Research and Professional Interests
Dinesh Mehta is a Professor Emeritus at CEPT University, Ahmedabad where he teaches urban management, housing and development planning. Dr. Mehta has published extensively on poverty and equity issues, including, among other themes, water and sanitation. He has been associated with CEPT since 1977, when he joined CEPT as Assistant Professor. He was the Director of School of Planning, CEPT from 1985-92. Dr. Mehta was been the Director of the National Institute of Urban Affairs, New Delhi, India, during 1992-97. He has worked with United Nations, at UN-HABITAT, Nairobi as head of the Urban Management Programme. Dr. Mehta has a PhD from University of Pennsylvania, U.S., a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from Harvard University, U.S., and a Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering, IIT, Madras, India.
Dr. Mehta attended a high level conference organized by the Global Water Program at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Center on Accelerating sustainable, people-centered integrated water services for the poor, August 29 - September 2, 2011.
poverty and equity issues, urban management, housing and development planning