Associate Professor & Deputy Head
National University of Singapore
Prof. Rajasekhar Balasubramanian has been a faculty member at NUS since 1996. Prior to joining NUS, he worked at the New York State Department of Health and at Brookhaven National Research Laboratory, USA as a scientist. Prof. Bala has broad research experience and interests ranging across: Urban Air Quality, Climate Change Mitigation, Bioenergy, Health Risk Assessment and Urban Sustainable Environment. He has led several multi-national, multi-disciplinary research projects successfully over the years. His research has resulted in more than 200 international journal articles. In recognition of his excellence in research and teaching, Prof. Bala has received a number of research and educator awards.speaker/participant at the Atmospheric Chemistry Colloquium for Emerging Senior Scientists (ACCESS I), MIT, Boston, USA (1991); this selection was made based on the quality and impact of my PhD thesis. Best Paper Award, Tenth Regional IUAPPA Conference, Istanbul, Turkey (1997) Prestigious Publication Award, The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (2001) Best Paper Award, The Health Sciences Authority-National University of Singapore (HSA-NUS) Symposium on Environmental Health (2005) Best Paper Award (Oral Presentation) at the 60th International Scientific Symposium, hosted by the Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine (COFM), NUS, 2008. Certificate of Appreciation from the America Chemical Society in recognition of my valuable contributions and dedicated service to the peer review of manuscripts submitted to ACS journals (2012). Certificate of Merit Award, Division of Environmental Chemistry, American Chemical Society (October 2013).
Aerosol Science &Technology,Ambient Air Quality, Atmospheric Kinetics &Photochemistry