections. European Aerosol Conference, Milan, Italy, September 2015.

Goel, A., Kumar, P., 2015. Characterisation of pedestrian exposure to nanoparticle emission at traffic intersections. International Festival of Public Health, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, July 2015.

Kumar, P., Goel, A. 2015. Characterisation of exposure to nanoparticle emission at traffic intersections. International Symposium Ultrafine Particles - Air Quality and Climate, Brussels, Belgium, May 2015.

Patton, A,P., Zemba, S.G., Durant, J.L., Kumar, P., 2015. Evaluation of regulatory and research models for estimating traffic-related ultrafine particles near an urban highway, Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) Annual Meeting, Princeton, NJ, June 3, 2015.

Patton, A,P., Zemba, S., Durant, J.L., Kumar, P., 2015. Comparison of four dispersion models and land use regression for estimating traffic-related ultrafine particles concentrations in an urban area, 27th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, August-September 2015

Azarmi, F., Kumar, P., Mulheron, M., 2015. Particulate matter emissions from activities of building refurbishment. European Aerosol Conference, Milan, Italy, September 2015.

Azarmi, F., Kumar, P., Mulheron, M., 2015. Occupational exposure to coarse, fine and ultrafine particle emissions from building refurbishment activities. International Festival of Public Health, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, July 2015 (accepted).

2014

Azarmi, F., Kumar, P., Mulheron, M., 2014. Coarse, fine and nanoparticles emissions from drilling and cutting activities. 4th Postgraduate research Conference, Surrey University Conference, United Kingdom, February 2014.

Kumar, P., 2014. Building and construction activities – a source of ultrafine particles. Urban Air Quality Conference. Air Quality: 9th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. March 2014.

Kumar, P., 2014. Teaching for learning and learning for teaching & research. Surrey ExciTes. University of Surrey, 8 January 2014.

Al-Dabbous, A.N., Kumar, P., 2014. Summertime airborne nanoparticles in a typical urban site in Kuwait. KICLS2014: First Kuwait International Conference on Life Sciences. April 2014.

Al-Dabbous, A.N., Kumar, P., 2014. Air Quality: 9th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. March 2014

Al-Dabbous, A.N., Kumar, P., 2014. PGRCON2014: 4th Postgraduate Research Conference at University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, February 2014

Mukherjee, S., Kumar, P., Yang, A., 2014. A systematic assessment of different oxygen carriers for chemical looping combustion process producing electricity. The 13th Annual Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage Conference, 28 April – 1 May 2014, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

2013

Azarmi, F., Kumar, P., Mulheron, M., 2013. Coarse and fine particulate emissions from drilling activity. European Aerosol Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, September 2013.

Mukherjee, S., Kumar, P., Yang, A., 2013. A comparative assessment of chemical looping combustion process with various CO2 capture technologies. 5th High Temperature Solid Looping Network Meeting, 2-3 September 2013, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK. 

Mukherjee, S., Kumar, P., Hosseini, A., 2013. A comparative assessment of chemical looping combustion process for various CO2 capture technologies. UKERC, June 2013, University of Warwick, UK.

Kumar, P., Harrison, R.M., 2013. Nanoparticle emissions from road vehicles in Asian and European cities and allied health implications. European Aerosol Conference, 1-6 September 2013, Prague, Czech Republic.

Kumar, P., Mulheron, M., 2013. Emission and dispersion of ultrafine dust from building activities. HARMO15: 15th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes, 6–9 May 2013, Madrid, Spain.     

Carpentieri, M., Kumar, P., Robins, A., 2013. Dispersion modelling of nanoparticles in vehicle wakes. PHYSMOD 2013. 16-18 September 2013. Guildford Surrey, UK.

Kumar, P., Harrison, R.M., 2013. Nanoparticle emissions in Asian and European cities and allied health implications. European Aerosol Conference, 1-6 September 2013, Prague, Czech Republic.

2012

Kumar, P., Mulheron, M., 2012. Emission and dispersion of ultrafine dust from building activities. HARMO15: 15th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes, 6–9 May 2013, Madrid, Spain.

Joodatnia, P., Kumar, P., Robins, A., 2012. Number concentration, distribution and transformation of nanoparticles in and outside of a car cabin. HARMO15: 15th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes, 6–9 May 2013, Madrid, Spain

Aldabbous, A., Kumar, P., Robins, A., 2012. Influence of roadside vegetation barriers on concentrations of traffic-spewed ultrafine particles. HARMO15: 15th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes, 6–9 May 2013, Madrid, Spain.

Mukherjee, S., Kumar, P., Hosseini, A., 2012. Chemical Looping Combustion of Coal for CO2 Capture: Process simulation and optimisation using Aspen Plus. 8th International Symposium on Environment, 13-16 May 2013, Athens Greece.

Kumar, P., Carpentieri, M., Robins, A., 2012. Dispersion of ultrafine particles in the near and far wake of a moving diesel car. UAQ2012: 8th International Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application, Athens, Greece, 19–23 March 2012.

2011

Kumar, P., Carpentieri, M., Robins, A., 2011. Dispersion of ultrafine particles in the near and far wake regions of a moving diesel car. Air Quality 2012: 8th International Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application. Athens, Greece, 19-23 March 2012.

Joodatnia, P., Kumar, P., Robins, A., 2011. Pseudo-simultaneous measurements for the spatial distribution of nanoparticles inside a car cabin. Air Quality 2012: 8th International Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application. Athens, Greece, 19-23 March 2012.

Ameen, B., Kumar, P., Khan, A., Robins, A., 2011. Assessment of ambient air quality at two urban residential sites close to petroleum refineries in Kuwait. Air Quality 2012: 8th International Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application. Athens, Greece, 19-23 March 2012.

Carpentieri, M., Kumar, P., Robins, A., 2011. Flow and concentration measurements in the wake of reduced scale models of cars for developing nanoparticle dispersion models. PHYSMOD  2011: International workshop on Physical Modelling and Dispersion Phenomena, University of Hamburg Germany, 22-24 August 2011.

Kumar, P., Carpentieri, M., Robins, A., Ketzel, M., Brtitter, R., 2011. Understanding dispersion of nanoparticles in vehicle wakes combining field measurements and wind tunnel simulations. HARMO14: 14th International conference on harmonisation within atmospheric dispersion modelling for regulatory purposes, Kos Island, Greece, 2-6 October 2011.

Kumar, P., Carpentieri, M., 2011. Dispersion of nanoparticles in vehicle wake – Part I: analysis of field measurements. EAC 2011: European Aerosol Conference, Manchester, UK,  4-9 September 2011.

Carpentieri, M., Kumar, P., Robins, A., 2011. Dispersion of nanoparticles in vehicle wake – Part II: analysis of wind tunnel work. EAC 2011: European Aerosol Conference, Manchester, UK,  4-9 September 2011.

Joodatnia, P., Kumar, P., 2011. Passenger exposure to nanoparticles inside a transport microenvironment. EAC 2011: European Aerosol Conference, Manchester, UK,  4-9 September 2011.

2010

Kumar, P., Robins, R., Britter, R., 2010. Measurements and modelling of atmospheric nanoparticles at a fine spatial scale. UEP 2010: Urban Environmental Pollution, Boston, USA, 20-23 June 2010.

Kumar, P., 2010. Measurements of urban nanoparticles with the DMS500 and their dispersion modellingMANSA: Metrology of Airborne nanoparticles, Standardisation and Applications, NPL Teddington, UK, 8–9 June 2010 (invited speaker).

Abdulsaheb, A., Kumar, P., 2010. Influence of street canyon geometries on the dispersion of nanoparticlesEMPA 18th International Symposium on Transport and Air Pollution, Dubendorf, Switzerland, 18-19 May 2010.

Kumar, P., Robins, A., 2010. Modelling the dispersion of nanoparticles in street canyons. HARMO13: 13th International conference on harmonisation within atmospheric dispersion modelling for regulatory purposes, Paris, France, 1-4 June 2010.

2009

Kumar, P., Rafiq, I., 2009. A semi-empirical approach to model number distributions of atmospheric nanoparticles from their total concentrations. Air Pollution 2010: 18th International conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution, 21-23 June 2010 Kos, Greece.

Kumar, P., Robins, A., Britter, R., 2009. Fast response measurements for the dispersion of traffic–emitted particles in vehicle wake and street canyon. 8th Symposium on the Urban Environment (89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 11–15 January 2009.

Kumar, P., Ketzel, M., Robins, A., Britter, R., 2009. Street–scale modelling of nanoparticles using a simplified approach and an operational model. 7th International Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application, Istanbul, Turkey, 24–27 March 2009.

2008

Kumar, P., Fennell, P., Britter, R., 2008. The influence of ambient meteorology on nanoparticles concentration in an urban setting. Cambridge Particle Meeting, Cambridge, UK, 16 May 2008.

2007

Kumar, P., Fennell, P., Britter, R., 2007. The measurement of fine particles for the study of their dispersion and of street–scale air quality. Proceedings, UK Atmospheric Aerosol Network Workshop, University of Reading, UK, 6–7 June 2007.

Kumar, P., Fennell, P., Britter, R., 2007. Measurement and dispersion behaviour of particles in various size (5 nm>Dp<1000 nm) ranges in a Cambridge Street Canyon. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes, Cambridge (UK) 2–5 July 2007, pp 368–372.

Kumar, P., Britter, R., Langley, D., 2007. Street versus rooftop level concentrations of fine particle in a Cambridge Street Canyon. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Urban Air Quality Limassol, Cyprus, 27–29 March 2007, ISBN: 978–1–905313–46–4; 147:35–38.

Kumar, P., Gupta, N., Britter, R., 2007. Hydrogen Fuel: Opportunities and Barriers. 2nd Energy Nanotechnology International Conference Santa Clare CA (ASME Conference), Paper No FC–07–1085, Track–5 (Poster Presentation).

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