SUMAN KUMAR MITRA

Assistant Professor, DURP, BUET.

Email: sumankumar@urp.buet.ac.bd , skmitra@uci.edu

Academic Qualification

  • MURP (2008): Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • BURP (2005): Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Research Interest

  • Transportation Policy and Planning;
  • Land Use and Transportation Interaction;
  • Travel Behavior; Public Transportation; Active Transportation;
  • Sustainable Transportation


Journal Publications:

  • Saha, M., Rahman, T., Islam. S. and Mitra S.K. “Pedestrian  Preference In Different Road Crossing Systems of Dhaka City”, paper accepted at the 11th International Congress of  Asian Planning Schools Association  which will be held from September 19th to 21st, 2011 at Tokyo, Japan,
  • Khan, A. Z. and Mitra, S.K., “Transportation Infrastructure of Dhaka City: Status and Challenges”, paper presented at the International Seminar on The History Heritage and Urban Issues of Capital Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 17-19 February, 2010.
  • Mitra, S.K., Rahman, M.M., Yasmin, F. and Esita, J.A., “An Analysis of Existing Condition of Inter District Bus Terminals of Dhaka City”, Paper presented at The 10th Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization (PRSCO) Summer Institute. Dhaka, Bangladesh, 15-16 May, 2008.
  • Mitra, S.K., Parvin, G. A. and Maniruzzaman, K.M., “Impact of transport facilities on socio economic condition of rural area”, Paper presented at 1st Annual Conference on Regional Science, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 16-17 March, 2007.
  • Mitra, S.K., Rahman, M.M., Quaium, M.A.and Khan, M.R, “Parking Condition Analysis of Major Activity Centers Along A Major Road of Dhaka City”, Paper presented at 1st Annual Conference on Regional Science, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 16-17 March, 2007.
  • Mitra, S.K., Nayeem, A., Rahman, A. and Islam, I, “Land Price in Dhaka City: Distribution, Characteristics and Trend of Changes.” In Jahan, S. Maniruzzaman K.M. (ed.), Urbanization in Bangladesh Patterns, Issues and Approaches to Planning, Bangladesh Institute of Planners, Dhaka, 2007.
  • Mitra, S.K., Nayeem, A and Rahman, A, “Area Improvement Program of Old Dhaka; a case study of Ward 70.’ Nagar Shaily, vol-3, no.-1, publication of the students of the department of Urban & Regional Planning, BUET, 2005.
  • Mitra, S.K. and Habib, A., “Transportation Problem in Dhaka City” ‘Estapotto and Nirman’, a special publication on World Town Planning Day, 2003

 

Conference and Seminar Proceedings:

  • Attended and Presented Paper in  “The 10th Summer Institute, The Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization (PRSCO)” organized by Bangladesh Regional Science Association (BRSA) in association of Regional Science Association International (RSAI) & Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization (PRSCO), Dhaka, Bangladesh,  15-16 May, 2008.
  • Attended and Presented Paper in the “1st Annual Conference on Regional Science” jointly organized by Bangladesh Regional Science Association (BRSA) and Department of Urban and Regional Planning, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh in association of Regional Science Association International (RSAI) & Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization (PRSCO), Dhaka, Bangladesh,  16 -17 March, 2007.

 

Training and Workshop

  • Participated in the International course on Transportation Planning and Safety, 10-16 December, 2007, IIT, Delhi, India.
  • Participated in the Short Course on Remote Sensing and GIS in Water Management, 02-06 September, 2006, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Participated in the Teachers’ Appreciation Workshop, 18-19 March, 2006, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Participated in the Short Course on Coastal Zone Management, 21-24 January, 2006, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Attended in the Workshop on Use of Linux in Everyday Life, 7-9 April, 2007, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Research, Projects and Experiences

  • Feasibility Study of Mason Training in the Cyclone and Flood Prone areas of Oxfam Funded CBDRM Project and Developing IEC Materials for training.
  • Preparation of land use plan for Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology campus.
  • Facilitator, “Short Course on Land use planning” organized by Directorate of Continuing Education, BUET in collaboration with Department of Urban and Regional Planning, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 23-24 August, 2008. 
  • Attended seminars on different aspects of planning and development.

 

Member to Professional and Other Bodies

  • Member, Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP), www.bip.org.bd.
  • Member, Association of BUET Graduate Planners (BUET planners)
  • Member, Bangladesh Regional Science Association (BRSA), www.brsa.org.bd.