Honors + Awards

Manuscript Review, Teaching & Research Paper Awards

  • University of Florida Term Professorship | University of Florida | To recognize and reward scholarly achievement within cohort of tenure-track professors, across ranks., 2017-2020.
  • Teacher / Mentor of the Year Award 2017 | University of Florida | To reward excellence, innovation, and effectiveness in undergraduate faculty advising/mentoring, 2017
  • Finalist, Energy Project of the Year Award | Project title, “Energy Modeling Project for the Development of Energy Performance Levels in Buildings in the Republic of South Africa,” Project Team: Howard Harris (SP Energy), Ravi Srinivasan (University of Florida), Bipin Shah (WinBuild) | South African Association of Energy Efficiency, 8 & 9 November, 2016, Gauteng, South Africa
  • NSF Panel Reviewer | CPS Program, CNS Division. 2015 & 2016
  • Invited Presenter | US EPA Urban Sustainability Assessment & Management Workshop, US EPA, Chicago, July 20 & 21, 2016 | EPA Urban Sustainability Workshop_Final Program
  • Excellence Award for Assistant Professors Awardee | University of Florida, 2016
  • Member, Board of Directors | National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), 2016
  • Member of Editorial Board | Buildings, MDPI
  • Member of Editorial Board | Journal of Power and Energy Engineering.
  • Invited Presenter | Global Health + Megacities, UF Innovations in Global Health Workshop Series, Theme: Information + Technology as Agents of Change
  • Invited Presenter | Powering South Africa with Cleaner & Smarter Energy Conference and Exhibition, May 27-28, 2015, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Invited Presenter | NIST’s Global City Challenge Festival, June 1, 2015, Washington D.C.
  • Position Paper Selected + Travel Award, NSF Early-Career Investigators Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems in Smart Cities, Seattle, 2015 | National Science Foundation (NSF) CPS Program
  • #1 Reviewer + Certificate of Excellence | Building and Environment Journal, Elsevier, B.V. 2014
  • Nancy Perry Teaching Excellence Award | University of Florida, 2014
  • Best Paper, runner-up | Kibert, C.J., Srinivasan, R.S. Net Zero: Rational Performance Targets for High Performance Buildings, International Society of Management Science and Engineering Management Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 2013
  • Sustainability Fellow | Praire Creek Project, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. 2011
  • Innovation in Green Design Award | Development of Net Zero Energy Training Series, US Green Building Council, Massachusetts Chapter, Boston, MA. 2010
  • Chartered Legend in Energy Award | Association of Energy Engineers, Atlanta, GA. 2007
  • Top 24 Emerging Environmental Leader | Environmental Leadership Program in PA, NJ & DE. 2007
  • Young CAADRIA Award | Srinivasan, R.S., Malkawi, A.M. Reinforcement Learning and Real-time Thermal Performance Visualization in Buildings, CAADRIA Conference, New Delhi, India. 2006

Activities in Conferences, Organizations & US National Laboratory

  • Technical Program Committee  |  BuildSys 2016 Conference, November 16-17, 2016, Stanford, CA, USA | Web
  • Track Coordinator – Project Management & Construction | 46th Winter Simulation Conference, Huntington Beach, CA. 2015 | Web
  • Program Committee Member – The International Symposium on Empirical Modeling. 2015 | Web
  • Invited Referee | MS Graduate Theses, Graduate School of Design, Harvard, Boston, MA. 2014
  • Committee Member – American National Standards | National Fenestration Rating Council, to oversee the review of rating procedures for recognition under ANS requirements, 2013 – Present
  • Conference Organizer | iiSBE Net Zero Built Environment Symposium and 17th Rinker International Conference, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. 2014
  • Invited Guest Lecture | School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 2010 – 2013
  • International Scientific and Organizing Committee | Advances in Building Simulation Conference, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Madras), Chennai, India. 2013
  • International Organizing Committee | 43rd Winter Simulation Conference, Berlin, Germany. 2012
  • Track Coordinator – Project Management & Construction | 45th Winter Simulation Conference, Savannah, GA. 2014
  • Session Chair | iiSBE Net Zero Built Environment Symposium and 17th Rinker International Conference, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. 2014
  • Session Chair – Energy, Water & Crowd Simulations | 45th Winter Simulation Conference, Savannah, GA. 2014
  • Session Chair – Energy Simulations | 43rd Winter Simulation Conference, Berlin, Germany. 2012
  • Invited Presenter | Preliminary Research in Dynamic-BIM Workbench Development, 43rd Winter Simulation Conference, Berlin, Germany. 2012
  • Session Chair – Construction Project Process Modeling & Simulation | 42nd Winter Simulation Conference, Phoenix, AZ. 2011
  • Invited Presenter | Energy Balance Verification Protocol for Net Zero Energy Buildings, 42nd Winter Simulation Conference, Phoenix, AZ. 2011
  • Session Chair – Limitations of Simulations in Practice, III & IV | Building Simulation Conference, Sydney, Australia. 2011
  • Subject Matter Expert | National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Commercial Workforce Development Team to develop guidelines for Building Energy Modelers, Colorado. 2011
  • Invited Presenter | Re(de)fining Net Zero Energy: Renewable Emergy Balance of Environmental Building Design, at National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, US EPA. 2011
  • Chair | Building Energy Simulation Analyst (BESA) Certification Board, Association of Energy Engineers, Atlanta, GA. 2010
  • Invited Panelist | State of Massachusetts Building Stretch Code Appendix 120 AA Adoption for Town of Brookline, MA. 2010
  • Invited Presenter | Net Zero Energy Design – Engineering, at ASHRAE Boston Product Show. 2010
  • Invited Presenter | Net Zero Energy Building Design, at AIA MetroWest, Needham, MA. 2010
  • Invited Presenter | Introduction to Net Zero Energy Buildings, at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA. 2010
  • Invited Presenter | Q&A session – NESEA Net Zero Energy Competition, Boston, MA. 2010
  • Invited Presenter | Net Zero Energy Building Studies, to the Leading By Example Program Team, Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, State of Massachusetts, Boston, MA. 2009
  • Invited Panelist | State of Massachusetts Building Stretch Code Appendix 120 AA for City of Cambridge, MA. 2009
  • Invited Presenter | LEED and its Impact on Civil Engineering, at American Society of Civil Engineers, Palm Coast, FL. 2009
  • Board of Director | Delaware Valley Green Building Council, US Green Building Council Chapter, Philadelphia, PA. 2006 – 2007
  • Member – Committee on Research | University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 2004
  • Vice Chair – Public Relations | Graduate and Professional Students Assembly, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 2004

Journal Manuscript Refereeing

  • Building and Environment, Elsevier, B.V | 2011 – Present | #1 Reviewer + Certificate of Excellence
  • Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, B.V | 2013 – Present
  • Energy, Elsevier, B.V | 2013 – Present
  • Building Research & Information | UK. 2014
  • Environmental Engineering & Management, Romania | 2014
  • International Journal of Strategic Property Management, Taylor & Francis | 2012
  • Applied Energy, Elsevier, B.V | 2012

Conference Proceedings Refereeing

  • 45th Winter Simulation Conference | 2014
  • ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference | 2014
  • iiSBE Net Zero Energy Built Environment Symposium | 2014
  • GreenBuild Conference | 2013
  • Advances in Building Sciences Conference | 2013
  • 43rd Winter Simulation Conference | 2013
  • 42nd Winter Simulation Conference | 2012
  • GreenBuild Conference | 2011