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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

Bhiwapurkar, P. 2018. Space Syntax and Walkability Analysis in Support of Urban Design Decisions , ,

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

Invited Presentations

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