Invitations and Honours
Bardhan, R. (2022) Invited as Expert to guide Development of Design Standard for Affordable Housing based on Thermal Comfort Performance” AND the “Development of Thermal Comfort Action Plan - 2050” by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, India
Bardhan, R. (2022) Green Upgrading in Informal Settlements, World Resource Institute, USA , May 2022
Bardhan, R. (2022) Data driven design for health and energy , Women in Data Science, Cambridge, USA, March, 2022
Bardhan, R. (2022) Future workplace design in post pandemic world - Cambridge Business School, March, 2022 (podcast)
Bardhan, R. (2021) Decarbonising the Future Affordable Housing, COP 26, Glasgow, UNFCC November, 2021
Bardhan, R. (2021) Data driven built environment design for decoupling energy and health burdens in poverty, Cambridge-Turing sessions reloaded: collaborative data science and AI research hosted by Cambridge Centre for Data-Driven Discovery (C2D3), October 2021
Bardhan, R. (2021) Embedding health in future built environment, Cannon Design; October, 2021
Bardhan, R. (2021) IEA Behavioural Insights for Inclusive Energy Policy, International Energy Agency, Paris; July 2021
Bardhan, R. (2021) IEA Energy Efficiency Policy and Digital Tools Workshop, International Energy Agency, Paris June 2021
Bardhan, R. (2021) Resilient cooling in poverty, UNFOLD -Decolonising Architecture, ARCSOC - University of Cambridge, March 2021
Bardhan, R. (2021) Data driven design for sustainable future cities: incorporating the intangible - Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, February, 2021
Bardhan, R. (2021), Energy from Moving images, Energy and Society, Oxford University, Environmnetal Change Unit, January, 2021
Bardhan, R. (2021).Health due to design in transitional housing of Global South, Yale University, School of the Environment, January 2021
Bardhan R, (2020), Machine Intelligence aided storytelling for unravelling energy cultures in slums New ways of seeing and understanding systems – experiences from Brazil, India, Kenya and Nigeria, UNDP’s Strategic Innovation Unit, December 9, 2020
Bardhan, R. (2020). WeD: Well-Being in Developing Countries - Built environment as the confounding factor: Case India. In S. Webb, E. W. Sheffield, & B. Flinn (Eds.), Towards Healthier Homes in Humanitarian Settings. Proceedings of the Multi-sectoral Shelter & Health Learning Day (p. 21).
Bardhan R., (2020) Not so Cool - Built environment design for mitigating the climate induced cooling demands. 3rd Annual Virtual Roundtable on Residential Electricity Consumption, Oxford, UK, Centre for Policy Reserach, India, Prayas, India, 22 September , 2020, Zoom
Bardhan R (2020) - GCRF COMPASS Leadership Programme on Solving Global Challenges, Cambridge
Bardhan R (2019)- Keynote Speaker on Built Environment Panel- Kingston Council's Citizens' Assembly on Air Quality, Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Nov10, 2019, Kingston, UK
Bardhan R (2019) Human-Computer Interaction for heat-stress reduction in tropical cities, April 2019, GCAA x IIT Bombay Interdisciplinary Seminar on Human-Computer Interaction for Development, Centre for Urban Science and Engineering IIT Bombay & Gates-Cambridge Trust, University of Cambridge.
Bardhan R (2018) Gender and household energy: female participation in designing domestic energy in India’s slum rehabilitation housing , November 2018,CRASSH, University of Cambridge, UK
Bardhan R., (2018) “Visualizing Urban spaces from spaces” June, 2018, NASA Ames Earth Science Division, USA
Bardhan R., (2018) “Designing for Health & Well-being: A data-driven approach to building science” May 10, 2018, Stanford University, USA
Bardhan R., (2018) “Gender equality through design in low-income communities – A case study of SRA in Mumbai”, Gender Colloquium: Gender Issues in Urban Transformation Focus on The Adolescent Girl and Urbanisation 23-24th August, 2018.
Bardhan R., (2017) “Slum Habitat Design: An introduction to Mumbai’s Chawl / slums”, March 16, Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Bardhan R., (2017) “Urban Form and Climate – Indian Case”, March 13, Sustainability & Data Sciences Laboratory (SDS Lab), Northeastern University, USA.
Bardhan R., (2017) “The 3P’s of Design: Is design a product, process or philosophy?” – Sustainable Urban Systems Seminar, January 26,Stanford University,USA.
Bardhan R., (2016) “De-coding SMARTness of Indian Cities”, Workshop on Smart Cities: Mobility and Infrastructure in the 21st Century, organised by IISER Pune in association with German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) in New Delhi, Heidelberg Centre South Asia (HCSA), University of Goettingen, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) and University of Cologne, August 19 2016, IISER Pune, India. (Link)
Bardhan R., (2016) “Envisioning a Smart city: A People Centric Approach”, 10th National Frontiers of Engineering Symposium for Young Indian Engineers, 23 – 25 June 2016, IIT Kanpur, India.
Bardhan R., (2016) “Internet of everything and India’s SMART city vision :Towards Enablement”. Invited speaker at Internet of Things (IOT) & Smart City – Thematic Session III – Distributed and Embedded High Performance Computing. June 1-4, 2016. Mumbai, India
Bardhan R., (2016) 5th Regional Conference on Infrastructure Project Management, Invited Speaker at the “Sustainable and Green Building” session. May 27, 2016, Mumbai, India
Bardhan R., (2015) Geo-Informatics in Urban Planning, Invited talk at School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. October 30, 2015
Bardhan R., (2015) Green Building : Principles & Concepts, Invited talk at Symposium on Green Building : Principles, Concepts and Case Studies, GH Patel College of Engineering & Technology, Gujarat, India. October 15, 2015
Bardhan R., (2015) Dissemination of Incentives for Green Building, Invited talk at Workshop on Green Buildings, New Kolkata Development Authority, Govt. of West Bengal,India, Kolkata. April 2, 2015 (Link)
Bardhan R., (2015) Why Mumbai had Slums. Invited talk at the Amsterdam-Mumbai Symposium on ‘Sustainable Urban Development: Practices, Problems, and Prospects’,at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India on March 27, 2015.(Link)
Bardhan R., (2015) Social networks and psychological factors for pro-environmental behavior in urban waste management. Invited talk at 37th Taoyaka Program Seminar (the 285th IDEC Asia Seminar), Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University,Japan on March 21, 2015(Link)
Bardhan R., (2015) Smart PEOPLE for smart cities -harnessing pro-environmental behavior in waste management. Invited talk at Roundtable and Workshop on Role of Universities in Building Healthy, Sustainable & Smart Cities, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, INDIA on January28 , 2015 (Link)
Bardhan R., (2014) Spillovers of Urbanization in India – A macro and micro temporal perspective Invited talk at IIT Kharagpur – Research Scholars’ Day, November, 17, 2014, Kharagpur, INDIA
Bardhan R., (2014) Issues in Pro-Environmental behavior – Industrial Waste Management. Invited talk at JACOBS Engineering (Oil & Gas sector), Mumbai, INDIA on August 27, 2014
Bardhan R., (2014) “Sustainable Use of Natural Resources on local, regional and global scale” – Workshop. Invited talk at Indian-Sino-Finnish Cleantech Roundtable was held in Helsinki, Finland on May 6th, 2014(Link)