Reshma Singh

Reshma Singh

Program Manager 3

Bio

Reshma Singh is a Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office.

Concurrently, at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, she leads the technology-to-market IMPEL program, the California Energy Commission's R2M2 Microgrids program, and previously the Presidential U.S.-India Center for Building Energy Research and Development (CBERD). Singh brings over 10 years of experience advancing urban sustainability and cleantech innovation, and working with complex international ecosystems in the United States, India, and Singapore. Reshma’s work lies at the intersection of design and technology of smart buildings and cities, with a focus on energy, data analytics and UX, and IoT sensors and controls.

Singh holds two cleantech patents. She is the lead author of Building Innovation Guide, Transforming India’s Built Environment: A 2050 Vision for Wellness and Resilienceand is a contributor to Mutations: Harvard Project on the City and The Bay Area-Silicon Valley and India: Convergence and Alignment in the Innovation Age. She is on the Advisory Board for the Carbon Leadership Forum. She has previously served on the Telecommunications Industry Association’s (TIA) Smart Buildings and Power and Energy group, and on the Advisory Council for the State Department’s international TechWomen program (techwomen.org). 

Singh previously co-founded GreenExcel, an online education platform. She is a recipient of the American Association of University Women award, Harvard University’s Community Service Fellowship award and has taught graduate seminars at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and at University of California, Berkeley. Apart from her professional life, she teaches dance and has co-produced an acclaimed children's musical. She holds a master's degree from Harvard University, and a bachelor's degree in architecture from New Delhi, India.

 

Personal Links

LinkedIn Profile

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability Talk

 

Selected Projects

IMPEL+ Building Technologies Tech-to-Market

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R2M2 Resilient, Replicable, Modular Microgrids 

CBERD U.S.-India Joint Center for Building Energy Research and Development

Building Innovation Guide (BIG) for India

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Awards

  • Harvard Community Service Fellowship
  • American Association of University Women International Fellowship                          

 

Education

  • Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies Certification, Stanford University, 2021
  • Masters in Landscape Architecture, Harvard University, 1999
  • Bachelors in Architecture, TVB School of Habitat Studies, India 1995

 

Professional Associations

  • Carbon Leadership Forum, Advisory Board
  • U.S. Department of State Tech Women, Council Member
  • Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA), Smart Building Working Group Member

 

Publications

 

2021

Transforming India's Built Environment: A 2050 Vision for Wellness and Resilience

AUTHORS: Singh, ReshmaMonto Mani, and Swapnil Joshi.

 

2020

A Community Energy Operations and Planning System: Concept, Use cases, Metrics, and Benefits

AUTHORS: Singh, ReshmaAnand PrakashMary Ann Piette, and Shreya Agarwal.

08/2020

 

Machine Learning for Automated Extraction of Building Geometry

AUTHORS: Touzani, SamirMarc WudunnAvideh ZakhorMarco PritoniReshma SinghHarry Bergmann, and Jessica Granderson.

08/2020

 

2019

Evaluation of the Need for and Design of a City Energy Operations System

AUTHORS: Piette, Mary AnnReshma Singh, and Anand Prakash.

11/2019

 

Energy Information Systems: From the Basement to the Boardroom

AUTHORS: Singh, ReshmaPaul A. MathewJessica Granderson, and Yash Shukla.

08/2019

 

R&D and Implementation Outcomes From The U.S.-India Bilateral Center For Building Energy Research And Development Program

AUTHORS: Singh, ReshmaMary Ann PietteAshok J. GadgilRajan RawalNarendra BansalVishal GargJyotirmay MathurPhilip HavesPaul A. MathewChristian KohlerMahabir BhandariGail BragerVivian LoftnessNarendran NadarajahRonnen M. LevinsonRichard E. BrownAndre DesjarlaisMilind RaneSanyogita ManuYash Shukla, and Mona Doctor-Pingel.

08/2019

 

Energy Modeling in Urban Districts: Forecast of multi-sector Energy Use and GHG Emissions

AUTHORS: Singh, ReshmaBaptiste Ravache, and Mary Ann Piette.

06/2019

 

Evaluation of an Integrated Pipe Water Cooling Strategy to Improve BIPV Structure Performance

AUTHORS: Gendler, IsaacMara LeandroRamina AlbaziRodrigo HenriquezJosh SanghviReshma SinghGayathri Aaditya Eranki, and Sohail H. Zaidi.

 

2018

Review of City Energy and Emissions Analysis Needs, Methods & Tools

AUTHORS: Piette, Mary AnnRebecca Zarin PassReshma Singh, and Tianzhen Hong.

08/2018

 

Packaged Scalable Energy Information Systems for Hotels

AUTHORS: Singh, ReshmaPaul A. MathewJessica GrandersonYash ShuklaAmiya Ranjan Behera, and Michael Pitt.

05/2018

 

Building Innovation: A Guide For High-Performance Energy Efficient Buildings In India

AUTHORS: Singh, ReshmaBaptiste Ravache, and Dale A. Sartor.

 

2016

Caring for the Energy Health of Healthcare Facilities 

AUTHORS: Singh, ReshmaPaul A. MathewJessica GrandersonRohini Srivastava, and Yash Shukla.

 

2015

Climate-Specifc Modeling and Analysis for Best-Practice Indian Office Buildings 

AUTHORS: Singh, ReshmaBaptiste Ravache, and Spencer M. Dutton.

12/2015

 

2014

The Role of International Partnerships in Delivering Low- Energy Building Design: A Case Study of the Singapore Scientific Planning Process

AUTHORS: Parrish, KristenReshma Singh, and Szu-Cheng Chien.

05/2014

 

Collaborative research to promote energy efficiency innovation towards significant reduction in buildings energy use in the United States and India

AUTHORS: Rawal, RajanKeyur VadodariaMona GalsarGirish GhatikarReshma Singh, and Diane Douglas.

03/2014

 

Building Energy Benchmarking in India: An Action Plan for Advancing the State-of-the-Art

AUTHORS: Sarraf, SaketShilpi AnandYash ShuklaPaul A. Mathew, and Reshma Singh.

 

2013

Guidelines for Datacenter Energy Information System

AUTHORS: Singh, ReshmaRoozbeh MahdaviPaul A. MathewJessica Granderson, and Yash Shukla.

12/2013

 

Best Practices Guide for High - Performance Indian Office Buildings

AUTHORS: Singh, ReshmaDale A. Sartor, and Girish Ghatikar.

04/2013

 

2012

Sustainable Campus with Plug-in Electric Vehicles and Microgrid

AUTHORS: Kumar, K. NandhaB. SivaneasanP.L. SoH.B. GooiNilesh JadhavReshma Singh, and Chris Marnay.

08/2012

Education

Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies Certification, Stanford University, 2020
Masters in Landscape Architecture, Harvard University, 1999
Bachelors in Architecture, TVB School of Habitat Studies, India 1995

Publications

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