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Dr. Mohammad Mansoob Khan

Contact: 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.

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 75 publications in international peer-reviewed journals, and conference proceedings, books and book chapters having overall more than 2950 citations with 32 h-index and 52 i10-index. Dr. Khan also got 04 Patents (Korean) and has opportunity to address conferences as Keynote Speakers (02 invitations) and delivered Invited talks (04 talks). Reviewers of ~03 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)
· Scanning (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. 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.

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

Fabrication of novel perovskites nanomaterials for energy and environment.

Synthesizing novel perovskites nanomaterials for possible energy and environment applications.


Applications Invited

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
69

Scopus Publications

3069

Google Scholar Citations

32

Google Scholar h-index

53

Google Scholar i10-index

Scopus Publications

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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.

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, 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

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

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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)

75 International Research articles

02 Book Editor (Published by Springer and Elsevier)

05 Book chapters (Elsevier, 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