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Prof Dr. Md. Ashraful Islam Molla | Nanomaterials | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Md. Ashraful Islam Molla is a distinguished Professor in the Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. With a prolific academic career spanning multiple prestigious institutions, including Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology and Mie University, Japan, he has garnered extensive expertise in nanomaterials and photocatalysis. His research focuses on developing advanced nanoparticles for environmental remediation, supported by grants from national and international bodies. Dr. Molla’s contributions are widely recognized, underscored by awards such as the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship and the Japanese Government Scholarship. His commitment to innovative research continues to drive significant advancements in chemical engineering and environmental science.

Profile

Scholar

🔬 Research Interests

Novel photocatalyst synthesis using different techniques, Preparation and characterization of nanocomposites, Photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants, Removal of organic pollutants from wastewater, Capacitive deionization (CDI) technology

ğŸŽ“  Academic Credentials

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering October 2014–March 2018 Mie University, Japan Research topic: Development of Advanced Technology for Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants in Wastewater. Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Applied Chemistry & Chemical Technology First class 2nd, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2002 Research topic: Electrochemical Behavior of Pd 50at.% Ni Electrode and Its Hydrogen Evolution Reaction. Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) in Applied Chemistry & Chemical Technology First class 1st, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2001. Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC), Science Group First Division, Rajshahi Board, Bangladesh, 1997. Secondary School Certificate (SSC), Science Group First Division, Rajshahi Board, Bangladesh, 1995

👨‍🏫  Professional Experiences

October 2023–Present: Professor Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. June 2018–October 2023: Associate Professor Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. December 2010–June 2018: Assistant Professor Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. April 2008–December 2010: Lecturer Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. October 2006–April 2008: Lecturer in Chemistry Department of Arts and Sciences, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2008–2013: Part Time Faculty (Chemistry) United International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2018: Part Time Faculty (Mathematics and Physical Sciences) East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Evaluation of Reaction Mechanism for Photocatalytic Degradation of Dye with Self-Sensitized TiO2 under Visible Light Irradiation
    • Journal: Open Journal of Inorganic Non-metallic Materials
    • Publication Date: 2017
    • Citations: 74

 

  • Natural Sunlight Driven Photocatalytic Removal of Toxic Textile Dyes in Water Using B-Doped ZnO/TiO2 Nanocomposites
    • Journal: Catalysts
    • Publication Date: 2022
    • Citations: 42

 

  • Mineralization of Diazinon with nanosized−photocatalyst TiO2 in water under sunlight irradiation: optimization of degradation conditions and reaction pathway
    • Journal: Environmental Technology
    • Publication Date: 2020
    • Citations: 42

 

  • Synthesis of N-Doped ZnO Nanocomposites for Sunlight Photocatalytic Degradation of Textile Dye Pollutants
    • Journal: Journal of Composites Science
    • Publication Date: 2020
    • Citations: 41

 

  • Photocatalytic decolorization of dye with self-dye-sensitization under fluorescent light irradiation
    • Journal: ChemEngineering
    • Publication Date: 2017
    • Citations: 40

 

Md. Ashraful Islam Molla | Nanomaterials | Best Researcher Award

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