Shruti is qualified as an architect and trained as an urban designer. As a PhD candidate at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, she had been researching on the “Influence of Urban Forms on Social Sustainability” using both, qualitative and quantitative strategies which were calibrated and validated for Guwahati, Assam. With more than eight years of experience, the main focus of her work has been planning, design and research in the area of sustainable cities and social sustainability as well as running community consultation and design training programmes. As an Associate Project Engineer, she has also worked on developing design education modules under the project entitled “Creating Digital Learning Environment for Design in India, E-Kalpa” sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resources, Government of India. Since 2012, her research work has been published and presented at a number of international conferences and academic journals.
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