Richa Singh

Richa Singh Master's Candidate

Hometown: New Delhi, India

Where did you go for undergrad and what did you major in?

I studied Architecture Design at Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Haryana, India

Why did you choose to attend DURP at UIUC?

DURP at UIUC was always my top choice for grad school. Recommendations from my colleagues as well as a highly ranked program made this school an obvious choice.

What are your career ambitions?

My previous professional experience as an Architect has contributed extensively in my understanding of the dynamics between cities and people and is a major catalyst for my passion towards urban planning. I believe that in today's cities, with growing problems of congestion, traffic safety, equity and accessibility, transportation planning is an indispensable tool and my career ambition is to pursue this interest in understanding and ascertaining the future needs of cities specifically in terms of mobility.

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