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Dean, Research & Development

Faculty members at NICMAR University, Pune have contributed enormously to the knowledge creation in the area of construction, real estate, infrastructure, and project (CRIP) management. Our faculty members publish regularly in leading journals in the field of CRIP management. The Research & Development Department of the University provides a dynamic research environment and encourages faculty members to present their papers at leading conferences across the globe and publish in high-ranked journals.

The seed money scheme of the University offers generous financial grants and academic support to the faculty helping them to prepare a roadmap for securing funded research projects. NICMAR Doctoral School which offers the doctoral program of the University, is at the core of this department. Within a short period, the doctoral program of NICMAR University, Pune has attracted a good number of researchers working on innovative research topics and placed itself among the leading doctoral programs in the country. The research & development department is committed to providing a world-class research ecosystem to our scholars. We welcome industrial proposals and invite our future researchers to work on the proposals, the successful completion of which may lead to the award of a doctoral degree. Our faculty members are always ready to provide cutting-edge techno-managerial solutions to problems faced by companies operating in built environments.

As Dean-Research & Development at NICMAR University, Pune, I welcome collaboration proposals from various stakeholders to create an intellectual hub for the CRIP sector at NICMAR University, Pune.

Dr. Rajni Kant Rajhans

Dean, Research & Development


LU Split-Site Ph.D. Program Lunch

November 23, 2023

NICMAR University and Loughborough University, UK, jointly inaugurated a Split-site Ph.D. program. The distinguished gathering representing NICMAR University, Pune included Dr. Anil Kashyap, President & Chancellor, Dr. Sushma S. Kulkarni, Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Rajni Kant Rajhans Dean- Research and Development; and Dr. Medha Joshi, Head-Ph.D. Program. The launch ceremony was attended by doctoral scholars and faculty members from NICMAR University, fostering an atmosphere of intellectual enthusiasm. Loughborough University officials namely Dr Jill Thurman, Professor Steve Christie, Professor Malcolm Cook, and Dr. Kirti Ruikar accompanied by other participants, joined the program in online mode.

The Split-site Ph.D. program offers collaboration opportunity for scholars of NICMAR University, Pune and work with faculty members of Loughborough University, jointly on their Ph.D. work. The program also offers opportunity for Ph.D. scholars of NICMAR University, Pune to visit Loughborough University and gain from the intellectual resources of Loughborough University.

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