Special Laboratory for Multifunctional Nanomaterials (SLMN) P. G Department of Physics National Institute of Technology Srinagar Hazratbal-Srinagar (190006) J & K

Prof.M.A. SHAH


Functional Nanomaterials, Applications of Nanomaterials in Biosciences, Food, Agriculture, Engineering and Electronics


Degree Institute CGPA Year Subject Description
Ph. D. 2000 Physics Condensed Matter Physics
M.Sc. 1994 Physics M.Sc Physics from University of Kashmir
B.Sc. 1990 Physics, Electronics, Mathematics University of Kashmir

Publications Journal

Month-Year Authors Paper Title Volume PageNo DOI Impact Factor Type Journal Name
JAN 2022 Noor, N., Gani, A., Jhan, F., Ashraf Shah, M., ul Ashraf, Z. Ferulic acid loaded pickering emulsions stabilized by resistant starch nanoparticles using ultrasonication: Characterization, in vitro release and nutraceutical potential (2022) Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 84, art. no. 105967, . Cited 1 time.
2022 Najar, K.A., Ahmad, S.N., Shah, M.A., Mushtaq, Z., Altaf, S. A dual-layer approach for enhancing the tribological and machining performance of carbide tools in dry turning of mild-steel alloy (2022) International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, 24 (1-2), pp. 132-148.
2022 Gulzar, A., Ayoub, N., Mir, J.F., Alanazi, A.M., Shah, M.A., Gulzar, A. In vitro and in vivo MRI imaging and photothermal therapeutic properties of Hematite (a-Fe2O3) Nanorods (2022) Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 33 (1), art. no. 10, .
2021 Siraj, A., Naqash, F., Shah, M.A., Fayaz, S., Majid, D., Dar, B.N. Nanoemulsions: formation, stability and an account of dietary polyphenol encapsulation Terms and conditions Privacy policy Copyright © 2022 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. Scopus® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. (2021) International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 56 (9), pp. 4193-4205. Cited 2 times.
2021 Mishra, A., Basumallick, S., Lu, A., Chiu, H., Shah, M.A., Shukla, Y., Tiwari, A. The healthier healthcare management models for COVID-19 (2021) Journal of Infection and Public Health, 14 (7), pp. 927-937.
2021 Gautam, A.S., Dilwaliya, N.K., Srivastava, A., Kumar, S., Bauddh, K., Siingh, D., Shah, M.A., Singh, K., Gautam, S. Temporary reduction in air pollution due to anthropogenic activity switch-off during COVID-19 lockdown in northern parts of India (2021) Environment, Development and Sustainability, 23 (6), pp. 8774-8797. Cited 25 times
2021 Tantray, A.M., Shah, M.A. Photo electrochemical stability response of ZnO nanoflowers fabricated through single step electrochemical anodization (2021) Chemical Papers, 75 (4), pp. 1739-1747. Cited 1 time.
2021 Showkat, M., Shah, M.A. Wave function of perturbed Hamiltonian in graphene (2021) International Journal of Geometric Methods in Modern Physics, 18 (2), art. no. 2150025, .
2021 Mir, M.A., Shah, M.A., Ganai, P.A. Dielectric study of nanoporous alumina fabricated by two-step anodization technique (2021) Chemical Papers, 75 (2), pp. 503-513. Cited 1 time.
2021 ) Kumar, R., Mahajan, K., Igwegbe, C.A., Aggarwal, A.K., Shah, M.A., Sangeetika Chemical engineering of separation membrane, interfacial strategies, and mathematical modeling: a thorough analysis (2021) Journal of Integrated Science and Technology, 9 (2), pp. 75-84.
2021 Maini, A., Shah, M.A. Sol-Gel Fabricated CuO Thin Film: Characterization for Device Application [Article@????? ?????? CuO, ??????????? ??????? ????-????: ?????????????? ??? ???????????? ? ?????????] (2021) Journal of Nano- and Electronic Physics, 13 (5), pp. 1-5. Cited 1 time.
2021 ) Tantray, A.M., Mir, J.F., Mir, M.A., Rather, J., Shah, M.A. Random Oriented ZnO Nanorods Fabricated through Anodization of Zinc in KHCO3 Electrolyte (2021) ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 10 (8), art. no. 081003, .
2021 Devi, H.S., Boda, M.A., Rubab, S., Parveen, S., Wani, A.H., Shah, M.A. Biosynthesis and antifungal activities of CuO and Al2O3 nanoparticles (2021) Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry, 94, pp. 533-546.
2020 Boda, M. A., Shah, M. A., Khan, M., & Çirak, Ç (2020). Enhancement in photoelectrochemical ability via re-engineering the band gap of multi-podal titania nanotubes on functionalizing with copper oxide nano-cubes. Applied Surface Science, 499, 143965.
2020 Mir, J. F, Rubab, S, & Shah, M. A (2020). Photo-electrochemical ability of iron oxide nanoflowers fabricated via electrochemical anodization. Chemical Physics Letters, 741, 137088.
2020 Anshuman Mishra, Srijita Basumallick, Albert Lu, Helen Chiu, M. Ashraf Shah, Yogesh Shukla, Ashutosh Tiwari (2020) , Healthier Healthcare Management Models for COVID-19, Journal of infection and health care (submitted)
2020 A. S Gautam, N K Dilwaliya, A Srivastava, S Kumar, K Bauddha, D Singh, M A Shah and K singh, (2020) Temporary reduction in air pollution due to anthropogenic activity switch off during covid 19 lockdown in Northern parts of India, Environmental Development and sustainability dio: 10.1007/s 10668-020-00994-6
2020 Tantray, A. M, & Shah, M. A (2020). Photo electrochemical ability of dense and aligned ZnO nanowire arrays fabricated through electrochemical anodization. Chemical Physics Letters, 137346.
2020 Mubashir Qayoom; Ruqiya Bhat; K. Asokan; M. A Shah, G.N Dar, (2020) Unary doping effect of A2+ (A= Zn, Co, Ni) substituted iron oxide nanostructures on structural, electrical and magnetic properties, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics (accepted)
2020 Mir, M. A, Shah, M. A, & Ganai, P. A. (2020). Dielectric study of nanoporous alumina fabricated by two-step anodization technique. Chemical Papers, 1-11.
2020 Mir, J. F., Rubab, S., & Shah, M. A. (2020). Hematite (a-Fe2O3) Nanosheets with Enhanced Photo-electrochemical Ability fabricated via single step Anodization. Chemical Physics Letters, 137584.
2020 Mir, M. A, Shah, M. A, & Ganaie, P. A (2020). Nanoporous anodic alumina (NAA) prepared in different electrolytes with different pore sizes for humidity sensing. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 1-8.
NOV 2020 Tantray, A. M., & Shah, M. A. (2020). Photo electrochemical stability response of ZnO nanoflowers fabricated through single step electrochemical anodization. Chemical Papers, 1-9.
2019 Sofi, A. H., & Shah, M. A. (2019). Structural and electrical properties of copper doped In2O3 nanostructures prepared by citrate gel processes. Materials Research Express, 6(4), 045039.
2019 Mir, M. A., Shah, M. A., & Ganai, P. A. (2019). Effect of Etching on Nanoporous Anodic Alumina. Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions A: Science, 43(5), 2651- 2655.
2019 Najar, K. A., Sheikh, N. A., Butt, M. M., Mushtaq, S., & Shah, M. A. (2019). Engineered Synthetic Diamond Film as a Protective Layer for Tribological and Machining Applications: A Review. Journal of Bio-and Tribo-Corrosion, 5(3), 59.
2019 Henam, S. D., Ahmad, F., Shah, M. A., Parveen, S., & Wani, A. H. (2019). Microwave synthesis of nanoparticles and their antifungal activities. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 213, 337-341.
2018 Muzaffar Ahmad Boda, and M. A. Shah. "Fabrication of ZnFe2O4/TiO2 nanotube array composite to harness the augmented photocurrent density under visible light." Applied Physics A 124.1 (2018): 55.
2018 K. A. Najar, N. A. Sheikh, M. Mursaleen Butt and M. A. Shah.Enhancing the Wear Resistance of WC–Co Cutting Inserts using Synthetic Diamond Coatings. Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, Emerald Publishing house. (2018).
2018 F. A. Dar and M. A. Shah.Low temperature fabrication of Al2O3 nan-ostrips and their enhanced dielectric property.Dar et al 2018 Mater. Res. Express. (2018)
2017 Din, S. H., Shah, M. A., & Sheikh, N. A. (2017). Deposition of dual-layer coating on Ti6Al4V. Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties, 5(1), 015002.
NOV 2017 Boda MA, Shah MA. Augmented Photoelectrochemical Efficiency of ZnO/TiO2 Nanotube Heterostructures. Journal of Electronic Materials. 2017 Nov 1;46(11):6698-703.
JUL 2017 Boda MA, Shah MA. Fabrication mechanism of compact TiO2 nanotubes and their photo-electrochemical ability. Materials Research Express. 2017 Jul 25;4(7):075908.
NOV 2017 A.H. Sofi, M. A. Shah and K. Asokan. Structural, Optical and Electrical properties of ITO Thin Films. Journal of Electronic Materials-Springer (Accepted for publication)
OCT 2017 Akhoon SA, Rubab S, Shah MA. Enhanced cycling properties and better rate capabilities of Al-doped LiMn2O4 nanorods and nanospheres. Materials Research Express. 2017 Oct 6;4(10):105016.
JUN 2017 A. M. Malla, F. A. Dar and M. A. Shah. - Influence of precursor concentration on structural, morphological and optical properties of hematite (a-Fe2O3) nanoparticlesCurrent Nanomaterials. Volume 2, Issue 1 , 2017. Benathem Publication.
2017 Najar, K. A., Sheikh, N. A., &Shah, M. A. A comparative investigation of mechanical and tribological properties of multilayered CVD-diamond coatings: effect of boron doping. Advanced Materials Letters. 2017, 8(9), 932-938.
2016 Nanotechnology: An Insight, A. H. Sofi&M.A. Shah, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (2016). ISBN: 978-3-659-84978-7.
2016 SajadHussain Din, M. A. Shah, N. A. Sheikh, K. A. Najar, K. Ramasubramanian, S. Balaji, M. S. RamachandraRao. Influence of boron doping on mechanical and tribological properties in multilayer CVD diamond coating system. Bulletin of Materials Science 39(7) • December 2016.
2016 Kaleem Ahmad Najar, Nazir Ahmad Sheikh, SajadDin&Mohammad Ashraf Shah. Effect of CVD-diamond coatings on the tribological performance of cemented tungsten carbide substrates.JurnalTribologi, 9 (2016) 1-17 (DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3610.5840).
2016 K. A. Najar, M. A. Shah and N. A. Sheikh. Integrity of CVD-Diamond Coatings on Cemented Tungsten Carbide Substrate: Mathematical Analysis carried out for Calculating the Force of De-lamination and Load Bearing Capacity of Coating-substrate System. Elixir Nanotechnology 90 (2016)37463-37467
DEC 2016 Akhoon, S. A., Sofi, A. H., Rubab, S., & Shah, M. A. Enhanced Structural and Electrochemical Properties of LiMn2O4 Nanocubes. Journal of Electronic Materials, (2016) 1-7. Springer.
DEC 2016 Sajad Hussain Din, M. A. Shah, N. A. Sheikh. Effect of CVD-Diamond on the Tribological and Mechanical Performance of Titanium Alloy (Ti6Al4V). Tribology in Industry 530(38 4):530-542 • December 2016
2016 Sofi, A. H., Abubakr, B., &Shah, M. A. (2016). Enhancement of figure of merit of thermoelectric materials: a new theoretical approach. Thermophysics and Aeromechanics, 23(2), 255-260. Springer.
2016 Maini, A., Sofi, A. H., &Shah, M. A. (2016). Agglomerated Copper Oxide (CuO) Nanostructures and Their Growth Mechanism.Advanced Science Letters, 22(4), 1042-1044.
2015 M.Akthar, A.H.Sofi and M.A. Shah, Study of structural features of Bi2O3 nanoparticles, Elixier Nanotechnology 89 (2015) 36872-74
2015 Gopalakrishnan, K., Pramoda, K., Maitra, U., Mahima, U., Shah, M. A.,&Rao, C. N. R. (2015). Performance of MoS 2-reduced graphene oxide nanocomposites in supercapacitors and in oxygen reduction reaction.
2015 Akhoon, S. A., Rubab, S., &Shah, M. A. (2015). A benign hydrothermal synthesis of nanopencils-like zinc oxide nanoflowers. International Nano Letters, 5(1), 9-13
2015 Dar, F. A., Sofi, A. H., &Shah, M. A. (2015). Boehmite (AlOOH) nanostrips and their growth mechanism. International Nano Letters, 5(2), 67-70.
2014 M. A. Shah and A. H. Sofi, The study of the structural and morphology features of indium tin oxide (ITO) nanostructures, Materials Research Express 1 (2014) 015041.
2014 M. A. Shah and A. H. Sofi, et al, Study of the magnetic behavior of nanoparticles, American Journal of Nanoparticles, (2014), Vol. 2, No.1, 1-3.
2013 M.A.Shah, Antimony oxide (Sb2O3) nanostructures synthesized in water and their possible use in packaging of mineral water, Int. J of Biomedical Nanosciences and Nanotechnology (IJBNN)-Special issue in Biomaterials, Vol. X No. X (2013) 1-7.
2013 M. A. Shah, Electron Microscopy: A Versatile tools for Nanotechnology, Published in Materials Science Forum, Vol. 760, 43-51, 2013
2013 M. A. Shah, Large Scale production of MgO nanostructures and their possible applications, Published in Materials Science Forum, Vol. 760, 69-71, 2013
2012 M.A.Shah, Growth of uniform nanoparticles of platinum by an economical approach at relatively low temperature, ScientiaIranica, Transactions F, Nanotechnology Vol. 19 (3), 2012, 964-966.
2012 A.H. Wani and M.A.Shah, A unique and profound effect of MgO and ZnO nanoparticles on some plant fungi, J App. pharmaceutical Sci. 02 (03), 2012, 40-44.
2012 A.H.Wani, M.A. Shah and Bhat A, Antimycotic activity of Nanoparticles of MgO, FeO and ZnO on some pathogenic fungi, Accepted in International Journal of Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering (IJMMM), 2012.
2011 M.A.Shah, A facile and fast route to prepare antimony (Sb) nanostructures without additives,ScientiaIranica, Transactions F, Nanotechnology, Vol. 18 (6), 2011, 1652-1654.
2011 M.A. Shah and F.M.Al-Marzouki, TiO2 nanoparticles prepared without harmful organics-a biosafe and economic approach, ScientiaIranica Transactions F, Nanotechnology 18(3), (2011) 803-807
2011 A. Al-Owais, E. El-Mossalamy, H.M.Arafa and M.A.Shah, Fabrication of Mg(OH)2 nanoneedles through safety routes, Chemistry and Technology of Fuels and Oils, Vol. 1, No. 264, (2011) 47-51.
2011 M.A.Shah and F. Al-Nowasir, Agreen and an environmentally benign route to prepare CuOnanocrystals and their potential applications, Int. J. of Nanoparticles, Vol. 4, No. 1 (2011) 27-32.
2011 L.M.Al-Harbi, H.M.Arafa, A. Al-Owais, E. El-Mossalamy and M.A.Shah, Growth of zinc oxide (ZnO) nanorods and their optical properties, Modern Applied Science; Vol. 5, No. 2, (2011) 1-7.
2011 L.M.Al-Harbi, H.M.Arafa, A. Al-Owais, E. El-Mossalamy and M.A.Shah, TiO2 nanoparticles with tetrapad shape prepared by an economical and safe route at very low temperature, Modern Applied Science; Vol. 5, No. 3, (2011) 130-136.
2011 Omar Al-Hartomi and M.A.Shah, Synthesis of double walled carbon nanotubes, Journal of Electronic Packaging, Vol. 133 No. , (2011), 1-3.
2011 Omar Al-Hartomi and M.A.Shah, Safe and simple approach to prepare Hexagonal ZnO nanostructures in water, Accepted in Int. Conference on Nanotechnology and Biosensors IPCBEE, Vol. 2 (2011), IACSIT Press, Singapore.
2011 M.A.Shah, A simple and safe method for preparation of Mg(OH)2 nanorods at atmospheric pressure, Int. J of Nanodimensions (IJND) 2 (2) : 257-260, ( 2011)
2011 M.A. Shah, Preparation of copper oxide (CuO) nanoparticles and their bactericidal activity, Int. J. of Manufacturing, materials and mechanical Engineering (IJMMME), Vol. 1 No.4 (2011) 58-64.
2011 M.A.Shah and M.S. Al-Farah, Preparation of copper (cu) and copper oxide (Cu2O) nanoparticles under supercritical conditions, Mat. Sci. & Appl., 2011, 2, 977-980.
2010 M.A. Shah and F.M.Al-Marzouki: Bio-safe approach for the preparation of Magnesium Oxide (MgO) Nanoflowers at very low temperature, Int. J. Biomedical nanosciences and nanotechnology, Vol. 1 No.1, (2010) 10-16.
2010 M.A.Shah, Nanotechnology:-The Garden of Physical Science, Nano news, (2010), 1-2.
2010 M.A.Shah “Lead oxide (PbO) nanoparticles prepared by a new technique for biomedical applications” Int. J. of Biomedical nanoscience and nanotechnology, Vol. 1 No.1, (2010) 3-9.
2010 M.A. Shah: Preparation of MgO nanoparticles with water, African Physical Review, Vol. 4, (2010) 21-23.
2010 M.A.ShahandF.M.Al-Marzouki, ZnOnanorods prepared in mixed solvents, Mater. Sci. Appl.Vol. 1, (2010), 77-80.
2009 M.A.shah, Synthesis of Zinc oxide nanoparticles by the reaction of zinc metal with ethanol, Mod. Phys. Lett. B, Vol. 23, No. 6, (2009) 871-876.
2009 M.A.Shah and A.Quarshi Novel surfactant free synthesis of MgOnanoflakes, J. Alloys and Compd. 482 (2009) 548-552.
2009 M.A.ShahA versatile bottom up approach for the synthesis of tin oxide nanoparticles and their potential” International Journal of Nanoscience, Vol. 8, No. 3 (2009) 289-292.
2009 M.A.Shah Tungsten trioxide nanoplates prepared without organics, African Physical Review, Vol. 3 No. 10 (2009) 57-60.
2009 M.A.Shah: Growth of zinc oxide nanoparticles by the reaction of zinc with ethanol, Adv. Materials and Research, Vol. 67 (2009) 215-219.
2009 M.A.Shah: A versatile approach for the synthesis of Aluminum oxide (a-Al2O3) nanorods based on simple reaction, Modern Physics Letters B, Vol. 23, No.13 (2009) 1723-1729.
2009 M.A.Shah and A.M. Asiri: Synthesis and characterization of a-Fe2O3 nanorods prepared by simple reaction od iron and water, International Journal of ModernPhysics B, Vol. 23, No. 10 (2009) 2323-2329.
2009 M.A.Shah, M. Al-shahri and A.M.Assiri: “Simple approach for the synthesis of zinc oxide nanorods” International journal of Nanoparticles (IJNP), Vol. 2, No. 2 (2009) 66.
2009 M.A.Shah, M. Al-shahri and A.M.Asiri: Bio-medical applications of Fe2O3 nanoparticles, International journal of Nano-biomaterials (IJNBM), Vol. 2, No.1 (2009) 164-170.
2009 M.A.Shah, Nanotechnology- a revolution in industries,Nano India, 2009.
2008 M.A.Shah: A versatile route for the synthesis of Nickel oxide (NiO) nanostructures without organics” Nanoscale Research Letters (NRL) 3, (2008), 255-259.
2008 M.A.Shah and J. Kumar: Synthesis and characterization of a-Al2O3 nanorods by a simple Al- water reaction, African Physical Review 2; 0005, (2008), 48-51.
2008 M.A.Shah: Formation of zinc oxide nanoparticles by the reaction of zinc metal with methanol at very low temperature, African Physical Review 2:0011 (2008) 106-109.
2008 M.A.Shah Zinc oxide nanorods prepared at low temperature without catalyst”. Modern Physics Letters B , Vol. 22, No. 26 (2008) 2617-2621.
2007 L.S. Panchakarla, M.A.Shah, C.N.R.Rao: A Simple Method to Prepare ZnO and Al (OH)3 Nanorods by the Reaction of Metals with Liquid Water, J. Sol. Stat. Chem. Vol. 180, 11, 2007, 3106-3110.
2007 N.A.Paray and M.A.Shah: Effect of l-Methionine on Optical Properties of Potassium Acid Phthalate, Modern Phys. Lett. B, Vol. 21, 30, 2007, 2089-2094.
2000 M.A.Shah and M.A.Wahab: Growth rate and symmetry of polytypes in MX2- compounds”, Journal of Materials Science Letters 19, 2000, 1813-1816.
2000 M.A.Shah And M.A.Wahab: Growth rate and symmetry of polytypes in MX- compounds, Journal of Materials Science Letters 19, 2000, 1817-1820.

Publications Conference

Month-year Authors Type Identifier Title Conference Name
JAN 2020 all S. No. Authors Title Journal Vol./page Year 1 Mir M. A, Shah, M. A, & Ganai P.A. Nanoporous anodic alumina (NAA) prepared in different electrolytes with different pore sizes for humidity sensing Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 24:1679–1686 2020 2 Mir J. F., Rubab, S., & Shah, M. A Hematite (a-Fe2O3) Nanosheets with Enhanced Photo-electrochemical Ability fabricated via single step Anodization Chemical Physics Letters Volume 753, 137584 2020 3 Mir M. A, Shah, M. A, & Ganai, P. A Di

Book Published

  • Edited Book: Nanotechnology Applications in Agriculture, Food Science, and Medicine IGI- Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033-1240, USA, 2020
  • Text Book: Science of Small: Nanotechnology Publisher: M/S Wiley Pvt. Ltd New Delhi , 2019
  • Research Book: Tribological and Mechanical Properties of Synthetic Diamond Coatings Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany , 2018
  • Booklet: Nanotechnology:- An Insight Publisher: LAP Academic Publishing , 2017
  • The Journal of My Life, Edited by: Dr.M.A.Shah.for Inspire Internship Students of P.Ms Program., 2015
  • Nanotechnology Applications for Improvements in Energy Efficiency and Environmental Management, Edited by: M.A.Shah, M.A. Bhat and P. Davim, Published by IGI- Global, USA., 2014
  • The Science of Small: Nanotechnology, M.A.Shah and K.A.Shah Published by J. Wiley Pvt. Ltd [For all undergraduates across globe] , 2013
  • Functional Nano materials for Energy and Environmental Applications, Edited by: M.A.Shah, M.A. Bhat and P. Davim, Published by Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland., 2012
  • Principles of Nano sciences and Nanotechnology by M.A.Shah and Tokeer Ahmad Published by M/s Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi [For post graduates and researchers] Published by M/s Alpha Science International Ltd, Oxford, UK , 2010


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Any Other Professional or Extra-curricular Achievements

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Extra-Curricular Chairman: Int. Conferences on "Nanotechnology for better Living NBL-16"