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Dr.-Ing. Manisha Jain

Post Doc

Phone +49 351 4679 294
Fax +49 351 4679 211
m.jain[im]ioer.de

Research interest

  • Theoretical and empirical analysis of metropolitan and regional spatial structure
  • Modelling effects of infrastructure on aggravation of spatial disparities
  • Analysis of linkages between urban and rural areas

    Professional Career

    Since
    09/2015

    Post Doc
    Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER) Dresden, Germany

    03/2014-
    08/2015

    Post Doc Urban Planning and Regional Development
    HafenCity University Hamburg, Germany

    01/2013-
    02/2014

    Researcher
    Stuttgart University, Germany

    04/2001-
    02/2007

    Practicing architect and urban planner
    New Delhi, India

    Education

    11/2009-
    12/2012

    Doctoral Study
    Institute for Regional Development Planning, Stuttgart University, Germany
    Thesis title: Analysing the effectivity of urban growth management in the National Capital Region Delhi, India

    03/2007-
    10/2008

    Masters of Science in Infrastructure Planning
    Stuttgart University, Germany
    Thesis title: Making NCT-Delhi environmentally sustainable and livable by 2021

    11/1998-
    03/2001

    Bachelors in Architecture
    Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India

    Projects

    INdia-INfra- Development of a methodological framework for linking infrastructure provision with settlement system in Indian urban regions (Duration: 2017-2020, Project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), GZ: JA 2567/2-1, as Applicant and Principal Investigator)

    ReSouth - Resource efficiency of settlement structure in global SOUTH
    (Duration: 2015-2017; 2020-2021, IOER postdoc-project, Principal Investigator)

    FRAWL - Fragmented governance, sprawl and infrastructure provision in Indian metropolitan areas (Duration: 03/2014-08/2015, HafenCity University Hamburg PostDoc-Project, Principal Investigator)

    Affiliations

    Association for Scientific Research into Planning and Building in the Developing World (TRIALOG e. V)
    Council of Architecture, India
    Indian Institute of Architects
    Regional Science Association International
    South Asian German Geographical Society (DGfG)
    Urban Affairs Association

    Teaching

    • Technical University Dresden, Centre for International Postgraduate Studies of Environmental Management (CIPSEM): International Postgraduate Course on Environmental Management
    • Technical University Dresden, Chair for Spatial Development: International Spatial Development
    • HafenCity University Hamburg, Masters in Urban Planning: Urbanisation and Transformation in Developing Countries

    Reviewer

    Area Development and Policy, Asian Geographer, Built Environment, Case studies in Transport policy, Cities, Ecological Indicators, Economic and Political Weekly, GeoJournal, Habitat International, Journal of Urban Planning and Development, Landscape and Urban Planning, Land Use Policy, Rural Society, Sustainability, Trialog Journal, Transport Policy

    Scholarships

    11/2009-
    10/2012

    Rosa Luxemburg Stipendium (Berlin) Doctoral fellowship
     

    2009

    Doctoral fellowship der Landesgraduiertenförderung Universität Stuttgart

    03/2007-
    02/2008

    Baden-Württemberg Masters scholarship
     

    2006

    DAAD Masters scholarship

    Publications before IOER

    2015
    Jain, M. & Pallagst, K. (2015). Land use beyond control – how fragmented governance created sprawl in the Delhi Metropolitan Area. Disp-The Planning Review, 51(3): 29-43

    Jain, M., & Knieling, J. (2015). Stadtentwicklung am Beispiel Indien: Empfehlungen aus planerischer Perspective. In: Taubenböck, H., Wurm, M., Esch, Th., & Dech, S (Hgs.) Globale Urbanisierung-Perspektive aus all. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 277-279.

    Jain, M., Knieling, J. & Taubenböck, H. (2015). Urban transformation in the National Capital Territory of Delhi, India: The emergence and growth of slums? Habitat International, 48, 87-96.

    2014
    Jain, M. & Siedentop, S. (2014). Is spatial decentralization in National Capital Region Delhi, India effective? An intervention-based evaluation. Habitat International, 42, 30-38.

    2013
    Jain, M., Siedentop, S., Taubenböck, H. & Sridharan, N. (2013). From suburbanisation to counterurbanisation? Investigating dynamics of urban development in National Capital Region Delhi. Environment and Urbanisation ASIA, 4 (2), 247-266.

    Jain, M. (2013). Analyzing effectivity of urban growth management in the National Capital Region Delhi, India. Shaker Verlag: Aachen. Pages 232.

    2011
    Jain M., Taubenböck, H. & Namperumal, S. (2011). Seamless urbanisation and knotted city growth: Delhi Metropolitan Region. In: REAL CORP 16th International Conference: Change for Stability: Lifecycles of Cities and Regions, Essen