Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Ashok Kumar, P.Eng.





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Distinguished University Professor 

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
The University of Toledo
2801 W. Bancroft Street
Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390
Phone: (419)530-8120/8136
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Dr. Kumar has interests in air pollution, risk analysis and environmental information technology. His recent accomplishments include the development and evaluation of ambient and indoor air quality models, study of air quality impact due to public transportation buses running on biodiesel, study of radon problems/ mitigation systems in Ohio and analysis of air pollution data.


Ph.D., Environmental Fluid Mechanics, University of Waterloo; 1977
M.A.Sc. (Master of Applied Science), Mechanical Engineering, University of Ottawa; 1972
B.Sc.Eng. (Hons.), Mechanical Engineering, Aligarh University, India; 1970


Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, 1980
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, 1983
Professor, 1989-Present
Chairman, 2004-Present


  • Research Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory; Summer 1987
  • Environmental Consultant, Toledo Edison Co., Toledo, OH; Summer 1981 and Summer 1982
  • Atmospheric Physicist (Special Studies), Environmental Affairs Dept., Syncrude Canada Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta; February 1977 - October 1980
  • Part-time Consultant, Envirodyne Ltd., Waterloo, Ontario; November 1974 - May 1976
  • Assistant Analyst, Office of Institutional Research, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta; April 1973 - June 1974
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, Industrial Health, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo; 1988-89, 1995-2006
  • Adjunct Professor, Public Health and Homeland security, University of Toledo Health Science Campus,2007-Present


 Honors and awards

  • Fellow member, Air and Waste Management Association (1997)
  • L.A. Ripperton Award for distinguished achievement as an educator in the field of air pollution control, Air and Waste Management Association, June 2003
  • Honorary Member, Air and Waste Management Association, 2014.




Last Updated: 6/27/22