Talks

Invited expert lectures, talks, and panelist

  • Planning and design of urban roads, expert lecture at Nirma University, 16-Apr-2021

  • Public transport accessibility and planning policy: an Indian perspective, online Modelling the new urban world: AUM2020 online global workshop hosted by Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies, University of Cambridge, 28-Jan-2021 [YouTube link]

  • Urban and transport planning for sustainable cities: case study of Ahmedabad, lecture at the Short-term Training Programme at Civil Engineering Department, Nirma University, 6-Jun-2018

  • A liberal planning approach, talk presented via video conferencing at the Martin Centre 50th Anniversary Conference on Cities and Transport, University of Cambridge, 14-Aug-2017

  • Urban transport: planning, design, and management, lecture at the program on Urban Futures Planning organised by Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad, 1-Aug-2015

  • Modelling for sustainable cities, lecture at the program on Urban Futures Planning organised by Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad, 1-Aug-2015

  • Bus transport system: accessibility and station design, lecture at Talking Transit VII – Designing a Modern City Bus Service, a Workshop organised by Gurgaon Municipal Corporation and WRI India - EMBARQ 2-3 July 2015, Gurgaon.

  • Exploring the Smart City concept: case study learnings and application to the Indian context, expert panel member and presenter at the Seminar on Smart Cities: Urban Utopia or the Future of Cities?” organised by Centre for Urban Equity, CEPT University, 8-May-2015

  • Participatory governance and smart cities, expert panel member for the discussion held at Centre for Environment Education (CEE), Ahmedabad, 27-Sep-2014.

  • Urban and transport planning for sustainable cities: case study of Ahmedabad, expert lecture at the short-term training program on Comprehensive Transportation Planning Practices (CTPP), SVNIT, Surat, 13-May-2013.

  • Urban and transport planning for sustainable cities: case study of Ahmedabad, talk at the Vibrant Gujarat 2013, Vibrant Future Cities Conclave, Gandhinagar, 10-Jan-2013.

  • India urbanisation: an overview and SWOT analysis, lecture at the 6-day training program on Town Planning Schemes organised by the Centre for Training and Development, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, 29-Oct-2012.

  • Urban modelling to strengthen DP making: case study of Ahmedabad, presentation at the research seminar on Transport related developmental challenges in Ahmedabad organised by Centre for Urban Equity (CUE), CEPT University, Ahmedabad, 27-Oct-2012.

  • Urban modelling for enhancing master plan making: SIMPLAN for Ahmedabad, India, talk at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Long Island, NY, 22-Jun-2012

  • Urban modelling for enhancing master plan making: SIMPLAN for Ahmedabad, India, talk at the World Bank, Washington, DC, 21-Jun-2012

  • Urban modelling for enhancing master plan making: SIMPLAN for Ahmedabad, India, talk at the School of Public Policy, George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 18-Jun-2012

  • Urban modelling for enhancing master plan making: SIMPLAN for Ahmedabad, India, talk at the Institute of Urban and Regional Development, College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 8-Jun-2012

  • Urban India and planning for sustainable cities: SIMPLAN—a model based approach, talk at the Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, 30-May-2012

  • Urban India and planning for sustainable cities, talk at the Center for India and South Asia, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), CA, 21-May-2012

  • Regression analysis, lecture at the Faculty Development Programme on Research Methods, CEPT University, 20-Dec-2011

  • Urban and transport planning in Ahmedabad, lecture at the short-term training program on Recent Trends in Urban Transportation, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology (SVIT), Vasad, sponsored by the Government of Gujarat, Commissionerate of Industries, 25-Nov-2011

  • Research, publications, and referencing, lecture at the Thesis Methodology Workshop, Faculty of Technology, CEPT University, 6-Sep-2011

  • Modelling for sustainable urban & transport planning: a case study of Ahmedabad, expert theme speaker at the National conference on Sustainable Urban and Transportation Planning: Issues and Management Strategies (SUSTRIMS 11), SVNIT, Surat, 9-Jul-2011

  • Urban and transport planning: theory and applications, lecture at the Urban Transport Modelling course conducted by Anchor Institute, CEPT University, 13–14 Apr-2011

  • Urban and transport planning in Ahmedabad, lecture at Nirman 2010, Silver Jubilee Symposium, Ahmedabad, 19-Sep-2010

  • Urban transport infrastructure overview, lecture at TARU Consultants, Gandhinagar, 30-Jun-2010

  • Urban simulation tools to enhance Development Plan making, seminar at The Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies, University of Cambridge, 15-Oct-2008

  • Urban simulation tools to enhance Development Plan making, seminar at Robinson College, University of Cambridge, 18-Sep-2008

  • Urban transport in Ahmedabad: problems, responses, and strategies, orientation lecture at SBST, CEPT, 29-Jul-2004