The University of Toledo
Chemical and Environmental Engineering (MS 305)
3052 Nitschke Hall
1650 N Westwood Ave
Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390
Education and Experience
Ph.D., University of Madras, India, 1990
Research Scientist, Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research, India, 1983 - 1991
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA, 1991 - 1995
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, 1996 - 1999
Senior Researcher and Consultant, Advanced Materials Research Center (AMREC), Malaysia, 1999 - 2000
Research Scientist, NexTech Materials Ltd., Worthington, OH, 2000 - 2003
Nanometals, Nanoceramics, Functional Ceramic Nanofibers, Materials for Biomedical Applications, Hydrogen Production and Storage, Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Components, Smart Gas Sensors.
A. Hidayati, A.-M. Azad, M. Rydén, H. Leion and T. Mattisson, "Evaluation of novel ceria-supported metal oxides as oxygen carriers for chemical-looping combustion," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, in press, 2012.
Asem Aboelzahab, A.-M. Azad and Vijay Goel, "Necrosis of Staphylococcus aureus by the electrospun Fe- and Ag-doped TiO2 nanofibers," ISRN Orthopedics, in press, 2012.
I. Haq and A.-M. Azad, "Experimental artifacts for morphological tweaking of chemical sensor materials: Studies on ZnO," Sensors, 12(#6) (2012) 8259-8277.
Asem Aboelzahab, A.-M. Azad, Shawn Dolan and Vijay Goel, "Mitigation of Staphylococcus aureus-mediated surgical site infections with IR photoactivated TiO2 coatings on Ti implants," Advanced Healthcare Materials, 1 (#3) (2012) 285-291.
M. Arjmand, A.-M. Azad, H. Leion, A. Lyngfelt and T. Mattisson, “Prospects of using Al2O3 and MgAl2O4-supported CuO in chemical-looping combustion (CLC) and chemical-looping with oxygen uncoupling (CLOU),” Fuel & Energy, 25 (#11) (2011) 5493-5502.
Eun-Ju Kim, Jae-Hwan Kim, A.-M. Azad and Yoon-Seok Chang, "Facile synthesis and characterization of FeS/Fe nanocomposites for environmental applications," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 3 (#5) (2011) 1457–1462.
A.-M. Azad and P.-I. Gouma, "Functional ceramic nanofibers via electrospinning," in: Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 14, H.S. Nalwa (Editor), American Scientific Publishers (2011) pp. 301-329.
A.-M. Azad, Ryan Hershey, Asem Aboelzahab and Vijay Goel, "Infection mitigation efficacy of photoactive titania on orthopedic implant materials,"Advances in Orthopedics, 2011 (ID 571652) (2011) 1-13.