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Shruthi S

Shruthi S. completed M.Tech in Transportation Engineering and Management from BMS College of Engineering, Vishveshwariah Technological University. Prior to joining CSTEP, Shruthi has worked at the Directorate of Urban Land Transport, Wilbur Smith Associates, GEP Infrastructure and TTIC for 10 years...

Trupti P Deshpande

Trupti P Deshpande holds an M.Tech degree (Town and Country Planning) from College of Engineering, Pune. Her research areas include Master planning, Campus planning, Transport & Urban planning and leaning interest towards housing and cluster development....

Vivek Vaidyanathan

Vivek Vaidyanathan is a Research Scientist working on urban infrastructure related projects. He holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D from TU Delft, Netherlands. He has close to 10 years of work experience i...

Sonali Anusree

Sonali has completed her Bachelor's in Architecture from College of Engineering, Bhubaneshwar and completed her Master's in Planning with specialisation in Environmental Planning from CEPT, Ahemdabad. She has gained architectural experience during her B.Arch training from Anindiya Basu &...

Anantha Lakshmi P

Anantha Lakshmi P is a Senior Research Engineer working in the Infrastructure domain  at CSTEP. She holds a Master’s degree in Transportation Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.  She is interested in transportation planning, policy analysis and public transport an...

Merlin Francis

Merlin Francis holds a Master’s degree in Communication from Christ University, Bangalore. Prior to joining CSTEP, she worked with The New Indian Express and Times of India for 5 years. She is interested in the reading and writing about transport and urban sustainability, governance, education...

Aswathy KP

Aswathy has completed M Tech in Civil Engineering with specialisation in Traffic and Transportation Planning from National Institute of Technology, Calicut. She previously worked as a Project Assistant at Centre for infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP, IISc Bangalor...

Marisa Yesudas

Noelene Marisa Yesudas completed her Post Graduation in Urban and Regional Planning from CEPT University, Ahmedabad and Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from M.S Ramiah School of Architecture, Bangalore. Prior to joining CSTEP, Marisa worked at the Centre of Excellence in Urban Transport (CoE...

Workshop on Training Needs Assessment on Climate Change Regional Dialogue

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher from CSTEP participated as subject experts for Urban Planning and Transport at the Training Needs Assessment Workshop on Climate Change, organised by the Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (E...

Training Programme on Urban Transport

Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher (CSTEP) was invited as a guest speakers in the 2nd round of training programme on Urban Transport organised by the State Institute of Urban Development (SIUD), Karnataka....

Training on Urban Transport

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Investigator (CSTEP) and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher (CSTEP) were invited as guest speakers in a training programme on Urban Transport organised by the State Institute of Urban Development (SIUD), Karnataka at the Administrative Training Institute (ATI) campus i...

The Economics of Investment in High Speed Rail

The Economics of Investment in High Speed Rail organised by The Planning Commission, International Transport Forum, and the Asian Institute of Transport Development, Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi....

2nd Conference of Transport Research Group of India

2nd  Conference of Transport Research Group of India, organised by Transport Research Group of India, Agra....

Workshop on Urban Transport

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist, CSTEP, made a presentation on “Fitting Plans –Structure Plan & Master Plan, CTTP, CMP & Policies at a workshop on Urban Transport (Mobility Strategies for Bangalore), organised by State Institute for Urban Development (SIUD). Shrimoyee ...

Workshop on Intelligent Transport System

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist, CSTEP, made a presentation on, “Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)”, at a workshop on, “ITS for Sustainable Transportation System and Choices”, held at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). Anantha Lakshmi P, Senior Research Engi...

Symposium on High Speed Rail

Anantha Lakshmi P, Senior Research Engineer, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy, made a presentation on, “Demonstration of Proof of Concept for looking at Alternatives for Transport Infrastructure”, at the High Speed Rail (HSR) Symposium held at Sri Jayachamarajendra Coll...

Talk on Comprehensive Traffic and Transportation Study for Bangalore Metropolitan Region

Mr. N Seshadri from the Transport Training Institute and Consultancy delivered a talk at CSTEP on Comprehensive Traffic and Transportation Study for Bangalore Metropolitan Region....

Workshop on Mobility for Smart Cities

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist attended the Bengaluru chapter regional dialogue of the Workshop on Mobility for Smart Cities in Chennai, organised by the Center of Excellence in Urban Transport (CEUT), Madras....

Urban Mobility India Conference 2014

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist at CSTEP was invited to present at the Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference and Expo organised by the Institute of Urban Transport (India) under the aegis of the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, held in New Delhi between November 25...

Lecture Series on Smart Mobility

Anantha Lakshmi P. (Senior Research Engineer), Subhrajit Debnath (Research Engineer) and Chaitanya Kanth (Research Engineer) from CSTEP attended a Guest Lecture Series related to “Smart Mobility" organised by the Center for Infrastructure and Sustainable Transport and Urban Planning (CiST...

3rd Conference of Transportation Research Group, India (CTRG)

Anantha Lakshmi P., Senior Research Engineer from CSTEP attended a Conference, organised by the Transportation Research Group of India on December 17-20, 2015....

Round Table on Feasibility of Electrification of Public Transportation in Bengaluru

A Round Table discussion on Feasibility of Electrification of Public Transportation in Bengaluru was organised by CSTEP, India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF). ...

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) for Sustainable Transportation System and Choices

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), Sujaya Rathi, ITS for Sustainable Transportation System and Choices, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, May 28-29, 2013...

Demonstration of Proof of Concept for looking at Alternatives for Transport Infrastructure

Demonstration of Proof of Concept for looking at Alternatives for Transport Infrastructure...

Mobility & Urban Poor

Mobility & Urban Poor, Sujaya Rathi, Institute of Urban Transport & Cities for Mobility, 2010 - 2011...

Institutional Analysis of Urban Transportation in Bangalore

Institutional Analysis of Urban Transportation in Bangalore, The 4th Annual International Conference on Next Generation Infrastructures, November 16-18, 2011...

Climate change studies- Planning Commission

The threat of climate change is a serious global concern. India faces the twin challenges of adaptation and mitigation. As a country with many critical sectors and regions that are highly climate sensitive, there are significant costs associated with addressing the impacts of climate variability and...

Low carbon strategies for inclusive growth

On a per-capita basis, India is one of the lowest Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emitters in the world. However, India is highly vulnerable to climate change, and has a strong interest in having a fair and equitable global agreement for minimising the risk of climate change. This interim report provides a lis...

Sustainable Urbanization Using High Speed Rail

Sustainable urbanization using high speed rail (HSR) in Karnataka, India, Research in Transportation Economics...

Review of Urban Transport in India

On account of rapid motorisation of Indian cities, there is an increase in air pollution, road accidents, petroleum fuel consumption and severe congestion. Poor transportation has the potential to adversely impact the economic efficiency of our cities as well as the health and well-being of urban In...

Need for Government Support for Public Bus Transport

With increasing trends in road congestion, air pollution, energy demand and emissions, there is a need to look for effective solutions to meet the urban transport demand in Bengaluru. BMTC and Bangalore Metro Rail with their collective network can contribute to an effective and integrated public tra...

Electric Buses in India: Technology, Policy and Benefits

With deteriorating air quality, there is a need to promote public transportation. The shift from conventional diesel buses to electric buses holds several benefits. Electric buses can play a positive role by reducing local pollution, noise and fuel consumption. However, it currently faces many chall...

The Urban Transport Crisis in Emerging Economies - India

The Urban Transport Crisis in Emerging Economies - India...

Infrastructure

CSTEP has endeavoured to address the complexity of problems that form the spectrum of social infrastructures - physical and public services through knowledge from many perspectives and disciplines. With recent dramatic improvements in technology and computing power, we now have an unprecedented chan...

NEW MATERIALS

CSTEP is involved in integrating quantum mechanical simulations with data mining and the experimental validation of new materials. The overall aim is to develop substitutes that are more efficient and affordable for clean energy applications such as batteries and hence it focusses on: • &n...

Round Table on Feasibility of Electrification of Public Transportation

CSTEP & India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) co-organised with Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation 'Round Table on Feasibility of Electrification of Public Transportation' Bengaluru. ...

The Derelict Mile World Streets The Politics of Transport in Cities

Sujaya Rathi, The Derelict Mile, World Streets: The Politics of Transport in Cities, Dec 12, 2012...

Intelligent Systems for Smart and Sustainable Transport

Intelligent Systems for Smart and Sustainable Transport, Anantha Lakshmi P. and Sujaya Rathi, Sustainability Next, August 8, 2015...

Electrified Transport - Countdown to 2030

Electrified Transport: Countdown to 2030, Epica Mandal Sarkar and Tanmay Sarkar, Citizen Matters, October 4, 2017....

Urban Transport An Integrated Agenda

Urban Transport An Integrated Agenda...

3rd Conference of Transportation Research Group, India (CTRG)

Anantha Lakshmi P., Senior Research Engineer from CSTEP attended a Conference, organised by the Transportation Research Group of India on December 17-20, 2015. Click to view write-up 3rd Conference of Transportation Research Group, India (CTRG)...

Lecture Series on Smart Mobility

Anantha Lakshmi P. (Senior Research Engineer), Subhrajit Debnath (Research Engineer) and Chaitanya Kanth (Research Engineer) from CSTEP attended a Guest Lecture Series related to “Smart Mobility" organised by the Center for Infrastructure and Sustainable Transport and Urban Planning (CiST...

Urban Mobility India Conference 2014

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist at CSTEP was invited to present at the Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference and Expo organised by the Institute of Urban Transport (India) under the aegis of the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, held in New Delhi between November 25...

Workshop on Mobility for Smart Cities

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist attended the Bengaluru chapter regional dialogue of the Workshop on Mobility for Smart Cities in Chennai, organised by the Center of Excellence in Urban Transport (CEUT), Madras. Click to view write-up Workshop on Mobility for Smart Cities...

Workshop on Training Needs Assessment on Climate Change Regional Dialogue

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher from CSTEP participated as subject experts for Urban Planning and Transport at the Training Needs Assessment Workshop on Climate Change, organised by the Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (E...

Workshop on Training Needs Assessment on Climate Change Regional Dialogue

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher from CSTEP participated as subject experts for Urban Planning and Transport at the Training Needs Assessment Workshop on Climate Change, organised by the Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (E...

Workshop on Intelligent Transport System

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist, CSTEP, made a presentation on, “Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)”, at a workshop on, “ITS for Sustainable Transportation System and Choices”, held at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). Anantha Lakshmi P, Senior Research Engi...

Symposium on High Speed Rail

Anantha Lakshmi P, Senior Research Engineer, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy, made a presentation on, “Demonstration of Proof of Concept for looking at Alternatives for Transport Infrastructure”, at the High Speed Rail (HSR) Symposium held at Sri Jayachamarajendra Coll...

Training on Urban Transport

Sujaya Rathi, Principal Investigator (CSTEP) and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya, Senior Researcher (CSTEP) were invited as guest speakers in a training programme on Urban Transport organised by the State Institute of Urban Development (SIUD), Karnataka at the Administrative Training Institute (ATI) campus i...

The Economics of Investment in High Speed Rail

The Economics of Investment in High Speed Rail organised by The Planning Commission, International Transport Forum, and the Asian Institute of Transport Development, Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. Click to view write-up The Economics of Investment in High Speed Rail...