Suptendu P Biswas
Dr. Suptendu P. Biswas, a graduate from B.E. College (IIEST), Shibpur, West Bengal and a postgraduate and doctorate from the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi, is an architect, urban designer and planning professional, involved in teaching, research and consultancy practice for over two and half decades. His multi-faceted works have been presented, published, exhibited and credited in scholarly works in reputed academic institutions in India and abroad. He is also a Visiting Faculty in postgraduate planning courses at SPA, New Delhi, Member of Doctoral Research Committee at SPA, Bhopal.and one of the founder trustees of SEARCH, a non-profit trust based at Kolkata and New Delhi. He has significant publications in leading journals and newspapers, talked at premier institutions and national/international forums. He has been a key expert in Smart City project in India. His book, Assorted City, on urban services delivery in contemporary Indian cities, has received critical acclamation and was shortlisted among top five books on urban issues in 2016-17. He is a recipient of the prestigious ‘Senior Fellowship’ from Govt. of India.