Sujata is an Architect- planner with over 20 years of experience in academics and 10 years in sustainable planning and environmental design consultancy. Currently the Head of Department of M. Arch (Environmental Architecture) at BNCA, Pune, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from MMCA, Pune, Master’s degree in Planning from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi and was awarded Ph. D in 2018 from the Savitribai Phule Pune University. With a focus on environment and environmental behaviour, she is actively involved in various research-oriented activities and academics. With a keen interest in environmental psychology and resilience planning, she has researched, taught and written on environmental behaviour, climate resilience and planning as well as energy efficiency. She has collaborated on various studio-based projects focused on environmental planning and design. Her doctoral research straddles the field of environmental psychology, spatial behaviour, space syntax and comfort studies. Her interest in statistics for architecture has seen her explore and study this subject extensively.
She was a Member of BOS (Architecture) at SPPU. She is also on the Doctoral Research committees at BNCA, Pune, SRM University, Chennai, Dayanand Sagar College of Architecture, Bangalore and Manipal School of Architecture and Planning.
Ph.D – Specialization:Healthcare Architecture, Environmental Psychology, Space syntax