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Dr Naeem Shahzad
Assistant Professor
Water Resources Engineering Department

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
MCE Risalpur
Tel : +92 333 5144521

Environmental Engineering

PhD (NUST Islamabad)

Dr. Naeem Shahzad is presently working as the Head of Department (Research) at Military College of Engineering (MCE), Risalpur Campus of National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST). He holds B.E Civil Engineering and MS and Ph.D. degree in Environmental Engineering with specialization in Nanotechnology from NUST. Besides this he has done Post Graduate Certification in Disaster Management from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Dr. Naeem has more than 20 years of work experience in various disciplines of Civil Engineering with emphasis on environmental engineering, and monitoring, evaluation and decision making. He has presented his research work at national and international conferences and authored/co-authored several peer-reviewed archival journal publications. He has supervised number of MS thesis research studies and has over 10 publications to his credit.




PG Certification in Disaster Management (Aug 2013-Dec 2013) AIT, Thailand.


PhD Environmental  Engineering (Oct 2005 – Jul 2012) NUST, Pakistan.


MS Environmental  Engineering  (Jul 2003 – Mar 2008) NUST, Pakistan.


BE Civil Engineering (Oct 1990 – Oct 1994) NUST, Pakistan.



Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).

Institute of Engineers Pakistan MIE (Pak). Member International Academy of Engineers (IACCEE)

Member of International Institute of Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering (IICBEE)

Senior Member Universal Researchers in Civil and Architecture Engineering (URCAE)

Senior Member International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT)


  • Nanotechnolgy
  • Environment
  • Disaster Management



Dr. Naeem has supervised number of MS thesis as Advisor/ Co-advisor


  • Naeem Shahzad,  Akhtar Hussain, Naeem Mustafa, Nisar Ali, Mohammed Benali Kanoun, Souraya Goumri-Said. (2015). First principles study of the adsorption and dissociation mechanisms of H2S on TiO2 anatase (001) surface, RSC Advances, 6: 7941-7949..
  • Shahzad, N. and Nisar, A. (2015). Kinetic and Thermodynamic Studies for the H2S Adsoprtion Using TiO2 Nanomaterials. Chalcogenides Letters, 12 (3): 129-136.
  • Nisar, A., Zulfiqar, A., Nisar, A., Shahzad, N., Fida, H. and Syed, M. A. (2015). Cerium Modified Pillared Montmorillonite Supported Cobalt Catalysts for Fischer Tropsch Synthesis. Journal of the Chemical Society of Pakistan. 37 (4): 687-695.
  • Shahzad, N. (2014). Potential Applications of Nanotechnology in the Armed Forces. Army Green Book, 1: 146-150.
  • Zarmina, A., Shahzad, N. and Farooq, S. H. (2014). An Analysis of Emergency Services in Pakistan. Education alternatives, 12: 490-494.
  • Zarmina, A., Farooq, S. H. and Shahzad, N. (2014). Flood Management System in Pakistan. European Scientific Journal, 2: 116-120.
  • Shahzad, N. (2014). Indoor Air Pollution and Nanotechnology. Engineers Journal, 1: 114-121.
  • Shahzad, N., Qiao, C. (2013). Evaluation of the photocatalytic potential of TiO2 nanofibers for the destruction of H2S gas. Materials Science Forum, 756: 225-230.
  • Shahzad, N., Hussain,S. T. and Nisar, A. (2013). Use of Pure and Sulphur Doped TiO2 Nanoparticles for high temperature catalytic destruction of H2S gas. Chalcogenides Letters,10 (1): 19-26.

·         Shahzad, N., Hussain, S. T., Siddiqua, A. and Baig, M. A. (2012). A Comparison of TiO2 Nanoparticles and Nanotubes for Catalytic Gas Phase Destruction of H2SGas at High Temperatures.  Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 12 (6): 5061-5065.

·         Shahzad, N., Hussain,S. T., Maggos, T. and Baig, M. A. (2012). Evaluation of the Catalytic Potential of the TiO2 Nanomaterials for the abatement of H2S gas at high temperatures. International review of Chemical Engineering, 4(1): 71-75.

  • Shahzad, N., Hussain,S. T. and Baig, M. A. (2012). Air Pollution Abatement through TiO2 Nanoparticles.            International Journal of Climate Changes: Impact and Responses, 3(2): 95-106.

·         Shahzad, N., Hussain,S. T. and Baig, M. A. (2011). H2S emissions control in Industrial Exhaust using TiO2 nanoparticles. Academic Research International, 1 (2): 70-73.


·         Shahzad, N., Iqbal, S. (2015). Quantitative determination of H2SO4 using KMnO4. Presented in 4th European Conference on Environmental Applications of Advanced Oxidation Processes (EAAOP4), Athens Greece, 21-24 Oct 2015.

·         Shahzad, N. (2014). Comparison of the destruction efficiencies of TiO2 nanoparticles and nanofibers using regression modelling. Presented in the 3rd International Conference  on Mechanics and Control Engineering (ICMCE),  Asheville, North Carolina, USA, 25-28 Oct 2014.

·         Shahzad, N. and Hussain, S. T. (2012). Synthesis of TiO2 Nanofibres and evaluation of their photocatalytic potential for destruction of H2S gas. Presented in the International Scientific Spring (ISS), Islamabad, Pakistan, 03-06 Mar 2012.

·         Baig, M. A., Shahzad, N. and Hussain, S. T. (2011). Photocatalytic Applications of Nanomaterials (TiO2) for the Abatement of Air         Pollution. Presented    in 2nd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Science, APCOMS-2, Hanoi, Veitnam on 26-27 Apr 2011.

·        Shahzad, N., Hussain, S. T.  and Baig, M. A. (2010).  Application of TiO2 Nanostructures for Gas Phase Destruction of H2S gas at high temperatures.  Presented in International Symposium on Vacuum Science and Technology ISVST2010, Islamabad on 2-6 Nov 2010.

·        Sadiq, M. A., Abbas, I. and Naeem. (2007). Pollen Allergy Hazard mapping in Islamabad, Pakistan. Conference Proceedings in RAST2007, Turkey.


PhD Dissertation

An investigation into the destruction potential of pure and doped TiO2 nanoparticles for the abatement of air pollution.


DM-808 Flood Hazard Assessment and Remediation

DM-803 Disaster Risk Reduction and Preparedness

DM-801 Policy Plans and Strategies of Disaster Management



CE- 251 Fluid Mechanics-I

CE-252 Fluid Mechanics-II

CE-355 Public Health Engineering

Dr. Naeem has on his credit over 15 years of field experience of managing multifarious road projects. In addition he has also conducted water supply and disaster management related projects including one on International Forum.