AIT 50+year Logo2

Faculty

Prof. Vivek Sabherwal

Designation: DIRECTOR

Academic Qualification: M. Arch., Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, U.S.A. B. Arch. GCA, Lucknow

Experience: 30 Years

Bio-Note
  • M. Arch.Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, U.S.A. 1992-1995 (First Indian Architect to receive the honour)
  • A practising Architect/ Interior Designer from 1995 to 2014 and has written over 200 articles in Design journals and newspapers
  • A columnist for magazines and newspaper (Financial Express, Sunday edition) 2004-06
  • Won State Level Architecture Design competitions
  • Director, Apeejay School of Architecture & Planning, Greater Noida since May 2014
 

Prof. Anand Khatri

Designation: PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M.Arch., SPA, Delhi B.Arch, GCA, Lucknow Intach. UVCT, Poiesis

Experience: 27+ Years

Bio-Note
  • An architect, now a Professor with Apeejay School of Architecture and Planning
  • B. Arch. from GCA 1993 and an M.Arch. in Architectural Conservation from SPA 1996
  • Founder of an academic research organization - UVCT (Urban Village Charitable Trust)
  • Researches on ‘Urban Villages’, ‘Paradigms of Urban Growth’, and ‘Water and the City’
  • Founder of the POIESIS Society for Poetry. Published two books - 21 Seasons (2017) and ‘Wo Din Wapas Laa Sakti Ho’ (2019)
  • Trained in Pranic Healing and is a Theosophist
 

Prof. Dr Bipasha Kumar

Designation: PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: PhD SPA, Delhi M.Arch. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi B.Arch. MANIT, Bhopal AITP, ITPI, Delhi

Experience: 26Years

Bio-Note
  • Dr Bipasha Kumar is an Architect, Planner, Academician, and Administrator with a B. Arch. from MANIT, Bhopal, M.Arch. from Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, Ph.D. from SPA Delhi, and AITP from ITPI, Delhi. She has 27 years of professional, academic, research, and Administrative experience. At present, she is a Professor at Apeejay School of Architecture and Planning, Greater Noida. She has taught Bachelor of Architecture at Galgotias University, Greater Noida. and Sharda University, Greater Noida. She has served as a School Coordinator at Sharda University and Officiating Dean at Galgotias University. She has been associated with SPA Delhi briefly as Visiting Faculty. She is an Associate member of ITPI, Delhi, and Life Time Member of the Council of Architecture, Delhi.
  • Before coming to academics, she has worked with Architectural offices in Bhopal, Calcutta, and Noida and was also practicing on her own. Her areas of interest include Urban Risk, Transformation of Urban Villages, Impact of Built Environment, Architectural Pedagogy, and Teaching issues in Architecture Education. To her credit, she has several international and national publications and presentations.
 

Ar. Sumi Agarwal

Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M.Arch. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi B. Arch. G.E.C Pandit Ravishankar University, Raipur

Experience: 23Years

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Sumi Agrawal is working as an Associate Professor at Apeejay Institute of Technology, Greater Noida. She has completed her Bachelor's degree from Deptt. Of Architecture, NIT Raipur, in 1997 and Master's degree (With distinction in Architecture Pedagogy) from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, in 2009. She has over 23 years of professional experience with seven years of experience in industry and 16 years in teaching. She is associated with Apeejay SAP since 2004. Before her academic career, she held the position of Senior Architect in Architectural firms and worked on projects like Housing, Offices, Commercial Complex, etc. Her areas of interest & research are in Architecture Education and Passive Techniques for Energy Efficiency.
 

Ar. Rochika Sharma

Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M. Arch. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi B. Arch. Panjab University, Chandigarh

Experience: 38Years

Bio-Note
  • Research Interest: Environment and Sustainability.
  • Some of the Research projects include Transit-oriented Development, Flash Floods in Delhi, Basic Amenities in Slums, Pollution in Delhi, and Sustainability through Public transport, etc
 

Dr Santosh Tiwari

Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: Ph. D. M.A.N.I.T, Bhopal M.Arch. Integral University, Lucknow B.Arch. B.B.D. N.I.T.M. University, Lucknow

Experience: 15Years

Bio-Note
  • An architect by profession and opted for the teaching profession because of her love & compassion for students' fraternity.
  • Gained 14 years of experience in Architecture Education while working at Integral University Lucknow, Amity University Noida, MET Faculty of Architecture Moradabad.
  • Currently working at Apeejay School of Architecture & Planning, Greater Noida, as Associate Professor.
  • She has a Doctoral degree from MANIT Bhopal.
 

Ar. Smita Rashmi

Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M. Arch. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi B. Arch. Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

Experience: 17Years

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Smita Rashmi is working as an Associate Professor at Apeejay Institute of Technology, Greater Noida. She has completed her Bachelor's degree from the Deptt. of Architecture, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, in 2003 and Master's degree (with distinction in Building Services) from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi in 2015. She has over 16 years of experience with seven years of experience in Industry and nine years in Teaching. She has taught in several other colleges of Architecture, both in Bachelor's & Master's degree courses. She held the position of Senior Architect in numerous architectural firms & successfully completed the projects on Housing, Hospitals, Offices for Govt./Semi Govt. Organisations, Commercial Complexes, etc. Her area of interest & research is in Services in Hospitals.
 

Ar. Seema Kharbanda

Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: Pursuing PhD. D-crust University, Haryana M. Plan, SPA New Delhi B. Arch. MIT Aurangabad

Experience: 28Years

Bio-Note
  • Having completed her post-graduation in Housing from School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi (Gold Medalist), Ar. Seema Kharbanda has more than 24 years of industry experience and has specialised in various diversified projects in the fields of interiors, multi-storeyed apartments, landscaping, transportation, and the oil sector practicing in her own consultancy firm M/S PLANNERS KONCEPT from 1995. Having completed Bachelor's in Architecture from MIT Aurangabad with first division, she has also successfully completed various prestigious projects for Govt. organisations and in the corporate sector.
  • With a zeal to impart practical knowledge to the young generation, she is presently engaged as an Associate Professor at Apeejay Institute of Technology – School of Architecture & Planning. She is involved in teaching the students in a friendly and congenial atmosphere to help them develop and evolve as architects with practical knowledge and details. She is also pursuing doctoral research in the field of resilience framework analysis for urban floods in India.
 

Ar. Richa Malik

Designation: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M. Arch. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi B. Arch, TVB School of Habitat Studies, IP University

Experience: 25Years

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Richa Malik is a well-qualified architect with knowledge of interiors, architecture, Vastu, and exhibitions. She did her B.Arch from TVB School of Habitat Studies (IP University) and M.Arch (Medical Architecture) from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  • After graduation, she has worked with renowned architects like Raj Rewal, Mr Rajender Kumar, M.N. Ganju, and A.B. Lal. In her own firm Interior Arch (at East of Kailash) she has worked on a range of Interior projects including healthcare, industrial, leisure, and residential. During her own practice, projects included national and international brands like Mc Donalds Chilworth, Iskcon, and Michelin Tyres. Her main areas of interest are Interiors, Environment, Sustainable Development, Contemporary Building Technology, Building Envelope Design, Green Design, Intelligent Building & Future Architecture.
  • She has presented various papers in international and national forums including ‘Building Envelope: It's Energy Performance in Different Climatic Zone’ - 2017, ‘Intelligent Building Facades’ - 2016, ‘Fire Safety and Protection in Hospital’ - 2013, ‘Rejuvenation of New Ashok Nagar’ - 2012, and many more.
  • She has been a Member of a Jury in national and international Architecture and Urban Design competitions. She has been a Consultant at the Delhi Urban Art Commission. Currently, she is an Associate Professor at the Apeejay Institute of Architecture & Planning, Greater Noida.
 

Ar. Shyamal Mishra

Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M.Arch. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi B.Arch. GCA, Lucknow

Experience: 15Years

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Shyamal Mishra has graduated from Government College of Architecture, Lucknow, in the year 2005, and he did his M.Arch. in ‘Building Services’ from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, in 2015. He worked for seven years in the Industry with top architectural firms in NCR and then started teaching. He is associated with the Apeejay School of Architecture since 2012. He was a Visiting Faculty in this College from 2012 to 2015, and afterward, he joined as a permanent faculty.
 

Ar. Kanika Verma

Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M.Arch. CEPT University B.Arch. G.G.S Indraprastha University, New Delhi, TVBSHS

Experience: 9Years+

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Kanika Verma is an Assistant Professor at the Apeejay School of Architecture and Planning. She has graduated from TVB SHS and completed her Post Graduation from CEPT University. She has eight years of experience in industry & teaching and has done the research and writing papers on Building Cooling Loads and Vernacular Architecture. Her area of research is Building Energy Efficiency and Energy Simulation Systems, Ecology, Climatology, and Sustainable Practices to reduce the impact on the environment, Social Sustainability, etc. She is GRIHA certified personnel for Mastering in Documentation of Live Projects. She has a flair for art & craft and likes to upcycle waste.
 

Ar. Christopher Paul

Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M. Plan. School of Planning & Architecture, Delhi B. Arch. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra

Experience: 9Years

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Christopher Paul is an Architect-Planner. He has completed his B.Arch from BIT, Mesra, and M.Plan (Housing) from SPA, Delhi. His interests are in the fields of Housing, Retail-Commercial Architecture, Real Estate, and Modern Construction. He has over 10 years of industry experience and he brings dynamism and a practical approach in his teaching.
 

Ar. Richa Goyal

Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M. Plan. SPA, New Delhi B. Arch. GBTU(UPTU), Lucknow

Experience: 7Years

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Richa Goyal is an Asst. Prof. at AIT SAP. Ar. Richa completed her Masters (Specialisation in Housing Design) from SPA, New Delhi (2014) and Bachelors from AIT SAP (2012). Her areas of research interest include - Use of Low Carbon Technologies for Sustainable Environment and Streamlining of Building Approval Systems in NCR. She has worked in fellowship with the pioneers of Green buildings and has actively worked as a Designer and Executor of Green Interior Projects. Being a social worker and a proactive member of NGOs, her approach to contributing to the benefit of society is noteworthy.
 

Ar. Gunjan Tyagi

Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M.Arch. BBD N.I.T.M. University, Lucknow B.Arch. BBD, UPTU University, Lucknow

Experience:7Years

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Gunjan Tyagi is an Architect by profession and is currently paying her services as an Assistant Professor at AIT, School of Architecture and Planning, Greater Noida. She has completed her Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture. She has seven years of teaching experience in various Architectural Colleges affiliated with AKTU. Her area of interest for research is Mitigation of Urban Heat Islands by Using Vegetation and Thermal Mass. She has also contributed to several landscaping projects like Solar Park at Sahibabad, where she has creatively exhibited the Solar Panels into a park.
 

Ar. Raj Kumar Sharma

Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: Pursing Ph.D. DCRUST, Murthal University M.Arch. M.D.U. Rothak, Haryana B. Arch. GBTU(UPTU), Lucknow

Experience:9Years

Bio-Note
  • Bio-Note: Ar. Raj Kumar Sharma received his B.Arch. from Apeejay School of Architecture and Planning, Greater Noida. He received his M.Arch. in Landscape Architecture and is pursuing Ph.D. from DCRUST, Murthal, Haryana. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Apeejay School of Architecture & Planning, Greater Noida
  • He has worked in leading housing, commercial and institutional projects for Wave Infra, Mahagun, Galaxy, Amrapali, BCC, VVIP Group, ATS, Cloud 9 Group, etc. and has also worked as a Visiting Faculty in Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, And JMS Architecture College.
  • He has the expertise of pre-cast technology and provided his consultancy to housing project BCC having 100 towers in pre-cast. He has also done landscaping of the famous Bharat Vandana Park (a DDA Project). He has experience in DPR preparation for various government agencies. He has also published papers in national & international journals and conference proceedings. His areas of research include landscape, construction technology, green buildings, etc.
  • He also provides services to various NGOs that are working for women empowerment. He can handle multiple tasks with ease & is always ready for new challenges. He believes in his teaching methodology that is learning by doing, and a graceful tagline ‘Architecture is Common Sense.
 

Ar. Neha Pareek

Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M. Plan, SPA New Delhi B. Arch. Gujarat University

Experience:7+Years

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Neha Pareek is an Architect-Planner from SPA, New Delhi, with specialisation in Housing by education and academician by choice, with an experience of seven years of teaching in eminent institutes in India. She is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Apeejay School of Architecture & Planning, Greater Noida. She has been teaching various Architecture and Planning subjects. Her areas of interest are Waste Water Management, Disaster Management, and Low-Cost Housing to the budding architects. She has been a part of numerous conferences and seminars held across India.
 

Ar. Saumya Rehil

Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M. Arch. SPA, New Delhi B.A rch. VTU, Karnataka

Experience:5Years

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Soumya Rehil an Assistant Professor with the Institute and has a teaching experience of more than four years. What adds to her experience is her background working as a professional in both, the field of Architecture and Project Management. Her degree in Architecture combined with her Masters in Building Engineering and Management equip her with the ability to provide students with intricate details of working in the industry. Her current teachings focus on subjects like Construction Management, Building Economics, Architectural Design, and Arts & Graphics.
 

Ar. Jyotsana Gaur

Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M. Plan, MNIT Jaipur B. Arch. MNIT Jaipur

Experience:4Years

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Jyotsna Gaur has been a dedicated faculty member at the Apeejay School of Arch. and Planning for the past two years. Previously, she has worked at Architectural offices and Government organisations at Jaipur and New Delhi. She specialises in Urban Planning from MNIT Jaipur and has done her Graduation from MNIT Jaipur. Her areas of research interest include Urban Green Spaces, Urban Governance, and Smart Cities.
 

Ar. Saloni Bandhu

Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: M. Arch. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi B. Arch. Goa College of Architecture Advance Management Program in Infrastructure, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

Experience:8Years+

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Saloni Bandhu graduated from the Goa College of Architecture, Goa, in the year 2010 and did her Masters in Recreation Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, in 2016. She is pursuing Advanced Management Programme in Infrastructure (AMPI) from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad (result awaited 2020). She has worked with Ar. Abhimanyu Dalal and Dr Amit Hajela. She has an experience of nine years in the field of Architecture. .
 

Ar. Kuldeep Mishra

Designation: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Academic Qualification: Pursing PhD. AKTU, Lucknow M. Arch. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi B. Arch. FoA, GBTU(UPTU), Lucknow

Experience:8Years

Bio-Note
  • Ar. Kuldeep Mishra is a Graduate from the Faculty of Architecture, GBTU (formerly, Government College of Architecture) and he has done his Masters in Architecture from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi ,with specialisation in Building Services. He is currently a research scholar from AKTU, Lucknow, and is working on finding the potential of water to reduce the cooling load of a building. His academic experience of teaching in various Architectural colleges sums to six years. He also has good experience in Architectural practice and has credit for designing and executing several residential, institutional, and recreational projects.
 

Quick Contact For Admission

: [email protected]

   : 9667399811, 8920390516,
(0120) 2322025/26/27