Name: Dr. Saqib Ali
Designation: Professor Emeritus
Department: Chemistry
Qualifications: M.Sc., (Peshawar University)
Ph.D., (N. Copernicus University, Torun, Poland)
Phone: +92-51 9064-2130
Status: On Job
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Research Interests/Publications/Conferences/Research Projects

Research Areas/Areas of Expertise:         Coordination/Organometallic Chemistry

Awards and Grants: Fellow PAS, CSP and AvH, Pride of Performance, HEC Distinguished   National Professor

Recent Publications:

  1. Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitory Potential of 1,2,4-triazole-3-thione Derivatives of Flurbiprofen, Ibuprofen and 4-tert-butylbenzoic Hydrazide: Design, Synthesis, Characterization, Biochemical Evaluation, Molecular Docking and Dynamic Simulation Studies. S. Abbas, S. Zaib, S. U. Rahman, Saqib Ali, S. Hameed, M. N. Tahir, K. S. Munawar, F. Shaheen, S. M. Abbas and J. Iqbal, Chem., 2019, 15, 298-310.
  2. Spectroscopic characterizations, structural peculiarities, molecular docking study and evaluation of biological potential of newly designed organotin(IV) M. Sirajuddin, Saqib Ali, V. McKee, N. Akhtar, S. Andleeb and A. Wadood, J. Photochem. Photobiol. B, 2019, 197, 1-18, 111516.
  3. A paddle wheel dinuclear Copper(II) carboxylate: Crystal structure, thermokinetic and magnetic properties. Viola, N. Muhammad, M. Ikram, S. Rehman, Saqib Ali, M. N. Akhtar, M. A. AlDamen and C. Schulzke, Mol. Struct., 2019, 1196, 754-759.
  4. Antimicrobial efficiency of diorganotin(IV) bis-[3-(4-chlorophenyl)-2-methylacrylate]. N. Muhammad, N. A. Shah, Saqib Ali, A. Wadood, M. Ghufran, M. R. Khan, P. Siddiq, S. Shujah and Auke Meetsma, Coord. Chem., 2019, 71 (20), 3315-3329.


  1. Novel cobalt-fumarate framework as a robust and efficient electrocatalyst for water oxidation at neutral pH. M. Batool, S. Ibrahim, B. Iqbal, Saqib Ali, A. Badshah, S. Abbas, D. R. Turner and M. A. Nadeem, Acta, 2019, 298 248-253.


  1. Synthesis, physicochemical characterizations and in vitro biological evaluations of amide based Zn(II) carboxylates. M. Zubair, M. Sirajuddin, A. Haider, K. Ullaha., I. Ullaha,A. Munirc, Saqib Ali, M. N. Tahird, Inorg Chim Acta, 2018, 482 567-578.


  1. Newly designed organotin(IV) carboxylates with peptide linkage: Synthesis, structural elucidation, physicochemical characterizations and pharmacological investigations. M. Sirajuddin a, V. McKee, M. Tariq and Saqib Ali, J. Med. Chem., 2018, 143, 1903-1918.


  1. Organotin(IV) 4-(benzo[d][1,3]dioxol-5-ylmethyl)piperazine-1-carbodithioates: Synthesis, characterization and biological activities. F. Shaheen, M. Sirajuddin, Saqib Ali, Zia-ur-Rehman, P. J. Dyson, N. A. Shah, M. N. Tahir, Organomet. Chem., 2018, 856, 13-22.


  1. Polymeric Copper(II) Paddlewheel Carboxylate: Structural Description, Electrochemistry, and DNA-binding Studies. M. Iqbal, Saqib Ali, M. N. Tahir, Anorg. Allg. Chem., (ZAAC), 2018, 644, 172-179.


  1. Effect of Fluorinated Ligand on Structural, Electronic and DNA-binding Properties of Copper Paddlewheel Complex: Synthesis, Structure and Properties. M. Iqbal, Saqib Ali, M. N. Tahir, Acta Chim. Slov., 2018, 65, 131-137.


Books:        4

Courses Taught:

CH-392/332  Inorganic Chemistry Lab-I

CH-331        Inorganic Chemistry-I

CH-333        Inorganic Chemistry-II

CH-334        Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory-II

CH-4301       Group Theory

CH-431        Coordination Chemistry

CH-432        Inorganic Chemistry-III

CH-624        Bio-Inorganic Chemistry