Dr. Mamatha P. Raj, Director, B M S College of Architecture- Bangalore, is an Architect and Urban Planner by qualification with an experience of over 27 years as an accomplished Academician & Professional. She is presently guiding Doctoral Research scholars in subjects related to urban studies. She has many research publications; over 35 papers in reputed Journals & Conferences at National & International levels. Dr. Mamatha is a distinguished Member & Chairman of various Professional and Academic bodies. She is on Advisory boards of many Institutions as well. She continues to guide, encourage and inspire young Architects, Designers and Planners with her immense expertise and experience towards creating better Cities!