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Janmejoy Gupta

Department of Architecture, School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India

Janmejoy Gupta
From 4/2012 to 5/2017, Doctorate , India
From 7/2003 to 6/2005, Masters of Urban Planning , India
From 9/1998 to 5/2003, Bachelors in Architecture (B.Arch) , India
Work Experiences
From 8/2005 to 9/2006, Urban-Planner , Barrackpore Municipality (KUSP Scheme)
From 10/2006 to 3/2007, Associate-Architect , West Bengal Consulting Ltd (WEBCON)
From 4/2007 to 7/2007, Architect-Urban Planner (Retainer) , Ambuja Realty
From 8/2007 to 5/2008, Senior Executive , Jones Lang Lasalle Meghraj
From 8/2008 to 5/2010, Assistant Manager , Ambuja Realty
From 6/2010 to 11/2010, Intermediate Architect-Planner , Superior Global Infrasrtucture
From 11/2010 to 9/2011, Urban-Planner , Mott MacDonald
From 9/2011 to till date, Assistant Professor , BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MESRA RANCHI
From 10/2011 to 07/2014, Pahari-Mandir Conservation & Redevelopment Plan, Ranchi. , Rs. 16 lakhs value project, client- Ranchi Municipal Corporation, I was involved as CO-PI
From 5/2012 to 7/2017, Course Study Material Preparation-Ministry of Human Resource Development under Pedagogical Learning Methods (NMEICT scheme) [anchor Institute: IIT, Kharagpur] , B.Arch subject: Energy Efficient Building
Climate-Responsive Architecture
Passive Design Strategies for Thermal Comfort
Sustainable Urban Forms
Urban & Rural Sustainability
Energy Efficiency in Buildings
Green Buildings
LAP-Lambert Publishers – Passive Design Strategies for Rural Mud Dwellings in Jharkhand. ISBN: 978-3-330-33543-1.
Journal Articles
Gupta,J. and Chakraborty,M. (2012), Sustainability of Rural Mud Houses in Jharkhand: Analysis related to Thermal Comfort, ABACUS,Spring 2012, Volume 7, No. 1 , pp. 56-63. (ISSN 0973-8339).
Gupta,J. and Chakraborty,M. (2016), The need for vernacular mud huts of Ranchi to adapt to the changing climate of Ranchi, International, Journal of Environmental Studies, Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group). (ISSN: 0020-7233-print & 1029-0400-online). (Published online: 24th May 2016) Print Version: International Journal of Environmental Studies, Volume 73, Issue 4, August 2016, Special Issue: South Asian Vernacular Architecture. pp. 584-603. (Scopus Indexed). SCIMAGO IMPACT FACTOR- 0.343. Scopus & Web of Science Indexed DOI-
Gupta,J., Chakraborty,M., Paul,A. and Korrapatti,V., A comparative study of thermal performance of three mud dwellings with courtyards in composite climate, Journal of Architecture and Urbanism, Routledge Publishers, (Taylor and Francis Group) ISSN 2029-7955 (Print), 2029 - 7947 (Online), Volume 41, Issue 3, pp. 184-198. (Scopus Indexed). SCIMAGO IMPACT FACTOR- 0.15. Published Online September 2017. Scopus & Web of Science Indexed. DOI-
Gupta,J. and Chakraborty,M. (2015), Perimeter-area ratios and thermal discomfort due to excess heat in rural mud architecture of Jharkhand : A study through simulation and temperature measurements in composite climate, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, 2015, Vol.10, Number 7, pp.17503-17518. (ISSN: 0973-4562). (Scopus Indexed). SCIMAGO IMPACT FACTOR- 0.130,
Gupta,J. and Mazumdar,S. (2016), How sustainable are vernacular dwellings? , Architecture time space & people, Vol. 16, Issue 2, February 2016, pp. 34-40. (ISSN 0973-8339).
Gupta, J., Surface Volume Ratios and Thermal Comfort in Rural Mud Architecture of Jharkhand: A Study through Simulation, Journal of Indian Institute of Architects, January 2016, Volume 81, Issue 01. (ISSN: 0019-4913). Pp 30-38.
Gupta,J. and Chakraborty,M. (2013), Simulation And On-Site Measurement Methods to Study Thermal Performance of Rural Mud Hut in Humid Sub-Tropical Climate: A Case-Study in Jharkhand, India, International Journal of Engineering research & Technology, June 2013, Vol. 2, Issue 6, pp.1243-1273. (ISSN 2278-0181).
Gupta Gangopadhyay, S and Gupta,J., Rejuvenating the Kestopur Canal System in the Kolkata Metropolitan Area, ITPI journal ,5 : 2 (2008), pp. 47 – 54, April-June 2008,
Tippaluri,R., Gupta ,J. and Gupta Gangopadhyay, S., Planning for Urban Agriculture- Case Study of Newly Added Peri-Urban Areas of Hyderabad, ITPI journal , 13 X 3, July-September (2016) , pp. 32 – 52,
Conference Papers
Gupta,J. and Chakraborty,M. (2012), Thermal Performance of Rural Architecture in Jharkhand : Case-Study of a Typical Mud House, National Conference on Emerging Trends of Energy Conservation in Buildings, CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Uttarakhand, pp. 126-135.
Gupta,J. and Chakraborty,M. (2016), Comparative analysis related to compactness of dwelling units and its effect on thermal comfort amongst rural mud huts in composite climate in India, Annual International Conference Proceedings, 25-26th April 2016, Singapore, 4th Architecture and Civil Engineering (ACE 2016), published by Global Science & Technology Forum (GSTF), pp.389-398. DOI-
Chakraborty,M. and Gupta,J. _SECS 2014: International Conference on ‘Sustainability and efficiency in core sectors’, Ranchi. 2014 MECON & BUREAU OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY (BEE)Bengal Engineering & Science University Alumni Association (Ranchi Chapter), MECON Community Hall, Ranchi, Jharkhand, 13-14th September 2014.
Honors and Awards
• In DDP evaluation, Barrackpore Municipality had been adjudged as the first ranked municipality among the all the municipalities within Kolkata Metropolitan Area, when I was Urban-Planner in charge of the same.
• Certified LEED IGBC Accredited Professional (AP) - Since May 2010.
• Won prizes in debate, creative writing, and quiz in Zonal NASA meet during study at BIT, Mesra.
• Short stories and poems published in The Sunday Statesman, 8Th Day: Literary Section. Kolkata Edition.
• Was instrumental in documentation behind getting LEED-IGBC Silver Rating for CII-Suresh Neotia Centre of Excellence, Salt Lake.
• Have three (3) research paper- publications in SCOPUS-Indexed journals (with SCIMAGO impact factors) (2 of them are Web of Science indexed as well) and other publications (total incl. the SCOPUS publications -09) in international journals and 02 conference proceedings.
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