Faculty Dr. Saima Nasreen


Dr. Saima Nasreen

Dr. Saima Nasreen

Assistant Professor
  • Environmental Sciences

  • saima.6333@wum.edu.pk


Dr. Saima is an Environmental Chemist and has expertise in the fields of Environmental toxicology; agroeco system climate change resilience; water and climate change; converting waste into useful chemicals. She also has presented scientific papers Nationally and Internationally and 20 International research publications, 01 book chapter and 03 books, are on her credit. She is also HEC approved supervisor. She is a good teacher having skills in communication, listening, collaboration, adaptability, empathy and patience.

Academic Background
  • PhD Environmental Science


    Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi

    - 2015

  • MPhil Environmental Science


    Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi

    - 2012

  • MSc Environmental Science


    Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi

    - 2007

Honours and Awards
  • Receive Certificate of Appreciation as Manager R& D ORIC, Life Sciences awarded by Worthy Vice Chancellor, The Women University Multan

    August 14, 2021

  • Award of Scholarship under “International Research Support Initiative Program (IRSIP)” for University of Maryland College Park, USA by HEC, Pakistan from September 24, 2013-March 22, 2014.

    March 22, 2014

  • Award of Scholarship under “Indigenous PhD fellowship for 5000 scholars – Phase II under Category ‘A’,” by HEC, Pakistan from July, 2012.

    July, 2012

  • Liquid Phase Scavenging of Ionizable Organic Compounds (IOCs) from Water using Bio-hybrids: Equilibrium, Kinetic and Thermodynamic studies

    1 year; funded by ORIC WUM; Rs. 0.2 million

  • Extractive desulfurization of fuels using modified ionic liquids with magnetic graphene oxide from refused dry cell batteries


  • Natural Sorbent’s Bio- Sorption Efficiency for Liquid Phase Scavenging of Pesticides from Wastewater


  • Preparation and electrochemical properties of nitrogen-doped carbon electrode material.


  • Inadequate Supply of Water in Agriculture Sector of Pakistan due to Depleting Water Reservoirs and Redundant Irrigation System


  • Synthesis of Silver and Copper Nanoparticles from plants and Application as Adsorbents for Naphthalene Decontamination


  • Analysis of the Complementary Property of Solar Energy and Thermal Power based on Coupling Model

  • Hybrid mesoporous silicates: a distinct aspect to synthesis and application for decontamination of phenols


  • Iron loaded spherical mesoporous silica Particles for dechlorination of Trichloroethylen e in water

  • Heavy Metal Uptake from Contaminated Water Using Carbon Nanotubes: A Review


  • Synthesis and Characterization of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Environmental Remediation of Metals, PAHs and Phenols

  • Application of Bioenzymatic Soil Stabilization in comparison to Macadam in the Construction of Transport Infrastructure

  • Remediation of deltamethrin contaminated cotton fields: residual and adsorption assessment

  • Functionalized mesoporous silica: absorbents for water purification

  • Analysis of sorption efficiency of activated carbon for removal of anthracene and pyrene for wastewater treatment

  • Soil speciation and residue analysis for decontamination of imidacloprid: a sustainable resource management model for cotton crop


  • Kinetic studies of organochlorine pesticides adsorption on soils in a batch system

  • Chemodynamic study of chlorinated pesticide in acidic and alkaline soils

  • Department of Environmental Sciences, The Women University Multan, Mattital Campus, Multan.
    Assistant Professor (BPS-19)

    January 13, 2017 to date

  • Department of Environmental Sciences, International Islamic University, Islamabad
    Assistant Professor (IPFP)

    January 15, 2016 to January 13, 2017

  • Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
    Research Associate

    January 01, 2015 to December 31, 2015

  • University of Malaya, Malaysia
    Research Associate

    July 01, 2014 to December 31, 2014

  • Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
    Research Assistant

    August 02, 2010 to July 31, 2012

  • Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
    Research Assistant

    September 1, 2008 to November 30, 2009

  • Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
    Teaching Assistant

    September 28, 2007 to June 30, 2008