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Dr.Kamrul Hasan Academic RankAssociate professor


  • Ph.D Organometallic Chemistry

Research Interests:

  • Green Chemistry and Catalysis, Ligand design, Organometallic Luminophore materials and Renewable energy.


(1) Ph.D in Organometallic Chemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada, 2012. (2) M.Sc in Environmental Analytical Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh, 2002. (3) B.Sc. in Chemistry, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh, 1999.
(1) Sept. 01, 2015-present, Assistant Professor, University of Sharjah, UAE. (2) Sep 01, 2014-June 30, 2015, Postdoctoral Fellow at Queen’s University, Canada. (3) March, 2012-Aug. 2014-Joint postdoctoral Fellow at University de Sherbrooke and University de Montreal, Canada. (4) Sept, 2004-April 2007, Lecturer of Chemistry at Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh.
(1) Organizer for seminar and group events (2) Teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses (3) Reviewer of Scientific journals. (4) Member of different committees in college and department level
Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Bangladesh Chemical Society (BCS)
- Design and development of environmentally benign catalysts for the asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of ketones. - Developing sustainable catalysts via effective anchoring of Cu(II) Schiff Base complexes on magnetic chitosan and their application in C-C and C-N coupling reactions towards organic synthesis - Solid supported Cu(II) Schiff base catalyst for the green synthesis of propargylaimnes - Developing magnetic Fe3O4 supported Fe(III)/(II)[2,6-bis(benzothiozyl-2) pyridine] catalyst for cross-coupling reactions
1. Kamrul Hasan* Methyl Salicylate Functionalized Magnetic Chitosan Immobilized Palladium Nanoparticles: An Efficient Catalyst for the Suzuki and Heck Coupling Reactions in Water. ChemistrySelect, 2020, 5(23), 7129-7140. 2. Kamrul Hasan*, Ihsan Ahmed Shehadi, Nemat Dek Al-Bab and Abdelaziz Elgamouz ; Magnetic chitosan supported silver nanoparticles: A heterogeneous catalyst for the reduction of 4-nitrophenol. Catalysts, 2019, 9(10), 839. 3. Humayun Kabir, Rahima Nasrin, Kamrul Hasan, M. Mahbubur Rahman and A.H. Bhuiyan; Synthesis and aging effect of plasma-polymerized 2-furancarboxaldehyde amorphous thin films, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2019, 232, 209-220. 4. Kamrul Hasan, J. Wang, A. K. Pal, C. Hierlinger, V. Guerchais, H. S. Soo, F. García and E. Zysman-Colman Bay-Region Functionalization of Ar-BIAN Ligands and Their Use Within Highly Absorptive Cationic Iridium(III) Dyes. Nature, Scientific Reports, 2017, 7, 15520, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-14996-4 (Nature Publishing Group). 5. M. T. Sajjad, N. Sharma, A. K. Pal, Kamrul Hasan, G. Xie, L. S. Kolln, G.S. Hanan, I. D. W. Samuel, and E. Zysman-Colman Controlling the emission efficiency of blue-green Iridium(III) phosphorescent emitters. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 8939-8946. DOI: 10.1039/C6TC02909D 6. K. Hasan, A. K. Pal, T. Auvray, E. Zysman-Colman and G. S. Hanan Blue-Green Emissive Cationic Iridium(III) Complexes Using Partially Saturated Strongly-Donating Guanidyl-pyridine/pyrazine Ancillary Ligands. Chem. Commun.,2015, 1, 14060-14063. DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04069H 7. K. Hasan, Ashu Bansal, Ifor D. W. Samuel, C. Roldán-Carmona, H. Bolink and E. Zysman-Colman Incorporation of Methoxy Groups on The Cyclometallating ligand as a strategy for tuning the optoelectronic properties of cationic iridium (III) complexes towards the red: predictions, synthesis, characterization and light-emitting electrochemical cells. Scientific Reports, 2015, 5, 12325, doi:10.1038/srep12325(2015). 8. K. Hasan and E. Zysman-Colman Panchromic cationic iridium(III) complexes. Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51(22), 12560-12564. DOI: 10.1021/ic301998t 9. K. Hasan and E. Zysman-Colman The effect of aryl-substitution on the properties of a series of highly absorptive cationic iridium(III) complexes bearing ancillary bis(arylimino)acenaphthene (Ar-BIAN) ligands. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2013, 4421-4429. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201300583 10. K. Hasan, N. Brown and C. M. Kozak Iron-catalyzed epoxidation of olefins using hydrogen peroxide. Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1230-1237. DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00943A 11. K. Hasan, C. Fowler, P. Kwong, A. K. Crane, J. Collins and C. M. Kozak Synthesis and structure of iron(III) diamine-bis(phenolate) complexes. Dalton Trans., 2008, 2991-2998. DOI: 10.1039/B802274G
- Developing magnetic Fe3O4 supported Fe(III)/(II)[2,6-bis(benzothiozyl-2) pyridine] catalyst for cross-coupling reactions - Investigating catalytic activity of silica supported calix[4]pyrrole based Pd catalyst for Heck coupling. - Developing magnetic Cu(I) catalyst supported with diphenylphosphinobenzaldehyde and investigation toward A3 coupling. - Solid supported Cu(II) Schiff base catalysts for propargylamine synthesis - Developing ester and sulfonate anchoring heteroleptic copper(I) complexes - Developing highly absorptive copper(I) complexes
- Merit award | Memorial University | Canada 2008-2009 - TOGA* fellowship | Memorial University | Canada 2008-2011 - Presentation award* | Memorial University | Canada
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