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Mukherjee M. (Ms)
Mahua Mukherjee Professor 01332-285334/285036
Professional Background
2018On GoingProfessorDepartment of Architecture and Planning in Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
20122018Associate ProfessorDepartment of Architecture and Planning in Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
20052012Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Architecture and Planning in Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
20032005LecturerDepartment of Architecture and Planning in Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
20022003LecturerDepartment of Architecture in Birla Institute of Technology Mesra India
19992002Associate ArchitectInterdesign Calcutta
19971999LecturerSmt. J. D. Birla Institute of Home Science Calcutta India
19961997Visiting LecturerArchitecture Department in Jadavpur University Calcutta India
19951997Junior ArchitectC E Consultants Calcutta
19911995Senior Research FellowJadavpur University Calcutta India
19901991Trainee ArchitectSanyalson and Associates Calcutta
Educational Details
Doctor of PhilosophyDesign Parameters for Human Settlements in a Megacity Calcutta Case StudyJadavpur University Kolkata2003
Master of EngineeringBuilding Science and TechnologyUniversity of Roorkee Roorkee1990
Bachelor of ArchitectureArchitectureJadavpur University Kolkata1988
Post Doc Research with Fulbright FellowshipEnvironmental Risk Management with emphasis on community seismic resiliencyArchitectural Engineering Department Pennsylvania State University USA PA2008
Certificate CourseInternational Construction ManagementLund University Lund Sweden1996
International Certificate CourseOrganised Self Help HousingUniversity of Costa Rica Fuprovi and Lund University Sweden2007
Professional Certificate CourseEnvironmental Planning & Management (E-Learning mode)CEPT University, India2011
Administrative Background
2016Ongoing CoordinatorHousing for All Mission, IIT Roorkee
2014On goingICC Committee MemberIIT Roorkee
20122014 Institute Architect IIT Roorkee
20112013Chief AdvisorHimalayan Explorers' Club, IIT Roorkee
2008On Going Member of Faculty BoardCenter of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management, IIT Roorkee
2004On GoingMember of Library Advisory CommitteeIIT Roorkee
2004On GoingMember of Working groupIntellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell, IIT Roorkee
20092011Member of Executive CommitteeStaff Club, IIT Roorkee
20042005 Member of the Sports sectionIIT Roorkee
20062011Staff AdvisorHimalayan Explorers' Club, IIT Roorkee
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Preparation of Standards & Specifications for Design and Planning of Affordable Innovative Green HBMTPC2014
Documentation on Traditional Earthquake Resistant Building Technology available with SAARC CountriSDMC2013
Surface transformation due to Urban dynamics in Institutional campuses and its Environmental impacUCOST2012
Effects of Architectural Features on Wind Load in BuildingsUCOST2006
Earthquake Vulnerability and Loss appraisal for nonstructural elements in the Campus Buildings a roaMinistry of Earth Science, New Delhi2006
From dawn to dusk-Transportation of Rural women to and from Calcutta metropolisIFRTD (UK)1997
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
CIB Task Group 66 Webinar-The Implementation of Energy Efficient Buildings Policy in India and BeyonNetherlandsCIB2012-06-28
National Consultation on Development, Construction and Dissemination of Cost Effective TechnologiesIndia Habitat Centre, New DelhiBMTPC29-05-2012
National Conference-Pre-Engineered & Innovative Techniques in Construction IndustryKolkataIndian Building Congress at Hotel Swissotel, Kolkata25-05-2012
International Conference on Responding to Climate Change in the CaribbeanUniversity of London, United KingdomUniversity of London, United Kingdom13-06-2011
Workshop on Japan Multi-disaster: Earthquake, Tsunami, Fire & Nuclear radiationIIT RoorkeeIIT Roorkee26-03-2011
Brain Storming Workshop-Seismic Retrofitting PolicyGandhinagar, Chandkheda, AhmedabadIndian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar22-10-2010
Brainstorming session-Cost-effective building materials and construction technologies: problems & prNew DelhiBuilding Material and Technology Promotion Council ( BMPTC)2010-08-27
Regional Consultation Workshop-Urban Risk ReductionNainitalUNDP and DMMC, Uttarakhand08-07-2010
International Housing Conference 2010-Sustainable Housing:Charting New FrontiersSingaporeHousing Development Board, Singapore Government26-01-2010
  • Council of Architecture India, Member
  • Indian Institute of Architects, Member
  • International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB), Member
  • The Association of Engineers, Member
  • Centre for Built-Environment India, Member
  • India Habitat Forum (INHAF) India, Member
  • Fulbright Alumni Association, Member
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Assessment of Sustainability of Residential Campuses of Higher EducationShaila S. BantanurA
Evaluation of Urban Renewal Projects under JnNURM for Sustainable Urban Development in IndiaDoreshor KhwairakpamA
Urban Risk ManagementNeha BensalA
Study of the Wind Environment around a tall buildingK. MohanA
Effects of Architectural features on Wind Load in BuildingsAlok David JohnA
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. De, B & Mukherjee, M, Optimisation of Canyon Orientation and Aspect Ratio in Warm-Humid Climate: Case of Rajarhat Newtown, India, Accepted for publication in Urban Climate
  2. Memari, A, Mukherjee, M &Solnosky, R 2015, ‘Comparative Study of Various Wall Systems’ Performance Attributes in Different Environmental Conditions’,International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 64-79.
  3. Pawar, A. S, Mukherjee, M, & Shankar, R 2015, ‘Thermal Comfort Design Zone Delineation for India Using GIS’, Building and Environment, vol. 87, pp. 193-206.
  4. Mukherjee, M 2014, ‘Eco-Environmental Factors in Green Roof Application in Indian Cities’,Journal of The Institute of Engineers(India): Series A, Springer Publication, vol. 95, issue 3, pp. 137-142
  5. Khwairakpam, D, Shankar,R &Mukherjee, M2014, ‘Evaluation of Urban Renewal Projects under Jnnurm-Case Study Surat City’,  International Journal of Current Research, vol. 6, issue 06, pp. 7242-7246
  6. Mukherjee, M, Sahu, S &Pawar,A 2014, ‘Urban Heat Island Investigation- Techniques and methods so far’, Architecture – Time Space & People, vol. 14, issue 3, pp. 16-22
  7. Khwairakpam, D, Shankar,R &Mukherjee, M2014, ‘Rural Infrastructure Development through Community based Social Organization: Case Study-AwangSekmai village in Manipur’, Journal of North East India Studies, vol. 4, no. 1
  8. De, B &Mukherjee, M 2013, ‘Strategies and Challenges for Energy Efficient Retrofitting: Study of Empire State Building’, Journal of The Institute of Engineers(India): Series A, Springer Publication, vol. 94, issue 4, pp. 251-256
  9. Khwairakpam, D, Shankar, R &Mukherjee, M 2013, ‘Municipal Solid Waste Scenario in Urban Areas: Case Study of Imphal, Manipur’, Research Journal of MDKG, TJ-MDGL, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 1-12
  10. Bantanur, S, Mukherjee, M & Shankar, R 2012, ‘Sustainability practices in Institutions of Higher Educational Campuses in India’, Kashi Journal of Social Sciences, vol.2, pp. 254-260
  11. Mohan, K, Flay, R, Gairola, A, Mukherjee, M &Kwatra, N 2012, ‘Role of landscape elements in ameliorating adverse pedestrian level winds in the vicinity of tall buildings’, Bonfiring International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 41-50
  12. Bansal, N, Mukherjee, M &Gairola, A 2012, ‘Cities at growing risks’, The Journal of the Indian Institute of Architects, vol. 77, issue 10, pp. 21-22
  13. Mukherjee, M 2012, ‘Architecture is a 24X7 learning process’Special issue on All about Architecture Education in India, Architecture – Time Space & People, Premier Annual Edition, pp. 49
  14. Bansal, N, Mukherjee, M &Gairola, A 2012, ‘Urban Risk Reduction – basics of Sustainability’,Abacus, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 38-45
  15. Bantanur, S, Mukherjee, M & Shankar, R 2012, ‘Ushering in an Era of Campus Sustainability- helping reducing the carbon footprint literally’, The Journal of the Indian Institute of Architects, vol. 77, issue 9, pp. 24-28
  16. Mukherjee, M & Singh, V 2012, ‘Energy Efficient Lighting in Shopping Malls’, Architecture – Time Space & People, vol. 12, issue 9, pp. 32-37
  17. Mukherjee, M 2012, ‘Emergent Sustainable Site Management- Lean Construction’, Indian Building Congress, on “Pre-Engineered Buildings & Innovative Techniques in Construction Industry”, vol. XIX, no. 1, pp. 157-162
  18. Mukherjee, M & De, B 2012, ‘One more Chance on Energy Efficient Retrofit’,Architecture – Time Space & People, vol. 12, issue 5, pp. 39-43
  19. Mohan, K, Gairola, A, Mukherjee, M &Kwatra, N 2011, ‘Metamorphosis of tall Buildings in India: A Wind Engineering perspective’, Abacus, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 33-40
  20. Mukherjee, M & Mukherjee, S 2011, ‘Library Design at Crossroad: obsolescence or a phoenix’, Architecture – Time Space & People, vol. 11, issue 9, pp. 36-42
  21. Mukherjee, M &Baburaj, A 2011, ‘Next Gen Learning Environments’, Architecture – Time Space & People, vol. 11, issue 9, pp. 16-23
  22. Mohan, K, Flay, R,Gairola, A & Mukherjee, M, 2010, ‘Mitigating adverse pedestrian level winds in the vicinity of tall buildings’, Abacus, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 60-70
  23. Kumar, V &Mukherjee, M  2009, ‘Scope of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in India’,Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review, vol. 2, issue 1, pp. 165-169
  24. John, A.D., Gairola, A &Mukherjee, M 2009, ‘Effect of boundary wall on low-rise buildings’, Journal of Wind and Engineering, vol. 6(1), pp. 10-18
  25. Singh, A, Mukherjee, M, & Shankar, R 2009, ‘A rational for incorporating green roof in GRIHA rating’, Architecture- Time, Space & People, vol. 9, issue 6, pp. 30-33
  26. Mathew, P, Mukherjee, M, & Gupta, V 2009, ‘The performance of Intelligent Buildings in India’, Journal of Institute of Engineers (India), vol. 90, pp. 26-30
  27. Mukherjee, M &Sanyal, S 2007, ‘Envelope of a building’,Architecture- Time, Space & People, vol. 7, issue 11, pp. 18-24
  28. Mukherjee, M 2007, ‘Vernacular Tourist village at Touphema, Nagaland’, Journal of Institute of Engineers (India), Architectural Engineering Division, vol. 88, pp. 18-22
  29. Mukherjee, M 2007, ‘Self Help Reconstruction after earthquake and its different stages’, The Journal of the Indian Institute of Architects, vol. 72, issue 3, pp. 30-32
  30. Mukherjee, M 2006, ‘Consequence of Earthquake Damage on Non-structural Elements- an overview’, Journal of Institute of Engineers (India), Civil Engineering Division, vol. 87, pp. 15-20
  31. Mukherjee, M 2006, ‘Illuminating Architectural Space with Fibre optics’, Journal of Institute of Engineers (India), vol. 87, pp. 20-23
  32. Mukherjee, M 2006, ‘Industrial campus- Utkal Asbestos Limited, West Bengal’, Architecture + Design, vol. XXIII, no. 7, pp. 130-131
  33. Mukherjee, M, Poptani, K & Shankar R 2005, ‘Participatory models in urban development’, Institute of Town Planners’ India Journal, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 58-63
  34. Mukherjee, M 2005, ‘The SusTLE- a sustainable approach to enhance the contributions of disaster mitigation in settlement development’, International Journal of Emergency Management, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 163-175 
  35. Mukherjee, M 2003, ‘Impact Analysis Using Information Technology for New Intervention in Existing Sustainable Habitat’, International Society for Environmental Information Sciences, Environmental Informatics Archives, ISEIS Publication Series Number P002, pp. 53-69

Mukherjee, M 1992, ‘Thermal Comfort in Building Design’, The Journal for the Association of Engineers, INDIA, vol. 67, pp. 13-16