Ali Bahadur

Education background

B.Sc. in Chemistry
University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
M.Sc. in Chemistry
University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
M.Phil. in Chemistry
GC University, Pakistan
Ph.D. in Chemistry
Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Courses teaching in WKU

Chemistry II (with Laboratory)
Quantitative analysis in chemistry (with Laboratory)
Special Topics in Chemistry


I have obtained my Ph.D. in Organic (Polymer/Material) Chemistry from Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan (2018). I have completed my Korean research fellowship (KRF fellowship) from Seoul National University, South Korea (2019-2020), Brian Pool Postdoc fellowship (2020-2021) from Seoul National University, South Korea, and JSPS fellowship (2022) from Tohoku University, Japan. I have 10 years’ experience of teaching chemistry up to the MS level.

Research interests

I have performed extensive research work in the field of nanomaterials, Polymers, and organic molecules for their applications in Li-ion Battery, electrocatalysis, photocatalysis, water splitting, solar cell, microwave absorber, magnetic/dielectric material for supercapacitor, nanocarrier for cancer cell-targeted drug delivery/bio-imaging, and bio-active glass for bone regeneration/scaffold.

Selected Publications

  1. Morphology controlled surface sulfurized CoMn2O4 microspikes electrocatalyst for water splitting with excellent OER rate for binder-free electrocatalytic oxygen evolution, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2021, (IF= 12.5)
  2. Designing of spatially separated hetero-junction pseudobrookite (Fe2TiO5-TiO2) yolk-shell hollow spheres as an efficient photocatalyst for the water oxidation reaction. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2017, 219, 30-35. (5)
  3. Electrochemical performance of 2D polyaniline anchored CuS-Graphene nano-active composite as anode material for a lithium-ion battery. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2017, 502, 16-23. (IF=7.3)
  4. Electrochemical study of specially designed graphene-Fe3O4-polyaniline nanocomposite as a high-performance anode for lithium-ion battery. Dalton Transactions,2018, 47, 15031-15037. (IF=4)
  5. Shape and phase-controlled synthesis of specially designed 2D morphologies of L-cysteine surface capped covellite (CuS) and chalcocite (Cu2S) with excellent photocatalytic properties in the visible spectrum, Applied Surface Science,2020, 526,  (IF= 3)