Dr. Mohsen Ahmadipour

Research Fellow / Senior Lecturer

Phone. +603 89118558
E-Mail: mahmadipour@ukm.edu.my
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Research Area:

Nanomaterials, Carbon Based Material, Flexible Thin Film Devices, Gas Sensor, Multifunctional Polymer Nanocomposites, Wastewater Treatment



2018 Ph.D. (Nanomaterials), USM, Malaysia
2012 M.Tech. (Nanotechnology), JNTU, India
2007 B.Sc. (Chemical Engineering), IAU, Iran


Research Experiences:

2018-2020 Postdoctoral Scholar, School of Materials and Mineral Resources Engineering, USM


Professional Qualification / Membership:

  1. Member of IEEE Sensors Council, IEEE Nanotechnology Council, IEEE Electron Devices Society (2017- present).
  2. Advisory Board Committee, International Conference on Advanced Materials Science and Nanotechnology, 28-29 October, The University of Manchester, UK (2020).
  3. Technological Committee Member, The 4th International Conference on Materials Research and Engineering (ICMRE, 7-8 December), Shanghai, China (2019).
  4. Editorial Board Member, International Conference on X-ray and Related Techniques in Research and Industry ICXRI 2016. Putrajaya, Malaysia (2016).



USM Publication Award (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020), Malaysia
Outstanding Reviewing Award-Material science and Engineering B, Elsevier (2018)
Best Oral Presenter (ICXRI 2016, Malaysia)
First Class with Distinction in Master Degree (2012, India)



Pung S.Y., Chiam S.L., Yee S.Q., Ahmadipour M., Visible Light Driven Polycrystalline TiO2 Photocatalyst, 2019, Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia, Pemberitahuan: CCRLY00027975.


Journal Review:

Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, Materials Science and Engineering B, IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, IET Micro & Nano Letters, RSC Advances, American chemical society, Electronic Letter-IEEE explore, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Physica B: Physics of Condensed Matter, Nanoscale Research Letters, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Materials Letters




  1. Haddadi S.A., Hua S., Ghaderi S., Ahmadipour M., Pung S.Y., Li S., Arjmand M., Cation Exchange Capability of MXene Nanosheets as Nanocontainers for corrosion protection of mild steel, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Just Accepted (2021).
  2. Ahmadipour M., Hamzah A.A., Pang A.L., Le A.T., Chiam S.L., Ahmad Z.A., Rajitha B., Pung S.Y., Photodegradation of rhodamine B-dye pollutant using CaCu3Ti4O12-multiwall carbon nanotube nanocomposites, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9 (2021)
  3. Khasawneh O.F.S., Palaniandy P., Ahmadipour M., Mohammadi H., Hamdan M.R., Removal of acetaminophen using Fe2O3/TiO2 nanocomposites by photocatalysis under simulated solar irradiation: Optimization study, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9 (2021)
  4. Mohammadi H., Muhamad N., Sulong A.B., Ahmadipour M., Recent advances on biofunctionalization of metallic substrate using ceramic coating: how far are we from clinically stable implant, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 118 (2021) 254-270.
  5. Chiam S.L., Soo Q.Y., Pung S.Y., Ahmadipour M., Polycrystalline TiO2 particles synthesized via one step rapid heating method as visible light photocatalyst, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 257 (2021)
  6. Pang A.L., Arsad A., Ahmadipour M., Synthesis and factor affecting on the conductivity of polypyrrole: a short review, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 32 (2021) 1428-1454.
  7. Pang A.L., Husin M.R., Arsad A., Ahmadipour M., Effect of graphene nanoplatelets on structural, morphological, thermal and electrical properties of recycled polypropylene/polyaniline composites, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 32 (2021) 9574–9583.  
  8. Ahmadipour M., Arjmand M., Le A.T., Chiam S.L., Ahmad Z.A., Pung S.Y., Effects of multiwall carbon nanotubes on dielectric and mechanical properties of CaCu3Ti4O12 composite, Ceramics International, 46 (2020) 20313-20319
  9. Ahmadipour M., Arjmand M., Thirmizir M.Z.M., Chiam S.L., Pung S.Y., Synthesis of core/shell-structured CaCu3Ti4O12/SiO2 particle for effective degradation of rhodamine B under ultraviolet light, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 31 (2020) 19587-19598.
  10. Ahmadipour M., Arjmand M., Ahmad Z.A., Pung S.Y., Photocatalytic degradation of organic dye by sol-gel synthesized CaCu3Ti4O12 ceramic, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 29 (2020) 2006-2014.
  11. Ahmadipour M., Mohammadi H., Pang A.L., Arjmand M., Otitoju T.A., Okoye P.U., Rajitha B., A Review: Silicate ceramic-polymer composite scaffold for bone tissue engineering, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, https://doi.org/10.1080/00914037.2020.1817018.
  12. Le AT, Ahmadipour M., Pung S.Y., ZnO-based piezoelectric nanogenerators: synthesis, measurement, enhancement, device design and applications, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 844 (2020)
  13. Pang A.L., Arsad A., Ahmadipour M., Ismail H, Bakar A.A., Effect of soil burial on silane treated and untreated kenaf fiber filled linear low-density polyethylene/polyvinyl alcohol composites, Bioresources, 15 (2020) 8648-8661.
  14. Ahmadipour M., Arjmand M., Aziz S.N.Q.A.A., Chiam S.L., Pung S.Y., Influence of annealing temperature on morphological and photocatalytic activity of sputter-coated CaCu3Ti4O12 thin film under ultraviolet light irradiation, Ceramics International, 45 (2019) 20697-20703
  15. Ahmadipour M., Arjmand M., Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., Pung S.Y., Effect of Ar:N2 flow rate on morphological, electrical and optical properties of CCTO thin films deposited by RF magnetron sputtering, Ceramics International, 45 (2019) 15077-15081.
  16. Ahmadipour M., Arjmand M., Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., Pung SY, Effect of WO3 loading on structural, electrical and dielectric properties of CaCu3Ti4O12 ceramic composites, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 30 (2019) 6808-6810.
  17. Ahmadipour M., Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., Effect of deposition time on properties of CaCu3Ti4O12 thin film fabricated on ITO substrate by RF magnetron sputtering at ambient temperature, Ceramics International, 44 (2018) 18817-18820.
  18. Ahmadipour M., Rejab N.A., Rahman M.F.A., Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., High sensitivity and selectivity of CaCu3Ti4O12-ZnO composites to acetone gas at room temperature, Ceramics International, 44 (2018) 6904-6911.
  19. Solleti G, Bykkam S., Sadasivuni K.K., Devarai S.K., Ahmadipour M., Ahmad Z.A., Rao K.V., Ultra room temperature sensitive LPG sensor based on few layer graphene/SnO2 nanocomposite, Microchimica Acta, 185 (2018) 69.
  20. Ahmadipour M., Kian C.W., Ain M.F., Rao K.V., Ahmad Z.A., Effects of deposition temperatures and substrates on microstructure and optical properties of sputtered CCTO thin film, Materials Letters, 210 (2018) 4-7.
  21. Satish B., Bikshalu K., Rao K.V., Ahmadipour M., Shilpa Chakra C., Rajendar V., Effect of few layered graphene based CdO nanocomposite – enhanced power conversion efficiency of dye sensitized solar cell, Journal of Electronic Materials, 7 (2018) 620-626.
  22. Ahmadipour M., Ayub S.N., Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., Structural, surface morphology and optical properties of sputter-coated CaCu3Ti4O12 thin film: Influence of RF magnetron sputtering power, Materials Science in Semiconductor processing, 66 (2017) 157-161.
  23. Ahmadipour M., Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., Effect of thickness on humidity sensing properties of RF magnetron sputtered CaCu3Ti4O12 thin films on alumina substrate, IEEE Sensor Journal, 17 (2017) 3224-3230.
  24. Ahmadipour M., Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., Effect of annealing temperature on structural, morphology, optical properties and resistivity of sputtered CCTO thin film, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics,  28 (2017) 12458-12466.
  25. Ahmadipour M., Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., Effect of thickness on surface morphology, optical and humidity sensing properties of RF magnetron sputtered CCTO thin films, Applied Surface Science, 385 (2016) 182-190.
  26. Ahmadipour M., Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., Fabrication of resistance type humidity sensor based on CaCu3Ti4O12 thick film, Measurement, 94 (2016) 902-908.
  27. Ahmadipour M., Abu M.J., Rahman M.F.A., Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., Assessment of crystallite size and strain of CaCu3Ti4O12 prepared via conventional solid-state reaction, Micro and Nano Letters, 11 (2016) 147-150.
  28. Ahmadipour M.,Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., Short review on copper calcium titanate (CCTO) electroceramic: Synthesis, dielectric properties, film deposition, and sensing application, Nano and Micro Letters, 8 (2016) 291-311.
  29. S, Narsingam S,  Ahmadipour M., Dayakar ,  Rao K.V,  Shilpa Chakra C.,  Kalakotla S, Few layered graphene sheet decorated by ZnO nanoparticles for anti-bacterial application, Superlattices and Microstructures, 83 (2015)  776-784.
  30. Ahmadipour M, Rao K.V., Rajendar V., Formation of nano scale Mg(x)Fe (1-X)O(X=0.1, 0.2, 0.4) structure by solution combustion: effect of fuel to oxidizer ratio, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2012, Article ID 163909, 8 pages, doi:10.1155/2012/163909.



  1. Ahmadipour M., Otitoju T.A., Ahmad Z.A., Pung S.Y., Microstructure and mechanical behavior of CaCu3Ti4O12 ceramics hollow fiber prepared via dry/wet spinning method, Materials Science Forum, 1010 (2020) 239-243.
  2. Ahmadipour M., Rejab N.A., Rahman M.F.A., Ain M.F., Ahmad ZA, Structural, morphological and electrical properties of ZTA-La2O3 composite ceramic, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2068 (2019) 020090-5.
  3. Rahman M.F.A., Ahmad Z.A., Mohamed J.J., Ain M.F., Ahmadipour M., Rejab NA, Effect of glass addition on the phase formation, microstructures evolution and dielectric properties of CCTO ceramics for energy storage capacitor, IOP Conf. Series: Journal of Physics: Conf. Series 1082 (2018) 012039.
  4. Ahmadipour M., Rejab N.A., Rahman M.F.A., Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., CCTO thin film synthesis by radio frequency magnetron sputtering, IOP Conf. Series: Journal of Physics: Conf. Series 1082 (2018) 012101.
  5. Abu M.J., Zaman R.A., Rahman MFA, Ahmadipour M., Mohamed J.J., Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., Dielectric properties of CaCu3Ti4O12/Al2O3 composites, Materials Science Forum, 888 (2017) 12-16.
  6. MJ, Rahman F.A., Zaman R.A.,  Ahmadipour M.,  Mohamed J.J.,  Ain M.F., Ahmad Z.A., Microwave dielectric properties of Ca1+xCu3Ti4O12+x (-0.04 ≤ x≤ 0.04) ceramics, Procedia Chemistry, 19 (2016) 929-934.


Chapter book

  1. Current Material Research Using X-Ray and Related Techniques II, Trans Tech Publications, ISBN 978-3-0357-1029-8 (2016).
  2. Core-Shell Nanoparticle: Mg(X)Fe(1-X)O/SiO2, Characterization, Basics, Concept, Method, Characterization. Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-3-659-32953-1 (2013).