Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. Nishi Srivastava
Assistant Professor, Physics
M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D. (IISc Bangalore)
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Joined Institute on : 29-Aug-2012
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 9 Years

Research : 16 Years

  Research Areas
 
  • Remote sensing of aerosols
  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Numerical Modeling
  • Artificial Neural Network
  • Air Pollution Studies
  • Chemical Transport Modeling
  • Aerosol Characterization

 

  Award and Honours
 

   Publications
 

Publications

In peer reviewed journals:

                                             

  1. N. Srivastava, S. K. Satheesh, C.B.S. Dutt and K.S. Jagannath, Anthropogenic aerosol fraction over Afro-Asian regions inferred using Kalpana-I and MISR data, Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 2, No. 1, 1-9, January 2011, DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.481296, ISSN: 2150-704X (Print), 2150-7058 (Online) 
  2. K. Krishna Moorthy, S.N. Beegum, N. Srivastava, S. K. Satheesh, Mian Chin, Nadege Blond, S. Suresh Babu, S. Singh, Performance Evaluation of Chemistry Transport Models over India, Atmospheric Environment, 71 (January, 2013) 210-225,ISSN: 1352-2310; dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.01.056
  3. N. Srivastava, S. K. Satheesh, Nadège Blond, Sensitivity of Meteorological Input and Soil Properties in Simulating Aerosols (Dust, PM10, and BC) using CHIMERE Chemistry Transport Model, Journal of Earth System Science, 123, No. 6, August 2014, pp. 1249–1264, ISSN: 0253-4126 (print version); 0973-774X (electronic version); DOI: 10.1007/s12040-014-0466-4
  4. Nishi Srivastava, S.K. Satheesh, Nadège Blond & K. Krishna Moorthy (February, 2016) Anthropogenic aerosol fraction over the Indian region: model simulations versus multi-satellite data analysis, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37:4, 782-804, DOI:10.1080/01431161.2015.1136445, Print ISSN: 0143-1161 Online ISSN: 1366-5901
  5. N. Srivastava, S.K. Satheesh, Nadege Blond and K. Krishna Moorthy, Simulation of aerosol fields over South Asia using CHIMERE – Part-I: Spatio-temporal characteristics and heterogeneity, CURRENT SCIENCE, Special Section, RAWEX-GVAX, VOL. 111, NO. 1, 10 JULY 2016 (pp. 76-82), Jul-2016, ISSN-0011-3891; DOI: 10.18520/cs/v111/i1/76-82
  6. N. Srivastava, S.K. Satheesh, Nadege Blond and K. Krishna Moorthy, Simulation of aerosol fields over South Asia using CHIMERE – Part-II: Performance evaluation, CURRENT SCIENCE, Special Section, RAWEX-GVAX, VOL. 111, NO. 1, 10 JULY 2016 (pp. 83-92), Jul-2016 (Impact Factor: 0.926) ISSN-0011-3891; DOI: 10.18520/cs/v111/i1/83-92
  7. Nishi Srivastava, S.K. Satheesh, Modulation in Direct Radiative Forcing caused by Wind Generated Sea-Salt Aerosols, Aerosol and Air Quality Research (doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.07.0462) Vol 16, No. 11, Nov 2016, PP 2869-2883 (Impact Factor: 2.518) ISSN 1680-8584 (paper)ISSN 2071-1409 (electronic)
  8. Sagarika Chandra, Nishi Srivastava (Corresponding Author), Manoj Kumar, Vertical structure of atmospheric boundary layer over Ranchi during the summer monsoon season Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00703-018-0600-y; ISSN 0177-7971, August 2019, Volume 131, Issue 4, pp 765–773|
  9. Srivastava, N. ,Association of modeled PM2.5 with aerosol optical depth: model versus satellite. Nat Hazards 102, 689–705 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-019-03590-8
  10. Nishi Srivastava, D. Vignesh, Nisheeth Saxena, Investigation of artificial neural network performance in the aerosol properties retrieval, Journal of Water and Climate Change, jwc2021336., https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2021.336
  11. Nishi Srivastava, Nadege Blond, Impact of Meteorological Parameterization Schemes on CTM Model Simulations, Atmospheric Environment, Accepted, Available online 6 November 2021, 118832, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118832

 

In Proceedings:

  •  Nishi Srivastava, S. K. Satheesh, Assessment of Ambient Air Quality of Bangalore City for 2006-2008”, H-P-8, Pg. 557-559, IASTA Bulletine, titled “Aerosols & Clouds : Climate Change Perspectives", Bose Institute Centre for Astroparticle Physics & Space Science, Darjeeling (WB), 24 -26 March, 2010; ISSN 0971-4570
  • Nishi Srivastava, S. K. Satheesh, K. Krishnamoorthy and S. Suresh Babu, Evaluation of CHIMERE chemistry transport model over Indian Region, ISRO-GBP, ARFI, ICARB, RAWEX, Scientific Progress Report. Proceeding of the Project Review Meeting, Pg. 198-200, 20-21 June 2012.
  • Nishi Srivastava, Sunny Kant, Characterization and classification of aerosol properties over a station in Eastern IGP region, pg 314-316, IASTA Bulletin Vol. 21, Issue 1&2, Proceeding of Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association, 2014 (IASTA-2014), ISSN:09714510, Department of Geophysics, Banaras Hindu University, 11-13 Nov 2014, IASTA-Bulletin titled “Changing Aerosols in Changing Climate: Impacts on Monsoons and Glaciers ”,
  • Nishi Srivastava and Nadège Blond, Modeling Approach to Study Air Pollution Scenario over Indian Continent, The 14th International Conference on Atmospheric Sciences and Applications to Air Quality, Strasbourg, France, 29 – 31 May 2017
  • Nishi Srivastava, Impact of Urban Terrain on Simulation of Air-Pollutants, Conference of Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association, 2018, “Aerosol Impacts: Human Health to Climate Change”, 26-28 Nov, 2018, IIT-Delhi, Organized by: Center for Atmospheric Sciences, I.I.T-Delhi

 Book Chapter:

  • Chapter21: Climate Change Mitigation: Collective Efforts and Responsibly, page no. 427-439, Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health and Environmental Sustainability, Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global) 701 E. Chocolate Avenue Hershey PA, USA 17033, ISBN 978-1-4666-8814-8 (hardcover) -- ISBN 978-1-4666-8815-5 (ebook), Nov 2015.
  • Chapter (Title: An Introduction of Bioaerosols: Properties and Behaviour) accepted in the forthcoming Book with NOVA Book entitled "Atmospheric Aerosols: Properties, Sources and Detection”.

Workshop/Conference Organized:

  1. Organized one day (25 July 2020) Webinar as convenor on topic “Challenges Involved in Simulating the Complex Systems”. TEQIP-III Sponsored

Papers presented in National/International Conferences

  1. Apurba Tewari, Nishi Srivastava, Impact of Covid Lockdowns on Spatio-Temporal Variability in Land Surface temperature and Vegetation Index, National Symposium on Advances in Remote Sensing: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities for Development (Ns-Ars21), December 9 – 11, 2021, Department of Remote Sensing Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
  2. Nishi Srivastava, Mousam Kumar, Comprehensive Study Of Aerosols Properties Over Various Terrain Type, National Symposium on Advances in Remote Sensing: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities for Development (Ns-Ars21), December 9 – 11, 2021, Department of Remote Sensing Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
  3. Apurba Tewari, Nishi Srivastava, Anik Das, Ozone Connections with VOCs, Precursors and Meteorological Conditions during Severe Smog Condition over Delhi, International Symposium on Tropical Meteorology (INTROMET-2021), oN Changing Climate: Consequences and Challenges (C4-21), November 23-26, 2021, Cochin Chapter of the Indian Meteorological Society (IMS), Cochin Chapter, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Cochin
  4. Nishi Srivastava, Jaya Divyam and Upamanyu Ghosh, Statistical and Spectral Analysis of Wind, International Geographical Union India International Conference (Virtual), 2020, Department of Geography, UCSSH, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, India on Global to Local Sustainability & Future Earth December 18-20, 2020.
  5. Nishi Srivastava, Review of Lockdown Consequences on the Aerosol Heterogeneity over Indian Subcontinent, International Virtual Conference on Earth’s Changing Climate: Past, Present & Future, 15-17 October 2020, Organized by The Society of Earth Scientists,
  6. D. Vignesh and Nishi Srivastava, Utilization of Artificial Neural Network Technique to Evaluate Aerosol Properties over Indian Domain, National Symposium on Land, Ocean and Atmosphere Interactive Processes in the Context of Weather and Climate, Tropmet 2019, 11-14 December 2019, Organized by Indian Meteorological Society,
  7. Nishi Srivastava and Filsa Bioresita Comparative Study of UHI over Metro and Non-metro Cities of India TROPMET-2018, National Symposium on Understanding Weather and Climate Variability: Research for Society,24 to 27 October, 2018, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, INDIAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY
  8. Nishi Srivastava and Nadège Blond, Role of Cloud Parameterization Scheme on Pollutants Concentration over Indian Domain, European Aerosol Conference, Zurich, Switzerland 27 August – 1 September 2017 (Paper id: T201N4d5)
  9. Nishi Srivastava and Nadège Blond, Modeling Approach to Study Air Pollution Scenario over Indian Continent, The 14th International Conference on Atmospheric Sciences and Applications to Air Quality, Strasbourg, France, 29 – 31 May 2017
  10. Nishi Srivastava, Association of Modeled PM2.5 with Aerosol Optical Depth: Model vs Satellite, TROPMET 2016, National Symposium on Tropical Meteorology: Climate Change and Coastal Vulnerability, 18 - 21 December, 2016, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
  11. Nishi Srivastava, Inter-comparison of Aerosol Properties at AERONET stations over Indian sub-continent, TROPMET 2016, National Symposium on Tropical Meteorology: Climate Change and Coastal Vulnerability, 18 - 21 December, 2016, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
  12. Nishi Srivastava, Kumar Gaurav Jain, Lateral variability in Aerosol Properties over Indo-Gangetic basin, National conference on Advancements in Applications of Remote Sensing and Geospatial Technology (AARSGT-2016), May 19-21, 2016
  13. Nishi Srivastava, Estimation of Black Carbon: Model Vs Observations, Recent Advances In Civil And Environmental Engineering (RACEE–2016), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, B.I.T.-Mesra, Ranchi (February 25-26, 2016)
  14. Nishi Srivastava, S.K. Satheesh, Blond N., Modeling of Black Carbon with a CTM over Indian continent and its limitation, 5th National Research Conference on Climate Change Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, December 19-20, 2014
  15. Nishi Srivastava, Sunny Kant, Characterization and Classification of Aerosol properties over a station in Eastern IGP region; Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association IASTA – 2014, 11-13 Nov 2014, Department of Geophysics, Banaras Hindu University
  16. N. Srivastava and Sunny Kant, Study of AERONET Retrieved Aerosol Properties over a Northern India Station; National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Physics for Ionizing Radiations, Aerosols and Material Science (ETPRAM-13) December 13-14, 2013 Physics Department, Punjabi University, Patiala-147002
  17. N. Srivastava, S.K. Satheesh, Blond N., “Comparative Study of Anthropogenic Aerosol Fraction Estimation over India”, Fourth National Research Conference on Climate Change, 26-27 Oct2013, IIT-Madras, Chennai
  18. Blond N., N. Srivastava, S. Satheesh, A. Clappier, “Air quality monitoring and modeling” Workshop on Air Quality Monitoring, Modeling and Assessment, 22 march 2013, CiSTUP, IISc, Bangalore
  19. Nishi Srivastava and S. K. Satheesh, “Air Quality Estimation Over India”, National Conference on Recent Trends in Mathematics and Their Applications, Dec21-22,2012, University department of Mathematics, Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag
  20. Nishi Srivastava and S.K. Satheesh, “Characterization of Ambient Air Quality over Metro-city: A Case Study”, International Conference on Emerging Trends in Physics for Environmental Monitoring & Management (ETPEMM-12) 17-19, December 2012, Punjabi University, Patiala
  21. Nishi Srivastava, “Direct radiative forcing by sea salt aerosols: modulation by sea surface winds”, 1st Bi-Annual conference on Jharkhand society of mathematical sciences, November 22-23, 2012, Ranchi, India
  22. S.K. Satheesh, K. Krishna Moorthy, S.S. Babu, Nishi Srivastava and V. Vinoj, Air Quality over India: Weekly Periodicities and Long Term Trends, Goldschmidt 2011 Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 14-19 August, 2011 (INVITED paper).
  23. Nishi Srivastava, S. K. Satheesh Nadege Blond, “Estimation of Air Quality over India using ‘CHIMERE’ chemical transport model”, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society Conference, 5-9July, 2010, Hyderabad, India. 
  24. Nishi Srivastava, S. K. Satheesh, “Radiative Forcing due Sea Salt Aerosols Modulated by Sea Surface Winds”, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society Conference, 5-9July, 2010, Hyderabad, India. 
  25.  Nishi Srivastava, S.K. Satheesh, “Assessment of Ambient Air Quality of Bangalore City for 2006-2008”, IASTA 2010 Conference, titled “Aerosols & Clouds : Climate Change Perspectives", Bose Institute Centre for Astroparticle Physics & Space Science, Darjeeling (WB), 24 -26 March, 2010
  26. Nishi Srivastava, S. K. Satheesh, C.B.S. Dutt and K.S. Jagannath, “Anthropogenic Aerosol Fraction over Afro-Asian Regions Inferred using Multi-Satellite Analysis”, 16th National Space Science Symposium, Saurashtra University Rajkot, India, 24th – 27th Feb 2010.
  27. Nishi Srivastava, S. K. Satheesh, “Retrieval of Dust Aerosols Over Indian Region Using Thermal Infrared Data of Kalpana-1 Satellite”, National Space Science Symposium, RAC, Udagmandalam (Ooty), India, 26th – 29th Feb 2008.
  28. Nishi Srivastava, S. K. Satheesh, “Longwave Radiation Forcing by Sea Salt Aerosols: Modulation by Sea salt winds”, International Symposium on Aerosol-Chemistry-Climate Interactions, 20-22 November 2007, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad

 

Invited Talk

  

  1.  “Quantification of Ambient Air Quality of Bangalore city for 2006-2008”, Urban Air Pollution Forecasting, Monitoring and implementation (UAP-2010), under the aegis of Environmental Engineering Division Board, The Institute of Engineers, India, 8-9 Feb 2010, Bangalore, India.
  2. Invited Talk at Department of Physics and Electronics, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya University on 4 July 2020 on topic “Earth Climate Systems and Contribution of Aerosols in Modulation of climate”.

 

  Member of Professional Bodies
 

 

  • Life member of The Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association
  • Life member of Indian Meteorological Society
  • Member of Association of Aerosol research, Germany
  • Life Member of South Asian Meteorological Association
  Current Sponsored Projects
 

1) DST-SERB Fast Track Project: Impact of Meteorological model grid and parameter change in a Chemical Transport Model in terms of aerosols concentration and distribution

2) Comparison of Aerosol Products Measure with Satellite against Ground Based Observations over Indian Sub-continent