Vahid Nik

Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, Docent, PhD, MSc, MSc, BSc, Postdoc, Docent

Research areas and keywords


  • Climate Change, Building Physics, Infrastructure Physics, Energy Systems, Statistical Analysis, Renewable Energy


Vahid M. Nik is an Associate Professor (Docent) at the division of Building Physics, Lund University and the division of Building Technology, Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. He also has an Adjunct position at the Institute for Future Environments (IFE), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia. 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 interetsts are:

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


  • Moisture Safety Design (VBFF05)
  • Passive House – Integrating Thermal and Moisture Issues (AEBN10) 

Recent research outputs

Melin, C. B., Hagentoft, C. E., Holl, K., Vahid M. Nik & Kilian, R., 2018 Oct 15, In : Geosciences (Switzerland). 8, 10, 378

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gou, S., Vahid M. Nik, Scartezzini, J. L., Zhao, Q. & Li, Z., 2018 Jun 15, In : Energy and Buildings. 169, p. 484-506 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mauree, D., Coccolo, S., Perera, A. T. D., Vahid Nik, Scartezzini, J. L. & Naboni, E., 2018 Apr 10, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 10, 4, 1134

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