Dr. Mukesh Sharma, PhD, FNAE
Poonam and Prabhu Goel Chair Professor
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Kanpur, India

Awards Honorary Position Relevant Information

Awards & Recognition   

  • Kong Ha Award in Air Quality from Clean Air Asia, a UN supported foundation, 2012.
  • Hiyoshi Environmental Award by Hiyoshi Corporation, Japan, Excellence in Research and Technology Development, 2012.
  • Recipient of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship, 1998.
  • Member International Executive Scientific Advisory Committee of the Workshop On Agricultural Air Quality: State Of The Science, June 2006, Washington DC.
  • Recipient of Ministry of Environment (Ontario), Canada award for excellence in Research and Technology Development, 1994.
  • Recipient of International Commonwealth Scholarship, Ottawa, Canada, January 1990 - August 1994.
  • Recipient of Faculty of Engineering Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada in three successive years: 1991, 1992 and 1993.
  • Member Convener, National Advisory Committee on Strengthening of Environmental Science and Engineering Education and Research at IIT Kanpur.
  • Member of Peer and Core Committee of Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi to finalize Environmental Standards, 2004.
  • Member, National Task Force on Thermal Power Plant, Central Pollution Control Board 2002-present.
  • Member, Environmental Committee, Indian Road Congress, New Delhi, 2003-2005.
  • Member, Committee for Evaluation of World Bunk Funded Projects of Central Pollution Control Board, 2002.
  • Member, Technical Committee of World Bank Project on Ranking of The Industry from Environmental Angle, coordinated by CII (Confederation of Indian Industry), 2002-03.
  • President of WIRA (Waterloo Indian Researchers Association), an association of Graduate Students at University of Waterloo, Canada, involved in organizing conferences, community works, orientation to new students, November. 1991 - May 1992.

    Distinguished Instructor/Tutor Recognition, Academic Senate, IIT Kanpur

  • ESO 208 (2013-14-I), Numerical Methods
  • EEM 606 (2013-14-I) , Air Pollution and control
  • CE602 (2011-12/I), Advanced Mathematics for Civil Engineers
  • EEM 701 (2010-11/II), Special Topics in Environmental Engineering
  • EEM 606 (2010-11/II), Air Pollution and Its Control Engineering
  • EEM 701 (209-10/II), Special Topics in Environmental Engineering
  • CE 463 (2003-04/II) Environmental Impact and Risk Assessment
  • TA-101 (2002-03/I: tutor), Engineering Graphics
  • TA-101 (2008-09/II: tutor), Engineering Graphics 
    Best Poster Award:
  • Varun Bhatt, Swarnali Sanyal, Gargi Singh and Mukesh Sharma ‘Regional Scale Chemical Transport Simulation: Development of GIS based Emission Inventory and Application of WRF and CAMx Models, in International Conference on Environmental Health and Technology, March 15-17, 2010.
  • Saumya Kapur and Mukesh Sharma (mentor) “Laboratory indoor air quality for CO2 and inhalable-respirable particles: Assessment and plausible remediation through Epipremnum aureum (money plant)” SURGE 2012, IIT Kanpur.

Honorary Position and Editorialship
  • Treasurer, Board of Directors, Alumni Association, IIT Kanpur.
  • Vice President,  Indian Air Pollution Control Association, New Delhi 2010-2012.
  • Associate Editor, International Journal Environmental Engineering Science. http://www.liebertpub.com/products/product.aspx?pid=15
  • Member Editorial Board , International Journal Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, Taylor and Francis.

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Organizing Training Courses, Seminars, Workshops

  • Training course on Source Emission and Ambient Air Quality Measurement, Sponsored by Central Pollution Control Board, November 16-18, 2011.
  • National Conference on Advances in Environmental Monitoring at IIT Kanpur May 13-15, 2010; Sponsored by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai.
  • International Conference Environmental Health and Technology, at IIT Kanpur,  March 15-17, 2010.
  • Developed video course (40 lectures) on Air Pollution under theNational Programme of Technology Enhanced Learning - A Ministry of Human Resource Development initiative. http://www.nptel.iitm.ac.in/video.php?courseId=1011&sub=Civil&sem=Semester%205
  • Indo-Norwegian Seminar on Indoor and Ambient Air Exposure of PAHs and Fine Particulate to Women and Children: Health Impacts in terms of Morbidity, June 2005.
  • CPCB Training course on Air Pollution Modeling, during August 4-8, 200.
  • World Bank Sponsored Training course on Air Pollution Meteorology and Modelling, during June 9-13, 2003.
  • Norwegian-sponsored International Workshop on Air Pollution Exposure Assessment and Health Effects, 26th May, 2002.
  • AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) Sponsored training course on Air Pollution and Its Control November 2002.
  • Environmental Management in Industry – for Officers of Duncans Industry Kanpur, December 2000 (along with Dr. Vinod Tare, PI).
  • Tribhuwan University (Kathmandu, Nepal)-sponsored training course on Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing for Professionals in Nepal, May 1998 (along with Dr. Vinod Tare, PI).
  • Appointment by Ministry of Environment and Forests Government of India as the Chairman of UP Environmental Impact Assessment Authority.  

Research work quoted in National and International Media