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Arindam Biswas
Arindam Biswas Assistant Professor arndmfap[at] +91 13 32284785
Areas of Interest
  • Urban Planning, Regional Planning
  • Urban Governance, Regional Governance
  • Urban Inequality, Inclusive Growth
  • Housing, Urban Analysis
  • Urban Risk & Resilience , Climate Change & Disaster Mitigation
  • Smart City, Innovation & Creative Economy
Honors and Awards
DAAD FellowshipGerman Academic Exchange Service2015
MEXT Scholarship by Government of JapanUniversity of Tokyo2010
Educational Details
PhDUrban Planning University of Tokyo2013
Certificate in International Environmental Leadership Asian Program for Incubation of Environmental Leadership, APIELUniversity of Tokyo2013
Master of City PlanningUrban Planning Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur2009
Bachelor of ArchitectureArchitectureJadavpur University2005
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Impact of Land-Use Changes on Water Consumption Pattern in Urban AreasShastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI) 2018
Investment in Knowledge & Innovation & its’ Impact on Knowledge Cluster & Networking in Indian CityDST2018
Conservation of Traditional Buildings and Dissemination of Traditional Knowledge MoEF&CC2018
Smart Performance Roadmap for Airport Terminal Buildings in IndiaDST2017
Framework to Manage Construction and Governance of Smart City Building in IndiaNBCC2016
Comprehensive Capacity Building Program for AMRUT and Smart City Mission Cities MoUD2016
Measuring Inclusiveness of Indian Metropolitan Cities and Establish Inclusive Growth Index for IndiaIIT Roorkee2014
  • Institute of Town Planners India , Associate
  • Council of Architecture, India, Member
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
National Conference on Sustainable Built Environment (SBE-I)L&T Realty, BMTPC, DST & NBCC10/04/2015
International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment (SBE-II)Everest, BMTPC, 03/02/2017
Books Authored


1. Seta, F., Biswas, A., Sen, J., & Khare, A. (Eds.). (2017). From Poverty Inequality to Smart City. Singapore: Springer, DOI- 10.1007/978-981-10-2141-1.

2. Seta, F., Biswas, A., Sen, J., & Khare, A. (Eds.). (2017). Understanding Built Environment. Singapore: Springer, DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-2138-1.

Book Chapters

1. Biswas, A., & Maurya, K. (2018). Governance and Institutional Framework for Smart Cities in India. Mugambwa, J. and Katusiimeh, M. (Editors); Handbook of Research on Urban Governance and Management in the Developing World . IGI Global, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4165-3.

Technical Reports

1. Biswas, A., & Dev, M. (2016). Country Report on national and regional planning framework and analysis of planning and development of NCR Delhi and Modinagar, India. Institute for Urban and Environmental Development (UED, Japan). Tokyo: Institute for Urban and Environmental Development.