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Prof. Habib Nasir
Head of Department
Department of Chemistry

SNS
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
School of Natural Sciences, H-12, Islamabad
Tel : +92-51-90855589

Specialization
Nanotechnology

Education
PhD Chemistry

EDUCATION

1. Ph.D. (March, 1994)
Organic Chemistry with Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman.
HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan.

2. M.Phil. (September, 1992)
Organic Chemistry with Prof. James R. Hanson
School of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QJ, United Kingdom.

3. M.Sc. (March, 1984)
Organic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan.

4. B.Sc. (August, 1982)
Chemistry, Biochemistry & Microbiology
University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan.


AWARDS

  • STA fellow in Nanoarchitectonics Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Central 4, 1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8562, Japan (April 2000 – March 2002).
  • BRAIN Fellow (Bio-oriented Technology Research Advancement Institution) in National Institute of Sericultural and Entomological Science, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305, Japan (November, 1996- July 1999).
  • UNESCO Fellow in Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan (October, 1995-September 1996).
  • British Council Scholar in MOLS, University of Sussex, United Kingdom(Oct., 1990-Sept., 1992).

REVIEWER OF THE PROJECTS
  • Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
  • Pakistan Science Foundation
SKILLS
  • Extensive experience of synthesis of crownophanes and rotaxanes.
  • Experienced in multi-step synthesis of organic compounds.
  • The development and validation of the separation and purification of biologically important compounds.
  • Experienced in isolation and characterization of natural products.
  • Extensive experience in various separation techniques e.g. TLC, column chromatography, flash chromatography, HPLC and GC (Shimadzu and Hewlett Packard).
  • Extensive experience in using GC-MS, UV spectrophotometer, FT IR spectrophotometer, 500 MHz, 360 MHz, 250 MHz and 270 MHz NMR machines. Can perform and interpret 1D and 2D NMR experiments e.g. 1H NMR, COSY, NOESY, HMBC, HMQC, HOHAHA, 13C NMR, DEPT.
  • Strong computer skills.
REVIEWER OF THE PROJECTS
  • Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
  • Pakistan Science Foundation
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RESEARCH  AND  EMPLOYMENT  EXPERIENCE

Professor (April 2014 – till to date)

School of Natural Sciences (SNS), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), H-12 Islamabad, Pakistan.

Foreign Professor (Aug 2007 – March 2014)

School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), H-12 Islamabad, Pakistan.

Research Scientist (August, 2005-July, 2007)

Chemical Ecology Unit, National Inst. for Agro-Environmental Sciences, 3-1-3 Kan-nondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

Research Scientist (April, 2003-July 2005)

Section for Natural Products R&D, Ibex Co. Ltd., Japan. Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8604, Japan.

Research Scientist (August, 2002-March, 2003)

Chemical Ecology Unit, National Inst. for Agro-Environmental Sciences, 3-1-3 Kan-nondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

Research Scientist (August, 1999-June, 2002)

Nanoarchitectonics Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Central 4, 1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8562, Japan.

Research Assignment: (1) Synthesis of Crownophanes Containing Phenolic Moieties via Tandem Claisen Rearrangement. (2) Synthesis of Rotaxanes from Crownophanes.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (October, 1997-July 1999)

Chemical Prospecting Lab, National Institute of Sericultural and Entomological Science, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, 1-2 Owashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305, Japan.

Research Assignment: Synthesis of pheromones and their deuterium labeled biosynthetic precursors.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (November, 1996-September, 1997)

Laboratory of Symbiosis and Transmission, National Institute of Sericultural and Entomological Science, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, 

Research Assignment: Synthesis of deuterium labeled sterols.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (October, 1995-September 1996)

Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo 152, Japan.

Research Assignment: Bioassay directed isolation and characterisation of chemical constituents of Macaranga peltata (Eurphorbiaceae)

Research Fellow (October, 1992-Sept, 1995)

HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270.

Title of Thesis: Isolation and Structural Studies on the Chemical Constituents of Buxus papillosa and the Related Plants.

British Council Scholar (October, 1990-September, 1992)

The School of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QJ, United Kingdom.

    Title of Thesis: Synthesis of androstanones, sesquiterpenes and diterpenes and their biotransformations with Cephalosporium aphidicola.

Research Fellow (September 1987-September, 1990)

HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270.

Title of Thesis: Isolation and Structural Studies on the Chemical Constituents of Buxus papillosa and the Related Plants.
​Research Publications:
 
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​1. ​Chengwei Li; Lujun Pan; Chenghao Deng; Peng Wang; Yingying Huang; Habib Nasir, A Flexible, Ultra-Sensitive Strain Sensor Based on Carbon Nanocoil Network Fabricated by Electrophoretic Method. Nanoscale 2017, 9, 9872-9878. (10.1039/c7nr01945a)
​2. ​Ruixue Cui; Lujun Pan; Dongmei Zhang; Habib Nasir, Electromagnetic Microwave Absorption Properties of Carbon Nanocoils/Tissue. Diamond and Related Materials 2017, 77, 53-56. (10.1016/j.diamond.2017.05.014)
​3. ​A. Lodhi; I. Hashmi; H. Nasir; R. Khan, Effect of Trihalomethanes (Chloroform and Bromoform) on Human Haematological Count. J Water Health 2017, 15, 367-373. (10.2166/wh.2017.207)
​4. ​Syed Sajid Ali Shah; Habib Nasir, Exfoliation of Graphene and Its Application as Filler in Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites. Nano Hybrids and Composites 2016, 11, 7-21. (10.4028/www.scientific.net/NHC.11.7)
​5. ​T. Niaz; S. Shabbir; S. Manzoor; A. Rehman; A. Rahman; H. Nasir; M. Imran, Antihypertensive Nano-Ceuticales Based on Chitosan Biopolymer: Physico-Chemical Evaluation and Release Kinetics. Carbohydr Polym 2016, 142, 268-74. (10.1016/j.carbpol.2016.01.047)
​6. ​Bushra Jamil; Huma Habib; Shahid A. Abbasi; Ayesha Ihsan; Habib Nasir; Muhammad Imran, Development of Cefotaxime Impregnated Chitosan as Nano-Antibiotics: De Novo Strategy to Combat Biofilm Forming Multi-Drug Resistant Pathogens. Frontiers in Microbiology 2016, 7. (10.3389/fmicb.2016.00330)
​7. ​Hira Waheed; Imran Hashmi; Sher Jamal Khan; Sang Ryoung Kim; Muhammad Arshad; Habib Nasir, Microbial Population Dynamics and Profiling of Quorum Sensing Agents in Membrane Bioreactor. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 2015. (10.1016/j.ibiod.2015.12.014).
​8. ​Bushra Jamil; Huma Habib; Shahid Abbasi; Habib Nasir; Abdur Rahman; Asma Rehman; Habib Bokhari; Muhammad Imran, Cefazolin Loaded Chitosan Nanoparticles to Cure Multi Drug Resistant Gram-Negative Pathogens. Carbohydrate Polymers 2015, 136, 682-91. (10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.09.078).
​9. Saleem Shah; Habib Nasir; Abdul Mateen; Fahad Aziz Chishti; Farrukh Khattak; Imran Yousaf; Sajid Ullah; Abdul Qadeer Malik, Synthesis of Composites by Doping of CNTs with Nano Fe Particles and Its Ignition through Photo Flashing. Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials 2015, 17, 127-132.
​10. Sidra Abbas; Imran Hashmi; Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman; Ishtiaq A. Qazi; Mohammad A. Awan; Habib Nasir, Monitoring of Chlorination Disinfection Byproducts (Cdbps) and Their Associated Health Risks in Drinking Water of Pakistan. Journal of Water and Health 2015, 13, 270-284. (doi: 10.2166/wh.2014.096)
​11. ​Sidra Abbas; Imran Hashmi; Muhammad Saif Ur Rehman; Ishtiaq A. Qazi; Mohammad A. Awan; Habib Nasir, Monitoring of Chlorination Disinfection Byproducts (Cdbps) and Their Associated Health Risks in Drinking Water of Pakistan. Journal of Water and Health 2015, 13, 270-284. (doi: 10.2166/wh.2014.096)
​12. ​Tariq Zaman; Habib Nasir; Enda Bergin, Parallel Screening of Asymmetric Bidentate Ligands in Zinc Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation. Journal of the Chemical Society of Pakistan 2014, 36, 85-90.
​13. ​Sara Qaiser; Imran Hashmi; Habib Nasir, Chlorination at Treatment Plant and Drinking Water Quality: A Case Study of Different Sectors of Islamabad, Pakistan. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering 2014, 39, 5665-5675. (10.1007/s13369-014-1097-4)
​14. ​Waqas Latif; Ishtiaq Ahmed Qazi; Imran Hashmi; Muhmmad Arshad; Habib Nasir; Amir Habib, Novel Method for Preparation of Pure and Iron-Doped Titania Nanotube Coated Wood Surfaces to Disinfect Airborne Bacterial Species Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Staphylococcus Aureus. Environmental Engineering Science 2014, 31, 681-688. (10.1089/ees.2014.0231)
​15. ​Jamshid Khan; Habib Nasir; Sumera Mahboob; Mohammed A.T. Abdel-Reheem; Sharifullah; Riaz Ullah; Iqbal Hussain; Sajjad Haider, Synthesis and Characterization of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles by Modified Sol-Gel Method. Asian Journal of Chemistry 2014, 26, 7069-7070. (10.14233/ajchem.2014.17191)
​16. ​Arshad Hussain; 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 2014, 36, 411-421.
​17. ​Tariq Zaman; Habib Nasir; Enda Bergin, High Throughput Screening of Asymmetric Bidentate Ligands/Zn+2 Catalysts for Hydrogenation During Pharmaceutical Processes. International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology 2013, 3, 1-5.
​18. ​Tariq Zaman; Habib Nasir; Robin Frauenlob; Enda Bergin, Rapid in-Situ Synthesis of Bidentate Ligands and Its Application in Rhodium Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation, in International Proceedings of Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering (IPCBEE) (ed., 2012, pp. 100-104.
​19. ​N. Ul-Haq; H. Nasir, Cleaner Production Technologies in Desizing of Cotton Fabric. Journal of the Textile Institute 2012, 103, 304-310. (Doi 10.1080/00405000.2011.570045)
​20. ​Beenish Saba; Imran Hashmi; Habib Nasir; Sher Jamal Khan; Azeem Khalid, Comparison of Soxhlet and Direct Ultrasonic Techniques for Determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Agricultural and Urban Soils of Pakistan. Journal of Chemical Society of Pakistan 2012, 34, 1312-1316.
​21. ​B. Saba; I. Hashmi; M. A. Awan; H. Nasir; S. J. Khan, Distribution, Toxicity Level, and Concentration of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (Pahs) in Surface Soil and Groundwater of Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Desalination and Water Treatment 2012, 49, 240-247. (Doi 10.1080/19443994.2012.719329)
​22. ​S. Ghaffar; I. Hashmi; M. A. Awan; H. Nasir; H. Amjad, Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds (Vocs) in Potable Water Using Solid Phase Micro Extraction-Gas Chromatography (Spme-Gc). Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering 2012, 37, 1255-1262. (DOI 10.1007/s13369-012-0248-8)
​23. ​Beenish Saba; Imran Hashmi; Habib Nasir; Azeem Khalid, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Profiles of Groundwater of an Industrialized Urban Area of Pakistan. Int. J. Agric. Appl. Sci. 2010, 2.
​24. ​Z. Iqbal; H. Nasir; S. Hiradate; Y. Fujii, Plant Growth Inhibitory Activity of Lycoris Radiata Herb. And the Possible Involvement of Lycorine as an Allelochemical. Weed Biology and Management 2006, 6, 221-227. (DOI 10.1111/j.1445-6664.2006.00217.x)
​25. ​Habib Nasir; Zahida Iqbal; Syuntaro Hiradate; Yoshiharu Fujii, Isolation of Allelochemicals from Comfrey (Symphytum Officinale L.): A Candidate for Allelopathic Ground Cover Crop. Journal of Weed Science and Technology 2005, 50, 94-95. (10.3719/weed.50.Supplement_94)
​26. ​H. Nasir; Z. Iqbal; S. Hiradate; Y. Fujii, Allelopathic Potential of Robinia Pseudo-Acacia L. J Chem Ecol 2005, 31, 2179-92. (10.1007/s10886-005-6084-5)
​27. ​Zahida Iqbal; Habib Nasir; Syuntaro Hiradate; Yoshiharu Fujii, Role of Allelopathy in Invasion of an Exotic Plant Robinia Pseudo-Acacia L. Journal of Weed Science and Technology 2004, 49, 98-99. (10.3719/weed.49.Supplement_98)
​28. ​H. Nasir; H. Noda, Yeast-Like Symbiotes as a Sterol Source in Anobiid Beetles (Coleoptera, Anobiidae): Possible Metabolic Pathways from Fungal Sterols to 7-Dehydrocholesterol. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 2003, 52, 175-82. (10.1002/arch.10079)
​29. ​Habib Nasir; Zahida Igbal; Yoshiharu Fujii, Isolation and Identification of Allelochemicals from Methanolic Extract of Robinia Pseudo-Acacia L. Leaves. Journal of Weed Science and Technology 2003, 48, 160-161. (DOI: 10.3719/weed.48.Supplement_160 )
​30. ​J. R. Hanson; H. Nasir; A. Parvez, The Hydroxylation of Testosterone and Some Relatives by Cephalosporium Aphidicola. Phytochemistry 1996, 42, 411-415. (Doi 10.1016/0031-9422(95)00968-X)
​31. ​E. Gand; J. R. Hanson; H. Nasir, The Biotransformation of 8-Epicedrol and Some Relatives by Cephalosporium-Aphidicola. Phytochemistry 1995, 39, 1081-1084. (Doi 10.1016/0031-9422(95)00120-V)
​32. ​J. R. Hanson; P. B. Hitchcock; H. Nasir; A. Truneh, Biotransformation of the Diterpenoid, Sclareol, by Cephalosporium-Aphidicola. Phytochemistry 1994, 36, 903-906. (Doi 10.1016/S0031-9422(00)90460-6)
​33. ​Attaurrahman; H. Nasir; Z. Iqbal, 2 Nonnitrogenous Triterpenoids from Roots of Buxus-Papillosa. Phytochemistry 1994, 35, 993-1000.
​34. ​J. R. Hanson; H. Nasir, The Biotransformation of Some Steroids by Cephalosporium-Aphidicola. Phytochemistry 1993, 33, 831-834. (Doi 10.1016/0031-9422(93)85284-X)
​35. ​J. R. Hanson; H. Nasir, Biotransformation of the Sesquiterpenoid, Cedrol, by Cephalosporium-Aphidicola. Phytochemistry 1993, 33, 835-837. (Doi 10.1016/0031-9422(93)85285-Y)
​36. ​Attaurrahman; Habib Nasir; S. Safdar Ali; Zahida Iqbal, Buxapapillosin - a New Triterpene from the Roots of Buxus Papillosa. Nat. Prod. Letters 1993, 3, 131.
​37. ​U.L.B. Jayasinghe; G.P. Wannigama; S. Balasubramaniam; Habib Nasir; Atta-ur-Rahman, Benzylisoquinoline Alkaloids from Anamirta Cocculus and Diploclisia Glaucescens. J. Natn. Sci. Coun. Sri Lanka 1992, 20, 187-190.
​38. ​Attaurrahman; H. Nasir; E. Asif; S. S. Ali; Z. Iqbal; M. I. Choudhary; J. Clardy, Novel Triterpenoids from the Roots of Buxus-Papillosa. Tetrahedron 1992, 48, 3577-3584.
​39. ​Attaurrahman; E. Asif; S. S. Ali; H. Nasir; S. A. Jamal; A. Ata; A. Farooq; M. I. Choudhary; B. Sener; S. Turkoz, New Steroidal Alkaloids from the Roots of Buxus-Papillosa. Journal of Natural Products 1992, 55, 1063-1066. (Doi 10.1021/Np50086a005)
​40. ​Attaurrahman; A. Pervin; S. Perveen; H. Nasir; N. Hasan, 2 Lupin Alkaloids from Sophora-Griffithii. Phytochemistry 1991, 30, 1001-1003.
​41. ​A. U. Rahman; M. Alam; H. Nasir; E. Dagne; A. Yenesew, 3 Steroidal Alkaloids from Buxus-Hildebrandtii. Phytochemistry 1990, 29, 1293-1296.
​42. ​Attaurrahman; A. Pervin; M. I. Choudhary; S. Perveen; H. Nasir; N. Hasan, 4 New Lupin Alkaloids from Sophora-Griffithii. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 1990, 200, 142-ORGN.
​43. ​Attaurrahman; Z. Iqbal; M. Alam; M. I. Choudhary; Habib Nasir; T. Fatima, A Steroidal Alkaloid from Buxus-Papillosa. Phytochemistry 1990, 29, 683-685. (Doi 10.1016/0031-9422(90)85150-E)
​44. ​Attaurrahman; Habib Nasir; Zahida Iqbal; M. I. Choudhary; M. Alam, Triterpenoid Constituents of Buxus-Papillosa. Phytochemistry 1989, 28, 2848-2850. (doi:10.1016/S0031-9422(00)98104-4)



Conference Papers:

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​1. Syed Sajid Ali Shah; Habib Nasir, Liquid Phase Exfoliation of Graphene in Organic Solvents, in International Symposium on Advanced Materials (ISAM - 2015), Islamabad, 2015.
​2. ​Amir Mukhtar; Habib Nasir, Synthesis and Characterization of Template Free Nano Sized ZSM-5 Zeolites, in International Symposium on Advanced Materials (ISAM - 2015), Islamabad, 2015.
​3. ​S. A. Moiz; Habib Nasir; Kh. S. Karimov, Study of Solvent Induced Improvement in Charge Transport Mechanism of Conducting Polymer, in International Symposium on Advanced Materials (ISAM - 2015), Islamabad, 2015.
​4. ​Muhammad Tahir; Habib Nasir; Sumera Mahboob, Synthesis and Characterization of ZnO/MgO Nanocomposites and Their Catalytic Studies against Organophosphate Pesticides, in 3rd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Science (APCoMS 3) 25-27 November 2014.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), H-12 Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2014.
​5. ​S. Sajid Ali Shah; Habib Nasir; Noaman Ul Haq, Synthesis and Characterization of Polymer Blends by Using Copper (Ii) Oxalate as a Catalyst, in 3rd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Science (APCoMS 3) 25-27 November 2014.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), H-12 Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2014.
​6. ​Saleem Shah; Habib Nasir; Abdul Mateen; Fahad Aziz Chishti; Farrukh Khattak; Imran Yousaf; Sajid Ullah Khan; Abdul Qadeer Malik, Synthesis and Photo Flash Ignition Studies of Iron-Carbon Nanotubes Nanocomposite, in 3rd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Science (APCoMS 3) 25-27 November 2014.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), H-12 Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2014.
​7. ​Muhammad Fahad Aziz Chishti; Habib Nasir; Nisar Ahmad; Syed Abdul Moiz, Photocatalytic Degradation of High Molecular Weight Hydrocarbons, in 3rd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Science (APCoMS 3) 25-27 November 2014.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), H-12 Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2014.
​8. ​Muhammad Asif; Tan Yi; Habib Nasir; Lujun Pan; Muhammad Rashad, Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition (Apcvd) Growth of Graphene and Detection of Sudan Red Molecules Using Graphene as Sers Substrate, in 3rd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Science (APCoMS 3) 25-27 November 2014.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), H-12 Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2014.
​9. ​Tariq Zaman; Habib Nasir; Enda Bergin, Modular and Flexible Synthesis of Instant Catalyst Libraries for High Throughput Catalysis in Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mohammad Mujahid) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2013.
​10. ​Maha Yusuf; Wei Yin Chen; Habib Nasir; Arshad Hussain; Mohammad Mujahid, Improved Carbon-Based Sorbent for Co2 Capture, in Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mohammad Mujahid) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2013.
​11. ​Sharif Ullah; Habib Nasir; Sumera Mahboob; Jamshid Khan; Safdar Hayat; Ghulam Nabi Abbasi, Synthesis and Characterization of MgO Nanoparticles by Using Methyl Cellulose, in Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mohammad Mujahid) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2013.
​12. ​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, in Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mohammad Mujahid) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2013.
​13. ​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, in The Second Saudi International Electronics, Communications and Photonics Conference, 27-30 April 2013.  King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2013.
​14. ​Muhammad Asif Khan; Habib Nasir; Arshad Hussain; Iram Mehmood, Combustion Kinetics Studies of Nano-Thermite System, in Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mohammad Mujahid) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2013.
​15. ​Javid Khan; Hameed Ullah; Habib Nasir; Muhammad Khan; Muhammad Sohail, Synthesis and Characterization of ZnO Nano-Meterials Via Xerogel from Zn(Ii) Beta-Diketonates, in Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mohammad Mujahid) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2013.
​16. ​Jamshid Khan; Habib Nasir; Sumera Mahboob; Sharifullah, Synthesis and Characterization of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles by Modified Sol-Gel Method, in Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mohammad Mujahid) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2013.
​17. ​Safdar Hayat; Habib Nasir; Arshad Hussain; Sharif Ullah; Muhammad Asif Khan, Hydrogen Production by Al-H2o Reaction in Presence of Chlorides, in Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (ed. Mohammad Mujahid) 22-24 August 2013.  School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2013.
​18. ​Tariq Zaman; Habib Nasir; Robin Frauenlob; Enda Bergin, Application of Rapidly Generated Bidentate Ligand Libraries to Rhodium Catalyzed Reductions, in 11th International and 23rd National Chemistry Conference (ed. 15-17 October.  National Centre of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan, 2012.
​19. ​Tariq Zaman; Habib Nasir; Robin Frauenlob; Enda Bergin, Rapid in-Situ Synthesis of Bidentate Ligands and Its Application in Rhodium Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation, in 3rd International Conference on Biology, Environment and Chemistry (ICBEC) (ed. 24-25 November.  First Hotel Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand, 2012.
​20. ​S. Abbas; I. Hashmi; I. A. Qazi; M. A. Awan; H. Nasir, Monitoring of Emerging Drinking Water Disinfection by-Products for Microbial Inactivation, in 1st International Conference on the Design, Construction, Maintenance, Monitoring and Control of Urban Water Systems (ed. 25-27 April.  New Forest, United Kingdom, 2012.
​21. ​Syed Sajad Ali Shah; Noaman Ul-Haq; Habib Nasir; Aamir Habib; Anwar Ul-Haq, Synthesis and Characterization of Thermoset Resin and Their Application in Carbon Fiber Composites, in International Symposium on Advanced Materials (ISAM 2011) (ed. Sep 26-30.  National Center of Physics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2011.
​22. ​Syed Imran Ali Shah; Noaman Ul-Haq; Habib Nasir; Arshad Hussain; Aamir Habib; Syed Muzammil Hussain; Anwar Ul-Haq, Synthesis and Characterization of Pan Based Gel Polymer Electrolytes, in International Symposium on Advanced Materials (ISAM 2011) (ed. Sep 26-30.  National Center of Physics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2011.
​23. ​H. Nasir; S.M. Imran; I. Ahmed; A.A. Shah; K.S. Karimov; M.M. Ahmed; S.A. Moiz, The Role of Energetic Disorder to Degrade the Electrical Response of Silver-Polyaniline Nanocomposites, in International Symposium on Advanced Materials (ISAM 2011) (ed. Sep 26-30.  National Center of Physics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2011.
​24. ​M. Saleem Tahir; Noaman Ul-Haq; Habib Nasir; Naveed Islam, Coal Liquefaction Technologies for Producing Ultra Clean Fuel, in International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technology (PGSRET - 2010) (ed. Dr. M. Afzal Khan; Syed, Dr. Ahmed Shuja; Chohan, Dr. Ghulam Yasin) 29 Nov – 02 Dec 2010.  International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2010.
​25. ​Imran Ali Shah; Noaman Ul-Haq; Habib Nasir, The Role of Photovoltaics in Energy Requirements in Pakistan, in International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technology (PGSRET - 2010) (ed. Dr. M. Afzal Khan; Syed, Dr. Ahmed Shuja; Chohan, Dr. Ghulam Yasin) Nov 29 – Dec 02.  International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2010.
​26. ​Beenish Saba; lmran Hashmi; Muhammad Ali Awan; Habib Nasir; Sher Jamal Khan, Determination of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Agricultural and Urban Soils Using Soxhlet and Direct Ultrasonic Techniques, in International Science Conference on Utilization of Modern Agriculture Technology in Changing Environmental Perspectives (ed. 1-23 July University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Faculty of Agriculture, Rawalakot, Pakistan, 2010.
​27. ​Beenish Saba; lmran Hashmi; Muhammad Ali Awan; Habib Nasir; Sher Jamal Khan, Toxic Potential and Concentration of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Surface Soils of Refinery Area in Pakistan, in CESE-2009. Challenges in Environmental Science and Engineering (ed. 26 September - 1 October. SEBEL, Cairns, Australia, 2010.
​28. ​Naveed Islam; Noaman Ul-Haq; Habib Nasir; Saleem Tahir, Underground Coal Gasification (Ucg): Clean Coal Technology (Cct), in International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technology (PGSRET - 2010) (ed. Dr. M. Afzal Khan; Syed, Dr. Ahmed Shuja; Chohan, Dr. Ghulam Yasin) 29 Nov – 02 Dec 2010.  International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2010.
​29. ​Mohammad Ahsan; Noaman Ul-Haq; Habib Nasir, Biomass Gasification – Trends for New Technology Development for the Production of Energy, in International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technology (PGSRET - 2010) (ed. Nov 29 – Dec 02.  International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2010.
​30. ​S. A. Moiz; M. M. Ahmed; Kh. S. Karimov; Habib Nasir, Organic Semiconductor Based Optical Sensor, in 11th International Symposium on Advanced Materials (ISAM-2009) (ed. 8-12 August.  Islamabad, Pakistan, 2009.
​31. ​Imran Hashmi; Shaukat Farooq; Muhammad Ali Awan; Habib Nasir; Hira Amjad, Determination of Trihalomethanes (Thms) by Gas Chromatography (Gc) in Water Distribution Network of Twin Cities, Rawalpindi and Islamabad, in Drinking Water Disinfection By-Product (ed. Aug 09-14.  Gordon Research Conference, MA, USA, 2009.
​32. ​Yoshiharu Fujii; Pariasca Dolorosa; Habib Nasir; Zahida Iqbal; Syuntarou Hiradate; Tsunashi Kamo; Anna Golisz; Akira Furubayashi; Sayaka Morita; Hiroko Yamaya; M. Sugano; K. Ohse, Screening of Allelopathy by Bioassay and Evaluation of Allelochemicals in the Field Using the Concept of Total Activity, in 21st Asian Pacific Weed Science Society Conference (ed., 2007, pp. 680-694.
​33. ​Habib Nasir; Yoshinobu Nagawa; Kazuhisa Hiratani, Stepwise Tandem Claisen Rearrangement of Macrocyclic Polyethers Having Two Isobutenyl Groups and Studies of Their Properties, in 79th Chemical Society of Japan National Meeting (ed. March 28-31.  Konan University, Kobe, Japan, 2001.
​34. ​Habib Nasir; Yoshinobu Nagawa; Kazuhisa Hiratani, Design Synthesis and Studies of Inclusion Complexes of Cyclophanes, in XI International Symposium on Supramolecular Chemistry (ed. July 30-August 4.  Fukuoka, Japan, 2001.
​35. ​Kazuhisa Hiratani; Habib Nasir; Yoshinobu Nagawa, Synthesis of a Novel Cryptophane Having Two Hydroxyl Groups, in 78th Chemical Society of Japan National Meeting (ed. March 28-31.  Nihon University College of Science and Technology, Funabashi, Japan, 2000.​


CONFERENCES ATTENDED:

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​1. 2nd Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (CEMP 2015), School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, December 22-23 , 2015; School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2013.
​2. ​3rd ASEAN-Pakistan Conference on Materials Science (APCoMS 3), National University of Sciences and Technology: School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), H-12 Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2014.
​3. ​Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes, School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 22-24 August 2013; School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan, 2013.
​4. ​International Symposium on Advanced Materials, (ISAM 2011), Sep 26-30, NCP, Islamabad, Pakistan.
​5. ​International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technology (PGSRET - 2010), Nov 29 – Dec 02, 2010, IIUI Pakistan.
​6. ​International Symposium on Advanced Materials, (ISAM 2009), Aug 08-12, NCP, Islamabad, Pakistan.
​7. ​79th Chemical Society of Japan National Meeting, Konan University, Kobe, Japan. March 28-31, 2001.
​8. ​XI International Symposium on Supramolecular Chemistry, Fukuoka, Japan. July 30-August 4, 2000.
​9. ​Kyushu University COE Symposium on Design and Control of Advanced Molecular Assembly Systems, Fukuoka, Japan, August 1, 2000.
​10. ​78th Chemical Society of Japan National Meeting, Nihon University College of Science and Technology, Funabashi, Japan. March 28-31, 2000.
​11. ​Participated in the 7th Asian Chemical Congress, Hiroshima, Japan, May 16-20, 1997.​
​12. ​Participated and presented a poster in The 19th IUPAC Symposium on the Chemistry of Natural Products, Karachi, Pakistan, January 16-20, 1994
​13. ​Participated in International Symposium on Environmental Pollution in the Developing Countries, London, United Kingdom, 6-8 April, 1991.
​14. ​Participated in The 4th International Symposium and Pakistan-US Binational Workshop on Natural Products Chemistry, Karachi, Pakistan, 2-7 January, 1990.
15.​ ​Participated in International Symposium on Protein Structure Function, Karachi, Pakistan, 11-14 December, 1989.
​16. ​Participated in The 3rd International Symposium and Pakistan-US Binational Workshop on Natural Products Chemistry, Karachi, Pakistan, 9-14 January, 1988.
​17. ​Participated in International Symposium on Protein Structure Function Relationship, Karachi, Pakistan, 18-20 January, 1988.​

Chapter In Book:​

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​1. Atta-ur-Rahman; Zahida Iqbal; Habib Nasir Synthetic Approaches to Vinblastine and Vincristine - Anticancer Alkaloids of Cathranthus Roseus. In Natural Products Chemistry, "Stereoselective Synthesis", Atta-ur-Rahman, Ed.; Elsevier Science Publishers: Amsterdam, 1994; Vol. 14 (part 1), pp 805-877.​
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Undergraduate

(i) Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry,
(ii) Organic and Biochemistry,
(iii) Applied Chemistry.

Graduate (MS & PhD)

(i) Molecular Nanotechnology
(ii) Advanced Analytical Techniques.