Dr. Sagnik Dey received his M. Sc. degree in Applied Geosciences from Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 2000 and M. Tech. degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in 2002. Subsequently, he joined PhD program in December 2002 in the same Institute and submitted his doctoral thesis on 'Aerosol Radiative Effects over Kanpur region in the Indo-Gangetic Basin, northern India' in July 2007. He received his PhD degree in April 2008. Dr. Dey worked three years (Aug 2007-Jul 2010) as Postdoctoral Scientist at Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. He joined the Centre for Atmospheric Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi as Assistant Professor in July 2010. His research interests are 'aerosol-cloud-radiation' interaction and 'air quality, climate change and health' using observations (satellite and in-situ) and models. He has published 60 research papers and his research has been recognized in India and abroad. He has h-index of 22 (source: scopus). He received INSA Young Scientist Medal for the year 2008 for his research contribution on the problem of climatic impacts of aerosols in India. His postdoctoral work on 'MISR-based aerosol climatology over India' has been highlighted by NASA (http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/misr20100915.html). He has been awarded the NASI-SCOPUS Young Scientist Award in Earth Sciences in January 2012. He is also recipient of Dr. Sudhansu Kumar Banerji MoES outstanding young faculty fellowship for the period 2011-2013. He received Teaching Excellence Award from IIT Delhi in Jan 2016. He is an international collaborator and science team member of NASA MAIA Project.
District level Ambient PM2.5 Exposure and Premature Mortality Burden in India

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