Ivan Oropeza-Perez has his expertise in thermal comfort, passive cooling systems, and sustainable architecture. The main purpose of his research is to achieve a proper indoor environment while saving energy and water. He has written a book regarding natural ventilation within buildings and several research articles with similar topics. He has participated in dozens of international conferences around the world presenting works on the aforementioned subjects. Currently, he is an Associate Professor Senior in the Architecture Department of the Universidad de las Americas Puebla in Mexico. He is also the President of the International Building Performance Simulation Association section Mexico, a fellow of the Mexican National Solar Energy Association, and a fellow of the Mexican National Researchers System of the Mexican National Council of Science and Technology.