Abraham George

Dr. Ar. Abraham George is born on the Seventh of December, 1963. He has graduated with First Rank in B. Arch from the University of Kerala in December 1986, secured M. Arch with Excellent Grade from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, in 1991 and Ph.D in Development of symbolic tools for communication in Architecture from Calicut University, in 2005. He worked as an active faculty member of the Department of Architecture, National Institute of Technology-Calicut, from August 1988 to January 2009, and has contributed to the cause of Architecture through institution development, numerous building and interior projects; including the prestigious administrative complex of NITC, research projects, numerous published papers, teaching and invited lectures. He was awarded the John Crawford Scholarship by the Government of Australia, 1992 and Fulbright Research Fellowship 2003-04 with centre of research at the Department of Architecture, Cornell University, New York. The Nehru Trust for Cambridge Collections, Victoria Albert Museum, UK had awarded him research grant for 2005-06. His paper “Gazing into the future of Architecture; An evolving profession“ was awarded the Best Faculty Paper Award in the Golden Jubilee Conference of School of Architecture and Planning Chennai, February 2008.

He is currently Member Board of Studies of School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University and University of Calicut, Member of the Editorial Board of(i) Education and Practice published by IISTE US, (ii) ICFAI Journal of Architecture, Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies – JETERAPS, Reviewer, (iii) Journal of Architectural Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, (iv) Journal of design Studies, published by IISTE US, and Member of Review panel of International Congress, Petronas University, Kuala Lumpur. He worked as the Chairman – Academic Board, IIA Kerala Chapter, Vice-Chairman–IIA Calicut Center, till February 2009. Formerly, he contributed as the Head of the Department of Architecture and gladly built up the Department of Architecture, NIT Calicut to the national level accredited by the Council of Architecture in the year 2009.

Dr. Abraham George is currently working as Associate Professor, with effect from January 29, 2009 at the Department of Architecture and Regional Planning, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

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