Sandeep Paul is passionate about planning and designing of public spaces, streets and transit infrastructure and has extensively worked on projects linking transport to urban design. He has been closely associated with the BRT Project in India, spanning four cities of India and over 11 years of work. He is also associated with The Urban Lab for urban design consultancy projects.
Professor Paul has convened and co-presented a breakout session on ‘Streets as Places and Transportation’ at the World Placemaking week held at Amsterdam in October 2017. His research paper on ‘Placemaking, Branding-Communication Strategy and Manual for Pedestrian Facilities in BRTS Ahmedabad’ is soon to be published. His proposal on ‘Enhancing the Experience of Walking in Indian Cities’, was shortlisted amongst the top five entries for the Young Urban Leader initiative by The Urban Vision, Mumbai in 2010.
He has participated in several international training programmes such as Sustainable Urban Mobility (2011), organised with the support of UN-Habitat, at International Urban Training Centre (IUTC), Gangwon province, South Korea and Sustainable Transport (2008), organised by GIZ, Germany, under their Sustainable Urban Mobility in Asia (SUMA) programme in Beijing.
Sandeep Paul is an Associate Professor at Anant National University. He teaches courses related to Urban Design, Street Design, Urban Transport and Neighbourhood Planning at Anant National University.