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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.

Research interests

  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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Environmental Science and other Physical Science, PhD, Development of a Relationship Model between Occupant Productivity and Indoor Environmental Quality in Office Buildings in Qatar, University of Wolverhampton

1 Oct 20151 May 2019

Award Date: 19 Sept 2019


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