Dr Mittul Vahanvati

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Dr Mittul Vahanvati

Dr Mittul Vahanvati finalised her PhD in May 2018 on community resilience and post disaster housing reconstruction approaches. She has over seven years of academic experience as a course coordinator, lecturer, tutor and researcher at RMIT, and other universities including the University of New South Wwales, University of Technology Sydney and The University of Melbourne.

Her PhD research paper had won the best research paper award in 2016. She has a master’s degree in sustainable development.

She has also examined whether and how participatory owner-driven housing reconstruction projects can lend themselves to long-term disaster resilience of communities, in the context of rural India. Based on the research findings, she has proposed a framework with key factors ensuring the long-term reliability of reconstruction interventions globally. 

Her thesis is available here.

Student project

This student project examined whether and how participatory owner-driven housing reconstruction projects can lend themselves to long-term disaster resilience of communities, in the context of rural India. Based on the research findings, the project proposed a framework with key factors ensuring the long-term reliability of reconstruction interventions globally. 

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