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Prof. Bhanu M. Marwaha

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Architect - Planner with focus towards attaining a symbiosis between Academics and Industry.

Name : Prof. Bhanu M. Marwaha
Designation : Professor
Department : Architecture
Qualification : B.Arch,. M.Plann - Housing, Ph.D - Architecture & Planning
Phone : 254914
Email ID : bhanu@nith.ac.in
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General Information



Name : Prof. Bhanu M. Marwaha
Designation : Professor
Department : Architecture
Qualification : B.Arch,. M.Plann - Housing, Ph.D - Architecture & Planning
Date of Birth : 14/06/1968
Date of joining : 31/10/2000

Contact Details

Phone : 254914
Email ID : bhanu@nith.ac.in

Specialization

Housing, ICT & Built Environment, Drawing & Graphics

Position Held



Position Department Name Institute Name Time Period

Educational Qualification



Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Bachelor of Architecture 1992 Maharaja Sayajirao University, Faculty of Technology and Engineering, Vadodara, Gujarat
Master's of Planning - Housing 1994 School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi
Ph.D - Architecture and Planning 2010 Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Hyderabad

Honors & Recognitions Achieved



Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year

Research Experience



Research Interests :
Brief Research Statement :

Journal Publications



Year Author(s) Title & Vol. No. Journal Name Indexing (SCI) Web of Science/Scopus
2003 Bhanu M. Marwaha & Rajeev Garg Selection of Building Materials, an Eco friendly Approach, February 2003 Construction Journal of India ---------
2009 D. Vijay Kishore & Bhanu M. Marwaha Role of ICT in the Development of New Functions, Activities and Changing Urban form in Urban areas, Vol-XXVII Urban India ISSN: 0970-9045
2015 Puneet Sharma, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Dharmendra Integration of new transport modes in urban form of hill towns for sustainable development, Vol-80 Journal of The Indian Institute of Architects ISSN-0019-4913
2016 Bhanu M. Marwaha, Puneet Sharma, & Dharmendra Investigating The Role of Multimodal Transport in Smart City Planning – Case of Shimla, Issue 11 Spandrel ISSN: 2231-4601
2015 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Hemant K. Vinayak Enhancing compressive strength of soil using natural fibres, Vol-93 Construction and Building Materials Scopus
2015 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Hemant K. Vinayak Enhancing sustainability of rural adobe houses of hills by addition of vernacular fiber reinforcement, Vol-4 International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment Scopus
2015 Aniket Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha Development of simulation weather data for Hour wise Daily Diffused and Direct Solar Radiation from Hourly Global Radiation using statistical estimation method for Subtropical region, Vol-5 International Journal of Renewable Energy Research Scopus
2015 Aniket Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha A methodology for energy performance classification of residential building stock of Hamirpur, Vol-13 HBRC Crossref
2016 S.S.Chandel, Aniket Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha Review of energy efficiency initiatives and regulations for residential buildings in India, Vol-54 Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews SCI
2016 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Hemant K. Vinayak Enhancing durability of adobe by natural reinforcement for propagating sustainable mud housing, Vol-5 International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment Scopus
2016 S.S.Chandel, Vandna Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha Review of energy efficient features in vernacular architecture for improving indoor thermal comfort conditions, Vol-65 Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews SCI
2016 Aniket Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha Alternative Building Materials Analysis for Different Residential Buildings Considering Embodied Energy and Material Cost, Vol-31 International Journal of Ecology & Development Web of Science
2019 Venu Shree, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Pamita Awasthi Indoor Air Quality Investigation at Primary Classrooms in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India, Issue-24 Hydro Nepal ISSN 1998-5452 eISSN 2392-4101
2019 Venu Shree, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Pamita Awasthi Assessment of Indoor Air Quality in Buildings using CFD: A Brief Review, Vol-4 International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences Scopus
2019 Venu Shree, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Pamita Awasthi Indoor air quality (IAQ) Investigation in primary schools at Hamirpur, (India), Vol-96 Journal of Indian Chemical Society ISSN 00194522

Conference Publications



Year Author(s) Title Conference name with place Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2003 Bhanu M. Marwaha Planning for Residential Areas in Hill Towns 52nd National Town and Country Planning Congress held at Shimla ------
2007 Dr. D. Vijay Kishore & Bhanu M. Marwaha Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on Planning and Development of Peri Urban Areas 56th National Town and Country Planning Congress held at Kolkatta -------------
2009 Bhanu M. Marwaha Video Mediated Communication for Smart Homes Civil Engineering National Conference- Innovation without Limits held at National Institute of Technology Hamirpur (HP) ISBN: 978-93-80043-34-0
2010 Bhanu M. Marwaha The New Urbanism – Aerotropolis International Conference – Urbanism and Green Architecture, held at National Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh -------------
2011 Bhanu M. Marwaha Chandigarh-The Emerging Information Age Metropolitan Area of North India International Conference – Contemporary Architecture: Beyond Corbusierism, held at Tagore theatre, Sector 18 Chandigarh ISBN: 978-9350-59002-7
2014 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M. Marwaha, Hemant Vinayak Bio-climatic features of adobe Vernacular Houses of Hamirpur International Conference: Sustainable Constructivism: Traditional vis-à-vis Modern Architecture, New Delhi ISBN:978-93-83083-76-3
2014 Puneet Sharma, Bhanu M Marwaha & Sandeep Sharma Integrity of Mobility pattern and cityscape for Sustainable urban form- Case of Shimla International Conference: Innovative Trends in Multidisciplinary Academic Research, Istanbul Turkey ISBN: 978-969-9948-02-2
2014 Bhanu M. Marwaha Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on Physical Planning of Hyderabad-India International Conference – Neo International Conference On Habitable Environments (NICHE - 2014), Lovely Professional University, Punjab ISBN:978-1-63415-470-3
2014 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M. Marwaha, Hemant Vinayak, Aniket Sharma Understanding Vernacular architecture: a case study of Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh International Conference- Neo International Conference On Habitable Environments (NICHE - 2014), Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India ISBN:978-1-63415-470-3
2015 Aniket Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha Embodied Energy and Construction Cost Evaluation and Comparison of Common Alternative Building Materials for Residential Buildings in Hamirpur International conference on Sustainable Energy and Built Environment organized by School of Mechanical and Building Sciences VIT University, Vellore ISBN: 978-81-923320-6-2
2016 Venu Shree, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Pamita Awasthi Indoor Air Quality in School Buildings: Cause and Effects International Conference – Neo International Conference On Habitable Environments (NICHE - 2016), Lovely Professional University, Punjab ISBN: 978-1-947293-58-8
2018 Arvind Kumar Dahiya & Bhanu M. Marwaha Sustainable Strategies for Redevelopment of Tridev Nagar Slum Puri, Odisha, India International Conference – on Multidisciplinary Research, Practices & Studies (ICMRPS-2018) , SSRG ----------
2018 Puneet Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha Redefining Architecture of Historic Core of Shimla City National Seminar PACE: 2018 IPS Academy Indore --------------

Research Projects



Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction Order Sanction Date

Research Supervision



Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Suprivisor(s)
Ph.D Aniket Sharma Study of Energy Efficient Building Regulations for Residential Buildings in Composite Climate – Case Study Hamirpur Himachal Pradesh. successfully completed 2017 Prof. Shyam Singh Chandel
Ph.D Vandna Sharma Improving Durability of Adobe Walls for Enhancing Vernacular Architecture successfully completed 2017 Dr. Hemant Kumar Vinayak
Ph.D Puneet Sharma Redefining the Urban Form of Hill Towns for Sustainable Development successfully completed 2018 Dr. Dharmendra
Ph.D Venu Shree Study of Ventilation and Indoor Paints in Primary School Classrooms of Composite Climate for Monitoring its Indoor Air Quality – Case Study Hamirpur (H.P.). successfully completed 2020 Dr. Pamita Awasthi
Ph.D Sakshi Tanwar Conservation of Shaktidevi Temple Complex Chhatrari Chamba (HP) successfully completed 2016
Ph.D Zinia Kar Environmental Behaviour Studies in Residential Architecture: A Post Occupancy Evaluation of Two West Bengak Housing Board LIG Apartments successfully completed 2017 Dr. Amitava Sarkar
Ph.D Arvind Kumar Dahiya Redevelopment of Tridev Nagar Slum, Puri successfully completed 2018
Ph.D Madhav Verma Climate Responsive Architecture in Composite Climate of Agra successfully completed 2019
Ph.D Abhilash Mohan A Design Proposal for International Research Institute of Ayurveda at Kalliyad, Kanur, Kerala successfully completed 2020

Patents



Title Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status

Teaching Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To Total Experience
Lecturer D.C. Patel School of Architecture, Institute of Environmental Design, Vallabh Vidhyanagar, Gujarat 01/07/1994 30/10/2000 6 years, 3 months
Assistant Professor Architecture Department, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh 31/10/2000 31/12/2005 5 years, 2 months
Associate Professor Architecture Department, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh 01/01/2006 26/11/2010 4 years, 1 month
Professor Architecture Department, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh 27/11/2010 continuing from past 8 years

Administrative Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To
Head Department of Architecture NIT Hamirpur 06/05/2002 28/01/2004
Head Department of Architecture NIT Hamirpur 11/02/2011 15/10/2014
Head Department of Architecture NIT Hamirpur 18/11/2016 17/11/2019
Chairman Campus Development and Renovation Committee NIT Hamirpur 11/05/2004 21/12/2006
Nodal Officer Unnat Bharat Abhiyan NIT Hamirpur 07/05/2018 01/05/2019
Chairperson Advisory Campus Development Committee NIT Hamirpur 10/09/2020
Professor Incharge Civil Works & Maintenance NIT Hamirpur 22/09/2020

Book/Chapters Written



Type Title Publisher Author(s) ISBN/ISSN No. Year

Expert Talks



Title Place Year Description of Event

Consultancy



Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status

International and National Exposure



Sr.No. Title Description

Conferences/Courses Organized



Category Type Title Venue From To Designation

Profile Summary

Last Update: 29/10/2020 10:31pm
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Name : Prof. Bhanu M. Marwaha
Designation : Professor
Department : Architecture
Qualification : B.Arch,. M.Plann - Housing, Ph.D - Architecture & Planning
Phone : 254914
Email ID : bhanu@nith.ac.in
Profile URL : https://portfolios.nith.ac.in/index.php?/nith/dr-bhanu-m-marwaha-
Date of Birth : 14/06/1968
Date of Joining : 31/10/2000

Specialization

Housing, ICT & Built Environment, Drawing & Graphics

Education Qualification


Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Bachelor of Architecture 1992 Maharaja Sayajirao University, Faculty of Technology and Engineering, Vadodara, Gujarat
Master's of Planning - Housing 1994 School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi
Ph.D - Architecture and Planning 2010 Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Hyderabad

Teaching Experience


Programme Name Department And Organization From To Total Experience
Lecturer D.C. Patel School of Architecture, Institute of Environmental Design, Vallabh Vidhyanagar, Gujarat 01/07/1994 30/10/2000 6 years, 3 months
Assistant Professor Architecture Department, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh 31/10/2000 31/12/2005 5 years, 2 months
Associate Professor Architecture Department, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh 01/01/2006 26/11/2010 4 years, 1 month
Professor Architecture Department, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh 27/11/2010 continuing from past 8 years

Administrative Experience


Position Held Department And Organization From To
Head Department of Architecture NIT Hamirpur 06/05/2002 28/01/2004
Head Department of Architecture NIT Hamirpur 11/02/2011 15/10/2014
Head Department of Architecture NIT Hamirpur 18/11/2016 17/11/2019
Chairman Campus Development and Renovation Committee NIT Hamirpur 11/05/2004 21/12/2006
Nodal Officer Unnat Bharat Abhiyan NIT Hamirpur 07/05/2018 01/05/2019
Chairperson Advisory Campus Development Committee NIT Hamirpur 10/09/2020
Professor Incharge Civil Works & Maintenance NIT Hamirpur 22/09/2020

Research Experience

Research Interests :
Brief Research Statement :

Research Projects


Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction OrderSanction Date

Journal Publications


Year Author(s) Journal Name Title & Vol. No. Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2003 Bhanu M. Marwaha & Rajeev Garg Construction Journal of India Selection of Building Materials, an Eco friendly Approach, February 2003 ---------
2009 D. Vijay Kishore & Bhanu M. Marwaha Urban India Role of ICT in the Development of New Functions, Activities and Changing Urban form in Urban areas, Vol-XXVII ISSN: 0970-9045
2015 Puneet Sharma, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Dharmendra Journal of The Indian Institute of Architects Integration of new transport modes in urban form of hill towns for sustainable development, Vol-80 ISSN-0019-4913
2016 Bhanu M. Marwaha, Puneet Sharma, & Dharmendra Spandrel Investigating The Role of Multimodal Transport in Smart City Planning – Case of Shimla, Issue 11 ISSN: 2231-4601
2015 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Hemant K. Vinayak Construction and Building Materials Enhancing compressive strength of soil using natural fibres, Vol-93 Scopus
2015 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Hemant K. Vinayak International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment Enhancing sustainability of rural adobe houses of hills by addition of vernacular fiber reinforcement, Vol-4 Scopus
2015 Aniket Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha International Journal of Renewable Energy Research Development of simulation weather data for Hour wise Daily Diffused and Direct Solar Radiation from Hourly Global Radiation using statistical estimation method for Subtropical region, Vol-5 Scopus
2015 Aniket Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha HBRC A methodology for energy performance classification of residential building stock of Hamirpur, Vol-13 Crossref
2016 S.S.Chandel, Aniket Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Review of energy efficiency initiatives and regulations for residential buildings in India, Vol-54 SCI
2016 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Hemant K. Vinayak International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment Enhancing durability of adobe by natural reinforcement for propagating sustainable mud housing, Vol-5 Scopus
2016 S.S.Chandel, Vandna Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Review of energy efficient features in vernacular architecture for improving indoor thermal comfort conditions, Vol-65 SCI
2016 Aniket Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha International Journal of Ecology & Development Alternative Building Materials Analysis for Different Residential Buildings Considering Embodied Energy and Material Cost, Vol-31 Web of Science
2019 Venu Shree, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Pamita Awasthi Hydro Nepal Indoor Air Quality Investigation at Primary Classrooms in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India, Issue-24 ISSN 1998-5452 eISSN 2392-4101
2019 Venu Shree, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Pamita Awasthi International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences Assessment of Indoor Air Quality in Buildings using CFD: A Brief Review, Vol-4 Scopus
2019 Venu Shree, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Pamita Awasthi Journal of Indian Chemical Society Indoor air quality (IAQ) Investigation in primary schools at Hamirpur, (India), Vol-96 ISSN 00194522

Conference Publications


Year Author(s) Conference Title Indexing
2003 Bhanu M. Marwaha 52nd National Town and Country Planning Congress held at Shimla Planning for Residential Areas in Hill Towns ------
2007 Dr. D. Vijay Kishore & Bhanu M. Marwaha 56th National Town and Country Planning Congress held at Kolkatta Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on Planning and Development of Peri Urban Areas -------------
2009 Bhanu M. Marwaha Civil Engineering National Conference- Innovation without Limits held at National Institute of Technology Hamirpur (HP) Video Mediated Communication for Smart Homes ISBN: 978-93-80043-34-0
2010 Bhanu M. Marwaha International Conference – Urbanism and Green Architecture, held at National Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh The New Urbanism – Aerotropolis -------------
2011 Bhanu M. Marwaha International Conference – Contemporary Architecture: Beyond Corbusierism, held at Tagore theatre, Sector 18 Chandigarh Chandigarh-The Emerging Information Age Metropolitan Area of North India ISBN: 978-9350-59002-7
2014 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M. Marwaha, Hemant Vinayak International Conference: Sustainable Constructivism: Traditional vis-à-vis Modern Architecture, New Delhi Bio-climatic features of adobe Vernacular Houses of Hamirpur ISBN:978-93-83083-76-3
2014 Puneet Sharma, Bhanu M Marwaha & Sandeep Sharma International Conference: Innovative Trends in Multidisciplinary Academic Research, Istanbul Turkey Integrity of Mobility pattern and cityscape for Sustainable urban form- Case of Shimla ISBN: 978-969-9948-02-2
2014 Bhanu M. Marwaha International Conference – Neo International Conference On Habitable Environments (NICHE - 2014), Lovely Professional University, Punjab Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on Physical Planning of Hyderabad-India ISBN:978-1-63415-470-3
2014 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M. Marwaha, Hemant Vinayak, Aniket Sharma International Conference- Neo International Conference On Habitable Environments (NICHE - 2014), Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India Understanding Vernacular architecture: a case study of Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh ISBN:978-1-63415-470-3
2015 Aniket Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha International conference on Sustainable Energy and Built Environment organized by School of Mechanical and Building Sciences VIT University, Vellore Embodied Energy and Construction Cost Evaluation and Comparison of Common Alternative Building Materials for Residential Buildings in Hamirpur ISBN: 978-81-923320-6-2
2016 Venu Shree, Bhanu M. Marwaha & Pamita Awasthi International Conference – Neo International Conference On Habitable Environments (NICHE - 2016), Lovely Professional University, Punjab Indoor Air Quality in School Buildings: Cause and Effects ISBN: 978-1-947293-58-8
2018 Arvind Kumar Dahiya & Bhanu M. Marwaha International Conference – on Multidisciplinary Research, Practices & Studies (ICMRPS-2018) , SSRG Sustainable Strategies for Redevelopment of Tridev Nagar Slum Puri, Odisha, India ----------
2018 Puneet Sharma & Bhanu M. Marwaha National Seminar PACE: 2018 IPS Academy Indore Redefining Architecture of Historic Core of Shimla City --------------

Book/Chapters Written


Type (Book/Chapter) Author(s) Title Publisher ISBN/ISSN No. Year

Research Supersion


Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Superivisor(s)
phd Aniket Sharma Study of Energy Efficient Building Regulations for Residential Buildings in Composite Climate – Case Study Hamirpur Himachal Pradesh. successfully completed 2017 Prof. Shyam Singh Chandel
phd Vandna Sharma Improving Durability of Adobe Walls for Enhancing Vernacular Architecture successfully completed 2017 Dr. Hemant Kumar Vinayak
phd Puneet Sharma Redefining the Urban Form of Hill Towns for Sustainable Development successfully completed 2018 Dr. Dharmendra
phd Venu Shree Study of Ventilation and Indoor Paints in Primary School Classrooms of Composite Climate for Monitoring its Indoor Air Quality – Case Study Hamirpur (H.P.). successfully completed 2020 Dr. Pamita Awasthi
mtech Sakshi Tanwar Conservation of Shaktidevi Temple Complex Chhatrari Chamba (HP) successfully completed 2016
mtech Zinia Kar Environmental Behaviour Studies in Residential Architecture: A Post Occupancy Evaluation of Two West Bengak Housing Board LIG Apartments successfully completed 2017 Dr. Amitava Sarkar
mtech Arvind Kumar Dahiya Redevelopment of Tridev Nagar Slum, Puri successfully completed 2018
mtech Madhav Verma Climate Responsive Architecture in Composite Climate of Agra successfully completed 2019
mtech Abhilash Mohan A Design Proposal for International Research Institute of Ayurveda at Kalliyad, Kanur, Kerala successfully completed 2020

Patents


Name Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status

Conferences/Workshop/Courses Organized


Category Type Title Venue From To Designation

Expert Talks


Title Place Year Description of Event

Consultancy


Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status

International and National Exposure


Sr.No. Title Description

Honors & Recognitions Achieved


Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year