Professor, School of Property, Construction and Project Management
Usha works 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 is member of the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB), Green Star Associate (GSA) and member of the International Education Association of Australia (MIEAA). She is reviewer and scientific committee member for national and international referred journals and refereed conferences. She is on the editorial board for refereed journals and has worked on Special Issues. Usha has served as expert panel member and panel judge at Victorian, national and international scales. She has also served as Board member for various NGOs and industry/educational bodies. Usha has published a total of over 150 publications, including research/consulting reports. Usha's biography has been included in the Marquis Who's Who in the World® 2018, 2016 (33rd Edition), along with approximately 55,000 of the most accomplished men and women from around the world, including luminaries as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. In 2017, Usha was awarded the Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achiever Award.