Portrait of Ashok Gadgil

Ashok Gadgil

Division Office
Indoor Environment Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R3029B
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-3026A
(510) 486-7784

Dr. Gadgil is a Senior Scientist, and Director for the Division. He has a Ph.D. in physics from University of California, Berkeley. His expertise ranges from computational fluid dynamics of indoor air and pollutant flows, simulation of entry and transport of indoor radon, building energy efficiency, and methods to treat drinking water to make it potable. He has more than 80 refereed archival journal papers, 120 conference papers, and several patents. He holds concurrent appointment on the UC Berkeley Campus as Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Areas of expertise:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics of indoor air and pollutant transport
  • Simulation methods for complex non-linear systems
  • Energy efficiency in buildings
  • Drinking water treatment

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This publications database is an ongoing project, and not all Division publications are represented here yet.

Publications

2014

2013

Amrose, Susan, Ashok J. Gadgil, Venkat Srinivasan, Kristin Kowolik, Marc Muller, Jessica Huang, and Robert Kostecki. "Arsenic Removal from Groundwater Using Iron Electrocoagulation: Effect of Charge Dosage Rate." Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering 48, no. 9 (2013): 1019-1030. Download: PDF (2.35 MB)
Amrose, Susan, Ashok J. Gadgil, Venkat Srinivasan, Kristin Kowolik, Marc Muller, Jessica Huang, and Robert Kostecki. "Arsenic Removal from Groundwater Using Iron Electrocoagulation: Effect of Charge Dosage Rate." Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering 48, no. 9 (2013): 1019-1030. Download: PDF (2.35 MB)

2012

Wang, Yungang, and Ashok J. Gadgil. "Critical Review of Particulate Matter Emitted from Biomass Cookstoves." In AAAR 31st Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN, 2012.
Wang, Yungang, Ashok J. Gadgil, and Thomas W. Kirchstetter. "Effect of Change in Cookstove Types on Visibility – A Case Study Using the Berkeley-Darfur Stove and Three Stone Fire." In A&WMA International Conference on Aerosol/Atmospheric Optics: Visibility and Air Pollution. Whitefish, MT, 2012.
Booker, Kayje, Ashok J. Gadgil, and David Winickoff. "Engineering for the Global Poor: The Role of Intellectual Property." Science and Public Policy 39, no. 6 (2012): 775-786. Download: PDF (1.51 MB)

2011

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