Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Dr. Waheed S. Khan


Principal Scientist
Group Leader of Nanobiotechnology Research Group

Work Phone: 0092-41-9201404
Fax Phone: 0092-41-9201322
Cell/Direct Phone: 0092-331-5267520
Dr. Waheed S. Khan

Academic Qualification

  • B.Sc.      1992, Physics, Maths-A & B, (Govt. Gordon College, RWP) Punjab University Lahore, Pakistan
  • M.Sc.     Physics, 1995, Physics Department, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • M. Phil.   Physics, 2000, Physics Department, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Ph.D.     Nanotechnology, 2011, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, P.R. China.
  • Post Doc. Nanotechnology, 2018, Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (NIMTE)-CNITECH, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province, P. R. China.


Research Interests

My area of research is Nanoscience and Technology particularly Nanomaterials. Following is the detail of my focus points:

  • Synthesis: Chemical Vapour Deposition, Hydrothermal, Solvo-Thermal  Techniques, Bio-Synthesis, Microwave-Assisted Synthesis,  
  • Materials: Oxides, Chalcogenides, Metal Tungstates, Metal molybdates, Metals, Binary or Ternary Semiconductor Materials, Graphene, CNTS, Carbon Quantum Dots, Magnetic Materials, etc
  • Nanoscale Novel Structures: Nanowires, nanotubes, nanobelts, nanosheets, nanodisks, nanoplatelets, nanospheres, dandelion and cactus-like nanostrcutres, spherical shaped core shell structures, quantum dots etc
  • Characterization Techniques: XRD, SEM, EDS, FESEM, TEM, HRTEM, XPS, Raman, SAED, FTIR etc.
  • Properties and Applications: Photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants, Bio-imaging, Biosensing, Drug Delivery, Self-Cleaning Surfaces, Antibacterial/Antiviral Activities, Enzyme Immobilization, etc 



Research Publications

1- Madiha Saeed, M. Tayyab Ansari, Imdad Kaleem, Sadia Zafar Bajwa, Asma Rehman, Khizra Bano, Bushra Tehseen, Nuzhat Jamil, Mehvish Zahoor, Ayesha Shaheen, Ayesha Taj, M. Rizwan Younis, and WAHEED S. KHAN, “Assessment of Antimicrobial Features of Selenium Nanoparticles (SeNPs) Using Cyclic Voltammetric Strategy”, J. Nanosci. and Nanotechnol.Vol. 19, 1–6, 2019.

2-Hafiza Faiza, Khalid,  Bushra Tehseen, Yasra Sarwar, Syed m Zajif Hussain, WAHEED S. KHAN, Zulfiqar Ali Raza, Sadia Zafar Bajwa, Antonios G. Kanaras, Irshad Hussain, Asma Rehman, “Biosurfactant Coated Silver and Iron Oxide Nanoparticles with  Enhanced Anti-biofilm and Anti-adhesive PropertiesJournal of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier) 364 (2019) 441-448 (Impact Factor  6.434)

3-Bushra Tehseen, Asma Rehman, Muniba Rahmat, Haq Nawaz Bhatti, Aiguo Wu, Faheem K. Butt, Gul Naz, WAHEED S. KHAN, Sadia Z. Bajwa, “Solution growth of 3D MnO2 mesh comprising 1D nanofibres as a novel sensor for selective and sensitive detection of biomolecules”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics (Elsevier) Accepted 117 (2018) 852-859 (Impact Factor 8.173)  

4-Anam Munawar, Muhammad Ali Tahir, Ayesha Shaheen, Peter A. Lieberzeit, WAHEED S. KHAN, Sadia Z. Bajwa, “Investigating Nanohybrid Material based on 3D CNTs@Cu Nanoparticle Composite and Imprinted Polymer for Highly Selective Detection of Chloramphenicol”, Journal of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier) 342 (2018) 96-106 (Impact Factor  6.05)  

5-M. Ali Tahir, Sadia Zafar Bajwa, WAHEED S. KHAN, Shahid Mansoor, Rob Briddon, Brian Scheffler, Imran Amin, “Evaluation of carbon nanotube based copper nanoparticle composite for the efficient detection of agroviruses”, Journal of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier) 346 (2018) 27-35 (Impact Factor  6.05)

6-Farooq  Aziz, Khizra  Bano, Sadia  Zafar  Bajwa, Aalia  Nazir, Anam  Munawar, Ayesha Shaheen, Madiha Saeed, Muhammad Afzal, M. Zubair Iqbal, Aiguo Wu, WAHEED S. KHAN, Lecithin-coated gold nanoflowers (GNFs) for CT scan imaging applications and biochemical parameters; in vitro & in vivo studies, Artificial cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology (Taylor & Francis) Accepted (2018) (Impact Factor  5.605)  

7- Sadaf Hameed, Anam  Munawar , WAHEED S. KHAN, Adnan   Mujahid,  Ayesha Ihsan, Asma  Rehman, Ishaq Ahmed, Sadia Z. Bajwa, Assessing Manganese Nanostructures based Carbon nanotubes composite for the Highly Sensitive Determination of Vitamin C in Pharmaceutical Formulation, Biosensors  and Bioelectronics 89 (2017) 822-828   (Impact Factor 7.78)  

 8- Farooq Aziz, Ayesha Ihsan, Aalia Nazir, Ishaq Ahmad, Sadia Zafar Bajwa, Asma Rehman, Abdulla Diallo, WAHEED S. KHAN, Novel route synthesis of porous and solid gold nanoparticles for investigating their comparative performance as contrast agent in CT scan, effect on liver and renal function test, International J. of Nanomedicine (Dove Medical Press) 12 (2017) 1555-63  (Impact Factor 4.30).

9-Mubashar Rehman, Ayesha Ihsan, Asadullah Madni, Sadia Zafar Bajwa, Di shi, Thomas J Webster, WAHEED S. KHAN, Solid lipid nanoparticles for thermoresponsive targeting: evidence from spectrophotometry, electrochemical and cytotoxicity, International Journal of Nanomedicine (Dove Medical Press) 12 (2017) 8325-36 (Impact Factor 4.3)

10-Naveed A. Shad, Mehvish Zahoor, Khizra Bano, Sadia Z. Bajwa, Nasir Amin, Ayesha Ihsan, Razium Ali Soomro, Adnan Ali, M. Imran Arshad, Aiguo Wu, M. Zubair Iqbal, WAHEED S. KHAN, Synthesis of Flake-like Bismuth Tungstate (Bi2WO6) for Photocatalytic Degradation of Coomassie Brilliant Blue (CBB), Inorganic Chemistry Communication (Elsevier) 86 (2017) 213–217 (Impact Factor 1.67)

11-Imran Aslam,Chuanbao Cao, M. Tanveer, M. Hassan Farooq, Muhammad Tahir, Syed Khalid, WAHEED S. KHAN, Faryal Idrees, Muhammad Rizwan and Faheem K. Butt, A facile one-step fabrication of novel WO3/Fe2(WO4)3!10.7H2O porous microplates with remarkable photocatalytic activities” Cryst Eng Comm. (Royal Society of Chemistry)17 (2015) 4809-4817 (Impact Factor 3.474).

12-Faheem K. Butt, Chuanbao Cao, Faryal Idrees, Muhammad Tahir, Rafaqat Hussain, R. Ahmed, WAHEED S. KHAN, “Novel Zn2V2O7 hierarchical nanostructures: Optical and hydrogen storage properties” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (Elsevier), 40 (2015) 9359–9364 (Impact Factor 3.582)

13-Imran Aslam , Chuanbao Cao,  Muhammad Tanvir,  M. Hassan Farooq, WAHEED S. KHAN, Muhammad Tahir, Faryal Idrees, Syed Khalid,”A novel Z-scheme WO3/CdWO4 photocatalyst with enhanced visible-light photocatalytic activity for the degradation of organic pollutantsRSC Adv. (RSC) 5 (2015) 6019-6026 (Impact Factor 3.108)

14-Muhammad Tanvir, Chuanbao Cao, Imran Aslam, Zulfiqar Ali, Faryal Idrees, WAHEED S. KHAN, Muhammad Tahir, Syed Khalid, Ghulam Nabi, “Synthesis of CuS flowers exhibiting versatile photo-catalyst response”, New J. Chem (RSC) 39 (2015) 1459-1468 (Impact Factor 3.269)

15- Ayesha Ihsan, Habib Katsiev, Noktan Alyami, Dalaver H. Anjum, WAHEED S. KHAN, Irshad Hussain, “From Porous Gold Nanocups to Porous Nanospheres and Solid Particles - A New Synthetic Approach”, J. Colloid and Interface Science (Elsevier) 446 (2015) 59-66 (Impact Factor 4.233).

16- Mubashar Rehman, Asadullah Madni,Ayesha Ihsan, WAHEED S. KHAN, Muhammad Imran Khan, Muhammad Ahmad Mahmood, Muhammad Ashfaq, Sadia Zafar Bajwa, Imran Shakir “Solid and Liquid Lipids Based Binary Solid Lipid Nanoparticles of Diacerein: In-VitroEvaluation of Sustained Release, Simultaneous Loading of Gold Nanoparticles and Potential Thermoresponsive BehaviorInternational J. of Nanomedicine (Dove Medical Press) 10 (2015) 1-10 (Impact Factor 4.3).

17-Faheem K. Butt,   Chuanbao Cao,   R Ahmed,   WAHEED S. KHAN,   Tai Cao,   Noriah Bidin,   Ping Li,   Qi Wan,   Xuanhui Qu,   Muhammad Tahir and   Faryal Idrees    , “Synthesis of Novel ZnV2O4 Spinel Oxide Nanosheets and their Hydrogen Storage PropertiesCryst Eng Comm. (Royal Society of Chemistry) , 16 (2014) 894-899 (Impact Factor 3.474).

18-Faheem K. Butt, Chuanbao Cao, Qi Wan, Ping Li, Faryal Idrees, Muhammad Tahir, WAHEED S. KHAN, Zulfiqar Ali, Maximiliano J.M.  Zapata, Muhammad Safdar, Xuanhui Qu, “Synthesis, evolution and hydrogen storage properties of ZnV2O4 glomerulus nano/microspheres: A prospective material for energy storage”  International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (Elsevier) 39 (2014) 7842 -7851(Impact Factor 3.582)

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