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Dr. Jahangeer Ahmed

Dr. Jahangeer Ahmed

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Glocal University
Ph.D. IIT, Delhi

EDUCATION

Qualification

Year

University

Ph.D

2010

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

M.Sc

2003

Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee

B.Sc

2001

Choudhary Charan Singh University Meerut

 

Professional Experience:
Visiting Research Associate at IIT Delhi, India (08/2014 09/2014).
Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Texas Pan American, USA (04/201307/2014).
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Michigan State University, USA (04/201104/ 2013).
Research Associate at IIT Delhi, India (01/2011 03/2011).
Junior Research Fellow at IIT Delhi, India (05/2005 07/2007).
Assistant Professor at FIITJEE Pvt. Ltd. Patna, India (10/2003 04/2005)

Courses:
Applied Chemistry, Chemical Thermodynamics, Materials Sciences,

Research Project:
Principle Investigator (PI) DST funded research project entitled molten salt synthesis of delafossites (AIBIIIO2 type) nanostructured materials for the energy applications (Number: SB/FT/CS/089/2014). Duration: 2015 - 2018
Budget: Rs. 17,08,400.00

Research Interest:
Inorganic Nanostructured Materials. Chemistry of Surfactants.
Reverse micellar, Hydrothermal, and Molten salt methods for Nanomaterials synthesis.
Controlled size and shape dependent properties of nanomaterials.
Electrocatalysis, Photocatalysis, Magnetic properties

Students Guided:
Mr. Phil Aguirre (06/2013 08/2013): High School Student for Summer Project at the University of Texas Pan American, USA.
Ms. Mary Guerra: Undergraduate Student assigned by Dr. Mao, The University of Texas Pan American, USA (07/2013 05/2014).
Mr. Kaled Diab: Undergraduate Student assigned by Dr. Mao, The University of Texas Pan American, USA (12/2013 05/2014).
Ms. Daniella Concha: Undergraduate Student assigned by Dr. Mao, The University of Texas Pan American, USA (12/2013 05/2014).
Mr. Rodrigo: Undergraduate Student assigned by Dr. Mao, The University of Texas Pan American, USA (12/2013 05/2014).

Book Chapter:
ACS Book chapter in Nanomaterials for Energy; Delafossite CuAlO2 Nanoparticles with Electrocatalytic Activity toward Oxygen and Hydrogen Evolution Reactions by Jahangeer Ahmed and Yuanbing Mao (Under Review, 2015)

Selected Research Publications:
Total Citations: 644
h-index: 15
i10 index: 17

Ahmed, J. (2015): Intermetallic Nanocatalysts For Gas Evolution Reactions. Current Organic Chemistry, in Print [IF = 2.4]. Accepted

Ahmed, J., and Mao, Y. (2015): Synthesis-Dependent Electrocatalytic Performance of Delafossite CuGaO2, (Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Manuscript # JESP-15-3006) [IF = 3.3]. Under Review

Ahmed, J., Blakely, C. K., Prakash, J., Bruno, S. R., Yu, M., Wu, Y., Poltavets, V. V. (2014). Scalable Synthesis of Delafossite CuAlO2 Nanoparticles for P-type Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Applications, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol.591, pp.275 [IF = 2.73]. Cited by 16 times.

Khatoon, S., Wani, I. A., Ganguly, A., Ahmed, J., Magdaleno, T., Al-Hartomy, O. A., Ahmad, T. (2013): Effect of High Manganese Substitution at ZnO Host Lattice using Solvothermal Method: Structural Characterization and Properties. Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol. 138, pp. 519 [IF = 2.13]. Cited by 4 times.

Ahmad, T., Wani, I. A., Manzoor, N., Ahmed, J., Asiri, A. M. (2013): Biosynthesis, structural characterization and antimicrobial activity of gold and silver nanoparticles, Colloids and Surfaces B, Vol. 107, pp. 227 [IF = 4.30]. Cited by 36 times.

Wani, I. A., Khatoon, S., Ganguly, A., Ahmed, J., Ahmad, T. (2013). Structural Characterization and Antimicrobial Properties of Silver Nanoparticles Prepared by Inverse Microemulsion Method, Colloid and Surface B, vol. 101, pp. 243 [IF = 4.30]. Cited by 18 times.

Ahmed, J., Blakely, C. K., Bruno, S. R., Poltavets, V. V. (2012). Synthesis of MSnO3 (M = Ba, Sr) nanoparticles by reverse micelle method and particle size distribution analysis by whole powder pattern modeling. Materials Research Bulletin, vol. 47, pp. 2282 [IF = 1.97]. Cited by 7 times.

Ahmed J., Ganguly A., Saha S., Govind, Trinh P., Mugweru A. M., Ramanujachary K. V., Lofland S. E., Ganguli A. K. (2011). Enhanced electrochemical activity of Cu Co nanostructures. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 115, pp. 14523 [IF = 4.84]. Cited by 16 times.

Ahmed, J., Trinh, P., Mugweru, A. M., Ganguli, A. K. (2011). Self assembly of copper nanoparticles (cubes, rods and spherical nanostructures): Significant role of morphology on HER and OER efficiency, Solid State Science, vol. 13, pp. 855 [IF = 1.68]. Cited by 8 times.

Wani, I. A., Ganguly, A., Ahmed, J., Ahmad, T. (2011). Silver Nanoparticles: Ultrasonic Wave Assisted Synthesis, Optical Characterization and Surface Area Studies, Materials Letter, Vol. 65, pp. 520 [IF = 2.27]. Cited by 75 times.
Ahmad, T., Ganguly, A., Ahmed, J., Ganguli, A. K. (2011). Nanorods of Transition Metal Oxalates: A Versatile Route to the Oxide Nanoparticles. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 4, pp. 125 [IF = 2.68]. Cited by 11 times.

Ahmed J., Kumar B., Trinh P., Mugweru A. M., Ramanujachary K. V., Lofland S. E., Ganguli A. K. (2010). Binary FeCo Alloy Nanoparticles Showing Significant Enhancement in Electrocatalytic Activity Compared with Bulk Alloys. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 114, pp. 18779 [IF = 4.84]. Cited by 22 times.

Rao, G. K., Kumar, A., Ahmed, J., Singh, A. K. (2010). Palladacycle containing nitrogen and selenium; highly active pre-catalyst for Suzuki - Miyaura coupling reaction converted to Pd17Se15. Chemical Communications, vol. 46, pp. 5954 [IF = 6.72]. Cited by 51 times.

Wani, I. A., Khatoon, S., Ganguly, A., Ahmed, J., Ganguli, Ak. K., Ahmad, T. (2010). Silver Nanoparticles: Large Scale Solvothermal Synthesis and Optical Properties. Material Research Bulletin, Vol. 45, pp. 1033 [IF = 1.97]. Cited by 49 times.

Ahmed J., Sharma S., Ramanujachary K. V., Lofland S. E., Ganguli A. K. (2009): Microemulsion mediated synthesis of cobalt (pure fcc and hexagonal phases) and cobalt nickel alloy nanoparticles. Journal of Colloid Interface Science, vol. 336, pp. 814 [IF = 3.55]. Cited by 48 times.

Ahmed, J., Menka, Ganguli, A. K. (2009). Controlled growth of nanocrystalline rods, hexagonal plates and spherical particles of the vaterite form of calcium carbonate. Crystal Engineering Communications, vol. 11, pp. 927 [IF = 3.86]. Cited by 22 times.

Ranjan, R., Vaidya, S., Thaplyal, P., Azmi, Q., Ahmed, J., Ganguli, A. K. (2009). Controlling the size, morphology and aspect ratio of nanostructures using reverse micelles: A case study of copper oxalate monohydrate. Langmuir, vol. 25, pp. 6469 [IF = 4.38]. Cited by 54 times.

Ahmed J., Ramanujachary K. V., Lofland S. E., Govind, Shivaprasad, S. M., Ganguli A. K. (2008). Bimetallic Cu-Ni nanoparticles of varying compositions (CuNi3, CuNi, and Cu3Ni). Colloids and Surfaces A, vol. 331, pp. 206 [IF = 2.35]. Cited by 61 times.

Ahmed, J., Ahmad, T., Ramanujachary, K. V., Lofland, S. E., Ganguli, A. K. (2008). Development of microemulsion-based process for pure cobalt (Co) and cobalt oxide (Co3O4) nanoparticles from sub-micron rods of cobalt oxalate. Journal of Colloids and Interface Science, vol. 321, pp. 434 [IF = 3.55]. Cited by 58 times.

Ahmed, J., Vaidya, S., Ahmad T., Ganguli, A. K. (2008). Tin dioxide nanoparticles: Reverse micellar synthesis and gas sensing properties. Materials Research Bulletin, vol. 43, pp. 264 [IF = 1.97]. Cited by 25 times.

Ganguli, A. K., Ahmad, T., Vaidya, S., Ahmed, J. (2008). Microemulsion route to the synthesis of nanoparticles, Pure and Applied Chemistry, vol. 80, pp. 2451 [IF = 3.11]. Cited by 49 times.

Selected Conferences:

National conference on Advanced characterization techniques on nanomaterials
held at Institute Instrumentation Centre, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee during August 24-
26, 2005.

XIth symposium on Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry (MTIC) organized by Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India during December 8-10, 2005 (presented a poster titled: SnO2 nanoparticles synthesized using the reverse micellar route).

MRSI, 17th Annual General Meeting organized by Materials Research Society of India-Lucknow Chapter & University of Lucknow during February 13-15, 2006 (presented a poster titled: Stabilization of high temperature form of orthorhombic CaCO3 using reverse micelles: source of calcium oxide nanoparticles). Poster was awarded first prize.

International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology (ICONSAT 2006) organized by Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and Department of Science and Technology, India held at India Habitate Centre, New Delhi during March 16-18, 2006 (presented a poster titled: Size and Morphological control of calcium oxalate nanoparticles using leaves as natural templates).

International Workshop on Advanced Materials and Technologies for Nano and Oxide Electronics organized by Indian Institute of Technology, held at India Habitate Centre, New Delhi during Feb 19-22, 2007 (presented a poster titled: Tin dioxide nanomaterials: Reverse micellar synthesis and gas sensing properties).

Workshop on Nanotechnology Current Status and Challenges held at IIT Delhi under the aegis of the Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer during March 17-18, 2007

I2 Tech. April 21, 2007, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (Presented a poster
titled: Synthesis of Nanomaterials using surfactant aggregates).

International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology (ICONSAT 2008) organized by IGCAR, Kalpakkam, Tamilnadu, during Feb 27-29, 2008 (presented a poster titled: Synthesis and characterization of metal and bimetallic nanoparticles using reverse micelles).

National conference on Future Directions in Advanced Materials Research organized by IIT Delhi, held at Shimla during April 16-19, 2008

India Brazil South Africa (IBSA) Nanotechnology School on Advanced Materials, organized by Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, India, February 22 26, 2010 (presented a poster titled: Role of concentration in controlling the shape of vaterite nanoparticles).

Awards and Honors:
CSIR Senior Research Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, (2009).
Best Poster Prize on Poster entitled Stabilization of high temperature form of orthorhombic CaCO3 using reverse micelles: source of calcium oxide nanoparticles was awarded in 17th AGM of Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) organized by University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India during February 13-15, 2006.
High Impact Factor Journal Award by The Chemical Society, Department of Chemistry, IIT Delhi for the academic year of 2009.
High Cumulative Impact Factor of the Publications Award by The Chemical Society, Department of Chemistry, IIT Delhi for the academic year of 2010.
Activity Contribution Award towards the Chemical Society, Department of Chemistry, IIT Delhi, India.
Potential Reviewer of various journals including: Materials Letters, Bulletin of Material Science, RSC Advances, Dalton Transactions, Arabian Journal of Chemistry etc.