Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Office: B-F2- 17
Dr. Imam received his PhD in Organic Chemistry from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA in 2008. He was a post-doctoral fellow at Roy and Diana Vagelos Laboratory at UPENN. Dr. Imam has more than ten years of teaching experience in Bangladesh and at King Fahad University of Petroleum & Minerals. He worked as a principal investigator of several externally funded research projects and supervised PhD student. Dr. Imam joined AUIS in fall 2019.
Areas of research relevant to Dr. Imam’s research work and practical experience include supramolecular chemistry, Organic synthesis, and Polymer chemistry. His current research is focused on synthesis and characterization of self-assembling dendrimers.
Dr. Imam has published a number of scientific papers in highly reputed journals and has numerous conference contributions and presentations. He is a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society.
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D. Sahoo, M. R Imam, M. Peterca, B. E. Partridge, D. A. Wilson, X. Zeng, G. Ungar, P. A. Heiney, V. Percec, Hierarchical Self-Organization of Chiral Columns from Chiral Supramolecular Spheres, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 13478-13487.
M. R. Imam, Self-assembly of biphenyl hybrid dendrons into supramolecular hollow columns, Arab. J. Sci. Eng., 2018, 43 (1), 251-262.
M. Peterca, M. R. Imam, S. D. Hudson, B. E. Partridge, D. Sahoo, P. A. Heiney, M. L. Klein, V. Percec, Complex Arrangement of Orthogonal Nanoscale Columns via a Supramolecular Orientational Memory Effect, ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 10480−10488.
V. Percec, M. R. Imam, M. Peterca, P. Leowanawat, Self-Organizable Vesicular Columns Assembled from Polymers Dendronized with Semifluorinated Janus Dendrimers Act As Reverse Thermal Actuators, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 4408–4420.
B. M. Rosen, C. J. Wilson, D. A. Wilson, M. Peterca, M. R. Imam, V. Percec, Dendron-Mediated Self-Assembly, Disassembly, and Self-Organization of Complex Systems, Chem. Rev. 2009, 109, 6275-6540.