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​CES-NUST Public Sector Projects

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Title of Project

Name of PI

Date of

Approval /Duration

Completion

Date

Total

Cost

Sponsored

By

Over all

Progress

% age

Reasons for

Delay if any

Remarks

1

Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS)

Dr. M. B. Khan

1/4/2012

5 Years hence

Estimated USD 3 Million/Year

USAID

5 Years Strategic Plan Presented to USAID/HEC on January 4, 2013, May ---2013, 08 July, 2013

Contractor Appointment by USAID

 

CES-NUST Industry Projects

2

Biofuels Lab

PK Side: Dr. M. B. Khan

Canada Side: Industry Chair Professor Dr. Qamar Malik

2011

2012

USD 150,000/-

NRG Biofuels

Completed

 

PhD Completed, Applied research Ongoing.

3

Biofuels Park

PK Side: Dr. M. B. Khan

Canada Side: Industry Chair Professor Dr. Qamar Malik

2012

2013

Equipment Import Cost: Rs. 14.5 million

& Park Structure: Rs. 4 million

NRG Biofuels

Completed

 

Output: Publications.

Applied research ongoing

4

Instrumentation of Photobio Reactor

Dr. M. B. Khan

2012

2013

PKR  0.4 Million

ICI

Completed

 

ICI Funding

5

Efficient prototype oil expeller

PK Side: Dr. M. B. Khan

Canada Side: Industry Chair Professor Dr. Qamar Malik

2012

2013

PKR 1.0 million.

Output: Publications

NRG Biofuels

Completed

 

Basic project objectives have been met, on-going research is continuing.

Scale-up Industry in progress

6

Fabrication & testing of DTL Autoclave

PK Side: Dr. M. B. Khan

Canada Side: Industry Chair Professor Dr. Qamar Malik

 

2012

Ongoing

PKR 2.5 million

NRG Biofuels

In Progress

 

Applied research in progress

7

Installation and commissioning of GCMS donated by NRG

PK Side: Dr. M. B. Khan

Canada Side: Industry Chair Professor Dr. Qamar Malik

2013

Ongoing

PKR 3.0 million

NRG Biofuels

In Progress

 

Installation is ongoing

8

GTL FT Synthesis facility with GC

Dr. M. B. Khan

2012

2013

PKR 5.3 million

FFCL

In Progress

 

Provision of infrastructure before commissioning

9

Development Of Thin Films Solar Cells And Modules Based On CIS & CIGS Compounds In Collaboration With The Attock Oil Refinery

 

Dr. Zuhair Khan

 

 

In submittal

       -

 

 

 

PKR 15.0 million

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CES-NUST Applied Research Projects

10

To assess current biomass availability in Punjab with respect to major crops

Production of

 

Dr. Ehsan Ali

June, 2013

June, 2014

PKR 2 million

IFC-World Bank

In Process

      

 

 -

 

11

Continuous process for production of fast track biodiesel

Dr. M. B. Khan

2013

Under review (Appraisal)

USD 250,000

ASEAN

Appraisal by ASEAN in progress

 

In collaboration with UKM Malaysia, endorsed by the ASEAN Committee on Renewable Energy

12

Enhanced hydrogen production from algae using artificial electron donors and inhibiting agents for ferredoxin NADP reductase.  

 

Dr. Ehsan Ali

Under Review

-

PKR 8.8 million

HEC

 

 

 

 

-

 

13

Astaxanthin from Algae Using Crude Glycerol as a Carbon Source  

Dr. Ehsan Ali

Under Review

-

PKR 2.2 million

PSF

 

 

-

 

14

Design, Fabrication and Commercialization of A Solar Water Heater Hybridized With Conventional Fossil Fuels (Oil, Gas And Biomass) Fulfilling the Domestic and Commercial Water Heating Requirements according to Pakistani Climatic Conditions.

Dr. Adeel Waqas

Under Review

-

PKR 1.5 million

PSF

 

 

 

 

 

-

 

15

Design and Fabrication of Solar Parabolic Trough for Process Heat/Steam Generation for industrial applications suiting the climatic conditions of Pakistan to reduce the fossil fuel usage.

Dr. Adeel Waqas

Under Review

        -

PKR 1.2 million

ISF

 

 

 

 

 

-

 

16

Protective Coatings for Corrosion Resistant Components in Coal Gasification Advanced Energy Systems

Dr. Zuhair Khan

Under Review

      -

PKR 12.02 million

MoST-Uzebkistan Program

 

 

 

17

Development of new materials as durable electrodes and electrolytes for manufacture of low &  intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs)

Dr. Zuhair Khan

Under Review

     -

PKR 8.49 million

MoST-France Program

 

 

 

 

18

Development of Environmentally Tolerant Materials and Coatings for Gas Turbines for Electric Power Generation and Vehicular Propulsion

Dr. Zuhair Khan

Under Review

       -

PKR 14.2 million

Higher Education Commission of Pakistan