Saket Sarraf

Saket has over 15 years of experience in India and the USA. His work spans across the fields of Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Energy and Sustainability. He heads ps Collective, which is envisaged as a platform for advocacy, research, policy analysis and professional consultancy. He is also the new coordinator for the new Doctoral Program in the Faculty of Planning at the CEPT University, Ahmedabad

Dr. Sarraf is formally trained as an architect from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and as an Urban Planner and Regional Scientist from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. He was awarded the outstanding PhD award for his dissertation on modeling socioeconomic dynamics as a driver of urban growth in 2005-2006. He is a certified GRIHA trainer and evaluator, and BEE certified Master trainer for Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) and certified ECBC architect.

He is a member of number of professional bodies including ISHRAE, International Indian Statistical Association, The Indian Econometrics Society, Council of Architecture, and founding member of the International Building Performance Simulation Association - India

 
Specialties 

  • Sustainable Design and Planning
  • Energy Efficiency and Policy
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Spatial Analysis and Modeling
  • Economic Analysis and Forecasting
  • Dynamic Systems Modeling

 

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Education

  • PhD., Regional Planning, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA
  • MUP., Urban Planning, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA
  • B.Arch. (Hons.)., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India