Prof. Arnab Jana

Education

  • PhD, Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • PG Certificate in Environmental Leadership, Asian Program for Incubation of Environmental Leadership, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • MCP, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India
  • B.Arch, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) Shibpur. (Formerly Bengal Engineering & Science University, Shibpur), India

Experience

  • 11/2013 – till date, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • 04/2016 – 06/2016, Visiting Faculty, Hiroshima University, Japan
  • 05/2007 – 03/2010, JLL India

Awards

  • Young Faculty Award, IIT Bombay, 2013
  • Japanese Government Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship-2010-2013,
  • GCOE Research supports funds for young researchers, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Government of Japan FY 2011-2012 and FY 2012-2013
  • Institute Silver Medal, IIT Kharagpur, 2007

Teaching

Courses

  • US 603 Research Methods in Urban Science
  • US 602 Fundamentals of Urban Science & Engineering
  • US 605 Introduction to Building: Functional Design and Science
  • PS 619 Health Policy: An Introduction

Studios/Labs

  • US 611 Urban Design and Engineering Laboratory
  • US 612 Urban Design and Engineering Studio

Publications

Journals

45] Mehrotra, S., Subramanian, D., Bardhan, R., & Jana, A. Effect of surface treatment and built form on thermal profile of open spaces: A case of Mumbai, IndiaUrban Climate, 35, 100736. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2020.100736

44] Verma, D., Jana, A., & Ramamritham, K. (2020). Predicting human perception of the urban environment in a spatiotemporal urban setting using locally acquired street view images and audio clipsBuilding and Environment, 186, 107340. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.107340 

43] Jana, A., Sarkar, A., & Bardhan, R. (2020). Analysing outdoor airflow and pollution as a parameter to assess the compatibility of mass-scale low-cost residential developmentLand Use Policy, 99, 105052. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.105052 

42] Kumar, V., Bandyopadhyay, S., Ramamritham, K., & Jana, A. (2020). Pinch analysis to reduce fire susceptibility by redeveloping urban built forms. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy 22, no. 7, pp: 1531-1546. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10098-020-01895-y 

41] Kumar, V., Bandhyopadhyay, S., Ramamritham, K., & Jana, A. (2020). Optimizing the Redevelopment Cost of Urban Areas to Minimize the Fire Susceptibility of Heterogeneous Urban Settings in Developing Nations: a Case from Mumbai, IndiaProcess Integration and Optimization for Sustainability, 4(4), 361-378. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41660-020-00124-9

40] Kumar, V., Ramamritham, K., & Jana, A. (2020). Simulating fire-safe cities using a machine learning-based algorithm for the complex urban forms of developing nations: a case of Mumbai IndiaGeocarto International, DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2020.1756463 

39] Rai, S. K., Ramamritham, K., & Jana, A. (2020). Identifying factors affecting the acceptance of Government to Government (G2G) system in developing nations – Empirical evidence from Nepal. Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy. Vol. 14 No. 2, pp. 283-303 DOI 10.1108/TG-05-2019-0035

38] Rai, S. K., Ramamritham, K., & Jana, A. (2020). Government to Government (G2G) framework to strengthen communication among government agencies during disasters– Learnings from 2015, Gorkha Earthquake, Nepal. Int. J. of Electronic Governance. (Accepted)

37] Pardeshi, P., Jadhav, B., Singh, R., Kapoor, N., Bardhan, R., Jana, R., David, S., & Roy, N. (2020). Association between architectural parameters and burden of tuberculosis in three resettlement colonies of M-East Ward, Mumbai, India. Cities & Health. https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2020.1731919

36] Kumar, V., Ramamritham, K., & Jana, A. (2020). A decision framework to access urban fire vulnerability in cities of developing nations: empirical evidence from Mumbai. Geocarto Internationalhttps://doi.org/10.1080/10106049.2020.1723718 

35] Thomas, N., Bandhyopadhyay, S. & Jana, A. (2019). Investigating the association of individual and neighborhood characteristics with travel time: Empirical evidences from Mumbai, IndiaJournal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studieshttps://doi.org/10.11175/easts.13.238

34] Verma, D., Jana, A. & Ramamritham, K. (2019). Classification and mapping of sound sources in local urban streets through AudioSet data and Bayesian optimized Neural NetworksNoise Mappinghttps://doi.org/10.1515/noise-2019-0005

33] Verma, D., Jana, A. & Ramamritham, K. (2019). Machine-based understanding of manually collected visual and auditory datasets for urban perception studiesLandscape and Urban Planninghttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103604

32] Jana, A., Basu, R., & Mukherjee, C. (2019). A game theoretic approach to optimize multi-stakeholder utilities for land acquisition negotiations with informalitySocio-Economic Planning Sciences,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seps.2019.06.002

31] Subramanian, D., & Jana, A. (2019). Evaluating the cultural ecosystem services of India: Comparison of budget allocations to improve the use value of recreational open spacesEcosystem Services, Volume 38,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2019.100960

30] Verma, D., Jana, A. & Ramamritham, K. (2019). Transfer learning approach to map urban slums using high and medium resolution satellite imageryHabitat Internationalhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2019.04.008

29] Varghese, V., & Jana, A. (2019). Multitasking during travel in Mumbai, India: Effect of satiation in heterogeneous urban settingsJournal of Urban Planning and Development, American Society of Civil EngineersVol 125(2)https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)UP.1943-5444.0000504

28] Bardhan, R., Debnath, R., Jana, A. (2019). Evolution of sustainable energy policies in India since 1947: A reviewWIREs Energy and Environment, https://doi.org/10.1002/wene.340

27] Biswas, R., Jana, A., Arya, K., Ramamritham, K. (2019). A good-governance framework for urban managementJournal of Urban Managementhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.jum.2018.12.009

26] Subramanian, D., & Jana, A. (2018). Assessing urban recreational open spaces for the elderly: A case of three Indian citiesUrban Forestry & Urban Greening, Volume 35, pages 115-128,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2018.08.015

25] Subramanian, D., Bandopadhyay, S., & Jana, A. (2018). Optimization of financial expenditure to improve urban recreational open spaces using Pinch analysis: A case of three Indian citiesProcess Integration and Optimization for Sustainabilityhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s41660-018-0071-0

24] Subramanian, D., & Jana, A. (2018). Design Dichotomy: Impact of Design Intervention on the Recreational Open Spaces of Urban India—A Photo EssayBerkeley Planning Journal, 30(1). https://escholarship.org/uc/item/48z1r71c

23] Verma, D; Jana, A; Ramamritham, K. (2018). Quantifying Urban Surroundings Using Deep Learning Techniques: A New ProposalUrban Science. Volume 2, no. 3: 78, https://doi.org/10.3390/urbansci2030078

22] Verma, D., Jana, A., & Ramamritham, K. (2018). Classification Of The Structure Of Cities Through Mid-Resolution Satellite Imagery And Patch Based Neural Networks. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing & Spatial Information Sciences (pp. 713-717). ISPRS. https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-713-2018

21] Varghese V. and Jana A. (2018). Interrelationships between ICT, social disadvantage, and activity participation behaviour: A case of Mumbai, IndiaTransportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2018.06.009

20] Varghese V. and Jana A. (2018). Impact of ICT on multitasking during travel and the value of travel time savings: Empirical evidences from Mumbai, IndiaTravel Behaviour and Society, Volume 12, Pages 11-22,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tbs.2018.03.003

19] Bardhan, R., Debnath, R., Jana, A., Norford, Leslie K. (2018). Investigating the association of healthcare-seeking behavior with the freshness of indoor spaces in low-income tenement housing in MumbaiHabitat International, Volume 71, Pages 156-168, ISSN 0197-3975,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2017.12.007

18] Varghese V., Jana A., & Sarkar S. (2017). Analysing Disparities and their Impact on Time Use Behavior: Evidences from Mumbai, India. Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studieshttps://doi.org/10.11175/easts.12.35

17] Jana, A., and Varghese, V. (2017). Analyzing mode choice for inter-regional travel in IndiaTransportation Research Procedia, Volume 25, 2017, Pages 5220-5234, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2018.02.049

16] Chikaraishi, M., Jana, A., Bardhan, R., Varghese, V., & Fujiwara. A. (2017). A framework to analyze capability and travel in formal and informal urban settings: A case from MumbaiJournal of Transport Geography, Volume 65, Pages 101–110.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2017.09.001

15] Basu, R., Jana, A., Bardhan, R., & Bandyopadhyay, S. (2017). Pinch Analysis as a Quantitative Decision Framework for Determining Gaps in Health Care Delivery SystemsProcess Integration and Optimization for Sustainabilityhttp://doi.org/10.1007/s41660-017-0015-0

14] Jana, A., & Sarkar, S. (2017). Disparate housing strategies and practices of public and private enterprises in India: Analysis of middle class housing and new townsCitieshttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2017.09.010

13] Basu, M., Ghosh, S., Jana, A., Bandyopadhyay, S., & Singh, R. (2017). Resource Mapping During a Natural Disaster: A Case Study on the 2015 Nepal EarthquakeInternational Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.05.020

12] Jana, A., & Basu, R. (2017). Examining the changing health care seeking behaviour in the era of health sector reforms in India: evidences from the National Sample Surveys 2004 & 2014Global Health Research and Policy2(1), 6. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41256-017-0026-y

11] Basu, M., Ghosh, S., Jana, A., Bandyopadhyay, S., & Singh, R. (2017). Medical Requirements during a Natural Disaster: A Case Study on WhatsApp Chats among Medical Personnel during the 2015 Nepal EarthquakeDisaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 1-4.  https://doi.org/10.1017/dmp.2017.8

10] Basu, R., Aggarwal, R., & Jana, A. (2017). An Integrated Framework for Allocation of New Emergency Response Facilities in Developing NationsProcess Integration and Optimization for Sustainability, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41660-017-0009-y

9] Basu, R., Varghese, V., & Jana, A. (2017). Comparison of Traditional and Emerging Paratransit Services in Indian Metropolises with Dissimilar Service Delivery StructuresAsian Transport Studies4(3). http://doi.org/10.11175/eastsats.4.518

8] Basu, R., Jana, A., and Bardhan, R. (2016). A health care facility allocation model for expanding cities in developing nations: Strategizing urban health policy implementationApplied Spatial Analysis and Policyhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s12061-016-9208-0

7] Jana, A., Bardhan, R., Sarkar, S., and Kumar, V. (2016). Framework to assess and locate affordable and accessible housing for developing nations: empirical evidences from MumbaiHabitat International.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2016.07.005

6] Chikaraishi, M., Jana, A., Bardhan, R., and Fujiwara, A. (2016). Time Use of Urban Poor and Rural Poor on Activity and Travel in Gujarat, India: Similarities and DifferencesAsian Transport Studieshttps://doi.org/10.11175/eastsats.4.19

5] Jana, A., and Harata, N. (2016). Provisioning health care infrastructure in communities: Empirical evidences from West Bengal, IndiaSocio-Economic Planning Scienceshttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.seps.2016.02.003

4] Chakraborty, A., Wilson, B., Saraf, S., and Jana, A. (2015). Open data for informal settlements: Toward a user’s guide for urban managers and plannersJournal of Urban Managementhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.jum.2015.12.001

3] Bardhan, R., Varghese, V., and Jana, A. (2015). Analyzing Regional Travel Patterns in India: Disaggregated Analysis of Social, Health and Pilgrimage TripsJournal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studieshttps://doi.org/10.11175/easts.11.362

2] Bardhan, R., Sarkar, S., Jana, A., and Velaga, N. (2015). Mumbai slums since independence: Evaluating the policy outcomesHabitat International.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2015.07.009

1] Jana, A., Ohmori, N., Takami, K., and Harata, N., (2014). Exploring the role of social interactions and supports in overcoming accessibility barriers while undertaking health tours in IndiaSocial Work in Public Health, Volume – 29, Issue – 4, pp 350-367.  https://doi.org/10.1080/19371918.2013.825895 

Project

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From

To

Agency Name

Project Title

1

October 2014

March 2021

Ministry of Education, Government of India

Centre for Excellence in Urban Science and Engineering – Frontier areas of Science and Technology (FAST)Scheme

2

November 2017

December 2020

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

Network Science for Urban Engineering

3

April 2018

March 2022

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

Healthcare Informatics System: An integrated toolkit for healthcare data analysis.

4

November 2020

November 2021

Government of Rajasthan

State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC) For Rajasthan

5

April 2020

March 2022

British Academy, UK

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6

2020

2023

UNICEF

Health and Nutrition