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Amini, H., Dehlendorff, C., Lim, Y.H., Mehta, A., Jørgensen, J.T., Mortensen, L.H., Westendorp, R., Hoffmann, B., Loft, S., Cole-Hunter, T., Bräuner, E.V., Ketzel, M., Hertel, O., Brandt, J., Jensen, S. S., Christensen, J. H., Geels, C., Frohn, L. M., Backalarz, C., Simonsen, M. K., Andersen, Z. J., 2020. Long-term exposure to air pollution and stroke incidence: A Danish Nurse cohort study. Environment International 142,105891.

Brittain, O.S., Wood, H., Kumar, P., 2020. Prioritising indoor air quality in building design can mitigate future airborne viral outbreaks. Cities and Health x, xx-xx.

Shah, M. A. R., Renaud, F., Anderson, C. C., Wild, A., Domeneghetti, A., Polderman, A., Votsis, A., Pulvirenti, B., Basu, B., Thomson, C., Panga, D., Pouta, E., Toth, E., Pilla, F., Sahani, J., Ommer, J., Zohbi, J. E., Munro, K., Stefanopoulou, M., Loupis, M., Pangas, N., Kumar, P., Debele, S., Preuschmann, S., Zixuan, W., 2020. A review of hydro-meteorological hazard, vulnerability, and risk assessment frameworks and indicators in the context of nature-based solutionsInternational Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 50, 101728.

Taj, T., Poulsen, A.H., Ketzel, M., Geels, C., Brandt, J., Christensen, J.H., Puett, R., Hvidtfeldt, U.A., Sørensen, M., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., 2020. Long-Term Exposure to PM2. 5 and its constituents and risk of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Denmark: A Population-based Case–control Study. Environmental Research 188, 109762.

Arora, P., Sharma, D., Kumar, P., Jain, S., 2020. Assessment of clean cooking technologies under different fuel use conditions in rural areas of Northern India. Chemosphere 257, 127315.

Pérez-Martínez, P.J., Miranda, R.M., Andrade, M.F., Kumar, P., 2020. Air quality and fossil fuel driven transportation in the Metropolitan Area of São Paulo. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives 5, 100137.

Segalin, B., Fornaro, A., Kumar, P., Klemm, O., Andrade, M.F., Trezza, B.M., Busse, A., Wilson Filho, J., Gonçalves, F.L., 2020. Chemical Composition of Quasi-ultrafine Particles and their Sources in Elderly Residences of São Paulo Megacity. Aerosol and Air Quality Research 20, 1100-1015.

Abhijith, K.V., Kumar, P., 2020. Quantifying particulate matter reduction and their deposition on the leaves of green infrastructureEnvironmental Pollution 265, 114884.

Gašparac, G., Jeričević, A., Kumar, P., Branko, G., 2020. Regional-scale modelling for the assessment of atmospheric particulate matter concentrations at rural background locations in Europe. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 20, 6395–6415.

deSouza, P., Anjomshoaa, A., Duarte, F., Kahn, R., Kumar, P., Ratti, C., 2020. Air quality monitoring using mobile low-cost sensors mounted on trash-trucks: Methods development and lessons learned. Sustainable Cities and Society 60,102239.

Frey, H. C., Gadre, D., Singh, S., Kumar, P., 2020. Quantification of sources of variability of air pollutant exposure concentrations among selected transportation microenvironments. Transportation Research xx, xx-xx.

Andreão, W. L., Pinto, J. A., Pedruzzi, R., Kumar, P., Albuquerque, T. T. A., 2020. Quantifying the impact of particle matter on mortality and hospitalizations in four Brazilian metropolitan areas. Journal of  Environmental Management 270, 110840.

Thacher, J.D., Poulsen, A.H., Roswall, N., Hvidtfeldt, U., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., Jensen, S.S., Ketzel, M., Brandt, J., Overvad, K., Tjønneland, A., Münzel, T., 2020. Road Traffic Noise Exposure and Filled Prescriptions for Antihypertensive Medication: A Danish Cohort Study. Environmental Health Perspectives 128, 057004.

Thacher, J.D., Hvidtfeldt, U.A., Poulsen, A.H., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., Ketzel, M., Brandt, J., Jensen, S.S., Overvad, K., Tjønneland, A., Münzel, T., Sørensen, M., 2020. Long-term residential road traffic noise and mortality in a Danish cohort. Environmental Research 187,109633.

Cramer, J., Jørgensen, J.T., Hoffmann, B., Loft, S., Bräuner, E.V., Prescott, E., Ketzel, M., Hertel, O., Brandt, J., Jensen, S.S., Backalarz, C., 2020. Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution and Incidence of Myocardial Infarction: A Danish Nurse Cohort StudyEnvironmental Health Perspectives 128, 057003.

Khan, M. F., Hamid, A. H., Rahim, H. A., Maulud, K. N. A., Latif, M. T., Nadzir, M. S. M., Sahani, M., Qin, K., Kumar, P., Varkkey, H., Faruque, M. R. I., Guan, N. C., Ahmadi, S. P. A., Yusoff, S., 2020. El Niño driven haze over the Southern Malaysian Peninsula and BorneoScience of The Total Environment 730, 139091.

Khan, J., Kakosimos, K., Jensen, S.S., Hertel, O., Sørensen, M., Gulliver, J., Ketzel, M., 2020. The spatial relationship between traffic-related air pollution and noise in two Danish cities: Implications for health-related studiesScience of The Total Environment 726,138577.

Kumar, P., Debele, S. E., Sahani, J., Aragão, L., Barisani, F., Basu, B., Bucchignani, E., Charizopoulos, N., Di Sabatino, S., Domeneghetti, A., Edo, A. S., Finér, L., Gallotti, G., Juch, S., Leo, L. S., Loupis, M., Mickovski, S. B., Panga, D., Pavlova, I., Pilla, F., Prats, A. L., Renaud, F. G., Rutzinger, M., Sarkar, A., Shah, M. A. R., Soini, K., Stefanopoulou, M., Toth, E., Ukonmaanaho, L., Vranic, S., Zieher, T., 2020. Towards an operationalisation of nature-based solutions for natural hazards. Science of The Total Environment 731, 138855.

Gašparac, G., Jeričević, A., Kumar, P., Branko, G., 2020. Regional-scale modelling for the assessment of atmospheric particulate matter concentrations at rural background locations in Europe. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2019-389

Taj, T., Poulsen, A.H., Ketzel, M., Geels, C., Brandt, J., Christensen, J.H., Puett, R., Hvidtfeldt, U.A., Sørensen, M., Raaschou‐Nielsen, O., 2020. Long‐Term Exposure to Air Pollution and Risk of Non‐Hodgkin lymphoma in Denmark: A Population‐based Case–Control Study. International Journal of Cancer. DOI:10.1002/ijc.32978

Hassan, H., Saraga, D., Kumar, P., Kakosimos, K.E., 2020. Vehicle-induced fugitive particulate matter emissions in a city of arid desert climate. Atmospheric Environment 229,117450.

Kumar, P., Omidvarborna, H., Pilla, F., Lewin, N, 2020. A primary school driven initiative to influence commuting style for dropping-off and picking-up of pupils. Science of The Total Environment 727, 138360.

Andreão, W. L., Alonso, M. F., Kumar, P., Pinto, J. A., Pedruzzi, R., Albuquerque, T. T. A., 2020. Top-down vehicle emission inventory for spatial distribution and dispersion modeling of particulate matter. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOIhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-08476-y

Tiwari, A., Kumar, P., 2020. Integrated dispersion-deposition modelling for air pollutant reduction via green infrastructure at an urban scale. Science of The Total Environment 723, 138078.

Sharma, A., Kumar, P., 2020. Quantification of air pollution exposure to in-pram babies and mitigation strategies. Environment International 139, 105671.

Valencia, V.H., Hertel, O., Ketzel, M., Levin, G., 2020. Modeling urban background air pollution in Quito, Ecuador. Atmospheric Pollution Research 11, 646-666.

Barwise, Y., Kumar, P., 2020. Designing vegetation barriers for urban air pollution abatement: a practical review for appropriate plant species selection. npj Climate and Atmospheric Science 3, 12.

Pinto, J.A., Kumar, P., Alonso, M.F., Andreão, W.L., Pedruzzi, R., dos Santos, F.S., Moreira, D.M., de Almeida Albuquerque, T.T., 2020. Traffic data in air quality modeling: a review of key variables, improvements in results, open problems and challenges in current research. Atmospheric Pollution Research 11, 454-468.

Goel, V., Mishra, S.K., Ahlawat, A., Kumar, P., Senguttavan, T.D., Sharma, C., Reid, J.S., 2020. Insights into coarse particle optics based on field evidence of particle morphology, chemical composition and internal structureAtmospheric Environment 232, 117338.

Pinto, J.A., Kumar, P., Alonso, M.F., Andreão, W.L., Pedruzzi, R., Espinosa, S.I., de Almeida Albuquerque, T.T., 2020. Kriging method application and traffic behavior profiles from local radar network database: A proposal to support traffic solutions and air pollution control strategies. Sustainable Cities and Society 56, 102062.

Abbass, R. A.Kumar, P., El-Gendy, A., 2020. Car users exposure to particulate matter and gaseous air pollutants in megacity CairoSustainable Cities and Society 56, 102090.

Torkmahalleh, M. A., Hopke, P. K., Broomandi, P., Naseri, M., Abdrakhmanov, T., Ishanov, A., Kim, J., Shah, D., Kumar, P., 2020. Exposure to particulate matter and gaseous pollutants during cab commuting in Nur-Sultan city of Kazakhstan. Atmospheric Pollution Research 11, 880-885.

Mahajan, S., Kumar, P., 2020. Evaluation of low-cost sensors for quantitative personal exposure monitoringSustainable Cities & Society 57, 102076.

Lima, F.D.M., Pérez-Martínez, P.J., de Fatima Andrade, M., Kumar, P., de Miranda, R.M., 2020. Characterization of particles emitted by pizzerias burning wood and briquettes: a case study at Sao Paulo, Brazil. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-07508-6

Sørensen, M., Sørensen, T.I., Ketzel, M., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., 2020. Exposure to traffic noise and gestational weight gain and postpartum weight retention: a cohort study. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 77, 107-114.

Omidvarborna, H., Kumar, P., Tiwari, A., 2020. ‘EnvilutionTM’ Chamber for Performance Evaluation of Low-cost Sensors. Atmospheric Environment 223, 117264.

Hama, S. M. L., Kumar, P., Harrison, R., Bloss, W. J.,  Khare, M., Mishra, S., Namdeo, A., Sokhi, R., Goodman, P., Sharma, C., 2020. Four-year assessment of ambient particulate matter and trace gases in the Delhi-NCR region of IndiaSustainable Cities and Society 54, 102003.

Shukla, K., Kumar, P., Mann, G.S., Khare, M., 2020. Mapping spatial distribution of particulate matter using Kriging and Inverse Distance Weighting at supersites of megacity DelhiSustainable Cities and Society 54, 101997.

Ottosen, T.B., Kumar, P., 2020. The influence of the vegetation cycle on the mitigation of air pollution by a deciduous roadside hedgeSustainable Cities and Society 53, 101919.

Kumar, P., Adelodun, A. A., Khan, M. F., Krisnawati, H., Garcia-Menendez, F., 2020. Towards an improved understanding of greenhouse gas emissions and fluxes in tropical peatlands of Southeast Asia. Sustainable Cities and Society 53, 101881.

Argyropoulos, C.D., Hassan, H., Kumar, P., Kakosimos, K.E., 2020. Measurements and modelling of particulate matter building ingress during a severe dust storm event. Building and Environment 167106441.

Mahajan, S., Kumar, P., Pinto, J.A., Riccetti, A., Schaaf, K., Camprodon, G.,  Smári, V., Passani, A., Forino, G., 2020. A Citizen Science Approach for Enhancing Public Understanding of Air Pollution. Sustainable Cities and Society 52101800.


Kumar, P., Morawska, L., 2019. Could fighting airborne transmission be the next line of defence against COVID-19 spread? City and Environment Interactions 4, 100033.

Hvidtfeldt, U.A., Geels, C., Sørensen, M., Ketzel, M., Khan, J., Tjønneland, A., Christensen, J.H., Brandt, J., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., 2019. Long-term residential exposure to PM2. 5 constituents and mortality in a Danish cohortEnvironment International 133,105268.

Pedersen, M., Halldorsson, T.I., Ketzel, M., Grandström, C., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., Jensen, S.S., Grunnet, L.G., Vaag, A., Sørensen, M., Olsen, S.F., 2019. Associations between ambient air pollution and noise from road traffic with blood pressure and insulin resistance in children from DenmarkEnvironmental Epidemiology 3, e069.

Nogueiraa, T., Kumar, P., Nardoccia, A., Andrade, M.F., 2019. Public health implications of particulate matter inside bus terminals in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Science of the Total Environment 711, 135064.

Ottosen, T.B., Ketzel, M., Skov, H., Hertel, O., Brandt, J., Kakosimos, K.E., 2019. Micro-scale modelling of the urban wind speed for air pollution applicationsScientific reports 9, 1-11.

Debele, S.E., Kumar, P., Sahani, J., Marti-Cardona, B., Mickovski, S. B., Leo, L. S., Porcùc, F., Bertini, F., Montesi, D., Vojinovic, Z., Di Sabatino, S., 2019. Nature-based solutions for hydro-meteorological hazards: Revised concepts, classification schemes and databases. Environmental Research 179, 108799.

Stojiljkovic, A., Kauhaniemi, M., Kukkonen, J., Kupiainen, K., Karppinen, A., Denby, B.R., Kousa, A., Niemi, J.V., Ketzel, M., 2019. The impact of measures to reduce ambient air PM 10 concentrations originating from road dust, evaluated for a street canyon in Helsinki. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 19, 11199-11212.

Kumar, P., Druckman, A., Gallagher, J., Gatersleben, B., Allison, S., Eisenman, T.S., Hoang, U., Hama, S., Tiwari, A., Sharma, A., Abhijith, KV, Adlakha, D., McNabola, A., Astell-Burt, T., Feng, X., Skeldon, A.C., de Lusignan, S., Morawska, L., 2019. The Nexus between Air Pollution, Green Infrastructure and Human Health. Environment International 133,105181.

Morawska, L., Miller, W., Riley, M., Vardoulaki, S., Zhu, Y., Marks, G., Garnawat, P., Kumar, P., Thynell, M., 2019. Towards Urbanome the genome of the city to enhance the form and function of future citiesNature Communications 10, 1-3.

Sahani, J., Kumar, P., Debele, S., Spyrou, C., Loupis, M., Aragão, L., Porcù, F., Shah, M.A.R., Di Sabatino, S., 2019. Hydro-meteorological risk assessment methods and management by nature-based solutionsScience of The Total Environment 696, 133936.

Ganguly, R., Sharma, D., Kumar, P., 2019. Trend Analysis of observational PM10 concentrations in Shimla city, India. Sustainable Cities and Society 51, 101719.

Chen, J., de Hoogh, K., Gulliver, J., Hoffmann, B., Hertel, O., Ketzel, M., Bauwelinck, M., van Donkelaar, A., Hvidtfeldt, U. A., Katsouyanni, K., N. A. H., Janssenm, Martin, R. V., Samoli, E., Schwartz, P.E., Stafoggia,M., Tom Bellander, T., Strak, M., Wolf, K., Vienneau, D., Vermeulen, R., Brunekreef, B., Hoek, G., 2019. A comparison of linear regression, regularization, and machine learning algorithms to develop Europe-wide spatial models of fine particles and nitrogen dioxideEnvironment international 130, 104934.

Bilgili, L., Kuzu, S.L., Çetinkaya, A., Kumar, P., 2019. Evaluation of Railway versus Highway Emissions using LCA approach between the two cities of Middle Anatolia. Sustainable Cities and Society 49, 101635

Jeričević, A., Gašparac, G., Maslac Mikulec, M., Kumar, P., Telišman Prtenjak, M., 2019. Identification of diverse air pollution sources in a complex urban area of Croatia. Journal of Environmental Management 243, 67-77.

Wadlow, I., Paton-Walsh, C., Forehead, H., Perez, P.,  Amirghasemi, M., Guérette, É.-A., Gendek, O., Kumar, P., 2019. Understanding Spatial Variability of Air Quality in Sydney: Part 2—A Roadside Case StudyAtmosphere 10, 217.

Eisenman, T.S., Churkina, G., Jariwala, S.P., Kumar, P., Lovasi, G.S., Pataki, D.E., Weinberger, K., Whitlow, T.H., 2019. Urban trees, air quality, and asthma: an interdisciplinary review. Landscape and Urban Planning 187, 47-59.

Cramer, J.H., Jørgensen, J.T., Sørensen, M., Backalarz, C., Laursen, J.E., Ketzel, M., Hertel, O., Jensen, S.S., Simonsen, M.K., Bräuner, E.V., Andersen, Z.J., 2019. Road Traffic Noise and Markers of Adiposity in the Danish Nurse Cohort: A cross sectional studyEnvironmental Research 172, 502-510.

Tiwari, A., Kumar, P., Baldauf, R., Zhang, K. M., Pillae, F., Di Sabatino, S., Brattich, E., Pulvirenti, B., 2019. Considerations for evaluating green infrastructure impacts in microscale and macroscale air pollution dispersion modelsScience of the Total Environment 672, 410-426.

Brand, V.S., Kumar, P., Damascena, A. S., Pritchard, J. P., Geurs, K. T., Andrade, M.F., 2019. Impact of route choice and period of the day on cyclists' exposure to black carbon in London, Rotterdam and São PauloJournal of Transport Geography 76, 153-165.

Poulsen, A.H., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., Peña, A., Hahmann, A.N., Nordsborg, R. B., Ketzel, M., Brandt, J., Sørensen, M., 2019. Long-term exposure to wind turbine noise and risk for myocardial infarction and stroke: a nationwide cohort study. Environmental Health Perspectives 127, 037004. 

Poulsen, A.H., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., Peña, A., Hahmann, A.N., Nordsborg, R. B., Ketzel, M., Brandt, J., Sørensen, M., 2019. Impact of long-term exposure to wind turbine noise on redemption of sleep medication and antidepressants: a nationwide cohort study. Environmental Health Perspectives 127, 37005.

Ottosen, T.B., Kumar, P., 2019. Outlier detection and gap filling methodologies for low-cost air quality measurements. Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts 21, 701-713.

Kolluru, S.S.R., Patra, A.K., Kumar, P., 2019. Determinants of commuter exposure to PM2. 5 and CO during long-haul journeys on national highways in IndiaAtmospheric Pollution Research 10, 1031-1041.

Basu, B., Alam, M.S., Ghosh, B., Gill, L., McNabola, A., 2019. Augmenting limited background monitoring data for improved performance in land use regression modeling: using support vector regression and mobile monitoringAtmospheric Environment 201, 310-322.

Tang, J., McNabola, A., Misstear, B., Pilla, F., Alam, M., 2019. Assessing the Impact of Vehicle Speed Limits and Fleet Composition on Air Quality Near a SchoolInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16, 149.

Abhijith, K.V., Kumar, P., 2019. Field investigations for evaluating green infrastructure effects on air quality in open-road conditions. Atmospheric Environment 201, 132-147.

Dehghani, M.H., Zarei, A., Farhang, M., Kumar, P., Yousefi, M., Kim, K., 2019. Levels of formaldehyde in residential indoor air of Gonabad, Iran. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 1-12.

Veysi, R., Heibati, B., Jahangiri, M., Kumar, P., Latif, M.T., Karimi, A., 2019. Indoor air quality-induced respiratory symptoms of a hospital staff in Iran. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 191, 50.

Avini, R., Kumar, P., Hughes, S. J., 2019. Wind loading on high-rise buildings and the comfort effects on the occupantsSustainable Cities and Society 45, 378-394.

Kurppa, M., Hellsten, A., Roldin, P., Kokkola, H., Tonttila, J., Auvinen, M., Kent, C.W., Kumar, P., Maronga, B., Järvi, L., 2019. Implementation of the sectional aerosol module SALSA2. 0 into the PALM model system 6.0. Geoscientific Model Development 12, 1403–1422.

Khan, M.F., Hamid, A.H., Bari, M.A., Tajudin, A.B.A., Latif, M.T., Nadzir, M.S.M., Sahani, M., Wahab, M.I.A., Yusup, Y., Maulud, K.N.A., Yusoff, M.F., Amin, N., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Kindzierski, W., Kumar, P., 2019. Airborne particles in the city center of Kuala Lumpur: Origin, potential driving factors, and deposition flux in human respiratory airwaysScience of the Total Environment 650, 1195-1206.

Ahmed, S., Adnan, A., Janssens, D., Brattich, E., Yasar, A., Kumar, P., di Sabatino, S., Shakshuki, E.M., 2019. Estimating pro-environmental potential for the development of mobility-based informational intervention: a data-driven algorithm. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 23, 653–668.

Valmassoi, A.,  Gharbia, S.S., Sabatino, S.D., Kumar., P., Pilla, F., 2019. Future Impacts of the Reforestation Policy on the atmospheric parameters in Ireland: a sensitivity study including heat discomfort impacts on humans and livestockPersonal and Ubiquitous Computing 23, 707–721.


Vara-Vela, A., Fátima Andrade, M., Zhang, Y., Kumar, P., Ynoue, R.Y., Souto-Oliveira, C.E., Silva Lopes, F.J., Landulfo, E., 2018. Modelling of atmospheric aerosol properties in the São Paulo Metropolitan Area: impact of biomass burningJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 123, 9935-9956.

Paoli, F.D., Agudelo-Castañeda, D.M., Teixeira, E.C., Silva, L.F.O., Kumar, P., 2018. Number concentrations and size distributions of nanoparticles during the use of hand-tools in refurbishment activities. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 20, 264.

Andreão, W.L., Albuquerque, T.T.A., Kumar, P., 2018. Excess deaths associated with fine particulate matter in Brazilian citiesAtmospheric Environment 194, 71-81.

Sharma, A., Kumar P., 2018. A review of factors surrounding the air pollution exposure to in-pram babies and mitigation strategiesEnvironment International 120, 262-278.

Moreira, C.A.B., Squizzato, R., Beal, A., de Almeida, D.S., Rudke, A.P., Ribeiro, M., Andrade, M.F., Kumar, P., Martins, L.D., 2018. Natural variability in exposure to fine particles and their trace elements during typical workdays in an urban area. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 63, 333-346.

Kumar, P., Rivas, I., Singh, A.P., Ganesh, V., Ananya, M., Frey, H.C., 2018. Dynamics of coarse and fine particles exposure in transport microenvironmentsnpj Climate and Atmospheric Science 1, 11.

Kumar, P., Patton, A.P., Durant, J.L., Frey, H.C., 2018. A review of factors impacting exposure to PM2.5, ultrafine particles and black carbon in Asian transport microenvironmentsAtmospheric Environment 187, 301-316. [100+ news stories]

Simon, M.C., Patton, A.P., Naumova, E.N., Levy, J.I., Kumar, P., Brugge, D., Durant, J.L., 2018.Combinning measurements from mobile monitoring and a reference site to develop models of ambient ultrafine particle number concentration at residencesEnvironmental Science & Technology 52, 6985-6995.

Morawska, L., Thai, P.K., Liu, X., Asumadu-Sakyi, A., Ayoko, G., Bartonova, A., Bedini, A., Chai, F., Christensen, B., Dunbabin, M., Gao, J., Hagler, G.S.W., Jayaratne, R., Kumar, P., Lau, A.K.H., Louie, P.K.K., Mazaheri, M., Ning, Z., Motta, N., Mullins, B., Rahman, M.M., Ristovski, Z., Shafiei, M., Tjondronegoro, D., Westerdahl, D., Williams, R., 2018. Applications of low-cost sensing technologies for air quality monitoring and exposure assessment: How far have they gone? Environment International 116, 286-299.

Ganguly, G., Kumar, P., 2018. The air quality assessment of northern hilly city in India. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection 38, 983-997.

Schieweck, A., Uhde, E., Salthammer, T., Salthammer, L.C., Morawska, L.,  Mazaheri, M., Kumar, P., 2018. Smart homes and the control of indoor air qualityRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 94, 705-718.

Landim, A.A., Teixeira, E.C., Agudelo-Castañeda, D., Schneider, I., Silva, L.F.O., Wiegand, F., Kumar, P., 2018. Spatio-temporal variations of sulfur dioxide concentrations in industrial and urban area via a new statistical approachAir Quality, Atmosphere & Health 11, 801-813.

de Almeida, D.S., da Costa, S.C., Ribeiro, M., Moreira, C.A.B., Beal, A.,  Squizzato, R., Rudke, A.P., Rafee, S.A.A., Martins, J.A., Palioto, G.F., Kumar, P., Martins, L.D., 2018. Genotoxic effects of daily personal exposure to particle mass and number concentrations on buccal cells. Atmospheric Environment 176, 148-157.

Ahmed, S., Adnan, M., Janssens, D., Yasar, A., Kumar, P., Shakshuki, E.M., 2018. Pro-Environmental potential in activity-travel routine of individuals: A data driven computational algorithmProcedia Computer Science 130, 541–548.

Chenoweth, J., Anderson, A., Kumar, P., Hunt, W., S Chimbwandira, S., T Moore, T., 2018. The interrelationship of green infrastructure and natural capitalLand Use Policy 75, 137-144.

Gautam, S., Patra, A., Kumar, P., 2018.  Status and chemical characteristics of ambient PM2.5 pollution in China: A reviewEnvironment, Development & Sustainability 21, 1649–1674.

Abbas, RA., Kumar, P., El-Gengly, A., 2018. An overview of monitoring and reduction strategies for health and climate change related emissions in the Middle East and North Africa RegionAtmospheric Environment 175, 33-43.

Sharma, A., Baliyan, Kumar, P., 2018. Air pollution and public health: The challenges for New DelhiReviews on Environmental Health 33, 12-22. 

Mendes, APE., Andrade, MF., Gonçalves, Teixeira, FLG., Engling, G., Zeneti, RSZ.,  Henrique de Souza Zanetti, R., Kumar, P., 2018. Biomarkers as indicators of fungal biomass in the atmosphere of São Paulo, BrazilScience of the Total Environment 612, 809-821.

Pacitto, A., Stabile, L., Moreno, T., Kumar, P., Wierzbicka, A., Morawska, L., Buonanno, G., 2018. The influence of lifestyle on airborne particle surface area doses received by different Western populationsEnvironmental Pollution 232, 113-222.


Dehghani, M.H., Salari, M., Naddafi, K., Nazmara, S., Ahmadi, E., Kumar, P., 2017. Evaluation of formaldehyde concentration in the ambient air of a most populated Iranian city, Tehran. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health 10, 763-772.

Kathryn M. Shaneyfelt, KM., Anderson, AR., Kumar, P., Hunt III, W.F., 2017. Air quality considerations for stormwater green street designEnvironmental Pollution 231,768–778.

Martins Pereira, G., Teinilä, K., Custódio, D., Gomes Santos, A., Xian, H., Hillamo, R., Alves, CA., Bittencourt de Andrade, J., Olímpio da Rocha, G., Kumar, P., Balasubramanian, R., Andrade, FM., de Castro Vasconcellos, P., 2017. Airborne particles in the Brazilian city of São Paulo: One-year investigation for the chemical composition and source apportionmentAtmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17, 11943-11969.

Rai, AC., Kumar, P., Pilla, F., Skouloudis, AN., Sabatino, SD., Ratti, C., Yasar, A. Rickerby, D., 2017. End-user perspective of low-cost sensors for outdoor air pollution monitoringScience of the Total Environment 607–608, 691-705.

Abhijith, KV., Kumar, P., Gallagher, J., McNabola, A., Baldauf, RW., Pilla, F., Broderick, B., Sabatino. S.D., Pulvirenti, B., 2017. Air pollution abatement performances of green infrastructure in open road and built-up street canyon environments – A ReviewAtmospheric Environment 162, 71-86.

Rivas, I., Kumar, P., Hagen-Zanker, A., Andrade, M.F. Slovic, A.D., Pritchard, J.P., Geurs, K.T., 2017. Determinants of black carbon, particle mass and number concentrations in London transport microenvironmentsAtmospheric Environment 161, 247-262.

Khanum, F., Chaudhry, N., Kumar, P., 2017. Characterization of five-year observation data of fine particulate matter in the metropolitan area of LahoreAir Quality, Atmosphere & Health 10, 725–736.

Ogunlowo, O.O., Bristow, A., Sohail, M., 2017. A stakeholder analysis of the automotive industry's use of compressed natural gas in Nigeria. Transport Policy 53, 58-69.

Andrade, M.F., Kumar, P., Freitas, E.D., Ynoue, R.Y., Martins, J., Martins, L.D., Nogueira, T., Perez-Martinez, P., Miranda, R.M., Albuquerque, T., Goncalves, F.L.T., Oyama, B., Zhang, Y., 2017. Air quality in the megacity of São Paulo: evolution over the last 30 years and future perspectivesAtmospheric Environment 159, 66-82.

Kumar, P., Gulia, S., Harrison, R.M., Khare, M., 2017. The influence of odd–even car trial on fine and coarse particles in DelhiEnvironmental Pollution 225, 20-30.

Kumar, P., Rivas, I., Sachdeva, L., 2017. Exposure of in-pram babies to airborne particles during morning drop-in and afternoon pick-up of school childrenEnvironmental Pollution 224, 407-420.

Rivas, I., Kumar, P., Hagen-Zanker, A., 2017. Exposure to air pollutants during commuting in London: are there inequalities among different socio-economic groups? Environment International 101, 143-157.

Pacheco, M.T., Parmigiani, M.M.M., Andrade, M.F., Morawska, L., Kumar, P., 2017. A review of emissions and concentrations of particulate matter in the three metropolitan areas of BrazilJournal of Transport and Health 4, 53-72.

Jabboura, N., Jayaratnea, R., Johnsona, G.R., Alroea, J., Uhdez, E., Salthammerz, T., Cravigana, L., Faghihia, E.M., Kumar, P., Morawska, L., 2017. A mechanism for the production of ultrafine particles from concrete fractureEnvironmental Pollution 222, 175-181.

Al-dabbous, A.N., Kumar, P., Khan, A.R., 2017. Prediction of airborne nanoparticles at a roadside locations using a feed–forward artificial neural networkAir Pollution Research 8, 446-454.

Patton, A., Patton, A., Chad, M., Durant, J., Kumar, P., 2017. Assessing the suitability of multiple dispersion and land use regression models for urban traffic-related ultrafine particlesEnvironmental Science & Technology 51, 384-392.

Bajaj, N., Sharma, T., Suneja, D., Jain, S., Kumar, P., 2017. Determinants of respiratory and cardiovascular health effects in traffic policemen: A perception-based comparative analysisJournal of Transport & Health 4, 30-39.

Katiyar, R., Gurjar, B.R., Biswas, S., Pruthi, V., Kumar, N., Kumar, P., 2017. Microalgae: An emerging source of energy based bio-products and a solution for environmental issuesRenewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 72, 1083-1093.

George, K.V., Patil, D.D, Anil, M.N.V., Kamal, N., Alappat, B.J., Kumar, P., 2017. Evaluation of coarse and fine particles in diverse Indian environmentsEnvironmental Science & Pollution Research 24, 3363-3374.

Gautam, S., Yadav, A., Tsia, Y., Kumar, P., 2017. A review on recent progress in observations, sources, classification and regulations of PM2.5 in Asian environments.  Environmental Science & Pollution Research 23, 21165-21175.

Segalin, B., Kumar, P., Micadei, K., Fornaro, A., Goncalves, F.B.T., 2017. Size–segregated particulate matter in indoor residence of elderly in the Metropolitan Area of São Paulo, BrazilAtmospheric Environment 148, 139-151.

Sanaei, D., Dehghani, M.H., Nabizadeh, R., Nazmara, S., Kumar, P., 2017. Source apportionment of BTEX compounds in Tehran-Iran using UNMIX receptor modelAir Quality, Atmosphere & Health 10, 225-234.

Ngene, B.U., Ede, A.N.,  Gideon, B., Kumar, P., Imam, B., 2017. Environmental Effect of Climate Change Pollutants Loading on Structural Steel Stresses. International Journal of Applied Engineering Research 12, 4147-4183. 


Kumar, P.,  Andrade, M.F., Ynoue, R.Y., Fornaro, A.,  de Freitas, E.D., Martins, Martins, J.L.D., Albuquerque, T.,  Zhang, Y., Morawska, L., 2016. New Directions: From biofuels to wood stoves: the modern and ancient air quality challenges in the megacity of São PauloAtmospheric Environment 140, 364-369.

Kumar, P., Goel, A., 2016. Concentration dynamics of coarse and fine particulate matter at and around the signalised traffic intersectionsEnvironmental Science: Process & Impacts 18, 1220-1235. [News Story]

Goel, A., Kumar, P., 2016. Vertical and horizontal variability in airborne nanoparticles and their exposure around signalised traffic intersectionsEnvironmental Pollution 214, 54-69.

Hassan, H.A., Kumar, P., Kakosimos, K.E., 2016. Flux estimation of fugitive particulate matter emissions from loose Calcisols at construction sitesAtmospheric Environment 141, 96-105.

Salthammer T., Uhde, E., Schripp, T., Schieweck, A., Morawska, L., Mazaheri, M., Clifford, S., He, C., Buonanno, G., Querol, X., Kumar, P., 2016. Children's well-being at schools: Impact of climatic conditions and air pollutionEnvironment International  94, 196-210.

Zheng, J., Hu, M., Guo, S., Kumar, P., Peng, J., Wu, Z., Li, M., Wang, Y., Guo, S., 2016. Spatial distributions and chemical properties of PM2.5 based on 21 field campaigns at the 17 sites in ChinaChemosphere 159, 480-487.

Souto-Oliveira, C., Andrade, M.F., Kumar, P., Lopes, F., Babinski, M., Landulfo, E., Vara-Vela, A., 2016. Effect of vehicular traffic, remote sources and new particle formation events on the activation properties of cloud condensation nuclei in the Brazilian megacity of Sao PauloAtmospheric Chemistry & Physics 16, 14635-14656.

Gautam, S., Kumar, P., Patra, A., 2016. Emissions and human health impact of particulate matter from surface mining operation – A  reviewEnvironmental Technology & Innovation 5, 233-249.

Jain, S., Aggarwal, P., Sharma, P., Kumar, P. 2016. Vehicular exhaust emissions under current and alternative future policy measures for megacity Delhi, IndiaJournal of Transport & Health 3, 404-414.

Sanaei, D., Dehghani, M.H., Nabizadeh, R., Nazmara, S., Kumar, P., 2017. Source apportionment of BTEX compounds in Tehran, Iran using UNMIX receptor modelAir Quality, Atmosphere & Health 10, 225-234.

Shraim, A.M., Alenazib, D.A., Abdel-Salam, A-S.G., Kumar, P., 2016. Loading rates of dust and metals in residential houses of arid and dry climatic regionsAerosol and Air Quality Research 16,  2462-2473.

Gautam, S., Kumar, P., Patra, A., 2016. Occupational exposure to particulate matter in three Indian opencast minesAir Quality, Atmosphere and Health 9, 143-158.

Kakonitia, A., Georgioua, G., Marakkosa, K., Kumar, P., Neophytou, M.K, 2015. The role of materials selection in the urban heat island effectEnvironmental Fluid Mechanics 16, 347-371.

Azarmi, F., Kumar, P.,  Marsh, D., Fuller, G., 2016. Assessment of the long-term impacts of PM10 and PM2.5 particles from construction and demolition works on surrounding areasEnvironmental Science: Processes & Impacts 18, 208-221.

Azarmi, F., Kumar, P., 2016. Ambient exposure to coarse and fine particles from building demolitionAtmospheric Environment 137, 62-79.

Nagpure, A.S., Gurjar, B.R., Kumar, V., Kumar, P., 2016. Estimation of exhaust and non-exhaust gaseous, particulate matter and air toxics emissions from on-road vehicles in DelhiAtmospheric Environment 127, 118-124.

Kumar, P., Morawska, L., Skouloudis, A.N., Bell, M., Biskos, G., Viana, M., 2016. Real-time sensors for indoor air monitoring and challenges ahead in deploying them to urban buildingsScience of the Total Environment 560-561, 150-159.

Kumar, P., Martani, C., Morawska, L., Norford L.K., Choudhary R., Leach, M., 2016. Indoor air quality and energy management through real-time sensing in commercial buildingsEnergy and Buildings 111, 145-153.

Gautam, S., Majumdar, S., Kumar, P., Patra, A., 2016. Prediction of particulate matter concentration profile in an opencast copper mine in India using an artificial neural network modelAir Quality, Atmosphere & Health 9, 697-711.


Kumar, P. Morawska, L., Martani, C., Biskos, G., Neophytou, M., Di Sabatino, S., Bell, M., Norford, L., Britter, R., 2015. The rise of low-cost sensing for managing air pollution in citiesEnvironment International 75, 199-205.

Kumar, P., Khare, M., Harrison, R.M., Bloss, W.J., Lewis, A., Coe, H., Morawska, L., 2015. New directions: Air pollution challenges for developing megacities like DelhiAtmospheric Environment 122, 657-661.

Goel, A., Kumar, P., 2015. Zone of influence for particle number concentrations at signalised traffic intersectionsAtmospheric Environment 123, 25-38.

Azarmi, F., Kumar, P., Mulheron, M., Colauxc, J.L., Jeynes, C., Adhami, S., Watts, J.F., 2015. Physicochemical characteristics and occupational exposure to coarse, fine and nanoparticle emissions during building refurbishment activitiesJournal of Nanoparticle Research 17, 343, doi: 10.1007/s11051-015-3141-z.

Gallagher, J., Baldauf, R., Fuller, C., Kumar, P., Gill, L.W., McNabola, A., 2015. Passive methods of air pollution control in the built environment: A review of porous and solid barriersAtmospheric Environment 120, 61-70.

Vela, A.V.,Andrade, M.F., Ynoue, R.Y., Kumar, P., 2015. Impact of vehicular emissions on the formation of fine particles in the Sao Paulo Metropolitan Area: A numerical study with the WRF-Chem modelAtmospheric Chemistry & Physics 15, 14171-14219.

Thanos, S., Bristow, A.L., Wardman, M.R., 2015. Residential sorting and environmental externalities: The case of nonlinearities and stigma in aviation noise valuesJournal of Regional Science 55, 468-490.

Mukherjee, S., Kumar, P., Yang, A., Fennell, P., 2015. Energy and exergy analysis of chemical looping combustion technology and comparison with pre-combustion an oxy-fuel combustion technologies for CO2 captureJournal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 3, 2104-2114. [Open access].

Mukherjee, S., Kumar, P., Yang, A.,  Fennell, P., 2015. A systematic investigation of the performance of copper-. cobalt-, iron-, manganese- and nickel-based oxygen carriers for chemical looping combustion technology through simulation modelsChemical Engineering Sciences 130, 79-91. [Open access]

Al-Dabbous, A.N., Kumar, P., 2015. Source apportionment of airborne nanoparticles in a Middle Eastern city using positive matrix factorizationEnvironmental Science: Processes & Impacts 17, 802-812.

Goel, A., Kumar, P., 2015. Characterisation of nanoparticle emissions and exposure at traffic intersections through fast-response mobile and sequential measurementsAtmospheric Environment 107, 374-390.

Mouzourides, P., Kumar, P., Neophytou M.K., 2015. Assessment of long-term measurements of particulate matter and gaseous pollutants in South-East MediterraneanAtmospheric Environment 107, 148-165.

Reggentea, M., Peters, J., Theunis, J., Poppel, M.V, Rademaker, M., De Baets, B., Kumar, P., 2015. A comparison of strategies for estimation of ultrafine particle number concentrations in urban air pollution monitoring networksEnvironmental Pollution 199, 209-218.

Gurjar, B.R., Nagpure, A.K., Kumar, P., 2015. Gaseous emissions from agriculture activities and wetlands in national capital territory of DelhiEcological Engineering 75, 123-127.

Tsiouri, V., Kakosimos, K., Kumar, P., 2015. Concentrations, sources and exposure risks associated with particulate matter in the Middle East Area - A reviewAir Quality, Atmosphere and Health 8, 67-80.


Kumar, P., Morawska, L., Birmili, W., Paasonen, P., Hu, M., Kulmala, M., Harrison, R.M., Norford, L., Britter, R., 2014. Ultrafine particles in citiesEnvironment International 66, 1-10. [Top 25 most downloaded article since March 2014]

Kumar, P., Morawska, M., 2014. Recycling concrete: An undiscovered source of ultrafine particlesAtmospheric Environment 90, 51-58.

Kumar, P., Saroj, D.P., 2014. Water-energy-pollution nexus for growing citiesUrban Climate 10, 846-853.

Al-Dabbous, A.N., Kumar, P., 2014. Number and size distribution of airborne nanoparticles during summertime in Kuwait: First observations from the Middle EastEnvironmental Science & Technology 48, 13634–13643. [News story]

Goel, A., Kumar, P., 2014. A review of fundamental drivers governing the emissions, dispersion and exposure to vehicle-emitted nanoparticles at signalised traffic intersectionsAtmospheric Environment 97, 316-331.

Peng, J., Hu, M., Wang, Z., Huang, X., Kumar, P., Wu, Z., Yue, D., Guo, S., Shang, D., Zheng, Z., He, L., 2014. Submicron aerosols at thirteen diversified sites in China: size distribution, new particle formation and corresponding contribution to cloud condensation nuclei. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics 14, 10249-10265.

Azarmi, K., Kumar, P., Mulheron, M., 2014. The exposure to coarse, fine and ultrafine particle emissions from concrete mixing, drilling and cutting activitiesJournal of Hazardous Materials 279, 268-279.

Reggente, M., Peters, J., Theunis, J., Poppel, M.V., Kumar, P., De Baets, B.  2014. Prediction of ultrafine particle number concentrations in urban environments by means of Gaussian process regression based on measurements of oxides of nitrogenEnvironment Modelling & Software 61, 135-150.

Al-Dabbous, A.N., Kumar, P., 2014. The influence of roadside vegetation barriers on airborne nanoparticles and pedestrians exposure under varying wind conditionAtmospheric Environment  90, 113-124.

Tiwary, A., Kumar, P., 2014. Impact evaluation of green-grey infrastructure interaction on built-space integrity: an emerging perspective to urban ecosystem serviceScience of the Total Environment 487, 350-360.

Voliotis, A., Benzantakos, S., Gaimarelou, M., Valenti, M., Kumar, P., Biskos, G., 2014. Nanoparticle emissions from traditional pottery manufacturingEnvironmental Science: Process & Impacts 16, 1489-1494.

Jain, S., Aggarwal, P., Kumar, P., Singhal, S., Sharma, S., 2014. Identifying public preferences using multi-criteria decision making for assessing the shift of urban commuters from private to public transport: A case study of DelhiTransportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour 24, 60-70. [Most downloaded article]

Mukherjee, S., Kumar, P., Hosseini, A., Yang, A.,  Fennell, P., 2014. Comparative assessment of gasification based coal power plants with various CO2 capture technologies producing electricity and hydrogenEnergy & Fuels 28, 1028-1040.

Kumar, P.,  Kumar, A., Fernandes, T., Ayoko, G.A. 2014. Nanomaterials and the environmentJournal of Nanomaterials. Article id: 528606, 4 pages.

Garcia, J., Cerdeira, R., Coelho, L.M.R., Kumar, P., Carvalho, M.G., 2014. Influence of pedestrian trajectories on school children exposure to PM10Journal of Nanomaterials 2014, 505649.

Kumar, A., Kumar, P., Anandan, A., Fernandes, T., Ayoko, G.A., Biskos, G., 2014. Engineered nanomaterials: Knowledge gaps in fate, exposure, toxicity and future directionsJournal of Nanomaterials 2014, 130198.


Goyal, R., Kumar, P., 2013. Indoor–outdoor concentrations of particulate matter in nine microenvironments of a mixed-use commercial building in megacity DelhiAir Quality, Atmosphere and Health 6, 747-757.

Garcia, J., Cerdeira, R., Tavares, N., Coelho, L.M.R., Kumar, P., Carvalho, M.G., 2013. Influence of virtual changes in building configurations of a real street canyon on the dispersion of PM10Urban Climate 5, 68-81.

Kumar, P., Morawska, L., 2013. Energy-pollution nexus for urban buildings. Environmental Science & Technology 47, 7591–7592.

Sharma, P., Sharma, P., Jain, S., Kumar, P., 2013. Response to discussion on "An integrated statistical approach for evaluating the exceedence of criteria pollutants in the ambient air of megacity Delhi"Atmospheric Environment 71, 413-414.

Joodatnia, P., Kumar, P., Robins, A., 2013. Fast response sequential measurements and modelling of nanoparticles inside and outside a car cabinAtmospheric Environment 71, 364-375.

Kumar, P., Jain, S., Gurjar, B.R., Sharma, P., Khare, M., Morawska, L., Britter, R., 2013. New directions: Can a “Blue Sky” return to Indian megacities? Atmospheric Environment 71, 198-201.

Sharma, P., Sharma, P., Jain, S., Kumar, P., 2013. An integrated statistical approach for evaluating the exceedence of criteria pollutants in the ambient air of megacity DelhiAtmospheric Environment 70, 7-17.

Kumar, P., Imam, B. 2013. Footprints of air pollution and changing environment on the sustainability of built infrastructureScience of the Total Environment 444, 85-101.

Kumar, P., Pirjola, L., Ketzel, M., Harrison, R.M. 2013. Nanoparticle emissions from 11 non-vehicle exhaust sources - a reviewAtmospheric Environment 67, 252-277. [Top 25 most downloaded article since January 2013]

Joodatnia, P., Kumar, P., Robins, A., 2013. The behaviour of traffic produced nanoparticles in a car cabin and resulting exposure ratesAtmospheric Environment 65, 40-51.


Carpentieri, M., Kumar, P., Robins, A., 2012. Wind tunnel measurements for dispersion modelling of vehicle wakesAtmospheric Environment 62, 9-25.

Fujitani, Y., Kumar, P., Tamura, K., Fushimi, A., Hasegawa, S., Takahashi, K., Tanabe, K., Kobayashi, S., Hirano, S., 2012. Seasonal differences of the atmospheric particle size distribution in a metropolitan area in JapanScience of the Total Environment 437, 339-347.

Heal, M.R., Kumar, P., Harrison, R.M., 2012. Particles, air quality, policy and healthChemical Society Reviews 41, 6606-6630. [News story] [Best research highlighting chemistry in climate change]

Kumar, P., Kumar, A., Lead, J.R. 2012. Nanoparticles in Indian environment: Known, unknowns and awarenessEnvironmental Science & Technology 46, 7071-7072.

George, K.V., Patil, D.D., Kumar, P., Alappat, B.J. 2012. Field comparison of cyclonic separator and mass inertial impactor for PM10 monitoringAtmospheric Environment 60, 245-252.

Kumar, P., Mulheron, M., Fisher, B., Harrison, R.M., 2012. New directions: Airborne ultrafine particle dust from building activities - a source in need of quantificationAtmospheric Environment 56, 262-264.

Mishra, V.K., Kumar, P., Int Panis, L., Poppel, M.V., Bleux, N., Frijns, E., Reggentea, M., Berghmans, P., Samson, R., 2012. Wintertime spatio-temporal variation of ultrafine particles in a Belgian cityScience of the Total Environment 431, 307-313.

Kumar, P., Mulheron, M., Som, C., 2012. Release of ultrafine particles from three simulated building processesJournal of Nanoparticle Research  14, 771, doi: 10.1007/s11051-012-0771-2.

Tyagi, V., Gurjar, B.R., Joshi, N., Kumar, P., 2012. PM10 and heavy metals in sub–urban and rural atmospheric environments of northern IndiaASCE Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Management 15, 175-182.

Goyal, R., Khare, P., Kumar, P., 2012. Indoor air quality: Current status, missing links and future road map for India. Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering 2, 118, doi:10.4172/2165-784X.1000118.


Kumar, P., 2011. Footprints of airborne ultrafine particles on urban air quality and public healthJournal of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1:e101. doi:10.4172/jcee.1000e101.

Capentieri, M., Kumar, P., 2011. Ground-fixed and on-board measurements of nanoparticles in the wake of a moving vehicleAtmospheric Environment 45, 5837-5852.

Kumar, P., Gurjar, B.R., Nagpure, A., Harrison, R.M., 2011. Preliminary estimates of nanoparticle number emissions from road vehicles in megacity Delhi and associated health impactsEnvironmental Science and Technology 45, 5514-5521. [This article was subject of Nature India Science News: Deadly vehicular nanoparticles pollute cities, and the news: Computer model charts mortality from air pollutants in UAE]

Kumar, P., Ketzel, M., Vardoulakis, S., Pirjola, L., Britter, R., 2011. Dynamics and dispersion modelling of nanoparticles from road traffic in the urban atmospheric environment - a reviewJournal of Aerosol Science 42, 580-603. [Top 25 most downloaded article from November 2011 to December 2012] [Fourth most cited article of Journal since 2009]

Kumar, P., Robins, A., Vardoulakis, S., Quincey, P., 2011. Technical challenges in tackling regulatory concerns for urban atmospheric nanoparticlesParticuology 9, 566-571.

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

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

Kumar, P., Rafiq, M., Imam, B., 2011. Negotiation on the assessment of research articles with academic reviewers: Application of peer-review approach of teachingHigher Education 62, 315-332.

Imam, B., Rafiq, M., Kumar, P., 2011. Improving student learning in engineering discipline using student– and lecturer–led assessment approaches. European Journal of Higher Education 1-16, doi:10.1080/21568235.2011.601932. [Most read article since September 2011 till date]


Kumar, P., Robins, A., ApSimon, H., 2010. Nanoparticle emissions from biofuelled vehicles - their characteristics and impact on the number based regulation of atmospheric particlesAtmospheric 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 trendsIndian 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 controlsAtmospheric Environment 44, 5035-5052. [Top 10 most downloaded article between December 2010 and June 2011, December 2011, and January 2012-May 2012]

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 activitiesJournal of Nanoparticle Research 12, 1523-1530. [Free Download]


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

Saleh, W., Kumar, R., Kirby, H., Kumar, P., 2009. Real world driving cycle for motorcycles in EdinburghTransport Research Part D: Transport and Environment 14, 326–333.

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 canyonAtmospheric  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 canyonBoundary–Layer Meteorology 131, 3–18.

Kumar, P., Britter, R., Gupta, N., 2009. Hydrogen fuel: Opportunities and barriers. ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology 6, 0210009. [Top 10 most downloaded article during February-December 2009 and February 2010; topped the league in March, April and October 2009February 2010November-December 2011]


Kumar, P., Fennell, P., Symonds, J., Britter, R., 2008. Treatment of losses of ultrafine aerosol particles in long sampling tubes during ambient 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.

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