Name: Dr. Ramya Sunder Raman
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Earth and Environmental Sciences
Phone: +91-755-4092321
Fax: +91-755-4092392

Academic Profile:

  • Assistant Professor (June 2009-), Earth & Environmental Science, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India.
  • Post-Doc May 2008-May 2009, Space and Atmospheric Sciences Division,
    Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, INDIA
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering (2007)Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA.Doctoral dissertation advisor: Dr. Philip. K. Hopke.

Research Interest:

  • Sampling and chemical analyses of particulate matter.  Special interest in the characterization of organic compounds.           

  • Air quality management/ Receptor modeling

  • Understanding the health effects of ambient particulate pollutants  

Selected Publications:

  1. Sunder Raman, R., and Ramachandran, S. (In press). Source apportionment of the ionic components in precipitation over an urban region in western India . Environmental Science and Pollution Research

  2. Sunder Raman, R., Ramachandran, S., and Rastogi, N (2010). Source identification of ambient aerosols over an urban region in Western India . Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 12, 1330-1340, doi:10.1039/b925511g

  3. Sunder Raman, R., and Ramachandran S (2010). Annual and seasonal variability of ambient aerosols over an urban region in Western India, Atmospheric Environment, 44(9), 1200-1208, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.12.008

  4. Kulshrestha, U. C., Sunder Raman, R., Kulshrestha, M. J., Rao, T. N., and Hazarika, P (2010). Secondary Aerosol Formation and Identification of Regional Source Locations by PSCF Analysis in the Indo-Gangetic region of India . Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry. 63, 33-47, doi: 10.1007/s10874-010-9156-z

  5. Sunder Raman, R., Hopke, P. K., and Holsen, T. M (2008). Carbonaceous aerosol at two rural locations in New York State : Characterization and behavior, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D12202, doi:10.1029/2007JD009281.

  6. Sunder Raman, R., Hopke, P. K., and Holsen, T. M (2008). Statistical characterization of fine particles at two rural locations in New York State . Environmental Monitoring and Assessment., 144, 351-366, doi: 10.1007/s10661-007-9998-2

  7. Sunder Raman, R., and Hopke, P. K (2007). Source apportionment of fine particles utilizing partially speciated organic compounds at two rural locations in New York State . Atmospheric Environment, 41 (36) 7923-7939

  8. Sundar Raman, R., and Hopke, P. K. (2006). An ion chromatographic analysis of water –soluble, short-chain organic acids in ambient particulate matter, International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 86 (10, 20) 767-777