PhD in Chemical Engineering (2014, Drexel University, USA); MTech in Polymer Technology (2007, ICT, Mumbai); BTech in Petrochemical Engineering (2004, AMU, Aligarh)
Degradation and Stabilization of Materials (Polymer Materials, Remediation of Oil/ Chemical Spills), Mathematical Models utilizing Transport Phenomena, Wastewater Treatment, Plastics Resuse and Sustainability
Since 13th April 2015, Iftekhar Ahmad is serving as an Assistant Professor at the department of Petroleum Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He has an expertise in applying reaction and diffusion models for predicting degradation and stabilization of materials including polymers and hydrocarbons. His interests also include oil-water separation, chemical process modelling, plastics reuse, and enhanced oil recovery. He received a B. Tech. degree in Petrochemical Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, a M. Tech degree in Polymer Technology from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai and a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA (USA). He had also served Wilmar international (Singapore) in Indonesia as Assistant Manager of biodiesel plants.
- I. Ahmad, G. Hsuan, C.Y. Li, and R.A. Cairncross, "Reaction Model Describing Antioxidant Depletion in Polyethylene-Clay Nanocomposites Under Thermal Aging", Polymer Degradation & Stability, 2014, Vol. 110, pages 318-335.
- I. Ahmad and P. A. Mahanwar, "Mechanical Properties of Fly Ash filled High Density Polyethylene", The Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering, 2010, Vol. 9, No. 3, pages 183-198.