Dr. Debasis Basu Associate Professor
School of Infrastructure

Research Interests

Non-motorised Transport;
Public Transport; Policy aspects relating to Electric-Vehicle
Urban & Inter-Urban Mobility;
Transportion related Safety Issues;
Activity Modeling & Generation of Trip Chains;
Application of Renewable Energy in Transport Sector;
Economic & Financial Eval. of Transportation Infrastructure Projects; 
Econometric Modeling;
Application of Geographical Information System (GIS), ANN, ML, Soft-Computing

Contact Details

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  • dbasu@iitbbs.ac.in

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 Degree Discipline Year School
  Ph.D. Civil Engg. ( in Transportation Engg.) 2008 IIT Kharagpur


               Dr.Basu is currently a faculty member at School of Infrastructure, IIT Bhubaneswar. Prior to joining at IIT, Dr. Basu worked as Postdoctoral Research Employee at University of California at Davis.  Dr. Basu’s core research interest focuses on problem solving approaches relating to evaluation of Transportation OR Traffic Demand, which is primarily encompassing varied types & nature of demand-modelling techniques; and data-science approaches. Dr. Basu is also having an avid inclination towards Travel Behaviour Research, Choice Modelling, Modelling using Large datasets, Economic & Financial Eval. of Transportation related Infrastructure projects and operation of Public Transport. He was actively involved in various projects of the MoE - “Future of Cities”, IMPRINT. He has published numerous technical articles in journals and conference proceedings.



Infrastructure Planning and Management
Urban Transportation
Lab. for Transp Engg
Lecture Class on Surveying;   Lab Class: Surveying Practice
Economic Evaluation of Transportation System
Civil Engineering Drawing and Estimation



Recent Publications (International Journals)

1Roy, S., and Basu, D., 2022. Planning for Suitable Walk-Access Infrastructure Components in Various Classes of Urban Bus Stop Catchment Area. In: Maurya, et al., (Eds) Transportation Research in India, Springer.

Conferences (International)

1Sharma, S., Rastogi, R. and Basu, D. (2023). Importance Satisfaction Analysis of Key Factors related to Bicycle Infrastructure- Experiences from an Urban area- PID345. Proceedings of the 27th International Conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies- Transport and Equity. Place: Hong Kong. Page No. 387- 394
2Sharma, S., Rastogi, R., and Basu, D., 2022. Evaluation of Active Transport Systems: A Glance at Recent Studies, Paper ID 7225, Presented at TIPCE-2022, 2nd International Conference on Transportation Infrastructure Projects: Conception to Execution), Springer Nature Singapore pp. 359-371.

Academic Honors & Awards

  • The Technical Article on "Evaluation of Active Transport Systems: A Glance at Recent Studies" authored by Sharma, S., Rastogi, R., and Basu, D. was awarded with the Best Paper under the theme "Sustainable Transportation" at 2nd International Conference on Transportation Infrastructure Projects: Conception to Execution held between 14th Sep-22nd Sep, 2022 at IIT Roorkee
  • Chair, Scientific Committee Transport Planning, Policy, Economics and Project Finance, Conf. of Transportation Res. Group of India, Trichy.
  • DST supported trip for Smart Cities Workshop at NCTU, Taiwan
  • Post-doctoral Research at Urban Land Use and Transportation [ULTRANS] Center, University of California at Davis
  • Best MTech Thesis Award in Transportation Systems Engineering, IIT Bombay

Research Scholar

     01  Joint Supervision
     01  Solo Supervision

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