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Name Dr. Muhammad Imran Nawaz
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Environmental Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering), Jiangsu University, China
Specialization Water and Wastewater Treatment, Solid Waste Management, and Environmental Health and Safety
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Email [email protected]

Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, Jiangsu University, P.R. China. (2019)

M.S. Environmental Engineering, Hohai University, P.R. China (2016)

B.Sc Environmental Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore (2012)

  • Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Advanced oxidation processes
  • POP’s removal by Dielectric Barrier Discharge technology
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Environmental Health & Safety

Publications in Impact Factor HEC Recognized Journals

  1. Liu Yang, Rongjie Yi, Chengwu Yi, Haijun Yu, Jianan Zhang, Muhammad Imran Nawaz; Degradation of the nonylphenol aqueous solution by strong ionization discharge: evaluation of degradation mechanism and the water toxicity of zebrafish. Water Sci Technol 2022; wst2022175. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2022.175 (SCIE, IF: 2.43)
  2. Muhammad Imran Nawaz, Chengwu Yi, Zhao Hong, Prince Asilevi Junior, Lanlan Yin, Rongjie Yi, Qaiser Javed and Huijuan Wang: Experimental study of nitrobenzene degradation in water by strong ionization dielectric barrier discharge. Environmental Technology. (SCI, IF: 3.247) 07/2019; DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2019.1645740
  3. Muhammad Imran Nawaz, Chengwu Yi, Prince Junior Asilevi, Tingting Geng, Muhammad Aleem, Abdul Mannan Zafar, Ahmad Azeem, Huijuan Wang: A Study of the Performance of Dielectric Barrier Discharge under Different Conditions for Nitrobenzene Degradation. Water. (SCI, IF: 3.103) 04/2019; 11(4):842., DOI:10.3390/w11040842
  4. M. I. Nawaz, C. W. Yi, L. X. Ni, H. Zhao, H. J. Wang, R. J. Yi, L. L. Yin, M. Aleem, M. Zaman: Removal of nitrobenzene from wastewater by vertical flow constructed wetland and optimizing substrate composition using Hydrus-1D. International journal of Environmental Science and Technology. (SCI, IF: 2.86) 01/2019;, DOI:10.1007/s13762-019-02217-6
  5. Geng, T., Yi, C., Yi, R., Yang, L., and Nawaz, M. I. (2020). "Mechanism and Degradation Pathways of Bisphenol A in Aqueous Solution by Strong Ionization Discharge." WATER AIR AND SOIL POLLUTION, 231(4) (SCI, IF: 2.52)
  6. Aleem, M., Cao, J., Li, C., Rashid, H., Wu, Y., Nawaz, M. I., Abbas, M., and Akram, M. W. (2020). "Coagulation-and Adsorption-Based Environmental Impact Assessment and Textile Effluent Treatment." Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 231(2), 45. (SCI, IF: 2.52)
  7. Asilevi, P.J., C.W. Yi, J. Li, M.I. Nawaz, H.J. Wang, L. Yin, et al., Decomposition of formaldehyde in strong ionization non-thermal plasma at atmospheric pressure. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, (SCI, IF: 2.86), 2019.
  8. Hong ZHAO, Chengwu YI, Rongjie YI, Huijuan WANG, Lanlan YIN, I N MUHAMMAD, Zhongfei MA: Research on the degradation mechanism of dimethyl phthalate in drinking water by strong ionization discharge. Plasma Science and Technology (SCI, IF: 1.567) 03/2018; 20(3):035503., DOI:10.1088/2058-6272/aa97d1
  9. Muhammad Aleem, Cao Jia Shun, Chao Li, Arslan Muhammad Aslam, Wu Yang, Muhammad Imran Nawaz, Wasif Saeed Ahmed, Noman Ali Buttar: Evaluation of Groundwater Quality in the Vicinity of Khurrianwala Industrial Zone, Pakistan. Water. (SCI, IF: 3.103), 09/2018; 10(10):1321.
  10. Muhammad Zaman, Shouqi Yuan, Junping Liu, Ijaz Ahmad, Muhammad Sultan, Muhammad Qamar, Muhammad Saifullah, Muhammad Adnan, Muhammad Anjum, Muhammad Imran Nawaz, Imran Ali: Investigating Hydrological Responses and Adaptive Operation of a Hydropower Station under a Climate Change Scenario. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies (SCI, IF: 1.699), 05/2018; 27(5)., DOI:10.15244/pjoes/78678
  11. Azeem, A., Javed, Q., Sun, J., Nawaz, M.I., Ullah, I., Kama, R., Du, D., 2020. Functional traits of okra cultivars (Chinese green and Chinese red) under salt stress. Folia Horticulturae 1 (SCI, IF: 1.873)
  12. Javed, Q., Azeem, A., Sun, J., Ullah, I., Du, D., Imran, M.A., Nawaz, M.I., Chattha, H.T., 2020. Growth prediction of Alternanthera philoxeroides under salt stress by application of artificial neural networking. Plant Biosystems-An International Journal Dealing with all Aspects of Plant Biology, 1-11 (SCI, IF: 2.838)

Publications in International Conferences

  1. Muhammad Imran Nawaz, Chengwu Yi, Prince Junior Asilevi, Muhammad Aleem and Muhammad Saifullah. Energy efficiency dielectric barrier discharge reactor for wastewater treatment. International Conference on Green Energy Technologies: Opportunities and Challenges (October 29-30, 2019) University of Agriculture Faisalabad-Pakistan (ISBN: 978-969-9035-18-0).
  2. Yin, L.L., R.J. Yi, C.W. Yi, T.T. Geng, M.I. Nawaz, and P.A. Junior, Removal of Alizarin Red Dye Using Strong Ionization Discharge Technology. Materials Science Forum, 2019. 960: p. 122-127.
  3. Muhammad Zaman, Shouqi Yuan, Junping Liu, Ijaz Ahmad, Noman Ali Buttar, Muhammad Saifullah, Muhammad Imran Nawaz: Optimization of Mang a la Hydropower Station, Pakistan, using Optimization Techniques. MATEC Web of Conferences 01/2017; 136(6):02010., DOI:10.1051/matecconf/201713602010
  4. Muhammad Zaman, Shouqi Yuan, Junping Liu, Muhammad Imran Nawaz, Jinghong Wan, Yangfan Li: Optimal Hydropower Production for Xin’anjiang Hydropower Station Using Future Scenarios. 2017 European Conference on Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS); 11/2017, DOI:10.1109/EECS.2017.76
  5. Muhammad Imran Nawaz, Chengwu Yi, Chundu Wu. Effect of pH on the Degradation of Nitrobenzene in Wastewater. 1st International Conference on Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering (February 22-23, 2022) University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila.
  • University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila

Assistant Professor (IPFP) (02/2022- Present)

  • University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

Visiting Faculty (09/2020 -09/2021)

  • Enviro Consult (SMC-PVT) Ltd.

Design Engineer (02/2020 to 08/2020)

  • ÖZPAK (OZKARTALLAR CAM-PAK Joint Venture)

Assistant Manager Operations (09/2012 to 08/2013)

Reviewer of the International Journals

No.

Journal Name

Publisher

e-ISSN

IF

1

International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology

Springer

1735-2630

2.86

2

Water

MDPI

2073-4441

3.103

Registered Engineer (R.E.), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) (ENVIRO/177)

B.Sc. Environmental Engineering, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 

  • SEE-414 Water Treatment
  • SEE-511 Wastewater Engineering
  • SEE-510 Environmental Health and Safety
  • SEE-624 Solid Waste Management
  • SEE-618 Agricultural Pollution and Control

B.Sc. Environmental Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila 

  • EN-222 Environmental Laws and Policies
  • EN-321 Water Supply and Sewerage Network Design

Assistant Professor (IPFP), Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila (02/2022- Present)

Visiting Faculty, Department of Structures and Environmental Engineering, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (09/2020 -09/2021)

  1. Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan
  2. School of the Environment and Safety Engineering, Jiangsu University, P.R. China

Scholarship Awards

  1. Merit Scholarships from Hohai University Scholarship for the Master's degree 
  2. China Scholarship Council's full scholarship for pursuing a Ph.D. degree at Jiangsu University

Academic Awards

  1. Outstanding Performance Award in the First Chinese-Foreign Postgraduate Academic Forum held by the School of Environment and Safety Engineering (June 2018)
  2. Best Poster Award in the First International Conference on Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering by the University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila (Feb. 22-23, 2022)

Honorary Awards

  1. Certificate of Participation in the Second Annual Qihang Model United Nations Conference organized by Hohai University Model United Nations (Nov. 16, 2014)
  2. Certificate of Honor for Excellent Performance from the International School of Hohai University (Nov. 13, 2015)
  1. Attended and participated in the First International Conference on Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering (February 22-23, 2022) University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila.
  2. Participated in the International Conference on Green Energy Technologies: Opportunities and Challenges (October 29-30, 2019) University of Agriculture Faisalabad-Pakistan (ISBN: 978-969-9035-18-0).
  3. Attended International Student’s Conference on Global Citizenship, “Moving Towards Zero Catastrophe”. Bandung and Jogjakarta Indonesia in January 17-25, 2014
  • Attended one-month training under the National Faculty Development Program (NFDP) by the National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE-HEC), Pakistan, Nov. 15 – Dec. 16, 2021.
  • Attended an International Workshop on Northeast Asia-Central Asia Regional Resources and Environment Data Sharing, Sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology of PRC and the Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing, China (Aug. 10-29, 2015)
  • Attended International Training Workshop on Technology and Application for New Energy and Renewable Energy sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China and organized by Inner Mongolia International Science and Technology Exchange Centre; June 11-30, 2018 Hohhot, China.
  • Attended International Training Workshop on Pulping and Papermaking Technologies of Non-wood Fiber Materials sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China and organized by China National Pulp and Paper Research Institute Co. Ltd.; August 12-31, 2019 Beijing, China.
  • Attended an International Training Workshop on Cleaner Production and Environmental Protection of Textile Industry in Lancang-Mekong Region by Ministry of Science and Technology of PRC and the Guangxi University, Guangxi, China (Nov. 26- Dec. 10, 2021)