Ravi Shankar Srinivasan, Rinker School Holland Professor and UF Full Professor, holds M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from University of Florida; and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Architecture (Building Technology) from the University of Pennsylvania. He is an external faculty collaborator at the Center for Environmental Building & Design, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Energy Manager, LEED Accredited Professional, Green Globes Professional, and FAA Drone Pilot. He is the Director of UrbSys (Urban Building Energy, Sensing, Controls, Big Data Analysis, and Visualization) Lab; http://urbsys.org/.

Dr. Srinivasan has published one book as a lead author titled, “The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture: Emergy Analysis,” Routledge and co-edited a book titled, “Smart Cities: Foundations, Principles, and Applications,” John Wiley & Sons Inc. His research has been disseminated as high-quality technical articles that has gained several citations globally. He also has two provisional patents in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He has graduated five Ph.D. and six M.S. graduates. Dr. Srinivasan teaches undergraduate and graduate courses including Building Energy Modeling; International Sustainable Development; Foundations, Principle and Applications of Sustainable Development; and Doctoral Core II. More information is available at https://built-ecologist.com/.