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Dr. Erum Pervaiz
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering Department

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
H12, Islamabad.
Tel : 051-90855113

Nanomaterials (metal oxides, GO composites) synthesis and applications.

Ph.D. National university of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan.

  • ​​​​​​Postdoc Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), CAS China.
  • Research fellow Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering (NIMTE), CAS, China.​
  • Nanomaterials (metal oxides, GO composites) synthesis and applications for;​

    • Water treatment

    • Electromagnetic devices

    • Electrocatalysis

    • Photocatalysis​

    • Band gap engineering of one dimensional TiO2 nanostructures for potocatalytic applications.

    • Synthesis & characterization of single crystalline α-MoO3/graphitic carbon nitride hybrid nanostructures.

    • Fabrication and Physicochemical analysis of Zirconia MOF.

    • C3N4 anchored ZIF 8 composites: photo-generable, high capacity sorbents as adsorptive photocatalysts for removal of tetracycline from water

    • Synthesis of CeO2 coated NiCo2O4 core shell nanorods.

    • Fabrication of Cu2S for photocatalytic applications

    • TiO2 nanoparticles immobilized on polyacrylonitrile nanofibers mats for photocatalytic degradation of phenol.

    • Visible light activity of surface nitride electrospun TiO2 nanofibers.

    • SnO2 containing porous carbon nanofibers (CNF) for photocatalysis.

    • g-C3N4/metal oxide hybrid nanostructures for enhancement of visible light photocatalysis.​

    •    Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis of Phthalic Anhydride’s yield using lab synthesized and commercially available (V2O5/TiO2) catalyst by Ali Sarosh, Arshad Hussain, Erum Pervaiz, Muhammad Ahsan, Journal Engineering Technology & Applied Science Research, (2018) Volume 8, Issue 2.

    •    Magnetic micro scavengers: highly porous Ni1−xCoxFe2O4microcubes for efficient disintegration of nitrophenol by Erum Pervaiz, Muhammad Syam Azhar Virk, Ayesha Khan Tareen, Bingxue Zhang, Qiuyan Zhao, Zhenzhen Wang and Minghui Yang, Nnaotechnology, 29(2018) 215710.

    •    Synthesis of Carbon Nanomaterials from Different Pyrolysis Techniques:
    A Review by M. Umer Zahid, Erum Pervaiz, Arshad Hussain, Imran Shehzad and M. Bilal Khan Niazi, Materials Research express, (2018),

    •    Highly integrated nanocomposites of RGO/TiO2 nanotubes for enhanced removal of microbes from water by M. Junaid Afzal, Erum Pervaiz, Sarah Farrukh, Tahir Ahmed Baig, Bingxue Zhang and Minghui Yang, Environmental Technology, (2018), DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2018.1447021

    •    Hierarchical Ni3ZnN Hollow Microspheres as Stable Non-Noble Metal Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reactions by Bo He, Yao Yuan, J. wang, Erum Pervaiz, X. Dong, Z. shao and Minghui Yang, Electrocatalysis, (2018), DOI10.1007/s12678-018-0461-7

    •    Mingming Zou, Lu Feng,  Erum Pervaiz, Ayyakannu Sundaram Ganeshraja, Tingting Gao,  Heng Jiang, and Minghui Yang, An Amorphous Mn, N-Codoped TiO2 Microspheres Photocatalyst Induced by High Defects with Greatly Extended Visible-Light-Responsive Range for Photocatalytic Degradation, Nanoadvances Vol. 2, Issue 3, 2017

    •    Y. Yuan, L. Yang, B. He, E. Pervaiz, Z. Shao  and M. Yang, Cobalt–zinc nitride on nitrogen doped carbon black nanohybrids as a non-noble metal electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction reaction, Nanoscale May (2017) DOI: 10.1039/c7nr02264f

    •    Erum Pervaiz, M. Syam Azhar Virk, Zhang Bingxue, Conglin Yin and Minghui Yang, Nitrogen doped RGO-Co3O4 nanograin cookies : Highly porous and robust catalyst for removing nitrophenol from waste water, Nanotechnology (2017)

    •    Erum Pervaiz, Liu Hionghong, Minghui Yang, Facile synthesis and enhanced photocatalytic activity of single-crystalline nanohybrids for the removal of organic pollutants, Nanotechnology (2017), 28, 105701.

    •    Erum Pervaiz, Ayesha Khan Tareen, Minghui Yang Bimetallic Oxide Nanoflowers Decorated Graphene Oxide Nanosheets as Novel Nanohybrids for 4-Nitrophenol Removal at Room Temperature Nanoadvances, (2017) 2415-1386, 1, 3, 1-7, DOI: 10.22180/na188

    •    Mingming Zou, Lu Feng, Erum Pervaiz, Ayyakannu Sundaram Ganeshraja, Chuanxi Wang and Minghui Yang, Enhanced Photocatalytic Response of N Doped Niobium Titanates Prepared by Ion Exchange Process, Synthesis & Catalysis (2016), 1.

    •    Lu Feng, Heng Jiang, Mingming Zou, Fengqiang Xiong, Ayyakannu Sundaram Ganeshraja, Erum Pervaiz, Yinan Liu, Shunying Zou and Minghui Yang, Enhanced photocatalytic degradation of dye under visible light on mesoporous microspheres by defects in manganese- and nitrogen-co-doped TiO2, Journal of  Nanoparticle Research, (2016) 18:278.

    •    Erum Pervaiz and I. H. Gul, Enhancement of Electrical properties due to Cr3+ substitution in Co-ferrites prepared by sol gel combustion and co-precipitation techniques, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 324 (2012) 3695-3703.

    •    Erum Pervaiz and I.H.Gul, Structural, Electrical and Magnetic studies of Gd 3+ doped Cobalt ferrites, International journal of Current Engineering and Technology, 2, No. 4 (2012) 377-387.

    •    Erum Pervaiz and I.H.Gul, Low Temperature Synthesis and Enhanced Electrical Properties by Substitution of Al3+ and Cr3+ in Co-Ni nano ferrites, Journal of magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 343 (2013) 194-202.

    •    Erum Pervaiz, I.H. Gul, Humaira Anwar, Hydrothermal synthesis and characterization of Cobalt ferrite nanoparticles and nanorods, Journal of superconductivity and novel magnetism, (2013), 26, 2, 415-424.

    •    I.H. Gul and Erum Pervaiz, Comparative study of NiFe2-xAlxO4 ferrite nanoparticles synthesized by chemical co-precipitation and sol-gel combustion techniques, Materials Research and Bulletin, 47 (2012) 1353-1361.

    •    Erum Pervaiz and I.H. Gul, High frequency AC response, DC resistivity and magnetic studies of holmium substituted Ni-ferrite; A novel electromagnetic material, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, (2014), 349:27-34.

    •    Erum Pervaiz and I.H. Gul, Amir Habib, Hydrothermal synthesis, structural and electrical properties of antimony substituted nickel ferrites, Journal of superconductivity and novel magnetism, (2014),  27, 3, pp 881–890

    •    Humaira Anwar, Asghari Maqsood and Erum Pervaiz, Structural, Magnetic, and Dielectric Properties of PEG Assisted Synthesis of Mn0.5Ni0.5Fe2O4 Nanoferrites, Journal of superconductivity and novel magnetism, 2013, (J Supercond Nov Magn DOI 10.1007/s10948-013-2115-6).

    •    Erum Pervaiz and  I.H. Gul, Influence of Rare Earth (Gd3+) on Structural, Gigahertz Dielectric and Magnetic Studies of Cobalt ferrite, Journal of Physics Conference Series (JOPCS) VASSCAA-6 (9-13 october, 2012).

    •    Erum Pervaiz and I. H. Gul, M. Syam Azhar Virk, Magnetic and RF-electromagnetic absorbing study of aluminum doped nickel ferrites prepared by two techniques, Materials Research Express (IOPscience), (2014), 1, 016104.

    •    Erum Pervaiz and I.H. Gul Magneto-dielectric and electromagnetic absorption properties of antimony doped nickel ferrites, International journal of Current Engineering and Technology, (2013), 3, 1784-1788.