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Research Projects

KAIN Researchers are involved in many research projects funded from different sources as principal investigators (PI(s)) or co-investigators (Co-I(s))

1) Research projects funded by The National Plan for Science,Technology and Innovation (NPST)

a) Completed projects

1) "Development of temperature sensitive polymer-gold nanoparticles hybrid materials for biomedical application", PI: Dr. Aslam Khan, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Ahmed El-Toni, KAIN, KSU, starting date: October 01, 2010 , finishing date: April 30, 2013, current status: successfully completed, ID. No.: 10-NAN1008-02.

2) "Silicon nanoparticles in sol gel based active media for optoelectronic applications", PI: Dr. Muhammad Naziruddin Khan, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Abdullah S. Al-Dwayyan,  Department of physics and Astronomy, KSU, and Dr. Aslam Khan,  KAIN, KSU, starting date: December 01, 2010 , finishing date: June 01, 2013, current status: Final report approved-Completed, ID. No.: 10NAN-1037-02.

3) "Investigation of Nanostructured Si, In2O3 , and CuInS2  thin films for Photovoltaic / Solar Cells Application", PI: Dr. Mohd Abdul Majeed Khan, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Mohammed Alsalhi, KAIN and Department of Physics and Astronomy, KSU, and Dr. Mohammad Wasi Khan, Aligar Muslim University, India, starting date: December 31, 2010 , finishing date: February 28, 2013, current status: final report submitted on October 2013, ID. No.: 10-NAN1001-02.

4) "Synthesis of core-shell mesoporous architectures based on anionic surfactants for drug control release and stimulated drug delivery", PI: Dr. Ahmed El-Toni, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Mohammad Abbas, Pharmacy College, KSU, Dr. Aslam Khan, KAIN, KSU and Dr. Mansour Al-Hoshan, KAIN and Department of Chemical Engineering, KSU,  starting date: December 2010 , finishing date: April 2013, current status: successfully completed, ID. No.: 10-NAN1035-02.

5) "Screening of Lipid Hyper-Producers Species in Saudi Arabia Coastal Waters for Biofuel Production from Micro-Aglae (SABA-1)", PI: Prof. Khalid M. Abu-Salah, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Radhouan Ben Hamadou, Portugal, and Fouzi Mouffouk, KAIN, KSU and Portugal, starting date: January 2012, finishing date: January 2014, current status: submitted and requested for extension, ID. No.: 11-ENE1719-02.

6) "Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Targeting and Treatment of Cancer", PI: Prof. Khalid M. Abu-Salah, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Mamoun Muhammed, Sweden and Prof. Salman Al-Rokayan, KAIN and Department of Biochemistry, KSU, starting date: February 2012, finishing date: February 2014, current status: submitted and requested for extension, ID. No.: 11-NAN1462-02.

7) "Self-assembled Nanoparticles as New Smart Contrast Agent for TI MRI in Breast Cancer Early Detection", PI: Prof. Salman Al-Rokayan, KAIN and Department of Biochemistry, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Fouzi Mouffouk, KAIN, KSU and Portugal, Prof. Khalid Abu-Salah, KAIN, KSU and  Dr. Nuno Rodrigues dos Santo, Portugal, starting date: February 2011, finishing date: February 2014, current status: submitted, ID. No.: 11-BIO1578-02.

8) "Determination Of Genotoxic Potential of Engineered Nanomaterials", PI: Dr. Maqusood Ahamed, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Hisham A. Alhadlaq, Department of physics and Astronomy, KSU, and Dr. Barrak A. Al-Zomia, Biophysics Lab, National Guard Health Affair, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, starting date: August 01, 2011, finishing date: July 31, 2013, current status: Successfully completed, ID. No.: 10-NAN1201-02.

9) "Design and characterization of nanocomposites multiferroic materials for new generation Read Access Memories (RAMs) devices", PI: Dr. Khalid Mujasam Batoo, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Joselito Labis, KAIN, KSU, starting date:  August 2011, finishing date: August 2013, current status: Successfully completed, ID. No.: 10-NAN1200-02.

10) "Interface magnetization and structure in magnetic oxide nanocomposites", PI: Dr. Khalid Mujasam Batoo, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Joselito Labis,  KAIN, KSU, starting date: January 2012, finishing date: January 2014, current status: successfully completed, ID. No.: 10-NAN1999-02.

11) "Development of Biodegradable Polymeric Electroactive Shape Memory Nanocomposites Actuator for Potential Medical and Industrial Applications", PI: Dr. Javed Alam, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Raja Mohan, KAIN (before), Amity University, Delhy, India and Dr. Zainul Arifeen, Umelqura University, Makkah, starting date: November 01, 2012, finishing date: October 30, 2014, current status: ongoing, ID. No.: 11-NAN-1486-02.

12) "Mixed Matrix Dual-Layer Nanocomposite Hollow-Fiber Membranes for Desalination", PI: Dr. Lawrence Arockiasamy Dass, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Javed Alam, KAIN, KSU, starting date: November 01, 2013, finishing date: October 30, 2015, current status: running, ID. No.: 12-ADV2611-02.

13) "Photothermally triggered drug delivery from core/shell mesoporous nanoparticles for targeted cancer therapy", PI: Dr. Ahmed El-Toni, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): Dr. Fan Zhang, Fudan University, China, Dr. Mohamed Abbas Ibrahim, Pharmacy College, KSU, Dr. Dengke Shen Fudan University, China and Dr. Mansour Al-Hoshan, KAIN and Department of Chemical Engineering, KSU, starting date: June 2013, finishing date: May 2015, current status: running, ID. No.: 12-NAN2544-02.

b) Ongoing projects

14) "Cathodoluminescence Stuy of ZnO Nanowires for Dye-sensitized Solar Cell Applications", PI: Dr. Mohammad Alduraibi, Department of Physics, KSU, Co-I(s)Dr. Joselito Labis, KAIN, KSU, starting date: started, finishing date: (duration: 24 months), current status: running, ID. No.: 12-ENE2829-02.

 

2) Research projects funded by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)

a) Completed projects

1) "Synthesization of doped SnO2-based materials and their subsequent irradiation with swift heavy ions: Materials for Gas sensing applications", PI: Dr. Khalid Mujasam Batoo, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): , starting date: May 2013, finishing date: November 2014, current status: successfully completed.

 

3) Research groups funded by Deanship of Scientific Research in KSU

a) Completed projects

1) "Synthesis of magnetic nanomaterials and characterization", PI: , Co-I(s): , Dr. Khalid Mujasam Batoo, KAIN, KSU, starting date: -, finishing date: -, current status: successfully completed, ID. No.: RG-PVPP290.

b) Ongoing groups

2) "Toxicity of Nanomaterials", PI: Dr. Maqusood Ahamed, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s): , Dr. Mohammad Javed Akhtar, KAIN, KSU, starting date: -, finishing date: -, current status: ongoing, ID. No.: RGP-VPP-308.

3) "Synthesis and characterization of the Magnetic nanomaterials for the application of the magnetic sensors", PI: Dr. Khalid Mujasam Batoo, KAIN, KSU,starting date: -, finishing date: -, current status: ongoing, ID. No.: RG1437-030.

4) "Nanomaterials synthesis and characterization", PI: Dr. Ahmed M. Eltoni, KAIN, KSU, Co-I(s)Dr. Joselito Puzon Labis, KAIN, KSU, and Dr. Aslam khan, KAIN, KSU, starting date: -, finishing date: -, current status: Approved, ID. No.: RG-1435-002.

 

4) International research groups funded by Deanship of Scientific Research in KSU

 

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