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 and Cradle to Commerce incubation engines. She previously managed the Presidential U.S.-India Center for Building Energy Research and Development (CBERD) and the California Energy Commission's R2M2 Microgrids program. 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 Resilience, and 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 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.
Women in Cleantech and Sustainability Talk
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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- Harvard Community Service Award
- American Association of University Women International Fellowship
- 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
- Carbon Leadership Forum, Advisory Board
- U.S. Department of State Tech Women, Council Member
- Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA), Smart Building Working Group Member
Net Zero World South East Asia Center For Innovation in the Built Environment (SEIBE)
AUTHORS: Nan Zhou, Reshma Singh, Carolyn Szum, Mary Ann Piette
Thermal anomaly and rooftop unit (RTU) detection in buildings through machine learning
AUTHORS: Samuel Fernandes, Rohullah Najibi, Anand Prakash, Reshma Singh, Marina Zafiris, Jessica Granderson
Scaling Building Energy Audits through Machine Learning Methods on Novel Drone Image Data
AUTHORS: Singh, Reshma; Samuel Fernandes; Anand Prakash; Paul A. Mathew; Jessica Granderson; Colman Snaith; Rahul Pusapati; Prakash Jadhav; Avideh Zakhor; Rishi Upadhyay; Ozgur Gonen, and Harry Bergmann.
Transforming India's Built Environment: A 2050 Vision for Wellness and Resilience
AUTHORS: Singh, Reshma; Monto Mani, and Swapnil Joshi.
A Community Energy Operations and Planning System: Concept, Use cases, Metrics, and Benefits
AUTHORS: Singh, Reshma; Anand Prakash; Mary Ann Piette, and Shreya Agarwal.
Machine Learning for Automated Extraction of Building Geometry
AUTHORS: Touzani, Samir; Marc Wudunn; Avideh Zakhor; Marco Pritoni; Reshma Singh; Harry Bergmann, and Jessica Granderson.
Evaluation of the Need for and Design of a City Energy Operations System
AUTHORS: Piette, Mary Ann; Reshma Singh, and Anand Prakash.
Energy Information Systems: From the Basement to the Boardroom
AUTHORS: Singh, Reshma; Paul A. Mathew; Jessica Granderson, and Yash Shukla.
R&D and Implementation Outcomes From The U.S.-India Bilateral Center For Building Energy Research And Development Program
AUTHORS: Singh, Reshma; Mary Ann Piette; Ashok J. Gadgil; Rajan Rawal; Narendra Bansal; Vishal Garg; Jyotirmay Mathur; Philip Haves; Paul A. Mathew; Christian Kohler; Mahabir Bhandari; Gail Brager; Vivian Loftness; Narendran Nadarajah; Ronnen M. Levinson; Richard E. Brown; Andre Desjarlais; Milind Rane; Sanyogita Manu; Yash Shukla, and Mona Doctor-Pingel.
Energy Modeling in Urban Districts: Forecast of multi-sector Energy Use and GHG Emissions
AUTHORS: Singh, Reshma; Baptiste Ravache, and Mary Ann Piette.
Evaluation of an Integrated Pipe Water Cooling Strategy to Improve BIPV Structure Performance
AUTHORS: Gendler, Isaac; Mara Leandro; Ramina Albazi; Rodrigo Henriquez; Josh Sanghvi; Reshma Singh; Gayathri Aaditya Eranki, and Sohail H. Zaidi.
Review of City Energy and Emissions Analysis Needs, Methods & Tools
AUTHORS: Piette, Mary Ann; Rebecca Zarin Pass; Reshma Singh, and Tianzhen Hong.
Packaged Scalable Energy Information Systems for Hotels
AUTHORS: Singh, Reshma; Paul A. Mathew; Jessica Granderson; Yash Shukla; Amiya Ranjan Behera, and Michael Pitt.
Building Innovation: A Guide For High-Performance Energy Efficient Buildings In India
AUTHORS: Singh, Reshma; Baptiste Ravache, and Dale A. Sartor.
Caring for the Energy Health of Healthcare Facilities
AUTHORS: Singh, Reshma; Paul A. Mathew; Jessica Granderson; Rohini Srivastava, and Yash Shukla.
Climate-Specifc Modeling and Analysis for Best-Practice Indian Office Buildings
AUTHORS: Singh, Reshma; Baptiste Ravache, and Spencer M. Dutton.
The Role of International Partnerships in Delivering Low- Energy Building Design: A Case Study of the Singapore Scientific Planning Process
AUTHORS: Parrish, Kristen; Reshma Singh, and Szu-Cheng Chien.
Collaborative research to promote energy efficiency innovation towards significant reduction in buildings energy use in the United States and India
AUTHORS: Rawal, Rajan; Keyur Vadodaria; Mona Galsar; Girish Ghatikar; Reshma Singh, and Diane Douglas.
Building Energy Benchmarking in India: An Action Plan for Advancing the State-of-the-Art
AUTHORS: Sarraf, Saket; Shilpi Anand; Yash Shukla; Paul A. Mathew, and Reshma Singh.
Guidelines for Datacenter Energy Information System
AUTHORS: Singh, Reshma; Roozbeh Mahdavi; Paul A. Mathew; Jessica Granderson, and Yash Shukla.
Best Practices Guide for High - Performance Indian Office Buildings
AUTHORS: Singh, Reshma; Dale A. Sartor, and Girish Ghatikar.
Sustainable Campus with Plug-in Electric Vehicles and Microgrid
AUTHORS: Kumar, K. Nandha; B. Sivaneasan; P.L. So; H.B. Gooi; Nilesh Jadhav; Reshma Singh, and Chris Marnay.