RMIT University
Mittul is a Senior lecturer in sustainability and urban planning discipline at RMIT University. Her research focuses on resilience to disasters and climate change, of housing and communities in Australasia and the Pacific. She adopts a co-design, nature-based solutions, and knowledge co-production approach.


  • A novel framework for owner driven reconstruction projects to enhance disaster resilience in the long term
  • Unpacking the meaning of resilience: The Tarnagulla community definition comparing to the literature
  • Participation for disaster resilience: A life cycle approach to reconstruction projects in India
  • An owner-driven reconstruction in Bihar
  • Reliability of Build Back Better at enhancing resilience of communities
  • A new model for effective post-disaster housing reconstruction: Lessons from Gujarat and Bihar in India
  • Disaster capitalism in times of COVID-19 conversation on disasters: deconstructed on September 15, 2020

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