resource person at national and international workshops


  • Invited Speaker at National workshop on Engendering budgets and Gender Inclusive Urban Developments organized by Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India from 23rd to 25th February 2019​​
  • Expert lecture on “Social Research Methods” for Ph.D. students at Dr. B. N.College of Architecture, Pune on 24th February 2018.
  • Invited speaker at International conference on “Research Methods in Architectural Research” organized by Bharati Vidyapeeth CoA, Pune
  • Expert Lecture on “Research Methodology in Design Dissertation” at Pillai College of Architecture, New Panvel


ACCOLADES

Best Research Paper Award – International conference on Emerging Issues in Contemporary India: Local & Global Perspectives - 2018, Mumbra-Mumbai, IQAC

http://indiadesigncouncil.org/pdf/DDEIConferenceProceedings.pdf
http://tekton.mes.ac.in/issues/volume-2-issue-1/papers-essays/inclusive-cities-towards-gender-sensitive-urban-india/sudnya-mahimkar/
http://www.ijrter.com/?s=indoor+comfort

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 Dr. Sudnya Mahimkar

     Architect; M.E. (Town Planning); Ph.D. (Architecture)


      Principal, Pillai College of Architecture, New Panvel

      Pin: 410206, Mumbai, India

     

      Member, Board of Studies, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune


      email: admin@genderspaceresearch.com

                 drsudnyamahimkar@gmail.com

      website: www.genderspaceresearch.com


     EDUCATION


     Doctoral

     Ph.D. in Architecture from University of Pune (2016)

     under the guidance of Dr. Vasudha Gokhale 


     Post-graduation                

     M.E. (Town and country planning) Passed with First Class (2002)

     College of Engineering, Pune  Graduation                          


​     G.D.Arch.Passed with First Class (1990)

     L.S.Raheja School of Architecture, Bandra, Mumbai 


     MUSIC

     Sangeet Alankar (M.A. in Music) in Hindustani Music - Bamboo Flute


     Watercolor Landscape and Surrealism Painting

 

     ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS – (Since 1992)


     June 2019 till Date

  • Principal at Pillai College of Architecture, New Panvel, Mumbai
  • Member, Board of Studies, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune (Since 2019) 

     December 2016 - May 2019

  • Principal at B. R. Harne College of Architecture, Karav, Vangani  

     July 2006 to November 2016     

  • Professor - undergraduate and post-graduate courses in Architecture, at Pillai’s College of Architecture, New Panvel
  • Guiding students for undergraduate thesis
  • Subjects taught -
    • M.Arch. (Urban Design) -Physical Planning
    • B.Arch. Cource: Town Planning, Architectural design, Acoustics

     June 2011 - May 2012

  • Visiting Professor at Pillai’s College of Architecture, HOC-Rasayani Campus

     June 2002 to June 2003

  • As Senior Lecturer  at Rizvi college of Architecture, Bandra  

     June 1996 to Oct 2000

  • As Full time faculty at IES’s College of Architecture, Bandra . Mumbai. 

     Oct 1992 to June 1996

  • As full time faculty at Dr.D.Y.Patil College of Architecture, Navi Mumbai .


list of Research and Publications


Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Mahimkar, S., & Gokhale, V. A. (2018). Addressing Gender Gap in Playgrounds: An Exploratory Study. AJANTA: An International Multidisciplinary Quarterly Research Journal, VII (I), 100-106.
  • Mahimkar S., Gupte K. & Bhosale A. (2017). Indoor Comfort in Dwellings: An Exploratory Study of Diverse Design Approaches. International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering & Research. 3(12), 208-216
  • Mahimkar, S., & Nalawade, N. (2016). Addressing the Challenges of Futuristic Shopping Malls and Sustainability. Business Sciences International Research Journal , 4, 24-28.
  • Mahimkar, S., Nagarkar, S., & Paranjape, A. (2016). Leisure Experiences in Shopping Environment: Gender and Spatial Equity. Social Sciences International Research Journal , 2 (2)
  • Mahimkar, S., & Gokhale, V. A. (2015). Inclusive Cities: Towards Gender Sensitve Urban India. Tekton: A Journal of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning , 2 (1), 26-36.
  • Nandagirikar, S., & Mahimkar, S. (2014). Cultural Image of Original Settlements and Impact of Urban Change - A Case Study of Worli Koliwada, Mumbai. Spandrel (8), 58-67.
  • Mahimkar, S., & Dr. Gokhale, V. A. (2013). Re-conceptualizing Architectural Design Education with reference to Gender Sensitive Built Environment. ABACUS , 8 (2), 41-47.
  • Mahimkar, S., & Gokhale, V. A. (2013). Gender Sensitive Urban Landscapes: History of Changing Ideals and Current Practices. Spandrel (7), 76-84 http://spandrel.spabhopal.ac.in/article-9.pdf 


Conference Publications

  • Mahimkar, S., Nagarkar, S., & Paranjape, S. (March 2016). Leisure Experiences in Shopping Environment: Gender and Spatial Equity. International Conference on Women Studies & Social Scineces - 2016. Goa: ICWSSS.
  • Mahimkar, S., & Gokhale, V. A. (2015). Gender Space Dynamics of Urban Outdoor Public Leisure Spaces. In A. Gospodini (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Changing Cities II: Spatial, Design, Landscape & Socioeconomic Dimensions (pp. 1649-1658). Porto Heli, Peloponnese, Greece: Grafima Publications.
  • Mahimkar, S., & Gokhale, V. A. (8, 9, 10 February 2013). Study of "Women-Only" Public Spaces to Encourage Women's Mobility in the Urban Environment. Indian Cities in Transition (61st National Town and Country Planners Congress) (pp. 279-286). Ahmedabad: ITPI (Institute of Town Planners, India).
  • Mahimkar, S., & Gokhale, V. A. (13,14,15 March 2013). Incorporating Gender Sensitivity in Architectural Design Education in India. "Designing Design Education in India": Conference Proceedings (pp. 450-461). Pune: IDC India Design Council.


  • Mahimkar, S. (18th and 19th Febryary 2015). Internal Migrants in Urban Villages: Co-existence and Conflicts. Natioanl Level Conference on Urban Issues and Architectural Interventions 2015 (NCUIAI-15) (pp. 5-15). Pune: Sinhgad College of Architecture, Pune.


Conference Paper Presentation

International

  • Mahimkar, S., & Nalawade, N. (2016). Addressing the Challenges of Futuristic Shopping Malls and Sustainability. Proceedings of the International Conference on Scinece, Technology, Women Studies, Business and Social Sciences (p. 92). Goa: IMRF Publications.
  • Mahimkar, S., Nagarkar, S., & Paranjape, A. (March 2016). Leisure Experiences in Shopping Environment: Gender and Spatial Equity. International Conference on Women Studies & Social Sciences - 2016. Goa: ICWSSS
  • Mahimkar, S., & Gokhale, V. A. (2015). Gender Space Dynamics of Urban Outdoor Public Leisure Spaces. In A. Gospodini (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Changing Cities II: Spatial, Design, Landscape & Socioeconomic Dimensions (pp. 1649-1658). Porto Heli, Peloponnese, Greece: Grafima Publications.
  • Mahimkar, S., & Gokhale, V. A. (4,5 April 2014). Women’s Perception of Safety and Security With Reference To Urban Public Leisure Spaces: Exploration of Geography of fear. ACS Women’s and Gender Studies Conference. Greenville, South Carolina, U.S.: Furman University.National


National

  • Mahimkar, S. (24,25 January 2013). Contemporary "Women-Only" Spaces: Women's Perceptions and Needs. Women in Architecture - Maha Conference 2013 (p. 19). Pune: Council of Architecture, Indian Institute of Architects.
  • Mahimkar, S. (24, 25 January 2013). Women's Perception of Safety and Security With respect to Urban Public Spaces. Women In Architecture - Maha Conference 2013 (p. 50). Pune: Council of Architecture, Indian Institute of Architects.
  • Mahimkar, S., & Gokhale, V. A. (13,14,15 March 2013). Incorporating Gender Sensitivity in Architectural Design Education in India. Research Paper Presentation at Conference "Designing Design Education in India". Pune: IDC India Design Council
  • Mahimkar, S. (18th and 19th Febryary 2015). Internal Migrants in Urban Villages: Co-existence and Conflicts. Natioanl Level Conference on Urban Issues and Architectural Interventions 2015 (NCUIAI-15) (pp. 5-15). Pune: Sinhgad College of Architecture, Pune.