publications

Journal Articles

Balakrishnan K, Sambandam S, Ghosh S, Mukhopadhyay K, Vaswani M, Arora NK, Jack D, Pillarisetti A, Bates MN, Smith KR. Household Air Pollution Exposures of Pregnant Women Receiving Advanced Combustion Cookstoves in India: Implications for Intervention. Annals of Global Health, In Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aogh.2015.08.009

Pillarisetti, A.; Vaswani, M.; Jack, D.; Balakrishnan, K.; Bates, M. N.; Arora, N. K.; Smith, K. R. Patterns of Stove Usage after Introduction of an Advanced Cookstove: The Long-Term Application of Household Sensors. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2014, 48, 14525-14533. PDF - Supporting Information

Holstius, D. M., Pillarisetti, A., Smith, K. R., and Seto, E. Field calibrations of a low-cost aerosol sensor at a regulatory monitoring site in California, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 1121-1131, doi:10.5194/amt-7-1121-2014, 2014. Supplemental Material.

Ashish Singh, Bhushan Tuladhar, Karuna Bajracharya, Ajay Pillarisetti, Assessment of effectiveness of improved cook stoves in reducing indoor air pollution and improving health in Nepal, Energy for Sustainable Development, Available online 24 October 2012, ISSN 0973-0826, 10.1016/j.esd.2012.09.004.

Mukhopadhyay R, Sambandam S, Pillarisetti A, Jack D, Mukhopadhyay K, Balakrishnan K, Vaswani M, Bates MN, Kinney PL, Arora NK, Smith KR. Cooking practices, air quality, and the acceptability of advanced cookstoves in Haryana, India: an exploratory study to inform large-scale interventions. Glob Health Action. 2012 Sep.5; 5(0).

Smith KR, Pillarisetti A. A Short History of Woodsmoke and Implications for Chile. Estudios Publicos. 2012 Jul. 13; 126:163 - 79.

Yu Z-X, Li S-H, Evans J, Pillarisetti A, Li H, Li X-J. Mutant huntingtin causes context-dependent neurodegeneration in mice with Huntington’s disease. J. Neurosci. 2003 Mar.15; 23(6):2193-202.

Conference Presentations, Posters, & Papers

Pillarisetti A, Lam NL, Pokhrel A, Hill LA, Allen T, Kunwar B, Pandey B, Thapa S, Sijali TR, Smith KR, Bates MN. A Low-Cost, Carbon Dioxide Monitoring System for Estimating Household Air Exchange Rates. International Society of Exposure Science. Henderson, Nevada: October 2015.

Hill LA, Garland CR, Delapena S, Pennise D, Boatman MR, Phimmasone A, Kotting P, Vongnakhone K, Pillarisetti A, Smith KR. Predicting Personal PM2.5 Exposures from Kitchen Concentrations and Survey Data in Homes Cooking with Biomass Fuels: A Pilot in Lao, PDR. International Society of Exposure Science. Henderson, Nevada: October 2015.

Pillarisetti A, Allen T, Allen-Piccolo G, Vaswani M, Arora NK, Smith KR. Measuring Vertical PM2.5 Concentrations in Rural India: The Design, Development, and Evaluation of the Aerial Particle and Temperature Sensor (aPATS). International Society of Exposure Science. Henderson, Nevada: October 2015.

Pillarisetti A, Johnson MA, Garland CR, Allen T, Gill M, Delapena S, Charron D, Pennise D. Laboratory and Field Based Performance of an Integrated Air Quality and Stove Use Monitoring System. International Society of Exposure Science. Henderson, Nevada: October 2015.

Pillarisetti A. Extending the Stove Use Monitoring System: Updated hardware & software. Beyond Distribution: Ensuring and Evaluating the Adoption of Clean Cooking and Its Benefits. Lima, Peru: May 5, 2015.

Pillarisetti A, Smith KR. HAPIT: Household Air Pollution Intervention Tool. Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Webinar. Washington, DC: August 14, 2014.

Pillarisetti A, Johnson MA, Allen T, Garland CR, Charron DH, Pennise DM, Smith KR. Characterizing PATS+ sensor responses to air pollutants and integrating stove usage data for household energy assessments. Indoor Air 2014, Session D1: Smart and mobile Technologies, Hong Kong: July 8, 2014.

Smith KR and Pillarisetti A. A Joint Energy and Health Sector Workshop on Innovative Health Impacts Result Based Financing to Promote Clean Cookstoves. World Bank (via webinar), Washington DC: Feb 10, 2014.

Pillarisetti A, Holstius D, Johnson M, Allen T, Canuz E, Charron D, Pennise D, Seto E, Smith KR. Laboratory and Field Evaluation of the Particle and Temperature Sensor (PATS+) System: A Portable, Robust, and Low-cost Platform for Monitoring Combustion-related Household Air Pollution . American Association for Aerosol Research, 32nd Annual Conference. Portland, Oregon: October 2, 2013.

Pillarisetti A, Hanning C, Smith KR. An Overview of HAPIT: Household Air Pollution Intervention Tool. Estimating the Health Benefits of Scaling Up Clean Cooking Technologies. United Nations Foundation, Washington, DC: September 25, 2013.

Jack D, Kwakupoku A, Arora NK, Balakrishnan K, Bates MN, Kinney PL, Pillarisetti A, Owusu-Agyei S, Smith KR. Design and implementation of household air pollution intervention studies in relation to birth outcomes: Results from Phase I activities in Ghana and India. ISEE/ISES/ISIAQ Joint Conference 2013. Basel, Switzerland: August 20, 2013.

Jack D, Pillarisetti A, Vaswani M, Balakrishnan K, Bates MN, Das M, Kinney P, Mukhopadhyay R, Smith KR, Arora NK. What determines the adoption and continued use of advanced clean cookstoves? ISEE/ISES/ISIAQ Joint Conference 2013. Basel, Switzerland: August 20, 2013.

Hill LD, Temuujin B, Yumchindorj D, Edwards R, Suvdaa G, Jargalsaikhan G, Lam NL, Chumedsuren O, Damka O, Pillarisetti A, Smith KR. An Initial Assessment of Winter Trends in Indoor Particulate Pollution (PM2.5) in the Ger Region of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. ISEE/ISES/ISIAQ Joint Conference 2013. Basel, Switzerland: August 20, 2013.

Pillarisetti A, Sankar S, Vaswani M, Arora NK, Balakrishnan K, Bates MN, Jack D, Mukhopadhyway K, Mukhopadhyay R, Arul Selvan A, Smith KR. Evaluating the impacts of an advanced stove intervention on traditional cooking patterns and pollutant exposures in India using Stove Use Monitors. ISEE/ISES/ISIAQ Joint Conference 2013. Basel, Switzerland: August 20, 2013.

Johnson M, Pillarisetti A, Allen T, Charron D, Pennise D, Smith KR. A robust, low-cost particle monitor and data platform for evaluation of cookstove performance. EPA Air Sensors 2013: Data Quality & Applications. Research Triange Park, NC: March 18-19, 2013.

Northcross A, Pillarisetti A, Smith KR. Modeling Personal Exposure to Fine Particulates and Carbon Monoxide from Cookstove Smoke in Rural Highlands of Guatemalan Mothers using Simple Low Cost Sensors. In Abstracts of the 21st Annual Meeting of The International Society of Exposure Science. Baltimore, MD: Oct 23-27 2011.

Singh, A, Tuladhar B, Shrestha R, Karki K, Nakarmi P, Kansakar LK, Karmacharya AP, Pillarisetti A. 2010. Investigational research on the synergy of water pasteurization and improved cook stoves for providing safe drinking water and improved indoor air quality. Proceedings of the Regional Conference on WASH Solutions. Kathmandu, Nepal.

Pillarisetti A, Sarnat JA, Chawla C, Jadhav R, Riederer AM. PM2.5 Exposure in an Indian Urban Slum Community. In Abstracts of the International Society Exposure Analysis 2007.

Lectures

A Primer on Household Air Pollution and Health in Environmental and Occupational Case Studies, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Instructors: Sadie Costello and Ellen Eisen. 7 October 2015.

Book Chapters

Pillarisetti A. (2012) “The New Stove.” In Mendenhall E, Koon A, Burque HA (Eds). Environmental Health Narratives: A Reader for Youth. University of New Mexico Press; 2012.

Pillarisetti A. (2009) “A Brighter Future.” In Mendenhall E, Winskell K, Adams H. (Eds.) Global Health Narratives: A Reader for Youth. University of New Mexico Press; 2009.

Reports

Pillarisetti A, Sarnat JA, Chawla C, Jadhav R, Riederer AM. PM2.5 exposure in an urban slum community of Mumbai. Technical Report to IRDC 2007.

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