Dr. Muhammad Zahir Iqbal

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Dr. Muhammad Zahir Iqbal

Associate Professor (HEC Approved PhD Supervisor)

Qualifications: Post Doctorate. Georgia State University, USA (2015 ), Ph.D in Physics, Sejong University, South Korea (2014), Ph.D in Computational & Applied Physics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain (2014), M.Phil Physics, GCU LHR.
Research Interests: Photovoltaics, Supercapacitors, Fuel Cells, Electronic Devices, Quantum Devices, Spintronics, Optoelectronics, Experimental Condensed Matters Physics, Materials and Electrochemistry, Bio/chemical Sensors

AWARDS & GRANTS

Research Grants as PI/Co-PI: –
1. Title: Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) and their Composites for Rechargeable Battery Applications
Project No. 17612/NRPU/R&D/HEC/2021
Amount: PKR 9.46 M
2. Title: Graphitic Carbon Nitride Mixed Transition Metal Sulfides (g-C3N4-MTMS) Hierarchal Nanostructures for Ultra highly Retainable Supercapacitors
Project No. 17267/NRPU/R&D/HEC/2021
Amount: PKR 8.55 M
3. Title: Towards Efficient and Large-scale Quantum Dots Solar Cells
Project No. PSF/NSFC-IV/Eng/KP-GIKI/23/2021
Amount: PKR 3.45 M
4. Title: Plasma Nanoscience Based Transition Metal Dichalcogenides Nanostructured Electrode Materials for Energy Storage Applications
Project No. LCF-10/RGM/R&D/HEC/2020
Amount: PKR 23.17 M
5. Title: Two Dimensional Layered Heterostructures for Fuel Cells and Solar Photovoltaic Cells
Project No. 5544/KPK/NRPU/R&D/HEC/2016
Amount: PKR 8.32 M

 Duration: 2019-2020

  • Winner of GIK Researcher of the Year Award 2017 (1st Position).
  • Winner of GIK Researcher of the Year Award 2016 (2nd Position).
  • Recipient of postdoctoral fellowship from U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Science, Material Science and Engineering Division, USA.
  • Recipient of postdoctoral fellowship from Army Research Office (ARO), USA.
  • Awarded postdoctoral fellowship from SZU-NUS Collaborative Innovation Center, Singapore.
  • Awarded postdoctoral fellowship from National Research Foundation, South Korea.
  • Winner of best presentation cash award in the “International Conference on Electronic Materials and Nanotechnology for Green Environment”, held in Jeju, Korea, November, 16-19, 2014.
  • Awarded a mark of “Excellent” to the doctoral thesis.
  • Recipient of National Research Foundation (NRF) Travel Grant, 2014.
  • Recipient of Research Travel Grant, Sejong University, 2014.
  • Recipient of Research Travel Grant, Sejong University, 2013.
  • Recipient of Research Travel Grant, Sejong University, 2012.
  • Recipient of Research Travel Grant, Sejong University, 2011.
  • Recipient of National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellowship.
  • Recipient of Nano-Material Technology Development  and Converging Research scholarship for doctoral studies.
  • Winner of best presentation cash award in annual poster competition at Dept. of Physics Sejong University, Korea 2012.
  • Winner of best presentation cash award in annual poster competition at Dept. of Physics Sejong University, Korea 2011.

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Total Impact Factor: 712.039

h-Index: 29

Corresponding Author:- (*)

Year 2022 [IF: 71.407]

156. M. Z. Iqbal*, et al., Supercapattery: Merging of battery-supercapacitor electrodes for hybrid energy storage devices. Journal of Energy Storage, 2022. (Impact Factor = 6.583) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.103823
155. M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Investigation of magnetron sputtered Ni@Cu/WS2 as an electrode material for potential supercapattery devices, International Journal of Energy Research, 2022. (Impact Factor = 5.164) [Wiley] https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.103861
154. M. Z. Iqbal*, et al., Cobalt manganese phosphate and sulfide electrode materials for potential applications of battery-supercapacitor hybrid devices. Journal of Energy Storage, 2022. (Impact Factor = 6.583) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.103823
153. M. Z. Iqbal*, Recent progress of battery grade metal sulfides for hybrid energy storage devices, International Journal of Energy Research, 2022. (Impact Factor = 5.164) [Wiley]
https://doi.org/10.1002/er.7481
152. M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Role of Ag and Cu as an interfacial layer on the electrochemical performance of Ni/Ag/ Co3(PO4)2 and Ni/Cu/Co3(PO4)2 electrodes for hybrid energy storage devices”, Ceramics International, 2022. (Impact Factor = 4.527) [Elsevier]

151. M. Z. Iqbal*et al., Metal-organic-framework as novel electrode materials for hybrid battery-supercapacitor applications, ChemElectroChem, 2022. (Impact Factor = 4.59) [Wiley]

150. M. Z. Iqbal, et al., “Synergetic electrochemical performance of strontium phosphate/polyaniline/graphene for high performance supercapattery devices”, Diamond & Related Materials, 112-116, 85, 2022. (Impact Factor = 3.315) [Elsevier]
149. S. Parvez, M. Z. Iqbal*, Evaluation of battery grade alkaline earth metal sulfides electrodes for energy storage applications, International Journal of Energy Research, 2022. (Impact Factor = 5.164) [Wiley]
148. S. R. Ali, M. Z. Iqbal*, Diffusion control and surface control mechanism in hierarchical nanostructured porous zinc‐based MOF material for supercapattery, International Journal of Energy Research, 2022. (Impact Factor = 5.164) [Wiley]
https://doi.org/10.1002/er.8169
147. S. Alam, M. Z. Iqbal*, et al., Magnetron sputtered tungsten di-sulfide: An efficient battery grade electrode for supercapattery devices. Journal of Energy Storage, (Impact Factor = 6.583) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.103861
146. A. M. Afzal, M. Z. Iqbal, et al., High performance and gate-controlled GeSe/HfS2 negative differential resistance device, RSC Advances, 2022. (Impact Factor = 3.361) [RSC]
https://doi.org/10.1039/D1RA07276E
145. S. S. Haider, S. Zakir, M. Z. Iqbal*, et al., Battery-type electrodeposited ternary metal sulfides electrodes for advanced hybrid energy storage devices, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2022. (Impact Factor = 4.464) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelechem.2021.115881
144. Sikandar Aftab, H. M. S Ajmal, … M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Lateral PIN (p-MoTe2/Intrinsic-MoTe2/n-MoTe2) Homojunction Photodiodes, ACS Appl. Nano Mater, 2022. (Impact Factor = 5.097) [American Chemical Society]
143. Zaeem Ur Rehman, … M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Role of Carbon Nanomaterials on Enhancing the Supercapacitive Performance of Manganese Oxide-Based Composite Electrodes, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 2022. (Impact Factor = 2.334) [Springer]
142. S.Aftab, M. Samiya, M. W. Iqbal, F. Kabir, M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Platinum disulfide (PtS2) and silicon pyramids: efficient 2D/3D heterojunction tunneling and breakdown diodes, ACS Applied Electronic Materials, 2022. (Impact Factor = 3.314) [ACS Publications]
https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaelm.1c00990

Year 2021 [IF:184.852]
141. A. M. Afzal, M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Highly sensitive, ultrafast, and broadband photo-detecting field-effect transistor with transition-metal dichalcogenide van der Waals heterostructures of MoTe2 and PdSe2. Advanced Sciences, 2021. (Impact Factor = 16.806) [Wiley]
https://doi.org/10.1002/advs.202003713
140. M. Z. Iqbal*, et al., Exploring the synergetic electrochemical performance of cobalt sulfide/cobalt phosphate composites for supercapattery devices with high-energy and rate capability, Electrochimica Acta, 2021. (Impact Factor = 6.901) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2021.138358
139. M. Z. Iqbal*, J. Khan, Optimization of cobalt-manganese binary sulfide for highperformance supercapattery devices, Electrochimica Acta, 2021. (Impact Factor = 6.901) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2020.137529
138. M. Z. Iqbal*, et al., Copper doped cobalt-manganese phosphate ternary composites for high-performance supercapattery devices, Journal of Energy Storage, 2021. (Impact Factor = 6.583) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.102307
137. M. Z. Iqbal*, J. Khan, et. al., Optimizing electrochemical performance of sonochemically and hydrothermally synthesized cobalt phosphate for supercapattery devices, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2021. (Impact Factor = 5.810) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2021.02.077
136. M. Z. Iqbal*, M.M Faisal, SR Ali, Integration of supercapacitors and batteries towards high‐performance hybrid energy storage devices, International Journal of Energy Research, 2021. (Impact Factor = 5.164) [Wiley]
https://doi.org/10.1002/er.5954
135. M. Z. Iqbal*, J. Khan, Enhanced electrochemical performance of cobalt phosphate via magnetron sputtered copper interfacial layer for potential supercapattery applications, International Journal of Energy Research, 2021. (Impact Factor = 5.164) [Wiley]
https://doi.org/10.1002/er.6974
134. M. Z. Iqbal*, et al., Synergestic effect of magnetron sputtered silver nano-islands and Co3 (PO4)2 for high performance supercapattery devices, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2021. (Impact Factor = 4.464) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelechem.2021.115612
133. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Zakar, S. S. Haider, Superior performance of cobalt oxide/carbon composite for solid-state supercapattery devices, Physica B: Condensed Matter, 2021. (Impact Factor = 2.436) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2020.412561
132. M. Afzal, M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Ultrafast and Highly Stable Photodetectors Based on p-GeSe/n-ReSe2 Heterostructures ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021. (Impact Factor = 9.229) [ACS Publications]
https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c12035
131. A M. Afzal, M. Z. Iqbal, G. Dastgeer, S. Nazir, S. Mumtaz, M. Usman, J. Eom, WS2/GeSe/WS2 bipolar transistor chemical sensor with fast response and recovery time, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 39524-39532, 12, 2020. (Impact Factor = 9.229) [ACS]
130. A. M. Afzal, M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Mumtaz, Multifunctional and high-performance GeSe/PdSe2 heterostructure device with fast photoresponse, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 4743, 8, 2020. (Impact Factor = 7.393) [RSC]
129. S. S. Haider, M. Z. Iqbal*, et al,. Superior performance of electrodeposited CoMnS as novel electrode material for supercapattery devices, Journal of Energy Storage, 2021. (Impact Factor = 6.583) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.102608
128. M. Alzaid, M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Alam et al., Binary composites of nickel-manganese phosphates for supercapattery devices, Journal of Energy Storage, 102020, 33, 2021. (Impact Factor = 6.583) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2020.102020
127. Faiz Alam, M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Alam, et al., Binary composites of sonochemically synthesized cobalt phosphates/polyaniline for supercapattery devices, Journal of Energy Storage, 2021. (Impact Factor = 6.583) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.103150
126. S. Aftab, M. Z. Iqbal*, et al., Effect of an optimal oxide layer on the efficiency of graphene-silicon Schottky junction solar cell, International Journal of Energy Research, 2021. (Impact Factor = 5.164) [Wiley]
https://doi.org/10.1002/er.6962
125. S. Alam, M. Z. Iqbal*, Green synthesis of nickel manganese polyaniline based ternary composites for high performance supercapattery devices, International Journal of Energy Research, 2021 (Impact Factor = 5.164) [Wiley]
https://doi.org/10.1002/er.6593
124. S. Alam, M. Z. Iqbal*, Nickel-manganese phosphate: An efficient battery-grade electrode in supercapattery, Ceramics International, 2021. (Impact Factor = 4.527) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2020.12.247
123. M. Alzaid, M. Z. Iqbal*, et al., Drive toward sonochemically synthesized ternary metal phosphate for high-energy potential supercapattery applications, Energy Technology, 2021 (Impact Factor = 3.631) [Wiley]
https://doi.org/10.1002/ente.202100110
122. M. Alzaid, M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Exploring the electrochemical performance of copper doped cobalt-manganese phosphates for potential supercappatery applications, RSC Advances, 2021 (Impact Factor = 3.361) [RSC]
https://doi.org/10.1039/D0RA09952J
121. M. Alzaid, M. Z. Iqbal*, et al., Charge carrier modulation in dual gated graphene field effect transistor using honey as polar organic gate dielectric, Applied Physics A, 2021 (Impact Factor = 2.584) [Springer]
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-021-04581-y
120. M. J. Iqbal, M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Impact of interfacial trap states on achieving bias stability in polymer field-effect transistors,
Microelectronic Engineering, 2021. (Impact Factor = 2.523) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mee.2021.111602
119. A M. Afzal, G. Dastgeer, M. Z. Iqbal*, P. Gautam, M. M. Faisal, High-Performance p-BP/n-PdSe2 near-infrared photodiode with fast and gate-tunable photoresponse, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 19625–19634, 12, 2020. (Impact Factor = 9.229) [ACS]
118. A. M. Afzal, S. Mumtaz, M. Z. Iqbal, et al. Fast and high photoresponsivity gallium telluride / hafnium selenide van der Waals heterostructure photodiode, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2021. (Impact Factor = 7.393) [RSC]
https://doi.org/10.1039/D1TC00867F
117. M. M Faisal, S. R. Ali, M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Effect of polyaniline on the performance of zinc phosphate as a battery-grade material for supercapattery, Journal of Energy Storage, 2021 (Impact Factor = 6.583) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.103329
116. M. Alzaid, F. Alsalh, M. Z. Iqbal*, Biomass derived activated carbon based hybrid supercapacitors, Journal of Energy Storage, 102751, 40, 2021. (Impact Factor = 6.583) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.102751
115. M. Rafiq, H. Shah, M. Z. Iqbal, et al., fabrication of novel perovskite oxide BaxMn1-xO3 electrode for supercapacitors, International Journal of Energy Research, 2021. (Impact Factor = 5.164) [Wiley]
https://doi.org/10.1002/er.6075
114. A. M. Afzal, A. Manzoor, M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Environmental effect on structural, magnetic and dielectric properties of BFO nanostructure and its solar cell applications, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 2021, (Impact Factor = 4.220) [Springer]
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10854-020-05079-8
113. M. Roman, M. Z. Iqbal*, et al., Exalted redox frameworks of Cu-MOF/polyaniline/RGO based composite electrodes by integrating silver nanoparticles as a catalytic agent for superior energy featured supercapatteries”, Electrochemica Acta,2021, (Impact Factor = 6.901) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2021.139489

112. S. Aftab, —- M. Z. Iqbal, ReSe2/metal interface for hydrogen gas sensing, Journal of Colloid And Interface Science, 2021. (Impact Factor = 8.128) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2021.06.117
111. S. Aftab, —- M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Switching Photodiodes Based on (2D/3D) PdSe2/Si Heterojunctions with a Broadband Spectral Response, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2021. (Impact Factor = 7.393)[RSC]
https://doi.org/10.1039/D0TC05894G
110. H. M. Asif, —-M. Z. Iqbal….et.al., Encapsulation of TiO2 Nanotubes with Cs Nanoparticles to Enhance electron Injection and Thermal Stability of Perovskite Solar Cells, Surfaces and Interfaces, 2021. (Impact Factor = 4.837)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surfin.2021.101033
109. M. M. Faisal, , —-M. Z. Iqbal, et. al., Highly porous terpolymer-MOF composite electrode material for high performance supercapattery devices, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2021. (Impact Factor = 4.464) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelechem.2021.115321
108. S. Aftab, —–M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Reversible and stable doping technique to invert the carrier polarity of MoTe2, Nanotechnology, 2021. (Impact Factor = 3.874) [IOP Publishing (United Kingdom)]
https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/abe2cb
107. A. Aslam, A.Razzaq,—–M. Z. Iqbal, et al., Impact of lanthanum-doping on the physical and electrical properties of cobalt ferrites, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, 2021. (Impact Factor = 1.506) [Springer Nature]
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10948-021-05802-4
106. S. Aftab, —–M. Z. Iqbal. Single nanoflake-based PtSe 2 p–n junction (in-plane) formed by optical excitation of point defects in BN for ultrafast switching photodiodes. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 9, 2021 (Impact Factor = 7.393)
105. S. Aftab, —–M. Z. Iqbal. Self-biased photovoltaic behavior in van der Waals MoTe2/MoSe2 heterostructures, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 2021 (Impact Factor = 3.382) [Elsevier]
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physe.2021.114912

Year 2020 [IF: 176.218]
104. M. Z. Iqbal*, M. M. Faisal, et. al., Co-MOF/polyaniline-based electrode material for high performance asymmetric supercapacitor devices, Electrochimica Acta, 136039, 346, 2020. (Impact Factor = 6.901) [Elsevier]
103. M. Z. Iqbal*, M. Alzaid, A. Khan, N. Arshid, J. Iqbal, Facile sonochemical synthesis of strontium phosphate based materials for potential application for supercapattery devices, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 32331-32342, 45, 2020. (Impact Factor = 5.810) [Elsevier]
102. M. Z. Iqbal*, et. al., Cobalt-manganese-zinc ternary phosphate for high performance supercapattery devices, Dalton Transactions, 16715-16727, 49, 2020. (Impact Factor = 4.390) [RSC]
101. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. S. Haider S. Zakar, M. Alzaid, A. M. Afzal, S. Aftab, Cobalt-oxide/carbon composites for asymmetric solid-state supercapacitors, Materials Research Bulletin, 110974, 131, 2020. (Impact Factor = 4.641) [Elsevier]
100. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Siddique, A. Khan, S. S. Haider, Recent developments in graphene based novel structures for efficient and durable fuel cells, Materials Research Bulletin, 110674, 122, 2020. (Impact Factor = 4.641) [Elsevier]
99. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Zakar, S. S. Haider, Electrodeposited CuMnS and CoMnS electrodes for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitor devices, Ceramics International, 21343–21350, 46, 2020. (Impact Factor = 4.527) [Elsevier]
98. M. Z. Iqbal*, M. M. Faisal, S. R Ali, et. al., Strontium phosphide-polyaniline composites for high performance supercapattery devices, Ceramics International, 10203–10214, 46, 2020. (Impact Factor = 4.527) [Elsevier]
97. M. Z. Iqbal*, et. al., Facile synthesis of strontium oxide/polyaniline/ graphene composite for the high-performance supercapattery devices, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 114812, 879, 2020. (Impact Factor = 4.464) [Elsevier]
96. M. Z. Iqbal*, M. M. Faisal, S. R Ali, et. al., Hydrothermally synthesized zinc phosphate-rGO composites for supercapattery devices, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 114299, 871, 2020. (Impact Factor = 4.464) [Elsevier]
95. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Zakar, S. S. Haider, Role of aqueous electrolytes on the performance of electrochemical energy storage device, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 113793, 858, 2020. (Impact Factor = 4.464) [Elsevier]
94. M. Z. Iqbal*, M. M. Faisal, M. Sulman, et. al., Capacitive and diffusive contribution in strontium phosphide-polyaniline based supercapattery, Journal of Energy Storage, 101324, 29, 2020. (Impact Factor = 6.583) [Elsevier]
93. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. S. Haider, S. Siddique, M. R. A. Karim, S. Zakar, M. Tayyab, Capacitive and diffusion-controlled mechanism of strontium oxide based symmetric and asymmetric devices, Journal of Energy Storage, 101056, 27, 2020. (Impact Factor = 6.583) [Elsevier]
92. M. Z. Iqbal*, J. U. Nabi, S. Siddique, H. T. A. Awan, M. Sulman, S. S. Haider. Role of graphene and transition metal dichalcogenides as hole transport layer and counter electrode in solar cells, International Journal of Energy Research, 1464–1487, 44, 2020 (Impact Factor = 5.164) [Wiley]
91. M. Z. Iqbal*, M. M. Faisal, S. R Ali, S. S. Haider, et. al. Ultraviolet-light-driven current modulation of Au/WS2/Gr Schottky barrier, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 113837, 117, 2020. (Impact Factor = 3.382) [Elsevier]
90. M. Z. Iqbal*, M. M. Faisal, S. R. Ali, M. Alzaid, A facile approach to investigate the charge storage mechanism of MOF/PANI based supercapattery devices,  Solid State Ionics, 115411, 354, 2020. (Impact Factor = 3.785) [Elsevier]
89. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Alam, et al., Binary composites of strontium oxide/polyaniline for high performance supercapattery devices, Solid State Ionics, 115276, 347, 2020. (Impact Factor = 3.785) [Elsevier]
88. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Zakar, M. Tayyab, S. S. Haider, M. Alzaid, A. M. Afzal, S. Aftab, Scrutinizing the charge storage mechanism in SrO based composites for asymmetric supercapacitors by diffusion-controlled process, Applied Nanoscience, 3999–4011, 10, 2020. (Impact Factor = 3.674) [Springer]
87. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Khan, M.A. Kamran, S. Siddique, M.J. Iqbal, T. Alharbi. Enhancement in the mobility of solution processable polymer-based FET by incorporating graphene interlayer, Superlattices and Microstructures, 106331, 137, 2020. (Impact Factor = 2.658) [Elsevier]
86. A M. Afzal, M. Z. Iqbal, G. Dastgeer, S. Nazir, S. Mumtaz, M. Usman, J. Eom, WS2/GeSe/WS2 bipolar transistor chemical sensor with fast response and recovery time, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 39524-39532, 12, 2020. (Impact Factor = 9.229) [ACS]
85. A. M. Afzal, M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Mumtaz, Multifunctional and high-performance GeSe/PdSe2 heterostructure device with fast photoresponse, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 4743, 8, 2020. (Impact Factor = 7.393) [RSC]
84. A M. Afzal, G. Dastgeer, M. Z. Iqbal*, P. Gautam, M. M. Faisal, High-Performance p-BP/n-PdSe2 near-infrared photodiode with fast and gate-tunable photoresponse, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 19625–19634, 12, 2020. (Impact Factor = 9.229) [ACS]
83. T. Afzal, M. J. Iqbal, M. Z. Iqbal*, et al., Effect of post-deposition annealing temperature on the charge carrier mobility and morphology of DPPDTT based organic field effect transistors, Chemical Physics Letters, 137507, 750, 2020. (Impact Factor = 2.328) [Elsevier]
82. A. M. Afzal, Y. Javed, N. A. Shad, M. Z. Iqbal*, et al. Tunneling-based rectification and photo-responsivity in black phosphorus/hexagonal boron nitride/ rhenium diselenide van der Waals heterojunction diode, Nanoscale, 3455-3468, 12, 2020. (Impact Factor = 7.790) [RSC]
81. S. Aftab,…,M. Z. Iqbal*, Carrier polarity modulation of molybdenum ditelluride (MoTe2) for phototransistors and switching photodiodes, Nanoscale, 15687, 12, 2020. (Impact Factor = 7.790) [RSC]
80. N. Amin…, M. Z. Iqbal et, al. synthesis, structural and optical properties of Zn-substituted co w-ferrites by coprecipitation method, Journal of Ovonic Research, 11 – 19, 16, 2020. (Impact Factor = 1.165) [FoC]
79. M. Baghayeri, M. Nodehi, A. Amiri, N. Amirzadeh, R. Behazin, M. Z. Iqbal, Electrode designed with a nanocomposite film of CuO Honeycombs/Ag nanoparticles electrogenerated on a magnetic platform as an amperometric glucose sensor, Analytica Chimica Acta, 49-59, 1111, 2020. (Impact Factor = 6.558) [Elsevier]
78. Sikandar Aftab,…. M. Z. Iqbal, Van der Waals Multi-Heterostructures (PN, PIN, and NPN) for Dynamic Rectification in 2D Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2001479, 7, 2020. (Impact Factor = 6.147 ) [Wiley]
77. A-U. Rehman,…, M. Z. Iqbal, F. Iqbal, N. Bano, M. Alzaid, Controllable synthesis of La3+doped Zn0.5Co0.25Cu0.25Fe2-xLaxO4 (x=0.0, 0.0125, 0.025, 0.0375, 0.05) nano-ferrites by sol-gel auto-combustion route, Ceramics International, 29297-29308, 46, 2020. (Impact Factor = 4.527) [Elsevier]
76. M.U.A.Khan…, M. Z. Iqbal, Development and in vitro evaluation of κ-carrageenan based polymeric hybrid nanocomposite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering, RSC Advances, 40529-40542, 10, 2020. (Impact Factor = 3.361)
75. K. Hussain,…,M. Z. Iqbal, Study of structural, optical, electrical and magnetic properties of Cu2+ doped Zn0. 4Co0. 6-xCe0. 1Fe1. 9O4 spinel ferrites, Physica B: Condensed Matter, 412078, 584, 2020. (Impact Factor = 2.436) [Elsevier]
74. Q Abbas, G Murtaza,…,M. Z. Iqbal, Structural, dielectric and magnetic properties of (ZnFe2O4/Polystyrene) nanocomposites synthesized by micro-emuslion technique, Ceramics International, 5920-5928, 46, 2020. (Impact Factor = 4.527) [Elsevier]
73. I. Ali,…, M. Z. Iqbal, M. I . Arshad, Electrical and magnetic properties of BaCoxCd2-xFe16O27 W-type hexaferrites (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.5) Digest Journal of Nanomaterials BIOS, p. 67 – 73, 15, 2020. (Impact Factor = 0.963) [FoC]
72. M. A. Kamran, G.Nabi, A. Majid, T. Alherbi, M. Z. Iqbal, N, Arshid, Activation of infrared emission in (iodine, nickle) co-doped Cds nanobelts for solar cells and optoelectronic applications, Physica B, 412328, 594 2020. (Impact Factor = 2.436) [Elsevier]
71. K. Hussain,…, M. Z. Iqbal, M. I. Arshad, Study of structural, optical and magnetic propertiesof Cu2+doped Zn0.4Co0.6-xCe0.1Fe1.9O4 of zn-substituted co w-ferrites by coprecipitation method, Physica B, 412078, 584, 2020. (Impact Factor = 2.436) [Elsevier]
70. H. M. A. Javed,…, M. Z. Iqbal, M. A. Khan, Efficient Cu/rGO/TiO2 nanocomposite based photoanode for highly-1 optimized plasmonic dye-sensitized solar cells, Applied Nanoscience, 2419–2427, 10, 2020. (Impact Factor = 3.674) [Springer]
69. N. Amin,…, M. Z. Iqbal, F. Jabeen, N. Bano, Structural, electrical, optical and dielectric properties of yttrium substituted cadmium ferrites prepared by co-precipitation method, Ceramics International, 20798-20809, 46, 2020. (Impact Factor = 4.527) [Elsevier]
68. M. Shakil, U. Inayat, M.I.Arshad, G. Nabi, N.R. Khalid, N.H. Tariq, A. Shah, M. Z. Iqbal, Influence of zinc and cadmium co-doping on optical and magnetic properties of cobalt ferrites, Ceramics International, 7767-7773, 46, 2020. (Impact Factor = 4.527) [Elsevier]
Year 2019 [IF: 43.169]
67. M. Z. Iqbal*, A. Khan, A. Numan, S.S. Haider, J. Iqbal. Ultrasonication-assisted synthesis of novel strontium based mixed phase structures for supercapattery devices, Ultrasonic Sonochemistry, 59, 104736, 2019. (Impact Factor = 6.513) [Elsevier]
66. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Khan, M. A. Kamran, S. Siddique, M. J. Iqbal, T. Alharbi, … & S. S. Haider, (2019). Enhanced photoresponse and surface charge transfer mechanism of graphene-tungsten disulfide heterojunct, Optical Materials, 98, 109426, 2019. (Impact Factor = 2.779) [Elsevier]
65. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Khan, S.Siddique, Tweaking the properties of aluminum oxide shielded graphene-based transistors, Applied Surface Science, 491, 15 2019, 742-749, 2019. (Impact Factor = 6.182) [Elsevier]
64. M. Z. Iqbal*, A-U Rehman, S. Siddique, Prospects and challenges of graphene based fuel cells, Journal of Energy Chemistry, 217-234, 39, 2019. (Impact Factor = 7.216) [Elsevier]
63. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Alam, M. Faisal, S. Khan, Recent advancement in the performance of solar cell by incorporating transition metal dichalcogenides as counter electrodes and photoabsorber, International Journal of Energy Research, 3058-3079, 43, 2019. (Impact Factor = 3.741) [Wiley]
62. M. Z. Iqbal*, S.R. Ali, S. Khan. Progress in dye sensitized solar cell by incorporating natural photosensitizers, Solar Energy, 490-509, 181, 2018. (Impact Factor = 4.608) [Elsevier]
61. M. Z. Iqbal*, M. Faisal, Fowler-Nordhein tunneling characteristics of graphene/ hBN/metal heterojunction, Journal of Applied Physics, 084902, 125, 2019. (Impact Factor = 2.286) [AIP]
60. M. Z. Iqbal*, A. Khan, D. Sung, J. Eom, S. Hong Layer dependent electrical transport in exfoliated graphene FETs under UV illumination, Applied Surface Science, 863-873, 479, 2019. (Impact Factor = 6.182) [Elsevier]
59. M. Z. Iqbal*, A. Khan, S. S. Haider, M. W. Iqbal, A. Ali, M. J. Iqbal, Magnetic field driven mobility tweaking in graphene, Journal of Nanoelectronics & Optoelectronics,1420-1426, 14(10), 2019. (Invited) (Impact Factor = 0.771)
58. M. Z. Iqbal*, A. Khan, S. Khan, N. Anwar, S. S. Haider, M. Fsisal, A. Rehman, M. Javaid Iqbal, Formation of pn-junction with chemical modification of graphene-hexagonal boron nitride heterostructure, Journal of Nanoelectronics & Optoelectronics, 1427-1433,14(10), 2019. (Invited) (Impact Factor = 0.771)
57. M. J. Iqbal, H. Haq, S. Riaz, M. A. Raza, M. Z. Iqbal, M-U. Choudhry, S. Naseem, On the operational shelf life and degradation mechanism in polymer field effect transistor, Superlattices & Microstructures, 125-131, 126, 2019. (Impact Factor = 2.120) [Elsevier]

Year 2018 [IF: 50.41]
56. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Siddique, A. Khan, D. Sung, J. Eom, S. Hong, Ultraviolet-light driven charge carriers tunability mechanism in graphene, Materials & Design, 232-239, 159, 2018. (Impact Factor = 6.289) [Elsevier]
55. S. Siddique, M. Z. Iqbal*, M. W. Iqbal, S. Khan, Ultraviolet-light-driven enhanced photoresponse of chemical-vapor-deposition grown graphene-WS2 heterojunction based FETs, Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 263-269, 257, 2018. (Impact Factor = 6.393) [Elsevier]
54. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Siddique, Recent progress in efficiency of hydrogen evolution process based photoelectrochemical cell, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 21502-21523, 45, 2018. (Impact Factor = 4.084) [Elsevier]
53. M. Z. Iqbal*, A-U. Rehman, Recent progress in graphene incorporated solar cell devices, Solar Energy, 634-647, 169, 2018. (Impact Factor = 4.674) [Elsevier]
52. M. Z. Iqbal*, A. Rehman, S. Siddique, Gate-dependent tunneling current modulation of graphene/hBN vertical heterostructures, Advanced Engineering Materials 1800159, 2018. (Impact Factor = 2.906) [Elsevier]
51. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Khan, S. Siddique, Ultraviolet-light-driven photoresponse of chemical vapor deposition grown molybdenum disulfide/graphene heterostructured, Applied Surface Science, 853-859, 459, 2018. (Impact Factor = 5.155) [Elsevier]
50. M. Z. Iqbal*, A. Rehman, S. Siddique, Ultraviolet-light-driven carrier density modulation of graphene based field effect transistors under oxygen and argon atmosphere, Applied Surface Science, 40-44,451, 2018. (Impact Factor = 5.155) [Elsevier]
49. M. Z. Iqbal*, A. Rehman, S. Siddique, Structural defects controlled oxidation of UV irradiated graphene-based field effect transistors, Diamond & Related Materials, 112-116,85, 2018. (Impact Factor = 2.29) [Elsevier]
48. M. Z. Iqbal*, G. Hussain, Recent advancements in 2D-materials interface based magnetic junctions for spintronics, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials,110-125,457, 2018. (Impact Factor = 2.683) [Elsevier]
47. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Khan, Progress in the performance of dye sensitized solar cells by incorporating cost effective counter electrodes, Solar Energy,130-152,160, 2018. (Impact Factor = 4.674) [Elsevier]
46. A. Rehman, M. Z. Iqbal, M. F. Bhopal, F. Hussain, J. Iqbal, M. Khan, S-H. Lee, Development and prospects of surface passivation schemes for high-efficiency c-Si solar cells, Solar Energy, 90-97,166, 2018. (Impact Factor = 4.674) [Elsevier]
45. M. Z. Iqbal*, G. Hussain, S. Siddique, T. Hussain, M. J. Iqbal, Influence of DC-biasing on the performance of graphene spin valve, Solid State Communications,33-36, 272, 2018. (Impact Factor = 1.433) [Elsevier]

Year 2017 [IF: 57.515]
44. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Siddique, A. Rehman, Enhanced intervalley scattering of aluminum-oxide deposited graphene, Carbon, 188-192, 124, 2017. (Impact Factor = 7.082) [Elsevier]
43. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Siddique, G. Hussain, Spin valve effect of 2D-materials based magnetic junctions, Advanced Engineering Materials,1700692, 20(5), 2017. (Impact Factor = 2.576) [Wiley]
42. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Siddique, Z-U. Abideen, Ultraviolet-light-driven enhanced hysteresis effect in graphene-tungsten disulfide heterostructures, Carbon, 168-173, 123, 2017. (Impact Factor = 7.082) [Elsevier]
41. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Siddique, N. Anwar, Influence of electron beam and ultraviolet irradiations on graphene field effect transistors, Optical Materials, 496-500, 72, 2017. (Impact Factor = 2.320) [Elsevier]
40. M. Z. Iqbal*, G. Hussain, Electron spin dynamics in vertical magnetic junctions incorporating two-dimensional layered materials, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 11174-11184, 5, 2017. (Impact Factor = 5.976) [RSC]
39. M. Z. Iqbal*, G. Hussain, S. Siddique, M. W. Iqbal, Enhanced magnetoresistance in graphene spin valve, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Material, 330–333, 429, 2017. (Impact Factor = 3.046) [Elsevier]
38. M. Z. Iqbal*, G. Hussain, S. Siddique, M. W. Iqbal, Interlayer reliant magnetoresistance in graphene spin valve, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Material, 39-42, 441, 2017. (Impact Factor = 3.046) [Elsevier]
37. M. Z. Iqbal*, N. Anwar, S. Siddique, M. W. Iqbal, T. Hussain, Formation of pn-junction with stable n-doping in graphene field effect transistors using e-beam irradiation, Optical Materials, 254-258, 69, 2017. (Impact Factor = 2.320) [Elsevier]
36. M. Z. Iqbal*, G. Hussain, S. Siddique, M. W. Iqbal, Graphene spin valve: As angle sensor, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Material, 135-139, 422, 2017. (Impact Factor = 3.046) [Elsevier]
35. M. Z. Iqbal*, G. Hussain, S. Siddique, M. W. Iqbal, G. Murtaza, S. M. Ramay, Interlayer quality dependent graphene spin valve, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 322–327, 422, 2017. (Impact Factor = 3.046) [Elsevier]
34. S. Siddique, M. Z. Iqbal*, H. Mukhtar, Cholesterol immobilization on chemical vapor deposition grown graphene nanosheets for biosensors and bioFETs with enhanced electrical performance, Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 559-565, 253, 2017. (Impact Factor = 5.667) [Elsevier]
33. S. Siddique, M. Z. Iqbal*, H. Mukhtar, Enhanced electrical performance and stability of graphene- L-cysteine bioelectronic devices, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 194-198, 201, 2017. (Impact Factor = 2.210) [Elsevier]
32. M. Dai, W. Wang, P. Wang, M. Z. Iqbal, N. Annabi, N. Amin, Realization of tunable artificial synapse and memory based on amorphous oxide semiconductor transistor, Scientific Reports (Nature), 10997, 7, 2017. (Impact Factor = 4.122) [Nature]
31. M. F. Khan, M. A. Shahzed, M. Z. Iqbal, M. W. Iqbal, G. Nazir, Y. Seo, Jongjhwa Eom, Facile route to a high-quility graphene/MoS2 vertical field-effect transistor with gate-modulated photocurrent response, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2337-2343, 5, 2017. (Impact Factor = 5.976) [RSC]

Year 2016 [IF: 27.665]
30. M. Z. Iqbal*, M. W. Iqbal, M. F. Khan, J-T Nam, K. S. Kim, Jonghwa Eom, Interaction driven quantum Hall effect in artificially stacked graphene bilayers, Scientific Reports (Nature), 24815, 6, 2016. (Impact Factor = 4.259) [Nature]
29. M. Z. Iqbal*, M. W. Iqbal, S. Siddique, M. F. Khan, S. M. Ramay, Room temperature spin valve effect in NiFe/WS2/Co junctions, Scientific Reports (Nature), 21038, 6, 2016. (Impact Factor = 4.259) [Nature]
28. M. Z. Iqbal*, S. Siddique, G. Hussain, M. W. Iqbal, Room temperature spin valve effect in NiFe/Gr-hBN/Co junctions, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 8711-8715, 4, 2016. (Impact Factor = 5.976) [RSC]
27. S. Hussain, J. Singh, D. Vikraman, A. K. Singh, M. Z. Iqbal, M. F. Khan, P. Kumar, D-C. Choi, W. Song, K-S. Ang, J. Eom, W-G Lee, J. Jung, Large-area, continuous and high electrical performances of bilayer to few layers MoS2 fabricated by RF sputtering via post-deposition annealing method, Scientific Reports (Nature), 30791, 6, 2016. (Impact Factor = 4.259) [Nature]
26. M. W. Iqbal, M. Z. Iqbal, M. F. Khan, M. A. Kamran, A. Majid, T. Alharbi, J. Eom, Tailoring the electrical and photo-electrical properties of WS2 field effect transistor by selective n-type chemical doping, RSC Advances, 24675, 6, 2016. (Impact Factor = 2.936) [RSC]
25. S. Hussain, M. F. Khan, M. A. Shahzed, D. Vikraman, M. Z. Iqbal, W. Song, K. San, Y. Seo, J. Eom, W-G Lee, J. Jung, Layer-modulated, wafer scale and continuous ultra-thin WS2 films grown by RF sputtering via post deposition annealing, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 4, 7846-7852, 2016. (Impact Factor = 5.976) [RSC]

Year 2015 [IF: 14.623]
24. M. Z. Iqbal*, M. W. Iqbal, M. F. Khan, J. Eom, Ultraviolet-light-driven doping modulation in chemical vapor deposition grown graphene, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP), 20551-20556, 17, 2015. (Impact Factor = 4.123) [RSC]
23. M. W. Iqbal, M. Z. Iqbal, M. F. Khan, M. A. Shahzed, Y. H. Seo, J. Eom, High-mobility and air-stable single-layer WS2 field-effect transistors sandwiched between chemical vapor deposition-grown hexagonal BN films, Scientific Reports (Nature), 10699, 5, 2015. (Impact Factor = 4.259) [Nature]

22. M. F. Khan, M. Z. Iqbal, M. W. Iqbal, V. M. lermolenko, H. M. W. Khalil, J. Nam, K. S. Kim, H. Noh, J. Eom, Stable and reversible doping of graphene by KNO3 and photo-desorption current response, RSC Advances, 50040-50046, 5, 2015. (Impact Factor = 3.108) [RSC]
21. S. Hussain, M. A. Shahzed, D. Vikraman, M. Z. Iqbal, J. Singh, M. F. Khan, J. Eom, Y. Seo, J. Jung, Controlled synthesis and optical properties of polycrystalline molybdenum disulfide atomic layers grown by chemical vapor deposition, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 369, 653, 2015. (Impact Factor = 3.133) [Elsevier]

Year 2014 [IF: 51.35]
20. M. Z. Iqbal, M. W. Iqbal, X. Jin, C. Hwang, J. Eom, Interlayer dependent polarity of magnetoresistance in graphene spin valves, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 298-302, 3(2), 2014. (Impact Factor = 5.066) [RSC]
19. M. Z. Iqbal, Ö. Kelekçi, M. W. Iqbal, X. Jin, C. Hwang, J. Eom, Enhanced intervalley scattering in artificially stacked double layer graphene, New Journal of Physics, 083020, 16, 2014. (Impact Factor = 3.570) [IOP]
18. M. Z. Iqbal, M. F. Khan, M. W. Iqbal, J. Eom, Tuning the electrical properties of exfoliated graphene layers by deep ultraviolet irradiation, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 5404-5410, 2, 2014. (Impact Factor = 5.066) [RSC]
17. M. Z. Iqbal, J. P.-Puigdemont, N. Ferrer-Anglada, J. Eom, High frequency impedance of single-walled carbon nanotube networks on transparent flexible substrate, Physica Status Solidi B, 2461-2465, 251(12), 2014. (Impact Factor = 1.522) [Wiley]
16. M. W. Iqbal, M. Z. Iqbal, X. Jin, C. Hwang, J. Eom, Superior characteristics of graphene field effect transistor enclosed by chemical-vapor-deposition-grown hexagonal boron nitride, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 7776, 2, 2014. (Impact Factor = 5.066) [RSC]
15. M. W. Iqbal, M. Z. Iqbal, M. F. Khan, M. A. Shahzed, Y. H. Seo, J. Eom, Deep-ultraviolet-light-driven performance tuning of WS2 field-effect transistor, Nanoscale, 747-757, 7, 2014. (Impact Factor = 7.760) [RSC]
14. M. F. Khan, M. Z. Iqbal, M. W. Iqbal, Jonghwa Eom, Improving electrical properties of graphene by chemical doping, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 055004, 15, 2014. (Impact Factor = 3.433) [IOP]
13. M. W. Iqbal, M. Z. Iqbal*, M. F. Khan, J. Eom, Modification of structural and electrical properties graphene layers by Pt adsorbates, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 055002, 15, 2014. (Impact Factor = 3.433) [IOP]
12. M. W. Iqbal, M. Z. Iqbal, X. Jin, C. Hwang, J. Eom, Edge oxidation effect of chemical vapor deposition grown graphene nanoconstriction, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 4207-4213, 6(6), 2014. (Impact Factor = 7.145) [ACS]
11. M. F. Khan, M. W. Iqbal, M. Z. Iqbal, M. A. Shahzed, Y. H. Seo, J. Eom, Photo- current response of MoS2 field effect transistor by deep ultraviolet light in atmospheric and N2 gas environments, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 21645-21651, 6 (23), 2014. (Impact Factor = 7.145) [ACS]
10. J. Choi, H. Kim, J. Park, M. W. Iqbal, M. Z. Iqbal, J. Eom, J. Jung, Enhanced performance of graphene by using gold film for transfer and masking process, Current Applied Physics, 1045-1050, 4(8), 2014. (Impact Factor = 2.144) [Elsevier]

Year 2013 [IF: 17.819]
9. M. Z. Iqbal, M. W. Iqbal, J. H. Lee, Yong Seung Kim, Seunghyun Chun, Jonghwa Eom, Spin valve effect of NiFe/graphene/NiFe junctions, Nano Research, 373-380, 6(5), 2013. (Impact Factor = 6.963) [Springer]
8. M. Z. Iqbal, O. Kelekci, M. W. Iqbal, J. Eom, The structural and electrical evolution of chemical vapor deposition grown graphene by electron beam irradiation induced disorder, Carbon, 361-377, 59, 2013. (Impact Factor = 6.16) [Elsevier]
7. M. Z. Iqbal, S. Siddique, M. W. Iqbal, J. Eom, Formation of p–n junction with stable p-doping in graphene field effect transistors using deep UV irradiation, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 3078-3083, 1, 2013. (Impact Factor = 4.696) [RSC]

Year 2012 [IF: 17.011]
6. M. Z. Iqbal, A. K. Singh, M. W. Iqbal, Sunae Seo, Jonghwa Eom, Effect of e-beam irradiation on graphene layer grown by chemical vapor deposition, Journal of Applied Physics, 111, 084307, 2012. (Impact Factor = 2.210) [AIP]
5. M. Z. Iqbal, M. W. Iqbal, J. Eom, M. Ahmad, N. Ferrer-Anglada, Capacitive tunnels in single-walled carbon nanotube networks on flexible substrate, Journal of Applied Physics, 063712, 111, 2012. (Impact Factor = 2.210) [AIP]
4. M. W. Iqbal, A. K. Singh, M. Z. Iqbal, J. Eom, Raman fingerprint of doping due to metal adsorbates on graphene, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, 335301, 24, 2012. (Impact Factor = 2.355) [IOP]
3. G. R. Turpu, M. W. Iqbal, M. Z. Iqbal, J. Eom, Relaxation in bi-stable resistive sheets of chemical vapour deposition grown graphene, Thin Solid Films, 468-472,522, 2012. (Impact Factor = 1.604) [Elsevier]
2. N. F. Anglada, J. P.-Puigdemont, J. Figueras, M. Z. Iqbal, Siegmar Roth, Flexible, transparent electrodes using carbon nanotubes, Nanoscale Research Letters, 571, 7, 2012. (Impact Factor = 2.524) [Springer]
1. A. K. Singh, M. W. Iqbal, V. K. Singh, M. Z. Iqbal, J. Hong Lee, S. Chun, K. Shin, J. Eom, Molecular n-doping of chemical vapor deposition grown graphene, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 15168, 22, 2012. (Impact Factor = 6.108) [RSC]

 
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Poster presentation, Gate-voltage tuning of the tunneling characteristics in graphene/BN/Au vertical devices, International Conference on Electronic Materials and Nanotechnology for Green Environment”, November, 16-19, 2014, Jeju, South Korea.
  2. Oral presentation, Modulation of tunneling characteristics in graphene-hexagonal boron nitride heterostructures, Korean Physics Society (KPS) meeting, September, 22-24, 2014, Gwang-ju, South Korea.
  3. The 6th SRC Summer Workshop on Topological Insulators, August 21-22, 2014, Center for Topological Matter (CTM), POSTECH, Pohang, South Korea.
  4. Poster presentation, Observation of fractal quantum Hall effect in artificially stacked CVD grown graphene bilayer, The 8th International conference on Advanced Materials and Devices, December 11-13, 2013, Jeju, South Korea.
  5. Poster presentation, Quantum Hall effect in artificially stacked graphene bilayer, 5th recent progress in graphene research, September 9-13, 2013, Tokyo, Japan.
  6. Oral presentation, Quantum Hall effect in non-Bernal stacked bilayer graphene, Graphene workshop, KRISS, July 5-6, 2013, Jeju, South Korea.
  7. Poster presentation, Reversible p-doping of graphene activated by deep ultraviolet light,  Korean Physics Society (KPS) April 24-26, 2013, Daejeon, South Korea.
  8. Oral presentation, Current perpendicular to plane transport in single and bilayer graphene, Korean Physics Society (KPS) meeting, October, 24-26, 2012, Pyung Chang, South Korea.
  9. Attended Graphene workshop, Korean Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) meeting, July, 2012, Anmyeondo, South Korea.
  10. Poster presentation, Spin valve effect in NiFe/Graphene/NiFe junctions, International conference of magnetism (ICM), July 8-13, 2012, Busan, South Korea.
  11. Poster presentation, Spin filtering with single and bilayer graphene interlayers in magnetic junctions, Annual poster competition at Dept. of Physics Sejong University, October, 2012, Seoul, South Korea.
  12. Poster presentation, Vertical spin transport in single layer graphene, The 7th International conference on Advanced Materials and Devices (ICMAD), December 7-9, 2011, Jeju, South Korea.
  13. Poster presentation, Spin valve effect in graphene interlayer junctions, Annual poster competition at Dept. of Physics Sejong University, October, 2011, Seoul, South Korea.
  14. Invited talk, Ambipolar bistable switching effects in CVD graphene devices, The 9th International Nanotech Symposium & Exhibition Nano-Korea, KNTEX, August 24-26, 2011, Seoul, South Korea.
  15. Attended Graphene workshop, Korean Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) meeting, July, 2011, Anmyeondo, South Korea.
  16. Invited talk, Transparent and flexible carbon nanotubes thin film networks, The 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM 18), August 21-26 2011, Jeju, South Korea.
  17. Poster presentation, Transparent and flexible carbon nanotubes thin film network: Impedance dependence on sample geometry and nanotube density, Meeting of the International Research Group on Graphene and Nanotubes (GNT GRD-I), February 7-11, 2011, Dourdan, France.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS & LAB FACILITIES

 RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Electric double layer capacitors (EDLCs), Pseudocapacitors, Hybrid supercapacitors, Binary metal oxides capacitors
  • Two-dimensional (2D) materials based FETs
  • Meso/nano device fabrication by photolithography and electron beam lithography
  •  Sensor: (chemical,/ biosensors, UV sensors, Gas sensors)
  • Spin and magneto-transport of 2D hybrid structures
  • Solar Photovoltaics & Fuel Cells

LAB FACILITIES

  • Potentiostate (Gamry Reference 3000)
  • Optical Microscope (Omax)
  • Sourcemeter (Keithley 2400)
  • Picoammeter (Keithley 6485)
  • Two- and Four Probe Measurement Setup
  • Lock-in Amplifier (SR 830)
  • Viberating Sample Magnetometer (VSM)
  • Spin Coater
  • Hot Plate
  • Ultrasonic Bath
  •  Xenon Lamp
  • PH Meter
  • Furnace
  • Autoclave

 

REFEREE OF JOURNALS

Referee of the Journals:
  • Nature Communications
  • Nature Scientific Reports
  • ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
  • APL Materials
  • Electronic Materials Letter (EML)
  • Silicon
  • Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology (JAST)
  • Applied Physics A
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters
  • Chemical Society Reviews
  •  Energy Science & Engineering
Panels

HEC National Research Program for Universities (NRPU)

 

 

Graduate Students

Ph.D. Scholars/Alumni:
  1. Mr. Sheharyar Parvez (In progress)
  2. Dr. Shahid Alam (Assistant Professor at AUST, Abbottabad)

MS Scholars/Alumni:

  1. Mr. Muhammad Waqas Khan (In progress)
  2. Ms. Misbah Shaheen (In progress)
  3. Mr. Umer Aziz (In progress)
  4. Ms. Nayyab Amjad (In progress)
  5. Mr. Usman Abbasi (Completed)
  6. Mr. Junaid Khan (Lecturer, KPPSC)
  7. Mr. Mian Muhammad Faisal (Awarded Ph.D. Fellowship in Mexico)
  8. Mr. Syed Shabhi Haider (Awarded Ph.D. Fellowship in Fudan University, China)
  9.  Ms. Saman Siddique (Lecturer)
  10. Ms. Sana Zakar (Awarded Ph.D. Fellowship in Fudan University, China)
  11. Mr. Muhammad Salman (Lecturer)
  12. Mr. Assad-ur-Rehman (Assistant  Manager, KRL)
  13. Mr. Adil Rehman (adilrehhman@gmail.com ) “Graphene-polymer based hybrid field effect transistors,2018” : Batch Topper (Awarded Ph.D. Fellowship in Poland)
  14. Mr. Ghulam Hussain (hussain.gik@gmail.com)  “Two-dimensional material based spintronic devices, 2018” : Gold Medalist (Awarded Ph.D. Fellowship in Poland)
  15. Ms. Nadia Anwar (aidan.khan91@gmail.com ) “Graphene based optoelectronic devices, 2018”
  16. Mr. Zain ul Abibdin  (zainabideenrehman@gmail.com) “High frequency impedance spectroscopy of carbon nanotubes percolated network, 2017” (Engineer at PAF)
  17. Ms. Sana Khan (k.sannah9@gmail.com) “Two dimensional materials and heterostructured devices, 2018” : Gold Medalist (Awarded Industrial Ph.D. Fellowship in Germany)
  18. Mr. Abbas Khan (abbaxkhan.1206@gmail.com) “Development of strontium based nanomaterials for electrochemical energy storage application,2019”: Batch Topper (Awarded Destiny Ph.D. Fellowship in Germany and France)
Co-Advisor:
  1.  Mr. Muhammad Wasif  ” Iris based disease diagonosis system,2018″ 
  2.  Ms. Mubashra Tariq “Real-time image recognition using machine learning,2018”
  3. Mr. Azam Khan ” A high performance edge-server for interest of things application,2018″ 
  4.  Ms. Zunaira Bashir ” Software defined radio-based digital radio mondiale (DRM),2018″ 
  5. Mr. Shah Faisal “Real-time human functional movement detection using brain computer interface data, 2018”

 

Courses Taught

Graduate Courses
  • ES515 : Two-Dimensional Materials and Devices
  • ES517 : Quantum Devices
  • ES581 : Advanced Experimental Techniques

Undergraduate Courses

  • PH101 : Mechanics
  • PH102 : Electricity and Magnetism
  • ES231 : Electronics 1
  • ES462 : Semiconductor Materials and Devices
  • ES463 : Electronic and Magntic Materials
  • ES465 : Semiconductor Devices and Applications