Dr. Bimal Patel

Dr. Bimal Patel has over 25 years of professional, research and teaching experience in architecture, urban design and urban planning. He is President of CEPT University in Ahmedabad. Dr. Patel also leads HCP Design Planning and Management Pvt. Ltd., a professional architecture, planning and project management firm. In 1996 Dr. Patel founded Environmental Planning Collaborative, a not-for-profit, planning research and advocacy organization. Dr. Patel obtained his Doctoral degree in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley in 1995. His research interests are in Land Use Planning, Real Estate Markets, Building Regulations, Land Management and Urban Planning History.