Faculty Profile

Name: Ar. Ishani Garg

Profile/Designation: Assistant Professor

Education : B.Arch (National Institute of Technology (NIT) Raipur, 2017); M Plan (Environmental Planning) (School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Bhopal, 2021)

Email : ishanigarg@sushantuniversity.edu.in



Short Biography

She is an Architect and Environmental Planner, with more than three years of professional experience in the industry and academia. She earned her B.Arch. and M.Plan degrees from prestigious academic institutions of the country. Prior to joining the academia she has worked on various renowned landscape projects with NMP Designs as a project architect and has also been a part of other architectural firms. She has keen interest in the fields of natural resource management with the special focus being on water, climate change, smart cities, and sustainable architecture and sustainable city development. Her thesis work titled “Planning for impacts of invasive plant species on freshwater lakes: Ramgarh Tal, Gorakhpur City” which highlighted the need to manage water resource efficiently was nominated for the ‘best thesis award jury’ conducted by Institute of Town Planners, MP Regional Chapter, who every year confer the prestigious ‘Best Thesis Awards’ to the planning students of Madhya Pradesh. 

Research Interests

Natural resource management, Climate Change, Sustainable development, Resilient Cities

Research Paper in Journals

  1. Evaluating Water Resource Carrying Capacity as a Tool for Water Sensitive Planning: A Case of Palghar Region, Maharashtra (Paper listed under the proceedings of 69th NTCP Conference, 2021 conducted by ITPI)
  2. Co-authored paper titled “Analog Pasts & Digital Futures: Sustainability & Inclusivity in Smart Cities” in IJRASET- International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology ISSN: 2321-9653 (2022)
  3. Co-authored paper titled “Recycling significance of waste management” in International Research journal of engineering and technology (IRJET) (2022)
  4. Co-authored paper titled “Urban Space Management” in Industrial Engineering Journal ISSN 0970-2555 (2022) 

FDPs Attended

  1. 11th July to 15th July 2022, Guiding self-built housing towards sustainability and thermal comfort conducted by Sushant School of Planning and Development and Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
  2. 8th March to 12th March 2022, “Geographical Information System – A multidisciplinary tool” conducted by Sushant School of Planning and Development, Sushant University
  3. 29th November to 3rd December 2021, Teaching and Learning, School of Art and Architecture, Sushant University 

Awards and Achievements (including Scholarship)

  1. Certification course on Beyond the Sustainable Development Goals: Addressing sustainability and development by University of Michigan
  2. RIO+25 UN Water Action Decade International Short Term Course Program: 2019-2020 (A Grade) IARF
  3. COP+26 2021 International Climate Action Course (A+ Grade) UN Habitat-India
  4. Nominated for the ‘best thesis award jury’ conducted by Institute of Town Planners, Madhya Pradesh Regional Chapter 

Affiliations and Memberships

  1. CoA Member
  2. ITPI Member