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Pravin Bhiwapurkar, Ph.D

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D.: Illiniois Institute of Technology
  • Masters in Building Engineering and Management: School of Planning and Architecture
  • Bachelor's of Architecture: Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology

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Peer Reviewed Publications

Altaweli, R. and Bhiwapurkar, P. 2020. The Impact of Birth Spaces' Environments on Childbirth Experiences: A Systematic Literature Review Health Environments Research & Design Journal, ,

Bhiwapurkar, P. 2020. Towards a New Studio Pedagogy: Improving Social Determinants of Health through Community-engaged Research and Design ACSA OPEN Conference (selected paper), ,

Landis, M., Bhiwapurkar, P., Tang, M., Webb, A. 2019. Balancing Performance and Aesthetics: Data-driven Design for Fixed Shading Devices Architectural Research Centers Consortium International Conference Proceedings, , 439-448

Bhiwapurkar, P. 2018. Space Syntax and Walkability Analysis in Support of Urban Design Decisions Architectural Research Centers Consortium-European Association of Architectural Education International Conference, , 325-333

Bhiwapurkar, P. 2018. Expert Response to Climate Change, An Unwelcome Legacy: The Need to Support Children’s Rights to Participate in Global Conversations Children, Youth, and Environments, 28 1, 115-118

Bhiwapurkar, P. & Fecheyr, D. 2017. Applying Biomimicry to Design Building Envelope Systems: Improving Energy Savings via Thermoregulation Architectural Science Review, 60 5, 360-370

Pravin Bhiwapurkar 2017. Health Impacts of Microenvironments in the Summer Journal of Proceedings: Architecture of Complexity-Design, Systems, Society, and Environment, , 188-196

Pravin Bhiwapurkar 2016. Bioclimatic Design and Urban Microclimate PLEA 2016: 32nd International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, 1 , 1373-1380

Pravin Bhiwapurkar 2015. Urban Microclimate and Building Energy Efficiency Perkins and Will Research Journal, 07 02 (Special Issue: Future of Architectural Research, 45-57

Pravin Bhiwapurkar 2015. Urban Climate Change Impacts on Building Heating and Cooling Energy Demand Architectural Research Centers Consortium Conference Proceedings, ,

Pravin Bhiwapurkar 2013. Determinants of Urban Energy Use: Density and Urban Form Architectural Research Centers Consortium, , 609-616

Bhiwapurkar, P., Moschandreas, D. 2010. Street Geometry and Energy Savings in Urban Buildings of Chicago Intelligent Buildings International, 1 4, 233-250

Steinfeld, K., Bhiwapurkar, P., Vollen, J., Dyson, A. 2010. Situated Bioclimatic Information Design: A New Approach to the Processing and Visualization of Climate Data ACADIA 2010: Life Information on Responsive Information and Variation in Architecture, ,

Invited Presentations

Bhiwapurkar, P. (03-07-2018) Extreme Weather Events and Emergency Department Admission: An Urban Developmental Perspective Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati,

Bhiwapurkar, P. (03-14-2018) Design and Health Connection: Perspectives on Heat and Air Pollution in the Built Environment Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training-Integration Committee, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati

Pravin Bhiwapurkar (2015) Biologically Inspired Architecture Lecture Series in the Biomimicry Institute and Innovation Cluster at the University of Akron, University of Akron

Pravin Bhiwapurkar (2016) Urban Microclimate and Building Energy Efficiency Department of Geography, University of Cincinnati

Bhiwapurkar, P., Mitchell, M., Jones, C., Alduino, A., Miller, H. (2018) Extreme Heat Events and Impact on Mental Health in a Low Income Community 10th Conference of International Association of Urban Climate, Theme: Sustainable and Resilient Urban Environment, Special session on Vulnerability, Adaption, and Exposure to Extreme Heat, New York City, NY