Ravindra Khaiwal is an Associate Professor of Environment Health at the School of Public Health, Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, after working as a scientist in the Centre for Atmospheric and Instrumentation Research (CAIR), University of Hertfordshire, UK.
He has authored more than 70 articles including original research papers, reviews and book chapters. Some of his articles are listed as highly cited by ‘ISI Web of Science’. His articles are cited over 3800 times with an h-Index of 24. He has written/edited six books in the field of Environmental Sciences. Ravindra has received several awards and scholarships in the field of Environmental Science and Engineering, including the ‘Environmentalist of the Year 2007: Around the Globe’ award by the National Environmental Science Academy (NESA), India, and was the finalist of ‘Elsevier NASI-SCOPUS 2014’ Young Scientist Award.
His research interests involve monitoring of pollutants, chemical composition and source characterization, health risks assessment and mitigation policies for persistent and emerging pollutants; including global climate change and environmental impact assessment. He worked on several international projects such as InterREG, EXPER/PF, ENVIRISK, CAIR4HEALTH, HENVINET, MEGAPOLI and TRANSPHORM.