Research Projects

Ongoing Research Projects

Project Title: Sustainable food systems under climate change in South Asia.
Funding Agency: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany.
Duration: July 2017- June 2019.
Principal Investigator (PI) Dr. Saeed A. Asad

Project Title: Mitigation strategies for enhanced Soybean production under changing climate scenarios in the Pothwar and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Funding Agency: Agricultural Linkages Programme (ALP), Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Islamabad, Pakistan.
Duration: July 2018- June 2021.
Principal Investigator (PI) Dr. Saeed A. Asad
Co- Principal Investigator (CO-PI). Dr. Amir Raza, NIFA, Peshawar

Project Title: Public perception and valuation of climate-related risks and willingness-to-pay for Policy interventions in metropolitan cities of Punjab, Pakistan.
Funding agency: Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan.
Duration: June 2017- July 2018.
Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Muhammad Abid.
Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI). Dr. Saeed A. Asad

Project Title:Elucidation of Impacts of Climate Change on Waterborne Diseases.
Funding Agency: Higher Education of Pakistan.
Duration: July 2017-July 2019.
Principal Investigator (PI):Dr. Toqeer Ahmed

Project Title: Smart Water Metering and Pricing project: A Step towards Sustainable Management.
Funding Agency: Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC), Islamabad.
Duration: May 2018-Novemver 2019.
Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Toqeer Ahmed

Project Title: Impacts of Climate Change on Waterborne Diseases.
Funding Agency: COMSATS University under COMSATS Research Grant Project.
Duration: July 2018-July 2019.
Principal Investigator (PI):Dr. Toqeer Ahmed

Project Title:Satellite Enhanced Snowmelt Flood and Drought Predictions for the Kabul River Basin (KRB) with surface and groundwater modeling. A regional project in collaboration with CIIT Wah Cantt, Kabul Polytechnic University, Kabul, Afghanistan, USAID and Kazakhstan.
Co Researcher: Dr. Toqeer Ahmed.
Research Contributors: Ms. Rabbia Murtaza, Mr. Muhammad Zahir

Completed Projects

Project Title: The Vulnerability of Pakistan’s Water Sector to the Impacts of Climate Change: Identification of gaps and recommendations for action.
Funding Agency: Govt. of Italy and United Nation Development Program (UNDP).
Duration: July 2015 October 2017.
Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Saeed A. Asad, Dr. Toqeer Ahmad and Prof. Dr. Amir Haider Malik

Project Title: Bacteriological Water Quality Assessment of Different Institutions of Abbottabad City in KPK Pakistan.
Funding Agency: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
Duration: August 2013-2015.
Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Toqeer Ahmed

Project Title: Physico-Chemical Quality Assessment of Wheat Flour Collected from Different Mills of KPK, Pakistan.
Funding Agency: COMSATS University under COMSATS Research Grant Project (CRGP).
Duration: January 2014- January 2015.
Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Toqeer Ahmed

Project Title: Pakistan Low Carbon Scenario Analysis.
Funding Agency: Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN).
Project Duration: April 22, 2015 - October 31, 2016.
Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Khalid Riaz
Focal Person: Dr. Anjum Rasheed

Project Title: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)/Environmental Impact Assessment EIA)of European Union's Eight Rural Development Programmes in Pakistan.
Funding Agency: European Union.
Project Duration: January 01, 2017 - March 31, 2018.
Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Anjum Rasheed

Project Title: Synthesis and Modification of Different Adsorbent for Environmental Remediation.
Funding Agency: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
Project Duration: October 2015 to October 2016.
Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Safia Zahid

Project Title: Financial Planning for Energy Security in Pakistan: The Way Forward for Renewable Energy Funding Agency: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
Funding Agency: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
Project Duration: August 2015 – July 2016.
Principal Investigator (PI): Dr. Seeme Mallick

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