Prof. Vishal Garg, Professor and Head

Prof. Vishal Garg is Professor and Head of the Center for IT in Building Science at IIIT Hyderabad. His current research interests are in the areas of building energy simulation, building automation, and cool roofs. He teaches building automation and controls, energy simulation, and Lighting Design & Technology.


Prabhakar K, Research Engineer

Mr. Prabhakar is the Senior Project Assistant at the Center for IT in Building Science at IIIT Hyderabad. He holds his Bachelors and Masters Degree in Electronics and telecommunications.


Sam Babu G, Senior Research Fellow

Mr. Sam Babu, G. is currently working as a Senior Research Engineer and pursuing Ph.D. in IT in Building Science program. He holds M Tech IT in Building Science from IIIT, Hyderabad and B. E. Civil Engineering from NIT, Trichy. His research interests include Transactive Energy & Demand Response, Smart Buildings & Smart Controls, Building Automation & IoT (Internet of Things), Building Management Systems & Building Operational Analytic.


Sraavani G, Senior Research Fellow

Ar. Sraavani Gundepudi is an Architect with an M.Arch Degree in Environmental Design from Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University. In CBS, she is working on the Cool Roof research projects in the center along with the LEED rating consultancy projects.


Rishika , Junior Research Fellow

Rishika Agarwal is working on the project RESIDE (Residential building demand reduction in India) to socio technically evaluate Smart Home Energy Management Systems for the Indian context. She has done her M.Tech in Energy Systems from UPES, Dehradun and MS in Project Management for Environmental and Energy Engineering from IMT Atlantique, France.


Jagannath , Former Junior Research Fellow