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Designation : Associate Professor Department : Earth and Environmental Sciences E-Mail : ramyasr@iiserb.ac.in Phone : +91 755 269 1371, 669 1371 Fax : +91 755 669 2392



Academic Details


  • 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:


    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Kulshrestha, U. C., Sunder Raman, R., Kulshrestha, M. J., Rao, T. N., and Hazarika, P (2009). 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Sunder Raman, R., and Ramachandran, S (2011). Source apportionment of the ionic components in precipitation over an urban region in Western India. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 18, 212-225, doi: 10.1007/s11356-010-0365-4
    • Sunder Raman, R., Ramachandran S., and Kedia, S (2011). A methodology to estimate source-specific aerosol radiative forcing. J. Aerosol Science, 42, 305-320, doi: doi:10.1016/j.jaerosci.2011.01.00
    • Bapna, M., Sunder Raman, R., Ramachandran, S., and Rajesh, T. A (2012). Airborne black carbon concentrations over an urban region in western India-temporal variability, effects of meteorology, and source regions. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi: 10.1007/s11356-012-1053-3 (in press).