Faculty

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Dr. Rohit Baluja

Dr. Rohit Baluja has a PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Birmingham, U.K. Dr. Rohit is also a visiting Lecturer at the School of Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham.

Dr. Baluja established the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) as a not for profit organisation in New Delhi 1991, which has led to the establishment of the College of Traffic Management in the NCR Delhi which is the only single umbrella facility for research and training in all the areas of traffic management.

Dr. Baluja is a Member at the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration and represents India at the Commission for Global Road Safety. As President IRTE, he is Observer Member at the Working Party 1 of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. The IRTE has been granted the Roster Consultative Status by the United Nations Economic and Social Council and also as a Centre for Excellence in Road Safety for South East Asia under his dynamic leadership.

Dr. Lalit Pratap Chandravanshi

Dr. Lalit Pratap Chandravanshi

Dr. Lalit Pratap Chandravanshi is currently working as Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Science. Dr. Chandravanshi holds a M.Sc. degree in Forensic Science from the Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Agra and Ph.D. degree in Toxicology from the CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow (2014). He has worked as post-doctoral fellow (Dr. DS Kothari Fellowship: 2015-2018) in the Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forensic Science, Galgotias University, Greater Noida (July 2017-November 2020) before moving to CTM-Institute of Road and Traffic Education, Faridabad as Associate Professor. He has successfully accomplished several administrative duties and chaired several academic committees in Galgotias University, Graeter Noida. He has also served as guest faculty in the Forensic Science department, BHU, Varanasi during 2017 -18 for one year.

He has 9 years of teaching and research experience in the area of Forensic Science and has guided Ph.D. and M.Sc. students for their research work. He has published more than 30 research articles and 2 book chapters. He has been reviewer in several peer reviewed international journals and is editorial board member of several reputed journals.

He has organized many conferences and workshops and also has delivered lectures at the national and international platform. He has been awarded with the ‘SS Parmar Research Foundation award’ by Indian Academy of Neurosciences, India. He has also received awards and fellowship from International Society for Developmental Neuroscience, Nara, Japan, International Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, Milan, Italy, International Society for Neurochemistry, Japan, Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA and Asian Pacific Society for Neurochemistry, Kobe, Japan.

Dr. Richa Rohatgi

Dr. Richa Rohatgi

Dr. Richa Rohatgi is presently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Forensic Science. Dr. Rohatgi is PhD in Forensic Science from University of Delhi and has more than 10 years of experience in research and teaching in the field of forensic science. She has previously worked in forensic lab as Scientific Officer and worked as guest faculty at SGTB Khalsa College, DU. She was awarded with UGC-JRF(2012) in Forensic Science and pursued PhD at Dept.of Anthropology, University of Delhi (2013-2016). While at Dept. she has been instrumental in building and formulating syllabus for PG program in Forensic Science. She had taken lectures of MSc FS and CCFS (Certificate Course in Forensic Sciences) at DU before joining Amity University Haryana as Assistant Professor (2017-2021)

Dr. Rohatgi has many publications in repute journals and 4 book chapters in Forensic Science. She has also authored e-content for e-pg pathshala modules under UGC-MHRD scheme. She has been presented with best paper award and best poster award in different International & National conferences. She has been invited as Resource Person for delivering lectures in many forensic science universities and colleges accross India. She has also been external examiner to various universities. Dr. Rohatgi has had an article published in leading newspaper on scope of forensic science and has been invited to talk shows on radio-AIR FM radio. Dr. Richa Rohatgi was also part of debate panelist as forensic expert telecasted on NewsNations TV channel.

Recently she also the convened and organised an FDP on 'Multidimensionality in Forensic Science Education' of 5 days at Amity University Haryana (AUH) and organised 1st National Conference on CSI and FS at AUH. She was also invited Chair at International Conference on Cyber Security and Digital Forensics (ICCSDF-2021). Dr. Richa Rohatgi has also participated and secured "A" grade in 15 days online Refresher Course (2021) and 5 days online FDP (2021) both organised by PMMMNMTT, Dept.of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Govt.of India.

Priyam Lakar

Priyam Lakar

Priyam Lakar, Assistant Professor at Department of Forensic Science, holds a graduate and a postgraduate degree from Amity University and University of Delhi, respectively, and has been teaching students of MSc for three months at CTM-IRTE. He has since been awarded the UGC-JRF 2020 to pursue PhD.

In concord with his diligence to research, he focuses on an approach to amalgamate both, 'word' and 'work' in the pedagogy. His lucid knack towards physical sciences and instrumental analysis along with an upbeat propensity for teaching are also apparent in his lectures.

With a zoomer's zeal, he finds himself motivated to move unto a brighter morrow for the world.

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Pankaj Mehra

Mr Pankaj Mehra is currently working as Assistant Professor in Department of Traffic Engineering and heading the Department of Traffic Engineering at CTM-IRTE. Mr Pankaj is an M.Sc in Geography from Punjabi University (Patiala) and he also got an M.Tech Degree in Urban Planning from Guru Nanak Dev University, (Amritsar) Punjab.

Mr. Pankaj Mehra has an experience of more than 7 years in Traffic Engineering, Traffic Management and in the field of Road Safety. Possess exemplary skills with intricate Accident Recording, Analysis and Research Software like PC-Crash, ViaNet, ViaStat among others. Extensive experience in planning and conducting safety audits, Journey risk management, road accident investigations, reconstructions, traffic surveys, Planning & Design and has even given discourse to Police officers, Transport officers and engineers.

He has conducted the road safety audits on highways and road transportation projects including, junction improvements, and major/minor traffic management schemes. Prepared and implemented Traffic management/improvement Plans for Industries, cities and various establishments.

Pankaj Mehra has indulged & undertaken researches in the field of safe and efficient traffic management systems for the development of training programs for various institutions, drivers and professionals and other users as well as Delivery of Training Programs.

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Lalit Mohan

Mr. Lalit Mohan has done an M. Tech (Urban Planning) from Guru Ram Das School of Planning (GNDU) Amritsar and Master in Geography from Panjab University Chandigarh. He is presently working as Assistant Professor in the department of Traffic Management, CTM-IRTE, Faridabad. He has experience of more than 6 years. In the past, he worked as an urban planner in Jaipur Development Authority, Jaipur. He has been contributed in many government projects and has also done work with private consultants on residential, commercial and industrial projects. His areas of interests include Urban and regional planning, Transport Planning, Traffic Management, Road Safety, Geographic Information System, Disaster Management.

While working in CTM-IRTE, Faridabad, he has undertaken researches in the field of safe and efficient traffic management systems for the development of training programs for various institutions, drivers and professionals and other users. He is also responsible for development and implementation of various engineering improvements schemes, journey risk management, road safety audit, traffic management plans and research projects.

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Ar. Anooja S

Ar. Anooja S has done M. plan (Transport Planning) from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi and Bachelors in Architecture from T.K.M College of Engineering, Kerala. She is presently working as Transport planner /Assistant Professor in the department of Traffic Management, CTM-IRTE in Faridabad. Prior to this, she was working in Loka Architecture Studio as an Architect Planner and involved in many urban design and planning projects and has also done work along with private consultants in residential and commercial projects. She was also involved in Technical consultancy team of PMAY -2017, Chittumala Block Panchayat.

Anooja has also qualified in GATE exam, 2018. Her area of interests include Transport System Planning & Infrastructure Design, Developing micro & macro –Transport models, Road safety and engineering, Green transport, Economics-Financial modelling and appraisal of projects. She also possess hands on experience in graphic design soft wares, analytical and transport modelling soft wares.

International Faculty

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Dr. Raman K Patel

Dr. Raman K Patel, Lead Faculty at the College of Traffic Management Is the retired Chief Traffic Engineer of New York City with 30 years of transportation and road safety experience. Currently Dr. Patel teaches transportation and ITS engineering at Polytechnic Institute of New York University and supports New York City’s transportation safety and emergency management task force for training and coordination exercises. He has served as the chief technical manager for the I-95 Corridor Coalition of the 14 North-eastern States of the United States. Internationally he has worked on major road design and road safety audit projects sponsored by the World Bank including India and as advisor to Bogota City, Columbia.

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Dr. Harry Evdorides

Dr Evdorides obtained a Dipl. Ing. in Civil Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He joined the Highways Group in 1990 as a research student and in 1994 was admitted to the degree of PhD (Civil Engineering) having carried out research that led to "A Prototype Knowledge-Based System for Pavement Analysis".

Subsequently working at the University as a research fellow in a number of R&D projects, Dr Evdorides was awarded the title of EurIng (FEANI) in 2000. Two years later he was appointed lecturer in Road Asset Management and Convenor of the MSc Road Management and Engineering Programme.

Harry has represented the University of Birmingham at the International Road Federation (IRF) since 2003, establishing the MSc Roads and Public Policy in 2004. In 2008 he was appointed to Acting Programme Manager of the Department of Civil Engineering and became the leading academic of the Accident Research Group.

Guest Faculty

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Dr. Sally

PROF (DR.) SALLY LUKOSE is currently Professor and Dean at the School of Allied Health Sciences, Sharda University, Greater Noida, UP. Prior to this she has served as Head of Academics-cum-Forensic Science Department at the College of Traffic Management, Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE), Faridabad. & Professor and Dean, School of Basic & Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, U.P. She did her B.Sc. from Poona University, M.H., M.Sc and Ph.D in Forensic Science from Dr. H.S. Gour University (Central University), Sagar, M.P.

Dr. Sally has about 17 years of research and teaching experience in the area of Forensic Science and is credited with the initiation of UG and PG Forensic Science Programs at Amity University and Galgotias University, Greater Noida, U.P. and at CTM-IRTE. She has more than 30 publications in National and International Journals especially in the areas of Forensic Serology and Toxicology and chapters in different books. She has supervised more than 40 M.Sc. Dissertations Projects, 2 Ph.D’s. she has been associated with Projects of Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR &D), Delhi and also has served as Course Director (Forensic Science) for e-PG Pathshala, a project under NLU, Delhi (MHRD, GoI). She has delivered invited lectures at National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, Rohini, N.D. and CBI Academy, Ghaziabad and imparted training to Police Officers in more than 15 States on Road Accident Investigation including in North Eastern Police Academy (NEPA) and at the 45th All India Police Science Congress (AIPSC) at Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) in 2016.

She has organized many National and International Conferences and seminars like National Conference on Questioned Document Examination-2005, SAFCON-2008 and INPALMS-2010 to name a few at Amity University and Forensis Agora- 2016 at Galgotias University. She has also served as a member of the UGC Committee for UGC-NET Examinations.

She has received Best Paper Presentation Award from the Forensic Science Forum, Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) in 2001; Meritorious service Award of INDIAN CONGRESS OF FORENSIC MEDICINE & TOXICOLOGY (ICFMT) SAFCON- 2008 from Dr. M.S. Rao, Director-cum-Chief Forensic Scientist, DFS, MHA; and Excellence Award from ICFMT in 2010 from Shri. Veerappa Moily, the then Law Minister, G.O.I. More recently her research publication has been recognized as one of the most read and the top downloaded paper of 2018-19 by WILEY.