Dr. Om Prakash Bawane
Professor Om Prakash Bawane is an alumnus of Maulana Azad College of Technology (now Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology), Bhopal. After graduating in architecture in 1981, he proceeded to obtain a Masters’ degree in Building Science & Technology at the University of Roorkee (now Indian Institute of Technology – Roorkee). Inclined to pursue a career in teaching, Dr. Bawane began his journey as Lecturer at Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (now Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology), Nagpur. Subsequently, he served as faculty at Manipal Institute of Technology and also headed Department of Architecture at PDA College of Engineering, Gulbarga. Dr. Bawane was conferred the degree of Doctor of Philosophy by Vinayaka Missions University for his dissertation titled “Critical Study of Quality Management Practices in Indian Construction Industry”.
Dr. Bawane has published and presented several papers at national and international journals and conferences. As an architect, he has been involved in the design of several industrial, residential and commercial projects.
With three decades of experience in teaching, Dr. Bawane is among the most senior professors of architecture in Karnataka. He has been a visiting professor to SPA Vijayawada, Bangalore University and many other architecture schools in Karnataka. He has also been on ‘Board of Studies’ of SPA Vijayawada and Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi. Prof. Bawane, is currently serving as the Chairman of Board of Studies (Architecture) of VTU.
Recipient of Teachers’ Day Award, Dr. Bawane has served the Council of Architecture in a capacity of member and Chairman of Experts’ panels and a member of the NATA Vigilance Committee.
For the last twenty years, Dr. Bawane has been serving the RV group of institutions, and more specifically particularly the RV School/ College of Architecture, Bengaluru.