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Research Publications 2016

During the last year, over 17 research papers were presented at national and international conferences of high repute and over 45 papers were published in journals with high impact factor ratings. The School promotes sharing of knowledge and exchange of research at all levels.

Journal Publications (Materials Engineering)​

S/No​ ​Name of Authors ​Title of Paper ​Title of Journal, ISSN, Volume, Number or Issue No, Pages No. and Date of Publication, web-link
1​ ​Imran Nazir Qureshi, Muhammad Shahid, A. Nusair Khan ​Hot Corrosion of Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Coating, in a Mixture of Sodium Sulfate and Vanadium Oxide at 950 °C ​Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, Print ISSN:1059-9630, Online ISSN:1544-1016, Volume 25, Issue 3, pp 567–579, February 2016
2​ ​Rabia Ahmad, Iftikhar Hussain Gul, Muhammad Zarrar, Humaira Anwar, Muhammad Bilal Khan Niazi, Azim Khan ​Improved electrical properties of cadmium substituted cobalt ferrites nano-particles for microwave application ​Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, ISSN:0304-8853, Volume 405, Pages 28-35, 1 May 2016
​3 ​Farha Masood, Tariq Yasin, Habib Bukhari, Muhammad Mujahid ​Characterization and application of roxithromycin loaded cyclodextrin based nanoparticles for treatment of multidrug resistant bacteria ​Materials Science and Engineering: C, ISSN:0928-4931, Volume 61, Pages 1-7, 1 April 2016
​4 ​Mirza Shirjeel Alam, Umair Manzoor, Muhammad Mujahid and Arshad S. Bhatti. ​Highly Responsive UV Light Sensors Using Mg-Doped ZnO Nanoparticles ​Journal of Sensors, ISSN:1687-725X, Volume 2016, Article ID 8296936, 5 Pages, 2016 
5​ ​Sarish Rehman, Kishwar Khan, Muhammad Mujahid, Shaneela Nosheen ​Synthesis of nano-hydroxyapatite and its rapid mediated surface functionalization by silane coupling agent ​Materials Science and Engineering: C, ISSN:ISSN: 0928-4931, Volume 58, Pages 675-681, 1 January 2016
​6 ​Asad Ullah, Shakir Ullah, Gul Shehzada Khan, Syed Mujtaba Shah, Zakir Hussain, Saz Muhammad, Muhammad Siddiq, Hazrat Hussain ​Water soluble polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane based amphiphilic hybrid polymers: Synthesis, self-assembly, and applications ​European Polymer Journal, ISSN: 0014-3057, Volume 75, Pages 67-92, February 2016
​7 ​Amna Safdar, Mohammad Islam, Iftikhar Ahmad, Aftab Akram, Mohammad Mujahid, Yasir Khalid, Yanqiu Zhu ​Quantum confinement and size effects in Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films produced using solution processed ultrafine nanoparticles ​Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, ISSN:1369-8001, eISSN:1873-4081, Volume 41, Pages 420-427, Published: Jan 2016
​8 ​Rahim Jan, Amir Habib, Iftikhar Hussain Gul ​Stiff, strong, yet tough free-standing dielectric films of graphene nanosheets-polyurethane nanocomposites with very high dielectric constant and loss ​Electronic Materials Letters, Print ISSN:1738-8090, Online ISSN:2093-6788, pp 1-9, online published on 07 January 2016
​9 ​Asim Riaz, Adil Usman, Zakir Hussain ​Synthesis of 4, 4ʹ-Stilbene Dicarboxylic Acid and Aniline Modified Graphene Oxide and Its Electrochemical Performance for Supercapacitors ​International Journal of Electrochemical Science, ISSN:1452-3981, Vol.11, Pages 1099-1110, 2016
10​ ​Muhammad Aftab Akram, Sofia Javed, Mohammad Islam, Mohammad Mujahid, Amna Safdar ​Arrays of CZTS sensitized ZnO/ZnS and ZnO/ZnSe core/shell nanorods for liquid junction nanowire solar cells ​Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells,ISSN:0927-0248, Volume 146, Pages 121-128, March 2016
11​ ​C. Zafiu, Z. Hussain, S. Küpcü, A. Masutani, P. Kilickiran, E.-K. Sinner ​Liquid crystals as optical amplifiers for bacterial detection ​Biosensors and Bioelectronics, ISSN:0956-5663, Volume 80, Pages 161-170, 15 June 2016
​12 ​Zeeshan Ahmad, Muhammad Shahid, Musharaf Abbas ​Effect of multiple repair welding on mechanical performance and corrosion resistance of quenched and tempered 30CrMnSiA steel ​Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Print ISSN:1678-5878, Online ISSN:1806-3691, Pages 1-11, online published on 08 April 2016
​13 ​Muhammad Imran Ahmed, Zakir Hussain, Amir Khalid, Hafiz Muhammad Noman Amin and Amir Habib ​Absorption enhancement in CH3NH3PbI3 solar cell using a TiO2/MoS2 nanocomposite electron selective contact ​Materials Research Express, ISSN:2053-1591, Volume 3, Number 4, online published on 27 April 2016
14​ ​Zakir Hussain, Farah Qazi, Muhammad Imran Ahmed, Adil Usman, Asim Riaz, Amna Didar Abbasi ​Liquid crystals based sensing platform-technological aspects ​Biosensors and Bioelectronics, ISSN:0956-5663(P), ISSN: 18734235 (O), Volume 85, Pages 110-127, 15 November 2016
​15 ​Muhammad Imran Ahmed, Hareema Saleem, Ahmed Nawaz Khan, and Amir Habib ​Ambient Air and Hole Transport Layer Free Synthesis: Towards Low Cost CH3NH3PbI3 Solar Cells ​Journal of Nanomaterials Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 8947597, 12 pages
​16 ​Muhammad Imran Ahmed, Zakir Hussain, Mohammad Mujahid, Ahmed Nawaz Khan, Syed Saad Javaid and Amir Habib ​Low resistivity ZnO-GO electron transport layer based CH3NH3PbI3 solar cells ​AIP Advances, Vol.6, No. 6, Article No. 065303, 2016
​17 ​Michele K. Lima-Tenório, Edgardo A.Gómez Pineda, Nasir M. Ahmad, Geraldine Agusti, Sadia Manzoor, Dounia Kabbaj, Hatem Fessi, Abdelhamid Elaissari ​Aminodextran polymer-functionalized reactive magnetic emulsions for potential theranostic applications ​Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, ISSN:0927-7765, Volume 145, Pages 373-381, 1 September 2016
​18 ​Zulfiqar Ali, Hai Hong Le, Javed Iqbal, Murid Hussain,Hazrat Hussain, Nasir Mahmood, Ahmad Nawaz Khan, HansJoachim Radusch ​Dynamics of migration and phase selective localization ofnanoclay in HNBR/ENR blends ​Journal of Applied Polymer Science, ISSN:0021-8995, eISSN:1097-4628, Volume:133, Article Number:44074, Published: 16 July 2016
​19 ​Muhammad Imran Ahmed, Hammad Tanveer Butt, Zakir Hussain, Iftikhar Ahmed Shahid, Amir Habib ​Effects of ambient air processing on morphology and photoconductivity of CH3NH3PbI3 ​Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, Print ISSN:0957-4522, Online ISSN:1573-482X, Pages 1-8, online published on 15 July 2016
20​ ​Abdul Saboor, Ahmad Nawaz Khan, Hammad M. Cheema, Khurram Yaqoob, Ahmed Shafqat ​Effect of polyaniline on the dielectric and EMI shielding behaviors of styrene acrylonitrile ​Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, Print ISSN:0957-4522, Online ISSN:1573-482X, Pages 1–8, online published on 23 May 2016
21​ ​Shahid Ameer, Iftikhar Hussain Gul ​Influence of Reduced Graphene Oxide on Effective Absorption Bandwidth Shift of Hybrid Absorbers ​PLoS ONE, ISSN:1932-6203 (online), Vol.11(6): e0153544, 7 Jun 2016
​22 ​Farah Qazi, Zakir Hussain and Muhammad Nawaz Tahir ​Advances in biogenic synthesis of palladium nanoparticles ​RSC Advances, ISSN:2046-2069, Vol:06, Issue 65, Pages 60277-60286, Jun 2016
23​ ​Nadia Naseer, Arfaa Asghar, Hira Faitma, Nosheen Fatima, Sehrish Habib, Nasir M. Ahmad, Abdul Hamid Elaissari ​Stimuli-Responsive Polymers ​Book on Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials, ISBN-10: 1439898790, ISBN-13: 978-143989879627, Jan 2016
24​ ​Nasir M. Ahmad, Haseeb Shaikh, Mushaid Nauman, Tooba Sohaib, Abdul Hamid Elaissari ​Films: Stimuli-Responsive Biothin Films ​Book on Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials, ISBN-10: 1439898790, ISBN-13: 978-143989879626, Jan 2016
​25 ​Qaiser Waheed, Ahmad Nawaz Khan, Rahim Jan ​Investigating the reinforcement effect of few layer graphene and multi-walled carbon nanotubes in acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene ​Polymer, ISSN:0032-3861, Volume 97, Pages 496–503, Aug 2016
​26 ​Adil Usman, Zakir Hussain, Asim Riaz, Ahmad Nawaz Khan ​Enhanced mechanical, thermal and antimicrobial properties of poly(vinyl alcohol)/graphene oxide/starch/silver nanocomposites films ​Carbohydrate Polymers, ISSN:0144-8617, Vol.153, Pages 592-599, 20 Nov 2016
​27 ​Rahim Jan, Amir Habib, Muhammad Aftab Akram, Tanveer-ul-Haq Zia, Ahmad Nawaz Khan ​Uniaxial Drawing of Graphene-PVA Nanocomposites: Improvement in Mechanical Characteristics via Strain-Induced Exfoliation of Graphene ​Nanoscale Research Letters, ISSN:1556-276X, Vol.11(1), 377, Dec 2016
​28 ​Amna Safdar, Mohammad Islam, Muhammad Aftab Akram, Mohammad Mujahid, Yasir Khalid. Ismat Shah ​Reaction Time and Film Thickness Effects on Phase Formation and Optical Properties of Solution Processed Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films ​Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Print ISSN:1059-9495, Online ISSN:1544-1024, Volume 25, Issue 2, Pages 457-465, 1 February 2016
​29 ​Khalid Mahmood Zia, Aqdas Noreen, Mohammad Zuber, Shazia Tabasum, Muhammad Mujahid ​Recent developments and future prospects on bio-based polyesters derived from renewable resources: A review ​International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, ISSN:0141-8130, Volume 82, Pages 1028-1040, 01 January 2016
30​ ​Rui-Tao Liu, Lu-Qi Tao, Bo Liu, Xiang-Guang Tian, Mohammad Ali Mohammad, Yi Yang and Tian-Ling Ren ​A Miniaturized On-Chip Colorimeter for Detecting NPK Elements ​Sensors, ISSN:1424-8220, Vol.16(8), 1234, 04 Aug 2016
​31 ​Ahmed Umar Munawar, Uwe Schulz, Muhammad Shahid ​Microstructure and lifetime of EB-PVD TBCs with Hf-doped bond coat and Gd-zirconate ceramic top coat on CMSX-4 substrates ​Surface and Coatings Technology, ISSN:0257-8972, Volume 299, Pages 104-112, 15 August 2016​
 

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