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Name : Dr. Amitava Sarkar
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : Department of Architecture
Qualification : Ph.D., B.Arch., M.C.P
Phone : 254918 (O)
Email ID : amitava@nith.ac.in, amitava.sarkar3@gmail.com

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Position Held

Assistant Professor

Degrees

Academic Qualification

S. No. Degree Year Institute/University
1 B. Arch. 2001 University of Madras(T.N.)
2 Master of City Planning 2003 Indian Institute of Technology,Kharagpur(W.B.)
3 Ph.D. 2016 Jadavpur University,Kolkata

Awards & Honors

Teaching

Administration

Book/Book chapters

Book Chapter (Edited Volume with Peer Review System):

1. A. Sarkar, S. Bose, Evaluating the effect of building envelope on thermal performance of houses in

   lower Himachal Pradesh, in: F. Seta, J. Sen, A. Biswas, A. Khare (Eds.), From Poverty, Inequality to

   Smart City - Proceedings of the National Conference on Sustainable Built Environment 2015, Indian

   Institute of Technology, Roorkee and Springer-Singapore. ISBN: 978-981-10-2139-8

2. A. Sarkar, S. Bose, Comparative analysis of the thermal comfort and sustainability performance of

   traditional and modern buildings in the lower Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh, India, in: M.

   Mani, P. Kandachar (Eds.), Design for Sustainable Well-being and Empowerment, IISc Press and TU

   Delft, 2015, pp. 475-489. ISBN: 978-81-925707-1-6

3. A. Sarkar, Impact of shading on energy-efficiency of buildings: an analysis by building simulation

   tool, in: S. Bagha et al (Eds.), Contemporary Architecture- Beyond Corbusierism, Indian Institute of

   Architects, 2011, pp. 290-298. ISBN: 978-935059-002-7 (Macmillan publishers, India).

4. A. Sarkar, (2009). A methodology for energy-efficient shelter design in hilly areas, in: R. Parti et al

   (Eds.), Proceedings of the Civil Engineering Conference – Innovation without Limits (CEC-09),

   National Institute of Technology Hamirpur (H.P.), India, 2009, pp. 250-257. ISBN: 93-80043-34-1

   (Excel India publishers, India).

Expert Talks

Professional Activities

Selection Committee Member

Professional Membership:
1. Member, Council of Architecture, India
2. Associate Member, Indian Institute of Architects, India
3. Associate Member, Institute of Town Planners, India

Courses Organized

Winter/ Summer Schools/ Short Term Course (STC) Conducted:

S.

No.

1

Name of Course

Summer School on “Energy

Efficient Building Systems”

Winter School on “Intelligent

Building System for Urban &

Rural Areas”

STC on “Design & Planning

Considerations for Hill Areas”

National workshop on the

“Sustainable Development for

the Hill Areas”

STC on “Cost-Effective

Role (Coordinator/

Co-coordinator)

Co-coordinator

Period

From

26th July,

2010

22nd

February

2010

November

23rd 2009

Oct 31, 2008

To

30th July,

2010

26th

February

2010

November

27th, 2009

Nov1, 2008

Name of

Sponsor

AICTE /

MHRD

AICTE /

MHRD

TEQIP, NIT,

Hamirpur

(H.P.)

NIT,

Hamirpur

(H.P.)

TEQIP, NIT,

2

Co-coordinator

3

Co-coordinator

4

Co-coordinator

5

Co-coordinator

July 28, 2008,

August 1,

 

6

Building Construction

Techniques”

STC on “Planning for Built

Environment in Hill Region”

2008

Co-coordinator

June 5, 2007

June 9, 2007

Hamirpur

(H.P.)

TEQIP, NIT,

Hamirpur

(H.P.)