Bhattacharjee - Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture


Dr. Suchismita Bhattacharjee

Suchismita Bhattacharjee


Virginia Polytechnic Institute
PhD, Environmental Design and Planning

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
MS, Building Construction

Michigan State University
MS, Construction Management

Jadavpur University
BS, Architecture

Professional Credentials

LEED AP, US Green Building Council (2019 – Present).

Certified Aging in Place Specialist, National Association of Home Builders (2020 – Present).

Green Globes Professional (GGP), The Green Building Initiative  (2016 – Present).

Green AP, Sustainable Furnishings Council (December 2016 – Present).

Selected Publications

Bhattacharjee, S. (2020). Improving Indoor Air (3rd ed., vol. 36, pp. 48). Interior Sources.

Bhattacharjee, S., Lazo Flores, T. (2020). Framework for Online Learning: Interpreting the Theory of Social Constructivism in Interior Design Education. Interior Design Educators Council. (Published)

Bhattacharjee, S. (2019) “Using a Hybrid Pedagogical Method in Undergraduate Interior Design Education.” Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 24(2), 93-109.

Scott, L., and Bhattacharjee, S. (2017). “”Embedding Sustainability in Higher Education Course Content: An Industry and Education Perspective.” World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017, June 5 – 7, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Bhattacharjee, S., Langar, S., and Everett, B. (2017). “Assessing the Resilience of LEED Certified Facilities in Oklahoma.” Proceedings of Architectural Engineering Institute Conference 2017, April 11-13, Oklahoma City, OK.

Bhattacharjee, S., Pishdad, P., and Ganapathy, R. (2016). “Adoption of Prefabrication in Construction to Achieve Sustainability Goals: An Empirical Study.” Proceedings of Construction Research Congress Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Bhattacharjee, S. (2015) “The Relation of Psychosocial and Demographic Characteristics with Energy Consumption”. Proceedings of Healthy Buildings America 2015 Conference, July 19 – 22, Boulder, CO.

Bhattacharjee, S., Langar, S, and Hogan, M. (2015) “College Students’ Perception of Household Energy Efficiency”. Proceedings of Healthy Buildings America 2015 Conference. July 19 – 22, Boulder, CO.

Bhattacharjee, S., and Wachter, H. P. (2015). “Relationship between Health Symptoms and Indoor Air Qualities of Different Age Groups”. Proceedings of Healthy Buildings Europe 2015, May 18 – 20, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Reed, E., Bhattacharjee, S. and Pober, E. (2015) “The LED Technology: A Review of Effects on Indoor Lighting and Fixture Design”. The International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design, 8(3), 27.

Jarvi, E., Mahfouz, T., Bhattacharjee, S., & Lazaros, E. J. (2014). “Helping Students Make Their Homes Safer”. Tech Directions, 73(10), 24.

Bhattacharjee, S., Reichard, G., McCoy, A. P., Pearce, A. R., & Beliveau, Y. (2014) “Identification of Elements to Control and Regulate Residential Energy Consumption”, Advances in Building Energy Research, 8(2), 1-22.

Bhattacharjee, S., & Reichard, G. (2014) “Statewide Variations in Energy Efficiency Rebates: A Comparative Analysis”. Proceedings of American Council of Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Summer Study 2014, August 14 – 22, Pacific Grove, CA


IDEC Service Award , Interior Design Educators Council (March 2019).

Outstanding Educator Award, Outstanding Educator Award (January 2019).

Outstanding Service Award, College of Architecture (September 2016).

Ed Cline Faculty Development Award, University of Oklahoma (February 2016).

Featured Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Noyori-Corbett, C., Abbas, J., Bhattacharjee, S., Frantz, R., Lee, S., Ra, K., Ruan, J., Wang, Q., Wang, Y., Wavering, T., “Creation of Sustainable and Holistic Refugee Resettlement Model” Sponsored by Data Institute of Societal Challenges, The University of Oklahoma, $20,000 (May 2021 – December 2021).

Bigelow, B. F., Bloom, B., Bhattacharjee, S., Ghosh, S., “Advancing Home Building at The University of Oklahoma,” Sponsored by National Housing Endowment, Non Profit, $95,600 (January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2022).

Bhattacharjee, S., Noyori-Corbett, C., “An Analysis of the Perceived Health of Living Environments for Resettlement Among Myanmar Refugees Residing in the Vickery Meadow community of Dallas, Texas,” Sponsored by College of Architecture, The University of Oklahoma, $5,000.00 (August 2017 – December 2018).

Holliday, L. M.,, Bhattacharjee, S.,, “Effectiveness of School IAQ Policies,” Sponsored by College of Architecture, The University of Oklahoma, $800 (August 2017 – December 2018).

Bhattacharjee, S., “Ed Cline Faculty Development Award,” The University of Oklahoma, $1,574.00 (August 2016 – July 2017).