Urban planning and that too urban mobility is now the hot topic where most of the actions are taking place. Keeping pace with the hectic activity in the sector is the professional movement. Here is the brief list of some of the professional movement in urban planning segment in the recent months.
Ajinkya Ingale is now Associate Highway Design Engineer at Stantec. Ajinkya is Transportation & Highway expert with experience in pavement design, overlay design, highway geometric design, traffic analysis, economic analysis, project co-ordination, material quality and SAP implementation. Ajinkya is B.E. in civil engineering from Government College of Engineering, Karad and has secured Masters in Transportation and Highway engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.
Debojit Nandi has been promoted as Deputy Transport Planner at Jacobs. Debojit has professional experience of working in the traffic and transport planning sector and is a transport modeller. Debojit is B. Tech in civil engineering from West Bengal University of Technology and M Tech in transportation and highway engineering from National Institute of Technology Agartala.
Parul Jain is now Urban Designer at City of Brampton. Parul is an Urban designer, planner and architect trained in India and Belgium. She holds a Master’s degree in Human Settlements, and a second Master of science in Urbanism and Strategic Planning, both from KU Leuven, Belgium.
Sharif Qamar is now Fellow at TERI – The Energy and Resources Institute. Sharif works on the research, policy analysis and project implementation within the Centre for Sustainable Mobility. An Arts graduate in economics from Delhi University, Sharif has done his MA in economics from Jamia Millia Islamia.
Sivasubramaniam Jayaraman, a Techno Advocate for Sustainable transport systems, has been appointed as member of Approval committee for Business Plan for service transformation of MTC. Sivasubramaniam has more than 10 years of work experience in the area of traffic & transportation engineering, intelligent transport system and road safety. Sivasubramaniam is B.E. in civil engineering from Kongu Engineering College and M.E. in urban engineering with specialisation in transport engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy.
Sridhar Thirumalasetti is now Discipline Lead and Senior Project Manager at Ramboll Finland. Sridhar has more than two decades of experience in highways infrastructure, transport planning, modelling in India, UK and Middle-East. Sridhar is B. Tech in civil engineering from Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University and has Master’s degree in Transportation and Highway Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University.
Tathabrata Bhattacharya has joined Odisha Bridge & Construction Corporation Limited as Individual Consultant (Urban Planning). He will be responsible for reviewing project plans for redevelopment of infrastructures in cities of Odisha. Tathabrata is an urban planner having experience in land rights, housing, planning legislation, community engagement, municipal laws and inter-disciplinary coordination. Tathabrata is a Bachelor of Planning from School of Planning and Architecture and has done M Sc in urban ecological planning from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).