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Name: Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh
Discipline: Chemistry Institution: Government College University
Gender: Male Department: Chemistry
Specialization: Physical Chemistry, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology, Surface Chemistry, Kinetics, Catalysis, Forensics Present Position: Registrar, GC University Lahore/Associate Professor
Address: Registrar Office/Department of Chemistry, GC University Lahore, Lahore-54000, Pakistan City: Lahore
Email: akhyar100@gmail.com , akhyar@gcu.edu.pk Phone: 042-99213340
Fax: 042-99213341 CNIC:

Education History
Year
Degree
Field of Study
Institution/University
1993
Matric Science Government Higher Secondary School, Kamoke, Punjab
1995
F.Sc Pre-Medical Government Superior Science College, Karachi
1998
B.Sc/B.A (Hons) Chemistry University of Karachi
1999
MA/MSc Physical Chemistry University of Karachi
2003
PhD Physical Chemistry University of Karachi
2007
PostDoc Physical Organic Chemistry/Surface Chemistry Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
2010
PostDoc Nanotechnology/Nanomaterials Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

 Professional Experience
Institution/ Organization
Position / Job Title
Period
From
To
GC University Lahore Registrar
13-11-2013
to date
GC University Lahore Associate Professor
21-10-2014
to date
Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil TWAS-CNPq Postdoctoral Fellow
30-03-2006
30-03-2007
Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi Full Time Cooperative Teacher
11-08-2000
25-01-2004
GC University, Lahore Assistant Professor
17-06-2008
20-10-2014
Pakistan Council for Science and Technology/Ministry of Science and Technology, Islamabad Senior Research Officer/Project Director/Head RES
14-10-2005
16-06-2008
Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research^ Senior Scientific Officer
27-01-2004
13-10-2005
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia TWAS-USM Postdoctoral Fellow
10-07-2009
09-07-2010

Research Interests
  1. Nanotechnology: Synthesis of nanomaterials and thin films for their application in catalysis, solar cells and gas sensors. 2. Forensic Science: Analysis and health hazards of poison in medicinal oils. Antimicrobial activities of drugs. Application of nanomaterials in degradation of hazardous/explosive materials, nanopowder for latent fingerprints. 3. Physical Chemistry: Kinetic study of electron transfer reactions between transition metal complexes. Catalysis and mechanisms of organic/inorganic reactions of biological interest. 4. Environmental: Multiple approaches to reduce environmental pollution and sustainable development.

 Publications in Journals
1. Hina Perveen, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, Badar Munir and Muhammad Ashraf Tahir "Synthesis, structural and catalytic activities of MgO-SnO2 nanocatalysts" (2015) Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A., Vol:89 (1) pp:99-107 (Journal)
2. Badar Munir, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, Hina Perveen, and Rohana Adnan "Synthesis of CaO-SnO2 nanocomposites and their application in degradation of toxic compounds" (2015) Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A., Vol:accepted pp:- (Journal)
3. Ayesha Arshad, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Shaista Ali, Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, and Muhammad Ashraf Tahir "Development of latent fingermarks on various surfaces by using ZnO-SiO2 nanopowder" (2015) J. Forensic Sci Vol:accepted pp:- (Journal)
4. Iqra Muneer, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Shaghraf Javaid, Maryam Shahid, and Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman "Synthesis of Gd2O3/Sm2O3 nanocomposite via sonication and hydrothermal methods and its optical properties" (2015) Superlattice. Microst Vol:77 pp: 256-266 (Journal)
5. E.M. Mkawi, K. Ibrahim, M.K.M. Ali, M.A. Farrukh, A.S. Mohamed, Nageh K. Allam "Effect of complexing agents on the electrodeposition of Cu-Zn-Sn metal precursors and corresponding Cu2ZnSnS4-based solar cells" (2014) J. Electroanal. Chem Vol:735 pp:129-135 (Journal)
6. M. Arshad, M. A. Farrukh, A. Imtiaz and N. Noor "Solvent Assisted Synthesis of Tin-Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles: Structural Characterization and Antimicrobial Activity" (2014) Asian J Chem Vol:accepted pp:- (Journal)
7. E. M. Mkawi, K. Ibrahim, M. K. M. Ali, K. M. A. Saron, M. A. Farrukh, Nageh K. Allam "Influence of substrate temperature on the properties of electrodeposited kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) thin films for photovoltaic applications" (2014) J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron Vol:DOI:10.1007/s10854-014-2387-z pp:- (Journal)
8. E.M. Mkawi, K. Ibrahim, M.K.M. Ali, M.A. Farrukh, Nageh K. Allam "Influence of precursor thin films stacking order on the properties of Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films fabricated by electrochemical deposition method" (2014) Superlattice. Microst Vol:76 pp:339-348 (Journal)
9. E.M. Mkawi, K. Ibrahim, M.K.M. Ali, M.A. Farrukh, Nageh K. Allam "Solvent Solution-Dependent Properties of Nonstoichiometric CubicCu2ZnSnS4 Nanoparticles" (2014) Chem. Phys. Lett Vol:608 pp:393-397 (Journal)
10. E.M. Mkawi , K. Ibrahim , M. K. M. Ali, M. A. Farrukh and A. S. Mohamed "Dependence of the properties of copper zinc tin sulfide thin films prepared by electrochemical deposition on sulfurization temperature" (2014) J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron Vol:25(2) pp:857-863 (Journal)
11. Samreen Tanveer, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Shaista Ali, Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman and Ayesha Imtiaz "In vitro toxicological study of metal oxides nanoparticles on oxidation of succinate in Krebs cycle and their resultant effect in metabolic pathways" (2014) J. Chin. Chem. Soc Vol:61(5) pp:525-532 (Journal)
12. E.M. Mkawi, K. Ibrahim, M.K.M. Ali, K.A.M. Saron, M.A. Farrukh, A.S. Mohamed, and Nageh K. Allam "Aqueous synthesis of visible-light photoactive cuboid Cu2ZnSnS4 nanocrystals using rotary evaporation" (2014) Mater. Lett Vol:125 pp:195-197 (Journal)
13. Saba Ahmad, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Madiha Khan, Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman and Muhammad Ashraf Tahir "Synthesis of Iron OxideTin Oxide Nanoparticles and Evaluation of their Activities against Different Bacterial Strains" (2014) Can. Chem. Trans Vol:2(2) pp:122-133 (Journal)
14. Khalid Mahmood Zia, Waseem-ul-Arifeen, Muhammad Ashair Iqbal, Mohammad Zuber, Muhammad Ishaq, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Mirza Nadeem Ahmad "Synthesis and characterization of polydimethyl siloxane based polyurethane elastomers using toluene diisocyanate" (2014) J. Elastom. Plast Vol:DOI:10.1177/0095244314526747 pp:- (Journal)
15. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Fizza Naseem "Nano-Leucite for Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizer and Green Environment" (2014) US PATENT Vol:US patent filing application No. 13/738,727 Pub. No.: US 2014/0190226 A1 pp:1-11 (Journal)
16. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Rohana Adnan "Zinc oxide nanoflaks for treatment of pollutants" (2014) US PATENT Vol:US patent filing application No. 13/609,962, Pub. No.: US 2014/0069819 A1 pp:1-12 (Journal)
17. E.M. Mkawi, K. Ibrahim, M. K. M. Ali, M. A. Farrukh and A. S. Mohamed "Influence of triangle wave pulse on the properties of Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films prepared by single step electrodeposition" (2014) Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. C Vol:accepted pp:- (Journal)
18. Muhammad Shahid, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Akrajas Ali Umar and Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman "Solvent controlled synthesis of CaO-MgO nanocomposites and their application in the photodegradation of organic pollutants of industrial waste" (2014) Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A Vol:88 (5) pp:836-844 (Journal)
19. Sana Riaz and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh "Toxicological Analysis of Ricin in Medicinal Castor Oil with Evaluation of Health Hazards" (2014) Asian J. Chem. Vol:26(2) pp:499-503 (Journal)
20. E.M. Mkawi, K. Ibrahim, M. K. M. Ali, M. A. Farrukh and A. S. Mohamed "Synthesized and characterization of Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) thin films deposited by electrodeposition method" (2013) Appl. Mech. Mater Vol:343 pp:85-89 (Journal)
21. K. M .A. Saron, M. R. Hashim and M. A. Farrukh "Growth of GaN Films on Silicon (111) by Thermal Vapor Deposition method: Optical Functions and MSM UV Photodetector Applications" (2013) Superlattice. Microst Vol:64 pp:88-97 (Journal)
22. Shaista Ali, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman "Photodegradation of 2,4,6-Trinitrophenol Catalyzed by Zn/MgO Nanoparticles Prepared under Aqueous-Organic Medium" (2013) Korean J. Chem. Eng Vol:30(11) pp:2100-2107 (Journal)
23. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Robina Kauser and Rohana Adnan "Factors Influencing the Mechanism of Surfactant Catalyzed Reaction of Vitamin C-Ferric Chloride Hexahydrate System" (2013) Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A Vol:87 (9) pp:1462-1469 (Journal)
24. Iqra Muneer, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Shaghraf, Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, Akrajas Ali Umar and Rohana Adnan "Solvent controlled synthesis of tin oxide nanocatalysts and their applications in photodegradation of environmental hazardous materials" (2013) Mater. Sci. Forum Vol:756 pp:197-204 (Journal)
25. Muhammad A. Farrukh, Shaaban K. Mohamed, Maqsood Ahmed, Adel A. Marzouk and Samir M. El-Moghazy "4-[5-(4-Chlorophenyl)-3-methyl-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]benzenesulfonamide" (2013) Acta Crystallogr. E. Vol:E69 (2), pp:o295-o296 (Journal)
26. Hanani Yazid, Rohana Adnan, and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh "Gold nanoparticles supported on titania for the reduction of p-nitrophenol" (2013) Indian J. Chem. A Vol:52A (2) pp:184-191 (Journal)
27. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Sana Naz "In vitro photo-oxidation of pyruvate to acetyl: a main source for the formation of acetyl coenzyme A in the citric acid cycle to perform biochemical reactions" (2013) J. Chin. Chem. Soc Vol:60 (6) pp:671-676 (Journal)
28. Muhammad A. Farrukh, Maqsood Ahmed, Shaaban K. Mohamed, Adel A. Marzouk and Samir M. El-Moghazy "3-((5-(4-chlorophenyl)-3-methyl-1H-pyrazol-1-yl) methyl)-4-(m-tolyl)-1H-1, 2, 4-triazole-5(4H)-thione" (2013) Acta Crystallogr. E. Vol:E69 (6), pp:o936-o937 (Journal)
29. Ayesha Imtiaz, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Muhammad Khaleeq-Ur-Rahman, and Rohana Adnan "Micelle assisted synthesis of Al2O3.CaO nanocatalyst: optical properties and their applications in photodegradation of 2,4,6-trinitrophenol" (2013) Sci. World J. Vol:2013, 641420 pp:1-11 (Journal)
30. Shaaban K. Mohamed, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Mehmet Akkurt, Mustafa R. Albayati and Antar A. Abdelhamid "2-(1,3-Dioxoisoindolin-2-yl)acetic acidN-[(E)-2-methoxybenzylidene]pyridine-4-carbohydrazide (1/1)" (2012) Acta Crystallogr. E. Vol:E68(8) pp:o2442 - (Journal)
31. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Sana Majeed "In vitro inhibition effect of transition metal ions on succinate-fumarate system in ATP cycle" (2012) J. Chin. Chem. Soc Vol:59 (5) pp:674-681 (Journal)
32. Saba Ahmad and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh "Anti-Microbial Activities of Sulfonamides using Disc Diffusion Method" (2012) Pak. J. Pharm. Sci. Vol:25(4) pp:839-844 (Journal)
33. Saba Ahmad, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Fahim Ashraf Qureshi, Islam Ullah Khan "N-[4-(propylsulfamoyl)phenyl]acetamide" (2012) Acta Crystallogr. E Vol:E68 (2) pp: o290-o291 (Journal)
34. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Komal Faryal, Maymoona Mahboob, Fahim Ashraf Qureshi, and Mehmet Akkurt "N-Ethyl-N-(4-methylphenyl)benzenesulfonamide" (2012) Acta Crystallogr. E Vol:E68 (2) pp:o326- (Journal)
35. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Fahim Ashraf Qureshi, Ahmad Adnan, Sevim Trktekin and Mehmet Akkurt "N-{4-[(3-Methylphenyl)sulfamoyl]phenyl}acetamide" (2012) Acta Crystallogr. E Vol:E68 (2) pp:0437- (Journal)
36. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Prisca Tan, and Rohana Adnan "Influence of reaction parameters on the synthesis of surfactant-assisted tin oxide nanoparticles" (2012) Turk. J. Chem Vol:36 (2) pp:303-314 (Journal)
37. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Chin-Kiat Thong, Rohana Adnan, Mohd Amirrul Kamarulzaman "Preparation and characterization of zinc oxide nanoflakes using anodization method and their photodegradation activity on methylene blue" (2012) Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A. Vol:86(13) pp:2041-2048 (Journal)
38. Hanani Yazid, Rohana Adnan, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Shafida Abdul Hamid "Reduction of p-nitrophenol by gold nanoparticles supported on titania" (2012) Indian J Chemistry: A Vol:51A pp:Accepted- (Journal)
39. K. M .A. Saron, M. R. Hashim and M. A. Farrukh "NH3-Free Growth of GaN Nanostructure on n-Si (111) Substrate using a Conventional Thermal Evaporation Technique" (2012) J. Cryst. Growth Vol:349 (1) pp:19-23 (Journal)
40. K. M .A. Saron, M. R. Hashim, M. A. Farrukh "Stress Control in ZnO Films on GaN/Al2O3 via Wet Oxidation of Zn under Various Tempertures" (2012) Appl. Surf. Sci Vol:258 (13) pp:5200-5205 (Journal)
41. Sania Pervaiz, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Rohana Adnan, FahimA.Qureshi "Kinetic investigation of redox reaction between vitamin C and ferric chloride hexahydrate in acidic medium" (2012) J. Saudi Chem. Soc. Vol:16(1) pp:63-67 (Journal)
42. Saba Ahmad, M. A. Farrukh, F. A. Qureshi, A. Adnan and M. Akkurt "N-{4-[(2-Methoxyphenyl)sulfamoyl]phenyl}acetamide" (2011) Acta Cryst Vol:E67 (2) pp:o303-o304 (Journal)
43. Huey-Shya Goh, Rohana Adnan and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh "ZnO nanoflakes arrays prepared via anodization and its performance in the photodegradation of methyl orange" (2011) Turk. J. Chem Vol:35 pp:375-391 (Journal)
44. Hanani Yazid, Rohana Adnan, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Shafida Abdul Hamid "Synthesis of Au/Al2O3 Nanocatalyst and its Application in the Reduction of p-Nitrophenol" (2011) J. Chin. Chem. Soc Vol:58 (5) pp:593-601 (Journal)
45. Saba Ahmad, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Fahim Ashraf Qureshi, Komal Faryal, and Mehmet Akkurt "N-ethyl-4-methyl-N-(3-methylphenyl)benzenesulfonamide" (2011) Acta Crystallogr. E Vol:E67(8) pp:o1909-o1909 (Journal)
46. Komal Faryal, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Fahim A. Qureshi, Saba Ahmad, Ahmad Adnan and Mehmet Akkurt "N-Benzyl-4-methyl-N-(4-methylphenyl)benzenesulfonamide" (2011) Acta Crystallogr. E Vol:E67(8) pp:o2100-02100 (Journal)
47. Amjad Islam, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Attique ur Rahman, Fahim A. Qureshi and Sheraz Ahmed "Residue Analysis of an Organophosphate Pesticide in Wild Plants in Lahore Area" (2010) Am-Euras. J. Agric. & Environ. Sci Vol:9(5) pp:514-518 (Journal)
48. Hanani Yazid, Rohana Adnan, Shafida Abdul Hamid and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh "Synthesis and characterization of gold nanoparticles supported on zinc oxide via the deposition precipitation method" (2010) Turk. J. Chem Vol:34 (4) pp:639-650 (Journal)
49. Attique ur Rahman, Amjad Islam and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh "An Improved Method for the Preparation of Analytical Grade Sodium Chloride from Khewra Rock Salt" (2010) World Appl. Sci. J. Vol:8(1) pp:61-65 (Journal)
50. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Heng Boon Teck and Rohana Adnana "Surfactant controlled aqueous synthesis of SnO2 nanoparticles via the hydrothermal and conventional heating methods" (2010) Turk. J. Chem Vol:34(4) pp:537-550 (Journal)
51. Rohana Adnan, Nur Ariesma Razana, Ismail Abdul Rahman and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh "Synthesis and characterization of high surface area tin oxide nanoparticles via the sol-gel method as a catalyst for the hydrogenation of styrene" (2010) J. Chin. Chem. Soc Vol:57(2) pp:222-229 (Journal)
52. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Noureen Siraj, Aziz-ur-Rehman and Iftikhar Imam Naqvi "Comparative study of Spectroscopic Techniques for the Estimation of Iron in Apple and Vegetables" (2010) J. Saudi Chem. Soc. Elsevier Vol:14 pp:209-212 (Journal)
53. Marcelo Silva, Renata S. Mello, M. Akhyar Farrukh, Janio Venturini, Clifford A. Bunton, Humberto M. S. Milagre, Marcos N. Eberlin, Haidi D. Fiedler and Faruk Nome "The Mechanism of Dephosphorylation of Bis-(2,4-Dinitrophenyl) Phosphate in Mixed Micelles of Cationic Surfactants and Lauryl Hydroxamic Acid" (2009) J. Org. Chem Vol:74(21) pp:8254-8260 (Journal)
54. Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi and Akhyar Farrukh, M "Kinetics and Mechanism of Oxidation of a Ferrous Complex with α,α′–Diimine Chelate Ligand by Ceric Sulphate in Aqueous Acidic Medium by UV-Vis Absorption Spectroscopy" (2008) J. Iran. Chem. Soc Vol: 5(4) pp:631-640 (Journal)
55. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Rosane Costa Beber, Jacks P. Priebe, Manmohan Lal Satnami, Gustavo A. Micke, Ana C. O. Costa, Haidi D. Fiedler, Clifford A. Bunton and Faruk Nome "Reactivity and Models for Anion Distribution: Specific Iodide Binding to Sulfobetaine Micelles" (2008) Langmuir Vol:24 (22) pp:12995-13000 (Journal)
56. Luisa Marte, Rosane C.Beber, M. Akhyar Farrukh, Gustavo A. Micke, Ana C.O. Costa, Nicholas D. Gillitt, Clifford A. Bunton, Pietro Di Profio, Gianfranco Savelli, and Faruk Nome "Specific Anion Binding to Sulfobetaine Micelles and Kinetics of Nucleophilic Reactions" (2007) J. Phys. Chem. B Vol:111 (33) pp:9762-9769 (Journal)
57. Atif Latif, Tabraz Anwar, M. A. Farrukh "Two step synthesis and characterization of carboxymethylcellulose from rayon grade wood pulp and cotton linter" (2006) J. Saudi Chem.Soc Vol:10(1) pp:95-102 (Journal)
58. S. Noor, M. A. Farrukh and F. Hamid "Comparative study of limestone resources from different areas of N.W.F.P for industrial utilization" (2006) J. Chem. Soc. Pak Vol:28(2) pp:116-120 (Journal)
59. M. Akhyar Farrukh and Iftikhar Imam Naqvi "Role of ligands on the reducing capabilities of metal complexes" (2005) J. Saudi Chem.Soc Vol:9(1) pp:99-106 (Journal)
60. Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, M. Farruk "A Comparative Environmental Study on the Variation of Heavy Metals in Soil and Plants Species by Flame Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy" (2005) J. Saudi Chem.Soc Vol:9(1) pp:27-36 (Journal)
61. Abida Parven, M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi "Kinetic study of redox reaction between diphenlybenzidine and thiosulfate" (2005) J. Indian Chem.Soc Vol:82(1) pp:49-51 (Journal)
62. Qadir Hilal, M. Akhyar Farrukh and M. Aurangzaib "roduction of table salt from Kohat rock salt" (2005) J. Applied Sci Vol:5(1) pp:12-14 (Journal)
63. M. A. Farrukh, I. I. Naqvi and M. F. Ahmed "Environmental Effect on Heavy Metals in Roadside Plants of Eucalyptus and Guaiacum Officinale" (2005) J. Chem. Soc. Pak Vol:27(5) pp:486-489 (Journal)
64. M. Akhyar Farrukh and Iftikhar Imam Naqvi "Feasibility of Redox Reactions Through Formal Redox Potential Values" (2004) Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res Vol:47(3) pp:209-211 (Journal)
65. Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, Qurat-ul-ain Saeed, and M. Akhyar Farrukh "Determination of Trace Metals (Co, Cu, Cd, Pb, Fe, Ni and Mn) in Selected Sweets of Different Shops of Karachi City by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy" (2004) Pak. J. Biol. Sci Vol:7(8) pp:1355-1359 (Journal)
66. Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, Sadia Ikram and M. Akhyar Farrukh "Determination of Electrolytes (Na, K & Li) by Flame Photometry and Separation of Trace Metals (Ni, Co & Fe) using Cation Exchange Resin in Selected Sweets of Different Shops of Karachi City" (2004) J. Biol. Sci Vol:4(4) pp:510-514 (Journal)
67. I. I. Naqvi, S. Mohiuddin, M. K. Rafi, M. A. Farrukh and N. Siraj "Analysis of Mercury in Seafood by Cold Vapor Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy" (2003) Pak. J. Biol. Sci Vol:6(24) pp:2010-2012 (Journal)
68. Mahjabin Saud, M. Akhyar Farrukh, and I. I. Naqvi "Kinetic Investigation of the Redox Reaction between Tris(1,10-orthophenanthroline)iron(III) and Ethylenediamminetetraacetateiron(II)" (2003) The Nucleus Vol:40(1-4) pp:107-114 (Journal)
69. M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi "Kinetic study of electron transfers reaction between bis-acetylacetonatodiaquomanganese(III) perchlorate and thiosulfate, and Investigations of factors influencing the electron transfer process" (2003) J.Indian Chem.Soc Vol:80(3) pp:156-159 (Journal)
70. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Mahjabin Saud, Noureen Siraj, and Iftikhar Imam Naqvi "Comparative Study of Methods for the Determination of Order of Reaction using the Redox Reaction between Hexacyanoferrate(III) and L-Ascorbic Acid" (2003) The Nucleus Vol:40(1-4) pp:91-97 (Journal)
71. M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi "Limitations of Equation pH = - log [H+] for Strong Acids and Bases" (2002) J. Pur. App. Sci. Vol:21(2) pp:131-133 (Journal)
72. M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi "The Electron Transfer Reaction between Iron(III) Phenanthroline and Iron(II) Cyanide Complexes. Correlation between Electrochemical and Kinetics Investigations" (2002) Pak. J. Anal. Chem Vol:3(2) pp:87-93 (Journal)
73. M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi "Kinetic study of reduction of bis(pentane-2,4-dionato)diaquo manganese(III) complex with sodium thiosulphate" (2002) Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res Vol:45(5) pp:324-326 (Journal)
74. M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi "Electron Transfer Reactions" (2002) Pak. J. Anal. Chem Vol:3(2) pp:140-159 (Journal)
75. I. I. Naqvi, M. Akhyar Farrukh and M. Qadri "Kinetic Study of the Reduction of Ferric-1, 10-Orthophenanthroline By Uranium(IV) EDTA" (2002) J. Chem. Soc. Pak Vol:24(1) pp:21-24 (Journal)
76. M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi "Comparative Kinetic Study Between The Electron Transfer Reactions of Iron(III) and Iron(II) Complexes" (2002) J. Chem. Soc. Pak Vol:24(4) pp:252-258 (Journal)
77. M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi "Influencing Electron Transfer Reactions in Transition Metal Complexes Through Change in Acidity of the Medium" (2002) Pak. J. Anal. Chem Vol:3(2) pp:132-134 (Journal)

 Books
1. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Shaista Ali "Metal Oxides Nanoparticles And Destruction Of Hazardous Compounds" (2014) LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing Vol:ISBN: 978-3-659-56373-7 pp:1-156 (Book)
2. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh "Nano-Forensics" (2013) Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany Vol:ISBN: 978-3-659-45316-8 pp:1-116 (Book)
3. K. M. Zia, M.A. Farruk et al "Practical Physical Chemistry B.Sc (Hons.) and M.Sc. Classes" (2013) Al-Fa Rabi Publishers, Urdu Bazar, Lahore Vol:II pp:- (Book)
4. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Iqra Muneer "Solvent Controlled Synthesis of Nano-catalysts for Pollutants" (2012) Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany Vol:ISBN: 978-3-659-22795-0 pp:1-104 (Book)
5. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Shaghraf Javaid "Surfactant Controlled Synthesis of Nano-catalysts for Pollutants" (2012) Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany Vol:ISBN: 978-3-659-22512-3 pp:1-84 (Book)
6. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh; Ed "Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy" (2012) InTech, Croatia Vol:ISBN: 978-953-307-817-5 pp:1-258 (Book)
7. Maymoona Mahboob and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh "Non Ferrous Alloys" (2012) Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany Vol:ISBN: 978-3-8484-3936-2 pp:1-65 (Book)
8. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh., Ed "Advanced Aspects of Spectroscopy" (2012) InTech: Croatia Vol:ISBN: 978-953-51-0715-6 pp:1-538 (Book)
9. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Zulfiqar Ali Khokhar, M. Arshad, M. Zulfiqar Ali "Advanced Solved Objective Chemistry For Class XI " (2011) Arif Sons, Lahore Vol: pp:1-489 (Book)
10. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Zulfiqar Ali Khokhar, M. Arshad, M. Zulfiqar Ali "Advanced Solved Objective Chemistry For Class XII" (2011) Arif Sons, Lahore Vol: pp:1-489 (Book)
11. M. Akhyar Farrukh, M. Arshad, M. Zulfiqar Ali "A Manual of Advance Chemistry Practical Notebook For F.Sc. I and II" (2011) Arif Sons, Lahore Vol: pp:1-90 (Book)
12. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Saba Ahmad "Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of Sulfonamides" (2011) Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany Vol:ISBN: 978-3-8465-1963-9 pp:1-67 (Book)
13. Rabia Zafar and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh "Environmental effects of heavy metals in soil" (2011) Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany Vol:ISBN: 978-3-8465-4535-5 pp:1-133 (Book)
14. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Robina Kauser "Micelle Assisted Kinetics of Vitamin C" (2011) VDM Verlag Dr. Mller, Germany Vol:ISBN: 978-3-639-38013-2 pp:1-120 (Book)
15. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Amjad Islam "Pesticides Residues in Wild Plants: Environmental and Health Problems " (2010) VDM Verlag, Germany Vol:ISBN:978-3-639-24880-7 pp:1-66 (Book)
16. Iftikhar Imam Naqvi and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh "Radiotracers in Chemical Applications" (2010) VDM Verlag Dr. Mller, Germany Vol:ISBN: 978-3-639-31208-9 pp:1-224 (Book)
17. Edited "Book of Abstract of Symposium of USM Fellowship Holders 2009" (2009) Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang Malaysia Vol:ISBN:978-967-5417-48-1 pp:1-188 (Book)
18. Edited "Proceedings of Symposium of USM Fellowship Holders 2009" (2009) Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang Malaysia Vol:ISBN:978-967-5417-48-2 pp:1-1240 (Book)
19. "S&T data base of Scientists “Productive Scientists of Pakistan 2007" (2007) Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Islamabad Vol: pp:1-200 (Book)

Post-Graduate Supervision
Type Role  No. of Students Supervised & Awarded Degrees  No. of Students In Progress
HEC Funded Non-HEC Funded
MS/Mphil Supervisor 24 7
PhD Supervisor 1 2
MS/Mphil Co-Supervisor 1

Students Supervised
Name of student
Dissertation
Title
Year of graduation
Amjad Islam M.Sc Chlorpyrifos: Pesticide Residue Analysis
2009
Naila Rasool B.Sc. (Hons.) Kinetics study of the oxidation of ascorbic acid with cerium in the HClO4¬ medium
2009
Robina Kauser B.Sc. (Hons.) Effect of Dielectric constant on oxidation of ascorbic acid with cerium (H2O + Ethanol)
2009
Uzma Amin B.Sc. (Hons.) Effect of Dielectric constant on oxidation of ascorbic acid with cerium (H2O + Methanol)
2009
Sania Pervaiz B.Sc. (Hons.) Kinetics study of the oxidation of ascorbic acid with cerium in the H2SO4¬ medium
2009
Naveeda Najaf B.Sc. (Hons.) Effect of Ionic Strength on the oxidation of ascorbic acid with cerium
2009
Attique-ur-Rahman M.Sc Preparation of Analytical Grade Sodium Chloride From Rock Salt
2009
Saba Ahmad B.Sc. (Hons.) Preparation and characterization of sulfonamides
2011
Rabia Zafar B.Sc. (Hons.) Determination of heavy metals in soil samples collected from different sites of Lahore
2011
Maymoona Mahboob B.Sc. (Hons.) Fabrication, characterization & applications of non-ferrous alloy
2011
Rubina Kausar M.Phil (Chemistry) Effect of surfactant on the Redox Reaction between Vitamin C and Ferric Chloride Hexahydrate
2011
Sana Naz MS (Phamaceutical Chemistry) Photodecomposition/oxidation of pyruvate in the presence of metal oxides catalysts
2011
Sana Majeed MS (Phamaceutical Chemistry) Effect of transition metal ions on the oxidation of succinate with ferricyanide.
2011
Sana Riaz MS (Forensic Chemistry) Toxicological Studies on Ricin and its Determination in Medicinal Castor Oil
2012
Muhammad Shahid M.Phil (Chemistry) Syntthesis of CaO/MgO nanoparticles and their application in degradation of dyes
2012
Ayesha Imtiaz MS (Forensic Chemistry) Surfactant controlled synthesis of aluminum nanoparticles supported on calcium oxide and their application in destruction of hazardous materials
2012
Shaista Ali MS (Forensic Chemistry) Solvent controlled synthesis of Transition elements(Zn) supported on MgO nanoparticles & their applications of hazardous Chemicals
2012
Fizza Naseem M.Phil (Chemistry) Synthesis of potassium aluminium sillicate nanoparticles and its applications
2012
Iqra Muneer B.Sc. (Hons.) Solvent controlled synthesis of tin oxide nanoparticles and their catalytic effect on photodegradation of methyl green.
2012
Shaghraf B.Sc. (Hons.) Surfactant controlled synthesis of tin oxide nanoparticles and their catalytic effect on photodegradation of methylene blue
2012
Nayab Gauhar B.Sc. (Hons.) Synthesis and Characterization of Fe2O3-SnO2 Nanoparticles by Conventional Heating Method
2013
Fozia Iram M.Phil (Chemistry) Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of Iron doped SnO2TiO2 Nanoparticles
2013
Saira Zai MS (Phamaceutical Chemistry) Effect of heavy metals on pyruvate oxidation and resultant effects at Kreb cycle (in vitro study)
2013
Samreen Tanveer MS (Phamaceutical Chemistry) Study of in vitro effects of nanomaterials on succinte-fumerate system & resultant effect in metabolic pathways
2013
Badar Munir MS (Forensic Chemistry) Degradation of explosive materials by using CaO-SnO2 nanoparticles
2013
Ayesha Arshad MS (Forensic Chemistry) Nanocomposites for developing latent fingerprints
2013
Saba Ahmad M.Phil (Chemistry) Synthesis of iron oxide doped tin oxide loaded with metals nanoparticles and their antibacterial applications
2013
Hina Perveen MS (Forensic Chemistry) Degradation of explosive materials by using MgO-SnO2 nanoparticles
2013
Maryam Shahid M. Phil. (Chemistry) Synthesis of Gd supported TiO2/SnO2 nanocomposite; for their optical and catalytic properties
2014
Muhammad Rehan Gul MS (Forensic Chemistry) Development of flouroquinolones polymeric nanodrugs by solvent evaporation method and their antibacterial activities
2014
Fatima Imran B. Sc. (Hons.) Determination of critical micelle concentration of surfactants and its role in the synthesis of nano-materials
2014
Iqra Muneer M. Phil. (Chemistry) Synthesis, optical and catalytic properties of metal oxides nanoparticles of Gd and Sm
2014
Shagharaf M. Phil. (Chemistry) Synthesis of Sm/TiO2-SnO2 nanoparticles for their optical and catalytic properties
2014
Adarsh Shams MS (Phamaceutical Chemistry) Formulation of chloramphenicol-loaded polymeric nanoparticles and evaluation of their antibacterial activities
2014
Tayyaba Naseem MS (Forensic Chemistry) Development of fingermarks on various surfaces using powder extracted from different plants
2014
Amna Qaiser MS (Forensic Chemistry) Synthesis of transition metal oxides nanocomposites in the presence of surfactant for the development of latent fingermarks
2014
Rabia Muhammad Ali MS (Forensic Chemistry) Synthesis of Fluorescent Dye modified with Metals Nanoparticles for the Development of Fingermarks
2014

 Research Grants/Projects
1. "Synthesis of SnO2 nanoparticles and host guest interaction studies"  (RM 74081.64 (Ringgit))  By: Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia  (2009-2010)  M. Akhyar Farrukh   
2. "Production of Anallytical grade NaCl from rock salt"  (Rs.75000.00)  By: GC University Lahore  (2008-2009)  M. Akhyar Farrukh   
3. "Synthesis, characterization and application of lanthanide nano particles doped on metal oxides"  (USD 15000)  By: COMSTECH-TWAS  (2012-2014)  Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh   
4. "Synthesis and characterization of metal oxides nanoparticles/mesoporous materials and their applications in catalysis"  (Rs. 75000/-)  By: GC University Lahore  (2012-2013)  Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh   
5. "Air cleaning system: Chemical kinetic control of pollutant gases over nanocatalysts"  (Rs. 1000000/-)  By: Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO)  (2012-2013)  Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh  Dr. Arifa Lodhi 
6. "Bacteriostatic applications of iron oxide doped tin oxide loaded with metals (Zn, Cu and Ag) nanoparticles synthesized via hydrothermal method"  (1.4 m)  By: Pakistan Science Foundation  (03/12/2013-03/12/2015)  Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh   
7. "Removal of organophosphorus pesticides using Fe Nanoparticles (Fe NPs) imbolized in cyclodextrin-silica matrix"  (Rs. 5 m)  By: Universiti Sains Malaysia  (12/14/2012-12/14/2014)  Rohana Adnan  Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh 
8. "Lanthanum doped tin oxide-titanium oxide nano-photocatalyst and its application in development of nanofiltration system for industrial waste water treatment"  (Rs. 5.29 m)  By: Higher Education Commission, Pakistan   (05/23/2014-02/22/2016)  Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh   

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops
1. Conference on "International Conference on Nanotechnology Research and Commercialisation"  Langkawi, Malaysia (12/14/2009-12/17/2009)  [Foreign] 
2. Workshop on "Workshop of Global Young Scientists Academy"  Berlin, Germany (2/14/2010-2/16/2010)  [Foreign] 
3. Conference on "1st General Conference of World Academy of Young Scientists (WAYS)"  Marrakech, Morocco (12/11/2004-12/13/2004)  [Foreign] 
4. Conference on "Research Colloquium 2009"  Bayview Hotel, Penang, Malaysia (11/2/2009-11/3/2009)  [Foreign] 
5. Conference on "10th Young Scientists Conference on Chemistry"  Rostock, Germany (3/27/2008-3/29/2008)  [Foreign] 
6. Conference on "41st IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, 5-11 August 2007"  Torino, Italy (8/5/2007-8/11/2007)  [Foreign] 
7. Seminar on "Incorporation of anions in Zwitterionic sulfobetaine micelles"  Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil (6/26/2006-6/26/2006)  [Foreign] 
8. Conference on "2nd Meeting of Noble Laureates with Pakistani Young Scholars"  Islamabad/Lahore (3/27/2007-3/31/2007)  [Local] 
9. Conference on "10. The 2nd INSME 2006 Annual Meeting"  Montevideo, Uruguay (4/24/2006-4/26/2006)  [Foreign] 
10. Conference on "INSME 2005 Annual Meeting"  World Trade Centre, Barcelona, Spain (4/13/2005-4/15/2005)  [Foreign] 
11. Workshop on "Crystallography: Single Crystal Structure Determination"  GC University Lahore (8/25/2008-8/26/2008)  [Local] 
12. Conference on "2. 2nd National Conference on “Health Biotechnology”"  Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Islamabad (5/27/2008-5/28/2008)  [Local] 
13. Conference on "42nd IUPAC Congress"  Glasgow, Scotland, UK (8/2/2009-8/7/2009)  [Foreign] 
14. Conference on "Recent Advances in Agriculture Biotechnology"  PAS, NCB, NIGAB, Islamabad (3/18/2008-3/19/2008)  [Local] 
15. Seminar on "WTO regime and its implications on Pakistan’s economy"  Pakistan Manpower Institute, Islamabad (11/26/2007-11/27/2007)  [Local] 
16. Conference on "15th National Chemistry Conference"  Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad (11/24/2004-11/27/2004)  [Local] 
17. Conference on "4th International and14th National Chemistry Conference"  P.C.S.I.R Labs Complex Lahore (5/16/2004-5/18/2004)  [Local] 
18. Conference on "International Conference on Environmental Challenges"  University of Peshawar, (3/11/2004-3/13/2004)  [Local] 
19. Conference on "7th National Symposium on Analytical & Environmental Chemistry"  CEAC, University of Sindh (3/4/2003-3/5/2003)  [Local] 
20. Conference on "3rd International and 13th National Chemistry Conference"  University of Karachi (12/28/2002-12/31/2002)  [Local] 
21. Conference on "2nd International and 12th National Chemistry Conference"  University of Sindh (2/4/2002-2/6/2002)  [Local] 
22. Conference on "10th National Chemistry Conference"  Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (10/28/1999-10/30/1999)  [Local] 
23. Workshop on "Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policies in Developing Countries"  UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands (11/10/2008-11/14/2008)  [Foreign] 
24. Seminar on "Reactions of Lauryl hydroxamic acid with Bis-(2,4-dinitrophenyl) Phosphate in presence of Zwitterionic, and anionic micelles"  Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil (12/14/2006-12/14/2006)  [Foreign] 
25. Conference on "UNESCO Chair on Higher Education for Sustainable Development (HESD)"  Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia (9/20/2009-9/22/2009)  [Foreign] 
26. Conference on "Symposium of the USM Fellowship Holders 2009"  Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia (11/14/2009-11/15/2009)  [Foreign] 
27. Conference on "9. 58th SBPC (Brazilian Society for the Progress of Science)"  UFSC, Florianopolis, Brazil (7/16/2006-7/21/2006)  [Foreign] 
28. Seminar on "La"  Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), at PITAC (9/29/2004-9/30/2004)  [Local] 
29. Workshop on "Environmental Chemistry"  University of Karachi and EPA-USA Representative (1/8/2004-1/9/2004)  [Local] 
30. Conference on "44th International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) General Assembly"  Torino, Italy (8/4/2007-8/4/2007)  [Foreign] 
31. Conference on "2nd USM-UHP (Universiti Sains Malaysia-Université Henri Poincaré, France) Colloquium,"  USM, Penang, Malaysia (10/27/2009-10/29/2009)  [Foreign] 
32. Conference on "Thirteenth General Assembly Meeting of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH)"  Islamabad (4/1/2008-4/3/2008)  [Local] 
33. Conference on "TWAS/BioVisionAlexandria.NXT 2010 and BioVisionAlexandria Conference"  Alexandria, Egypt (4/10/2010-4/15/2010)  [Foreign] 
34. Conference on "3rd International Conference for Young Chemists"  Copthorne Orchid Hotel, Penang, Malaysia (6/23/2010-6/25/2010)  [Foreign] 
35. Workshop on "Workshop on Academic Assessment in Higher Education"  GC University Lahore (4/9/2010-4/11/2010)  [Local] 
36. Workshop on "Workshop on Microfluidizer and Ultrasound Novel and Elegant Processing Techniques in NANO Technology Application"  School of Industrial Technology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia (5/5/2010-5/5/2010)  [Foreign] 
37. Conference on "1st international conference on forensic science and justice "  GCU Lahore (10/22/2014-10/24/2014)  [Local] 
38. Workshop on "Workshop on Development and Analysis of Non-Ferrous Alloys"  Centre of Advanced Studies Centre (CASP), GC University, Lahore (10/14/2010-10/14/2010)  [Local] 
39. Seminar on "S&T Exhibition & Seminar on Effective Linkage between R&D Institution, Industry and Academia"  PCSIR, Lahore (4/30/2011-4/30/2011)  [Local] 
40. Workshop on "Organizer of Two days XRD Workshop for GCU Faculty and Research Scholars"  GC University Lahore (6/6/2011-7/6/2011)  [Local] 
41. Workshop on "Resource person for one day workshop on teaching advance chemistry for faculty members"  Government College for Women, Satellite Town, Gujranwala (7/12/2011-7/12/2011)  [Local] 
42. Workshop on "Resource person for one day workshop on teaching chemistry for faculty members"  Government College for Women, Satellite Town, Gujranwala (7/6/2011-7/6/2011)  [Local] 
43. Seminar on "Organiser of Inter University Poster Competition"  GC University Lahore (9/12/2011-9/12/2011)  [Local] 
44. Workshop on "International Workshop on Crystallography and Nanomaterials"  GC University Lahore (10/19/2011-10/21/2011)  [Local] 
45. Workshop on "Presentation Skills by Kroto, Nobel Laurate"  Germany (7/1/2013-7/1/2013)  [Foreign] 
46. Conference on "63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting"  Lindau, Germany (6/29/2013-7/5/2013)  [Foreign] 
47. Conference on "World Science Forum 2011"  Budapest, Hungary (11/17/2011-11/19/2011)  [Foreign] 
48. Conference on "International Scientific Spring 2012"  NCP, Islamabad (3/5/2012-3/9/2012)  [Local] 
49. Conference on "BioVisionAlexandria.NXT 2012 Conference"  Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt (4/21/2012-4/25/2012)  [Foreign] 
50. Conference on "44th IUPAC World Chemistry Congress"  Istanbul, Turkey (8/11/2013-8/16/2013)  [Foreign] 
51. Conference on "47th IUPAC General Assembly"  Istanbul, Turkey (8/8/2013-8/15/2013)  [Foreign] 
52. Seminar on "World Space Week 2013"  SUPARCO, Lahore (10/4/2013-10/4/2013)  [Local] 
53. Conference on "Chemical Trends 2013"  LUMS (9/27/2013-9/27/2013)  [Local] 
54. Conference on "World Science Forum"  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (11/24/2013-11/27/2013)  [Foreign] 
55. Conference on "3rd ISESCO International Workshop and Conference on Nanotechnology 2012 (IWCN2012)"  Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia (12/5/2012-12/7/2012)  [Foreign] 
56. Conference on "Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology"  PINSTECH, Islamabad (6/3/2014-6/5/2014)  [Local] 
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