Faculty Profile

Mukesh Sharma

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

Room: 302 Western Laboratory Extension
Phone: (91-512) 259 7759
eMail: mukesh[AT]iitk.ac.in
Web http://home.iitk.ac.in/~mukesh/


  • Air quality modelling and management
  • Fate processes of organic pollutants and parameter estimation. 


  • Recipient of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship, 1998
  • Recipient of Ministry of Environment (Ontario), Canada award for excellence in Research and Technology Development, 1994
  • Recipient of International Commonwealth Scholarship, Ottawa, Canada, January 1990 - August 1994.
  • Recipient of Faculty of Engineering Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada in three successive years: 1991, 1992 and 1993
  • Distinguished Tutor for Course TA-101, Engineering Graphics, Academic Senate IIT Kanpur, 2002-03/I
  • Invitee for Developing Water Quality Criteria of National Rivers, Central Pollution Control Board


  • Aatmeeyata and Sharma M. , Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Elemental and Organic Carbon Emissions from Tire-wear. Science of Total Environment , Vol. 408(20),  2010, pp. 4563-4568
  • Behera S N and Sharma.,   Reconstructing Primary and Secondary Components of PM2.5 Composition for an Urban Atmosphere.Aerosol Science and Technology , vol.44(11), 2010, pp.983-992.
  • Shukla S.P and Sharma M.,  Neutralization of rainwater acidity at Kanpur, India” Tellus B, Chemical and Physical Meteorology , International Meteorological Institute, vol.62(3), 2010. pp.172.180.
  • Garg A and Sharma M., Contribution of Traffic Generated Non-exhaust PAHs, Elemental Carbon, and Organic Carbon Emission to Air and Urban Runoff Pollution. Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol.136(12), 2010.
  • Behera S N and Sharma M., Investigating the Potential Role of Ammonia in Ion Chemistry of Fine Particulate Matter Formation for an Urban Environment. Science of the Total Environment, Vol.408(17), 2010, pp.3569-3575.
  • Sharma M and Reddy U. , Estimation of Metabolic Parameters for Lead Discharge through Liver and Kidney: Application of Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model” Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry (accepted), 2009.
  • Aatmeeyata, Kaul D.S. and  Sharma M.,  Traffic Generated Non-Exhaust Particulate Emissions from Concrete Pavement: A Mass and Particle Size Study for Two-Wheelers and Small Cars. Atmospheric Environment, 43, 2009, pp.5691-5697.
  • Shukla S.P. and Sharma M.,  "Source Apportionment of Atmospheric PM10 in Kanpur, India" Environmental Engineering Science, Vol.25(6), 2008,  pp. 849-861.
  • bhaskar S and Sharma M., Assesment and Characterization of Fugitive Road Dust Emission in Kanpur, India: A Note” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment,  Vol.13(6),  2008, pp.400-403.
  • Sur, S., Chitranshi, S. Ganesh, S. Moona, R. Sharma, M., Bajpai, S. and Katiyar S. K., Living in farming communities (FC) provides children greater protection against asthma attacks than living in poor hygienic conditions (PHC). JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY    Vol.119(1), 2007,  pp.S46-S46.
  • Sharma M. and McBean E.A. , A Field-based Procedure for Determining Number of Waste Sort for Solid Waste Characterization. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science, 7, 2007, pp.259-268.
  • Sharma M., McBean E A .,  Sstrategy for use of Alternative Waste Sort Sizes for Characterizing solid waste composition. Waste Management and Research. Vol.27(1), 2009,  pp.38-45.


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