Faculty:(Experience as on 31/12/2017)

Name Designation Specialisation Experience
Prof (Dr.) Prabhjot Kaur Director


Architecture Education and contemporary practices 35 years
Dr. Mukta Sharma Assistant Professor Geology, Geotechnical, Remote Sensing and GIS 9 years

and four months

Dr. Neeru Singla Assistant Professor 14 years
Dr. Gurkirpal Singh Assistant Professor Architectural Design, Urban Planning and Civil 20 Years
Ar. Sangeeth S Pillai Assistant Professor Digital Architecture, Psychology in Architecture, spatial cognition, Place making 1 year and 6 months
Ar. Damandeep Kaur Assistant Professor Construction Management, Vernacular and Low cost Architecture 8 Years
Ar. Jyoti Singh Assistant Professor Architectural Education and Research, Sustainable Architecture 6 Years


Patents Granted:

Title of Invention Patent Number/ Application No. Inventor
Kaur’s Energy Efficiency Design Discs 303110 Ar.  Jatinder Kaur
Dr.Prabhjot Kaur


Projects Undertaken by Faculty:

Project Title Funding Agency Principal Investigator
‘Large scale Geological –Geotechnical Mapping of Vulnerable landslide zones along Srinagar to Rudraprayag National Highway, Uttrakhand’ DST Dr. Mukta Sharma


Academic Achievements and Awards Won by Faculty: (Prominent ones)

  • Mukta Sharma won the Best Paper Award in Dec 2017 at 4th Indian Landslide Congress, held on 8-9 December 2017 at IIT, Bombay.
  • Mukta Sharma, Nominated as member of DST member expert for an exclusive program for women scientist in the field of geospatial technology.


Faculty Participation/Paper Presentation in Conferences:

  1. Kaur Prabhjot (2018) Invited Talk, “Architectural Design: Research to Reality” presented at M.M. School of Architecture, MM University, Ambala.
  2. Sharma Mukta (2017 Invited Talk, “Natural Hazards and Geospatial technologies” presented at International conference on Interdisciplinary research in Humanitarian technology, at Sri Sai Institutes, Pathankot, Punjab, India
  3. Sharma Mukta (2017),“Geomorphic indices and active tectonics interpretation –a case study of Sirsa River basin, NW Himalayas” presented at International conference on Interdisciplinary research in Humanitarian technology, at Sri Sai Institutes, Pathankot, Punjab, India
  4. Sharma Mukta (2016), “Environmental appraisal of Globalization in India” presented at, seminar on 25 Years of Globalisation: Impact on Indian Economy’ organized by Indraprastha University, New Delhi.
  5. Pillai Sangeeth (2017), “Unlearning an aesthetic conditioning: Rethinking design education and construction of aesthetics in the post globalization era” presented at Thanima: A quest for authenticity a conference of contextuality in architectureat Department of Architecture, NIT Calicut.
  6. Pillai Sangeeth (2017), “Bamboo as a material in the age of digitalpresented at Bamboo Workshop architecture, Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi.
  7. Pillai Sangeeth (2017), “Reviving Vastushastra: Correlations with the ‘new sciences’ and possible approaches for adaptation of its core principles to contemporary practice” presented at International Conference on Raja Bhojat Bhopal, M.P. India.
  8. Pillai Sangeeth (2018), “Reviving Sulbasutras: Integrating the heritage of Design Representation and geometric construction in Vedic India into Pedagogy of Design and Design history” presented at 3rd World Congress on Vedic Sciences, Deccan College Pune.


Faculty Publications:

  • Kaur, Prabhjot (2018),Learning from Planning And Designing of Havelis of Malwa Region of Punjab as a role model of sustainable Built Environment”, International Journal of Research and Analytical reviews, Vol. 5, Issue 01, pp 28-34.(Author: Dhot Bhupinder, Co-author: Gupta, Jit kumar)
  • Kaur, Prabhjot (2018), “Havelis in the state of Punjab – A climate responsive habitat.” IJRAR, 5 issue 01. pp. 248-255.(Author: Dhot, Bhupinder)
  • Kaur, Prabhjot (2017),A Study of Architectural Education in India: A Critical Review”, Interdisciplinary Research for Sustainable Development, V Special Issue I, ISSN- 2320 – 2653.(Author: Garg, Kanchan)
  • Kaur, Prabhjot (2017), Thermal Performance of a Building Envelope – An evaluative approach”, International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews, ISSN:2349-5138.(Author: Kaur, Jatinder, Co-author: Aggarwal, Sanjay)
  • Kaur, Prabhjot (2017), Integration of Energy Efficiency in Early Design Stage – Architect’s Perspective”, International Journal of scientific Research in Science & Technology, ISSN:2395-6011.(Author: Kaur, Jatinder, Co-author: Aggarwal, Sanjay)
  • Sharma, Mukta (2016), “Air Quality In Developing Cities of Punjab”, International Journal of Management and Applied Science (IJMAS), Volume-2, Issue-6. (Author: Singh, Dapinderdeep)


 Workshops/FDP/Summer Scholl/Winter School/Refresher Course attended:

  • Prabhjot Kaur, participated in “Workshop on Exploring Auroville Architecture” held at Auroville (October 22-25, 2017).
  • Mukta Sharma, participated in “Workshop on `Utilisation of Saraswati Palaeochannel Maps for Ground Water Exploration” organised by RRSC Jodhpur, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) (August 29-30, 2017).
  • Sangeeth Pillai, participated in “Short term training on Vastushastra in Design Application” at CoA Training and Research Cell Headquarters Pune (March 19-23, 2018).
  • Jyoti Singh, participated in “Short term course on Built Environment & Sustainability” organized by DECRUST Murthal (August 2017).