Mahadev Raman is Faculty member of Princeton and Columbia Universities and a Member of the Board of Directors of the Arup Group. As well as serving on the Arup Group Board of Directors; he has been in professional practice for over 30 years.
Based in New York, he has been with Arup since 1978; providing engineering design leadership for multi-disciplinary teams on a wide variety of projects in North America and beyond. Prior to joining the New York office, he worked in Arup’s London and Cambridge offices. With a focus on high performance buildings, Mahadev Raman has pioneered the use of sophisticated analytical techniques to validate the design and optimize the performance of low-energy buildings.
He is a faculty member at Princeton University where he lectures regularly on sustainable design and environmental control.
Selected projects include the Austrian Cultural Forum in New York; Simmons Hall at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; the United Nations Capital Master Plan; the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France; the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia; and Terminal 4 at JFK International Airport in New York.
Mahadev Raman is a director of the Architectural League of New York and a member of the Advisory Council for the AIA Center for Architecture.
He presented the case study Complexity in building design in the workshop Manage complexity - With integral solutions to an economy of means at the 3rd International Holcim Forum 2010 in Mexico City.
He was member of the Holcim Awards jury for region North America in 2005.