Faculty Waqas Qamar Zaman

Waqas Qamar Zaman

Assistant Professor
  • Institute of Environmental Sciences & Engineering
  • 5190854356
Summary

I am Dr. Waqas Qamar Zaman, team lead of the Environmental Materials and Emissions Control (EMEC) Research Group at IESE. Our focus is on developing materials to control emissions in the environment, with the ultimate goal of contributing to a cleaner and more sustainable world. Through advanced synthesis and testing techniques, we design and evaluate innovative materials for environmental remediation.

Academic Background
PhD (Environmental Engineering) East China University of Science and Technology September 01, 2015 - June 20, 2019
Honours and Awards
Outstanding Postgraduate Outstanding graduate of year 2019 March 13, 2019
Publications
Synthesis of CaCO3 supported nano zero-valent iron-nickel nanocomposite (nZVI-Ni@CaCO3) and its application for trichloroethylene removal in persulfate activated system March 15, 2024 Ali Shan, Ayesha Idrees, waqas qamar zaman, Ali mohsin, Zain Abbas, Florian J. Stadler, Shuguang Lyu, Environmental Research - Volume:245, Article Number: 118050
Optimized electrocatalytic degradation of ciprofloxacin using Co3O4 coated stainless steel electrodes January 20, 2024 Muhammad Usman Saleem, Muhammad Jawad , Fahad Azad , Muhammad Asif Nawaz, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Waheed Miran, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects - Volume 681, Article Number 132738
Performance comparison of a photosynthetic and mechanically aerated microbial fuel cell for wastewater treatment and bioenergy generation using different anolytes December 01, 2023 Zia Ullah, Zeshan Sheikh, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Muhammad Zeeshan, Waheed Miran, Jiansheng Li, Muhammad Abdul Nasir Khan, Shanza Shabbir, Journal of Water Process Engineering - Volume 56, Article Number 104358
Revolutionizing bioremediation: Advances in zeolite-based nanocomposites August 15, 2023 Zubair Mohsin, Jiaofang Huang, Muhammad Hammad Hussain, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Zebo Liu, Salim Ur Rehman, Yinping Zhuang, Meijin Guo, Ali Mohsin, Coordination Chemistry Reviews - Volume 491, Article Number 215253
Nonthermal plasma catalysis using ferrites as an efficient catalyst for toluene degradation June 01, 2023 Khurram Shahzad Ayub, Zain Abbas, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Shoaib Rauf, Muazzam Arshad, Meesam Ali, Waheed Miran, Umair Mushtaq, Haroon Khalid, Ji Yang, Research on Chemical Intermediates - Volume 49, Pages 2399-2415
Enhanced toluene degradation using Co3O4 nanorods in post plasma catalysis May 13, 2023 Zain Abbas, Khurram Shahzad Ayub, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Ali Shan, Ayesha Idrees, Mureed Abbas, Muhammad Umair Mushtaq, Saqlain Abbas, Limei Cao, Ji Yang, Research on Chemical Intermediates - Pages 1-11
Antibacterial Properties of Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials April 29, 2023 Elishba Noor, Usman Liaqat, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Sabir Hussain, Asif Shahzad , Kashif Rasool , Zaeem Bin Babar, Waheed Miran, Book on Two-Dimensional Materials for Environmental Applications - 1st Edition, Chapter 5, Pages 137-160
Feasibility Study of Anaerobic Baffled Reactor Coupled with Anaerobic Filter Followed by Membrane Filtration for Wastewater Treatment January 08, 2023 Aamir Khan, Sher Jamal Khan, Waheed Miran, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Alia Aslam, Hafiz Muhammad Aamir Shahzad, Membranes - Volume 13(1), Article Number 79
Efficient toluene oxidation by post plasma catalysis over hollow Co3O4 nanospheres December 23, 2022 Zain Abbas, Khurram Shahzad Ayub, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Ali Shan, Ayesha Idrees, Haroon Khalid, Muhammad Umair Mushtaq, Saqlain Abbas, Limei Cao, Yang Ji, Research on Chemical Intermediates - Pages 1-14
Evaluation of the antimicrobial effects of Capsicum, Nigella sativa, Musa paradisiaca L., and Citrus limetta: A review December 19, 2022 Sonia Abid Bhatti, Muhammad Hammad Hussain, Muhammad Zubair Mohsin, Ali Mohsin, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Meijin Guo, Muhammad Waheed Iqbal, Shahida Anusha Siddiqui, Salam A. Ibrahim, Saleem Ur Rehman, Sameh A. Korma, Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems - Volume 6, Article Number 104382
Recent Advances of Magnetic Nanomaterials for Bioimaging, Drug Delivery, and Cell Therapy August 15, 2022 Ali Mohsin, Muhammad Hammad Hussain, Muhammad Zubair Mohsin, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Muhammad Shahbaz Aslam, Ali Shan, Yichen Dai, Imran Mahmood Khan, Sobia Niazi, Yinping Zhuang, Meijin Guo, ACS Applied Nano Materials - Volume 5, Issue 8, Pages 10118-10136
Efficient post-plasma catalytic degradation of toluene via series of Co–Cu/TiO2 catalysts August 10, 2022 Khurram Shahzad Ayub, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Waheed Miran, Meesam Ali, Zain Abbas, Umair Mushtaq, Asif Shahzad, Ji Yang, Research on Chemical Intermediates - Pages 1-22
Urchin-like magnetic microspheres for cancer therapy through synergistic effect of mechanical force, photothermal and photodynamic effects May 12, 2022 Kai Wu, Ali Mohsin, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Zefei Zhang, Wenyan Guan, Maoquan Chu, Yingping Zhuang, Meijin Guo, Journal of Nanobiotechnology - Volume 20, Issue 1, Article Number 224
Woven-fiber microfiltration coupled with anaerobic forward osmosis membrane bioreactor treating textile wastewater: Use of fertilizer draw solutes for direct fertigation April 04, 2022 Kamran Manzoor, Sher Jamal Khan, Aamir Khan, Hassam Abbasi, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Biochemical Engineering Journal - Volume 181, Article Number 108385
Efficient catalytic degradation of trichloroethylene in persulfate system by Ca-Fe2O3 and Cu-Fe2O3 nanoparticles: Mechanistic insights April 01, 2022 Ayesha Idrees, Ali Shan, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Ali Mohsin, Zain Abbas, Tanvir Shahzad, Atif Shakeel, Shuguang Lyu, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering - Volume 10, Issue 2, Article Number 107196
Removal of levofloxacin from aqueous solution by green synthesized magnetite (Fe3O4) nanoparticles using Moringa olifera: Kinetics and reaction mechanism analysis December 15, 2021 Sikandar Altaf, Rabeea Zafar, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Shakil Ahmad, KHURRAM YAQOOB, Asad Syed, Asim Jahangir Khan, Muhammad Bilal, Muhammad Arshad, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety - Volume 226, Article Number 112826
Kinetically modelled approach of xanthan production using different carbon sources: A study on molecular weight and rheological properties of xanthan December 15, 2021 Ali Mohsin, Kanagat Akbota Akyliyaevna, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Muhammad Hammad Hussain, Muhammad Zubair Mohsin, Sarah al Rashed, Xin Tian, Xiwei Tian, Kistaubayeva Aida, Muhammad Tariq, Muhammad Salman Haider, Imran Mahmood Khan, Sobia Niazi, Yingping Zhuang, Meijin Guo, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules - Volume 193, Pages 1226-1236
Advances in sustainable approaches utilizing orange peel waste to produce highly value-added bioproducts December 02, 2021 Ali Mohsin, Muhammad Hammad Hussain, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Muhammad Zubair Mohsin, Junhong Zhang, Zebo Liu, Xiwei Tian, Salim Ur Rehman, Imran Mahmood Khan, Sobia Niazi, Yingping Zhuang, Meijin Guo, Critical Reviews in Biotechnology - Pages 1-21
Enhancement in reactivity via sulfidation of FeNi@BC for efficient removal of trichloroethylene: Insight mechanism and the role of reactive oxygen species November 10, 2021 Ali Shan, Ayesha Idrees, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Zain Abbas, Usmann Farooq, Meesam Ali, Rumin Yang, Guilu Zeng, Muhammad Danish, Xiagong Gu, Shuguang Lyu, Science of the total environment - Volume 794, Article Number 148674
Influence of preparation method on copper ferrite characteristics for the efficient degradation of trichloroethylene in persulfate activated system October 01, 2021 Ayesha Idrees, Ali Shan, Muhammad Danish, Waqas Qamar Zaman , Ali Mohsin, Zain Abbas, Jingyao Huang, Tanvir Shahzad, Yong Sun, Zhiqiang Xu, Shuguang Lyu, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering - Volume 9, Issue 5, Article Number 106044
Development of a novel noninvasive quantitative method to monitor Siraitia grosvenorii cell growth and browning degree using an integrated computer-aided vision technology and machine learning July 13, 2021 Xiaofeng Zhu, Ali Mohsin, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Zebo Liu, Zejian Wang, Zhihong Yu, Xiwei Tian, Yingping Zhuang, Meijin Guo, Ju Chu, Biotechnology and Bioengineering - Volume 118, Issue 10, Pages 4092-4104
Rationally optimized generation of integrated Escherichia coli with stable and high yield lycopene biosynthesis from heterologous mevalonate (MVA) and lycopene expression pathways June 01, 2021 Muhammad Hammad Hussain, Qi Hong , Waqas Qamar Zaman, Ali Mohsin , Yanlong Wei, Ning Zhang , Hongqing Fang , Zejian Wang , Haifeng Hang , Yingping Zhuang , Meijin Guo, Synthetic and Systems Biotechnology - Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 85-94
Catalytic nonthermal plasma using efficient cobalt oxide catalyst for complete mineralization of toluene June 01, 2021 Zain Abbas, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Muhammad Danish, Ali Shan, Chenlong Ma, Khuram Shahzad Ayub, Muhammad Tariq, Qicheng Shen, Limei Cao, Ji Yang, Research on Chemical Intermediates - Volume 47, Issue 6, Page 2407-2420
Synthesis of nZVI-Ni@BC composite as a stable catalyst to activate persulfate: Trichloroethylene degradation and insight mechanism February 01, 2021 Ali Shan, Ayesha Idrees, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Zain Abbas, Meesam Ali, Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman, Sabir Hussain, Muhammad Danish, Xiaogang Gu, Shuguang Lyu, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering - Volume 9, Issue 1, Article Number 104808
Xanthan-Curdlan nexus for synthesizing edible food packaging films November 01, 2020 Ali Mohsin, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Meijin Guo, Waheed Ahmed, Imran Mehmood Khan, Sobia Niazi, Abdur Rehman, Haifeng Hang, Yinping Zhuang, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules - Volume 162, Pages 43-49
Lanthanides Regulated Amorphization-Crystallization of IrO2 for Outstanding OER Performance August 05, 2020 Chenglong Ma, Wei Sun, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Zhenhua Zhou, Hao Zhang, Qicheng Shen, Limei Cao, Ji Yang, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces - Volume 12, Issue 31, Pages 34980-34989
Boosted up stability and activity of oxygen vacancy enriched RuO2/MoO3 mixed oxide composite for oxygen evolution reaction July 10, 2020 Muhammad Tariq, Yiyi Wu, Chenglong Ma, Meesam Ali, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Zain Abbas, Khurrum Shahzad Ayub, Jiacheng Zhou, Gehui Wang, Limei Cao, Ji Yang, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy - Volume 45, Issue 35, Pages 17287-17298
Cerium Surface Engineered Iridium Oxides for Enhanced Oxygen Evolution Reaction Activity and Stability May 26, 2020 Wei Sun, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Chenglong Ma, Jianjun Liao, Chengjun Ge, Ji yang, ACS Applied Energy Materials - Volume 3, No.5, Pages 4432–4440
Influential role of elemental migration in composite iron-zeolite catalyst for aromatics synthesis from syngas May 13, 2020 Minzhe Li, Muhammad Asif Nawaz, GuiYao Song, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Dianhua Liu, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research - Volume 59, No.19, Pages 9043-9054
Efficient removal of trichloroethylene in surfactant amended solution by nano Fe0-Nickel bimetallic composite activated sodium persulfate process April 15, 2020 Ali Shan, Usman Farooq, Shuguang Lyu, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Zain Abbas, Meesam Ali, Ayesha Idrees, Ping Tang, Ming Li, Yong Sun, Qian Sui, Chemical Engineering Journal - Volume 386, Article Number 123995
Bimetallic Doped RuO2 with Manganese and Iron as Electrocatalysts for Favorable Oxygen Evolution Reaction Performance April 07, 2020 Yiyi Wu, Muhammad Tariq, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Wei Sun, Zhenhua Zhou, Ji yang, ACS Omega - Volume 5, No.13, Pages 7342–7347
Facile synthesis of IrO2 nanoparticles decorated @ WO3 as mixed oxide composite for outperformed oxygen evolution reaction November 29, 2019 Muhammad Tariq, Waqas Qamar Zaman, Yiyi Wu, Azeem Nabi, Zain Abbas, Waheed Iqbal, Wei Sun, Zhang Hao, Zhen Hua Zhou, Limei Cao, Ji Yang, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy - Volume 44, Issue 59, Pages 31082-31093
Conferences
Lecturer University of Gujrat November 05, 2010 - August 27, 2015