A/2, Jahurul Islam Avenue
Jahurul Islam City, Aftabnagar
Ph.D: 2008 ~ 2012, Physical Chem., Department of Chemistry, Kyungpook National University, South Korea.
M.S.: 2006 ~ 2008, Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
B.Sc.: (Hons.): 2000 ~ 2006, Department of Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
H.S.C.: 2000, Dhaka College, Dhaka Board, Bangladesh
S.S.C.: 1998, Mymensingh Zilla School, Dhaka Board, Bangladesh
Dr. Nazmul Abedin Khan received his B.S. and M.S. in chemistry from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. In 2012, he received his Ph.D in chemistry from Kyungpook National University, South Korea. He worked as a Contract Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Kyungpook National University from May, 2015 to August, 2019. Since September 2019, he has been working as an Assistant Professor in the department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences; East West University, Bangladesh. His major research involves the facile synthesis, functionalization or modiﬁcation of porous materials like metal-organic frameworks, porous carbons, zeolites, metal phosphates etc. for selective adsorption of hazardous organic compounds and for various heterogeneous catalytic purposes. He has published 81 researches (3 patents, 2 book chapters, 6 review articles and 71 peer-reviewed scientific papers) in high-ranking journals including Angewandte Chemie International, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Chemical Communications, Small, Chemistry European Journal, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Crystal Growth and Design, etc (of which on 51; and corresponding author on 8) which have generated 4562 citations with a H-Index of 37 (i10-index of 61). During his academic career he achieved several prestigious awards including “Brain Korea award (BK 21)”; “Potential Researcher Award of Korea ( in 2018)”; “Best Publication Award" (in 2012, 2016, and 2018). His Google Scholar link is https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=69kDgZkAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate
2019.09.03 ~ present: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS), East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2015.05.01~ 2019.08.30: Contract Professor. Department of Chemistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea.
2012.03.01 ~ 2015.04.30: Postdoctoral Researcher. Department of Chemistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea.
1. Highly porous materials
- Synthesis/Application of porous materials (MOFs, zeolites, carbons, AlPOs)
- MOF- or organic polymer-derived carbons (highly porous, ordered and having various functionalities) adsorption/storage, catalysis and electrical energy storage.
-Rapid/continuous synthesis of porous materials with microwave and ultrasonics
- Functionalization/Modification of MOFs for selective adsorption of hazardous compounds
- CO2 capture with porous adsorbents
- Fuel purification (removal of S- and N- containing compounds)
- Water purification (removal of pharmaceuticals, personal care products, pesticides, dyes)
- Adsorption/separation of hydrocarbons
- Adsorption/storage of gases
3. Heterogeneous catalysis
- Acid catalysis with porous materials (dehydration, isomerization, alkylation)
- Conversion of biomass into chemical intermediates with dehydration
1. N.A. Khan,S.H. Jhung, ‘‘An adsorbent for adsorptive removal of sulfurcompounds and purification method of the adsorbent’ Registration no. 10-1328565 (2013.11.06).
2. J.S. Hwang, S.H. Jhung, N.A. Khan, “A method to dehydrate polyols’’ Registrationno. 10-1323631 (2013. 10. 24).
3. J.S. Hwang, J.S. Chang, D.K. Mishra, I.J. Kang, Z. Hasan, N.A. Khan, S.H. Jhung, ‘‘A functionalized method of porous metal-organic framework materials, solid acid catalysts using the same materials and methods to dehydrate alcohols with the same catalysts’’ Application no. 2011-024082796 (2011.04.18).
1. N.A. Khan, Z. Hasan, I. Ahmed, S.H. Jhung, Metal-organic frameworks for nanoarchitectures: Nanoparticle, composite, core-shell, hierarchical, and hollow structures, Advanced Supramolecular Nanoarchitectonics, Elsevier, 2019, 151-194, As Correspondin Author.
2. Z. Hasan, N.A. Khan, S.H. Jhung, Adsorptive purification of organic contaminants of emerging concern from water with metal-organic frameworks, Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Water and Wastewater, Butterworth-Heinemann, Elsevier, 2020, 47-92.
1. N.A. Khan, Z. Hasan, I. Ahmed and S.H. Jhung, Beyond pristine metal-organic frameworks: Preparation and application of nanostructured, nanosized, and analogous MOFs, Coord. Chem. Rev. 2018, 376, 20-45. IF 14.5, As Correspondin Author.
2. N.A. Khan, S.H. Jhung, “Contribution of π-complexation in adsorptive removal and separation of chemicals with metal-organic frameworks” J. Hazard. Mater. 2017, 325, 198-213. IF 6.1
3. N.A. Khan andS.H. Jhung, “Synthesis of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) with microwave or ultrasound: rapid reaction, phase-selectivity, and size reduction” Coord. Chem. Rev. 2015, 285, 11-23. IF 13.3. Mentioned as one of the most downloaded articles; http://www.journals.elsevier.com/coordination-chemistry-reviews/most-downloaded-articles/
4. N.A. Khan, Z. Hasan andS.H. Jhung, “Adsorptive removal of hazardous materials using metal-organic frameworks (MOFs): a review” J. Hazard. Mater. 2013,244-245, 444-456. IF 6.1Mentioned as one of the most downloaded articles; http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-hazardous-materials/most-downloaded-articles/
5. N.A. Khan, Z. Hasan andS.H. Jhung, “Adsorption and removal of sulfur or nitrogen-containing compounds with metal-organic frameworks (MOFs): a review” Adv. Porous Mater. 2012,1, 91-102.
6. S.H. Jhung, N.A. Khan and Z. Hasan, “Analogous porous metal–organic frameworks: synthesis, stability and application in adsorption” CrystEngComm. 2012, 14, 7099-7109. IF 3.8
-“MOF-derived carbons with Cu2O: An efficient adsorbent for the removal of nitrogen-containing compounds from liquid fuel”, ICAS 2019, Feb. 2019, Pisa, Italy.
-WO3- or WC-loaded porous carbons derived from pyrolysis of phosphotungstic acid-loaded polyaniline: Remarkable catalysts for the oxidative desulfurization“ICEAN-2018, Newcastle, NSW, Australia from
-“Nano-structured metal-organic frameworks for catalysis and adsorption: nanoparticle, composite and hollow/hierarchical structure”, 5th Nano Today conference, Dec.’ 2017, Hawaii, USA.
-“Scandium triflate/metal organic framework: Efficient adsorbents for the adsorptive removal of organic SCCs from fuel”, New directions in porous materilas Faraday discussion, June’ 2017, Edinburgh, UK.
-“Adsorptive desulfurization and denitrogenation with metal organic frameworks: contribution of acid-base interaction’, 5thInternational Conference on Metal-Organic Frameworks and Open Framework Compounds, Sept.’2016, Long Beach, California, USA.
-“Metal-organic frameworks supported with ionic liquids: Remarkable adsorbents for adsorptive desulfurization”5th International Colloids Conference, June 2015, Amsterdam, Netherland.
-“CuCl2-loaded analogous metal-organic frameworks for the adsorptive desulfurization of liquid fuel”4th International Conference on Metal-Organic Frameworks and Open Framework Compounds, Sept.’2014 Kobe, Japan.
-“Remarkable performance in the adsorptive desulfurization of model fuelswith Ionic liquids supported metal-organic framework“ 6th International FEZA conference, Sept.‘2014, Leipzig, Germany.
-‘‘CuCl2-loaded porous vanadium-benzenedicarboxylate: facile Synthesis and benzothiophene adsorption’’1st International conference on emerging advanced nanomaterials (ICEAN-1), Oct.’2012, Brisbane, Australia.
-‘‘Remarkable Adsorptive Performance of a Metal–Organic Framework (MIL-47) for Benzothiophene’’13th Korea-Japan symposium on catalysis (JKSC), May’2011, Jeju island, Korea.
-“Isotypic metal-organic frameworks, metal-benzenedicarboxylates, for liquid-phase adsorption/removal of benzothiophene” 7th IUPAC international conference on novel materials and synthesis (NMS-VII), Oct.’2011, Shanghai, China.
-‘‘Synthesis of porous chromium-benzenedicarboxylates with microwaves: phase-transition and phase-selectivity’’6th IUPAC international symposium on novel materials and their synthesis (NMS-VI), Oct.’2010, Wuhan, China.
-“Accelrated synthesis of porous isostructural lanthanide-benzenedicarboxylates under ultrasound at room temperature” 6th IUPAC international symposium on novel materials and their synthesis, Oct.’2010, Wuhan, China.
-“Phase-transition and phase selective synthesis of Chromium benzenedicarboxylates”International Symposia on Advancing the Chemical Science (ISACS), July’2010, Hong Kong.
As Principal Investigator (South Korea)
As Investigator (South Korea)
N.A. Khan and S.H. Jhung, ‘‘Remarkable adsorption capacity of CuCl2-loaded porous vanadium-benzenedicarboxylate for benzothiophene’’Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 1198-1201. IF 13.7
N.A. Khan, Z. Hasan andS.H. Jhung, “Ionic liquids supported on metal-organic frameworks:Remarkable adsorbents for adsorptive desulfurization”Chem. Euro. J. 2014, 20, 376 –380.IF 5.8;
N.A. Khan, J.W. Yoon, J.-S. Chang andS.H. Jhung, “Enhanced adsorptive desulfurization with flexiblemetal–organic frameworks in the presence of diethyl ether and water”Chem. Commun..2016, 52,8667–8670. IF 6.6
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