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Research Publications

Publications

During the last year, over 17 research papers were presented at national and international conferences of high repute and over 45 papers were published in journals with high impact factor ratings. The School promotes sharing of knowledge and exchange of research at all levels.

Research Publications - Journal Publications in year 2013

  • M. Khalid, M. Mujahid, S. Amin, R.S. Rawat, A. Nusair and G.R. Deen, “Effect of surfactant and heat treatment on morphology, surface area and crystallinity in hydroxyapatite nano crystals” , Ceramics International, vol.39 (1), pp. 39-50, 2013.
  • M. Khalid, M. Mujahid, A. N. Khan, R. S. Rawat and K. Mehmood, “Effect of Arc Current on Phase Evolution, Texturing and Wear Behavior of Plasma Sprayed CaZrO3 Coatings”, Ceramics International, vol. 39(3), pp: 2293-2302, 2013.
  • M. Khalid, M. Mujahid, A. N. Khan, R. S. Rawat, “Dip Coating of Nano Hydroxyapatite on Titanium Alloy with Plasma Assisted γ-Alumina Buffer Layer: A Novel Coating Approach” Journal of Materials Science & Technology, vol. 29(6), pp: 557-564, 2013.
  • K.M. Zia, N.A. Qureshi, M. Mujahid, K. Mahmood and M. Zuber, “Morphological studies of chitin based polyurethanes using hydroxyl terminated polybutadiene” International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, vol. 59, pp: 313-319, 2013.
  • Fozia T. Minhas, Shahabuddin Memon, Imdadullah Qureshi, M. Mujahid and M. I. Bhanger “Facilitated Kinetic Transport of Cu(II) Through a Supported Liquid Membrane with Calix arene as Carrier Comptes Rendus” - Chimie, vol. 16 (8), pp. 742-751, 2013.
  • Fozia T. Minhas, Shahabuddin Memon, M. I. Bhanger, Nadeem Iqbal and M. Mujahid “Solvent Resistant Thin Film Composite Nanofiltration Membrane”: Characterization and Permeation Study Applied Surface Science, vol. 282, pp: 887-897, 2013
  • M. Ahsan and A. Hussain, “A comparison of numerical methods used to solve cross flow model for multicomponent membrane gas separation”, World Applied Sciences Journal 22 (5), 703-711, 2013.
  • M. Ahsan and A. Hussain, “An alternate mathematical approach to recover hydrogen with high permeate purity from gas streams of small-medium level oil refineries” Journal of the Chemical Society of Pakistan 35 (03), pp: 621-628, 2013
  • S. Hafeez, A. Hussain and N. Iqbal, “Fabrication and Characterization of Micro filtration blended Membrane Desalination and Water Treatment” pp: 1-8, 2013
  • M. Arshad Bashir, NadeemIqbal, Mohammad Shahid, Quratulain and Riaz Ahmed, “Structural, Viscoelastic, and Vulcanization Study of Sponge Ethylene–Propylene–Diene Monomer Composites with Various Carbon Black Loadings”. J. APPL. POLYM. SCI. DOI: 10.1002/APP.39423, 2013.
  • Ahmad Nawaz Khan, Po-Da Hong and Wei-Tsung Chuang “Relaxation behavior of poly (trimethylene 2,6-naphthalate) in nanoclay confinement”. Journal of Polymer Research, 1022-9760, 20, pp. 280-288, 2013.
  • NasirMahmood, Mohammad Islam, AsadHameed, ShaukatSaeed and Ahmad Nawaz Khan “Polyamide-6-based composites reinforced with pristine or functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes produced using melt extrusion technique”, Journal of composite materials, 0021-9983, pp: 1 – 11, 2013.
  • Zaheer-ud-din Babar and Abdul Qadeer Malik “Thermal and kinetic comparison of various oxidizers used in propellant /pyrotechnic compositions Caspian” Journal of Applied Sciences Research 2(7), pp. 63-69, 2013
  • G Hussain A. Hammed, J G Hetherington, PC Barton and AQ Malik “Hydrocode simulation with EFP with modified Johnson Cook Model and Experimental analysis of explosively formed projectiles” Journal of Energetic Materials Vol: 31 PP: 143-155, 2013
  • G Hussain A. Hammed, J G Hetherington, K. Sanaullah and AQ Malik “The explosive formed projectile (EFP) as a standoff sea mine neutralization device”, Journal of Energetic Materials Vol: 31 PP: 100-114, 2013
  • KhurramYaqoob and Jean-Marc Joubert, “Experimental investigation of the Mo–Ni–Re system” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, ISSN: 0925-8388, Volume: 559 Page: 101-111, 2013
  • KhurramYaqoob, Laure Guénée, Radovan Cerný and Jean-Marc Joubert, A modulated structure derived from the σ phase in the Mo-Ni-Re system Intermetallics, ISSN: 0966-9795, Volume:37, page 42-45, 2013
  • R. Mathieu , N.Dupin, J.-C.Crivello , K.Yaqoob, A.Breidi, J.-M.Fiorani, N. David and J.-M.Joubert “CALPHAD description of the Mo–Re system focused on the sigma phase modeling” CALPHAD: Computer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry, ISSN: 0364-5916,Volume:43 Page:18-31, 2013
  • Muhammed A. Hassan, M. Saqib, Nasir M. Ahmad and Abdelhamid Elaissari, “Magnetically Engineering Smart Thin Films: Towards Ultra‑Sensitive Molecular Imaging for Lab‑on‑Chip”. Journal of biomedical Nanotechnology, 2013, Vol. 9, Pages 467‑474. ISSN: 1550-7033, 2013
  • AbrarArshad, AdeelAhsan, Arslan Aziz , Omair Ali, Nasir M. Ahmad and AbdulhamidElaissari “Smart Magnetically Engineering Colloids and Biothin Films for Diagnostics Applications” Journal of Colloids and Biotechnology, Vol. 2, pp: 19‑26, 2013
  • Nadeem Iqbal, Nasir M. Ahmad, Sadia Sagar, Faisal Iqbal, Mohammad H. K. Tareen, Taimoor A. Khan, Saad Mehfooz, M. Bilal Khan and Tahir Jameel, “Development of Kevlar-Supported Novel Polypropylene Membranes: Effect of the Concentration of the Nucleating Agent on the Properties and Performance”. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2013, Vol. 130, pp. 2821-2831, 2013.
  • Haseeb Sheikh, Moshin Hassan and Nasir M. Ahmad “Self‑assembled Multilayer Thin Films of PDAC/Methyl Orange Azo Dye: Light SwicthableAbsorance and Morphological Characteristics”    Photonics and Nanostructures – Fundamentals and Applications, pp: 1569-4410, 2013.
  • IramMahmood, Ishfaq Ahmad, Chen Guo, Huizhou Liu. “A surfactant-coated lipase immobilized in magnetic nanoparticles for multicycle ethyl isovalerate enzymatic production” Biochemical Engineering Journal 73, pp: 72– 79, 2013
  • IramMahmood, Ishfaq Ahmad, N.B.Wong, H.Z.Liu, Chen Guo. “A New Strategy for the Synthesis of Polyaniline Nanostructures Using m-CPBA as an Oxidant”. Journal of Material Science, Materials in Electronics, 24, pp: 1181–1186, 2013  
  • Ishfaq Ahmad­­, IramMahmood, Imran Riaz Malik, Irshad Ahmad Arshad, Ehtsham-ul-Haq, ZahidIqbal. “Probability Analysis of Monthly Rainfall on Seasonal Monsoon in Pakistan. International” Journal of Climatology, published online: 20 May 2013.
  • Ishfaq Ahmad­­, Said Farooq Shah, IramMahmood, Ehtsham-ul-Haq. “Modeling of Monsoon Rainfall in Pakistan based on Kappa” Distribution Science international, 25(2), pp: 333-336, 2013.
  • Pervaiz, E., I. Gul, and A. Habib “Hydrothermal Synthesis, Structural and Electrical Properties of Antimony (Sb3+) Substituted Nickel Ferrites”. Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism:  pp: 1-10. 2013
  • Mahmood, Q., A. Afzal, H. M. Siddiqi and A. Habib “Sol–gel synthesis of tetragonal ZrO2 nanoparticles stabilized by crystallite size and oxygen vacancies”. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology: vol. 67 pp 670–674, 2013
  • M. Ihsan Danish, Ishtiaq A. Qazi, AkifZeb, A. Habib, M. Ali Awan and Zahir-ud-din Khan “Arsenic removal from aqueous solution using pure and metal doped Titania Nanoparticles coated on glass beads: Adsorption and Column studies” Journal of Nanomaterials,  vol. 17, 2013
  • M. Tanveer, A. Habib, M. B. Khan “Dependence of organic inorganic photovoltaic device performance on precursor's concentration used for electrospun TiO2 nanofibers”, Nano, Vol 08, No 3, pp: 7, 2013 
  • M. Tanveer, A. Habib, M. B. Khan “Infiltration of polymer through the pores of electrospunnanofibers and performance of TiO2 nanofibers/ P3HT photovoltaic devices”, Current Nanoscience, Vol. 09, pp: 351-356, 2013
  • M. Tanveer, A. Habib and M. B. Khan “The inverted double heterojunction organic photovoltaic devices using electrospun TiO2 nanofibers”, International Journal of Soft Computing and Engineering, 2, pp:101-106, 2013
  • Ahmad Nauman Shah Saqib, Amir Waseem, AtherFarooq Khan , QaisarMahmood, Afsar Khan, Amir Habib and AbdurRahman Khan, “Arsenic bioremediation by low cost materials derived from Blue Pine (Pinuswallichiana) and Walnut (Juglansregia)” Ecological Engineering, 51, pp:88-94, 2013
  • Niazi, M.B.K.; Zijlstra, M.; Broekhuis, A.A Spray drying thermoplastic starch formulations: need for processing aids and plasticizers?” European Polymer Journal, volume 49, pp. 1861-1870, 2013.
  • Tariq Zaman; Habib Nasir and Enda Bergin, “Parallel Screening of Asymmetric Bidentate Ligands in Zinc Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation” Journal of the Chemical Society of Pakistan (Manuscript No: JCSP-150313-9811, accepted) 2013.
  • Arshad Hussain and Habib Nasir; “Mohammad Ahsan Process design analyses of CO2 capture from natural gas by fixed site carrier membrane”. Journal of the Chemical Society of Pakistan (Manuscript No: JCSP-250413-9921, accepted) 2013.
  • Erum Pervaiz and I.H. Gul “Low Temperature Synthesis and Enhanced Electrical Properties by Substitution of Al3+ and Cr3+ in Co-Ni nano ferrites” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Vol. 343, pp: 196-202, 2013 .
  • ErumPervaiz, I.H. Gul, Humaira Anwar “Hydrothermal synthesis and characterization of Cobalt ferrite nanoparticles and nanorods” Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, Vol 26, No.2. pp 415-424, 2013
  • Shameel Farhana, Noaman Ul-Haq, “Degradation Behavior of 4D Carbon/Carbon Composites under Supersonic Oxidative Air Plasma” Ceramics International 39, pp:7135 – 7142, 2013
  • S.S. Batool, Z. Imran, M. Israr Qadir, M. Usman, H. Jamil, M.A. Rafiq, M.M. Hassan, M. Willander “Comparative Analysis of Ti, Ni, and Au Electrodes on Characteristics of TiO2 Nanofibers for Humidity Sensor Application” Journal of Materials Science & Technology, 29(5), 411, 2013.
  • Z. Imran, S. S. Batool,  H. Jamil, M. Usman,  M. Israr Qadir,S. H.Shah, S. Jamil Rana, M. A. Rafiq, M. M.Hasan, M. Willander, “Excellent humidity sensing properties of cadmium titanate nanofibers” Ceramics International, 39(1), 457, 2013
  • SS Batool, Z Imran, MQ Israr, JR Sadaf, M Usman, H Jamil, MA Rafiq, MM Hasan, Omer Nur, M. Willander “Silica nanofibers based Impedance type humidity detector prepared on glass substrate” Vacuum, 87, pp: 1-6, 2013
  • V. N. Psychoyios, G.-P.Nikoleli, N.Tzamtzis,D. P. Nikolelis,N.Psaroudakis,B.Danielsson,M Q Israr,M. Willander “Potentiometric Cholesterol Biosensor Based on ZnO Nanowalls and Stabilized Polymerized Lipid Film” Electroanalysis, 25(2), 367, 2013,
  • M. Israr-Qadir, S. Jamil-Rana, O. Nur, M. Willander, L.A. Larsson, P.O. Holtz “Fabrication of ZnO nanodisks from structural transformation of ZnO nanorods through natural oxidation and their emission characteristics” Ceramics International, Available online 19 August 2013, (Published Online)
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    Conference Papers Presented Year 2013

     
  • S. Nosheen, S. Fatima, M. Mujahid, A. Hussain, A. Habib, A.Q. Malik “Synthesis of GIS Type Nano-Crystalline Zeolite”, proceedings IBCAST        Jan 2013, Islamabad
  • Sarah Farrukh, Arshad Hussain, Sofia Javed, Mohammad Mujahid “Pursuance of Functionalized TiO2 Nanoparticles on Morphology and Gas Permeation of Cellulose Acetate Membrane” IUPAC 44th World Chemistry Congress 2013, 11-16 Aug 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • S. Rehman, I. Calgeris, M. Mujahid, E. T. Oner     “Synthesis and Characterization of Bio-Compatible Ferromagnetic Hydroxyapatite Composite”,      International Conference on Nanoscale Magnetism (ICNM-2013), September 02– 06, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Shaneela Nosheen, Sundus Fatima, M. Mujahid                “Nano sized DAC zeolite for environmental protection applications”, 246th ACS National Meeting, 8-12 Sep. 2013, Indianapolis, IN, USA.
  • Arshad Hussain “Pursuance of Functionalized titania Nanoparticles on Morphology and gas permeation of standalone cellulose acetate membrane” Conference on emerging material and processes (CEMP), 22-24th August, 2013. SCME NUST, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Arshad Hussain “Combustion Kinetics Studies of Nano-Thermite System” Conference on emerging material and processes (CEMP), 22-24th August, 2013. SCME NUST, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Arshad Hussain “Synthesis and characterization of cyanate ester based thermoset resin system and their application in carbon fiber composites” Conference on emerging material and processes (CEMP), 22-24th August, 2013. SCME NUST, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Arshad Hussain “Improved carbon-based sorbent for CO2 capture” Conference on emerging material and processes (CEMP), 22-24th August, 2013. SCME NUST, Islamabad Pakistan
  • M Awais Anwar, HamzaIrfan, *Muhammad Shahid, NabeelAhmed “Alloying addition to improve mechanical properties of ductile cast iron” Conference on emerging material and processes (CEMP), 22-24th August, 2013. SCME NUST, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Umar Khalid, M HuzaifaNajeeb, Muhammad Shahid “Corrosion behavior of imported and local titanium bone plates in various human body fluids” Conference on emerging material and processes (CEMP), 22-24th August, 2013. SCME NUST, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Rabia Anwar, Mohammad Kaleem, Muhammad Shahid, Mohammad Mujahid, A Shah , A Habib, A S Khan, F Anwar, S Andleeb, A Masud, S Khanand A Sadaat                “In vitro analysis and biocompatibility of local andimported osteosynthetic maxillofacial titanium bone plates”.         ISAM 2013 (International Symposium on Advanced Materials) IST, Islamabad.
  • QanitaTayyaba, HinaFarooq, Muhammad Shahid, Ammer Khan Jadoon, M Shahzad and AH Qureshi “On the stress corrosion cracking of lean duplex steel in chloride environment”. ISAM 2013
  • Muhammad Shahid “Pharmaceutical compounds and plant extracts as eco-friendly inhibitors for corrosion protection” ISAM 2013.
  • Ahmed Nawaz Khan :Mechanism of Intercalation extent in polymer/clay nanocomposites” Conference on emerging materials and processes (CEMP), August 22-24, 2013, Pakistan,
  • Ahmed Nawaz Khan “Glass transition behavior and chain dynamics of PTN in nanoclay confinement” International symposium on Advanced Materials (ISAM), September 23 – 27, 2013, Pakistan.
  • Iram Mehmood                “Adsorption and magnetic removal of neutral red dye using hollow nanospheres” Conference on emerging material and processes (CEMP), 22-24th August, 2013. SCME NUST, Islamabad Pakistan
  • M. Tanveer, A. Habib, M. B. Khan “Interface modification of inverted bulk heterojunction organic solar cell by ZnO and CuOx" Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes, 22-24th Aug. 2013, SCME, NUST Islamabad Pakistan.
  • M. Tanveer, A. Habib, S. M. Khan, M. B. Khan     “Interface modification of inverted bulk heterojunction organic solar cell by TiO2 and CuOx” International Symposium on Advanced Materials, 23-27th Sep. 2013, Islamabad Pakistan.
  • A. Habib, M Tanveer “Use of electrospunZnO and TiO2 nano fibers in normal and inverted BHJ devices based on P3HT and PCBM” Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes, 22-24th Aug. 2013, SCME, NUST Islamabad Pakistan.
  • Bilal Khan Niazi "Is spray drying a route to thermoplastic starch-based products"                Emerging Materials and Processes 2013” in National University of Science and Technology, NUST, Islamabad, the Pakistan, 22-24 August 2013
  • Tariq Zaman; Habib Nasir; Enda Bergin, "Modular and Flexible Synthesis of Instant Catalyst Libraries for High Throughput Catalysis" Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mujahid, M.) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan.
  • Maha Yusuf; Wei Yin Chen; Habib Nasir; Arshad Hussain; Mohammad Mujahid, "Improved Carbon-Based Sorbent for CO2 Capture.              Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mujahid, M.) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan.
  • Sharif Ullah; Habib Nasir; Sumera Mahboob; Jamshid Khan; Safdar Hayat; Ghulam Nabi Abbasi, "Synthesis and Characterization of MgO Nanoparticles by Using Methyl Cellulose Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mujahid, M.) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan.
  • Syed Sajid Ali Shah; Habib Nasir; Noaman Ul-Haq; Arshd Hussain, "Synthesis and characterization of Cyanate ester based thermoset resin system and their application in carbon fiber composites” Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mujahid, M.) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Asif Khan; Habib Nasir; Arshad Hussain; Iram Mehmood,     "Combustion Kinetics Studies of Nano-Thermite System" Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mujahid, M.) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan.
  • Javid Khan; Hameed Ullah; Habib Nasir; Muhammad Khan; Muhammad Sohail, "Synthesis and characterization of ZnO nano-meterials via Xerogel from Zn(II) beta-diketonates" Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mujahid, M.) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan.
  • Jamshid Khan; Habib Nasir; Sumera Mahboob; Sharifullah, "Synthesis and Characterization of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles by Modified Sol-Gel Method"          Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mujahid, M.) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan.
  • Safdar Hayat; Habib Nasir; Arshad Hussain; Sharif Ullah; Muhammad Asif Khan, "Hydrogen Production by Al-H2O Reaction in Presence of Chlorides" Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mujahid, M.) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan.
  • S. A. Moiz; H. Nasir; A. M. Nahhas; Kh. S. Karimov; M. M. Ahmed, "Electrical Properties of Ag-Silicon Schottky Diode with Orange-Dye as Interface Layer Deposited at Various Gravity Accelerations"         The Second Saudi International Electronics, Communications and Photonics Conference (ed. 27-30 April 2013 (accepted, submission number 283).  King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • A Ali, M S AlSalhi, M Atif, Anees A Ansari, M Q Israr, J R Sadaf, E Ahmed, O Nur and M Willander “Potentiometric urea biosensor utilizing nanobiocomposite of chitosan-iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles”     Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2013, 414, 012024. 
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