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Research Publications
Publications in Year 2017​


1. A. Shahid, Y. Jamal, S.J. Khan, J.A. Khan, B. Boulanger, 2017 Esterification Reaction Kinetics of Acetic and Oleic Acids with Ethanol in the Presence of Amberlyst 15, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering 
(accepted for publication) DOI:10.1007/s13369-017-2927-y

2. J. W. Lee, S. J. Lee, Y. Jamal, Y. Yun, 2017 Partial slagging coal gasifier operational performance and product characteristics for energy sustainability in an integrated gasification combined cycle system. Journal of the Energy Institute doi: 10.1016/j.joei.2017.05.004

3.  K. Manzoor, S.J. Khan, Y. Jamal, A. Shahzad, 2017 Heat Extraction and Brine Management from Salinity Gradient Solar Pond and Membrane Distillation. Chemical Engineering Research and Design 118, 226-237.

Publications in Year 2016

ISI Indexed Research Papers

1. Waleed Ahmad, Tayyaba Noor, Muhammad Zeeshan (2017). Effect of synthesis route on catalytic properties and performance of Co3O4/TiO2 for carbon monoxide and hydrocarbon oxidation under real engine operating conditions Catalysis Communications,  (1) 19–24. (IF: 3.389)

2. Khokhar, M. F., Naveed, S. I., Butt, J. K., & Abbas, Z. (2016). Comparative Analysis of Atmospheric Glyoxal Column Densities Retrieved from MAX-DOAS Observations in Pakistan and during MAD-CAT Field Campaign in Mainz, Germany. Atmosphere, 7(5), 68. (IF=1.22)

3. Khokhar, M. F., Yasmin, N., Chishtie, F., & Shahid, I. (2016). Temporal Variability and Characterization of Aerosols across the Pakistan Region during the Winter Fog Periods. Atmosphere, 7(5), 67. (IF=1.22)

4. Shabbir, Y., Khokhar, M. F., Shaiganfar, R., & Wagner, T. (2016). Spatial variance and assessment of nitrogen dioxide pollution in major cities of Pakistan along N5-Highway. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 43, 4-14. (2.208)

5. Imran Khan, S., Hashmi, I., Khan, S. J., & Henderson, R. (2016). Performance and optimization of lab-scale membrane bioreactors for synthetic municipal wastewater. Desalination and Water Treatment, 1-8. (IF: None)

6. Nawaz, M. S., Parveen, F., Gadelha, G., Khan, S. J., Wang, R., & Hankins, N. P. (2016). Reverse solute transport, microbial toxicity, membrane cleaning and flux of regenerated draw in the FO-MBR using a micellar draw solution. Desalination, 391, 105-111. (IF: 4.412)

7. Ahmad, F., Jamal Khan, S., Jamal, Y., Kamran, H., Ahsan, A., Ahmad, M., Khan, A. (2016). Desalination of brackish water using capacitive deionization (CDI) technology. Desalination and Water Treatment, 57, 7659–7666. (IF: None)

8. Imran, B., Jamal Khan, S., Qazi, I.A., Arshad, M. (2016). Removal and recovery of sodium hydroxide (NaOH) from industrial wastewater by two-stage diffusion dialysis (DD) and electrodialysis (ED) processes. Desalination and Water Treatment, 57, 7926–7932. (IF: None)

9. Izhar Hussain Shah, Muhammad Zeeshan (2016). Estimation of light duty vehicle emissions in Islamabad and climate co-benefits of improved emission standards implementation. Atmospheric Environment, 127, 236-243. (IF: 3.459)

10. Khan, J.A. Jamal, Y. Shahid, A. & Boulanger, B. (2016). Esterification of acetic and oleic acids within an Amberlyst 15 packed catalytic column. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 33(2), 582-586. (IF: 1.408)

11. Cha, S.H. Son, J.H. Jamal, Y. M. Zafar, Park, H.S. (2016). Characterization of polyhydroxyalkanoates extracted from wastewater sludge under different environmental conditions. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 112, 1-12. (IF: 2.463)

12. Jamal, Y. Park, M. & Park, H.S. (2016). Isothermal combustion kinetics of synthetic Refuse Plastic Fuel (RPF) blends by thermogravimetric analysis. Applied Thermal Engineering, 104, 16-23. (IF: 3.043)

13. Saba Sadaqat Ali, Ishtiaq A. Qazi, Muhammad Arshad, Zahiruddin Khan, Thomas C. Voice & Ch. Tahir Mehmood (2016). Photocatalytic degradation of low density polyethylene (LDPE) films using titania nanotubes. Environmental Nanotechnology Monitroing and Management, ELSEVIER (IF: None) http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.enmm.2016.01.001.

14. Khokhar, M. F. Mehdi H., Z. Abbas, & Javed Z. (2016). Temporal assessment of NO2 pollution levels in urban centres of Pakistan by employing ground-based and satellite observations. Journal of aerosol and air quality research, 16 (8): 1854–1867. (IF=2.39)

15. Yasmin N., M. F. Khokhar, S. Tanveer, Z. Saqib, W. R. Khan (2016). Dynamical assessment of vegetation trends over margalla hills national park by using MODIS vegetation indice. Pakistan journal of Agricultural sciences, PakJAS, id:3759. (IF: 1.049)

16. Saira Khalid, Imran Hashmi (2016). Biotreatment of chlorpyrifos in a bench scale bioreactor using Psychrobacteralimentarius T14. Environmental Technology, 37(3):316-325. (IF: 1.76)

17. Saira Khalid, Imran Hashmi, Sher Jamal Khan (2016). Bacterial assisted degradation of chlorpyrifos: The key role of environmental conditions, trace metals and organic solvents. Journal of Environmental Management, 168: 1–9. (IF: 3.131)

18. Asma Saeed., Imran Hashmi, Ava Zare, Mitra Mehrabani-Zeinabad, Gopal Achari, Hamid R Habibi (2016). Efficacy of UV-C photolysis of bisphenol A on transcriptome alterations of genes in zebrafish embryos. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A Toxic and Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, 51(11): 877-883. (IF: None)

19. Sajida Rasheed, Luiza C Campos, Jong K Kim, Qizhi Zhou, Imran Hashmi (2016). Optimization of total trihalomethanes'(TTHMs) and their precursors' removal by granulated activated carbon (GAC) and sand dual media by response surface methodology (RSM). Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, DOI: 10.2166/ws.20f15.175. (IF: 0.394)

20. Ch Tahir Mehmood, Ishtiaq A Qazi, Imran Hashmi, Samarth Bhargava, Sriramulu Deepa (2016). Biodegradation of low density polyethylene (LDPE) modified with dye sensitized titania and starch blend using Stenotrophomonas pavanii. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 113: 276–286. (IF: 2.131)

21. Arshad M, Merlina G, Uzu G, Sobanska S, Sarret G, Dumat C, Silvestre J, Pinelli E, Kallerhoff J. 2016. Phytoavailability of lead altered by two Pelargonium cultivars grown on contrasting lead-spiked soils. J Soils Sediments, 16, 581-591, IF 2.139

22. Khan AHA, Anees M, Arshad M, Muhammad YS, Iqbal M, Yousaf S. 2016. Effects of illuminance and nutrients on bacterial photo-physiology of hydrocarbon degradation. Sci Total Environ, 557–558, 705–711, IF 4.099

23. Husnain A, Qazi IA, Khaliq W, Arshad M. 2016. Immobilization in cement mortar of chromium removed from water using titania nanoparticles. J Environ Manage, 172, 10-17, IF 2.723

24. Zahid MS, Iqbal A, Arshad M*. 2016. Benzene degradation with bacterial strains isolated from rhizosphere of Cannabis sativa being irrigated with petroleum refinery wastewater. Desalin Water Treat, 57, 17579-84, IF 1.173

25. Arshad M*, Siddiqa M, Rashid S, Hashmi I, Awan MA, Ali MA. 2016. Biomonitoring of toxic effects of pesticides in occupationally exposed individuals. Saf Health Work. 7, 156-160. (IF: None)

26. Mehmood CT, Qazi IA, Baig MA, Arshad M, Quddos A. 2016. Enhanced photodegradation of titania loaded polyethylene films in a humid environment. Int Biodeter Biodegr, 113, 287-296. (IF: 2.131)

27. Saira, Khalid., Imran, Hashmi., Sher, Jamal. Khan., Ishtiaq, A. Qazi. and Habib, Nasir. (2016). Effect of metal ions and petrochemicals on bioremediation of chlorpyrifos in aerobic sequencing batch bioreactor (ASBR), Environmental Science and Pollution Research. (IF: 2.828)

28. Hanif M.U., Capareda S.C., Kongkasawan J., Iqbal H., Arazo R.O., and Baig M.A. (2016) Effects of pyrolysis temperature on product yields and energy recovery from co-Feeding of cotton gin trash, cow manure, and Micro-algae: A Simulation Study. PLoS ONE, 11(4): e0152230. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152230 {IMPACTT FACTOR=3.25}

29. Jin, H., Hanif, M. U., Capareda, S., Chang, Z., Huang, H., and Ai, Y. (2016). Copper (II) removal potential from aqueous solution by pyrolysis biochar derived from anaerobically digested algae-dairy-manure and effect of KOH activation. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 4(1), 365–372. IF: None

30. Waheed, H., Hashmi, I., Jamal Khan, S., Kim, S.R., Arshad, M., Nasir, H. (2016) “Microbial population dynamics and profiling of quorum sensing agents in membrane bioreactor”, International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, Accepted. IF 2.131

31. Saba, B., Zaman, B., Mahmood, T., Jamal Khan, S. (2016) “Treatment of Wastewater with a High C/N Ratio in Sequencing Batch Bioreactor (SBBR) containing Biocarriers”, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, Accepted. IF 1.065

32. Aftab, B., Jamal Khan, S., Maqbool, T., and Hankins, N.P. (2016) “Heavy metals removal by osmotic membrane bioreactor (OMBR) and their effect on sludge properties”, Desalination, Accepted. IF: 3.756

33. Khanzada, N.K., Jamal Khan, S., Davies, P.A. (2016) “Performance evaluation of reverse osmosis (RO) pre-treatment technologies for in-land brackish water treatment” Desalination, Accepted. IF: 3.756

34. Sher Jamal Khan, Nicholas P. Hankins, Li-Cheng Shen, (2016) Submerged and Attached Growth Membrane Bioreactors and Forward Osmosis Membrane Bioreactors for Wastewater Treatment. Book on Emerging Membrane Technology for Sustainable Water Treatment, pISBN:9780444633125, eISBN: :9780444633163, 1st Edition, Pages 277-296, 2016.

35. Muhammad Bilal Asif, Zahiruddin Khan, (2016) Characterization and treatment of flour mills wastewater for reuse - a case study of Al-kausar Flour Mills, Pakistan. Desalination and Water Treatment, 2016, ISSN:1944-3994, eISSN:1944-3986, Volume:57, Issue:9, Pages:3881-3890

36. Yousuf Jamal, Hung-Suck Park, Shishir Kumar Behera, Se-Won Kim, (2016) Optimization of Sodium Hydrosulfide Synthesis for Metal Recovery from Wastewater Using Flue Gas Containing H2S. Journal of Environmental Engineering, ISSN:0733-9372, 142(9)

37. Muhammad Usman Hanif, Sergio C. Capareda, Jinjuta Kongkasawan, Hamid Iqbal, Renato Ortiz Arazo, Muhammad Anwar Baig, (2016). Correction: Effects of pyrolysis temperature on product yields and energy recovery from co-feeding of cotton gin trash, cow manure, and microalgae: A simulation study. PLoS ONE, 2016, ISSN:1932-6203, Volume 11, Issue 7, Article number e0156565

38. Zeb A, Xie X, Yousaf AB, Imran M, Wen T, Wang Z, Guo H.L, Jiang Y.F, Qazi I.A, Xu A.W, (2016), Highly Efficient Fenton and Enzyme-Mimetic Activities of Mixed-Phase VOx Nanoflakes. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, ISSN:1944-8244, Volume 8, Issue 44, Pages 30126-30132

39. Asma, Saeed., Imran Hashmi., Ava, Zare., MitraMehrabani-Zeinabad., Gopal, Achari., and Hamid, R. Habibi. (2016). Efficacy of UV-C photolysis of bisphenol A on transcriptome alterations of genes in zebrafish embryos, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. 51(11): 877-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10934529.2016.1191296. ISSN 1093-4529, Impact factor: 1.276.

National/International Journals

1. Salma Alvi, Ishtiaq A Qazi, Anwar Baig M, Saadia Andleeb, Aashifa Yaqoob and Ch. Tahir Mehmood, (2016). Survivability of Polyethylene Degrading Microbes in the Presence of Titania Nanoparticles. Nanotechnology, ISSN:2324-8777, Vol.5:3, online published on 10 May 2016.

2. Hira Amjad and Zahiruddin Khan, (2016). A Comparison of Fractal Dimensions of Clay and Humic Acid Flocs under Optimum Coagulation Conditions. International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, ISSN:2010-0264, Vol. 7, No. 4, Pages 240-243

3. Ayesha Wasti, M. Ali Awan, (2016). Adsorption of textile dye onto modified immobilized activated alumina. Journal of the Association of Arab Universities for Basic and Applied Sciences, ISSN:1815-3852, Volume 20, Pages 26-31

4. Sajida Rasheed, Imran Hashmi, and Luiza Campos (2016). Inactivation of Escherichia coli and Salmonella with Chlorine in Drinking Waters at Various pH and Temperature Levels, Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences. B. Life and Environmental Sciences 53 (2): 83–92 (2016), ISSN: 0377-2969 (print version) ; 2306-1448 (electronic version): Impact factor: 0.08

5. Mehmood CT, Arshad M*, Ashfaq T, Bilal M, Shafiq M, Hina K. 2016. Kinetics of adsorptive removal of Drimarene Brilliant Red from aqueous solution using untreated agricultural residues. Pak J Sci Ind Res Ser. A: Phys. Sci. 59, 11-22. (IF: None)

6. Ali SS, Qazi IA, Arshad M, Khan Z, Voice TC, Mehmood CT. 2016. Photocatalytic degradation of low density polyethylene (LDPE) films using titania nanotubes. Environ Nanotech Monitor Manage, 5, 44-53. IF: None

7. Hanif M.U., Arazo R.O., Capareda S.C., Iqbal H., Hanif M.A., and Baig M.A. (2016) Optimization of bio-oil pH with pyrolysis of cotton gin trash, animal manure, and Micro-algae. International Journal of Biosciences, 8(5), 8–14 IF: None

8. Iqbal, K., Baig, M.A., Khan, S.J.  (2016) Estimation of Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) at Construction Sites: Statistical Regression-Based Models. Accepted for Publication in Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan. Volume 39, No. 2, April 2017. (W Category, Scimagojr IF 0.276). IF: None

9. Iqbal, K., Baig, M.A. (2016) Quantitative and Qualitative Estimation of Construction Waste Material in Punjab Province of Pakistan. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, 16(4): 770-779, 2016 (Thompson Reuters Master Journal List). (IF: None)

10. Safdar Bashir, Zeshan, Waseem Hassan, Nabeel Khan Niazi, Irshad Bibi, and Niaz Ahmad (2016). Current Approaches for the Assessment of in situ Remediation of Xenobiotics, In Xenobiotics in the Soil Environment: Monitoring, Toxicity and Management, Eds. Hashmi, Muhammad Zaffar, Kumar, Vivek, Varma, Ajit, Springer Publishers, ISBN-10: 3319477439. (IF: None)

11. Salahuddin, (2016)” The Impediments in Construction of Sustainable Buildings in Pakistan” European Scientific Journal October 2016 edition vol.11, No.29 ISSN: 1857 – 7881 (Print) e - ISSN 1857- 7431 (Other Journal IMF -1.03). (IF: None, open access)

12. Salahuddin, (2016)” The Importance of BOT Projects in Pakistan” International Journal of Engineering IJERA October 2016 edition vol.11, Scopus IMF-1.69 (IF: None, open access)

Conference Publications

1. Neelam A, Arshad M*, Haleem N. 2016. Synthesis of Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) Based Composite Membrane and its Performance for Saline Water Treatment. 2nd International Conference on Desalination and Environment, 23-26 Jan 2016, Doha, Qatar.

2. M. F. Khokhar EGU 2016: European Geosciences Union General Assembly: 17 – 22 May 2016 Vienna, Austria.  Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Winter Fog Episodes over South Asia by Exploiting Ground-based and Satellite Observations, poster presentation

3. Iqbal, K., Baig, M.A. (2016) Source Identification, Classification and Quantification of Construction Waste Material. Proceedings of International Conference on Waste Management and Environment 2015: Paradigm Transformation in Waste Management towards Green Environment, 20th-22nd August 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

4. Mehwish Haq Nawaz, Audil Rashid and M. Anwar Baig (2016) Pollution Load assessment of open wáter channels in city Islamabad in relatrion to urbanization pressure. Paper presented at : World Environment Day-2016 on the theme of “Join the Race to make the World a Better Place” Pakistan Engineering Congress, Lahore

5. M. Anwar Baig* and Mehwish Haq Nawaz (2016) Improving harvested rain water quality of NUST lakes by three stage portable water filter. Paper presented at : World Environment Day-2016 on the theme of “Join the Race to make the World a Better Place” Pakistan Engineering Congress, Lahore

6. Jamal Khan, S., Khanzada, N.K., Davies, P.A. “Performance evaluation of reverse osmosis (RO) pre-treatment technologies for brackish water”, presented at the 2nd International Conference on Desalination and Environment, Doha, Qatar, 23-26 January, 2016

7. Jamal Khan, S., Manzoor, K., Nghiem, L. “Heat Extraction and brine management using salinity gradient solar pond and membrane distillation”, presented at the 2nd International Conference on Desalination and Environment, Doha, Qatar, 23-26 January, 2016

8. Jamal Khan, S., Hasnain, G., Fareed, H. “Evaluation of Treatment Performance of a Full-Scale Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Plant from Unsteady to Steady State Condition”, presented at 1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Processing, Sitges, Spain, 11-14 September, 2016

9. Khadija Noor and Sher Jamal Khan “Treatment Performance of Anaerobic Continuously Stirred Tank Reactor Followed by Sequencing Batch Aerobic Reactor Treating High Strength Industrial Wastewater” presented at 9th International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Sciences and Engineering, 6 - 10 Nov. 2016, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

10. Salahuddin, (2016)" SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL PATTERNS OF CLIMATIC CHANGE IN BALOCHISTAN" 2nd International American Association of occupational Health and Safety Conference, 5 - 6 May 2016, New York, USA.

11. Salahuddin, (2016)" Risk analysis for Construction Projects in Pakistan" 3rd International Conference on Natural Science and Environment (ICNSE), 02-06 Feb 2016, Pamukkale, Turkey.

12. Hira Waheed, Imran Hashmi, (2016). Combine Effect of Physical and Biological based Antifouling Strategies in Lab Scale Membrane Bioreactor Treating Synthetic Wastewater. 92nd International Conference on Science and Technology and Management held from 27-28 Nov 2016 in South Korea

13. Ch. Tahir Mehmood, Ishtiaq Ahmad Qazi, (2016). Enhanced Adsorption and Photodegradation of Physically Mixed TiO2 based Photocatalysts. International Conference on Science and Technology and Management held from 27-28 Nov 2016 in South Korea.

14. Maria Razi, Reza Shaiganfar, Muhammad Fahim Khokhar, Steffen Dörner, Noor Ahmad, Sebastian Donner, Steffen Beirle and Thomas Wagner, (2016). Estimation of NOx emissions from the Megacity of Lahore, Pakistan using car MAX-DOAS observations and comparison with OMI satellite data, EGU General Assembly 2016 held from 17-22 April 2016 in Vienna, Austria.

15. Salahuddin Azad, (2016). Implementation of Response Plan in National Disaster Management at District Level Flood. Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum held from 27-29 Apr 2016 in Austria.

16. Salahuddin Azad, (2016). Managerial Problems of Subtropical Scrub of Pakistan. 4th Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference held from 27-29 May 2016 in Turkey

17. Saira Khalid, Imran Hashmi, (2016). Riboflavin Mediated Degradation of Chlorpyrifos by Alcaligens sp. Strain T11. 5th International Conference on Biological, Chemical and Environmental Sciences held from 24-25 Mar 2016 in UK.

18. Muhammad Arshad, (2016). Synthesis of Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) Based Composite Membrane and Testing its Performance in Saline Water Treatment.  2nd International Conference on Desalination and Environment held from 23-26 Jan 2016 in Qatar.

 Publications in Year 2015
Journal Publications
 
1.    Arshad M, Siddiqa M, Rashid S, Hashmi I, Awan MA, Ali MA. 2016. Biomonitoring of toxic effects of pesticides in occupationally exposed individuals. Saf Health Work. 10.1016/j.shaw.2015.11.001.

2.    Sidra, Abbas., Imran, Hashmi., Muhammad, Saif-Ur Rehman,. Ishtiaq, A. Qazi., Mohammad, A. Awan and Habib, Nasir. (2015) Monitoring of chlorination disinfection by-products and their associated health risks in drinking water of Pakistan Journal of Water and Health. 13(1): 270-284. doi:10.2166/wh.2014.096ISSN: 1477-8920: Impact factor: 1.22

3.    Arshad M, Merlina G, Uzu G, Sobanska S, SarretG, Dumat C, Silvestre J, Pinelli E, Kallerhoff J. 2015. Phytoavailability of lead altered by two Pelargonium cultivars grown on contrasting lead-spiked soils. J Soils Sediments, DOI:10.1007/s11368-015-1248-6, IF 2.139

4.    Zahid MS, Iqbal A, Arshad M. 2015. Benzene degradation with bacterial strains isolated from rhizosphere of Cannabis sativabeing irrigated with petroleum refinery wastewater. Desalin Water Treat, DOI: 10.1080/19443994.2015.1086896, IF 1.173

5.    Zahra Z, Arshad M, Rafique R, Mahmood A, Habib A, Qazi IA, Khan SA. 2015. Metallic Nanoparticle (TiO2and Fe3O4) application modifies rhizosphere phosphorus availability and uptake by Lactuca sativa. J Agric Food Chem. 63, 6876-82, IF 2.912

6.    Hanif HU, Arshad M, Ali MA, Ahmed N, Qazi IA. 2015. Phytoavailability of phosphorus to Lactuca sativain response to soil applied TiO2nanoparticles. Pak J Agri Sci, 52, 177-182, IF 1.049

7.    Zafar M, Arshad M, Khokhar MF. 2015. Assessment of particulate matter (PM10) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons levels at various sites in Faisalabad and their potential toxicity. Pak J Agri Sci, 52, 233-238, IF 1.049

8.    Mehmood CT, Arshad M, Ashfaq T, Bilal M, Shafiq M, Hina K. 2015. Kinetics of adsorptive removal of Drimarene Brilliant Red from aqueous solution using untreated agricultural residues. Pak J Sci Ind Res Ser. A: Phys. Sci. V 59, in press.

9.    Arshad M, Khalid R, Hina K, Ullah S, Ali MA. 2015. Cadmium removal by aquatic macrophyte (Nasturtium officinale) and potential for oil production from the biomass. Pak J Agri Agril Engg Vet Sci, 31, 1-13

10.    Muhammad Daud, Zahiruddin Khan, Aisha Ashgar, M. Ihsan Danish, and Ishtiaq A. Qazi. Comparing and optimizing Nitrate adsorption from aqueous solution using Fe/Pt bimetallic nanoparticles and anion exchange resins, Journal of Nanotechnology, 2015

11.    Aisha Asghar, Zahiruddin Khan, Nida Maqbool, Ishtiaq A. Qazi, and Muhammad Ali Awan Comparison of Adsorption Capability of Activated Carbon and Metal Doped TiO2 for Geosmin and 2-MIB Removal from Water, Journal of Nanomaterials, 2015, Article ID 479103, 11 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/479103 (I.F. 1.64)

12.    Mehmood CM, Qazi IA, Baig MA, Arshad M, Quddos A. 2015. Application of photodegraded polythene films for the treatment of Drimarene Brilliant Red (DBR) dye. Int Biodeter Biodegr, 102, 31-39, IF 2.131

13.    Khokhar M. F., N. Fatima, N. Yasmin, S. Beirle, T. Wagner: “Detection of trends and seasonal variation in tropospheric Nitrogen Dioxide over Pakistan " journal of aerosol and air quality research, Volume 15, No. 7, December 2015, Pages 2508-2524, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.03.0157, 2015, (IF=2.39)

14.    Khokhar M. F., T. Khalid, N. Yasmin. I. Desmedt: Spatio-Temporal analyses of formaldehyde over Pakistan by using SCIAMACHY and GOME-2 observations. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Volume 15, No. 5, October 2015, Pages 1760-1773, 2015, (IF=2.39)

15.    Abbas. J. M. F. Khokhar, M. Arshad:  Monitoring Formaldehyde Concentration Over Islamabad Using Ground Based And Satellite Observations. Submitted to Journal of Space technology  IST Vol.5 Issue No.1  ISSN 2077-3099 ( HEC recognized for “Y” category), ( in press) 2015.

16.    Khan W. R. M. F. Khokhar, S. Munawwar, Yasmin N., M.N. Rajpar, Q. Panhawar:  Assessing the context of REDD+ in Murree hills forest of Pakistan. Advances in Environmental Biology, 9(6) Special 2015, Pages: 15-20,ISSN-1995-0756, 2015

17.    Shabbir, Y., M. F. Khokhar, R. Shaiganfar, T. Wagner: Spatial variance and assessment of nitrogen dioxide pollution in major cities of Pakistan along N5-highway". Journal of environmental sciences. JES-D-15-00190R2,( accepted), 2015

18.    Munawar Sana, Khokhar Fahim, Atif Salman. 2015. Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation implementation in northern Pakistan. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation Journal.  Vol (102) pages 316-323, 10.1016/j.ibiod.2015.02.027, 2015.

19.    Hamid Iqbal & M. A. Baig (2015) Characterization of first flush in urban highway runoffs. Vol. 14, No 1, 45-50.

20.    Iqbal, H., M. A. Baig, Usman Hanif, Usman Ali, S.M.  and Flurry, M. (2015). “Leaching of Metals, Organic Carbon, and Nutrients from Municipal Waste under Semi-Arid Conditions. 9(1): 187-196

21.    Izhar Hussain Shah and Muhammad Zeeshan (2015). Estimation of Light duty vehicle emissions in Islamabad and climate co-benefits of improved emission standards implementation. Atmospheric Environment. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.12.012

22.    Maqbool, T., Jamal Khan, S., Waheed, H., Lee, C.H., Hashmi, I., Iqbal, H. (2015) "Membrane biofouling retardation and improved sludge characteristics using quorum quenching bacteria in submerged membrane bioreactor", Journal of Membrane Science, 483, 75-83.

23.    Shahzad, M., Jamal Khan, S., Paul, P. (2015) "Influence of Temperature on the Performance of a Full-Scale Activated Sludge Process Operated at Varying Solids Retention Times Whilst Treating Municipal Sewage", Water, 7, 855-867. IF.1.291

24.    Imran, B., Jamal Khan, S., Qazi, I.A., Arshad, M. (2015) "Removal and recovery of sodium hydroxide (NaOH) from industrial wastewater by two-stage diffusion dialysis (DD) and electrodialysis (ED) processes", Desalination and Water Treatment, Accepted. IF 0.987

25.    Ahmad, F., Jamal Khan, S., Jamal, Y., Kamran, H., Ahsan, A., Ahmad, M., Khan, A. (2015) "Desalination of brackish water using capacitive deionization (CDI) technology", Desalination and Water Treatment, Accepted. IF 0.987

26.    Aftab, B., Jamal Khan, S., Maqbool, T., Hankins, N.P. (2015) "High strength domestic wastewater treatment with submerged forward osmosis membrane bioreactor", Water Science and Technology, Accepted. IF 1.212

27.    Saba, B., Zaman, B., Mahmood, T., Jamal Khan, S. (2015) “Treatment of Wastewater with a High C/N Ratio in Sequencing Batch Bioreactor (SBBR) containing Biocarriers”, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, Accepted. IF 1.258.

28.    A. Saeed, I. Hashmi, H.R. Habibi, L.Yu, and G. Achari. (2015) Photocatalytic Degradation of 2,4-D and Transition of endocrine Disruptive Activity Using Transcriptome Based Bioassay in Zebrafish Embryos.International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD).6(2): 128-132.

29.    S. Rasheed, I. Hashmi, Q. Zhou, J. K. Kim, and L.C. Campos (2015) Combating Accidental Microbial Episodes by Back-Ground Chlorine Residuals in a scaled-up Distribution Network (Rig) Usinga Central Composite Design (CCD). International Journal of Environmental Science and Development (IJESD).6(2): 122-127 ISSN: 2010-0264.

30.    Hira Waheed , Imran Hashmi, Sher Jamal Khan, Sang Ryoung Kim, Muhammad Arshad, HabibNasir. (2015) Microbial population dynamics and profiling of quorum sensing agents in membrane bioreactor. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. doi:10.1016/j.ibiod.2015.12.014.

31.    Sajida Rashid, Luiza. C. Campos, Jong, K. Kim, Qizhi Zhou, Imran Hashmi. (2015) Optimization of TTHMs and their precursors’ removal by granulated activated carbon (GAC) and sand dual media by response surface methodology (RSM). Water Science and Technology: Water Supply.DOI: 10.2166/ws.2015.175

32.    Izhar Hussain Shah, Ghulam Murtaza Mastoi, Raza Hussain Shah, Zameer Ali Palh , Khalid Hussain Lashari, Muhammad Amin Qureshi and Amber Shah (2015). Prediction of running emission factors from passenger vehicles in an urban area using International Vehicle Emissions Model as a computational tool. Journal of Multidisciplinary Scientific Research 3(5), 17-21. (ISSN 2307-6976)

33.    Abbas. J. M. F. Khokhar, M. Arshad:  Monitoring Formaldehyde Concentration Over Islamabad Using Ground Based And Satellite Observations. Submitted to Journal of Space technology JST Vol.5 Issue No.1 ISSN 2077-3099 (HEC recognized for “Y” category), 2015.

34.    Khan W. R. M. F. Khokhar, S. Munawwar, Yasmin N., M.N. Rajpar, Q. Panhawar:  Assessing the context of REDD+ in Murree hills forest of Pakistan. Advances in Environmental Biology, 9(6) Special 2015, Pages: 15-20, ISSN-1995-0756, 2015

35.    Nusrat Shaheen , Muhammad Anwar Baig , Muhammad Ahsan Mahboob , Saeed Akbar and Muhammad Fahim Khokar (2015). Application of Remote Sensing Technologies to detect the vegetation changes during past two decades in Islamabad, Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences Volume 4, Number 3. 2305-9249 ISSN (P): 2305-9494 Publisher: Centre of Excellence for Scientific & Research Journalism.

36.    Muhammad Zeeshan, N. T. Kim Oanh (2015). Relationship of MISR component AODs with black carbon and other ground monitored particulate matter composition, Atmospheric Pollution Research, 6(1): 62-69.

37.    Saira, Khalid. and Imran, Hashmi (2015) Biotreatment of chlorpyrifos in a bench scale bioreactor using Psychrobacteralimentarius T14. Environmental Technology, 37(3):316-25.

38.    Ch. Tahir Mehmood, Ishtiaq A. Qazi, Muhammad Anwar Baig, Muhammad Arshad & Abdul Quddos (2015) Enhanced photodegradation of titania loaded polyethylene films in a humid environment. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibiod.2015.12.005.
 
Conference Papers

1.    M. F. Khokhar SPARC Capacity Development Strategy Workshop, 10 – 11 January 2015, Granada, Spain. SPARC – related activities in South Asia and Role of Academia in Pakistan, oral presentation

2.    M. F. Khokhar 2nd Workshop on Atmospheric Composition and the Asian Summer Monsoon (ACAM), 08-10 June, 2015 Bangkok, Thailand (oral presentation).

3.    Waheed, H., Pervez, S., Hashmi, I., Khan, S. J. (2015). Bacterial quorum quenching as an effective antifouling strategy by mineralizing signal molecules in a lab scale MBR. 8th International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Sciences & Engineering, 28th Sep., to 2nd Oct., 2015 held at Sydney, Australia (Oral presentation).

4.    Mariam Mansoor and Imran Hashmi (2015). Biodegradation of Toluene Using Bacteria Isolated from Petroleum Refinery Contaminated Soil. ASP-04, Section Environmental Pollution, Book of Abstracts Sixth International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development ESDev – 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad ISBN: 978-969-487-022-9

5.    Saira Khalid, Imran Hashmi, Jong-In Han (2015) Biodegradation Of Chlorpyrifos In Sequencing Batch Reactor At Different Hydraulic Retention Times .AWT-10, Section Environmental Pollution, Book of Abstracts Sixth International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development ESDev – 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad ISBN: 978-969-487-022-9

6.    Maham Ayesha, Abeerhashahid, Owaismohidin and Imran Hashmi (2015) Performance Evaluation of Phytoremediation Plant Installed at Nust. AWT-11Section Environmental Pollution, Book of Abstracts Sixth International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development ESDev – 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad ISBN: 978-969-487-022-9

7.    Ayesha Munir and Imran Hashmi (2015) Chlorpyrifos Induced Behavioral and Immuno-Hematological Changes in Common Carp (CyprinusCarpio). FCE-02, Section Marine Environment and Coastal Management, Book of Abstracts Sixth International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development ESDev – 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad ISBN: 978-969-487-022-9

8.    Maryam Zafar and Imran Hashmi (2015) Microbial Characterization of Drinking Water Biofilms Using Different Pipe Materials. GWQ-07. Section Natural Resource Management Book of Abstracts Sixth International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development ESDev – 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad ISBN: 978-969-487-022-9

9.    Reenum Anwar , Imran Hashmi (2015) PREVALENCE OF MICROORGANISMS IN RAW VEGETABLES IRRIGATED WITH WASTEWATER. DAE-24, Section Agriculture System: Food Security and Environment.Book of Abstracts Sixth International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development ESDev – 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad ISBN: 978-969-487-022-9.

10.    Waheed, H., Hashmi, I., Khan, S. J., Arshad, M., Nasir, H. (2015). Microbial population dynamics and profiling of quorum sensing agents in membrane bioreactor. 8th International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Sciences & Engineering, 28th Sep., to 2nd Oct., 2015 held at Sydney, Australia (Awarded as Best poster presentation).

11.    Zeshan, C. Visvanathan (2015). Start-up of thermophilic dry anaerobic digestion of organic fraction of municipal solid waste Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (CEMP-2015), 22-23 December, SCME NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan.

12.    Azhar Iqbal, Muhammad A. Baig, Shahid Rehman Khan, Nadeem Hussain and Muhammad Sajid (2015). Assessment of heavy metals contamination at the e-waste recycling sites in various cities of Pakistan. 3rd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Bioinformatics and Biosciences, October 2-3, 2015, MAJU, Islamabad.

13.    Ch. Tahir Mehmood and Ishtiaq A. Qazi (2015). Photodegradation Behavior of Titania Loaded Polyethylene Films Under H2O/O2 Deficient Environment, 8th International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering, (CESE-2015) 28 Sep. to 02 Oct., Sydney Australia.

14.    Ch. Tahir Mehmood, Ishtiaq A. Qazi and Imran Hashmi (2015). Bacterial mediated biodegradation of low density polyethylene (LDPE) modified with titania and starch blend, 8th International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering, (CESE-2015), 28 Sep. to 02 Oct., Sydney Australia.

 Publications in Year 2014
 
Journal Publications
 
1.    Latif W, Qazi IA, Hashmi I, Arshad M, Nasir H, Habib A. 2014. A novel method for preparation of pure and iron doped Titania nanotube coated wood surfaces to disinfect airborne bacterial species Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus. Env Sci Eng, 31:681-688.
 
2.    Gadelha, G., Nawaz, M.S., Wang, R., Tang, C.Y., Jamal Khan, S. and Hankins, N.P. (2014) "Assessment of Micellar Draw Solutions for use in Forward Osmosis Membrane Bioreactors", Desalination, 354 (97-106). IF: 3.960
 
3.    Maqbool, T., Jamal Khan, S., Lee, C.H. (2014) "Effects of filtration modes on membrane fouling behavior and treatment in submerged membrane bioreactor", Bioresource Technology, 172 (391-395). IF: 5.039
 
4.    Y. Jamal et al., 2014 In-situ processing of Nannochloropsis oculata algal biomass using a mixed-bed ion-exchange resin as a heterogeneous catalyst. Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering.
 
5.    Jamal Khan, S., Ahmad, A., Nawaz, S., Hankins, N. (2014) “Membrane Fouling and Performance Evaluation of Conventional MBR, moving biofilm MBR and oxic/anoxic MBR”, Water Science and Technology, 69 (1403-1409). IF 1.212
 
6.    Haleem N, Arshad M, Shahid M, Tahir MA. 2014. Synthesis of carboxymethyl cellulose from waste of cotton ginning industry. Carbohyd Polym, 113:249–255.
 
7.    Shahid M, Austruy A, Echevarria G, Arshad M, Sanaullah M, Aslam M, Nadeem M, Nasim W, Dumat C. 2014. EDTA-enhanced phytoremediation of heavy metals: A review. Soil Sediment Contam, 23:389–416
 
8.    Ullah S, Arshad M. 2014. Exposure-response of Triticum aestivum to Titanium dioxide nanoparticles application: Seedling Vigor Index and micronuclei formation. Sci Vision, 20:57-61
 
9.    Asma, Saeed and Imran, Hashmi. (2014) Evaluation of anthropogenic effects on water quality and bacterial diversity in Rawal Lake, Islamabad Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 186(5):2785-2793.ISSN: 0167-6369 (print version): 1573-2959 (electronic version): Impact factor: 1.436
 
10.    Hassan Younas., Ishtiaq A. Qazi., Imran Hashmi., Muhammad, Ali Awan., Asif, Mahmood. and Hafiz Adil Qayuum (2014) Visible light photocatalytic water disinfection and its kinetics using Titania nanoparticles, Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 21:740-752, ISSN: 0944-1344: Impact factor: 2.618, DOI 10.1007/s11356-013-1980-7
 
11.    Zahra., Imran, Hashmi., Nadia, Akhtar. (2014) Occupational Health and Safety Issues in the Marble Industry and their Potential Measures, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research. 5(2). ISSN: 2229-5518: Impact factor: 1.4
 
12.    R. Rafique, M. Arshad, M. F. Khokhar, I. A. Qazi, A. Hamza, N. Virk. Growth Response of Wheat to Titania Nanoparticles Application, NUST Journal of Engineering Sciences (NJES), 7 (1), (2014).
 
13.    Ghalib Hasnain, Zahiruddin Khan(2014) "Treatment of High Turbidity Water through Plain & Coagulated Up-Flow Roughing Filter" Desalination and Water Treatment 52: 1035 - 1043
 
14.    Sara, Qaiser., Imran, Hashmi and Habib, Nasir. (2014) Chlorination at treatment plant and drinking water quality: a case study of different sectors of Islamabad, Pakistan.  Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. 39(7): 5665-5675. ISSN: 1319-8025: Impact factor: 0.224
 
15.    Khattak P., M. F. Khokhar, N. Yasmin: Spatio - Temporal Analyses of atmospheric sulfur dioxide column densities over Pakistan by using SCIAMACHY data, Volume 14, No. 7, December 2014, Pages 1883-1896 ISSN: 1680-8584 print / 2075-1410 online, doi:10.4210/aaqr.2013.12.0357, 2014,(IF=2.66)
 
16.    Khattak P., M. F. Khokhar, S. Khan: Trans-boundary SO2 Pollution detected over Pakistan from satellite Observation during 2004-2012, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, Volume 14, No. 6, October 2014, Pages 1543-1557 ISSN: 1680-8584 print / 2071-1409 online, 2014 (IF=2.66)
 
17.    Hamid Iqbal, M. A. Baig., Usman Hanif and M. Usman Ali. (2014) Impact of initial moisture content and waste composition of municipal solid waste on leachate. (Journal of Environmental Technology Accepted)
 
Conference Papers
 
1.    Rafique R, Arshad M. (2014). Growth response of wheat to Titania nanoparticles application. 3rd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Science (APCoMs 3) Islamabad, Pakistan, 25-27 November 2014.
 
2.    Zahra, Arshad M. (2014). Synthesis Methods of Titania and Magnetite Nanoparticles for Application to Crop Plants” 3rd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Science (APCoMs 3) Islamabad, Pakistan, 25-27 November 2014.
 
3.    Ahmed, F., Jamal Khan, S., Jamal, Y., Khan, Z., Kamran, H., Ahsan, A., Ahmad, M., and Khan, A. “Treatment of inland brackish water using capacitive deionization technology”, presented at the 7th International Conference Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE-2014), Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 12-16 October, 2014
 
4.    Ahmad, B., Jamal Khan, S., Visvanathan, C. and Pillay, V.L. "On-site Wastewater Treatment Using Membrane Based Septic Tank", presented at the 4th IWA Regional Conference on Membrane Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, 3-6 December, 2014
 
5.    Aftab, B., Maqbool, T., Jamal Khan, S., and Hankins, N.P. "High Strength Domestic Wastewater Treatment with Submerged Forward Osmosis Membrane Bioreactor", presented at the 4th IWA Regional Conference on Membrane Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, 3-6 December, 2014
 
6.    Arshad M, Siddiqa M, Hashmi I, Awan MA, Ali MA. 2014. DNA damage assessments in blood samples from workers exposed to pesticides in industrial area. 7th International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering, Johar Bahru, Malaysia. 12-16 Oct. 2014.
 
7.    Zahid MS, Iqbal A, Arshad M. 2014. Isolation and identification of rhizospheric bacteria for the degradation of Benzene. 15th International Congress of Soil Science on “Soil Management in Changing Climate”, Islamabad, Pakistan. 18-20 Mar, 2014.
 
8.    Arshad M, Zahra Z. 2014. Nanotechnology in agriculture. A Pakistani perspective. Advancements in Science and Research, CIIT Vehari, Pakistan. 17th Mar, 2014.
 
9.    Saira, Khalid. and Imran, Hashmi. (2014)“Biotreatment of chlorpyrifos in a bench scale activated sludge bioreactor (ASBR) using Psychrobacter alimentariusT-14” Paper presented in the 5th CESE Conference, International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE). 12-16 October, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
 
10.    Arish, Naseem. and Imran, Hashmi. (2014)“Determination of organophosphate degradation potential of Pseudomonas sp.”Paper presented in the 5th CESE Conference, International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE). 12-16 October, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
 
11.    Amina, Khalid. and Imran, Hashmi. (2014)“Acute and sub-acute toxicity of dichlorvos on Common carp (Cyprinus carpio)”Paper presented in the 5th CESE Conference, International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE). 12-16 October, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
 
12.    Muhammad, Arshad., Maryam, Siddiqa., Imran, Hashmi., Muhammad, Ali. Awan. and Muhammad, Arif. Ali. (2014) “DNA damage assessments in blood samples from workers exposed to pesticides in industrial area” Paper presented in the 5th CESE Conference, International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE). 12-16 October, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
 
13.    Asma, Saeed., Imran, Hashmi., Hamid, R. Habibi., Linlong, Yu. and Gopal, Achari. (2014) “Photocatalytic degradation of 2,4-D and transition of endocrine disruptive activity using transcriptome based bioassay in zebrafish embryos.” Conference proceedings of 5th International conference on Environmental Engineering & Applications (ICEEA), 4-5 July, 2014, Nottingham UK.
 
14.    Sajida, Rasheed., Imran, Hashmi., Qizhi Zhou., Jong, Kyu. Kim. and Luiza, Campos. (2014) Combating accidental microbial episode in a scaled-up distribution network (rig) using central composite design (CCD) Conference proceedings of 5th International conference on Environmental Engineering & Applications (ICEEA), 4-5 July, 2014, Nottingham UK.
 
15.    Khokhar M.F (2014). SPARC General Assembly 2014 12 - 17 January 2014, QUEENSTOWN - NEW ZEALAND: Evolution of Atmospheric Sulfur dioxide (SO2) Column Densities over Pakistan during last decade of Pakistan.
 
16.    Khokhar M.F (2014). Spatio -Temporal Analyses of Atmospheric SO2 over Pakistan by Using SCIAMACHY observation during 2004-2012 , Oral presentation Second Annual Regional Atmospheric Science Workshop Pokhara, Nepal 7‐9 June 2014.
 
17.    Khokhar M.F (2014). Temporal records of CH4 concentration over Pakistan by using satellite data. Poster presentation Second Annual Regional Atmospheric Science Workshop Pokhara, Nepal 7‐9 June 2014.
 
18.    Khokhar M.F (2014). Car Max-DOAS measurements of NO2 in twin cities of Rawalpindi Islamabad. Poster presentation Second Annual Regional Atmospheric Science Workshop Pokhara, Nepal 7‐9 June 2014.
 
19.    Khokhar M.F (2014). Mini Max-DOAS measurements of HCHO Columns in Islamabad. Poster presentation Second Annual Regional Atmospheric Science Workshop Pokhara, Nepal 7‐9 June 2014.
 
20.    Khokhar M.F (2014). Car Max-DOAS measurements of NO2 in Toli peer, Azad Jammu & Kashmir- PAKISTAN. Poster presentation Second Annual Regional Atmospheric Science Workshop Pokhara, Nepal 7‐9 June 2014.
 
21.    Khokhar M.F (2014). Model versus surface observations of temperature variation over Pakistan from 2000 to  2010. Poster presentation Second Annual Regional Atmospheric Science Workshop Pokhara, Nepal 7‐9 June 2014.
 
22.    Khokhar M.F (2014). Evaluating trends in vegetation of Margalla Hills National park using MODIS, Vegetation indices and CO2 Emission. Poster presentation Second Annual Regional Atmospheric Science Workshop Pokhara, Nepal 7‐9 June 2014.
 
23.    Khokhar M.F (2014). CESE-2014 International Conference on the "Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering"  12-16 October 2014, Johor Bahru, Malaysia: “Identifying the potential sites for REDD+ implementation in Northern Pakistan”, oral presentation
 
24.    Khokhar M.F (2014). ICS-2014, International Conference on Space by SUPPARCO from 12-14 November 2014 at COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad:” Exploring the Atmospheric Chemistry in the Skies of Pakistan by Exploiting Satellite and MAX-DOAS Observations” , oral presentation
 
25.    Khokhar M.F (2014). ICIMOD planning meeting on 27-28 November, 2014, in Kathmandu Nepal, to discuss plans for a pilot study this coming winter (2014-15) and a full-scale field study during the following winter (2015-16). 
 
26.    Khokhar M.F (2014). 6th   Meeting of The South and Central Asia MAB Network (SACAM), on Impact Of Climate Change On Natural  Ecosystems from 3-5 December at Islamabad:” Exploring the Atmospheric Composition over Pakistan in the Context of Climate Change”, oral presentation
 
27.    Khokhar M.F (2014). 4th  Pakistan Mountain Festival, an advocacy and public awareness flagship festival, at Islamabad from 10-15 December 2014: “ Climate Change and the Nexus of Mountains, Water  and  Atmosphere”, oral presentation
 
28.    Khokhar M.F (2014). 3rd PAS-CAS Bi-National Conference from 20-22 December 2014 at Pakistan Academy of Sciences: “Monitoring the Concentrations of Various GHG and Reactive gases in the Skies of Pakistan by Exploiting Satellite Observations”, oral presentation
 
29.    Muhammad Usman Hanif, Sergio C. Capareda, Muhammad Anwar Baig, Muhammad Adnan Hanif, Hamid Iqbal. Co-pyrolysis of Cotton gin Trash, Cow Manure and Algae (Nannochloropsis oculata) to Produce Upgraded Bio-oil. Paper in the Proceeding of the International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy (ICERE-14), 7-8 May 2014, Paris, France – ISBN – 10:1499567154 page 120.
 
Publications in Year 2013
 
 Journal Publications

1.    Y. Jamal et al., 2013 Sorption Kinetics, Thermodynamics, and Regeneration for Lipid Feedstock Deacidification Using a Mixed Bed Ion Exchange Resin. Journal of Food Process Engineering 37, 27–32.

2.    Nawaz, S., Gadelha, G., Jamal Khan, S., Hankins, N. (2013) “Microbial Toxicity Effects of Reverse Transported Draw Solute in the Forward Osmosis Membrane Bioreactor (FO-MBR)”, Journal of Membrane Science, 429 (323-329) IF: 4.908

3.    Jamal Khan, S., Ilyas, S., and Zohaib-Ur-Rehman (2013) “Impact of nitrogen loading rates on treatment performance of domestic wastewater and fouling propensity in submerged membrane bioreactor (MBR)”, Bioresource Technology, 141 (46-49) IF: 5.039

4.    Jamal Khan, S., Ali, S., Visvanathan, C., and Pillay, V.L. (2013) "Membrane fouling characterization in membrane based septic tank", Desalination and Water Treatment, 51 (6415-6419) IF 0.852

5.    M. Ihsan Danish, Ishtiaq A. Qazi, Akif Zeb, Amir Habib, M. Ali Awan, and Zahiruddin Khan. Arsenic removal from aqueous solution using pure and metal doped Titania Nanoparticles coated on glass beads: Adsorption and Column studies, Journal of Nanomaterials, 2013, Article ID 873694, 17 pages, 2013. DOI:10.1155/2013/873694 (I.F. 1.64)

6.    Saman, K., Ishtiaq, A. Q., Hashmi, I., Muhammad, A. A. and Sadaf, Z. Z. (2013) Synthesis of silver doped titanium TiO2 powder-coated surfaces and its ability to inactivate Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Bacillus subtilis Journal of Nanomaterials. http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jnm/aip/531010/ ISSN: 1687-4110: Impact factor: 1.376 http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jnm/2013/531010/

7.    Sher, J. K., Fozia, P., Aman, A., Hashmi, I. and Nicholas, H. (2013) Performance Evaluation and Bacterial Characterization of Membrane Bioreactors, Bioresource Technology. 141: 2-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016j.biortech.2013.01.140, ISSN: 0960-8524: Impact factor: 4.980

8.    Hira Amjad., Imran, Hashmi., Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman.,  M. Ali Awan., Sajeela Ghaffar. and ZahiruddinKhan. (2013) Cancer and non-cancer risk assessment of trihalomethanes in urban drinking water supplies of Pakistan Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 91: 25–31, ISSN: 0147-6513: Impact factor: 2.294

9.    Hira, Waheed., Imran, Hashmi., Abdul, Khaliq, Naveed. and Sher, Jamal, Khan. (2013) Molecular detection of microbial community of a nitrifying-denitifying activated sludge system International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 85:527-532. ISSN: 0964-8305: Impact factor: 2.074

10.    Sara Ishaque., Zainab Nisar., Sabah Iqbal., Manan Abbas. and Imran, Hashmi (2013). “Physicochemical and Bacteriological Analysis of Water used for Drinking Purposes within a Residential University” NUST Journal of Engineering Sciences (NJES) . volume 4 issue 1. http://www.njes.nust.edu.pk/Volume4.aspx (Ms. Ref. No.: NJES12050107)

11.    Rafique A, Awan MA, Wasti A, Qazi IA, Arshad M. 2013. Removal of fluoride from drinking water using modified immobilized activated alumina. J Chem, 2013, 7 pages, ID 386476,http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/386476.

12.    Imtiaz J, Hashmi I, Saeed A, Qazi IA, Arshad M. 2013. Development of PCR protocol for detection of Escherichia coli in drinking water. WIT T Ecol Environ, 171:225-234.

13.    Farooq S, Hashmi I, Arshad M, Qazi IA. 2013. Acetanilide herbicide degradation using indigenous soil microorganisms. WIT T Built Environ, 134:685-690.

14.    Bashir, S. Baig, M. A., Ashraf, M Anwar,M. M. Bhalli, M. N. and Munawar, S. (2013) Risk assessment of soil erosion in Rawal watershed using geoinformatics techniques. Science international 25 (3) 583 – 588.

15.    Muhammad Ali Awan, S. Hassan Ahmed, M. Rizwan Aslam, Ishtiaq A. Qazi, M.    Anwar Baig. (2013) Determination of Heavy Metals in Ambient Air Particulate Matter Using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, July 2013, Volume 38, Issue 7, pp 16551661

16.    Ali, M., & Qazi, I. A. (2013). Effects of substrate-potential on the growth of diamond films through hot-filament chemical vapour deposition. International Journal of Surface Science and Engineering, 7(2), 171-180.

17.    Ali, Mubarak, Mustafa Ürgen, and Ishtiaq A. Qazi. "Deposition of diamond onto a titanium substrate using a molybdenum intermediate layer." Chemical Vapor Deposition 19.7-8-9 (2013): 284-289.

18.    Nawaz, S. and Jamal Khan, S. (2013) "Effect of HRT on SBR Performance for Treatability of Combined Domestic and Textile Wastewaters", Journal of the Chemical Society of Pakistan, 35 (527-532). IF 0.612

19.    Muhammad Ahmed, Zahiruddin Khan, Sher Jamal Khan, M. MasoomPahore and Erum Aamir "Role of HRT in Biological Treatment of combined industrial and municipal wastewater" International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, 3(3): 766-774.

20.    Zahiruddin Khan, SajidRiaz and Ishtiaq A Qazi (2013) "Comparing Plain and coagulated horizontal flow roughing filtration for high turbidity waters" Journal of Water Science & Technology, 13(2): 413-419.

Conference Papers

1.    Ammara Batool, Abdullah Yasir, N. Y. Khan, M. A. Baig, H. Chaudhry. Impact of income and education level on women health in village of Gangapur Pakistan. South Asian International Conference (SAICON) held on 15 – 17 Dec 2013 Bhurban, Pakistan.

2.    Khokhar M.F (2013).World climate research program (WCRP) Regional Workshop on Stratosphere-Troposphere Processes and their Role in Climate at Kyoto University Japan, 01-04 April 2013: mini Max DOAS   instrument    Exploring  the  Skies   of   Pakistan

3.    Khokhar M.F (2013). ACAM(Atmospheric Composition and the Asian Summer Monsoon) workshop Kathmandu Nepal from 09-12 June 2013: First car MAX-DOAS measurements of NO2 and HCHO column densities along the N5-highway of Pakistan, Poster

4.    Khokhar M.F (2013). ICIMOD's First Annual Regional Atmospheric Science Workshop Kathmandu, Nepal from 13-14 June 2013: C-CARGO activities in Pakistan, Oral presentation

5.    Khokhar M.F (2013). International Conference on Plants, People & Climate SCEE, NUST, Islamabad from 05th   to 07th   November, 2013:”current Status of C-CARGO Activities in Pakistan” oral presentation

6.    Khokhar M.F (2013). International Workshop on Sustainable Energy and Membrane Systems for Desalination and Water Reuse NUST, Islamabad, from 10th  to 11th December, 2013:” Cost Effective Hybrid Solar Water Heater - A Step to Rely on Renewable Energy, case study of NUST” oral presentation

7.    Sahaab, Farooq. and Imran, Hashmi. (2013). “Acetanilide herbicide degradation using indigenous soil microorganism” Environmental Health Risk. 7th International Conference on the Impact of Environmental Factors on Health. 23-25 April, Budapest, Hungary.

8.    Khalid R, Arshad M, Bilal M, Mehboob F. 2013. Cadmium removal from wastewater using aquatic macrophyte – Nasturtium officinale. ESDEV 2013, CIIT Abbottabad, Pakistan. 25-27 Aug, 2013.

9.    Iqbal A, Arshad M. 2013. Hydrocarbon degradation potential of endophytic bacterial isolates from petroleum refinery wastewater". ESDEV 2013, CIIT Abbotabad, Pakistan. 25-27 Aug, 2013.

10.    Jamal Khan, S. and Hankins, N. “Collaboration between NUST and University of Oxford: A Success Story”, presented at International Conference-Going Global 2013 (British Council), Dubai, UAE, 4-6 March, 2013

11.    Jamal Khan, S., Ahmad, A., Nawaz, S., and Hankins, N.P. “Membrane Fouling and Performance Evaluation of Conventional MBR, moving biofilm MBR and oxic/anoxic MBR”, presented at International Conference-7th IWA Specialized Membrane Technology Conference and Exhibition for Water and Wastewater Treatment and Reuse, Toronto, Canada, 26-29 August, 2013
 Publications in Year 2012

1. Zeshan, Karthikeyan, O.P. and Visvanathan C. (2012). Effect of C/N ratio and ammonia-accumulation in a pilot-scale thermophilic dry anaerobic digester. Bioresource Technology, 113: 294-302. (IF: 5.039)
 
2. Jamal Khan, S., Zohaib-Ur-Rehman, Visvanathan, C. and Jegatheesan, V. (2012)“Influence of biofilm carriers on membrane fouling propensity in moving biofilm membrane bioreactor”, Bioresource Technology,113 (161-164) IF: 5.039
 
3. Jamal Khan, S., Visvanathan, C. and Jegatheesan, V. (2012) “Effect of powdered activated carbon (PAC) and cationic polymer on biofouling mitigation in hybrid MBRs”. Bioresource Technology, 113 (165-168) IF: 5.039
 
4. Saba, B., Hashmi, I., Awan, M.A., Nasir, H., and Jamal Khan, S. (2012) “Distribution, toxicity level and concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in surface soil and groundwater of Rawalpindi, Pakistan”, Desalination and Water Treatment, 49 (240-247) IF: 0.852
 
5. Fatima, S.S. and Jamal Khan, S. (2012) “Evaluating the treatment performance of a full scale Activated Sludge Plant in Islamabad, Pakistan”, Water Practice and Technology, Volume 7, No. 1, doi: 10.2166/wpt.2012.016

6. Y.jamal (2012) Investigating the use of ion exchange resins for processing biodiesel feedstocks. Texas A&M University
 
7. Zeshan, Karthikeyan, O.P. and Visvanathan C. (2012). Effect of C/N ratio and ammonia-N accumulation in a pilot-scale thermophilic dry anaerobic digester. Bioresource Technology, 113: 294-302. (IF: 5.039)
 
Publications in Year 2011
 
1. Maqbool N. 2011. Phosphorus removal in Wastewater: A Comparison between Biological v/s Physico-Chemical Processes Pakistan Engineering News, Pakistan Engineering Congress 44

2. Jamal Khan, S., Ilyas, S., Javid, S., Visvanathan, C. and Jegatheesan, V. (2011) “Performance of suspended and attached growth MBR systems in treating high strength synthetic wastewater”,Bioresource Technology, 102 (5331-5336) IF: 5.039
 
3. Ali, M., Jamal Khan, S.,Aslam, I, and Khan, Z. (2011) “Simulation of the impacts of land-use change on surface runoff of Lai Nullah Basin in Islamabad, Pakistan”, Landscape and Urban Planning, 102 (271-279) IF: 2.606

4. Wasim Asghar, Ishtiaq A. Qazi, Hassan Ilyas, Aftab Ahmad Khan, M. Ali Awan, and M. Rizwan Aslam. Comparative Solid-Phase Photo Catalytic Degradation of Polythene Films with Doped and Undoped TiO2 Nanoparticles, Journal of Nanomaterials, 2011, (2011) Article ID 461930, 8 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/461930 (I.F. 1.64)
 
5.Hassan Ilyas, Ishtiaq A. Qazi, Wasim Asgar, M. Ali Awan, and Zahir-ud-din Khan. Photocatalytic degradation of Nitro and Chlorophenols using doped and undoped Titanium dioxide Nanoparticles, Journal of Nanomaterials, 2011, (2011) Article ID 589185, 8 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/589185 (I.F. 2.00)
 
Publications in Year 2010
 
1. Y. Jamal and B. Boulanger 2010 Separation of oleic acid from soybean oil using mixed-bed resins. Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data 55, 2405–2409
 
Publications in Year 2009
 
1. Jamal Khan, S., Visvanathan, C. and Jegatheesan, V. (2009) “Prediction of membrane fouling in MBR systems using empirically estimated specific cake resistance”, Bioresource Technology, 100 (6133-6136) IF: 5.039

2. Nabi D, Aslam I, Qazi I.A. Evaluation of the Adsorption Potential of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles for Arsenic Removal, Journal of Environmental Sciences, 21, 2009, 402-408 (I.F. 2.00)

3. Ishtiaq A. Qazi. The Normal Probability Distribution Function: An Alternate Derivation, NUST Journal of Engineering Sciences (NJES), 2 (1), (2009),
 
Publications in Year 2008

1. Jamal Khan, S. and Visvanathan, C. (2008) “Influence of mechanical mixing intensity on a biofilm structure and permeability in a membrane bioreactor”, Desalination, 231 (253-267) IF: 3.960
 
2. Jamal Khan, S., Visvanathan, C., Jegatheesan, V., and Ben Aim, R. (2008) “Influence of mechanical mixing rates on sludge characteristics and membrane fouling in MBRs”, Separation Science and Technology, 43 (1-13) IF: 1.200

3. Shaukat Farooq, Imran Hashmi, Ishtiaq A. Qazi, Sara Qaiser and Sajida Rasheed. Monitoring of Coliforms and chlorine residual in water distribution network of Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 140(1-3), 2008, 339-347(I.F. 1.67)
 
 
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