Dr. Yash Shukla
Dr. Yashkumar Shukla is Technical Director (Energy Systems) at Centre for Advanced Research in Building
Science and Energy (CARBSE). He has more than fifteen years of international experience in building energyefficiency research and serves as a lead on several energy-efficiency research projects at CARBSE. His current
research includes calibration of simulation models, performance characterization of envelope and HVAC systems, net-zero energy buildings, and development of next-generation control algorithms. He has extensive experience in the building management systems, building energy analysis, HVAC system operation, component characterization facilities, development of test chambers, building simulation modeling, and energy efficiency control algorithms. His prior work experience also includes providing technical support in designing and implementing commercial and residential energy-efficiency programs throughout the US. He has completed Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Nirma Institute of Technology, Ahmedabad; Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A &amp; M University, College Station and Doctor of Philosophy from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. He possesses several professional certifications including certified measurements and verification professional (CMVP), Home energy rating system (HERS), GRIHA Trainer, and ECBC Master Trainer. He has also served on technical committees at various national and international forums. He has published more than twenty peer-reviewed academic papers. He is active member of technical group of building management system at Indian society of heating, refrigeration and air conditioning engineers (ISHRAE). He also technical group chair of air distribution systems at ISHRAE.