(Visiting Faculty on Secondment from India to AIT Bangkok Thailand)

Dr Mohammed Firoz serves as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture and Planning, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut, India. He also served as the Associate Dean (Student welfare) of the university for 5 years. Dr. Firoz graduated from NIT Calicut as a university rank holder, completed his post-graduation in Urban and Regional Panning from CEPT university India and PhD degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur. His fields of interest include Metropolitan and Regional planning, Sustainable development of cities and settlements, Peri Urban studies, Quality of life and Livability in urban areas & Socioeconomic development of Cities etc.
Dr Firoz has been teaching NIT Calicut since July 2004 for undergraduate, post graduate & PhD students. He was also engaged as a visiting teacher at the Architectural Association London (AA London) for the term May-June 2015. He is actively involved in research, publishing as well as consultancy and university services. His works are published in reputed journals like Land Use Policy, Urban Climate, Journal of Urban Management etc., to name a few. He is associated with reputed publishers like Springer Nature, Elsevier, Taylor and Francis, etc. as an author and reviewer. He has also recently signed a contract to write a book with publisher Taylor and Francis group (Routledge) as a co-author on the topic ‘Planning for resilient futures in India -challenges and potential for peri urban development’
He is passionate about travelling and has visited several places in India and abroad and wishes to visit most of the world sooner or later.

He can be contacted in the following:
Email: firoz@ait.ac.th
Room: E201, SERD Building
Ext: 5696