Mr. BHASKAR IYER

Faculty Details


  • Designation : Head of Department
  • Qualification : M.Plan.
  • Experience : 28 Years
  • Area Of Interest : Architecture and Urban Planning

Education qualification

  • Post Graduate Diploma In Planning (URP)   (Equivalent to M.Tech.)

    School of Planning,

    Centre for Environment Planning and Technology (CEPT), Ahmedabad.2001
  • Bachelor of Architecture

    Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (MSU), Baroda.1992 

Work Experience

Government Polytechnic, Vadnagar 

Post        -       Head of Department  (10  years & 11 months,  from 17/8/2007 till date)                                    

(Additional Charge as  In-Charge Principal

                                                        (8  years & 3 months, from 9/5/2008 to 6/8/2015) 

                                                         (9 months from 13/10/2017 till date)

                                                                   Total -  9 years
Government Polytechnic for Girls, Ahmedabad

Post                        Lecturer                   (13 years & 8 1/2 months till 16/8/2007) 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Sketching
  • Cartoons and Caricature
  • AutoCAD 2D and 3D
  • MS Office( Word,PowerPoint,Excel,Pagemaker)
  • Google SketchUp for Architectural 3D work

Course Taught

In Diploma institutes (Architecture Subjects…)
  1. Architecture Design I to V
  2. Basic Design
  3. History of Architecture i to III
  4. Building Construction
  5. Building Materials
  6. Town Planning
  7. Architectural Practice and Management
 Design & Developed as an Academician
  1. Teaching modules for various subjects in Architecture Education (Diploma Level)
  2. Reading materials for various subjects (including transparencies when OHP was used)
  3.  PowerPoint Presentations for Design Studio (Housing) and History of Architecture (Indian, Islamic, World and Modern)
  4. Formulation of several exercises for fundamental aptitude in drafting skills and CAD

Training/Workshop

Sr.No.

Name of Training

Training Institute Name

Training Type

Start Date

End Date

Duration of Training

1

'Accreditation & Evaluation of Edu. Prog.'

NITTTR, Bhopal

NITTTR

20-12-2004

24-12-2004

One Week

2

'Arch. Considerations on Seismic Design of Buildings' - by GSDMA & IIT, Kanpur

Engg. Staff Training College, Gandhinagar

NITTTR

24-9-2002

27-9-2002

One Week

3

Accreditation & Academic Audit

NITTTR Ext. Centre, RCTI, Ahmedabad

NITTTR

1-7-2013

5-7-2013

One Week

4

Adjusting to a Changing Environment

Govt Polytechnic, Ahmedabad

NITTTR

21-6-2010

3-7-2010

Two Weeks

5

Choice Based Credit System

NITTTR Ext. Centre, RCTI, Ahmedabad

NITTTR

11-7-2013

13-7-2013

One Week

6

Computer Applications for Instruction

TTTI, Bhopal

NITTTR

30-7-2001

3-8-2001

One Week

7

Designing Question Paper for Civil & Allied Engg. Discipline

NITTTR Ext. Centre, RCTI, Ahmedabad

NITTTR

27-10-2010

1-11-2010

One Week

8

Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction

School of Arch., CEPT, Ahmedabad

NITTTR

28-3-2005

2-4-2005

One Week

9

Hazardous Disasters and Risk Management

Civil Dept, Govt. Polytechnic, Ahmedabad (ISTE Training)

ISTE

1-6-2015

12-6-2015

Two Weeks

10

Induction Training (Phase I)

TTTI, Ahmedabad

Industrial

11-5-1994

3-6-1994

More than Two Weeks

11

Industrial Training

Urban Development Group, Ahmedabad

Industrial

13-6-1994

8-7-1994

More than Two Weeks

12

ISTE Winter School Training - 'CAD in Civil Engg.'

B & B Institute of Technology, V.Nagar

NITTTR

26-10-1998

7-11-1998

Two Weeks

13

Mgt Development Prog .in Digital Technology

GTU, Ahmedabad

NITTTR

27-3-2010

30-3-2010

One Week

14

Training Course on Win 98 & M.S.Office 2000 - Sponsored by DTE

Govt. Poly. for Girls, Ahmedabad

NITTTR

31-10-2001

13-11-2001

Two Weeks

15

Training for PEOs, PO s and CO s for Civil and Allied Branches

NITTTR Ext. Centre, RCTI, Ahmedabad

NITTTR

21-10-2013

25-10-2013

One Week

16

Training on 'Developing Desirable Attitudes & Interpersonal Skills'

TTTI, Ahmedabad

NITTTR

4-9-1995

8-9-1995

One Week

Research Project

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Publications

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Academic Projects

As an Under-Graduate student during B.Arch
  1. Institutional Design Project
  2. Housing Design Project
  3. Public Building Design Project
  4. Interior Design (Elective) -  Commercial Interior Design
  5. Thesis Work -  Architectural design for a Convention Centre at Bangalore
As Post Graduate Student of Urban Planning at CEPT (Group Work)
  1. Prepared a TP Scheme proposal for Chandkheda in the year 1999
  2. Prepared a Development Plan for Dakor in the year 2000 
  3. Prepared a Rural Development Plan for Dholka in the year 2001 
  4. Prepared a Regional Development Plan - Tribal Region of South Gujarat in the year 2001
  5. Thesis Work - A Critical Appraisal of a Heritage Conservation Proposal (A case of Mehrauli, Delhi) in the year 2001 

Patent Filed

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Professional Institution membership

  1. Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) -Life Time Membership Num:LM105330
  2. Council of Architecture-Life Time Membership-CA/93/15688
  3. Indian Institute of Architect-Life Time Membership-A19269

Expert Lecturers

State Level

Gujarat Public Service Commission - Member in selection panel as Subject expert for teachers in institutes of Gujarat offering Govt. Diploma in Architecture

Member in selection panel as Nominee from VC (GTU) for teachers in several diploma institutes of Gujarat

Member in selection panel as Subject Expert for selecting Principal and teachers for architecture department of SVIT, Vasad in May 2015

External Jury Member for Urban Design, Housing, Institutional Design, Climate, Working Drawings and Thesis Studios at SVIT, Vasad since 2009

External Jury Member for Institutional Design Studio at AIA, Ahmedabad in Nov 2015

External Jury Member for Working Drawings & Thesis Studios at HNGU, Patan in Mar-April 2017

External Jury Member for Housing Studio at Growmore College of Arch, Himmatnagar in April 2017

External Jury Member and Guest Faculty for 'Plant Layout and Building Typology' at NIFT,Gandhinagar since 2009

Subject Expert in selection panel for selection of Architectural Firm for proposed renovation work for NIFT, Gandhinagar in 2009

University level

Member of Board of Studies in GTU & GU (both Diploma and Degree levels)

Course Coordinator of Syllabus Drafting, review & update committee with GTU & NITTTR, Bhopal as Consultant (for Diploma Level) during 2014-2015

(Detailed syllabus drafting included Rationale, List of Competencies, Course Outcomes, Teaching & Examination Scheme, Course Details, Specification Tables with weightage for various levels, Suggested List of Exercises/Practicals, Suggested List of Student Activities, Special Instructional Strategies (if any) and Suggested Learning Resources)

Member of Syllabus Drafting, review & update  committee with Technical Education Board, Gandhinagar in 1996

Awards

Post Graduate level


Ranked Overall fifth in Class(URP-Fifth Trimester-2001

Graduate Level

Ranked first in Second Year of Architecture at MSU (All subjects, B.Arch. 1989)
Ranked first in First Sem of Final Year of Architecture at MSU (All subjects, B.Arch. 1991)
Won first prize in 'Cartoon Competition' at NASA 1992 at Lonavala