Recent Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Abboud, M., Bondock, S., El-Zahhar, A.A., Alghamdi, M.M., Keshk, S.M.A.S.

Synthesis and characterization of dialdehyde cellulose/amino-functionalized MCM-41 core-shell microspheres as a new eco-friendly flame-retardant nanocomposite

(2021) Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 138 (15), art. no. 50215, .

DOI: 10.1002/app.50215


Hamdy, M.S., Al-Shehri, B.M., Al-Namshah, K.S., Shkir, M.

Synthesis, characterization, and photoluminescence property of Nd–TUD-1

(2021) Luminescence, 36 (1), pp. 192-199.

DOI: 10.1002/bio.3934


Palanivel, B., Lallimathi, M., Arjunkumar, B., Shkir, M., Alshahrani, T., Al-Namshah, K.S., Hamdy, M.S., Shanavas, S., Venkatachalam, M., Ramalingam, G.

rGO supported g-C3N4/CoFe2O4heterojunction: Visible-light-active photocatalyst for effective utilization of H2O2to organic pollutant degradation and OH radicals production

(2021) Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9 (1), art. no. 104698, .

DOI: 10.1016/j.jece.2020.104698


Hamdy, M.S., Al-Shehri, B.M., Eissa, M., Alharthi, F.A., Alghamdi, A.A., Al-Zaqri, N.

Low-temperature oxidation of carbon monoxide over Bi-metallic nanoparticles incorporated three dimensional silica

(2021) Atmospheric Environment, 244, art. no. 117955, .

DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2020.117955


Chandekar, K.V., Shkir, M., AlFaify, S., Al-Shehri, B.M., Al-Namshah, K.S., Hamdy, M.S.

A noticeable consistent improvement in photocatalytic efficiency of hazardous textile dye through facile flash combustion synthesized Li-doped ZnO nanoparticles

(2021) Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, .

DOI: 10.1007/s10854-020-05090-z


Abboud, M., Sahlabji, T., Eissa, M., Bel-Hadj-Tahar, R., Mubarak, A.T., Al-Zaqri, N., Hamdy, M.S.

Nickel(II)dibenzotetramethyltetraaza[14]annulene complex immobilized on amino-functionalized TUD-1: An efficient catalyst for immediate and quantitative epoxidation of cyclohexene under ambient conditions

(2020) New Journal of Chemistry, 44 (46), pp. 20137-20147.

DOI: 10.1039/d0nj03822a


Abboud, M.

Immediate epoxidation of cyclohexene at room temperature using mesoporous flower-like NiO nanoparticles

(2020) Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis, 131 (2), pp. 781-792.

DOI: 10.1007/s11144-020-01864-y


Sahlabji, T., Abboud, M., Bel-Hadj-Tahar, R., Hamdy, M.S.

Spontaneous epoxidation of styrene catalyzed by flower-like NiO nanoparticles under ambient conditions

(2020) Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 22 (12), art. no. 364, .

DOI: 10.1007/s11051-020-05098-w


Benaissa, M., Alhanash, A.M., Eissa, M., Aldalbahi, A., Alzahly, S., Rahaman, M., Periyasami, G., Hamdy, M.S.

The effect of mesoporous support on the catalytic performance of Pd nanoparticles in the hydrogenation of cyclopentene

(2020) Journal of Porous Materials, 27 (6), pp. 1735-1743.

DOI: 10.1007/s10934-020-00949-2


Abboud, M., Al-Zaqri, N., Sahlabji, T., Eissa, M., Mubarak, A.T., Bel-Hadj-Tahar, R., Alsalme, A., Alharthi, F.A., Alsyahi, A., Hamdy, M.S.

Instant and quantitative epoxidation of styrene under ambient conditions over a nickel(ii)dibenzotetramethyltetraaza[14]annulene complex immobilized on amino-functionalized SBA-15

(2020) RSC Advances, 10 (58), pp. 35407-35418.

DOI: 10.1039/d0ra07244c


Hamdy, M.S., Alhanash, A.M., Benaissa, M., Alsalme, A., Alharthi, F.A., Al-Zaqri, N.

Rhodium nanoparticles incorporated mesoporous silica as an active catalyst for cyclohexene hydrogenation under ambient conditions

(2020) Catalysts, 10 (8), art. no. 925, .

DOI: 10.3390/catal10080925


Al-Shehri, B.M., Shkir, M., Bawazeer, T.M., AlFaify, S., Hamdy, M.S.

A rapid microwave synthesis of Ag2S nanoparticles and their photocatalytic performance under UV and visible light illumination for water treatment applications

(2020) Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 121, art. no. 114060, .

DOI: 10.1016/j.physe.2020.114060


Chandekar, K.V., Shkir, M., Al-Shehri, B.M., AlFaify, S., Halor, R.G., Khan, A., Al-Namshah, K.S., Hamdy, M.S.

Visible light sensitive Cu doped ZnO: Facile synthesis, characterization and high photocatalytic response

(2020) Materials Characterization, 165, art. no. 110387, .

DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2020.110387


Al-Shehri, B.M., Shkir, M., Khder, A.S., Kaushik, A., Hamdy, M.S.

Noble metal nanoparticles incorporated siliceous TUD-1 mesoporous nano-catalyst for low-temperature oxidation of carbon monoxide

(2020) Nanomaterials, 10 (6), art. no. 1067, .

DOI: 10.3390/nano10061067


Shkir, M., Chandekar, K.V., Alshehri, B.M., Khan, A., AlFaify, S., Hamdy, M.S.

A remarkable enhancement in photocatalytic activity of facilely synthesized Terbium@Zinc oxide nanoparticles by flash combustion route for optoelectronic applications

(2020) Applied Nanoscience (Switzerland), 10 (6), pp. 1811-1823.

DOI: 10.1007/s13204-019-01236-6


Chandekar, K.V., Shkir, M., Khan, A., Al-Shehri, B.M., Hamdy, M.S., AlFaify, S., El-Toni, M.A., Aldalbahi, A., Ansari, A.A., Ghaithan, H.

A facile one-pot flash combustion synthesis of La@ZnO nanoparticles and their characterizations for optoelectronic and photocatalysis applications

(2020) Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 395, art. no. 112465, .

DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2020.112465


Mohamed, S.K., Alazhary, A.M., Al-Zaqri, N., Alsalme, A., Alharthi, F.A., Hamdy, M.S.

Cost-effective adsorbent from arabinogalactan and pectin of cactus pear peels: Kinetics and thermodynamics studies

(2020) International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 150, pp. 941-947.

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2019.11.187


Abboud, M.

Synthesis and characterization of 5,5′-bis-silylated dithienylethene as a new building block of novel photochromic periodic mesoporous organosilicas

(2020) Research on Chemical Intermediates, 46 (4), pp. 2195-2204.

DOI: 10.1007/s11164-020-04086-y


Alrufaydi, Z.A., Ahmed, S.M., Mubarak, A.T.

Synthesis and characterization of novel transition metal complexes with L-Proline and their catalytic activity evaluation towards cyclohexane oxidation

(2020) Materials Research Express, 7 (4), art. no. 045103, .

DOI: 10.1088/2053-1591/ab89dd


AlFaify, S., Shkir, M., Yahia, I.S., Hamdy, M.S.

Fabrication of a novel and low-cost disposable visual UVC sensors with short response time

(2020) Materials Letters, 263, art. no. 127219, .

DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2019.127219


Abboud, M., Mubarak, A.T., Hamdy, M.S., Abu Haija, M., Ismail, I., Bel-Hadj-Tahar, R., Bel-Hadj-Tahar, R.

Highly ordered mesoporous flower-like NiO nanoparticles: Synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic performance

(2020) New Journal of Chemistry, 44 (8), pp. 3402-3411.

DOI: 10.1039/c9nj04955j


Shkir, M., Al-Shehri, B.M., Pachamuthu, M.P., Khan, A., Chandekar, K.V., AlFaify, S., Hamdy, M.S.

A remarkable improvement in photocatalytic activity of ZnO nanoparticles through Sr doping synthesized by one pot flash combustion technique for water treatments

(2020) Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 587, art. no. 124340, .

DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2019.124340


Abboud, M., Sahlabji, T., Haija, M.A., El-Zahhar, A.A., Bondock, S., Ismail, I., Keshk, S.M.A.S.

Synthesis and characterization of lignosulfonate/amino-functionalized SBA-15 nanocomposites for the adsorption of methylene blue from wastewater

(2020) New Journal of Chemistry, 44 (6), pp. 2291-2302.

DOI: 10.1039/d0nj00076k


Al-Shehri, B., Altass, H.M., Ashour, S.S., Shkir, M., Khder, A.E.R.S., Hamdy, M.S.

Enhancement the photocatalytic performance of semiconductors through composite formation with Eu-TUD-1

(2020) Optik, 202, art. no. 163522, .

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijleo.2019.163522


Hamdy, M.S., Berg, O., Mul, G.

Size-tunable TiO2 nanoparticles in mesoporous silica: Size-dependent performance in selective photo-oxidation

(2020) Journal of Molecular Structure, 1200, art. no. 127113, .

DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2019.127113


Sahlabji, T., Hamdy, M.S.

A spectroscopic study for the photocatalytic oxidation of propane over different types of TiO2

(2020) International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, .

DOI: 10.1080/03067319.2020.1739669


Hamdy, M.S., Al-Zaqri, N., Sahlabji, T., Eissa, M., Haija, M.A., Alhanash, A.M., Alsalme, A., Alharthi, F.A., Abboud, M.

Instant Cyclohexene Epoxidation Over Ni-TUD-1 Under Ambient Conditions

(2020) Catalysis Letters, .

DOI: 10.1007/s10562-020-03423-5


Al-Shehri, B.M., Mohamed, S.K., Alzahly, S., Hamdy, M.S.

A significant improvement in adsorption behavior of mesoporous TUD-1 silica through neodymium incorporation

(2020) Journal of Rare Earths, .

DOI: 10.1016/j.jre.2020.07.004


Vandarkuzhali, S.A.A., Pachamuthu, M.P., Srinivasan, V.V., Mohamed, S.K., Abd-Rabboh, H.S.M., Hamdy, M.S., Balamurugan, V.T.

Efficient reduction of dyes to leuco form over silver nanoparticles on functionalised SBA-15 and aminoclay

(2020) International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, .

DOI: 10.1080/03067319.2020.1811257


Al-Shehri, B.M., Khder, A.E.R.S., Ashour, S.S., Hamdy, M.S.

A review: The utilization of mesoporous materials in wastewater treatment

(2019) Materials Research Express, 6 (12), art. no. 122002, .

DOI: 10.1088/2053-1591/ab52af


Al-Shehri, B.M., Khder, A.-R., Ashour, S.S., Alhanash, A.M., Shkir, M., Hamdy, M.S.

Effect of europium loading on the photoluminescence property of europium incorporated 3D-Mesoporous silica

(2019) Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 515, pp. 68-74.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2019.04.007


Alhanash, A.M., Al-Namshah, K.S., Mohamed, S.K., Hamdy, M.S.

One-pot synthesis of the visible light sensitive C-doped ZnO@g-C3N4 for high photocatalytic activity through Z-scheme mechanism

(2019) Optik, 186, pp. 34-40.

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijleo.2019.04.084


Alhanash, A.M., Al-Namshah, K.S., Hamdy, M.S.

The effect of different physicochemical properties of titania on the photocatalytic decolourization of methyl orange

(2019) Materials Research Express, 6 (7), art. no. 075519, .

DOI: 10.1088/2053-1591/ab156f


Mubarak, A.T., Alhanash, A.M., Benaissa, M., Hegazy, H.H., Hamdy, M.S.

In-situ activation of Pd-TUD-1 during the selective reduction of 1,5-cyclooctadiene

(2019) Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 278, pp. 225-231.

DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2018.11.035


Alhanash, A.M., Atran, A.A., Eissa, M., Benaissa, M., Hamdy, M.S.

Liquid phase hydrogenation of MIBK over M/CsPW (M = Ag, Ru, Pt, and Pd)

(2019) Catalysts, 9 (1), art. no. 47, .

DOI: 10.3390/catal9010047


Benaissa, M., Alhanash, A.M., Mubarak, A.T., Eissa, M., Sahlabji, T., Hamdy, M.S.

Solvent-free hydrogenation of cyclohexene over Rh-TUD-1 at ambient conditions

(2018) RSC Advances, 8 (60), pp. 34370-34373.

DOI: 10.1039/C8RA07639A