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Galán-Madruga, D., Broomandi, P., Satyanaga, A Jahanbakhshi, A., Kumar, P., 2025. A methodological framework for estimating ambient PM2.5 particulate matter concentrations in the UK. Journal of Environmental Sciences 150, 676-691.


Wu, H.-W., Kumar, P., & Cao, S.-J. 2024. The role of roadside green infrastructure in improving air quality in and around elderly care centres in Nanjing, China. Atmospheric Environment, 120607. 

Bowyer, P., Alfieri, S.M., Basu, B., Cremin, E., Debele, S., Kumar, P., Lechner, V., Loupis, M., Menenti, M., Mickovski, S. and Gonzalez-Ollauri, A., Pfeiffer, J., Pilla, F., Pulvirenti, B., Ruggieri, P., Basu, A. S., Spyrou, C., Unguendoli, S., Zieher, T., & Sabatino, S. di. 2024. Modelled effectiveness of NbS in reducing disaster risk: evidence from the OPERANDUM project. Nature-Based Solutions 5, 100127.

Kumar, P., Hama, S., Abbass, R.A., Abhijith, K.V., Tiwari, A., Grassie, D., & Mitsakou, C., 2024. Environmental quality in sixty primary school classrooms in London. Journal of Building Engineering 91, 109549.

Heaney, C. E., Tang, J., Yan, J., Guo, D., Ipock, J., Kaluvakollu, S., Lin, Y., Shao, D., Chen, B., Mottet, L., Kumar, P., & Pain, C.C., 2024. Data Assimilation with Machine Learning for Dynamical Systems: Modelling Indoor Ventilation. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 643, 129783.

Shu, Z., Yuan, F., Wang, J., Zang, J., Li, B., Shahrestani, M., Essah, E., Awbi, H., Holland, M., Fang, F., Pain, C., Kumar, P., Zhong, H., Short, A., Linden, P., & Yao, R., 2024. Prioritising actions for improving classroom air quality based on the Analytic Hierarchy Process: Case Studies in China and the UK. Indoor Air, 2024, 1–18.

Baseer, M. A., Almunif, A., Alsaduni, A., Tazeen, N., Kumar, P. & Sperandio Nascimento, E., G., 2024. An intelligent optimized deep network-based predictive system for wind power plant application. Electrical Engineering, 1-13. 

Xiong, J., Baizhan, L., Short, C. A., Kumar, P. & Pain, C., 2024. Comprehensive evaluation of natural ventilation potential of buildings in urban areas under the influence of multiple environment-related factors. Journal of Building Engineering 89, 109218.

Morawska, L., Allen, J., Bahnfleth, W., Bennett, B., Bluyssen, P. M., Boerstra, A., Buonanno, G., Cao, J., Dancer, S. J., Floto. A., Franchimon, F., Greenhalgh. T., Haworth, C., Hogeling, J., Isaxon, C., Jimenez, J. J., Kennedy, A., Kumar, P., Kurnitski, J., Li, Y., Loomans, M., Marks G., Marr, L. C., Mazzarella, L., Krikor Melikov, A., Miller, S. L., Milton D. K., Monty J., Nielsen P. V., Noakes, C., Peccia J., Prather, K. A., Querol X., Salthammer, T., Sekhar, C., Seppänen, O., Tanabe, S., Tang, J. W., Tellier, R., Tham, K. W., Wargocki, P., Wierzbicka A. & Yao, M., 2023. Mandating indoor air quality for public buildings. Science 6690, 1418.

Wu, X., Abubakar-Waziri, H., Fang, F., Dilliway, C., Wu, P., Li, J., Yao, R., Bhavsar, P., Kumar, P., Pain, C. C., & Chung, K. F., 2023. Modeling for understanding of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) spread and design of an isolation room in a hospital. Physics of Fluids, 35(2).

Considine, B., Gallagher, J., Kumar, P., & McNabola, A., 2023. Long-Term Assessment of Energy Consumption Reduction in a Building Ventilation System with Passive Particulate Matter Control Technology in the Fresh Air Intake. Energy and Buildings 309, 114067.

Tomson, M., Kumar, P., Abhijith, K. V., & Watts, J. F., 2024. Exploring the interplay between particulate matter capture, wash-off, and leaf traits in green wall species. Science of The Total Environment 921, 170950.

Rawat, N., & Kumar, P., 2024. Assessing the impact of air purifier and scheduled natural ventilation on pollution-ventilation nexus in a near highway infant school. Journal of Building Engineering 86, 108813.

Kamigauti, L. Y., Perez, G. M., Martin, T. C., Andrade, M. de, & Kumar, P., 2024. Enhancing spatial inference of air pollution using machine learning techniques with low-cost monitors in data-limited scenarios. Environmental Science: Atmospheres, 4(3), 342-350.

Jin, M.-Y., Zhang, L.-Y., Peng, Z.-R., He, H.-D., Kumar, P., & Gallagher, J., 2024. The impact of dynamic traffic and wind conditions on green infrastructure performance to improve local air quality. Science of The Total Environment 917, 170211.

Kumar, P., Debele, S.,  Khalili, S., Halios, C.H., Sahani, J., Aghamohammadi, N., Andrade, M.F.A, Athanassiadou, M., Bhui, K., Calvillo, N., Cao, S.J., Coulon, F., Edmondson, J.E., Fletcher, D., Freitas, E.D., Guo, H., Hort, M.C., Katti, M., Kjeldsen, T.R., Lehmann, S., Locosselli, G.M., Malham, S.K., Morawska, L., Parajuli, R., Rogers, C.D.F, Yao, R., Wang, F., Wenk, J., & Jones, L., 2024. Urban heat mitigation by green and blue infrastructure: a review of drivers, effectiveness, and future needs. The Innovation 5(2), 100588. 

Higgins, C., Kumar, P., Morawska, L., 2024. Indoor air quality monitoring and source apportionment using low-cost sensors. Environmental Research Communications 6(1), 012001.

Khan, A.A., Kumar, P., Gulia, S., Khare, M., 2024. A critical review of managing air pollution through airshed approach. Sustainable Horizons 9, 100090.

Barwise, Y., Kumar, P., K.V. Abhijith, K.V., Gallagher, J., Aonghus McNabola, A., Watts, J., 2024. A trait-based investigation into evergreen woody plants for traffic-related air pollution mitigation over time. Science of the Total Environment 914, 169713.

Kalaiarasan, G., Kumar, P., Tomson, M., Zavala-Reyes, J.C., Porter, A.E., Young, G., Sephton, M.A., Abubakar-Waziri, H., Pain, C.C., Adcock, I.M., Mumby, S., Dilliway, C., Fang, F., Arcucci, R., & Chung, K. F., 2024. Particle number size distribution in three different microenvironments of London. Atmosphere 15, 45.

Wang, A., Ren, C., Wang, J., Feng, Z., Kumar, P., Haghighat, F., Cao, S.J., 2024. Health assessment and mitigating solutions to heat-pollution induced by urban traffic. Journal of Cleaner Production 434, 140097.

Connerton, P., Nogueira, T., Kumar, P., Ribeiro, H., 2024. Use of Low-Cost Sensors for Environmental Health Surveillance: Wildfire-Related Particulate Matter Detection in Brasília, Brazil. Atmosphere 14, 1796.

Abhijith, KV., Kumar, P., Omidvarborna, H., Emygdio, A. P. M, McCallan, B. & Carpenter-Lomax, D., 2024. Improving air pollution awareness of the general public through citizen science approach. Sustainable Horizons 10, 100086.

Zivelonghi, A., & Kumar, P., 2024. Benefits and thermal limits of CO2-driven signaled windows opening in schools: An in-depth data-driven analysis. Energy and Buildings 303, 113621.

Martínez, J., Morales, Y.O., & Kumar, P., 2024. Spatial and temporal variability of urban cyclists’ exposure to PM2.5 in Medellín, Colombia. Atmospheric Pollution Research 15(1), 101946. 


Connerton, P., Nogueira, T., Kumar, P., & Ribeiro, H., 2023. Use of low-cost sensors for Environmental Health Surveillance: Wildfire-related Particulate matter detection in brasília, Brazil. Atmosphere 14(12), 1796. 

West, S. E., Way, L., Archer, R., Beale, V. J., Bland, S., Burridge, H., Castro-Faccetti, C., Chatzidiakou, L., Kumar, P., Vouriot, C., & Williams, N., 2023. Co-designing an air quality web app with school pupils and staff: The SAMHE Web App. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 8(1), 64.

Chatzidiakou, L., Archer, R., Beale, V., Bland, S., Carter, H., Castro-Faccetti, C., Edwards, H., Finneran, J., Hama, S., Jones, R.L., Kumar, P., Linden, P.F., Rawat, N., Roberts, K., Symons, C., Vouriot, C., Wang, D., Way, L., West, S., Weston, D., Williams, N., Wood, S., Burridge, H.C., & The SAMHE project consortium., 2023. Schools’ air quality monitoring for health and education: methods and protocols of the SAMHE initiative and project. Developments in the Built Environment 16, 100266.

Amirzada, Z., Pavlova, I., de Chaisemartin, M., Denoon, R., Kalas, M., Vranić, S., Ommer, J., Sabbatini, T., Kumar, P., Debele, S., Leo, L. S., & Sabatino, S. D., 2023. Reducing hydro-meteorological risks through nature-based solutions: A Comprehensive Review of enabling policy frameworks in the European Union. Nature-Based Solutions 4, 100097. 

Yuan, F., Yao, R., Yu, W., Sadrizadeh, S., Awbi, H., & Kumar, P., 2023. Dynamic characteristics of particulate matter resuspension due to human activities in Indoor Environments: A comprehensive review. Journal of Building Engineering 79,  107914. 

deSouza, P., Wang, A., Machida, Y., Duhl, T., Mora, S., Kumar, P., Kahn, R., Ratti, C., Durant, J.L., & Hudda, N., 2023. Evaluating the Performance of Low-Cost PM2.5 Sensors in Mobile Settings. Environmental Science & Technology.

Sahani, J., Kumar, P., & Debele, S. E., 2023. Efficacy assessment of green-blue nature-based solutions against environmental heat mitigation. Environment International 179, 108187. 

Lyu, X., Li, K., Guo, H., Morawska, L., Zhou, B., Zeren, Y., Jiang, F., Chen, C., Goldstein, A. H., Xu, X., Wang, T., Lu, X., Zhu, T., Querol, X., Chatani, S., Latif, M. T., Schuch, D., Sinha, V., Kumar, P., Mullins, B., Seguel, R., Shao, M., Xue, L., Wang, N., Chen, J., Gao, J., Chai, F., Simpsom, I., Sinha, B., & Blake, D. R., 2023. A synergistic ozone-climate control to address emerging ozone pollution challenges. One Earth 6, 964–977.

Hama, S., Kumar, P., Tiwari, A., Wang, Y., & Linden, P. F., 2023. The underpinning factors affecting the classroom air quality, thermal comfort and ventilation in 30 classrooms of primary schools in London. Environmental Research 236, 116863.

Soini, K., Anderson, C. C., Polderman, A., Teresa, C., Sisay, D., Kumar, P., Mannocchi, M., Mickovski, S., Panga, D., Pilla, F., Preuschmann, S., Sahani, J., & Tuomenvirta, H., 2023. Context matters: Co-creating nature-based solutions in rural living labs. Land Use Policy 133, 106839.

Debele, S. E., Leo, L. S., Kumar, P., Sahani, J., Ommer, J., Bucchignani, E., Vranić, S., Kalas, M., Amirzada, Z., Pavlova, I., Shah, M. A. R., Gonzalez-Ollauri, A., & Di Sabatino, S., 2023. Nature-based solutions can help reduce the impact of natural hazards: A global analysis of NBS case studies. Science of The Total Environment 902, 165824.

Xi, C., Han, L., Wang, J., Feng, Z., Kumar, P., & Cao, S.-J., 2023. How can greenery space mitigate urban heat island? An analysis of cooling effect, carbon sequestration, and nurturing cost at the street scale. Journal of Cleaner Production 419, 138230.

Bhui, K., Newbury, J. B., Latham, R. M., Ucci, M., Nasir, Z. A., Turner, B., O’Leary, C., Fisher, H. L., Marczylo, E., Douglas, P., Stansfeld, S., Jackson, S. K., Tyrrel, S., Rzhetsky, A., Kinnersley, R., Kumar, P., Duchaine, C., & Coulon, F., 2023. Air quality and mental health: evidence, challenges and future directions. BJPsych Open 9, 120. 

Wang, F., Harindintwali, J. D., Wei, K., Shan, Y., Mi, Z., Costello, M. J., Grunwald, S., Feng, Z., Wang, F., Guo, Y., Wu, X., Kumar, P., Kästner, M., Feng, X., Kang, S., Liu, Z., Fu, Y., Zhao, W., Ouyang, C., Shen, J., Wang, H., Change. S., Evans. D., Wang. R., Zhu. C., Xiang. L., Rinklebe. J., Du. M., Huang. L., Bai. Z., Li. S., Lai. R., Elsner. M., Wingneron. J., Florindo. F., Jiang. X., Shaheen. Sabry., Zhong. X., Bol. R., Vasques. G., Li. X., Pfautsch. S., Wang. M., He. X., Agathokleous. E., Du. H., Yan. H., Kengara. F., Brahushi. F., Long. X., Pereira. P., Ok. Y., Rillig. M., Jeppesen. E., Barcelo. D., Yan. X., Jiao. N., Han. B., Schaffer. A., Chen. J., Zhu. Y., Cheng. H., Amelung. W., Spotl. C., Zhu. J., & Tiedje, J. M., 2023. Climate change: Strategies for mitigation and adaptation. The Innovation Geoscience 1, 100015.

Eleftheriou, A., Mouzourides, P., Biskos, G., Yiallouros, P., Kumar, P., Neophytou, M., 2023. The challenge of adopting mitigation and adaptation measures for the impacts of sand and dust storms in Eastern Mediterranean Region: a critical review. Mitigation and Adaption Strategies for Global Change 28, 33.

Abubakar-Waziri, H., Kalaiarasan, G., Wawman, R., Hobbs, F., Adcock, I., Dilliway, C., Fang, F., Pain, C., Porter, A., Bhavsar, P. K., Ransome, E., Savolainen, V., Kumar, P., & Chung, K. F., 2023. SARS-CoV2 in public spaces in West London, UK during COVID-19 pandemic. BMJ Open Respiratory Research 10, e001574.

Kuye, A., Kumar, P., 2023. A review of the Physicochemical characteristics of ultrafine particle emissions from domestic solid fuel combustion during cooking and heating. Science of the Total Environment 886, 163747.

Schmeer, J., Hayden, P., Robins, A., Kumar, P., & Placidi, M., 2023. Group riding: Cyclists exposure to road vehicle emissions in urban environments. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 235, 105333.

Kumar, P., Sahani, J., Rawat, N., Debele, S., Tiwari, A., Mendes Emygdio, P., Abhijith, K., Kukadia, V., & Holmes, K., 2023. Using empirical science education in schools to improve climate change literacy. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 178, 113232.

Nardocci, A. C., Nogueira, T., de Almeida Piai, K., Cavendish, T. A., & Kumar, P., 2023. Indoor environment exposure and children health. Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health 32, 100449. 

Wu, X., Abubakar-Waziri, H., Fang, F., Dilliway, C., Wu, P., Li, J., Yao, R., Bhavsar, P., Kumar, P., Pain, C. C., & Chung, K. F., 2023. Modelling for understanding of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) spread and design of an isolation room in a hospital. Physics of Fluids 35, 025111. 

Roy, S., Zaman, S. U., Joy, K. S., Jeba, F., Kumar, P., & Salam, A., 2023. Impact of fine particulate matter and toxic gases on the health of school children in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Environmental Research Communications 5, 025004. 

Tomson, M., Kumar, P., Kalaiarasan, G., Zavala-Reyes, J. C., Chiapasco, M., Sephton, M. A., Young, G., & Porter, A. E., 2023. Pollutant concentrations and exposure variability in four urban microenvironments of London. Atmospheric Environment 298, 119624. 

Considine, B., Gallagher, J., Kumar, P., McNabola, A., 2023.  The impact of street level particulate emissions on the energy performance of roof level building ventilation systems. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics  233, 105310.

Gonzalez-Ollauri, A., Mickovski, S.B.,  Anderson,C.C., Debele, S., Emmanuel, R., Kumar,P., Loupis, M., JoyOmmer, J., Pfeiffer, J., Panga, D., Pilla,F., Sannigrahi, S., Toth, E., Ukonmaanaho, L., Zieher, T., 2023. A nature-based solution selection framework: Criteria and processes for addressing hydro-meteorological hazards at open-air laboratories across Europe. Journal of Environmental Management 331, 117183.

Kumar, P., Omidvarborna, H., Yao. C., 2023. A parent-school initiative to assess and predict air quality around a heavily trafficked school. Science of The Total Environment 861, 160587.

Kumar, P., Rawat, N., Tiwari, A., 2023. Micro-characteristics of a naturally ventilated classroom air quality under varying air purifier placements. Environmental research 217, 114849.

Kumar, P., Zavala-Reyes, J.C., Kalaiarasan, G., Abubakar-Waziri, H., Young, G., Ian Mudway, I., Dilliway, C., Lakhdar, R., Mumby, S., Kłosowski, M.M., Pain, C., Adcock, I.M., Watson, J.S., Sephton, M.A., Chung, K.F., Alexandra E. Porter, A.E., 2023. Characteristics of Fine and Ultrafine Aerosols in London Underground. Science of The Total Environment 858, 159315.

Karthik, V., Bhaskar, B.V., Ramachandran, S., Kumar, P., 2023. Black carbon flux in terrestrial and aquatic environments of Kodaikanal in the Western Ghats, South India: Estimation, source identification, and implication. Science of The Total Environment 854, 158647.



Kumar, P., Kalaiarasan, G., Bhagat, R.K., Mumby, S., Adcock, I.M.,  Porter, A.E., Ransome, E., Abubakar-Waziri, H., Bhavsar, P., Shishodia, S., Dilliway, C., Fang, F., Pain, C.C., and Chung, K.F., 2022. Active Air Monitoring for Understanding the Ventilation and Infection Risks of SARS-CoV-2 Transmission in Public Indoor Spaces. Atmosphere 13(12), 2067.

Ren, C., Haghighat, F., Feng, Z., Kumar, P., Cao, S.J.,  2022 Impact of ionizers on prevention of airborne infection in classroom. Building Simulation. DOI:

Guler, Y., Kumar, P.,  2022. Climate Change Policy and Performance of Turkey in the EU Harmonization Process. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities 4,1070154. 

Rawat, N., Kumar, P., 2022. Interventions for improving indoor and outdoor air quality in and around schools. Science of TheTotal Environment 858,159813.

Kumar, P., Hama, S., Abbass, R. A., Nogueira, T., Brand, V. S., Wu, H.W., Abulude, F. O.,  Adelodun, A. A., de Fatima Andrade, M., Asfaw, A., Aziz, K. H., Cao, S. J.,  El-Gendy, A., Indu, G., Kehbila, A. G., Mustafa, F., Muula, A. S., Nahian, S.,Nardocci, A. C., Nelson, W., Ngowi, A. V., Olaya, Y., Omer, K., Osanoh, P., Salam, A., Nagendra SM, S., 2022. CO2 exposure, ventilation, thermal comfort, and health risks in low-income home kitchens of twelve global cities. Journal of Building Engineering 61,105254.

Khoshakhlagh, A.H., Chuang, K.J, Kumar P., 2022. Health risk assessment of exposure to ambient formaldehyde in carpet manufacturing industries. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI:

Spyrou, C., Loupis, M., Charizopoulos, N.,  Arvanitis, P., Mentzafou, A.,  Dimitriou, E.,  Debele, S.E., Sahani, J.,  Kumar, P., 2022. Evaluating Nature-Based Solution for Flood Reduction in Spercheios River Basin Part 2: Early Experimental Evidence. Sustainability14,10345.

Abhijth, K.V., Kukadia V., Kumar, P., 2022. Investigation of air pollution mitigation measures, ventilation, and indoor air quality at three schools in London. Atmospheric Environment 285,119303.

Anand, P., Mina, U., Khare, M., Kumar, P., Kota, S.H., 2022. Air pollution and plant health response-current status and future directions. Atmospheric Pollution Research. DOI: https://

Sadrizadeh, S., Yao, R., Yuan, F., Awbi, H., Bahnfleth, W., Bi, Y., Cao,G., Croitoru, C., de Dear, R., Haghighat, F., Kumar, P., Malayeri, M., Nasiri, F., Ruud, M., Sadeghian, P., Wargocki, P., Xiong, J., Yu, W., Li, B., 2022. Indoor air quality and health in schools: A critical review for developing the roadmap for the future school environment. Journal of Building Engineering 57, 104908.

Kitagawa, Y.K.L., Albuquerque, T.T.A., Kumar, P., Nascimento, E.G.S., Moreira, D.M., 2022. Coastal-urban meteorology: A sensitivity study using the WRF-urban model.Urban Climate 44, 101185.

Kumar, P., Omidvarborna, H., Valappil A.K., Bristow, A., 2022. Noise and air pollution during Covid-19 lockdown easing around a school site. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 151,  881.

Wu, H., Kumar, P., Cao, S., 2022. Implementation of green infrastructure for improving the building environment of elderly care centres. Journal of Building Engineering. 

Tiwari, A.,  Kumar, P., 2022. Quantification of green infrastructure effects on airborne nanoparticles dispersion at an urban scale. Science of The Total Environment. 

Stettler, M.E.J., Nishida, R.T., de Oliveira, P.M., Mesquita, L.C.C.,  Johnson, T.J.,  Galea, E.R, Grandison, A., Ewer, J., Carruthers, D., Sykes, D., Kumar, P., Avital, E., Obeysekara, A.I.B., Doorly, D.,  Hardalupas, Y., Green, D.C., Coldrick, S., Parker, S., Boies, A.M., 2022. Source terms for benchmarking models of SARS-CoV-2 transmission via aerosols and dropletsRoyal Society Open Science 9,  212022.   

Ommer, J.,Bucchignani, E., Leo, L.S., Kalas, M.,  Vranić, S.,  Debelee, S.,  Kumar, P.,  Cloke, H.L.,  Sabatino, S.D., 2022. Quantifying co-benefits and disbenefits of nature-based Solutions targeting Disaster Risk Reduction. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. DOI:

Perillo, H., Broderick, B.M., Gill, L.W., McNabola, A., Kumar, P., Gallagher, J., 2022. Spatiotemporal representativeness of air pollution monitoring in Dublin, Ireland. Science of The Total Environment 827, 154299.

Kumar, P., Hama, S., Abbass, R. A., Nogueira, T., Brand, V. S., Wu, H. W., Abulude, F. O.,  Adelodun, A. A., Anand, P., de Fatima Andrade, M., Apondo, W., Asfaw, A., Aziz, K. H., Cao, S. J.,  El-Gendy, A., Indu, G., Kehbila, A. G., Ketzel, M., Khare, M., Kota, S. H., Mamo, T., Manyozo, S., Martinez, J., McNabola, A., Morawska, L., Mustafa, F., Muula, A. S., Nahian, S.,Nardocci, A. C., Nelson, W., Ngowi, A. V., Njoroge, G., Olaya, Y., Omer, K., Osanoh, P., Pavel, M. R. S., Salam, A., Santos, E. L. C., Sitati, C., Nagendra SM, S., 2022. In-kitchen aerosol exposure in twelve cities across the globe. Environment International 162, 107155.

Hassan, H., Kumar, P., Kakosimos, K.E., 2022. The impact of local fugitive particulate matter and emission inventories on air quality and health in dry and arid areasScience of The Total Environment 824, 153799.

Sahani, J., Kumar, P., Debele, S., Emmanuel, R., 2022. Heat risk of mortality in two different regions of the United KingdomSustainable Cities and Society 80, 103758. 

Cao, S. J., Leng, J., Qi, D., Kumar, P., Chen, T., 2022. Sustainable underground spaces: Design, environmental control and energy conservationEnergy and Buildings 257, 111779. 

Sharma, A., Kumar., P., 2022. Air pollution exposure assessment simulation of babies in a bike 2 trailer and implication for mitigation measuresJournal of Hazardous Materials Advances 5, 100050.

Bhadauria, V., Parmar, D., Ganguly, R., Rathi, A. K., Kumar, P., 2022. Exposure assessment of PM2.5 in temple premises and crematoriums in Kanpur, IndiaEnvironmental Science and Pollution Research. 

Roy, S., Gupta, S. K., Prakash, J., Habib, G., Kumar, P., 2022. A global perspective of the current state of heavy metals contamination in road dust. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 

Considine, B., Gallagher, J., Kumar, P., McNabola, A., 2022. A numerical analysis of particulate matter control technology integrated with HVAC system inlet design and implications on energy consumption. Building and Environment 211, 108726.

Ravindra, K., Singh, T., Vardhan, S., Shrivastava, A., Singh, S., Kumar, P., Mor, S., 2022. COVID-19 Pandemic: What Can We Learn for Better Air Quality and Human Health? Journal of Infection and Public Health 15, 187-198.

Morawska, L., Miller, W., Riley, M., Vardoulakis, S., Zhu, Y-G., Marks, G. B., Garnawat, P., Kumar, P., Thynell, M., 2022.How to build Urbanome, the genome of the city? Science of the Total Environment 810, 152310.    

Sharma, A., Omidvarborna, H, Kumar, P., 2022. Efficacy of facemasks in mitigating respiratory exposure to submicron aerosols. Journal of Hazardous Materials 422, 126783.

Kitagawa, Y. K. L., Kumar, P., Galvão, E. S., Santos, J. M., Reis, N. C., Nascimento, E. G. S., Moreira, D. M., 2022. Exposure and dose assessment of school children to air pollutants in a tropical coastal-urban area. Science of the Total Environment 803, 149747.

Kumar, P., Zavala-Reyes, J. C., Tomson, M., Kalaiarasan, G., 2022. Understanding the effects of roadside hedges on the horizontal and vertical distributions of air pollutants in street canyons. Environment International 158, 106883.


Kitagawa, Y. K. L., Pedruzzi, R., Galvão, E. S., de Araújo, I. B., de Almeida Alburquerque, T. T., Kumar, P., Nascimento, E. G. S., Moreira, D. M., 2021. Source apportionment modeling of PM2.5 using CMAQ-ISAM over a tropical coastal-urban area. Atmospheric Pollution Research 12, 101250.

Abbass, R. A., Kumar, P., El-Gendy, A., 2021. Emissions Control Scenarios for Transport in Greater CairoToxics 9, 285.

Barwise, Y., Kumar, P., Tiwari, A., Rafi-Butt, F., McNabola, A., Cole, S., Field, B.C., Fuller, J., Mendis, J., Wyles, K.J., 2021. The co-development of HedgeDATE, a public engagement and decision support tool for air pollution exposure mitigation by green infrastructure. Sustainable Cities and Society 75, 103299.

Woodward, H., Fan, S., Bhagat, R. K., Dadonau, M.,Wykes, M. D., Martin, E., Hama, S.,Tiwari, A., Dalziel, S. B., Jones, R. L., Kumar, P., Linden, P. F., 2021. Air Flow Experiments on a Train Carriage—Towards Understanding the Risk of Airborne TransmissionAtmosphere 12, 1267.

Kumar, P., Omidvarborna, H., Tiwari, A., Morawska, L., 2021. The nexus between in-car aerosol concentrations, ventilation and the risk of respiratory infectionEnvironment International 157, 106814.

Ketzel, M., Frohn, L.M., Christensen, J.H., Brandt, J., Massling, A., Andersen, C., Im, U., Jensen, S.S., Khan, J., Nielsen, O.K., Plejdrup, M.S., Manders, A., van der Gon, H. D., Kumar, P., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., 2021. Modelling ultrafine particle number concentrations at address resolution in Denmark from 1979 to 2018-Part 2: Local and street scale modelling and evaluationAtmospheric Environment 264, 118633.

Morawska, L., Zhu, T., Liu, N., Torkmahalleh, M. A., de Fatima Andrade, A., Barratt, B., Broomandi, P., Buonanno, G., Ceron, L. C. B., Chen, J., Cheng, Y., Evans, G., Gavidia, M., Guo, H., Hanigan, I., Hu, M., Jeong, C. H., Kelly, F., Gallardo, L., Kumar, P., Lyu, X., Mullins, B. J., Nordstrøm, C., Pereira, G., Querol, X., Roa, N. Y. R., Russell, A., Thompson, H., Wang, H., Wang, L., Wang, T., Wierzbicka, A., Xue, T., Ye, C., 2021. The state of science on severe air pollution episodes: quantitative and 2 qualitative analysis. Environment International 156, 106732.

Bandehali, S., Miri, T., Onyeaka, H., Kumar, P., 2021. Current state of indoor air phytoremediation using potted plants and green walls. Atmosphere 12, 473.

de Ferreyro Monticelli, D., Santos, J. M., Goulart, E. V., Mill, J. G., Kumar, P., Reis, N.C., 2021. A review on the role of dispersion and receptor models in asthma researchEnvironmental Pollution 287, 117529.

Rahman, M. S., Kumar, P., Ullah, M., Jolly, Y. N., Akhter, S., Kabir, J., Begum, B. A., Salam, A., 2021. Elemental analysis in surface soil and dust of roadside academic institutions in Dhaka City, Bangladesh and their impact on human health. Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology 3, 197-208.

Kumar, P., Hama, S., Abbass, R. A., Nogueira, T., Brand, V. S., Abhijith, K. V., de Fatima Andrade, M., Asfaw, A.,  Aziz, K. H., Cao, S. J., El-Gendy, A., Khare, M., Muula, A. S.,  Nagendra, S. M. S., Ngowi, A. V., Omer, K., Olaya, Y., Salam, A., 2021. Potential health risks due to in-car aerosol exposure across ten global citiesEnvironment International 155, 106688.

Feng, Z., Cao, S.J., Wang, J., Kumar, P., Haghighat, F., 2021. Indoor airborne disinfection with electrostatic disinfector (ESD): Numerical simulations of ESD performance and reduction of computing time. Building and Environment 200, 107956.

Abbass, R. A., Kumar, P., El-Gendy, A., 2021. Fine particulate matter exposure in four transport modes of Greater CairoScience of the Total Environment 791, 148104.

Pritchard, J. P., Geurs, K., Tomasiello, D. B.,  Slovic, A., Nardocci, A., Kumar, P., Giannotti, M., Hagen-Zanker, A., 2021. Satisfaction with Travel, Ideal Commuting, and Accessibility to Employment. Journal of Transport and Land Use 14, 995–1017.

Considine, B., Gallagher, J., Kumar, P., McNabola, A., 2021. Numerical investigation on the ingress of particulate matter from ambient air into the inlet of a building air handling unitIndoor Air. DOI:

Ganguly, R., Sharma, D., Kumar, P., 2021. Short-term impacts of air pollutants in three megacities of India during COVID-19 lockdown. Environment, Development and Sustainability. DOI:

Meng, M. R., Cao, S. J., Kumar, P.,  Tang, X.,  Feng, Z., 2021. Spatial distribution characteristics of PM2.5 concentration around residential buildings in urban traffic-intensive areas: from the perspectives of health and safety. Safety Science 141, 105318.

Kumar, P., Debele, S. E., Sahani, J., Rawat, N., Marti-Cardona, B., Alfieri, S. M., Basu, B., Basu, A. S., Bowyer, P., Charizopoulos, N., Gallotti, G., Jaakko, J., Leo, L. S., Loupis, M., Menenti, M., Mickovski, S. B.,  Mun, S. J.,  Gonzalez-Ollauri, A., Pfeiffer, J., Pilla, F., Pröll, J., Rutzinger, M., Santo, M. A., Sannigrahi, S., Spyrou, C., Tuomenvirta, H., Zieher, T., 2021. Nature-based solutions efficiency evaluation against natural hazards: modelling methods, advantages and limitations. Science of the Total Environment  784, 147058.

Gallotti, G., Santo, M. A., Apostolidou, I., Alessandri, J., Armigliato, A., Basu, B., Debele, S., Domeneghetti, A., Gonzalez-Ollauri, A., Kumar, P., Mentzafou, A., Pilla, F., Pulvirenti, B., Ruggieri, P., Sahani, J., Salmivaara, A., Basu, A. S., Spyrou, C., Pinardi, N., Toth, E., Unguendoli, S., Pillai, U. P. A., Valentini, A., Varlas, G., Zaniboni, F., Di Sabatino, S., 2021. On the Management of Nature-Based Solutions in Open-Air Laboratories: New Insights and Future Perspectives. Resources 10, 36.

Chen, T., Cao, S. J., Wang, J., Nizamani, A. G., Feng, Z., Kumar, P., 2021. Influences of the optimized air curtain at subway entrance to reduce the ingress of outdoor airborne particles.Energy and Buildings 244, 111028.

Kitagawa, Y. K. L., Nascimento, E. G. S., de Souza, N. B. P., Zucatelli, P. J., Kumar, P., de Almeida Albuquerque, T. T.,  de Moraes, M. R., Moreira, D. M., 2021. Evaluation of the WRF-ARW model during an extreme rainfall event: subtropical storm Guará. Atmosphera. DOI:

Omidvarborna, H., Kumar, P., Hayward, J., Gupta, M., Nascimento, E. G. S., 2021. Low-Cost Air Quality Sensing towards Smart Homes. Atmosphere 12, 453.

Spyrou, C., Loupis, M., Charizopoulos, N., Apostolidou, I., Mentzafou, A., Varlas, G., Papadopoulos, A., Dimitriou, E., Panga, D., Gkeka, L., Bowyer, P., Pfeifer, S., Debele, S. E., Kumar, P. , 2021. Evaluating Nature-Based Solution for Flood Reduction in Spercheios River Basin under Current and Future Climate Conditions. Sustainability 13, 3885.

Burridge, H. C., Bhagat, R. K., Stettler, M. E. J., Kumar, P., De Mel, I., Demis, P., Hart, A., Johnson-Llambias, Y, King, M. F., Klymenko, O., McMillan, A., Morawiecki, P., Pennington, T., Short, M., Sykes, D., Trinh, P. H., Wilson, S. K., Wong, C., Wragg, H., Wykes, M. S. D., Iddon, C., Woods, A. W., Mingotti, N., Bhamidipati, N., Woodward, H., Beggs, C., Davies, H., Fitzgerald, S., Pain, C., Linden, P. F., 2021. The ventilation of buildings and other mitigating measures for COVID-19: a focus on wintertime. Proceedings of the Royal Society A 477, 20200855.

Kumar, P., Debele, S. E., Sahani, J., Rawat, N., Marti-Cardona, B., Alfieri, S. M.,Basu, B., Basu, A. S., Bowyer, P., Charizopoulos, N., Jaakko, J., Loupis, M., Menenti, M., Mickovski, S. B., Pfeiffer, J., Pilla, F., Pröll, J., Pulvirenti, B., Rutzinger, M., Sannigrah, S., Spyrou, C., Tuomenvirta, H., Vojinovic, Z., Zieher, T., 2021. An overview of monitoring methods for assessing the performance of nature-based solutions against natural hazards. Earth Science Reviews 217, 103603.

Kumar, P., 2021. Climate Change and Cities: Challenges Ahead. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities 3, 645613.

Tiwari, A., Kumar, P., Kalaiarasan, G., Ottosen T. B., 2021. The impacts of existing and hypothetical green infrastructure scenarios on urban heat island formation. Environmental Pollution 274, 115898.

Sannigrahi, S., Molter, A., Kumar, P., Zhang, Q., Basu, B., Basu, A.S., Pilla, F., 2021. Examining the status of improved air quality due to COVID-19 lockdown and an associated reduction in anthropogenic emissionsEnvironmental Research 196, 110927.

Torkmahalleh, M.A., Akhmetvaliyeva, Z., Omran, A.D., Omran, F.D., Kazemitabar, M., Naseri, M., Naseri, M., Sharifi, H., Malekipirbazari, M., Adotey, E.K., Gorjinezhad, S., Eghtesadi, N., Sabanov, S., Alastuey, A., de Fátima Andrade, M., Buonanno, G., Carbone, S., Cárdenas-Fuentes, D.E., Cassee, F.R., Dai, Q., Henríquez, A., Hopke, P.K., Keronen, P., Khwaja, H.A., Kim, J., Kulmala, M., Kumar, P., Kushta, J., Kuula, J., Massagué, J., Mitchell, T., Mooibroek, D., Morawska, L., Niemi, J.V., Ngagine, S.H., Norman, M., Oyama, B., Oyola, P., Öztürk, F., Petäjä, T., Querol, X., Rashidi, Y., Reyes, F., Ross-Jones, M., Salthammer, T., Savvides, C., Stabile, L., Sjöberg, K., Söderlund, K., Raman, R.S., Timonen, H., Umezawa, M., Viana, M., Xie, S., 2021. Global Air Quality and COVID-19 Pandemic: Do We Breathe Cleaner Air? Aerosol and Air Quality Research. DOI:

Hama, S., Kumar, P., Alam, M. S., Rooney, D. J., Bloss, W. J., Shi, Z., Harrison, R. M., Crilley, L. R., Khare, M., Gupta, S. K., 2021. Chemical source profiles of fine particles for five different sources in Delhi. Chemosphere 274129913.

Thacher, J.D., Roswall, N., Damm, P., Hvidtfeldt, U.A., Poulsen, A.H., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., Ketzel, M., Jensen, S.S., Frohn, L.M., Valencia, V.H., Münzel, T., 2021. Transportation noise and gestational diabetes mellitus: A nationwide cohort study from Denmark. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 231, 113652.

Shukla, K., Dadheech, N., Kumar, P., Khare, M., 2021. Regression-based flexible models for photochemical air pollutants in the national capital territory of megacity Delhi. Chemosphere 272, 129611.

Abhijith, K. V., Kumar, P., 2021. Evaluation of respiratory deposition doses in the presence of green infrastructure. Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health. DOI:

Pinto, J. A.Kumar, P., Alonso, M. F., Andreão, W. L.,  Pedruzzi, R.,  Espinosa, S. I., Maciel, F. M., Albuquerqu, T. T. A., 2021. Coupled models using radar network database to assess vehicular emissions in current and future scenarios. Science of the Total Environment 761, 143207.

Samoli, E., Rodopoulou, S., Hvidtfeldt, U.A., Wolf, K., Stafoggia, M., Brunekreef, B., Strak, M., Chen, J., Andersen, Z.J., Atkinson, R., Bauwelinck, M., Bellander, T., Brandt, J., Cesaroni, J., Forastiere, F., Fecht, D., Gulliver, J., Hertel, O., Hoffmann, B., Hoogh, K., Janssen, N. A. H., Ketzel, M., Klompmaker, J. O., Liu, S., Ljungman, P., Nagel, G., Oftedal, B., Pershagen, G., Peters, A., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., Renzi, M.,  Kristoffersen, D. T.,  Severi, G., Sigsgaard, T., Vienneau, D., Weinmayr, G., Hoek, G., Katsouyanni, K., 2021. Modeling multi-level survival data in multi-center epidemiological cohort studies: Applications from the ELAPSE project. Environment International 147, 106371.

Clarke, R.B., Amini, H., James, P., von Euler-Chelpin, M., Jørgensen, J.T., Mehta, A., Cole-Hunter, T., Westendorp, R., Mortensen, L.H., Loft, S., Brandt, J., Hertel, O., Ketzel, M., Backalarz, C., Andersen, Z. J., Lim, Y. H., 2021. Outdoor Light at Night and Breast Cancer Incidence in the Danish Nurse Cohort. Environmental Research 194, 110631.

Kumar, P., Kalaiarasan, G., Porter, A. E., Pinna, A., Kłosowski, M. M., Demokritou, P., Chung, K. F., Pain, C., Arvind, D. K., Arcucci, R., Adcock, I. M., Dilliway, C., 2021. An overview of methods of fine and ultrafine particle collection for physicochemical characterisation and toxicity assessments. Science of the Total Environment 756, 143553.

Ahmed, T., Kumar, P., Mottet, L., 2021. Natural ventilation in warm climates: The challenges of thermal comfort, heatwave resilience and indoor air quality. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 138, 110669.

Khan, J., Ketzel, M., Jensen, S.S., Gulliver, J., Thysell, E., Hertel, O., 2021. Comparison of Road Traffic Noise Prediction Models: CNOSSOS-EU, Nord2000 and TRANEX. Environmental Pollution 270, 116240.

Liu, S., Jørgensen, J. T., Ljungman, P., Pershagen, G., Bellander, T., Leander, K., Magnusson, P. K. E.,  Rizzuto, D., Hvidtfeldt, U. A.,  h , Raaschou-Nielsen, O.,  Wolf, K., Hoffmann, B.,  Brunekreef, B.,  Strak, M., Chen, J., Mehta, A., Atkinson, R. W., Bauwelinck, M., Varraso, R.,  p , Boutron-Ruault, M. C., Brandti, J., Cesaroni, G.,  Forastiere, F., Fecht, D., Gulliver, J., Hertel, O., de Hoogh, K., Janssen, N. A. H., Katsouyanni, K., Ketzel, M., Klompmakerl J. O., Nagel, G., Oftedal, B., Petersj, A., Tjønneland, A., Rodopoulou, S. P., Samoli, E., Bekkevold, T., Sigsgaard, T., Stafoggia, M., Vienneau, D., Weinmayr, G., Hoek, G., Andersen, Z. J., 2021. Long-term exposure to low-level air pollution and incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: The ELAPSE project. Environment International 146, 106267.

Ganguly, R., Sharma, D., Kumar, P., Gurjar, B. R., 2021. Dispersion modeling of air pollutants in a hilly city in India. Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste 25, 04020073.

Jiang, L., Hagen-Zanker, A., Kumar, P., Pritchard. J., 2021. Equity in job accessibility and environmental quality in a segmented housing market: The case of Greater London. Journal of Transport Geography 90, 102908.

Tomson, M., Kumar, P., Barwise, Y., Perez, P., Forehead, H., French, K., Morawska, L., Watts, J., 2021. Green infrastructure for air quality improvement in street canyons. Environment International 146, 106288. 

Hvidtfeldt, U. A., Severi, G., Andersen, Z. J., Atkinson, R., Bauwelinck, M., Bellander, T., Boutron-Ruault, M. C., Brandt, J., Brunekreef, B., Cesaroni, G., Chen, J., Concin, H., Forastiere, F.,  van Gils, C. H., Gulliver, J., Hertel, O., Hoek, G., Hoffmann, B., de Hoogh, K., Janssen, N., Jöckel, K. H., Jørgensen, J. T., Katsouyanni, K., Ketzel, M., Klompmaker, J. O., Krog, N. H., Lang, A., Leander, K., Liu, S., Ljungman, P. L. S., Magnusson, P. K. E., Mehta, A. J., Nagel, G., Oftedal, B., Pershagen, G., Peter, R. S., Peters, A., Renzi, M., Rizzuto, D., Rodopoulou, S., Samoli, E., Schwarze, P. E., Sigsgaard, T., Simonsen, M. K., Stafoggia, M., Strak, M., Vienneau, D., Weinmayr, G., Wolf, K., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., Fecht, D., 2021.  Long-term low-level ambient air pollution exposure and risk of lung cancer–A pooled analysis of 7 European cohortsEnvironment International 146, 106249.

Scholten, R. H., Møller, P., Andersen, Z. J., Dehlendorff, C., Khan, J., Brandt, J., Ketzel, M., Knudsen, L. E. , Mathiesen, L., 2021. Telomere length in newborns is associated with exposure to low levels of air pollution during pregnancy. Environment International 146, 106202. 

Kumar, P., Hama, S., Nogueira, T., Abbass, R. A., Brand, V. S., Andrade, M. F., Asfaw, A., Aziz, K. H., Cao, S. J., El-Gendy, A.,  Islam, S., Jeba, F., Khare, M., Mamuya, S. H., Martinez, J., Meng, M. R., Morawska, L., Muula, A. S., SM, S. N., Ngowi, A. V., Omer, K., Olaya, Y., Osano, P., Salam, A., 2020. In-car particulate matter exposure across ten global citiesScience of the Total Environment 750, 141395.

Portela, N.B., Teixeira, E.C., Agudelo-Castañeda, D.M., da Silva Civeira, M., Silva, L.F.O., Vigo, A., Kumar, P., 2020. Indoor-outdoor relationships of airborne nanoparticles, BC and VOCs at rural and urban preschoolsEnvironmental Pollution 268,115751.


Khanum, F., Chaudhry, M.N., Skouteris, G., Saroj, D.Kumar, P., 2020. Chemical composition and source characterization of PM10 in urban areas of Lahore, PakistanIndoor and Built Environment 30, 924-937.

Hvidtfeldt, U.A., Erdmann, F., Urhoj, S.K., Brandt, J., Geels, C., Ketzel, M., Frohn, L.M., Christensen, J.H., Sørensen, M., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., 2020. Residential Exposure to PM2. 5 Components and Risk of Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Denmark: A Nationwide Register-Based Case-Control Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17, 8949.

Hvidtfeldt, U.A., Erdmann, F., Urhøj, S.K., Brandt, J., Geels, C., Ketzel, M., Frohn, L.M., Christensen, J.H., Sørensen, M., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., 2020. Air pollution exposure at the residence and risk of childhood cancers in Denmark: A nationwide register-based case-control studyEClinicalMedicine 28, 100569.

Puett, R.C., Poulsen, A.H., Taj, T., Ketzel, M., Geels, C., Brandt, J., Christensen, J.H., Sørensen, M., Roswall, N., Hvidtfeldt, U., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., 2020. Relationship of leukaemias with long-term ambient air pollution exposures in the adult Danish population. British Journal of Cancer 123, 1818-1824.

Poulsen, A.H., Hvidtfeldt, U.A., Sørensen, M., Puett, R., Ketzel, M., Brandt, J., Christensen, J.H., Geels, C., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., 2020. Components of particulate matter air-pollution and brain tumorsEnvironment International 144, 106046.

Poulsen, A.H., Hvidtfeldt, U.A., Sørensen, M., Puett, R., Ketzel, M., Brandt, J., Geels, C., Christensen, J.H., Raaschou-Nielsen, O., 2020. Intracranial tumors of the central nervous system and air pollution–a nationwide case-control study from Denmark. Environmental Health 19, 81. DOI:

So, R., Jørgensen, J.T., Lim, Y.H., Mehta, A.J., Amini, H., Mortensen, L.H., Westendorp, R., Ketzel, M., Hertel, O., Brandt, J., Christensen, J.H., Geels, C., Frohn, L. M., Sisgaard, T., Bräuner, E. V., Jensen, S. S., Backalarz, C., Simonsen, M. K., Loft, S., Cole-Hunter, T., Andersen, Z. J. 2020. Long-term exposure to low levels of air pollution and mortality adjusting for road traffic noise: A Danish Nurse Cohort study. Environment International 143, 105983.

Kumar, P., Hama, S., Omidvarborna, H., Sharma, A., Sahani, J., Abhijith, K. V., Debele, S. E., Zavala-Reyes, J. C., Barwise, Y., Tiwari, A., 2020. Temporary reduction in fine particulate matter due to ‘anthropogenic emissions switch-off’ during COVID-19 lockdown in Indian cities. Sustainable Cities and Society 62102382

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 Record 2674, 395-411. DOI:

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 outbreaksCities and Health. DOI: 10.1080/23748834.2020.1786652.

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.

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:

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 147, 1874-1880DOI: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 27, 35952-35970. DOI

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 27, 35875-3588DOI:

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.