Professor, Department of Architecture

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Ph.D. 2008 Jadavpur University
M.Arch 1995 SPA, New delhi

Teaching Experience (3)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Dept. of Architecture, JU Faculty member 2001 to continuing
Dept. of Architecture, SIT, Tumkur Guest Faculty 1998 to 1998
Dept. of Architecture, JU Visiting faculty 1996-97 to 1998-1999
Industrial Experience (4)
Name Of Organization Postition Held Period
Self-employed Design Consultant 1996 to 2001
Shaheer & Associates Landscape Architect 1996 to 1997
NIRH Landscape Architect 1995 to 1996
S.K.Chatterjee & Associates Architect 1991 to 1993
Field of Specialization
Landscape Architecture
Courses Taught/Teaching
B. Arch., M. Arch., M. Tech., M. Phil., PhD
Research Area
Buildings for Climate change & Sustainability,
Cities & Bio-diversity, Historic/ Urban and Regional Landscape
Teaching and research- 11 years;
Professional- 21 years
Conference Papers Published (32)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Integrating a Heritage River in the Urban Form through Landscape Interventions: Studies on Adi Ganga, Kolkata Cities in the 21st Century - ISUF2020, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. 2020 Paul S. and Bardhan S. -446
Envisioning an Eco-Cultural Urban Landscape - A Case Study of the Ghats of the River Bhagirathi-Hooghly in Kolkata, India International Symposium on Historic Cultural Landscapes Seoul, S. Korea 2019 Bardhan S. and Paul S -27
Urban Greening Strategy Recommendations for the dense compact city of Kolkata, India Green Urbanism (GU), University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy 2019 Paul S. and Bardhan S 27-63-64
Traditional Indian Landscape Thinking: Protection of Nature through Cultural Practices ACLA Conference on Perception and Aesthetics of Cultural Landscapes in Asia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia 2019 Bardhan S. -83-84
Mitigation of Indirect GHG Emission through Wastewater Treatment in Wetlands, Case study- East Kolkata Wetlands, India Fourth Annual International Conference on Urban Planning and Property Development (UPPD2018) 2018 Banerjee Mukherjee A. and Bardhan S. Vol. 4 [DOI:10.5176/2425-0112_UPPD18.131]-72-75
Journal Papers Published (40)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Assessing Energy Intensity of Beach Hotels in an Upcoming Tourist Destination in West Bengal, India International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology 2021 Bose A. and Bardhan S. Vol. 12 (3)-511-519
Ecotourism: Lessons from Literature Review International Journal of Innovative Knowledge Concepts 2019 Bardhan S. and Sarkar S. Vol. 7 (7)-61-73
Indicator Based Assessment Of Vulnerabilities And Capacities Of Wetland Based Communities In Indian Cities Urban India 2019 Banerjee Mukherjee A. and Bardhan S. Vol. 39 (I)-73-95
Community Perception of Tourism Development in the Island Villages of the Indian Sundarbans: Case study of Jharkhali Island International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology 2019 Sarkar S., Bardhan S. and Sanyal P. Vol.8 (12)-526-540
Developing A Virtual Tool For Plant Resources In Multi-scale Urban Areas International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology 2019 Bardhan S. and Sarkar S. Vol.8 (12)-582-586
Books Published (5)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Chapter titled-Interpreting Jeanneret s Vision for Gandhi Bhawan MAPIN Publishing, Book name-GANDHI BHAWAN: Documenting and Conserving Modern Heritage of India 2019 Second Author
Article titled - The Landscape of Kolkata Trust for SEARCH, Book name-Blue lines of Kolkata 2018 First Author
Article in Book- Embodied Water of Construction and Its Significance in Sustainable Development: Case Study of A Single Family Residential House in Pune, India Annual Technical Volume of Architectural Engg. Division Board, The Institution of Engineers (India) 2018 Second Author
Article in Book- Investigating potential benefits of proposed eco-retrofits to an existing tourist lodge in the Sundarbans, India Book Name - Sustainable Hospitality And Tourism As Motors For Development: Case Studies From Developing Regions Of The World; Published by - Routledge (Taylor & Francis Gp.), Ed. Willy Legrand, Claudia Simons-Kaufmann, Philip Sloan 2012 First Author
Article in Book- Retrofitting potential of an existing tourist lodge for improved environmental performance: An Investigation Book Name - The Sustainable World; Published by - WIT Press, UK; Ed. C. Brebbia 2010 First Author
Awarded By Award Name Year

24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (24EUPVSEC), Hamburg, Germany Joint recipient of 'Best Poster/paper Award' in the area of 'PV deployment' 2009
Department of Culture, Ministry of tourism and Culture, Govt. of India Second Place in the Heritage Awareness Publications Competition for the City of Calcutta for INTACH Calcutta chapter 2004
6th IFLA (International Federation of Landscape Architects) Eastern Regional Conference, Taipei Second place in the Planning and Research category of the International Landscape Students' Design Competition (group work) 1994
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (13)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Ms. Alokananda Banerjee Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture: Exploring pathways to resilient cities and communities in Indian Context Prof. S. Ghosh Complete 2020
Ms. Swati Dutta Pathways for Future Sustainable Cities Prof. Dr. S. Bhaduri Complete 2019
Ms. Krishna Ghosh Sustainable Management Strategies For Urban Wetlands: Developing A Model For Sustainable Ecotourism In The East Kolkata Wetlands Prof. S. Roy Complete 2018
Mr. Indraneel Roy Choudhury Embodied Water in building construction and water resource assessment and management in buildings Prof. S. Roy Complete 2017
Mr. Amit Bhattacharya Inquiries into Cultural Landscapes and Environmental Concepts of India: A Search for Roots and Identity Ongoing 2016
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (2)
Name Of The Scholar Thesis Name Co-Superviser Year

Mr. C.S. Sarkar Community perception about climate change and adaptation strategies in Kakdwip block of Indian Sundarban delta 2019
Mr D Datta Eco-tourism planning for Mandarmoni, W.B. Prof S Hazra 2013
MASTER Thesis Guidance (9)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

T. Bhattacharya Indian Standard Based Lighting Software Development & Its Validation through Application in Lighting Design Sri S. Pal 2019
S. Acharjee Lighting Design of a Smart City Dr. D. Das 2018
C. Rajalakshmi Proposed Lighting Design for The National Nivedita Heritage Center, Bagbazar, Kolkata Sri S. Pal 2016
P. Mukherjee Proposed Lighting System Design for Indoor Applications in Different Building Typologies Sri S. Pal 2015
I. B. Roy Proposed Re-Designing of Interior Lighting of Abani Mancha at Jorasanko Thakurbari, Kolkata Sri S. Pal 2015
Project Works (6)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Assessment of embodied water content of contemporary urban buildings Principal Investigator UGC Major Research Project 8.268 Lacs 3 years 2011 to 2014 Complete
Studies On Resource-Consumption Pattern In The Construction Of High-Rise Buildings Principal Investigator DST PURSE 9.9 Lacs 3 years 2009 to 2012 Complete
Studies on Environmental Impacts Of Contemporary Urban Multi-Storied Residential Buildings Principal Investigator AICTE Career Award for Young Teachers 10.5 Lacs 3 years 2009 to 2012 Complete
Master Conservation Planning (Historic Landscape) of City Palace Complex, Udaipur Co-Investigator DRONAH 2.0 Lacs 1 + 1 years 2006-2007 to 2008-2009 Complete
Landscape Conservation of Ghats along Calcutta Riverfront as part of Riverfront Rejuvenation Principal Investigator Jadavpur University 0.45 Lacs 2 years 2002 to 2004 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (3)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

One week Faculty Development Program on Glass Architecture & Design at Dept. of Architecture, JU. Glass Academy Foundation 2016
1. Two-Day National Seminar On Smart Habitat: Cities, Buildings, Products & Services at Gandhi Bhavan, JU. 2015
Two-day Training Program on 'Lighting for Heritage Structures' DRONAH, Gurgaon 2011
InviteLectures (26)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Invited Panelist at the Symposium on Shared Built Heritage in Bengal National Scientific Committee on Shared Built Heritage, ICOMOS & ICOMOS India East Zone Tagore Centre, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Kolkata 2017
Proposed Eco-cultural Park at the Workshop on Wise use of EKW Environment Department, Govt. of W.B. Hotel Lalit Great Eastern, Kolkata 2017
Resource Person on Sustainable Built Environment at the UGC-HRDC Refresher course on Disaster Management & Environment School of Oceanographic Studies, JU Jadavpur University 2017
An Introduction to Urban Landscape of Kolkata SEARCH & IIT-Kgp. s School of Infrastructure Design IIT Kolkata Centre 2016
Condition assessment of the landscape environs of Gandhi Bhawan, Panjab University Panjab University in association with DRONAH and IIT Madras Gandhi Bhawan, Panjab University 2016
Membership Of Learned Societies (9)

Indian Institute of Architects
Indian Society of Lighting Engineers
Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage
Indian Society of Landscape Architects
Agri-Horticultural Society of India
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (1)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

Three week UGC Refresher Course on Built Environment & Sustainable Technologies in association with UGC-HRDC, JU Dept. of Architecture, JU 2017
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (28)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

Entrepreneurs Workshop on Construction & Demolition (C&D) Waste Management and Utilization for Industry GIZ & Centre for Quality Management System, JU Seminar Room, Mechanical Engg., JU. 2017 Invited delegate
National Symposium on Making Heritage Buildings and Spaces Alive ICOMOS India & Indian Museum Asutosh Birth Centenary Hall, Indian Museum 2016 Invited delegate
TEQIP-II National Workshop on Revisiting Intellectual Property Rights in the context of Recent Developments in Science & Technology Faculty of Engg. & Tech., JU H. L. Roy Auditorium, JU. 2016 Invited delegate
Dissemination Workshop Of The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) Of IPCC On Key Messages From IPCC AR5: What Do They Mean For South Asia And Eastern India? Global Change Program, JU Hotel Grand Oberoi, Kolkata 2015 Organizing Member
One Day Workshop COA Minimum Standards and Online Institution Management System (IMS) - 2015 Council of Architecture, India Mumbai 2015 Invited delegate
Session chaired (4)
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

Luminescence, a Two-day National Student Congress on Illumination Technical Session-I, Day-I ISLE and Electrical Engg. Dept., JU Triguna Sen Auditorium, JU. 2017
Lux Pacifica-15 & Lighting India International-15 (LP-15 & Lii-15) Conference Co-Chaired two Sessions- Lighting & Architecture and Aspects of Lighting Indian Society of Lighting Engineers (ISLE ) Hotel ITC Sonar, Kolkata 2015
Workshop on ‘Maintenance and Management of Garden Resources’ Technical session -I RECCE, JU K.P.Basu Memorial Hall, JU 2009
ZONASA Changing Paradigms in Landscape Design Arch. Dept., JU Triguna Sen auditorium, JU 2008
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Professional Society Activity (2)
Type of Professional Activity Period

Convenor, Education sub-committee, ISLE, Calcutta chapter 2005 to 2007
Member of Environment & Landscape Architecture Committee, IIA 2008 to 2010
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (3)

1. Joint Director, School of Illumination Science, Engineering and Design, Jadavpur University (2010-2014)
2. Programme Officer, National Service Scheme (NSS), from 2010-2016
3. India-Sri Lanka Foundation Visiting Academic at Dept. Of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka in Sep.-Oct. 2014 and June-July 2018.