Mr. Amjad Riaz
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
Area of Interest: N/A
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007   (885)
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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.

Publications:

Book Chapters:
1. Amjad Riaz, Gholamreza Zahedi (2012), "Embedding Methane Steam Reformer and Methanol Reactor into a Single Reactor", Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, edited by: I.A. Karimi and Rajagopalan Srinivasan, published by: Elsevier B.V., Vol: 31, pp: 1170-1174, Standard: 1570-7946 / 978-0-444-59505-8  Abstract  (External URL)
Journal Papers:
1. Ibn-e-Hassan, Noraini Abu Talib, Amjad Riaz, Muhammad Jawad Iqbal (2014), "Influence of national and engineering culture on team role selection", International Journal of Technology and Design Education, pp: 91-105, Vol: 24, Issue: 1, Standard: 0957-7572, Impact Factor: 0.733    (External URL)
2. Amjad Riaz, Gholamreza Zahedi, Jirí Jaromír Klemeš (2013), "A Review of Cleaner Production Methods for the Manufacture of Methanol", Journal of Cleaner Production, pp: 19-37, Vol: 57, Impact Factor: 5.651  Abstract  (External URL)
3. Amjad Riaz, Ali Farsi, Gholamreza Zahedi, Zainuddin Abdul Manan (2011), "Investigation of Inert Gas Injection in Steam Reforming of Methane: Energy Saving Study", World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, pp: 187-190, Vol: 80    (External URL)
Conference Papers:
1. Amjad Riaz, Gholamreza Zahedi (2012) "Embedding Methane Steam Reformer and Methanol Reactor into a Single Reactor", 11th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering (PSE-2012), Singapore  Abstract 
2. Amjad Riaz, Ali Farsi, Gholamreza Zahedi, Zainuddin Abdul Manan (2011) "Investigation of Inert Gas Injection in Steam Reforming of Methane: Energy Saving", 7th International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering (ICSEEE-2011), Paris, France  Abstract 
3. Amjad Riaz, Gholamreza Zahedi (2010) "Methanol Reactor Models – Progress and Challenges", 1st International Chemical and Environmental Engineering Conference (ICEEC2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Abstract 

Qualification

M.Sc. Chemical Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Jan 2010 to Jul 2012
   
B.Sc. Chemical Engineering
ICET, University of the Punjab, Pakistan
Jun 1998 to Oct 2002
   

Experience

Assistant Professor
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Dec 2013 to Date
   
Lecturer
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Oct 2007 to Dec 2013
   
Chemical Engineer
CSK Limited (Distilleries Div.)
Mar 2004 to Oct 2007
   
Support Engineer
SATAM Technologies
Nov 2002 to Mar 2004
   

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