Dr. Sri Harsha Kota

Assistant Professor

Tel: +91-361-258 3331 (O);
                    258 5331 (R);

Fax: +91-361-269 0762

E-mail: harshakota@iitg.ernet.in


 

Education

  • Ph.D – Texas A&M University, College Station, USA (2014)
  • M.S. – Texas A&M University, College Station, USA (2009)
  • B.E. – Osmania University (2007)

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati
    (From August 2014 to Date)
  • Graduate Research Assistant (2007-2014) Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

Research Interest

  • Formation, transformation and chemical mechanisms of air pollutants near roadways
  • Development of air quality models
  • Estimation of emission factors
  • Source apportionment of air pollutants
  • Regional air quality

Honors/Awards/Medals

  • News article on studying air Quality at a busy road-intersection near Texas A&M University (TAMU)
  • Joyce & Don Dunlap Scholarship II (2009)

Professional Membership

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification, 2008

Referred Journals:

  • Qi Ying, Jingyi Li, and Sri Harsha Kota (2015), Significant Contributions of Isoprene to Summertime Secondary Organic Aerosol in Eastern United States, Environmental Science and Technology , Accepted, In Press.
  • Xue Qiao, Ya Tang, Sri Harsha Kota, Jingyi Li, Li Wu, Jianlin Hu, Hongliang Zhang, and Qi Ying (2015), Modeling Dry and Wet Deposition of Sulfate, Nitrate, and Ammonium Ions in Jiuzhaigou National Nature Reserve, China using a Source-Oriented CMAQ Model: Part II. Emission Sector and Source Region Contributions, Science of the Total Environment , Accepted, In Press.
  • Xue Qiao, Ya Tang, Shuai Zhang, Jingyi Li, Sri Harsha Kota, Li Wu, Huilin Gao, Hongliang Zhang, and Qi Ying (2015), Modeling Dry and Wet Deposition of Sulfate, Nitrate, and Ammonium Ions in Jiuzhaigou National Nature Reserve, China using a Source-Oriented CMAQ Model: Part I. Base Case Model, Science of the Total Environment , Accepted, In Press.
  • Sri Harsha Kota, Gunnar Schade, Mark Estes, Doug Boyer, and Qi Ying (2015), Evaluation of MEGAN Predicted Biogenic Isoprene Emissions at Urban Locations in Southeast Texas, Atmospheric Environment , Vol. 110, pp 54-64.
  • Qiao, Xiao, Jaffe, Sri Harsha Kota, Ying, and Tang (2015), Atmospheric wet deposition of sulfur and nitrogen in Jiuzhaigou National Nature Reserve, Sichuan Province, China, Science of the Total Environment , Vol. 511, pp 28-36.
  • Sri Harsha Kota, Hongliang Zhang, Gang Chen, Gunnar W. Schade, and Qi Ying (2014), Evaluation of On-road Vehicle CO and NOx National Emission Inventories Using an Urban-scale Source-oriented Air Quality Model, Atmospheric Environment , Vol. 85, pp 99-108.
  • Sri Harsha Kota, Changhyoun Park, Martin C. Hale, Nicholas D. Werner, Gunnar W. Schade and Qi Ying (2014), Estimation of VOC Emission Factors from Flux Measurements using a Receptor Model and Footprint Analysis, Atmospheric Environment , Vol. 82, pp 24-35.
  • Sri Harsha Kota, Qi Ying and Yunlong Zhang (2013), Simulating Near-road Reactive Dispersion of Gaseous Air Pollutants using a Three-Dimensional Eulerian Model, Science of the Total Environment , Vol. 454, pp 348-357.
  • Sri Harsha Kota, Qi Ying and Yunlong Zhang (2010), TAMNROM-3D: A Three-Dimensional Eulerian Model to Simulate Air Quality near Highways, Transportation Research Record: Journal of Transportation Research Board , Vol. 2158, pp 61-68.

Conference Proceedings :

  • Sri Harsha Kota, Hongliang Zhang, Gunnar W. Schade, and Qi Ying (2013). Evaluation of CO and NOx Emission Factors in Southeast Texas Using Source-Oriented CMAQ Model. The Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting , Washington, D.C.
  • Sri Harsha Kota, Hongliang Zhang, Qi Ying, Yungang Wang and Philip K. Hopke (2012).Black Carbon Emission from Barbeque Activities during College Football Games. Aerosol and Atmospheric Optics: Visibility & Pollution Specialty Conference , Whitefish, MT.
  • Sri Harsha Kota, Gunnar W. Schade, and Qi Ying (2012). MOVES Versus MOBILE 6.2: Differences in Emission Factors and Regional Air Quality Predictions. The Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting , Washington, D.C.
  • Sri Harsha Kota, Qi Ying and Yunlong Zhang. TAMNROM-3D: A Three-Dimensional Eulerian Model to Simulate Air Quality near Highways (2010). The Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting , Washington, D.C.

UG Courses taught/teaching

    Course Year
    CE:307 Environmental Engineering I 2015
    CE:315 Environmental Engineering Lab I 2015
    CE:441 Air Pollution and Industrial Waste Management 2015

     

PG Courses taught/teaching

    Course Year
    CE:523 Air & Noise Pollution 2015

Project Guidance

PhD:

Name Year of Joining Year of Completion
Shovan Kumar Sahu 2014  
Rajyalakshmi Garaga 2015  

M.Tech:

Name Year of Joining Year of Completion
Rajyalakshmi Garaga 2014 2015
Shruti Sidhal 2014 2015
Shashank Chaudary 2014 2015
Sai Annadanam 2015  
Muralidhar Gollapplli 2015  

B.Tech

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Research/Consultancy Projects

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