Internships, Experience & Awards
Student Assistant | University at Albany Campus Planning Department | August 2008-Present
Graduate Student Representative | Graduate Student Organization for UAlbany | August 2008-Present
Landside Planning Intern | Landside Operations for San Francisco Airport Commission | Summer 2008
Research Assistant | San Jose State University Research Foundation | August 2007-July 2008
Planning Intern | Planning Department, City of San Jose | Fall 2007
Architect Intern | Abstract Image Architectural Company, India | April-November 2004
Freelanced Projects | India
Remodeling project of a hospital in Ahmedabad, India | April-December 2005
Designed a terrace garden in Ahmedabad, India | February-March 2005
Designed and developed the interior design of a residential apartment | June 2005-January 2006
A.P.I.E.D Foundation Award
Thesis dissertation was research on floating structures and city level project "Water Place Park on the Bank of River Sabarmati" with a new introduced high-tech floating restaurant and multipurpose hall which offered significance at the national-level in India.
Student of the Year
Award it for outstanding performance in Studio III (Material Studio), D.C. Patel School of Architecture.
Local and Regional Transportation Planning Issues, Intelligent Transportation System Development, Land Use Law, Collaborative Planning Theories, Urban Design Issues, Quantitative Analysis and Modeling, Implementing GIS, Photoshop, Illustrator, AutoCAD, and Sketch Up skills.
Thesis/Research Paper Topic
Aanal is exploring her research in bicycling policies at different colleges and universities. This paper is an extension of her independent study on UAlbany's Bike-Sharing Program.