Dr Nikhilkumar Shah


Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment
Research Institute
Built Environment Research Institute
Jordanstown campus
+44 28 9036 6122
Room 26B23
Shore Road
Co. Antrim
BT37 0QB

Dr Nikhilkumar Shah is a Research Associate at Centre for Sustainable Technologies in School of the Built Environment. Dr Shah's research interest includes heat pump, thermal energy storage, engine testing, demand side management and biofuels. His current work includes high temperature heat pump with possible integration of thermal energy storage for domestic and industrial applications. Dr Shah is an active participant in IEA Annexes on heat pump.

Dr Shah has secured research collaboration funding for "Diesel engine emission and performance testing with biofuel with Nano-particles" with IIT Guwahati, India as a co-applicant from UKIERI. Dr Shah holds PhD in area of "Engine driven heat pump with heat recovery" from Ulster University, MSc in Energy System from Aachen University of Applied Science, Germany and B.Eng in Mechanical from Gujarat University, India. He has also worked in the field of engine testing, fuel cell material and solar thermal system in the past. He is also reviewer of two international journals.