The 1st Conference on Sustainable Process Systems Engineering (SPSE-2021)

The 1st Conference on Sustainable Process Systems Engineering (SPSE-2021) and 1st Pakistan Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes (PCOM-2021) were held on 21st October 2021 at Pak Austria Fachhochschule. The conference was organized by the Dept. of Chemical & Energy Engineering, Pak-Austria Fachhochschule, Haripur in collaboration with Pakistan Membrane Society – PMS and Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Center (PASTIC). A large number of faculty members, research students and professionals from various institutes e.g. COMSATS, UET Lahore, UET Peshawar, GIKI, NUST, UET Taxila, NTU Faisalabad, GCU Faisalabad, SBBU Peshawar, International Islamic University, GPGC Mardan, Punjab University, NED Karachi and others participated in the conference. Rector Pak Austria Fachhochschule: Prof. Dr. Mohammad Mujahid, Rector GIKI: Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid and DG PASTIC: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram Shaikh graced the occasion with their presence.
There were four technical sessions in the conference where participants shared and discussed their research works. An idea workshop was also organized in one of the conference sessions. The objective of workshop was to provide an opportunity to create research proposals and networking among participants.
In his address to participants, Dr. Mohammad Mujahid emphasized the need of interdisciplinary and applied research. He informed the participants that Pak Austria Fachhochschule is developing a technology park and several research centers in collaboration with Chinese and Austrian universities. These centers will be open for collaborative research works which have potential of developing commercial products. Participants were addressed by Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid , Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram Shaikh and Prof. Dr. Mohammad Younas (President PMS).
Dr. Mohammad Mujahid also inaugurated the Pakistan Membrane Society – PMS secretariat office in Pak Austria Fachhochschule.