Paromita Nakshi (she/her), Planning PhD Student

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Home Campus:
U of T St. George

Other Degrees:
Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 2020
Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (BURP) with Honors, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 2017

Honours & Awards:
Connaught International Scholarship for Doctoral Students, University of Toronto (2021)
Honorable Mention, Transport Geography Specialty Group (TGSG) Master's Thesis Award, American Association of Geographers (AAG) (2021)
Research Grant, Social Science Research Council, Bangladesh Planning Commission, Title of the Research: “Exploring Travel Behavior and Multimodal Accessibility to Employment Opportunities in Dhaka" (2019)
University Grants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh Merit Scholarship (2017)
University Merit Scholarship, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) (2013-2016)
Dean’s List Scholarship, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) (2013, 2015)
University Stipend, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) (2013, 2015)

Supervisor(s):
Dr. Steven Farber

Contact Information:

paromita.nakshi@mail.utoronto.ca

Personal Website: sites.google.com/view/paromita-nakshi

Research Interests:

  • Transportation equity
  • Travel behavior
  • Land use-transportation interaction
  • Spatial analysis

Selected Publications:

  • Nakshi, P., & Debnath, A. K. (2020). Impact of built environment on mode choice to major destinations in Dhaka. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198120978418
  • Nakshi, P., & Debnath, A. K. (2020). Modal mismatch and accessibility gap in Dhaka using a time-of-day based approach. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198120972395
  • Nakshi, P., & Debnath, A. K. (2020). Modal Mismatch and Accessibility Gap in Dhaka: A Time-of-day Based Approach. Paper presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.
  • Nakshi, P., & Debnath, A. K. (2020). Does Built Environment Matter in Mode Choice? The Case of Major Destinations in Dhaka. Paper presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.