Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Muhammad Zafar

Assistant Professor
Dr. Muhammad Zafar
Dr. Muhammad Zafar is working as an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Energy & Environmental Engineering (IEEE), University of the Punjab since February 2019. He did his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from NFC Institute of Engineering & Technological Training Multan in 2007. He simultaneously joined Steel Alloys Pvt. Ltd. as a Trainee Engineer where he got experience related to project management and quality control. During this job he enrolled himself in the M.Sc. Chemical Engineering Program at the Institute of Chemical Engineering &Technology;, University of the Punjab and successfully completed his degree in 2010. He got 3rdposition in the M.Sc. Chemical engineering and published 2 SCI IF papers in international journal of Desalination related to synthesis of polymeric membranes and separation processes. Then he changed his job and joined Tufail Chemical Industries in 2010 as a R&D;officer. He worked in this company for few years and then garbed opportunity abroad in 2012 and started working as an Assistant Manager R&D;in Workwear Lanka Pvt. Ltd. Sri Lanka. He acquired exceptional experience related to product development, enterprise resource planning and business development. In this company he registered 2 (invention disclosure form) IDFs which were later to be patented and developed Universal Grip Technology (UGT), a special polymer formulation to grip all types of wet and dry surfaces. Then he got interested in pursuing PhD studies from foreign and joined Chonnam National University, South Korea. He completed his PhD in Advanced Chemical & Engineering in 2018. His Area of research was in solar cells, water splitting, sensors, mathematical modeling of thin films and combustion studies. After joining IEEE in 2019 he got further interested in combustion studies of coal and biomass. He’s currently supervising thesis of various undergraduate and M.Phil./M.Sc. (Engg.) students related to topics of reaction kinetics study of combustion systems, burner design for solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and many more projects involving combustion studies. Dr.Zafar has currently 14 International research publications in diversified fields of Chemical Engineering bearing total impact factor of 35+.
Designation:- Assistant Professor