Shankar Neeraj

Doctoral Candidate

The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Shankar Neeraj is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, at the University of Auckland. He holds a Bachelor and Master’s degree in Civil Engineering specialising in Construction Engineering and Management. He has worked as a planning engineer at AFCONS Infrastructure Limited, India.

Neeraj’s current area of research focuses on developing an assessment tool for Building Back Better based upon the Build Back Better (BBB) framework and BBB Indicators developed by the researchers at the Centre for Disaster Resilience Recovery and Reconstruction. The motive of his research is to enable key stakeholders to understand and apply BBB theory in post-disaster recovery planning and implementation.