Research Projects (Completed)

S.No Title of Project Sponsor Team Leader/Principal Investigator Duration Start Date Status
1 Assessment of Environmental Degradation of Manchar Lake USPCAS-W Under USAID Engr. Zamir Ahmed Soomro 12 Months - Completed
2 Decision Support System for Water Resources Planning and Management USPCAS-W Under USAID Mr. Waqas Ahmed 12 Months Jun-16 Completed
3 Climate Change: Assessing Impact of Seawater Intrusion on Soil, Water & Environment in Indus delta using GIS & Remote Sensing USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Altaf Siyal 15 Months Jun-16 Completed
4 Managing Uncertainties in Projected Impacts of Climate Change on Precipitation Patterns in the Indus Basin, Pakistan USPCAS-W under USAID Mr. Ghulam Hussain Dars 12 Months Jun-16 Completed
5 Water Conservation and Mitigation of Arsenic in Rice through Sprinkler Irrigation System USPCAS-W Dr. Abida Farooqi, Dr. Asif Javaid 24 Months - Completed
6 Identification of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Different Source Waters in Hyderabad City and its Surroundings USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Rasool Bux Mahar 18 Months Jun-16 Completed
7 Changing Climate in Pakistan: Food Security and Water Management Implications – Provide high resolution climate simulations for complex terrain: An action to protect our asset USPCAS-W under USAID Mr. Ghulam Hussain Dars 12 Months Jun-17 Completed
8 Assessing Effectiveness of Linear Anionic Polyacrylamide (LA-PAM) to Reduce Seepage Losses in Unlined Canals USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Munir Babar 15 Months Jun-17 Completed
9 Crop Water Productivity Assessment of Major Cropping Systems in Sindh and Punjab USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Asmatullah/ Mr. Mohammad Ali 12 Months Jun-17 Completed
10 Keenjhar Lake Water Quality Assessment and Valuing Ecosystems Services (KL-WAVES) USPCAS-W under USAID Ms. Uzma Imran 12 Months Jun-17 Completed
11 Monitoring Seawater Intrusion in the Indus Delta for Climate Change Adaptation USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Ashfaq Shaikh 12 Months - Completed
12 Assessment of water, sanitation and hygiene services in primary schools of Sindh, addressing Sustainable Development Goal -6 USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Jameel Soomro 15 Months Jun-18 Completed
13 Use of Multi-Level Remote Sensing to Evaluate Salinity on Irrigated Lands USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Altaf Siyal 18 Months Jun-18 Completed
14 Isolation and Characterization of Antimicrobial Resistant Water Contaminant and Bacteriophage Remedy to Improve Water Quality USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Ayaz Ahmed - Jun-18 Completed
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 under USAID Dr. Jamil Ahmed 15 Months Jun-18 Completed
16 Eco-innovation in textile processing industry of KITE for sustainable product processing USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Zubair Ahmed 15 Months Jun-18 Completed
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 under USAID Dr. Zubair Ahmed 12 Months Jun-18 Completed
18 Indus River Water Level Monitoring in Sindh using Satellite Radar Altimetry USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Arjumand Zaidi 15 Months/td> JUn-18 Completed
19 2D Materials Design and Discovery in Water Treatment USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Ghulam Mustafa - Jun-18 Completed
20 Simulation Modeling and Analysis of Household Water Consumption in Pakistan using Hybrid Approach USPCAS-W Under USAID Dr. Imran Mehmood - Jun-18 Completed
21 Improved Hydro meteorological forecast under changing climate by using robust modelling techniques USPCAS-W under USAID Mr. Ghulam Hussain Dars 15 Months Jun-18 Completed
22 Assessment of sediment pollution in a diverse (Goi Nala) catchment of River Jhelum, Azad Jammu and Kashmir USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Mohsin Zafar - Jun-18 Completed
23 Multifunctional nanocomposite membranes for wastewater treatment USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Farha Masood - Jun-18 Completed
24 Governance and Civic Capacity for the Provision of Drinking Water in Urban Sindh USPCAS-W under USAID Maha Ahmed - Jun-18 Completed
25 Estimating Sustainability Cost of Urban Water Supply for Hyderabad City, Sindh, Pakistan USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Kamran Ansari 12 Months Jun-16 Completed
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 under USAID Dr. Tanveer Ahmed Gadhi 12 Months Jun-18 Completed
27 Closed-loop secondary-level canal monitoring for equitable and reliable distribution of water USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Abdul Latif Qureshi 18 Months Jun-18 Completed
28 Treatment and reuse of wastewater of fish processing industry USPCAS-W under USAID Dr. Zubair Ahmed 12 Months Jun-18 Completed
29 An Integrated Development Plan for the Barani Areas of the Punjab Province (Barani-2 Report) USPCAS-W under USAID NRSP - Jun-18 Completed
30 Assessing relevance of CAS-W program outputs to Sector/Industry needs USPCAS-W under USPCAS-W Abdul Sattar Babar - Jun-18 Completed
31 Diploma Course for Capacity Building of Officers/Officials of Sindh Irrigation Department SID GoS Dr. Bakhshal Khan Lashari 05 Years Apr-16 Completed
32 Capacity Building at Mehran University of Engineering & Technology to Address Drinking Water issues in Pakistan HEC under Pak-US Science & Technology Cooperation Program, Phase-VII Dr. Rasool Bux Mahar 03 Years Apr-17 Completed
33 Rresource equity south, water, land and energy (infrastructure) Heinrich Bol Dr. Rasool Bux Mahar 06 Months Jun-17 Completed
34 Treatment of Sugar Distillary Effluent using Anerobic-Arobic Membrane by Reactor (AnABBR) Korean Institute of Science & Technology, Seoul, South Korea Dr. Zubair Ahmed 12 Months Nov-17 Completed
35 Baseline Survey in Ward No. 3 of Thatta City NRSP Mr. Muhammad Ali 03 Months Jan-18 Completed
36 Situation Analysis of Waste Management at Processing facilities of United Energy Pakistan NRSP Dr. Zubair Ahmed 01 Month Jan-18 Completed
37 Situation Analysis of Waste Management at Processing facilities of United Energy Pakistan NRSP Dr. Zubair Ahmed 01 Month Jan-18 Completed
38 Impact of Climate Change in the Indus River Delta and Coastal Region of Pakistan Global Change Impact Studies Center Dr. Altaf Siyal 06 Months Jul-18 Completed
39 The Impact of Informal Institutions on Participatory Irrigation Management Outcomes PCMU,WSIP GoS Dr. Mercedes Ward 06 Months Jul-18 Completed
40 Water Scarcity at Lower Sindh- Reality Vs Myth- An Exploratory Study of Akram Canal Command Area SOP Dr. Bakhshal Khan Lashari 03 Months Jul-18 Completed
41 Smart groundwater monitoring for sustainable groundwater extraction in Sindh (Client driven project) HEC Pakistan Mr. Waqas Ahmed 24 Months Jul-18 Completed
42 Local Government Strengthening Activity (LGAS), Sindh Municipal Services Delivery Program (MSDP), USAID Management & Development Center Dr. Rasool Bux Mahar 02 Months Feb-19 Completed
43 Training On Integrated Water Resources Management for the Mid-Level water Professionals of Sindh Province PMPIU, Water Sector Capacity Building & Advisory Services Project, Ministry of Water Resources Govt of Pakistan Dr. Bakhshal Khan Lashari 05 Days Mar-19 Completed
44 Calibration of Gauges and Development of Rating Curves of 115 distributaries / minors of Nara Canal AWB for flow measurement PCMU,WSIP GoS Dr. Muhammad Munir Babar 09 Months Mar-19 Completed
45 Detailed Study to Assess the Methane Gas Production potential of the primary Effluent Treatment Plant Matol (Pvt) Limited Dr. Naveed Qambrani 02 Months May-19 Completed
46 Development of a Comprehensive Water Safety Plan for the Water Supply Distribution System to be used for Hyderabad WASA & MDC Mr. Babar Naeem 04 Months May-19 Completed
47 Sugar Mills Distillery Project Matol (Pvt) Limited, Unicol Limited, Habib Distillery, Al Abbas Distillery, Shah Murad Distillery, Dewan Distillery, Pak Ethanol Distillery Dr. Naveed Qambrani 06 Months May-19 Completed
48 Development and Upscaling of Indigenized Anaerobic Digester for the Biotransformation of Textile Sludge into the Production of Biogas and Biocompost HEC Pakistan Dr. Rasool Bux Mahar 02 Years May-19 Completed
49 To Undertake a Water Quality Assessment of the Water Points in UC31 to Identify the Contaminated Water Points Management & Development Center Dr. Rasool Bux Mahar 01 Month Jul-19 Completed
50 Consultancy for Project End Evaluation for Women, Water and Peace Building Oxfam GB Dr. Bakhshal Khan Lashari 03 Months Aug-19 Completed
51 Numerical Modelling of T-Head Spur along Moria Loop Bund Sindh Irrigation Department Mr. Babar Naeem 05 Months Nov-19 Completed
52 Numerical Modelling of T-Head Spur along Larkana Sehwan Bund Sindh Irrigation Department Mr. Babar Naeem 05 Months Nov-19 Completed
53 Equitable and Reliable distribution of water in Secondary Level Canals RDF Dr. Abdul Latif Qureshi 45 Days Nov-19 Completed
54 Smart groundwater monitoring for sustainable groundwater extraction in Sindh HEC under NRPU Mr. Waqas Ahmed, Assistant Professor, USPCAS-W, MUET, Jamshoro 24 Months Jun-20 Completed
55 Development of Water Safety Plan for Municipal Committee Jacobabad, Water Governance and Capacity Building Activity HANDS Foundation Dr. Rasool Bux Mahar 03 Months Nov-20 Completed
56 Documentation, Monitoring of Automization of One Minor and Water Management Lessons Learnt RDF Dr. Rasool Bux Mahar 1.5 Months Dec-20 Completed
57 Baseline Study of Solar Energy Project tittled “Lighting up lives at Therparkar” RDF Mr. Muhammad Ali 1 Month Dec-20 Completed
58 Iparting Training on Use of GIS in Natural Resource Conservation & Database Management to the Staff of Various Departments of Government of Balochistan Project Director Balochistan Integrated Water Reource Management & Development Project Dr. Kamran Ansari & Mr. Ghulam Hussain Dars 5 Days Mar-21 Completed
60 Research & Development on resource Recovery from Wastewater and its treatment modification for the final effluent waste minimization at Soorty Enterprises Unit-13 Soorty Denim Enterprises Dr. Rasool Bux Mahar 06 Months Mar-21 Completed
61 Water Safety Plan and Capacity Building of Municipal Corporation Jacobabad Thematic area: Water ,Environment and WASHs Water Safety Plan (WSP) for Municipal Committee, JACOBABAD (MCJ), USAID,Pakistan (2020-2021) 1. Prof. Dr. R. B. Mahar, Team Lead, 2. Prof. Dr. Zubair Ahmed, Co-Team Lead, USPCASW, MUET 06 Months - Completed