M. Tech. Lakshya Pandit
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Lakshya is a Doctoral Research Fellow under Technische Universität Darmstadt within the Urban Health Games Research Group. He is associated with LOEWE research cluster “Infrastructure-Design-Society” / project-mo.de and is working on his doctoral research within the domains of urban mobility and accessibility. He is a recipient of Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Research Grants for his doctoral research. He completed his Masters of Technology in Infrastructure Systems from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in 2017, and was a DAAD IIT-Masters Research Sandwich Fellowship Awardee as part of his research was done under Urban Health Games research group, TU Darmstadt in Germany. He has worked in diverse areas of accessibility, audits, urban mobility, slum upgradation, urban health and related fields. During the 2015-2016 session, he represented the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee under the nation-wide flagship campaign for achieving universal accessibility for Persons with Disabilities through the Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan). Access Audits of New Delhi Airport, New Delhi Railway Station, North Block and South Block were carried out during the campaign under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. To have worked with COSTFORD (established by Pritzker nominee Laurie Baker), Surbana Jurong and other firms under diverse projects ranging from slum free city planning to master plan options for sustainable community, he continues to search for opportunities where he can grow through an eclectic way of learning.