Associate Prof. Abdul-Sattar Nizami
Sustainable Development Study Centre (SDSC), Government College University, Pakistan
Bioenergy; Biofuels; Solid Waste Management; Renewable Energy; Waste-to-Energy; Transesterification; Pyrolysis; Municipal Solid Waste Management
Integrated Waste Biorefineries for the Planet's Future of Renewable Energy
Dr. Abdul-Sattar Nizami has Master of Science in Engineering from the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. He has a Ph.D. in Sustainable Gaseous Biofuel from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University College Cork, Ireland. He worked at the University of Toronto, Canada as a Postdoctoral Fellow on alternative fuels and life cycle studies in the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry. Later, he served as an Assistant Professor and Head of Solid Waste Management Unit at the Center of Excellence in Environmental Studies (CEES) of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is currently working as a Professor (Associate) at Sustainable Development Study Centre (SDSC), Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan.
He has published more than 100 papers on renewable energy, alternative fuels, waste-to-energy, catalytic pyrolysis, anaerobic digestion, and resource recovery. He has delivered over 30 invited talks to various national and international forums. His work is cited more than 6030 times in the peer-review press, with a total impact factor of more than 600 and H-index of 41.
Dr. Nizami is an Associate Editor in Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier Impact Factor 12.110), Energy & Environment (Sage Impact Factor 1.775), and Frontiers in Energy Research (IF 2.746). He is serving as an Editorial Board Member in Bioresource Technology Reports (Elsevier), and Energy Sources Part B (Taylor & Francis IF 1.093). He is also a guest editor in several special issues and reviewer for many high-impact Journals of Elsevier, ACS, Springer, Wiley, and Taylor and Francis. He is actively involved in community and consultation services to various international organizations, including the European Commission based IF@ULB, National Research Agency (NRA) of France, National Science Centre Poland, World Bank, and UNEP.
Dr. Nizami's achievements have been selected as a Role Model by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for the ranking of King Abdulaziz University as No 1 in the Arab World in 2019 (https://www.timeshighereducation.com/hub/king-abdulaziz-university/p/environment).
Dr. Nizami recent UNEP report, 'Waste Management Outlook for WEST ASIA 2019, WASTE TOWEALTH'
Dr. Nizami is ranked among Top 2% Scientists Worldwide by Stanford University, USA.