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Anir Kumar Upadhyay

Lecturer in Built Environment, UNSW

Anir is affiliated to the UNSW Built Environment since 2014. Anir is trained as an Architect and Urban Planner. He has a PhD degree in Sustainable Design from the University of Sydney. Anir’s research mainly interrogates real-world problems related to sustainability and energy efficiency in the built environment. His research explores fundamental issues of sustainable built environment at design and post-occupancy stages by using simple design tools and analysing big data sets. Anir has developed a climate data analysis software which addresses the underlying issues of climate data analysis/ presentation for built environment professionals to explore local climate data from a designer’s perspective. He was involved in number of research projects funded by the CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRC LCL) .
Anir teaches courses in Master’s in Sustainable Built Environment.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Built Environment , UNSW

Education

  • 2014 
    The University of Sydney , PhD/ Sustainable Design

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Improving the thermal performance of dwellings for carbon positive and healthy homes
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    CRC for Low Carbon Living
  • 2018
    Energy and indoor climate visualisation to encourage homeowners for low carbon living
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    CRC for Low Carbon Living

Research Areas

  • Design Practice And Management (1203)
  • Building (1202)
  • Architecture (1201)