Engr. Amjad Riaz is a professional Chemical Engineer, holds degree of B.Sc. Chemical Engineering degree from University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan and M.Sc. Chemical Engineering (Gold Medal) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor, Malaysia. He served in Industrial sector (Satam Technologies and CSK Distilleries Ltd.) for five years and joined Department of Chemical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Lahore as Lecturer in October 2007. Recently, he is promoted as Assistant Professor.
His experience in process industries encompassed erection/commissioning, operations and process control. He taught seven different courses of chemical engineering and established two labs at CIIT. He has international publications and conference presentations to his credit in the field of energy and fuel. He worked as member of several committees and perfomed various administrative assignments at CIIT. He is member of COMSATS Sustainability Society (CSS).
He is associated with Biomass Conversion Research Center (BCRC) since beginging. In 2009, he laid foundation of Modeling and Simulation Research Group (MSRG) in Department of Chemical Engineering, CIIT-lahore. He is also member of Process and Energy Systems Engineering Centre (PRESTIGE) established to develop and promote Modeling and Simulation studies.