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Soumen Mitra

Academic Qualifications


  • PhD, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur (2015)
  • MTRP, Bengal Engineering College (DU), Shibpur (2001)
  • B. Arch, Bengal Engineering College (DU), Shibpur (1999)

Research Statement


  • Public Transport Planning
  • Tourism Planning
  • Environmental Planning
  • History and Theory of Architecture

Latest Publications


  • 1 Alam, N., Saha, S., Mitra, S., Changing courses of river Ganga and associated rural vulnerability in Murshidabad district, West Bengal, International Seminar and 48th Regional Science Conference, Tripura, 2017
  • 2 Chowdhuri, S., Mitra, S., Roy, S., User’s Perception of Increasing Operations of Electric Rickshaw (Toto) Service Case of Uttarpara, India,, CODATU XVII, Hyderabad (Urban Mobility India Conference and Expo), 2017
  • 3 Mitra, S., Roy, S., Paul, S.K., Rehabilitative Planning Strategy for Sustainable Development of Vulnerable Communities in Indian Sunderban, AUNFAIR 2016, conducted by Asian University Network Forum on Advance in Research, Japan, Program booklet 12-14, 2016
  • 4 Soumen Mitra, Souvanic Roy, B. P. Mukhopadhyay, Susanta Chaudhuri, D.B. Bhattacharya, A Multi-Criteria based Methodology for Mapping of Landslide Rick Zones for Urban Planning Guidelines: Case Study Darjeeling Town, Eastern Himalayas, India, 36 (2), 76-101, Urban India, 2016
  • 5 Mitra, S., Guha Niyogi, J., Guha Niyogi, A., Methodology for Deciding Route-Specific Appropriate Transit Modes based on Stakeholders’ Utility Values: Applicability in Indian Cities, 39(2), 60-75, Indian Journal of Transport Management, 2015
  • 6 Bhattacharya, D.B. & Mitra, S., Making Siliguri a walkable city, 2737-2744, Procedia – Social and Behavioural Sciences 96, 13th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals 2013, 2013
  • 7 Mitra, S. and Guha Niyogi, J., Assessing Critical Trip Lengths of Commuters for Selecting Transit over Personal Modes - Case Application: Medium Sized Indian Cities, 37(3), 175-194, Indian Journal of Transport Management, 2013
  • 8 Mukhopadhyay B.P., Roy S., Chaudhuri S., Mitra S., Influence of Geological Parameters on Landslide Vulnerability Zonation of Darjeeling Town, in Eastern Himalayas, 4(2), 145-164, Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management (AJEDM), 2012
  • 9 Mitra S., Guha Niyogi J., A Quick Assessment Technique to Determine Profitability in Private City-Bus-Services - Case Study Kolkata-Howrah Urban Area, India, 2(4), 383-389, International Journal of Research in Management and Technology, ISSN: 2249-9563, 2012
  • 10 Mamun A., Mitra S., A Methodology for Assessing Tourism Potential: Case Study Murshidabad District, West Bengal, India, 2(9), 1-8, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publication, 2012
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    Research Areas


    • History and Theory of Architecture
    • Environmental Planning
    • Tourism Planning
    • Public Transport Planning

    Publications


  • 1 Soumen Mitra, Souvanic Roy, B. P. Mukhopadhyay, Susanta Chaudhuri, D.B. Bhattacharya, A Multi-Criteria based Methodology for Mapping of Landslide Rick Zones for Urban Planning Guidelines: Case Study Darjeeling Town, Eastern Himalayas, India, 36 (2), 76-101, Urban India, 2016
  • 2 Mitra, S., Guha Niyogi, J., Guha Niyogi, A., Methodology for Deciding Route-Specific Appropriate Transit Modes based on Stakeholders’ Utility Values: Applicability in Indian Cities, 39(2), 60-75, Indian Journal of Transport Management, 2015
  • 3 Mitra, S. and Guha Niyogi, J., Assessing Critical Trip Lengths of Commuters for Selecting Transit over Personal Modes - Case Application: Medium Sized Indian Cities, 37(3), 175-194, Indian Journal of Transport Management, 2013
  • 4 Mukhopadhyay B.P., Roy S., Chaudhuri S., Mitra S., Influence of Geological Parameters on Landslide Vulnerability Zonation of Darjeeling Town, in Eastern Himalayas, 4(2), 145-164, Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management (AJEDM), 2012
  • 5 Mitra S., Guha Niyogi J., A Quick Assessment Technique to Determine Profitability in Private City-Bus-Services - Case Study Kolkata-Howrah Urban Area, India, 2(4), 383-389, International Journal of Research in Management and Technology, ISSN: 2249-9563, 2012
  • 6 Mamun A., Mitra S., A Methodology for Assessing Tourism Potential: Case Study Murshidabad District, West Bengal, India, 2(9), 1-8, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publication, 2012
  • 7 Roy, S., Mitra, S., Sanyal, M.K., ‘Aila’ – the cyclone disaster in Sunderban and the possibilities of rehabilitative planning for affected communities, Working Paper Series 31, Series IV – Securing Rights of Forced Displacees through Global Obligations, Universal Declarations and Local Means, Aichi Gakuin University, Japan, 2011
  • 8 Mitra, S., Paul, S K., Roy, S., Fusion Elements in Provincial Style of Islamic Architecture in Medieval Bengal, 6(1), ABACUS, 2011
  • 1 Alam, N., Saha, S., Mitra, S., Changing courses of river Ganga and associated rural vulnerability in Murshidabad district, West Bengal, International Seminar and 48th Regional Science Conference, Tripura, 2017
  • 2 Chowdhuri, S., Mitra, S., Roy, S., User’s Perception of Increasing Operations of Electric Rickshaw (Toto) Service Case of Uttarpara, India,, CODATU XVII, Hyderabad (Urban Mobility India Conference and Expo), 2017
  • 3 Mitra, S., Roy, S., Paul, S.K., Rehabilitative Planning Strategy for Sustainable Development of Vulnerable Communities in Indian Sunderban, AUNFAIR 2016, conducted by Asian University Network Forum on Advance in Research, Japan, Program booklet 12-14, 2016
  • 4 Bhattacharya, D.B. & Mitra, S., Making Siliguri a walkable city, 2737-2744, Procedia – Social and Behavioural Sciences 96, 13th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals 2013, 2013
  • 5 Roy, S., Paul, S.K. & Mitra, S., Tenure Security and Quality of Life in Urban Slums: Case Studies in Kolkata Metropolitan Area, 36th World Congress on Housing Science titled “ National Housing Programs: New Visions”, IAHS, Florida1 and IIT, Kharagpur (Abstracted published in printed volumes with full papers in CD bearing ISBN No.81-902768-7-5), 2008
  • 1 Mitra, S. and Sadhukhan, M.C., Spatial Growth of Religious Architecture: Case of Indian Temples, Perception, Design and Ecology of the Built Environment - A Focus on the Global South, Springer Nature Switzerland401-425, , 2020
  • 2 Mitra, S., Roy, S., Roy, S.K., Sanyal, M.K., Land Use and Infrastructure Development Strategy for Planned Transformation of Bally-Howrah-Uluberia Planning Area, Urban Development in Howrah: Socio-Economic Perspectives, Part IV, PRIMUS Books Publishers [ISBN: 978-93- 84082-39-0]304-312, , 2015
  • Patents


    # Patents Year

    Member


    Institute of Urban Transport, India
    Indian Institute of Architects
    Institute of Town Planners, India
    Council of Architecture, India

    Projects


    • Comparative Appraisal of Thermal Performance of Traditional (Assam/Ikra Type) and Emerging Housing Typologies and Upgradation of Traditional Prototypes for Improved Thermal Behaviour in Different Sub-Climatic Zones of North-eastern India, Sponsored
      Ongoing
    • Development of Operational Strategies for E-Rickshaws for Improving Air Quality on Roads in Urban Areas of West Bengal, Sponsored
      Ongoing

    Research Groups


    Sankhanil Das
    Ph. D.
    arsankhanildas@gmail.com

    Research:
    Evaluating the safety aspects of urban public spaces in Indian metropolises: Case study of Kolkata

    Suranjana Choudhury
    Ph. D
    suranjanac@gmail.com

    Research:
    Informal paratransit in urban area of developing world

    Citations


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