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Regional Development

Indraneel Kumar

Regional Planner: GIS and Spatial Analysis

Tyler Wright

Indraneel Kumar is the Regional planner: GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Purdue Center for Regional Development (PCRD). Indraneel joined PCRD as a Spatial and GIS Analyst in 2005. He focuses on regional economic analysis, development of GIS databases, and spatial decision support system using quantitative and GIS-based methods. He has a bachelor’s degree in architecture and a master’s in urban and regional planning from India. Indraneel earned a second master’s degree in community planning with specialization in environmental planning from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. On August 2014, he earned a PhD in civil engineering with a major in transportation and infrastructure Systems from the Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University. He is a member of the American Planning Association and American Institute of Certified Planners. His 15 years of work experience includes comprehensive planning for large metropolitan areas, regions and counties in India and U.S.A with concentration on land use, transportation, and regional economic analysis.