UncategorizedPosts Climate Change and Atmospheric Research Group (C-CARGO)


The group started working in 2012 under the supervision of Dr. Muhammad Faheem Khokhar-CARGO, a newly established research group at IESE-NUST (Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering- National University of Sciences and Technology) is a step to address these issues. We believe that this research group in collaboration with international partners will play a vital role in exploring the atmospheric composition over Pakistan it has evolved over time and currently works in following research domains.

Research Areas

PhD students

MS Students –Completed


MS Students -In Progress

UG Projects- Completed 

FYP-2014: Cost Effective Hybrid Solar Water Heater – a Step to Rely on Renewable Energy

FYP-2015: A Prototype Filter to Clean the Automobile Exhaust – CO2 Arrestor

FYP-2016: Introducing the idea of “CO2-Bin” in order to Combat Climate Change

FYP-2020: Developing A Prototype to Monitor Air Pollutants Using Wireless Sensing Nodes


Research Project Details

Project Title Funding Agency Amounting Principal Investigator
NASA Pandora Project – Research Collaboration with NASA to be part of PGN NASA 12M Dr. M. Faheem Khokhar
Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on air quality of the Monsoon Asia region: Cross-country assessment and facilitating policy Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), Japan 15 M Dr. M. Faheem Khokhar
Role of Refrigeration Service Sector in Eradication Efforts of ODS in Pakistan NOU-MoCC Govt of Pakistan 1.0 Dr. M. Faheem Khokhar
Building Capacity to Improve Air Quality in South Asia: Reducing PM2.5 Through Low-Cost Sensor Network Driven Policy Decisions Department of States (DOS), USA 12M Dr. M. Faheem Khokhar



Consultancy Project Details

Status of ODS phase-out program in Pakistan National Ozone Unit Ministry of Climate Change. 0.4M Dr. M. Faheem Khokhar
Addressing carbon emissions by contributing towards climate change mitigation MoCC and UNDP_Isb 2.8M Dr. M. Faheem Khokhar