Dr.S.M.Shiva Nagendra

Dr.S.M.Shiva Nagendra
Professor
Phone: +91-44-22574290
Email: snagendra@iitm.ac.in

Education
  • Ph.D. in Engineering (Environmental), Indian Institute of  Technology, Delhi, 2003
  • Master of Technology in Civil Engineering (Environmental), University of Mysore, 1998
  • Bachelor of Engineering in  Civil Engineering, University of  Mysore, 1995
Professional Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai (June 2006 to Now).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bangalore (October 2005 to May 2006).
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore (September 2003 to October 2005).
  • Senior Research Engineer, Fluidyn Software and Consultancy (P) Limited, Bangalore (January 2003 to September 2003).
  • Research Scholar, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi (December 1998 to December 2002).
  • Project Fellow, Department of Environmental Engineering, S. J. College of Engineering, Mysore (June 1998 to December 1998).
Research Interests

* Air pollution modelling- deterministic, stochastic and artificial neural
network approaches
* Policy framework for urban air quality management
* Neuro-fuzzy applications in environmental system modelling
* Measurement and multivariate analysis of air quality data
* Emission inventory and source-receptor modelling
* Indoor air pollution monitoring and modelling
* Industrial air pollution control

Recent Publications
  1. Books publications:
  • Artificial neural networks in vehicular pollution modelling”, by Mukesh Khare and Shiva Nagendra, S.M., Springer-Verlag, GmbH, 2007. SCI-41, ISBN-10: 3-540-37417-5 / ISBN-13: 978-3-540-37417-6.
  • Editor, the proceedings of one day workshop on “Need of Environment and Pollution Awareness Programme for Bangalore City”, published by M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, June 2004.
  • Co-Guest-Editor, Special Issue on “Urban Air Pollution: Problems, Control Technologies and Management Practices”, International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, Inderscience.

B. Papers in international journals:

  1. Srimuruganandam, B. and Shiva Nagendra. S.M., 2010. Analysis and interpretation of particulate matter-PM10, PM2.5 and PM1 emissions from the heterogeneous traffic near an urban roadway” International Journal of Atmospheric Pollution Research, 1(3) 184-194
    1. Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2010. Artificial neural network based vehicular pollution prediction models: a practical approach for urban air quality prediction. International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 5 (3/4), 303-315, (Inderscience).
    2. Deepa, A. and Shiva Nagendra, S. M., 2010. Statistical distribution models for urban air quality management. International Journal of Advances in Geosciences, 16, 285-297.
    3. Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare, 2009., Univariate stochastic model for predicting carbon monoxide on an urban roadway. International Journal of Environmental Engineering 1(.3)  223 – 237 (Inderscience).
    4. Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2008. Artificial neural network based carbon monoxide persistence models for episodic urban air quality management. Journal of Environment Monitoring and Assessment, 139, 247-255 (Springer).
    5. Shiva Nagendra, S.M. Venugopal, K and Steven, L. Jones., 2007. Assessment of air quality near traffic intersections in Bangalore city using air quality indices. Journal of Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 12,167-176, (Elsevier).
    6. Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2006. Artificial neural network approach for modelling nitrogen dioxide dispersion from vehicular exhaust emissions. Journal of Ecological Modelling, 190(2006), 99-115,(Elsevier).
    7. Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2005. Modelling urban air quality using artificial neural network. Journal of Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 7 (2), 116-126 (Springer Verlag).
    8. Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2004. Artificial neural network based line source models for vehicular exhaust emission predictions of an urban roadway. Journal of Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 9 (3), 199-208, (Elsevier).
    9. Shiva Nagendra, S. M. Renny, M. Megha, P. and Mukesh Khare, 2004. Performance evaluation of Gaussian based line source models at urban roadways in the Bangalore city. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management, 3(3), 465-475, Gh. Asachi. Technical University of Iasi, Iasi, Romania.
    10. Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2003. Principal component analysis of urban traffic characteristic and meteorological data. Journal of Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 8 (4), 285-297 (Elsevier).
    11. Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2003. Diurnal and seasonal variations of carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide in Delhi city. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 19 (1), 75-96 (Inderscience).
    12. Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2002. Line source emission modelling: review. Atmospheric Environment, 36 (13), 2083-2098 (Elsevier).
    13. Papers in national journals:
    • Shiva Nagendra, S.M. and T.P. Halappa Gowda, 2007. Modelling of quantitative structure activity relationship for aquatic toxicity assessment.Journal of Public Health Engineers (India), 2007-08 (3), 13-20.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2006.Vehicular exhaust emission trends in the Delhi city. Journal of The Institute of Engineers (India), 86 (2), 44-50.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M., Srikanta Prasad p, Gils and Arun Murthy. 2006. “Performance evaluation of CFD and Gaussian based urban air quality models at two traffic intersections in Bangalore city. Journal of Public Health Engineers (India).
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2004. Health effects of vehicular exhaust emissions. Journal of Public Health Engineers (India), 2004 (4), 56-60.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M., Halappa Gowda, T. P. and Tapan Chakrabarti., 2002. Evaluation of existing quantitative structure activity relationship models for chemical toxicity. Journal of Public Health Engineers, India, 2002 (3), 40-44.
    • Mukesh Khare and Shiva Nagendra, S. M., 2000. Vehicular pollution in urban environment. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, 20 (9), 716-720.

    D. Papers in international conferences and workshops:

    • 1. Sri Muruganandam, B. and Shiva Nagendra, S.M., 2010.Seasonal analysis of particulate matter concentrations at a heavily trafficked urban site. In the proceedings of 9th International Conference on Hydro-Science and Engineering (ICHE2010), Chennai, India, August 2-5, 2010.
      2. Dayanand S Patil, B. Sri Muruganandam and Shiva Nagendra, S.M., 2010. Comparative evaluation of air quality dispersion models for predicting particulate matter concentrations at a busy traffic roadway in Chennai city”, 9th International Conference on Hydro-Science and Engineering (ICHE2010), Chennai, India, August 2-5, 2010.
      3.Adil E, Shiva Nagendra, S.M. and Maiya, M.P., 2010. Simulation of carbon monoxide concentration in basement car parks. In the proceedings of 9th International Conference Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET2010), Shanghai, China, August 24-27, 2010
      4.Shiva Nagendra. S.M. and Sri Harika P. Indoor air quality assessment in a school building in Chennai city, India” in the 18th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Modelling of Air Pollution, held in Kos, Greece, during June 21-23, 2010.
      5. Sri Muruganandam, B. and Shiva Nagendra. S.M., 2010. Influence of Heterogeneous Traffic on the Roadside Fine (PM2.5 and PM1) and Coarse (PM10) Particulate Matter Concentrations in Chennai City, India. In the proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Urban Transport and Environment, Paris, France, June 28 -30, 2010.
      6. Namdeo, A.K., Nagendra, S.M.S, Khare, M., Bell, M., Sohel, I. and Cairns, J. 2010. Performance evaluation of air quality dispersion models/codes – a case study in Delhi. 10th Urban Environment Symposium, Gothenburg, 9-11 June 2010.
      7. Sri Muruganandam, B. and Shiva Nagendra. S.M., 2010. Temporal variation of PM10, PM2.5 and PM1 concentrations during summer season in Chennai city. In International Perspective on Current and Future State of Water Resources and the Environment, jointly organized by the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers and IIT Madras, Chennai January 5-7, 2010.
      8. Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare, 2009. Comparative evaluation of Gaussian, stochastic and artificial neural network based line source models. In proceedings of the Fourth Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-2009), Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur (near Bangalore), Karnataka, December 16-18, 2009.
    • Sri Muruganandam, B. and Shiva Nagendra. S.M., “Size-segregated particulate matter concentrations in an urban environment,” International Workshop on Indo-French Technologies for Sustainable Environment (IWIFTSE’08), Pondicherry Engineering College, Pudhucherry, India. 10th April 2008. Pp.43-54.
    • Mukesh Khare and Shiva Nagendra, S. M., 2007.Mathematical approaches for modelling urban air pollution dispersion phenomena. In proceedings of International Conference on Cleaner Technologies and Environmental Management (ICCTEM-2007), organized by Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, January 4th- 6th , 2007.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Abram Varghese, 2006. Assessment of air quality near sensitive areas in the Bangalore city. In proceedings of 6th International Conference on Ecocity, J.N. Tata Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, December 4-6, 2006.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare, 2005. Computational tools in episodic urban air quality management (e-UAQM). In proceedings of the Second Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-2005), National Academy of Insurance, Pune December 20-22, 2005.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare, 2005. Modelling of ANN based persistence factors for urban air quality management. In proceedings of the First International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, American Academy of Sciences, New Orleans, USA, January 23-26, 2005.
    • Mukesh Khare, Prateek Sharma, Shiva Nagendra, S.M. and Sharad Gokhale., 2004. Integrating urban transportation policy: implementing air quality models. In courseware of the 3rd Workshop on Transportation, Land Use and Environment: Integrated Planning for Indian Cities, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad and Harvard University, USA, Hyderabad, January 29- 31, 2004.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2003. Artificial neural networks in vehicular exhaust emission modelling. In proceedings of the First Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-2003), Edited by Bhanu Prasad, Hyderabad, India, December 18-20, 2003, pp.136-148.
    • Venkataram, A., Shiva Nagendra, S.M. and Amita, T., 2003. Comparison and performance evaluation of CFD based numerical model and Gaussian based models for urban air quality prediction. In proceedings of the 96th Annual Conference and Exhibition of Air and Waste Management Association, San Diego, California, USA, June 23-25,2003.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2002. Artificial neural network based line source emission modelling: a review. In: proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering (ACE-2002), Volume 2. Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Edited by Bandyopadhyay, J.N. and Nagesh Kumar, D. Allied Publications Limited, New Delhi, India, pp. 663-670.
    • Mukesh Khare, Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Prasant Gargava., 2002. Comparative evaluation of line source models at a major traffic intersection in the Delhi city. In proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Transportation, Land Use and the Environment, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad and Harvard University, USA, India, December 2-4,2002.
    1. Papers in national conferences and workshops:

     

    • Chithra, V.S., Rajini, C.H. and Shiva Nagendra, S.M., 2010. Prediction of indoor air quality in school building using RISK model. In the proceedings of the national conference on infrastructure, sustainable transportation and urban planning(CISTUP 2010), IISc Bangalore, 18-20, October 2010.
      Shiva Nagendra. S.M., 2009. Management of hazardous air pollutants. In the In proceedings of the Workshop on Hazardous Air Pollutants: Monitoring, Assessment and Control, organized by Central Pollution Control Board, Chennai, 30th – 31st December 2009.
    • Sri Muruganandam, B and Shiva Nagendra, S.M., 2007. Air Quality in Chennai city. In proceedings of Urban Air Pollution, organised by Instituttion of Engineers (India), IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, 25th November 2007.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2006. Artificial neural network based line source model for predicting carbon monoxide concentration near traffic intersection. In proceedings of the National Conference on Role of Civil Engineers in Disaster Management and Mitigation organized by Department of Civil Engineering, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bangalore, February 2-4, 2006.
    • Gowda, T.P.H., Lokesh, K.S., Manoj Kumar, B., Shiva Nagendra, S.M., Krishna, B.M. and Harini Kumari, K.V., 2005. Development of computer model to predict the spatio-temporal distribution of petroleum oil slick downstream of river crossings. In proceedings of National Conference on Hydraulics and Water Resources, organized by Siddaganga Institute of technology, Tumkur, Karnataka, December 8-9, 2005.
    • Shivaraju and Shiva Nagendra, S.M.,2006. Wastewater reclamation and reuse in the Bangalore city – a case study. In proceedings of the National Level Conference of PG and Ph.D. Scholars of all Technical Disciplines (PGFEST 2006) organized by NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, April 28-29, 2006.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S.M., 2005. Assessment of air quality near two traffic intersections in Bangalore city. In proceedings of the National Conference Synergic Solutions for Sustainable Development- Prescription for Prosperity, organized by Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, Surathkal, December 28-30, 2005, pp.13.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S.M., 2005. Urban air pollution. In proceedings of the one day Workshop on Environmental Pollution and Awareness, organized by Department of Civil Engineering and Department of Chemical Engineering, M. V. J. College of Engineering, Bangalore, March 14, 2005.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2004. Urban air quality management. In proceedings of the one day Workshop on Need of Environment and Pollution Awareness Programme for Bangalore City, Department of Civil Engineering, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, June 30, 2004, pp. 17-24.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. Renny, M. Megha, P. and Shreehari, M.N., 2004. Vehicular pollution control measures for improving urban air quality. In proceedings of the one day Workshop on Need of Environment and Pollution Awareness Programme for Bangalore City organized by Department of Civil Engineering, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, June 30, 2004, pp. 49-57.
    • Rao, P.V., Usha, N. and Shiva Nagendra, S.M., 2004. Study of BOD concentration dispersion in costal waters using CORMIX-III model. In proceedings of the one day Workshop on Need of Environment and Pollution Awareness Programme for Bangalore City organized by Department of Civil Engineering, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, June 30, 2004, pp.102-111.
    • Usha, C., Krishnamurthy, V. and Shiva Nagendra, S.M., 2004. Noise pollution at selected traffic junctions in Bangalore city- a case study. In proceedings of the one day Workshop on Need of Environment and Pollution Awareness Programme for Bangalore City organized by Department of Civil Engineering, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, June 30, 2004, pp. 112-122.
    • Phanindra, L.R., Umadevi, B. and Shiva Nagendra, S.M., 2004. Solid waste management in Bangalore city: review. In proceedings of the one day Workshop on Need of Environment and Pollution Awareness Programme for Bangalore City organized by Department of Civil Engineering, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, June 30, 2004, pp. 92-96.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2004. Road traffic as a source of urban air pollution. In proceedings of the National Seminar on Strategies for Traffic Engineering and Management, organized by M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, February 16-17, 2004.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 2003 Vehicular exhaust pollution in Delhi city. In proceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Environmental Sciences and Engineering, organized by Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India, December 8-9, 2003.
    • Shiva Nagendra, S. M. and Mukesh Khare., 1999. Artificial neural networks in short term air pollution modelling. In proceedings of the National Seminar on Wind Engineering (NSWE-99), Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, December 2-3, 1999.
Research and Consultancy

Projects Completed:

Title: Development of Gaussian based Plume Dispersion Model (PLUMEDISP1),
Sponsor: Central Pollution Control Board, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.

Title: Performance evaluation of Fluidyn-PANAIR model at major road traffic intersection in the Bangalore city,
Sponsor: Fluidyn Software and Consultancy (P) Limited, Bangalore

Tile: Episodic air quality management at traffic intersection in Chennai city using artificial neural network.
Sponsor: Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research, IIT Madras, Chennai.

Title: Identification and estimation of source contributions to particulate matter concentration at an urban roadway.
Sponsor: Department of Science and Technology, Government of India New Delhi.

Projects In-progress:

Title: Air quality assessment and studies,
Sponsor: Central Pollution Control Board, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.

Title: Monitoring the influence of outdoor vehicular pollutants concentration on indoor air quality of the buildings located close to urban roadway.
Sponsor: Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, New Delhi

Title: Evaluation of Quantitative Dispersion Models for Urban Air Quality Assessment.
Sponsor: UKIERI, British Council, New Delhi

Consultancy Projects

Design of wet scrubber for biolers, Unicorn Engineers, Coimbatore ( Co-PI)

Stack and ambient air quality monitoring, Venture Power Systems India Ltd, Chennai (Co-PI)

Development of oil spill models to study the temporal and spatial dispersion of accident oil slick in Natravathi river, near Dharmasthala, Karanataka. Sponsored Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Mangalore (project fellow).

Simulation of SO2 concentration dispersion at near and far field regions in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Vishakapatanam, Andrapradesh, India. Sponsored by Engineers India Limited, New Delhi (PI).

Simulation of air quality using CFD based air pollution prediction model at urban area in St Romania, France (PI).

Monitoring and analysis of VOC concentration in the ambient air at two work places, Arkema Peroxides India Private Limited, Cuddalore (PI)

Development of policy framework for managing induced development of costal road corridors in Tamil Nadu under Tamil Nadu road sector project, Chennai (Co-PI)

Measurement of air flow, pressure, motor speed and particulate matter concentration in the Air Purifiers of FORBES AQUAMALL, Chennai

Student Guidance

Current M.Tech. thesis guidance:

  • Prince Vijay (CE09M032): Application of ADMS and AERMOD models to study the urban air quality management in India and United Kingdom

Current Ph.D. thesis guidance:

  • B Sri Muruganandam (CE07D002) ‘Particulate emissions monitoring and modeling near an urban roadway’
  • Chithra, VS (CE09D023)’Indoor air quality assessment and development of protocol for air quality management in school building’

Past M.Tech. thesis guidance:

  • Patil Dayanand Shamarao (CE08M025)’Development of ANN based model for air quality management at busy corridor in Chennai city’
  • Deepa, A. (CE07M031) ‘Statistical distribution models for urban air quality management’
  • Femina, A.‘Estimation of source emissions and assessment of source apportionment using chemical mass balance model in IITM campus’ ( June 2008)
  • Kumar  ‘Urban air pollution mapping using geographical information system in Bangalore city’ (2006)
  • Venugopal  ‘Air quality indexing for the Bangalore city’ (2006).
  • Abraham Verghese ‘Assessment of air quality near traffic junction in Bangalore city using Gaussian based line source models’ (2005)
Courses

Graduate 

  • Environmental Monitoring Laboratory
  • Air Quality Management
  • Models for Water and Air Quality

Elsewhere

Under graduate     

  • Air Pollution and Control
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Basics of Civil Engineering
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Services I (Water supply and Sanitary)

Graduate 

  • Atmospheric Process Modelling and Control
  • Reuse and Recycle
  • Advance Wastewater Treatment Engineering
  • Environmental Planning and Management
Continuing Education

•Environmental Impact Assessment: Guide Lines and Procedures’, 19th to 24th July 2010 (coordinators Prof. S. Mohan and Dr. S.M. Shiva Nagendra)

• Air Delivery Systems and Indoor Air Quality: An Engineering Perspective, 13th-18th, July, 2009 (coordinators Prof. M.P. Maiya, Dr. S.M. Shiva Nagendra Dr. Shaligram Tiwari)

•Modelling Approaches for Environmental and Water Resources Systems Management’, 4th to 9th August 2008 (coordinators: Dr. S.M. Shiva Nagendra and Dr. K.P. Sudheer)

•Ambient air quality management, 2nd to 6th July 2007 (coordinators: Dr. S.M. Shiva Nagendra and Prof. S. Mohan)

•Informed design of environmental engineering systems- looking beyond design criteria. 4th to 9th June 2007(coordinators: Dr. Indumathi M Nambi and Dr. S.M. Shiva Nagendra).

•Coordinator: for the one day workshop on Need of Environment and Pollution Awareness Programme for Bangalore City, 30th June 2004. Sponsored by AICTE New Delhi,

• Coordinator for the one day workshop on Management of Urban Environment: Practices and Problems, 11th December 2005. Sponsored by Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP), Government of Karnataka.