October 25, 2017

Conferences

International conferences/workshops and proceedings

  1. Tarun Kumar, Mani, M. (2019): Discerning Occupant Psychosocial Behavior in Smart Built Environment and its Design, Proceedings of 1st ACM International Workshop on Urban Building Energy Sensing, Controls, Big Data Analysis, and Visualization (UrbSys’19), November 13- -14, 2019. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 8 pages. https://doi.org/ 10.1145/3363459.3363534
  2. Roshan R Rao, Mani, M. (2019): Degradation observation of 9 – year – old PV modules in Bangalore, India. 2019, 46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, June 16-21, 2019, Chicago.
  3. Khadeeja Henna, Aysha Saifudeen, Mani, M. (2019): Responsiveness and resilience of existing dwellings in warm-humid climate zone to changing climate, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Comfort at the Extremes: Energy, Economy and Climate, Ecohouse Initiative Ltd., 10~11 April 2019, Heriot Watt University, Dubai, 755-771.
  4. Tarun Kumar, Roshan Rao, Praveen C Ramamurthy and Monto Mani (2018): “Safety of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Based Domestic Lighting Rural Context”,44th 15th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON 2018), 16 – 18 December 2018,, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India
  5. Siddharth Nair, Roshan Rao, Tarun Kumar, Guru Prasad G, Manish Kumar, Khadeeja Henna P, Aysha Saifudeen, Monto Mani, (2018): “‘Roshini’ – Developing a DIY Rural Solar Light: Utilizing Products at End-of-Life (EoL) Stage,”44th IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC),pp. 1-6.,, San Jose, CA, USA doi: 10.1109/GHTC.2018.8601891
  6. Kumar M., Mani M. (2018): Integrating active impacts in sustainability assessment in product (manufacturing) life cycle, 6th International Conference on Social Life Cycle Assessment. p38, Pescara (Italy), 10–12 September 2018, Pescara, Italy
  7. Roshan R Rao and Monto Mani (2018): Case study on degradation of 8-year-old BiPV modules in Bangalore, India 44th 7th edition of the World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WCPEC-7),, June 10-15, 2018, Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, USA.DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2018.8547411
  8. N. S. Shivakumar, M. Arora and M. Mani (2018): A Proposed Design of an Universal Electrochemical Reader Based on a Collated Medical Device Innovation Framework and Systems Thinking 44th 2018 Fourth International Conference on Biosignals, Images and Instrumentation (ICBSII), Chennai, India, pp. 206-212. doi: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBSII.2018.8524721.
  9. Khadilkar, P., Somasekhar, H.I., and Mani, M. (2018): Technologies to support technologies, 1st International Conference on Rural Technology Development and Delivery: RuTAG and its Synergy with other Initiatives, IIT Delhi, 9~11 March 2018.
  10. Aaditya, G., Roshan R Rao and Mani, M. (2017): Integrability comparison between BIPV and BAPV in tropical conditions: A Bangalore case-study. Poster presented at 44th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Washington DC, 25-30 June 2017.DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366449
  11. Saifudeen, A., and Mani, M. (2017): Formulating a methodology to study adaptability in buildings to climate-change: climate-responsive adaptability in Indian conditions. Proceedings Volume I PLEA-2017 (Passive Low Energy Architecture – Design to Thrive) Conference, Edinburgh, 3~5 July 2017, 128-135.
  12. Kumar, T., and Mani, M. (2017): An energy-neutrality based evaluation into the effectiveness of occupancy sensors in buildings: An integrated life-cycle methodological study. Proceedings Volume II PLEA-2017 (Passive Low Energy Architecture – Design to Thrive) Conference, Edinburgh, 3~5 July 2017, 2579-2586.
  13. Mani, M., Aaditya, G., and Balaji, N.C. (2016): Appreciating performance of a BIPV lab in Bangalore (India). Proceedings 32nd EU PVSEC 2016 European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 20-24 June 2016, Munich, Germany, 2764-2769.
  14. Khadija, K.K., Mani, M., and Ramamurthy, P.C. (2016): Spectral studies investigating the influence of dust on solar transmittance. Proceedings 32nd EU PVSEC 2016 European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 20-24 June 2016, Munich, Germany, 2049-2051.
  15. Balaji, N.C., Mani, M., and Venkatarama Reddy, B.V. (2016): Dynamic thermal performance of the conventional and alternative building envelope materials. Proceedings CESB2016 Central Europe towards Sustainable Building 2016, 22-24 June 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, 982-989.
  16. Khadija K.K., Rao, A., Balaji, N.C., Mani, M., and Ramamurthy, P.C. (2016): Performance evaluation for PV systems to synergistic influences of dust, wind and panel temperatures. Proceedings 43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 5-10 June 2016, Portland, OR, 1715-1718.
  17. Balaji, N.C., Mani, M. and Venkatarama Reddy, B.V. (2015): Effect of opaque building envelope material thermal properties on indoor thermal comfort. Proceedings of BS2015: 14th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, Hyderabad, 7-9 December 2015, 2440-2447.
  18. Kumar, T., and Mani, M. (2015): Evaluating the effectiveness of occupancy sensors in net energy conservation: An integrated building life-cycle energy study. Proceedings of Indian Conference on Life Cycle Management (ICLM 2015), FICCI, New Delhi, 14-15 September 2015, 16.
  19. Kumari, M.C., Balaji, N.C. and Mani, M. (2015): Transition studies in rural building typologies: A case-study. Poster presentation at CISBAT 2015 International Conference on Future Buildings & Districts: Sustainability from Nano to Urban Scale, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, 9-11 September 2015, 345-350.
  20. Khadilkar, P.R., and Mani, M. (2015): A Capability Approach based stakeholder analysis for the base of the pyramid: a case study of the firewood based cook-stoves. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED 15), Vol. 9: User-Centred Design, Design of Socio-Technical Systems, Milan, Italy 27-30 July 2015, 23-32.
  21. Kumari, M.C., Chakrabarti, A., and Mani, M. (2016): A spatio-temporal product lifecycle network representation. 13th IFIP International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management (PLM16), Columbia, South Carolina, USA, 10-13 July 2016.
  22. Ramani Krishnaswamy, R., and Mani, M. (2015): Assessment of information adequacy of testing products for sustainability. Presented at International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technologies (ISSST), Dearborn, USA, 18-20 May 2015, http://issst2015.net/schedule-abstracts/
  23. Khanum, K.K., Soni, S., Ramamurthy, P.C., and Mani, M. (2015): Evaluating effectiveness of non-water based cleaning mechanisms for PV systems. Proceedings of Third Southern African Solar Energy Conference, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 11-13 May 2015, 29-32.
  24. Praseeda, K. I., Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. and Mani. M. (2015): Operational energy simulation studies in residential buildings. Proceedings of the International Conference on Polygeneration, Chennai, 18-20 February 2015.
  25. Balaji , N. C., Praseeda, K. I., Mani M. and Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. (2015): Influence of varying mix proportions on thermal performance of the soil-cement. Proceedings of the 2nd IBPSA Italy conference, Building Simulation Application − 2015 (BSA 2015), Free University of Bozen – Bolzano, Italy, 4–6 February 2015, 67-74.
  26. Pillai, R., Rao, A., Mani, M., and Ramamurthy, P. (2013): Understanding near sunrise and sunset PV system behaviour to identify measures to maximize effective energy yield. Proceedings of the Sustainable Energy Technologies Conference (SET), Hong Kong, 26−29August, 2013, 1842-1849.
  27. Rao, A., Pillai, R., Mani, M., and Ramamurthy, P. (2013): An Experimental Investigation into the Interplay of Wind, Dust and Temperature on Photovoltaic Performance in Tropical Conditions. Proceedings of the Sustainable Energy Technologies Conference (SET), Hong Kong, 26−29August, 2013, 2303-2310.
  28. Aaditya, G., Pillai, R. and Mani, M. (2013): Integrated Renewable Solar Matrix for Identifying Renewable Mix for Sustainable Habitats. Proceedings of the Sustainable Energy Technologies Conference (SET), Hong Kong, 26−29August, 2013, 2340-2347.
  29. Aaditya, G., Rohit, P. and Mani, M. (2013): Integrated BIPV Performance Assessment for Tropical Regions: A Case Study for Bangalore. Proceedings of the Building Simulation Applications Conference, Bozen – Bolzano, Italy, 30 January– 1 February, 2013, 181-190.
  30. Balaji, N. C., Mani, M. and Ventakarama Reddy, B.V. (2013): Thermal Performance of Building Walls. Proceedings of the Building Simulation Applications Conference, Bozen – Bolzano, Italy, 30 January–1 February, 2013, 151-159.
  31. Rao, A. and Mani, M. (2013): Evaluating the nature and significance of ambient wind regimes on solar photovoltaic system performance. Proceedings of the Building Simulation Applications Conference, Bozen – Bolzano, Italy, January–February, 2013, 395-406.
  32. Aaditya, G. and Mani, M. (2013): Integrability of building integrated photovoltaic for various dwelling typologies: A case study of urban middle-income residences. Proceedings of the Advances in Building Sciences Conference, Madras, Chennai, 13−16 February 2013, 357-367.
  33. Praseeda, K.I., Mani, M., and Venkatarama Reddy, B.V. (2013): Assessing impact of material transition and thermal comfort models on embodied and operational energy in vernacular dwellings (India). Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Advances in Energy Research – 2013 (ICAER 2013), Department of Energy Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IITB), Mumbai, India, 10–12 December 2013, 865-872.
  34. Balaji, N. C., Mani, M. and Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. (2013): Discerning Heat Transfer in Building Materials. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Advances in Energy Research – 2013 (ICAER 2013), Department of Energy Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IITB), Mumbai, India, 10–12 December 2013, 1449–1460.
  35. Rao, A., Pillai., R., Mani, M., and Ramamurthy, P. (2013): Influence of Dust Deposition on Photovoltaic Panel Operating Characteristics. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Advances in Energy Research – 2013 (ICAER 2013), Department of Energy Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IITB), Mumbai, India, 10–12 December 2013, 1496–1504.
  36. Murthy S. R. and Mani, M., (2011), Rejection of Technology. International Workshop on Innovation and Sustainability Transitions in Asia, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 9−11 January 2011, online http://umconference.um.edu.my/upload/163-1/Papers%2046.pdf.
  37. Natarajan, D. and Mani, M., (2011), Discerning sanitation in the living environment – an architectural appraisal. International Conference on Healthy cities: An Asian Perspective, 2−5 February 2011, Pune, pp. 55−56.
  38. Balaji, N. C. and Mani, M., (2010), Sustainability of Handloom Industry. International Congress of Environmental Research (ICER2010), 16−18 September 2010, Mauritius, pp. 569.
  39. Mani, M. and Rosangela, T., (2009), Tribal Earthen Habitations: role of Environment and Culture in integrated Life Cycle Assessment (iLCA). 2009 Earth Building Conference and Tour, 24−26 October 2009, Dunedin, New Zealand.
  40. Mani, M. and Dayal, A., (2008), An Unperceived Unsustainable Predicament − Zero-Energy to High-Energy Rural Habitation Transitions. 7th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies 2008, Seoul, Korea, pp. 1490−1495.
  41. Mani, M., (2008), Reinforcing Sustainable Building Transitions in India. Young Scientists Networking Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies for Low Carbon Buildings, 5−8 February 2008, British Council, New Delhi.
  42. Mani, M., Dayal, A. and Chattopadhyay, R. N., (2008), Sustainability Transitions in Earthen Structures. International Workshop on Role of Experiments in Sustainability Transitions in Asia, 21 April 2008, Chiang Mai.
  43. Mani, M., Venkatarama Reddy, B. V., Sreenath, M., Lokabhiraman, S. and Anandrao, N., (2007), Design of a Climate-responsive BIPV research facility in Bangalore. ISES Solar World Congress 2007 – Solar Energy and Human Settlements, 18−21 September 2011, Beijing, pp. 356−360.
  44. Mani, M., Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. and Avvannavar, S. M., (2007), Design of a Modified Compact Septic-tank to Suit Coastal (island) Habitations with High Watertable. World Toilet Summit 2007, 31 October – 3 November 2007, New Delhi, pp. 73−78.
  45. Mani, M., Dayal, A. and Chattopadhyay, R. N., (2007), An assessment into the sustainability of earthen structures and modern transitions. In Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. and Mani, M. (eds) International Symposium on Earthen Structures. Interline Publishing, Bangalore, pp. 154−166.
  46. Mani, M., (2005), Energy in Buildings – Operation and Maintenance. RENET Renewable Energy Workshop, 11 November 2005, IISc Bangalore.
  47. Mani, M., Ganesh, L. S. and Varghese, K., (2005), Role of Systems Thinking and Integrated Models for Local Sustainable Development in Human Settlements. Conference on Role of Technical Education in Sustainable Development, Anna University, India, pp. 24−26.
  48. Mani, M., Varghese, K. and Ganesh, L. S., (2003), A Simulation Study of an Urban Residential Settlement’s Sustainability, Based on its Water Usage and Sanitation Practices. Invited article World Habitat Day 2003: Water and Sanitation for Cities – Compendium of Articles, UN-Habitat Information Office, Chennai, India, pp. 18−20.
  49. Mani, M., Varghese, K. and Ganesh, L. S., (2002), An Urban Change and Sustainability Forecasting Model, as a Determinant of Community Attitude and Nature. Presented at the 5th Symposium of the IUPEA, on ‘Creating Sustainable Urban Environments: Future Forms For City Living’. September 2002, Oxford, UK.
  50. Mani, M. and Varghese, K., (2000), An Evolutionary Approach Towards Modeling Urban Change. Invited article Sustainable Urban Transportation System Planning – Course Book, IIT Madras, India, pp. 162−173.
  51. Mani, M., (2000), Sustainable Urban Development Planning. Invited article GIS and their Applications in Environmental Engineering – Continuing Education Programme, IIT Madras, India, pp. 106−109. 
  52. Mani, M. and Varghese, K., (1999), Development of Sustainable Alternative Assessment and Monitoring System for Urban Change/Growth. International Conference on Geoinformatics for Natural Resource Assessment, Monitoring and Management, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, India, pp. 102−106.