Personal details

Name
Adjunct Associate Professor Vahid Nik
Position(s)
Adjunct Associate Professor
Institute for Future Environments,
IFE Directorate,
IFE Research Integration
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Professional memberships
and associations

Professor Vahid M. Nik collaborates as an Adjunct Associate Professor with the Institute for Future Environments (IFE). He is an Associate Professor (Docent) in Sweden, working at the division of Building Physics, Lund University and the division of Building Technology, Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. His background is Mechanical Engineering with master’s degrees in Energy Conversion and Fluid Dynamics. He received his PhD in Building Physics from Chalmers University of Technology in 2012. He was a postdoctoral fellow at EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland before joining Lund University in 2014. His research interests are:

  • Impact assessment of climate change
  • Energy efficiency in buildings
  • Simulation and assessment of the hygrothermal performance of buildings
  • Urban physics
  • Infrastructure physics
  • Urban energy systems
  • Statistical and probabilistic analysis

Biography

Education

  • PhD Building Physics
  • June 2007 – May 2012
  • Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • MSc Experimental and Computational Turbulence (Applied Fluid Dynamics)
  • 2005 – 2007
  • Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • MSc Energy Conversion (Mechanical Engineering – Fluid Mechanics)
  • 2003 – 2005
  • Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering (Solid Mechanics)
  • 1997 – 2002
  • Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Associate Professor Vahid Nik.

Experience

  • April 2018 – Present
  • Adjunct Associate Professor       
  • Institute for Future Environments (IFE), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
  • October 2016 – Present
  • Associate Professor (affiliated)
  • Division of Building Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • January 2014 – Present
  • Associate Professor
  • Division of Building Physics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
  • September 2013 – August 2014
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher
  • Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory (LESO-PB), EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • February 2010 – January 2015
  • Secretary – Administrator – Researcher
  • IEA-Annex 55 (led by Chalmers University of Technology), Sweden
  • June 2012 – August 2013
  • Researcher
  • Division of Building Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • August 2012 – January 2013
  • Researcher
  • Division of Energy Efficient Buildings, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Borås, Sweden
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Associate Professor Vahid Nik.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.