Background and activities

Research:

  • Synthesis of functionalized materials (microporous and hierarchical zeotypes: SAPOs, MeAPOs) for a sustainable future
  • Application of ionic liquids for synthesizing porous materials
  • Comparison of hydrothermal and ionothermal synthesis strategies
  • Characterization of the resulting materials by XRD, Nitrogen Sorption, ICP-MS, SEM, XAS, etc.
  • Catalytic applications (methanol to hydrocarbons, DeNOx, CO2 conversion) of functionalized materials

Background:

Education:

  • Ph.D. Ionothermal Synthesis of Nanoporous Materials (Institute of Chemical Technology, Universität Leipzig, Germany)

  • M.Sc., Advanced Spectroscopy in Chemistry (Universität Leipzig, Germany and University of Bergen, Norway)

  • M.S., Chemistry (University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan)

  • B.Sc. (Hons.), Chemistry (University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan)

Experience:

  • Post Doctorate, Synthesis of nanoporous materials from biomass and vinasse beneficiation (Chemical Engineering, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Institute of Chemical Technology, Universität Leipzig, Germany)
  • Assistant Technical Officer – Research and Development (Descon Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. Lahore, Pakistan)

  • Research Scholar (Institute of Chemistry, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan)