RAVI S. SRINIVASAN received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Architecture (Building Technology) from the University of Pennsylvania; M.S in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida; and B.Architecture from National Institute of Technology, India. He is a Certified Energy Manager, LEED Accredited Professional, and Green Globes Professional. His research interests are decision-support systems for Low / Net Zero Energy buildings, neighborhoods, and cities; and coupled natural and building system dynamics. He is the author of The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture: Emergy Analysis, Pocket Architecture Technical Series (Routledge, Taylor & Francis, 2015) with Kiel Moe, Harvard University. He has contributed to over 50 scientific articles published in peer-reviewed international journals (impact factor > 3), chapters, and conference proceedings.