Where Benny Raphael speaks to the world
My Research

My research and teaching

Here you will find information about my research, teaching and publications.

Coming soon! New book Construction and Building Automation published by Taylor and Francis. Expecting to be released in July, 2022. Check this page for updates.

RRPExplorer - The multi-criteria decision making tool that I have developed.
PGSL - My global optimization algorithm.
My Publications - Books and scientific papers.
Citations to my publications -
Awards that I have won -
A description of Pareto optimization
The final report of my research project on building automation and control (pdf 2.4 MB)
An article about daylighting (pdf 147 KB)
An article about airconditioning (pdf 189 KB)
More to come ..

My lectures

Introduction to algorithms, Part1
Introduction to algorithms, Part 2
Complexity - Part 1
Complexity - Part 2
Complexity - Part 3 Discussion of P, NP and NP-Complete
Optimization and Search - Part 1
Optimization and Search - Part 2
Optimization and Search - Part 3
Optimization and Search - Part 4
Optimization and Search - multi-criteria - Part 5
Optimization and Search - multi-criteria - Part 6
Data structure - Part 1
Data structure - Part 2
Data structure - Part 3
Data structure - Part 4
Data structure - Part 5
Overview of machine learning techniques
Recording of the workshop Machine Learning for Construction Automation, June 4-8, 2021
More to come ..

Thinking of doing research at IIT Madras, Building Technology and Construction Management group? You can find more information of our activities by going through this webinar:
Last updated Jan 28, 2006.