Abdul-Sattar Nizami

Abdul-Sattar Nizami

Dr. Abdul-Sattar Nizami has Master of Science in Engineering from the Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden. He has a Ph.D. in Sustainable Gaseous Biofuel from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University College Cork, Ireland. Later, he worked at the University of Toronto, Canada as a Postdoctoral Fellow in research areas of alternative fuels, life cycle studies under the Institute for Sustainable Energy. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor and Head of Energy & Solid Waste Management Unit at the Center of Excellence in Environmental Studies (CEES) of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, SaudiArabia.

He has published more than 100 papers on the topics of renewable energy, alternative fuels, waste-to-energy, catalytic pyrolysis, anaerobic digestion, and resource recovery. He has delivered more than 20 invited talks to various national and international forums. His work has been cited more than 2900 times in the peer review press with a total impact factor of 240 and H-index of 31.

Dr. Nizami is an Associate Editor in Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier Impact Factor 9.184), Energy & Environment (Sage), and Frontiers in Energy Research. He is serving as an Editorial Board Member in Bioresource Technology Reports (Elsevier), and Energy Sources Part B (Taylor & Francis). He is also guest editor in several special issues and reviewer for many high-impact Journals of Elsevier, ACS, Springer, Wiley, and Taylor and Francis. He has completed many national and international funded research projects. He has played the leading role in establishing the Energy and Solid Waste Laboratory at CEES. He has been actively involved in community services and consultation to the various international organization including the National Research Agency (NRA) of France, World Bank, UNEP in providing sustainable solutions for energy and waste-related issues.