Dr. Fazeelat Tahira

     

Dean / Professor (Chemistry)

Dr. Fazeelat Tahira
 

Cell:

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Residence:

92-42-6821304; 92-42-9029388

Office:

92-42-9029215; 92-42-9029516

Email:

deannshis@uet.edu.pk; fazeelat.tahira@gmail.com

Address:

P-115, Staff Colony, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore

Qualification

Degree

Name of Institution

Specialization

Year

Postdoctoral Research (Fulbright Program)

University of Oklahoma, USA

Organic Geochemistry

2002-03

Ph.D.

Curtin University of Technology, Perth-Western Australia

Organic Geochemistry

1994

M.Sc.

Institute of Chemistry, University of the Punjab Lahore

Chemistry Organic

1977

B.Sc.

University of the Punjab, Lahore

Chemistry, Botany, Statistics

1974

Courses

  • Chemistry & Biosynthesis of Secondary Metabolites.    
  • Spectroscopy and Structure Elucidation of Organic Compounds.
  • Organic Geochemistry.
  • Sedimentary Processes and Biomarkers.
  • Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry.          
  • Stereochemistry, Reaction Mechanism.
  • Organic Synthesis.
  • Petroleum Chemistry and Petrochemicals.

Research Interests

  1. Biomarkers and Organic Geochemistry
  2. Sedimentary Processes and Isotope Geochemistry
  3. Environmental Chemistry
  4. Organic Synthesis & Natural Product Chemistry
  5. Bio-fuels

Students Supervision

  • PhD: 5 completed 3 on-going
  • M.Phil: 59 completed 5 on-going
  • M.Sc: 86 completed

Publication Citation: 170+

Impact Factor: 45.683

List of Publications

Title of the Paper

Author(s)

Journal

Volume/Year

Extended 8,14-secohopanes in some seep oils from Pakistan (15) Fazeelat T., Alexander R. and Kagi R.I. Organic Geochemistry
Elsevier
21(3-4), 257-264 (1994)
Application of triterpanes as a maturity parameters: A case study on source rocks from the Sind Basin, Pakistan Fazeelat T. Research Journal
UET Lahore
8(1),55-66 (1994)
Identification of novel 30-nor-8,14-seco hopanes in sediments Fazeelat T. Research Journal
UET Lahore
8(2),  1-7 (1994)
Relationship between 8,14-secohopanes and 17a(H)-hopanes in sediments. Fazeelat T. Research Journal
UET Lahore
8(2), 58-69
Geochemical study of an oil seep samples from Pakistan: Analysis for pentacyclic triterpenoid. Fazeelat T. Research Journal
UET Lahore
8(1), 250-257 (1994)
Molecular structures of sedimentary 8,14-secohopanes inferred from their GC retention behavior. (14) Fazeelat T., Alexander R. and Kagi R.I. Organic Geochemistry
Elsevier
23(7), 641-646 (1994)
Effects of maturity on the relative abundances of 8,14-secohopanes in sediments and crude oils (3) Fazeelat T., Alexander R. and Kagi R. I. Jour. Chem. Soc. Pak. 21(2), 154-163 (1999)
Biodegradation effects on 8,14-secohopanes Fazeelat T., Alexander R. and Kagi R.I. Jour. Chem. Soc. Pak. 21(2), 164-174 (1999)
An Overview of Developments Related to the Characterization and Significance of High Molecular Weight Paraffins /Hydrocarbons (>C40) in Crude Oils. (7) Philp R. P., Hseih M. and
T. Fazeelat
Understanding Pet. Reservoirs:towards an Integrated Reservoir Engg. & Geochemical Approach (Cubitt, J.M., England, W.A. & Larter, S.eds) Geological Society London 237, 37-51 (2004)
Geochemical characterization of outcrop sediments from Dharangi upper Indus Basin-Pakistan (4) Fazeelat T. and Yousaf M. S. Jour. Chem. Soc. Pak. 26(4), 355-359 (2004)
Organic geochemical study of lignite coal from Salt Range-Pakistan. Fazeelat T. and Asif M. Jour. Chem. Soc. Pak. 27(2), 199-204 (2005)
8, 14- Secohopanes (section in book) Fazeelat T., Alexander R. and Kagi R.I. The Biomarker Guide, 2nd edn.,  (Peters, K.E., Walters, C.C. and Moldowan, J.M. eds) Camb. Univ Press, UK. 692-693, 1057 (2005)
Chemical composition and Geochemical Applications of Waxes isolated from Pakistani Crude Oil (1) Fazeelat T. Jour. Chem. Soc. Pak. 28(2), 187-190 (2006)
Characterization of Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Dhurnal oil from Northern Indus Basin.(2) Asif M. and Fazeelat T. Jour. Chem. Soc. Pak. 28(2), 169-175 (2006)
HPLC Analysis of Strawberry Anthocyanins at Partially Ripe and Ripe Levels. Fazeelat T., Afzal W., Asif M. Zamir M. and Saleem H. Jour. Chem. Soc. Pak. 29(3), 243-246 (2007)
GC-FID analysis of Wax Paraffins from Khaskheli Crude oil.(2) Fazeelat T. and Saleem A Jour. Chem. Soc. Pak. 29(5), 492-499 (2007)
Distribution and Geochemical Applications of Aromatic Hydrocarbons in crude oils (3) Asif M. and Fazeelat T. Jour. Research (Science) BZU 18(2), 79-90 (2007)
Physicochemical Characterization of Crude Oils from Sindh Basin of Pakistan.(1) Saleem A. and Fazeelat T. Jour. Research (Science) BZU 18(4), 245-253 (2007)
A Simple and Efficient Method for Separation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Petroleum. Fazeelat T. and Asif M. Jour. Chem. Soc. Pak. 30(5), 795-796 (2008)
Assessment of petroleum biodegradation using stable hydrogen isotopes of individual saturated hydrocarbons and polyaromatic hydrocarbon distribution in oils from the Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan (30) Asif M., Grice Kliti and Fazeelat T Organic Geochemistry
Elsevier
40(3), 301–311 (2009)
Geosynthesis of dibenzothiophene and alkyl dibenzothio- phenes in crude oils and sediments by carbon catalysis (31) Asif M., Alexander R. Fazeelat T and Pierce K Organic Geochemistry
Elsevier
40(8), 895–901
Geochemical investigation of crude oils from different oil fields of the Potwar Basin (1) Fazeelat, T., Asif M..Saleem, A., Nazir, A., Zulfiqar, M.A., Nasir S. and Nadeem S Jour. Chem. Soc. Pak. 31(6), 863-870 (2009)
Synthesis, characterization and biological studies of metal complexes of [Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II), Zn(II)] with sulphadimidine-benzylidene. Fazeelat, T., Imran, M., Iqbal, J. and Latif, S. Jour. Chem. Soc. Pak. 31(3), 453-458 (2009)
Geochemical Characterization of Ghungro-1 Oil Well from Lower Indus Basin of Pakistan Saleem, A., Paul, R.P, and  Fazeelat, T Earth Scientist
OU USA
62-65 (2009)
Sedimentary processes for the geosynthesis of heterocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and fluorenes involving surface reactions  (8) Asif M., Alexander R. Fazeelat T and Grice K. Organic Geochemistry
Elsevier
41(5), 522-530 (2010)
Source rock potential of Eocene, Paleocene and Jurassic sediments of the Potwar Basin, Northern Pakistan (8) Fazeelat T., Jalees M.I. and  Bianchi T.S. Journal of Petroleum Geology
Wiley-Black well  (UK)
33(1), 87-96 (2010)
Study on the geochemical correlation of crude oils of Paleocene and Jurassic ages from the Potwar Indus Basin in northern Pakistan (4) Jalees M.I, Fazeelat, T and Saleem H. Chin. J.Geochem.
Springer
29(1), 82-93 (2010)
Synthesis, crystal structures and, antibacterial and antiproliferative activities in vitro of palladium(II) complexes of triphenylphosphine and thioamides.(13) Shafqat, N., Michael, B., Saeed, A.,  Fazeelat, T., Tirmizi, S.A., Rauf, K.M., Samina, A.S., Sadia, S., Hamid, A. and Zeeshan, S.H. Inorganica Chimica Acta-
Elsevier
363(13), 3261-3269 (2010)
Physicochemical analysis and biomarker distribution in waxy crude oils from Lower Indus Basin Pakistan(1) Saleem, A. Fazeelat, T. and Asif, M. Jour. Chem. Soc. Pak 32(6), 794-798 (2010)
Source correlation between biodegraded oil seep and a commercial crude oil from the Punjab Basin, Pakistan (3) Fazeelat T.,  Asif, M., Jalees, M.I., saleem,A., Nazir,A., Saleem, H., Nasir S. and Nadeem S. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering
Elsevier
77(1), 1-9 (2011)
Diamondoids and Biomarker: A novel parameter for microbial degradation and maturity of crude oils from Pakistan(2) Jalees M.I., Bianchi T.S., Sassen R. and Fazeelat T. Carbonates & Evaporites Springer-Verlag 26(2):155–165 (2011)
Applications of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons to Assess the Source and Thermal Maturity of the Crude Oils from
the Lower Indus Basin, Pakistan
M. Asif, A. Nazir, T. Fazeelat, K. Grice, S. Nasir & A. Saleem Petroleum Science and Technology Taylor & Francis 29(21), 2234–2246 (2011)
Petroleum geochemistry of the Potwar Basin, Pakistan: 1. Oil–oil correlation using biomarkers, δ13C and δD. (7) Muhammad Asif, Tahira Fazeelat, Kliti Grice Organic Geochemistry
Elsevier
42 (10) 1226–1240 (2011)
Homogeneous Catalysis of High Free Fatty Acid Waste Cooking Oil to Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (Biodiesel) (3).  Downloads: 579 Fazeelat Tahira, Syed Tajammul Hussain, Syed Danish Ali, Zafar Iqbal, Waqas Ahmad International Journal of Energy and Power (SEP: Sci & Engg Pub Co) 1 (1) 31–36 (2012)
The Geochemical Characterization of Sediments
from Early Cretaceous Sembar Formation.
A.  Nazir, T. Fazeelat and  M. Asif Petroleum Science and Technology Taylor & Francis 30:2460–2470 (2012)
Geochemical Characterization of Waxy and Non-waxy Crude Oils from the Upper and Lower Indus Basin of Pakistan. Saleem, A., Philp, R.P., and  Fazeelat, T. Organic Geochemistry
Elsevier  EAOG
MS No: OG-S-10-00063 Under review
Petroleum Geochemistry of the Potwar Basin, Pakistan: I- Oil Classification based on Heterocyclic and Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons (4). M. Asif, and T. Fazeelat Applied Geochemistry
Elsevier
27 (8), 1655-1665 (2012)
Markers for secondary reaction of migrated crude oil on carbonaceous surfaces (1). R. Alexander, L. Berwick, S. Nasir,  T. Fazeelat and K. Grice Organic Geochemistry
Elsevier
49 (1),
30–35 (2012)
Physico-chemical and Geochemical Correlation Study of Aliphatic Hydrocarbons for Sindh Basin (Pakistan) condensate Samples. M.A.ZulfiqarM. Zahid and T. Fazeelat Asian Journal of Chemistry ASIAN J CHEM 25 (17),
9813–9816 (2013)
Diamondoid Hydrocarbons as Maturity Indicators for
Condensates from Southern Indus Basin, Pakistan.
Shagufta Nasir and Tahira Fazeelat Journal of Chemistry Hindawi vol. 2013, ID 636845 10 pages (2013)
Petroleum geochemistry of Lower Indus Basin, Pakistan: I. Geochemical interpretation and origin of crude oils A.  Nazir and T. Fazeelat Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering - Elsevier 122, 173–179 (2014)
Biomarker and stable carbon isotopic study of Eocene sediments of North-Western Potwar Basin, Pakistan Fazeelat T.,  Asif, M. and Jalees, M.I. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering-
Elsevier
122, 729–740 (2014)
Stable carbon and nitrogen isotops: Interpretation of organic matter in Potwar Basin, sediments. T. Fazeelat and M.I. Jalees Geoderma  Elsevier 14-00590 under review (2014)
Synthesis of zeolite 4A molecular sieves from kaolin by clay mineral conversion process (3). K.S. Joya and  T. Fazeelat Pak. J. Sci. Res. 59 (1-2), 44–48 (2007)
Cyclopeptide alkaloids from the leaves of Zizyphus jujuba. Chughtai M. I. D., Kho-khar I. and Fazeelat T. Pak. Journal of Science 30, 136-143 (1978)

Conference Abstracts

Title

Author(s)

Conference

Year

Plenary Lecture: Chemical Composition and Applications of High Molecular Weight Hydrocarbons (HMWHCs) Fazeelat T. 4th International & 14th National Chemistry Conference of The Chemical Society of Pakistan.  PCSIR Lahore May 16-18, (2004)
A geochemical study of some Pakistani oil seeps.  Abstract Fazeelat T., Alexander R. and Kagi R. I. 3rd Conference on Petroleum Geochem. and Exploration in Afro-Asian Region. 224th Organic Geochemistry
Melbourne, Australia.
February (1992)
Significance and distribution of waxes in crude oils. Abstract Hsieh, M., Philp, R. P., Fazeelat T. a AAPG- bSEG Spring Student Expo, Norman, OK, USA. March 14-15, (2003)
An oil-oil correlation of Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan based on biomarkers distribution and individual d13C/dD. Asif M., Grice K., Fazeelat T. and Dawson, D. 15th Australian Organic Geochemistry Conf. Adelaide South Australia
ISBN: 0975013475
Pages: 100-101
Sept.
8-12, 2008
Synthesis of Molecular Sieves Fazeelat T. and Tahir H. S. 10th National Chemistry Conference of The Chemical Society of Pakistan at Quaid-i-Azam Univ. Islamabad Oct.
28-30, 1999
Applications of Molecular Sieves in Petroleum Refining Processes. Fazeelat T. and Nasir. I. T.   Oct. 28-30,1999.
Replacement of Carcinogenic benzidine non-symmetric direct dyes with 4,4´-diaminobenzsulfanilide. Khurram N. Q., Tanseer H. and Fazeelat T.   Oct.
28-30,1999.
Characterization of Waxy crude oils from Pakistan for correlation study Saleem A and Fazeelat T. 6th International &16th National Chem.Conf. of The Chemical Society of Pak. at BZU Multan. April
6-8, 2006
Application of Biological markers to Characterize Petroleum and source rocks of Southern Indus Basin of Pakistan Shagufta Nasir, K.Grice, T. Fazeelat 16th Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference, Canberra, Australia
ISBN 978-1-921781-52-0 (web)
Pages: 114-115 Dec.7-10, 2010
Geochemical characterization of sediments from Early Cretaceous Sembar Formation Arif Nazir, and Fazeelat T. 8th  International and 20th National Chemistry Conference of The Chemical Society of Pakistan at Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Pages: 12-13 Feb.  15-17, 2010
Synthesis, XRD characterization and applications of ZSM-5 molecular sieves Shagufta Nasir, Fazeelat T 8th  International and 20th National Chemistry Conference of The Chemical Society of Pakistan at Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad Page 24 Feb.  15-17, 2010
Correlation study of crude oils reservoired in Cretaceous sequences, Lower Indus Basin Pakistan. Arif Nazir and Fazeelat T. 10th International and 22nd National Chemistry Conference of The Chemical Society of Pakistan Organized by Deptt. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pages: 61-62 Nov. 21-23, 2011
Geochemical Record evaluation of Permian sequences from the Eastern Potwar Basin, Pakistan Shahid Nadeem, Fazeelat T. 10th International and 22nd National Chemistry Conference of The Chemical Society of Pakistan Organized by Deptt. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pages: 77-78 Nov. 21-23, 2011 Pakistan
Geochemical record of ancient sediments from the Potwar Basin Pakistan, inferred by biomarker and stable isotopic signatures Shahid Nadeem, Kliti Grice, Fazeelat Tahira 25th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry IMOG 2011, 18 - 23 September Interlaken, Switzerland www.imog2011.com Page:428, Sept. 18-23, 2011
Significance of aromatic biomarkers to characterize petroleum of the Southern Indus Basin, Pakistan. Shagufta Nasir, Kliti Grice, Tahira Fazeelat 25th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry IMOG 2011, 18 - 23 September Interlaken, Switzerland www.imog2011.com Page:429, Sept. 18-23, 2011

Research Supervision

International Research Collaboration

  • Organic & Isotope Geochemistry Centre, School of Applied Chemistry, Curtin University of Technology, Perth Western Australia.
  • University of Oklahoma, School of Geology & Geophysics, 73019-1009 USA.
  • Department of Oceanography, Texas A & M University, 3146 TAMU, College Station Texas 77843-3146, USA

Awards Won
1977: Academic Merit Certificate awarded by the University of Punjab for securing second position in the university.
1991: Equity and Merit Fellowship Award by Australian International Development Assistance Bureau (AIDAB) won on open competition basis for overseas PhD studies.
1994: Star Woman Award in the field of Science and Technology by South Asia Publications (SAP).
2002: Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship Award by Council of International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), Washington DC, USA.
2004: Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah Gold medal and Certificate of Excellence in Higher Education awarded by Government of Pakistan.
2006: Millennium Life Time Award in the field of Science and Technology by SAP.

 

Ph.D.

Thesis Title Research Scholar Date of Completion
Occurrence and Geochemical Applications of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in crude oils and sediments from Pakistan Muhammad Asif
05-PhD-Chemistry-02
21-04-10
Analysis of wax hydrocarbons using GC, GC-MS and related techniques – Geochemistry of waxy crude oils from Pakistan. Abdus Saleem
05-PhD-Chemistry-01
20-03-13
Biomarkers and pyrolysis parameters to investigate hydrocarbon generating potential of Cretaceous sequences. Arif Nazir
07-PhD-Chemistry-06
22-03-13
Applications of biological markers to characterize petroleum and source rocks of the southern Indus Basin. Shagufta Nasir
07-PhD-Chemistry-07
05-05-14
Geochemical Segregation of Petroleum Systems of Potwar Basin using GC-MS and Pyrolysis Techniques. M. Irfan Jalees
06-PhD-Chemistry-03
12-08-14
Biomarker and Isotopic Composition of sedimentary organic matter from selected fields. Hina Saleem
06-PhD-Chemistry-02
In progress
Investigation of Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and related compounds in airborne particulate matter of Lahore by gas chromatography mass spectrometry. Imran Kalim
07-PhD-Chemistry-03
In progress
Evaluation of geochemical record of ancient sediments from invitro maturation of asphaltenes and kerogen. Shahid Nadim
07-PhD-Chemistry-05
In progress

M.Phil.

Characterization of Waxy Crude Oils and Potential Source Rocks for Correlation Study. Abdus Saleem
02-MPhil-Chem-03
15-12-04
Geochemistry of Waxes and Asphaltenes: Some Commercial Parameters of Waxy Crude oils. M. Shahzad Yousaf
02-MPhil-Chem-06
15-12-04
Geochemistry of sediments from Lower Sindh Basin Khalid Javed
02-MPhil-Chem-09
26-12-05
Hydrocarbons of Precambrian sediments. Asma Anayat
02-MPhil-Chem-10
15-12-04
Geochemistry of Molecular Sieves adducted fractions of crude oils from Pakistan. Muhammad Arfan
02-MPhil-Chem-11
31-12-04
Chemical investigation and structure elucidation of Aloe terpenoids Hina Saleem
03-MPhil-Chem-01
28-02-06
Synthesis and evaluation of novel dyes for different textile materials based on 1-phenyl-3-methyl-5-pyrazolone. Sadia Naureen
03-MPhil-Chem-02
28-06-06
Characterization of phenols and related organic impurities in industrial effluents and their treatment using locally available adsorbents Syed Naeem Razzaq
03-MPhil-Chem-03
01-12-06
Synthesis and evaluation of ecofriendly mono chlorotriazine reactive dyes based on 4,4′-diamino-2-diphenylamine-2,2′-sulphonic acid. Aneela Anwer
03-MPhil-Chem-04
17-05-06
Aromatic biomarkers in sedimentary organic matter from Pakistan-their identification and geochemistry Muhammad Asif
03-MPhil-Chem-06
30-08-05
Investigations on the synthesis of Zeolite-A Molecular Sieves from Kaolin. Khurram S. Joya
03-MPhil-Chem-10
08-04-06
Organic matter maturation under laboratory conditions-Applications to Pakistani samples M.Arfan Faridi
03-MPhil-Chem-12
08-01-07
Assessment of depositional environment using molecular geochemistry M. Amin Abid
03-MPhil-Chem-13
01-12-06
Synthesis of diaminodiphenyl urea/thiourea intermediates and production of novel direct dyes-Characterization and applications of dyes Shahid Rehman Khan
03-MPhil-Chem-17
01-12-06
Analysis of Halomethanes and MTBE in drinking water by GC-MS purge and trap method. Ambreen Afshan
03-MPhil-Chem-19
15-03-06
Evaluation of Source Rock Potential using GC and Pyrolysis techniques. M. Irfan Jalees
04-MPhil-Chem-09
08-07-06
A comparative study of acid and base catalysis for production of Biodiesel. Sumble Liaqat
04-MPhil-Chem-11
21-12-06
Oil-Source correlation study of Balkasar and Pindori oil fields Ch. Asfand Ali
04-MPhil-Chem-13
01-12-06
Molecular characterization of organic matter in recent and ancient sediments from Pakistan - Applications to Petroleum Exploration. Suleman Akbar
04-MPhil-Chem-14
23-12-06
Development of Method and its Application on Analysis of Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water Sadia Atta
04-MPhil-Chem-30
21-12-06
Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Air Samples of Lahore by Capillary GC-FID and Related Techniques Rahat Javaid
04-MPhil-Chem-03
31-03-07
Biodegradation of hydrocarbons-Laboratory study on selected samples from Pakistan Muhammad Akram
03-MPhil-Chem-07
03-05-07
Chemical composition of different tea brands from local markets of Lahore Kanwal Justin Mall
03-MPhil-Chem-24
03-05-07
Production of itaconic acid by Aspergillus terreus immobilized within vegetable sponge. Imran Kalim
03-MPhil-Chem-25
03-05-07
A comparative Study of Asphaltenes & Kerogen to Elaborate oil to source Correlation study Shahid Nadeem
05-M.Phil-Chem-03
10-10-07
Geochemical correlation study of crude oils from Bhadrar/Sakesar and Goru formations. M. Amir Zulfiqar
05-MPhil-Chem-05
06-10-07
New insights into the Depositional Environ. and Organic Maturity Parameters from Hydrous Pyrolysis Experiments. Arif Nazir
05-M.Phil-Chem-06
04-10-07
Synthesis characterization & applications of ZSM-5 molecular sieves using local raw materials. Shagufta Nasir
05-M.Phil-Chem-07
10-10-07
Synthesis, characterization and biological studies of Sulphadimidine-imines and their complexes with some transition metal ions. Muhammad Imran
05-MPhil-Chem-08
06-10-07
Synthesis and characterization of various Quinoxalinone Derivatives. Sajjad Ahmad
05-MPhil-Chem-10
04-10-07
A comparative study of peanut hulls versus rice husk for the removal of carcinogenic hydrocarbons from water. Amir Ikhlaq
05-MPhil-Chem-19
06-10-07
Synthesis of novel vinyl acetate emulsion copolymers and study their application properties. M. Naveed Ashraf
05-MPhil-Chem-09
12-06-08
Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Triazine based optical brighteners Rashid Saleem
05-MPhil-Chem-20
12-06-08
Synthesis and Characterization of Biologically important Benzimidazoles Noman Javid
04-MPhil-Chem-01
09-08-08
Analysis of organic compounds in grilled foods by GC-FID & related techniques. Sana Wakeel
06-M.Phil- AC-03
26-06-09
Drinking water quality in different areas of Lahore - A comparison with EPA and WHO standards. Zainab Abbas Soharwardi
06-M.Phil- AC-16
26-06-09
A comparative study of chemical and biological degradation of PAH in contaminated soils. Nosheen Ilyas Chattha
06-M.Phil- AC-19
26-06-09
Oil - source correlation study of Missakeswal oil field samples. M. Amir Hafeez
06-M.Phil- AC-07
22-08-09
Contamination of soil and vegetables with toxic industrial waste water of Hudiara Drain. Muhammad Zahid
06-M.Phil-AC-14
22-08-09
Comparative analysis of Capsaicinoids and related compounds in various species of pepper by complexation chromatography. Muhammad Rafique
05-MPhil-AC-29
05-12-09
Determination of selected PAHs in local tea and coffee samples by HPLC/GC-FID. Shahidah Parveen
06-M.Phil-AC-06
20-02-10
Synthesis of catalyst and its performance in biofuel production. Ijaz Hussain Ashraf
06-M.Phil-AC-21
20-03-10
Production and testing of biodiesel fuels using novel solid phase catalyst. M. Tauseef Durrani
06-M.Phil-AC-22
20-03-10
Synthesis and characterization of novel pyrazolone based bi-functional reactive dyes for textile. M. Azeem Mushtaq
06-M.Phil-AC-27
20-03-10
Tolerance level of selected vegetables to crude oil contaminated soils. Syed HassanIftikhar
07-M.Phil-AC-11
03-04-10
Geochemistry and origin of some elements in Pakistani coals. Ahmad Raheel
07-M.Phil-AC-12
20-02-10
Characterization of Polyaromatic hydrocarbons in Tobacco smoke by GC-FID and related techniques Nabeela Naeem
06-M.Phil-AC-08
19-03-11
Analysis of phenols in different brands of green and black tea by HPLC and GC-MS. Javaria Shafi
08-M.Phil-AC-13
21-05-11
Determination of fruit juices authenticity by HPLC and GC-FID analysis. Wajeeha Afzal
08-M.Phil-AC-07
27-02-12
A comparative study between trans-esterification and catalytic cracking for production of biofuel from waste vegetable oil. Yawar Baig
09-M.Phil-AC-08
01-12-12
Hydrocarbon generation in coal using different pyrolysis techniques. M. Asad Iqbal
10- M.Phil-AC-03
06-04-13
Distribution of Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Salt Range Coal. Qaiser Hussain
10- M.Phil-AC-10
04-12-13
Geochemistry of Upper Shale unit in three wells of the Lower Indus Basin Samra Ihsan
11- M.Phil-AC-22
04-12-13
Source, Depositional Environment and Thermal Maturity of Sember Formation from three wells of Lower Indus Basin Faiza Imtiaz
11- M.Phil-AC-30
04-12-13
Organic Geochemical Characterization of Lower Goru Sediments in three different wells of Lower Indus Basin Nazia Anwer
11- M.Phil-AC-19
04-12-13
Study of Aromatic Biomarkers in Outcrop Sediments. Muhammad Asim
10- M.Phil-AC-11
04-12-13
Microwave Assisted Biodiesel Synthesis from Used Vegetable Oil – Characterization of Biodiesel and its Blends. Amna Amjad
10- M.Phil-AC-15
28-02-14
Study of Saturated Biomarkers in Outcrop Sediments. Azmat Mehmood Asim
10- M.Phil-AC-16
28-02-14
Separation, Characterization and Geochemical Importance of Long Chain Hydrocarbons in Coal Bazla Sarwar
10- M.Phil-AC-18
28-02-14
Synthesis and Characterization of SBR-Sepiolite Nanocomposit. Munawar Ali
11-M.Phil. AC-16
In progress
Hydrolysis Delignification and Ethanol Production using Rice Husk and Corncob. Komal Naveed
12-MPhil-AC-11
In progress
Cultivation of Unicellular Microalgae for Biodiesel Rumana Nazir
12-MPhil-AC-20
In progress
Geochemical Correlation Study Based on Wax Hydrocarbons. Ayesha Saeed
12/II-MPhil-AC-08
In progress
Study on Aromatic Biomarkers of Goru and Sembar Sediments. Amina Bashir
12/II-MPhil-AC-12
In progress

M.Sc.

Applications of biological markers in assessment of paleoenvironment of samples   from Pakistan. Muhammad Imran
95-MSc-AC-01
2-2-98
Asphaltenes from Pakistan crudes and their Applications to exploration studies. M. Ishtiaq Khan
95-MSc-AC-12
14-11-98
Maturation studies on some potential source rocks form Pakistan. Sayed Nouman
95-MSc-AC-13
19-5-98
Maturation studies of some selected samples from Pakistan. Kh. Shahid Latif
95-MSc-AC-15
17-1-98
Synthesis of Molecular Sieves Tahir H. Shah
96-MSc-AC-08
28-6-99
Replacement of Carcinigenic benzidine non-symmetric direct dyes with 4,4´-diaminobenz sulfanilide. S. Tanseer Haider
96-MSc-AC-10
10-6-99
Applications of Molecular Sieves in Petroleum Refining Processes. Nasir I. Tahir
96-MSc-AC-13
28-6-99
Distribution and Geochemical significance of paraffinic hydrocarbons in a heavy crude oil. M. Saleem Razaq
97-MSc-AC-04
19-9-00
Organic Geochemistry of a Cretaceous crude oil from Sind Basin Pakistan. M. Adnan Sidra
97-MSc-AC-05
14-9-00
A study on petroleum hydrocarbons using Capillary Gas Chromatography Malik M. Muslim
97-MSc-AC-06
21-9-00
Nonbiomarker Parameters of sediments M. S. Yousaf
98-MSc-AC-07
13-2-01
Nonbiomarker Parameters of Crude Oils. Muhamad Arfan
98-MSc-AC-16
23-2-01
Relationship between Biomarker and Non-biomarker Maturity Parameters. Saima N. Butt
98-MSc-AC-18
3-3-01
Organic geochemical study of a sub-bitumenous coal from Khushab. Muhammad Asif
99-MSc-AC-05
10-2-01
Determination of trace elements in coal and their geochemical implications. Amjid Iqbal
99-MSc-AC-18
13-12-01
A rapid method to isolate kerogen from coal and geochemical study of kerogen. Riaz Ahmad
99-MSc-AC-23
9-1-02
Synthesis of Cation Exchange Resins and their Industrial Applications. Sadia Ali
00-MSc-AC-16
28-8-02
Synthesis of Anion Exchange Resins and their Industrial Applications. Hina Saleem
00-MSc-AC-17
28-8-02
Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon Analysis of Soil Samples and their Environmental Implications. M. Usman Azmat
00-MSc-AC-25
28-8-02
Hydrocarbon Composition of Organic Matter in Sediments. Muhammad Farooq
02(E)-MSc-AC-03
1-6-04
Synthesis of food grade di-calcium phosphate Hasan Awan
02(E)-MSc-AC-10
11-6-05
A novel and rapid method to isolate asphaltenes from Petroleum and their applications to exploration studies. Shahid Nadeem
02(E)-MSc-AC-15
1-6-04
Characterization of anthraquinones, steroids & terpenoids in Aloe Barbadensis Miller. Hafiz Aleem Athar
02(E)-MSc-AC-16
27-11-04
Characterization of Organic Contaminants in Drinking Water and Industrial effluents. Rashid Saleem
02(E)-MSc-AC-17
1-6-04
Geochemical Significance of Acyclic isoprenoids and Related Compounds in  Petroleum. Muhammad Asif
02(E)-MSc-AC-23
1-6-04
Trans-esterification of Vegetable Oils: A Source of Diesel Fuel from Cooking Oil. Iram Shahzadi
02(E)-MSc-AC-24
2-6-04
Effects of Biodegradation on Petroleum Hydrocarbons. Huma Naz
02(E)-MSc-AC-25
1-6-04
Hydrocarbon composition of Kerogen from source rock samples of Pakistan. M. Qamar Iqbal
02(E)-MSc-AC-27
1-6-04
Some novel commercial parameters to characterize petroleum. Muhammad Azeem
02(E)-MSc-AC-29
1-6-04
Synthesis of cation exchange resins from wood dust and coal and their applications. Muhammad Zahid
02(M)-MSc-AC-01
27-11-04
A novel adsorption technique to refine used lubricating oil. Usman Latif
02(M)-MSc-AC-04
27-11-04
A comparative study of standard attributes of liquid milk obtained from different sources. S. Wajih-ul-Hassan
02(M)-MSc-AC-05
27-11-04
Characterization and application of different Miswak twigs as biological abrasive agents in toothpastes. Asif Mahmood
02(M)-MSc-AC-10
27-11-04
Manufacturing of Alumina Gel from Bauxite, Its Characterization and  Applications Saira Jabeen
02(M)-MSc-AC-12
30-11-04
Preparation and evaluation of dust free cosmetic bleaching powder. Sidra Munir
02(M)-MSc-AC-14
27-11-04
Extraction, separation and characterization of active ingredients of Fagonia cretica. Sajda Parveen
02(M)-MSc-AC-21
27-11-04
Synthesis and evaluation of some eco-friendly bi-functional reactive dyes for textile industry. Noor Ahmad
02(M)-MSc-AC-25
27-11-04
Preparation and evaluation of dust free powder hair color. Saira Bano
02(M)-MSc-AC-27
27-11-04
Synthesis and evaluation of powder beverages. Qamar Abbas
02(M)-MSc-AC-28
30-11-04
Manufacture of Silica Gel and related materials from silica sand and its applications. Amna Akhtar
02(M)-MSc-AC-30
27-11-04
Synthesis and spectroscopic analysis of novel Carbamates via non-phosgene route. Iftikhar Anjum
03(E)-MSc-AC-02
4-06-05
Synthesis and spectroscopic analysis of novel Thiocarbamates. Abad Ahmad
03(E)-MSc-AC-03
4-06-05
Production of citric acid by fermentation of molasses and potatoes using Aspergillus niger.  Ijaz Hussain Ashraf
03(E)-MSc-AC-07
4-06-05
Phytoremediation of heavy metals from drinking water. Shahida Parveen
03-MSc-AC-03
24-12-05
Analysis and treatment of gasoline contaminated soils. Nausheen Ilyas
03-MSc-AC-04
31-12-05
Analysis and treatment of diesel contaminated soil. Nabila Naeem
03-MSc-AC-07
31-12-05
Investigation of contaminants in drinking
water from Mughal Pura Lahore.
M. Adnan Shan
03-MSc-AC-10
24-12-05
Analysis of anthocyanins in fruits at different ripening levels by chromatographic technique Wajeeha Afzal
04-MSc-AC-02
29-11-06
A Comparative study of different brands of Diesel Sana Aslam
04- MSc-AC -04
29-11-06
Biodegradation of benzidine based azo dyes Hifza Nazleen
04- MSc-AC -07
29-11-06
Analysis  of Lycopene and β-Carotene in Fruits at different ripening levels by GC FID Sana Sahar Sheikh
04- MSc-AC -09
02-12-06
Synthesis and analysis of novel Tetrahydrorosinates Hira Zulfiqar
04- MS-AC -10
01-12-06
A comparative study of condensates from Lower Sindh sub basin by GC-FID Shafiq ur Rehman
04- MSc-AC-13
29-11-06
A comparative study of raw and cooked chicken from local market of Lahore Hina Akram
04- MSc-AC-20
01-12-06
Treatment  of petroleum contaminated soils by Pseudumonas aeruginosa Sana Talib
04- MSc-AC-21
29-11-06
Biosorption of phenols by Aspergillus niger. Kanwal Naz
04- MSc-AC-23
02-12-06
Synthesis and analysis of novel metal complexed dyes. Sadaf Yousaf
04- MSc-AC-27
02-12-06
Biosorption of Cr(VI) from aqueous solution by Pinus roxborghii. Naveed Akhtar
04- MSc-AC-28
05-12-06
Analysis of Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid. Munawar Ali
04- MSc-AC-33
13-12-06
Utilization of biosorbent for removal of anionic dyes from aqueous solution. Nadeem Ahmad
04- MSc-AC-35
02-12-06
Method Development for Synthesis of Diethylether on Pilot Plant Scale. Asma Noureen
04- MSc-AC-37
02-12-06
Determination of Mo, Zn, Ti, Ni, Fe, Mn, Cr and Co in used engine oil by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer. Ahmad Raheel
04- MSc-AC-41
29-11-06
Method development for quick analysis of octane number of gasoline. Faisal Hassan
04- MSc-AC-42
02-12-06
Phytoremediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soils. Farhat Munir
04- MSc-AC-51
01-12-06
Removal of carcinogenic dyes from aqueous solution by biomass Sadia Nosheen         06-MSc-AC-01 25-04-09
Potential of Coir as biosorbent for heavy metals. Rubina Iqbal             06-MSc-AC-05 25-04-09
Biosorption of toxic metals from aqueous solution using Cicer Arientinum Labiba Fatima           06-MSc-AC-08 25-04-09
Synthesis and analysis of phenylene diamine based bifunctional reactive dyes. Sidra Shabbir
06-MSc-AC-09
25-04-09
A comparative study of different brands of gasoline in Pakistan by ASTM & GC-FID methods. Rizwan Hiader          06-MS-AC-10 25-04-09
Evaluation of PAH removal from artificially spiked soils by plants Samra Ahsan            06-MSc-AC-14 25-04-09
Study on wax hydrocarbons from coal MuhammadShafiq   06-MSc-AC-16 25-04-09
Determination of b-carotenoids in cereals. Sana Tahir                 06-MSc-AC-17 25-04-09
Study on poly aromatic hydrocarbons formation in used lubricating oils Kashif Shafiq           06-MSc-AC-22 25-04-09
Oil to source correlation study of Pariwali oilfield samples Jamal Ahmad                  06-MSc-AC-27 25-04-09
Determination of polyphenols in dry fruits Saira Akram             06-MSc-AC-31 25-04-09
Quality of red and white meat in different areas of Lahore Shaista Perveen        06-MSc-AC-33 25-04-09
Biodegradation study of biofuels. M. Asad Iqbal
07-M.Sc-AC -02
07-12-09
Synthesis and characterization of Fluorescein derivatives. Naeema Murad
07-M.Sc-AC -02
05-12-09
Assessment of petroleum mixing-A study on biodegraded crude oils from the eastern Potwar. Qaiser Hussain
07-M.Sc-AC -10
05-12-09
Production of biofuel from waste frying oil and its analysis. Zafar Iqbal
07-M.Sc-AC -11
05-12-09
Characterization of major carotenoids in fruits at different ripening stages. Rumana Nazir
07-M.Sc-AC -15
05-12-09
Geochemical characterization of sediments and crude oils from the Potwar Basin Muhammad Asim
07-M.Sc-AC -29
05-12-09
Process optimization of biofuel production from cotton seed oil. Syed Danish Ali
07-M.Sc-AC -23
05-12-09
Production of biofuel from edible and non-edible oils. Zeeshan Ahmed
07-M.Sc-AC -02
07-12-09
Synthesis and characterization of urea based textile dyes. Seerat-ur-Rehman
07-M.Sc-AC -31
05-12-09
A study on influence of maturity on carotenoid composition of selected vegetables. Aqsa Abbas
07-M.Sc-AC -48
05-12-09

Selected Industrial Links

  1. Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation (PMDC)
  2. Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL)

 Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) Laboratories

  •  British Petroleum (BP) Pakistan Exploration and Production Inc.

Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL)

Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan (HDIP)