Dr. Mukesh Sharma, a Fellow of National Academy Engineering, is Professor of Civil Engineering at IIT Kanpur. He obtained his Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from IIT Kanpur and a Ph.D. Degree from University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada in 1994. Prior to Joining IIT Kanpur in 1997, he was employed with Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhi. In CPCB, he was associated with development of emission and effluent standards and environmental impact assessment studies for nearly 10 years. He works in areas of air quality monitoring, modeling and management, exposure assessment and simulation.