Name: Dr. Safeer Ahmed

Designation: Associate Professor

Contact Details:

Work/Mailing Address:

Department of Chemistry, Quaid-i-Azam University, 45320,  Islamabad., Pakistan. Phone. +92-051-90642145

Fax:     +92-051-90642241

Mobile. 0300-5197982



Educational Qualification:

  • Post Doctorate from Department of Chemistry, University of Bath, Bath, UK, (July 2012- April 2013).
  • Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry in March 2008 from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.



Physical Chemistry- Electrochemistry

Research Areas/Areas of Expertise: Electrochemistry, photovoltaics and advanced materials (nanomaterials ) 

Awards and Grants:

Instrumentation Available (Focal Person): .Electrochemical workstations-including impedance measurements , solar simulator,

Recent Publications:

  1. Antioxidant Activity and Hepatotoxicity of Flavonoids and Their Metal Complexes Through Co‐Administration of β‐ Erum Jabeen Naveed K. Janjua  Safeer Ahmed  Tahir Ali  Iram Murtaza  Zaman Ashraf  Nosheen Masood  Saima Kalsoom. ChemistrySelect,Vol. 4, pp. 9420-9432 (2019). (IF=1.716).
  2. Synthesis, crystal structure and DNA binding interactions of ethyl 2-(2-acetamidothiazol-4-yl) acetate: Theoretical and experimental investigations.

Zafar Iqbal, Zaman Ashraf, Mujahid Abass, Muhammad Nawaz Tahir, Erum Jabeen, Rehan Zafar Paracha, Maryum Nisar, Safeer Ahmad, Journal of Molecular Structure, Vol. 1198, pp. 126903 (2019). (IF=2.011).

  1. Excellent electrochemical performance of SrZrO3 nanorods as supercapacitor electrode in aqueous electrolytes Nasreen Bibia,b, Mian Zahid Hussainb, Shahid Hussainc, Safeer Ahmeda, Iqbal Ahmad,Shaowei Zhangb, Azhar Iqbala, Applied Surface Science 495, pp.143587, (2019) (IF=5.155).
  2. DNA binding interaction studies of flavonoid complexes of Cu(II) and Fe(II)

and determination of their chemotherapeutic potential. Erum Jabeen, Naveed Kausar Janjua, Safeer Ahmed, Iftikhar Tahiri, Muhammad Kashif, Aneela Javede, Inorganica Chimica Acta Vol. 496, pp.119048 (2019). (IF=2.433).

  1. Electrochemical determination of antioxidant activity and HPLC profiling of some dry fruits. Haji Muhammad, Iftikhar Ahmad Tahiri, Muhammad Qasim, Muhammad Ali Versiani, Muddasir Hanif, Bilquees Gul, Syed Tahir Ali, Safeer Ahmed. Monatshefte für Chemie – Chemical Monthly, Vol.150, pp.1195–1203 (2019), (IF=1.501).
  2. Removal of metal ions using metal-flavonoid-DNA adduct protocol. Erum Jabeen, Naveed Kausar Janjua, Safeer Ahmed*. Journal of Saudi Chemical Society,23, pp.118-126 (2019), (IF=2.887).
  3. Mesoporous Ce2Zr2O7 /PbS Nanocomposite with an Excellent Supercapacitor Electrode Performance and Cyclic Stability Nasreen Bibi, Yongde Xia, Iqbal Ahmad, Saima Shabbir, Safeer Ahmed, Yanqiu Zhu, Shaowei Zhang, and Azhar Iqbal* ChemistrySelect, 4, pp. 655–661 (2019) (IF=1.505).    DOI: 10.1002/slct.201803503
  4. Electrochemistry of corrosion mitigation of brasses by azoles in basic medium. Fouzia Altaf, Rumana Qureshi, Azra Yaqub, Safeer Ahmed. Chemical Papers, 73, pp. 1221–1235 (2019). (IF=0.963). DOI: 10.1007/s11696-018-00673-x


Courses Taught:

Course Code and credits Level
Basic Math for Chemistry CH-050 (2) M.Sc. – I
Physical Chemistry-I CH-351 (3) M.Sc. – I
Physical Chemistry-II CH-353 (3) M.Sc. – II
Electrochemistry CH-462 (2) M.Sc. – III
Surface Chemistry CH-464 (2) M.Sc. – III
Nuclear and Radiation Chemistry CH-456 (2) M.Sc. – IV
Chemical Kinetics CH-451 (3) M.Sc. – IV
Quantum Chemistry CH-452 (3) M.Sc. – IV
Photochemistry CH-465 (02) M.Sc.-IV
Physical Chemistry-I for BS CH-304(03) BS V
M.Phil./PhD level    
Advanced Chemical Kinetics CH-664(3) M.Phil/PhD
Electrode Process CH-662(3) M.Phil/PhD
Photovoltaics and Solar cells CH-683(3) M.Phil/PhD
Electroanalytical Methods and Techniques CH-682(3) M.Phil/PhD