• Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 42 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
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Dr Nikhilkumar Shah is a Lecturer in Energy and Building Services at Centre for Sustainable Technologies in School of the Built Environment. Dr Shah holds B.Eng (Mechanical) from Gujarat University, India and M.Sc. (Energy System) from FH-Aachen, Germany.

He received PhD from Ulster University in 2015. He has ten years of research experience in the energy field. His research interest includes heat pump, thermal and electrical energy storage, energy efficiency, waste heat recovery, engine testing, demand side management and biofuels.

Dr Shah is an active participant of IEA Annexes on Industrial and domestic hot water 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. He has also worked in the field of engine testing, fuel cell material and solar thermal system in the past. 

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Research Output 2011 2020

  • 42 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 7 Conference contribution
  • 1 Chapter
wind power
energy efficiency
Wind power
Energy efficiency

Domestic Demand-Side Response: The Challenge for Heat Pumps in a Future UK-Decarbonised Heat Market

Hewitt, N., Shah, N., Cotter, D., Wilson, C., Le, K., Byrne, R., MacArtain, P. & Huang, M., 2019, Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings: Selected Papers from the WREC2018. Sayigh, A. (ed.). p. 735-745

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Performance and emissions study of diesel and waste biodiesel blends with nanosized CZA2 of high oxygen storage capacity

Pimenidou, P., Shanmugapriya, N. & Shah, N., 1 Mar 2019, In : Fuel. 239, p. 1072-1082 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nitrogen Oxides
Nitrogen oxides
Carbon Monoxide
1 Citation (Scopus)
Cascades (fluid mechanics)
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Thermal energy
Energy storage