Research Grant Projects

S.No Title of Project Lead Institution Name of PI Partner Institution Duration Round Status
1 Assessment of Environmental Degradation of Manchar Lake PCRWR Engr. Zamir Ahmed Soomro USPCAS-W 12 Months Round-I Completed
2 Decision Support System for Water Resources Planning and Management USPCAS-W Mr. Waqas Ahmed N/A 12 Months Round-I Completed
3 Climate Change: Assessing Impact of Seawater Intrusion on Soil, Water & Environment in Indus delta using GIS & Remote Sensing USPCAS-W Dr. Altaf Siyal N/A 15 Months Round-I Completed
4 Managing Uncertainties in Projected Impacts of Climate Change on Precipitation Patterns in the Indus Basin, Pakistan USPCAS-W Mr. Ghulam Hussain Dars N/A 12 Months Round-I Completed
5 Water Conservation and Mitigation of Arsenic in Rice through Sprinkler Irrigation System Dept.of Environ. Science, QAU Islamabad Dr. Abida Farooqi,Dr. Asif Javaid Columbia University, USA / NARC 24 Months Round-I Ongoing
6 Identification of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Different Source Waters in Hyderabad City and its Surroundings USPCAS-W Dr. R B Mahar PCSIR, Karachi 18 Months Round-I Completed
7 Changing Climate in Pakistan: Food Security and Water Management Implications USPCAS-W Mr. Ghulam Hussain Dars University of Utah, USA 12 Months Round-II Ongoing
8 Assessing Effectiveness of Linear Anionic Polyacrylamide (LA-PAM) to Reduce Seepage Losses in Unlined Canals USPCAS-W Dr. Munir Babar Colorado State University, USA 15 Months Round-II Ongoing
9 Crop Water Productivity Assessment of Major Cropping Systems in Sindh and Punjab USPCAS-W Dr. Asmatullah N/A 12 Months Round-II Ongoing
10 Keenjhar Lake Water Quality Assessment and Valuing Ecosystems Services (KL-WAVES) USPCAS-W Ms. Uzma Imran University of Utah, USA 12 Months Round-II Ongoing
11 Monitoring Seawater Intrusion in the Indus Delta for Climate Change Adaptation PCRWR, Islamabad Dr. Ashfaq Shaikh N/A 12 Months Round-II Ongoing
12 Assessment of water, sanitation and hygiene services in primary schools of Sindh, addressing Sustainable Development Goal -6 USPCAS-W Dr. Jameel Soomro Nevada State University, USA 15 Months Round-II Ongoing
13 Use of Multi-Level Remote Sensing to Evaluate Salinity on Irrigated Lands USPCAS-W Dr. Altaf Siyal Colorado State University, USA 18 Months Round-II Ongoing
14 Isolation and Characterization of Antimicrobial Resistant Water Contaminant and Bacteriophage Remedy to Improve Water Quality Panjwani Center For Molecular Medicine and Drug Research (PCMD) Dr. Ayaz Ahmed November, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
15 Integrating water sanitation and hygiene indicators into the National Health Information System in healthcare facilities of Pakistan: the use of this novel tool in a cluster randomized trial. USPCAS-W, MUET + university of Nevada Dr. Jamil Ahmed September, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
16 Eco-innovation in textile processing industry of KITE for sustainable product processing USPCAS-W, MUET Dr. Zubair Ahmed September, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
17 Production of drinking water from Indus River through Canal bank filtration for Mehran University Jamshoro: Estimation of yield, pumping requirements, bioclogging, and characterization of water quality USPCAS-W, MUET Dr. Zubair Ahmed June, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
18 Indus River Water Level Monitoring in Sindh using Satellite Radar Altimetry USPCAS-W, MUET & SID Dr. Arjumand Zaidi July, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
19 2D Materials Design and Discovery in Water Treatment ICCBS, University of Karachi Dr. Ghulam Mustafa November, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
20 Simulation Modeling and Analysis of Household Water Consumption in Pakistan using Hybrid Approach National University of Science and Technology Dr. Imran Mehmood May, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
21 Improved Hydro meteorological forecast under changing climate by using robust modelling techniques USPCAS-W, MUET & University of Utah Mr. Ghulam Hussain Dars November, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
22 Assessment of sediment pollution in a diverse (Goi Nala) catchment of River Jhelum, Azad Jammu and Kashmir The University of Poonch Rawalkot Dr. Mohsin Zafar November, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
23 Multifunctional nanocomposite membranes for wastewater treatment COMSATS Institute of Information and Technology Dr. Farha Masood November, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
24 Governance and Civic Capacity for the Provision of Drinking Water in Urban Sindh National University of Science and Technology & University of Delaware, USA Maha Ahmed January, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
25 Estimating Sustainability Cost of Urban Water Supply for Hyderabad City, Sindh, Pakistan USPCAS-W, MUET Ms. Rakhshinda & Mr. Waqas Ahmed July, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
26 Wastewater Treatment and Reuse to approach zero water discharge in Al-Rahim Textile industries: substantial increase water use efficiency in Textile processing USPCAS-W, MUET and Al-Rahim Textile Industry Dr. Tanveer Ahmed Gadhi May, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
27 Closed-loop secondary-level canal monitoring for equitable and reliable distribution of water USPCAS-W, MUET, SIDA and University of Utah Dr. Abdul Latif Qureshi November, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
28 Treatment and reuse of wastewater of fish processing industry USPCAS-W, MUET + Fishery Industry & UU Dr. Zubair Ahmed March, 2019 Round-III Ongoing
29 An Integrated Development Plan for the Barani Areas of the Punjab Province (Barani-2 Report) NRSP NRSP September, 2018 Round-III Ongoing
30 Assessing relevance of CAS-W program outputs to Sector/Industry needs USPCAS-W, MUET, UU & Ipsos Pakistan Abdul Sattar Babar August, 2018 Round-III Ongoing