Faculty Profile

Dr Sammia Shahid

Associate Professor, Dean Research, Chairperson Research Grant Committee

School of Science

Department of Chemistry

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Dr Sammia Shahid (Dean Research) is associated with UMT since 2010. She has the honour of founding Chairperson of the Department of Chemistry from 2014 to 2018. She is involved in teaching and research at undergraduate, graduate levels and has supervised numerous final year thesis. She has done PhD in Chemistry from GC University, Lahore, Pakistan. She was selected by American Chemical Society for training in Malaysia on Global Chemists Code of Ethics. She also received Training at George Mason University USA. Her research interest includes isolation of chemical constituents from medicinal herbs and their bioactivities, synthesis and applications of nanomaterials. She has published more than 60 scholarly articles in reputed journals and presented research work in various International conferences especially at USA, UK, Malaysia,Turkey and Abudhabi. Dr Sammia Shahid received Best University Teacher Award by HEC for 2015. She is HEC approved PhD Supervisor since 2011.

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Natural Product Chemistry
  • Nanochemistry
  • Nanocomposites
  • Herbal Medicines
  • HEC Research grant for research project entitled, “Photocatalytic application and Spectral characterization of Synthesized Cu doped ZnO nanostructure composites with S-doped g-C3N4” as Co-PI, Year 2018-19
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
University of Management & Technology, Lahore Associate Proefssor 01-10-2015 Present
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Fabricated novel g-C3N4/Mn doped ZnO anocomposite as highly active photocatalyst for the disinfection of pathogens and degradation of the organic pollutants from wastewater under sunlight radiations Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 4.210 2020
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Synthesis of dynamic g-C3N4/[email protected] ZnO nanocomposites for environmental remediation applications Ceramics International 4.130 2020
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Synthesis, DFT, computational exploration of chemical reactivity, molecular docking studies of novel formazan metal complexes and their biological application Applied Organometallic Chemistry 3.259 2020
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Highly efficient g-C3N4/Cr-ZnO nanocomposites with superior photocatalytic and antibacterial activity, Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology A: Chemistry 3.420 2020
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Synthesis of TiO2/Graphene oxide nanocomposites for their enhanced photocatalytic activity against methylene blue dye and ciprofloxacin Composites Part B Engineering 6.864 2019
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Synthesis characterization and antibacterial activity of Cr (III), Co (III), Fe (II), Cu (II), Ni (III) complexes of 4-(2-(((2-hydroxy-5-nitrophenyl) diazenyl) (phenyl) methylene) hydrazinyl) benzene sulfonic acid based formazan dyes and their applications on leather. Dyes and Pigments 3.767 2018
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Green synthesis and characterization of metal ions-mixed titania for application in dye-sensitized solar cells Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry 0.972 2019
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Enhanced sunlight driven photocatalytic performance of Ag-ZnO hybrid nanoflowers Applied Nanoscience 3.198 2019
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Enhanced antimicrobial, antioxidant, in vivo antitumor and in vitro anticancer effects against breast cancer cell line by green synthesized undoped SnO2 and Co-doped SnO2 nanoparticles from Clerodendrum inerme, Microbial Pathogenesis 2.332 2018
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Synthesis of novel metal complexes of 2-((phenyl (2-(4-sulfophenyl) hydrazono) methyl) diazenyl) benzoic acid formazan dyes: Characterization, antimicrobial and optical properties studies on leather Journal of Molecular Structure 2.010 2019
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Efficient Template Based Synthesis of Ni Nanorods by Etching Porous Alumina for their Enhanced Photocatalytic Activities against Methyl Red and Methyl Orange dye Journal of Molecular Structure 2.010 2019
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
PhD - Chemistry Government College University Pakistan
MPhil - Chemistry Government College University Pakistan
Position Start Date End Date
Dean ORIC 02-04-2018 Present
Position Start Date End Date
Chairperson Research Grant Committee 31-07-2018 Present
  • First Position in MPhil
  • First Position in B.Sc
  • Selected for Teacher Training Program at USA
  • Selected by American Chemical Society for Training in Malaysia
  • Best University Teacher Award by HEC for 2015
  • Life Member of Chemical Societ of Pakistan
  • Fellow Pakistan Institute of Chemists
  • Member American Chemical Society
  • Member International Academy of Science and Engineering for Development (IASED)
  • International Academy of Science and Engineering for Development (IASED) Hong Kong
  • Senior Member of Hong Kong Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (HKCBEES)
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