Chemical Engineering

Faculty Profile

Prof. Dr. Najaf Ali Awan

Coordinator / Head of Department

PEC Number: chem / 2737
Email: najafawan@hotmail.com
Qualifications:

Ph.D Chemical Engineering, Punjab University Lahore.

M.Sc Chemical Engineering

Experience(Years): 27
Expertise:

Fast pyrolysis of Biomass


Research:

PAPERS PUBLISHED IN JOURNALS

1. Removal of heavy metals from wastewater of textile industry using polymeric nano-adsorbent.

NFC IEFR Journal of Engineering and Scientific Research (NIJESR) submitted on 4/2019.

2. Fluidized Bed Fast Pyrolysis of Corn Stover: Effects of Fluidizing Gas Flow Rate and Composition.

Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects,Vol 42, 2020 (IF 0.89).

3. Slow Pyrolysis of Indigenous Makarwal Coal: Characterization, Kinetic Study and Calculation of Design Parameters.

Energy Sources,Part A: Recovery,Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Vol 41, (2019) (IF 0.89).

4. Effect of fabric modification and clay loading on mechanical properties of reinforced composites.

Journal of Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers (JPICHE), Vol 46, No 2 (2018) (HEC/PEC approved Journal).
5. Pyrolysis of Cotton Stalk in Fixed Bed Reactor: Effect of Particle Size of Feedstock on Bio-oil Yield.

NFC IEFR Journal of Engineering and Scientific Research (NIJESR) Vol. 6 Issue 2 (2018).

6. Effect of aluminum oxide (Al2O3) catalyst on bio-oil yield from pyrolysis of cotton stalk.

Journal of Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers (JPICHE), Vol 46, No 1 (2018).

7. Co-Pyrolysis of Organic Solid Waste in Fixed Bed Reactor.

Journal of Faculty of Engineering & Technology (JFET) Vol. 25, No.  1 (2018).

8. Removal of Suspended Solids and Turbidity from Wastewater Using Natural & Primary Coagulant

Journal of Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers (JPICHE), Vol. 45, No 2 (2017) (HEC/PEC approved Journal).

9. Hydrodynamic Study of Indigenous Biomass-Sand Mixtures in a Cold Fluidization Column.

Journal of Faculty of Engineering & Technology (JFET) (2017), Vol. 24. No.1

10. Development of Temperature Programmed Identification Technique to Characterize the Organic Sulphur Functional Groups in Coal.

Energies (2017), 10, 782.

11. Effect of Operating Parameters on Bio-oil Yield from Pyrolysis of Waste Tyres in Lab Scale Fixed Bed Reactor.

NFC IEFR Journal of Engineering and Scientific Research (NIJESR) (2017), Vol. 5, No. 1

12. Effect of operating parameters on production of bio-oil from fast pyrolysis of maize stalk in bubbling fluidized bed reactor.

Polish Journal of Chemical Technology, (2016) 18, 3, 88-96. [DOI 10.1515/pjct-2016-0053].

13. Effect of aluminum oxide (Al2O3) anhydrous catalyst on bio-oil yield from pyrolysis of cotton stalk.

Journal of Faculty of Engineering & Technology (JFET) Vol 46,No. 1 (2018) (HEC/PEC approved Journal).

14. Estimation of Producer gas from low-grade coal and biomass using Mathematical Modeling.

Journal of Faculty of Engineering & Technology (JFET) Vol. 23, No. 1  (2016),(HEC/PEC approved Journal).

15. Bio-oil production from fast pyrolysis of cotton stalks in fluidized bed reactor.

Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, (2015) 40:3019–3027. [DOI: 10.1007/s13369-015-1801-z].

16. Emissions of NOx, SO2, and CO from Co-Combustion of Wheat Straw and Coal under Fast Fluidized Bed Condition.

Combustion Science and Technology, (2015)187:7,1079-1092. [DOI:10.1080/00102202.2014.1002561s].

17. Factors Influencing the Formation of Producer gas from Coal and Biomass

A Review. Journal of Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers  No. 43(2),133-247 (2015) (HEC/PEC approved Journal).

18. Effect of Temperature on the Bio Oil Yield from Pyrolysis of Maize Stalks in Fluidized Bed Reactor.

Journal of Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers(JPICHE), (2014) No. 42(2).

19. Fast Pyrolysis Of Pakistani Cotton Stalks In Fluidized Bed Reactor: Design and Preliminary Results.

Life Science Journal, (2014) Vol. 11(7), pp:137-144.

20. Thermo-Gravimetric Study of Pakistani Cotton & Maize Stalk using Iso-Conversional Technique.

Life Science Journal,(2014) Vol. 11(8), pp:382-387.

21. Experimental Study and Mathematical Modeling of SOx removal from Flue Gas in Coal Combustion using Alkaline Scrubbing System.

ARPN Journal of Science and Technology,(2013), 3(8):808-814.

22. A Model of Heat Transfer in A Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor

Science International Lahore (25)4, 785-790, (2013) (HEC/PEC approved Journal).

23. Parametric Study of  NOx Emissions in Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor

Journal of Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers,40(1):61-68  (2012) (HEC/PEC approved Journal).

PAPERS PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

24. Production of Bio-oil from Co-Pyrolysis of Organic Solid Waste

(Oral Presentation) 3rd International Conference on Engineering Sciences, (December 21-22, 2017), University of the Punjab, Pakistan

25. Removal of Suspended Solid and Turbidity from Wastewater Using Natural and Primary Coagulant.

(Oral Presentation) 6th Symposium on Engineering Sciences (SES 6), 21-22 December, (2016) at University of the Punjab Lahore-Pakistan

26. Presented a poster “Bio-oil from Co-Pyrolysis of Organic Solid Waste”

In 6th Symposium on Engineering Sciences (2016) at University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan.

27. Effect of Operating Parameters on Tyre Derived Fuel from Pyrolysis of Waste Tyres.

In the Proceedings of 3rd Conference on Sustainability in Process Industry (SPI 2016) 19-20- Oct 2016 UET Peshawar-Pakistan

28. Effect of Operating Parameters on the Fast Pyrolysis of Pakistani Maize Stalk in Bubbling Fluidized Bed Reactor.

International Congress on Energy (AICHE 2014), November 16-21 2014 Atlanta GA, USA.

29. Effect of Temperature on the Bio Oil Yield from Pyrolysis of Maize Stalks in Fluidized Bed Reactor.

(Oral Presentation) 5th Symposium, 2nd April, 2014, University of the Punjab, Lahore. Pakistan.

30. Study of hydrodynamics of biomass-sand mixture in a cold fluidization column,

(Oral presentation) 1st International conference on  “Energy systems for sustainable development” (ESSD-2014) CIIT Lahore, Pakistan.

31. Pyrolysis of biomass: An experimental study of the effect of feed particle size on yield of bio-oil.

(Oral presentation). 1st International conference on  “Energy systems for sustainable development” (ESSD-2014)  CIIT Lahore, Pakistan.

32. Presented project on “Catalytic Pyrolysis of Cotton Stalk for the Production of Liquid Fuel by Fixed Bed Reactor.

In Distinguished Innovations, Collaboration & Entrepreneurship (DICE) Energy Exhibition 2014 at NED University, Karachi and won third prize.

33. Experimental Study on Fast Pyrolysis of Pakistani Cotton Stalks in Fluidized Bed Reactor.

(Oral Presentation) 5th International Conference on Applied Energy  (ICAE 2013),  1-4 July (2013), Pretoria,  South Africa.

34. Presented a poster “Fast Pyrolysis of Agricultural Residues”

In 1st International Conference on Engineering Sciences (2012) at University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan.

35. A presentation of “Fast Pyrolysis of Agricultural Residues for Bio Oil Production.

In Invention to Innovation Summit (2012) organized by Institute of Research Promotion in Collaboration with Pakistan Science Foundation at University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan.

36. Presented a poster “Fast Pyrolysis of Agricultural.

In Summit Exhibition (2010) at LCCI, Lahore / Pakistan.