Rajan Rawal is a faculty member at CEPT University and Executive Director of “Centre for Advanced Studies in Building Science and Energy” (CARBSE) at CEPT Research and Development Foundation. He teaches energy-efficient built habitat, energy modeling, energy policy at the postgraduate level. His work emphasis is on ‘energy performance of human habitat’ and ‘architectural science education’.
Prof Rawal led Indo-US Joint Clean Energy R & D Centre - Building Energy Efficiency Sector, and presently leading one of the projects under Indo-UK project on Energy Demand Reduction and Mission Innovation challenge on heating and cooling in buildings from India side. He serves on organizing the council of Global Cooling Prize. He is an active member of International Energy Agency EBC Annex 69, 79 and 80 and Chair Education at the International Building Performance Association (IBPSA). He serves on various executive committees and technical committees at the national and international levels, such as Bureau of Indian Standards, Bureau of Energy Efficiency India, Global Building Performance Network and Alliance for Energy Efficient Economy. He is part of the editorial board of three leading journals and has several research papers, book chapters, and projects to his credit.
Member of the Global Panel on Access to Cooling