Ajay Nagpure

Head, Air Pollution, WRI India

Bio

Ajay Singh Nagpure is the Head of Air Pollution at WRI India. He works on developing research strategies and conducting research in the area of air pollution and health risks.

Before joining WRI, Ajay was working with Center for Science, Technology and Environmental Policies at Hubert Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Over the years, he worked at various prestigious institutions in India and the U.S. including, United States Environmental Protection Agency, North Carolina State University, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Wildlife Institute of India and Zoological Survey of India.

Ajay holds a Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) and has more than 14 years of the experience in the areas of infrastructure and environmental footprints, air pollution, and health risk assessment. He has published over 30 international peer-reviewed research articles in international journals including Nature Climate Change, Environmental Science and Technology, and Atmospheric Science. 

Ajay lives in Delhi with his wife Rajni and son Aarav. 

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