Dr. Meher Ali

Dr. Meher Ali

Designation: Assistant Professor

Phone: +923161533847

Email: meher.ali@kiu.edu.pk

Status: TTS

  • PhD Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis, Department of Chemistry UFRGS-Brazil
  • M.Phil H. E. J. Research Institute of Chemistry University of Karachi
  • Research Assistant ICCBS H. E. J. Research Institute of Chemistry University of Karachi
  • Junior Research Fellow ICCBS, H. E. J. Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi
  • PhD-Research Fellow (Fulbright) Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis Institute of Chemistry PPGQ-UFRGS, Porto Alegre Brazil
  • Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry, Karakoram International University Gilgit
  • “Catalytic CO2 Transformation Catalyzed by Ruthenium in Ionic Liquids”
  • “Money Saving Industrial Hydrogenation/ Dehydrogenation Reactions Catalyzed by Pd-NPs in Ionic liquids”
  • 3-years Postdoctoral Research Project in Energy Management Analysis: “Catalytic Utilization of CO2 to Value Added chemicals”
  • 1- Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis

    -Organometallic chemistry

    -Synthesis of meterials 

    2- Renewable sources of chemical energy,

    -Catalytic CO2 transformation as C-1 building block to high value-added    chemicals, by Reverse Water Gas Shift Reaction and Fischer–Tropsch process.

    -Gas to liquid (GTL), Coal to liquid (CTL) and Biomass to liquid (BTL) processes

    - Photocatalytic splitting of water in to H2 gas.


    • “Two new prenylated flavonoids from the roots of Berberis thunbergii DC”,, Nusrat Hussain, --- Atia-tul- Wahab, Meher Ali & M. Iqbal Choudhary, Natural Product Research, 2017, Vol. 31, 785–790, (IF. 1.828).
    • “Carbon dioxide transformation in imidazolium salts: hydroaminomethylation catalysed by Ru-complexes”, , Meher Ali, Aitor Gual, G. Ebeling, Jairton Dupont, ChemSusChem, 2016, Vol. 9, 2129 – 2134, (IF. 7.226).
    • “Save Money, with the Superior Performance in Hydrogenation Reactions of Pd-NPs Deposited onto Activated Charcoal (AC) by Magnetron Sputtering” , Meher Ali, Gabriel Abarca, Dario Eberhardt, Aitor Gual,…… Jairton Dupont, Tetrahedron, 2016, (IF. 2.651).
    • “Ru-catalysed hydroformylation of alkenes using CO2 as the CO source in the presence of ionic liquids” , Meher Ali, Aitor Gual, G. Ebeling, Jairton Dupont, ChemCatChem Communication, 2014, Vol. 6, 2224-2224 (IF. 4.8030).
    • “Ru-catalyzed N-formylation of Amines with CO2”, , Meher Ali, A. Gual, G. Ebeling, J. Dupont, Green Chemistry, 2017, (submitted). Keywords: Carbon dioxide, N-formylation, Ionic liquids, Reverse water gas shift and Ruthenium.
    • “New antiglycation and enzyme inhibitors from Parmotrema cooperi”, M. Iqbal Choudhary, Meher Ali, Atia-tul Wahab,………Atta-ur Rahman, Science China Chemistry, 2011, Vol. 54, 1926-1931 (IF. 4.132).
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