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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 70 publications in international peer-reviewed journals, 25 conference proceeding publications, two books and five book chapters having more than 2700 citations with 30 h-index and 52 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.

Dr. Khan has worked as Editor of 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.

68

Scopus Publications

2863

Google Scholar Citations

31

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

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.

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

Total Publications: 68



1. Microbial fuel cell assisted band gap narrowed TiO2for visible lightinduced photocatalytic activities and power generation, Scientific Reports

2. Line defect Ce3+induced Ag/CeO2/ZnO nanostructure for visible-light photocatalytic activity, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry

3. Fungi-assisted silver nanoparticle synthesis and their applications, Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering

4. Ce3+-ion, Surface Oxygen Vacancy, and Visible Light-induced Photocatalytic Dye Degradation and Photocapacitive Performance of CeO2-Graphene Nanostructures, Scientific Reports

5. Cobalt-Doped Ceria/Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite as an Efficient Oxygen Reduction Reaction Catalyst and Supercapacitor Material, Journal of Physical Chemistry C

6. Defected graphene nano-platelets for enhanced hydrophilic nature and visible light-induced photoelectrochemical performances, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids

7. Degradation of azo dyes under different wavelengths of UV light with chitosan-SnO2 nanocomposites, Journal of Molecular Liquids

8. CdS-graphene Nanocomposite for Efficient Visible-light-driven Photocatalytic and Photoelectrochemical Applications, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

9. Conducting PANI stimulated ZnO system for visible light photocatalytic degradation of coloured dyes, Journal of Molecular Liquids

10. Ce3+-ion-induced visible-light photocatalytic degradation and electrochemical activity of ZnO/CeO2 nanocomposite, Scientific Reports

11. 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

12. Nitrogen-doped titanium dioxide (N-doped TiO2) for visible light photocatalysis, New Journal of Chemistry

13. TiO2/BiOX (X = Cl, Br, I) hybrid microspheres for artificial waste water and real sample treatment under visible light irradiation, Separation and Purification Technology

14. Fabrication of WO3nanorods on graphene nanosheets for improved visible light-induced photocapacitive and photocatalytic performance, RSC Advances

15. Bioenergy derived from electrochemically active biofilms, Biomass and Bioenergy: Applications

16. ZnO/Ag/CdO nanocomposite for visible light-induced photocatalytic degradation of industrial textile effluents, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

17. Biogenic synthesis of a Ag-graphene nanocomposite with efficient photocatalytic degradation, electrical conductivity and photoelectrochemical performance, New Journal of Chemistry

18. DC electrical conductivity retention and electrical compensation of polyaniline by TiO<inf>2</inf> at higher loading percentages in polyaniline@TiO<inf>2</inf> nanocomposites, Electronic Materials Letters

19. Silver nanoparticles and defect-induced visible light photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical performance of Ag@m-TiO<inf>2</inf> nanocomposite, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells

20. ZnO/CdO nanocomposites for textile effluent degradation and electrochemical detection, Journal of Molecular Liquids

21. Gold nanoparticles-sensitized wide and narrow band gap TiO<inf>2</inf> for visible light applications: A comparative study, New Journal of Chemistry

22. Visible light-induced enhanced photoelectrochemical and photocatalytic studies of gold decorated SnO<inf>2</inf> nanostructures, New Journal of Chemistry

23. Editorial, Journal of Saudi Chemical Society

24. Electrically conductive polyaniline sensitized defective-TiO2 for improved visible light photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical performance: A synergistic effect, New Journal of Chemistry

25. Improved electrode performance in microbial fuel cells and the enhanced visible light-induced photoelectrochemical behaviour of PtO<inf>x</inf>@M-TiO<inf>2</inf> nanocomposites, Ceramics International

26. Metal oxides as photocatalysts, Journal of Saudi Chemical Society

27. Polythiophene nanocomposites for photodegradation applications: Past, present and future, Journal of Saudi Chemical Society

28. Green synthesis, photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical performance of an Au-Graphene nanocomposite, RSC Advances

29. ZnO/Ag/Mn<inf>2</inf>O<inf>3</inf> nanocomposite for visible light-induced industrial textile effluent degradation, uric acid and ascorbic acid sensing and antimicrobial activity, RSC Advances

30. Electrochemically active biofilm assisted synthesis of Ag@CeO2nanocomposites for antimicrobial activity, photocatalysis and photoelectrodes, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

31. Highly visible light active Ag@ZnO nanocomposites synthesized by gel-combustion route, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry

32. Optimization of positively charged gold nanoparticles synthesized using a stainless-steel mesh and its application for colorimetric hydrogen peroxide detection, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry

33. Au@TiO<inf>2</inf> nanocomposites for the catalytic degradation of methyl orange and methylene blue: An electron relay effect, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry

34. Bioenergy derived from electrochemically active biofilms, Biomass and Bioenergy: Applications

35. Defect-induced band gap narrowed CeO2nanostructures for visible light activities, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research

36. Enhanced thermal stability under DC electrical conductivity retention and visible light activity of Ag/TiO2@polyaniline nanocomposite film, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

37. Biogenic fabrication of Au@CeO2 nanocomposite with enhanced visible light activity, Journal of Physical Chemistry C

38. pTSA doped conducting graphene/polyaniline nanocomposite fibers: Thermoelectric behavior and electrode analysis, Chemical Engineering Journal

39. Spectroscopic and physico-chemical characterization of Ir(I) and Ru(III) complexes of 32-membered unsymmetrical dinucleating macrocyclic ligand, Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry

40. Mixed culture electrochemically active biofilms and their microscopic and spectroelectrochemical studies, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering

41. Band gap engineered TiO2nanoparticles for visible light induced photoelectrochemical and photocatalytic studies, Journal of Materials Chemistry A

42. Visible light-driven photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical studies of Ag-SnO2 nanocomposites synthesized using an electrochemically active biofilm, RSC Advances

43. Highly photoactive SnO2 nanostructures engineered by electrochemically active biofilm, New Journal of Chemistry

44. Enhanced thermoelectric behaviour and visible light activity of Ag@TiO 2/polyaniline nanocomposite synthesized by biogenic-chemical route, RSC Advances

45. Enhanced thermoelectric performance and ammonia sensing properties of sulfonated polyaniline/graphene thin films, Materials Letters

46. Band gap engineering of CeO2 nanostructure using an electrochemically active biofilm for visible light applications, RSC Advances

47. Biogenic synthesis, photocatalytic, and photoelectrochemical performance of Ag-ZnO nanocomposite, Journal of Physical Chemistry C

48. Novel Ag@TiO2nanocomposite synthesized by electrochemically active biofilm for nonenzymatic hydrogen peroxide sensor, Materials Science and Engineering C

49. Enhanced optical, visible light catalytic and electrochemical properties of Au@TiO2nanocomposites, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry

50. Production of bioelectricity, bio-hydrogen, high value chemicals and bioinspired nanomaterials by electrochemically active biofilms, Biotechnology Advances

51. Enhanced performance of a microbial fuel cell using CNT/MnO2 nanocomposite as a bioanode material, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

52. Oxygen vacancy induced band gap narrowing of ZnO nanostructures by an electrochemically active biofilm, Nanoscale

53. Positively charged gold nanoparticles synthesized by electrochemically active biofilm-a biogenic approach, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

54. Synthesis of positively charged gold nanoparticles using a stainless-steel mesh, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

55. Band gap narrowing of titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanocrystals by electrochemically active biofilms and their visible light activity, Nanoscale

56. Simultaneous enhancement of methylene blue degradation and power generation in a microbial fuel cell by gold nanoparticles, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research

57. Highly visible light active Ag@TiO<inf>2</inf> nanocomposites synthesized using an electrochemically active biofilm: A novel biogenic approach, Nanoscale

58. Electrochemically active biofilm mediated bio-hydrogen production catalyzed by positively charged gold nanoparticles, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy

59. Synthesis of cysteine capped silver nanoparticles by electrochemically active biofilm and their antibacterial activities, Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society

60. A simple biogenic route to rapid synthesis of Au@TiO2nanocomposites by electrochemically active biofilms, Journal of Nanoparticle Research

61. Enhancement in the photocatalytic activity of Au@TiO 2 nanocomposites by pretreatment of TiO 2 with UV light, Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society

62. Ru(III), Pd(II), Pt(III), and Pt(IV) complexes of a novel 32-membered unsymmetrical dinucleating macrocyclic ligand, Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry

63. Suitability assessment of water quality of river shinta and its impacts on the users: A case study from gondar town of ethiopia, Indian Journal of Environmental Protection

64. Spectral and electrochemical characterization of bimetallic complexes of a novel 32-membered unsymmetrical [N12] macrocycle, Transition Metal Chemistry

65. Synthesis and physico-chemical and spectroscopic investigations of sodium dihydrobis(1,2,3-benzotriazolyl)borate ligand and its transition metal complexes, Turkish Journal of Chemistry

66. Synthesis and spectral studies of a novel 20-membered unsymmetrical dinucleating [N8] macrocycle and its bimetallic complexes, M 2LCln(ClO4)2 (n = 2, M = Co, Ni or Cu; n = 4, M = Cr or Fe), Polish Journal of Chemistry

67. Synthesis and characterization of a novel 32-membered unsymmetrical dinucleating [N12] macrocycle: Preparation of bimetallic complexes M2LX2(ClO4)2(M = Zn, Cd, or Hg; X = Cl, NCS, or NO3), Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic and Metal-Organic Chemistry

68. Synthesis and physico-chemical investigations on 16 and 18 membered [N4] macrocycles modified with appropriate carbonyl functions - a closer mimic to a synthetic cyclic tetrapeptide; isolation of stable encapsulated derivatives with Zn(II),Cd(II) and Hg(II) ions, Main Group Metal Chemistry