Dr Sunny Bansal is an Assistant Professor at AnantU’s School of Architecture.
Dr Sunny Bansal is an architect, educator and researcher. He holds a grdegree in Architecture from MANIT Bhopal, an M.Tech. with specilisation in infrastructure design and management from IIT Kharagpur and a PhD from IIT Kharagpur. Dr Bansal has been a DAAD Fellow and completed his postgraduate research at TU Darmstadt, Germany. He has participated in various short-term and semester-long international planning and design studios with MIT, Columbia University, Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Sydney, focusing on themes like smart infrastructure, water urbanism, sustainable urbanization and others.
Dr Bansal has a cumulative experience of eight years, of which 3 years were dedicated to full-time teaching and five years to research and teaching assistant experience at IIT Kharagpur, including a mega-exploratory project, SandHI (Science and Heritage Initiative). He has presented his work at many national and international conferences like the NASA Land Cover/ Land Use Change program, EURA, UAA, WCTR, ATRS, and RSAI.
His key areas of interest are architectural design and pedagogy, new urbanism, sustainable development and urban informatics. He is an advocate for architecture as a manifestation and expression of culture and strongly believes in mutual learning and growth.