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Dr. Vandna Sharma

Assistant Professor

B.Arch. (Gold Medalist, NIT Hamirpur); Master of Urban and Rural Planning (IIT Roorkee); and Ph.D. (NIT Hamirpur).

Name : Dr. Vandna Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : Architecture
Qualification : PhD
Phone : 254920
Email ID : vandna@nith.ac.in
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General Information



Name : Dr. Vandna Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : Architecture
Qualification : PhD
Date of Birth : 27/11/1980
Date of joining : 28/07/2007

Contact Details

Phone : 254920
Email ID : vandna@nith.ac.in

Specialization

Architecture & Planning

Position Held



Position Department Name Institute Name Time Period

Educational Qualification



Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Bachelor of Architecture 2005 National Institute of Technology Hamirpur
Masters of Urban & Rural Planning 2007 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
PhD 2017 National Institute of Technology Hamirpur

Honors & Recognitions Achieved



Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year
1 Certificate of Reviewer Certificate of Reviewing, Construction and Building Materials Journal (Elsevier- SCI) for reviewing manuscripts Construction and Building Materials Journal (Elsevier- SCI) 2016
2 Certificate of Outstanding Reviewer Certificate of Outstanding contribution in Reviewing, Construction and Building Materials Journal (Elsevier- SCI) for reviewing manuscripts Construction and Building Materials Journal (Elsevier- SCI) 2016
3 Reviewer Indoor and Built Environment Sage Publication 2017
4 Certificate of Reviewer Certificate of Reviewing, Journal of Building Engineering (Elsevier- SCI) for reviewing manuscript Journal of Building Engineering (Elsevier- SCI) 2019
5 Reviewer Journal of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences Peertechz Journals 2017
6 Reviewer Energy Efficiency Journal Springer 2017

Research Experience



Research Interests : Vernacular Architecture, Rural Development, Regional Planning
Brief Research Statement : Improving Durability of Adobe Walls for Enhancing Vernacular Architecture

Journal Publications



Year Author(s) Title & Vol. No. Journal Name Indexing (SCI) Web of Science/Scopus
2016 S.S. Chandel, Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M.Marwah Review of energy efficient features in vernacular architecture for improving indoor thermal comfort conditions Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Scopus, Science Citation Index Expanded
2015 Vandna Sharma Hemant K.Vinayak Bhanu M.Marwahaa Enhancing sustainability of rural adobe houses of hills by addition of vernacular fiber reinforcement International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment Scopus
2016 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M.Marwahaa, Hemant K.Vinayak Enhancing durability of adobe by natural reinforcement for propagating sustainable mud housing International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment Scopus
2015 Vandna Sharma Hemant K.Vinayak Bhanu M.Marwahaa Enhancing compressive strength of soil using natural fibers Construction and Building Materials Scopus, Material Science Citation Index

Conference Publications



Year Author(s) Title Conference name with place Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2010 Aniket Sharma, Vandna Sharma & & Puneet Sharma Analysis of Development regulations of hill region for energy conservation in Himachal Pradesh International Conference on Environmental Challenges: A Global Concern “ICEC-10”, KMV, Jalandhar Internationally renowned conference
2010 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma & Puneet Sharma Sustainable solutions for Development and Planning for Hills International conference on Emerging technologies for Sustainable Environment (ICETSE2010), AMU Aligarh Internationally renowned conference
2011 Vandna Sharma & Aniket Sharma Adaptation of Vernacular Architecture to Present Day Needs International Conference on Rapid Advances in Sustainable Architecture (RASA-11), Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar Internationally renowned conference
2014 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M Marwaha, Hemant Vinayak & Aniket Sharma Understanding vernacular architecture: a case study of Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh : Neo-International Conference on Habitable Environments (NICHE), LPU, Jalandhar Internationally renowned conference
2018 Aniket Sharma & Vandna Sharma Guidelines for Facade Treatment of Hotel Buildings using Opinion Survey: A case of Hotels in Delhi International Conference on Electrical, Electronic Communication, Industrial Engineering and Nano-Technology (EINT – 2017), JNU, Delhi Internationally renowned conference
2018 Aniket Sharma & Vandna Sharma Study of Proportion System of Shiv Temple, Baijnath using Square Circle Sequence (SCS) International Conference on Electrical, Electronic Communication, Industrial Engineering and Nano-Technology (EINT – 2017), JNU, Delhi Internationally renowned conference
2018 Aniket Sharma & Vandna Sharma Study of Proportion System using The Sri Yantra: A case of Shiv Temple, Baijnath International Conference on Electrical, Electronic Communication, Industrial Engineering and Nano-Technology (EINT – 2017), JNU, Delhi Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma Understanding the bio-climatic features vernacular architecture International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, Krishi Sanskriti publications, JNU, ND Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma Thermal comfort through vernacular architecture for Hamirpur International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, Krishi Sanskriti publications, JNU, ND Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma Evaluating the thermal comfort performance of vernacular houses with modern conventional houses International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, Krishi Sanskriti publications, JNU, ND Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma Energy efficient features of vernacular houses in India; a review International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, Krishi Sanskriti publications, JNU, ND Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma Sustainable solutions for urban problems of Manali; a case study of Aleo village International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, Krishi Sanskriti publications, JNU, ND Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma Role of design and planning features for energy efficient indoor thermal environment of vernacular houses International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, Krishi Sanskriti publications, JNU, ND Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma Identification of urban design issues in town of Manali International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, JNU, Delhi, 13th January 2018 Internationally renowned conference
2018 Aniket Sharma & Vandna Sharma Classification of regulated urban residential stock: A case of Urban Hamirpur International Conference on Electrical, Electronic Communication, Industrial Engineering and Nano-Technology (EINT – 2018), JNU, Delhi, 13th January 2018 Internationally renowned conference
2019 Athul P, Vandna Sharma Sustainability and cultural conformity in vernacular architecture: a Case Study of Kurichyar tribe of Wayanand, Kerala. International Conference on Future Cities, IIT Roorkee Internationally renowned conference
2016 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma Understanding Vernacular In Modern Context: A Case Study Of Hamirpur District, Himachal Pradesh Civil Engineering Conference-Innovation for Sustainability (CEC- 16),NIT Hamirpur nationaly renowned conference
2016 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma Analyzing The Impact Of Change In House Design On The Operational Energy Consumption Pattern Of A Mass Housing Civil Engineering Conference-Innovation for Sustainability (CEC- 16),NIT Hamirpur nationaly renowned conference

Research Projects



Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction Order Sanction Date
PI Research project for housing problem of rural poor of Himachal Pradesh Improving compressive strength and durability properties of adobe for propagating sustainable and cost-effective mass housing especially in rural areas of different districts of Himachal Pradesh HIMCOSTE, Shimla 18/10/2016 31/01/2019 6,37,800/- closed Dr Aniket Sharma (PI), Dr. Hemant K Vinayak (co-PI) SCSTE/F(8)-1/2016-Vol.-1 5519 18/10/2016

Research Supervision



Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Suprivisor(s)
Ph.D Rahul Bharmoria Visual Place Quality Framework for the hill towns of Himachal Pradesh Ongoing 2018
Ph.D Ridima Sharma Thermal Performance of Vernacular Houses in Himachal Pradesh Ongoing 2019
M.Tech Sneha Sara Varghese Adaptation to climate change in Kerala - a community based adaptation approach for the vulnerable coastal areas of Kochi Ongoing 2021
M.Tech Neethulakshmi B Community based approach towards flood resilient houses in Kerala Completed 2020
M.Tech Athul P Sustainable & Cultural Conformity in Vernacular Architecture: A Case Study of Primitive Tribal Settlement In Kerela Completed 2019
M.Tech Safder Rizvi Environmental Sustainability & Urban Development ( Case Study : Lucknow) Completed 2017

Patents



Title Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status

Teaching Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To Total Experience
Assistant Professor Architecture Department, NIT Hamirpur 28/07/2007 02/05/2019 11 years 09 months

Administrative Experience



Position Held Department and Organization From To
Assistant Warden, Parvati Girls Hostel NIT Hamirpur 27/07/2015 08/03/2017
Member, Rural Technology Action Group (RuTAG) NIT Hamirpur 24/03/2015 30/03/2016
Member, Senate Post Graduate Committee (SPGC) NIT Hamirpur 06/03/2014 18/08/2015
Member, Senate Under Graduate Committee (SUGC) NIT Hamirpur 11/11/2014 18/08/2015
Member, Central Academic Committee (CAC) NIT Hamirpur 24/10/2013 18/08/2015
Member, Central Library Committee NIT Hamirpur 27/07/2012 01/09/2016
Warden –Aravali Girls Hostel, Mani Mahesh Girls Hostel, Satpura Hostel (C-block) NIT Hamirpur 21/03/2019 22/03/2020
OIC (Research & Documentation Centre) Department of Architecture 22/11/2016 20/09/2017
OIC (Alumni affair) Department of Architecture 07/07/2009 02/09/2016
OIC (Students Activities) Department of Architecture 02/09/2016 22/11/2016
OIC (Art Studio) Department of Architecture 02/09/2016 22/11/2016
OIC (Library) Department of Architecture 07/07/2009 02/11/2016
Convener, Departmental Post Graduate Committee cum Member, Central Academic Committee (CAC) Department of Architecture 24/10/2013 18/08/2015
Convener, Departmental Undergraduate Committee cum Member, Central Academic Committee (CAC) Department of Architecture 24/10/2013 18/08/2015
Coordinator- M.Arch. Thesis Department of Architecture 24/10/2013 26/09/2017

Book/Chapters Written



Type Title Publisher Author(s) ISBN/ISSN No. Year
Book Planning for A New Hill Town in Kangra Region LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma 978-3846502808 2013
Book City, Neighborhood & Household Level Factors in Residential Energy Use LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG, Germany Aniket Sharma, Vandna Sharma 978-3659-880339 2017

Expert Talks



Title Place Year Description of Event
Impact of Adaptive Use of Vernacular Architecture in Present Day Context Town & Country Planning Department, Hamirpur 2013 Capacity building Programme of Town & Country Planning Department, Hamirpur

Consultancy



Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status
Community Kitchen, NIT Hamirpur NIT Hamirpur Vandna Sharma 11.25 lakh Completed

International and National Exposure



Sr.No. Title Description

Conferences/Courses Organized



Category Type Title Venue From To Designation

Profile Summary

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Name : Dr. Vandna Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : Architecture
Qualification : PhD
Phone : 254920
Email ID : vandna@nith.ac.in
Profile URL : https://portfolios.nith.ac.in/index.php?/nith/ms-vandna-sharma510
Date of Birth : 27/11/1980
Date of Joining : 28/07/2007

Specialization

Architecture & Planning

Education Qualification


Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Bachelor of Architecture 2005 National Institute of Technology Hamirpur
Masters of Urban & Rural Planning 2007 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
PhD 2017 National Institute of Technology Hamirpur

Teaching Experience


Programme Name Department And Organization From To Total Experience
Assistant Professor Architecture Department, NIT Hamirpur 28/07/2007 02/05/2019 11 years 09 months

Administrative Experience


Position Held Department And Organization From To
Assistant Warden, Parvati Girls Hostel NIT Hamirpur 27/07/2015 08/03/2017
Member, Rural Technology Action Group (RuTAG) NIT Hamirpur 24/03/2015 30/03/2016
Member, Senate Post Graduate Committee (SPGC) NIT Hamirpur 06/03/2014 18/08/2015
Member, Senate Under Graduate Committee (SUGC) NIT Hamirpur 11/11/2014 18/08/2015
Member, Central Academic Committee (CAC) NIT Hamirpur 24/10/2013 18/08/2015
Member, Central Library Committee NIT Hamirpur 27/07/2012 01/09/2016
Warden –Aravali Girls Hostel, Mani Mahesh Girls Hostel, Satpura Hostel (C-block) NIT Hamirpur 21/03/2019 22/03/2020
OIC (Research & Documentation Centre) Department of Architecture 22/11/2016 20/09/2017
OIC (Alumni affair) Department of Architecture 07/07/2009 02/09/2016
OIC (Students Activities) Department of Architecture 02/09/2016 22/11/2016
OIC (Art Studio) Department of Architecture 02/09/2016 22/11/2016
OIC (Library) Department of Architecture 07/07/2009 02/11/2016
Convener, Departmental Post Graduate Committee cum Member, Central Academic Committee (CAC) Department of Architecture 24/10/2013 18/08/2015
Convener, Departmental Undergraduate Committee cum Member, Central Academic Committee (CAC) Department of Architecture 24/10/2013 18/08/2015
Coordinator- M.Arch. Thesis Department of Architecture 24/10/2013 26/09/2017

Research Experience

Research Interests : Vernacular Architecture, Rural Development, Regional Planning
Brief Research Statement : Improving Durability of Adobe Walls for Enhancing Vernacular Architecture

Research Projects


Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction OrderSanction Date
PI Research project for housing problem of rural poor of Himachal Pradesh Improving compressive strength and durability properties of adobe for propagating sustainable and cost-effective mass housing especially in rural areas of different districts of Himachal Pradesh HIMCOSTE, Shimla 18/10/2016 31/01/2019 6,37,800/- closed Dr Aniket Sharma (PI), Dr. Hemant K Vinayak (co-PI) SCSTE/F(8)-1/2016-Vol.-1 5519 18/10/2016

Journal Publications


Year Author(s) Journal Name Title & Vol. No. Indexing (SCI/Web of science/Scopus)
2016 S.S. Chandel, Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M.Marwah Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Review of energy efficient features in vernacular architecture for improving indoor thermal comfort conditions Scopus, Science Citation Index Expanded
2015 Vandna Sharma Hemant K.Vinayak Bhanu M.Marwahaa International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment Enhancing sustainability of rural adobe houses of hills by addition of vernacular fiber reinforcement Scopus
2016 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M.Marwahaa, Hemant K.Vinayak International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment Enhancing durability of adobe by natural reinforcement for propagating sustainable mud housing Scopus
2015 Vandna Sharma Hemant K.Vinayak Bhanu M.Marwahaa Construction and Building Materials Enhancing compressive strength of soil using natural fibers Scopus, Material Science Citation Index

Conference Publications


Year Author(s) Conference Title Indexing
2010 Aniket Sharma, Vandna Sharma & & Puneet Sharma International Conference on Environmental Challenges: A Global Concern “ICEC-10”, KMV, Jalandhar Analysis of Development regulations of hill region for energy conservation in Himachal Pradesh Internationally renowned conference
2010 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma & Puneet Sharma International conference on Emerging technologies for Sustainable Environment (ICETSE2010), AMU Aligarh Sustainable solutions for Development and Planning for Hills Internationally renowned conference
2011 Vandna Sharma & Aniket Sharma International Conference on Rapid Advances in Sustainable Architecture (RASA-11), Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar Adaptation of Vernacular Architecture to Present Day Needs Internationally renowned conference
2014 Vandna Sharma, Bhanu M Marwaha, Hemant Vinayak & Aniket Sharma : Neo-International Conference on Habitable Environments (NICHE), LPU, Jalandhar Understanding vernacular architecture: a case study of Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh Internationally renowned conference
2018 Aniket Sharma & Vandna Sharma International Conference on Electrical, Electronic Communication, Industrial Engineering and Nano-Technology (EINT – 2017), JNU, Delhi Guidelines for Facade Treatment of Hotel Buildings using Opinion Survey: A case of Hotels in Delhi Internationally renowned conference
2018 Aniket Sharma & Vandna Sharma International Conference on Electrical, Electronic Communication, Industrial Engineering and Nano-Technology (EINT – 2017), JNU, Delhi Study of Proportion System of Shiv Temple, Baijnath using Square Circle Sequence (SCS) Internationally renowned conference
2018 Aniket Sharma & Vandna Sharma International Conference on Electrical, Electronic Communication, Industrial Engineering and Nano-Technology (EINT – 2017), JNU, Delhi Study of Proportion System using The Sri Yantra: A case of Shiv Temple, Baijnath Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, Krishi Sanskriti publications, JNU, ND Understanding the bio-climatic features vernacular architecture Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, Krishi Sanskriti publications, JNU, ND Thermal comfort through vernacular architecture for Hamirpur Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, Krishi Sanskriti publications, JNU, ND Evaluating the thermal comfort performance of vernacular houses with modern conventional houses Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, Krishi Sanskriti publications, JNU, ND Energy efficient features of vernacular houses in India; a review Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, Krishi Sanskriti publications, JNU, ND Sustainable solutions for urban problems of Manali; a case study of Aleo village Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, Krishi Sanskriti publications, JNU, ND Role of design and planning features for energy efficient indoor thermal environment of vernacular houses Internationally renowned conference
2018 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma International conference on innovative technology in chemical, bio-process, textile, mining engineering, engineering technologies and environmental dynamics for sustainable development, JNU, Delhi, 13th January 2018 Identification of urban design issues in town of Manali Internationally renowned conference
2018 Aniket Sharma & Vandna Sharma International Conference on Electrical, Electronic Communication, Industrial Engineering and Nano-Technology (EINT – 2018), JNU, Delhi, 13th January 2018 Classification of regulated urban residential stock: A case of Urban Hamirpur Internationally renowned conference
2019 Athul P, Vandna Sharma International Conference on Future Cities, IIT Roorkee Sustainability and cultural conformity in vernacular architecture: a Case Study of Kurichyar tribe of Wayanand, Kerala. Internationally renowned conference
2016 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma Civil Engineering Conference-Innovation for Sustainability (CEC- 16),NIT Hamirpur Understanding Vernacular In Modern Context: A Case Study Of Hamirpur District, Himachal Pradesh nationaly renowned conference
2016 Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma Civil Engineering Conference-Innovation for Sustainability (CEC- 16),NIT Hamirpur Analyzing The Impact Of Change In House Design On The Operational Energy Consumption Pattern Of A Mass Housing nationaly renowned conference

Book/Chapters Written


Type (Book/Chapter) Author(s) Title Publisher ISBN/ISSN No. Year
Book Vandna Sharma, Aniket Sharma Planning for A New Hill Town in Kangra Region LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing 978-3846502808 2013
Book Aniket Sharma, Vandna Sharma City, Neighborhood & Household Level Factors in Residential Energy Use LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG, Germany 978-3659-880339 2017

Research Supersion


Programme Name Scholar Name Research Topic Status Year Co-Superivisor(s)
Ph.D Rahul Bharmoria Visual Place Quality Framework for the hill towns of Himachal Pradesh Ongoing 2018
Ph.D Ridima Sharma Thermal Performance of Vernacular Houses in Himachal Pradesh Ongoing 2019
M.Tech Sneha Sara Varghese Adaptation to climate change in Kerala - a community based adaptation approach for the vulnerable coastal areas of Kochi Ongoing 2021
M.Tech Neethulakshmi B Community based approach towards flood resilient houses in Kerala Completed 2020
M.Tech Athul P Sustainable & Cultural Conformity in Vernacular Architecture: A Case Study of Primitive Tribal Settlement In Kerela Completed 2019
M.Tech Safder Rizvi Environmental Sustainability & Urban Development ( Case Study : Lucknow) Completed 2017

Patents


Name Reg./Ref.No. Date of Award/Filling Awarding Agencies Status

Conferences/Workshop/Courses Organized


Category Type Title Venue From To Designation

Expert Talks


Title Place Year Description of Event
Impact of Adaptive Use of Vernacular Architecture in Present Day Context Town & Country Planning Department, Hamirpur 2013 Capacity building Programme of Town & Country Planning Department, Hamirpur

Consultancy


Title of Consultancy Client Organization Faculty Involved Amount(INR) Status
Community Kitchen, NIT Hamirpur NIT Hamirpur Vandna Sharma 11.25 lakh Completed

International and National Exposure


Sr.No. Title Description

Honors & Recognitions Achieved


Sr.No. Title Activity Given By Year
1 Certificate of Reviewer Certificate of Reviewing, Construction and Building Materials Journal (Elsevier- SCI) for reviewing manuscripts Construction and Building Materials Journal (Elsevier- SCI) 2016
2 Certificate of Outstanding Reviewer Certificate of Outstanding contribution in Reviewing, Construction and Building Materials Journal (Elsevier- SCI) for reviewing manuscripts Construction and Building Materials Journal (Elsevier- SCI) 2016
3 Reviewer Indoor and Built Environment Sage Publication 2017
4 Certificate of Reviewer Certificate of Reviewing, Journal of Building Engineering (Elsevier- SCI) for reviewing manuscript Journal of Building Engineering (Elsevier- SCI) 2019
5 Reviewer Journal of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences Peertechz Journals 2017
6 Reviewer Energy Efficiency Journal Springer 2017