Dr. Rewati Raman

Assistant Professor (Full time on Contract)
Department/School/Unit Name
Department of Architecture, Planning and Design
Phone No(s): 9389669718
Email: rraman.apd@iitbhu.ac.in
Area of Interest: Urban & Rural Planning, Community Planning, Inclusive Planning Practices, Smart City Planning, Urban Governance and Management, Urban Ecology, Urban Dynamics and Systems Thinking, Vernacular Architecture, Low-Cost Building Materials, Bioclimatic Architecture, Resilient City Planning

Dr. Rewati Raman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture, Planning, and Design at the Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi. With a rich and diverse background in academia, Dr. Raman is renowned for his dedication to teaching, research, and innovation in the fields of architecture and planning.

Dr. Raman completed his Ph.D. and a Master's degree in Urban and Rural Planning from the esteemed Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. This rigorous academic training served as the foundation for his extensive understanding of architecture and planning and propelled his illustrious academic career forward.

Dr. Raman has had a substantial postdoctoral experience at IIT Roorkee, where he further expanded his research and contributed to the field's knowledge base. His work during this period greatly influenced his teaching style and research priorities.

Currently, as an Assistant Professor at IIT (BHU), Dr. Raman explores diverse aspects of architecture, planning, and design. His unique approach blends contemporary design techniques with traditional architectural principles, an approach that has garnered respect and admiration from students and peers.

Focusing on sustainable architecture, urban planning, and design, Dr. Raman's research emphasizes developing eco-friendly and efficient urban and rural spaces through innovative design strategies. His scholarly contributions have been recognized in numerous high-impact academic journals, guiding discussions on the future of sustainable urban living.

Dr. Raman promotes an environment of curiosity, exploration, and innovation amongst his students. He acts not just as a teacher, but as a collaborator and mentor, fostering an academic setting that transcends traditional classroom boundaries.

For queries or discussions about potential research collaborations, please reach out via email i.e. rraman.apd@iitbhu.ac.in.

Doctor of Philosophy – Master of Urban and Rural Planning Dual Degree [July 2015 - April 2020]   

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India 

Bachelor of Architecture [2009 - 2014]

National Institute of Technology, Patna, India

Postdoctoral Training [2020-2021]
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India 

  • Modern World Architecture
  • Building Construction - III
  • Visual Art and Creative Workshop - II
  • Architectural Design - III
  • Vernacular Architecture
  • Architecture and Ecology
  • Low Cost Building Materials and Techniques
  • Intelligent Buildings
  • Environmental Science
  • Architectural Design - II
  • Council of Architecture [COA], India

Registered Architect

  • Institute of Town Planners, India [ITPI]

Associate Member

  • Mendeley Advisors Community


Please visit the provided links for publication details:

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=y2UUwQkAAAAJ

Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rewati-Raman

  • Smart India Hackathon 2022 (SIH)

Ministry of Education's Innovation Cell, Government of India

Invited Juror (Software Edition) August 2022

  • National Institute of Technology Raipur

External Examiner, April 2021

  • Best Article Award - Rajbhasha

Rajbhasha Prakoshth, IIT Roorkee, 2021.

  • Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India

Ph.D. Research Fellowship Award (IIT Roorkee) 2016

  • Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India

Postgraduate Research Fellowship Award (IIT Roorkee) 2015

Faculty Innovation Ambassador

Institution's Innovation Council, IIT (BHU), Varanasi
Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt. of India

सदस्य, अभियांत्रिकी शब्दावली निर्माण समिति
राजभाषा प्रकोष्ठ, भा.प्रौ.सं. (का.हि.वि.), वाराणसी 

Member (For AY:2023-2024):

  • Department Examination Committee
  • Computer and Reprographic Lab Committee
    Department Faculty Council Committee
  • Academic task committee for Professional Practice, Town Planning, Elective subjects.