Ajay Kumar Vinodia
Associate Dean (Planning and Development),
Associate Professor, Department of  Architecture
School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal
ajayvinodia@spabhopal.ac.in
9425012838
Education:
Doctor of Philosophy (Social Housing) SPA Bhopal, India (Ongoing)
Master of Urban and Rural Planning (Master plan), IIT ROORKEE
Bachelor of Architecture, MITS Gwalior/Jiwaji University, Gwalior

Institute Responsibilities:
Teaching & Design and Development of SPA Bhopal campus, as Institute Architect & Incharge, Institute Works Department, Associate Dean, Planning & Development

Courses Taught:
Undergraduate level:
1. Housing
2. Working Drawing
3. Building Services
Postgraduate level:
1. Housing

Areas of Research/Study:
1. Social Housing

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Piyush Hajela
Associate Dean (Faculty Welfare),
Associate Professor,Department of Architecture
piyush.hajela@spabhopal.ac.in
Ext-248

Education:
Professional experience from 1984 to 2011.
Master of Urban Design from SPA Delhi in 1984.
B.architecture from MACT now known as MANIT Bhopal In 1981.

Institute Responsibilities:
associate professor, Coordinator of Master of Urban Design Program

Courses Taught:
Design studio for the 5th and 6th semester of B.Arch
Urban design studio for first and second semester of PG course in Urban Design

Areas of Research/Study:
My interest area is developing design solutions to the studio problems and guiding the students to achieving them through concepts and logical design processes. This would also involve preparation of a design programme for a give design project.

I am also a research scholar in the doctoral programme at SPA Bhopal. My intended areas of research are related to field of urban design in general. This involves studying cities with specific focus on built and un built in a city. Here public spaces which are the nerve centre of a social and community living need to be understood as a living space through various dimensions.

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Sandeep Sankat
Associate Dean (Student Affairs),
Associate Professor,Department of Architecture
sandeepsankat@spabhopa.ac.in
0755-2670910  Ext-214

Education:
Pursuing PhD on topic, “Rethinking Architecture Design to create Enabling Environments for the Indian Elderly” from School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, (M.P.) India
Masters in Ekistics from Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India (Gold Medallist).
Bachelors of Architecture from Madhave Institute of Technology and Science, Gwalior, (M.P.) India.

Institute Responsibilities:
Associate Professor, Associate Dean (Student Affairs)

Courses Taught:

Areas of Research/Study:
-“Resurgence of development process for the understanding & preparation of a democratic Alternative. Jan 25-27 , 2008”, 10th (International Conference) on Humane Habitat . Rizvi College of Architecture, Mumbai. - “The quest for an alternative approach for sustainable cities”(International conference) Jan 25-27 , 2008, 10th International Conference on Humane Habitat 2009,
Rizvi College of Architecture, Mumbai.
- “Global Environmental crisis & Islam.” Dec 10-12 , 2007, ICIAA(International Conference on Islamic Art & Architecture) 2007 F/O Architecture & Ekistics, JMI.
- “Planning of Cities …an Alternative approach”. Oct 2007, Architecture for Masses, seminar series, F/O Architecture & Ekistics, JMI, ND-25.