September 29, 2022

Jayasree T K

Academic background

Ph.D., (2022) National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, India
Thesis title: Study of residential activity spaces: Influence of insect proof screens, ceiling fan induced airflow and interior layout on thermal comfort and spatial adaptation.

M.Arch, (2016) School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada, India
Specialization: Sustainable Architecture

B.Arch, (2014) MES School of Architecture, MES College of Engineering, Kuttippuram, University of Calicut, India


Research Interests

Sustainable buildings, Energy efficiency, Thermal Comfort, Ventilation, CFD




  1. Jayasree, T. K., Jinshah, B. S., & Srinivas, T. (2022). The effect of opening windows on the airflow distribution inside naturally ventilated residential bedrooms with ceiling fans. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, SAGE, 43(1), 23-39.
  2. Jayasree, T. K., Jinshah, B. S., V Lakshmi Visakha & Srinivas, T. (2021). Assessment of Air Change Effectiveness and Thermal Comfort in a Naturally Ventilated Kitchen with Insect-Proof Screen using CFD. Journal of Green Building. 16(3) 37–56.
  3. Srinivas, T., Jayasree, T. K., Lakshmi Visakha V., & Sivapriya Chelliah (2021). Influence of ceiling fan induced non-uniform thermal environment on thermal comfort and spatial adaptation in living room seat layout. Building and Environment, 205, 108232., Elsevier.
  4. Rakesh, K S and Jayasree T K., 2015, October. “The impact of changing trends in material selection on embodied energy of buildings in the context of Kerala, India” . In Key Engineering Materials (Vol.666, pp 123-132), Trans Tech Publications.

Book Chapter:

  1. T K Jayasree, R Kalaiselvi. (2019) Vegetation integrated building design and its implications on the interior temperature in warm and humid climate. In Evangeline, S., Rajkumar, M. R., & Parambath, S. G. (Eds.). Recent Advances in Materials, Mechanics and Management: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Materials, Mechanics and Management (IMMM 2017), July 13-15, 2017, Trivandrum, Kerala, India (pp 445-450) CRC Press.


  1. Jayasree, T. K. & Srinivas, T. (2022). The Role for Personal Comfort Systems and Room Interior Layout To Improve Thermal Comfort In The Context Of Insufficient Ceiling Fan Induced Air Distribution In Residential Living Rooms. Accepted for presentation In 36th PLEA CONFERENCE 2022 SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN to be conducted at Santiago de Chile on November 23 – 25, 2022.
  2. Jayasree, T. K., Jinshah, B. S., & Srinivas, T. (2019). Evaluation of ventilation efficiency in a naturally ventilated kitchen equipped with an insect-proof screen on the windows with computational fluid dynamics. In Builder ’19 – International conference on Building Energy Demand Reduction in Global South, New Delhi, India. organized by CSIR-CBRI, Roorkee, India with consortium partners IIT Roorkee and IIT Delhi on 13-14 December 2019
  3. Jayasree, T. K.& R Kalaiselvi. (2018). The effect of green roof and green wall on energy consumption in warm humid climate- A case of hypothetical office building design at Kochi. In International Convention on Performance of Built Environment- Metagreen Dimensions at College of Architecture, Trivandrum, February 2018
  4. Jayasree, T. K.& R Kalaiselvi. (2017). Vegetation integrated building design and its implications on interior temperature in warm humid climate. In 3rd International conference on Materials, Mechanics and Management (IMMM 2017) at CET Trivandrum
  5. Jayasree, T. K. & Ramesh Srikonda. (2016). Energy Consumption for Thermal comfort in warm humid climate- a quantitative assessment b/w mixed mode of ventilation and air conditioning. In International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Material Sciences (ICEMS) 2016 held at Jaipur National University

Professional Experience:

  1. Assistant Professor (Full-Time) in MES School of Architecture, MES College of engineering Kuttippuram, Kerala from 01/06/2016 – 22/07/2022 (On Study leave from 08/06/2018-30/06/2021)

Subjects handled:

PG (M.Arch Sustainable Architecture)- Environmental Impact Assessment, Sustainable Solutions at Building Level, Building Materials and Components, Energy Efficient Building Systems, Architectural Research Methodology, Introduction To Sustainable Development & Architecture, Building Evaluation and Assessment, Simulation and Modeling for Building Energy Performance

UG (B.Arch)- Climate & Built form, Building Services III – Electrification And Architectural Illumination, Architectural Design

  1. Junior Research Fellow in Department of Architecture, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli under the Indo-UK project `Community-Scale Energy Demand Reduction in India (CEDRI)` funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India from 11/06/2018 to 10/06/2021.

Academic Internships:

  1. Intern at Greentech Knowledge Solutions Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi -Involved in Case studies documentation for the “Design guidelines for energy efficient multi-storey residential buildings for warm-humid climate” as a part of Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) (May – June 2015)
  2. Trainee Architect at Creation Architecture Studio, Auroville (June – October 2012)


Professional certifications:

  • Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Certified Professional since July 2020
  • GRIHA Certified Professional since August 2020
  • GEM Certified Professional since March 2021


Professional Membership:

  • Council of Architecture
  • Indian Institute of Architects


Awards and Recognitions:

COMMENDATION Award for the Academic/Research papers category at the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) Kerala State Awards 2021 held at Kannur, Kerala on 5th and 6th May 2022.


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