Receive an unparalleled grounding for a thriving career in the real estate industry. Facilitated by an unmatched curriculum, education at the School of Architecture, Planning, and Real Estate (SOAPRE) lets you create and manage sustainable built environments both locally and globally.
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Become an industry-ready urban planner to lead the country’s future urban development.
The Ph.D. programs at NICMAR assist you in shaping the research career of your choice.
Dr. Rahul Deshpande graduated with Bachelors in Civil Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT Nagpur) and earned his Masters and Ph.D. degree in Transportation Engineering from University of Massachusetts, Lowell USA. He has taught courses at undergraduate as well as postgraduate level at UMass Lowell as an adjunct faculty. His areas of research interest are traffic engineering, transportation planning, urban mobility, project management, and infrastructure development. His vital contribution towards the Quality Council of India project of developing an Indian Infrastructure Book of Knowledge (InBoK) is widely acknowledged. His industry experience as Engineer-Projects at HPCL Mumbai Refinery precedes his illustrious academic career with several national and international publications. He is currently serving as the Dean of School of Architecture, Planning, and Real Estate at NICMAR University, Pune.
Dr. Rajni Kant Rajhans is an associate professor at NICMAR Business School. He teaches Financial Management, Project Appraisal, Project Finance, Risk Management, and Valuation related courses. He was awarded Teaching Excellence Award at NICMAR in 2019. Dr. Rajhansâ€™s research interests are in Corporate Finance, Valuation, and Green Finance. He is on the editorial advisory board of the Emerging Market Case Studies, Emerald Publication.
Prof. Bageshree Yeolekar-Kadam is an accomplished Architect and Planner with 16+ years of experience in Architecture, Planning, and Real Estate. She holds a Master’s Degree in Planning, specializing in Environmental Planning from CEPT University. Her research interests include Sustainable Habitats, Urban Renewal, Green Buildings, and is pursuing her Ph.D. concurrently. She holds the prestigious Associate Membership of the Institute of Town Planners India (ITPI) and is a Registered with the Council of Architecture (COA), New Delhi.
Dr. Dhaarna is an architect-planner and completed her Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. She was awarded the GATE, MHRD, and Newton-Bhabha Scholarship. She was a Visiting Scholar at the University of the West of England, Bristol. She completed her Master of Urban and Regional Planning from the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad, and Bachelor of Architecture from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. She possesses professional experience in the disciplines of project planning, community mobilisation, rural development, urban and regional planning, municipal governance, and policy planning at the national, regional, and local levels. She teaches courses in Urban Planning, Architecture, Project Management, and Real Estate. Her research encompasses topics like water-energy-food nexus, urban and regional planning, policy planning, systems approach, rural development, GIS, sustainable development, WASH, and municipal governance.
Janhavi is a real estate professional, architect and academic with 14 years of experience in product development, sales strategy and market intelligence. She is also a Housing Planner from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. She has taught various subjects like Real Estate Development Practice, Housing Markets and Institutions, Real Estate Investment, Lease Management, Corporate Real Estate Management, Retail and Leisure Property Development, Project Formulation and Appraisal, Principles and Practices of Real Estate Management, Real Estate Negotiations and Deal Strategies, Real Estate Market Analysis and Development and Real Estate Marketing and Negotiations to the Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure Management (REUIM) programme at NICMAR University. She specializes in real estate analytics, technoeconomic feasibility studies, best and highest land use studies, business potential assessments, business development and real estate advisory services across asset classes. Janhavi is an experienced real estate product developer for market aligned real estate products.
Dr.Komal Handore holds a Bachelor’s degree in Planning from Government College of Engineering Pune and a postgraduate degree in Urban and Rural Planning from IIT Roorkee.
She completed her Doctoral degree from IIT Roorkee as well. Dr. Handore specialises in the areas of Urban Planning, Planning Techniques, Smart Cities, Inclusive Cities, GIS and Remote Sensing.
She is an urban planning professional with a B.Arch from VNIT, Nagpur an M.Plan in Urban and Regional Planning from CEPT, Ahmedabad and a PhD from Pune University (COEP). She has been actively involved in academia, research, and consultancy since 2012. Her expertise lies in the landuse-transport-real estate continuum, infrastructure development, urban governance and GIS application for the same. Her ultimate goal is to enhance the Quality of Life in Indian cities through impactful initiatives.
Prof. Priyanka holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and a postgraduate degree in City Planning from IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal. She possesses professional experience in the disciplines of Urban Planning and Architecture. She teaches courses in Urban Planning, Real Estate and Project Management. Her research encompasses Energy Planning for Urban Areas and Mega Cities.
Dr. Rahul Deshpande graduated with Bachelors in Civil Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT Nagpur) and earned his Masters and Ph.D. degree in Transportation Engineering from University of Massachusetts, Lowell USA. His areas of research interest are traffic engineering, transportation planning, urban mobility, project management and sustainable infrastructure development.
Prof Ramakrishna Nallathiga holds undergraduate, post-graduate and research master’s degrees in Civil Engineering, Planning and Land Economy (UK). He has fourteen years’ work experience in the areas of urban/ environmental planning, policy, governance reforms and management. He teaches the courses that broadly fall in real estate, urban infrastructure, applied economics and planning. His current research interests are in urban infrastructure service delivery, urban finance/ governance, real estate/property markets and valuation.
Shruti is an architect-urban planner with diverse experience of working with industry, academic institutions, and non-profits both in USA and India. She holds a master’s degree in Urban Environmental Planning from Arizona State University, USA; a bachelor’s in architecture from Pune University; and currently pursuing her Ph.D. at the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. Her research interests include Housing, Valuation, Urban Renewal, Local Area Planning, and Environmental Sustainability.
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