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Uttam Kumar Roy
Uttam Kumar Roy Assistant Professor ukroyfap[at]iitr.ac.in +91-1332-284766
Areas of Interest
  • Institutional Architecture, Mass Housing, New Town Planning, Urban Management, Capacity Building, Affordable Housing, Industrialised Building Systems (IBS), Housing for Natural Disasters
  • Inclusive Planning and Urban Infrastrcuture, Smart City, City Image, participatory Planning
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
20042012Assistant Professor and Nodal Officer, HUDCO ChairAdminitrative Training Institute, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata
20012004Architect PlannerWest Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (WBHIDCO), Government of West Bengal,
20002001Architect PlannerGhosh Bose & Associates Pvt Ltd.
20002000Project AssociateSchool of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi
19971998Assistant ArchitectPrabir Mitra, Architects, Engineers and Planners
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Best Subject Paper award in Architectural Engineering in National Engineering Congress, KochiInstitution of Engineers2009
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
PhDEnggJadavpur University2015
M. PlanningPlanning (Housing)School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi2000
B. ArchArchitectureJadavpur University1997
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
2017Till dateMember, SRICIIT Roorkee
20142015OC, ExaminationDepartment of Architecture and Planning
2016Till dateMember, DRCDeptt of Architecture and Planning
20142015MemberDepartment Adminstrative Committee (DAC)
2014Till dateMember, DAPCArchitecture and Planning
20132014CoordinatorMURP
20132014Member Faculty Committe, Academic Committe and OC, BuildingCentre for Excellence in Transportation Systems
20042012Assistant Professor and Nodal Officer, HUDCO ChairAdminitrative Training Institute, Kolkata
20012004Architect PlannerWest Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (WBHIDCO), Government of West Bengal,
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Modular Infill and Interlocking AAC Blocks with its Design interface for Affordable HousingMHRD (UAY project) , MOHUPA & BGSCTPL1917
PROCESS STANDARDISATION OF INCLUSIVE URBAN PLANNINGSRIC, IIT ROORKEE2013
Model LUDCP & DCR for Peri Urban AreasMinistry of Urban Development, Government of India2010
Memberships
  • Council of Architecture, New Delhi, Registered Architect
  • Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), Associate Members
  • Institute of Town Planners India (ITPI), Associate Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
HousingAR-659MURPAutumn
HousingAR-505B Arch-VAutumn
Planning StudioAR-651MURPAutumn
Land and Real Estate ManagementAR-666MURP and M ArchSpring
Architectural DesignAR 402B Arch 4th yearSpring
Building Code & RegulationsAR-208B Arch 2nd yearSpring
Infrastructure Planning and ManagementCT-501M Tech (Transportation Systems)Autumn
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Piyush SoniRental Housing
Rewati RamanMixed Land Use
Atul BiltoriaModular Design
Anil KumarLast Mile Connectivity
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
STC on Affordable Housing and Inclusive PlanningQIP, IIT Roorkee2-6June14
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. (2013, with   Roy, Madhumita &  Saha, Subir) “Adopting Industrialised Building System (IBS) in the Indian Housing Systems and Sub Systems” Journal of Indian Buildings Congress April 2013
  2. (2010, with   Roy, Madhumita &  Saha, Subir) “Development Options and Appropriate Module for Industrialised Mass-Housing in India.” ABACUS, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. Spring-Autumn
  3. (2010, with Ghosh, A., Chakravarti, R & Som, N. N.) “Attitudinal Orientation of First Level Managers for Improvement of Municipal Service Delivery: Experience of Training Intervention in Kolkata” Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance (CJLG) Issue-6, July, pp. 107-119.
  4. (2009, with   Roy, Madhumita) “Space Standardisation for Dimensional Coordination of a MIG Housing Unit Based on Market Trend in India” Journal of Institution of Engineers (JIE), Architectural Engineering Division, Vol-9, April, pp 1-7.
  5. (2008, with   Roy, Madhumita &  Saha, Subir) “Energy Optimization through Open-Industrialised Building System in Mass Housing Projects” Journal of Indian Buildings Congress April January 2008.
  6. (2007) “Capacity Building for Urban Governance through Training:  Experiences of ATI, West Bengal” Journal of Management in Government, July- September
  7. (2006) “Development Strategy and Urban Design Guidelines for Major Intersections, New Town, Kolkata” Journal of Institute of Town Planners India (JITPI), January-March
  8. (2004) “Development Control Regulations: Example from Major Indian Cities” Journal of Indian Institute of Architects (JIIA), Vol-9, April