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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 spatial structure and settlement hierarchy
  • Methods for integrating infrastructure with settlement hierarchy
  • Instruments of urban growth management

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

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

Asian Geographer, Built Environment, Cities, Ecological Indicators, Economic and Political Weekly, Habitat International, Journal of Urban Planning and Development, Land Use Policy, 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