Dr Priya Rajagopalan
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env|
|Department:||School of Archit. & Built Env.|
|Campus:||Geelong Waterfront Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 522 78391 +61 3 522 78391|
- Bachelor of Technology, University of Calicut, 1995
- Master of Science (Building Science), National Univ. of Singapore, 2001
- Doctor of Philosophy, National Univ. of Singapore, 2005
- Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2009
Subjects and units currently teaching
Building material science, Building systems and environment, building environmental services, construction and structures
Energy and Indoor environmental performance
Thermal comfort, lighting, acoustics
Urban microclimate and urban heat island, green roofs
Current PhD Students:
Elmira Jamei: Effect of Geometry and vegetation in Mitigating Urban Heat Island
Tarek Ahmed: An assessment method for energy performance benchmarking in Day Procedure centres in Australia
Jonathan Duverge: Energy and water performance of aquatic centres in Australia
Yuhainis Abdul Talib: An Integrated business solution towards managing of the operational, spatial flow and functional links of major public healthcare facilities in Australia.
Master by Research completion:
Tony Leung: Daylight guiding system in an office building
Benchmarking Energy and indoor Environmental Performance of Aquatic Centres, Energy Performance of Healthcare buildings,Impact of future growth scenarios on the urban microclimate of Melbourne
building energy analysis, energy benchmarking, passive design , daylighting, natural ventilation, urban microclimate and heat island
Elmira Jamei, Yashar Jamei, Priyadarsini Rajagopalan Dilshan Remaz Ossen, , Sasan Rousehnas (2015), The Effect of Urban Development on the Micro Climate in the Historic City of Malacca, Sustainable Cities and Societies, 14, p.280-292.
Tarek Mohamed, Rajagopalan Priyadarsini, Robert Fuller (2015), A classification of Healthcare Facilities Towards the Development of Energy Benchmarks for Day Surgery Centres in Australia, Health Environment and Research journal , 1-19, DOI: 10.1177/1937586715575910 1-19.
Priyadarsini Rajagopalan and Elmira Jamei (2015), Thermal Comfort in Indoor Aquatic centres - Perspectives of Multiple User Groups Energy and Buildings, available online, DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.07.037.
Rajagopalan Priyadarsini and Jamei Elmira (2014), Urban Heat Island and Wind Flow Characteristics of a Tropical City, Solar Energy, vol.107, p. 159-170.
Rajagopalan Priyadarsini (2014), Energy Performance of Aquatic Facilities in Victoria, Australia, Facilities, Vol. 32 No. 9/10, p. 565-580.
Priyadarsini Rajagopalan and Hisham Elkadi (2014), Energy Performance of small and medium sized healthcare buildings in Victoria, Australia, Journal of Healthcare Engineering, vol. 5 (2). p. 247–260
Luther M.B. and P. Rajagopalan, (2014), Identifying and Developing Energy Retrofitting Strategies for Australia, Journal of Green Building, vol 9, no. 3, p.161-163.
Rajagopalan Priyadarsini, Benchmarking Energy Performance of Aquatic Centres in Australia, (2014), Solar Conference, 8-9 May, Melbourne, Australia.
Elmira Jamei, Harsh Sachdeva, Priyadarsini Rajagopalan (2014), Effect of CBD greening on the micro-climate condition of Melbourne, International Conference of PLEA (Passive and Low Energy Architecture) , Dec 16-18, Ahmedabad, India.
Elmira Jamei and Priyadarsini Rajagopalan (2014), Investigating the effect of different urban forms of temperature variation in historic city of Malacca, 3rd Int. Conf. on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Island, Octiber 13-15, Venice, Italy.
Rajagopalan priyadarsini and Luther Mark (2013), Thermal and Ventilation Performance of a Naturally Ventilated Sports Hall within an Aquatic Centre, Energy and Buildings, vol 58, p.111–122.
Rajagopalan Priyadarsini and Tony Leung (2013), On the Acoustic Performance of a Precast Panel System made from Environmentally Sustainable Concrete- Application in Sports Hall Buildings, Architectural science Review, vol 56, Issue 2, p. 118-130.
Tony C.Y. Leung, Priyadarsini Rajagopalan and Robert Fuller (2013), Performance of a Daylight Guiding System in an Office Building, Solar Energy, vol. 94, p. 253–265.
Yuhainis Talib, Priyadarsini Rajagopalan, Rebecca Yang (2013), Evaluation of Building performance for Strategic Facilities Management in Healthcare: a case study of a public hospital in Australia, Facilities, vol 31, issue 13/14, p. 681-701.
Patrick Nelson and Priyadarsini Rajagopalan (2013), One-Size-Fits-All Housing: An Exploration of 6-Star Requirements in the Volume Builder Sector, 47th International ASA Conference, November 13–16, 2013.
Rajagopalan Priyadarsini and Tony Leung (2012), Progress on Building energy labelling techniques, Advances in Building Energy Research, Vol. 6, No. 1, 61–80.
Rajagopalan Priyadarsini and Krezel Adam (2010), Sound Absorption characteristics of a precast panel system made from environmentally sustainable concrete, Building Acoustics, Volume 17, No 3, p.221-232.
Wu Xuchao , Rajagopalan Priyadarsini and Lee Siew Eang (2010), Benchmarking energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in Singapore’s hotel industry, Energy Policy, vol.38, p. 4520-4527.
Rajagopalan Priyadarsini, Wu Xuchao, Lee Siew Eang (2009), A Study on Energy performance of hotel buildings in Singapore, Energy and Buildings, vol. 41,p. 1319–1324.