Publication list, Abdul-Majeed Azad

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A: Peer-reviewed Publications
B: Conference Proceedings
C: Reports
D: Special Issue Edited
E: Patents
F: News-Breaking Research
G: Presentations

A: Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

  1. M. Arjmand, A. Hedayati, A.-M. Azad, H. Leion, M. Rydén and M. Tobias, "CaxLa1-xMn1-yMyO3-d (M = Mg, Ti, Fe or Cu) as oxygen carriers for chemical-looping with oxygen uncoupling (CLOU)," Energy & Fuels, (2013) in press.
  2. Robert Kinner, A.-M. Azad, G. Srinivasan, G. Sreenivasulu and Menka Jain, "ZnO/LSMO nanocomposites for energy harvesting," Smart Nanosystems in Engineering and Medicine, 2(#1) (2013) 3-17. (Download)
  3. A.-M. Azad, Ali Hidayati, M. Rydén, H. Leion and T. Mattisson, "Examining the Cu-Mn-O spinel system as an oxygen carrier in chemical looping combustion," Energy Technology, 1 (2013) 59-69. (Download); (Graphical abstract)
  4. A.-M. Azad, Asem Aboelzahab and Vijay Goel, "Bactericidal and wound disinfection efficacy of nanostructured titania," Advances in Materials Research, 1(#4) (2012) 309-345. (Download)
  5. M. Arjmand, A.-M. Azad, H. Leion, T. Mattisson and A. Lyngfelt, “Evaluation of CuAl2O4 as an oxygen carrier in chemical-looping combustion,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51 (#43) (2012) 13924–13934. (Download)
  6. 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, 51 (#39) (2012) 12796-12806. (Download)
  7. Asem Aboelzahab, A.-M. Azad and Vijay Goel, "Necrosis of Staphylococcus aureus by the electrospun Fe- and Ag-doped TiO2 nanofibers," ISRN Orthopedics, 2012 (ID 763806) (2012) 1-11. (Download)
  8. I. Haq and A.-M. Azad, "Experimental artifacts for morphological tweaking of chemical sensor materials: Studies on ZnO," Sensors, 12(#6) (2012) 8259-8277. (Download); (Graphical abstract).
  9. 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. (Download).
  10. 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. (Download)
  11. S. Desikan and A.-M. Azad, "Cooperative synergy in nanoscale ceria-based systems," A special issue on Nanostructured Ceramic Oxides: Challenges and Opportunities, Guest Editors: Sheikh A. Akbar, Abdul-Majeed Azad, Jong-Heun Lee and Girish M. Kale, Science of Advanced Materials, 3(#5) (2011) 739-762.(Download)
  12. I. Haq and A.-M. Azad, "Fabrication strategies for monoshaped and monosized metal oxide powders in pure and core-shell configuration," A special issue on Nanostructured Ceramic Oxides: Challenges and Opportunities, Guest Editors: Sheikh A. Akbar, Abdul-Majeed Azad, Jong-Heun Lee and Girish M. Kale, Science of Advanced Materials, 3(#5) (2011) 859-873.(Download)
  13. A.-M. Azad and P.-I. Gouma, "Functional ceramic nanofibers via electrospinning," in: Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, H.S. Nalwa (Editor), American Scientific Publishers, Vol. 14 (2011) 301-329. (Download)
  14. A.-M. Azad and S. Desikan, “A phenomenological study on the synergistic role of precious metals and the support in the steam reforming of logistic fuels on bimetal supported catalysts,” Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, 2011 (ID 496038) (2011) 1-12. (Download).
  15. 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. (Download).
  16. 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. (Download).
  17. A.-M. Azad and S. Desikan, “A phenomenological study on the synergistic role of precious metals and the support in the steam reforming of logistic fuels on trimetal supported catalysts,” Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, 2010 (ID 325683) (2010)1-12. (Download).
  18. A.-M. Azad, E. McDaniel and S. Al-Batty, "A novel paradigm in greenhouse gas mitigation," Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 30 (#4) (2011) 733-742. (Download).
  19. A.-M. Azad, Ryan Hershey, Saqib Ali and Vijay Goel, "Bactericidal efficacy of electrospun pure and Fe-doped titania nanofibers," Journal of Materials Research, 25(#9) (2010) 1761-1770. (Download).
  20. A.-M. Azad, S. Desikan, S. Al-Batty and E. McDaniel, "Utilization not sequestration: A novel paradigm in greenhouse gas mitigation," The American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 89(#6) (2010) 21-30. (Download).
  21. A.-M. Azad and S. Desikan, “A phenomenological study on the synergistic role of precious metals and the support in the steam reforming of logistic fuels on monometal supported catalysts,” Advances in Materials Science and Engineering,, 2010 (ID 681574) (2010)1-15. (Download).
  22. Jun-Young Park, A.-M. Azad, Sun-Ju Song and Eric D. Wachsman, “Titania-based miniature potentiometric carbon monoxide gas sensors with high sensitivity,” Journal of American Ceramic Society, 93 (2010) 742-749. (Download).
  23. A.-M. Azad, “Gas phase nanofication: A strategy to impart fast response in sensors,” Chapter 2, in: Emerging Nanotechnologies for Manufacturing, Waqar Ahmed and Mark J. Jackson (Editors), William Andrew Publishers/ Academic Press (2009) 17-57. (Download).
  24. A.-M. Azad and S. Desikan, "A novel desulfurizer-reforming catalyst combination for logistic fuel reforming,” AMMTIAC Quarterly: Special Issue on Powering the Future Force, New Power & Energy Technologies for the Warfighters, 4 (#1) (2009) 65-68. (Download).
  25. A.-M. Azad, Sathees Kesavan and Sirhan Al-Batty, “A closed-loop proposal for hydrogen generation using steel waste and a prototype solar concentrator,” International Journal of Energy Research, 33 (2009) 481-498. (Download).
  26. A.-M. Azad, Sara McKelvey and Zainab Al-Firdaus, “Fabrication of antimicrobial titania nanofibers by electrospinning,” DoD's Advanced Materials Manufacturing and Testing Information Analysis Center Quarterly, 3 (#3) (2008) 3-7.(Download)
  27. A.-M. Azad, “You'll wonder where the yellow went,” Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing 2008 Yearbook, Society of Manufacturing Engineering, Dearborn, MI, (2008) pp. 183-185.
  28. A.-M. Azad, Sathees Kesavan and Sirhan Al-Batty, “Redemption of microscale mill waste into commercial nanoscale asset,” Key Engineering Materials, 380 (2008) 229-255. (Download)
  29. A.-M. Azad, Shawn Dolan and S.A. Akbar, “Development of agile titania sensors via high-temperature reductive etching process (HiTREP©): I. Structural reorganization,” International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 5 (2008) 480-489. (Download)
  30. A.-M. Azad, Sara McKelvey and Zainab Al-Firdaus, “Electrospun titania nanofibers from a benign and inexpensive precursor,” International Journal of Electrospun Nanofibers and Applications, 2 (#1) (2008) 27-35.
  31. A.-M. Azad, "The Gradiator™: A novel functionally-gradient logistic fuel reformer module," The American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 87 (2008) 32-34.
  32. Sathees Kesavan and A.-M. Azad, “Conversion of steel mill waste into nanoscale zero valent iron (nZVI) particles for hydrogen generation via metal-steam reforming,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33 (2008) 1232-1242. (Download)
  33. A.-M. Azad, Muralidharan Ramachandran and Neil Schweitzer, “Conductivity of strontium- and lithium-doped lanthanum orthogallate (La0.9Sr0.1Ga1-yLiyO3-d; y = 0.05 and 0.10) synthesized via metal nitrate-glycine gel route,” Solid State Ionics, 178 (2007) 1476-1486. (Download)
  34. A. McCoy, M. Duran, A.-M. Azad, S. Chattopadhyay and M. Abraham, "Performance of sulfur tolerant reforming catalysts for production of hydrogen from jet fuel simulants," Energy and Fuels, 21 (2007) 3513-3519. (Download)
  35. A.-M. Azad, M. Duran, Amanda McCoy and Martin Abraham, "Development of ceria-supported sulfur tolerant nanocatalysts: Pd-based formulations," Applied Catalysis A: General, 332 (2007) 225-236. (Download)
  36. A.-M. Azad and M. Duran, "Development of ceria-supported sulfur tolerant nanocatalysts: Rh-based formulations," Applied Catalysis A: General, 330 (2007) 77-88. (Download)
  37. A.-M. Azad, Morayo Noibi and Muralidharan Ramachandran, "Fabrication and characterization of 1-D alumina (Al2O3) nanofibers in an electric field," Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 55 (2007) 195-201. (Download)
  38. A.-M.Azad, "Fabrication of transparent alumina (Al2O3) nanofibers by electrospinning," Materials Science and Engineering A, 435-436 (2006) 468-473. (Download)
  39. A.-M. Azad and M. Hammoud, "Fine-tuning of ceramic-based chemical sensors via novel microstructural modification. I: Low level CO sensing by tungsten oxide, WO3," Sensors and Actuators B, 119 (2006) 384-391. (Download)
  40. A.-M. Azad, "Fine-tuning of ceramic-based chemical sensors via novel microstructural modification. II: Low level CO sensing by molybdenum oxide, MoO3," Sensors and Actuators B, 120 (2006) 25-34. (Download)
  41. A.-M.Azad and K.Sathees, "Enviro-friendly hydrogen generation from steel mill-scale via metal-steam reforming," Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, 26, (2006) 305-313. (Download)
  42. K. Sathees and A.-M. Azad, "Hydrogen production from mill-scale via metal-steam reforming," Electrochemical Society Transactions: Energy for Cleaner Transportation, Editor(s): K. Zaghib, R. McConnell, F. McLarnon and J. Prakash, 1 (#14), (2006) 43-53. (Download)
  43. A.-M. Azad and S.A. Akbar, "Novel structural modulation in ceramic sensors via redox processing in gas buffers," International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 3, 177-192 (2006). (Download)
  44. A.-M. Azad, "Fabrication of yttria-stabilized zirconia nanofibers by electrospinning," Materials Letters, 60, 67-72 (2006). (Download)
  45. A.-M. Azad, Thomas Matthews and Jessica Swary, "Processing and characterization of electrospun Y2O3-stabilized ZrO2 (YSZ) and Gd2O3-doped CeO2 (GDC) nanofibers," Materials Science & Engineering B, 123, 252-258 (2005). (Download)
  46. P. Das, O. Akkus, and A.-M. Azad, "Optimization of the mineral content in polymeric gels: The effect of calcium to phosphate molar ratio," Journal of Crystal Growth, 280, 587-593 (2005). (Download)
  47. A.-M. Azad, "Critical temperature of the lead-bismuth eutectic (LBE) alloy," Journal of Nuclear Materials, 341, 45-52 (2005). (Download)
  48. A.-M. Azad, "Refinement in the ultrasonic velocity data and estimation of the critical parameters for molten uranium dioxide," Journal of Nuclear Materials, 341, 53-61 (2005). (Download)
  49. M.M. Seabaugh, G.L. Cheney, K. Hasinska, A.-M. Azad, E.M. Sabolsky, S.L. Swartz and W.J. Dawson, "Development of a templated grain growth system for texturing piezoelectric ceramics," Journal of Intelligent Materials Systems and Structures, 15, 209-214 (2004). (Download)
  50. A.-M. Azad, C.T. Holt, and S.L. Swartz, "Development of chemical sensors for PEM and SOFC systems," Proceedings of the 2003 Fuel Cell Seminar, pp. 594-597 (Miami Beach, FL, 2003). (Download)
  51. S.L. Swartz, A.-M. Azad, and M.M. Seabaugh, "Ceria-based water-gas-shift catalysts," Proceedings of the 2003 Fuel Cell Seminar, pp. 561-564 (Miami Beach, FL, 2003). (Download)
  52. A.-M. Azad, T.Y. Pang and M.A. Alim, "Ultra-low temperature coefficient of capacitance (TCC) of the SrSnO3 -based electrical components," Active and Passive Electronic Components, 26, 151-166 (2003). (Download)
  53. C.T. Holt, A.-M. Azad, S. L. Swartz, R.R. Rao and P.K. Dutta, “Carbon monoxide sensor for PEM fuel cell systems,” Sensors and Actuators B, 87, 414-420 (2002). (Download)
  54. A.-M. Azad and S. Selvarajan, “Synthesis of BaZrO3 by a solid-state reaction technique using nitrate precursors,” Materials Research Bulletin, 37, 85-97 (2002). (Download)
  55. A.-M. Azad and S. Selvarajan, “Temperature dependence of the dielectric response of BaZrO3 by immittance spectroscopy,” Materials Research Bulletin, 37, 11-21 (2002). (Download)
  56. A.-M. Azad, S. Selvarajan and W.D. Teng “On the development of high density barium metazirconate (BaZrO3) ceramics,” Journal of Alloys an Compounds, 334, 118-130 (2002). (Download)
  57. M.M. Seabaugh, G.L. Cheney, K. Hasinska, A.-M. Azad, S.L. Swartz and W.J. Dawson, "Development of a templated grain growth system for texturing piezoelectric ceramics," American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Aerospace Division (Publication) AD, 64, 309-314 (2001).
  58. A.-M. Azad and C. Aravindraj, "Densification of LaGaO3 at lower sintering temperatures via Fe3+ substitution at Ga3+ site," Journal of Materials Science, 36, 4745-4757 (2001). (Download)
  59. A.-M. Azad and H.S. Cheng, "Electrical conductivity-microstructure correlation in AlN-CuO composites," Ionics, 7, 215-227 (2001). (Download)
  60. A.-M. Azad, "Fine-tuning of temperature coefficients of capacitance (TCC) and dielectric constant (TCK) of Mg2SnO4 via second phase addition," Journal of Materials Science, 36, 3909-3017 (2001). (Download)
  61. L.R. Ping, A.-M. Azad and W.D. Teng, "Structural and microstructural investigation of magnesium aluminate (MgAl2O4) spinel produced via self-heat-sustained (SHS) technique," Materials Research Bulletin, 36, 1417-1430 (2001). (Download)
  62. A.-M. Azad, "Novel synthesis of high phase purity Mg2SnO4 from metallic precursors via powder metallurgy route," Materials Research Bulletin, 36, 755-765 (2001). (Download)
  63. A.-M. Azad and L.J. Min, "Mg2SnO4 ceramics: I. Synthesis-processing-microstructure correlation," Ceramic International, 27, 325-334 (2001). (Download)
  64. A.-M. Azad, L.J. Min and M.A. Alim, "Mg2SnO4 ceramics: II. Electrical characterization," Ceramic International, 27, 335-341 (2001). (Download)
  65. A.-M. Azad, L.L.W. Shyan, P.T. Yen and N.C. Hon, "Microstructural evolution in MSnO3 ceramics derived via self-heat-sustained (SHS) technique," Ceramic International, 26, 685-692 (2000). (Download)
  66. A.-M. Azad and F.E. Liew, "Microstructural evolution in B-Site Mg-substituted La0.9Sr0.1GaO3-d oxide solid solutions," Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 306, 103-112 (2000). (Download)
  67. A.-M. Azad, M. Hashim, S. Baptist, A. Badri and A. Haq, "Phase evolution and microstructural development in sol-gel derived MSnO3 (M = Ca, Sr and Ba)," Journal of Materials Science, 35, 5475-5483 (2000). (Download)
  68. S. Al-Khawaldeh, S.A. Halim, H.S. Lam, A.-M. Azad, S.B. Mohamed and H. Azhan, "The influence of Sintering Temperature on the Magnetic Property of La0.57Bi0.10)Ca0.33MnO3 Ceramics," Journal Solid State Science and Technology, 7, 134-141 (1999).

  69. S.Al-Khawaldeh, S.A. Halim , A.-M. Azad, H. Azhan, S.B. Mohamed and J. Suradi, "Effect of sintering temperature on the synthesis of Bi2(Pb)Sr2Ca2Cu3Oy high temperature superconductors by sol-gel method," Science International, 11, 127-130 (1999).

  70. A.-M. Azad, L.L.W. Shyan, and P.T. Yen, "Synthesis, processing and microstructural characterization of CaSnO3 and SrSnO3 ceramics," Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 282, 109-124 (1999). (Download)
  71. A.-M. Azad, L.L.W. Shyan and M.A. Alim, "The AC electrical characterization of the solid-state reaction derived CaSnO3," Journal of Materials Science, 34, 3375-3396 (1999). (Download)
  72. A.-M. Azad, L.L.W. Shyan and M.A. Alim, "Immittance response of self-heat-sustained reaction derived CaSnO3," Journal of Materials Science, 34, 1175-1187 (1999). (Download)
  73. A.-M. Azad and N.C. Hon, "Characterization of BaSnO3-based ceramics: Part 1. Synthesis, processing and microstructural development," Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 270, 95-106 (1998). ((Download)
  74. S. Al-Khawaldeh, S.A. Halim, A.-M. Azad, H. Azhan, S.B. Mohamed and J. Suradi, "Influence of heat treatment on sol-gel route derived Bi(Pb)-Sr-Ca-Cu-O Oxide," Journal Solid State Science and Technology, 6, 60-68 (1998).

  75. A.-M. Azad, "'Smart Sensors' - innovative R&D to tech transfer: focus on environmental remediation," Engineering Horizons, 114, 5-8 (1998).

  76. A.-M. Azad, S.A. Akbar, L.B. Younkman and M.A. Alim, "High temperature immittance response in anatase-based gas sensors," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 77, 3145-3152 (1994).

  77. A.-M. Azad, S.A. Akbar and L.B. Younkman, "Ceramic sensors for carbon monoxide and hydrogen," Electrochemical Society Interface, 3, 31-34 (1994).

  78. A.-M. Azad, S. LaRose and S.A. Akbar, "Bismuth oxide-based solid electrolytes for fuel cells: a review," Journal of Materials Science, 29, 4135-4151 (1994).((Download)

  79. A.-M. Azad, L.B. Younkman, S.A. Akbar and M.A. Alim, "Characterization of TiO2-based sensor materials using immittance spectroscopy," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 77, 481-486 (1994).

  80. G.V. Rama Rao, S. Suganthi, A.-M. Azad, O.M. Sreedharan and K. Asokamani, "On the phase diagram and thermodynamics of pseudobinary BaO-PbO2 system. Part I: synthesis and characterization of the compounds," Metals, Materials and Processes, 4, 295-304 (1993).

  81. A.-M. Azad, S.A. Akbar, S.G. Mhaisalkar, L.D. Birkefeld and K.S. Goto, "Solid state gas sensors: a review," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 139, 3690-3704 (1992). (Download).

  82. L.D. Birkefeld, A.-M. Azad and S.A. Akbar, "Carbon monoxide and hydrogen detection by anatase modification of TiO2," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 75, 2964-2968 (1992).

  83. A.-M. Azad, S.G. Mhaisalkar, L.D. Birkefeld, S.A. Akbar and K.S. Goto, "Behavior of a new ZrO2-MoO3 sensor for carbon monoxide detection," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 139, 2913-2920 (1992).

  84. A.-M. Azad, O.M. Sreedharan, C. Narayanan and J.B. Gnanamoorthy, "Experimental determination of thermodynamic activities of metals in structural alloys," Scandinavian Journal of Metallurgy, 21, 223-228 (1992).

  85. A.-M. Azad, R. Sudha and O.M. Sreedharan, "The standard Gibbs' energies of formation of ACrO4 (A=Ca, Sr and Ba) from emf measurements," Thermochimica Acta, 194, 129-136 (1992).

  86. A.-M. Azad, O.M. Sreedharan and K.T. Jacob, "Gibbs' energy of formation of YBa2Cu3O7-x (tetragonal)," Buletin of Materials Science, 14, 983-987 (1991).

  87. A.-M. Azad, R. Sudha and O.M. Sreedharan, "Thermodynamic stability of LaGaO3 compatibility with YBa2Cu3O7-x for substrate application," Materials Research Bulletin, 26, 97-105 (1991).

  88. A.-M. Azad, O.M. Sreedharan and K.T. Jacob, "The standard Gibbs' energy of formation of BaCuO2, Y2Cu2O5 and Y2BaCuO5," Journal of Materials Science, 26, 3374-3379 (1991).

  89. A.-M. Azad and O.M. Sreedharan, "On the thermodynamics of the formation of YBa2Cu3O7-x from the ternary oxide precursors," Superconductivity Science and Technology, 3, 159-162 (1990).

  90. A.-M. Azad, R. Sudha and O.M. Sreedharan, "Thermodynamic stability of LaCrO3 by CaF2 - based emf method" Journal of Less-Common Metals, 166, 57-62 (1990).

  91. A.-M. Azad and O.M. Sreedharan, "Thermodynamic stability of Y2Ba4O7 by CaF2 - emf method," Journal of Materials Science Letters, 9, 304-307 (1990).

  92. A.-M. Azad and S. Ganesan, "Internal pressure in liquids - concept and applications," Physics Education, 7, 24-35 (1990).

  93. A.-M. Azad and O.M. Sreedharan, "Factors affecting the functioning of solid state fluoride galvanic cells," Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 19, 475-484 (1989).(Download)

  94. K. Swaminathan, A.-M. Azad, O.M. Sreedharan and A.S. Dixit, "Examination of antimony oxides as materials for neutron start-up facility in FBRs," Metals, Materials and Processes, 1, 207-215 (1989).

  95. A.-M. Azad, O.M. Sreedharan and J.B. Gnanamoorthy, "Activities of metals in an AISI 316 LN stainless steel by emf measurements," Journal of Nuclear Materials, 167, 82-88 (1989).

  96. A.-M. Azad and O.M. Sreedharan, "Chromium activity in Cr-Te system by CaF2 emf method," Journal of Nuclear Materials, 167, 89-93 (1989).

  97. A.-M. Azad and O.M. Sreedharan, "Thermodynamic stability of Y2BaO4 by CaF2-based emf measurements," Journal of Materials Science Letters, 8, 67-68 (1989).

  98. A.-M. Azad, O.M. Sreedharan and P. Rodriguez, "Applications of phase diagrams to fast reactor materials," Journal of Alloy Phase Diagrams, 5, 1-26 (1989).(Download)

  99. A.-M. Azad and O.M. Sreedharan, "Estimation of critical temperatures of Rb and Cs by an internal pressure approach and their comparison with those of other alkali metals," Physica B, 153, 220-224 (1988). (Download)

  100. A.-M. Azad and O.M. Sreedharan, "Estimation of sonic velocity in molten UO2 by an internal pressure approach," Journal of Nuclear Materials, 152, 182-186 (1988).

  101. A.-M. Azad, O.M. Sreedharan and J.B. Gnanamoorthy, "Direct measurement of thermodynamic activities of metals in an AISI 304 stainless steel by calcium fluoride emf method," Journal of Nuclear Materials, 151, 293-300 (1988).

  102. A.-M. Azad and O.M. Sreedharan, "Precise Gibbs' energy data for CrF2, MnF2 and FeF2 from solid electrolyte galvanic cells," Transactions of the Society for the Advancement of Electrochemical Science and Technology, 23, 45-50 (1988).

  103. A.-M. Azad, O.M. Sreedharan and J.B. Gnanamoorthy, "Thermodynamic activity measurement in Fe-40 a/o Cr and Ni-25 a/o Cr alloys by fluoride emf method," Transactions of the Bulletin of Electrochemical Society, 3, 331-334 (1987).

  104. A.-M. Azad and O.M. Sreedharan, "Comparative emf study of CaF2 and beta-alumina cells with Ni/NiF2 and Fe/FeF2 or Cr/CrF2 electrodes," Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 17, 949-955 (1987).

  105. A.-M. Azad, O.M. Sreedharan and J.B. Gnanamoorthy, "A novel determination of thermodynamic activities of metals in an AISI 316 stainless steel by a metastable emf method," Journal of Nuclear Materials, 144, 94-104 (1987).

  106. A.-M. Azad and S. Ganesan, "An approach for the prediction of temperature dependence of sonic velocity: application to liquid alkali metals and molten UO2," Journal of Nuclear Materials, 139, 91-96 (1986).

  107. A.-M. Azad, B.S. Madan, R. Pankajavalli and O.M. Sreedharan, "A kinetic study of the reaction between A2CO3 (A=Li or Na) and M2O3 (M=Al, Cr or Fe) by DTA," Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, 39, 449-453 (1986).

  108. A.-M. Azad, S. Ganesan and O.M. Sreedharan, "Estimation of critical temperatures of Pb-Li alloys by an internal pressure approach," Transactions of Indian Institute of Metals, 39, 445-448 (1986).

  109. A.-M. Azad, R. Pankajavalli and O.M. Sreedharan, "Thermodynamic stability of Sb2O3 by a solid-oxide electrolyte emf technique," Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 18, 255-261 (1986).

  110. A.-M. Azad, S. Ganesan and O.M. Sreedharan, "An internal pressure approach for the estimation of critical temperatures of Li (l), K (l) and NaK (l)," Journal of Nuclear Materials, 126, 83-85 (1984). (Download)

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B: Papers in Conference Proceedings

  1. T. Mattisson, Ali Hedayati, A.-M. Azad, M. Ryden and Henrik Leion, "Using CaxLa1-xMn1-yXyO3 as oxygen carriers for chemical-looping combustion," in: Proceedings of the 2012 annual meeting of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Pittsburgh, PA, October 28-November 2, 2012. Topic D: Accelerating Fossil Energy Technology Development Through Integrated Computation and Experimentation.

  2. A.-M. Azad and S. Al-Batty, "Mitigation of greenhouse gases via utilization," in: Proceedings of the Emission 2010 Conference & Expo, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 15-16, 2010, Global Automotive Management Council, John Hoard and M. Nasim Uddin (eds.), pp. 1-30. ISSN: 1543-9658. (Download)

  3. S. Desikan and A.-M. Azad, "Development of New Generation of Agile Desulfurizers," The AIChE Spring National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.

  4. S. Desikan and A.-M. Azad, "Development of nanoscale ceria-based sulfur-tolerant catalyst formulations," The AIChE Spring National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008.

  5. S. Desikan and A.-M. Azad, "Development of logistic fuel desulfurizers endowed with nanoartifacts," The ASME 6th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering & Technology Conference, Denver, CO, June 16-18, 2008.

  6. A.-M. Azad and K. Sathees Kumar, "Generation of High Purity Hydrogen from Steel Industry Waste," The Second International Green Energy Conference (IGEC-2), Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, June 25-29, 2006, Ibrahim Dincer and Xianguo Li (eds.), pp. 1-9. ISBN: 0-9781236-0-3. (Download)

  7. K. Sathees Kumar and A.-M. Azad, "Mill Scale-Steam Reforming: A Novel and Inexpensive Route of Hydrogen Generation," Proceedings of the 2005 Annual AIChE Meeting, October 30 - November 4, 2005, Cincinnati, Ohio, pp. 13774-13781.
    Symposium F: Nanomaterials and Devices for Energy Applications. (Download)

  8. A.-M. Azad and S.A. Akbar, "Ceramic materials and nano-structures for chemical sensing," Proceedings of the Optics East SPIE Conference on Sensors for Harsh Environments II, Boston, October 23-26, 2005. vol. 5998, 599801-599815 (2005). (Download)

  9. A.-M. Azad and M. Hammoud, “Thermodynamically-driven Reconstitution of Semiconducting Ceramic Oxides,” Proceedings of The 4th International Surface Engineering Congress and Exposition, Aug. 1-3, 2005, St. Paul, MN, published by ASM International, Materials Park, Ohio 44073-0002, Mark J. Jackson and Waqar Ahmed (eds.), March 2006, pp. 231-240. Copyright 2006. ISBN: 0-87170-835-31.(Download)

  10. A.-M. Azad, C. Holt, and S. Swartz, "Development of chemical sensors for PEM and SOFC systems," Paper number 377, Proceedings of 2003 Fuel Cell Seminar, Orlando, FL, Nov. 4-7, 2003. (Download)

  11. S. Swartz, A.-M. Azad, and M. Seabaugh, "Ceria-based water-gas-shift catalysts," Paper number 374, Proceedings of 2003 Fuel Cell Seminar, Orlando, FL, Nov. 4-7, 2003. (Download)

  12. C.T. Holt, A.-M. Azad, S.L. Swartz, W.J. Dawson, and P.K. Dutta, "Novel carbon monoxide sensors for PEM fuel cell systems," Chemical Sensors Proceedings, Auburn University pg. 13-16 (Fall 2001). (Download)

  13. A.-M. Azad and E.D. Wachsman, "Solid state chemical sensors for CO gas," in: Proceedings of the 198th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society: Solid State Ionic Devices II, Ceramic Sensors, October 23-27, 2000, Phoenix, AZ, Eds. E.D. Wachsman, W. Weppner, E. Traversa, M. Liu, P. Vanysek and N. Yamazoe, vol. 2000-32, pp. 455-466.(Download)
  14. A.-M. Azad, " Microstructural evolution in sol-gel derived BaSnO3," in: Proceedings of 7th APEM Conference, June 26-30, 2000, Singapore.

  15. A.-M. Azad, "Advanced ceramics via powder metallurgy route: novel synthesis of 'high phase-purity' Mg2SnO4 from metallic precursors," in: Proceedings of the AUSTCERAM 2000, June 25-28, 2000, Sydney, Australia, Besim Ben-Nissan (Ed.), J. Australasian Ceramic Society, 36 (2), 91-98 (2000).

  16. A.-M. Azad and U.S. Jais, "Clay composites as high-band frequency electronic components," in: Proceedings of the 8th Scientific Conference of the Electron Microscopy Society Malaysia, Dec. 2-4, 1999, Pahang, Malaysia, pp. 72-74.

  17. A.-M. Azad and H.S. Cheng, "Electrical conductivity in AlN-CuO composites," in: Proceedings of 6th International Symposium on Advanced Materials, September 19-23, 1999, Islamabad, Pakistan, M. A. Khan, A. Haq, K. Hussain and A.Q. Khan (Eds.), Dr. A.Q. Khan Research Laboratories, Kahuta, Pakistan (1999) pp. 1-6.

  18. A.-M. Azad and L.J. Min, "Microstructure-property correlation in Mg-Sn-O ceramics," in: Proceedings of 6th International Symposium on Advanced Materials, September 19-23, 1999, Islamabad, Pakistan, M. A. Khan, A. Haq, K. Hussain and A.Q. Khan (Eds.), Dr. A.Q. Khan Research Laboratories, Kahuta, Pakistan (1999) pp. 32-36.

  19. A.-M. Azad, L.F. Er and L.S. Kim, "New solid electrolyte compositions for solid oxide fuel cells," in: Proceedings of 6th International Symposium on Advanced Materials, September 19-23, 1999, Islamabad, Pakistan, M. A. Khan, A. Haq, K. Hussain and A.Q. Khan (Eds.), Dr. A.Q. Khan Research Laboratories, Kahuta, Pakistan (1999) pp. 276-280.

  20. S.A. Halim , S.S. Soon, A.-M. Azad, S.P. Chow, E.B. Saion, M. Hashim, S.B. Mohammed, S.Al-Khawaldeh and H. Zainuddin, "Structural, magnetic and electrical properties of (La1-xBix)0.67Ca0.33MnO3 ceramics," in: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Advances in Materials And Processing (AMPT 98), Vol.1, 51-57 (1998).

  21. S.A. Halim, S.F. Koh, A.-M. Azad, S.P. Chow, E.B. Saion, S.B. Mohamed, H. Azahan and H. Zainuddin, "Effect of vanadium doping on the magnetic and electronic properties La0.67Ca0.33Mn1-xVx­O3 ceramics," in: Proceedings of the Malaysian Science & Technology Congress '98, Vol. 1, 359-366 (1998).

  22. L.J. Min, I. Ahmad and A.-M. Azad, "Microstructural evolution in Mg-Sn-O system," in: Proceedings of the 7th Scientific Conference of the Electron Microscopy Society Malaysia, November 27-28, 1998, USM, Perak, Malaysia, pp. 83-86.

  23. A.-M. Azad, "New compositions in solid-oxide fuel cell materials," in: Proceedings of the 7th Scientific Conference of the Electron Microscopy Society Malaysia,November 27-28, 1998, USM, Perak, Malaysia, pp. 87-90.

  24. H.S. Cheng and A.-M. Azad, "Development of AlN-CuO composites," in: Proceedings of the 7th Scientific Conference of the Electron Microscopy Society Malaysia, November 27-28, 1998, USM, Perak, Malaysia, pp. 48-51.

  25. A.-M. Azad, "Investigations on Ca-/ Sr-/ Ba-Stannates, MSnO3 as Smart Materials," in: Proceedings of 5th International Symposium on Advanced Materials, September 21-25, 1997, Islamabad, Pakistan, M. A. Khan, A. Haq, K. Hussain and A.Q. Khan (Eds.), Dr. A.Q. Khan Research Laboratories, Kahuta, Pakistan (1997) pp. 110-117.

  26. A.-M. Azad, "Smart gas sensors for mitigating environments," in: Proceedings of 5th International Symposium on Advanced Materials, September 21-25, 1997, Islamabad, Pakistan, M. A. Khan, A. Haq, K. Hussain and A.Q. Khan (Eds.), Dr. A.Q. Khan Research Laboratories, Kahuta, Pakistan (1997) pp. 272-278.

  27. Saleh Al-Khawaldeh, S.A Halim, A.-M. Azad and J. Suradi, "Superconducting properties of sol-gel derived Bi(Pb)-Sr-Ca-Cu-O oxide,” in: Proceedings of the Malaysian Science & Technology Congress ’97 , Vol 3, 231-238 (1997).

  28. A.-M. Azad, "Semiconducting oxide-based 'smart' gas sensors," in: Proceedings of the Trends in Materials Science, August 4-8, 1997, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, S. Radhakrishna (Ed.), Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India, pp. 194-205, 1997.

  29. A.-M. Azad, L.B. Younkman, S.A. Akbar, A. Soliman and G. Rizzoni, "Performance of a ceramic-based carbon monoxide sensor in the automotive exhaust manifold," in: Role of Ceramics in Advanced Electrochemical Systems, P.N. Kumta, G.S. Rohrer and U. Balachandaran (Eds.), Am. Ceram. Trans. vol., 65, pp. 343-354, Westerville, OH, 1996.

  30. S.A. Akbar, A.-M. Azad and W. Chen, "High temperature ceramic sensors," Proceedings of the Nineth Annual Sensors Expo, Conference and Exposition of Sensors and Systems, I-X Center, Cleveland, Ohio, September 20-22, pp. 225-233, 1994.

  31. A.-M. Azad, L.B. Younkman and S.A. Akbar, "Semiconducting oxides for carbon monoxide detection," Proceedings of Third International USEPA/ A & WMA Symposium and Course on Field Screening Methods for Hazardous Wastes and Toxic Chemicals, Las Vegas, Nevada, Feb. 24-26, pp. 94-104, 1993.

  32. A.-M. Azad and O.M. Sreedharan, "BaO-potential measurements by solid fluoride emf method," Proceedings of the International Symposium on Thermochemistry and Chemical Processing, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India, Nov. 20-22, pp. 87-91, 1989.

  33. O.M. Sreedharan and A.-M. Azad, "Applications of equilibrium thermodynamics to some corrosion problems in PWRs and FBRs," Proceedings of Short Term Course Lectures on Water Chemistry and Its Role in Materials Behavior, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, India, July 4-23,pp. 199-209, 1987.

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C: Reports

  1. A.-M. Azad, "Development of Clean Sources of Hydrogen for Fuel Cells," Final Report, US Army Contract No. W909MY-06-C-0048 (May 2008).

  2. A.-M. Azad, "Mill Scale-Steam Reforming: A Novel and Inexpensive Route of H2 Generation for Fuel Cells," Final Report, DOE/EMTEC funded project, grant# DE-FC36-04GO14215/EFC-H3-35-1B (March 2008).

  3. A.-M. Azad, "Fabrication of Metal-Carbon-Nanostructure Composites," Final Report, DOE/EMTEC funded project, grant# DOE-EFC-H2-22 (February 2007).

  4. A.-M. Azad and M.A. Abraham, “High Performance Reforming Catalyst with in-situ Desulfurization Capability for Jet Fuels,” Final Report, NASA GRC-funded project, grant # NNC04GB44G (July 2006).

  5. A.-M. Azad, “Fabrication of 1-Dimensional Ceramic Nanofibers via Electrospinning,” The University of Toledo URAF 2004-05 Final Report.

  6. A.-M. Azad, Chris Holt, Todd Lesousky and Scott Swartz , “Hydrocarbon and Sulfur Sensors for SOFC Systems,” SECA Phase I Core Technology Project Topical Report, DE-FC26-02NT41576 (2003).(Download)

  7. A.-M. Azad, “Development of Robust NOx Sensors,” SBIR Report, DE-FG02-02ER83530 (2003).

  8. C.T. Holt, A.-M. Azad and S. L. Swartz, “Carbon Monoxide Sensor for Fuel Cell Systems,” Final Report, DOE Contract Number DE-FC02-99EE50580 (2002).

  9. E.D. Wachsman and A.-M. Azad, "Miniature low power integrated CO/CO2/O2 sensors for ISPP and ISCP control and verification," NASA Manned Mars Mission Project, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA (2000) pp. 25.

  10. A.-M. Azad, L.B. Younkman, S.A. Akbar and R.J. Schorr, "Solid state gas sensors for combustion control," The Edison Materials Technology Center Sponsored Project Report, # EMTEC/ CT-33/ TR-94-33, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA (1994) pp. 230.

  11. A.-M. Azad, L.B. Younkman, S.A. Akbar and R.J. Schorr, "Commercialization of solid-state CO sensors," The Edison Materials Technology Center Sponsored Project Report, # EMTEC/ CT-45/ TR-94-45, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA (1994) pp. 50.

  12. A.-M. Azad, O.M. Sreedharan and J.B. Gnanamoorthy, "A novel determination of thermodynamic activities of metals in an AISI stainless steel by a metastable EMF method," Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research Report, #IGCAR-85, Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu, India (1986) pp. 20.

  13. A.-M. Azad and O.M. Sreedharan, "A critical assessment of the high temperature thermodynamic properties of Pb-Li alloys," Reactor Research Center Report, #RRC-75, Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu, India (1985) pp. 28.

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D: Special Issue Edited

  1. "Nanostructured Ceramic Oxides: Challenges and Opportunities," S.A. Akbar, A.-M. Azad, J.-H. Lee and G.B. Kale, (Editors), American Scientific Publishers, October 2011.(Download), (Download)



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E: Patents and Invention Disclosures

  1. S.A. Akbar, A.-M. Azad and L.B. Younkman, "Solid-state gas sensor for carbon monoxide and hydrogen," US patent # 5, 439, 580 (August 8, 1995).(Download)

  2. Eric D. Wachsman and A.-M. Azad, "Solid State Potentiometric Gaseous Oxide Sensor," US patent # 6,598,596 B2 (July 29, 2003).(Download)

  3. A.-M. Azad, John P. Dismukes, Douglas K. Nims and X. Xu, "Multifunctional Multilayer Armor (MMA) Structures and Processing and Fabrication Thereof," Invention disclosure filed (September 30, 2005).

  4. A.-M. Azad, "A Method for Making Nanoscale Iron Particles from Steel Waste and Generation of Hydrogen Therefrom," Invention dislcosure application filed (May 24, 2006; February 13, 2007).

  5. A.-M. Azad, "Structural Innovation in Sensor Materials by Gas Phase Processing Technique," Invention disclosure filed (May 24, 2006).

  6. A.-M. Azad and M.A. Abraham, "Novel Formulations of Sulfur-Tolerant Catalysts and Their Synthesis," Provisional US patent application filed (February 21, 2007).

  7. A.-M. Azad, "Dielectric Ceramic Composition," Malaysian Patent # MY-134926-A (January 31, 2008).

  8. A.-M. Azad, "Photoactive Nanomats for Wound Infection Mitigation," Invention dislcosure filed (March 11, 2008).

  9. A.-M. Azad, "A Gradiator Reformer for Use with Solid Oxide Fuel Cells," Provisional US Patent filed, serial number 61/059,982 (June 9, 2008).

  10. A.-M. Azad, "High Temperature Sulfur Sorbents," Invention disclosure filed (November 13, 2008).

  11. A.-M. Azad, "Z-Series High Temperature Sulfur Sorbents," Invention disclosure filed (November 14, 2008).

  12. A.-M. Azad and D. Sundararajan, "Exhaust Gas Purification Catalysts," Provisional US patent filed, serial number 61/148, 826 (February 3, 2009).

  13. A.-M. Azad, "Carbon Dioxide and water-Based Fuel Cells," Provisional US patent filed, serial number 61/152, 902 (February 16, 2009).

  14. A.-M. Azad and D. Sundararajan, "Acetylene Gas Sensor," Invention disclosure filed (February 16, 2009).

  15. A.-M. Azad, "A Gradiator Reformer," PTC patent application (PTC/US09/046403) filed June 5, 2009.

  16. A.-M. Azad and D. Sundararajan, "Methods and Devices for Detecting Unsaturated Compounds," US Utility Patent, Serial No.: 12/626,252, filed (November 25, 2009).

  17. A.-M. Azad, "A Gradiator Reformer," Provisional European Patent filed, serial number WO2009152050 (A1)(December 17, 2009).

  18. A.-M. Azad, "Making syngas from greenhouse gases," US patent, ser. no. 12/705,759; filed February 15, 2010.

  19. A.-M. Azad, D. Sundararajan and Robert H. Kinner, "Methods and Devices for Detecting Unsaturated Compounds," International PTC Application No.: PTC/US2010/057999 filed (November 24, 2010)).

  20. A.-M. Azad, "A Gradiator Reformer," PTC application (PTC/12/996854) filed December 8, 2010.

  21. A.-M. Azad, "Gradiator Reformer," US Patent application publication, US 2011/0274991 A1 (November 10, 2011). (Download)

  22. A.-M. Azad and D. Sundararajan, "Exhaust gas purification catalysts and methods of making the same," United States Patent 8,227,373 B1 (July 24, 2012). ( Download)

  23. A.-M. Azad, D. Sundararajan and Robert H. Kinner, "Methods and Devices for Detecting Unsaturated Compounds," The United States Patent Application US/2012/0196379 A1 (August 2, 2012). ( Download)




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F: News-Breaking Research

  1. Hi-Tech Materials Alert, May 1999
  2. Hi-Tech Materials Alert, July 2000
  3. CO Sensor for Mars, NASATech Brief, April 2002
  4. Electrospinning of Ceramic Nanofibers, March 2005
  5. ACerS Bulletin, April 2005
  6. Toledo Blade, April 2005
  7. Frost & Sullivan Technical Insight: Sensor Technology Alert, February 2006
  8. Sensors Online, March 2006
  9. Instrumentation and Control News, May 2006
  10. The Ohio Nanosummit, April 2006
  11. ACerS Bulletin, April 2006
  12. NanoTech Briefs, Vol. 3, # 6, pp. 14 (June 2006)
  13. ACerS Bulletin, July 2006
  14. Frost & Sullivan Technical Insight: High-Tech Materials Alert, September 2006
  15. A to Z in Reverse: Nano Affairs, April 2007
  16. UT's Inferno Machine, October 2007
  17. Nanoparticles use sunlight to make hydrogen fuel from steel industry byproduct; Green Technology Forum, October 2007
  18. nZVI grabs NASA Tech Briefs' Coveted Nano50 Award, November 2007
  19. Commercialization of Nanomaterials 2007: GradiatorTM wins FIRST Place, November 2007
  20. Green Hydrogen: Technical Society of Toledo, Spring 2008
  21. Nanofication of Titania: Materials360, MRS, May 2008
  22. Top 100 Downloaded Learning Resources in Ceramic Engineering Education for Higher Education
  23. Counterattack on Wounds of War: Toledo Alumni Magazine, Fall 2008
  24. 14-year-old Publishes, UT News, October 7, 2008.
  25. 14-year-old Publishes, American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 87 (#12) p. 12, December, 2008.
  26. Green energy from greenhouse gases, February 23, 2009.
  27. Ceramics in the environment, American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 88 (#3) p. 15, March, 2009.
  28. Next-Gen Researcher, Photonic Spectra, 43 (#3) p. 28, March, 2009.
  29. Greenhouse Gas Guzzlers, Global Venture Challenge 2009 Finalist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, March 25-27, 2009.
  30. Hydrogen Gets Hot: Fuel Cells the Next Big Thing! WGTE, Toledo, April 15, 2009.
  31. Acetylene Sensor Technology Gets Licensed, April 27, 2009.
  32. UT Team: People in the Spotlight - The American Ceramic Society Bulletin, June/July 2009.
  33. Here Comes the Sun, Inside Business Magazine, July, 2009.
  34. CO2 Utilization vs. Sequestration: Video of the Week, Ceramic Tech Today, July 8, 2010.
  35. 2010-2011 Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award - UTNews, July 12, 2010
  36. Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award to ACerS Member - ACerS Bulletin, August, 2010
  37. UT Professor's Work in Carbon Dioxide Gets Coveted Award - Toledo Blade, September 08, 2010
  38. Former Grad Student in the News - UTNews, August 29, 2011
  39. UT Office of Research's promotional video with A.-M. Azad and Bob Kinner on their acetylene sensors (UT Invents: February 15, 2013)


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G: Presentations

More than 150 presentations in National and International Conferences and Symposia.

Some Recent Presentations

  1. C.T. Holt, S.L. Swartz and A.-M. Azad, "Sulfur Sensors for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems," ASM Materials Solutions Conference and Exposition, October 18-21, 2004, Columbus,OH.Session 4: Fuels and Fuel Processing I. Download

  2. M. Hammoud and A.-M. Azad, "Enhanced Gas Sensing via Surface Modification of Metal Oxides," 107th Annual Meeting & Exposition of The American Ceramic Society and the 1st International Conference on Ceramic Interconnect and Ceramic Microsystems Technology (CICMT), April 10-13, 2005, Baltimore, Maryland.
    Symposium: S-09 - Explorations into Ceramic Surfaces, Grain Boundaries and Interfaces. Download

  3. M. Hammoud and A.-M. Azad, "Enhanced Gas Sensing via Surface Modification of Metal Oxides," The 2005 Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium at The University of Toledo Chapter of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, April 16, 2005.Download; Award

  4. M. Hammoud and A.-M. Azad, "Creation of Exotic Features in Metal Oxides by Surface Treatment for Enhanced Gas Sensing," The College of Engineering’s First MS Student Poster Presentation- Spring 2005 Semester, April 27, 2005.Download

  5. A.-M. Azad and M. Hammoud, "Thermodynamically Driven Surfacial Reconstitution to Create Nanoscale Features in Ceramics," 4th ASM International Surface Engineering Congress & 19th International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies, St. Paul, MN, August 1-3, 2005.
    Symposium: ISEC11 - Nanoscale Coating Technologies. Download

  6. A.-M. Azad, "Ceramic Materials and Nano-structures for Chemical Sensing," Science and Engineering Council, SC Johnson, Racine, WI, September 29, 2005.

  7. K. Sathees Kumar and A.-M. Azad, "Hydrogen Production from Mill-scale via Metal-steam Reforming," 208th ECS meeting, October 16-21, 2005, Los Angeles, California.
    Symposium: Energy for Cleaner Transportation.

  8. K. Sathees Kumar and A.-M. Azad, "Mill Scale-Steam Reforming: A Novel and Inexpensive Route of Hydrogen Generation," 2005 Annual AIChE Meeting, October 30 - November 4, 2005, Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Symposium F: Nanomaterials and Devices for Energy Applications.Abstract

  9. Amanda C. McCoy, A.-M. Azad and Martin A. Abraham, "Development of Sulfur-Tolerant Catalysts for Jet Fuel Reforming," 2005 Annual AIChE Meeting, October 30 - November 4, 2005, Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Symposium: Nanomaterials and Devices for Energy Applications.Abstract

  10. R. Muralidharan and A.-M. Azad, "Structural and Electrical Characterization of a New Solid Electrolyte for IT–SOFCs," 208th ECS meeting, October 16-21, 2005, Los Angeles, California.
    Symposium: Q1-Solid State Ionic Devices IV.

  11. A.-M. Azad and S.A. Akbar, "Ceramic Materials and Nano-structures for Chemical Sensing," Optics East SPIE Conference on Sensors for Harsh Environments II, Boston, October 23-26, 2005.Download

  12. A.-M. Azad, "Characterization of Nanofibrillar Ceramics Fabricated Via Electrospinning," The Ohio Nanotechnology Summit 2006, April 4-5, 2006, Columbus, OH.

  13. A.-M. Azad, M.A. Abraham, S. Chattopadhyay and W.A. Whittenberger, "A Sulfur-tolerant Catalyst for Steam Reforming of Logistics Fuels," The 6th Annual Logistic Fuel Processing Conference, May 16-17, 2006, Panama City Beach, FL.Presentation

  14. K. Sathees and A.-M. Azad, "Hydrogen from Mill-scale Waste via Metal-Steam Reforming," Poster presented at the Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium of the Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition, May 23-24, 2006, Canton, OH.Poster

  15. M. Duran, A, McCoy, A.-M. Azad and M. Abraham, "Novel Sulfur-Tolerant Reforming Catalysts for Jet Fuel," Poster presented at the Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium of the Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition, May 23-24, 2006, Canton, OH.Poster

  16. A.-M. Azad and M. Duran, "Novel Sulfur-tolerant Catalysts for Logistic Fuel Reforming," The 28th Annual Spring Symposium of the Michigan Catalysis Society, May 25, 2006, Midland, MI.Abstract, Poster

  17. A.-M. Azad and Sathees K.Kesavan, "Generation of High Purity Hydrogen from Steel Industry Waste," The Second International Green Energy Conference, June 25-29, 2006, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.

  18. K. Sathees and A.-M. Azad, "Conversion of Steel Mill’s Surface Waste into Zero Valent Iron (ZVI) Nanoparticles for Hydrogen Generation for PEMFCs," 2006 Eastern Regional Chemical and Materials Engineering Graduate Symposium (ERCGS 2006) October 14, 2006, Lexington, KY.Abstract

  19. M. Duran and A.-M. Azad, "Novel Nanoscale Catalysts and Desulfurizers for Aviation Fuels," 2006 Eastern Regional Chemical and Materials Engineering Graduate Symposium (ERCGS 2006) October 14, 2006, Lexington, KY.Abstract

  20. A.-M. Azad and S.A. Akbar, "Reconstitution of Semiconducting Ceramic Oxides to Create Nanofeatures," Materials Science & Technology 2006 Conference and Exposition, October 15-19, 2006, Cinergy Center, Cincinnati, OH. Symposium: Chemically Active Ceramic Nano-Particles and Nano-Structures.Abstract

  21. Martin J. Duran, "Novel Sulfur-Tolerant Catalysts and Desulfurizers for Jet Fuel Reforming," 4th College of Engineering MS Students Poster Competition, December 6, 2006, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH. Abstract; Poster

  22. A.-M. Azad and S.A. Akbar, "A Novel Strategy of Surface Nanofication for Ceramic Gas Sensors," International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2007), Singapore, July 1-6, 2007. Symposium J: Materials for Advanced Sensors and Detectors.Invited

  23. S. Desikan and A.-M. Azad, "The Gradiator: Functionally-Gradient Nanocatalyst Reformer Module," Commercialization of NanoMaterials Conference 2007, November 11–13, 2007, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Abstract

  24. S. Desikan and A.-M. Azad, "Development of New Generation of Agile Desulfurizers," AIChE-ACS Spring Meeting, April 6-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

  25. S. Desikan and A.-M. Azad, "Development of Nanoscale Ceria-Based Sulfur-Tolerant Catalyst Formulations," AIChE-ACS Spring Meeting, April 6-10, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

  26. S. Desikan and A.-M. Azad, "Agile Desulfurizers for Logistic Fuels," The 30th Annual Spring Symposium of the Michigan Catalysis Society, May 8, 2008, Ann Arbor, MI.Abstract

  27. S. Desikan and A.-M. Azad, "Development of Logistic Fuel Desulfurizers Endowed with Nanoartifacts," ASME 6th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering & Technology Conference, Denver, CO, June 16-18, 2008.

  28. Sirhan Al-Batty and A.-M. Azad, "A Novel Scheme for Hydrogen Generation Using Nanoscale Iron (nFe0) from Steel Waste and a Solar Concentrator," ASME 6th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering & Technology Conference, Denver, CO, June 16-18, 2008.

  29. A.-M. Azad, S. Desikan, C.W. King, N.M. Bartos, N.A. Homann, C.S. Salupo and J. W. Harley, "A Metal Halide-based Highly Selective Acetylene Sensor," 12th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors, Columbus, OH, July 13-16, 2008.

  30. A.-M. Azad, "Nanoceramics: strategy and applications," Invited Lecture at the National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur, India, August 6, 2009.Abstract

  31. Ryan Hershey and A.-M. Azad, "Antimicrobial titania nanofibers and films for wound healing," 13th Sigma Xi Research Symposium, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, October 24, 2009.

  32. Eric McDaniel and A.-M. Azad, "Waste to wonders: Studies on ferrites made with maghemite," 13th Sigma Xi Research Symposium, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, October 24, 2009.

  33. A.-M. Azad, Ryan Hershey, Asem Aboelzahab, Vijay Goel, Ashok Biyani, Nabil Ebraheim and Hassan Serhan, “Antimicrobial titania nanomats and coatings for infection mitigation,” UT College of Medicine Research Day, Dana Center, University of Toledo Health Science Campus, March 20, 2010.

  34. Ryan Hershey, A.-M. Azad, Vijay Goel, Ashok Biyani, Nabil Ebraheim and Hassan Serhan, "Accelerated mitigation of infection due to spinal implants or Wounds by novel photoactive nanomats and nanocoatings," 10th Annual SAS Global Symposium on Motion Preservation Technology, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, April, 27 - 30 , 2010. Abstract number: A-222-0000-00472.Abstract

  35. Sirhan Al-Batty and A.-M. Azad,“Syngas and Fischer-Tropsch liquids from greenhouse gases: A novel paradigm in mitigating global warming,” Ohio Innovation Summit, MATERIALS AND ENERGY: The Building Blocks for Ohio's Economic Future, Columbus, OH, April 20-21, 2010.

  36. A.-M. Azad and Sirhan Al-Batty,“Syngas and Fischer-Tropsch liquids from greenhouse gases: A novel paradigm in mitigating global warming,” 32nd Annual Michigan Catalysis Society Spring Symposium, Washtenaw Community College, Ypsilanti, MI, May 13, 2010.

  37. A.-M. Azad and Sirhan Al-Batty,“Mitigation of greenhouse gases via utilization,”Emissions 2010, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, June 15-16, 2010.

  38. A.-M. Azad, "A suggestive proposal pertaining to improvement in material aspects of the CLOU carrier system," Department of Energy and Conversion, Energy Technology Division, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 30, 2010.

  39. A.-M. Azad, "Improvement in the material aspects of the CLOU carrier system: Proposed oxygen carriers," Department of Energy and Conversion, Energy Technology Division, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, October 22, 2010.

  40. A.-M. Azad, "Towards developing new oxygen carriers: I. Relevance to CLC, CLR (& CLOU of dirty fuels)," Department of Energy and Conversion, Energy Technology Division, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, November 23, 2010.

  41. A.-M. Azad, "Titania nanofibers and films for the mitigation of wound infection," Invited lecture, Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, November 26, 2010.

  42. A.-M. Azad, "Towards developing new oxygen carriers: II. Some new concepts in oxygen carriers for CLC/CLOU applications," Department of Energy and Conversion, Energy Technology Division, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, March 15, 2011.

  43. A.-M. Azad, "Hydrogen from logistic fuels: catalyst design aspects," Guest lecture to the graduate class of Energy Engieering course in Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 12, 2011.

  44. A.-M. Azad, "Perspective on EU's emphasis towards CO2 capture and storage," Invited Talk, Emission 2011 Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, June 15, 2011.

  45. Asem Aboelzahab, A.-M. Azad, V. Goel, A. Biyani, N. Ebraheim and H. Serhan, "Efficacy of nanostructured titania in the management of infection due to spinal implants," 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, Gothenburg, Sweden, June, 14-18, 2011. Abstract number: SP8.

  46. Boren Lin, Asem Aboelzahab, A.-M. Azad, V. Goel, D. Leaman, A. Biyani, N. Ebraheim and H. Serhan, "Infrared radiation activated-nanostructured titania did not induce inflammatory responses in human cells," 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, Gothenburg, Sweden, June, 14-18, 2011. Abstract number: GP22.

  47. A. Hedayati, H. Leion, A.-M. Azad, T. Mattisson, M. Ryden and A. Lyngfelt, "Investigation on ceria- and doped ceria-supported oxygen carriers for CLC applications”, The 3rd Meeting of the IEA-GHG Network on High Temperature Solids Looping Cycles, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, August 30-31, 2011.

  48. M. Arjmand, H. Leion, A.-M. Azad, A. Lyngfelt and T. Mattisson, "Investigation of CuO-based oxygen carriers as CLOU materials for solid fuels”, 2011 AICHE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 16 – 21, 2011. Abstract

  49. A.-M. Azad, A. Hedayati and H. Leion, "Investigation of novel ceria-supported oxygen carriers for chemical-looping combustion," Chemical Looping Working Group presenation, NETL, Pittsburgh, PA, January 10, 2012.

  50. Asem Aboelzahab, A.-M. Azad, S. Dolan, V. Goel and H. Serhan, "Infection mitigation by TiO2-coated Ti implants induced by infrared activation", 3rd Midwest Graduate Research Symposium, Toledo, OH, March 24, 2012.

  51. T. Mattisson, Ali Hedayati, A.-M. Azad, M. Ryden and Henrik Leion, "Using CaxLa1-xMn1-yXyO3 as oxygen carriers for chemical-looping combustion", 2012 annual meeting of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Pittsburgh, PA, October 28-November 2, 2012. Topic D: Accelerating Fossil Energy Technology Development Through Integrated Computation and Experimentation.

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