WDRC Seminar: Professor Sher Jamal Khan

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WDRC Seminar

Speaker: Professor Sher Jamal Khan, Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan

Date: Monday| February 26, 2024 | 03:00 - 04:00 p.m. (GMT +3) 

Venue: Building 5, level 5, Room 5209


Sewage Treatment Plants at DHA, Karachi: A Journey of Adversities, Resilience, and Success



It's remarkable to see Sustainable Environmental Solutions (SES), a NUST Spin-off company, overcoming such a vast number of challenges to successfully complete a wastewater treatment plant project in Karachi, Pakistan. SES has showed resilience in the face of adversity which underscores its commitment to excellence and its ability to adapt to various environmental and socioeconomic conditions. The ability of SES to navigate through COVID-19 lockdowns, economic crises, political turmoil, and natural disasters like monsoon floods and tropical cyclones highlights the company's adeptness at risk management and crisis response. Moreover, the project's success amid foreign exchange depletion and import embargoes speaks to SES's capability to overcome logistical and supply chain hurdles. SES's comprehensive expertise, innovative approach, and industry monitoring have undoubtedly played pivotal roles in the project's success. The company's ability to tailor solutions to diverse specifications and technologies, while maintaining high standards of quality and efficiency, further underscores its leadership in the field of wastewater treatment plant design, construction, and operations. The recently commissioned plant serves as a testament to the dedication, determination, and teamwork of highly skilled professionals keenly assembled by the administration. By achieving success in such challenging circumstances, SES has demonstrated its technical prowess and unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability and public health. Moving forward, SES's exemplary performance in this project will undoubtedly enhance its reputation as a reliable and capable partner for wastewater treatment projects nationwide. This success story will likely inspire confidence among stakeholders and attract further opportunities for collaboration and innovation in the field of environmental engineering.


About the speaker:

Dr. Sher Jamal Khan is a distinguished environmental engineer and researcher, widely recognized for his contributions to the field of wastewater treatment and environmental sustainability. Holding a doctoral degree in civil and environmental engineering, Dr. Khan has dedicated his career to addressing pressing environmental challenges through innovative research and practical solutions. Dr. Khan's expertise is reflected in his extensive publication record comprising 80 peer-reviewed articles and 6 book chapters. His research has been cited widely, underscoring the impact of his contributions on the scientific community and beyond with an h-index of 25. In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Khan is actively engaged in consultancy projects, collaborating with governmental organizations, non-profits, and private sector entities to implement effective environmental solutions. Dr. Khan is also committed to education and knowledge dissemination, having mentored numerous students and professionals in the field of environmental engineering.

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26 Feb, 2024
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM