Dr Darpan Das

Exposure Scientist

Dr. Darpan Das is an Exposure Scientist at the IOM. Prior to joining IOM, Darpan was a post-doctoral Fellow at the Johns Hopkins University, USA. He has conducted research in various areas relating to human exposure assessment for airborne contaminants in occupational, residential, and outdoor settings. He has conducted studies in environmental decision-making that synthesize mathematical exposure models and monitoring data. He has led or participated in multi-disciplinary teams engaged in numerous community and exposure assessment and epidemiological studies in the US, India, Peru, Nepal and Bangladesh. Darpan holds a Ph.D. degree in Environmental Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India. During his PhD degree he worked on several aspects of clean cooking. The outcome of his Ph.D. research has led to the development of a national cookstove testing facility in India. His work has been published in several reputed journals- Environmental Science and Technology, Building and Environment, Biomass and Bioenergy, Environmental Research and Atmospheric Pollution Research.  He is also on the reviewer board of several reputed journals.


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PhD in Environmental Engineering, IIT Bombay (India)

Postdoctoral fellowship in Environmental Health and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (USA)


Research Interests

  • Air pollution in low-and-middle income countries
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Exposure modeling
  • Ventilation
  • Household Air Pollution
  • Low-cost sensors
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics