Centre for Pollution Control & Environmental Engineering, Pondicherry University.
Dr Tasneem Abbasi has taken her BTech and MTech degrees in chemical engineering and environmental engineering, respectively, both in first class with distinction from Pondicherry University. She has also studied for a masters degree in water and environmental engineering on a Trilateral Chevening Scholarship at the University of Survey, UK, topping her class of 26 students. She subsequently took her PhD from Anna University of Technology. In a professional career spanning 16 years, Dr Tasneem has published over a 100 papers in indexed journals, with 3500+ citations and a Hirsch Index of 32. She has authored 10 books and 8 patent claims. She has been a special invitee to meetings at Switzerland, Turkey, Iran, The Netherlands, Baharin, UK and the USA and has held a concurrent position of Visiting Associate Professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA, during 2012-2017. She has been a recipient of the Young Engineer Award and the Suman Sharma Award for Outstanding Women Engineer. She has also received the Best Presentation award at World Recourse Forum, Dawos, and the Best Teacher Award at Pondicherry University.