The Centre for Urban Science & Engineering (CUSE) at IIT Bombay is an interdisciplinary centre for research, teaching and skilled manpower development with the primary mandate of improving urban quality of life.

The Centre aims to combine science and technology with sustainable, equitable and human-friendly design to deliver innovative and holistic services to improve the life of the rapidly urbanizing population in the developing world.

The research activities of the Centre focus on new products and solutions related to housing, transport, water management, energy efficiency, urban informatics, health, governance, urban poverty and citizen science while mitigating the effects of natural disasters and climate change. The Centre aims to establish links with various institutes in India and abroad, addressing urban challenges.

For details about the research activity, please visit faculty profiles.