Module co-ordinator for:
- EVP 2003: Urban Space and Form
- EVP 2007: Site Layout and Desig
- EVP 1012: Spaces, Places and Plans
- EVP 8020: Design and Regeneration
- EVP 3014: Themes in Spatial Planning
Urmi is trained as an architect (B.Arch., School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi) and urban planner (M.Sc. Urban Planning, University of Hong Kong as an Asian Development Bank fellow). She completed her Ph.D. from the Newcastle University, UK. She has received Hong Kong Institute of Planners award for her work on 'Squatters in Kathmandu'. Her PhD evaluated the public sector housing in India ( Kolkata) using a set of housing indicators. She has a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching from Queen's University, Belfast. She worked as an architect and physical planner before switching to academia. Before joining Queen's, she was a researcher in the School of Built Environment, University of Ulster. Over the years she has extensively contributed in the study of housing, informal settlements and urban development process in different cities in South Asia.