Prof. Arshad Hussain




































RANK: Professor




·      Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Membrane Technology, OVG University, Germany,  2006.


·      M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Membrane Technology, FAU Erlangen, Germany,  2001.


·      B.Sc.  Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering , NED UniversityPakistan, 1993.




•  Membrane Technology
•  Gas Separations
•  CO2 Capture
•  Modelling and Simulation





·      Professor, KFU, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia, 03/2020-Present

·      Professor, NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan, 05/2015–03/2020

·      Assoc. Professor, NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan, 07/2010-05/2015

·      Senior Researcher, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, 03/2008-06/2010

·      Asst. Professor, NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan, 12/2006-02/2008



Arooj Ahmed; Muhammad Bilal Khan Niazi; Zaib Jahan; Tahir Ahmad; Arshad Hussain; Erum Pervaiz ;Hussnain A Janjua; Zakir Hussain; "In-Vitro and In-Vivo Study of Superabsorbent PVA/Starch/g-C3N4/Ag@TiO2 NPs Hydrogel Membranes for Wound Dressing, European Polymer Journal (available online)


Shakir ul Azam; Sarah Farrukh; Arshad Hussain; "Enhancement in the selectivity of O2/N2 via ZIF-8/CA mixed-matrix membranes and the development of a thermodynamic model to predict the permeability of gases", Environmental Science and Pollution Research (accepted)


Ayesha Raza, Sarah Farrukh, Arshad Hussain, "Development of high performance amine functionalized zeolitic imidazolate framework (ZIF-8)/Cellulose triacetate (CTA) mixed matrix membranes for CO2/CH4 separation”, International Journal of Energy Research (accepted).


Bilal Beig,Muhammad Bilal Khan Niazi,Zaib Jahan,Arshad Hussain, Munir Hussain Zia & Muhammad Taqi Mehran, " Coating materials for slow release of nitrogen from urea fertilizer: a review", Journal of Plant Nutrition (available online)


Khalid Naeem, Arshad Hussain, M. Shakeel Rofi, "A Review of Liner for Shaped Charges" Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research (accepted).


Mustafa, Pakeeza; Niazi, Muhammad Bilal; Jahan, Zaib; Samin, Ghufrana; Hussain, Arshad; Ahmed, Tahir; Naqvi, Salman, "PVA/Starch/Propolis/Anthocyanins rosemary extract composite films as active and intelligent food packaging materials", Journal of Food Safety (JFS-12725)


Z. Jahan, M.B.K.Niazi, M.B. Hagg, O.W. Gregersen, A. Hussain, "Phosphorylated nanocellulose fibrils /PVA nanocomposite membranes for biogas upgrading at higher pressure, Separation Science & Technology 55 (8) (2020) 1524-1534.


Ayesha Rehman; Sarah Farrukh; Arshad Hussain; Xian Feng Fan, "Adsorption of CO2 on Amine-functionalised green metal-organic framework: An interaction between Amine and CO2 molecules", Environmental Science and Pollution Research (accepted)


A. Ahmed, M.B.K.Niazi, Z.Jahan, G. Samin, E. Pervaiz, A. Hussain, M.T. Mehran. "Enhancing the thermal, mechanical and swelling properties of PVA/Starch Nanocomposite membranes incorporating g-C3N4, J Polym Environ (2019)


Ayesha Rehman, Sarah Farrukh, Arshad Hussain, Erum Pervaiz, "Synthesis and effect of metal–organic frame works on CO2 adsorption capacity at various pressures: A contemplating review", Energy & Environment (available online, 2019)


Iftikhar Ahmad, Gulsayyar Ali, Muhammad Bilal, Arshad Chughtai, Arshad Hussain, Manabu Kano, "Quantitative Analysis of Product Quality of Naphtha Reforming Process under Uncertain Process Conditions", Chemical Engineering Communications (available online, 2019)


Salman Qadir, Arshad Hussain, Muhammad Ahsan, "A computational fluid dynamics approach for the modelling of gas separation in membrane modules" Processes 7 (7) (available online, 2019).


Fahad Usman, Sarah Farrukh, Syed Sarim Ali, Arshad Hussain, "Mechanical characterization of Fiber glass Composites with Nano silica", International Journal of Chemical Separation Technology 5 (1) (2019).


Ayaz Mehmood, Muhammad Bilal Khan Niazi, Arshad Hussain, Bilal Beig, Zaib Jahan, Nida Zafar & Munir Zia, “Slow-release urea fertilizer from sulfur, gypsum, and starch-coated formulations” Journal of Plant Nutrition 42 (10) (2019)


Muhammad Fahad Yousaf, Sarah Farrukh, Arshad Hussain "To explore the effect of polyethylene glycol additive on mechanical and gas permeation properties of polyvinyl alcohol membranes" Journal of polymer & Composites, (available online).


Iqra Shakeel; Arshad Hussain; Sarah Farrukh, "Effect Analysis of nickel ferrite (NiFe2O4) and titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles on CH4/CO2 gas permeation properties of cellulose acetate based mixed matrix membranes" Journal of Polymers and the Environment, (accepted).


Bahram Khan, Muhammad Bilal Khan Niazi, Zaib Jahan, Wasif Farooq, Majid Ali, Israr Ahmed, Arshad Hussain, "Effect of ultra-violet cross-linking on the properties of boric acid and glycerol co-plasticized thermoplastic starch films, Food Packaging and Shelf Life 19 (2019), 184-192.


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