Saikiran is a GBCI certified LEED GA (Green Associate). His interest and expertise lie in thermal comfort, hybrid air-conditioning, liquid desiccant dehumidification, IoT integration on cooling systems, green buildings and sustainable cooling technologies. He holds a master’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology- Madras. He has co-authored papers and technical article pertaining to cooling and BIPV technologies. He has worked on liquid desiccant dehumidification systems as part of his master’s programme and has served as a teaching assistant for ‘Smart Buildings and Automation’ course and Building Sciences Laboratory.