Mr. Alan Shadap

Designation: Assistant Professor

Department: Architecture


  • Master of Science, (M.Arch) Masters Programme in Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Delft, The Netherlands - August 2017 – July 2019
  • Bachelor of Architecture, (B.Arch) Goa College of Architecture, Panjim, Goa - July 2008– May 2013

Teaching Experience:

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, School of Technology, NEHU, Umshing - (21st August 2023 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Fashion & Lifestyle Accessories, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Shillong, Umsawli - (5th September 2022  -  18th August 2023)
  • Guest Lecturer at Department of Architecture, School of Technology, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong - (26th August 2019  - 30th June 2021)
  • INI Design Studio Pvt. Ltd., - Shillong - Sub consultant as Architect/Urban Planner for the project “Tourism Development Strategy for Umngot Riverfront and around, Meghalaya” - (24th June 2020  -  7th July 2021)
  • Intern at Monolab Architects – Architecture and Urbanism – Rotterdam, Netherlands - (24th April 2018 – 13th July 2018)
  • Architect  -in LEA South Asia Pvt. Ltd, Shillong , India - (2nd April 2016 –30th  June 2017)
  • Architect - Balan and Nambissan Architects, Bangalore, India - (1stAugust  2013 – 30th November  2015)
  • Trainee at Gilbert G Lyngdoh Architecture and Interior design, Shillong,India - (July 2011- October 2011)

Areas of Specialization:

Urban design and Urban Planning, Architecture & Interior design.


  • Awards for excellence in Architectural Thesis 2013(National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture) (Design Competition) Bachelors Thesis awarded among top 10 in Zone 4 during the National NIASA competition.
  • Bachelors Thesis titled “Integrated Learning Institution for ‘Seng Khasi’ “published in “Archiving Architectural Thesis ‘13 ” published by  National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA), 2014 (ISBN - 978-93-84204-00-6)

Professional Development Activities:

  • Completed training course on “Alternative and Energy Efficient Building Technologies” held at KoushalyaShaale, Kengeri, Bengaluru, India on the 20th to 22nd August 2015
  • Participated in “A Three Day Virtual International Science Talk on Nobel Prize 2022 Topics” organised by the Department of Physics, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram Campus, Chennai.
  • Completed Faculty Development Programme on “Emerging Trends in Research Methodology” organised by Sharda School of Media, Film and Entertainment (15th May to 21st May 2023)


Papers Presented in Conferences:

  1. Presented a Paper at the Two Day National Conference on Genocides and Oppression: Interpretations, Intersections, and Interstices (COIN - 2022) organised by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology, (NIT, Meghalaya) (19th & 20th November 2022) Title of paper presented “Racism in City Planning Processes"
  2. Presented a paper at Bodoland International Knowledge Festival, 2023, Bodoland University, Kokrajhar, India (27th Feb to 2nd March 2023). Title of the paper presented “Morphology of Hiltons: A Case of Shillong, India”
  3. Paper Presenter at ATLAS International Design Conference organised by ATLAS. Skilltech University (1st & 2nd September 2023). Title of the paper presented “A Circular Economy Framework for Modern Craft Design” 

Professional Affiliations:

  • Registered as an Architect with the Council of Architecture (COA), New Delhi.
  • Member of Meghalaya Architects Forum (MAF)
  • Member of the Institute of Urban Designers India (IUDI)