UF College of Design, Construction & Planning

Ravi Srinivasan

Assistant Professor
M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management
352-273-1164
Education:

PhD in Architecture (Building Technology), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
MS in Architecture (Building Technology), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
MS in Civil Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
B.Architecture, National Institute of Technology, India

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES

2012       Green Globes Professional
2008       Certified Energy Manager, Association of Energy Engineers
2004       Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2013       Doctoral Research Faculty, University of Florida
2012       Graduate Research Faulty, University of Florida
2011       Assistant Professor – Low / Net Zero Energy Buildings, University of Florida

ARCHITECTURAL, CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING POSITIONS

2009-2010            The Green Roundtable, Boston, MA, USA. Position: Director, Technology & Innovation
2007-2009            Cross Creek Initiative, Gainesville, FL, USA. Position: Research Associate
2002                    Chen Moore & Associates, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA. Position: Asso. Engineer, Civil & Environmental
1998-2000            RSA Architects & Engineers, Coimbatore, India. Position: Principal + Chief Architect
1997-1998            Kennedy Bowen Associates, Singapore. Position: Architect + Project Manager
1996-1997            Bharath & Associates, Chennai, India. Position: Architect
1994                    Bharath & Associates, Chennai, India. Position: Intern Architect

HONORS + AWARDS: MANUSCRIPT REVIEW + TEACHING & RESEARCH PAPER AWARDS

2014       #1 Reviewer + Certificate of Excellence, Building & Environment Journal, Elsevier (Impact Factor: 3.022)
2014       Nancy Perry Teaching Excellence Award, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2013       Best Paper, runner up, Intl Society of Mgmt. Science & Engg. Mgmt. Conference, Philadelphia, PA
2011       Sustainability Fellow, Prairie Creek Project, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2010       Innovation in Green Design Award, USGBC Massachusetts Chapter, Boston, MA
2007       Chartered Legend in Energy Award, Association of Energy Engineers, Atlanta, GA
2007       Top 24 Emerging Environmental Leader, Environmental Leadership Program, Philadelphia, PA
2006       Young CAADRIA Award, CAADRIA Conference, New Delhi, India

INVITED REFEREE + PRESENTER  + PANELIST (Since 2011)

2014       Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Invited Referee, MS Theses
2014       45th Winter Simulation Conference, Savannah, GA. Invited Paper
2010-2013            University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, Invited Guest Lecture, Graduate Course
2012       43nd Winter Simulation Conference, Berlin, Germany. Invited Paper
2011       42nd Winter Simulation Conference, Phoenix, AZ. Invited Paper
2011       NREL Commercial Workforce Development Team. Subject Matter Expert, Building Energy Modelers.
2011       US EPA, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory. Invited presenter

TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS (contributed to over 50 technical articles)

BOOK

Srinivasan, R.S., Kiel, M. The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture: Emergy Analysis, PocketArchitecture: Technical Design Series, London: Routledge, 2015.

BOOK CHAPTERS, WHITE PAPERS & THINK-PIECE

Kibert, C.J., Srinivasan, R.S. “Sustainable Construction: The Cutting Edge and Emerging Challenges.” Chapter in Jiang, Y. Analytics for Building-Scale Sustainable Ecosystems, Begell House, 2013.
Srinivasan, R.S. “Energy Assessment and Building Energy Performance Options for Green Globes for New Construction.” White Paper, Green Building Initiative, 2013.
Srinivasan, R.S. “Building Energy Analysis: The Present and Future.” Think-piece in Kibert, C.J., Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery, 3rd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

JOURNAL ARTICLES (Selected)

Agdas D, Srinivasan RS, Frost K, Masters FJ, “Energy Use Assessment of Educational Buildings: Toward a Campus-wide Sustainable Energy Policy”, Sustainable Cities and Society, Elsevier, March 2015.
Yi, H., Srinivasan, R.S., Braham, W.W. “An Integrated Energy-Emergy Approach to Building Form Optimization: Use of EnergyPlus, Emergy Analysis, and Taguchi-Regression Method.” Building and Environment (2015), 84:89-104. Elsevier, B.V.
Srinivasan, R.S., Ingwersen, W., Trucco, C., Ries, R., Campbell, D. “Comparing Energy-based Indicators used in Life Cycle Assessment Tools for Buildings.” Building and Environment (2014), 79:138-151. Elsevier, B.V.
Srinivasan, R.S., Braham, W.W., Campbell, D.E., Curcija, D.C. “Re(de)fining Net Zero Energy: Renewable Emergy Balance of Environmental Building Design.” Building and Environment (2012), 47:300-315. Elsevier, B.V.
Srinivasan, R.S., Lakshmanan, J., Santosa, E., Srivastav,D. “Plug Load Densities for Energy Analysis: K-12 Schools.” Energy and Buildings (2011), 43(11):3289-3294. Elsevier, B.V.
Malkawi, A.M., Srinivasan, R.S. “A New Paradigm for Human-Building Interaction: The Use of CFD and Augmented Reality.” Automation in Construction (2005), 14(1):71-84. Elsevier, B.V.