"Emerging Sensor Technologies and Data Analytics for Air Quality Monitoring"

DST-UKIERI workshop

November 1, 2018

IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India


About The Workshop

This workshop brings together state-of-the-art international perspectives on emerging sensor technologies and data analytics for air quality monitoring.  The availability of portable, low-cost and reliable monitoring technologies for air quality is of considerable interest as several studies have established that the established guidelines for air quality continue to be violated in major urban areas throughout the world despite policy changes to regulate the underlying sources. Further, while there is a vast amount of clinical evidence that establishes the link between public health and air quality, and the OECD estimates that by 2050, it may become the largest cause of premature mortality in the world, even surpassing drinking water scarcity and lack of sanitation. This workshop will cover a variety of topics relevant to current cutting-edge research in sensor technologies and ongoing studies involving the impact of air quality on human health and the environment, with a view towards bridging the gap towards providing personalized, accessible and reliable data for the average citizen.

Invited Speakers

Dr. Ajay Agarwal, CSIR-CEERI, Pilani

"Metal Oxide based Gas sensors for Air Quality Monitoring"


Prof. D. K. Arvind, University of Edinburgh

"From Devices to Data Analytics: the DAPHNE experience of personal exposure and ambient air quality monitoring in Delhi"


Prof. Yogesh Gianchandani, University of Michigan

"Identifying and quantifying volatile organic compounds using fully microfabricated systems"


Dr. Pawan Gupta, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

"Role of low-cost sensors and satellite observations in quantifying the impact of fires on local and regional air quality"


Prof. Mukesh Khare, IIT Delhi

"Field Calibration of Low-Cost Air Quality Sensors at Regulatory Urban Monitoring Stations in Delhi and Chennai Cities of India"

Dr. Radislav Potyrailo, GE Global Research

"Multivariable Gas Sensors Research at GE:  Applications for Environmental and Industrial Safety Monitoring"


Prof. Igor Paprotny, University of Illinois, Chicago

"Wearable Air-Quality Monitoring using Air-Microfluidics and Resonator-Based MEMS Gravimetric Airborne Particulate Matter Sensors"


Prof. Matteo Rinaldi, Northeastern University

"Near-Zero Power Integrated Microsystems for the IoT"

Workshop Venue

The meeting will be held on the IIT Delhi campus (approximately 20 km from the conference venue). Buses will be arranged to transport participants to/from the conference venue to the hotel. The workshop will be held in the main seminar hall at IIT Delhi.

Delhi IIT
About the Venue

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is a premier institution of national importance established in 1961 through an Act of the Indian Parliament for fostering excellence in education. Over the years IITs have created world class educational platforms dynamically sustained through internationally recognized research based on excellent infrastructural facilities. The faculty and alumni of IITs continue making huge impact in all sectors of society, both in India and abroad.

Registration Fees

International Participant $50.00
Local Participant 1000 INR

Registration is now open!

If you are registering as a local participant and would like to pay in inr, please select offline payment and enter in your payment method as IITD. Rachel Brockhoff at rbrockhoff@conferencecatalysts.com will then provide you with a direct payment link to complete your payment in INR. 

Register today! 

Student Accommodation

A link will be provided to book discount rooms for students on the IIT Delhi Sonipat campus for October 31 and November 1. Shuttle buses will arrange to transport student participants between the Sonipat and Hauz Khas campuses. The Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT) will manage related logistic arrangements.


Workshop Organizers

Prof. Ashwin Seshia, University of Cambridge

Prof. Maryam Shojaei Baghini, IIT Bombay

Prof. Madhusudan Singh, IIT Delhi    

Workshop Sponsors

Delhi IIT