IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

आई आई ई एस टि, शिवपुर

भारतीय अभियांत्रिकी विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, शिवपुर

(पूर्व में बंगाल इंजीनियरिंग एंड साइंस यूनिवर्सिटी)

१८५६ से देश को सशक्त बनाना

Subrata Kr. Paul

Assistant Professor

Department of Architecture, Town and Regional Planning

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD [BESU, Shibpur] , 2011
  • MCP [IIT, Kharagpur], 1999
  • B.Arch. (Hons.) [JU], 1998

Awards, Honors & Recognitions

  • Received University Medal for standing first in order of merit in Bachelor of Architecture Final Examination , 1998
  • Received Washington Chapter Annual Scholarship endowed by N.C.E Bengal and Jadavpur University. , 1997



  1. Email: subrata@arch.iiets.ac.in, subrata2412@gmail.com

Area of Research

  • Transportation Planning : Discrete Transport Network Design
  • Architectural Conservation
  • Climate responsive architecture

Courses Undertaken

  • Descriptive Geometry
  • Material and Methods of Construction
  • Details of Construction
  • Computer Aided Design and Modeling
  • Architectural Design
  • Transportation Planning
  • Planning Studio I

Recent Publications 

  1. Subrata Kumar Paul, Souvanic Roy, Tourism based heritage conservation in Murshidabad: An appraisa, Journal of Heritage Tourism [ISSN 1743-873X (Print), 1747-6631 (Online)], Routledge, Taylor and Francis, (February 2016; DOI: 10.1080/1743873X.2016.1159685)
  2. Subrata Kr. Paul, Transit Oriented Development, The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, Bloomsbury Publishing (ISBN 9781472521576, published 05-11-2015)
  3. Ananya Roy, Gopal Chandra Banik, Shibesh Pandit, Subrata Kumar Paul, Sudip Kumar Roy, Forecasting of Travel Demand Characteristics in Aizwal City, Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering, 2015 organized by SVNIT, Surat, July, 3-4, 2015.
  4. Gopal Chandra Banik, Subrata Kr. Paul, Sudip Kumar Roy, A Network-Efficiency Based Approach for Benchmarking of Transportation Connectivity Indices: Few Case Studies from Indian Scenario, published in the proceedings of the 36th Indian Geography Congress (ISBN 978-93-85215-03-2), 2014, organized by National Association of Geographer, India(NAGI), Jaipur, November 17-20, 2014
  5. Ananya Roy, Subrata Kr. Paul, Sudip Kumar Roy, A Study of Settlement Hierarchy & Road Connectivity Parity: Case studies from Cities in Seven Sister States of India, published in the proceedings of the 36th Indian Geography Congress (ISBN 978-93-85215-03-2), 2014, organized by National Association of Geographer, India(NAGI), Jaipur, November 17- 20, 2014
  6. Soumen Mitra, Subrata Kr. Paul, Souvanic Roy, Fusion Elements in Provincial Style of Islamic Architecture in Medieval Bengal, ABACUS (A Bi-Annual Internationally Refereed Journal on Architecture, Conservation and Urban Studies), Spring 2011, Vol.6, No.1 (ISSN: 0973-8339)
  7. Subrata Kumar Paul, A Network Utility Based Approach for Deciding Bridge Location in Urban Areas, International Journal of Civil Engineering Applications Research(IJCEAR), Vol.2, Issue 2 (ISSN:2249-653X), 2011.
  8. Manas Kumar Sanyal, Anirban Gupta, Subhasis Mukherjee, Souvanic Roy, Subrata Kumar Paul, Carrying Capacity Based Development Plan-A Tool for Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Case Application for a Typical Municipal Town in India – 2ndXiemen Forum on Urban Environment, December 11-13, 2010, Xiemen(Amoy), China
  9. Subrata Kumar Paul, Souvanic Roy, Dipankar Dutta, Urban Strategy for Conservation and Development of a Heritage Town in West Bengal: Case Study Murshidabad, Symposium on ‘Urban Strategy for West Bengal’ organized by Institute of Town Planners, India (WBRC) in collaboration with Municipal Affairs Department, Government of West Bengal at Town Hall, Kolkata, 18th September, 2010
  10. Souvanic Roy, Soumen Mitra, Subrata Kumar Paul ‘Tenure Security and Quality of Life in Urban Slums: Case Studies in Kolkata Metropolitan Area’, Proceedings of 36TH World Congress on Housing Science published by International Association for Housing Science, Florida and IIT Kharagpur, India, 1-10, 2008