Rajan Rawal

CEPT University


Rajan Rawal is a faculty member at CEPT   University and Executive Director of Centre for Advanced Research in Building   Science and Energy (CARBSE) at CEPT University. He is a licenced architect,   graduated from School of Architecture, Institute of Environmental Design,   Vallabh Vidyanagar. He worked with Vastu Shilpa Foundation for Studies and   Research in Environmental Design as research associate before joining CEPT   University. In the past, he served as Post Graduate coordinator at CEPT   University and Head of Under graduation program at Faculty of Design.  He teaches energy efficient built habitat,   energy modelling, energy policy at post graduate level. His work emphasis is   on ‘energy performance of human habitat’ and ‘architectural science   education’.

Prof Rawal leads Indo-US Joint Clean Energy   R & D Centre - Building Energy Efficiency Sector. Prof. Rawal is member   of technical core committee for energy benchmarking of buildings, energy   conservation building code, Window Labelling Program committee at Bureau of   Energy Efficiency Government of India, Member of National Building code,   India BIS -CED 46 on Sustainable Buildings and BIS-CED 58 for sustainable   construction, Technical Committee member for GRIHA rating system and   technical expert at India Green Building Council. Prof. Rawal spearheaded   inclusion of adaptive thermal comfort standard as part of National Building   Code if India in 2015. In 2014 he was appointed as senior expert at Global   Building Performance Network. He served as member Board of Studies at various   educational institutes.

Prof.    Rawal is recognized trainer for building modelling and building energy   efficiency, IGBC authorized evaluator for LEED certification rating for   commercial buildings, and Green Homes. He is also GRIHA rating system   empanelled assessor. He is founder member secretary of India Chapter of   International Building performance simulation association (IBPSA) and also   serves at Chair Education at IBPSA Executive committee.  He serves as a research reviewer for number   journals and research projects.


Link:   www.carbse.org  & www.cept.ac.in

Email:   rajanrawal@cept.ac.in

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