Professional Qualifications

PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

Ph.D. in Architecture (Building Technology) | University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 2011
Advisors: William Braham, Professor of Architecture, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania
Daniel Campbell, Sr. Systems Ecologist, Atlantic Ecology Division (AED), US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
Charlie Curcija, Deputy Group Leader, Windows & Envelope Materials Group, Building Technology & Urban Systems Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), US Department of Energy (US DOE)

M.S. in Information Systems & Operations Management  | Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. (Expected graduation 2022)

M.S. in Architecture (Building Technology) | University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Human Building Interaction using Augmented Reality
Advisor: Ali Malkawi, Director of Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities,  Harvard University

M.S. in Civil Engineering | University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA.
B.Architecture | National Inst.of Technology (Regional Engg. College), India.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

FAA Student Pilot (Private) | Federal Aviation Administration, USA. 2020
FAA Remote Pilot (UAV)
| Federal Aviation Administration, USA. 2019
OSHA Certification
| Occupational Safety & Health Administration, USA. 2015
Green Globes Professional
| Green Building Initiative, USA. 2012
Certified Energy Manager | Association of Energy Engineers, USA. 2008
Certified Instructor for C.E.M. | Association of Energy Engineers, USA. 2008
LEED Accredited Professional | US Green Building Council, USA. 2004
Licensed Architect | Council of Architecture, India.
Licensed Architect | Indian Institute of Architects, India.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-conditioning Engineers
Emergy Society

Green Building Initiative
Association of Computing Machinery
Association of Energy Engineers
International Building Performance Simulation Association

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL | Associate Professor – Low / Net Zero Energy Buildings, 2018 – Present
University of Florida
, Gainesville, FL Assistant Professor – Low / Net Zero Energy Buildings, 2011 – 2018
University of Pennsylvania, Center for Environmental & Building Design, Philadelphia, PA | External Faculty Collaborator, 2017 – Present
The Green Roundtable, Boston, MA | Director, Technology & Innovation
Cross Creek Initiative, Gainesville, FL | Research Associate
Chen Moore & Associates, Ft. Lauderdale, FL | Associate Engineer
RSA Architects & Engineers, Coimbatore, India | Principal
Kennedy Bowen Associates, Singapore | Architect & Project Manager
Bharath & Associates, Chennai, India | Architect
Bharath & Associates, Chennai, India | Intern Architect