Zaharaddeen Garba

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Biographical Info

Biographical Info:

Dr. Zaharaddeen N. Garba was born in the mid 1980’s in Getso, Kano State, Nigeria. He obtained his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) degrees in Chemistry from Bayero University, Kano, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Universiti Sains Malaysia respectively. He also had Post-doctorate experience from Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University in China. He has research interests in Wastewater treatment by Adsorption, Catalysis and Biodiesel production. His current profile comprised of more than 75 research articles published in peer reviewed SCI, ISI and Scopus indexed journals, 3 books as well as both local and international conferences. He regularly review high profile manuscripts for publication advice to the Editors-in-Chief.
Dr. Garba is currently a Member, Chemical Society of Nigeria (MCSN), Member, Nigeria Young Academy (MNYA) and Fellow, Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies (FIOGR).



Area Of Specialization:

Environmental/Physical Chemistry


Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Research interest:

Wastewater treatment by Adsorption,
Biodiesel production
Carbon capture and storage (CCS)


i. Universiti Sains Malaysia Persada Kencana Award 2014 for Excellent Achievement in Journal Publication Category for Publishing Article in ISI-index Journal.

ii. Best Oral Presenter Award for the Presentation of a Paper Titled “Removal of 2,4-Dichlorophenol from Aqueous Solution using K2C2O4-Activated Carbon from Prosopis Africana Seed Hulls: Optimization Study’’ at the International Conference on Applied Science and Industrial Technology (ICASIT 2015) Symposium on Chemistry & Environment, 24–26 February, 2015, Port Dickson, Malaysia.

iii. 2021 Award of Excellence as Icon of Good Education Ambassador by the National Association of Zazzau Students (NAZAS) National body.

iv. 2022 Outstanding Scientist Award in the International Scientist Awards on Engineering, Science, and Medicine by the INSO

v. 2022 Award of Excellence as Icon of Youth Transformation by the National Association of Zazzau Students (NAZAS) National Body.


i. Member Representing Faculty of Physical Sciences
at Interim Joint Matriculation Board

ii. Laboratory User Committee Member
at Multi-User Science Research Laboratory

iii. Member, Interim Joint Matriculation Board Representing Faculty of Physical Science

iv. Senate Representative
at Ahmadu Bello University Library Board



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