Qualification :


Specialization :



    • Bachelor of Architecture

Brief :

Varied experience in various fields of activity spanning over 45 years has helped developed an all round personality and strategic thinking ability. Industry He worked for one year at Central Building Research Institute Roorkee during 1974-75 as Senior Research Fellow of CSIR. Then he worked as first Junior Executive (Architecture) at BHEL Hardwar and then as an Engineer Construction at BHEL R&D Facility Hyderabad during 1975-1982. Design Works: Factory Gate and Boundary Wall Steel Melting Shop Office Forge Office Children’s Park Quarter for General Manager Worker’s Housing Insulation Laboratory Canteen Solar AC Windmill project Central Fountain Researcher’s Housing Estimation Costing Bill Payment Facility Management – Water Supply and Drainage Education: He went abroad and joined as Faculty at University of Ife Nigeria during 1982-86. He returned to India and worked with Manipal Institute of Technology and thereafter in Manipal University for 22 years during 1987-2009. He was the Professor and Dean of Faculty of Architecture before leaving Manipal. He joined Dr. BN College of Architecture for Women Pune in December 2009 and helped set up PhD Research Centre of University of Pune at the College. He went on leave to become Director Symbiosis International University during 2013-14. He returned back to the College and continued his research work and guiding 5-PhD students. He took up an assignment with Mangalayatan University Aligarh as Director Institute of Architecture and Planning and also as Director Quality Assurance for the University. He was the Dean College of Architecture and Design during Dec 2016July 2017. He is at present freelancing. Research @1. Study of Shanti Towns of Lagos Naigeria: sponsored by the University of Ife 1982-86 @2. Study of Traditional Medicine Practices in Oyo State: sponsored by the University of Ife 1982-86 @3. Appraisal of South Kanara Dodda Mane Houses: Sponsored by KSCST Bangalore 1988-89 @4. Study of Heritage of South Kanara: Sponsored by Madras Craft Foundation 1992 @5. Earthquake Risk Management in Bhuj and Latur – an appraisal 1999-2000

Experience :

    • Total Experience : 46

    • Industrial Experience : 10

    • International Experience : 6

    • Academic Experience : 30

Achievements/ Recognitions/ Awards :

    • 1. Listing on the Men of Achievement’ Volume XXII of the International Biographical Centre Cambridge United Kingdom.

    • 2. Honour and Plaque for contribution in Architecture education by the Indian Institute of Architects Pune Chapter in 2014.

    • 3. Global Award for Contribution to Education by Global Nagpur First – an international organization in October 2015.

Professional Memberships :

    • Fellow of The Indian Institute of Architects

Research Area :

    • Architectural Design

    • Disaster Management

    • Earthquake Risk Management


    • Architectural Design Studio, Professional Practice