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Dr. Rabia Liaquat
Assistant Professor
U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E)

USPCAS-E
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
USPCAS-E Building, NUST, Sector H-12, Islamabad
Tel : +92 5190855293

Specialization
Waste to Energy Production, Bioenergy, Anaerobic Digestion Technology, Bioreactors Designing, Operation, optimization and control, Environmental Impact Assessment, Energy and Environment, Methanogenesis, Molecular Techniques.

Education
PhD, Environmental Biotechnology/Microbiology

MSc Microbiology, QAU, Islamabad.
MPhil Biotechnology , QAU, Islamabad
PhD Environmental Biotechnology/Microbiology, QAU, Islamabad & The University of Queensland, Australia. 
Strategies to Enhance Biogas Production
Studies on Inhibitory factors in the anaerobic digester
Biofilm Formation in UASB Reactor
Pilot scale studies from waste to Energy 
Biomass Gasification 
Production and Purification secondary metabolites
Isolation and characterization of Methanogenic and anaerobic cultures from anaerobic digester
Rabia Liaquat, Sidra Kaleem,Aqeela Azeem, Asif Jamal,  Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali. (2015). Production and characterization of α-amylase from indigenously isolated bacterial strains treating organic waste in anaerobic digester. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 
R. Liaquat, S. Astals, P.D. Jensen, D.J. Batstone S. Tait, M.I.Ali. (2015). Inhibition resilience of microbes in pig effluent lagoons. Animal Production Science. 17-August, Also Accepted for the APSA conference 2015 will be held in 24-26 NOV, Melbourne.

​​ Worked as Lecturer at USPCAS-E, NUST, Islamabad. 
Worked as an occupational Trainee in Environmental Biotechnology lab of Advanced water management center, The University of Queensland Australia. 

Worked as Lab Incharge (Deputy Quality Manager) Biotechnology Lab at Qarshi Research International implementing ISO 17025 system. 
Norwegian and PNAC Audit conduction as an Auditee leading Lab.