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Dr Abdul Chaudhary

Dr Abdul Chaudhary
Senior Lecturer

Halsbury Building 129

Research supervision

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr Mushtaq Ali Jakharani (June 2009 – February 2010) Funded by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Dr Jakharani is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, Pakistan. Dr Jakharani’s research project is concerned with the development of clean-up technologies to remove metals and organic pollutants from aqueous effluent streams.

Dr. Venkatesa Prabhu (June 2007 – August 2007) Funded by the World Bank through a scheme called Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQUIP).

Dr Prabhu is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology, Deemed University, India. During his stay at Brunel University, Dr Prabhu worked on the development and optimisation of recycling technologies to recover metals from industrial effluent streams by complexing them with organic ligands and isolating them as solid metal complexes. These recycling technologies have the ability to combat some of the environmental pollution problems associated with various chemical industries in India.

Postgraduate Researchers

First Supervisor

Saboor Javaid, Pakistan High Commission Development and optimisation of treatment technologies for environmental pollution control (awarded PhD in 2007)

Karima Massaud Abouamer, Libyan Government Application of natural dyes in textile industry and the treatment of dye solutions using electrolytic techniques (awarded PhD in 2008)

Hallo Mustafa Askari, EPSRC Studies of leaching, recovery and recycling of heavy metals (awarded PhD in 2008)

Neelam Zia, Self funded Extraction and application of natural dyes in textile industry and their electrolytic decolourization (awarded MPhil in 2009)

Romain Faivre, Institute for the Environment, Brunel University The use of room temperature ionic liquids (RTILs) for materials recovery from solid wastes