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Biography

Prof. Zeeshan Nawaz

Olefins & Aromatics

SABIC Technology & Innovation Center, SABIC, Saudi Arabia

Staff Scientist


e-mail: engr.dr.zeeshan@gmail.com


Qualifications

2010 PhD in Chemical Engineering & Technology, Tsinghua University, China

2006 Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan

1999 Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan


Publications (selected)

  1. Zeeshan Nawaz, Fei Wei, Light Alkane Oxidative dehydrogenation to Light Olefins over Pt-based SAPO-34 Zeolite Supported Catalyst, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research,  52 (2013) 346-352.
  2. Zeeshan Nawaz, Faisal Baksh, Jie Zhu and Fei Wei, Dehydrogenation of C3-C4paraffin’s to corresponding olefins over Slit-SAPO-34 supported Pt-Sn-based novel catalyst,Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry,19 (2013) 540-546.
  3. Zeeshan Nawaz and Fei Wei, Pt-Sn-based catalyst’s intensification using Al2O3-SAPO-34 as a support for propane dehydrogenation to propylene, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 17 (2011) 389-393.
  4. Zeeshan Nawaz, Yue Chu, Wei Yang, Xiaoping Tang, Yao Wang and Fei Wei, Study of Propane Dehydrogenation to Propylene in an integrated Fluidized Bed Reactor using Pt-Sn/Al-SAPO-34 novel catalyst, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49 (2010) 4614-4619.
  5. Zeeshan Nawaz, Tang Xiaoping, Qiang Zhang, Wang Dezheng and Fei Wei, A highly selective Pt-Sn/SAPO-34 catalyst for propane dehydrogenation to propylene, Catalysis Communications, 10 (2009) 1925-1930.
  6. Zeeshan Nawaz, Xiaoping Tang, Yao Wang and Fei Wei, Parametric characterization and influence of Tin on the performance of Pt-Sn/SAPO-34 catalyst for selective propane dehydrogenation to propylene, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research,  49 (2010) 1274–1280.
  7. Zeeshan Nawaz, Qing Shu, Gao Jixian, Tang Xiaoping and Wei Fei, Effect of Si/Al ratio on performance of Pt-Sn-based catalyst supported on ZSM-5 zeolite for n-butane conversion to light olefins, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 16 (2010) 57-62.
  8. Zeeshan Nawaz, Tang Xiaoping, Yue Chu and Wei Fei, Influence of calcinations temperature and reaction atmosphere on catalytic properties of Pt-Sn/SAPO-34 novel catalyst for propane dehydrogenation to propylene, Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 31 (2010) 552-556.
  9. Zeeshan Nawaz and Wei Fei, The Pt-Sn-based SAPO-34 supported novel catalyst for n-butane dehydrogenation, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 48 (2009) 7442-7447.
  10. Qing Shu, Zeeshan Nawaz, Jixian Gao, Yuhui Liao, Qiang Zhang, Dezheng Wang, Jinfu Wang, Synthesis of biodiesel from a model waste oil feedstock using a carbon-based solid acid catalyst: Reaction and separation, Bioresource Technology, 101 (2010) 5374–5384.
  11. Mashkoor Ahmad, Caofeng Pan, Lin Gan, Zeeshan Nawaz, and Jing Zhu, Highly Sensitive Amperometric Cholesterol Biosensor Based on Pt-Incorporated Fullerene-like ZnO Nanospheres, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114 (2010) 243–250.
  12. Zeeshan Nawaz, Tang Xiaoping, Wei Xiaobo and Fei Wei, Attrition behavior of small particles in bimodal particles fluidized bed environment: Influence of density and size ratio, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 27 (2010) 1606-1612.
  13. Zeeshan Nawaz and Wei Fei, Hydrothermal study of Pt-Sn-based SAPO-34 supported novel catalyst used for selective propane dehydrogenation to propylene, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 16 (2010) 774-784.
  14. Qing Shu, Jixian Gao, Zeeshan Nawaz, Yuhui Liao, Dezheng Wang, Jinfu Wang, Synthesis of biodiesel from waste vegetable oil with large amounts of free fatty acids using a carbon-based solid acid catalyst, Applied Energy, 87 (2010) 2589–2596.
  15. Zeeshan Nawaz, Tang Xiaoping, Shahid Naveed, Qing Shu and Fei Wei, Experimental Investigation of Attrition Resistance of Zeolite Catalysts in Two Particle Gas-Solid-Solid Fluidization System, Pakistan Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research, 53 (2010) 169-174.
  16. Zeeshan Nawaz, Xiaoping Tang, Yu Cui and Fei Wei,Intensive features of 1-Hexene catalytic cracking to propylene using SAPO-34, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering: B, 35 (2010) 15-24.
  17. Z. Nawaz, X. Tang and F. Wei, Hexene Catalytic Cracking over SAPO-34 Catalyst for Propylene Maximization: Influence of Reaction Conditions and Reaction Pathway Exploration, BrazilianJournal of Chemical Engineering,26 (2009) 705-712.
  18. Zeeshan Nawaz, Xiaoping Tang and Fei Wei,Influence of operating conditions, Si/Al ratio and doping of zinc on Pt-Sn/ZSM-5catalyst for propane dehydrogenation to propene, Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 26 (2009) 1528-1532.
  19. Zeeshan Nawaz, Xiaoping Tang, Jie Zhu, Shahid Naveed, and Fei Wei, Catalytic Cracking of 1-Hexene to Propylene Using SAPO-34 Catalysts with Different Bulk Topologies, Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 30 (2009) 1049-1057.
  20. Gao Jixian , Wang Tiefeng, Shu Qing, Zeeshan Nawaz, Wen Qian, Wang Dezheng, Wang Jinfu. An adsorption kinetic model for sulfur dioxide adsorption by activated carbon. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 18 (2010) 223-230.
  21. Jie Zhu, Yu Cui, Zeeshan Nawaz, Yao Wang and Fei Wei,In situSynthesis of SAPO-34 Zeolites in Kaolin Microspheres for a Fluidized Methanol or Dimethyl Ether to Olefins Process,Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 18:6 (2010) 979-987.
  22. Zeeshan Nawaz, Jie Zhu and Fei Wei, Drastic enhancement of Propene from 1-hexene cracking using a shape intensified Meso-SAPO-34 Catalyst, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (JESTEC), 4 (Dec. 2009) 409-418.