Programme Directors


Nilesh Y. Jadhav


Mr Nilesh Y. Jadhav

Programme Director
Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N)

Phone: (+65) 6592 3547
Office: Research Techno Plaza, X-Frontier, Level 3


Mr Nilesh Y. Jadhav is currently a Senior Scientist and Program Director at ERI@N. He leads the EcoCampus initiative at NTU, which epitomises the combination of R&D, test-bedding and industry collaboration to achieve a high impact clean technology showcase for Singapore and beyond. Before taking over this initiative formally in April 2014, he led the research group on Sustainable Building Technologies at ERI@N. He has been involved in writing the Technology Primers on Smart Grids and Solar Technologies for the National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) and also was the project lead for developing Singapore’s first Technology Roadmap in the area of Energy Efficient Building Technologies with the Building Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore. 

Prior to joining NTU in 2011, Nilesh had over 15 years of diverse work experience in management & technical roles in manufacturing, supply- logistics and research functions in Singapore and the Netherlands. He serves as a management council member of the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) since 2014 and a member of the  Energy National Standards Committee (ENSC) at SPRING Singapore (2014-2016). He also has a keen interest and involvement in technology commercialization activities and mentoring new start-ups in the area of clean energy.

Research Interests

• Modelling and simulation for green building design
• Innovative cooling technologies
• Integration of Renewables such as solar thermal/PV
• Smart Grids
• Sustainable Laboratories
• Energy conservation behaviour dynamics


He published a book on Green & Smart Buildings: Advanced Technology Options.

Owned Start-ups Ventures

• Solarika Pte Ltd: Solar energy consulting and investment
• Energy Social Network: the online community for clean energy professionals:
• CommSens Pte Ltd: Wireless sensor networks for urban sustainability