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Dr Amit Kaushik

Assistant Professor

Department: Architecture and Built Environment

Dr Amit K Kaushik is an academic, researcher, and registered professional architect (India), currently an Assistant Professor at Northumbria University. He holds a PhD in Sustainable Construction Design and Management, an MSc in Construction Economics and Management, and a Bachelor of Architecture (Hons). Dr Kaushik also maintains membership with several professional bodies, including the Council of Architecture, India, the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists, UK, and the Higher Education Academy, UK.

Dr Kaushik has extensive teaching experience since 2013, leading various undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Architecture, Architectural Technologies, Building Information, and Sustainable Design. He has supervised numerous dissertations at both MSc and undergraduate levels and has seen a PhD completion under his supervision.

An active researcher, Dr Kaushik's work has been widely published in reputable journals, focusing on themes like Indoor Environment Quality, Sustainability, Occupant Behaviour, and AI applications in the built environment. His research projects have been granted substantial funding, with roles varying from participant to primary investigator.

Dr Kaushik has been invited to deliver presentations at several national and international conferences and has actively participated in workshops and events related to his field. His contributions have been acknowledged with several awards, including a special mention for an outstanding design thesis during his final year of architecture study. He has also been a visiting research scholar at the University of California, Berkeley.

In addition to his academic and research activities, Dr Kaushik is a journal reviewer for several prominent publications in the field, such as Architecture Engineering and Design Management, Building and Environment, Applied Ergonomics, and others. His rich professional journey, spanning practical architecture work in India and extensive academic roles in the UK, provides a strong foundation for his teaching and research.

Amit Kaushik

  1. Building Information Modelling (BIM) and associated technologies and their impact on the construction sector.
  2. Indoor Environmental Quality: Dr Kaushik investigates the impact of indoor environmental design on occupant comfort, productivity, and well-being.
  3. Technology in Built Environment: The use of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data in supporting design decision-making and enhancing building performance is a crucial area of interest for Dr Kaushik.
  4. Construction Innovation: Focusing on exploring new construction methods like off-site construction for improved efficiency, quality, and sustainability forms a crucial aspect of Dr Kaushik's work.
  5. Lean Construction: The application of lean principles and target value design/delivery in the construction industry to reduce waste and enhance value is another area of Dr Kaushik's study.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Effect of indoor environmental quality on visual comfort and productivity in office buildings, Kaushik, A., Arif, M., Ebohon, O., Arsalan, H., Rana, M., Obi, L. 21 Nov 2023, In: Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology
  • Evaluating the effects of indoor air quality on teacher performance using artificial neural network, Alzahrani, H., Arif, M., Kaushik, A., Rana, M., Aburas, H. 24 Mar 2023, In: Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology
  • Impact of trust in virtual project teams: structural equation modelling approach, Sagar, S., Oladinrin, O., Arif, M., Kaushik, A., Islam, R. 22 Aug 2023, In: Construction Innovation
  • Thermal Comfort in Buildings: Scientometric Analysis and Systematic Review, Al Horr, Y., Arif, M., Kant, A., Arsalan, H., Ahmed, M., Qasim, M. 1 Jun 2023, In: Journal of Architectural Engineering
  • Assessing off-site readiness in construction organisations: cases from India, Bendi, D., Rana, M., Arif, M., Lamb, S., Sawhney, A., Kaushik, A. 28 Feb 2022, In: Construction Innovation
  • Effect of Indoor Environment on Occupant Air Comfort and Productivity in Office Buildings: A Response Surface Analysis Approach, Kaushik, A., Arif, M., Syal, M., Rana, M., Oladinrin, O., Sharif, A., Alshdiefat, A. 25 Nov 2022, In: Sustainability
  • Evaluating social sustainability in Jordanian residential neighborhoods: a combined expert-user approach, Sharif, A., Alshdiefat, A., Rana, M., Kaushik, A., Oladinrin, O. 8 Jun 2022, In: City, Territory and Architecture
  • Artificial neural network analysis of teachers’ performance against thermal comfort, Alzahrani, H., Arif, M., Kaushik, A., Goulding, J., Heesom, D. 10 Feb 2021, In: International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation
  • Assessing off-site readiness in construction organisations from the contractors' perspective: a case study from India, Bendi, D., Rana, M., Arif, M., Oladinrin, T., Kaushik, A. 8 Nov 2021, In: Journal of Architectural Engineering Technology
  • Understanding off-site readiness in Indian construction organisations, Bendi, D., Rana, M., Arif, M., Goulding, J., Kaushik, A. 4 Jan 2021, In: Construction Innovation

Salma Elbahy Development of a Data-Driven Personal Thermal Comfort Model for Occupants with Diverse Thermal Sensations in UK Universities Start Date: 01/10/2023

  • Environmental Science and other Physical Science PhD September 19 2019
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2019


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