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Environmental Microbiology
Rsearch Group Leader

Dr. Imran Hashmi

Activities:

i.    PhD Research:


1.    Asma Saeed (2009-NUST-TfrPhD-Env-100), PhD Environmental Engineering, “Microbial evaluation and validation of biomarkers for environmental contaminants” (HEC-IRSIP program: University of Calgary, Canada) (In Progress).
2.    Sajida Rasheed (2009-NUST-TfrPhD-Env-97), PhD Environmental Engineering, “Dynamic model of chlorine decay against controlled microbial intrusion in a prototype drinking water distribution network” (HEC-IRSIP program: University College London, UK) (In Progress).
3.    Sayra Raja (2011-NUST-DirPhD-Env-Sc-70), PhD Environmental Sciences, “Biodegradation of pesticides from wastewater using activated sludge process” (HEC-IRSIP program: KAIST, South Korea) (In Progress)
4.    Hira Waheed (NUST201290059TPSCEE1812F), PhD Environmental Sciences, “Bacterial and enzymatic quorum quenching agents to control biofouling in membrane based treatment system” (HEC-IRSIP program: Nanyang Technological University: Singapore) (In Progress)
5.    Rabia Khan (NUST201590276PSCEE1815S), PhD Environmental Sciences, “Evaluation of chemical toxicity and quorum quenching potential ‎using fish as a model organism” (In Progress).

ii.    MS Thesis Completed:

1.    Amina Khalid (NUST201261067MSCEE65212F), “Biotoxicity potential of organophosphate on common carp (Cyprinuscarpio) in Rawal Lake”
2.    Romana Khan (NUST201261047MSCEE652F12),“Quantitative Analysis of Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking water Distribution Networks using SPME and GC”
3.    Mehwish Khalid (NUST201261054MSCEE65212), “Microbiological analysis of Membrane Based Septic Tank effluent and its reuse”
4.    Arish Naseem (NUST201261068MSCEE652F12), “Pesticide Degradation Potential of isolated microorganisms at lab scale and determination of their genetic diversity”
5.    Mehreen Khan (NUST201261038MSCEE65212F), “Evaluating the effect of overnight stagnation on the physicochemical and microbiological quality of drinking water”
6.    Khaula Aisha Batool (NUST201261040MSCEE65212F), “Distribution of Salmonella in environmental samples”
7.    Sidra-tul-Muntaha (2011-NUST-MSPhD-EnvS-22),“Inactivation of pathogens by chlorine in a prototype distribution network”
8.    Muntaha Habib (2011-NUST-MSPhD-EnvS-09), “High throughput real time PCR for detection of microbial community in distribution network”
9.    Sara Qaiser (2011-NUST-MSPhD-EnvS-06), “Comparison of biokinetic coefficient of lab scale MBR system at IESE, NUST”
10.    Sahaab Farooq (2011-NUST-MSPhD-EnvS-10), “Acetanilide herbicide degradation using indigenous soil microorganism”
11.    Jawairia  Imtiaz (2010-NUST-MSPhD-Env-S-04), “Detection of microorganisms from drinking water using polymerase chain reaction (PCR)”
12.    Sidra Abbas (2010-NUST-MSPhD-EnvS-10), “Monitoring of emerging drinking water disinfection by-products for microbial inactivation”
13.    Hira Waheed (2010-NUST-MSPhD-Env-S-19), “Microbial characterization of sewage treatment plant, I-9 Islamabad”
14.    Rizwana Naureen (2010-NUST-MSPhD-Env-S-03) ,“Biodegradation of dichlorovos using indigenous soil microorganisms”
15.    Sumera Javed (2009-NUST-MSPhD-Env-S-01), “Assessment of drinking water quality within the distribution network of Rawalpindi”
16.    Anam Shabbir Rathor (2009-NUST-MSPhD-Env-07) “Biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons using indigenous soil microorganisms”
17.    Beenish Saba (2008-NUST-MSPhD-Env-0), 1“Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) determination in ground water and surface soils of Morgah Rawalpindi by Gas Chromatography (GC)”
18.    Sajida Rasheed (2007-NUST-MSPhD-Env-18), “Evaluation of chlorine disinfection efficiency at different pH and temperatures”
19.    Hira Amjad (2007-NUST-MSPhD-Env-03), “Detection of trihalomethanes and chlorine residues in drinking water by Gas Chromatography (GC)”
20.    Sajeela Ghaffar (2007-NUST-MSPhD-Env-02), “Determination of trace organics in drinking and wastewater by Gas Chromatography (GC)”
21.    Sadia Ishaq (2007-NUST-MSPhD-Env-05), “Pesticide degradation by indigenous soil microorganisms and comparison of growth studies at laboratory scale”

iii.    Research supervision UG student’s projects

1.    Wajeha Tauqir, Ifrah Imtiaz., Syeda Rida-e-Zanib and Zohaib Mansha. (2015)“Modeling of chlorine decay along drinking water distribution system and performance efficiency using booster chlorination system”
2.    Talha, Zulfiqar, Mudassir, Hussain Alvi, Harris, Bin Khawar and Muhammad, Abdullah. (2014). “Performance evaluation of field phytoremediation system”
3.    Sana Rasool, Seemal Mushtaq, Fatima-tu-Zahra and Aon Bukhari (2013). Ultra Magnus “Post Combustion Carbon dioxide Capture” 
4.    Zainab Nisar, Sara Ishaque, Manan Abbas and Sabah Iqbal. (2012) “Bacteriological estimation of drinking water treatment system at NUST”

Projects proposals completed / in progress

1.    Chlorine Decay Modelling in a Proto-type Distribution Network funds to be released by Pakistan Science  Foundation (PSF)
        Amounting: Pak Rs. 1,052,278-
        Duration: One Year; Role: Principal Investigator (Amount yet to be released)
2.    Diurnal variation of Rawal Lake microbial flora and toxicity potential of environmental contaminants in aquatic life funded by NUST
        Amounting: Pak Rs. 568,613/-
        Duration: 2013-2015; Role: Principal Investigator
3.    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
4.    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
5.    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
6.    Study for Combined Effluent Treatment Plant for Textile Industry in Faisalabadfunded by Higher Education Commission (HEC)
        Amounting: Pak Rs. 238,312/-
        Duration: 2008 – 2010; Role: Co-Investigator
7.    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
8.    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
9.    Upgradation of Environmental Microbiology Laboratory at IESE-NUST, Rawalpindifunded byHigher 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
10.    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
11.    Program for Environmental Research & Training (PERT), based in Islamabad, operated throughout Pakistanfunded by Royal  
        Netherlands Embassy (RNE)
        Amounting: Pak Rs. Approx. 2.0/- Million
        Duration: 2002 – 2004; Role: Principal Investigator

Publications  (Impact Factor Journals)

1.    Saira, Khalid. and Imran, Hashmi. (2015) Biotreatment of chlorpyrifos in a bench scale bioreactor using Psychrobacter alimentarius T14
Environmental Technology. doi: 10.1080/09593330.2015.1069406
ISSN: 0959-3330: Impact factor: 1.560
2.    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
3.    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
4.    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
5.    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
6.    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
7.    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
8.    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
9.    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/
10.    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
11.    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
12.    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
13.    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
14.    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: 0.614
15.    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
16.    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: 0.614
17.    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: Impact Factor for 2013: 0.308
18.    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: 0.614
19.    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
20.    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: 0.614
21.    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
22.    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
23.    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
24.    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
( http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/QALI/QADivision/Pages/RecognizedJournalsUpto2005.aspx )

1.    Sara Ishaque., ZainabNisar., 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)
2.    Imran Hashmi., Zahirud din Khan, Shaukat Farooq, 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., 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.
4.    Hashmi Imran., Jong – Guk Kim, KyoungSim 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.
5.    Hashmi, Imran. (2005).“Wastewater monitoring of pharmaceutical industry: Treatment and Reuse Options”
Electronic Journal of Environmental, Agriculture and Food Chemistry
6.    Khan, Moazzam Ali., Hashmi, Imran.,Hany-e-Omm., Hasan, S. Adnan., Azeem Mariya. andJabeen, Suriya. (2005).“Fluoride content in drinking water of northern areas of Pakistan”
Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences.1(1): 33-37.
7.    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.
8.    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.
9.    Hashmi, Imran and Jong, Guk. Kim. (2003).“Comparison of growth kinetic studies using two different sets of conditions”.
The Environmentalist.23: 71-80.
10.    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.
11.    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.
12.    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.
13.    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.
14.    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.
15.    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.
16.    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.
17.    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).
18.    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).

International Conferences Presentations:

1.    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.
2.    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.
3.    Amina, Khalid. and Imran, Hashmi. (2014)“Acute and sub-acute toxicity of dichlorvos on Common carp (Cyprinuscarpio)”
Paper presented in the 5th CESE Conference, International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE). 12-16 October, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
4.    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.
5.    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.
6.    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.
7.    Sahaab, Farooq., Imran, Hashmi., Muhammad, Arshad., Ishtiaq, A. Qazi., (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.    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.
9.    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.
10.    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.
11.    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.
12.    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.
13.    Beenish, Saba., Imran Hashmi., Muhammad Ali Awan., HabibNasir 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.
14.    Jong, Guk. Kim., Hashmi, Imran, Kyoung, Sim. Kim. and Jin-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.
15.    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.
16.    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.

National Conferences Presentations:.,

Sara, Qaiser., Syeda, Asma., M. Talal, Ali, Khan and Sidra, Abbas (2011)“Assessing microbiological safety of drinking water: A case study of Islamabad, Pakistan”