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Prof. Ashok Kumar

Chairman of Civil Engineering

University of Toledo, USA

 

Email: AKumar@UTNet.UToledo.Edu

 

Qualifications

1977 Ph.D., University of Waterloo, Environmental Fluid Mechanics (ME)

1972 M.Sc., University of Ottawa, Mechanical Engineering

1970 B.Sc.Eng. (Hons.), Aligarh University, in Mechanical Engineering

 

Publications (Selected)

  1. A. Kadiyala and A. Kumar, Evaluation of Indoor Air Quality Models With the Ranked Statistical Performance Measures Using Available Software, Environ. Prog. & Sustainable Energy. 31(2), 170-175), 2012.
  2. I. Patel, and A. Kumar, Evaluation of the CAL3QHC and CALINE4 roadway intersection models using New York City database and MOBILE5 emission estimates, Advances in Engineering Research, Vol. 6, Chapter 4, pp. 125-142,  Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013.
  3. K. Manivannan, P. Aggarwal, V. Devabhaktuni, A. Kumar, D. Nims, and P. Bhattacharya,  Particulate Matter Characterization by Gray Level Co-Occurrence Matrix based Support Vector Machines, J. Hazard. Mater., 2012 . 
  4. A. Kadiyala, and A. Kumar, An Examination of the Sensitivity of Sulfur Dioxide, Nitric Oxide, and Nitrogen Dioxide Concentrations to the Important Factors Affecting Air Quality  Inside a Public Transportation Bus, Atmosphere.
  5. K. Manivannan, V. Devabhaktuni, A. Kumar, P. Aggarwal, and P. Bhattacharya, Application of support vector machines to analyze ambient particulate matter, Advances in Engineering Research, Vol. 6, Chapter 2, pp. 75-102 , Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013.
  6. A. Kumar, The State of Post-graduate Environmental Education in the US, EM, Sept. 2012, (invited).
  7. A. Bhat, and A. Kumar,  Chemical Composition and Source Contribution of Particulate Matter Emitted During Injection of Biosolids into an Agricultural Field in Ohio, USA, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy,  32(4), 1234-1239, 2013.
  8. K. K Shandilya and A. Kumar, Particulate Emissions from Tailpipe during idling of Public Transit Buses Fueled with Alternative Fuels, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 32(4), 1134- 1142, 2013.
  9. A. Bhat  and A. Kumar, Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analyses on the Predicted Concentrations During Application of Biosolids on an Agriculture Field, Book Chapter, Advances in Engineering Research, Vol. 7, Editor: Victoria M. Petrova, Chapter 10, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013.
  10. A. Kadiyala, and A. Kumar, Univariate Time Series Prediction of Air Quality Inside a Public Transportation Bus Using Available Software, Environ. Progress & Sustainable Energy.
  11. A. Kadiyala, D. Kaur, and A. Kumar, Development of Hybrid Genetic Algorithm Based Neural Networks Using Regression Trees for Modeling Air Quality Inside a Public Transportation Bus, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 63, 205-218, 2013.
  12. Anand Masuraha, Ashok Kumar, Kaushik K. Shandilya, Evaluation of the AERMOD Dispersion Model For Mercury Emissions From An Urban Area, Advances in Engineering Research. Volume 7, Editor: Victoria M. Petrova, Chapter 8,  Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013.
  13. Pavan Yerrabolu, Lakshman Mareddy, Deepak Bhatt, Priyanka Aggarwal, Ashok Kumar, and Vijay Devabhaktuni, Correction model based ANN modeling approach for the estimation of Radon concentrations in Ohio, Environ. Progress & Sustainable Energy, 32(4), 1223-1233, 2013.
  14. P. Nimmatoori and A. Kumar, Evaluation of Area Source Models to Predict Near Ground Level Concentrations Due to Emissions Released During Agricultural Applications, J. Hazard. Mater. 246– 247 (2013) 44– 51.
  15. K. K Shandilya and A. Kumar, Available Energy assessment Software, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 32 (2), 170-175, 2013.
  16. K. K Shandilya and A. Kumar, Carbon Speciation of Exhaust Particulate Matter of Public Transit Buses Running on Alternative Fuels, Fuel, pp. 678-684, 2014.
  17. A. Kadiyala and A. Kumar, Artificial Intelligence: Emerging Approaches for Environmental Data Analysis, EM, 4- 5, Aug.  2013 (invited paper).
  18. P. Nimmatoori and A. Kumar, Application and Sensitivity Analysis of Two Screening Dispersion Models (SCREEN3 AND AERSCREEN) for a Ground-Level Area Source, International Journal of  Environmental Science and Engineering Research (IJESER), 4(2): 18-29, 2013 (invited paper).
  19. A. Kadiyala and A. Kumar, Development of a Pollution Prevention Tool for Sustainable Management of Hospital Wastes, Environ. Progress & Sustainable Energy, 32(4), 872-876, 2013.
  20. P. Nimmatoori and A. Kumar, Development and Evaluation of a Ground-Level Area Source Analytical Dispersion Model to Predict Particulate Matter Concentration for Different Particle Sizes, Journal of Aerosol Science, 66: 139-149, 2013.
  21. Srikar Velagapudi, Ashok Kumar, Alex Spivak and Matthew Franchetti, Comparison of Pollution Prevention Assessments for the Facilities with and without Energy Star Certification, Environ. Progress & Sustainable Energy, 2014,
  22. Jayaram Gummadi, Deepak Bhatt, Srujana Adusumilli, Vijay Devabhaktuni, William Acosta and Ashok Kumar, Interpolation Techniques for Modeling and Estimating Indoor Radon Concentrations in Ohio: Comparative Study, Environ. Progress & Sustainable Energy, 2014.
  23. Hamid Omidvarborna, Ashok Kumar, Dong-Shik Kim, Pavan Kumar Penumalla Venkata, Venkata Siva Prasad Bollineni,  Characterization and Exhaust Emission Analysis of Biodiesel in Different Temperature and Pressure: Laboratory Study, 2014.
  24. A. Kadiyala and A. Kumar, Multivariate Time Series Models For Prediction Of Air Quality Inside A Public Transportation Bus Using Available Software, Environ. Progress & Sustainable Energy, 33(2), 337-341, DOI: 10.1002/ep.11959, 2014.
  25. R. Subramanyam and A. Kumar, Impacts of Bio-Diesel Fuels on Exhaust Emissions, JUET Research Journal of Science and Technology, 1(1), 111-118, Jan. 2014.
  26. Srikar Velagapudi and Ashok Kumar, Study to Characterize Morphology of Particulate Matter Inside Farm Houses Located near Biosolids Applied Agricultural Fields, Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, 2014.
  27. A. Kumar,  A. Kadiyala, and D. Sarmah Evaluation of Geographic Information Systems-Based Spatial Interpolation Methods Using Ohio Indoor Radon Data, The Open Environmental Engineering Journal, 2014.
  28. A. Kumar and A. Kadiyala, Vector Time Series Models for Prediction of Air Quality Inside a Public Transportation Bus Using Available Software, Environ. Progress & Sustainable Energy, 33(4), 1069-1073.
  29. Hamid Omidvarborna, Ashok Kumar, and Dong-Shik Kim, Characterization of particulate matter emitted from transit buses fueled with B20 in idle modes, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2(4), pp. 2335-2342, 2014.
  30. Hamid Omidvarborna, Ashok Kumar, and Dong-Shik Kim, Recent Studies on Soot Modeling for Diesel Combustion, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Journal, Volume 48, Pages 635–647, 2015.