Professor at the School of Property and Construction Management, RMIT University.
Professor Usha Iyer-Raniga is at the School of Property and Construction Management, RMIT University. Usha is co-leading the One Planet Network’s Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme (SBC), United Nations 10 Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (UN 10FYP SCP) aligned with Sustainable Development Goal 12. The work directly impacts SDG 11 on Sustainable Cities and Communities. Usha’s primary interest is in sustainability of the built environment, in achieving practical solutions to ensure sustainable outcomes for the users of the built environment. Usha brings cross disciplinary and project management experiences to her teaching and research.
Qualified in her undergraduate degree as an architect, Usha has worked in architectural practices in India, Canada and Australia. She received her Masters degree from Canada and her Doctorate in Australia. Her passion in sustainability commenced through energy efficiency and conservation, which has now broadened to triple bottom line sustainability for buildings and the built environment.