Vikrant Aute

Dr. Vikrant Aute

Founding Member Owner

Vikrant is an HVAC&R expert and global modeling authority who serves as a subject matter expert, founding member, and Member of the Board of OTS R&D. With two decades of experience developing simulation and algorithm tools, his multi-objective optimization techniques continue to help advance industry.

Vikrant is the CEO of Optimized Thermal Systems, Inc., and the Director of the University of Maryland’s CEEE Modeling and Optimization Consortium and was instrumental in the development of both CoilDesigner® and VapCyc® software. He is an active ASHRAE committee leader, shaping standards with his technical acumen. Vikrant holds multiple patents and remains passionate about knowledge sharing.