Vahid Nik

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

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

A. T.D. Perera, Kavan Javanroodi & Vahid M. Nik, 2021, In: Applied Energy. 285, 116430.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vahid Nik, A.T.D. Perera & Deliang Chen, 2021, In: National Science Review. 8, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

A. T.D. Perera, Z. Wang, Vahid M. Nik & Jean Louis Scartezzini, 2021, In: Applied Energy. 283, 116349.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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