Dr. Vijay Kanawade received his M.Sc in Physics from Fergusson College, Pune in 2002 and M. Tech. in Atmospheric Physics from Savitribai Phule Pune University in 2004. He obtained his Ph.D. from University of Leicester, UK in 2010. He is recipient of Marie-Curie Research Fellowship and FELIX award (2006). He worked as Postdoctoral Researcher/Scientist at Kent State University, Ohio, USA (2010-2012), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (2012-2014) and Lund University, Sweden (2015). He then joined the Centre for Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, School of Physics at University of Hyderabad as UGC-Assistant Professor in April 2016. His research interests are atmospheric new particle formation and growth, aerosol-induced changes in cloud, radiation, rainfall, and climate, and air pollution. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles (h-index - 24 as per Google-Scholar). He is currenlty serving as Editorial Board member of Indian Jounral of Geophysical Union and Guest Associate Editor, Frontiers in Environmental Sciences.
Article providing direct observation-based evidence of neutral sub-3nm aerosol particles is published in Atmospheric Environment (Impact factor - 4.798), 2021.
Article providing new measurement-based evidence of the contribution of new particle formation and growth to climate-releavnt aerosols is published in Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres (Impact Factor - 4.26), 2021.