Engr. Dr. Sadiq Hussain

Assistant Professor
Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering
PH.D. in Chemical Engineering
M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering
B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, PE
Director ORIC
Director QEC

27 years of experience in the Chemical Industry, Research & Teaching

Professional Affiliations

Pakistan Engineering Council

Recent Publications

Publications & Conferences
1) Tazien Rashid , Thanabalan Murugesan, Sadiq Hussain” Optimization of multistage cross current extraction by iterative dynamic programming” IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 458 (2018) 012064 IOP Publishing doi:10.1088/1757-899X/458/1/012064.
2) Hidayatullah Mahar, Abdul Sattar Jatoi, Irshad Ali Gopang, Nabi Bux Jalbani, Sadiq Hussain, Dileep Kumar; “Parametric Effect on Ethanol Production Through use of Monod Model” Journal of Faculty of Engineering & Technology, VOL 24, NO 1 (2017).
3) Jatoi Abdul Sattar, Hidayatullah Mahar,Shaheen Aziz, Mohammad Siddique, FurqanMemon, Akhtar Ali Malik, Sadiq Hussain, Ehsanullah Kaka:”To investigate the optimized conditions of salt bridge for bio-electricity generation from distillery waste water using microbial fuel cell. NUST journal of engineering Sciences Main script [NJES-D-16-173.R2] 2016.
4) Najaf Ali, Mahmood Saleem,Khurram Shazad, Sadiq Hussain,Arshad Chughtai:“ Effect of Operating Parameters on Production of Bio-oil from Fast Pyrolysis of Maize Stalk in Bubbling Fluidized Bed Reactor” Polish Journal of Chemical Technology, -manuscript number - PJCT-00170-2015-03 (IF=0.5).
5) Khurram Shehzad,Mahmood Saleem,Mohsin Kazmi, Zulfiqar Ali, Sadiq Hussain “Effect of Hydrodynamic Conditions on Emissions of NOx, SO2 and CO from Co- Combustion of Wheat Straw and Coal under Fast Fluidized Bed Condition” Journal of Combustion Science and Technology 24 May 2016. ISSN: 0010-2202 (Print) 1563-521X (Online) Journal homepage: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/gcst20 (IF=1).
6) Muhammad Rafiq Naich, Muhammad Hassan, Aziza Aftab, Imran Nazir Unar, Hidayatullah Mahar, Sadiq Hussain, Kanwar Saleem Akhtar,” Adsorption of transition-metal atoms on two-dimensional hexagonal boron nitride monolayer: A First-principles study, ”JPICHE, 44(1) (2016).
7) Sadiq Hussain, Khurram Shahzad, Niaz Ahmad Akhtar, Mehmood Saleem,Najaf Ali Awan, Malik Akhtar Ali Kalru” Estimation of Producer gas from low-grade coal and biomass using Mathematical Modeling” Journal of Faculty of Engineering & Technology( JFET). Vol 23, No 1 (2016)
8) Aziza Aftab, Imran Nazir Unar, Hidayatullah Mahar, Sikander M. Almani Sadiq Hussain and Muhammad Siddique” Modeling of Refrigeration Based Hydrocarbon Dew Point Control Plant”, Sci-Int.(Lahore)28 no. 4 (2016): 3799-3803.
9) A.A Memon, S.A.Shaikh,M.Mahar, M.Uqaili, S.Hussain, T.Ashraf and A.Paiari “Underground Coal Gasification and Utilization of Syngas in various fields” JEFT, vol.23 No.1 (2016).
10) Jatoi, Abdul Sattar, Shaheen Aziz Shaikh, Hidayatullah Mahar, Syed feroz Shah, Sadiq Hussain, Imran Unar and Khuram Shahzad,” Numerical Simulation of ethanol production from molasses using thermos tolerant kluyeromyces Marxian’s,” JPICHE, Vol.(44) Issue. No. (1)(2016).
11) Zohaib Atiq Khan, Aneela Anwar, Khurram Shahzad, Sadiq Hussain, Muhammad Tariq” BIO-SORPTION OF NICKEL ON MODIFIED PHOENIX DACTYLIFERA L SEEDS” Journal of Faculty of Engineering and Technology .Volume 22(2)(2015) pp 11-19.
12) S. Hussain, K.Shahzad, N. A. Akhthar, N. Ali1, A. Chughtai” Factors Influencing the Formation of Producer gas from Coal and Biomass; A Review” JPIChE 43 (2) 2015: 133-147 journal homepage: www.piche.org.pk/journal.
13) Saad Saeed, Sadiq Hussain, Sana Sajjad, Hassan Javed, Omar Shahkar, and Umair Ahmad. “Comparison of Carbon Monoxide Content of various Local, Imported and International Brands of Cigarettes and Cigar Available in Pakistan. International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies”. Vol. 12 No. 4 Sep. 2015, pp. 954-960.
14) Sadiq Hussain, K.S. Akthar, Krum Shazad, Niaz Ahmad Akthar and Arshad Chughtai.“Physical Parameters Affecting Thermal Conversion of Low- grade Coal and Biomass for Co-Gasification” JPICHE 42 (2) 2014 pp 59-68.
15) S. Hussain, K. Shahzad, K.S. Akhtar, N.A. Akhtar. A. Chughtai : “ Investigations of Thermal Conversion and Kinetics of low-grade coal and bagasse using Thermogravimetric Technique.” JFET 21 no.2 (2014) pp: 105-117.
16) Kanwar , Saleem Akthar, Sadiq Hussain, Rafi Ullah Khan, Aamir Ijaz: “Thermochemical Studies and Fluidized Bed Combustion of Low Grade Pakistani Coal Blends.”Life science Journal 10 no.4 (2013) pp: 3358-3362.
17) Sadiq Hussain, Arshad Chughtai, M.Arif Butt. “Hydrodynamic study of 3-phase Inverse Fluidized Bed. Journal of Faculty of Engineering and Technology pp.39-46 (2006).
18) Muhammad Suleman, Muhammad Zafar, Ashfaq Ahmed, Muhammad Usman Rashid, Sadiq Hussain, Abdul Razzaq , Nur Atikah Mohidem , Tahir Fazal , Bilal Haider and Young-Kwon Park “Castor Leaves-Based Biochar for Adsorption of Safranin from Textile Wastewater” Sustainability, 2021, 13, pp 6926.
19) Syed Nasir Mehdi, Zahid Mahmood Khan, Hafiz Umar Farid, Sadiq Hussain “Investigating Compatible Drying Technique for Safe Utilization of Thar Coal, Pakistan” International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization, 2021, pp 1-22.
20) Ahmed Malik, Maham Hussain, Fahim Uddin, Waseem Raza, Sadiq Hussain, Um‐e‐Habiba, Tayyaba Malik, Zeeshan Ajmal, “ Investigation of textile dyeing effluent using activated sludge system to assess the removal efficiency”, Water Environment Research, 2021, 93,12, pp 2931-2940.
21) Akhtar Ali Malik, Arhama Bari, Sadiq Hussain, Maham Hussain, Najaf Ali, “Preparation and characterization of Chitosan and Ethylene Glycol based Chitosan Films” Journal of the Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2021, 49, 1.
22) H.M. Masood, S. Haider, U. Javed, Sadiq Hussain, N. Ali,M. Ashraf “A technical feasibility study and environmental impacts of green cement production from recycled fly ash in Pakistan” Journal of the Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2021, 49, 1, pp 33-39.
1) A paper of the titled: Biomass Gasification Technology a Fuel Source for Internal Combustion Engines. 2nd International Conference on Engineering Sciences at University of the Punjab Lahore year 2015.
2) A research paper of the titled: Thermo Chemical Kinetics of Indigenous Resources Coal and Agricultural Residue. Presented in the national conference held at University of the Punjab Lahore, April 2014.
3) A paper of the titled: Characterization of Indigenous resources of coal and biomass for gasification” Presented at Young Engineers International conference year 2014 conducted by PEC at UET Lahore.
4) A research paper of the title “Thermogravimetric and Kinetic Study on the Pyrolytic Process of Low Grade Thar Coal” presented in the national conference "Energy & Environment-Energy Resources of Pakistan, potential, utilization, conservation and their impact on environment" organized by Department of Energy, Environment Engineering, Quaid-e-Azam University of Engineering Science and Technology. Nawabshah-Sindh in year 2010.
5) A technical paper of the titled “Improving Operational Efficiency of Boilers & Furnaces “presented at International Seminar conducted by HVACR Conference, Karachi, Pakistan year 2010