Debajyoti Pati, PHD, FIIA, LEED APProfessorTexas Tech University
Dr. Debajyoti Pati has over 28 years of experience in research, practice, and teaching in the United States, Canada, and India. He has spent most of his professional life examining the influences of the built environment on people, processes, and organizations. His areas of interest include health, healthcare, healthy environments, sustainability, public architecture, judicial facilities, performance-based design, organizational learning, and developing indicators of facility performance. He has published widely on performance based design in the healthcare and criminal justice sectors, in the form of book/book chapters, scientific articles, and trade publications. He served as the vice president and director of research of HKS Architects, before moving to Texas Tech in 2011.