School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering


Dr Zulfikar Adamu B.Tech., MTech., MSc., PhD

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Lecturer in Architectural Technology

Zulfikar holds BTech and MTech degrees in Architecture from Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna, Nigeria; an MSc in Architectural Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) Saudi Arabia; as well as a PhD in Civil and Building Engineering from Loughborough University, UK. He worked briefly in a professional architectural practice in Nigeria and was formerly a lecturer (Architectural Engineering Department) in KFUPM, Saudi Arabia. He joined Loughborough University as a lecturer through the Architectural Engineering and Design Management (AEDM) group in 2013

Broad Interests and expertise

Computer applications in the design and construction of buildings including: airflow modelling (ventilation and indoor air quality), building information modelling (BIM) and virtual and augmented reality applications.

Research interests

  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Natural ventilation in passivhaus buildings
  • Natural ventilation with heat recovery
  • Passive evaporative cooling systems
  • Reviewer for journals including: ITCon, Building and Environment and Building Services Engineering Research and Technology.