Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh

Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh

Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh


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Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh is working as Professor of Chemistry at University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. He has over 20 years of professional and teaching experience. He also served University of Karachi, Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, GC University Lahore and Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore.

He is member of HEC Institutional Performance Evaluation (IPE) Review Committee, External Subject Expert/Head of the QEC Assessment Team (AT), Board of Studies, Board of Faculties, Selection Board of several Universities. He served as Registrar and Founding Director of Nano-Chemistry Lab at GCU Lahore,

He has been duly awarded three gold medals for his outstanding academic performance in Chemistry and five gold medals including one from the Minister HED and Governor of the Punjab for his excellent performance in research and service to society. He has been awarded many international and national awards including Representative of Pakistan by UNESCO in Morocco, Young Chemist Award by IUPAC in Italy, Young Scientist Awards by TWAS in Egypt and IAP/GYA in Germany, Young Scientist Award by IAP/World Economic Forum in China, Young Researcher Award  by the Council for Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, IUPAC-2015 Award for Chemists as an outstanding chemist from developing countries in S. Korea, Research Productivity Awards with Category A, B, and C, Productive Scientist of Pakistan with rank at 11th in Pakistan in Chemistry category of Young Scientists in 2017 and 2018, SATHA Innovation Award 2018 with Gold Medal.

He has published 122 papers in international/national repute journals, published/edited 25 books, issued 07 US patents/applications. He has presented 123 papers in international/national conferences as Plenary/Keynote/Invited/Oral talks including 25 countries around the globe. He has won 02 industrial projects and 09 other major Research Grants from TWAS, USM, HEC, PSF, UA etc. in the area of nanotechnology, established first time Nano-Chemistry Lab., at GC University Lahore. He has supervised 63 M.Phil./Ph.D. and 38 BS theses. This biography is updated September 2022. Please visit the following website for detail about research accomplishments etc.

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Post Doctorate Nanomaterials Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia2010
Post Doctorate Physical Chemistry Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil 2007
Ph.D. (Chemistry) Physical Chemistry University of Karachi 2003
M.Sc. (Chemistry) Physical Chemistry University of Karachi 2000
B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry University of Karachi 1998
Higher Secondary Certificate F.Sc-Premedical Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi 1995
Secondary School Certificate Matric-Science Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Gujranwala 1993
Professor University of Central Punjab, Lahore 2022 to date
Associate Professor Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore 2018-2022
Assistant Professor GC University, Lahore 2008-2018
Senior Research Officer Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), MoST, Islamabad 2005-2008
Senior Scientific Officer Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Jamrud Road, Peshawar 2004-2005
Full Time Cooperative Teacher University of Karachi 2000-2004
1Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Development of nanofiltration system with La/SnO2-TiO2 nanoparticles, US patent filing application No. 15/131,814, Patent. No. US 10,258,977 B2, Pub. Date of patent issued: 16 April 2019.
2Muhammad 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.
3Muhammad 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
4Muhammad 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.
5Muhammad 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 2014
6Muhammad 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 2014.
7Muhammad 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.
8Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy; Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh., Ed.; InTech: Croatia, 2012; Pp 258. ISBN: 978-953-307-817-5. DOI: 10.5772/1090, 20 January 2012. Online
9In-vivo (Albino Mice) and in-vitro Assimilation and Toxicity of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles in Food Materials, Saiqa Bashir, Muhammad Siddique Awan, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Ravi Naidu, Shahzad Akbar Khan, Nagina Rafique, Shaista Ali, Imran Hayat, Imtiaz Hussain, Muhammad Zubair Khan, Int. J. Nanomed, 17, 4073-4085 (2022
10Shahana Akbar, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh and Kok-Keong Chong, Facile synthesis of Gd2O3/rGO nanocomposite: optical, thermal, morphological, structural, and catalytic studies, Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A., Accepted (2022)
11Aleezay Anjum Ahmed, Zoha Raza Rizvi, Hira Shahzad and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, Neodymium oxide nanoparticles synthesis using phytochemicals of leaf extracts of different plants as reducing and capping agents: growth mechanism, optical, structural and catalytic properties, J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 69(3), 462-475 (2022).
12Nadia Ghaffar, Sumera Javad, Muhammad Akhyaar Farrukh, Anis Ali Shah, Mansour K. Gatasheh, Bander M. AL-Munqedhi, Ozair Chaudhry, Metal nanoparticles assisted revival of Streptomycin against MDRS Staphylococcus aureus, PLOS ONE, 17(3):e0264588, 1-25 (2022).
13Aisha Ishtiaq, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, Atta ur Rehman and Shafqat Karim, Kok-Keong Chong, Facile synthesis of zwitterionic surfactant-assisted molybdenum oxide/reduced graphene oxide nanocomposite with enhanced photocatalytic and antimicrobial activities, J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 69(2), 269-279 (2022)
14Iqra Muneer, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, Structural, optical, photoluminescence, photocatalytic and antifungal features of Gd/Mn2SnO4 nanocomposite annealed at different temperatures, J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 33(3), 1263-1279 (2022).
15Iqra Mubeen, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, Mechanisms of green synthesis of iron nanoparticles using Trifolium alexandrinum extract and degradation of methylene blue. Inorg. Nano-Met. Chem., Published Online (2021)
16Isobel J. Simpson, Barbara Barletta, Simone Meinardi, Omar Siraj Aburizaiza, Peter F. DeCarlo, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Haider Khwaja, Jinseok Kim, Younha Kim, Arnico Panday, Azhar Siddique, Elizabeth A. Stone, Tao Wang, Jung-Hun Woo, Likun Xue, Robert J. Yokelson, Jahan Zeb, and Donald R. Blake, CFC-11 measurements in China, Nepal, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea (1998-2018): Urban, landfill fire and garbage burning sources, Environ. Chem., 18(8), 370-392 (2021).
17Zubaida Khalil, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, An efficient nanofiltration system containing mixture of rice husk ash and Fe/CeO2-SiO2 nanocomposite for the removal of azo dye and pesticide, Pure Appl. Chem., 93(5), 607-621 (2021)
18Abid Mahmood, Salaha Zulfiqar, Shaista Ali, Umme Ammara, Khalid Mahmood, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Zohaib Saeed & Muhammad Ibrahim, Novel Fe2O3-CuO-MoO3 Magnetic Nanocomposite for Photocatalysis of Methylene Blue. J. Supercond. Nov. Magn., 34(7), 1791–1799, (2021)
19Iqra Ilyas, Ifra Bashir, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, Optimization of Fe2O3-CeO2 nanocomposite as an efficient catalyst for the synthesis of 2,4,5-triaryl imidazole. Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A., 95(5), 1023-1032 (2021)
20Iqra Muneer, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, Dilawar Ali, Farooq Bashir, Heterogeneous photocatalytic degradation of organic dyes by highly efficient GdCoSnO3, Mater. Sci. Eng: B., 265, 115028 (2021).
21Fizza Naseem, Yang Zhi, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Fayyaz Hussain & Zongyou Yin, Mesoporous ZnAl2Si10O24 nanofertilizers enable high yield of Oryza sativa L., Sci. Rep., 10, 10841 (2020) page 1-11 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-67611-4
22Iqra Muneer, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, Rizwan Raza "Influence of annealing temperature on the physical and photoelectric properties of Gd/Fe1.727Sn0.205O3 nanoparticles for solid oxides fuel cell application", J Sol-Gel Sci Technol., 94(1), 89-108 (2020)
23I. Aftab, M. A. Farrukh*, “Formulation of Methotrexate Loaded Polymeric Zn-Nanoparticle An Efficient Anti-Cancer Nano-Drug”, Adv. Clin. Toxicol., 5(2), 000186 (2020)
24Mohsan Bashir, Shaista Ali, and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Green synthesis of Fe2O3 nanoparticles from orange peel extract and study of its antibacterial activity, J. Korean Phys. Soc.,76(9), 848–854(2020)
25Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, Komal Mehmood Butt, Amna Altaf, Sadia khadim, Influence of pH and temperature on structural, optical and catalytical investigations of CeO2-SiO2 nanoparticles, Silicon, 11(6), 2591-2598 (2019)
26Nabeela Aslam, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh* and Shafqat Karim, Sensitization of Sm/SnO2-SiO2 nanocomposite with zwitterionic surfactant for enhanced photocatalytic performance under sunlight” Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A., 93(8), 1610-1619 (2019)
27Zhengyu Xiao, Fei Zhang, Zhiyong Quan, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Rui Wang, Guowei Zhou, and Xiaohong Xu, Perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in compressive strained La0.67Sr0.33MnO3 films, J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 54(12), 9017-9024 (2019).
28Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, Komal Mehmood Butt, Kok-Keong Chong, Wei Sea Chang, Photoluminescence emission behavior on the reduced band gap of Fe doping in CeO2-SiO2 nanocomposite and photophysical properties, J. Saudi Chem. Soc., 23(5), 561-575 (2019).
29Dilawar Ali, M. Z. Butt, I. Muneer, M. A. Farrukh, M. Aftab, M. Saleem, F. Bashir, A. U. Khan, Synthesis and characterization of sol-gel derived La and Sm doped ZnO thin films: A solar light photo catalyst for methylene blue, Thin Solid Films, 679, 86-98 (2019).
30Mehwish Iqtedar, Mehral Aslam, Muhammad Akhyar, Asma Shehzaad, Roheena Abdullah and Afshan Kaleem, Extracellular biosynthesis, characterization, optimization of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) using Bacillus mojavensis BTCB15 and its antimicrobial activity against multidrug resistant pathogens, Prep. Biochem. Biotech, 49(2), 136-142 (2019).
31Muhammad Arshad, Mazhar Abbas, Syed Ehtisham-ul-Haque, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Abid Ali, Hina Rizvi, Gul Afshan Soomro, Abdul Ghaffar, Muhammad Yameen, Munawar Iqbal, Synthesis and characterization of SiO2 doped Fe2O3 nanoparticles: Photocatalytic and antimicrobial activity evaluation, J. Mol. Struct., 1180, 244-250 (2019)
32Muhammad 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
33Muhammad 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).
34Muhammad 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).
35Sadia Perveen and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, Ti0.85Sn0.15O2 nanocomposite: an efficient semiconductor photocatalyst for degradation of pesticides under solar light, J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 29(4), 3219-3230 (2018).
36Shaista 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).
37Amna 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).
38Sadia Perveen and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, Influence of lanthanum precursors on the heterogeneous La/SnO2-TiO2 nanocatalyst with enhanced catalytic activity under visible light, J. Mater. Sci: Mater. Electron., 28(15), 10806-10818 (2017).
39Naeem 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).
40Gugan Jabeen, Shazia Khurshid, Shaista Ali, and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, “Detection and Removal of Chromium Under Various Process Parameters from the Local Industrial Wastewater by Nymphaeaalba”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., India, Sect. A Phys. Sci., 87(3), 333-337 (2017).
41Maryam 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).
42Ayesha 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).
43Barbara 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).
44Muhammad 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 nanoparticles” J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 63(12), 952-959 (2016).
45Ali 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)
46Muhammad 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)
47Komal 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).
48Muhammad 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)
49Muhammad 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).
50Muhammad 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).
51Muhammad 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).
52M. 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).
53E. 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).
54Khalid 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).
55E.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)
56Ayesha 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” J. Forensic Sci., 60(5), 1182-1187 (2015)
57Farhat Anwar and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, “Synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic application of Gd doped ZnO nanoparticles”, Asian J. Chem., 27 (10), 3571-3574 (2015).
58Shaghraf 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)
59Badar 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)
60Iqra Muneer, Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, Shaghraf Javaid, Maryam Shahid, and Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, “Synthesis of Gd2O¬3/Sm2O3 nanocomposite via sonication and hydrothermal methods and its optical properties”, Superlattice. Microst., 77, 256-266 (2015
61E. 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).
62Hina 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)
63 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)
64M. 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).
65E.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)
66E.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” Superlattice. Microst., 76, 339-348 (2014).
67E.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).
68E.M. Mkawi, K. Ibrahim, M.K.M. Ali, M.A. Farrukh, Nageh K. Allam, “Solvent Solution-Dependent Properties of Nonstoichiometric Cubic Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanoparticles”, Chem. Phys. Lett, 608, 393-397 (2014).
69E.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)
70Samreen 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).
71E.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).
72Muhammad 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)
73Sana 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).
74Saba 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).
75Shaista 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).
76Ayesha 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
77K. 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).
78E.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).
79Muhammad 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).
80Muhammad 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).
81Muhammad 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).
82Iqra 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)
83Hanani 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).
84Muhammad 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).
85Saba Ahmad and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh*, “Anti-Microbial Activities of Sulfonamides using Disc Diffusion Method”, Pak. J. Pharm. Sci., 25 (4), 839-844 (2012).
86Muhammad 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).
87Shaaban 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).
88Muhammad 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)
89K. 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)
90K. 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).
91Muhammad 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).
92Muhammad 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).
93Muhammad 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).
94Saba 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).
95Sania 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).
96Hanani 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).
97Komal 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).
98Saba 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).
99Huey-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).
100Saba 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).
101Amjad 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)
102Muhammad 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).
103Rohana 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).
104Hanani 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).
105Akhyar 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).
106Attique 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).
107Marcelo 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).
108Rozina 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).
109M. 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).
110Luisa 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).
111Atif 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).
112M. A. Farrukh*, I. I. Naqvi and M. F. Ahmed, “Environmental Effect on Heavy Metals in Roadside Plants of Eucalyptus and Guaiacum Officinale” J. Chem. Soc. Pak.,27(5), 486-489 (2005).
113M. 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).
114Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, M. 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)
115Abida 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).
116Qadir Hilal, M. Akhyar Farrukh* and M. Aurangzaib, “Production of table salt from Kohat rock salt”. J. Applied Sci., 5(1), 12-14 (2005).
117M. 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).
118Iftikhar 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).
119Iftikhar 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).
120I. 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).
121M. 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)
122M. 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).
123Mahjabin 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).
124M. 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).
125M. Akhyar Farrukh* and I. I. Naqvi, Review on “Electron Transfer Reactions” Pak. J. Anal. Chem., 3(2), 140-159 (2002).
126M. 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).
127M. 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).
128M. 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).
129M. 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).
130I. 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).
131N. Ghaffar, M. A. Farrukh, S. Naz, (2020), Applications of Nanobiosensors in Agriculture. S. Javad (Ed), Nanoagronomy, (pp. 179-196). Springer Nature Switzerland. (ISBN: 978-3-030-41275-3). Online
132M. U. Akbar, F.-u. Rehman, M.Ibrahim, M. Barikani, M. Mohammadi, H. Sobhani, A. Mohammadi and M. A. Farrukh, (2020), Processing methods of bionanocomposites. K.M. Zia, et.al. (Eds), Bionanocomposites: Green Synthesis and Applications. (pp. 87-104). Elsevier (ISBN: 978-0-12-816751-9) Online
133Nanomedicines; Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh., Ed.; IntechOpen: United Kingdom, 2019; Pp 104. ISBN 978-1-78985-284-4, Print ISBN 978-1-78985-283-7, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.75342, 13 February 2019. Online
134Nanofiltration; 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. Online
135Advanced 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. Online
136Functionalized 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. Online
137Iftikhar Imam Naqvi and Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh, Inroads into Concepts in Nuclear Chemistry, Leads Publishing Co., Urdu Bazar Lahore. July 2016.
138Fozia 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).
139Advanced 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. Online

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