Institute of Environmental Engineering and Research



Research Areas

Institute of Environmental Engineering and Research has following research areas:

  • Water supply and treatment
  • Waster collection, treatment, ruse and disposal
  • Water pollution control
  • Environmental issues and management
  • Air Pollution
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Water and wastewater treatment
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Water Supply & Sewerage System Design
  • Environmental System Modeling
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Organic Geochemistry
  • Petroleum Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Water and Wastewater Analysis
  • Heavy and Toxic Metal Analysis on AAS
Research Publications (2009-10)
  1. MARTIN M. SHAFER, DAWN A. PERKINS, DAGMARA S. ANTKIEWICZ, ELIZABETH A. STONE, TAUSEEF A. QURAISHI AND JAMES J. SCHAUER, 2010. “Reactive Oxygen Species Activity and Chemical Speciation of Size-fractionated Atmospheric Particulate Matter from Lahore, Pakistan: an Important Role for Transition Metals”. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 2010, 12, 704–715 (International ISI journal with impact factor of 2.0)

  3. ELIZABETH STONE, JAMES SCHAUER, TAUSEEF QURAISHI and ABID MAHMOOD, 2010.  “Chemical Characterization and Source Apportionment of Fine and Coarse Particulate Matter in Lahore, Pakistan”. Atmospheric Environment 44 (2010) 1062-1070. (International ISI journal with impact factor of 2.890).

  5. ERIKA VON SCHNEIDEMESSER, ELIZABETH A. STONE, TAUSEEF A. QURAISHI, MARTIN M. SHAFER and JAMES J. SCHAUER, 2010. ”Toxic Metals in the Atmosphere in Lahore, Pakistan”.  Science of the Total Environment 408 (2010) 1640–1648.  (ISI journal with impact factor of 2.579).

  7. TAUSEEF A. QURAISHI, JAMES J. SCHAUER and YUANXUN ZHANG, 2009. “Understanding Sources of Airborne Water Soluble Metals in Lahore, Pakistan”. Kuwait Journal of Science and Engineering, 36 (1A) 43 – 62. (ISI journal with impact factor).

  9. Haydar, S. and Aziz, J. A. (2009), “Coagulation flocculation studies of tannery wastewater using combination of alum with cationic and anionic polymers”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 168, 1035-1040. International Journal (Impact factor = 4.11)

  11. Haydar, S. and Aziz, J. A. (2009), “Characterization and treatability studies of tannery wastewater using chemically enhanced primary treatment (CEPT) - A case study of Saddiq Leather Works”, Journal of Hazardous Materials , 163 (2-3), 1076-1083. International Journal (Impact factor = 4.11)

  13. Haydar, S. and Aziz, J. A. (2009), “Coagulation-flocculation studies of tannery wastewater using cationic polymers as a replacement of metal salts”, Water Science and Technology, 59 (2), 381-390. International Journal (Impact factor =
  14.       1.24)

  15. Muhammad Irfan Jalees, Fazeelat Tahira and Hina saleem, “Study on the geochemical correlation of crude oils of Paleocene and Jurassic ages from the Potowar Indus Basin in northern Pakistan” Chinese Journal of Geochemistry, 2010, 29, 82-93, Springer Link, UK

  17. Fazeelat Tahira, Muhammad Irfan Jalees and Thomas Bianchi, “Source rock potential of Eocene, Paleocene and Jurassic sediments of the Potwar Basin (northern Pakistan)”, Journal of Petroleum Geology, 2010, 33 (1), 87-96, Wiley Inter science, UK

  19. Haider H. & Ali W., “Development of Dissolved Oxygen Model for a Highly Variable flow river; Case study of Ravi River in Pakistan”, Environmental Modeling and Assessment Journal, The Netherlands (under review)

  21. TAUSEEF AHMAD QURAISHI, BISMA PERVEZ MIR and JAMES JAY SCHAUER, 2009. ”Comparison of Water and Acid Extraction Methods for Metals in Airborne Particulates in Lahore”.  Journal of the Chemical Society of Pakistan, 31 (5) 750-756.  (ISI journal with impact factor).

  23. Haydar, S. and Bari, A. (2009), “Characterization and study of correlations among major pollution parameters in textile wastewater”,  Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, (accepted) [HEC recognized]

  25. Haydar S., Aziz, J. A. and Arshad, M. (2009), “Evaluation of drinking water quality in urban areas of Pakistan: A case study of southern Lahore”, Pakistan Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Vol. 5, no.2, 16-23. [HEC recognized]

  27. Haydar S. and Aziz, J. A., (2009), “Kinetic coefficients for the biological treatment of tannery wastewater using activated sludge process”, Pakistan Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Vol. 5, no.2, 39-43. [HEC recognized]

  29. Haider H., & Ali, W., “Effect of wastewater treatment on biokinetics of dissolved oxygen in river Ravi, Pakistan” Pakistan journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, UET, Lahore, 2010, 6, 42-51

  31. Haider H., & Ali, W., ‘Sustainability of sanitation system in Pakistan” The Pakistan Engineer, Journal of the institution of Engineers, Pakistan, ISSN 1024-6223