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2018 CAPE (Climate Anticipation Personal Environment): Constructing the CAAS-Wardrobe, IAC-18-E1.9.14, 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Bremen, 1-5 October 2018

2017 Leveraging machine learning and satellite imagery to develop solutions for mixed crop farming done on small farms in India, IAC-17-B1.5.4, 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Adelaide, 25-29 September 2017

2015 Obituary: Abdul Kalam: India's Werner von Braun, NewSpace India

2013 A slingshot for India, a catapult for humankind, FT.com guest blog

2013 Big Bang for small buck: Changing Space Economics, FT.com guest blog

2014 City As A Spaceship (CAAS), Paper # IAC-14-E4.2.8, 65th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Toronto, October 2014

2013 India is sitting on a space goldmine, space policy piece, Gateway House, Foreign Policy Think Tank, Mumbai

2011 A Tale of Two Rockets, space policy piece, Gateway House, Foreign Policy Think Tank, Mumbai

2010 Rocket Economics, Not Science, space policy piece, Gateway House, Foreign Policy Think Tank, Mumbai

2015 Terraforming our cities, Book: Star Ark: A Living Self-Sustaining Spaceship, Editor: Rachel Armstrong, published by Springer

2011 Unbuckle your seat belts and float free, Essay, DOMUS (Italian edition), Milan, October-November 2011

2011 A Tale of Two Rockets, space policy piece, Gateway House, Foreign Policy Think Tank, Mumbai www.gatewayhouse.in/publication/gateway-house/features/tale-two-rockets

2010 Rocket Economics, Not Science, space policy piece, Gateway House, Foreign Policy Think Tank, Mumbai www.gatewayhouse.in/publication/gateway-house/features/rocket-economics-not-science

2010 Mumbai as a Spaceship, p. 77, Volume issue 25, ‘Getting There Being There’, Amsterdam NL, October 2010

2010 India: an Evolving Perspective, p. 146, Volume issue 25, ‘Getting There Being There’, Amsterdam NL, October 2010

2010 RAMA: Rover for Advanced Mission Applications, IAC-08-E5.I.4, 61st International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Prague, 27 September – 1 October 2010

2010 Integrated High-Fidelity Planetary Mission Simulators: A Toolkit for Fidelity Evaluation, PhD Dissertation, Department of Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden; ISBN 978-91-7385-197-8

2008 Fidelity Evaluation Framework for Planetary Mission Simulators: Part-IV: Refining the Fidelity Checklists, IAC-08-E5.I.4, 59th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Glasgow, 29 September – 3 October 2007

2008 Survey of Past, Present and Planned Human Space Mission Simulators, SAE 2008-01-2020, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), San Francisco, 29 June – 2 July 2008.

2007 Fidelity Evaluation Framework for Planetary Mission Simulators: Part-III: Applying the Framework, IAC-07-E5.4.02, 58th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Hyderabad, 24-28 September 2007

2007 Fidelity Evaluation Framework for Planetary Mission Simulators: Part-II: Developing the Framework, IAC-07-E5.I.04, 58th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Hyderabad, 24-28 September 2007

2006 Fidelity Evaluation Model for Planetary Mission Simulators: Part-I: Simonaut Survey, AIAA-2006-7342, 2nd International Space Architecture Symposium (SAS), AIAA SPACE 2006, San Jose, 19-22 September 2006

2006 Psychological Factors Associated with Habitat Design for Planetary Mission Simulators, AIAA-2006-7345, 2nd International Space Architecture Symposium (SAS), AIAA SPACE 2006, San Jose, 19-22 September 2006

2005 Through the Looking Glass: Transport into a New Genre of Space Architecture, Licentiate Dissertation, Department of Architecture & Built Environment, Lund Institute of Technology (LTH), Lund, Sweden; ISSN 1650-6340, 2009:01

2005 Microcosmic Getaways Aboard Space Habitats, MIT Architectural Journal #30, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), May 2005, Cambridge, USA

2005 International Space Station: A Case Study in Teamwork of Peoples, Cultures, and Programs, CE05-028, CE 2005: 12th International Society of Productivity Enhancement (ISPE) International Conference on ‘Concurrent Engineering: Research & Applications’, 25 - 29 July, 2005, Ft. Worth, Dallas, USA

2004 The Body-Mind Continuum: A Holistic Approach to Future Space Systems Design, IAC-04-U.1.01, Session: Innovative and Visionary Space Systems Concepts, 55th International Astronautical Congress, 4 – 8 Oct. 2004, Vancouver, Canada

2004 Trans-Gravity: The Third Genre in Space Architecture, 2004-01-2370, Session: Aerospace Architecture, 34th International Conference on Environmental Systems, July 19-22, 2004, Colorado Springs, USA

2004 Transcripts of an Architectural Journey: Musings Towards a New Genre in Space Architecture, Research Project funded by the Austrian Chancellery of Art, Book launched @ Elektro-Gönner, 26 June 2004, Vienna, Austria

2003 Moon Base Design Concepts for Lunar Exploration and Resource Utilization, IAC-03-IAA.10.2.08, 54th International Astronautical Congress, 29 Sept. – 3 Oct. 2003, Bremen, Germany

2003 The Clarke-Bradbury International Science Fiction Competition, IAC-03-IAA.8.2.04, 54th International Astronautical Congress, 29 Sept. – 3 Oct. 2003, Bremen, Germany

2003 Lunar Habitat Concepts, AIAA-2003-6279, Session: Aerospace Architecture, AIAA Space Technology Conference, 23 - 25 Sep. 2003, Long Beach, California, USA

2003 Skins By Design: Humans to Habitats, 2003-01-2655, Session: Aerospace Architecture, 33rd International Conference on Environmental Systems, July 7-12, 2003, Vancouver, Canada

2003 European Lunar Base Concepts, 2003-01-2652, Session: Aerospace Architecture, 33rd International Conference on Environmental Systems, July 7-12, 2003, Vancouver, Canada

2003 Lunar Base Architecture – The New Genre, Session: Moon Track, 22nd International Space Development Conference, National Space Society, 23-26 May 2003, San Jose, California, USA

2003 New Concepts for Permanently Manned Lunar Bases, Session: Space Colonization, Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF), 2-5 February 2003, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

2002 MIR Partnership, Submitted parabolic flight experiment proposal in response to: ‘Call for Artists: Opportunity for Art or Science Projects in Variable Gravity’.

2002 Highlights on Lunar Base Designs, COSPAR02-A-03265 / B0.3-F3.3-0040-02, World Space Congress, Houston

2002 Lunar Base Design and Operation Study (LB-DAOS 1), Earth-Like Planets and Moons, Proceedings of the 36th ESLAB Symposium Proceedings, ESA SP-514, 3-8 June 2002, Noordwijk, NL, ESA-ESTEC SP-514

2002 Design Concepts for Heads-Up Display for Shuttle & Station Astronauts, Generated design concepts for NASA’s Wireless Augmented Reality Prototype (WARP) in collaboration with Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Industrial Design Department of the Academy of Art College – San Francisco, USA

2001 Mars Space Suit Design, Zurich Museum of Design, All Design (Space Design) Exhibition, Oct. 2001-Jan. 2002

2000 Creating a User-Friendly Space Station, International Space Station: The Next Space Marketplace, 26-28 May 1999, International Space University, Strasbourg, France

2000 The Mars Adventure – Exploration in the 21st Century, Austrian Space Agency, Symposium-Workshop-Exhibition, 14-16 June 2000, Organized by: Austrian Space Agency, TU-Vienna, Austrian Ministry of Science, Education and Culture, Austrian Ministry of Transport, Technology and Innovation, Vienna, Austria,

1999 Future Shelter – Exploring Architectural Design Concepts for Future Mars Habitats, Served as an expert consultant for the project, HB2 TU-Vienna,

1997 Habitability Requirements for a Cogent Mars Mission, Poster Session, No. IAA.97.WA.PO.09, 12th IAA Man in Space Symposium, Washington, USA, 8 - 13 June 1997, Organized by: International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), NASA, Universities Space Research Association (USRA)

1997 Saucer Concept for Space Habitats, Poster Session, No. IAA.97.WA.PO.10, 12th IAA Man in Space Symposium, Washington, USA, 8 - 13 June 1997, Organized by: IAA, NASA, USRA

1997 Design Concepts for Zero-g Whole Body Cleansing onboard International Space Station (ISS), Flight Crew Support Division, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston; NASA Report No. NASA/CR-2001-208931

1997 Habitability Factors Analyses for the four Shuttle-Mir missions, Medical Operations Branch, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston

1995 Design of User-Interface for a Satellite Trans-receiver, Interface Design Project, National Institute of Design and Indian Space Research Organization, India

1993 Saucer Concept for Space Habitats, design project, sent by Prof. Yash Pal, Secretary General of UNISPACE-II, to the United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs, Vienna for dissemination.

1992 Microgravity Restraint Systems for Astronauts, design project, concepts evaluated by the ESTEC Center, European Space Agency, Noordwijk, Netherlands

1991 Generation of electricity using the outer Van Allen radiation belt, paper presented at the All India Student Seminar in Engineering and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India