Group Leader: Dr. Sayantan Sarkar

Welcome to the AC3 Research Group at IIT Mandi

We are interested in studying atmospheric aerosols and trace gases in relation to their sources, transport processes and effects on regional air quality, human health and climate change. 

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Recent papers from our Group: 

  • ​EEM fluorescence-PARAFAC to characterize brown carbon (Environ. Sci. Process. Impacts, 2021)

  • ​Single particle-based respiratory tract deposition of aerosol (Environ. Pollut. 2021)

  • ​Source apportionment for filter and single-particle measurements (Elementa: Sci. Anth., 2021)

  • ​Peat-forest fire characteristics in SE Asia (Environ. Pollut. 2021)

  • ​Compositional analysis of brown carbon and HULIS aerosol (Environ. Pollut. 2020)

  • Optical properties of brown carbon aerosol in the eastern IGP (Sci. Total Environ. 2020)

  • Source apportionment of road dust-associated trace metals in Kolkata (Sci. Total Environ. 2020)

  • Nature of EC deposition in human respiratory system in China (Sci. Total Environ. 2020)