Faculty Profile

Name:       Leena Thombre

Profile:      Assistant Professor

Education: B.Arch- Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal

                  M.Plan- School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Bhopal

Email: leenathombre@sushantuniversity.edu.in

Leena Thombre is a researcher, planner, and architect. She has a diverse background in academia, non-profits, and the private sector. She earned her B.Arch. and M.Plan degrees from prestigious academic institutions of the country. She has submitted her PhD research work in the year 2021. Her research focuses on public spaces in cities and integrates urban planning and design principles to assess the conviviality of public open spaces objectively. Her study has also been published in Scopus-indexed international publications of urban planning.

She has project monitoring and consulting (PMC) experience in municipal corporations, where she has implemented government programmes such as AMRUT and Swacch Bharat. She has worked as a planner with the Mumbai Environmental and Social Network (MESN), a non-profit organization, on rehabilitation and development projects. She has three years of teaching experience in Architecture and Planning at NIT Bhopal. As an architect, she has worked on educational establishments, ecotourism initiatives, and residential buildings.

She is proficient in GIS software. Her work has been presented at an international GIS conference. She likewise has command on presentation and documentation applications like AutoCAD and Microsoft Office.


1. Thombre, L., & Kapshe, C. (2020a). Conviviality as a Spatial Planning Goal for Public Open Spaces. IJRTE, 8(5), 4382–4387.

2. Thombre, L., & Kapshe, C. (2020b). Understanding Contribution of Physical Accessibility in Perceptual Conviviality of Public Open Spaces using Analytical Hierarchy Process. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 9(4), 2798–2803.

3. Thombre, L., & Kapshe, C. (2021a). A framework of Built Environment attributes for evaluation of conviviality of a Public open space. Ecology, Environment and Conservation, 27(2), 396–404.

(SCOPUS Indexed)

4. Thombre, L., & Kapshe, C. (2022). Verification of connection between legibility and conviviality of public open spaces- a case of new market, Bhopal.

     Journal-Ecology, Environment and Conservation

Awards and Achievements

She has qualified GATE with AIR- 239 IN 2010.

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