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By on July 22, 2016
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Name of university

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Department
Architecture & Planning

Address
Department of Architecture & Planning
IIT Roorkee
Roorkee – 247667
Uttarakhand
India

Phone
+91-8194086066

Official Focal Point
Dr. Arindam Biswas
aarindam.biswas@gmail.com

Alternate Focal Point
deanaair.iitr@gmail.com

Signee, Expression of Interest
deanaair.iitr@gmail.com

Contact
aarindam.biswas@gmail.com

Website
http://www.iitr.ac.in/

Description

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) is among the foremost of institutes of national importance in higher technological education and in engineering, basic and applied research. The Institute has completed 150th year of its existence in October 1996.

IIT Roorkee envisions to be the fountainhead of new ideas and innovations in science and technology. The Institute aims at creating an environment that shall foster the growth of intellectually capable, innovative and entrepreneurial professionals, who shall contribute to the growth of Science and Technology in partnership with industry and develop and harness it for the welfare of the nation and mankind.

As of now, IIT Roorkee has 19 academic departments, 2 academic centers and 4 centers of excellence supported by the several academic, research and administrative services.

Potential Collaboration Opportunities

The institute is interested in collaborating in major thematic hubs of interest including informal urbanism, climate change, urban regeneration, safer cities, urban accessibility, urban governance, and urban form identified by UN-Habitat.

The institute has expertise in planning and design, housing and slum upgradation, governance, land and legislation, reconstruction, water and sanitation, mobility, safety, climate change, resilience, information and monitoring, economy, energy and environment, and capacity development.
The institute hopes to collaborate with workshops, joint reports, student exchanges, and other similar small scale projects. The institute will also explore PhD collaboration in future.

Areas of Expertise related to UN-Habitat
  • Social Inclusion
  • Slum Upgrading
  • Safety
  • Planning and Design
  • Mobility
  • Governance
  • Environment

 

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