Bimal Patel

Dr. Bimal Patel completed his architecture from CEPT, Ahmedabad and went on to do his Master’s in Architecture, Master’s in City Planning and Ph.D in City and Regional Planning from University of California at Berkeley.
Dr. Bimal Patel is an architect and urban planner with more than 25 years of professional experience in both fields. He is a Director at HCP. He is also the founder director of Environmental Planning Collaborative, a not-for-profit, planning research and advocacy organization that works with local governments and other agencies. He is actively engaged in understanding and transforming urban design and urban planning practice in India to make them a more effective in improving the quality of life in Indian cities.
In 2012, Dr. Bimal Patel has been appointed as the President of CEPT University, Ahmedabad.