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Gaurav Raheja
Gaurav Raheja Associate Professor grdesfap[at] +91 - 1332 - 285709
Areas of Interest
  • Universal Design, Visual Communication, Design Pedagogy, Sustainable Design
Professional Background
2014at PresentAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20092014Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20062009LecturerIIT Roorkee
Honors and Awards
Authored Universal Design India Principles (with 8 other authors)Copyright at NID, Ahmedabad2011
Universal Design AwardNCPEDP, New Delhi2010
Member of Screening Committee for National Disability AwardMSJE, New Delhi2010
Member of Review Committee for Accessibility StandardsMinistry of Urban Development, New Delhi2009
Yuva Ratna Award as Faculty GuideBirla White2009
MHRD Fellowship, GOIIIT Roorkee2002
Educational Details
Ph.D.Enabling Environments for the Mobility Impaired in Rural AreasIIT Roorkee2008
Master of ArchitectureDesigning for the DisabledIIT Roorkee2002
B.ArchitectureArchitectureP T U Jalandhar2000
Administrative Background
2010On GoingAssociate ManagerAnushruti
2008On GoingInstitute ArchitectIIT Roorkee
2009On GoingStaff AdvisorFine Arts Section, Hobbies Club, IITR
2011On GoingO C Building MaintenanceIIT Roorkee
20092011Staff AdvisorMusic Section, Cultural Council, IITR
2008On GoingO C WorkshopDept. of Arch. & Plng., IIT Roorkee
20062009O C ExaminationsIIT Roorkee
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
Animation BasicsNID, AhmedabadIIT Roorkee08th to 12
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Group DiscussionAR 416B.Arch. - IV th yearSpring
Building Construction - IIIAR 204B.Arch. - IInd yearSpring
Principles of ArchitectureAR 106B.Arch. - Ist yearSpring
Architecture DesignAR 102B.Arch. - Ist yearSpring
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Smita S. SuryawanshiArchitecture, Music
Swapneel JaiswalAccessibility, Barrier Free Transport
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Universal Design in Indian contextSmita SuryawanshiO1
Energy Efficient Building Envelopes for Indian ClimateGireendra KumarO1
Accessibility in Transportation SystemsSwapneel JaiswalO2013
Affordable Housing for the Urban PoorR K GargO1
Redevelopment of City Core - Ajmer CityNavneet MunothA1
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
SPA, BhopalJury on Universal Design02-03-2011
Technical University of Dresden, GermanyIndian Mentor under DAAD - MSP programme5.12.2013
Tokyo Technical College, TokyoProfessional visit 22.10.2012
BVB, HubliGuest of Honour, Annual NASA Convention17-01-2011
Universal Design in Architecture and Interior DesignDr.MGR School for Speech and Hearing Impaired, ChennaiG2014
Universal Design India ResearchB N C A, PuneI2014
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Effective Teaching; Cooperative Learning, Effective Faculty Development, Outcomes based educationIndo US Faculty Leadership Programme29-06-2009
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Barrier Free Environments, Short Term Course (1 week)QIP Centre, IIT Roorkee01-07-2011
Building Energy Simulation Awareness WorkshopUSAID, BEE, Continuing Education, IIT Roorkee03-08-2008