Dr. Muhammad Atif Irshad

Assistant Professor

Environmental Sciences


Mr. M. Atif Irshad is a lecturer at the Department of Environmental Sciences in the University of Lahore. He earned his M.Phil at the same department . After the completion of his MPhil, he worked as a lecturer at KIPS Institutions, before joining the University of Lahore. His main areas of research are Air pollution, Carbon sequestration and Nano Technology.


SrNo. Year Degree Board/University
1 2017 Master of Philosophy The University of Lahore
2 2012 BS (Hon.) Agriculture Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
3 2007 F.Sc (Pre-Engg.) BISE Rawalpindi
4 2005 Science BISE Rawalpindi


SrNo. From To Category Designation Organization
1 01/06/2015 09/10/2017 Academic Experience Lecturer KIPS Institutions


SrNo. Title
1 The effect of gibberellic acid on wheat growth and nutrient uptake under combined stress of cerium, zinc and titanium dioxide nanoparticles.
2 Monitoring of Air Pollutants in Ambient Air of Lahore City: Air Pollution.
3 Synthesis and characterization of cerium, silver and copper oxide nanoparticles and their anticancer potential of hepatocellular carcinoma HepG2 cancer cells.
4 Effect of titanium dioxide nanoparticles and co-composted biochar on growth and Cd uptake by wheat plants: A field study.
5 Synthesis, characterization and antifungal potential of titanium dioxide nanoparticles against fungal disease (Ustilago tritici) of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).
6 Application of Nanomaterials for Cadmium Adsorption for Sustainable Treatment of Wastewater: a Review.
7 Sustainable and Safe Treatment of Wastewater of Paint Industry Using Azadarachta indica Leaf Extract Combined with Silver Nitrate Solution..
9 Enhancing chromium 3 and recovery from industrial wastewater using sustainable and efficient nanomaterial
10 Reduction in the cadmium (Cd) accumulation and toxicity in pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum L.) by regulating physio- biochemical and antioxidant defense system via soil and foliar application of melatonin.
11 Exogenous Application of Salicylic Acid Improves Physiological and Biochemical Attributes of Morus alba Saplings under Soil Water Deficit.
12 Water Quality Index and Human Health Risk Assessment of Drinking Water in Selected Urban Areas of a Mega City.
13 Application of Advanced Oxidation Processes for the Treatment of Color and Chemical Oxygen Demand of Pulp and Paper Wastewater
14 Assessing the Status of Air Pollution in the selected Cities of Pakistan
15 Green and eco-friendly synthesis of TiO2 nanoparticles and their application for removal of cadmium from wastewater: reaction kinetics study
16 Air Pollution Tolerance Index and Heavy Metals Accumulation of Tree Species for Sustainable Environmental Management in Megacity of Lahore
17 Green and Eco-Friendly Treatment of Textile Wastewater by Using Azadirachta indica Leaf Extract Combined with a Silver Nitrate Solution
18 Modeling Air Pollution Health Risk for Environmental Management of an Internationally Important Site: The Salt Range (Kallar Kahar), Pakistan
19 Investigation of Lithium Application and Effect of Organic Matter on Soil Health. Sustainability (IF 3.251)
20 Synthesis, characterization and advanced sustainable applications of titanium dioxide nanoparticles: A review
21 Effect of green and chemically synthesized titanium dioxide nanoparticles on cadmium accumulation in wheat grains and potential dietary health risk: A field investigation
22 Evaluation of Anticipated Performance Index of Tree Species for Air Pollution Mitigation in the Capital City of Pakistan
23 Growth, Yield and Nutritional Performance of Sweet Sorghum and Legumes in Sole and Intercropping Influenced by Type of Legume, Nitrogen Level and Air Quality
24 Synthesis and characterization of titanium dioxide nanoparticles by chemical and green methods and their antifungal activities against wheat rust
25 Sustainability assessment of modern urban transport and its role in the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions: A case study of Metro Bus System (MBS), Lahore
26 Synthesis and Application of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles for Removal of Cadmium from Wastewater: Kinetic and Equilibrium Study




Courses Taught

SrNo. Type Title University Semester
1 Core Course Environmental Physics The University of Lahore 3rd
2 Practical Environmental Statistics The University of Lahore 2nd
3 Core Course Biology-II The University of Lahore 2nd
4 Core Course Natural Resource Management The University of Lahore 5th
5 Allied Course Environmental Science The University of Lahore 3rd

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Extracurricular Activities

SrNo. Hobbies Interests
1 Reading Novels and Books, Gardening, Playing crick Research, Teaching

Languages and Skills

SrNo. Langues Skills
1 Urdu Reading, Writing, Speaking
2 English Reading, Writing, Speaking

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Consulting Experience