Professor, Manipal School of Architecture and Planning
Vaibhav Jain is an assistant professor of Sustainable Design, and Architecture in the Manipal School of Architecture and Planning (MSAP), Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, Karnataka, India. He is the Program Coordinator of the Master of Design in Sustainable Design (M.Des. SD) program at MSAP. In his teaching and research, Professor Vaibhav focuses on integrated and optimization-based design and operation of high-performance buildings towards achieving enhanced energy efficiency. He has led the LEED and Green rating certification of several buildings, including platinum rated, gold rated, and net-zero energy projects in India and Europe. He recently served as the technical committee member and reviewer of the international conference on Sustainable Resilient Built Environment (SRBE) 2022. He holds a Master of Science in Building Science and Technology degree from Vienna University of Technology (TU-Vienna), and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Madhav Institute of Technology and Science, Gwalior, India. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in the domain of Machine Learning based building automation and control from IIT Roorkee.