• Building Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Waste Management Systems in Large Urban Centers of the Developing World: A Case of the City of Lahore

    SDSB

    Lahore, the second largest city in Pakistan and fifth largest in South-East Asia is house to over 9.4 million people and produces over 5300 tons of waste every day. The city, however, is the first in the country to develop an infra-structure to collect and transport urban waste. Yet various...

  • Regulatory Incentives for Foreign Direct Investments: BIT’s, Targeted Partnerships, SEZ’s, and Islamic Finance

    Department Of Law & Policy, SAHSOL

    Project Context: Professor Uzair Kayani’s project highlights the various ways to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Pakistan. Previously, FDI levels in the coun-try have fallen from a high of 5,409 million dollars in 2008-2009 to 851.2 million in fiscal year 2014-2015. It is...

  • Junior Fellowship in Peace and Conflict Studies

    Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, MGSHSS

    Project Context: Pakistan faces multifaceted challenges on its national fronts such as Islamic radicalism, sectarianism, ethnic nationalism, political violence and insurgencies. Besides, there are social conflicts like tribal feuds and conflicts over resources. However, there is hardly any serious...

  • Catalytic Conversion of Agricultural Waste into Potential Fuels and Chemicals

    Department of Chemistry, SBASSE

    Dr. Muhammad Zaheer earned his PhD degree from the University of Bayrueth under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Rhett Kempe. During his PhD, he worked on the development of robust heterogeneous catalysts for sustainable chemistry applications including biomass tranformation into fuels and chemicals....