October 25, 2017


International refereed journals – published/in press

  1. Rao, R. R., Priyadarshani, S., & Mani, M. (2023). Examining the use of End-of-Life (EoL) PV panels in housing and sustainability. Solar Energy, 257, 210-220. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2023.04.033 [SJR: 1.37, IF: 7.188]
  2. Saifudeen, A., Kumar, M., & Mani, M. (2022). SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT IN DISPOSABLE BABY DIAPERS BY ADOPTING A SYSTEMS APPROACH. Environmental Engineering & Management Journal (EEMJ), 21(11). doi 10.30638/eemj.2022.165 [SJR 0.23, IF: 0.832]
  3. Kumar, T., Srinivasan, R., & Mani, M. (2022). An Emergy-based Approach to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Integrating IoT-based Sensing Systems into Smart Buildings. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 52, 102225. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2022.102225 [SJR: 1.37, IF: 7.63]
  4. Kumar, M., & Mani, M. (2022). Sustainability Assessment in Manufacturing for Effectiveness: Challenges and Opportunities. Frontiers in Sustainability, 3.
  5. Henna, K., & Mani, M. (2022). Transitions in traditional dwellings. Current Science (00113891), 122(1) [SJR 0.28, IF: 1.102]
  6. Priyadarshani, S, Mani, M & Maskell, D (2021). Influence of building typology on Indoor humidity regulation, REHVA European HVAC , vol. 2021, no. 6, pp. 48-52.
  7. Henna, K., Saifudeen, A., and Mani, M. (2021). Resilience of vernacular and modernising dwellings in three climatic zones to climate change. Scientific Reports, (2021)11:9172, doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-87772-0 [SJR 1.24, IF: 5.133]
  8. Eranki, G.A. and Mani, M. (2020): Integrability Evaluation Methodology for Building Integrated Photovoltaics’ (BIPV): Case Studies. Energy Management Research Journal, 3(1), 39-50.
  9. Cascione, V., Maskell, D., Shea, A., Walker, P., and Mani, M. (2020): Comparison of moisture buffering properties of plasters in full-scale simulations and laboratory testing. Construction and Building Materials, 252 (2020), doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.119033 2045-2322 [SJR 1.66, IF: 6.841]
  10. Aaditya, G. and Mani, M. (2019): Integrability assessment methodology for building integrated photovoltaics: concept and application. International Journal of Sustainable Energy, doi.org/10.1080/14786451.2019.1699559 [SJR 0.51, IF: 2.017]
  11. K. I. Praseeda, B. V. Venkatarama Reddy and Monto Mani (2019) Embodied and operational energy of rural dwellings in India, International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 38(3), 227-237, DOI: 10.1080/14786451.2017.1418742 [SJR 0.51, IF: 2.017]
  12. Roshan R. Rao, Monto Mani, Praveen C. Ramamurthy (2018) An updated review on factors and their inter-linked influences on photovoltaic system performance. Heliyon, e00815 doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2018. e00815 [SJR 0.46]
  13. Tenorio, R., Mani, M., and Hirth, R., (2018): India Workshop: Partnering for a socially active design approach. Charrette – Journal of the Association of Architectural Educators (ISSN 2054-6718), 5(1), 108-116.
  14. Aaditya, G. and Mani, M. (2016) BIPV: A real-time building performance study for a roof-integrated facility. International Journal of Sustainable Energy, Taylor & Francis, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14786451.2016.1261864 [SJR 0.51, IF: 2.017]
  15. Praseeda, K.I., Venkatarama Reddy, B.V., and Mani, M. (2016) Embodied and operational energy of rural dwellings in India. In press International Journal of Sustainable Energy. [SJR 0.51, IF: 2.017]
  16. Shastry, V., Mani, M. and Tenorio, R. (2016): Evaluating thermal comfort and building climatic response in warm-humid climates for vernacular dwellings in Suggenhalli (India). Architectural Science Review, Taylor & Francis, 59(1), 12-26, doi: 10.1080/00038628.2014.971701. [SJR 0.57, IF: 1.506]
  17. Balaji, N. C., Mani, M., and Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. (2015): Thermal conductivity studies on cement-stabilized soil blocks. ICE Construction Materials, 170(CM1), 40-54. [SJR 0.34]
  18. Kumari, M. C., Balaji, N. C. and Mani, M. (2015): Understanding transitions in a rural Indian building typology in the context of well-being. Current Science, 109, 1610−1621. [SJR: 0.28, IF: 1.102]
  19. Khadilkar, P., Lokras, S., Somashekar, H. I., Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. and Mani, M. (2015): Capability approach-based evaluation of a biomass cook-stove design. Current Science, 109, 1601−1609. [SJR: 0.28, IF: 1.102]
  20. Praseeda, K. I., Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. and Mani, M. (2015): Embodied energy assessment of building materials in India using process and input-output analysis. Energy and Buildings, 86, 677–686. [SJR: 1.74, IF: 6.175]
  21. Rohit P., Thomas, L. and Mani, M. (2015): Study into solar-still performance under sealed and unsealed conditions. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, Oxford University Press, 10(4), 354-364. [SJR: 0.46, IF: 2.455]
  22. Pillai, R., Aaditya, G., Mani, M., and Ramamurthy, P. (2014): Cell (module) temperature regulated performance of a building integrated photovoltaic system in tropical conditions. Renewable Energy, 72, 140−148. [SJR: 1.83, IF: 7.435]
  23. Balaji, N. C. and Mani, M. (2014): Sustainability in Traditional Handlooms. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal. 13(2), 323–331. [SJR: 0.25, IF: 0.869]
  24. Shastry, V., Mani, M. and Tenorio, R. (2014): Impacts of Modern Transitions on Thermal Comfort in Vernacular Dwellings in Warm-Humid Climate of Sugganahalli (India). Indoor and Built Environment, 23(4), 543−564. [SJR: 0.57, IF: 2.803]
  25. Rama Murthy, S. and Mani, M. (2013): Discerning Rejection of Technology. SAGE Open, 3(2), doi:10.1177/2158244013485248. [SJR: 0.36, IF: 1.577]
  26. Vijayalekshmi, M., Sridevi, K. S. and Mani, M. (2013): Identifying appropriate sanitation for near-coastal communities in Vizhinjam, (Kerala, India) adopting the Sanitation-Approach framework. Waterlines, 32(1), 58−73. [SJR: 0.3]
  27. Aaditya, G., Pillai, P., and Mani, M. (2013): An insight into real-time performance assessment of a Building Integrated Photo-voltaic (BIPV) installation in Bangalore (India). Energy for Sustainable Development, 17(5), 431−437. [SJR: 1.58, IF: 5.223]
  28. Aaditya, G. and Mani, M. (2013): Climate-responsive integrability of building-integrated photovoltaics. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, 8(4), 271−281. [SJR: 0.46, IF: 2.455]
  29. Mani, M. and Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. (2012): Sustainability in Human Settlements: Imminent Material and Energy Challenges for Buildings in India. Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, 92(1), 145−162. [SJR: 0.28, IF: 1.484]
  30. Rama Murthy, S. and Mani, M. (2012): Design for Sustainability: The Role of CAD. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 16, 4247−4256. [SJR: 3.52, IF: 14.982]
  31. Libin, T., Pillai, R., and Mani, M., (2011), Sealed-system performance of a compact stepped solar-still. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 10(5), pp. 585−594 [ISSN: 1582-9596; [SJR: 0.25, IF: 0.869]
  32. Mani, M. and Pillai, R., (2010), Impact of dust on solar Photovoltaic (PV) performance: research status, challenges and recommendation for PV installation. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 14(2010), pp. 3124−3131 [SJR: 3.52, IF: 14.982]
  33. Sridevi, K. S., and Mani, M., (2010), Current state of domestic concealed-wiring practices in Bangalore, India. Indoor and Built Environment, 19(6), pp. 676–686 [SJR: 0.57, IF: 2.803]
  34. Avvannavar, S. M., Mani, M. and Kumar, N., (2010), Solar stills: a comparative review of sustainable technology.  International Journal of Environmental Sciences, 1(1), pp. 43−53.
  35. Avvannavar, S. M., Mani, M. and Kumar, N., (2008), An Integrated Assessment of the Suitability of Domestic Solar Still as a Viable Safe Water Technology for India. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 7(6), pp. 667−685 [SJR: 0.25, IF: 0.869]
  36. Varghese, K., Ganesh, L. S., Mani, M., Anilkumar, P. P., Murthy, R. and Subramaniam, B. R., (2008), Identifying critical variables for coastal profiling in ICZM planning – A systems approach. Ocean & Coastal Management, 51(2008), pp. 73−94 [SJR: 0.92, IF: 3.663]
  37. Mani, M., Avvannavar, S. M., Venkatakrishnappa, D. and Kumar, N. B. S., (2007), An assessment of potential health threats to international travelers attributed to varying global standards in packaged drinking water. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 6(4), pp. 301−307 [SJR: 0.25, IF: 0.869]
  38. Mani, M., Varghese, K., and Ganesh, L. S., (2007), Sustainability Evaluation of an Urban Residential Settlement. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 6(3), pp. 189−204 [SJR: 0.25, IF: 0.869]
  39. Mani, M., Varghese, K. and Ganesh, L. S., (2007), A Systemic Sustainability Evaluation Based on Water and Sanitary Conditions of Velachery Settlement in South-India. International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning. 2(4), pp. 408−434 [SJR: 0.29]
  40. Mani, M., Varghese, K., and Ganesh, L. S., (2005), Integrated Model Framework to Simulate Sustainability of Human Settlements. ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 131(3), pp. 147−158 [SJR: 0.49, IF: 1.381]
  41. Mani, M., Ganesh, L. S. and Varghese, K., (2005), Enhanced Futures System: Integrated Cross-Impact Analysis and Geographic Information Systems. Futures Research Quarterly, 21(3), pp. 19−45.
  42. Mani, M., Varghese, K. and Ganesh, L. S., (2005), Systems thinking and integrated models in human-settlement sustainability. Nagarlok (special issue on Sustainable Development), XXXVII(3), pp. 1−12.
  43. Mani, M., Varghese, K., and Ganesh, L. S., (2004), Sustainability: A Rationale and its Implications to Human Settlements. Nagarlok (special issue on Urban Poverty and Slums), XXXVI(1), pp. 45−51.
  44. Mani, M., Ganesh, L.S. and Varghese, K., (2003), A Futures System Integrating Cross-Impact Analysis and Geographic Information Systems. International Journal of Futures Studies, Vol. 5, http://www.systems.org/HTML/fsj-v05/mani-title.htm (May 2003).

Journal Guest Editor – Special Section

  1. Kandachar, P. and Mani, M. (eds). (2015): Special Section: Design for Well-being. Current Science, 1564−1671. [SJR: 0.28, IF: 1.102]

Journal – Elsevier’s procedia

  1. Kumar, M., and Mani, M. (2021): Towards an interdisciplinary framework for effective sustainability assessment in manufacturing. Procedia CIRP 98, (2021), 79-84. doi.org /10.1016/j.procir.2021.01.009. [SJR: 0.68]
  2. Kumar, M., and Mani, M. (2019): A systems-based sustainability assessment framework to capture active impacts in product life cycle/manufacturing. Procedia Manufacturing, 33(2019), 647-654. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.promfg.2019.04.081. [SJR: 0.5]
  3. Gourav, K., Balaji, N.C., Venkatarama Reddy, B.V., and Monto Mani. (2017): Studies into structural and thermal properties of building envelope materials. Energy Procedia, 122 (2017), 104-108. [SJR: 0.47]
  4. Rao, A., Pillai, R., Mani, M., and Ramamurthy, P. (2014): Influence of dust deposition on photovoltaic panel performance. Energy Procedia, 54 (2014), 690−700. [SJR: 0.47]
  5. Praseeda, K. I., Mani, M. and Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. (2014): Assessing impact of material transition and thermal comfort models on embodied and operational energy in vernacular dwellings (India), Energy Procedia, 54 (2014), 342−351. [SJR: 0.47]
  6. Balaji, N. C., Mani, M. and Venkatarama Reddy, B. V. (2014): Discerning Heat Transfer in Building Materials, Energy Procedia, 54(2014), 654–668. [SJR: 0.47]

Special journal features

  1. Kailas, S. V., Mani, M., Dravid, Y. and Umarji, V., (2012), Closing the cycle – Sustainability in natural water systems and agriculture. Ground Report India, special issue on Water & Agriculture, 1(2), pp. 13– 8  [ISSN 1839-6232].
  2. Geethanjali, M., Mani, M. and Ganesh, L. S., (2011), Employment-generation potential through appropriate solid-waste recycling technologies in Chennai, India. In Lavagnolo M.C. (ed.) A Glance at the World. Waste Management, 31(2011), pp. 191−194.