Dr. Azeem Mushtaq
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
Area of Interest: Membrane Technology [Mixed Matrix Membranes, Electro-conductive Membranes]; Bio-waste derived nanomaterials
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007   (184)
HEC approved PhD Supervisor

In 2013, Mr. Azeem joined the Department of Chemistry in Institute of Leadership and Management, Lahore as a Lecturer and served there till August 2014. In the year 2014, he was offered a position of Research Associate (R.A) at the Department of Chemical Engineering, CIIT Lahore, Pakistan. Later on, he was promoted as Lecturer at the same department in the year 2015.

Currently, He is on study leave for Ph.D. at KAIST (Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), South Korea.

His major research interest includes; Membrane Fabrication, Biofuel Production, Green Energy Harvesting, Better Biowaste Utilization

Publications:

Journal Papers:
1. Tahir Fazal, Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman, Fahed Javed, Mueed Akhtar, Azeem Mushtaq, Ainy Hafeez, Aamir Alaud Din, Javed Iqbal, Naim Rashid, Fahad Rehman (2021), "Integrating bioremediation of textile wastewater with biodiesel production using microalgae (Chlorella vulgaris) ", Chemosphere, pp: 130758, Vol: 281, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.130758, Impact Factor: 7.086    (External URL)
2. Tahir Fazal, Abrar Faisal, Azeem Mushtaq, Ainy Hafeez, Fahed Javed, Aamir Alaud Din, Naim Rashid, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman, Fahad Rehman (2021), "Macroalgae and coal-based biochar as sustainable bioresource reuse for treatment of textile wastewater ", Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, pp: 1-16, Impact Factor: 2.602    (External URL)
3. Hoon Cho, Azeem Mushtaq, Taewoon Hwang, Hee-Sik Kim, Jong-In Han (2021), "Orifice-based membrane fouling inhibition employing in-situ turbulence for efficient microalgae harvesting", Separation and Purification Technology, pp: 117277, Vol: 251, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2020.117277, Impact Factor: 7.312    (External URL)
4. Muhammad Ajaz Ahmed, Azeem Mushtaq, Ruly Terán-Hilares, Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman, Javed Iqbal, Arsalan A Raja, Choi Joon Weon, Jong-In Han (2020), "Dilute acid hydrolysis of sugar canebagasse using a laboratory twin gear reactor", Renewable Energy, pp: Pages 61-66, Vol: 153, Issue: June 2020, Impact Factor: 6.2734    (External URL)
5. Hoyoung Ryu, Azeem Mushtaq, Eunhye Park, Kyochan Kim, Yong Keun Chang, Jong-In Han (2020), "Dynamical Modeling of Water Flux in Forward Osmosis with Multistage Operation and Sensitivity Analysis of Model Parameters", Water, MDPI, pp: 31, Vol: 12, Issue: 1, Impact Factor: 2.544    (External URL)
6. Hoon Cho, Azeem Mushtaq, Taewoon Hwang, Hee-Sik Kim, Jong-In Han (2020), "Orifice-based membrane fouling inhibition employing in-situ turbulence for efficient microalgae harvesting ", Separation and Purification Technology, pp: 117277, Vol: 251, Impact Factor: 5.774    (External URL)
7. Azeem Mushtaq, Hoon Cho, Muhammad Ajaz Ahmed, Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman, Jong-In Han (2019), "A novel method for the fabrication of silver nanowires-based highly electro-conductive membrane with antifouling property for efficient microalgae harvesting", Journal of Membrane Science (JMS), pp: 117258, Vol: 590, Impact Factor: 7.015    (External URL)
8. 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, Impact Factor: 5.128   
9. Tahir Fazal, Azeem Mushtaq, Fahad Rehman, Asad Ullah Khan, Naim Rashid, Wasif Farooq, Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman, Jian Xu (2018), "Bioremediation of textile wastewater and successive biodiesel production using microalgae", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp: 3107-3126, Vol: 82, Issue: 3, Impact Factor: 8.050    (External URL)
10. Azeem Mushtaq · Nazim Waheed · Sobia Tabassum · Mazhar Amjad Gilani · Ayesha Ilyas · Fawad Ashraf · Younis Jamal · Muhammad Roil Bilad · Asad Ullah Khan · Asim Laeeq Khan (2016), "Mixed Matrix Membranes Based on Polysulfone and Rice Husk Extracted Silica for CO2 Separation", Separation and Purification Technology, pp: 122-129, Vol: 170, Impact Factor: 5.107   
Conference Papers:
1. Azeem Mushtaq, Hoon Cho, Jong-In Han (2019) "A novel method for the fabrication of silver nanowires-based highly electro-conductive membrane for efficient microalgae harvesting ", Chemical Engineering Megatrends and the Elements - Chemeca2019    
2. Azeem Mushtaq, Hoon Cho, Jong-In Han (2019) "Development of a Novel Electro-membrane for Electrically Enhanced in-situ Aeration Assisted Membrane Fouling Mitigation ", International Environmental Engineering Conference & Annual Meeting of the Korean Society of Environmental Engineers jointly with the 4th International Conference on Biological Waste as Resource 2019 (IEEC & BWR 2019)    
3. Azeem Mushtaq, Hoon Cho, Jong-In Han (2019) "Development of a Stable and Highly Electro-conductive Silver Nanowires-based Membrane for Efficient Microalgae Harvesting ", The 12th conference of the Aseanian Membrane Society (AMS 12)   
4. Azeem Mushtaq, Fawad Ashraf, Mazhar Amjad Gillani, Nazim Waheed (2015) "Polysulfone and functionalized mesoporous MCM-41 nanosilica mixed matrix membranes for CO2 separations ", First International Conference on Energy Systems for Sustainable Development    

Qualification

PhD
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea
Sep 2016 to Feb 2020
   
MS Chemical Engineering
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Sep 2012 to Jul 2014
   

Experience

Assistant Professor
COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore campus
Aug 2021 to Date
   
Lecturer
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore
Jan 2015 to Aug 2021
   
Research Assistant
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore
Sep 2014 to Jan 2015
   
Lecturer
Institute of Leadership and Management
Jun 2013 to Aug 2014
   

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