Personal Profile of Dr. Debasis Basu

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Dr. Debasis Basu
Title : Assistant Professor
School : Infrastructure
Office (Room No.) : 201
Phone No. (Office) : +91-674-713-6608
Email : dbasu@iitbbs.ac.in
Courses Taught
Urban Transportation Planning, Economic Evaluation of Transportation System, Surveying and Surveying Practice, Civil Engineering Drawing and Estimation, Infrastructure Planning and Management
Research Interests
Transport Planning and Sustainable Infrastructure; Public Transport.
Degree Discipline Year School
Ph.D. Civil Engg. with Specialization in Transportation Engg. 2008 IIT Kharagpur
Recent Publications (International Journals)
Roy, S. and Basu, D. An approach towards estimating critical value of waiting time at transit stops, Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (English Edition), Elsevier Pub. (Accepted)
Roy, S. and Basu, D. 2019. Ranking urban catchment areas according to service condition of walk environment, Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems, ASCE Pub. Vol.145 (4), page. 04019005-1 to 04019005-14.
Conferences (International)
Roy, S., and Basu, D. 2019. An evaluation of in-service infrastructural facilities of walk-access feeder paths to urban local bus stops. Proceedings of the 15th World Conference of Transport Research WCTR2019 (Accepted).
Basu, D., Roy, S., Roy, S.M, and Majumdar, B.B. 2019. An assessment towards identifying improvement needs of urban bus stop infrastructure: Knowledge gained from Bhubaneswar. Proceedings of the 15th World Conference of Transport Research WCTR2019 (Accepted).
Annam, S.K., Basu, D. and Maitra, B. 2019. Does selection of link influence the OD-matrix estimation from link counts? An Experience in Bhubaneswar City, 15th World Conference of Transport Research WCTR2019
Annam, S.K., Basu, D. and Maitra, B. 2019. Competing versus complimentary operations of common carrier modes: A case study of Bhubaneswar city, 49th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association, April, 24-27. Los Angeles.
Annam, S.K., Basu, D. and Maitra, B. 2017. Temporal classification of flow-patterns in mid-sized urban road network, 18th World Road Meeting 2017 (Crossroads WRM-2017), Int. Road Federation (IRF). Nov. 14-17, New Delhi.
Roy, S., and Basu, D. (2017). An approach of examining service condition of sidewalk facility in urban area, 12th Eastern Asia Society of Transportation Studies (EASTS) Conference Proceedings Vol. 11.
Academic Honors & Awards
  • Post-Doctoral Research at University of California, Davis
Professional Training
 Participated in “2019 Indo-Taiwan SMART CITIES Workshop” at National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), H-Sinchu City, Taiwan during April, 22-26, 2019 (Sponsored by DST, GoI).


Involved in Projects
 #1. Measures for Improving the Attractiveness of Pedestrian-Facility accessing Urban Local Bus Service- A Project under IMPRINT-India Initiative supported by MHRD, Govt. of India and  Partner Ministry MoHUA, Govt. of India.   Involved as PI (On-going)
#2. Design and Evaluation of Composite Transportation Networks in a Multi-modal System for Travel Demand Management in Urban Areas- A Module under Future of Cities Initiative by IIT-KGP with Support from MHRD, Govt. of India.  Involved as Co-PI. (On-going)
#3. Identifying key-factors of pedestrian environment and their utility in preparation of phasewise improvement plan- SEED Grant. IIT Bhubaneswar. Involved as PI (completed).
Professional Membership

Indian Roads Congress

Institute of Urban Transport (India) 
Transportation Research Group (TRG) of India
World Congres of Transport Research Society (WCTRS)