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.

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Dr. Sally

PROF (DR.) SALLY LUKOSE is currently the Head of Academics-cum-Forensic Science Department at the College of Traffic Management, Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE), Faridabad. Prior to this she has served as 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.

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Dr. Prashant Agrawal

Dr. Prashant Agrawal is currently working as Associate Professor in Department of Forensic Science, at the College of Traffic Management, Institute of Road Traffic Education (CTM-IRTE), Faridabad. Prior to this he has served as Professor and Head, Division of Forensic Science, School of Basic & Applied Science, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, U.P. He has done M.Sc. in Forensic Science from Institute of Basic Sciences, Dr B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra in 2002 and Ph.D. in Forensic Science from Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P. in 2009.

Dr. Prashant has research and teaching experience in the area of Forensic Science of over 12 years. He has more than 25 publications in National and International Journals in the areas of Forensic Chemistry and Toxicology. He has supervised 2 Ph.D. Students and more than 30 students have completed their M.Sc. Dissertation under his guidance.

He has organized National Conference on Forensic Science and Criminalistics Forensis Agora at Galgotias University in the year 2017 and 2018. National Symposium CDTS 2017 and many workshops on Crime Scene Investigation have been organized by him at Galgotias University. He has organized one seminar on scope of M.Sc. Forensic Science Students in private sector at CTM-IRTE in January 2020.

He is member of Editorial board of several peer reviewed Journals in the area of Forensic Science.

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Dr. Rajesh Kumar Kori

Dr Rajesh did his Post Graduation in Forensic Science from Dr Harisingh Gour Central University, Sagar (MP) in 2013. After qualifying the National Eligibility Test (NET-JRF), he had joined the Department of Criminology and Forensic Science, School of Applied Sciences at Dr Harisingh Gour Central University, Sagar (MP) for undertaking the Ph.D in the field of Neurotoxicology. Currently, his interest of research is assessment of progdiagnostic biomarkers of behavioural manifestations due to toxicants, drugs, poisons and other external stimulus.

He has published more than 15 National and International publications in peer reviewed journals. He was awarded the Academic Excellence Award 2018 in the field of research and academics by Institute of Transgene Life Sciences (ITLS), UP. He has also received Young Scientist Training Fellowship (2019) by MP Council of Science and Technology at 34 th M.P Yong Scientist Congress. He was also awarded Best Poster Presentation (2019) in the National Conference on “Forensic Science at the Service of Mankind” at, Department of Anthropology, University of Lucknow (UP). Besides this, he also received the Travel Award by International Society of Neuroscience (ISN)-Asia Pacific Society for Neurochemistry (APSN) Neuroscience School in 2018, Macau, China. He has also received International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO)-Travel Fellowship to attend IBRO-APRC Associate School at IGNTU Amarkantak, India. Dr. Rajesh is also a recipient of lifetime member of most prestigious International/National societies in the field of Toxicology, Neurotoxicology and Forensic Science.

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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.

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.