Associate Professor

Bachelors/UG: B. Arch Pune University, MM College of Architecture, 1996
Masters/ PG: Masters Degree in Construction Management, University of Texas A&M
Ph.D: Registered 2014

Rahul is a 1996 graduate of MM College of Architecture, Pune. In his early years he interned with Ar. Jaisim-Fountainhead, Bangalore. While at Sandeep Mahajan & Associates as a senior architect and associate he has dealt with numerous interiors, residential and slum rehabilitation projects over a period of 6 years.

Being a recipient of the CIAC Scholarship, he completed his post graduation in Construction Management from the Texas A&M University in 2003.

He has served with EDI Architecture Inc. Houston, at different managerial positions for 6.5 years on several complex projects for illustrious oil companies in the African continent.

Contributing towards academics since 2010, he has administered various post-graduate level courses like planning & scheduling, professional communications, building repairs & maintenance, project assessment and contract management. At the undergraduate plane he teaches architectural design, building construction, building services and conducts electives.

He has been invited by various organizations as an expert/speaker for conduction of sessions on “Project Management – A Glimpse into the Indian Building Construction Industry”, “Recent Trends in Building Services for Architecture & Construction Engineering”, “Construction Management: Industry Prospects”, “Introduction to Project Management”, “Urban Disaster Risk Management - Evacuation Management in Fire Emergencies” and reviewing and structuring the M. Arch (Construction Management) syllabus.

He has held the position of a Fire Warden and member of the Emergency Response Team in a High Rise Commercial Facility and has received training from the Red Cross and the Fire Department, City of Houston.

His area of interest being management and maintenance of buildings he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Facilities Management. As a professional he provides project management consultancy and auditing of ventilation and fire fighting & safety to industrial clients.