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Name: Dr. Malik Badshah
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Microbiology


Qualifications:

·      PhD studies: Lund University, Sweden (2007-2012).

·      M. Phil: Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (2006-2007).  

· Bachelor of Biotechnology: University Of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (2002-2006).



Phone: +92-51 9064-3255
Email: malikbadshah@qau.edu.pk
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

·     Research within the area of production of renewable energy and bio-based chemicals.

·  Enhancement of anaerobic digestion of different raw materials (e. g. enzymatic hydrolysis, chemical pretreatment and sonication of industrial and agricultural residues).

·    Studying process technology of anaerobic digestion for enhancement and understanding of biogas production.

·     Studying of analytical and computing tools to provide automated tools for process supervision that enables smarter, safer and more cost and time efficient assays of biogas and bioethanol processes for energy production.

·     Bio-upgradation of the biogas for utilization as a vehicle fuel (alternate of CNG).

Peer reviewed Journal papers

1.   Badshah, M., Parawira, W., Mattiasson, B., Anaerobic treatment of methanol condensate from pulp mill compared with anaerobic treatment of methanol using mesophilic UASB reactors. Bioresource Technology 125 (2012) 318–327.

2.   Badshah, M., Duong, L., Liu, J., Mattiasson, B., Use of an Automatic Methane Potential Test System for evaluating the biomethane potential of sugarcane bagasse after different treatments. Bioresource Technology 114 (2012) 262–269.

3.   Crespo, C.F., Badshah, M., Alvarez, M.T., Mattiasson, B., Ethanol production by continuous fermentation of D-(+)-cellobiose, D-(+)-xylose and sugarcane bagasse hydrolysate using the thermoanaerobe Caloramator boliviensis. Bioresource Technology 103 (2012) 186-191

4.   Moshi, A.P., Crespo, C.F., Badshah, M., Hosea, M.M.K., Mshandete, A.M., Mattiasson, B., High bioethanol titre from Manihot glaziovii through fed-batch simultaneous saccharification and fermentation in Automatic Gas Potential Test System. Bioresource Technology 156 (2014) 348-356.

5.   Moshi, A.P., Crespo, C.F., Badshah, M., Hosea, M.M.K., Mshandete, A.M., Elisante, E., Mattiasson, B., Characterisation and Evaluation of a Novel Feedstock, Manihot glaziovii, Mueller.Arg, for Production of Bioenergy Carriers: Bioethanol and Biogas. Bioresource Technology 172 (2014) 58-67.

6.   Shah, A. A., Nawaz, A., Kanwal, L., Hasan, F., Khan, S., Badshah, M., Degradation of poly(ε-caprolactone) by a thermophilic bacterium Ralstonia sp. strain MRL-TL isolated from hot spring. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 98 (2015) 35-42.

7.   Muhammad, A.B., Hameed, U., Ikram-Ul-Haq., Badshah, M., Characterization of Algal Oils and its Potential as Biofuel in Pakistan. Biologia (Pakistan) 60 (2) (2014) 243-247.

8.   Haq, F., Ali, H., Shuaib, M., Badshah, M., Hassan, S.W., Muhammad Farooq Hussain Munis, F.H., Hassan Javed Chaudhary, H.J., Recent Progresses in Bioethanol Production from Lignocellulosic Materials: A Review. International Journal of Green Energy 13(14) (2016) 1413–1441.

9. Sajjad, W., Mehmood, T.B., Hasan, F., Khan, S., Badshah, M., Naseem, A.A., and Shah, A.A., Characterization of sulfur-oxidizing bacteria isolated from acid mine drainage and black shale samples. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 48(3) (2016), 1253-1262.

10.  Irfan, M., Tayyab, A., Hasan, F., Khan, S., Badshah, M., Shah, A.A., Production and characterization of organic-solvent-tolerant cellulase from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens AK9 isolated from hot spring. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 182(4) (2017), 1390-1402.

11.  Saboor, A., Khan, S., Shah, A.A., Hasan, F., Khan, H., Badshah, M., Enhancement of biomethane production from cattle manure with codigestion of dilute acid pretreated lignocellulosic biomass. International Journal of Green Energy, 14(7) (2017), 632-637.

12.  Uzair, B., Kausar, R., Bano, A., Fatima, S., Badshah, M., Habiba,U., Fasim, F., Isolation and molecular characterization of a model antagonistic pseudomonas aeruginosa divulging in-vitro plant growth promoting characteristics. (Accepted in BioMed Research International)

Peer reviewed conference papers

1.    Badshah, M., Liu, J., Mattiasson, B., The biomethane potential of chemically defined substrates evaluated using Automatic Methane Potential Test System. Proceedings Abbotabd 2011, 4th International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development – ESDev-2011. Abbotabad, Pakistan; 24-26 July 2011.

2.    Ilyas, A., Badshah, M., Praagh, M,V., Persson K,M., Evaluation of hydrogen gas production from MSWI bottom ash. Proceedings Venice 2010, Third International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste. Venice, Italy; 8-11 November 2010.

 Abstract in conference proceedings (17 oral presentations+ 4 poster presentation)

1.    Hameed, S,A., Badshah, M., Ahmed, S., Sequential aerobic–anaerobic biological treatment of municipal wastewater: Effect of different parameters. 11th IWA Conference on Small Water & Wastewater Systems and Sludge Management 2013, Harbin, China; 28-30 October, 2013.

2.    Badshah, M., Parawira, W., Mattiasson, B., Biomethane production from paper and pulp waste fibre sludge. International conference in wastewater treatment and adsorption: Clean water through Bio- and Nano-technology 2012, Lund, Sweden; 7-9 May 2012.

3.    Badshah, M., Nasir, Z., Liu, J., Mattiasson, B., The biomethane potential of lignocellulosic biomass after different treatments evaluated using an Automatic Methane Potential Test System. Nordic Biogas Conference 2012, Copenhagen, 23-25 April 2012.

4.    Badshah, M., Parawira, W., Mattiasson, B., Effect of hydrolysing paper and pulp fibre sludge with enzymes on biogas production in anaerobic batch reactors. 10th IWA Symposium on Forest Industry Wastewater. Chile 2012, Concepción, 8-11 January 2012.

5.    Ilyas, A., Badshah, M., Persson K,M., Reuse of MSWI Bottom Ash as Substrate for Hydrogen Production. ASH UTILISATION 2012- Ashes in a Sustainable Society. Stockholm, Sweden; 25-27 January 2012. (Poster presentation).

6.    Haq, A., Badshah, M., Evaluation of biomethane potential of the Jatropha curcus fruit. International conference of plant sciences (ICPS), GCU, Pakistan, 22-24 Sep, 2014. (Poster presentation).

7.    Saif, Y., Saboor, A., Khan, A., Badshah, M., Enhancement of biogas production from cattle manure by temperature control. International conference of plant sciences (ICPS), GCU, Pakistan, 22-24 Sep, 2014. (Poster presentation).

8.    Haq, A., Badshah, M., Khan, S., Comparison of antimicrobial activities of different parts of geographically two different species of Jatropha curcus Linn fruit. 1st international conference on recent innovations in pharmaceutical sciences (ICRIPS-2015), Pakistan, 3-5 March, 2015. (Poster presentation).

9.    Khan, A., Badshah, M., Effect of codigestion with green grocery waste on biogas production from monodigestion of cattle manure. 10th Biennial International Conference of Paskistan Sciety of Microbiology: Exploring microbes for future Endeavours, Pakistan, 25-28 March, 2015.

10.  Haq, A., Badshah, M., Enhancement of biogas production from diffrent parts of Jatropha cucrcus Linn Fruit by dilute acid pretreatement. 10th Biennial International Conference of Paskistan Sciety of Microbiology: Exploring microbes for future Endeavours, Pakistan, 25-28 March, 2015.

11.  Badshah, M., Rana, Q., Rehman, M. L., Bioremediation of vegetable oil industry wastewater and biodisiel production from taramira oil. International conferenec on energy for environmatal and economic sustainability (ICEEES-2016), Pakistan, 20-23 October, 2016.

12.  Siddiqi, M., Haq, A., Batool, S. Z., Badshah, M., Utilization of Jatropha curcus seedcake as a feedstock for biorefinery. International conferenec on energy for environmatal and economic sustainability (ICEEES-2016), Pakistan, 20-23 October, 2016.

13.  Rehman, M. L., Rana, Q., Badshah, M., Production of biodieiel from Jatropha oil using both enzymatic and alkali catalysis in batch reactor. International conferenec on energy for environmatal and economic sustainability (ICEEES-2016), Pakistan, 20-23 October, 2016.

14.  Alam Khan,Waris khan, Muhammad Sohail and Malik Badshah. Single and two stageanaerobic co- digestion of cattle manure with fruits vegetable waste. 4th International Conference on Biological and Computer Sciences (C-BICS 2016). Pakistan, 17 December, 2016.

15.  Qurrat ul ain Rana and Malik Badshah. Mustard oil as a potential feedstock for biodiesel production: optimization of biodiesel production from mustard oil using Pseudomonas aeruoginosa Qu8 KX 12304 via Plackett-Burman design. 4th International Conference on Biological and Computer Sciences (C-BICS 2016). Pakistan, 17 December, 2016.

16.  Alam Khan, Muhammad Sohail, Waris Khan, Muhammad Ayub Jadoon and Malik Badshah. Effect of biofilm formation on biogas production in two stage anaerobic digestion process. 4th International Conference on Biological and Computer Sciences (C-BICS 2016). Pakistan, 17 December, 2016.

17.  Ambreen Shamshad, Saira Latif, Alam Khan, Mohammad Arif, Qurat ul Ain Rana, Malik Badshah. Evaluation of Microalgae for Biofuels Production. 2nd UMT International Conference on Pure and Applied Sciences (2nd UICPAS-2017), Pakistan, 5-7October, 2017.

18.  Saira Latif, Ambreen Shamshad,Alam khan,Qurat Ul Ain, Muhammad Arif, Malik Badshah. Simultaneous nutrients removal from agricultural runoff and biogas production from microalgae. 2nd UMT International Conference on Pure and Applied Sciences (2nd UICPAS-2017), Pakistan, 5-7October, 2017.

19.  Nazia Zaffar, Alam Khan, Abdul Haq, Malik Badshah. Evaluation of Antifungal Activity of Anaerobic Digestate and its Effect on Growth and Yield of Maize. 2nd UMT International Conference on Pure and Applied Sciences (2nd UICPAS-2017), Pakistan, 5-7October, 2017.

20.  Maria Shoukat, Alam Khan, Malik Badshah. Current Status of Anaerobic Digestion Technology in Pakistan. 2nd UMT International Conference on Pure and Applied Sciences (2nd UICPAS-2017), Pakistan, 5-7October, 2017.

21.  Muhammad Adil Nawaz Khan, Izhar Ullah, Alam Khan and Malik Badshah. Evaluating the effect of process parameters on biogas yield and process stability during anaerobic co digestion of cattle manure with green grocery waste in two stage reactor. 2nd UMT International Conference on Pure and Applied Sciences (2nd UICPAS-2017), Pakistan, 5-7October, 2017.

Peer reviewed conference papers

1.    Badshah, M., Liu, J., Mattiasson, B., The biomethane potential of chemically defined substrates evaluated using Automatic Methane Potential Test System. Proceedings Abbotabd 2011, 4th International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development – ESDev-2011. Abbotabad, Pakistan; 24-26 July 2011.

2.    Ilyas, A., Badshah, M., Praagh, M,V., Persson K,M., Evaluation of hydrogen gas production from MSWI bottom ash. Proceedings Venice 2010, Third International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste. Venice, Italy; 8-11 November 2010.

 Abstract in conference proceedings (17 oral presentations+ 4 poster presentation)

1.    Hameed, S,A., Badshah, M., Ahmed, S., Sequential aerobic–anaerobic biological treatment of municipal wastewater: Effect of different parameters. 11th IWA Conference on Small Water & Wastewater Systems and Sludge Management 2013, Harbin, China; 28-30 October, 2013.

2.    Badshah, M., Parawira, W., Mattiasson, B., Biomethane production from paper and pulp waste fibre sludge. International conference in wastewater treatment and adsorption: Clean water through Bio- and Nano-technology 2012, Lund, Sweden; 7-9 May 2012.

3.    Badshah, M., Nasir, Z., Liu, J., Mattiasson, B., The biomethane potential of lignocellulosic biomass after different treatments evaluated using an Automatic Methane Potential Test System. Nordic Biogas Conference 2012, Copenhagen, 23-25 April 2012.

4.    Badshah, M., Parawira, W., Mattiasson, B., Effect of hydrolysing paper and pulp fibre sludge with enzymes on biogas production in anaerobic batch reactors. 10th IWA Symposium on Forest Industry Wastewater. Chile 2012, Concepción, 8-11 January 2012.

5.    Ilyas, A., Badshah, M., Persson K,M., Reuse of MSWI Bottom Ash as Substrate for Hydrogen Production. ASH UTILISATION 2012- Ashes in a Sustainable Society. Stockholm, Sweden; 25-27 January 2012. (Poster presentation).

6.    Haq, A., Badshah, M., Evaluation of biomethane potential of the Jatropha curcus fruit. International conference of plant sciences (ICPS), GCU, Pakistan, 22-24 Sep, 2014. (Poster presentation).

7.    Saif, Y., Saboor, A., Khan, A., Badshah, M., Enhancement of biogas production from cattle manure by temperature control. International conference of plant sciences (ICPS), GCU, Pakistan, 22-24 Sep, 2014. (Poster presentation).

8.    Haq, A., Badshah, M., Khan, S., Comparison of antimicrobial activities of different parts of geographically two different species of Jatropha curcus Linn fruit. 1st international conference on recent innovations in pharmaceutical sciences (ICRIPS-2015), Pakistan, 3-5 March, 2015. (Poster presentation).

9.    Khan, A., Badshah, M., Effect of codigestion with green grocery waste on biogas production from monodigestion of cattle manure. 10th Biennial International Conference of Paskistan Sciety of Microbiology: Exploring microbes for future Endeavours, Pakistan, 25-28 March, 2015.

10.  Haq, A., Badshah, M., Enhancement of biogas production from diffrent parts of Jatropha cucrcus Linn Fruit by dilute acid pretreatement. 10th Biennial International Conference of Paskistan Sciety of Microbiology: Exploring microbes for future Endeavours, Pakistan, 25-28 March, 2015.

11.  Badshah, M., Rana, Q., Rehman, M. L., Bioremediation of vegetable oil industry wastewater and biodisiel production from taramira oil. International conferenec on energy for environmatal and economic sustainability (ICEEES-2016), Pakistan, 20-23 October, 2016.

12.  Siddiqi, M., Haq, A., Batool, S. Z., Badshah, M., Utilization of Jatropha curcus seedcake as a feedstock for biorefinery. International conferenec on energy for environmatal and economic sustainability (ICEEES-2016), Pakistan, 20-23 October, 2016.

13.  Rehman, M. L., Rana, Q., Badshah, M., Production of biodieiel from Jatropha oil using both enzymatic and alkali catalysis in batch reactor. International conferenec on energy for environmatal and economic sustainability (ICEEES-2016), Pakistan, 20-23 October, 2016.

14.  Alam Khan,Waris khan, Muhammad Sohail and Malik Badshah. Single and two stageanaerobic co- digestion of cattle manure with fruits vegetable waste. 4th International Conference on Biological and Computer Sciences (C-BICS 2016). Pakistan, 17 December, 2016.

15.  Qurrat ul ain Rana and Malik Badshah. Mustard oil as a potential feedstock for biodiesel production: optimization of biodiesel production from mustard oil using Pseudomonas aeruoginosa Qu8 KX 12304 via Plackett-Burman design. 4th International Conference on Biological and Computer Sciences (C-BICS 2016). Pakistan, 17 December, 2016.

16.  Alam Khan, Muhammad Sohail, Waris Khan, Muhammad Ayub Jadoon and Malik Badshah. Effect of biofilm formation on biogas production in two stage anaerobic digestion process. 4th International Conference on Biological and Computer Sciences (C-BICS 2016). Pakistan, 17 December, 2016.

17.  Ambreen Shamshad, Saira Latif, Alam Khan, Mohammad Arif, Qurat ul Ain Rana, Malik Badshah. Evaluation of Microalgae for Biofuels Production. 2nd UMT International Conference on Pure and Applied Sciences (2nd UICPAS-2017), Pakistan, 5-7October, 2017.

18.  Saira Latif, Ambreen Shamshad,Alam khan,Qurat Ul Ain, Muhammad Arif, Malik Badshah. Simultaneous nutrients removal from agricultural runoff and biogas production from microalgae. 2nd UMT International Conference on Pure and Applied Sciences (2nd UICPAS-2017), Pakistan, 5-7October, 2017.

19.  Nazia Zaffar, Alam Khan, Abdul Haq, Malik Badshah. Evaluation of Antifungal Activity of Anaerobic Digestate and its Effect on Growth and Yield of Maize. 2nd UMT International Conference on Pure and Applied Sciences (2nd UICPAS-2017), Pakistan, 5-7October, 2017.

20.  Maria Shoukat, Alam Khan, Malik Badshah. Current Status of Anaerobic Digestion Technology in Pakistan. 2nd UMT International Conference on Pure and Applied Sciences (2nd UICPAS-2017), Pakistan, 5-7October, 2017.

21.  Muhammad Adil Nawaz Khan, Izhar Ullah, Alam Khan and Malik Badshah. Evaluating the effect of process parameters on biogas yield and process stability during anaerobic co digestion of cattle manure with green grocery waste in two stage reactor. 2nd UMT International Conference on Pure and Applied Sciences (2nd UICPAS-2017), Pakistan, 5-7October, 2017.

·         Project entitled “Utilization of Jatropha curcas for coproduction of biodiesel, biogas, biofertilizer and antimicrobials” was granted 4.08 million rupees by Higher Education, Pakistan.

·          Project entitled “Enhancement of Methane Production in two stage Anaerobic Digestion by a Novel Process using recirculation off Biogas Along with Hydrogen Supply” was granted 2.366 million rupees by Higher Education, Pakistan.

·           Project entitled “Effect of temperature & codigestion with fruits & vegetables waste on the methane production from cattle manure during anaerobic digestion” was granted 0.453 million rupees by Higher Education, Pakistan.



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