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Dr. Imran Hashmi  (Associate Dean IESE)
Professor
IESE

IESE
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
IESE
Tel : + 925190854201

Specialization
Environmental Microbiology

Education
PhD (Environmental Science, University of Karachi), MS (Biochemistry), Bachelor (Biochemistry)

​Education ​University / Country Year of Passing​ ​Discipline Specialization/ Thesis Title​
Post-Doc​ ​Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Center for Microbial Ecology
Michigan State University, USA
​2007 ​Environmental Biotechnology ​“High Throughput Real Time PCR to Monitor Syntrophic and Methanogenic Population Dynamics in Anaerobic Bioreactor Communities”
Post-Doc​ ​Department of Environmental Engineering, Research Center of Industrial Technology
Chonbuk National University, South Korea
​2002 ​Environmental Engineering ​“Monitoring and biodegradation of pesticides in the Environment”
​Ph. D ​Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Karachi, Pakistan ​2001 ​Environmental Sciences ​“Microbiological transformations of hazardous waste during biological waste treatment”
Masters​ ​Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan ​1994 ​Biochemistry ​Biochemical Neuropharmacology, Clinical Biochemistry, Marine Biochemistry
Graduation:
Bachelor (Hons.)​
​Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan ​1993 ​Biochemistry ​Biochemistry & Microbiology
 

Professional Experience:


Associate Dean                     (11 Aug 2015 – to date)
Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (IESE)
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad

Professor                          (23 July 2013 – to date)
Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (IESE)
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad
         
Associate Professor                 (April 2012 – July 2013)
Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (IESE)
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad
 
Assistant Professor                   (December 2004 – March 2012)
Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (IESE)
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad

Program Coordinator                   (November 2002 – November 2004)                                  
World Wide Fund for Nature Pakistan (WWF-P)
Program for Environmental Research and Training (PERT)
A joint venture of WWF-P and LEAD-P
Islamabad, Pakistan
 
Cooperative Teacher                    (April 2001 – August 2001)
Institute of Environmental Studies
University of Karachi, Pakistan

Adjunct Faculty                        (1996 – August 2001)
Institute of Environmental Studies
University of Karachi, Pakistan

Research Fellow                          (1994 – 2001)
Institute of Environmental Studies
University of Karachi, Pakistan
Served as Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator on projects with national and international organizations such as Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan, COMSTECH-TWAS, NUST, Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), etc. on environmental issues and developed strategies that supported high quality work. Served as a resource person / facilitator for organizations such as WHO, EPA, PEC, MoE, WWF-P, PELA, LEAD-P, SGS, SDPI, IUCN, ETPI/CPP, SPO, Network for consumers protection, HT Consultants, etc. besides collaboration with local and international universities. 

These active linkages resulted in up gradation of existing laboratories particularly Environmental Microbiology Laboratory and able to publish and present numerous research papers in prestigious ISI listed journals and peer reviewed conferences on environmental issues having cumulative impact factor of ≈ 60, managed series of environment related trainings; curriculum development; besides writing research grant proposals; supervising and development of field visits and case studies; monitoring and guiding activities and training of staff inside and outside the department; acting as a resource person; meeting with various government representatives/NGOs/organizations; representation at appropriate forums. 

Since 2004 Dr. Hashmi is actively associated with NUST and currently serving as Professor at Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, involved in supervision of UG-projects, MS and PhD students, besides several major academic and administrative responsibilities. In addition to UG, PG and PhD research and teaching, Dr. Hashmi contributes regularly by developing innovative educational methodologies addressing the key environmental issues, and maintains a personal and professional commitment to environment and the importance of biological science and engineering principles and its application in society. 

 
Projects proposals undertaken / in progress:

1. Evaluation of chemical induced toxicity and quorum quenching potential using fish as a model organism funded by Higher Education Commission (HEC)
Amounting; Pak Rs. 4,671,171/-
Duration: 2017-2020; Role: Principal Investigator

2.    Chlorine Decay Modeling in a Proto-type distribution Network' funded by PSF
Amounting: Pak Rs. 1,052,278/-
Duration: 2016-2017; Role: Principal Investigator

3. “Toxicity of Road Runoff Pollutants on Common Carp (Cyprinus Carpio)” 
Funding Agency: Higher Education Commission (HEC) Startup Research Grant Program
Amounting: Pak Rs. 4,60,500/-
Duration: 2016-2017; Role: Initially Co-Principal Investigator, later as PI (in progress)

4. “Carbon Storage and Allocation Pattern in Plant Biomass under Drought Stress and Nitrogen Supply”
Funding Agency: Higher Education Commission (HEC) Startup Research Grant Program
Amounting: Pak Rs. 422,700/-
Duration: 2016-2017; Role: Co-Principal Investigator

5.    Chlorine Decay Modeling in a Proto-type distribution Network' funded by PSF (In progress)
Amounting: Pak Rs. 1,052,278/-
Duration: 2016-2017; Role: Principal Investigator
 
6.    Diurnal variation of Rawal Lake microbial flora and toxicity potential of environmental contaminants in aquatic life  NUST
Amounting: Pak Rs. 568,613/-
Duration: 2013-2014; Role: Principal Investigator
 
7.    Kinetics of drinking water disinfection by-product (chlorine) at lab scale and within the distribution network funded by NUST
Amounting: Pak Rs. 290,000/-
Duration: 2012-2014; Role: Principal Investigator
 
8.    Bacteriological and chemical quality determination of drinking water within the distribution network of Rawalpindi and Islamabad funded by COMSTECH-TWAS
Amounting: US $ 10000/-
Duration: 2011-2013; Role: Principal Investigator
 
9.    Detection of Escherichia coli by multiplex PCR and determination of genetic diversity using pulsed field gel electrophoresis in drinking water funded by Higher Education Commission (HEC)
Amounting: Pak Rs. 4,591,002/-
Duration: 2009 – 2013; Role: Principal-Investigator
 
10.    Study for Combined Effluent Treatment Plant for Textile Industry in Faisalabad funded by Higher Education Commission (HEC)
Amounting: Pak Rs. 238,312/-
Duration: 2008 – 2010; Role: Co-Investigator
 
11.    Monitoring of Microbial Contaminants and Residual Chlorine in Water Distribution Network of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Rawalpindi funded by Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Amounting: Pak Rs. 3,315,959/-
Duration: Aug 2007 - Aug 2009; Role: Co-Principal Investigator
 
12.    The Effects of Environmental Pesticides Residues on the Health of workers in Pesticide Manufacturing Industries of Pakistan funded by Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Amounting: Pak Rs. 532,440/-
Duration: 2007 – 2008; Role: Co-Principal Investigator
 
13.    Upgradation of Environmental Microbiology Laboratory at IESE-NUST, Rawalpindi
Higher Education Commission (HEC) funded by Higher Education Commission (HEC).
Amounting: Pak Rs. 1.0/- M
Duration: 20 June 2006 - 20 June 2007; Role: Co-Principal Investigator
 
14.    Establishing the experimental setup for research on biodegradation studies, Rawalpindi funded by Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering (IESE), NUST
Amounting: Pak Rs. 50,000/-
Duration: 2005 – 2006; Role: Principal Investigator
 
15.    Program for Environmental Research & Training (PERT), based in Islamabad, operated throughout Pakistan
Funded by Royal Netherlands Embassy (RNE)
Amounting: Pak Rs. Approx. 2.0/- Million
Duration: 2002 – 2004; Role: Principal Investigator
 
Research supervision PhD student’s thesis– HEC Approved Supervisor
 
(1)    Asma Saeed. 2009-NUST-TfrPhD-Env-100 “Microbial evaluation and validation of biomarkers for environmental contaminants” (HEC-IRSIP program: University of Calgary, Canada)
Status: Completed

(2)    Sajida Rasheed. 2009-NUST-TfrPhD-Env-97 “Dynamic model of chlorine decay against controlled microbial intrusion in a prototype drinking water distribution network” (HEC-IRSIP program: University College London, UK)
Status: Completed

(3)   Hira Waheed.  NUST201290059TPSCEE1812F “Bacterial and enzymatic quorum quenching agents to control biofouling in membrane based treatment system” (HEC-IRSIP program: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Status: Completed 

(4)   Sayra Raja. 2011-NUST-DirPhD-Env-Sc-70 (HEC sponsor pin/batch no: 112-27515-2PSI-526 (50022214) “Biodegradation of pesticides from wastewater using activated sludge process” 
(HEC-IRSIP program: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea) 
Status: Thesis in review process

(5)   Rabia Nosheen. NUST201590276PSCEE1815S (Entry of 2015; Spring Semester) “Microplastics occurrence and their potential toxicity in aquatic environment”
Status: In research phase

Research supervision MS student’s thesis
 
Supervised - completed
 

1. Adnan Shakeel NUST201362273MSCEE65113F
“Performance evaluation of constructed wetland to remove nutrients (N,P) from domestic wastewater”

2.     Nida Batool NUST201463478MSCEE65214F
“Comparative analysis of microbes in different layers of horizontal flow constructed wetlands”

3.    Habiba Daud NUST201463479MSCEE65214F
“Comparative analysis of Salmonella in carcass, frozen and canned chicken meat”

4.    Zaib Fatima NUST201463477MSCEE65214F
“Toxicity due to titania nanoparticles in Grass Carp(Ctenopharyngodon idella)”

5.    Asna Lodhi NUST201463480MSCEE65214F
“Human blood analysis for genotoxic effects of disinfection byproducts”

6.    Maryam Zafar Malik NUST201362291MSCEE65213F
“Detection of microbes in drinking water using PCR”

7.    Reenum Anwar   NUST201362279MSCEE65213F
“Prevalence of microorganisms in influent and effluent of membrane based septic tank”

8.    Ayesha Munir NUST201362301MSCEE65213F
“Biochemical response and bioaccumulation of organophosphate in Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio)”

9.    Mariam Mansoor NUST 201362292MSCEE65213F
“Determination of degradation potential of indigenous microorganism for toluene”

10.    Maham Ayesha NUST201362302MSCEE65213F
“Wastewater treatment in a sub-surface flow constructed wetland: Nutrient removal and microbial monitoring”

11.    Abeerah Shahid NUST201362285MSCEE65213F
“Isolation of microbial community and evaluating performance efficiency of phytoremediation plant”

12.    Amina Khalid NUST201261067MSCEE65212F
“Biotoxicity potential of organophosphate on common carp (Cyprinus carpio) in Rawal Lake”

13.    Romana Khan NUST201261047MSCEE652F12
“Quantitative analysis of disinfection byproducts in drinking water distribution networks using SPME and GC”

14.    Mehwish Khalid NUST201261054MSCEE65212
“Microbiological analysis of membrane based septic tank effluent and its reuse”

15.    Arish Naseem NUST201261068MSCEE652F12
“Pesticide degradation potential of isolated microorganisms at lab scale and determination of their genetic diversity”

16.    Mehreen Khan NUST201261038MSCEE65212F
“Evaluating the effect of overnight stagnation on the physicochemical and microbiological quality of drinking water”

17.    Khaula Aisha Batool NUST201261040MSCEE65212F
“Distribution of Salmonella in environmental samples”

18.    Sidra-tul-Muntaha2011-NUST-MSPhD-EnvS-22
“Inactivation of pathogens by chlorine in a prototype distribution network”

19.    Muntaha Habib2011-NUST-MSPhD-EnvS-09
“High throughput real time PCR for detection of microbial community in distribution network”

20.    Sara Qaiser 2011-NUST-MSPhD-EnvS-06
“Comparison of biokinetic coefficient of lab scale MBR system at IESE, NUST”

21.    Sahaab Farooq2011-NUST-MSPhD-EnvS-10
“Acetanilide herbicide degradation using indigenous soil microorganism”

22.    Jawairia Imtiaz, 2010-NUST-MSPhD-Env-S-04
“Detection of microorganisms from drinking water using polymerase chain reaction (PCR)”

23.    Sidra Abbas, 2010-NUST-MSPhD-EnvS-10
“Monitoring of emerging drinking water disinfection by-products for microbial inactivation”

24.    Hira Waheed, 2010-NUST-MSPhD-Env-S-19
“Microbial characterization of sewage treatment plant, I-9 Islamabad”

25.    Rizwana Naureen, 2010-NUST-MSPhD-Env-S-03
“Biodegradation of dichlorovos using indigenous soil microorganisms”

26.    Sumera Javed, 2009-NUST-MSPhD-Env-S-01
“Assessment of drinking water quality within the distribution network of Rawalpindi”

27.    Anam Shabbir Rathor, 2009-NUST-MSPhD-Env-07
“Biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons using indigenous soil microorganisms”

28.    Beenish Saba, 2008-NUST-MSPhD-Env-01
“Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) determination in ground water and surface soils of Morgah Rawalpindi by Gas Chromatography (GC)”

29.    Sajida Rasheed, 2007-NUST-MSPhD-Env-18
“Evaluation of chlorine disinfection efficiency at different pH and temperatures”

30.    Hira Amjad, 2007-NUST-MSPhD-Env-03
“Detection of trihalomethanes and chlorine residues in drinking water by Gas Chromatography (GC)”

31.    Sajeela Ghaffar, 2007-NUST-MSPhD-Env-02
“Determination of trace organics in drinking and wastewater by Gas Chromatography (GC)”

32.    Sadia Ishaq, 2007-NUST-MSPhD-Env-05
“Pesticide degradation by indigenous soil microorganisms and comparison of growth studies at laboratory scale”
 
Supervision (in progress)
 
1.    Rabia Akmal 0000118515
“Biodegradation of Endosulfan using sludge using sludge bioreactor”

2.    Khushbakht Andaleeb 00000118139
“Comparison of influent and effluent water quality of MBR and phytoremediation plant”

3.    Amra Querishi 00000118895
“Efficacy of chlorine and chloramine decay within a prototype distribution network”

 
New Entry – Tentative Research Topics
 
1. Sidra Butt NUST2016170586MSCEE
‘”Performance Evaluation of Constructed Wetland for Wastewater Treatment.”
 
2. Huma Farooq NUST2016171945MSCEE
“Isolation and Molecular Characterization  of Potential Lambda Cyhalothrin Degrading Bacteria.”

3. Khadija Ikhlaq NUST2016172085MSCEE
“Monitoring of Water Quality in Drinking Water Distribution System”

4. Maimoon Zafar NUST2016170495MSCEE
“Microbial degradation of sulfamethoxazole and evaluation of bio-toxicity potential in fish.”

5. Samina Perveen NUST2016172644 MSCEE
“Acute and sub-acute toxicity of chloroform and idoform (DBPs) on common carp.”

 
Research supervised - UG student’s projects
 
1.    Zunaira Khalil, Nayyera Farooq, Tafheem Fatima and Nuaman Ishfaq Mughal. (2016). “Effect of storage tank on water quality within NUST”

2.    Wajeha Tauqir., Ifrah Imtiaz., SyedaRida-e-Zanib. And Zohaib Mansha. (2015)
“Modeling of chlorine decay along drinking water distribution system and performance efficiency using booster chlorination system”

3.    Talha, Zulfiqar., Mudassir, Hussain, Alvi., Harris, Bin, Khawar. and Muhammad, Abdullah. (2014).
“Performance evaluation of field phytoremediation system”

4.    Sana, Rasool., Seemal, Mushtaq., Fatima-tu-Zahra. and Aon, Bukhari (2013).
“Ultra Magnus “Post Combustion Carbon dioxide Capture”

5.    Zainab, Nisar., Sara, Ishaque., Manan, Abbas. and Sabah, Iqbal. (2012)
“Bacteriological estimation of drinking water treatment system at NUST”
Publications / Presentations (Selected - Peer Reviewed)
ISI listed publications with impact factor


1. Mehwish, Khalid., Imran, Hashmi. and Sher, Jamal. Khan (2017)
 Performance evaluation of membrane based septic tank and its reuse potential for irrigating crops.
 Water Environment Research. 89.

2.        Asna Lodhi, Imran Hashmi, Habib Nasir, Romana Khan. (2017)
Effect of trihalomethanes (chloroform and bromoform) on human haematological count
Journal of Water and Health, 15(3): 367-373

3.        Sajida Rasheed, Imran Hashmi, Jong. K. Kim, Qizhi Zhou & Luiza C. Campos. (2017)
Species-specific interaction of trihalomethane (THM) precursors in a scaled-up distribution network using response surface methodology (RSM)
Environmental Technology. DOI:10.1080/09593330.2017.1301564
ISSN: 0959-3330 (print); 1479-487X (online) : Impact factor: 1.76

4.        Hira Waheed, Yeyuan Xiao, Imran Hashmi, David Stuckey, Yan Zhou. (2017)
Insights into quorum quenching mechanisms to control membrane biofouling under changing organic loading rates
Chemosphere, 182: 40-47.

5.        Asma Jamil, Shaukat Farooq, Imran Hashmi. (2017)
Ozone Disinfection Efficiency for Indicator Microorganisms at Different pH Values and Temperatures
Ozone: Science & Engineering, 1-10

6.        Aneela Iqbal, Muhammad Arshad, Imran Hashmi, Raghupathy Karthikeyan, Terry J Gentry, Arthur Paul Schwab. (2017)
Biodegradation of Phenol and Benzene by Endophytic Bacterial Strains Isolated from Refinery Wastewater-Fed Cannabis sativa
Environmental Technology, 1-35


7.    Saira, Khalid. and Imran Hashmi (2016)
“Biotreatment of chlorpyrifos in a bench scale bioreactor using Psychrobacter alimentarius T14”
Environmental Technology. 37(3):316-325.
ISSN 0959-3330, Impact factor: 1.760   

8.    Saira Khalid., Imran Hashmi. and 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.
ISSN 0301-4797, Impact factor: 2.522

9.    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.
ISSN 1093-4529, Impact factor: 1.276

10.    Sajida, Rasheed., Luiza, C. Campos., Jong, K. Kim., Qizhi, Zhou. and 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.2015.175 
ISSN 0273-1223, Impact factor: 1.064

11.    Sara, Imran. Khan., Imran, Hashmi., Sher, Jamal. Khan. and Rita, Henderson. (2016)
Performance and optimization of lab-scale membrane bioreactors for synthetic municipal wastewater
Desalination and Water Treatment. 1-8.
ISSN 1944-3994, Impact factor: 1.272.

12.    Ch, Tahir. Mehmood., Ishtiaq, A. Qazi., Imran, Hashmi., Samarth, Bhargava. and Sriramulu, Deepa. (2016)
Biodegradation of low density polyethylene (LDPE) modified with dye sensitized titania and starch blend using Stenotrophomonaspavanii
International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 113: 276-286.
ISSN 0964-8305, Impact factor: 2.429
   
13.    Tahir, Maqbool., Sher, Jamal. Khan., Hira, Waheed., Chung-Hak Lee., Imran, Hashmi. and Hamid, Iqbal. (2015)
Membrane biofouling retardation and improved sludge characteristics using quorum quenching bacteria in submerged membrane bioreactor
Journal of Membrane Science. 483: 75-83.
ISSN: 0376-7388: Impact factor: 5.094

14.    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.2014.096
ISSN: 1477-8920: Impact factor: 1.22

15.    Waqas Latif, Ishtiaq A. Qazi, Imran Hashmi, Muhammad Arshad, Habib Nasir and Amir Habib (2014)
A novel method for preparation of pure and iron doped titania nanotube coated wood surfaces to disinfect airborne bacterial species
Environmental Engineering Science. 31(12): 681-688.
ISSN: 1092-8758 • Online ISSN: 1557-9018: Impact factor: 0.9

16.    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

17.    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

18.    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

19.    Zahra., Imran, Hashmi. and 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

20.    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/

21.    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/10.1016/j.biortech.2013.01.140
ISSN: 0960-8524: Impact factor: 4.980

22.    Hira, Amjad., Imran, Hashmi., Muhammad, Saif. Ur Rehman.,  M. Ali Awan., Sajeela, Ghaffar. and Zahiruddin, Khan. (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

23.    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: 2.429

24.    Beenish, S., Hashmi, I., Habib, N., Sher, J. K. and Azeem, K. (2012)
Comparison of soxhlet and direct ultrasonic techniques for determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in agricultural and urban soils of Pakistan
Journal of The Chemical Society of Pakistan. 34(5): 1312-1316.
http://jcsp.org.pk/index.php/jcsp/article/view/3826
ISSN: 0253-5106: Impact factor: 1.377

25.    Hashmi, I., Sara, Q. and Shaukat, F. (2012)
Microbiological quality of drinking water in urban communities, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Desalination and Water Treatment. 41: 240-248.
http://www.deswater.com/press.php
ISSN 1944-3994 (print) / 1944-3986 (online): Impact factor: 1.272

26.    Sajeela, G., Hashmi, I., Muhammad, A. A., Habib, N. and Hira, A. (2012).
Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in potable water using Solid Phase Micro Extraction-Gas Chromatography (SPME-GC)
Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. 37: 1255-1262.
ISSN 1319-8025: Impact factor: 0.224

27.    Beenish, S., Hashmi, I., Muhammad, A. A., Habib, N.  and  Sher, J. K. (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.
http://www.deswater.com/press.php
ISSN 1944-3994 (print) / 1944-3986 (online): Impact factor: 1.272

28.    Beenish, S., Uzaira, R. and Hashmi, I. (2011)
Adsorption kinetics of anthracene and phenanthrene in different soils of Attock refinery limited (ARL) Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Desalination and Water Treatment. 30: 333-338 June 2011.
ISSN 1944-3994 (print) / 1944-3986 (online): Impact factor: 1.272

29.    Khan, D. A., Hashmi, I., Mahjabeen, W. and Tatheer A Naqvi. (2010)
Monitoring health implications of pesticide exposure in factory workers in Pakistan
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 168 (1-4): 231-240 SEP 2010.
ISSN: 0167-6369 (print version) ; 1573-2959 (electronic version): Impact factor: 1.436

30.    Hashmi, I., Farooq, S. and Qaiser, S. (2009)
Incidence of fecal contamination within a public drinking water supply in RattaAmral, Rawalpindi
Desalination and Water Treatment. 11 (1-3): 124-131 NOV 2009.
ISSN 1944-3994 (print) / 1944-3986 (online) : Impact factor: 1.272

31.    Hashmi, I., Farooq, S. and Qaiser, S. (2009)
Chlorination and water quality monitoring within a public drinking water supply in Rawalpindi Cantt (Westridge and Tench) area, Pakistan
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 158 (1-4): 393-403 NOV 2009.
ISSN: 0167-6369 (print version) ; 1573-2959 (electronic version): Impact factor: 1.436

32.    Farooq, S., Hashmi, I.,Qazi, I. A., Sara, Q. and Sajida, R. (2008)
Monitoring of Coliforms and chlorine residual in water distribution network of Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 140 (1-3): 339-347 MAY 2008.
ISSN: 0167-6369 (print version) ; 1573-2959 (electronic version): Impact factor: 1.436

33.    Hashmi, I.,Altaf, K. M. and Kim J. G. (2006)
Degradation of malathion by Pseudomonas during activated sludge treatment system using principal component analysis (PCA)
Journal of Environmental Sciences. 18 (4): 797-804 2006.
ISSN: 1001-0742: Impact factor: 1.660

34.    Hashmi, I. and Kim, J. G. (2003)
Comparison of degradation studies in a biosimulator by continuous cultivation of Pseudomonas and indigenous microorganisms with varied dissolved oxygen concentrations
International Journal of Environment and Pollution. 19 (2): 123-138 2003.
ISSN (Online): 1741-5101  -  ISSN (Print): 0957-4352: Impact factor: 0.626

National / International publications

1.    Sara, Ishaque., Zainab, Nisar., Sabah, Iqbal., Manan, Abbas. and Imran, Hashmi. (2012)
“Physicochemical and Bacteriological Analysis of Water used for Drinking Purposes within a Residential University”
NUST Journal of Engineering Sciences (NJES) . 5(1).
http://www.njes.nust.edu.pk/Volume4.aspx (Ms. Ref. No.: NJES12050107)

2.    Imran, Hashmi., Zahirud, din. Khan., Shaukat, Farooq. and Muhammad, Asim. (2011)
“Physico-chemical characterization of wastewater in Paharang Drain, Faisalabad”
NUST Journal of Engineering Sciences (NJES). 4(1): 1-9.

3.    Beenish, Saba., Tariq, Mahmood., Bushra, Zaman. and Imran, Hashmi. (2011).
Reuse of treated wastewater using sequencing batch bioreactor for the improvement of wheat growth.
Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination. 1(3):179-184.
ISSN Print: 2220-1319: ISI Journal Impact Factor for 2013: 0.308

4.    Beenish, Saba.,Imran, Hashmi., Habib, Nasir. And Azeem, Khalid. (2010). “Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons profiles of groundwater of an industrialized urban area of Pakistan”
Int. J. Agric. Appl. Sci. 2(2):59-63.

5.    Hashmi Imran., Jong – Guk Kim, Kyoung Sim Kim and Jin-Soo Park. (2005). “Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) levels from two industrial zones (Sihwa and Banwal) located in An-san city of the Korean Peninsula and their influence on lake”
Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management. 9(3): 63-69.

6.    Hashmi, Imran. (2005).
“Wastewater monitoring of pharmaceutical industry: Treatment and Reuse Options”
Electronic Journal of Environmental, Agriculture and Food Chemistry

7.    Khan, Moazzam Ali., Hashmi, Imran., Hany-e-Omm., Hasan, S. Adnan., AzeemMariya. andJabeen, Suriya. (2005).
“Fluoride content in drinking water of northern areas of Pakistan”
Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 1(1): 33-37.

8.    Khan, Moazzam Ali., Hany-e-Omm., Hashmi, Imran.,Kazmi, Quddusi B. and Khan, M.Altaf. (2004).
“Pesticide pollution of Gharo creek: A preliminary study”
Pakistan Journal of Marine Sciences. 13(1&2): 11-20.

9.    Hashmi, Imran, Khan, M. Altaf. and Jong, Guk. Kim. (2004).
“Biodegradation and growth kinetics of malathion during activated sludge treatment system using biosimulator”
 Biotechnology. 3(1): 82-89.

10.    Hashmi, Imran and Jong, Guk. Kim. (2003).
“Comparison of growth kinetic studies using two different sets of conditions”
The Environmentalist. 23: 71-80.

11.    Hashmi, Imran, Jong, Guk. Kim. and Won, Chan-Hee. (2002).
“Continuous monitoring of biosimulator for treating domestic wastewater using varied dissolved oxygen concentration”
Journal of Korean Society of Environmental Technology. 3(1): 7-16.

12.    Hashmi, Imran, Khan, M. Altaf. and Jong, Guk. Kim. (2002).
“Growth response of a select bacterial population (Pseudomonas) exposed to malathion”.
Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. 5(6): 699-703.

13.    Khan, Moazzam Ali., Shoukat, Shahid.,Hashmi, Imran and Khan, M. Altaf (2001).
 “Pollution profile of farm vegetables and tube well water in Karachi and its adjoining areas”
Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. 4(3): 196-199.

14.    Khan, Moazzam Ali., Hashmi, Imran and Khan, M. Altaf (1999).
“Microbiological performance evaluation of waste stabilization ponds at the Karachi University Campus”.
Karachi University Journal of Science. 27 (1):17-24.

15.    Khan, M. Altaf., Khan, Moazzam  Ali., Hashmi, Imran, Rashid, A., Niaz, G.R. and Khan, Fasihullah (1999)
“Studies on Lyari river effluent”
Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research. PJSIR – 42 (5): 230-235.

16.    Hashmi, Imran, Nazrul, Husnain.,  Khan, Moazzam, Ali. and Khan. M. Altaf  (1999). "Chemical processing of pharmaceutical wastewater for pollution control"
     Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. 2(4): 1263-1267.

17.    Hashmi, Imran,Shoukat, Shahid., Khan, Moazzam, Ali.and Khan. M. Altaf  (1999).
"An application of principal component analysis (PCA) to the study of activated sludge treatment system performance efficiency for the degradation of malathion".
Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. 2(4): 1252-1257.

18.    Hashmi, Imran, Khan, Moazzam, Ali.,Aslam,M. and Khan, M.Altaf. (1999)
"Statistical evaluation of COD variation during activated sludge treatment via microfermentor"
Proceedings Seventh Statistics Seminar. Department of Statistics, University of Karachi.
ISBN-969-8397-06-X (29-37).

19.    Khan, Moazzam, Ali.,Hashmi, Imran, Shoukat, Shahid and Khan, M.Altaf. (1999)
"A quantitative study of pollution profile of Karachi coast"
Proceedings Seventh Statistics Seminar. Department of Statistics, University of Karachi.
ISBN-969-8397-06-X (105-119).

Invited National/International selected conference presentations

National

1.    Mariam Mansoor and Imran Hashmi (2015).
“Biodegradation of Toluene Using Bacteria Isolated from Petroleum Refinery Contaminated Soil.” Sixth International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development ESDev – 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad

2.    Saira Khalid, Imran Hashmi, and Jong-In Han (2015)
“Biodegradation OfChlorpyrifos In Sequencing Batch Reactor At Different Hydraulic Retention Times” Sixth International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development ESDev – 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad

3.    Maham Ayesha, Abeerhashahid, Owaismohidin and Imran Hashmi (2015)
Performance Evaluation of Phytoremediation Plant Installed at Nust. Sixth International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development ESDev – 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad

4.    Ayesha Munir and Imran Hashmi (2015)
Chlorpyrifos Induced Behavioral and Immuno-Hematological Changes in Common Carp (CyprinusCarpio). Sixth International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development ESDev – 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad.

5.    Maryam Zafar and Imran Hashmi (2015)
Microbial Characterization of Drinking Water Biofilms Using Different Pipe Materials. Sixth International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development ESDev – 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad.

6.    Reenum Anwar  and Imran Hashmi (2015)
Prevalence of microorganisms in raw vegetables irrigated with wastewater. Sixth International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development ESDev – 2015 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad

7.    Sahaab Farooq, Imran Hashmi, Sadia Ishaq, R. Naureen. (2013)
“Biodegradation of pesticides using pseudomonas sp. “
ESDEV 2013. 5th International Conference, August 25-27. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, University Road,  Abbottabad, Pakistan.

8.    Imran, Hashmi., Sara, Qaiser., Syeda, Asma., M. Talal, Ali, Khan and Sidra, Abbas (2011)
“Assessing microbiological safety of drinking water: A case study of Islamabad, Pakistan”
World Water Day, PEC, Lahore.

9.    Sara, Qaiser.,Syeda, Asma., M. Talal, Ali, Khan and Imran, Hashmi (0000)
“Drinking water quality monitoring within a distribution network: F-8 and E-7 sectors of Islamabad”
Pakistan Engineering Congress, 71 Annual Session Proceedings.

10.    Hashmi, Imran (2005)
“Journalism for sustainable development : tools and techniques : roles and responsibilities”
Paper presented in, World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) workshop on Health and Environment 11-12 March, Islamabad.

11.    Khan, Moazzam Ali., Hany-e-Omme., Hashmi, Imran and Khan, M. Altaf. (2004)
“Water Conservation through recycling a case study: University Karachi Model”
Paper presented in Marine Environment, Resources, Pollution and Management. 20-21 February 2004.

12.    Hashmi, Imran, Aslam, M., Khan, Moazzam Ali and Khan,  M. Altaf (1999)
"Multivariate analysis on the efficiency of genetically engineered microorganisms in malathion degradation during activated sludge treatment system using principal component analysis".
Paper presented in sixth Islamic countries conference on statistical sciences and 12 all Pakistan statistical conference held in Lahore, July.
ISOSS Bulletin. July (10): 25. No. 038.

13.    Hashmi, Imran, Khan, Moazzam Ali and Khan, M. Altaf (1999)
"Microbiological degradation of an organophosphate pesticide (malathion) during activated sludge treatment".
Paper presented in 19th Pakistan Congress of Zoology held in National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC), Pakistan Agricultural research Council (PARC). Islamabad April 19-21.

14.    Hashmi, Imran, Khan, Moazzam Ali and Khan, M. Altaf  (1997)
“Variation in chemical oxygen demand during activated sludge treatment”
Presented in Pakistan Society of Microbiology (PSM) second International biennial  conference of Microbiology, 24-26 September, 1997.

15.    Khan, Moazzam Ali., Khan, M. Altaf and Hashmi, Imran (1997)
“The pollution profile of Karachi coastal area”
Presented in Pakistan Society of Microbiology (PSM) second International biennial conference of Microbiology, 24-26 September 1997.

16.    Rahmat R., Hashmi I.,Azhar A., Saeed A. and Parveen Z. I. (2010).
“Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for Detection of E.coli O157:H7 in Drinking Water”
Presented at 10th Biennial conference of Pakistan Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (PSBMB), Biomolecular Sciences in Development. KIBGE. dated 1-5 December.

17.    Sajida, Rasheed.,Imran Hashmi and Sara Qaiser. (2010).
"Prevalence of Escherichia coli within public drinking water supply in I-8 Sector, Islamabad, Pakistan".  Presented and paper published by Pakistan Engineering Congress (PEC) on, “World Water Day on 22nd March, 2010 entitled, Communicating Water Quality Challenges and Opportunities” at Lahore.

18.    Beenish, Saba.,Imran, Hashmi., Muhammad, Ali, Awan., Habib, Nasir and Sher, Jamal, Khan. (2010).
“Determination of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons in agricultural and urban soils using soxhlet and direct ultrasonic techniques”. Presented and abstract published at International Science Conference on utilization of modern agriculture technology in changing environmental perspectives on 21-23 July 2010 held at University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Faculty of Agriculture Rawalakot.


International

1.    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

2.    Saira, Khalid. andImran, 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.

3.    Arish, Naseem. andImran, 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.

4.    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.

5.    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.

6.    Asma Saeed., Imran Hashmi.,  Hamid R. Habibi., Linlong Yu., 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.

7.    Sajida Rasheed., Imran Hashmi., Qizhi Zhou., Jong,Kyu Kim., 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.

8.    Sahaab, Farooq. andImran, 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.

9.    Sidra, Abbas.,Imran, Hashmi.,Ishtiaq, A. Qazi., Muhammad, Ali, Awan and Habib, Nasir. (2012)
“Monitoring of emerging drinking water disinfection by-products for microbial inactivation”.
doi: 10.2495/UW120101. WIT Transactions on The Built Environment, vol 122. Urban Water.
1st International Conference on the Design, Construction, maintenance, Monitoring and Control of Urban Water Systems. 25-27 April, New Forest, UK.

10.    Sher, Jamal, Khan.,Fozia, Parween., Aman, Ahmad., Imran, Hashmi and Nick, Hankins. (2012)
“Performance Evaluation and bacterial characterization of membrane bioreactors”
The 5th CESE Conference, International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering. 9-13 September, Melbourne, Australia.

11.    Hira, Waheed.,Imran, Hashmi., Sher, Jamal, Khan and Abdul, Khaliq, Naveed (2012)
“Molecular detection of the microbial community composition of a nitrifying-denitrifying activated sludge system”
The 5th CESE Conference, International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering. 9-13 September, Melbourne, Australia.

12.    Rizwana, Naureen and Imran, Hashmi (2012)
“Biodegradation of dichlorovos using indigenous soil microorganism”
The 5th CESE Conference, International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering. 9-13 September, Melbourne, Australia.

13.    Jawairia, Imtiaz., Imran, Hashmi., Ishtiaq, A. Qazi and Muhammad, Arshad (2012)
“Development of PCR protocol for detection of Escherichia coli in drinking water”
11th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Water Pollution. 10-12 July. New Forest, UK.

14.    Beenish, Saba.,Imran Hashmi., Muhammad Ali Awan., Habib Nasir and Sher Jamal Khan. (2010).
“Toxic potential and concentration of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons from surface soils of refinery area in Pakistan”. CESE-2009. Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering, 26 September – 1 October 2010, SEBEL, Cairns, Australia.

15.    Jong, Guk. Kim.,Hashmi, Imran, Kyoung, Sim. Kim. andJin-Soo, Park. (2002)
“Analysis on ambient air for monitoring PAHs concentration near incineration facility of two industrial zones using cascade impactor”
Paper presented in, The 2nd International Conference on Combustion, Incineration/Pyrolysis and Emission Control (i-CIPEC)-New Technology for New Millennium- September 5-7, 2002. Cheju. South Korea.

16.    Jong, Guk. Kim., Chan, Hee. Won.,Hashmi, Imran, Kyoung, Sim. Kim.,Jin-Soo, Park. andByung. Joo. Song. (2002)
    "Monitoring the concentrations of POPs from two industrial estates (Sihwa and Banwol) of the Korea”
Paper presented in 22nd International Symposium on halogenated Environmental organic pollutants and persistent organic pollutants (POPs). Dioxin, 2002. Barcelona.

17.    Hashmi, Imran, Khan,  M. Altaf and Jong, Guk. Kim. (2001)
“Microbial degradation of an organophosphate (malathion) pesticide during activated sludge treatment”.
Paper presented in Journal of Korean Society of Environmental Engineers. Pohang Environmental University. 2-3. November, South Korea.

Invited National/International poster display at selected conference presentations

1.    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

2.    Jamil Asma, Hashmi Imran and Habibi Hamid R. (2013). Assessment of Physicochemical and Microbiological Water Quality of Rawal Lake, Islamabad. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Prairie Northern Chapter (SETAC PNC) 4th Annual Conference-June 7- 8, at University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge AB, Canada. http://tinyurl.com/SETACPNC.                                                                    

3.    Asma Saeed, Imran Hashmi, SyedaRida-e-Zanib, IfrahImtiaz and WajehaTauqir. (2013).
FWR-07: Physiochemical analysis and bacterial community of Rawal Lake. ESDEV 2013. 5th International Conference, August 25-28, at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, University Road, Abbottabad, Pakistan.

4.    Muntaha Habib, Imran Hashmi, AsifaMajeed and Ishtiaq. A. Qazi.  (2013)
FWR-09: Detection and Quantification of Escherichia Coli and Salmonella Typhimurium In Prototype Distribution Network, Using Real - Time PCR. ESDEV 2013. 5th International Conference, August 25-27. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, University Road, Abbottabad, Pakistan.

5.    Sidra-tul-Muntaha, Imran Hashmi and Ishtiaq A. Qazi. (2013)
FWR-10: Effect of chlorination on the removal of pathogens in a prototype distribution network.
ESDEV 2013. 5th International Conference, August 25-27. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, University Road,
Abbottabad, Pakistan.

6.    Sara Qaiser, Imran Hashmi and Ishtiaq A. Qazi (2013)FWR-17: Estimation of water quality and chlorination  by - products presence in drinking water in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
ESDEV 2013. 5th International Conference, August 25-27. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, University Road, Abbottabad, Pakistan.

Book chapter/Manuals/VDM publications


1.    Hashmi, Imran and Khan A. Dilshad. (2011). “Adverse Health Effects of Pesticides Exposure in Agricultural and Industrial Workers of Developing Country” Chapter 8. INTECH book titled, "Pesticides", pages. 155-178. ISBN 978-953-307-531-0.

2.    Sajida, Rasheed.,Imran, Hashmi. andShaukat, Farooq. (2010). Published by Vdm. Verlag. Amazon.com titled, “Optimization of chlorine dosages for drinking water disinfection” ISBN 978-3-639-30199-1.

3.    Asma Saeed., Shaukat, Farooq and Imran Hashmi. (2010). Published by VdmVerlag. Amazon.com titled, “Inactivation of Pathogens in Drinking Water using Ozone” ISBN 978-3-639-30433-6.

4.    Khan, M. Altaf; Khan, Moazzam. Ali and Hashmi, Imran (1997). Techniques in  Environmental Chemistry. Institute of Environmental Studies and Water Research Centre, University of Karachi (ISBN# 969-8358-00-5).

5.    Khan, M. Altaf; Khan, Moazzam. Ali and Hashmi, Imran (1996). Methods in Environmental Chemistry. Institute of Environmental Studies and Water Research Centre, University of Karachi.

Courses Taught at University Level

1.    Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (IESE) School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE) National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)

I.    Graduate Courses (PG)

a)    ENS-823 (2+1)     Applied Environmental Microbiology
b)    ENE-404 (3+0)    Introduction to Microbiology
c)    ENE-501 (3+0)    Environmental Microbiology
d)    ENE-503 (0+1)    Environmental Laboratory - I
e)    ENE-509 (0+1)    Environmental Laboratory - II
f)    ENE-821 (3+0)    Environmental Management and Impact Assessment (Shared lectures)
g)    ENV-803 (3+0)   Occupational Safety and Environment
h)    ENV-801 (3+0)   Environmental Analytical Techniques

II.    Undergraduate Courses (UG

a)    ENE-111 (3+0) / MB-101 (3+0)         Introduction to Microbiology
b)    MB-202 (2+1)                                  Environmental Microbiology

III.    Ph. D Courses

a)    ENE-909 (3+0)            Environmental Biotechnology
b)    ENV-854 (3+0)            Principles and Applications of Bioremediation

2.    Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Karachi

I.    Graduate Courses (PG)

a)    ENV-507 (0+3)    Environmental Pollution Monitoring and Assessment – I
b)    ENV-508 (0+3)    Environmental Pollution Monitoring and Assessment – II

1    Clean drinking water initiative project under Khushhal Pakistan – water purification plants at districts level. A project of Government of Pakistan, Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency, Ministry of Environment. (2005-6).
2    Marine Ecological Survey at Ras Laffan Industrial City Phase II, Qatar. This assignment is in association with Profabril International, Bahrain, Engineering Consultant International (Pvt) Ltd (ECIL) and Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Karachi, Pakistan. (2002).
3    Monitoring the levels of PAHs in industrial zones (Shiwa and Banwol). A project supported by grant of the Ecotechnopia 21 project, conducted by Department of Environmental Engineering, Research Center of Industrial Technology. South Korea. (2001-2002).
4    Environmental Audit of the pesticide Sector (Novartis, Food Machinery corporation (FMC) and National Insecticide Company (Pvt) Ltd; (NICL) conducted as a part of Demonstration project by Haskoning Netherlands and Environmental Technology Program for Industry (ETPI). (2000).
5    Broadening and upgrading of Port Qasim channel. This assignment is in association with Techno-Consultant. Environmental impact related to marine water and sediment quality was performed under this program. (2000).
6    Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of Port Qasim Coastal Area. This assignment is in association with Maunsell and Engineering Consultants International (Pvt) Ltd (2000).
7    Analysis of pesticides in drinking water; A study conducted by the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) Lab unit COD HILLS KWSB (1999-2000).
8    Designing of low cost chemical method of wastewater treatment for Merck Sharp and Dhome (MSD) of Pakistan Ltd (1996).
9    Effluent monitoring surveys:
         a)    A project conducted for designing wastewater treatment and recovery plant for Bristol Meyers Squibb of Pakistan Ltd (1995).
         b)    A project conducted for designing wastewater treatment and recovery plant for Knoll pharmaceutical company of Pakistan Ltd (1995).
         c)    A project conducted for Smith Kline Beecham (SK&F) of Pakistan Ltd (1996).
         d)    A project conducted for Beecham pharmaceutical company of Pakistan Ltd (1996).
         e)    A project conducted for Sami pharmaceutical company of Pakistan Ltd (1996).
         f)    A pollution survey of Karachi coastal region; A study sponsored by the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) (1994-95). This work was carried out for finding out   
               load at different points of the Karachi coast involving water and sediment. A Marine Pollution Control Laboratory was also setup for the KPT at the 
               port.
         g)    Analysis of wastewater of Hyderabad region; A study sponsored by the Implementation of National Conservation Strategy, Financed by the Asian
                Development Bank in collaboration with M/S Technology links (Pvt) Ltd (1994).


PROJECTS TRAININGS WITH DONOR AGENCIES / ORGANIZATIONS

(a) Program for Environmental Research and Training assignments

1    Sustainable Agriculture. (2004). Sukkur and Bahawalpur 12 and 14 October.
Journalism for sustainable development tools and techniques. (2004). Abbottabad on 21 September.
2    Implementation of ISO 14001 / EMS and its importance under WTO scenario. (2004). Karachi 24 August.
3    Environmental Management in oil and gas sector. (2004). Islamabad 20 July.
Implementation of ISO 14001 / EMS and its importance under WTO scenario. (2004). Lahore 11 May.
4    Journalism for sustainable development tools and techniques. (2004). Quetta on 5-6 May.
5    Environmental Management in oil and gas sector. (2004). Karachi 11 March.
6    Sampling Environmental Monitoring. (2003). Karachi 29-30 December.
7    Orientation of Punjab Environmental Magistrates on PEPA, 1997. (2003). Lahore 17 December.
8    Journalism for sustainable development tools and techniques. (2003). Hyderabad 17 October and 24 October Multan.
9    Orientation of Sindh Environmental Magistrates on PEPA, 1997. (2003). Karachi 22 May, Hyderabad 26 May and Sukkur 28 May.
10    Journalism for sustainable development tools and techniques. (2003). Gilgit on 3 – 4 June.
11    Journalism for sustainable development tools and techniques. (2003). Islamabad on 16 April.
12    Self-monitoring reporting and pollution charge calculation. (2003). Lahore on 22 February.

(b) World Health Organizations (WHO) assignments

1    Facilitator "WHO/ CEHA on National Water Quality Guidelines" in November, 2000 at the Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Karachi.
2    Facilitator "WHO/ CEHA Training Course on Promotion of Pollution Control and Low cost Technologies at Source" in May, 1999 at the Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Karachi.
3    Facilitator "WHO/ CEHA Training Course of Laboratory Staff in Air and Water Quality Monitoring" in March, 1999 at the Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Karachi.
4    Facilitator "WHO/CEHA Training Course on Drinking Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance" in July, 1997 at the Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Karachi.
5    Facilitator "National Course and Workshop on Sanitary and Public Health Microbiology”, 1994 at the Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Karachi.

(c) NUST assignments

1    Facilitator "Waste Management Challenges and Options”, 29 June 2006 at the Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology.
2    Facilitator "Drinking Water Issues, Treatment and Disinfection Practices”, 28-29 March 2006 at the Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology.
3    Facilitator "Environmental Decision Making for Engineers and Scientists”, 3-4 January 2006 at the Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology.
4    Facilitator “Environmental Biotechnology: Past, Present and Future”, 31 December 2005
at the Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology.
5    Facilitator "Reuse of waste materials in the construction industry”, 11-12 January 2005 at the Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology.