Faculty Hira Amjad

Hira Amjad

Assistant Professor
  • Institute of Environmental Sciences & Engineering
  • 5190854312
Summary

Dr Hira Amjad has been serving as a faculty member at IESE, NUST since 2019. Research interests of Dr Hira include water quality analysis and treatment. Specific research areas include physical, chemical and biological parameters analysis of surface and ground water and treatment (Coagulation/flocculation and floc properties studies); toxicological effects of microplastics on plants and animals and their removal from water (chemical & organic/biological). She has been involved in project conceptualization, methodology development, investigation/execution, monitoring/supervision and administration. She has been part of different committees at department, university and national level to provide her technical inputs in the tasks related to academics and community related issues. She started her career in the academia in 2016 as a full time Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences, Salim Habib University, Karachi. She has been actively perusing NUST Environment Club (NEC) at SCEE (IESE) since 2020.

Academic Background
PhD (Drinking Water Treatment) NUST, Islamabad February 15, 2010 - August 29, 2016
Honours and Awards
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Publications
Performance Evaluation of UF Membranes Derived from Recycled RO Membrane, a Step towards Circular Economy in Desalination June 28, 2023 Zia ur Rehman, Hira Amjad, Sher Jamal Khan, Maria Yasmeen, Aftab Ahmad Khan, Noman Khalid Khanzada, Membranes - Volume 13, Issue 7, Article Number 628
Drinking water quality monitoring of centralized water storage reservoirs in various zones of the National University in semi-arid region of Pakistan December 31, 2022 Aiza Javed, Hira Amjad, Imran Hashmi, NUST Journal of Engineering Science (NJES) - Volume 15, No. 2, Pages 44-52
Fractal structure and permeability of membrane cake layers: Effect of coagulation?flocculation and settling as pretreatment steps March 25, 2015 Hira Amjad , Zahiruddin Khan, Volodymyr V. Tarabara, Separation and Purification Technology - Volume 143, Pages 40-51
Cancer and non-cancer risk assessment of trihalomethanes in urban drinking water supplies of Pakistan May 01, 2013 Hira Amjad, Imran Hashmi, Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman, M. Ali Awan, Sajeela Ghaffar , Zahiruddin Khan, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety - Volume 91, Pages 25-31
Conferences
Effect of mixing conditions and floc characteristics on filtration efficiency in drinking water treatment system February 21, 2022 - February 23, 2022 Dr. Hira Amjad, International Conference on Recent Trends in Environmental Sustainability
Characterization of biofilms formed within the overhead and underground water storage tanks of a Residential University February 21, 2022 - February 23, 2022 Dr. Hira Amjad, International Conference on Recent Trends in Environmental Sustainability
Design and Modelling of Water Filtration Assembly Incorporating Graphene Embedded Membrane January 17, 2022 - January 19, 2022 Hira Amjad, Farhan Rafique Shah , Atif Ali, Mohib Ullah Satti, Muhammad Usman, 6th International Conference on Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Development 2022 (EESD2022)
Assistant Professor/KPT Chair NCMPR, Bahria University, Karachi Campus April 01, 2018 - March 30, 2019
Assistant Professor Barrett Hodgson University November 21, 2016 - March 30, 2018