Dr. Arkopal K. Goswami

Professor, IIT Kharagpur

Dr. Arkopal K. Goswami is a faculty member of the Ranbir and Chitra Gupta School of Infrastructure Design and Management, IIT Kharagpur. He received his PhD from University of Virginia in Civil Engineering in the year 2008. Dr. Goswami has over 15 years of experience in the field of Urban Mobility. His research interests are in planning & design of sustainable urban transport infrastructure in the context of organic urban forms and mixed traffic environment. He has collaborated and worked with researchers and practitioners from around the globe, including Japan, Germany, UK, Colombia, and USA. He is a member of the IRC committee on Urban Roads (H-8), and an Executive Committee Board Member of the Transportation Research Group (TRG), India. He mentors the Multimodal Urban Sustainable Transportation (MUST) laboratory in IIT Kharagpur, and has published and presented the team’s work on national and international platforms of repute. He is the handling editor for a special issue in the Transportation in Developing Economies (TiDE) journal, and in the journal of Institute of Town Planners India (ITPI). Dr. Goswami has been conferred with the Faculty Excellence Award 2022 by IIT Kharagpur. For more information one may visit – https://www.must-iitkgp.in/