Qualification :

    • M. Arch in Urban Design - 2009; B. Arch - 2007

Specialization :

    • Urban Design and Smart Cities


    • Bachelor of Architecture

Brief :

Ar. Akash Mahale has graduated as an architect (2007) and holds a Masters of Architecture in Urban Design (2009) from prestigious CEPT University along with many MOOC s in Smart Cities Planning and Management from EPFL and ETH Zurich Switzerland Business Management Specialization from Wharton School of Management University of Pennsylvania. He has held Research Associate Urban Designer Project Architect and Urban Design Consultant positions for almost a decade while working with renowned organizations. He has substantial experience in the field of Architecture Urban Design and Smart Cities and has played a significant role in various capacities with CRDC-CoE-UT Arya Architects and as a McKinsey-VKu consultant to the Pune Smart City (PSCDCL) on various Urban Design and Architectural projects. He has received a Thesis Excellence Award as University Topper and was offered a Scholarship for Executive Masters in IGLUS from EPFL Switzerland. He has also won an IIA Student Design Competition. He actively played basketball during his school and college days and has won state and divisional championships. He brings his substantial professional experience along with his penchant for perpetual learning to bear upon his role as a next-gen committed academic to DYPU s School of Architecture. He aims to engender a new generation of architectural entrepreneurs to lead the future of architecture and allied professions.

Experience :

    • Total Experience : 10

    • Industrial Experience : 7.5

    • International Experience : 1

    • Academic Experience : 1.5

Achievements/ Recognitions/ Awards :

    • EPFL Switzerland Scholarship Offer for Executive Masters in IGLUS 2017-18

    • University Topper Thesis Excellence Award 2007

    • IIA Students Design Competition 2005 1st Prize Winner

    • National Scrutiny State Basketball Championships 1998-99

    • Amaravati Division Basketball Championship 1997 and 1996 Winner

    • Part of Core CRDC - CoE UT (CEPT R & D Consultancy - Centre of Excellence in Urban Transport) Team while it won two international and two national awards for BRTS

Professional Memberships :

    • Council of Architecture New Delhi

Research Area :

    • Urban Design and Smart Cities


    • Architectural Design, Urban Design, Urban Studies, Research, Project Management Electives etc.