Dr. Yashkumar Shukla, Principal Researcher And Centre Head
Dr. Yashkumar Shukla is Principal Researcher and Centre Head at the Centre for Advanced Research in Building Science and Energy (CARBSE). He has more than seventeen years of research and consulting experience in high-performance buildings. Dr. Shukla possesses several professional certifications including
He can be reached at: 

Prof. Rajan Rawal, Senior Advisor And CRDF Professor

Rajan Rawal is an architect. He is a senior advisor at Centre for Advanced Research in Building Science and Energy (CARBSE) and a CRDF Professor at CEPT University. He was Executive Director of CARBSE between 2006 and 2021. He worked with Vastu Shilpa Foundation for Studies and Research in Environmental Design before joining the Faculty

Manish Salvi, Admin And Account Executive

Manish Salvi is working as an Admin and Account Executive at CARBSE. He looks after accounts, administration and facility management related works at CARBSE. He is a commerce graduate from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.Before joining CARBSE he has worked for 2 years as Account Assistant with Liverpool Retail

He can be reached

Asha B. Joshi, Administrative Manager
Asha B. Joshi serves as Administrative Manager at CARBSE. She holds a Masters degree in Law with specialization in Environmental Law and International Legal Order from Gujarat University. She was awarded gold medal for her performance during her graduation from Saurashtra University. With working experience of 11 years in area of administration, publications and human resource

She can be reached at:

Sammit Pancholi, Research Associate

Sammit Pancholi has completed his M.Tech in Building Energy Performance from CEPT University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering from Nirma University, Gujarat. He is interested in contributing to improving the overall energy efficiency scenario. As a part of his research thesis, he worked on

Tej Chavda, Research Associate

Tej Chavda is Research Associate at the Center for Advanced Research in Building Science and Energy (CARBSE). He completed his M. Tech in Geomatics program at CEPT University in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He holds Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Charusat University. His first-semester project in the studio was

Pankaj Kumbhar, Research Associate

Pankaj S. Kumbhar holds ITI in HVAC from Government College karad Maharashtra. He joined Centre for Advanced Research in Building Science and Energy (CARBSE) as Research Associate in July 2020. He has more than 10 years of experience in HVAC project and services. Prior to joining CARBSE, he

Sneha Asrani, Research Associate

Sneha is a Research Associate at Centre for Advanced Research in Building Science and Energy (CARBSE). She holds a Bachelor's degree in Construction Technology from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. As part of her final year thesis she worked on the Indoor Environment Quality of municipal schools in Ahmedabad.

Nikhil Bhesaniya, Laboratory Technician

Nikhil Bhesaniya works as a laboratory technician at Centre for Advanced Research in Building Science and Energy (CARBSE) CEPT University. He holds B.Sc. degree in Physics from Saurashtra University and pursuing M.Sc. degree in Condensed Matter Physics from S.P. University at Vallabh Vidyanagar. His area of interest includes

Roshani Ponkiya, Laboratory Technician

Roshani Ponkiya works as a laboratory technician at Centre for Advanced Research in Building Science and Energy (CARBSE) CEPT University. She holds B.Sc degree in physics from Bahauddin Science College, Saurashtra University and M.Sc degree from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar. Her areas of interest include solid state

    • Prof. Rajan Rawal
    • Yashkumar Shukla
    • Asha Joshi
Former Mentors, Advisers and Directors

Dr. Vinod Patel Technical Director Dr N.K. Bansal SINTEX chair professor, CEPT University
Former Senior Research Associates

Mona Galsar Visual Communication Expert Himani Pandya Senior Research Associate Jayamin Patel Assistant Laboratory Manager Deepta Mishra Sr. Research Associate Agam Shah Sr. Research Associate Sanyogita Manu Sr. Research Associate
Former Research Associates And Assistants

Arjun Desai Research Associate Kartikay Sharma Research Associate Vishnu Vardhan Research Associate Harshil Patel Laboratory Technician Srushti Thakur Research Associate Het Modi Research Associate Aniket Deore Research Associate Samarjeet Salunke Research Associate Priyanka Bhanushali Research Associate Nidhi Rai Jain Research Assistant Purnima Verma Research Associate Niveditha P Research Associate Sachin S. Research Associate Shubham Solanki Research Associate Saranya A Research Assistant Umang Patel Research Assistant Priya Raval Laboratory Technician Jigar B. Patel Laboratory Supervisor Tithi Soladhara Research Assistant Greesha Gowri Research Assistant Parth Raval Research Assistant Amiya Ranjan Behera Research Assistant Krati Airan Research Assistant Shruti saraf Research Assistant Devna Vyas Research Assistant Naddunuri Kumar Research Assistant Mitul Jani Research Assistant Chinmay Patel Research Assistant Saranya S.Nair Research Assistant Sean Murphy Research Assistant Meenakshi Sharma Research Assistant Roma Almeida Research Assistant Md. Asif Raza Research Assistant Deepjyoti Barman Research Assistant Malini Roy Research Assistant Ruchi Shah Research Assistant Mithi Dave Research Assistant Mohini Singh Research Assistant Krishna Shah Research Assistant Divya Batra Research Assistant Padmini R. Research Assistant Purvi R. Panchal Research Assistant Pritisha Modi Research Assistant Nimesh Prajapati Research Assistant Kabir Dave Research Assistant Pranav Kishore Research Assistant Mihir Vakharia Research Assistant Srijan Didwania Research Assistant
Former Research Interns

Dharini Sridharan Research Intern Adarsh Varma Laboratory Technician Mahesh Jayachander Research Intern Garima Kamra Research Intern Shoumik Desai Research Intern Sanjeev Kumar Research Intern Maaz Dixit Research Intern Shailee Goswami Research Intern Tanushree Charan Research Intern Pooja Chavan Research Intern Cynthia Alex Research Intern Ankita Bokhad Research Intern Hema Mulchandani Research Intern Surbhi Pandit Research Intern Ankit Bhalla Research Intern Chinta Shree Sowmya Research Intern Krutika Ghawghawe Research Intern Jalpa Gandhi Research Intern Nirav Sonagara Research Intern Ashima Charnalia Research Intern Chaitali Trivedi Research Intern Rachit kumar Research Intern Rohini Singh Research Intern
Supported by:

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Govt. of India, Gujarat Energy Development Agency, U.S. Agency for International Development iNDEXTb (Industrial Extension Bureau) Govt. of Gujarat, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, New Delhi