IITM’s Pollution Anomaly

On 15th December, 2015 NDTV ran a story reporting that IIT Madras is the second most polluted place in the country. For anyone who has been in the campus though, excessively high pollution levels seem absurdly ridiculous to believe. To get to the root of the matter, we spoke to the Chairman of the Engineering Unit, Prof. Ligy Philips, whose research interests include air pollution modelling and control.