Sanjoy Roy

Coordinator of Geographic Research Unit (GRU), Research and Design Program

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Geographer, Spatial Planner | Coordinator of Geographic Research Unit (GRU), Research and Design Program, Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements.

Sanjoy Roy is a physical geographer and maritime spatial planner. He has a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Geography and Environment from the University of Dhaka. Later, he pursued a second master’s degree in Maritime Spatial Planning from the Universit√† Iuav di Venezia, Venice, Italy under the European Commission Scholarship. Being an Erasmus Mundus scholar he had the opportunity to work as a research fellow at the National Research Council-Institute of Marine Science (CNR-ISMAR), Headquarter, Venice, Italy. In his master research, he developed an analytical framework to support multiscale maritime governance using Maritime Spatial Planning Data and assessment techniques for the Adriatic-Ionian Macro-regional spatial domain that can be applied globally. Prior joining to the Institute he also worked at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as a GIS and Remote Sensing Analyst in multiple environment and conservation-related projects. He has several research papers published in different international high impact peer-reviewed journals. His research scope includes natural hazard, river morphology, climate, physical urban environmental problems, coastal disaster, maritime planning and governance, Geographic Information System and environmental simulation.