Nasib Qureshi, USDA Peoria
Nasib Qureshi is a Senior Research Chemical/Biological Engineer at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA, ARS; Peoria, IL). He is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (IL, USA). Dr Qureshi serves as an Editor in Chief for the World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology. He has edited five books, published over 170 authoritative research papers, review articles, book chapters, patents, and delivered over 100 presentations worldwide. He is passionate on industrial fermentations particularly butanol production and in-situ product recovery. Dr Qureshi has received numerous national and international awards. He earned dual PhD degrees. He is a fellow in American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and American Institute of Chemists. He has been on the Advisory Board of the Society for Biological Engineering, served as Presidents of both the AIChE (Central Illinois local section, 2008, 2009), and American Chemical Society (Illinois Heartland local section, 2008).