Dr. Mohsin Ali Marwat

+92 938 271858 (Ext. 2248)
Faculty Lobby

Dr. Mohsin Ali Marwat

Assistant Professor (HEC Approved PhD Supervisor)

Qualifications: PhD (Materials Science) 
Research Interests: Energy Storage Materials, Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology, Polymer Nanocomposites, Advanced Ceramics, Magnetic Materials, Piezoelectrics and Actuators, Dielectrics and Ferroelectrics, Materials Characterization.


Dr. Mohsin’s research interests are in the fields of nanocomposites and advanced ceramics for energy applications. He has achieved distinctions like the Academic Excellence Award and Honorary International Graduate of 2020 and Outstanding Graduate Student of 2017 during his PhD and Master degrees, respectively. Regarding his research work, he has published one patent, 23 journal articles, and three conference papers with an h-index of 13 and >650 total citations (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=pxOc4hgAAAAJ&hl=en). Moreover, he has vast expertise to analyze state of the art characterization data of basic as well as advanced equipment.

Achievements and Awards:

  1. Honorary International PhD Graduate of 2020.
  2. Academic Excellence Award for the year 2018-2019.
  3. Excellent Volunteer Award in 2018.
  4. Academic Excellence Award for the year 2017-2018.
  5. Outstanding Master Graduate of 2017.
  6. The journal article, i.e., Marwat et al., Colloid. Surface. A, 2019, 581, 123802 was selected as the journal’s cover in 2019 for their November Issue.
Research Publications:


Cumulative Impact Factor: 137.16; Citations (Feb. 2022): 690;

h-index: 13; i10-index: 17


  1. Marwat, M.A.; Ullah, H.; Usman, M.; Ehsan, M.A.; Zhang, H.; Khan, M.F.; Ali, S.; Yousaf, M.; Significantly improved photocatalytic activity of the SnO2/BiFeO3 heterojunction for pollutant degradation and mechanism, Ceram. Int., 2022. (IF:4.5, Citations:0) DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2022.02.016
  2. Ahmed, N.; Khan, Z.S.; Ashraf, A.; Pervaiz, H.; Marwat, M.A.; Qayyum A.A.; Si diffusion induced adhesion and corrosion resistance in annealed RF sputtered SiC films on graphite substrate, Ceram. Int., 2022. (IF:4.5, Citations:0), DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2021.12.321
  3. Marwat, M.A.; Humayun, M.; Afridi, Zhang, H.; Karim, M.R.A.; Ashtar, M.; Usman, M.; Waqar, S.; Ullah, H.; Wang, C.; Luo W.; Advanced Catalysts for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting, ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 2021, 4(11), 12007-12031. (IF:6.028, Citations:1) DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.1c02548
  4. Marwat, M. A*; Ma, W.; Fan, P.*; Elahi, H.; Samart, C.; Nan B.; Tan, H.; Salamon, D.; Ye, B.; Zhang H.*, Ultrahigh energy density and thermal stability in sandwich-structured nanocomposites with Dopamine@Ag@BaTiO3Ener. Storage Mater. 2020, 31, 492-504. (IF:16.28, Citations:10) DOI: 10.1016/j.ensm.2020.06.030
  5. Marwat, M. A*; Yasar, M.; Ma, W.; Fan, P.*; Liu, K.; Lu, D.; Tian, Y.; Samart, C.; Ye, B.; Zhang, H.*, Significant Energy Density of Discharge and Charge-Discharge Efficiency in Ag@BNN Nanofillers-Modified Heterogeneous Sandwich Structure Nanocomposites. ACS Appl. Ener. Mater. 20203(7), 6591-6601. (IF:4.47, Citations:6) DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.0c00770
  6. Marwat, M. A.;  Xie, B.;  Zhu, Y.;  Fan, P.;  Liu, K.;  Shen, M.;  Ashtar, M.;  Kongparakul, S.;  Samart, C.; Zhang, H., Sandwich structure-assisted significantly improved discharge energy density in linear polymer nanocomposites with high thermal stability. Colloid. Surface. A 2019, 581, 123802. (IF:3.99, Citations:18) DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2019.123802
  7. Marwat, M. A.;  Xie, B.;  Zhu, Y.;  Fan, P.;  Ma, W.;  Liu, H.;  Ashtar, M.;  Xiao, J.;  Salamon, D.;  Samart, C.; Zhang, H., Largely enhanced discharge energy density in linear polymer nanocomposites by designing a sandwich structure. Compos. Part A-Appl. S. 2019, 121, 115-122. (IF:6.44, Citations:29) DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesa.2019.03.016
  8. Marwat, M. A.;  Xie, B.;  Ashtar, M.;  Zhu, Y.;  Fan, P.; Zhang, H., High remnant polarization, high dielectric constant and impedance performance of Nb/In Co-doped Bi0.49La0.01Na0.49Li0.01TiO3-δ ceramics. Ceram. Int. 2018, 44 (6), 6843-6850. (IF:3.83, Citations:9) DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2018.01.108
  9. Zhang, H.1;  Marwat, M. A.1;  Xie, B.;  Ashtar, M.;  Liu, K.;  Zhu, Y.;  Zhang, L.;  Fan, P.;  Samart, C.; Ye, Z. G., Polymer Matrix Nanocomposites with 1D Ceramic Nanofillers for Energy Storage Capacitor Applications. ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. 201912(1), 1-37. (IF:8.76, Citations:42) DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b15005
  10. Ashtar, M.; Bai, Y.; Xu, L.; Wan, Z.; Wei, Z.; Liu, Y.; Marwat, M. A.; Tian, Z.; Structure and magnetic properties of melilite-type compounds RE2Be2GeO7 (RE=Pr,Nd,Gd-Yb) with Rare-Earth ions on Shastry-Sutherland lattice, Inorganic Chemistry  2021, 60(6), 3626–3634. (IF: 4.825, Citations: 0) DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c03131
  11.  Liu, K.; Marwat, M.AMa, W.; Wei, T.; Li, M.; Fan, P.*; Lu, D.; Tian, Y.; Samart, C.; Ye, B.; He, J.; Zhang, H*,  Enhanced energy storage performance of nanocomposites filled with paraelectric ceramic nanoparticles by weakening the electric field distortion. Ceram. Int. 2020, 46(13), 21149-21155. (IF:3.83, Citations:2) DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2020.05.192
  12. Liu, K.; Zhang, Y.; Marwat, M.A.; Wang, G.; Wang, D.; Ma, W.; Wei, T.; li, M.; Xu, J.; Yang, H.; Kongparakul, S.; Samart, C.; Zang, J.; Fan, P.; Zhang, H.*, Large electrostrain in low-temperature sintered NBT-BT-0.025FN incipient piezoceramics. J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2020, 103, 3739-3747. (IF:3.5, Citations:13) DOI: 10.1111/jace.17058
  13. Fan, P.;  Zhang, Y.;  Zhang, S.-T.;  Xie, B.;  Zhu, Y.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Ma, W.;  Liu, K.;  Shu, L.; Zhang, H.*, Low-temperature sintered (Na1/2Bi1/2)TiO3-based incipient piezoceramics for co-fired multilayer actuator application. J. Materiomics 2019, 5 (3), 480-488. (IF:5.8, Citations:9)
  14. Ashtar, M.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Gao, Y. X.;  Zhang, Z. T.;  Pi, L.;  Yuan, S. L.; Tian, Z. M., REZnAl11O19 (RE = Pr, Nd, Sm–Tb): a new family of ideal 2D triangular lattice frustrated magnets. J. Mater. Chem. C 2019, 7 (32), 10073-10081. (IF:7.059, Citations:5) DOI: 10.1016/j.jmat.2019.01.004
  15. Ashtar, M.;  Gao, Y. X.;  Wang, C. L.;  Qiu, Y.;  Tong, W.;  Zou, Y. M.;  Zhang, X. W.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Yuan, S. L.; Tian, Z. M., Synthesis, structure and magnetic properties of rare-earth REMgAl11O19 (RE = Pr, Nd) compounds with two-dimensional triangular lattice. J. Alloy. Compd. 2019, 802, 146-151. (IF:4.65, Citations:5) DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.06.177
  16. Ashtar, M.;  Gong, G. S.;  Gao, Y. X.;  Xu, L. M.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Wang, Y. Q.;  Yuan, S. L.; Tian, Z. M.*, Synthesis, structural, electrical and magnetic properties of Bi2Fe4-xGaxO9 (0≤x≤1.6). Ceram. Int. 2019, 45 (8), 10236-10242. (IF:3.83, Citations:4) DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2019.02.076
  17. Ma, W.;  Zhu, Y.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Fan, P.;  Xie, B.;  Salamon, D.;  Ye, Z.-G.; Zhang, H.*, Enhanced energy-storage performance with excellent stability under low electric fields in BNT–ST relaxor ferroelectric ceramics. J. Mater. Chem. C 2019, 7 (2), 281-288. (IF:7.059, Citations:147) DOI: 10.1039/C8TC04447C
  18. Fan, P.;  Zhang, Y.;  Zhu, Y.;  Ma, W.;  Liu, K.;  He, X.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Xie, B.;  Li, M.; Zhang, H.*, Large strain under low driving field in lead-free relaxor/ferroelectric composite ceramics. J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2019, 102 (7), 4113-4126. (IF:3.5, Citations:25) DOI: 10.1111/jace.16256
  19. Xie, B.;  Zhang, L.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Zhu, Y.;  Ma, W.;  Fan, P.; Zhang, H.*, High energy storage performance for dielectric film capacitors by designing 1D SrTiO3@SiO2 nanofillers. J. Adv. Dielectr. 2018, 8 (6), 1850039. (IF:0.96, Citations:7) DOI: 10.1142/S2010135X1850039X
  20. Xie, B.;  Zhu, Y.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Zhang, S.;  Zhang, L.; Zhang, H.*, Tailoring the energy storage performance of polymer nanocomposites with aspect ratio optimized 1D nanofillers. J. Mater. Chem. A 2018, 6, 20356-20364. (IF:11.3, Citations:36) DOI: 10.1039/C8TA07364C
  21. Zhu, Y.;  Yuan, S.;  Lu, C.;  Xie, B.;  Fan, P.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Ma, W.;  Liu, K.;  Liu, H.; Zhang, H.*, High discharged energy density of nanocomposites filled with double-layered core-shell nanoparticles by reducing space charge polarization. Ceram. Int. 2018, 44 (16), 19330-19337. (IF:3.83, Citations:17) DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2018.07.161
  22. Zhang, H.*;  Zhu, Y.;  Fan, P.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Ma, W.;  Liu, K.;  Liu, H.;  Xie, B.;  Wang, K.; Koruza, J., Temperature-insensitive electric-field-induced strain and enhanced piezoelectric properties of <001> textured (K,Na)NbO3-based lead-free piezoceramics. Acta Mater. 2018, 156, 389-398. (IF:7.66, Citations:47) DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.07.005
  23. Fan, P.;  Zhang, Y.;  Zhang, Q.;  Xie, B.;  Zhu, Y.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Ma, W.;  Liu, K.;  Xiao, J.; Zhang, H.*, Large strain with low hysteresis in Bi4Ti3O12 modified Bi1/2(Na0.82K0.18)1/2TiO3 lead-free piezoceramics. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 2018, 38 (13), 4404-4413. (IF:4.5, Citations:43) DOI: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2018.05.028
  24. Zhu, Y.;  Zhang, Y.;  Xie, B.;  Fan, P.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Ma, W.;  Wang, C.;  Yang, B.;  Xiao, J.; Zhang, H.*, Large electric field-induced strain in AgNbO3-modified 0.76Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3−0.24SrTiO3 lead-free piezoceramics. Ceram. Inter. 2018, 44, 7851-7857. (IF:3.83, Citations:39) DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2018.01.220
  25. Shen, M.;  Qin, Y.;  Zhang, Y.;  Marwat, M. A.;  Zhang, C.;  Wang, W.;  Li, M.;  Zhang, H.*;  Zhang, G.; Jiang, S., Enhanced pyroelectric properties of lead-free BNT-BA-KNN ceramics for thermal energy harvesting. J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2018, 102 (7), 3990-3999. (IF:3.5, Citations:11) DOI: 10.1111/jace.16250
  26. Elahi, H.*;  Rehman, W.-U.;  Swati, R. F.;  Khan, M. H.;  Mushtaq, T.;  Haider, Z.;  Awan, Z.;  Saleem, K.;  Marwat, M. A.; Riaz, S., Automatic Sorting, Counting and Bottle Filling Robotic Station. Inter. J. Scient. Eng. Appl. Sci. 2017, 3 (5), 203-206. (IF:5.6, Citations:2)
Conference/Symposium & Poster Presentations:

  1. Marwat, M. A.*; Liu, K.; Ashtar, M.; Fan, P.; Zhang, H., Sandwich-structured barium titanate/poly(etherimide) nanocomposites with enhanced energy density and thermal stability. The 11th China-Japan Symposium on Ferroelectric Materials and Their Applications (CJFMA-11) Sep. 22-25, 2019, Nanjing, China.
  2. Marwat, M. A.*; Xie B.; Zhu, Y.; Fan, P.; Ashtar, M.; Zhang H.; Trilayered barium titanate/poly(methyl methacrylate) nanocomposites with enhanced breakdown strength and energy density, The 10th Japan-China Symposium on Ferroelectric Materials and Their Applications (JCFMA-10), Sep. 20-23, 2018, Inuyama, Japan.
  3. Gull, M. A.*;  Elahi, H.;  Marwat, M. A.; Waqar, S. A new approach to classification of upper limb and wrist movements using EEG signals, 13th IASTED Inter. Conf. Biomed. Eng., Feb. 20-21, 2017, Innsbruck, Austria, 181-194. (Citations:10)
  4. Marwat, M. A.*; Afridi, S., Qazi I., Khan, S., Study of Patterns Shape Formation in Soft lithography. International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering (ICASE), Aug. 21-23, 2013, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Undergraduate Level:

  1. Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering (MM102)
  2. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (MM392)
  3. Heat Treatment and Processing (MM343)
  4. Laboratory course (MM447L: Materials Lab-VII)

Graduate Level:

  1. Nanomaterials (NM536)

Description: https://giki.edu.pk/personnel/dr-mohsin-ali-marwat/

Professional Memberships

  1. Lifetime Member of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Membership ID: METAL/3227
  2. The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), 2014