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Dr. Mohammad Mansoob Khan Senior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science

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Dr. Mohammad Mansoob Khan

Senior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science mansoob.khan@ubd.edu.bn


ABOUT ME

Dr. Mohammad Mansoob Khan is working as a Professor (Senior Assistant) at Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalaam, Brunei Darussalaam. Before joining UBD, Dr. Khan has worked at following institutions:

i. Research Professor at Department of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan-si, South Korea.

ii. Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences, Dilla University, Dilla, Ethiopia.

iii. Visiting Faculty at Department of Chemistry, Hamdard University, Hamdard Nagar, New Delhi 110 062, India.

iv. Lecturer, Department of Applied Sciences, Higher College of Technology, Muscat, Oman.

v. Assistant Professor, under the UNDP, at Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia.

vi. Lecturer at Noida Institute of Engineering & Technology, Greater Noida, U.P., India.

vii. Lecturer at Gandhi-Faiz-e-Aam Postgraduate College, Shahjahanpur, U.P., India.

Dr. Khan has worked in different countries (India, Ethiopia, Oman and South Korea) and taught various courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Dr Khan has about 65 publications in international peer-reviewed journals, 25 conference proceeding publications, a book and two book chapters having more than 2200 citations with 27 h-index and 49 i10-index.

At present Dr. Khan is working in the cutting edge area of nanochemistry, nanosciences and nanotechnology especially in the field of Inorganic Nanohybrid materials such as synthesis of Gold, Silver nanoparticles, nanocomposites, perovskites and band gap engineering of semiconductors (metal oxide) and their applications in the hydrogen production, photocatalysis, photoelectrodes, sensor, and solar cell.

Currently, Dr. Khan is working as Editor for following two books:
i. Nanocomposites for visible light-induced photocatalysis published by Springer, Germany, and
http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319624457

ii. Polymer based Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications published by Elsevier, Netherlands.
https://www.elsevier.com/books/polymer-based-nanocomposites-for-energy-and-environmental-applications/jawaid/978-0-08-101910-8

Also, working as "Guest Editor" for:
1. Journal of Nanomaterials on theme "Advanced Nanomaterials for Biological Applications"
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jnm/si/142727/cfp/

2. Scanning on theme "Nanostructured Materials for Energy and Environment Applications"
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/scanning/si/794258/cfp/

EDUCATION

B.Sc. (Honors in Chemistry); M.Sc. (Chemistry); and Ph.D. (Chemistry) from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

1. Nanomaterials synthesis for energy and environment.

2. Band gap engineering of metal oxide nanostructures for catalysis, photocatalysis and water splitting.

3. Synthesis of nanomaterials (metal oxides, nanocomposites, Perovskites etc) for photocatalysis, environmental remediation, energy related applications such as Microbial Fuel Cells, hydrogen production, optoelectronic devices, photoelectrodes and sensors (Enzymatic and non-enzymatic).

4. Synthesis of graphene and graphene nanocomposites for photocatalysis, optoelectronic devices, photoelectrodes and capacitors as well as super capacitors.

66

Scopus Publications

2594

Google Scholar Citations

29

Google Scholar h-index

52

Google Scholar i10-index


FUTURE PROJECTS

Development of novel and smart nanomaterials for sustainable energy and environment applications.

Synthesizing novel and smart nanomaterials using green approach for sustainable energy and environment applications.

Application invited for: PhD

Fabrication of novel perovskites nanomaterials for energy and environment.

Synthesizing novel perovskites nanomaterials for possible energy and environment applications.

Application invited for: PhD


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

1. M. E. Khan, M. Mansoob Khan, M. H. Cho, Ce3+ -ion, Surface Oxygen Vacancy, and Visible Light-induced Photocatalytic Dye Degradation and Photocapacitive Performance of CeO2-Graphene Nanostructures, Scientific Reports 2017, 7, 5928.

2. V. K. Gupta, R. Saravanan, S. Agarwal, F. Gracia, M. Mansoob Khan, J. Qin, and R.V. Mangalaraja, Degradation of azo dyes under different wavelengths of UV light with chitosan-SnO2 nanocomposites, Journal of Molecular Liquids 2017, 232, 423–430.

3. M. E. Khan, M. Mansoob Khan, M. H. Cho, Defected graphene nano-platelets for enhanced hydrophilic nature and visible light-induced photoelectrochemical performances, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 2017, 104, 233–242.

4. R. Saravanan, M. Mansoob Khan, F. Gracia, J. Qin, V. K. Gupta, and A. Stephen, Ce3+ -ion-induced visible-light photocatalytic degradation and electrochemical activity of ZnO/CeO2 nanocomposite. Scientific Reports 2016, 6, 31641.

5. M. E. Khan, M. Mansoob Khan, and M. H. Cho, CdS-graphene Nanocomposite for Efficient Visible-light-driven Photocatalytic and Photoelectrochemical Applications. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2016, 482, 221-232.

6. R. Saravanana, E. Sacari, F. Gracia, M. Mansoob Khan, E. Mosquera, V. K. Gupta, Conducting PANI stimulated ZnO system for visible light photocatalytic degradation of coloured dyes. Journal of Molecular Liquids 2016, 221, 1029–1033.

7. Y. I. Choi, S. Lee, S. K. Kim, Y. I. Kim, D. W. Cho, M. Mansoob Khan, Y. Sohn, Fabrication of ZnO, ZnS, Ag-ZnS, and Au-ZnS microspheres for photocatalytic activities, CO oxidation and 2-hydroxyterephthalic acid synthesis. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2016, 675, 46 - 56.


TOP PUBLICATIONS

1. M. E. Khan, M. Mansoob Khan, M. H. Cho, Ce3+ -ion, Surface Oxygen Vacancy, and Visible Light-induced Photocatalytic Dye Degradation and Photocapacitive Performance of CeO2-Graphene Nanostructures, Scientific Reports 2017, 7, 5928.

2. M. E. Khan, M. Mansoob Khan, M. H. Cho, Defected graphene nano-platelets for enhanced hydrophilic nature and visible light-induced photoelectrochemical performances, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 2017, 104, 233–242.

3. R. Saravanan, M. Mansoob Khan, F. Gracia, J. Qin, V. K. Gupta, and A. Stephen, Ce3+ -ion-induced visible-light photocatalytic degradation and electrochemical activity of ZnO/CeO2 nanocomposite. Scientific Reports 2016, 6, 31641.

4. M. Mansoob Khan, S. F. Adil, and A. A. Mayouf, Metal oxides as Photocatalysts. Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, 2015, 19, 462-464.

5. R. Saravanan, M. Mansoob Khan, V. K. Gupta, E. Mosquera, F. Gracia, V. Narayanan and A. Stephen,ZnO/Ag/Mn2O3 nanocomposite for visible lightinduced industrial textile effluent degradation, uric acid and ascorbic acid sensing and antimicrobial activity. RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 34645–34651.

6. M. Mansoob Khan, S. A. Ansari, M. E. Khan, M. O. Ansari, and M. H. Cho, Visible light-induced enhanced photoelectrochemical and photocatalytic studies of gold decorated SnO2 nanostructures. New Journal of Chemistry, 2015, 39, 2758–2766.

7. M. Mansoob Khan, S. A. Ansari, D. Pradhan, M. O. Ansari, D. H. Han, J. Lee and M. H. Cho, Band gap engineered TiO2 nanoparticles for visible light induced photoelectrochemical and photocatalytic studies. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 637–644.


GRANT DETAILS

Grant type: URG, Grant Number: UBD/ORI/URC/RG(330)/U01,

Project Title: Band gap engineering of metal oxides for possible applications in photocatalysis, photoanode and optoelectronic devices,

Investigators (PI/Co-PI): Dr. Mohammad Mansoob Khan (PI) and Dr. Mohammad Hilni bin Harun sani (Co-Pi),

Funding Details: Seed grant, Start Date: 31/12/2015, End Date: 30/12/2017


RESEARCH OUTPUTS (PATENTS, SOFTWARE, PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS)

65 International Research articles

02 Book Editor (Published by Springer and Elsevier)

05 Book chapter (Springer and Wiley)

04 Patents (South Korean)

Reviewer of more than 25 journals published by Royal Society of Chemistry, American Chemical Society, Elsevier, Springer and Wiley.


Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

Collaborating with following 05 Universities/Institutions:

1. Yeungnam University, South Korea

2. Chungnam National University, South Korea

3. Chile University, Chile

4. Indian Institute of Technology, India

5. Alfaisal University, Saudi Arabia


SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, or ACADEMIC BENEFITS

Academics


Scopus Publications