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

Kavan Javanroodi & Vahid Nik, 2019 Aug 16, In : Buildings. 9, 8, 19 p., 189.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Perera, A. T. D., Wickramasinghe, P. U., Scartezzini, J. L. & Vahid M. Nik, 2019 Jan 21, Proceedings of the 2018 5th International Symposium on Environment-Friendly Energies and Applications, EFEA 2018. Santini, E., Di Gennaro, S. & Bruzzese, C. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8617046

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

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