Faculty - TERI University


Kamna Sachdeva
Associate Professor,
Department of Energy and Environment

Dr. Kamna Sachdeva research in the area of Aerosols Science (characterization and assessment). She has special interest in carbonaceous aerosols and its linkages with climate change. She is a teaching faculty in the Department of Natural Resources under the faculty of Applied Sciences of the University. She is actively involved in research activities of the university, supervises master's and PhD research.

She has received women young scientist award from department of science and technology in 2009. Before joining TERI University Dr. Sachdeva was associated with Department of Environment Delhi Government and was managing their carbon credit cell. She has completed her PhD in 2008 from JNU and since then she is actively involved in the research related aerosols and its characterization. In her first publication she has estimated fractal dimensions from different fuel types and then characterised urban aerosols on the basis of fractal dimensions. Presently she is working on the aspects of fractal dimensions of the biomass combustion generated aerosols to develop fractal signatures of the aerosols.




Educational Qualifications
  •  Ph D in Aerosol Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2008

  •  M Sc in Environmental Management, Inderprastha University, Delhi, 2002

  •  B Sc in Environmental Sciences, Delhi University, Delhi, 2000

Selected Publications
 "Spatial patterns of inherent vulnerability at village level in Uttarakhand state of Indian Himalayan region"
Roopam Shukla*, Kamna Sachdeva and P K Joshi
Applied Geography,

 A ground observation based climatology and forecasting of winter fog: Study over Ghaziabad, National Capital Region, India
Sanjay Kumar Srivastava, Anu Rani Sharma and Kamna Sachdevaa

 An alarming increase in winter fog events over the Indo - Gangetic plains of India
SANJAY KUMAR SRIVASTAVA, M Phil , M Tech , MBA , M Sc; Anu Rani Sharma, Ph D; Kamna Sachdeva, Ph D
Natural Hazards,

 An index-based approach to assess village-level social and biophysical vulnerability of agriculture communities in Uttarakhand, India
Journal of Mountain Science
Journal of Mountain Science,

 Assessing the relationship between socio-economic determinants and respiratory health of individuals involved in mining using survey questionnaires: A cross-sectional study over in Karauli Rajasthan
Snehlata Tigala, Kamna Sachdeva and Anu Rani Sharma


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