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Kevin Naik


School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment

Staff Group(s)
Architecture Civil Engineering Computer Science Product Design


Kevin Naik is an Hourly Paid Lecturer and PhD Researcher within the School of Architecture Design & The Built Environment. Kevin’s primary responsibility is to carry out research in the field of Sustainable Energy Systems. In addition to the research, His responsibilities including teaching across both BSc and MA/MSc Product Design, Civil Engineering Architectural Technology and Computer Science courses.

Career overview

MSc. Robotics Hourly Paid Lecturer 
(Kings College London) (Nottingham Trent University)
M.B.A Technology Management Junior Research Fellow
(CEPT University) (Ahmedabad University)
B.Tech Mechatronics Assistant Professor
(Ganpat University) (Silver Oak College of Engineering and Technology)
  Larsen and Toubro Limited
  Abellon Clean Energy Limited
  Technology Consultant

Research areas

Kevin's current research focus is optimising district heating using modern technologies like machine learning, cloud computing etc. His research interest includes medical devices and systems, medical robotics, sustainable energy and optimising energy system.

External activity

  • Participation in 7th International Conference on Smart Energy Systems on September  2021
  • Web Designer and part of organising team of 17th International Symposium on District Heating and Cooling (DHC) at NTU, Nottingham, UK, Sept. 2021
  • Expert Lecture on IoT in Ingenium 2020 at Ahmedabad University, India.
  • Member Of Institution of Engineering Designers (MIED)
  • Member Of Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET)
  • Member Of  British Computing  Society (MBCS)

Sponsors and collaborators

  • Siemens
  • University of Nottingham
  • Imperial College of London
  • Open University
  • TrampaBoard


Journal  Articles

  1. Kevin Naik, Anton Ianakiev (2021). Heat demand prediction: A real-life data model vs simulated data model comparison. Energy Reports, Volume 7, Supplement 4, Pages 380-388.
  2. Sean Jones, Richard Charlesworth, Kevin Naik, Thomas Charlesworth, Edward O’Dwyer, Anton Ianakiev, Jeff Johnson, Rabah Boukhanouf, Mark Gillott, Victor Sellwood, Joy Aloor (2021). A multi-energy system optimisation software for advanced process control using hypernetworks and a micro-service architecture. Energy Reports, Volume 7, Supplement 4, Pages 167-175.
  3. Naik, K. and Patel, S (2018). An open source smart home management system based on IOT. Wireless Network.

Course(s) I teach on

  • Athira Dev Akkara - MA Smart Design
    Postgraduate taught | Full-time / Part-time | 2023

  • Bethany Wignall work BSc Product Design
    Undergraduate | Full-time / Sandwich | 2023

  • Venkata Thanush Chalumuri
    Undergraduate | Full-time / Sandwich | 2023