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Dr. Mohammad Mansoob Khan

mansoob.khan@ubd.edu.bn

Senior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science

               

                    

Dr. Mohammad Mansoob Khan is a Professor (Senior Assistant) Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalaam, Brunei Darussalaam. Before joining UBD, Dr. Khan has worked in India, Ethiopia, Oman and South Korea and has demonstrated excellence teaching and research.

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 and band gap engineering of semiconductors (metal oxide). Their applications in the hydrogen production, photocatalysis, photoelectrodes, sensor, peroxidase mimic and solar cells.

Dr. Khan is also working on synthesis of graphene and graphene-based nanocomposites for various novel applications.

Dr. Khan has 85 publications in international peer-reviewed journals, and conference proceedings, books and book chapters having overall more than 3500 citations with 35 h-index and 53 i10-index. Dr. Khan also got 04 Patents (Korean) and has opportunity to address conferences as Keynote Speakers (03 Keynote) and delivered Invited talks (04 talks). Reviewers of about 4 dozens of International journals.

Dr. Khan is also:
i. Editor of two books published by Springer (2017) and Elsevier (2018).
ii. Guest Editors of following four Journals:
· Journal of Saudi Chemical Society (2015)
· Journal of Nanomaterials (2017)
· Frontiers in Chemistry (2018) https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/7676/graphene-based-nanocomposites-for-photocatalysis

EDUCATION

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

RESEARCH INTERESTS

1. Green syntheses of metal nanoparticles, inorganic nanohybrid and nanocomposite materials.

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

3. Synthesis of different types of nanomaterials for hydrogen production, energy related applications such as Microbial Fuel Cells and environmental remediation.

4. Synthesis of binary, ternary, and quaternary nanocomposites for sensors (Enzymatic and non-enzymatic), optoelectronic devices and photoelectrodes.

5. Synthesis of graphene and g-C3N4 as well as graphene- and g-C3N4-based nanocomposites for various novel applications.

6. Applications of above mentioned materials in catalysis, photocatalysis, visible light-induced photocatalysis, hydrogen production, water splitting, sensor, optoelectronics, photo-voltaics, electrode materials, photoelectrodes and capacitors as well as super capacitors.

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.


Applications Invited
PhD, MSc, & BSc (FY Project)

Fabrication of novel perovskites nanomaterials for energy and environment.

Synthesizing novel perovskites nanomaterials for possible energy and environment applications.


Applications Invited
PhD, MSc, & BSc (FY Project)

Development of graphene-based nanomaterials for energy and environment applications.

Fabrication of novel and graphene-based nanomaterials using green approach for energy and environment applications.


Applications Invited
PhD, MSc, & BSc (FY Project)
72

Scopus Publications

3531

Google Scholar Citations

35

Google Scholar h-index

53

Google Scholar i10-index

Scopus Publications

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

1. M. E. Khan, T. H. Han, M. Mansoob Khan, M. R. Karim, M. H. Cho, Environmentally Sustainable Fabrication of Ag@g-C3N4 Nanostructures and Their Multifunctional Efficacy as Antibacterial Agents and Photocatalysts, ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 2018, 1 (6), 2912–2922.

2. M. M. Khan, M. H. Cho, Positively Charged Gold Nanoparticles for Hydrogen Peroxide Detection, BioNanoScience 2018, 8, 2, 537–543.

3. M. E. Khan, M. M. Khan, M. H. Cho, Recent progress of metal–graphene nanostructures in photocatalysis, Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 9427-9440.

4. M. E. Khan, M. Mansoob Khan, M. H. Cho, Environmentally sustainable biogenic fabrication of AuNP decorated-graphitic g-C3N4 nanostructures towards improved photoelectrochemical performances, RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 13898-13909.

5. M. E. Khan, M. Mansoob Khan, B. K. Min, M. H. Cho, Microbial fuel cell assisted band gap narrowed TiO2 for visible light induced photocatalytic activities and power generation, Scientific Reports 2018, 8, 1723.

6. S. Parwaiz, K. Bhunia, A. K. Das, M. Mansoob Khan, and D. Pradhan, Cobalt-Doped Ceria/Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite as an Efficient Oxygen Reduction Reaction Catalyst and Supercapacitor Material, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121,20165–20176.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

TOP PUBLICATIONS

1. M. E. Khan, M. M. Khan, M. H. Cho, Recent progress of metal–graphene nanostructures in photocatalysis, Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 9427-9440.

2. M. E. Khan, M. M. Khan, M. H. Cho, Environmentally sustainable biogenic fabrication of AuNP decorated-graphitic g-C3N4 nanostructures towards improved photoelectrochemical performances, RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 13898-13909.

3. M. E. Khan, M. Mansoob Khan, B. K. Min, M. H. Cho, Microbial fuel cell assisted band gap narrowed TiO2 for visible lightinduced photocatalytic activities and power generation, Scientific Reports 2018, 8, 1723.

4. S. Parwaiz, K. Bhunia, A. K. Das, M. Mansoob Khan, and D. Pradhan, Cobalt-Doped Ceria/Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite as an Efficient Oxygen Reduction Reaction Catalyst and Supercapacitor Material, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121,20165–20176.

5. M. E. Khan, M. M. 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.

6. M. E. Khan, M. M. 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.

7. 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.

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

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. 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

1. 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: 30/12/2018
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2. Grant type: Block grant, Grant Number: UBD/RSCH/1.4/FICBF(b)/2018/012

Project Title: Nanomaterials for Biological and Photocatalytic Applications

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

Funding Details: Block grant, Start Date: 01/8/2018, End Date: 31/07/2021

RESEARCH OUTPUTS (PATENTS, SOFTWARE, PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS)

1. 80 International Research articles

2. 02 Book Editor (Published by Springer and Elsevier)

3. 01 Published book

4. 05 Book chapters (Elsevier, Springer and Wiley)

5. 04 Patents (South Korean)

6. Reviewer of more than 4 dozens of journals published by Royal Society of Chemistry, American Chemical Society, Elsevier, Springer and Wiley.

CONSULTANCY

Our group provide consultancy services upon request.

Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

Collaborating with following 05 Universities/Institutions:

1. Yeungnam University, South Korea

2. Chungnam National University, South Korea

3. Nagoya University, Japan

4. Indian Institute of Technology, India

5. Alfaisal University, Saudi Arabia

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Academic industry

SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, or ACADEMIC BENEFITS

Our research is useful for environment and energy related applications and remediation which can be used for the benefits of academics, economy and social life.