Dr. Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Area of Interest: Renewable Energy & Natural Resources,Process System Engineering,Biochemical Processes,Sustainability
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007   (152)

Dr. Engr. Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi is a professional chemical engineer and holds PhD (Chemical Engineering) degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia, B.E. (Chemical) from NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, and M.A. Economics from University of Karachi-Pakistan. He has been served as Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at Dawood University of Engineering. & Technology (DUET), Karachi for seven years and joined the Department of Chemical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Lahore in Aug 2006 as Assistant Professor.

He has taught more than fifteen different courses of chemical engineering (both atUndergaduate and postgraguate level) at DUET and CIIT. He has high impact factor international publications and international conference presentations,on his credit, in the field of energy, biotechnology and sustainable development. He authored fifteen concept papers submitted to CIIT. HEC and UTM for implementation.He worked as the member of several committees and performed different administrative assignments both at DUET & CIIT.

In 2007, with the collaboration of Engr Abdul Waheed Bhutto (DCET, Karachi), He took the initiative to establish Biomass Conversion Research Centre (BCRC) headquartered at CIIT-Lahore.

(BCRC URL: http://research.ciitlahore.edu.pk/Groups/BCRC/index.html )

In 2012, in collaboration with "Process Systems Engineering Center-PROSPECT", Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), MAlaysia, he estabished "Process and Energy Syetems Engineering Center-PRESTIGE" within Department of Chemical Engineering, CIIT-Lahore. He has published high impact factor articles in reputed ISI-Indexed international journals. 

(PRESTIGE URL: http://lahore.comsats.edu.pk/chemical/RGppesec.aspx )

Web Page: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/G-1415-2010

Currently he is serving as Head "Process and Energy Syetems Engineering Center-PRESTIGE" as an active researcher.

Publications:

Books:
1. Gholamreza Zahedi, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Ali Elkamel (2013), "Decentralized energy systems: concept, planning and modeling", published by: John Wiley & Sons (In Compilation), Standard: 978-1-11845-665-1   
Book Chapters:
1. Gholamreza Zahedi, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Abdul Waheed Bhutto (2012), "Chapter 6: The Environmental Impacts in Industrialization ", Advances in Environmental Research. Volume 20, edited by: Justin A. Daniels, published by: Nova Publishers, pp: 147-162 , Standard: 978-1-61324-869-0    (External URL)
Journal Papers:
1. Inamullah Bhatti, Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Khadija Qureshi, Khairul Sozana Nor Kamarudin, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Faizan Ahmad (2016), "Hydrodynamics Study of the Modified Rotating Disc Contactor for CO 2 Absorption from Natural Gas Using Emulsion Liquid Membrane", Chemical Engineering Research and Design, pp: Pages 465–478, Vol: 111, Impact Factor: 2.525    (External URL)
2. Inamullah Bhatti, Khadija Qureshi, Khairul Sozana Nor Kamarudin, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Faizan Ahmad, Moonyong Lee (2016), "Innovative method to prepare a stable emulsion liquid membrane for high CO 2 absorption and its performance evaluation for a natural gas feed in a rotating disk contactor", Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, pp: 716-732, Vol: 34, Impact Factor: 2.045    (External URL)
3. Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Khadija Qureshi, Rashid Abro, Khanji Harijan, Zheng Zhao, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Tauqeer Abbas, Guangren Yu (2016), "Progress in the production of biomass-to-liquid biofuels to decarbonize the transport sector–prospects and challenges", RSC Advances, pp: 32140-32170, Vol: 6, Issue: 38, Impact Factor: 3.289    (External URL)
4. Muhammad Shakil Ahmad; Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi;Abdu lWaheed Bhutto; Kanwal Shahzadi; Nadia Bukhari (2016), "Students’ Responses to Improve Environmental Sustainability Through Recycling: Quantitatively Improving Qualitative Model", Applied Research in Quality of Life, pp: 253–270, Vol: 11, Issue: 1, Impact Factor: 0.894    (External URL)
5. Nawshad Muhammad, Yasir A. Elsheikh, Muhammad Ibrahim Abdul Mutalib, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Rahmat Ali Khan, Hidayatullah Khan, Sikander Rafiq, Zakaria Man, Ihsnullah khan (2015), "An overview of the role of ionic liquids in biodiesel reactions", Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, pp: 1-10, Vol: 21, Impact Factor: 4.179    (External URL)
6. Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Gholamreza Zahedi, Haslenda Hashim (2015), "Design of decentralized biopower generation and distribution system for developing countries", Journal of Cleaner Production, pp: 209-220, Vol: 86, Impact Factor: 4.959    (External URL)
7. Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Khanji Harijan, Khadija Qureshi, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Alireza Bahadori (2015), "Perspectives for the production of ethanol from lignocellulosic feedstock–A case study", Journal of Cleaner Production, pp: 184-193, Vol: 95, Impact Factor: 4.959    (External URL)
8. Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Gholamreza Zahedi, Jiri Klemes (2014), "A review of progress in renewable energies implementation in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries", Journal of Cleaner Production, pp: 168-180, Vol: 71, Impact Factor: 4.959    (External URL)
9. Tauqeer Abbas, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Gholamreza Zahedi (2014), "Greener energy: Issues and challenges for Pakistan—geothermal energy prospective", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 58-269, Vol: 31, Issue: 1, Impact Factor: 6.798    (External URL)
10. Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Gholamreza Zahedi (2013), "Greener energy: Issues and challenges for Pakistan—wind power prospective", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 519-538, Vol: 20, Issue: 1, Standard: 1364-0321, Impact Factor: 6.798  Abstract  (External URL)
11. Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Gholamreza Zahedi (2013), "Underground coal gasification: From fundamentals to applications", Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, pp: 189-214, Vol: 39, Standard: 0360-1285, Impact Factor: 16.784  Abstract  (External URL)
12. Gholamreza Zahed, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi (2012), "Design of Palm Oil Biomass Processing Network for Electricity Generation Using Minlp Model: A Case Study on Iskandar Malaysia", OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, pp: 97-120, Vol: 05, Issue: 08    (External URL)
13. Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Meysam Davoody, Gholamreza Zahedi (2012), "Electricity Demand Estimation Using an Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Network: A Case Study from the State of Johor, Malaysia", International Journal of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, pp: 284-295, Vol: 3, Issue: 4, Standard: 2078-0737  Abstract  (External URL)
14. Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Gholamreza Zahedi (2012), "Greener energy: Issues and challenges for Pakistan—Hydel power prospective", Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 2732-2746, Vol: 16, Issue: 5, Standard: 1364-0321, Impact Factor: 6.798  Abstract  (External URL)
15. Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Gholamreza Zahedi (2012), "Greener energy: Issues and challenges for Pakistan—Solar energy prospective", Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 2762-2780, Vol: 16, Issue: 5, Standard: 1364-0321, Impact Factor: 6.798  Abstract  (External URL)
16. Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Muhammad Nadeem Kardar, Muhammad Yasin, Gholamreza Zahedi, Sadia Karim (2011), "Developments in Hydrogen Production through Microbial Processes; Pakistan’s Prospective", International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Standard: 2078-0737   Abstract 
17. Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Gholamreza Zahedi (2011), "Greener energy: Issues and challenges for Pakistan—Biomass energy prospective", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 3207–3219, Vol: 15, Issue: 6, Standard: 1364-0321, Impact Factor: 6.798  Abstract  (External URL)
18. Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Gholamreza Zahedi, Haslenda Hashim (2011), "Progress and Challenges in utilization of Palm Oil Biomass as fuel for Decentralized Electricity Generation", Renewable and Suatainable Energy Reviews, pp: 574-583, Vol: 15, Issue: 1, Standard: 1364-0321, Impact Factor: 6.798  Abstract  (External URL)
19. Moinuddin Ghauri, Asim Laeeq, Abrar Inayat, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi (2011), "Sustainability Consideration in the Production of Hydrogen from Biogas and its Use as a future Automotive Fuel", International Journal of Chemical and Environmental Engineering IJCEE, pp: 418-423, Vol: 2, Issue: 6, Standard: 2078-0737  Abstract 
20. Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi and Gholamreza Zahedi (2011), "Sustainable Energy Systems: Role of Optimization Modeling Techniques in Power Generation and Supply-A Review ", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 3480– 3500, Vol: 15, Issue: 7, Standard: 1364-0321, Impact Factor: 6.798  Abstract  (External URL)
21. Muhammad Yasin, Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Sadia Karim (2010), "Efficient Utilization of Rice-wheat Straw toProduce Value –added Composite Products", International Journal of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, pp: 136-143, Vol: 01, Issue: 02, Standard: 2078-0737  Abstract 
22. Asad Ullah Khan, Nasir Mahmood, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi (2009), "Direct comparison between rotational and extrusion rheometers", Materials Research , pp: 477-481, Vol: 12, Issue: 4, Standard: 1516-1439, Impact Factor: 0.424  Abstract  (External URL)
23. Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Sadia Karim, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Nisar Ahmed Pathan (2007), "Biochemical engineering education in Pakistan", Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan , pp: 1121-1128, Vol: 40, Issue: 12 , Standard: 0021-9592, Impact Factor: 0.622  Abstract  (External URL)
24. Abdul Waheed Bhutto and Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi (2007), "Sustainable agriculture and eradication of rural poverty in Pakistan", Natural Resources Forum, pp: 253-262, Vol: 31, Issue: 4, Standard: 0165-0203 , Impact Factor: 0.667  Abstract  (External URL)
Conference Papers:
1. Gholamreza Zahedi and Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi (2012) "Design of Palm Oil Biomass Processing Network for Electricity Generation using MINLP Model: A Case Study on Iskandar Malaysia", International Conference on Sustainable Development 2012, New Jersy, USA, Standard: 1923-6670  Abstract 
2. Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Meysam Davoody, Gholamreza Zahedi (2012) "Electricity Demand Estimation Using an Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Network: A Case Study from the State of Johor, Malaysia (CApChemS Best Paper Award)", 1st Congress on Applied Chemical Sciences (CApChemS-2012): International Conference on Energy and Environmental-ICEE 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.   Abstract 
3. Moinuddin Ghauri, Asim Laeeq, Abrar Inayat, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi (2011) "Sustainability Consideration in the Production of Hydrogen from Biogas and its Use as a future Automotive Fuel", International Renewable Energy & Environment Conference (IREEC-2011), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.    
4. Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Muhammad Nadeem Kardar (2010) "Review of Hydrogen Production Technologies; A Pakistan Perspective", 1st International Conference of Engineering & Environment (ICEEC-2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Abstract 
5. Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Moinuddin Ghauri (2007) "Agricultural and Agro-Industrial Residues as Raw Materials for Ethanol Production", 1st National Workshop on Food Processing: Challenges and Opportunities in Pakistan, organized by MUET, Jamshoro, Pakistan    (External URL)
6. Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Moinuddin Ghauri (2007) "Ethanol fuel as feasible and desired option in Pakistan", Second International Conference: Environmentally Sustainable Development (ESDev) organized by COMSATS, Abbottabad,Pakistan.   
7. Abdul Waheed Bhutto, Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Nisar Ahmed Pathan (2006) "Emerging frontiers of biological science in chemical engineering", 1st International Conference on Biotechnology and Informatics organized by BUITMS, Quetta, Pakistan   
8. Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi, Nisar Ahmed Pathan, Sadia Karim (2006) "Production of value added products from molasses by fermentation", 1st International Conference on Biotechnology and Informatics organized by BUITMS, Quetta, Pakistan   
9. Abdul Waheed Bhutto and Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi (2005) "Assessment of Sludge and Tank bottoms Treatment Processes", First International Conference: Environmentally Sustainable Development (ESDev) organized by COMSATS, Abbottabad, Pakistan.    
10. Abdul Waheed Bhutto and Aqeel Ahmed Bazmi (2005) "Sustainable Agriculture Growth is Pre-requisite for eradication of rural poverty in Pakistan", Two-Days Workshop on "Agriculture and Environment" by Ministry of Environment-Government of Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan.   

Qualification

PhD (Chemical Engineering) in Process Systems Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia
Jan 2010 to Dec 2012
   
M. A (Economics)
Unversity of Karachi, Pakistan
Oct 1998 to Jun 2000
   
B. E (Chemical)
NED University of Engg. & Tech., Karachi, Pakistan
Nov 1994 to May 1999
   
B.Sc (Physics, Chemistry, Maths)
Unversity of Karachi, Pakistan
Nov 1991 to May 1994
   
HSSC (Pre-Engineering)
BIE, Karachi, Pakistan
Sep 1988 to Jun 1990
   
SSC (Science)
BISE, Mirpur, AJK, Pakistan
Mar 1985 to Mar 1987
   

Experience

Associate Professor (Chemical Engineering)
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore
Jul 2014 to Date
   
Assistant Professor (Chemical Engineering)
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore
Aug 2006 to Jun 2014
   
Lecturer (Chemical Engineering)
Dawood University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
Aug 2000 to Aug 2006
   
Honorary Lecturer (Chemical Engineering)
Dawood University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
Apr 1999 to Aug 2000
   

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