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Aditya Shivkumar

Environmental Consultant

Work experience

DSG Solutions, LLC

Feb 2015Present


  • Support air quality management and Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems(CEMS) programs for power generation utilities and large industrial facilities
  • Provide support with Federal (e.g. 40 CFR 75, 40 CFR 60, 40 CFR 98) and State air quality regulations that involve combustion unit stack exhaust monitoring, testing, recordkeeping and reporting requirements
  • Review and update Part 60 and Part 75 CEMS Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) plans and monitoring plans 
  • Assist with site specific recordkeeping and reporting to support clients’ EMS policy and procedure (ISO 14001)
  • Analyze large environmental data sets to develop unit specific discharge/emission limits

Lam Research Corporation, San Jose

Sep 2014Feb 2015


  •  Assisted with development and implementation of all site specific and regulatory EHS requirements at San Jose, CA campus
  • Provided regulatory compliance support for various businesses on topics including air, water, and hazardous materials handling; Drafted policy and procedures for safe handling of Toxic chemistry
  • Conducted routine process safety inspections, radiation surveys and sound level surveys
  • Conducted on-site spill/storm water sampling and inspections to comply with SPCC and SWPPP programs
  • Supported the governance of EMS (ISO 14001) by actively participating in incident investigation and RCCA
  • Developed statistical tools in R to analyse and categorize incident rates
  • Assisted in implementing document control measures; managed EHS database on SharePoint
  • Managed electronic MSDS system for Hazard Communication; managed EHS equipment inventory and calibration schedules
  • Coordinated with contractors to develop Hazardous Materials Inventory(HMBP) 

North Carolina State University

Jan 2013Aug 2014


  • Developed inverse Gaussian plume models in AERMOD to determine PM2.5 and NH3 emissions from concentrated livestock production industries
  • Modeled sensitivity of emission source type in AERMOD  to study the  effects of source types on horizontal ground-level emissions
  • Thesis on Indoor Air Quality assessment using Computational Fluid Dynamics; validated simulated results with extensive field studies conforming to ASHRAE & EPA Test Methods
  • Coordinated inter-departmental NSF/NIFA research projects; presented monthly reports on the progress of research group
  • Managed a team of interns with a non-technical background-Successfully handled briefing, execution of field studies and summer projects; Trained the team in data cleaning and statistical analysis
  • Authored and presented conference papers on bio aerosols and air dispersion modelling in  AERMOD and SCIPUFF

Air Quality Lab-North Carolina State University

Sep 2012Dec 2012


  • Analyzed carbon species in PM using Thermal/Optical Carbon Analyzers conforming to NIOASH protocols to assess environmental exposure of emissions from improved cook stove technologies in developing countries
  • Estimated emission factors; developed an algorithm in MATLAB to reduce noise  in data

Indian Institute of Science

Jul 2011Sep 2011


  • Collected data and developed multivariate statistical models to predict the  travel time  for mass transit systems using MATLAB
  • Co-ordinated with the research team to integrate models using TransCAD and Google Maps to develop a GIS database 


North Carolina State University

Aug 2012Dec 2014


Environmental Engineering

North Carolina State Universit

Aug 2012May 2014

M.Sc Minor


Visvesvaraya Technological University