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Dr. Azhar Mahmood Malik
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry

SNS
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
School of Natural Sciences, H-12 Islamabad
Tel : +92-51-90855574

Specialization
Natural Product Chemistry, Corrosion Chemistry and Coatings.

Education
Ph.D Organic Chemistry (University of Karachi, Pakistan)

Education:
  • Ph.D. Organic Chemistry: Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan (2010).
  • M.Phil. Organic Chemistry: Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan (2008).
  • M.Sc. Organic Chemistry: Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan (2003).
Honour and Awards:
  • Letter of Commendation from Rear Admiral Syed Imdad Imam Jaffri SI(M) on account of study conducted on ‘Marine corrosion and its prevention in Pakistan Navy’(2013).
  • COMKAR research publication award (2015).
Membership:
  • Life Time Member of Chemical Society of Pakistan
Positions Held:
  • Lecture, PNEC-NUST Karachi (Feb 2005 to April 2011).
  • Assistant Professor, PNEC-NUST Karachi (Feb 2011 to March 2016). 
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry School of Natural Sciences (SNS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST),H-12, Islamabad (March 2016 to date).
Projects:
  • Technical investigation of corrosion onboard submarines (2012).
  • Study on marine corrosion and its prevention in Pakistan Navy (2013).
  • Effect of chemical pollutants on corrosion of seawater systems of PN ships (2014).
Research Interest:

  • Natural Product Chemistry
  • Corrosion Chemistry
  • Coatings 
  • Biofuels.
  • Energy Materials
  • Environmental Chemistry

 
Thesis Supervision:

Topic​ Degree Year
​1. Studies on Development of Corrosion Resistant Coatings for Preservation of Marine
Installations with Emphasis to Karachi Coastal Area Conditions
Converted to PhD 2014
​2. Manufacturing of graphene from highly pure graphite using chemical method for efficient energy storage techniques MS degree(Thesis Committee member) 2016
3.​ Quality assessment of lead acid battery formed panels by image processing technique Continue for MS degree(Thesis Committee member)​ 2015
4.​  Design and Fabrication of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Project executed as Final year UG students project 2009
5.  Design and Fabrication of an Efficient Hydrolyser to Enhance the Performance of an Automobile. Project executed as Final year UG students project 2010​
 

 
Research ​Publications:
 
S/No ​Reference
​1. New insecticidal amides from petroleum ether extract of dried Piper nigrum Linn whole fruits, Siddiqui BS, Gulzar T, Mahmood Azhar, Begum S, Khan B, Afshan F. Chem. Pharm. Bull, 52 (11) 1349-1352   (2004), IF 1.56
​2. Phytochemical studies on the seed extract of Piper nigrum Linn, Bina S. Siddiqui*, Tahsin Gulzar, Azhar Mahmood, Sabira Begum, Bushra Khan, Munawwer Rasheed, Farhana Afshan &Rajput M. Tariq Natural Product Research, Vol.19 No.7, 703-712,Oct 2005, IF 1.03
​3. ​​Flavonoid Glycosides from Prunus armeniaca and the Antibacterial Activity of a Crude Extract, Fahima Rashid, Rehana Ahmed  , Azhar Mahmood,  Zaheer Ahmad , Nazia Bibi,,Shahana Urooj Kazmi, Archives of Pharmacal Research, Vol.30 932 to 937, 2007, IF 1.5
​4. ​Butyrylcholinesterase Inhibitory Triterpenes from Salsola baryosma, Ahmad, Z.  Mehmood, S.  Ifzal, R.  Malik, A.  Afza, N.  Rashid, F.  Mahmood A.  Iqbal, L.  Polish Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 81 1427 to 1432, 2007, IF 0.44
​5. ​Chemical constituents of seed (kernel) of Prunus domestica and their insecticidal and antifungal activities, Rehana Ahmed, Azhar Mahmood, Fahima Rashid, Zaheer Ahmed, Muhammad Nadir, Zobia Naseer, Shaheen Kosar, Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, Vol.11, No.1 121 to 130, 2007, IF 1.28
​6. ​Insecticidal & Antifungal activities of the seed Kernel of Prunus domestica Linn, Rehana Ahmed, Azhar Mahmood, Fahima Rashid, Zaheer Ahmad, Zobia Naseer, Shaheen Kosar, Muhmmad Nadir, Journal of tropical medicinal plants Vol.8, No.2, pp 248-255 (2007), IF NC
​7. ​Phytochemical screening and biological activities of the oil components of Prunus domestica Linn,   Azhar Mahmood, Rehana Ahmed, Shaheen Kosar, Journal of Saudi Chemical Society Vol.13, pp 273-277 (2009), IF 1.28
​8. ​Purunusides A-C, a-glucosidase inhibitory homo isoflavone glucosides from Prunus domestica Linn, Shaheen Kosar, Itrat Fatima,  Azhar Mahmood, Rehana Ahmed , Abdul Malik, Sumaira Talib, Muhammad Iqbal Chouhdary, Archives of Pharmacal Research Vol.32, No.12, pp 1705-1710 (2010), IF 1.54
​9. ​Structural determination of prunusins A and B, new C-alkylated flavonoids from P.d by 1D and 2D NMR spectroscopy, Azhar Mahmood, Itrat Fatima, Shaheen Kosar, Rehana Ahmed,* and Abdul Malik,  Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry Vol.48, pp 151-154 (2010), IF 1.52
​10. ​Analysis and Phytotoxicity of Oily Fraction of Aerial Parts of Cichorium intybus, Shazia Shah, Azhar Mahmood, Sumayya Saied, Abdul Malik, Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan. Vol 34 No.6, 1464-1467 (2012), IF 1.37
​11. ​Prudomestisides A and B, New Flavonoidal Glucosides from Prunus domestica and their Antioxidant Activity, Shaheen Kosar, Azhar Mahmood, Rehana Ifzal, Abdul Malik and Fatima Baloch, Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan. Vol 35 No.1, 169-174 (2013), IF 1.37
12.​ ​Flavonoids of Prunus armeniaca and their Antibacterial Studies, Rashid F, Ahmed R, Mahmood A, Ahmad Z, Bibi N, Kazmi SU., Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan. Vol 35 No.3, 905-910 (2013), IF 1.37
​13. ​Corrosion Audit – An Emerging obligation for Engineering Installations, Azhar Mahmood, ENERGO Steel journal Pakistan Vol. 3 (1), 51-55 (2014), IF NC
​14. ​Synergistic Corrosion Mitigation Appraisal of Coal Tar Epoxy Duplex Coating System by Spectroscopic and Microscopic Techniques, Humaira Bano, Azhar Mahmood, Mazher Islam Khan,Syed Arif Kazmi, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering: Volume 39, Issue 9, Page 6783-6791, (2014), IF 0.367
​15. ​Phytochemical screening of volatile constituents from aerial parts of murraya paniculata, Shazia Shah, Sumayya Saied, Azhar Mahmood and Abdul Malik, Pakistan Journal of Botany, vol. 46(6): 2051-2056, 2014, IF 1.207
​16. ​Study  on  Corrosivity  of  Karachi Harbour  Sea  Water  and  its Impact on Marine Vessels Berthed at Karachi Harbour,  A. Mahmood, H. Khalid, Shafiq-Ur-Rehman, S. Khalid, Journal of Corrosion Science and Engineering, vol. 17, 38, 2014, IF NC
​17. ​Spatial Evaluation of Preservability of Mild Steel by Coal Tar Epoxy Coatings Via Spectroscopic and Microscopic Techniques, Humaira Bano, Azhar Mahmood, Mazher Islam Khan, Syed Arif Kazmi, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering January 2015, Volume 40 (1), pp 117-124, IF 0.367
18. ​Corrosion Restraint Synergism Evaluation of Polyurethane Duplex Coating System: A Case Study for Various Anthropogenic and Metropolitan Sites of Karachi City, Bano, H., Khan, M.I., Azhar Mahmood, Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan. Vol 37 No.1, 162-172 (2015), IF 1.37
​19. ​Atmospheric Corrosion Kinetics and Dynamics of Karachi Onshore Areas, Mazher Islam Khan , Humaira Bano, Hamida Tabassum Seema Khan, Azhar Mahmood, Syed Arif Kazmi, Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan. Vol 37 No.1, 179-189 (2015), IF 1.37
​20. ​Comparative Study of Zinc, Manganese and Calcium in Commercially Available Milk Sample, H Bano, Azhar Mahmood, NU Ain, International Journal of Advanced Research Volume 3, Issue 3, 982 -993 (2015), IF NC
​21. ​Relative Risk Estimation of HIV/AIDS among Different Major Cities of Pakistan, SRUH Tirmizi, N Khan, Azhar Mahmood, International Journal of Advanced Research Volume 3, Issue 4, 911 -919 (2015), IF NC
22.​ ​Appraisal of Sacrificial Anode Malperformance Due to Polarity Reversal of Galvanic Coupling between Mild Steel and Zinc in Hot Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3) Solution, Syed Asad Ali Zaidi, Azhar Mahmood, Ashraf Ali, Journal of Corrosion Science and Engineering, vol. 18, 35, 2015, IF NC
​23. ​​Corrosion Resistance Synergistic Performance of Alkyd Based Triplex Coating System Impregnated with Fe, Zn, Cr and Ti based Corrosion Inhibitors, Humaira Bano, Azhar Mahmood, Syed Arif Kazmi, Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan. Vol 38 No.1, 43-54 (2016), IF 1.37
​24. ​Quantitative evaluation of bioaccumulating toxic and essential metals in vegetables procured from local markets of pakistan and their public health risk assessment, Humaira Bano, Azhar Mahmood, F. Zafar The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, Vol. 26 No.6, 1805-1812 (2016), IF 0.422​
Courses Taught:
  • Applied Chemistry CH 101
  • General Chemistry CH 103
  • Corrosion Chemistry CH 526
  • Geo Chemistry