Vahid Nik

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

Research areas and keywords


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


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. 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

Perera, A. T. D., Vahid M. Nik, Mauree, D. & Scartezzini, J-L. 2017 Sep 1 In : Energy. 134, p. 103-120 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vahid Nik, Coccolo, S., Kämpf, J. & Scartezzini, J-L. 2017 Sep Energy Procedia: CISBAT 2017 International ConferenceFuture Buildings & Districts – Energy Efficiency from Nano to Urban Scale. Elsevier, Vol. 122, p. 1087-1092

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

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