Completed Masters in Architecture in 2003 with Specialization in Urban Design from Department of Architecture, Jadavpur University. His Ph.D dissertation is focusing on Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Built Environment Study. Presently, apart from being a part of Agnikrida, he is a Visiting Faculty in Department of Architecture, Jadavpur University. He has several publications in International Research Journals as well as in International Conference Proceedings.
He is actively involved in various R&D and Architectural Consultancy Projects including Online Sanction of Building Plan for NKDA Kolkata, Formulation of Building by Laws, Schools, Swimming Pool and Housing Complexes, Residences, Hospitals, Restoration of Writer’s Buildings project etc.
Ramachandran is a Chemical Engineer and acquired his M.Tech in Energy Conservation and Management. He has about fifteen years of experience in Energy Management and Design of Thermal Systems. He is a Certified Energy Auditor by BEE. He has conducted Energy Audits / Water Conservation Studies for more than fifty Industries like Power Plant, Chemical Industries, Textile, Cement, Iron and Steel, Engineering Industries etc. His knowledge about Pressure Vessels, Rotating Equipment, Heat Exchangers and other Industrial Equipments has been acquired over the years in the Design, Performance Analysis and Energy Conservation Activities. He has published several articles on Energy Conservation and Waste Heat Recovery Systems in various Journals as well as in Conference Proceedings. He has visited Sweden, Maldives, Bangladesh and South Africa as a part of business.
Rana Pratap Poddar is an Industrial Engineer and acquired Post -graduation in Energy Management. He is specialized in Energy Audit of Electro-mechanical System, Green Building, Energy Simulation, Lighting and HVAC system. He is also a BEE certified ECBC master trainer. He has about ten years of extensive experience on Energy Conservation and Audits of over fifteen commercials buildings. He has proficiency in Design Review and Electro-mechanical System Optimization for various Residential, Commercial and Industrial Buildings. He has in hand experience in Energy Simulation and Optimization, Lighting Simulation projects using various Simulation Tools (Visual DoE, Equest, Trnsys, Design Builder, Energy Plus, Dialux, Relux pro, Agi32, Ecotect) for more than seventy buildings.
Agnikrida comprises of many others GRIHA/LEED certified professionals. Other associates of Agnikrida are also expert in Solar PV and Thermal System, Architectural Lighting, Green Building as well as Interior Design Projects.