Research Groups


Group Leader: Kifayatullah Khan

Dr. Kifayatullah Khan is a distinguished Research Professor (assistant) and In-Charge of the Department of Environmental and Conservation Sciences, University of Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. He received his PhD in the discipline of Environmental Sciences from the University of Peshawar in 2013 as a fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)-Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He did his Postdoctoral research in the same discipline as a fellow of the 2016 President’s International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI) at the Research Centre for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES), CAS, Beijing, China. He is also working as a referee/reviewer for several international journals including; Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Journal of Environmental Sciences, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences etc. Beside He has honored HEC Approved Supervisor and Productive Scientist since 2014. As an active environmental ecologist, he has published papers in the international peer reviewed journals such as, Environment International, Environmental Pollution, Food and Chemical Toxicology, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Water Research, Environmental Science and Technology, Journal of Environmental Sciences, Science of the Total Environment, Chemosphere, International Journal of phytoremediation, Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Clean-Air, Soil and Water, Water Science and Technology, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Earth Science & Climatic Change and LAMBERT etc.

Research interests: (1) Regional Ecological Risk Assessment of Conventional and Emerging Pollutants; (2) Environmental Management and Policy. 

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