Dr. Muhammad Aslam
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
Area of Interest: Membrane Technology (Energy & Environment)
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007  

Research Areas

Membrane Processes, Anaerobic/aerobic Membrane Bioreactors (MBRs), Photocatalytic Membrane Reactors (PMRs), Membrane Distillation (MD), Osmotic membrane processes (FO), Mixed Matrix Membranes, Membrane Fouling Mechanisms and Fouling Control Strategies, Anaerobic Digestion, Wastewater Treatment, Membrane applications for Bioenergy and Resources Recovery, Biofuels/Renwable Energy and Sustainable Development.

Introduction

Dr Muhammad Aslam received his Ph.D at Sustainable Environmental Membrane Technology (SEMT) Center, Inha University, South Korea before joining Department of Chemical Engineering, COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Lahore Campus, Lahore, Pakistan. He received his Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from CUI Lahore, Pakistan in 2010. He entered graduate school of Inha University, South Korea for his Masters in 2012 and followed it with doctoral studies. He has more than 50 research publications including high impact factor peer reviewed journal papers and international conference papers/proceedings with a total impact factor of more than 450. Recently, he has been awarded by two prestigious awards of "Dean's Choice of Best Researcher" and "Outstanding Research Award" in recognition of demonstrated excellence in research. He also received Best Research Paper, Oral and Poster Presentation Awards at different international paltforms. He has been working in the area of membrane science and technology at both industrial and academic research level for last six years. During his tenure at the Sustainable Environmental Membrane Technology Center, Inha University, he did pioneering work to develop novel process design in the area of anaerobic membrane biotechnology to control membrane fouling, system operation and bioenergy recovery, being net energy-positive membran operation which has overwhelm impact to membrane science and technology. He is also reviewer of prestigious journals including Bioresource Technology, Separation and Purification Technology, Chemical Engineering jounal and Journal of Membrane Science etc.

Achievements and Awards

  • Received a prestigious award of "Dean's Choice of the Best Researcher" in recognition of demonstrated excellence in research presented on the 13th of February 2018.
  • Received "Outstanding Research Award" for Most-presented International Paper in recognition of demonstrated excellence in research presented on the 13th of February 2018.
  • Recipient of "Best Oral Presentation Award" presented on 2nd International Conference on Alternative Fuels & Energy (ICAFE-2017) Daegu, Korea.
  • Awarded by "Best Poster Presentation Award" presented on International Conference of Environmental Engineering (IEEC-2017), Korea.
  • Awarded by "Excellent Research Paper Award 2014" in recognition of demonstrated excellence in research presented on the 13th February 2015.
  • Recipient of "Jungseok International Scholarship Award" for MS & PhD studies awarded by Graduate School Inha University, Korea (Mar 2012-Feb 2018).
  • Awarded by "Gold Medal" from Punjab Board of Technical Education (PBTE) Lahore, Pakistan.
  • "Merit Scholarship" holder from PBTE Lahore, Pakistan.

International Collaborations:

Dr. Aslam is currently collaborating with different international experts and research groups including:

  • Prof. Jeonghwan Kim and Prof. Jaeho Bae, Inha University, South Korea.
  • Prof. Perry L. McCarty, Silas H. Palmer Professor Emeritus and Dr. Chungheon Shin, Stanford University, USA.
  • Prof. Marc Heran and Prof. Geoffroy Lesage, European Membrane Institute (EMI), France.
  • Prof. Po-Heng Lee, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
  • Prof. Sakhawat Hussain, Sejong University, South Korea.
  • Dr. Amine Charfi, University of Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Prof. Gopalakrishnan Kumar, University of Stavanger, Norway.
  • Prof. A. E. Atabani, Erciyes University, Turkey.
  • Dr. Muhammad Roil Bilad, University Technology Petronas, Malaysia.

Academic and Industrial Research Projects:

Along with publishing high quality journal articles, Dr. Aslam has been part of several successful research projects including:    

  1. Reduction of greenhouse gas production and energy consumption in wastewater treatment plants - WCU (World Class University) project through the Korea Research Foundation, funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Grant number 42565-01) (In collaboration of Prof. Perry L. McCarty (Stanford University), Prof. Po-Heng Lee (Hong Kong Polytechnic University) and Prof. Jaeho Bae (Inha University).
  2. Management of sewage/wastewater for future self-sustainable eco-cityfunded by Korea Research Foundation, (Grant number 49418-01) (In collaboration of Prof. Perry L. McCarty (Stanford University), Prof. Po-Heng Lee (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)and Prof. Jaeho Bae (Inha University).
  3. Understanding biofouling and system optimization in low-energy anaerobic membrane bioreactorfunded by Korea Research Foundation, (Grant number 53686-01).
  4. Anaerobic fluidized bed MBR for low strength wastewater treatment: Fouling, biofilm and transfer mechanisms funded by Korea Research Foundation (Grant number 53960).
  5. Concentration polarization mechanisms and energy neutrality with forward osmosis membrane combined with anaerobic fluidized bioreactor for wastewater treatmentfunded by Korea Research Foundation.
  6. Metal oxide nanoparticles synthesis for catalytic membrane water treatment- funded by National Research Foundation of Korea, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Grant number 45429-01) (In collaboration of Prof. Bart Van der Bruggen (KU Leuven, Belgium) and Prof. Arcadio Sotto (Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain).

Publications:

Book Chapters:
1. Rizwan Ahmad, Ali Ehsan, Imran Ullah Khan, Muhammad Aslam, Prangya Ranjan Rout (2021), "Photocatalytic Membrane reactors (PMRs) for wastewater treatment", Urban Mining for Waste Management and Resource Recovery, edited by: Pankaj Pathak, Prangya Ranjan Rout, published by: Taylor & Francis, pp: 16    (External URL)
2. Jeonghwan Kim, Muhammad Aslam, Rizwan Ahmad (2020), "Alumina MBR: design, configuration and performance", In book: Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes: Ceramic Membrane Bioreactors, published by: Elsevier    (External URL)
3. Asim Laeeq Khan, Nitasha Habib, Muhammad Aslam (2020), "Metal organic frameworks-based mixed matrix membranes for gas separation", In book: Nanomaterials for Air Remediation, published by: Elsevier    (External URL)
Journal Papers:
1. A. E. Atabani, Imtiaz Ali, Salman Raza Naqvi, Irfan Anjum Badruddind, Muhammad Aslam, Eyas Mahmoud, Fares Almomani, Dagmar Juchelková, M. R. Atelgei, T. M. Yunus Khan (2022), "A state-of-the-art review on spent coffee ground (SCG) pyrolysis for future biorefinery", Chemosphere, pp: 131730, Vol: 286, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.131730, Impact Factor: 7.086    (External URL)
2. A. E. Atabani, Eyas Mahmoud, Muhammed Aslam, Salman Raza Naqvi, Dagmar Juchelková, Shashi Kant Bhatia, Irfan Anjum Badruddin, T. M. Yunus Khan, Anh Tuan Hoang, Petr Palacky (2022), "Emerging potential of spent coffee ground valorization for fuel pellet production in a biorefinery", Environment, Development and Sustainability, Vol: In Press, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-022-02361-z, Impact Factor: 3.219    (External URL)
3. Farrukh Jamil, Muhammad Aslam, Ala’a H. Al-Muhtaseb, Awais Bokhari, Sikander Rafiq, Zakir Khan, Abrar Inayat, Ashfaq Ahmed, Shakhawat Hossain, Muhammad Shahzad Khurram, Muhammad S. Abu Bakar (2022), "Greener and sustainable production of bioethylene from bioethanol: Current status, opportunities and perspectives", Reviews in Chemical Engineering, pp: 185-207, Vol: 38, Issue: 2, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/revce-2019-0026, Impact Factor: 6.299    (External URL)
4. Rakesh Roy, Sourav Kumar Ghosh, Tanvir Ibna Kaisar, Tazim Ahmed, Shakhawat Hossain, Muhammad Aslam, Mosab Kaseem, Md Mahfuzur Rahman (2022), "Multi-response optimization of surface grinding process parameters of AISI 4140 alloy steel using response surface methodology and desirability function under dry and wet conditions", Coatings, pp: 104, Vol: 12, Issue: 1, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ coatings12010104, Impact Factor: 2.881    (External URL)
5. Muhammad Kashif Shahid, Ayesh Batool, Ayesha Kashif, Muhammad Haq Nawaz, Muhammad Aslam, Nafees Iqbal, Younggyun Choi (2021), "Biofuels and biorefineries: Development, application and future perspectives emphasizing the environmental and economic aspects", Journal of Environmental Management, pp: 113268, Vol: 297, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.113268, Impact Factor: 6.789    (External URL)
6. Adeel Shakoor, Asim Laeeq Khan, Parveen Akhter, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Roil Bilad, Ibrahim M. Maafa, Konstantinos Moustakas, Abdul-Sattar Nizami, Murid Hussain (2021), "CO2 from waste to resource by developing novel mixed matrix membranes", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, pp: 2397-12405, Vol: 28, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-10044-3, Impact Factor: 4.223    (External URL)
7. Usman Saeed, Asim Laeeq Khan, Mazhar Amjad Gilani, Muhammad Aslam, Asad Ullah Khan (2021), "CO2 separation by supported liquid membranes synthesized with natural deep eutectic solvents", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, pp: 33994-34008, Vol: 28, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-10260-x, Impact Factor: 4.223    (External URL)
8. Amarpreet Singh Arora, Alam Nawaz, Muhammad Abdul Qyyum, Sherif Ismail, Muhammad Aslam, Ahmed Tawfik, Choa MunYun, Moonyong Lee (2021), "Energy saving anammox technology-based nitrogen removal and bioenergy recovery from wastewater: Inhibition mechanisms, state-of-the-art control strategies, and prospects", Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 110126, Vol: 135, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.110126, Impact Factor: 14.982    (External URL)
9. Shakhawat Hossain, Nass Toufiq Tayeb, Farzana Islam, Mosab Kaseem, P.D.H. Bui, M.M.K. Bhuiya, Muhammad Aslam, Kwang-Yong Kim (2021), "Enhancement of mixing performance of two-layer crossing micromixer through surrogate based optimization", Micromachines, pp: 211, Vol: 12, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/mi12020211, Impact Factor: 2.891    (External URL)
10. Zeeshan Hameed, Muhammad Aslam, ZakirKhan, Khuram Maqsood, A.E.Atabani, Moinuddin Ghauri, Muhammad Shahzad Khurram, Mohammad Rehan, Abdul-Sattar Nizami (2021), "Gasification of municipal solid waste blends with biomass for energy production and resources recovery: Current status, hybrid technologies and innovative prospects", Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 110375, Vol: 136, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.110375, Impact Factor: 14.982    (External URL)
11. Muhammad Masood Khan, Hafiz Muhammad Anwar Asghar, Hammad Saulat, Muhammad Chawla, Sikander Rafiq, Muhammad Mahmood Khan, Wang Ya Jie, Muhammad Aslam, Ahmad Mukhtar (2021), "Hazardous wastewater treatment by low cost sorbent with in-situ regeneration using hybrid solar energy-electrochemical system", Water Environment Research, pp: 1554-1561, Vol: 93, Issue: 9, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/wer.1537, Impact Factor: 1.946    (External URL)
12. Hilal K. Al-Shidi, Hameed Sulaiman, Hassan A. Al-Reasi, Farrukh Jamil, Muhammad Aslam (2021), "Human and ecological risk assessment of heavy metals in different particle sizes of dust", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, pp: 33980-33993, Vol: 28, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-09319-6, Impact Factor: 4.223    (External URL)
13. Abrar Inayat, Zakir Khan, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Shahbaz, Murni M. Ahmad, M. I. Abdul Mutalib, Suzana Yusup (2021), "Integrated adsorption steam gasification for enhanced hydrogen production from palm waste at bench scale plant", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, pp: 30581-30591, Vol: 46, Issue: 59, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.12.008, Impact Factor: 5.186    (External URL)
14. Toufik Tayeb Naas, Shakhawat Hossain, Muhammad Aslam, Arifur Rahman, A. S. M. Hoque, Kwang-Yong Kim, S. M. Riazul Islam (2021), "Kinematic measurements of novel chaotic micromixers to enhance mixing performances at low Reynolds numbers: Comparative study", Micromachines, pp: 364, Vol: 12, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/mi12040364, Impact Factor: 2.891    (External URL)
15. Ho-Joong Kim, Jin-Woo Jeon, Seung-Man Hwang, Kyung-Il Chu, Yong-Ho Cha, Young-Don Kwak, Young-Hee Kim, Sung-Deuk Choi, Muhammad Aslam, Chang-Gyun Kim (2021), "Long-term nationwide assessment of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins/dibenzofurans and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls ambient air concentrations for ten years in South Korea", Chemosphere, pp: 127903, Vol: 263, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127903, Impact Factor: 7.086    (External URL)
16. Tahir Fazal, Abrar Faisal, Fahed Javed, Ainy Hafeez, Azeem Mushtaq, Amir Alludin, Naim Rashid, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman, Fahad Rehman (2021), "Macroalgae and coal-based biochar as a sustainable bioresource reuse for treatment of textile wastewater", Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, pp: 1491–1506, Vol: 11, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-019-00555-6, Impact Factor: 4.987    (External URL)
17. Shakhawat Hossain, Farzana Islam, Nass Toufik Tayeb, Muhammad Aslam, Jin-Hyuk Kim (2021), "Performance enhancement of the micromixer by the multiobjective genetic algorithm and surrogate model based on a Navier–Stokes analysis using trade-off objective functions", Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol: 2021, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/9924849, Impact Factor: 1.305    (External URL)
18. Salman Raza Naqvi, Rumaisa Tariq, Muhammad Shahbaz, Muhammad Naqvi, Muhammad Aslam, Zakir Khan, Hamish Mackey, Gordon Mckay, Tareq Al-Ansari (2021), "Recent developments on sewage sludge pyrolysis and its kinetics: Resources recovery, thermogravimetric platforms and innovative prospects", Computers and Chemical Engineering, pp: 107325, Vol: 150, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2021.107325, Impact Factor: 3.845    (External URL)
19. Fatima Anjum, Irfan M. Khan, Jeonghwan Kim, Muhammad Aslam, Gaetan Blandin, Marc Heran, Geoffroy Lesage (2021), "Trends and progress in AnMBR for domestic wastewater treatment and their impacts on process efficiency and membrane fouling", Environmental Technology & Innovation, pp: 101204, Vol: 21, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2020.101204, Impact Factor: 5.263    (External URL)
20. Hammad Saulat, Muhammad Masood Khan, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Chawla, Sikander Rafiq, Faisal Zafar, Muhammad Mahmood Khan, Awais Bokhari, Farrukh Jamil, Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi (2021), "Wind Speed Pattern Data and Wind Energy Potential in Pakistan: Current Status, Challenging Platforms and Innovative Prospects", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, pp: 34051-34073, Vol: 28, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-10869-y, Impact Factor: 4.223    (External URL)
21. Muhammad Kashif Shahid, Ayesha Kashif, Prangya Ranjan Rout, Muhammad Aslam, Ahmed Fuwad, Younggyun Choi, Rajesh Banu J., Jeong Hoon Park, Gopalakrishnan Kumar (2020), "A brief review of anaerobic membrane bioreactors emphasizing recent advancements, fouling issues and future perspectives", Journal of Environmental Management, pp: 110909, Vol: 270, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110909, Impact Factor: 6.789    (External URL)
22. Aamir Nawaz Khan, Muhammad Asif Nadeem, Muhammad Shahid Hussain, Muhammad Aslam, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi (2020), "A forecasting model approach of sustainable electricity management by developing adaptive neuro fuzzy inference system", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, pp: 17607-17618, Vol: 27, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-06626-5, Impact Factor: 4.223    (External URL)
23. Muhammad Shahbaz, Tareq Al-Ansari, Muhammad Aslam, Zakir Khan, Abrar Inayat, Muhammad Athar, Salman Raza Naqvi, Muahammad Ajaz Ahmed, Gordon McKay (2020), "A state of the art review on biomass processing and conversion technologies to produce hydrogen and its recovery via membrane separation", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, pp: 15166-15195, Vol: 45, Issue: 30, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.04.009, Impact Factor: 5.816    (External URL)
24. Masoom Fatima, Muhammad Saeed, Muhammad Aslam, Rakel Wreland Lindström, Robina Farooq (2020), "Application of novel bacterial consortium for biodegradation of aromatic amine 2-ABS using response surface methodology", Journal of Microbiological Methods, pp: 105941, Vol: 174, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2020.105941, Impact Factor: 2.363    (External URL)
25. Muhammad Abdul Qyyum, Junaid Haider, Kinza Qadeer, Valentina Valentina, Amin Khan, Muhammad Yasin, Muhammad Aslam, Giorgia De Guido, Laura A. Pellegrinib, Moonyong Lee (2020), "Biogas to liquefied biomethane: Assessment of 3P’s–Production, Processing, and Prospects", Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 109561, Vol: 119, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2019.109561, Impact Factor: 14.982    (External URL)
26. Abrar Inayat, Mohsin Raza, Zakir Khan, Chaouki Ghenai, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Shahbaz, Muhammad Ayoub (2020), "Flowsheet modelling and simulation of biomass steam gasification for hydrogen production: A review", Chemical Engineering & Technology, pp: 649-660, Vol: 43, Issue: 4, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ceat.201900490, Impact Factor: 1.728    (External URL)
27. Sharjeel Waqas, Muhammad Roil Bilad, Zakaria Man, Yusuf Wibisono, Juhana Jaafar, Teuku Meurah Indra Mahlia, Asim Laeeq Khan, Muhammad Aslam (2020), "Recent progress in integrated fixed-film activated sludge process for wastewater treatment: A review", Journal of Environmental Management, pp: 110718, Vol: 268, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110718, Impact Factor: 6.789    (External URL)
28. Naila Amin, Muhammad Suleman Tahir, Mehmood Saleem, Zakir Khan, Muhammad Aslam, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Moinuddin Ghauri, Muhammad Sagir (2020), "Rheological improvement in performance of low-rank coal-water slurries using novel cost effective additives", Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, pp: 2400, Vol: 15, Issue: 1, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/apj.2400, Impact Factor: 1.447    (External URL)
29. Raana Fahim, Xiwu Lu, Ghulam Ahmad Jilani, Hasan Mahdi, Muhammad Aslam (2020), "Synergistic long-term temperate climate nitrogen removal performance in open raceway pond and horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetland operated under different regimes", Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, pp: 255, Vol: 231, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11270-020-04632-9, Impact Factor: 2.52    (External URL)
30. Sadia Bano, Saadia R, Tariq, Ayesha Ilyas, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad R. Bilad, Abdul-Sattar Nizami, Asim L. Khan (2020), "Synergistic solution of CO2 capture by novel Lanthanide based MOF-76 Yttrium nanocrystals in mixed matrix membranes", Energy & Environment, pp: 692-712, Vol: 31, Issue: 4, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0958305X19882413, Impact Factor: 2.945    (External URL)
31. Yasir Abbas, Farrukh Jamil, Sikander Rafiq, Moinuddin Ghauri, M. Shahzad Khurram, Muhammad Aslam, Awais Bokhari, Abrar Faisal, Umer Rashid, Sining Yun, Muhammad Mubeen (2020), "Valorization of solid waste biomass by inoculation for the enhanced yield of biogas", Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, pp: 513-522, Vol: 22, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10098-019-01799-6, Impact Factor: 3.636    (External URL)
32. Ashfaq Ahmed, Muhammad S. Abu Bakar, Rasyidah Hamdani, Young-Kwon Park, Su Shiung Lam, Rahayu S.Sukrie, Murid Hussain, Khaliq Majeed, Neeranuch Phusunti, Farrukh Jamil, Muhammad Aslam (2020), "Valorization of underutilized waste biomass from invasive species to produce biochar for energy and other value-added applications", Environmental Research, pp: 109596, Vol: 186, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2020.109596, Impact Factor: 6.498    (External URL)
33. Zaman Tahir, Muhammad Aslam, Mazhar Amjad Gilani, Muhammad Roil Bilad, Muhammad Waqas Anjum, Li-Ping Zhu, Asim Laeeq Khan (2019), "-SO3H functionalized UiO-66 nanocrystals in Polysulfone based mixed matrix membranes: Synthesis and application for efficient CO2 capture", Separation and Purification Technology, pp: 524-533, Vol: 224, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2019.05.060, Impact Factor: 7.312    (External URL)
34. Muhammad Maaz, Muhammad Yasin, Muhammad Aslam, Gopalakrishnan Kumar, A. E. Ataban, Mubbsher Idrees, Fatima Anjum, Farrukh Jamil, Rizwan Ahmad, Asim Laeeq Khan, Geoffroy Lesage, Marc Heran, Jeonghwan Kim (2019), "Anaerobic membrane bioreactors for wastewater treatment: Novel configurations, fouling control and energy considerations", Bioresource Technology, pp: 358-375, Vol: 283, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2019.03.061, Impact Factor: 9.642    (External URL)
35. Muhammad Yasin, Nulee Jang, Mungyu Lee, Hyunsoo Kang, Muhammad Aslam, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, In Seop Chang (2019), "Bioreactors, gas delivery systems and supporting technologies for microbial synthesis gas conversion process", Bioresource Technology Reports, pp: 100207, Vol: 7, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biteb.2019.100207    (External URL)
36. Sidra Saqib, Sikander Rafiq, Muhammad Chawla, Muhammad Saeed, Nawshad Muhammad, Shahzad Khurram, Khaliq Majeed, Asim Laeeq Khan, Moinuddin Ghauri, Farrukh Jamil, Muhammad Aslam (2019), "Facile CO2 Separation in Composite Membranes", Chemical Engineering & Technology, pp: 30-44, Vol: 42, Issue: 1, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ceat.201700653, Impact Factor: 1.728    (External URL)
37. Summaira Malik, Fareena Fatima, Asma Imran, Lai Fatt Chuah, Jirí Jaromír Klemeš, Imran Hameed Khaliq, Saira Asif, Muhammad Aslam, Farrukh Jamil, Abdullah Khan Durrani, Majid Majeed Akbar, Muhammad Shahbaz, Muhammad Usman, A.E.Atabani, Salman Raza Naq (2019), "Improved project control for sustainable development of construction sector to reduce environment risks", Journal of Cleaner Production, pp: 118214, Vol: 240, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118214, Impact Factor: 9.297    (External URL)
38. A.E. Atabani, Sutha Shobana, M.N. Mohamed, Gediz Uguz, Gopalakrishnan Kumar, Sundaram Arvindnarayan, Muhammad Aslam, Ala'a H. AlMuhtaseb (2019), "Integrated valorization of waste cooking oil and spent coffee grounds for biodiesel production: Blending with higher alcohols, FT–IR, TGA, DSC and NMR characterizations", Fuel, pp: 219-230, Vol: 244, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2019.01.169, Impact Factor: 6.609    (External URL)
39. Muhammad Aslam and Jeonghwan Kim (2019), "Investigating membrane fouling associated with GAC fluidization on membrane with effluent from anaerobic fluidized bed bioreactor in domestic wastewater treatment", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, pp: 1170-1180, Vol: 26, Issue: 2, DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-9815-6, Impact Factor: 4.223    (External URL)
40. Muhammad Aslam, Amine Charfi, Jeonghwan Kim (2019), "Membrane scouring to control fouling under fluidization of non-adsorbing media for wastewater treatment", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, pp: 1061-1071, Vol: 26, Issue: 2, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-8527-2, Impact Factor: 4.223    (External URL)
41. Azqa Khalid, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Abdul Qyyum, Abrar Faisal, Asim Laeeq Khan, Faisal Ahmed, Moonyong Lee, Jeonghwan Kim, Nulee Jang, In Seop Chang, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Muhammad Yasin (2019), "Membrane separation processes for dehydration of bioethanol from fermentation broths: Recent developments, challenges, and prospects", Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 427-443, Vol: 105, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2019.02.002, Impact Factor: 14.982    (External URL)
42. Peixian Yang, Giin-Yu Amy Tan, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim, Po-Heng Lee (2019), "Metatranscriptomic evidence for classical and RuBisCO-mediated CO2 reduction to methane facilitated by direct interspecies electron transfer in a methanogenic system", Scientific Reports, pp: 4116, Vol: 9, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-40830-0, Impact Factor: 4.379    (External URL)
43. Fahed Javed, Muhammad Aslam, Naim Rashid, Zufishan Shamair, Asim Laeeq Khan, Muhammad Yasin, Tahir Fazal, Ainy Hafeez, Fahad Rehman, Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman, Zakir Khan, Javed Iqbal, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi (2019), "Microalgae-based biofuels, resource recovery and wastewater treatment: A pathway towards sustainable biorefinery", Fuel, pp: 115826, Vol: 225, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2019.115826, Impact Factor: 6.609    (External URL)
44. Mohsin Ali, Muhammad Aslam, Amin Khan, Tanzila Anjum, Mazhar Amjad Gilani, Asim Laeeq Khan (2019), "Mixed matrix membranes incorporated with sonication-assisted ZIF-8 nanofillers for hazardous wastewater treatment", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, pp: 35913-35923, Vol: 26, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-06698-3, Impact Factor: 4.223    (External URL)
45. Zakir Khan, Suzana Yusup, Muhammad Aslam, Abrar Inayat, Muhammad Shahbaz, Salman Raza, Robina Farooq, Ian Watson (2019), "NO and SO2 emissions in palm kernel shell catalytic steam gasification with in-situ CO2 adsorption for hydrogen production in a pilot-scale fluidized bed gasification system", Journal of Cleaner Production, pp: 117636, Vol: 236, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.117636, Impact Factor: 9.297    (External URL)
46. Tahir Fazal, Muhammad Saif ur Rehman, Azeem Mushtaq, Ainy Hafeez, Fahed Javed, Muhammad Aslam, Masoom Fatima, Abrar Faisal, Javed Iqbal, Fahad Rehman, Robina Farooq (2019), "Simultaneous production of bioelectricity and biogas from chicken droppings and dairy industry wastewater employing bioelectrochemical system", Fuel, pp: 115902, Vol: 256, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2019.115902, Impact Factor: 6.609    (External URL)
47. A. E. Atabani, Ala'a H Al-Muhtaseb, Gopalakrishnan Kumar, Ganesh Dattatrya Saratale, Muhammad Aslam, Hassnain Abbas Khan, Zafar Said, Eyas Mahmoud (2019), "Valorization of spent coffee grounds into biofuels and value-added products: Pathway towards integrated bio-refinery", Fuel, pp: 115640, Vol: 254, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2019.115640, Impact Factor: 6.609    (External URL)
48. Muhammad Aslam, Rizwan Ahmad, Muhammad Yasin, Asim Laeeq Khan, Muhammad Kashif Shahid, Shakhawat Hossain, Zakir Khan, Farrukh Jamil, Sikander Rafiq, Muhammad Roil Bilad, Jeonghwan Kim, Gopalakrishnan Kumar (2018), "Anaerobic membrane bioreactors for biohydrogen production: Recent developments, challenges and perspectives", Bioresource Technology, pp: 452-464, Vol: 269, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.08.050, Impact Factor: 9.642    (External URL)
49. Muhammad Chawla, Sikander Rafiq, Farrukh Jamil, Muhammad Rashid Usman, Shahzad Khurram, Moinuddin Ghauri, Nawshad Muhammad, Ala'a H. Al-Muhtaseb, Muhammad Aslam (2018), "Hydrocarbons fuel upgradation in the presence of modified bi-functional catalyst", Journal of Cleaner Production, pp: 683-692, Vol: 198, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.06.286, Impact Factor: 9.927    (External URL)
50. Amine Charfi*, Muhammad Aslam*, Jeonghwan Kim (2018), "Modelling approach to better control biofouling in fluidized bed membrane bioreactor for wastewater treatment [*Co-first authors]", Chemosphere, pp: 136-144, Vol: 191, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.09.135, Impact Factor: 7.086    (External URL)
51. Muhammad Aslam, Peixian Yang, Po-Heng Lee, Jeonghwan Kim (2018), "Novel staged anaerobic fluidized bed ceramic membrane bioreactor: Energy reduction, fouling control and microbial characterization", Journal of Membrane Science, pp: 200-208, Vol: 553, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2018.02.038, Impact Factor: 8.742    (External URL)
52. Amine Charfi, Eunyoung Park, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2018), "Particle-sparged anaerobic membrane bioreactor with fluidized polyethylene terephthalate beads for domestic wastewater treatment: Modelling approach and fouling control", Bioresource Technology, pp: 263-269, Vol: 258, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.02.093, Impact Factor: 9.642    (External URL)
53. Muhammad Aslam, Rizwan Ahmad, Jeonghwan Kim (2018), "Recent developments in biofouling control in membrane bioreactors for domestic wastewater treatment", Separation and Purification Technology, pp: 297-315, Vol: 206, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2018.06.004, Impact Factor: 7.312    (External URL)
54. Rizwan Ahmad*, Muhammad Aslam*, Eunyoung Park, Soomin Chang, Deaun Kwon, Jeonghwan Kim (2018), "Submerged low-cost pyrophyllite ceramic membrane filtration combined with GAC as fluidized particles for industrial wastewater treatment", [*Co-first authors], Chemosphere, pp: 784-792, Vol: 206, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.05.045, Impact Factor: 7.086    (External URL)
55. A. Eliseus, M. R. Bilad, N. A. H. M. Nordin, Asim L. Khan, Z. A. Putra, M. D. H. Wirzal, Muhammad Aslam, A. Aqsha, J. Jaafar (2018), "Two-way switch: Maximizing productivity of tilted panel in membrane bioreactor", Journal of Environmental Management, pp: 529-537, Vol: 228, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.09.029, Impact Factor: 6.789    (External URL)
56. Amine Charfi, Narumol Thongmak, Boumediene Benyahia, Muhammad Aslam, Jerome Harmand, Nihel Ben Amar, Geoffroy Lesage, Porntip Sridang, Jeonghwan Kim, Marc Heran (2017), "A modelling approach to study the fouling of anaerobic membrane bioreactor for industrial wastewater treatment", Bioresource Technology, pp: 207-215, Vol: 245, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.08.003, Impact Factor: 9.642    (External URL)
57. Muhammad Aslam, Perry L. McCarty, Chungheon Shin, Jaeho Bae, Jeonghwan Kim (2017), "Low energy single-staged anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor (AFCMBR) for wastewater treatment", Bioresource Technology, pp: 33-41, Vol: 240, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.03.017, Impact Factor: 9.642    (External URL)
58. Amine Charfi, Muhammad Aslam, Geoffroy Lesage, Marc Heran, Jeonghwan Kim (2017), "Macroscopic approach to develop fouling model under GAC fluidization in anaerobic fluidized membrane bioreactor", Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, pp: 219-229, Vol: 49, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jiec.2017.01.030, Impact Factor: 6.604    (External URL)
59. Muhammad Aslam, Amine Charfi, Geoffroy Lesage, Marc Heran, Jeonghwan Kim (2017), "Membrane bioreactors for wastewater treatment: A review of mechanical cleaning by scouring agents to control membrane fouling", Chemical Engineering Journal, pp: 897-913, Vol: 307, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2016.08.144, Impact Factor: 13.273    (External URL)
60. Rizwan Ahmad, Zaki Ahmad, Asad Ullah Khan, Naila Riaz Mastoi, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2016), "Photocatalytic systems as an advanced environmental remediation: Recent developments, limitations and new avenues for application", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, pp: 4143-4164, Vol: 4, Issue: 4, ISSN: 2213-3437, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2016.09.009, Impact Factor: 5.909    (External URL)
61. Muhammad Aslam, Po-Heng Lee, Jeonghwan Kim (2015), "Analysis of membrane fouling with porous membrane filters by microbial suspensions for autotrophic nitrogen transformations", Separation and Purification Technology , pp: 284-293, Vol: 146, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2015.03.042, Impact Factor: 7.312    (External URL)
62. Muhammad Aslam, Perry L. McCarty, Jaeho Bae, Jeonghwan Kim (2014), "The effect of fluidized media characteristics on membrane fouling and energy consumption in anaerobic fluidized membrane bioreactors", Separation and Purification Technology , pp: 10-15, Vol: 132, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2014.04.049, Impact Factor: 7.312    (External URL)
63. Moinuddin Ghauri, Awais Bokhari, Muhammad Aslam, Modusser Tufail (2011), "Biogas reactor design for dry process and generation of electricity on sustainable basis", International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, pp: 414-417, Vol: 2, Issue: 6, Standard: 2078-0737    (External URL)
Conference Papers:
1. Muhammad Aslam, Asim Laeeq Khan, Abdul Sattar Nizami, M Rehan, Jeonghwan Kim (2019) "Anaerobic treatment of domestic sewage using novel anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor under energy recovery and biofouling control", HERAKLION 2019. 7th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, 26-29 June, Crete. Greek    (External URL)
2. Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Yasin, Asim Laeeq Khan, Abdul Sattar Nizami, Jeonghwan Kim (2019) "Hybrid membrane bioreactor for the treatment of industrial wastewater", HERAKLION 2019. 7th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, 26-29 June, Crete. Greek    (External URL)
3. Mohsin Ali, Muhammad Aslam, Amin Khan, Mazhar Amjad Gilani, Abdul Sattar Nizami, Asim Laeeq Khan (2019) "Mixed matrix membranes incorporated with sonication-assisted ZIF-8 nanofillers for industrial wastewater treatment", HERAKLION 2019. 7th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, 26-29 June, Crete. Greek.    (External URL)
4. Aamir Nawaz Khan, Muhammad Aslam, Aqeel Ahmad Bazmi (2018) "A forecasting model approach of sustainable electricity management by developing novel adaptive neuro fuzzy inference system (ANFIS)", 1st International Conference on Water Resources and Sustainability (ICWRS) and 3rd International Conference on Alternative Fuels, Energy and Environment (ICAFEE): Future and Challenges, 28-31 October, LiuYuan Hotel, Nanjing, China    (External URL)
5. Muhammad Aslam (2018) "Anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor for low-strength wastewater treatment: Fouling control and energy considerations ", 1st International Conference on Water Resources and Sustainability (ICWRS) and 3rd International Conference on Alternative Fuels, Energy and Environment (ICAFEE): Future and Challenges, 28-31 October, LiuYuan Hotel, Nanjing, China (Invited Speaker)     (External URL)
6. Farrukh Jamil, Gopalakrishnan Kumar, Muhammad Aslam, Zakir Khan, Abrar Inayat, Sikander Rafiq (2018) "Biocatalytic dehydration of bioethanol to green ethylene ", 1st International Conference on Water Resources and Sustainability (ICWRS) and 3rd International Conference on Alternative Fuels, Energy and Environment (ICAFEE): Future and Challenges, 28-31 October, LiuYuan Hotel, Nanjing, China    (External URL)
7. Jeonghwan Kim, Muhammad Aslam, Eunyoung Park, Michael Lim (2018) "Comparative study on fluidized media with anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor for low-strength wastewater treatment", The 52nd Annual Conference of Japan Society of Water Environment, 15-17 March 2018, Hokkaido University, Japan    (External URL)
8. Muhammad Aslam, Asim Laeeq Khan, Jeonghwan Kim (2018) "Energy-positive treatment of domestic wastewater with a staged anaerobic fluidized bed ceramic membrane bioreactor", 4th Conference on Sustainability in Process Industry (SPI 2018) 24-25th October 2018, UET Peshawar, Pakistan     (External URL)
9. Deaun Kwon, Soomin Chang, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2018) "Forward osmosis membrane to treat effluent from anaerobic fluidized bed ceramic membrane bioreactor for wastewater reuse applications", The 11th conference of the Aseanian Membrane Society (AMS 11), 3-6 July 2018, Brisbane Queensland, Australia    (External URL)
10. Deaun Kwon, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2018) "Forward osmosis membrane to treat effluent from anaerobic fluidized bed ceramic membrane bioreactor for wastewater reuse applications", 2nd International Conference on Bioresources, Energy, Environment and Materials Technology (BEEM 2018) 10-13 June, 2018, Gangwon, Republic of Korea    (External URL)
11. Muhammad Aslam, Michael Lim, Jeonghwan Kim (2018) "Influence of fluidized GAC dosage on removal performance, fouling control and energy recovery in anaerobic fluidized ceramic membrane bioreactor in treating domestic wastewater ", 2nd International Conference on Bioresources, Energy, Environment and Materials Technology (BEEM 2018) 10-13 June, 2018, Gangwon, Republic of Korea    (External URL)
12. Tahir Fazal, Abrar Faisal, Muhammad Aslam, Ainy Hafeez, Fahad Javed, Azeem Mushtaq, Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman, Gopalakrishnan Kumar, Fahad Rehman (2018) "Macroalgae and coal-based biochar as bioresource for treatment of industrial wastewater ", 1st International Conference on Water Resources and Sustainability (ICWRS) and 3rd International Conference on Alternative Fuels, Energy and Environment (ICAFEE): Future and Challenges, 28-31 October, LiuYuan Hotel, Nanjing, China    (External URL)
13. Fida Tibi, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2018) "Membrane distillation integrated with staged anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor treating low-strength wastewater", 2nd International Conference on Bioresources, Energy, Environment and Materials Technology (BEEM 2018) 10-13 June, 2018, Gangwon, Republic of Korea    (External URL)
14. Zakir Khan, Suzana Yusup, Muhammad Aslam, Gopalakrishnan Kumar, Farrukh Jamil, Salman Raza, Robina Farooq, Ian Watson (2018) "NOX and SOX emissions in palm kernel shell catalytic steam gasification with in-situ CO2 adsorption for hydrogen production", 1st International Conference on Water Resources and Sustainability (ICWRS) and 3rd International Conference on Alternative Fuels, Energy and Environment (ICAFEE): Future and Challenges, 28-31 October, LiuYuan Hotel, Nanjing, China    (External URL)
15. Naila Amin, Muhammad Suleman Tahir, Mahmood Saleem, Muhammad Aslam, Farrukh Jamil, Zakir Khan (2018) "Rheological improvement in performance of low rank coal-water slurries using novel cost effective additives", 1st International Conference on Water Resources and Sustainability (ICWRS) and 3rd International Conference on Alternative Fuels, Energy and Environment (ICAFEE): Future and Challenges, 28-31 October, LiuYuan Hotel, Nanjing, China    (External URL)
16. Tahir Fazal, Abrar Faisal, Muhammad Aslam, Ainy Hafeez, Fahad Javed, Javed Iqbal, Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman, Fahad Rehman, Robina Farooq (2018) "Simultaneous production of bioelectricity and biogas from chicken droppings and dairy industry wastewater employing bioelectrochemical system ", 1st International Conference on Water Resources and Sustainability (ICWRS) and 3rd International Conference on Alternative Fuels, Energy and Environment (ICAFEE): Future and Challenges, 28-31 October, LiuYuan Hotel, Nanjing, China    (External URL)
17. Muhammad Aslam, Michael Lim, Peixian Yang, Po-Heng Lee, Jeonghwan Kim (2018) "The effects of porous and non-porous fluidized media on biofouling control, microbial distribution and biofilm development in staged anaerobic fluidized ceramic membrane bioreactor for municipal wastewater treatment", 2nd International Conference on Bioresources, Energy, Environment and Materials Technology (BEEM 2018) 10-13 June, 2018, Gangwon, Republic of Korea    (External URL)
18. Eunyoung Park, Muhammad Aslam, Amine Charfi, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "A unified model development to simulate combined effects of membrane fouling and biological organic removal with cost-effective beads in particle-sparged Anaerobic MBR", The 2nd International Conference on Biological Waste as Resource (BWR-2017) 25-28 May 2017 Hong Kong    (External URL)
19. Amine Charfi, Eunyoung Park, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "A unified model to simulate combined effects of membrane fouling, membrane regeneration and biological organic removal in particle sparged anaerobic MBR for wastewater treatment ", International Environmental Engineering Conference (IEEC-2017) 15-17 November 2017, Jeju, Korea    (External URL)
20. Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Anaerobic fluidized bed ceramic membrane bioreactor (AFCMBR) for wastewater treatment ", The 6th International Conference of Euro Asia Civil Engineering Forum (EACEF-2017) 22-25 August 2017 Seoul, South Korea    (External URL)
21. Eunyoung Park, Muhammad Aslam, Amine Charfi, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor treating low-strength wastewater: performance, biofouling control and energy requirement", International Environmental Engineering Conference (IEEC-2017) 15-17 November 2017, Jeju, Korea    (External URL)
22. Muhammad Aslam, Peixian Yang, Po-Heng Lee, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Anaerobic treatment of domestic wastewater with a novel staged anaerobic fluidized bed ceramic membrane bioreactor (SAF-CMBR) system", International Conference of Alternative Fuels & Energy (ICAFE-2017) 23-25 October 2017 Daegu, Korea    (External URL)
23. Eunyoung Park, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Biofouling and organic removal efficiency with cost-effective scouring beads in anaerobic fluidized bed ceramic membrane bioreactor for low-strength wastewater treatment", 8th IWA Membrane Technology Conference & Exhibition for Water and Wastewater Treatment (IWA MTC-2017) 5-9 September 2017 Singapore     (External URL)
24. Muhammad Aslam, Eunyoung Park, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Biofouling control and its optimization in low energy anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor treating low-strength wastewater", International Conference on Green Technologies for Sustainable Water (GTSW-2017) 13-16 October 2017 Hanoi, Vietnam    (External URL)
25. Muhammad Aslam, Eunyoung Park, Peixian Yang, Po-Heng Lee, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Biofouling mitigation in staged anaerobic fluidized bed ceramic membrane bioreactor (SAF-CMBR) treating low-strength wastewater", International Environmental Engineering Conference (IEEC-2017) 15-17 November 2017, Jeju, Korea    (External URL)
26. Muhammad Aslam, Eunyoung Park, Perry L. McCarty, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Energy-positive treatment of low-strength wastewater with a staged anaerobic fluidized bed ceramic membrane bioreactor", The 2nd International Conference on Biological Waste as Resource (BWR-2017) 25-28 May 2017 Hong Kong    (External URL)
27. Michael Lim, Muhammad Aslam, Eunyoung Park, Rizwan Ahmad, Daeun Kwon, Somin Chang, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Fluidized ceramic membrane reactor combined with activated carbon particles for industrial wastewater treatment", 7th International Conference on Environmental Science and Biotechnology (ICESB-2017) 27-29 December 2017, Tokyo Japan.    (External URL)
28. Michael Lim, Eunyoung Park, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Fluidized ceramic membrane reactor combined with activated carbon particles for treatment of metal-finishing industrial wastewater", 7th International Conference on Environmental Science and Biotechnology (ICESB-2017) 27-29 December 2017, Tokyo Japan    (External URL)
29. Muhammad Aslam, Rizwan Ahmad, Eunyoung Park, Daeun Kwon, Soomin Chang, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Hybrid fluidized bed membrane reactor (HFMR) for the treatment of textile wastewater using new pyrophyllite-based ceramic membranes", International Environmental Engineering Conference (IEEC-2017) 15-17 November 2017, Jeju, Korea     (External URL)
30. Jeonghwan Kim, Muhammad Aslam (2017) "Low-energy, anaerobic fluidized ceramic membrane bioreactor for domestic wastewater treatment", International Water Industry Conference (IWIC-2017)19-22 September 2017 Gyeongju, South Korea    (External URL)
31. Jeonghwan Kim, Muhammad Aslam (2017) "Low-energy, single-staged anaerobic fluidized bed ceramic membrane bioreactor for domestic wastewater treatment", The 5th Busan Global Water Forum, 6-7 September 2017 Busan, South Korea    (External URL)
32. Amine Charfi, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Modelling approach to understand pore blocking mitigation in fluidized membrane bioreactor using non adsorbing fluidized media for wastewater treatment", The 2nd International Conference on Biological Waste as Resource (BWR-2017) 25-28 May 2017 Hong Kong    (External URL)
33. Amine Charfi, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Modelling approach to understand the effect of mechanical cleaning on fouling reduction with scouring media fluidized by bulk recirculation flow along membrane surface", 8th IWA Membrane Technology Conference & Exhibition for Water and Wastewater Treatment (IWA MTC-2017) 5-9 September 2017 Singapore     (External URL)
34. Eunyoung Park, Muhammad Aslam, Amine Charfi, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Particle-sparged anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AFMBR) for energy-efficient domestic wastewater treatment", The 10th International Desalination Workshop (IDW-2017) 22~24 November 2017, Busan, Korea    (External URL)
35. Eunyoung Park, Muhammad Aslam, Amine Charfi, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Single-stage particle-sparged anaerobic membrane bioreactor with fluidized polyethylene terephthalate beads for low-strength wastewater treatment: Fouling control and energy recovery", International Conference on Alternative Fuels & Energy (ICAFE-2017) 23-25 October 2017 Daegu, Korea    (External URL)
36. Muhammad Aslam, Amine Charfi, Eunyoung Park, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "Single-staged anaerobic fluidized bed ceramic membrane bioreactor for domestic wastewater treatment: Comparative study on the effect of fluidized media", International Water Industry Conference (IWIC-2017) 19-22 September 2017 Gyeongju, South Korea    (External URL)
37. Muhammad Aslam, Amine Charfi, Hoeseok Jang, Eunyoung Park, Jeonghwan Kim (2017) "The influence of granular media on membrane fouling in submerged hollow-fiber fluidized membrane reactor for wastewater treatment", 8th IWA Membrane Technology Conference & Exhibition for Water and Wastewater Treatment-(IWA MTC-2017) 5-9 September 2017 Singapore     (External URL)
38. Muhammad Aslam, Amine Charfi, Jeonghwan Kim (2016) "Addition of solid granulates for colloidal fouling mitigation in fluidized membrane reactor ", The 5th IWA Regional Conference on Membrane Technology (IWA-RMTC) 22-24 August 2016 Kunming, China    (External URL)
39. Jeonghwan Kim, Muhammad Aslam (2016) "Biofouling in anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor in low-strength wastewater", International Water Industry Conference (IWIC-2016) 18-21 October 2016 Daegu, Korea    (External URL)
40. Muhammad Aslam, Perry L. McCarty, Jaeho Bae, Jeonghwan Kim (2016) "Low-energy, single-staged anaerobic fluidized bed ceramic membrane bioreactor (AFCMBR) for wastewater treatment", International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering (CESE-2016) 6-10 November 2016 Kaohsiung, Taiwan    (External URL)
41. Jeonghwan Kim, Muhammad Aslam (2016) "Membrane fouling and energy consumptions in anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor", Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition, 1-5 February 2016 San Antonio Texas, USA    (External URL)
42. Muhammad Aslam, Amine Charfi, Jeonghwan Kim (2016) "Membrane scouring and fouling control under the fluidization of non-adsorbing media for anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor applications", International Water Industry Conference (IWIC-2016) 18-21 October 2016 Daegu, Korea    (External URL)
43. Amine Charfi, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2016) "Modeling of the mechanical cleaning effect by fluidized media on fouling mitigation in fluidized membrane reactor", The 5th IWA Regional Conference on Membrane Technology (IWA-RMTC) 22-24 August 2016 Kunming, China    (External URL)
44. Amine Charfi, Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2016) "Numerical study to understand mechanical cleaning driven by fluidized media to control membrane fouling", International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering (CESE-2016), 6-10 November 2016 Kaohsiung, Taiwan    (External URL)
45. Jeonghwan Kim, Muhammad Aslam, Perry L. McCarty, Jaeho Bae (2015) "A new approach to control membrane fouling in anaerobic fluidized membrane bioreactor", The Second International Conference on Sustainable Urbanization (ICSU-2015) 7-9 January 2015 Hong Kong     (External URL)
46. Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim, Chungheon Shin, Jaeho Bae, Perry L. McCarty (2015) "Influence of GAC as fluidized media on particle size associated membrane fouling for anaerobic fluidized membrane bioreactor applications", Ist Triangular Conference of Environmental Engineering, 12 June 2015, Incheon, South Korea   
47. Jeonghwan Kim, Muhammad Aslam, Daeun Kwon, Rizwan Ahmad, Jaeho Bae, Perry L. McCarty (2015) "Interactions between GAC sizes, particle sizes and biofouling in anaerobic fluidized membrane bioreactor", 250th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition, 16-20 August 2015 Boston, USA    (External URL)
48. Muhammad Aslam, Chungheon Shin, Jeonghwan Kim (2015) "Interrelation between particle size fraction in foulant and membrane fouling under GAC fluidization in anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor ", International Environmental Engineering Conference (IEEC-2015) 28-30 October 2015 Busan, South Korea    (External URL)
49. Muhammad Aslam, Chungheon Shin, Perry L. McCarty, Jaeho Bae, Jeonghwan Kim, (2015) "Roles of dissolved organic compounds and GAC sizes on membrane fouling in anaerobic fluidized membrane bioreactor", 1st Conference of Environmental Engineering Expert Group, June 25, 2015, Sangkyunkwan University Seoul, South Korea    
50. Muhammad Aslam, Po-Heng Lee, Jeonghwan Kim (2014) "Characteristics of membrane fouling in porous membrane filters by microbial suspension for autotrophic nitrogen transformation", The 4th IWA Regional conference on Membrane Technology, 3-6 December 2014 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam    (External URL)
51. Muhammad Aslam, Ryunkyung Lee, Jaeho Bae, Perry L. McCarty, Jeonghwan Kim (2014) "Effect of fluidized media on fouling control and organic removal in anaerobic fluidized MBR", 2nd IWA Specialized International Conference on EcoTechnologies for Wastewater Treatment (EcoSTP-2014) 23-27 June 2014 Verona, Italy    (External URL)
52. Jeonghwan Kim, Muhammad Aslam, Hyesun Woo, Ryunkyung Lee (2014) "Low-energy fouling control and its optimization in anaerobic fluidized membrane bioreactor for domestic wastewater treatment", IWA Conference on Water Reuse and Energy, 21-24 October 2014 Daegu, Korea    (External URL)
53. Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2014) "Membrane fouling control with GAC fluidization in anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor", Environmental Engineering Symposium Series, Sustainable Wastewater Treatment, Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University and National Chiao Tung University, 13 January 2014, Taiwan   
54. Muhammad Aslam, Ryunkyug Lee, Perry L. McCarty, Jaeho Bae, Jeonghwan Kim (2013) "Fluidized media and membrane fouling in anaerobic fluidized membrane bioreactor", 7th IWA Specialized Membrane Technology Conference & Exhibition for Water and Wastewater Treatment and Reuse (IWA MTC-2013) 25-29 August 2013, Toronto, Canada    (External URL)
55. Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim, Jaeho Bae, Perry L. McCarty (2013) "Fouling control with various types of fluidized media in anaerobic fluidized membrane bioreactor treating low-strength wastewater", International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science & Engineering (CESE-2013) 29 October-2 November 2013, Daegu, South Korea    (External URL)
56. Muhammad Aslam, Jeonghwan Kim (2013) "Roles of particle size and characteristics of fluidized media on membrane fouling in anaerobic fluidized bed membrane bioreactor", International Environment Engineering Conference & Exhibition (IEEC 2013) 11-13 June 2013, Seoul, South Korea    (External URL)
57. Ryunkyung Lee, Muhammad Aslam, Perry L. McCarty, Jaeho Bae, Jeonghwan Kim (2013) "Understanding fouling reduction in the staged anaerobic fluidized membrane bioreactor", 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Recovery (bio) Resources for the World, 25-28 June 2013 Santiago, Spain    (External URL)
58. Muhammad Aslam, Suhaib Umer Ilyas, Awais Bokhari, Moinuddin Ghauri (2011) "A comparative study on meeting the energy demand from biogas in Pakistan", International Renewable Energy and Environment Conference (IREEC 2011) 24-26 June 2011,Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Abstract  (External URL)
59. Moinuddin Ghauri, Awais Bokhari, Muhammad Aslam, Modusser Tufail (2011) "Biogas reactor design for dry process and generation of electricity on sustainable basis", International Renewable Energy and Environment Conference (IREEC 2011) 24-26 June 2011 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Abstract  (External URL)
60. Awais Bokhari, Farrukh Jamil, Muhammad Aslam (2011) "Production of biofuel and activated carbon from pyrolysis of seeds of wheat crops weeds", 3rd International Conference on Textile and Clothing (ICTC-2011) 28-29 March 2011, Lahore, Pakistan    (External URL)
61. Muhammad Aslam, Farrukh Jamil, Awais Bokhari (2011) "Thermal regeneration of spent activated carbon saturated during treatment of aloe vera gel", 3rd International Conference on Textile and Clothing (ICTC-2011) 28-29 March 2011, Lahore, Pakistan     (External URL)

Qualification

PhD (Environmental Engineering)
Inha University, South Korea
Mar 2014 to Feb 2018
   
MS (Environmental Engineering)
Inha University, South Korea
Mar 2012 to Feb 2014
   
BS (Chemical Engineering)
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Pakistan
Feb 2006 to Jun 2010
   

Experience

Assistant Professor
COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus
Jul 2021 to Date
   
Lecturer
COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Lahore Campus
Apr 2018 to Jul 2021
   
Research Assistant
Inha University, South Korea
Feb 2012 to Feb 2018
   
Research Associate
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Pakistan
Sep 2010 to Apr 2018
   

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