Faculty Profile

Name : Dr. Himadri Shekhar Dey

Profile/Designation : Assistant Professor

Education : B.A. (Hons.) (VB.U., 2006), M.A. (VB.U., 2008), PG Diploma (J.U., 2010), M.Plan.(S.P.A.- Delhi, 2012), Ph.D. (VB.U., 2015).

Email : himadridey@sushantuniversity.edu.in

Short Biography

Dr. Himadri Shekhar Dey is an IGBC accredited Geographer- Planner with GIS Expertise, with on field and rich industrial & research experience on Spatial Planning. He is a regional planner form School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi having 12 years of professional experience in urban and regional planning. He has worked with government and non- government planning organizations like Delhi Development Authority, NCR Planning Board etc. dealing with Zonal Development Plans, Master Plans, Functional Plans, NCR Regional Plan etc.

Research Interests

Urban and regional planning, Infrastructure planning, Transport and Mobility /ToD, Spatial Planning in Geospatial environment, Climate Change and Resilience


Articles in Journals and Chapters

  1. Geopolitical Issues on the Indo-Bangladesh Enclaves (Chhitmahals), published at Hill Geographer, Vol. XXVIII (2012) No.2, ISSN 0970-5023, pp. 55-72.
  2. Importance of Agricultural Development in Block Level Planning for the Hilly District of Tehri Garhwal published at International Journal for Current Research and Techniques, Vol. I, Issue I, March-2014, ISSN 2348-4446 (Print), 2349-3194 (Online) PP. 15-30.
  3. Built Up Area Analysis of the Green Belt of Master Plan of Delhi (MPD) - 2021 In GIS Platform (UCP0085), published on the Conference Proceedings of 15th ESRI India User Conference on 11th December, 2014.
  4. Importance of Land Use and Transportation Integration in modern day city planning published in the Conference Proceedings of SPD(SU) International Conference on Inclusive and Resilient Cities for sustainable future, Vidya Kutir Publication (2022), pp. 164-176.
  5. Urban Revitalization through Improvement of Tourism in City Planning, published in the Conference Proceedings of SPD(SU)  International Conference on Inclusive and Resilient Cities for sustainable future, Vidya Kutir Publication (2022), pp. 177-184.

Research Projects

  1. Mission Amrit Sarovar – Jal Dharohar Sanrakshan Internship: Jal Mahal and Adjacent Land, Narnaul 

Workshop attended

  1. Sustainable Built Forms and City , School of Human Settlements, XIM University, 9th July, 2022.
  2. Fundamentals of Applied Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing with special emphasis on QGIS, Deptt. of Geography &  IQAC, Basirhat College, WBSU, 24 Parganas(N), W.B, 22nd-26th July, 2020 (presenter). 

FDPs Attended

  1. Climate Resilient Cities: An integrated planning and designing approach, CSE, 31.01.2023 – 03.02. 2023.
  2. Creativity and Innovation in Business, SoB (SU), 16th Jan –20th Jan 2023. (presenter)
  3. IGBC Green League 2022 Phase 2, 2 to 6 Aug 2022
  4. Constructive Teaching Expertise in Phygital Era, VATEL (SU) 18-22 July, 2022.
  5. Geographical Information System – A multidisciplinary tool, SPD (SU), 08th- 12th March, 2022. (presenter) 

Awards and Achievements (including Scholarship)

  1. Awarded 2nd  Runners up for Best Paper presented at  15th ESRI India User Conference   2014, on  "Analysis of Built Up in Green Belt of MPD - 2021 in GIS Platform” (UCP0085).
  2. Qualified Research Eligibility Test (RET) in February 2011 for Ph.D. 

Affiliations and Memberships

  1. Associate Member , Institute of Town Planners, India
  2. IGBC Accredited Professional
  3. International Member, Planners Network, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA

Life Member ,  Geographical Society of North Eastern Hilly Region.