RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University, India’s first industry-led School of Built Environment, has announced the appointment of Dr Deepak Bajaj as Associate Dean & Director for its School of Construction for Noida campus.
An industry veteran, Dr. Bajaj has a rich and varied industry experience in diverse professional capacities in national and international organizations in Real Estate & Construction sectors. He is a Fellow of the coveted Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since past 12 years and chairs the Assessment Panel in India & UK at RICS. Prior to joining RICS SBE, he has worked in project management, construction, real estate and facility management sectors of the industry.
Dr. Bajaj, an alumnus of MIT, Mangalore University, holds a Ph.D from University of Technology Sydney, Australia and was himself an outstanding student. He is passionate about knowledge sharing and has been associated with higher education in Built Environment sector since past 30 years. He is an adjunct professor at SKEMA Business School, France, and Chongqing Jianzhu College, Chongqing, China. He is also adjunct professor at RICS SBE since 2016 and regularly mentors and supervises PhD scholars and master’s degree students.
At RICS SBE, his priority will be to provide effective leadership and strategic direction to the School of Construction, Noida and ensure that it adheres to the highest academic standards while remaining aligned to the industry’s needs.
Congratulating Dr Deepak Bajaj on this appointment, Mr Ashwani Awasthi, Managing Director at RICS School of Built Environment said, “We are extremely delighted to welcome Dr Deepak Bajaj as a part of our SBE leadership team. He is an extremely talented and acclaimed professional who has both industry and academic experiences across national and international geographies. We expect our students to gain an unparalleled experience under his guidance and look forward to his contributions in the growth of the School.”
Commenting on his appointment, Dr Deepak Bajaj, Associate Dean & Director,RICS SBE said, “I have long been associated with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and RICS SBE. This role is an opportunity to translate my industry and academic experiences into a useful blend of curriculum and pedagogies which will give the students a sound foundation in theories yet make them industry ready in the real world. I am honoured to be assigned this responsibility of grooming India’s future construction professionals.”