Sudip Kr. Roy


Dr. Sudip Kumar Roy, Professor, and Former Head Civil Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur got Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering degree from Calcutta University, India in 1987. He did his M. Tech from IIT Kanpur and Ph.D. from IIT Kharagpur, India. He has undergone postdoctoral study at Purdue University, USA. In addition to his regular undergraduate and postgraduate teaching assignments, basically in the subjects related to transportation planning and engineering, he has been involved in different research and consultancy projects sponsored by various governmental and private agencies. He is currently the Dean (Planning and Development) of same Institute.

He has undertaken 8 Sponsored Research Projects as Principal Investigator including Supra Institutional Nationally Coordinated Project on “Development of Indian Highway Capacity Manual”. He is involved in more than 50 Consultancy Projects as Principal Consultant.  He is one of the coordinators, State Technical Agency of PMGSY in West Bengal. He supervised 5 doctoral theses and is currently supervising 6 scholars. He has supervised more than 30 postgraduate theses. He has published 40 technical papers. He is the member of different professional bodies.

Academic Qualifications

  • B.E.(C.E.), Bengal Engineering College [Calcutta University]
  • M.Tech (Civil Engg.) IIT Kanpur with specialization in Transportation System Engineering
  • Ph.D IIT Kharagpur
  • Post Doctoral Fellow at Purdue University, USA

Research Statement

Field of Interest

  • Highway Engineering.
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Transportation Planning
  • Road Safety Engineering
  • Pavement Engineering
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Research Areas

  • Technical Education
  • Road Safety Engg
  • Transportation System Modul
  • Transportation System Modul
  • Traffic Engg
  • Highway Engg.


# Patents Year



American Society of Civil Engineers

Life Member

Indian Society for Technical Education

Life Member

Indian Roads Congress


Dean (Academic)
31.07.2020 to till date
Head, School of Ecology, Infrastructure, and Human Settlement Management
September 2011 - Septem 2017
Head Civil Engineering Department
14.02.2016 - 09.07.2018
Dean (Planning and Development)
10.07.2018 to 09.07.2020

Research Groups

Saptarshi Sen
Ph. D.

Effect of Public Transport Reliability on Mode Choice of Work Trips in Kolkata

Tanumoy Ghosh
Ph. D.

Nilay Mallick
Ph. D.

Effects of Weather on Commuters’ Mode Choice Preference in Urban Areas of the Indian Subcontinent

Rupam Sam
Ph. D.

Assessment of the Impacts of Metro System Implementation on Modal Choice Behavior, Performance Indicators, and Service Quality for Sustainable Mobility in Urban Multimodal Transport Networks: A Comprehensive Evaluation Indian context

Priya Rai
Ph. D. /

Development of Trip Generation Models for Indian Cities

Setu Shubham
Ph. D.

Transportation Engineering

Gopal Chandra Banik
Ph. D.

Ascertaining Robustness of Regional Road Networks Exposed to Flood Disaster using Potential Interaction as an Indicator

Created: 23 November 2019