Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Hassan Zeb

Assistant Professor
Dr. Hassan Zeb
Dr. Hasssan Zeb has been working as an Assistant Professor at Institute of Energy and Environmental Engineering (IEEE) since April 2018 where he has taught multiple courses both at graduate and undergraduate level. He completed his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology (ICET), University of the Punjab in 2008 and his master’s degree in chemical engineering from Karlstad University, Sweden in 2011. Thereafter, he started his journey as a teacher from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science and Technology in 2012. He obtained his PhD Degree from Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), South Korea in 2018. His distinguished achievements include the registration of 2 international patents and 25 SCI journal publications with a cumulative Impact Factor of more than 100.
His key research areas include;
Supercritical fluid route to biomass conversion for fuels and value-added chemicals
Higher pressure liquefaction of biomass for bio-oil production
Value added chemicals from biomass feedstock
Production of liquid fuels and chemicals from coal
He has also supervised 34 graduate students for their research thesis in areas like; Waste biomass liquefaction, Coal combustion and its effect on the environment, Efficiency improvement of domestic gas burners, Microwave pyrolysis of biomasses, coals, and their blends, Biomass/Coal characterization and their cleaning through physical means, Production of carbon-based nano particles from biomass/coal substrate etc.
He is currently supervising 3 PhD students as well on the topics of “Thermo-Catalytic Reduction of CO2 to Value Added Chemicals by Utilizing Iron and Copper Based Catalysts”, “Hydrogen Rich Syngas Production from Thermal Gasification of Biomass: A Solar Energy Storage Alternative”, and “Energy Generation and Wastewater Treatment Potential of Algal Assisted Membrane-less Microbial Fuel Cell”.
Dr. Hassan is also the Program Coordinator for M. Phil. Coal Technology as well as Incharge Examination IEEE.
Designation:- Assistant Professor