Dr. Talukdar is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering at Assam Engineering College. Dr. Talukdar was a visiting scholar at the Smart Villages Lab for a duration of eight weeks from 14th August until 8th October 2017. During the visit, Dr. Talukdar undertook a series of activities in teaching and research for developing capacity in Construction Management practices in Assam.
Dr Talukdar developed three state of the art subjects for the new Construction Management program at Assam Engineering College, namely: Construction Materials; Building Construction and Repair; and 3R (Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting) in Construction. Under the guidance of a number of experts and the project team members from the University of Melbourne, Dr. Talukdar developed expertise in innovative teaching and learning techniques and relevant research processes for supporting construction management practices in Assam.