Dr Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh

Dr Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh

Associate Professor

Post Doctorate in Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization and Application (Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia)
Post Doctorate in Physical Chemistry; Catalysis, Micellar Effects, Kinetics (Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil)
PhD Chemistry (University of Karachi)
Room # 147, Armacost Science Building
Ext: 564

Dr Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh completed BSc (Hons) in Chemistry and MSc in Physical Chemistry with first class with first positions in both examinations. He has been duly awarded three gold medals for his outstanding academic performance in the MSc final Chemistry examination of the University of Karachi and was declared as best student of the whole Faculty of Science. He earned PhD in the field of Chemistry in 2003, first postdoctoral research (catalysis) in 2007 in Brazil on a fellowship awarded by the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), Italy and CNPq, Brazil and second postdoctoral research (nanomaterials) in 2010 in Malaysia awarded by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and TWAS. He has received other Awards/Shields/ Scholarships along with four gold medals for excellent performance.

He started his career as Full Time Cooperative Teacher from the Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi (2000 to 2004). He served Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research as Senior Scientific Officer from 2004 to 2005 then Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Islamabad as Senior Research Officer/Project Director/Head RES from 2005 to 2008. He performed his duties as Assistant/Associate Professor of Chemistry from 2008 to 2018 and Registrar from 2013 to 2016 at GC University Lahore. Currently he is serving as Associate Professor of Chemistry at Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore.

Dr Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh has been awarded many international and national awards; selected by UNESCO and participated as a “Representative of Pakistan” in the first Assembly of the World Association of Young Scientists (WAYS) in Morocco in 2004, awarded “Young Chemist Award” by IUPAC in Italy in 2007, selected as “Young Scientist” by TWAS in Egypt and IAP in Germany in 2010, selected as “Young Scientist” by IAP/World Economic Forum to participate in the annual meeting of new champions 2010 in China, selected as “Young Researcher” in 2013 by the Council for Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings for the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting, awarded IUPAC-2015 Award for Chemists as an outstanding chemist from developing countries, received Gold Medal for Best Performance by Minister for Higher Education, Punjab in 2016, received SATHA Innovation Award 2018 with Gold Medal by South Asia Triple Helix Association (SATHA). He has been selected as “Productive Scientists of Pakistan” by PCST since 2005 and ranked 1st in Lahore, 4th in Punjab and 11th in Pakistan (Category Chemistry Young Scientists) in 2017, received Research Productivity Awards for the year 2012-2013, 2013-2014 (Category B with highest score from GC University Lahore), 2015-2016 (Category A and ranked at 1st in Lahore, 2nd in Punjab and 11th in Pakistan in Chemistry, over all 26th in Pakistan),  2017-2018 (Category C and ranked at 16th in Pakistan with highest score from GC University Lahore) by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology.

He also participated in many international conferences/trainings sponsored by UNESCO, IUPAC, TWAS, WAYS, UNU, IAP, PSF, AKB Stiftung, INS, IFA, INN and HEC etc. He is a member of 14 international professional bodies. He has published 99 papers in international/national repute journals (IF=99.149, h-index=18), published/edited 21 books, issued 07 US patents/applications, presented 48 papers in international/national conferences and gave 43 plenary/invited lectures in 25 countries around the globe, he is on the editorial board/managing editors of 17 journals and referee of 51 journals. He has won 14 Research Grants from TWAS, USM, HEC, PSF, ORIC GCU in the area of nanotechnology and has supervised 40 MPhil/PhD theses.

Research Interests:

  • Nanotechnology: Synthesis of metal oxides nanoparticles, nanocomposites and thin films for their applications in nanofiltration, nano-fertilizer for slow release nitrogen/urea, catalysis, photodegradation of industrial wastes/organic pollutants/pesticides, solar cells, antibiotic/anticancer nanodrugs, drug delivery & release, and toxicity of nanomaterials.
  • Nano-Forensics: Analysis and health hazards of poison in medicinal oils. Antimicrobial activities of drugs. Application of nanomaterials in degradation of explosive materials and development of nanopowders for latent fingerprints.
  • Physical Chemistry: Kinetic study of electron transfer reactions between transition metal complexes. Catalysis and mechanisms of organic/inorganic reactions of biological interest.
  • Environmental: Multiple approaches to control environmental pollution for
    sustainable development.

Publications:

(A)  US Patents/Applications Issued:

  1. Muhhammad Akhyar Furrukh, Development of nanofiltration system with La/SnO2-TiO2 nanoparticles, US patent filing application No. 15/131,814, Pub. No.: US 2017/0296977 A1, Publication Date: 19 October 2017.
  2. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Muhammad Rehan Gul, and Muhammad Khaleeq- ur-Rahman, Ciprofloxacin loaded diethylaminoethyl cellulose nanoparticles, US patent filing application No. 14/516,824, Patent. No. US 9,555,009 B2, Date of patent issued: 31 January 2017.
  3. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Adarsh Shams, and Muhammad Khaleeq-ur- Rahman, Drug entrapment efficiency and sustained drug release of Chloramphenicol loaded polymeric-iron nanoparticles, US patent filing application No. 14/514,055, Patent. No. US 9,393,313 B2, Date of patent issued: 19 July 2016.
  4. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, ZnO-SiO2 nanopowder for the development of latent fingerprints, US patent filing application No. 13/968,025, Pub. No.: US 2015/0050495 A1, Publication Date: 16 February 2015.
  5. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Fizza Naseem, Nano-Leucite for Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizer and Green Environment, US patent filing application No. 13/738,727, Patent No. US 8,911,526 B2, Date of patent issued: 16 December
  6. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Rohana Adnan, Zinc oxide nanoflaks for treatment of pollutants, US patent filing application No. 13/609,962, Pub. No.: US 2014/0069819 A1, Publication Date: 13 March
  7. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Analytical Grade Salt, US patent filing application No. 13/216,232, Patent No. US 8,273,321 B1, Date of patent issued: 25 September 2012.

(B)   Papers Published in International Abstracted/Referred Journals

  1. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Komal Mehmood Butt, Kok-Keong Chong, Wei Sea Chang, Photoluminescence emission behaviour on the reduced band gap of Fe doping in CeO2-SiO2 nanocomposite and photophysical properties, J. Saudi Chem. Soc., https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jscs.2018.10.002 Accepted (2018). (IF2017/18=2.456)
  2. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Iqra Muneer, Sidra Sharif, Zeeshan Munawar, Nuzhat Batool, Surface modification of La/ SnO2-TiO2 nanocomposite via changing the ionic nature of surfactants,   Mater. Res. Express., 5(11), 115009 (2018) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/aadbf5. (IF2017/18=1.151)
  3. Muhammad Usman, and Akhyar Farrukh, M.; “Formulation of polymeric iron nano-chloroquine phosphate anti-malarial drug via polyol method”, Mater Today: Proc., doi: 10.1016/j.matpr.2018.04.168, 5(7), 15595-15602 (2018).
  4. Muhammad Usman, and Akhyar Farrukh, M.; “Delayed release profile of iron nano-chloroquine phosphate and evaluation of its toxicity”, Mater Today: Proc., doi: 10.1016/j.matpr.2018.04.174, 5(7), 15645-15652 (2018).
  5. Sadia Perveen and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Ti85Sn0.15O2 nanocomposite: an efficient semiconductor photocatalyst for degradation of pesticides under solar light, J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 29(4), 3219-3230 (2018).    (IF2017/18=2.324)
  6. Shaista Ali, and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, “Effect of calcination temperature on structural, thermodynamic and optical properties of MoO3 nanoparticles”, J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 65(2), 276-288 (2018). (IF2017/18=0.862)
  7. Amna Afzaal and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Zwitterionic surfactant assisted synthesis of Fe doped SnO2-SiO2 nanocomposite with enhanced photocatalytic activity under sun light, Mater. Sci. Eng: B., 223, 167-177 (2017). (IF2017=3.316)
  8. Sadia Perveen and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Influence of lanthanum precursors on the heterogeneous La/SnO2-TiO2 nanocatalyst with enhanced catalytic activity under visible light, Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 28(15), 10806-10818 (2017).  (IF2017=2.324)
  9. Naeem Younas, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Shaista Ali, Maryam Allah Ditta and Rohana Adnan, “Structural, optical and catalytic properties of undoped and CdS doped CuO-ZnO nanoparticles”, Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A., 91(11), 2201-2207 (2017). (IF2017=0.549)
  10. Maryam Allah Ditta, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Shaista Ali, and Naeem Younas, “X-ray Peak Profi ling, Optical Parameters and Catalytic Properties of Pure and CdS Doped ZnO–NiO Nanocomposites”, Russ. J. Appl. Chem., 90(1), 151-159 (2017).
  11. Ayesha Imtiaz, and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, “Influence of CdS Dopant on Oxygen Vacancies and Ce3+ Formation in CeO2-ZnO Nanocomposites: Structural, Optical and Catalytic Properties” J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 28(3), 2788-2794 (2017).   (IF2017=2.324)
  12. Barbara Barletta, Isobel J Simpson, Nicola J. Blake, Simone Meinardi, Louisa K. Emmons, Omar S. Aburizaiza, Azhar Siddique, Jahan Zeb, Liya E. Yu, Haider A. Khwaja, Muhammad A. Farrukh, Donald R. Blake, “Characterization of carbon monoxide, methane and nonmethane hydrocarbons in emerging cities of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan and in Singapore, J. Atmos. Chem., 74(1), 87-113 (2017). (IF2017=1.708)
  13. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Iqra Muneer, Komal Mehmood Butt, Sadaf Batool and Nazia Fakkhar,Effect of dielectric constant of the solvents on particle size, optical and catalytic properties of La/ SnO2-TiO2 nanoparticlesJ. Chin. Chem. Soc., 63(12), 952-959 (2016).  (IF2016=0.935)
  14. Ali Aldalbahi, Elomoiz Mkawi, Kamrulazizi Ibrahim, and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, “Effect of sulfurization time on the properties of copper zinc tin sulfide thin films grown by electrochemical deposition”, Sci. Rep. 6, 32431; doi: 10.1038/srep32431, 1-9 (2016)        (IF2016=4.259)
  15. Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Raja Adil Sarfraz, Abdul Qayyum, Shaista Ali, “Structural characterization of Fe/TiO2 nanoparticles: antioxidant and antibacterial studies”, Biointerface Res. Appl. Chem., 6(5), 1497-1501 (2016) ISI Index.
  16. Komal Mehmood Butt, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, and Iqra Muneer, “Influence of lanthanum doping via hydrothermal and reflux methods on the SnO2-TiO2 nanoparticles prepared by sol-gel method and their catalytic properties” J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 27(8), 8493–8498 (2016). (IF2016=2.019)
  17. Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Sadia Haneef, Nabeela Aslam, Amna Afzaal, “Antibacterial and Antifungal Activities of Zinc-Silicon Oxides Nanocomposite”, Lett. Health. Biol. Sci. 1(1), 1-5 (2016)
  18. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Maryam Shahid, Iqra Muneer, Shaghraf Javaid, and Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, “Influence of gadolinium precursor on the enhanced red shift of Gd/ SnO2-TiO2 nanoparticles and catalytic activity”, J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 27 (3), 2994-3002 (2016). (IF2016=2.019)
  19. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Fizza Naseem, Ayesha Imtiaz, Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, Tatiana Duque Martins and Khalid Mahmood Zia “Hydrothermal Synthesis of Leucite Nanoparticles Using Anionic Surfactant: Structural Evaluation and Catalytic Properties”, Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A., 90 (6) 1231-1237 (2016). (IF2016=0.581)
  20. Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Raja Adil Sarfraz and Ayesha Imtiaz, “Synthesis, Characterization of Si/Fe2O3 Nanoparticles and Their Antibacterial Activity Against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli”, Asian J. Chem., 28 (7), 1413-1416 (2016).
  21. M. A. Farrukh, F. Imran, S. Ali, M. Khaleeq-ur-Rahman and I. I. Naqvi,  “Micelle assisted synthesis of La2O3 nanoparticles and their applications in photodegradation of bromophenol blue” Russ. J. Appl. Chem., 88(9), 1523-1527 (2015). (IF2015=0.307)
  22. E. M. Mkawi, K. Ibrahim, M. K. M. Ali, M. A. Farrukh, A. S. Mohamed, “The effect of dopant concentration on properties of transparent conducting Al-doped ZnO thin films for efficient Cu2 ZnSnS4 thin-film solar cells prepared by electrodeposition method”, Appl. Nanosci., 5 (8), 993-1001 (2015).
  23. 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”, J. Elastom. Plast., 47 (8), 669-680 (2015). (IF2015=0.671)
  24. E. M. Mkawi, K. Ibrahim, M.K.M. Ali, M.A. Farrukh, A.S. Mohamed, “Electrodeposited ZnS Precursor Layer with Improved Electrooptical Properties for Efficient Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin-Film Solar Cells”, J. Electron. Mater., 44 (10), 3380-3387 (2015).  (IF2015=1.491)
  25. 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” Forensic Sci., 60(5), 1182-1187 (2015) (IF2015=1.322)
  26. Farhat Anwar and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, “Synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic application of Gd doped ZnO nanoparticles”, Asian J. Chem., 27 (10), 3571-3574 (2015).  (IF2013/14=0.355)
  27. Shaghraf Javaid, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Iqra Muneer, Maryam Shahid, Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, Akrajas Ali Umar, “Influence of optical band gap and particle size on the catalytic properties of Sm/ SnO2-TiO2 nanoparticles”, Superlattice. Microst., 82, 234-247 (2015) (IF2015=2.117)
  28. Badar Munir, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Hina Perveen, Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, and Rohana Adnan, “Template Assisted Synthesis of CaO-SnO2 nanocomposites”, Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A., 89 (6), 1051-1058 (2015) (IF2015=0.597)
  29. Iqra Muneer, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Shaghraf Javaid, Maryam Shahid, and Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, “Synthesis of Gd23/Sm2O3 nanocomposite via sonication and hydrothermal methods and its optical properties”, Superlattice. Microst., 77, 256-266 (2015) (IF2015=2.117)
  30. 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”, J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 26(1). 222-228 (2015). (IF2015=1.798)
  31. Hina Perveen, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, Badar Munir and Muhammad Ashraf Tahir, “Synthesis, structural and catalytic activities of MgO-SnO2 ­ nanocatalysts” Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A., 89 (1), 99-107 (2015) (IF2015=0.597)
  32. Tayyaba Naseem, and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, “Antibacterial Activity of Green Synthesis of Iron Nanoparticles Using Lawsonia inermis and Gardenia jasminoides Leaves Extract”,J.  Chemistry., vol. 2015, Article ID 912342, 7 pages. doi:10.1155/2015/912342 (2015) (IF2015=0.996)
  33. Arshad, M. A. Farrukh, A. Imtiaz and N. Noor, “Solvent Assisted Synthesis of Tin-Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles: Structural Characterization and Antimicrobial Activity” Asian J. Chem., 27 (1), 371-374 (2015). (IF2013/14=0.355)
  34. 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”, J. Electroanal. Chem., 735, 129-135 (2014)  (IF 2014=2.729)
  35. 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 methodSuperlattice. Microst., 76, 339-348 (2014).  (IF2014=2.097)
  36. 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, Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, 130, 91-98 (2014). (IF2014=5.337)
  37. E.M. Mkawi, K. Ibrahim, M.K.M. Ali, M.A. Farrukh, Nageh K. Allam, “Solvent Solution-Dependent Properties of Nonstoichiometric CubicCu2ZnSnS4 Nanoparticles”, Chem. Phys. Lett, 608, 393-397 (2014).   (IF2014=1.897)
  38. 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”, Mater. Lett., 125, 195-197 (2014)  (IF2014=2.489)
  39. 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” J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 61(5), 525-532 (2014). (IF2014=0.648)
  40. 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” J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron, 25(2), 857-863 (2014). (IF 2014=1.569)
  41. 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” Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A,  88 (5), 836-844 (2014)     (IF2014=0.562)
  42. Sana Riaz and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, “Toxicological Analysis of Ricin in Medicinal Castor Oil with Evaluation of Health Hazards” Asian J. Chem., 26 (2), 499-503 (2014).  (IF 2013/14=0.355)
  43. Saba Ahmad, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Madiha Khan, Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman and Muhammad Ashraf Tahir “Synthesis of Iron Oxide–Tin Oxide Nanoparticles and Evaluation of their Activities against Different Bacterial Strains” Can. Chem. Trans.,2(2), 122-133 (2014).
  44. 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” Korean J. Chem. Eng., 30 (11), 2100-2107 (2013). (IF2013=1.241)
  45. 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” Sci.World J. Volume 2013, Article ID 641420, pages 11, (2013). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/641420  (IF2013=1.219)
  46. 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, Superlattice. Microst. 64, 88-97 (2013). (IF2013=1.979)
  47. 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, Appl. Mech. Mater., 343, 85-89 (2013).
  48. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Robina Kauser and Rohana Adnan, “Factors Influencing the Mechanism of Surfactant Catalyzed Reaction of Vitamin C-Ferric Chloride Hexahydrate System”.Russ.  J. Phys. Chem. A, 87 (9), 1462-1469 (2013).   (IF2013=0.488)
  49. 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”, J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 60 (6), 671-676 (2013). (IF2013=0.856)
  50. 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, Acta Crystallogr. E. E69 (6), o936-o937 (2013). (2011=0.347)
  51. 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”, Mater. Sci. Forum., 756, 197-204 (2013) (IF2000=0.597)
  52. Hanani Yazid, Rohana Adnan, and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, “Gold nanoparticles supported on titania for the reduction of p-nitrophenol”, Indian J. Chem. A., 52A (2), 184-191 (2013). (IF2013=0.628)
  53. 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”, Acta Crystallogr. E. E69 (2), o295-o296 (2013). (2011=0.347)
  54. Saba Ahmad and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, “Anti-Microbial Activities of Sulfonamides using Disc Diffusion Method”, Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 25 (4), 839-844 (2012).  (IF 2012=0.947)
  55. 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” Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A., 86(13), 2041-2048 (2012).  (IF2012=0.386)
  56. Shaaban K. Mohamed, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Mehmet Akkurt, Mustafa R. Albayati and Antar A. Abdelhamid “2-(1,3-Dioxoisoindolin-2-yl)acetic acid–N¢-[(E)-2-methoxybenzylidene]pyridine-4-carbohydrazide (1/1)” Acta Crystallogr. E. E68(8), o2442 (2012).  (IF2011=0.347)
  57. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Sana Majeed, “In vitro inhibition effect of transition metal ions on succinate-fumarate system in ATP cycle”, J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 59 (5), 674-681 (2012)          (IF2012=0.879)
  58. 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”, J. Cryst. Growth, 349 (1), 19-23 (2012)  (IF2012=1.552)
  59. 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, Appl. Surf. Sci., 258 (13), 5200-5205 (2012).  (IF2012=2.112)
  60. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Prisca Tan, and Rohana Adnan, “Influence of reaction parameters on the synthesis of surfactant-assisted tin oxide nanoparticles”Turk.  J. Chem., 36(2), 303-314 (2012).  (IF2012=0.888)
  61. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Fahim Ashraf Qureshi, Ahmad Adnan, Sevim Türktekin and Mehmet Akkurt “N-{4-[(3-Methylphenyl)sulfamoyl]phenyl} acetamide” Acta Crystallogr. E. E68(2), o437 (2012). (IF2011=0.347)
  62. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Komal Faryal, Maymoona Mahboob, Fahim Ashraf Qureshi, and Mehmet Akkurt, “N-Ethyl-N-(4-methylphenyl)benzenesulfonamide” Acta Crystallogr. E. E68(2), o326 (2012). (IF2011=0.347)
  63. Saba Ahmad, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Fahim Ashraf Qureshi, Islam Ullah Khan, and Mehmet Akkurt, “N-[4-(propylsulfamoyl)phenyl]acetamide” Acta Crystallogr. E. E68 (2), o290-o291 (2012).  (IF2011=0.347)
  64. Sania Pervaiz, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Rohana Adnan and Fahim A. Qureshi, “Kinetic investigation of redox reaction between vitamin C and ferric chloride hexahydrate in acidic medium” J. Saudi Chem. Soc., 16(1), 63-67 (2012). (IF2012=1.288)
  65. 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” J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 58 (5), 593-601 (2011).  (IF2011=0.678)
  66. Komal Faryal, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Fahim A. Qureshi, Saba Ahmad, Ahmad Adnan and Mehmet Akkurt, “N-Benzyl-4-methyl-N-(4-methylphenyl)benzene-sulfonamide” Acta Crystallogr. E. E67 (8), o2100 (2011).   (IF2011=0.347)
  67. Saba Ahmad, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Fahim Ashraf Qureshi, Komal Faryal, and Mehmet Akkurt, “N-ethyl-4-methyl-N-(3-methylphenyl)benzenesulfonamide” Acta Crystallogr. E. E67 (8), o1909 (2011).  (IF2011=0.347)
  68. Huey-Shya Goh, Rohana Adnan and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, “ZnO nanoflakes arrays prepared via anodization and its performance in the photodegradation of methyl orange” Turk. J. Chem., 35 (3), 375-391 (2011). (IF2011=0.943)
  69. Saba Ahmad, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Fahim Ashraf Qureshi, Ahmad Adnan and Mehmet Akkurt, “N-{4-[(2-Methoxyphenyl)sulfamoyl]phenyl}acetamide” Acta Crystallogr. E. E67 (2), o303-o304 (2011). (IF2011=0.347)
  70. 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” Am-Euras. J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 9(5), 514-518 (2010)
  71. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Boon-Teck Heng and Rohana Adnan, “Surfactant controlled aqueous synthesis of SnO2 nanoparticles via the hydrothermal and conventional heating methods” Turk. J. Chem., 34(4), 537-550 (2010). (IF2010=0.756)
  72. 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” J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 57(2), 222-229 (2010).  (IF2010=0.718)
  73. 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” Turk. J. Chem., 34 (4), 639-650 (2010).   (IF2010=0.756)
  74. Akhyar Farrukh, M; Noureen Siraj; Aziz-ur-Rehman and Iftikhar Imam Naqvi “Comparative Study of Spectroscopic Techniques for the Estimation of Iron in Apple and Vegetables”. J. Saudi Chem. Soc., 14(2), 209-212 (2010). (IF2012=1.288)
  75. Attique ur Rahman, Amjad Islam and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh “An Improved Method for the Preparation of Analytical Grade Sodium Chloride from Khewra Rock Salt” World Appl. Sci. J., 8(1), 61-65 (2010).
  76. 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”, J. Org. Chem., 74(21), 8254-8260 (2009). (IF2009=4.219)
  77. 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”,   J. Iran. Chem. Soc., 5(4), 631-640, (2008). (IF2008=2.215)
  78. 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:”, Langmuir, 24 (22) 12995-13000, (2008). (IF2008=4.097)
  79. 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”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 111 (33), 9762-9769 (2007). (IF2007=4.086)
  80. Atif Latif, Tabraz Anwar, M. A. Farrukh, Two step synthesis and characterization of carboxymethylcellulose from rayon grade wood pulp and cotton linter J. Saudi Chem. Soc., 10(1), 95-102 (2006).  (IF2012=1.288)
  81. M. A. Farrukh, I. I. Naqvi and M. F. Ahmed, “Environmental Effect on Heavy Metals in Roadside Plants of Eucalyptus and Guaiacum OfficinaleJ. Chem. Soc. Pak.,27(5), 486-489 (2005).       (IF2005=0.194)
  82. M. Akhyar Farrukh and Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “ Role of ligands on the reducing capabilities of metal complexes” J. Saudi Chem. Soc., 9(1), 99-106 (2005). (IF2012=1.288)
  83. Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, Farrukh Ahmed and *M. Akhyar Farrukh, “A Comparative Environmental Study on the Variation of Heavy Metals in Soil and Plants Species by Flame Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy” J. Saudi Chem. Soc., 9(1), 27-36 (2005) (IF2012=1.288)
  84. Abida Parven, M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi, “Kinetic study of redox reaction between diphenlybenzidine and thiosulfate” J. Indian Chem. Soc., 82(1), 49-51 (2005). (IF2005=0.34)
  85. Qadir Hilal, M. Akhyar Farrukh* and M. Aurangzaib, “Production of table salt from Kohat rock salt”. J. Applied Sci., 5(1), 12-14 (2005).
  86. M. Akhyar Farrukh and Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “Feasibility of Redox Reactions Through Formal Redox Potential Values” Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res., 47(3), 209-211 (2004).
  87. 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” J. Biol. Sci., 4(4), 510-514 (2004).
  88. 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” Pak. J. Biol. Sci.,7(8), 1355-1359 (2004).
  89. I. Naqvi, S. Mohiuddin, M. K. Rafi, M. A. Farrukh and N. Siraj “Analysis of Mercury in Seafood by Cold Vapor Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy” Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 6(24), 2010-2012 (2003).
  90. 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” J. Indian Chem. Soc., 80(3), 156-159 (2003). (IF2003=0.275)
  91. 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”, The Nucleus., 40(1-4), 91-97 (2003).
  92. 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)” The Nucleus., 40(1-4), 107-114 (2003).
  93. M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi, “Comparative Kinetic Study Between The Electron Transfer Reactions of Iron(III) and Iron(II) Complexes” J. Chem. Soc. Pak., 24(4), 252-258 (2002).  (IF2002=0.18)
  94. M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi, Review on “Electron Transfer Reactions” Pak. J. Anal. Chem., 3(2), 140-159 (2002).
  95. M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi, “Limitations of Equation pH = – log [H+] for Strong Acids and Bases”, J. Pur. App. Sci., 21(2), 131-133, (2002).
  96. 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” Pak. J. Anal. Chem., 3(2), 87-93 (2002).
  97. M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi, “Kinetic study of reduction of bis(pentane-2,4-dionato)diaquo manganese(III) complex with sodium thiosulphate” Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res., 45(5), 324-326 (2002).
  98. M. Akhyar Farrukh and I. I. Naqvi, “Influencing Electron Transfer Reactions in Transition Metal Complexes Through Change in Acidity of the Medium” Pak. J. Anal. Chem., 3(2), 132-134 (2002).
  99. I. I. Naqvi, M. Akhyar Farrukh and M. Qadri, “Kinetic Study of the Reduction of Ferric-1, 10-Orthophenanthroline By Uranium(IV) EDTA” J. Chem. Soc. Pak., 24(1), 21-24 (2002).  (IF2002=0.18)

(C)   Books/Chapter Published/Edited:

  1. Nanofiltration; Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh., Ed.; IntechOpen: United Kingdom, 2018; Pp 151. ISBN 978-1-7-78923-377-3, Print ISBN 978-1-78923-376-9, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.70909, 11 July 2018. https://www.intecom/books/nanofiltration
  2. Advanced Chemical Kinetics; Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh., Ed.; InTech: Croatia, 2018; Pp 224. ISBN 978-953-51-3816-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3815-0, DOI: 10.5772/68089, 21 February 2018. https://www.intecom/books/advanced-chemical-kinetics
  3. Functionalized Nanomaterials; Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh., Ed.; InTech: Croatia, 2016; Pp 172. ISBN 978-953-51-2856-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2855-7, DOI: 10.5772/63186, 28 December 2016. http://www.intechopen.com/books/functionalized-nanomaterials
  4. Iftikhar Imam Naqvi and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Inroads into Concepts in Nuclear Chemistry, Leads Publishing Co., Urdu Bazar Lahore. July
  5. Fozia Iram, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh. Synthesis of Fe Doped SnO2-TiO2 Nanocatalysts via Sol-gel Method and their Structural and Catalytic Activities against Pollutants, Transferring Nanotechnology Concept Towards Business Perspectives, Shogo Shimazu, Silvester Tursiloadi (Eds.), ISBN: 978-93-5130-877-5, Daya Publishing House, Astral International Pvt. Ltd. India, 165-183 (2016).
  6. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Shaista Ali, “Metal Oxides Nanoparticles And Destruction Of Hazardous Compounds” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, Pp: 156, ISBN: 978-3-659-56373-7. July 02, 2014.
  7. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh “Nano-Forensics” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, Pp: 116, ISBN: 978-3-659-45316-8. October 11, 2013.
  8. Advanced Aspects of Spectroscopy; Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh., Ed.; InTech: Croatia, 2012; Pp: 538, ISBN: 978-953-51-0715-6. DOI: 10.5772/2757, August 29, 2012. http://www.intechopen.com/books/advanced-aspects-of-spectroscopyMuhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Shaghraf Javaid “Surfactant Controlled Synthesis of Nano-catalysts for Pollutants” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, Pp: 84, ISBN: 978-3-659-22512-3. August 29, 2012.
  9. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Iqra Muneer “Solvent Controlled Synthesis of Nano-catalysts for Pollutants” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, Pp: 104, ISBN: 978-3-659-22795-0. September 02, 2012.
  10. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Iqra Muneer “Solvent Controlled Synthesis of Nano-catalysts for Pollutants” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, Pp: 104, ISBN: 978-3-659-22795-0. September 02, 2012.
  11. Maymoona Mahboob and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh “Non Ferrous Alloys” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, Pp: 76, ISBN: 978-3-8484-3936-2. March, 2012.
  12. Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy; Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh., Ed.; InTech: Croatia, 2012; Pp 258. ISBN: 978-953-307-817-5. DOI: 10.5772/1090, 20 January http://www.intechopen.com/books/atomic-absorption-spectroscopy
  13. Rabia Zafar and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh “Environmental effects of heavy metals in soil” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, Pp: 140, ISBN: 978-3-8465-4535-5. November 09, 2011.
  14. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Saba Ahmad, “Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of Sulfonamides” LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany. Pp: 67, ISBN-13: 978-3-8465-1963-9, ISBN-10: 3846519634. September 07, 2011.
  15. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Robina Kauser, “Micelle Assisted Kinetics of Vitamin C” VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, Germany. Pp: 120, ISBN-13: 978-3-639- 38013-2, ISBN-10: 3639380134. August 25, 2011.
  16. Iftikhar Imam Naqvi and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, “Radiotracers in Chemical Applications” VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, Germany. Pp: 224, ISBN-13: 978- 3-639-31208-9, ISBN-10: 3639312082. November 21, 2010.
  17. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Amjad Islam, “Pesticides Residues in Wild Plants: Environmental and Health Problems” VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, Germany. Pp: 76, ISBN-13: 978-3-639-24880-7, ISBN-10: 3639248805. April 7, 2010.

(D)  Plenary/Keynote/Invited Lectures 

  1. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Enhanced catalytic efficiencies of multinary metal oxides nanocomposites, Invited Speaker, Frontiers of Nanotechnology Applications in Pakistan: Present Scenario and Future Avenues at National Institute for Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering, (NIBGE), Faisalabad, October 24, 2018.
  2. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Surfactant and solvent assisted synthesis of multinary metal oxides nanocomposites and their applications, Invited Speaker, International Conference on Modern Trends in Chemistry and Energy Technologies, Department of Chemistry, Pharmacy and Energy Research Center, COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore campus, The Nishat Hotel, Lahore, October 23, 2018.
  3. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Nano-Chemistry: Multidisciplinary Science, Inaugural Keynote Speaker, 02nd AIOU National Graduate Conference organized by Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), Islamabad, August 28-29, 2018.
  4. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Development in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology with special reference to metal/metal-oxides nanoparticles, , Invited Speaker, One Day Seminar on Nano-Chemistry, at Department of Chemistry, Government College Women University, Sialkot, 13 April 2018.
  5. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Recent developments in quaternary metal oxides nanocomposites: synthesis and applications, Invited Speaker, 6th International Conference on Education (ICE), (Science Beyond Classroom), at University of Education, Bank Road Campus, Lahore, March 15-17, 2018.
  6. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Recent Developments in Binary, Ternary and Quaternary Metal Oxides Nanocomposites: Synthesis and Applications, Keynote Speaker, Fourth International Conference on Frontiers of Advanced Engineering Materials (FAEM-18), at Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Lahore, February 19-20, 2018.
  7. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Industrial Application of Nanomaterials, Keynote Speaker, International Chemistry Conference for the Promotion of University-Industry Linkage at Department of Chemistry, GC University Lahore, January 24-26, 2018.
  8. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Recent Trends in Nano-Chemistry as an Emerging Field of Research, Invited Speaker, National Symposium on Current Trends in Chemistry, at Lahore College for Women University 12 January 2018.
  9. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Kinetics and Thermodynamics properties of zwitterionic surfactant assisted synthesis of Fe/SnO2-SiO2 nanocomposite with enhanced photocatalytic activity under sun light, Invited Speaker, 3rd International Conference on “Recent Trends in Chemistry” 2017 at Department of Chemistry, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, 23-24 November 2017.
  10. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Photocatalysis with quaternary metal oxides nanoparticles: chemical ways to change band gap, Invited Speaker, 2nd International Conference on Impact of Nanoscience on Energy Technologies (NanoSET-2017) at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, 25-27 October, 2017.
  11. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Synthesis and Applications of Nanomaterials, Two-Day workshop on Nanomaterials Research, Plenary Lecture, Fabrications and Applications, at Department of Chemistry, Hazara University, Mansehra, 12-13 October 2017.
  12. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Heterogeneous photocatalyst containing ternary metal oxides nanocomposite for degradation of pesticides, Invited Speaker, 2nd UICPAS-2017 (UMT International Conference on Pure and Applied Sciences), at University of Management and Technology, Lahore, 05-07 October 2017.
  13. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Development in Nanocomposites Containing p-block, d-block and f-block Elements, Invited Speaker, Symposium on “FUN-Materials in Applied Chemistry and Catalysis” at Department of Chemistry, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore May 08, 2017.
  14. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Nano-based therapy approaches using nano-enabled antibiotics, Keynote Speaker, International Conference/Workshop on Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine, Inter-Islamic Network on Nanotechnology (INN) Secretariat, Materials and Energy Research Centre (MERC), May 02-03, 2017, Meshkindasht, Alborz, Iran,
  15. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Nanotechnology: A New Paradigm for Integrating Scientists across Disciplines towards Sustainable Development, Invited Speaker, 1st international conference of women in science and international networking: bridging the gender gap in STEM in favor of sustainable development, organized by Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT), Ramses Hilton, 21-23 March 2017, Cario, Egypt.
  16. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Nano-Chemistry: an Emerging Field of Research and Scope for Chemists, Invited Speaker, One Day Seminar at Chemistry Department Govt. Sadiq College Women University Bahawalpur, 17 February 2017.
  17. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Properties and Current Applications of Nanomaterials, Invited Speaker, One Day Seminar at Chemistry Department Govt. Sadiq College Women University Bahawalpur, 17 February 2017.
  18. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Research Methodology, Writing Research Papers and Research Grants, , Invited Speaker, One Day Seminar at Chemistry Department Govt. Sadiq College Women University Bahawalpur, 17 February 2017.
  19. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Synthesis and Applications of Nanotechnology in Fertilizer, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries, Resource Person/Invited Speaker, COMSTECH International Workshop on “Nanosciences: Education and its Industrial Applications” at Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation of the OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) COMSTECH, Islamabad, December 13-15, 2016.
  20. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Slow Release Nano-Fertilizers, at Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd., Rawalpindi, November 29, 2016.
  21. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Ternary metal oxides nanocomposites: their structural, optical, catalytic and thermodynamic properties, Keynote Speaker, 8th Chemistry Conference 2016 on Chemistry in Engineering and Life Sciences, at PINSTECH, November 28-30, 2016. pp20-21.
  22. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Formulation of nano-antibiotics: evaluation of antibacterial and in-vitro release studies, Invited Speaker, Symposium on Nanotechnology Research in Pakistan, National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faisalabad, November 09, 2016.
  23. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Quaternary Rare Earth-Transition Metals Oxides Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Applications, Invited Speaker, International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICNN-2016) at Kharazmi University, Karaj, Iran, 26-28 October 2016 (Sponsored by INS, Iran).
  24. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Development and applications in nanotechnology with special reference to metal oxides nanoparticles, Plenary Speaker, Symposium on Prospects of Modern Chemical Sciences in Pakistan, Department of Chemistry, Government Postgraduate Islamia College Gujranwala, 22.10.2016.
  25. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Evaluation of optical, catalytic and thermodynamic properties of metal oxides nanocomposites, Invited/Keynote Speaker, 27th National 15th International Chemistry Conference, Department of Chemistry, University of Malakand, 24.8.2016.
  26. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Ternary Metal Oxides Nanoparticles, Invited Speaker, Symposium on “Functional Nanomaterials for Catalysis and Energy Conversion” Department of Chemistry, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, 16.05.2016.
  27. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Nano-Fertilizer: Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizer with Nano-Leucite, Invited Speaker, 4th International Conference on Slow- and Controlled-Release and Stabilized Fertilisers (SCRSFs), organized by New Ag International and International Fertilizer Industries Association, China World Hotel, Beijing, China, 4- 6, April 2016 (Sponsored by Kengenta).
  28. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Characterization of rare earth metals doped metals oxide nanoparticles through advanced analytical techniques and their applications in solving environmental problems, Invited Speaker, 11th International Symposium on Analytical and Environmental Chemistry (ISAEC-2016), National Centre of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, March 07-08, 2016
  29. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Synthesis of multi-metal oxides nanoparticles and their environmental applications, Invited Speaker, Fourth International Conference on Environmental Horizon (ICEH 2016), Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, January 08-10, 2016.
  30. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Recent developments in metal oxides nanoparticles and their applications, Invited Speaker, Symposium on Nanotechnology in Pakistan; Recent Trends & Developments, National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faisalabad, December 16, 2015.
  31. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Influence of dielectric constant on the optical properties and particle size of La/ SnO2-TiO2 nanoparticles, Invited Speaker, International Conference on Solid State Physics, 2015 (ICSSP’15) Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics, University of the Punjab, December 13-17, 2015
  32. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Multi metal oxides nanoparticles and their multi applications, Plenary Speaker, 2nd Conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at PINSTECH on September 08-10, 2015.
  33. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Synthesis of nanomaterials: wastewater treatment and health hazard effect, Invited Talk, Third International Conference on Environmental Horizon (ICEH 2015), Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, 9-11 January 2015.
  34. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Synthesis of Magnetic Nanopowder for the Development of Latent Fingermarks, Invited Speaker, 1st international conference on forensic science and justice, GC University Lahore, 22-24 October 2014.
  35. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Development of metal oxides nanoparticles for their applications in environment, green fertilizer, forensics and their health hazards effects, Plenary Speaker, Conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at PINSTECH on June 03-05, 2014.
  36. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Development of metal oxides nanocomposites for their applications to overcome environmental issues, Invited Lecture at Chemical Trends 2013, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), 27 September 2013.
  37. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Air Pollution Control over Nano-catalysts, at Three days workshop on Environmental Pollution and Its Health Impact, GC University Lahore, 31 December 2012.
  38. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Nano-Forensics: Application of nanotechnology in forensic science, Invited Lecture at Chemistry Week of Dunnicliff Chemical Society, 27 December 2011.
  39. Introduction to Nanomaterials, Invited Lecture at International Workshop on Crystallography and Nanomaterials, Department of Chemistry, GC University Lahore, 19-21 October 2011.
  40. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, How to manage and annotate the scientific paper collections, Invited Lecture at Inter Universities Poster Competition, GC University Lahore, 12 September 2011. Sponsored by Mendeley.
  41. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, One day workshop, Invited Lecture on “Teaching Advanced Chemistry” for faculty members, Government College for Women, Satellite Town, Gujranwala, 12 July 2011.
  42. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, One day workshop, Invited Lecture on “Teaching Skills in Chemistry” for faculty members, Government College for Women, Satellite Town, Gujranwala, 6 July 2011.
  43. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Invited Lecture on Research Guidance to M.Sc (Chemistry) Research Students, Government Islamia College, Gujranwala, 12 March 2011.
  44. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Workshop on Development and Analysis of Non-Ferrous Alloys, Invited Lecture on “Chemistry of Non-Ferrous Alloys”, Centre of Advanced Studies Centre (CASP), GC University, Lahore, 14 October, 2010.
  45. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Invited Lecture on “Selection of electrolytes for the synthesis of metal oxides nanoparticles by anodizing process”, at School of Chemical Sciences, USM, Malaysia, 06 August 2009.

(E) Papers presented in International Conferences / Symposiums / Seminars

  1. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Water4life – Global Solution for Water Quality, 48th IUPAC General Assembly, World Chemistry Leadership Meeting, 12 August 2015, Busan, Korea.
  2. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Influence of particle size on the optical and catalytic properties of multi-metal oxides nanoparticles, 45th IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, 9-14 August 2015, Busan, Korea. (Travel Award by IUPAC)
  3. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Catalytic properties of Sm doped SnO2/TiO2 nanoparticles for the waste water treatment, Third International Conference on Water, Energy and Environment (ICWEE 2015), American University of Sharjah, March 24-26, 2015, United Arab Emirates, Sharjah. (Travel Award by HEC)
  4. B Barletta, I J Simpson, N J Blake, S Meinardi, O S Aburizaiza, A Siddique, J Zeb, L E Yu, H A Khwaja, M A Farrukh, D R Blake, POSTER A13C-3173 Characterization of Nonmethane Hydrocarbons at Three Urban Sites in Western Saudi Arabia, in Lahore (Pakistan), and in Singapore, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, 15-19 December 2014, San Francisco, USA.
  5. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Micelle Controlled Synthesis of Alumina Supported Calcium Oxide Nanocatalysts and their Applications in Photodegradation of Industrial Pollutants, 44th IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, 11-16 August 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. (Travel Award by HEC)
  6. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Solvent controlled synthesis of tin oxide nanocatalysts and their applications in photodegradation of environmental hazardous materials, 3rd ISESCO International Workshop and Conference on Nanotechnology 2012 (IWCN2012), 05-07 December 2012, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia. (Travel Award by HEC)
  7. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Reduction of organic pollutants by supported gold nanoparticles, BioVisionAlexandria.NXT 2012 Conference, 21-25 April 2012, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt. (Selected Top 10 presentation). (Travel Award by TWAS and Alexandria Library)
  8. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Influence of 1-amino-9-octadecene surfactant on the synthesis and properties of tin oxide nanoparticles, 3rd Penang International Conference for Young Chemists (Penang ICYC) 23-25 June 2010, Copthorne Orchid Hotel, Penang, Malaysia.
  9. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Preparation and characterization of alumina supported gold nanoparticles and its application in the reduction of p-nitrophenol, 3rd Penang International Conference for Young Chemists (Penang ICYC) 23-25 June 2010, Copthorne Orchid Hotel, Penang, Malaysia.
  10. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Nanotechnology for Sustainable Environment, BioVisionAlexandria 2010, 11-15 April 2010, Alexandria, Egypt. (Travel Award by Alexandria Library)
  11. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Effect of Surfactants on Synthesis of SnO2 Nanoparticles, (MAT15) School of Chemical Sciences, Research Colloquium 2009, 2-3 November 2009, Bayview Hotel, Penang, Malaysia.
  12. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Mechanism of Hydrolysis of Benzoic Anhydride in Sulfobetaine Micelles, (P704_002) 42nd IUPAC Congress, 2-7 August 2009, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
  13. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Science and Technology Governance in Pakistan” on 13th November 2008 at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands. (Travel Award by UN).
  14. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Anions Binding to Micelles and Effect of Sulfobetaine Micelles in Nucleophilic Reactions” 10th Young Scientists Conference on Chemistry, 27-29 March 2008, Rostock, Germany. (Travel Award by PSF)
  15. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “A new model for incorporation of iodide ion in zwitterionic micelles and reactions with methyl naphthalene-2-sulfonate”, 41st IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, 5-11 August 2007, Torino, Italy. (Travel Award by IUPAC)
  16. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Reactions of Lauryl hydroxamic acid with Bis-(2,4-dinitrophenyl) Phosphate in presence of Zwitterionic, and anionic micelles” Seminar at Departamento de Química, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, December 14, 2006, Brazil.
  17. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Incorporation of anions in Zwitterionic sulfobetaine micelles” Seminar at Departamento de Química, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, June 26, 2006, Brazil.
  18. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Facilitate the emergence and sharing of scientific knowledge to reduce the gap between developed and less developed countries” 1st General Conference of World Academy of Young Scientists (WAYS), 11-13 December 2004, at Marrakech, Morocco. (Travel Award by UNESCO)

(F) Papers presented in National Conferences / Symposiums / Seminars

  1. Iqra Muneer, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Rizwan Raza, Effect of calcination temperature on structural, optical and electrical properties of Gadolinium doped tin oxide-iron oxide, Fourth International Conference on Frontiers of Advanced Engineering Materials (FAEM-18), at Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Lahore, February 19-20, 2018. Pp32-33.
  2. Shaista Ali and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Determination of optical parameters and X-ray peak profile analysis and MoO3 Nanoparticles, 8th Chemistry Conference 2016 on Chemistry in Engineering and Life Sciences, at PINSTECH, November 28-30, 2016. Pp23.
  3. Muhammad Usman, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Toxicological properties of iron loaded polymeric chloroquine phosphate nanodrug, 3rd Conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 25-27 October 2016. Pp 57.
  4. Amna Afzaal, Nabeela Aslam, Sadia Perveen, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Comparative study of SnO2-TiO2 and SnO2-SiO2 on photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue, 3rd Conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 25-27 October 2016. Pp 43.
  5. Shaista Ali, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, XRD peak profiling, optical parameters and catalytic properties of SrO-MoO3 nanoparticles, 3rd Conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 25-27 October 2016. Pp 34.
  6. Shaista Ali and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Synthesis of SrO-MoO3 nanoparticles and their optical and photocatalytic properties, 27th National 15th International Chemistry Conference, Department of Chemistry, University of Malakand, August 22-25, 2016. Pp 224.
  7. Muhammad Arshad, Sadia Perveen, Nabeela Aslam, Amna Afzaal, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Synthesis and biological activities of ZnO-SiO2 nanocomposite, 11th International Symposium on Analytical and Environmental Chemistry (ISAEC-2016), National Centre of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, March 07-08, 2016. Pp 73.
  8. Shaista Ali, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Catalytic and antibacterial activities of MoO3 nanoparticles, Fourth International Conference on Environmental Horizon (ICEH 2015), Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, 8-10 January 2016. Pp37.
  9. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Shaista Ali, Synthesis of CuO-ZnO and CdS/CuO-ZnO for enhanced photocatalytic activity, International Conference on Solid State Physics, 2015 (ICSSP’15) Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics, University of the Punjab, December 13-17, 2015.
  10. Shaista Ali, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Synthesis of MoO3 nanoparticles, 2nd Conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 8-10 September 2015. Pp 33.
  11. Asma Sehrish, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Enhamcement of drug release of antimalarial nanodrug, 2nd Conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 8-10 September 2015. Pp 45.
  12. Ayesha Imtiaz, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Synthesis of CeO2-ZnO nanocomposites at different pH and its structural evaluation, 2nd Conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 8-10 September 2015. Pp 45.
  13. Fizza Naseem, Nano Leucite for matrix based urea fertilizer, 2nd Conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 8-10 September 2015. Pp 47.
  14. Komal Mehmood Butt, S. Batool, N. Fakhar, I. Mineer, M. Akhyar Farrukh, Sol-gel synthesis of lanthanum doped tinoxide/titatnium oxide nanoparticles by using benzyl alcohol, 2nd Conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 8-10 September 2015. Pp 50.
  15. Marium Allah Ditta, N. Malik, Shaista Ali, M. Akhyar Farrukh, Influence of feed rate on the synthesis of CdS/ZnO-NiO nanocomposites and their antibacterial activities, 2nd Conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 8-10 September 2015. Pp 53.
  16. Nuzhat Batool, Sidra Sharif, Z. Munawar, Iqra Muneer, M. Akhyar Farrukh, Surfactant controlled synthesis of lanthanum doped SnO2-TiO2 nanoparticles and its applications, 2nd Conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 8-10 September 2015. Pp 60.
  17. Ayesha Imtiaz and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Synthesis of Alumina doped Calcium Oxide Nanocatalyst for Photodegradation of Warfare Pollutants, Poster in the Third International Conference on Environmental Horizon (ICEH 2015), Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, 9-11 January 2015.
  18. Rabia M. Ali, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Aziz-ur-Rehman, Synthesis of Fluorescent Dye Modified with Metal Nanoparticles for Development of Fingermarks, Poster in the conference on Frontiers of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at PINSTECH on June 03-05, 2014.
  19. Shaista Ali and M. Akhyar Farrukh, Degradation of Explosive Compound Through MgO Nanoparticles, International Conference and Workshop on Nano Science and Technology, Department of Electronics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, October 1-5, 2012.
  20. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Measurement of thermodynamic parameters on the reduction of diphenylbenzidine by sodium Thiosulfate” 5th International and 15th National Chemistry Conference, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, November 24-27, 2004, pp 44
  21. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Effect of dielectric constant and ionic strength on the redox reaction between tris(2,2-biptridine)iron(II) and cerium(IV)” Presented in 4th International and 14th National Chemistry Conference, P.C.S.I.R Labs Complex Lahore, May 16-18, 2004, pp. 205
  22. 208. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Seasonal Effect on Concentration of Trace Metals in Plants and Soil of Different Areas of Karachi (A Comparative Study)” Presented in International Conference on Environmental Challenges, University of Peshawar, 11-13 March 2004, PP 7-8.
  23. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Determination of Trace Metals (Co, Cu, Cd, Fe, Ni, Pb, Zn, Mn) and Macronutrients (Na, K) also Li in Different Sweets of Karachi Region by Atomic Absorption and Flame Emission Spectroscopy” Presented in International Conference on Environmental Challenges, University of Peshawar, 11-13 March 2004, PP 8.
  24. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Determination of Cu, Cd, Pb, and Zn Concentration in Edible Marine Fish”, Presented in 7th National Symposium on Analytical & Environmental Chemistry, CEAC, University of Sindh, March 4th –5th, 2003, pp. 16.
  25. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Correlation Between Electrochemical and Kinetics Investigations for the Redox Reaction Between Iron(III)-Iron(II) Complexes” Presented in 3rd International and 13th National Chemistry Conference, University of Karachi” December 28-31, 2002, pp. 156.
  26. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Kinetic Study Between Hexacyanoferrate(III) and L-ascorbic Acid” Presented in 3rd International and 13th National Chemistry Conference, University of Karachi, December 28-31, 2002, pp. 75.
  27. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Kinetic study of electron transfers reaction between acetylacetonatomanganese(III) perchlorate and thiosulfate, and Investigations of factors influencing the electron transfer process” Presented in 2nd International and 12th National Chemistry Conference, University of Sindh, February 4-6, 2002, pp. 05.
  28. M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Determination of Stability and Effect of Temperature on the Rate of Reduction of Fe (III) opt by Ferrocene” Presented in 2nd International and 12th National Chemistry Conference, University of Sindh, February 4-6, 2002.
  29. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Dependence of Medium on Formal Potentials and Effect of Temperature on Rate of Oxidation of Potassium Hexacyanoferrate(II), Presented in 2nd International and 12th National Chemistry Conference, University of Sindh, February 4-6, 2002, pp. 07.
  30. M. Akhyar Farrukh, Kinetic study of reduction of bis(pentane-2,4-dionato)diaquo manganese(III) complex with L-ascorbic acid, Presented in 10th National Chemistry Conference, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, October 28-30, 1999, pp. 80.