Dr Sreekanth Vakacherla is a Senior Research Scientist at CSTEP. He completed his PhD and MSc from the Department of Physics, Andhra University, and MPhil from the University of Hyderabad. He previously worked with the University of Washington as a Project Manager, IIT Bombay as a Post-Doctoral Fellow, CMR Institute of Technology as an Assistant Professor, and Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre-ISRO as a Scientist. At CSTEP, he works with Dr Jai Asundi and team. His areas of interest include air quality and atmospheric aerosol monitoring, aerosol remote sensing, and aerosol instrumentation.