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Publications

Indexed Journal Publications

2023

Suchi Priyadarshani, Roshan R Rao, Mani M, Maskell D. Examining Occupant-Comfort Responses to Indoor Humidity Ratio in Conventional and Vernacular Dwellings: A Rural Indian Case Study. Energies. 2023; 16(19):6843. https://doi.org/10.3390/en16196843

Roshan R Rao, Monto Mani, “Review and preliminary insights into impacts between Photovoltaic (PV) installations and climate-change”,  Current Science, VOL. 125 (9), 1-10 (2023) doi: 10.18520/cs/v125/i9/

Roshan R. Rao, Suchi Priyadarshani, and Monto Mani, “Examining the use of End-of-Life ( EoL ) PV panels in housing and sustainability,” Solar Energy, vol. 257, no. June 2023, pp. 210–220, 2023, doi: 10.1016/j.solener.2023.04.033

2018

Roshan R. Rao, Monto Mani, Praveen C. Ramamurthy. An updated review on factors and their inter-linked influences on photovoltaic system performance. Heliyon 4 (2018) e00815. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2018. e00815

 

2015

Roshan R. Rao, H. R. Swetha, J. Srinivasan and Sheela K Ramasesha, "Comparison of performance of solar photovoltaics on  dual axis tracker with fixed axis at 13 degrees N latitude" Current Science, VOL. 108 (11), 2087 - 2094 (2015) http://www.currentscience.ac.in/Volumes/108/11/2087.pdf)​

Conference Publications

2023

Roshan R Rao, Monto Mani, “Examining the climate responsiveness of End-of-Life Photovoltaic (EoL-PV) integrated buildings ”, International scientific conference on the Built Environment in Transition (CISBAT 2023), Sep 13 – Sep 15, 2023, Lausanne & Fribourg, Switzerland

Roshan R Rao, Monto Mani, “Examining the applicability of End-of-Life (EoL) Photovoltaic (PV) panels as a building material ”, 40th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Sep 18 – Sep 22, 2023, Lisbon, Portugal

Suchi Priyadarshani, Roshan R Rao, Monto Mani, “Studying Interventions to Regulate Indoor Hygrothermal Comfort in Building Integrated with End-of-Life (EoL) PV Panels ”, 40th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Sep 18 – Sep 22, 2023, Lisbon, Portugal

2022

Roshan R Rao, Suchi Priyadarshani, Monto Mani, “An Investigation into thermal performance of buildings built using upcycled End-of-Life Photovoltaic panels”, 5th Building Simulation Applications 2022 (BSA 2022), July 29 – July 01, 2022, Bozen/Bolzano, Italy

 

Suchi Priyadarshani, Roshan R Rao, Monto Mani, Daniel Maskell “Investigating the role of humidity on indoor wellness in vernacular and conventional building typologies”, 5th Building Simulation Applications 2022 (BSA 2022), July 29 – July 01, 2022, Bozen/Bolzano, Italy

2019

Roshan R Rao and Monto Mani, “Degradation observation of 9 year old PV modules in Bangalore,India”, 46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC-46), June 16-21, 2019, Chicago, Illinois, USA. 

2018

Roshan R Rao and Monto Mani, “Case study on degradation of 8-year-old BiPV modules in Bangalore, India”, 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 (URL

2017

Gayathri Aadithya, Roshan R Rao and Monto Mani, “Integrability Comparison between BIPV and BAPV in Tropical Conditions: A Bangalore Case-Study”, 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), Washington, DC, 2017, pp. 604-607 . 10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366449 (URL)

2012

Roshan R Rao, Sheela K Ramasesha and J Srinivasan, “Performance Study of rooftop photovoltaic panels”, Third National Research Conference on Climate Change, November 3-4, 2012 at IISc,Bangalore. http://icrn.in/themes/icrn/presentaions/Roshan%20R%20Rao%20introduction.pdf)



 

Other Publications

 

2023

A. Saifudeen, Roshan R Rao, and M. Mani, “Reassessing climate classification for buildings under climate change: Indian context,” World Development Sustainability, vol. 2, p. 100053, Jun. 2023, doi: 10.1016/J.WDS.2023.100053.

2019

Siddharth Nair, Roshan Rao, Tarun Kumar, Guru Prasad G, Manish Kumar, Khadeeja Henna P, Aysha Saifudeen, Monto Mani, “Design of a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) based Solar Powered LED Lighting System for Training and Empowering Rural youth”, 7th International Conference on Research Into Design, 9 - 11 January 2019, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

2018

Tarun Kumar, Roshan Rao,Praveen C Ramamurthy and Monto Mani, "Safety of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Based Domestic Lighting Rural Context", 15th IEEE India Council International Conference (INDICON) (INDICON 2018), 16– 18 December 2018, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India

Siddharth Nair, Roshan Rao, Tarun Kumar, Guru Prasad G, Manish Kumar, Khadeeja Henna P, Aysha Saifudeen, Monto Mani, “Roshini- Developing a DIY Rural Solar Light: utilizing products at End-of-Life (EoL) stage”, IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC 2018) 18 – 22 October 2018, San Jose, California, USA

2016

Roshan R Rao, Satheesh S K, J Srinivasan, “High resolution spectral irradiance measurements: Spectral aerosol radiative forcing and techniques to develop an aerosol model”, EGU General Assembly 2016, April 16-22, 2016, Vienna, Austria  http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016EGUGA..18.5646R)

2015

Roshan R Rao, Satheesh S K, J Srinivasan, “Estimation of optically equivalent aerosol composition using ground-based spectral irradiance measurements”, National Climate Science Conference, 2-3 July 2015 at IISc, Bangalore (http://dccc.iisc.ac.in/Abstracts%20for%20presentation.pdf)

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