I am Assistant Professor of Low / Net Zero Energy Buildings at the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management at the University of Florida. In addition to academic teaching, my professional work focuses on the development of Dynamic Sustainability Information Modeling (Dynamic-SIM) Workbench with integrative three-dimensional building modeling, simulation and visualization platform using extensible virtual environments for net zero campuses and cities. I am a consultant for several green building projects worldwide, particularly in the field of building energy modeling. I hold designations as a Certified Energy Manager, US Green Building Council's Leadership Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED) and Green Globes Professional.
I am the co-author of The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture: Energy Analysis, Pocket Architecture Technical Series (published in 2015) and have published more than 50 scientific articles for international journals, chapters and conference proceedings. I am a member of the National Fenestration Research Council (NFRC) ANS Committee, and an active reviewer for journals such as Building and Environment, and Energy and Buildings. I have been a graduate thesis reviewer at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, and I am a frequent guest lecturer for the School of Design, University of Pennsylvania.
I received my B. Architecture from the National Institute of Technology, India, M.S in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida, and MS and PhD in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.