Name: Dr. M Moazzam Naseer
Designation: Associate Professor
Department: Chemistry
Qualifications: Post Doc. (TU Dortmund, Germany (Feb. 2016=Feb. 2017) & KIT (July 2019-Dec. 2019), Germany)

PhD (ICCAS, Beijing, China, 2011)

Phone: +92-51 9064-2129
Status: On job
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Research Interests/Publications/Conferences/Research Projects

Specialization: Organic Chemistry

Research Areas/Areas of Expertise:

Bio-organic & Medicinal Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Crystal Engineering, Metal Organic Frameworks (MOF)

Awards and Honors:

  • Renewed research stay of six months (July 01, 2019 to December 31, 2019) awarded by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany under Alumni sponsorship program for a post-doctoral research at KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany.


  • Rising Star Award by theAsian Crystallographic Association (AsCA) and the Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand (SCANZ) and oral presentation in combined plenary rising star session in “AsCA 2018/CRYSTAL32” held in Auckland, New Zealand from December 2-5, 2018.


  • Fully funded visit (travel grant) by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan to attend “The 18th Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Chemistry (FloHet) Conference” held in Gainesville, Florida, USA from March 4-7, 2018.


  • Travel grant by “The US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)” to attend “Regional Conference to Promote Safe and Secure Science in the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia” held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from February 5-9, 2018.


  • Performance based increment for the year 2017 by Quaid-i-Azam University.


  • Member, Editorial Board, “Main Group Metal Chemistry” published by De Gruyter, Germany, ISSN 0792-1241 (Print), 2191-0219 (Online).


  • Performance based increment for the year 2015 by Quaid-i-Azam University.


  • Research Productivity Award 2016, (Cash Prize) awarded by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST).


  • Research Productivity Award 2015, (Cash Prize) awarded by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST).


  • “Early Career Chemist Travel Award” to attend the 2015 International Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2015) in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA from December 15-20, 2015, hosted by the American Chemical Society.


  • Fully funded visit (travel grant) by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan to attend “Pacific Polymer Conference 14 (PPC-14)” held in Kauai, Hawai, USA from 09-13 December, 2015.


  • Invitation as “Visiting Scientist” from Jilin University, ChangChun, China. (Visited in Summer 2015)


  • Performance based increment for the year 2014 by Quaid-i-Azam University.


  • “Travel Award for Chemists from Under-represented Countries” to participate in the 45th World Chemistry Congress (IUPAC-2015) in Busan, Korea from August 9-14, 2015, hosted by the Korean Chemical Society.


  • Georg Forster Post-doctoral Research Fellowship awarded by Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, Germany, 2015.


  • Fully funded visit (travel grant) by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan to attend “The Collaborative Conference on Crystal Growth (3CG)” held in Phuket, Thailand from 04-07 November, 2014.


  • Fully funded visit (travel grant) by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan to attend an “International Conference on Pure and Applied Chemistry” (ICPAC2014) held in Mauritius from 23-27 June, 2014.


  • Life Member, “The Chemical Society of Pakistan” from November 2013.


  • Research Productivity Award 2013, (Cash Prize) awarded by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST).


  • Member, Editorial Board, “Universal Journal of Chemistry” published by Horizon Research Publishing, USA, ISSN 2332-3019 (Print), 2332-3027 (Online)


  • HEC OverseasScholarshipAwardforPh.D.,Phase-II,Batch-1(China).(2007)


  • HEC IndigenousPh.D.fellowship(2006) [not availed]


  • ScientificTalentScholarshipAward.(2003-2004)


Research Grants: 

HEC (2012, 2015, 2019), TWAS (2015), URF (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019)



[77]   M. Rafiq, M. Khalid, M.N. Tahir, M.U. Ahmad, M.U. Khan, M.M. Naseer,A.A.C. Braga  S. Muhammad, Z. Shafiq. Synthesis, XRD, spectral (IR, UV–Vis, NMR) characterization and quantum chemical exploration of benzoimidazole‐based hydrazones: A synergistic experimental‐computational analysis. Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 2019,  (IF 3.259)


[76]   M. Ahmed, M. Faisal, A. Ihsan and M. M. Naseer*, Fluorescent Organic Nanoparticles (FONs) as Convenient Probes for Metal Ions   Detection in Aqueous Medium. Analyst, 2019, 144, 2480-2497.  (IF 3.864)


[75]   S. Khatoon, A. Vgenopoulou, M. M. Naseer, B. Shirinfar, B. M. Kariuki, N. Dege and N. Ahmed. Easy Access to Crystalline Indolines via Hydrogen Bond Transfer. J. Heterocyclic Chem., 2019, 56, 1388-1392.(IF 1.141)


[74]   R. Jawaria, M. Hussain, M. Khalid, M. U. Khan, M. N. Tahir, M. M. Naseer, A. A. C. Braga, and Z. Shafiq. Synthesis, crystal structure analysis, spectral characterization and nonlinear optical exploration of potent thiosemicarbazones based compounds: A DFT refine experimental study. InorganicaChimicaActa, 2019, 486, 162-171.  (IF 2.264)


[73]   S. Malik, A. Khan, M. M. Naseer, S. U. Khan, A. Ashraf, M. Ashraf, M. Rafiq, Kh. Mahmood, M. N. Tahir and Z. Shafiq. Xanthenone-based hydrazones as potent α-glucosidase inhibitors: Synthesis, solid state self-assembly and in silico studies. Bioorganic Chemistry,2019, 84, 372-383.  (IF 3.929)


[72]   M. Islam, A. Hameed, K. Ayub, M. M. Naseer, J. Hussain, R. D. Alharthy, A. Asari, R. Ludwig, M. Rashida and Z. Shafiq. Receptor-Spacer-Fluorophore Based Coumarin-Thiosemicarbazones as Anion Chemosensors with “Turn on” Response: Spectroscopic and Computational (DFT) Studies. ChemistrySelect2018, 3, 7633-7642.  (IF 1.505)


[71]   M. Shafique, S. Hameed, M. M. Naseer, N. A. Al-Masoudi, Synthesis of new chiral 1,3,4-thiadiazole-based diand tri-arylsulfonamide residues and evaluation of in vitro anti-HIV activity and cytotoxicity. Molecular Diversity, 2018, 22, 957-968. (IF 2.229)


[70]   M. M. Naseer*, M. Hussain, A. Bauzá, K. M. Lo, and A. Frontera.Intramolecular noncovalent carbon bonding interaction stabilizes cis-conformation in acylhydrazones. ChemPlusChem, 2018, 83, 881-885. (IF 3.205)


[69]   M. Shoaib, M. S. Rahman, A. Saeed, M. M. Naseer*, Mesoporous bioactive glass-polyurethane nanocomposites as reservoirs for sustained drug delivery. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2018, 172, 806-811. (IF 3.997)


[68]   M. M. Naseer*, A. Bauzá, H. Alnasar, K. Jurkschat and A. Frontera.Lone Pair–π vs σ-Hole–π Interactions in Bromine Head Containing Oxacalix[2]arene[2]triazines. CrystEngComm, 2018, 20, 3251-3257. (IF 3.304)


[67]   M. Shoaib, A. Bahadur, A. Saeed, M. S. Rahmanand M. M. Naseer*,Biocompatible, pH-responsive, and biodegradable polyurethanes as smart anti-cancer drug delivery carriers. Reactive and Functional Polymers, 2018, 127, 153-160. (IF 2.975)


[66]   V. Arens, M. M. Naseer, M. Lutter, L. Iovkova-Behrens and Klaus Jurkschat, Organotin-functionalized Crown Ethers as Ditopic Hosts for Lithium Salts: Synthesis, Structures and Complexation Studies of X3SnCH2[16]-crown-5 (X = I, Br, Cl), Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2018, 1540–1545. (IF 2.507)


[65]   A. C. T. Kuate, M. M. Naseer, M. Lutter and K. Jurkschat, Interplay of Lewis acidity, intramolecular O®Sn interactions and selectivity: Organotin-functionalized crown ethers as ditopic hosts for sodium and potassium halides, Chem. Commun.2018, 54, 739-742. (IF 6.29)


[64]   H. Pervez, N. Khan, J. Iqbal, S. Zaib, M. Yaqub and M. M. Naseer*, Synthesis and in vitro bio-activity evaluation of N4-benzyl substituted 5-chloroisatin 3-thiosemicarbazones as urease and glycation inhibitors, ActaChim. Slov.,2018, 65, 108-118. (IF 1.104)


[63]   H. Pervez, N. Khan, J. Iqbal, S. Zaib, M. Yaqub, M. N. Tahir and M. M. Naseer*, Synthesis, crystal structure, molecular docking studies and bio-evaluation of some N4-benzyl substituted isatin-3-thiosemicarbazones as antiurease and antiglycating agents, Heterocyclic.Commun.2018, 24, 51-58.(IF 0.700)


[62]   M. Hussain, A. Bauzá, A. Frontera, K. M. Lo and M. M. Naseer*, Structure guided or structure guiding? Mixed carbon/hydrogen bonding in bis-Schiff base of N-allyl isatin, CrystEngComm, 2018, 20, 150-154.(IF 3.304)


[61]   M. M. Naseer* and K. Jurkschat, Organotin-based receptors for anions and ion pairs, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 8122-8135. (IF 6.29)


[60]   M. Ahmed and M. M. Naseer*, Organolithium-mediated cyclization reactions: a practical way to access hetero- and carbocycles, New J. Chem. 2017, 41, 7824-7835. (IF 3.201)


[59]   S. Ashraf, S. Hameed, M. N. Tahir and M. M. Naseer*, Synthesis and crystal structure of bis-chalcone-derived fused-ring pyrazoline having an unusual substitution pattern, Monatsh. Chem.2017, 148, 1871-1875. (IF 1.285)


[58]   M. Hussain, R. Jawaria, Z. Shafiq, G. Abbas and M. M. Naseer*, Ferrocene-based thiosemicarbazones: Solvent effect on thiol-thionetautomerism and conformational polymorphism,J. Organomet. Chem., 2017, 846, 121-128. (IF 1.946)


[57]   S. Naseem, M. Khalidb, M.N. Tahir, M.A. Halim, A.A.C. Braga, M.M. Naseer, Z. Shafiq, Synthesis, structural, DFT studies, docking and antibacterial activity of a xanthene based hydrazone ligand, J. Mol. Struct.,2017, 1143, 235-244.(IF 2.011)


[56]   M. Ahmed, S. Hameed, A. Ihsan, M.M. Naseer*,Fluorescent thiazol-substituted pyrazoline nanoparticles for sensitive and highly selective sensing of explosive 2,4,6-trinitrophenol in aqueous medium.Sens Actuators B Chem.,2017, 248, 57-62. (IF 5.667)


[55]   M. Shoaib, A. Saeed, M.S.U. Rahman andM.M. Naseer*, Mesoporous nano-bioglass designed for the release of imatinib and in vitro inhibitory effects on cancer cells.Mater. Sci. Eng. C, 2017, 77, 725-730. (IF 5.080)


[54]   M. Shoaib, A. Saeed, J. Akhtar, M. S. U. Rahman, A. Ullah, K. Jurkschat andM. M. Naseer*,Potassium-doped mesoporous bioactive glass: Synthesis, characterization and evaluation of biomedical properties.Mater. Sci. Eng. C, 2017, 75, 836-844. (IF 5.080)


[53]   F. Anam, A. Abbas, K.M. Lo, S. Hameed, P. Ramasami, Y. Umar andM. M. Naseer*,Synthesis, crystal structure, experimental and theoretical investigations of 3-(4-ethoxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-1-phenylprop-2-en-1-one. J. Mol. Struct.,2017, 1127, 742-750. (IF 2.011)


[52]   M.M. Naseer*, M. Ahmad and S. Hameed, Functionalized Calix[4]arenes as potential therapeutic agents. Chem. Biol. Drug Des.2017, 89, 243-256. (IF 2.328)


[51]   A. C. T. Kuate, M. M. Naseer and K. Jurkschat, Liquid membrane transport of potassium fluoride by the organotin-based ditopic host Ph2FSnCH2SnFPh-CH2-[19]-crown-6. Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 2013-2015. (IF 6.29)


[50]   H. Pervez, N. Khan, S. Zaib, M. Yaqub, M. M. Naseer, M. N. Tahir and J. Iqbal, Synthesis, X-ray molecular structure, biological evaluation and molecular docking studies of some N4-benzyl substituted 5-nitroisatin-3-thiosemicarbazones. Bioorg. Med. Chem., 2017, 25, 1022-1029. (IF 2.881)


[49]   N. Ahmad, S. Tanweer, S. Khan, J. Iqbal, A. Majid, S. A. Shah, M. S. Awan andM. M. Naseer, Magnetization Reversal and Surface Spins in Electrodeposited Co90Mn10 Alloy Nanowires. J. Supercond. Nov. Magn., 2017, 30, 505-509. (IF 1.142)

[48]   M. Ahmad, H. Pervez, S. Zaib, M. Yaqub, M. M. Naseer, S. U. Khan and J. Iqbal,  Synthesis, biological evaluation and docking studies of some novel isatin-3-hydrazonothiazolines”.RSC Advances 2016, 6, 60826-60844. (IF 2.936)


[47]   A. Hameed, M. Yaqub, M. Hussain, A. Hameed, M. Ashraf, H. Asghar, Quart-ul-Ain, M. M. Naseer, K. Mahmood, M. Muddassar, M. N. Tahir and Z. Shafiq, Coumarin-based thiosemicarbazones as potent urease inhibitors: synthesis, solid state self-assembly and molecular docking. RSC Advances 2016, 6, 63886-63894. (IF 2.936)


[46]   H. Pervez, M. Ahmad, S. Zaib, M. Yaqub, M. M. Naseer and J. Iqbal,  Synthesis, cytotoxic and urease inhibitory activities of some novel isatin-derived bis-Schiff bases and their copper(II) complexes.Med. Chem. Commun. 2016, 7, 914-923. (IF 2.342)


[45]   A. Abbas, H. Gokce, S. Bahceli, M. Bolte and M. M. Naseer*,Solid state structural and theoretical investigations of a biologically active chalcone.J. Mol. Struct.,2016, 1112, 124-135. (IF 2.011)


[44]   Zia-ur-Rehman, S. Ibrahim, A. Khan, M. Imran, M. M. Naseer, I. Khan, A. Shah, M. N. Tahir, Muneeb-ur-Rahman and I. Z. Awan, Homobimetalliczinc(II) dithiocarbamates: synthesis, characterization and in vivoantihyperglycemic activity. J. Coord. Chem., 2016, 69, 551-561. (IF 1.703)


[43]   N. Ahmad, A. Jaral, G. Bano, S. Batool, H. Dilpazir, M. Jameel, S. Khan, J. Iqbal, A. Majid, M. M. Naseer and S. A. Shah, AC Potential-Dependent Concentration Variation and Domain Wall Pinning in Co1−xZnx (x = 0.4 − 0.5) Nanorods. J. Supercond. Nov. Magn.2016, 29, 509-513. (IF 1.142)


[42]   M. N. Ahmed, K. A. Yasin, B. A. Khan, M. Riaz, Sadiq-Ur-Rehman, K. M. Lo, M. M. Naseer, I. Arshad and M. Irshad, One-pot Synthesis, Characterization and Crystal Structure Determination of Novel 1,4,5-Trisubstituted 1,2,3-Triazole with Two Conformational Isomers: 1-Benzyl-5-((4-methoxyphenyl)ethynyl)-4-phenyl-1H-1,2,3-triazole. Chinese J. Struct. Chem. 2016, 35, 55-60. (IF 0.659)


[41]   B. Murtaza, A. Abbas, A. Aslam, M. S. Akhtar, S. Bashir, M. Khalid and M. M. Naseer*, Evaluation of in vivo hypoglycemic potential of 4-ethyloxychalcone in alloxan-induced diabetic rats.Res. Chem. Intermed.2016, 42, 4161-4170. (IF 1.674)


[40]   M. N. Tahir, Z. Shafiq, H. A. Shad, Zia-ur-Rehman, A. Karim and M. M. Naseer*,Polymorphism in a Sulfamethoxazole Derivative: Coexistence of Five Polymorphs in Methanol at Room Temperature. Cryst. Growth Des.,2015,15, 4750-4755. (IF 3.972)


[39]   A. Hameed, Z. Shafiq, M. Yaqub, M. Hussain, M. A. Hussain, M. Afzal, M. N. Tahir and M. M. Naseer*,Me3N-promoted reaction toward 2,3,4,4a-tetrahydroxanthen-1-one: Preparation of thiosemicarbazone derivatives, their solid state self-assembly and antimicrobial properties. New J. Chem., 2015, 39, 9351-9357. (IF 3.201)


[38]   A. Hameed, Z. Shafiq, M. Yaqub, M. Hussain, H. B. Ahmad, M. N. Tahir and M. M. Naseer*,Robustness of thioamide {···H–N–C=S}2 synthon: synthesis and the effect of substituents on the formation of layered to cage-like supramolecular networks in coumarin-thiosemicarbazone hybrids. New J. Chem., 2015, 39, 6052-6061. (IF 3.201)


[37]   H. Pervez, M. Ahmad, T. B. Hadda, L. Toupet and M. M. Naseer*,Synthesis and fluorine-mediated interactions in methanol-encapsulated solid state self-assembly of an isatin-thiazoline hybrid.J. Mol. Struct., 2015, 1098, 124-129. (IF 2.011)


[36]   S. Z. Khan, M. K. Amir, M. M. Naseer, R. Abbasi, K. Mazhar, M. N. Tahir, I. Z. Awan and Zia-Ur-Rehman, HeterolepticPd(II) dithiocarbamates: Synthesis, characterization, packing and in vitro anticancer activity against Hela cell lines. J. Coord. Chem., 2015, 68, 2539-2551. (IF 1.703)


[35]   A. Abbas, N. Flores-Holguin and M. M. Naseer*, Structure-fluorescence relationship: interplay of non-covalent interactions in homologous 1,3,5-triaryl-2-pyrazolines. New J. Chem., 2015, 39, 4359-4367. (IF 3.201)

[34]   R. Jawaria, M. Hussain, Z. Shafiq, H. B. Ahmad, M. N. Tahir, H. A. Shad and M. M. Naseer*,Robustness of thioamide dimer synthon, carbon bonding and thioamide-thioamide stacking in ferrocene-based thiosemicarbazones. CrystEngComm, 2015, 17, 2553-2561.  (IF 3.304)

[33]   O. Dereli, S. Bahceli, A. Abbas and M. M. Naseer*, Quantum chemical investigations of a co-crystal of 1,3,5-tris(4-hydroxyphenyl)benzene and 2,4,6-trimethoxy-1,3,5-triazine. Monatsh Chem.2015, 146, 1473-1484. (IF 0.735)

[32]   Zia-ur-Rehman, M. M. Naseer*, A. Shah, S. Ali and A. Meetsma, Steric and Electronic Influence on the Coordination Aptitude of 4-Formylpiperazine-1-Carbodithioate Toward Triorganotin(IV) Moieties. Heteroatom Chem.,2015, 26, 123-133. (IF 1.137)

[31]   M. H. Youssoufi, T. Ben Hadda, I. Warad, M. M. Naseer, Y. N. Mabkhot and A. Bader, POM analyses of anti-kinase activity of thirteen peptide alkaloids extracted from Zizyphus species. Med. Chem. Res.2015, 24, 267–274. (IF 1.607)

[30]   A. Abbas, S. Kalsoom, T. Ben Hadda and M. M. Naseer*, Evaluation of 4-alkoxychalcones as a new class of antiglycating agents: a combined experimental and docking study. Res. Chem. Intermed.2015, 41, 6443-6462. (IF 1.674)

[29]   A. Hussain, M. K. Kashif, M. M. Naseer*, U. A. Rana and S. Hameed, Synthesis and in vivo hypoglycemic activity of new imidazolidine-2,4-dione derivatives.Res. Chem. Intermed.2015, 41, 7313-7326. (IF 1.674)

[28]   F. Anam, A. Abbas, K. M. Lo, Zia-ur-Rehman, S. Hameed and M. M. Naseer*, Homologous 1,3,5-triarylpyrazolines: Synthesis, CH•••π interactions guided self-assembly and effect of alkyloxy chain length on DNA binding properties. New J. Chem., 2014, 38, 5617-5625. (IF 3.201)

[27]   A. Abbas and M. M. Naseer*, Synthesis and Anti-inflammatory Activity of New N-Acyl-2-pyrazolines Bearing Homologous Alkyloxy Side Chains.ActaChim.Slov.,2014, 61, 792-802.  (IF 1.104)

[26]   M. M. Naseer,D.-X. Wang,L. Zhao andM.-X.Wang,Construction and Multiple Exterior Surface Functionalization of Giant Molecular Cages.Eur.J.Org.Chem.,2014,7895-7905. (IF 2.882)

[25]   M. N. Ahmed, I. Arshad, W. Bo, S. Hameed, B. A. Khan, K. A. Yasin and M. M. Naseer,*Molecular Structure of (1-Benzyl-4-phenyl-1H-1,2,3-triazol-5-yl)(4-bromophenyl)methanone: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study. Chinese J. Struct. Chem. 2014, 33, 1749-1756. (IF 0.659)

[24]   M. M. Naseer*, A. Abbas, S. Hameed and M. Farman, Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling reaction of dichloro-heteroaromatics: synthesis of functionalized dinucleophilic fragments. J. Chil. Chem. Soc. 2014,59, 2717-2720. (IF 0.463)

[23]   M. Ahmad, H. Pervez, T. Ben Hadda, L. Toupet and M. M. Naseer*, Synthesis and solid state self-assembly of an isatin-thiazoline hybrid driven by three self-complementary dimeric motifs.Tetrahedron Lett.,2014, 55, 5400-5403. (IF 2.125)

[22]   A. Abbas, H. Gokce, S. Bahceli and M. M. Naseer*,Spectroscopic (FT-IR, Raman, NMR and UV-vis.) and Quantum Chemical Investigations of (E)-3-[4-(Pentyloxy)phenyl]-1-phenylprop-2-en-1-one. J. Mol. Struct.,2014, 1075, 352-364. (IF 2.011)

[21]   A. Abbas, S. Hussain, N. Hafeez and M. M. Naseer*, Synthesis and spectral characterization of new homologous 1,3,5-triaryl-2-pyrazolines: Influence of alkyloxy chain length on fluorescence. Spectrochim.Acta A,2014, 133, 182-189. (IF 2.880)

[20]   T. M. Babar, M. M. Naseer*, F. I. Ali, N. H. Rama and T. B. Hadda, Synthesis and effect of substituent position on anti-inflammatory activity of 3-(halobenzyl)isocarbostyrils. Med. Chem. Res.2014, 23, 4607-4618. (IF 1.607)


[19]   T. M. Babar, M. M. Naseer*, M. K. Rauf, H. Pervez, M. Ebihara and N. H. Rama,Synthesis of hexacyclic fused isocoumarin framework through selective domino multicyclizations under catalyst and solvent free conditions. Chin. Chem. Lett., 2014, 25, 1282-1286. (IF 2.631)


[18]   I. Arshad, S. Ashraf, A. Abbas, S. Hameed, K.M. Lo and M. M. Naseer*, Conformational isomerism in a conformational polymorph of 2,5-dibenzylidenecyclopentanone: crystallographic and quantum chemical structures. Eur. Chem. Bull., 2014, 3, 587-592.


[17]   Y. N. Mabkhot, A. M. Al-Majid, A. Barakat, S. S. Al-Showiman, M. S. Al-Har, S. Radi, M. M. Naseer and T. B. Hadda,Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of 2-Aminobenzamide Derivatives as Antimicrobial Agents: Opening/Closing Pharmacophore Site. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 2014, 15, 5115-5127. (IF 3.687)


[16]   A. Abbas, S. Hussain, N. Hafeez, A. Hasan and M. M. Naseer*,Synthesis and spectral characterization of new 1,3,5-triaryl-2-pyrazolines highlighting effect of alkyloxy chain length on fluorescence.Spectrochim.Acta A,2014, 127, 32-40. (IF 2.880)


[15]   T. B. Hadda, S. Srivastava, B. Das, H. Salgado-Zamora, U. Shaheen, A. Bader and M. M. Naseer, POM analyses of antimicrobial activity of some 2,3-armed 4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-1-benzothiophenes: favourable and unfavourablephysico-chemical parameters in design of antibacterial and mycolytic agents. Med. Chem. Res.,2014, 23, 995-1003. (IF 1.607)


[14]   H. Nazir, W. Zhang, Y. Liu, X. Chen, L. Wang, M. M. Naseer and G. Ma, Silicone oil emulsions: strategies to improve their stability and applications in hair care products. Int. J. Cosmet. Sci., 2014, 36, 124-133. (IF 1.777)


[13]   A. Abbas, H. Nazir, M. M. Naseer*, M. Bolte, S. Hussain, N. Hafeez and A. Hasan, Synthesis, spectral characterization, self-assembly and biological studies of N-acyl-2-pyrazolines bearing long alkoxy side chains.Spectrochim.Acta A,2014, 120, 176-184. (IF 2.880)


[12]   A. Abbas,M. M. Naseer,* A. Hassan and T. B. Hadda, Synthesis and Cytotoxicity Studies of 4-Alkoxychalcones as New Antitumor Agents. J. Mater. Environ. Sci. 2014, 5, 281-292.


[11]   M. M. Naseer*, H. Nazir andS. Hameed,Synthonsforsupramolecularassemblies:synthesisofnewtriazine-core polyhydroxylatedandmulti-N-donorcompounds.Eur.J. Chem.2013,4, 149-152.


[10]   M. M. Naseer* and S. Hameed, Layer-by-layer assembly of supramolecular hexagonal blocks drivenby CH/πandπ-πinteractions.CrystEngComm,2012,14,4247-4250.

SelectedasanarticleofinteresttocrystalengineersfromacrosstheRSCjournals(May,10,2012). Selectedamongtoptenmostaccessedarticles(June27,2012) (IF 3.304)


[9]     M. M. Naseer* and S. Hameed, DoubleSuzukiCross-CouplingReactionofPyrimidineBoronicAcid: SynthesisofNewVersatileDielectrophile.Appl. Organomet.Chem.,2012,26,330-334. (IF 3.581)


[8]     M. M. Naseer,D.-X. Wang andM.-X.Wang,SynthesisofOxacalix[2]m-terphenyl[2]triazineandIts Functionalizations.Heterocycles,2012,84,1375-1382.(IF 1.036)


[7]     M. M. Naseer,D.-X. Wang,L. Zhao, Z.-T.Huang andM.-X.Wang,SynthesisandFunctionalizationof HeteroatomBridgedBicyclocalixaromatics,LargeMolecularTriangularPrismswithElectronRich andDeficientAromaticInteriors.J.Org.Chem.,2011,76,1804-1813. (IF 4.805)


[6]     Z. H. Chohan and M. M. Naseer,MetalBasedSulfonamides:Synthesis,Characterization,antibacterial, antifungaland cytotoxicpropertiesofpyrrolyland thienylderivedcompounds. Appl. Organomet.Chem.,2007,21,728-738. (IF 3.581)


[5]     Z. H. Chohan and M. M. Naseer,Organometallicbasedbiologicallyactivecompounds:synthesisofmono- and di-ethanolaminederived ferroceneswithantibacterial,antifungalandcytotoxicproperties,Appl. Organomet.Chem.,2007,21,1005-1012. (IF 3.581)


[4]     M. M. Naseer,R. Nawaz,M. Shafiq andR. Rehman,Spectrophotometric determinationofmefenamic acidexcretedasfreedruginurineofhumanbeings.J.Res.(Sci.),2007,18,211-218.


[3]     Z. H. Chohan, A. Rauf, M. M. Naseer, M. A. Somra and C. T. Supuran,Antibacterial, Antifugaland CytotoxicPropertiesofSomeSulfonamide-Derived Chromones.J.Enz.Inhib.Med.Chem.,2006,21,173-177. (IF 3.638)


[2]     Z. H. Chohan, A. U. Shaikh, M. M. Naseer and C. T. Supuran,In-Vitro Antibacterial, AntifungalandCytotoxicProperties ofMetalBasedFuranylDerivedSulfonamides.J.Enz.Inhib.Med.Chem.,2006,21,771-781. (IF 3.638)


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Courses Taught:

M.Sc/BS: Organic Chemistry-I, Organic Chemistry-II, Chemistry of Heterocycles,Biochemistry,Reaction Mechanism-II, Retrosynthesis.

M.Phil/PhD: Modern Name Reactions in Organic Synthesis. Organic Synthesis-Retrosynthetic Approach, Chemistry of Organometallic Compounds