Dr Ronita Bardhan

University Lecturer at Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge


University Lecturer (Assistant Professor) of Sustainability in Built Environment, Department of Architecture

Dr Ronita Bardhan is an architectural engineer and urban studies educator, with a phd in urban engineering. She believes that data driven intelligence of built environments can effectively address the sustainability goals and policies. She works in the niche sector of sustainable built environment to inform health and energy decisions in the changing climate. Bardhan uses data-driven methods that couples architectural engineering, AI and machine learning with social sciences to provided built environment solutions for health in resources constraint societies. Her tractable research informs demand-side design solutions which positively affects well-being, energy security, and gender equality while entailing fewer environmental risks. Ronita is part of AI for Environmental Risk, Cambridge Public Health, Cambridge Zero and Cambridge Global Challenges. She is Director of MPhil in Architecture and Urban Studies (MAUS) and leads the Sustainable Design Group at the Martin Centre: Sustainable buildings and cities, Department of Architecture. Dr Bardhan is Director of Studies and Fellow in Architecture at Selwyn College in Cambridge.