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Department of Environmental Science

Faculty Details

Faculty

Dr Kumar M

Assistant Professor,Environmental Science

Faculty Details

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
Academic Degree Subject University Address of the University Rank/ Medals
Ph.D. Environmental Science Bangalore University Department of Environmental Science, Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bengaluru 560056
B.Ed. Chemistry and Biology Bangalore Univerisity Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bengaluru 560056
M.Sc. Environmental Science Bangalore Univeristy Department of Environmental Science, Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bengaluru 560056
B.Sc. Environmental Science, Chemistry, Botany Bangalore University (Governmental Science College, Nrupathunga Road, Bengaluru 560001), Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bengalur
Eligibility Details
Category Subject Status
NET Environmental Science Cleared
KSET Environmental Science Cleared
JRF Environmental Science Cleared
NET Environmental Science Cleared
PhD Details
Title of Thesis University / Institution University Address Date of Registration Date of Completion Details of papers published Current Status
Inventarization of Greenhouse Gases in Bangalore Urban District – A Comprehensive Climate Change A Bangalore University Department of Environmental Science, Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bengaluru - 560056 09-04-2010 21-10-2014 Kumar, M., Nandini, N., Vijay Kumar, M., & Raghavendra, M. (2015). Urbanization and Green Spaces—A Study on Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bangalore University. Implementing Campus Greening Initiatives: Approaches, Methods and Perspectives, 351-358. Kumar, M., & Nandini, N. (2013). Community attitude, perception and willingness towards solid waste management in Bangalore city, Karnataka, India. International Journal of Environmental Sciences, 4(1), 87-95. Kumar, M., & Nandini, N. (2013). Community attitude, perception and willingness towards solid waste management in Bangalore city, Karnataka, India. International Journal of Environmental Sciences, 4(1), 87-95. Awarded
Book Chapter Published
Article Title Book title Book editor Article pages No of Chapters Year ISBN Publisher Details
Urbanization and Green Spaces - A Study on Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bangalore University Implementing Campus Greening Initiatives W. Leal Filho et al. (Eds.). 351-358 1 2015 978-3-319-11960-1 Springer International Publishing
Publications
Title Journal Name Year DOI/URL Your authorial position How many authors Clarivate IF
Efficacy of Microalgae on the Removal of Pollutants from Wastewater International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Computational and Applied Sciences 2013 http://iasir.net/IJETCASpapers/IJETCAS12-330.pdf 2nd 4
Community perception, understanding and willingness towards global warming Asian Journal of Environmental Science 2011 http://researchjournal.co.in/upload/assignments/6_175-179.pdf 1st and corresponding 2
Assessment of Carbon Sequestration in Trees of Jnanabharathi Campus – Bangalore University Ecology, Environment and Conservation 2009 http://www.envirobiotechjournals.com/article_abstract.php?aid=3161&iid=115&jid=3 2nd 3
Membership (Research body/Professional Association)
Name of the Body Position Level Start Date End Date Any other Information
Academy for Environment and Life Sciences Honorary Fellow Membership Others 25-03-2019
Bose Science Society Fellow and Member National 18-12-2018
The Indian Science Congress Association Life Member National 07-07-2014
Awards, Achievements
Name of Fellowship/ Award/Achievement Level Awarded by Place Date Duration of Fellowship
Best Young Scientist Others EET CRS - 10th Science & Technology Awards-21 Bengaluru 13-06-2021
Best Researcher Award Others International Scientists Awards on Engineering, Science and Medicine, VDGOOD Coimbatore, India 06-02-2021
Indo Asian-Ralph Ehrlich Distinguished Scientist Award National Research Educational Talks Daily International Vijayawada, India 10-11-2020
Best Oral Presentation State National Conference on Innovative Technology to Combat Climate Change in India Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College, KGF, Kolar, Karnataka 03-03-2017
Popular Media Articles
Serial Number Name of Article Name of the Magazine / Media Year Link
1 CO2 absorption: Green BU beats city’s Proud Parks' BangaloreMirror 21-12-2010 https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/co2-absorption-green-bu-beats-citys-proud-pa
2 Mid-Summer night's Chill: brace for it BangaloreMirror 06-03-2011 https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/cover-story/min-summer-temp-to-be-13aoc-better-take
3 Blame Irina and Koji for hot & dry B'lore BangaloreMirror 27-03-2012 https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/blame-irina-and-koji-for-hot-dry-blore/artic
4 Rejuvenating lakes to lift depleting water table Deccan Herald 08-07-2012 https://www.deccanherald.com/content/262664/rejuvenating-lakes-lift-depleting-water.html
5 ...And this is why every tree will matter in future BangaloreMirror 05-06-2017 https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/-and-this-is-why-every-tree-will-matter-in-f
6 Bangaluru’s rivers polluted with sewage contaminating groundwater: Study The Hindu 16-12-2018 https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/bangalurus-rivers-polluted-with-sewage-contaminating-
7 City traffic junctions will devour your lungs BangaloreMirror 18-06-2019 https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/civic/bengaluru-traffic-junctions-will-devour-your-
Previous Experience
Designation Institution Name Start Date End Date
Assistant Professor (Guest Faculty) Bangalore University 21-10-2014 26-06-2023
Guidance and Support
Title of the Paper Department Year of Guidance Type Name of the Institution Name of Students
Quantification of Solid Waste Generated in Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bangalore University ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2022 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Mr. Harsha Nanda, A. N.
Biomass and Carbon Stock of Eucalyptus tereticornis in Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bangalore University ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2022 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Mr. Chethan, S. M.
Municipal Solid Waste and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in BBMP Wards of Bengaluru ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2022 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Mr. Prashanth, P. S.
Air Pollution Tolerance Index of Native Tree Species of Bangalore University Jnanabharathi Campus, B ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2022 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Mr. Praveen Kumar, H. M.
Soil Organic Carbon Stocks in Bangalore University, Jnana Bharathi Campus, Bengaluru ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2022 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Mr. Pradeepa, N.
Community perception and awareness on municipal solid waste management – a case study of Bengaluru ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2021 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Shelu Gurung
Quantification of the water footprint among Bangalore University Students ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2021 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Mr. Hemanth, S. R.
Greenhouse gas emissions inventory from paddy cultivation and livestock manure – A case study of K ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2021 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Tejashwini, V.
Spatio-temporal analysis of rainfall and temperature variation in Karnataka State ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2021 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Deepika, B. G.
Quantification of the carbon footprint of Bangalore University Students ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2021 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Kikachila Longkumer
Green-belt Development and Employee Awareness in Iron and Steel Industry, Hospet-Sandur Region ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2020 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Basavarajeshwari, H. M.
Community Perception and Awareness on Vrishabhavathi River Water Quality ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2020 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Mr. Yogesh, S.
Leaf Dust Accumulation And Air Pollution Tolerance Index of Avenue Tree Species at Bidadi Industrial ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2019 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Mr. Pruthviraj, K. G.
Inventorization of Greenhouse gas emissions from household waste generated in BBMP Wards of Bengalur ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2019 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Rajkumari Chandrika Sinha
Impact of Coffee Pulp Effluent on Seetha River, Sringeri, Chikamagaluru ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2019 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Mr. Gopi, M.
Assessment of Carbon Capture and Storage in Standing trees of Jnana Bharathi Campus in Bangalore Uni ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2019 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Sowmya Shree, K.
Evaluation of the impact of vehicular emission on ambient air quality and regional climate - a case ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2018 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Mr. Uday Kumar, V.
Assessment of the quality of indoor air before and after introduction of green plants ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2018 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Purchila Imchen
Assessment of Municipal Solid Waste Management in Hassan City ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2017 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Mr. Chandan, S.
Air Pollution Tolerance Index of Avenue Trees in Bengaluru Urban ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2017 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Alezono
Urban Community Perception towards Municipal Solid Waste Management – A case study on Kottigepalya ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2016 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Chaitra, R.
Assessment of water, hygiene and sanitation in Teppada Beguru gram panchayat, Nelamangala Taluk, Ben ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2016 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Sunitha, N.
Assessment of Fluoride Content in Groundwater, Vegetables and Fruits of Chinthamani Taluk, Chikkabal ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2015 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Lalitha K. N.
Evaluation of Energy-Environment-Economy (3E) System in Bangalore University Jnana Bharathi Campus ? ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2015 Master's degree project Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University Ms. Vennashree
Resource Persons
Title of the Program Role Level Organized by Start Date Place Country
The three days National Skill Development Workshop on 'Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Sustainable Development Invited Talk University The Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University, Bengaluru and Department of Studies a 15-02-2023 Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University, Bengaluru India
Environmental Studies – Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course Subject Expert Undergraduate Soundarya Arts and Commerce Evening College, Bengaluru 13-01-2023 Bengaluru India
Commemorating Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda as National Youth Day - Role of Youth in Environmental Sustainability Invited Talk College level Soundarya Arts and Commerce Evening College, Bengaluru 12-01-2023 Bengaluru India
International Webinar on CoP26 - Perspectives on Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Invited Talk International UNA Climate & Oceans 30-10-2021 Online Glasgow, Scotland
Climate Change Issues in Urban Bengaluru: Mitigation and Adaptation Session Talk National 43rd Indian Social Science Congress held at Bengaluru Central University, Bengaluru 20-01-2020 Bengauru India
Hands on Training – Meteorological Science Subject Expert Undergraduate Surana College, Peenya 30-10-2018 Bengaluru India
Solid waste generation and their management in Indian Urban cities Subject Expert Government of India Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD) 28-08-2018 Bengaluru India
Environmental Sociology Subject Expert PG Students Department of Sociology, Bangalore University, Bengaluru 12-03-2018 Bengaluru India
Climate Change – a threat to future Invited Talk College level Lourdes College of Education, Bengaluru at The community living camp at Jayaprakash Narayan National 11-02-2018 Bengaluru India
World Toilet Day 2017 Invited Talk Students Centre for Education Environment and Community (CEECo) 20-11-2017 Hassan India
Role of Individuals in mitigating weather extremes Invited Talk Undergraduate Lourdes College of Education, Bengaluru 10-06-2016 Bengaluru India
Current Environmental Issues Invited Talk Undergraduate Lourdes College of Education, Bengaluru at the Community Living Camp 22-05-2015 Bengaluru India
A yearlong programme - Ecotherapy for Mentally Challenged Children Others Students Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University, Bangalore in collaboration with Bangalore 02-01-2014 Bengaluru India
'Joy of Knowledge' Jnanadri Trekking to understand nature- the Mother Earth Others Students The Department of Environmental Science, Bangalore University, Bengaluru 23-11-2013 Bengaluru India
Climate Change Subject Expert Undergraduate Shadripuram Pre-University College, Yelahanka Newtown, Bengaluru 12-01-2012 Bengaluru India
Environmental Studies Subject Expert Undergraduate Seshadripuram Academy of Business Studies, Kengeri Satellite Town, Bengaluru 22-12-2011 Bengaluru India

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