Dr. Murid Hussain
HOD / Chairman, Chemical Engineering
Area of Interest: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Photocatalysis, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Nanostructured Materials, Energy for Next Generation
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007   (884)
HEC approved PhD Supervisor

Dr. Murid Hussain obtained his BSc Chemical Engineering degree from Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of the Punjab, Lahore in 2001. In year 2002, he went to Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea for his MS Chemical Engineering with scholarship by KOSEF and KAIST. He obtained his PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from KAIST in year 2008 funded by KRF and KAIST.

Dr. Hussain joined Department of Chemical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore as Assistant Professor in February 2008 right after completing his PhD from KAIST, South Korea. In July 2008; he went to Politecnico di Torino, Italy for his Post-Doctorate funded by Regione Piemonte and Politecnico di Torino, Iatly. He had chance there to work on various catalytic and photocatalytic based European projects.

Currently, Dr. Hussain is working as Head & Chairman/Associate Professor(Chemical Engineering) and has been actively participating in various research, academic and administration activities at Department of Chemical Engineering, COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus. He has published more than 70 research articles in well know SCI journals in the field with cumulative impact factor  >300. His research work has more than 1500 citations and an overall h-index of 24 and i10-index of 40. He has attended several renowned international conferences held in various developed countries. He has been ranked among the top productive scientists of Pakistan in the field of Engineering  and received Research Productivity Awards (in years 2015, 2016, 2017) by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST).

Dr. Hussain is currently leading Catalysis & Reaction Engineering Research Group and has a diverse working experience on the development of nanomaterials, heterogenous catalysis, photocatalysis and their applications in the area of energy and environment. The research group with MS & PhD students is currently working on several funded applied projects (SRGP, TDF, NRPU) for research and products development and is striving to promote academia-indsutry linkage. 

Publications:

Journal Papers:
1. Adeel Shakoor, Asim Laeeq Khan, Parveen Akhter, Muhammad Aslam, Muhammad Roil Bilad, Ibrahim M Maafa, Konstantinos Moustakas, Abdul-Sattar Nizami & Murid Hussain (2020), "CO 2 from waste to resource by developing novel mixed matrix membranes", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Standard: 1614-7499, Impact Factor: 3.056    (External URL)
2. Nabeel Ahmad, Nauman Ahmad, Ibrahim M Maafa, Usama Ahmed, Parveen Akhter, Nasir Shehzad, Murid Hussain, Momina Javaid (2020), "Conversion of poly-isoprene based rubber to value-added chemicals and liquid fuel via ethanolysis: Effect of operating parameters on product quality and quantity", Energy, pp: 116543, Vol: 191, Standard: 0360-5442, Impact Factor: 6.082    (External URL)
3. Yong Mei, Pu-zhen Shao, Ming Sun, Guo-qin Chen, Murid Hussain, Feng-lei Huang, Qiang Zhang, Xiao-sa Gao, Yin-yin Pei, Su-juan Zhong, Gao-hui Wu (2020), "Deformation Treatment and Microstructure of Graphene Reinforced Metal-Matrix Nanocomposites: A Review towards Graphene Post-Dispersion", International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials, pp: 888-899, Vol: 27, Issue: 7, Standard: 1674-4799, Impact Factor: 1.713    (External URL)
4. Kshaf Azam, Rizwan Raza, Nasir Shezad, Maira Shabir, Wenshu Yang, Nabeel Ahmad, Iqrash Shafiq, Parveen Akhter, Abdul Razzaq, Murid Hussain (2020), "Development of recoverable magnetic mesoporous carbon adsorbent for removal of methyl blue and methyl orange from wastewater", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, pp: 104220, Vol: 8, Issue: 5, Standard: 2213-3437, Impact Factor: 4.3    (External URL)
5. Puzhen Shao, Guoqin Chen, Wenshu Yang, Qiang Zhang, Boyu Ju, Zhijun Wang, Xin Tan, Yinyin Pei, Sujuan Zhong, Murid Hussain, Gaohui Wu (2020), "Effect of hot extrusion temperature on graphene nanoplatelets reinforced Al6061 composite fabricated by pressure infiltration method", Carbon, pp: 455-464, Vol: 162, Standard: 0008-6223, Impact Factor: 8.821    (External URL)
6. Boyu Ju, Wenshu Yang, Puzhen Shao, Murid Hussain, Qiang Zhang, Ziyang Xiu, Xuwei Hou, Jing Qiao, Gaohui Wu (2020), "Effect of interfacial microstructure on the mechanical properties of GNPs/Al composites", Carbon, pp: 346-355, Vol: 162, Standard: 0008-6223, Impact Factor: 8.821    (External URL)
7. Yong Mei, Hui Li, Wenshu Yang, Jianfu Wu, Xiao Li, Ziyang Xiu, Jierui Fu, Murid Hussain, Guoqin Chen, Gaohui Wu (2020), "In-situ synthesis of Al3BC/Al composites from amorphous boron and graphene nanoplates by solid reaction", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, pp: 154912, Vol: 832, Standard: 0925-8388, Impact Factor: 4.650    (External URL)
8. Deng Gong, Youfang Cao, Yuli Zhan, Xin Liu, Jingtao Guan, Longtao Jiang, Pengchao Kang, Zhenhe Yu, Murid Hussain, Gaohui Wu (2020), "Micro-creep behavior and microstructure evolution of SiCp/2024Al composite", Materials Science and Engineering: A, pp: 138606, Vol: 771, Standard: 0921-5093, Impact Factor: 4.652    (External URL)
9. Ping-ping Wang, Guo-qin Chen, Wen-jun Li, Hui Li, Bo-yu Ju, Murid Hussain, Wen-shu Yang, and Gao-hui Wu (2020), "Microstructure evolution and thermal conductivity of the diamond/Al composite during thermal cycling", International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials , Impact Factor: 1.713    (External URL)
10. Munib Ul Rehman, Khuram Rashid, Ehsan Ul Haq, Murid Hussain, Nasir Shehzad (2020), "Physico-mechanical performance and durability of artificial lightweight aggregates synthesized by cementing and geopolymerization", Construction and Building Materials, pp: 117290, Vol: 232, Standard: 0950-0618, Impact Factor: 4.419    (External URL)
11. Iqrash Shafiq , Sumeer Shafique , Parveen Akhter , Wenshu Yang & Murid Hussain (2020), "Recent developments in alumina supported hydrodesulfurization catalysts for the production of sulfur-free refinery products: A technical review", Catalysis Reviews, Standard: 1520-5703, Impact Factor: 11.389    (External URL)
12. Muhammad Faheem Hassan, Muhammad Ashraf Sabri, Hammad Fazal, Ainee Hafeez, Nasir Shahzad, Murid Hussain (2020), "Recent trends in Activated Carbon Fibers production from various precursors and applications—A comparative review", Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, pp: 104715, Vol: 145, Standard: 0165-2370, Impact Factor: 3.905    (External URL)
13. Bo-yu Ju, Wen-shu Yang, Qiang Zhang, Murid Hussain, Zi-yang Xiu, Jing Qiao, and Gao-hui Wu (2020), "Research Progress: Characterization and Repair of Graphene Defect", International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials, Impact Factor: 1.713    (External URL)
14. Sadia Iqbal, Chandani Zahoor, Sara Musaddiq, Murid Hussain, Robina Begum, Ahmad Irfan, Muhammad Azam, Zahoor H Farooqi (2020), "Silver nanoparticles stabilized in polymer hydrogels for catalytic degradation of azo dyes", Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, pp: 110924, Vol: 202, Standard: 0147-6513, Impact Factor: 4.872    (External URL)
15. Muhammad Haris Hamayun, Ibrahim M. Maafa, Murid Hussain, Rabya Aslam (2020), "Simulation Study to Investigate the Effects of Operational Conditions on Methylcyclohexane Dehydrogenation for Hydrogen Production", Energies, pp: 206, Vol: 13, Issue: 1, Standard: 1996-1073, Impact Factor: 2.702    (External URL)
16. Nauman Ahmad, Nabeel Ahmad, Ibrahim M. Maafa, Usama Ahmed, Parveen Akhter, Nasir Shehzad, Um-e-salma Amjad, Murid Hussain (2020), "Thermal conversion of polystyrene plastic waste to liquid fuel via ethanolysis", Fuel, pp: 118498, Vol: 279, Standard: 0016-2361, Impact Factor: 5.578    (External URL)
17. Ashfaq Ahmed, Muhammad S Abu Bakar, Rasyidah Hamdani, Young-Kwon Park, Su Shiung Lam, Rahayu S Sukri, Murid Hussain, Khaliq Majeed, Neeranuch Phusunti, Farrukh Jamil, Muhammad Aslam (2020), "Valorization of underutilized waste biomass from invasive species to produce biochar for energy and other value-added applications", Environmental Research, pp: 109596, Vol: 186, Standard: 1096-0953,0013-9351, Impact Factor: 5.715    (External URL)
18. Sadaqat Ali, Abdul Rani, Ahmad Majdi, Riaz Ahmad Mufti, Sri Hastuty, Murid Hussain, Nasir Shehzad, Zeeshan Baig, Abdu Aliyu, Abdul Azeez (2019), "An Efficient Approach for Nitrogen Diffusion and Surface Nitriding of Boron-Titanium Modified Stainless Steel Alloy for Biomedical Applications", Metals, pp: 755, Vol: 9, Issue: 7, Standard: 2075-4701, Impact Factor: 2.259    (External URL)
19. Nasir Shezad, Ibrahim M Maafa, Khairiraihanna Johari, Ainy Hafeez, Parveen Akhter, Maira Shabir, Ali Raza, Hirra Anjum, Murid Hussain, Muhammad Tahir (2019), "Carbon Nanotubes Incorporated Z-Scheme Assembly of AgBr/TiO2 for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production under Visible Light Irradiations", Nanomaterials, pp: 1767, Vol: 9, Issue: 12, Standard: 2079-4991, Impact Factor: 4.034    (External URL)
20. Muhammad Tahir, Beenish Tahir, MGM Nawawi, Murid Hussain, Ayyaz Muhammad (2019), "Cu-NPs embedded 1D/2D CNTs/pCN heterojunction composite towards enhanced and continuous photocatalytic CO2 reduction to fuels", Applied Surface Science, pp: 450-461, Vol: 485, Standard: 0169-4332, Impact Factor: 4.439    (External URL)
21. Nasir Shehzad, Muhammad Tahir, Khairiraihanna Johari, Thanabalan Murugesan, Murid Hussain (2019), "Fabrication of highly efficient and stable indirect Z-scheme assembly of AgBr/TiO2 via graphene as a solid-state electron mediator for visible light induced enhanced photocatalytic H2 production", Applied Surface Science, pp: 445-455, Vol: 463, Standard: 0169-4332, Impact Factor: 4.439    (External URL)
22. Mohsin Najam, Murid Hussain, Zulfiqar Ali, Ibrahim M Maafa, Parveen Akhter, Khaliq Majeed, Ashfaq Ahmed, Nasir Shehzad (2019), "Influence of silica materials on synthesis of elastomer nanocomposites: A review", Journal of Elastomers & Plastics, Standard: 00952443, Impact Factor: 1.112    (External URL)
23. Muhammad Haris Hamayun, Murid Hussain, Ibrahim M Maafa, Rabya Aslam (2019), "Integration of hydrogenation and dehydrogenation system for hydrogen storage and electricity generation–simulation study", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, pp: 20213-20222, Vol: 44, Issue: 36, Standard: 0360-3199, Impact Factor: 4.084    (External URL)
24. Khaliq Majeed, Ashfaq Ahmed, Abu Bakar, Muhammad Saifullah, Indra Mahlia, Teuku Meurah, Naheed Saba, Azman Hassan, Mohammad Jawaid, Murid Hussain, Javed Iqbal, Zulfiqar Ali (2019), "Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Montmorillonite-Reinforced Polypropylene/Rice Husk Hybrid Nanocomposites", Polymers, pp: 1557, Vol: 11, Issue: 10, Standard: 2073-4360, Impact Factor: 3.164    (External URL)
25. Iqrash Shafiq, Murid Hussain, Nasir Shehzad, Ibrahim M Maafa, Parveen Akhter, Sumeer Shafique, Abdul Razzaq, Wenshu Yang, Muhammad Tahir, Nunzio Russo (2019), "The effect of crystal facets and induced porosity on the performance of monoclinic BiVO4 for the enhanced visible-light driven photocatalytic abatement of methylene blue", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, pp: 103265, Vol: 7, Issue: 4, Standard: 2213-3437, Impact Factor: ISI Indexed    (External URL)
26. Sadaqat Ali, Ahmad Majdi Abdul Rani, Riaz Ahmad Mufti, Farooq I. Azam, Sri Hastuty, Zeeshan Baig, Murid Hussain and Nasir Shehzad (2019), "The Influence of Nitrogen Absorption on Microstructure, Properties and Cytotoxicity Assessment of 316L Stainless Steel Alloy Reinforced with Boron and Niobium", Processes, pp: 506, Vol: 7, Issue: 8, Standard: 2227-9717, Impact Factor: 1.963    (External URL)
27. Nasir Shehzad, Muhammad Tahir, Khairiraihanna Johari, Thanabalan Murugesan, Murid Hussain (2018), "A critical review on TiO2 based photocatalytic CO2 reduction system: Strategies to improve efficiency", Journal of CO2 Utilization, pp: 98-122, Vol: 26, Standard: 2212-9820, Impact Factor: 5.503    (External URL)
28. Nasir Shehzad, Muhammad Tahir, Khairiraihanna Johari, Thanabalan Murugesan, Murid Hussain (2018), "Improved interfacial bonding of graphene-TiO2 with enhanced photocatalytic reduction of CO2 into solar fuel", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, pp: 6947-6957, Vol: 6, Issue: 6, Standard: 2213-3437, Impact Factor: ISI Indexed    (External URL)
29. Muhammad Irfan, Muhammad Moniruzzaman, Tausif Ahmad, Ola Yahia Osman, Pradip Chandra Mandal, Sekhar Bhattacharjee, Murid Hussain (2018), "Stability, interparticle interactions and catalytic performance of gold nanoparticles synthesized through ionic liquid mediated oil palm leaves extract", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, pp: 5024-5031, Vol: 6, Issue: 4, Standard: 2213-3437, Impact Factor: ISI Indexed    (External URL)
30. Ling Xin, Wenshu Yang, Qiqi Zhao, Ronghua Dong, Xue Liang, Ziyang Xiu, Murid Hussain, Gaohui Wu (2017), "Effect of extrusion treatment on the microstructure and mechanical behavior of SiC nanowires reinforced Al matrix composites", Materials Science and Engineering: A, pp: 38-44, Vol: 682, Impact Factor: 3.094    (External URL)
31. Wen-Shu Yang, Guo-Qin Chen, Ping Wu, Murid Hussain, Jia-Bing Song, Rong-Hua Dong, Gao-Hui Wu (2017), "Electrical Discharge Machining of Al2024-65 vol% SiC Composites", Acta Metallurgica Sinica (English Letters), pp: 447-455, Vol: 30, Issue: 5, Impact Factor: 1.292    (External URL)
32. Wenshu Yang, Guoqin Chen, Pingping Wang, Jing Qiao, Fengjiao Hu, Shufeng Liu, Qiang Zhang, Murid Hussain, Ronghua Dong, Gaohui Wu (2017), "Enhanced thermal conductivity in Diamond/Aluminum composites with tungsten coatings on diamond particles prepared by magnetron sputtering method", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, pp: 623-631, Vol: 726, Impact Factor: 3.133    (External URL)
33. Wenshu Yang, Guoqin Chen, Jing Qiao, Shufeng Liu, Rui Xiao, Ronghua Dong, Murid Hussain, Gaohui Wu (2017), "Graphene nanoflakes reinforced Al-20Si matrix composites prepared by pressure infiltration method", Materials Science and Engineering: A, pp: 351-357, Vol: 700, Impact Factor: 3.094    (External URL)
34. Ling Xin, Wenshu Yang, Ronghua Dong, Ping Wu, Murid Hussain, Gaohui Wu (2017), "Strengthening behavior in SiC nanowires reinforced pure Al composite", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, pp: 2406-2412, Vol: 695, Impact Factor: 3.133    (External URL)
35. Murid Hussain, Parveen Akhter, Javed Iqbal, Zulfiqar Ali, Wenshu Yang, Nasir Shehzad, Khaliq Majeed, Rizwan Sheikh, Nunzio Russo (2017), "VOCs photocatalytic abatement using nanostructured titania-silica catalysts", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, pp: 3100-3107, Vol: 5, Issue: 4, Impact Factor: ISI Indexed    (External URL)
36. Parveen Akhter, M. Amin Farkhondehfal, Simelys Hernández, Murid Hussain, Alberto Fina, Guido Saracco, Asad U. Khan, Nunzio Russo (2016), "Environmental issues regarding CO2 and recent strategies for alternative fuels through photocatalytic reduction with titania-based materials", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, pp: 3934-3953, Vol: 4, Issue: 4, Impact Factor: ISI Indexed    (External URL)
37. Javed Iqbal, Zulfiqar Ali, Murid Hussain, Rizwan Sheikh, Khaliq Majeed, Asad Ullah Khan, Joachim Ulrich (2016), "Formation of crystalline particles from phase change emulsion: Influence of different parameters", Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, pp: 929-936 , Vol: 24, Issue: 7, Impact Factor: 1.174    (External URL)
38. Zulfiqar Ali, Hai Hong Le, Javed Iqbal, Murid Hussain, Hazrat Hussain, Nasir Mahmood, Ahmad Nawaz Khan, Hans-Joachim Radusch (2016), "Kinetics of Migration and Phase Selective Localization of Nanoclay in HNBR/ENR Blends", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, pp: 44074, Vol: 133, Issue: 41, Impact Factor: 1.860    (External URL)
39. M. Hussain, F.A. Deorsola, N. Russo, D. Fino, R. Pirone (2015), "Abatement of CH4 emitted by CNG vehicles using Pd-SBA-15 and Pd-KIT-6 catalysts", Fuel, pp: 2-7, Vol: 149, Impact Factor: 4.601    (External URL)
40. Ronghua Dong, Wenshu Yang, Zhenhe Yu, Ping Wu, Murid Hussain, Longtao Jiang, Gaohui Wu (2015), "Aging behavior of 6061Al matrix composite reinforced with high content SiC nanowires", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, pp: 1037-1042, Vol: 649, Impact Factor: 3.133    (External URL)
41. Shaofeng Zhang, Guoqin Chen, Risheng Pei, Murid Hussain, Yaping Wang, Daguang Li, Pingping Wang, Gaohui Wu (2015), "Effect of Gd content on interfacial microstructures and mechanical properties of Cf/Mg composites", Materials & Design, pp: 567-574, Vol: 65, Impact Factor: 4.364    (External URL)
42. Ronghua Dong, Wenshu Yang, Ping Wu, Murid Hussain, Zhenhe Yu, Longtao Jiang, Gaohui Wu (2015), "Effect of reinforcement shape on the stress–strain behavior of aluminum reinforced with SiC nanowire", Materials & Design, pp: 1015-1020, Vol: 88, Impact Factor: 4.364    (External URL)
43. Ronghua Dong, Wenshu Yang, Ping Wu, Murid Hussain, Gaohui Wu, Longtao Jiang (2015), "High content SiC nanowires reinforced Al composite with High strength and plasticity", Materials Science & Engineering A, pp: 8-12, Vol: 630, Impact Factor: 3.094    (External URL)
44. Marco Piumetti, Murid Hussain, Debora Fino, Nunzio Russo (2015), "Mesoporous silica supported Rh catalysts for high concentration N2O decomposition", Applied Catalysis B-Environmental, pp: 158-168 , Vol: 165, Impact Factor: 9.446    (External URL)
45. Ziyang Xiu, Wenshu Yang, Ronghua Dong, Murid Hussain, Longtao Jiang, YongXing Liu, Gaohui Wu (2015), "Microstructure and mechanical properties of 45 vol.% SiCp/7075Al composite", Journal of Materials Science & Technology, pp: 930-934, Vol: 31, Impact Factor: 2.764    (External URL)
46. Ronghua Dong, Wenshu Yang, Ping Wu, Murid Hussain, Gaohui Wu, Pingping Wang (2015), "Microstructure characterization of SiC nanowires as reinforcements in composites", Materials Characterization, pp: 37-41, Vol: 103, Impact Factor: 2.714    (External URL)
47. Murid Hussain, Parveen Akhter, Guido Saracco, and Nunzio Russo (2015), "Nanostructured TiO2/KIT-6 catalysts for improved photocatalytic reduction of CO2 to tunable energy products", Applied Catalysis B-Environmental, pp: 53-65, Vol: 170-171, Impact Factor: 9.446    (External URL)
48. Murid Hussain, Parveen Akhter, Guido Saracco, Nunzio Russo (2015), "New optimized mesoporous silica incorporated isolated Ti materials towards improved photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide to renewable fuels", Chemical Engineering Journal, pp: 279-292, Vol: 278, Impact Factor: 6.216    (External URL)
49. Parveen Akhter, Murid Hussain, Guido Saracco, Nunzio Russo (2015), "Novel nanostructured-TiO2 materials for the photocatalytic reduction of CO2 greenhouse gas to hydrocarbons and syngas", Fuel, pp: 55-65, Vol: 149, Impact Factor: 4.601    (External URL)
50. Wenshu Yang, Ronghua Dong, Zhenhe Yu, Ping Wu, Murid Hussain, Gaohui Wu (2015), "Strengthening behavior in high content SiC nanowires reinforced Al composite", Materials Science & Engineering A, pp: 41-46, Vol: 648, Impact Factor: 3.094    (External URL)
51. Wenshu Yang, Ronghua Dong, Longtao Jiang, Gaohui Wu, Murid Hussain (2015), "Unstable stacking faults in submicron/micron Al grammins in multi-SiCp/multi-Al nanocomposite", Vacuum, pp: 1-5, Vol: 122, Issue: Part A, Impact Factor: 1.530    (External URL)
52. Murid Hussain, Debora Fino, Nunzio Russo (2014), "Development of modified KIT-6 and SBA-15-spherical supported Rh catalysts for N2O abatement: from powder to monolith supported catalysts", Chemical Engineering Journal, pp: 198-205, Vol: 238, Impact Factor: 6.216    (External URL)
53. Sitaramanjaneya Mouli Thalluri, Murid Hussain, Guido Saracco, James Barber and Nunzio Russo (2014), "Green synthesized BiVO4 oriented along {040} facets for visible-light-driven ethylene degradation", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, pp: 2640-2646, Vol: 53, Issue: 7, Impact Factor: 2.843    (External URL)
54. Guoqin Chen, Wenshu Yang, Ronghua Dong, Murid Hussain, Gaohui Wu (2014), "Interfacial microstructure and its effect on thermal conductivity of SiCp/Cu composites", Materials & Design, pp: 109-114, Vol: 63, Impact Factor: 4.364    (External URL)
55. Jun Liu, Ziyang Xiu, Xue Liang, Qiang Li, Murid Hussain, Jing Qiao, Longtao Jiang (2014), "Microstructure and properties of Sip/Al-20wt.%Si composite prepared by hot pressed sintering technology", Journal of Materials Science, pp: 1368-1375, Vol: 49, Issue: 3, Impact Factor: 2.599    (External URL)
56. Parveen Akhter, Murid Hussain, Guido Saracco, Nunzio Russo (2014), "New nanostructured silica incorporated isolated Ti material for the photocatalytic conversion of CO2 to fuels", Nanoscale Research Letters, pp: 1-8, Vol: 9, Issue: 158, Impact Factor: 2.833    (External URL)
57. Zi-yang Xiu, Xu Wang, M Hussain, Chao Feng, Long-tao Jiang (2013), "Effect of heat treatment on microstructure and thermophysical properties of diamond/2024 Al composites", Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, pp: 3584-3591, Vol: 23, Issue: 12, Impact Factor: 1.342    (External URL)
58. Z.Y. Xiu, G.Q. Chen, M. Wang, Murid Hussain (2013), "Effect of TiN coating on microstructure of Tif/Al composite", Micron, pp: 92–96, Vol: 45, Impact Factor: 1.980    (External URL)
59. Sitaramanjaneya Mouli Thalluri, Conrado Martinez Suarez, Murid Hussain, Simelys Hernandez, Alessandro Virga, Guido Saracco, Nunzio Russo (2013), "Evaluation of the Parameters Affecting the Visible-Light-Induced Photocatalytic Activity of Monoclinic BiVO4 for Water Oxidation", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, pp: 17414-17418, Vol: 52, Issue: 49, Impact Factor: 2.843    (External URL)
60. Murid Hussain, Parveen Akhter, Debora Fino, Nunzio Russo (2013), "Modified KIT-6 and SBA-15-spherical supported metal catalysts for N2O decomposition", Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, pp: 164-174, Vol: 1, Issue: 3    (External URL)
61. Murid Hussain, Parveen Akhter, Nunzio Russo, Guido Saracco (2013), "Novel Ti-KIT-6 material for the photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide to methane", Catalysis Communications, pp: 58-62, Vol: 36, Impact Factor: 3.330    (External URL)
62. Murid Hussain, Seon-Ki Song, Son-Ki Ihm (2013), "Synthesis of hydrothermally stable MCM-41 by the seed crystallization and its application as a catalyst support for hydrodesulfurization", Fuel, pp: 787–792, Vol: 106, Impact Factor: 4.601    (External URL)
63. Murid Hussain, Debora Fino, Nunzio Russo (2012), "N2O Decomposition by Mesoporous Silica Supported Rh Catalysts", Journal of Hazardous Materials, pp: 255–265, Vol: 211-212, Impact Factor: 6.065    (External URL)
64. Murid Hussain, Naseem Abbas, Debora Fino, Nunzio Russo (2012), "Novel mesoporous silica supported ZnO adsorbents for the desulphurization of biogas at low temperatures", Chemical Engineering Journal, pp: 222-232, Vol: 188, Impact Factor: 6.216    (External URL)
65. Murid Hussain, Nunzio Russo and Guido Saracco (2012), "NOx abatement by HC-assisted SCR over combustion synthesised-supported Ag catalysts", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, pp: 7467-7474, Vol: 51, Issue: 22, Impact Factor: 2.843    (External URL)
66. Q. Guo, G. Q. Chen, L. T. Jiang, M. Hussain, X. L. Han, D. L. Sun and G. H. Wu (2012), "Residual microstructure associated with impact crater in Ti-6Al-4V meshes reinforced 5A06Al alloy matrix composite", Micron, pp: 201–204, Vol: 43, Issue: 2-3, Impact Factor: 1.980    (External URL)
67. Pietro Palmisano, Simelys P Hernandez, Murid Hussain, Debora Fino, Nunzio Russo (2011), "A new concept for a self cleaning household oven", Chemical Engineering Journal, pp: 253–259, Vol: 176-177, Impact Factor: 6.216    (External URL)
68. Guo-qing Chen, Wen-shu Yang, Kang Ma, Murid Hussain, Long-tao Jiang, Gao-hui Wu (2011), "Aging and thermal expansion behavior of Si3N4p/2024Al composite fabricated by pressure infiltration method", Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, pp: s262–s273, Vol: 21, Issue: Supplement 2, Impact Factor: 1.342    (External URL)
69. Xu Wang, Guoqin Chen, Wenshu Yang, Murid Hussain, Chenchong Wang, Gaohui Wu, Daming Jiang (2011), "Effect of Nd content on microstructure and mechanical properties of Grf/Al composite", Materials Science & Engineering:A, pp: 8212-8217, Vol: 528, Issue: 28, Impact Factor: 3.094    (External URL)
70. Murid Hussain, Nunzio Russo, Guido Saracco (2011), "Photocatalytic Abatement of VOCs by Novel Optimized TiO2 Nanoparticles", Chemical Engineering Journal, pp: 138–149, Vol: 166, Issue: 1, Impact Factor: 6.216    (External URL)
71. Murid Hussain, Samir Bensaid, Francesco Geobaldo, Guido Saracco, and Nunzio Russo (2011), "Photocatalytic Degradation of Ethylene Emitted by Fruits with TiO2 Nanoparticles", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, pp: 2536–2543, Vol: 50, Issue: 5, Impact Factor: 2.843    (External URL)
72. Naseem Abbas, Murid Hussain, Nunzio Russo and Guido Saracco (2011), "Studies on the Activity and Deactivation of Novel Optimized TiO2 Nanoparticles for the Abatement of VOCs", Chemical Engineering Journal, pp: 330–340, Vol: 175, Impact Factor: 6.216    (External URL)
73. Murid Hussain, Ji Sun Yun, Son-Ki Ihm, Nunzio Russo, Francesco Geobaldo (2011), "Synthesis, Characterization, and Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization Activity of Novel Macroporous and Mesomacroporous Carbon", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, pp: 2530–2535, Vol: 50, Issue: 5, Impact Factor: 2.843    (External URL)
74. M. Hussain, R. Ceccarelli, D.L. Marchisio, D. Fino, N. Russo, F. Geobaldo (2010), "Synthesis, Characterization, and Photocatalytic Application of Novel TiO2 Nanoparticles", Chemical Engineering Journal, pp: 45-51, Vol: 157, Issue: 1, Impact Factor: 6.216    (External URL)
75. Murid Hussain and Son-Ki Ihm (2009), "New Mesoporous Carbons Supports for Transition Metal Sulfide Catalysts: Synthesis, Characterization, and Hydrodesulfurization Activity", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, pp: 698-707, Vol: 48, Issue: 2, Impact Factor: 2.843    (External URL)
76. Murid Hussain and Son-Ki Ihm (2007), "Characteristics of Mesoporous Carbons Supported Mo Catalysts in Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, pp: 1368-1373, Vol: 170 (B)    (External URL)
77. Murid Hussain, Seon-Ki Song, Jun-Hee Lee, Son-Ki Ihm (2006), "Characteristics of CoMo Catalysts Supported on Modified MCM-41 and MCM-48 Materials for Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, pp: 536-543, Vol: 45, Issue: 2, Impact Factor: 2.843    (External URL)
Conference Papers:
1. Parveen Akhter, Murid Hussain, Nunzio Russo and Guido Saracco (2014) "New optimized mesoporous silica materials supported isolated Ti for the photocatalytic reduction of CO2 to fuels", ISCRE 23 & APCRE 7, Bangkok, Thailand   
2. Parveen Akhter, Murid Hussain, Nunzio Russo and Guido Saracco (2014) "Novel Nano-TiO2 Materials for Photocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Hydrocarbons and Syngas", International-Mexican Congress on Chemical Reaction Engineering (IMCCRE 2014), Acapulco, Mexico   
3. Parveen Akhter, Murid Hussain, Nunzio Russo, Guido Saracco (2014) "Photocatalytic conversion of carbon dioxide and water vapor to hydrocarbons and hydrogen", EMN Spring Meeting (Energy Materials Nanotechnology), Las Vegas NV, USA   
4. Fabio A. Deorsola, Nunzio Russo, Debora Fino, Raffaele Pirone and Murid Hussain (2014) "Removal of CH4 emitted by CNG vehicles via Pd-SBA-15 and Pd-KIT-6 mesoporous silica catalysts", International-Mexican Congress on Chemical Reaction Engineering (IMCCRE 2014), Acapulco, Mexico   
5. P. Akhter, M. Hussain, N. Russo, G. Saracco (2013) "Novel mesoporous silica incorporated isolated Ti for photocatalytic reduction of CO2 and H2O to CH4", The XXXVI Meeting of the Italian Section of the Combustion Institute, Isola di Procida, Italy   
6. Murid Hussain, Debora Fino, Nunzio Russo (2012) "Modified KIT-6 and SBA-15-spherical supported Rh and Ru catalysts for N2O abatement", XX International Conference on Chemical Reactors (CHEMREACTOR-20), Mondorf Parc Hotel-Luxemburg city, Luxembourg   
7. P. Akhter, M. Hussain, N. Russo, G. Saracco (2012) "Photocatalytic reduction of CO2 to methane", The XXXV Meeting of the Italian Section of the Combustion Institute, Milan, Italy   
8. Murid Hussain, Daniele Genta, Debora Fino and Nunzio Russo (2011) "N2O Abatement by Mesoporous Silica Supported Rh Catalysts", 22nd North American Catalysis Society Meeting (22nd NAM), Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA   
9. Murid Hussain, Ji Sun Yun, Son-Ki Ihm, Nunzio Russo, Francesco Geobaldo (2010) "Novel Macroporous and Mesomacroporous carbons for Hydrodesulfurization", International-Mexican Congress on Chemical Reaction Engineering (IMCCRE 2010), Ixtapa- Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico   
10. Murid Hussain, Nunzio Russo, Debora Fino, Francesco Geobaldo, Guido Saracco (2010) "Photocatalytic degradation of ethylene in fruits by new TiO2 nanoparticles", International-Mexican Congress on Chemical Reaction Engineering (IMCCRE 2010), Ixtapa- Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico   
11. M. Hussain, R. Ceccarelli, D. Fino, F. Geobaldo, N. Russo (2009) "Heterogeneous photocatalytic oxidation of ethylene by nanoporous TiO2", 6th World Congress on Oxidation Catalysis, Lille, France   
12. Murid Hussain, Raffaela Ceccarelli, Debora Fino, Francesco Geobaldo, Nunzio Russo (2009) "Photocatalytic Degradation of Ethylene over Novel TiO2 Nanoparticles Photocatalyst: Effect of calcination and reaction temperatures", VIII International Conference on Mechanism of Catalytic Reactions, Novosibirsk Scientific Centre, Russia   
13. Son-Ki Ihm and Murid Hussain (2008) "Carbon Molecular Sieves for Catalyst Supports: Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization", The 3rd Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (IEEE-NEMS), Sanya, Hainan Island, China   
14. Murid Hussain and Son-Ki Ihm (2007) "Characteristics of Mesoporous Carbons Supported Mo Catalysts in Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization", International Zeolite Conference (IZC), Beijing, China   
15. Murid Hussain, Ji Sun Yun, and Son-Ki Ihm (2007) "Synthesis, Characterization, and application of macroporous and meso/macroporous carbons", 35th Korea Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry(KSIEC Spring meeting), Keimyung University (Seongseo Campus), Daegu, South Korea   
16. Murid Hussain and Son-Ki Ihm (2006) "Carbon Molecular Sieves Supported Mo Catalysts for Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization", Korea Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (KSIEC Spring meeting), Chunbuk National University, Chunju, South Korea   
17. Murid Hussain and Son-Ki Ihm (2006) "Mesoporous Carbons Supported Co Catalysts for Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization", Korea Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (KSIEC Fall meeting), Kyunghee University (Suwon Campus), Soth Korea   
18. S.K. Song, Y.H. Wang, M. Hussain and S.K. Ihm (2005) "Effect of Lanthanum Addition on the Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization Activity over Al-MCM-41 Supported Molybdenum Catalysts", The 10th Japan-Korea Symposium on Catalysis, Matsue, Japan   
19. Murid Hussain and Son-Ki Ihm (2005) "Mesoporous Carbon Supported Catalysts for Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization", The 18th International Joint Symposium on Chemical Engineering, Chungnam (Korea)-Kyushu(Japan), Kongju National University, Cheonan, South Korea   
20. Murid Hussain, Seon-Ki Song and Son-Ki Ihm (2005) "Study on the Characteristics of Mesoporous Carbon Supported Catalysts in Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization", Korea Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry(KSIEC Fall meeting), Kon-Kuk University, Seoul, South Korea   
21. Murid Hussain, Seon-Ki Song and Son-Ki Ihm (2005) "Sulfided CoMo bimetallic catalysts over modified mesoporous materials for thiophene hydrodesulfurization", PACIFICHEM 2005, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA   
22. Jeong-Rang Kim, Se-Won Baek, Murid Hussain, Kyong-Hun Kim, Son-Ki Ihm (2004) "A study on the characteristics of Ag-loaded zeolite Y catalysts for the catalytic destruction of VOC", The 17th International Joint Symposium on Chemical Engineering, Kyushu(Japan)- Chungnam (Korea), Kagoshima, Japan   
23. Song Seon-Ki, Murid Hussain, Ihm Son-Ki (2004) "Effect of Coke Deposit on the Hydrodesulfurization Activity over CoMo Bimetallic Catalysts Supported on Mesoporous Al-MCM41 and Al-MCM-48", Korea Institute of Chemical Engineers(KIChE Spring meeting), Kyung-ju University, Kyung-ju, South Korea   
24. S.K. Song, Murid Hussain and S.K. Ihm (2004) "Effect of Coke Deposit on the Hydrodesulfurization Activity over CoMo Bimetallic Catalysts Supported on Mesoporous MCM-41 and MCM-48", 13th International Congress on Catalysis, Paris, France   
25. S.K. Song, Murid Hussain and S.K. Ihm (2004) "Effect of Coke Deposit on the Hydrodesulfurization Activity over CoMo Bimetallic Catalysts Supported on Mesoporous MCM-41 and MCM-48", 13th International Congress on Catalysis, Paris, France   
26. Murid Hussain, Song Seon-Ki, Ihm Son-Ki (2003) "A study on the characteristics of thiophene hydrodesulfurization over mesoporous materials", Korea Society of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry(KSIEC Fall meeting), Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea   
27. Murid Hussain, Seon-Ki Song and Son-Ki Ihm (2003) "Mesoporous materials as a support for the sulfided CoMo bimetallic catalysts for thiophene hydrodesulfurization", The 16th International Joint Symposium on Chemical Engineering, Chungnam(Korea)-Kyushu(Japan), KAIST Daejeon, South Korea   
28. Jun-Hee Lee, Youn-Kyoung Baek, Murid Hussain, Son-Ki Ihm (2002) "A study on the characteristics of thiophene hydrodesulfurization over modified mesoporous materials supported Mo catalysts", The 15th International Joint Symposium on Chemical Engineering, Kyushu (Japan)- Chungnam(Korea), Kumamoto, Japan   

Qualification

Post-Doctorates (Chemical Engineering)
Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
Jul 2008 to Jun 2012
   
PhD (Chemical Engineering)
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea
Mar 2004 to Jan 2008
   
MS (Chemical Engineering)
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea
Mar 2002 to Feb 2004
   
BSc (Chemical Engineering)
University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Sep 1997 to Sep 2001
   

Experience

Head of the Chemical Engineering Department
COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus
Feb 2019 to Date
   
Chairman, Department of Chemical Engineering
COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus
Jul 2018 to Date
   
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Jul 2015 to Date
   
Senior Research Fellow
Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
Jul 2012 to Feb 2015
   
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Feb 2008 to Jun 2015
   
Post-Doc Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
Jul 2010 to Jun 2012
   
Post-Doc Research Fellow (Junior)
Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
Jul 2008 to Jun 2010
   
Research Assistant
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, KAIST, South Korea
Mar 2002 to Jan 2008
   

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