FACULTY PROFILE

Dr. Rozina Khattak

Assistant Professor

Coordinator


Department:
Chemistry

Email:
rznkhattak@sbbwu.edu.pk

Name

Dr. Rozina Khattak

Personal

Email : rznkhattak@sbbwu.edu.pk
Phone # : (+92) 91 9224706
Address : Department of Chemistry Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Larama, Peshawar.


Experience

  • Incharge/Coordinator, Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Larama, Peshawar, Pakistan, November 2015 – Continue
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Larama, Peshawar, Pakistan, November 2015 – Continue
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Larama, Peshawar, Pakistan, October 2014 – November 2015
  • Assistant Professor (IPFP), National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Pakistan, April 2012 - April 2013
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, Pakistan, 2017
    • Project: Synthesis and Characterization of ligand for the stabilization of metals nanaparticles and its applications to detect toxic metals
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, Pakistan, 2016-2017
    • Project: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of diselenides derivatives of esters: Potential mulitargeted therapeutics against Alzheimer’s
  • Principal Investigator, National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Pakistan, 2012-2013
    • Project: Mechanistic studies of the oxidation of ferrocene-containing alcohols by ferricypyr 
  • Research Officer, Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan, March 2007-December 2008 
    • Project: Preparation of ferrocene derivatives and studies related to their biological and kinetic aspects

Qualification

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan, 2012
    • Thesis: Comparative kinetic study of the electron transfer reactions of some iron complexes
    • Advisor: Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Imam Naqvi
  • Split PhD Scholarship (IRSIP, HEC Pakistan), Durham University, UK, 2009
    • Project: Synthesis and purification of dihydroxyacetone sulfate (DHAS). Kinetics of the reactions of DHAS in quinuclidinone buffer
    • Advisors: Drs. AnnMarie C. O’Donoghue and David R. W. Hodgson
  • M.Sc., Physical Chemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan, First Class, 2003
    • Thesis: Effect of dielectric constant and ionic strength on the redox reaction between tris(2,2′-bipyridine)iron(II) and cerium(IV)
    • Advisor: Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Imam Naqvi
  • B.Sc. (Pass), Pre-Medical, University of Karachi, Pakistan, First Class, 2000
    • Subjects: Chemistry, Botany and Zoology


Honor and Awards

  • HEC Pakistan, ‘Travel Grant’ to participate in the 11th Chemistry Conference, Bulgaria, 2018
  • SBB Women University R&D ‘Travel Grant’ 2018: To participate in the 11th Chemistry Conference, Bulgaria
  • Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation: Being part of the project entitled, “SheCan” supported by the  USAID Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program 2018 to contribute in organizing a “Two-Day” workshop entitled, “Professional Skills Development” during May 14-15, 2018
  • HEC Pakistan, ‘Travel Grant’ to participate in the 4th International Conference on New Trends in Chemistry, Russia, 2018
  • SBB Women University R&D ‘Travel Grant’ 2017: To participate in the 28th National & 16th International Chemistry Conference 2017, Karachi
  • Faculty Achievement of Teaching Credit Hours Completion - Fall Semester-2016 (Graduate level), SBBWU-Peshawar, July 13, 2017
  • HEC Pakistan, ‘Travel Grant’ to participate in the XXVI International Conference on Coordination and Bioinorganic Chemistry, Slovakia, 2017
  • Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), ‘Travel Grant’ to participate in the Second Tunisian Chemical Society Conference on Coordination Chemistry, Tunisia, 2017
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (Tunisia Local Section) awarded a Certificate of Distinguished Work at the 2nd Tunisian Chemical Society Conference on Coordination Chemistry, Hammamet, Tunisia, 2017
  • Certificate of Participation: To lead as an “Incharge” of the Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar. International Day of Women & Girls in Science, February 11, 2017
  • Faculty Achievement of Credit Hour Completion-Spring Semester-2016 (Graduate level), SBBWU-Peshawar, December 21, 2016
  • SBB Women University R&D ‘Travel Grant’ 2016: To participate in the 14th Eurasia Conference on Chemical Sciences
  • Appreciation on performance as a “Teacher” during 2014-2015 at undergraduate level, SBBWU-Peshawar, August 08, 2016
  • SBB Women University R&D ‘Travel Grant’ 2016: To participate in the two-day workshop entitled, “Patent & Research Paper Writing”
  • Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), ‘Travel Grant’ to participate in the Seventh Jordanian International Conference of Chemistry, 2016
  • Bursary 2016: 50% Registration fee off by the organizing committee of the conference to participate in the Seventh Jordanian International Conference of Chemistry 
  • SBB Women University R&D ‘Travel Grant’ 2016: Accommodation and local travel to participate in the Seventh Jordanian International Conference of Chemistry
  • HEC Pakistan, ‘Travel Grant’ to participate in the International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, 2015
  • Pacifichem 2015 Bursary: Accommodation and Registration fee to participate in the International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies
  • SBB Women University R&D ‘Travel Grant’ 2015: To participate in the 26th National and 14th International Chemistry Conference, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur
  • HEC Pakistan, ‘Travel Grant’ to participate in the 4th ICYC, Penang, Malaysia, 2013 
  • HEC Pakistan, ‘Travel Grant’ to participate in the 3rd Pak-Turk CCS, Bursa, Turkey, 2012
  • 2nd Prize in the ‘Poster Competition’, 9th International and 21st National Chemistry Conference, University of Karachi, Karachi, March 14-16, 2011
  • University of Karachi, ‘Research Fellowship’, 2009-2010
  • HEC Pakistan, ‘Split PhD Scholarship (IRSIP)’, 2008 
  • HEC Pakistan, ‘Support to Scientific Talent’ award, 2005-2006
  • 1st Prize in the ‘Debate Competition’ entitled, “Getting Higher Education is the Equal Right of Boys and Girls”, 1996

Memberships

  • The Chemical Society of Pakistan (Life Member) 
  • National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS), Pakistan
  • IUPAC Affiliate Member (associated with the Chemical Society of Pakistan), 2010-2011 
  • Member of the “Systematic Approach to Teaching and Learning Chemistry”, 2010-2011 

Graduate Students Postdocs Undergraduate Students Honor Students

  • Supervision of MSc Chemistry Theses (27)

Service Activity

  • Chief Organizer 2018: Two-Day Workshop entitled, “Thesis/Article Writing Skills and EndNote (A Citation Management Tool)”, December 12-13
  • Chief Organizer 2018: Inter University STEM Exhibition, 22nd November
  • Examiner/Subject Expert: Selection for the post of Assistant Professor (Contract) BPS 19 (Chemistry), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, 5th November 2018
  • Examiner/Subject Expert: Selection for the post of Lecturer BPS 18 (Chemistry), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, 22nd October 2018
  • Session Co-Chair: 11th Chemistry Conference, University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 11-13 October 2018
  • Member of the Inspection Committee for Affiliation: Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar: Inspection visit for affiliation of City District Government Degree College for Women, Peshawar, for BS Chemistry 4-year Program, 12th April 2018
  • Chief Organizer 2018: One Day Seminar entitled, “Atmospheric Chemistry and Health Impact of Air Pollution”, March 15
  • Assessment Team (AT) Member to evaluate the Self-Assessment Report of MSc Chemistry Program (January 2016 – December 2017), Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, February 14, 2018
  • Member of the Institutional Scholarship Award Committee (ISAC): Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar: HEC Need Based Scholarship: January 2018 - Continue
  • Convener of the 3rd meeting of Faculty – BS Chemistry 4-Year Program of Government Frontier College for Women, Peshawar with Department of Chemistry, Examination Section, Affiliation and Monitoring Section and Academic Section, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, 30th October 2017
  • Examiner/Subject Expert: Selection for the post of Lecturer BPS 18 (Chemistry), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, 3rd October 2017
  • Examiner/Subject Expert: Selection for the post of Lecturer BPS 18 (Chemistry), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, 27th September 2017
  • Member of the Inspection Committee for Affiliation: Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar: Inspection visit for affiliation of Government Girls Degree College, Hayatabad No. 2-Peshawar, for BA/BSc Program, 18th September 2017
  • Member of the Inspection Committee for Affiliation: Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar: Inspection visit for affiliation of Government Girls Degree College, Hayatabad No. 1-Peshawar, for BS Chemistry (4-year) Program, 11th September 2017
  • Member of the Inspection Committee for Affiliation: Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar: Inspection visit for affiliation of Government City Girls College, Gulbahar-Peshawar, for BS Chemistry (4-year) Program, 11th September 2017
  • Member of the 2nd meeting of Faculty – BS Chemistry 4-Year Program of Government Frontier College for Women, Peshawar with Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, 24th May 2017
  • Member of the Inspection Committee: Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar: Re-Inspection visit of BS Chemistry (4-year) Program, Government Frontier College for Women, Peshawar, 08th May 2017
  • Member (1st meeting between the Faculty of Chemistry Department, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar and Govt. Frontier College for Women, Peshawar): Discussions upon curriculum, paper setting and teaching methodologies of BS Chemistry 4-year Program, 24th April 2017
  • Member (Inspection Committee of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar): BA/BSc & BS Management Sciences (BBA) 4-year Programs, GCGC, Hayatabad, 28th February 2017
  • Member (Internal Examiner/Subject Expert): Selection of Lecturer BPS 18 (Chemistry), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, January 2017
  • Resource Person: One-Day Workshop, “Good Communication Skills: Oral & Poster Presentation”, organized by the Department of Microbiology, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, 20th January 2017
  • Program Team Leader: Self-Assessment Report (SAR) of BS Program: Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, January 2017 – Continue
  • Member (2nd Inspection Committee of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar): For Affiliation of Govt. Girls Degree College, Zaryab Colony (for BA/BSc Program), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, 30th November 2016
  • Member (Internal Examiner/Subject Expert): Selection of Lecturer(s) BPS 18 (Chemistry), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, November 2016
  • Focal Person: Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme, Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, November 2015-Continue
  • Member of Admission Committee of BS Program, Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, 2016 - continue
  • Member of the 7th Meeting of the Academic Council to represent the Chemistry Department (BS, MSc, MS/MPhil programs), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, August 26, 2016
  • Member of the Board of Studies: Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, August 2016
  • Assessment Team (AT) Member to evaluate the Self-Assessment Report of MSc Chemistry Program, Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, April 29, 2016
  • Member of the 6th Meeting of the Academic Council to represent the Chemistry Department (MSc Program), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, April 15, 2016
  • Member of the Board of Studies: Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, November 2015
  • Member, Admission Committee of MSc program, Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, 2015 – Continue
  • Member (Internal Examiner) of the Selection Board of Lecturers (BPS 18) Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, November 2015
  • Convener: Planning & Development Section, Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, November 2015 – Continue
  • Program Team Leader: Self-Assessment Report (SAR) of MSc Program: Department of Chemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, February 2016 – Continue
  • Convener: Planning & Development Section, Department of Biochemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, October 2014 – October 2015
  • Member of Self-Assessment Report (SAR) team: Department of Biochemistry, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, October 2014 – October 2015
  • Organizer, 2014: Biochemistry’s Student Society (BCSS), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar
  • Member of the Organizing Committee, International Conference on Physical and Environmental Chemistry, Hotel Elites Nathia Gali organized by the National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, 9-11 September 2013
  • Member of the Organizing Committee: 11th International and 23rd National Chemistry Conference, National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, 15-17 October 2012
  • Session Chair: The Seventh Jordanian International Conference of Chemistry, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, 19-21 April 2016
  • Session Co-Chair: 11th International and 23rd National Chemistry Conference, National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, 15-17 October 2012
  • Paper Setter (Subject: Chemistry). BS Programs at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar and Affiliated Colleges since 2015
  • Paper Setting and Marking (2013). MSc Chemistry Program, University of Science & Technology, Bannu
  • Reviewer/Referee:
    • Chemistry International (an international peer-reviewed journal)
    • Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia
    • Physical Chemistry
  • External Examiner/Evaluator (MPhil Thesis), 2017: “Accurate calculation of pKa value and its application to chlorinated carboxylic acids”, Department of Chemistry, University of Malakand
  • Viva Voce Examiner (MPhil Thesis), May 02, 2017: Department of Chemistry, University of Malakand
    External Examiner/Evaluator (MPhil Thesis), 2017: “Preparation of non-enzymatic glucose sensor based on polyaniline-copper-nickel nanoparticles composite”, National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar
  • Viva Voce External Examiner (MPhil Thesis), August 25, 2017: National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar
  • External Examiner/Evaluator (MPhil Thesis), 2017: “Monodispersed magnetite particles and their semiconducting/gas sensing properties”, National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar
  • External Examiner/Evaluator (MPhil Thesis), 2018: “Experimental and computational study of novel oligomers and copolymer of o-phenylenediamine and o-chloroaniline”, National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar
  • External Examiner/Evaluator (MPhil Thesis), 2018: “Fabrication of morphology controlled cadmium oxide particles and its gas sensing properties”, National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar
  • External Examiner/Evaluator (MPhil Thesis), 2018: “Synthesis and photoelectrochemical investigation of iron oxide thin film as photoelectrode for water splitting”, Institute of Chemical Sciences, University of Peshawar

 

Curricula Developed at SBB Women University, Peshawar

  • BS (Chemistry) Curriculum (whole syllabus) approved by the syndicate during November 2016 after the Board of Studies and meeting of the Academic Council.
  • MSc (Chemistry) Curriculum (whole syllabus), approved by the syndicate during November 2016 after the Board of Studies and meeting of the Academic Council.
  • MS/MPhil (Chemistry) Curriculum approved by the syndicate during November 2016 after the Board of Studies and meeting of the Academic Council.

Brief Statement of Research Interest

  • Kinetics
  • Mechanism
  • Synthesis
  • Nanoparticles
  • Surface Chemistry

Publications

  • Misbah Nazir, Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “Study of the Histidine Complex of Uranium(IV): Synthesis, Spectrophotometric, Magnetic, and Electrochemical Properties”, Inorganica Chimica Acta (accepted).
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “Study of the effect of structure on the kinetics and mechanism of the redox reactions of Fe(III)/Fe(II) complexes”, Bulgarian Chemical Communications (accepted).
  • Rozina Khattak, Muhammad Sufaid Khan, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “Mechanism of the electron-exchange reactions between mixed ligand Fe(III) complexes and cyano complex of Fe(II)”, Bulgarian Chemical Communications, Vol. 50, Special Issue I (38-44) 2018.
  • Minhaz, A. Anwar, I. Ahmad, R. Khattak, M. Yaseen, F. Ahmed, M. R. Shah, N. A. Khan, M. Ishaq, “A flexible Schiff base probe for spectrophotometric detection of Chromium (III)”, International Journal of Environemntal Sceince and Technology, (https://doi.org/10.1007/s13762-018-2103-2) November 2018.
  • Faiza Rehman, Murtaza Sayed, Javed Ali Khan, Luqman Ali Shah, Noor S. Shah, Hasan M. Khan, Rozina Khattak, “Degradation of Crystal Violet Dye by Fenton and Photo-Fenton Oxidation Processes”, Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie, (https://doi.org/10.1515/zpch-2017-1099) March 2018.
  • Rozina Khattak, Misbah Nazir, Shazia Summer, Murtaza Sayed, Aaliya Minhaz, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “Thermodynamic aspect: Kinetics of the reduction of dicyanobis(phen)iron(III) by acetylferrocene and methylferrocenemethanol”, Chemical Papers, Vol. 72, No. 4., (883-893) 2018. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11696-017-0334-1
  • Muhammad Tariq Shah, Aamna Balouch, Sirajuddin, Ashfaque Ahmed Pathan, Abdullah, Ali Muhammad Mahar, Saman Sabir, Rozina Khattak, Akrajas Ali Umar, “SiO2 caped Fe3O4 nanostructures as an active heterogeneous Catalyst for 4-Nitrophenol reduction”, Microsystem Technologies, Vol. 23, No. 12, (5745-5758) 2017. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00542-017-3431-8
  • Rozina Khattak, Shazia Summer, Murtaza Sayed, Misbah Nazir, Aaliya Minhaz, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “Thermodynamic aspect: Kinetics of the reduction of dicyanobis(phen)iron(III) by acetylferrocene and methylferrocenemethanol”, (accepted 2017).
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “Kinetics and Mechanism of the Redox Reactions between Dicyanobis(phen/bpy)iron(III) and Hexacyanoferrate(II)”, (accepted 2017).
  • Sajjad Hussain, Zia Ullah, Saima Gul, Rozina Khattak, Nida Kazmi, Fozia Rehman, Sabir Khan, Khalid Ahmad, Mohammad Imad, Adnan Khan, “Adsorption characteristic of magnesium-modified bentonite clay with respect to acid blue 129 in aqueous media”, Pol. J. Environ. Stud., Vol. 25, No. 5, (1947-1953) 2016.
  • Shazia Summer, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, Rozina Khattak, Shagufta Gulzar and Fayeza Reyaz, “Kinetics and mechanism of [Fe(bipy)3]2+ and [BrO3–] system in aqueous acidic medium”, J. Chem. Soc. Pak., Vol. 38, No. 03, (381-387) 2016.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, Shazia Summer, Murtaza Sayed, “Mechanism of the oxidation of 1-(ferrocenyl)-ethanone/ethanol by dicyanobis(phenanthroline)iron(III)”, Arab. J. Chem. (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arabjc.2016.05.007 (in press).
  • Naseem Akhter, Arshad Munir and Rozina Khattak, “Islam does not allow terrorism”, J. Appl. Environ. Biol. Sci., Vol. 5, No. 4, (27 -32) 2015.
  • Misbah Nazir, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi and Rozina Khattak, “SATL model lesson in chemical kinetics”, African J. Chem. Educ., Vol. 3, No. 1, (79 - 88) 2013.  
  • R. Khattak, I. Imam Naqvi and M. Akhyar Farrukh, “Kinetics and mechanism of the oxidation of a ferrous complex with an α,α′-diimine chelate ligand by ceric sulfate in aqueous acidic medium by UV-Vis absorption spectroscopy”, J. Iran. Chem. Soc., Vol. 5, No. 4, (631-640) 2008. 
  • Rozina Khattak and Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “Identification, preparation and characterization of some iron complexes”, J. Res. Sci., Vol. 19, No. 1, (17-35) 2008.                                 
  • Rozina Khattak and Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “Addition product of iron(II) complex of aromatic diimine with sulphuric acid”, J. Res. Sci., Vol. 18, No. 4, (219-235) 2007.

 

Book Chapter

  • “Competition Kinetics: An Experimental Approach”, Book: Advanced Chemical Kinetics, ISBN 978-953-51-3816-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3815-0, Published: February 21, 2018 under CC BY 3.0 license. © The Author(s). DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.70483

 

Published Extended Abstract in Proceedings:

  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2015). Mechanism of the oxidation of 1-(ferrocenyl)- ethanone/ethanol by dicyanobis(phenanthroline)iron(III). 9th International Conference on Chemical Kinetics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, June 28 – July 02, Abstract pp. 270-276.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2015). Thermodynamic Aspect: Kinetics of the reduction of dicyanobis(phen)iron(III) by acetylferrocene and methylferrocenemethanol. 9th International Conference on Chemical Kinetics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, June 28 – July 02, Abstract pp. 488-492.

 

Theses

  • PhD: Rozina Khattak (2011). “Comparative kinetic study for the electron transfer reactions of some iron complexes”. Online available at http://eprints.hec.gov.pk/8971/1/6325H.html. Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi
  • MSc: Rozina Khattak (2003). “Effect of dielectric constant and ionic strength on the redox reaction between tris(2,2′-bipyridine)iron(II) and cerium(IV)”. Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi

 

Forthcoming Articles

  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “Reduction of dicyanobis(phenanthroline)iron(III) by hexacyanoferrate(II) in aqueous medium: Kinetics, activation parameters, and mechanism”
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “Reduction of dicyanobis(bipyridine)iron(III) by hexacyanoferrate(II) in aqueous medium: Kinetics, activation parameters, and mechanism”
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, “Effect of structure on the redox mechanism: Comparative kinetic study”

Research Grants and Contracts

  • HEC Pakistan, ‘Startup Research Grant’, PKR 417210/-, 2017-2018 (funded and in progress)
  • HEC Pakistan, ‘Startup Research Grant’, PKR 334964/-, 2016-2017 (funded and in progress)
  • HEC Pakistan, ‘Startup Research Grant’, PKR 498000/-, 2012-2013 (completed)
  • HEC Pakistan, ‘ISULL Project’, PKR 2872101/-, 2018-2019

Other Research or Creative Accomplishments

Teaching Experience

  • PhD: Aquatic Chemistry
  • MPhil: Molecular Spectroscopy
  • MSc 2nd year: Molecular Spectroscopy
  • MSc 2nd year: Chemical Kinetics
  • MSc 1st year: Physical Chemistry-I
  • MSc 1st year: Physical Chemistry-II
  • BS 4th year: Immunochemistry
  • BS 2nd year: Physical Chemistry
  • BS 1st year: Organic Chemistry
  • BS 1st year: Chemistry-I
  • BS 1st year: Inorganic Chemistry

Selected Professional Presentations

Oral Presentations/Lectures

  • Rozina Khattak (2018). Study of the effect of structure on the kinetics and mechanism of the redox reactions of Fe(III)/Fe(II) complexes. 11th Chemistry Conference, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”, Bulgaria, October 11-13.
  • Rozina Khattak (2018). Oxidation of iodide by dicyanobis (phenanthroline)iron(III) in aqueous medium. 4th International Multidisciplinary Research Conference on Global Prosperity through Research & Development, Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, October 09-11. 
  • Rozina Khattak (2018). Mechanism of the oxidation of iodide by dicyanobis(phenanthroline)iron(III) in 10% (v/v) dioxane-aqueous co-solvent mixture. 29th National and 17th International Chemistry Conference, Institute of Chemical Sciences, University of Peshawar, September 06-08.
  • Rozina Khattak (2018). Mechanism of the electron-exchange reactions between mixed ligand Fe(III) complexes and cyano complex of Fe(II). 4th International Conference on New Trends in Chemistry, St Petersburg, Russia, May 11-13.
  • Rozina Khattak (2017). Kinetics of the oxidation of selected Fe(II) complexes and effect of their structure on the mechanism. 28th National & 16th International Chemistry Conference, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Karachi, November 20-22.
  • Rozina Khattak (2017). Mechanism of the oxidation of ferrocenylethanol by dicyanobis(phenanthroline)iron(III). 9th Chemistry Conference 2017 on Chemistry in Engineering and Life Sciences (CELS-2017), Chemistry Division, PINSTECH in collaboration with DGNFC, NCC and PIEAS, Islamabad, September 19-21.
  • Rozina Khattak (2017). Thermodynamic Aspect: Kinetics of the reduction of dicyanobis(phen)iron(III) by acetylferrocene and methylferrocenemethanol. XXVI International Conference on Coordination and Bioinorganic Chemistry, Bratislava, Slovakia, June 04-09.
  • Rozina Khattak (2017). Kinetics and Mechanism of the Redox Reactions between Dicyanobis(phen/bpy)iron(III) and Hexacyanoferrate(II). the Second Tunisian Chemical Society Conference on Coordination Chemistry, Hammamet, Tunisia, May 11-14.
  • Rozina Khattak (2017). Mechanism of the Redox Reaction between Dicyanobis(diimine)iron(III) and Hexacyanoferrate(II). International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Peshawar, February 11.
  • Rozina Khattak (2016). Kinetics and Mechanism of the Reduction of Dicyanobis(phen)iron(III) by Hexacyanoferrate(II). 8th Chemistry Conference 2016 on Chemistry in Engineering and Life Sciences, Chemistry Division, PINSTECH in collaboration with DGNFC, NCC and PIEAS, Islamabad, November 28-30.
  • Rozina Khattak (2016). Kinetics of the Redox Reactions of few Selected Iron Complexes and Effects of their Structures on the Mechanisms. 27th National and 15th International Chemistry Conference (Chemcon2016), University of Malakand, Chakdara, Dir (Lower), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, August 22-25.
  • Rozina Khattak (2016). Thermodynamic Aspect: Kinetics of the Oxidation of 1-(ferrocenyl)-ethanone/ethanol. The Seventh Jordanian International Conference of Chemistry, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, April 19-21.
  • Rozina Khattak (2015). Mechanism of the oxidation of acetylferrocene and 1-ferrocenylethanol by dicyanobis(phenanthroline)iron(III). The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, December 15-20.
  • Rozina Khattak (2015). Effect of structure on the redox mechanisms of transition metal complexes. 7th Chemistry Conference 2015 on Chemistry in Engineering and Life Sciences, Chemistry Division, PINSTECH in collaboration with DGNFC, NCC and PIEAS, Islamabad, November 24-26.
  • Rozina Khattak (2015). Role of protonation in the oxidation of 1-(ferrocenyl)- ethanone/ethanol by dicyanobis(phen)iron(III). 26th National and 14th International Chemistry Conference, Department of Chemistry, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, October 05-08.
  • Rozina Khattak (2015). Mechanism of the oxidation of 1-(ferrocenyl)- ethanone/ethanol by dicyanobis(phenanthroline)iron(III). 9th International Conference on Chemical Kinetics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, June 28 – July 02.
  • Rozina Khattak (2013). Mechanism of the reduction of dicyano-bis(2,2¢-bipyridine)iron(III) by hexacyanoferrate(II). 12th International and 24th National Chemistry Conference, Institute of Chemical Sciences, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, October 28-30.
  • Rozina Khattak (2013). Oxidation of (1-hydroxyethyl)ferrocene by ferricyphen. International Conference on Physical & Environmental Chemistry, Hotel Elites Nathia Gali, organized by the National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, September 9-11.
  • Rozina Khattak (2013). Mechanism of the oxidation of acetylferrocene by ferricyphen in aqueous dioxane. 4th International Conference for Young Chemists, School of Chemical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, January 30 – February 01.
  • Rozina Khattak (2012). Quinuclidinone catalysis for the reactions of dihydroxyacetone sulfate. 11th International and 23rd National Chemistry Conference, National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, October 15-17.
  • Rozina Khattak (2012). Mechanism of the reduction of ferricyphen by ferrocyanide. 3rd Pak-Turk Conference on Chemical Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey, September 13-15.
  • Rozina Khattak (2011). Kinetic and mechanistic analysis of the electron-transfer cross-reaction between ferricypyr and ferrocyanide. 9th International and 21st National Chemistry Conference, Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi, March 14-16.

 

Invited Speaker (Seminar/Workshop)

  • Rozina Khattak (2017). Good Communication Skills: Oral & Poster Presentation. Department of Microbiology, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, January 20.
  • Rozina Khattak (2012). Comparative kinetic study of the electron transfer reactions of some iron complexes. National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, January 25.

 

Poster Presentations

  • Rozina Khattak (2017). Highly Selective and Sensitive Gold Nanoparticle Colorimetric Assay and its Application for Pefloxacin Determination. International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Peshawar, February 11.
  • Rozina Khattak (2016). Mechanism of the Reduction of Dicyanobis(phen/bpy)iron(III) by Hexacyanoferrate(II). 14th Eurasia Conference on Chemical Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi, December 15-18.
  • Rozina Khattak (2016). Mechanism of the Redox Reaction between Dicyanobis(diimine)iron(III) and Hexacyanoferrate(II). The Seventh Jordanian International Conference of Chemistry, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, April 19-21.
  • Rozina Khattak (2015). Thermodynamic Aspect: Kinetics of the reduction of dicyanobis(phen)iron(III) by acetylferrocene and methylferrocenemethanol. 9th International Conference on Chemical Kinetics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, June 28 – July 02.
  • Rozina Khattak (2014). Mechanism of the reduction of dicyano-bis(diimine)iron(III) by hexacyanoferrate(II). 2nd International Conference on Environmental Horizon, Department of Chemistry & International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi, January 01-03. 
  • Rozina Khattak (2011). Synthesis and kinetic assessment of the reactions (elimination and exchange) of dihydroxyacetone sulfate. 9th International and 21st National Chemistry Conference, Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi, March 14-16. 
  • Rozina Khattak (2009). Electron-transfer kinetics for the reactions of hexacyanoferrate(II) with aromatic diimine-cyanide complexes of iron(III). SymPOC 2009 Conference, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, April 07-09.

 

Conference Proceedings/Contributions/Published Abstracts

  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2018). Study of the effect of structure on the kinetics and mechanism of the redox reactions of Fe(III)/Fe(II) complexes. 11th Chemistry Conference, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”,, Bulgaria, October 11-13. Abstract p 68.
  • Rozina Khattak, Asia Ibrahim, Nazia Hassan (2018). Oxidation of iodide by dicyanobis (phenanthroline)iron(III) in aqueous medium. 4th International Multidisciplinary Research Conference on Global Prosperity through Research & Development, Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, October 09-11. Abstract p 57.
  • Rozina Khattak, Haseena Kokab, Nadia Sabir (2018). Mechanism of the oxidation of iodide by dicyanobis(phenanthroline)iron(III) in 10% (v/v) dioxane-aqueous co-solvent mixture. 29th National and 17th International Chemistry Conference, Institute of Chemical Sciences, University of Peshawar, September 06-08. Abstract p 42.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2018). Redox reactions between selected Fe(III) and Fe(II) complexes: Kinetic study. 4th International Conference on New Trends in Chemistry, St Petersburg, Russia, May 11-13. Pages 1-4.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2018). Mechanism of the electron-exchange reactions between mixed ligand Fe(III) complexes and cyano complex of Fe(II). 4th International Conference on New Trends in Chemistry, St Petersburg, Russia, May 11-13. Abstract p 69.
  • Rozina Khattak, Aaliya Minhaz, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2017). Kinetics of the oxidation of selected Fe(II) complexes and effect of their structure on the mechanism. 28th National & 16th International Chemistry Conference, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Karachi, November 20-22, Abstract pp 98-99.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2017). Mechanism of the Oxidation of Ferrocenylethanol by Dicyanobis(phenanthroline)iron(III). 9th Chemistry Conference 2017 on Chemistry in Engineering and Life Sciences (CELS-2017), Chemistry Division, PINSTECH in collaboration with DGNFC, NCC and PIEAS, Islamabad, September 19-21, Abstract p 19.
  • Rozina Khattak, S. Summer, M. Sayed, M. Nazir, A. Minhaz, I. I. Naqvi (2017). Thermodynamic Aspect: Kinetics of the reduction of dicyanobis(phen)iron(III) by acetylferrocene and methylferrocenemethanol. XXVI International Conference on Coordination and Bioinorganic Chemistry: Modern trends in coordination, bioinorganic, and applied inorganic chemistry, Smolenice, Slovakia, June 04-09, Abstract p 54.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2017). Kinetics and Mechanism of the Redox Reactions between Dicyanobis(phen/bpy)iron(III) and Hexacyanoferrate(II). Second Tunisian Chemical Society Conference on Coordination Chemistry, Hammamet, Tunisia, May 11-14, Abstract p OC 44.
  • Rozina Khattak (2016). Mechanism of the Reduction of Dicyanobis(phen/bpy)iron(III) by Hexacyanoferrate(II). 14th Eurasia Conference on Chemical Sciences (EuAsC2S-14), University of Karachi, Karachi, December 15-18, Abstract p 358.
  • Rozina Khattak (2016). Kinetics and Mechanism of the Reduction of Dicyanobis(phen)iron(III) by Hexacyanoferrate(II). 8th Chemistry Conference 2016 on Chemistry in Engineering and Life Sciences, Chemistry Division, PINSTECH in collaboration with DGNFC, NCC and PIEAS, Islamabad, November 28-30, Abstract pp 32-33.
  • Rozina Khattak (2016). Kinetics of the Redox Reactions of few Selected Iron Complexes and Effects of their Structures on the Mechanisms. 27th National and 15th International Chemistry Conference (Chemcon2016), University of Malakand, Chakdara, Dir (Lower), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, August 22-25, Abstract p 214.
  • Rozina Khattak (2016). Effect of structure on the reaction mechanism of transition metal complexes. 42nd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry, Brest, France, July 3-8, Abstract p 578. http://iccc2016.sciencesconf.org/conference/iccc2016/pages/Oral_abstract_book_28_8.pdf
  • Rozina Khattak (2016). Thermodynamic Aspect: Kinetics of the Oxidation of 1-(ferrocenyl)-ethanone/ethanol. The Seventh Jordanian International Conference of Chemistry, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, April 19-21, Abstract pp 28-29.
  • Rozina Khattak (2016). Mechanism of the Redox Reaction between Dicyanobis(diimine)iron(III) and Hexacyanoferrate(II). The Seventh Jordanian International Conference of Chemistry, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, April 19-21, Abstract p 59.
  • Rozina Khattak (2015). Mechanism of the oxidation of acetylferrocene and 1-ferrocenylethanol by dicyanobis(phenanthroline)iron(III). The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, December 15-20. Online available at https://ep70.eventpilotadmin.com/web/page.php?page=IntHtml&project=Pachem15&id=2285259
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2015). Effect of structure on the redox mechanisms of transition metal complexes. 7th Chemistry Conference 2015 on Chemistry in Engineering and Life Sciences, Chemistry Division, PINSTECH in collaboration with DGNFC, NCC and PIEAS, Islamabad, November 24-26, Abstract pp 39-40.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2015). Role of protonation in the oxidation of 1-(ferrocenyl)- ethanone/ethanol by dicyanobis(phen)iron(III). 26th National and 14th International Chemistry Conference, Department of Chemistry, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, October 05-08, Abstract pp 55-56.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2015). Mechanism of the oxidation of 1-(ferrocenyl)- ethanone/ethanol by dicyanobis(phenanthroline)iron(III). 9th International Conference on Chemical Kinetics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, June 28 – July 02, Abstract pp. 270-276.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2015). Thermodynamic Aspect: Kinetics of the reduction of dicyanobis(phen)iron(III) by acetylferrocene and methylferrocenemethanol. 9th International Conference on Chemical Kinetics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, June 28 – July 02, Abstract pp. 488-492.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2014). Mechanism of the reduction of dicyano-bis(diimine)iron(III) by hexacyanoferrate(II). 2nd International Conference on Environmental Horizon, Department of Chemistry & International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi, January 01-03, Abstract p. 147. 
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2013). Mechanism of the reduction of dicyano-bis(2,2¢-bipyridine)iron(III) by hexacyanoferrate(II). 12th International and 24th National Chemistry Conference, Institute of Chemical Sciences, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, October 28-30, Abstract p. 138.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2013). Oxidation of (1-hydroxyethyl)ferrocene by ferricyphen. International Conference on Physical & Environmental Chemistry, Hotel Elites Nathia Gali, organized by the National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, September 9-11, Abstract p. 25.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2013). Mechanism of the oxidation of acetylferrocene by ferricyphen in aqueous dioxane. 4th International Conference for Young Chemists, School of Chemical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, Jan 30 – Feb 01, Abstract p. 193.
  • Faiza Rehman, Hasan Mahmood Khan, Rozina Khattak (2012). Degradation of crystal violet dye by advance oxidation techniques in water. 4th Asia Pacific Symposium on Radiation Chemistry, Huangshan, Anhui, China, Oct 30 – Nov 03, Abstract OC03.
  • Rozina Khattak, AnnMarie C.O’Donoghue, David R. W. Hodgson (2012). Quinuclidinone catalysis for the reactions of dihydroxyacetone sulfate. 11th International and 23rd National Chemistry Conference, National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, October 15-17, Abstract p. 89
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2012). Mechanism of the reduction of ferricyphen by ferrocyanide. 3rd Pak-Turk Conference on Chemical Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey, September 13-15, Abstract OP-27 p. 45.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2011). Kinetics and mechanism of the oxidation of [FeII(CN)6]4? by [FeIII(phen)2(CN)2]+. 10th International and 22nd National Chemistry Conference, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, November 21-23, Abstract p. 200. 
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2011). Kinetics and mechanism of the electron transfer reaction between [FeIII(phen)2(CN)2]+ and [C5H5FeIIC5H4COCH3]. National Symposium on Kinetics & Catalysis, National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar Summer Campus, Baragali, Distt. Abbottabad, September 26-28, Abstract p. 30. 
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2011). Kinetics and mechanism of the cross reaction between [FeIII(bpy)2(CN)2]+ and [FeII(CN)6]4?. National Symposium on Kinetics & Catalysis, National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar Summer Campus, Baragali, Distt. Abbottabad, September 26-28, Abstract p. 55. 
  • Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, Rozina Khattak (2011). Kinetic and mechanistic scrutiny of the electron-exchange reaction between ferricyphen and ferrocyanide. The Sixth Jordanian International Conference of Chemistry and the 10th Jordanian Chemical Conference, Chemistry Department, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, April 19-21, Abstract p. 56.
  • Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, Rozina Khattak (2011). Kinetic and mechanistic analysis of the electron-transfer cross-reaction between ferricypyr and ferrocyanide. 9th International and 21st National Chemistry Conference, Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi, March 14-16, Abstract p. 92. 
  • Rozina Khattak, AnnMarie C.O’Donoghue, David R. W. Hodgson (2011). Synthesis and kinetic assessment of the reactions (elimination and exchange) of dihydroxyacetone sulfate. 9th International and 21st National Chemistry Conference, Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi, March 14-16, Abstract p. 205. 
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2008). Kinetic and mechanistic study between acetylferrocene and dicyano-bis(1,10-phenanthroline)iron(III): An electron-transfer reaction. 1st National Symposium on Analytical, Environmental and Applied Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, October 24-25, Abstract p. 83.
  • I. Naqvi, M. Nazir, R. Khattak (2008). Whole is mole. The 20th International Conference on Chemical Education, Department of Chemistry, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius, August 3-8, Abstract p. 48.
  • I. Naqvi, M. Nazir, R. Khattak (2008). Role of SATL in Physical Chemistry. The 20th International Conference on Chemical Education, Department of Chemistry, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius, August 3-8, Abstract p. 196.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2007). Kinetic and mechanism of the electron-transfer reaction between dicyano-bis(2,2?-bipyridine)iron(III) nitrate and potassium ferrocyanide. 44th Annual Convention of Chemists, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Applied Sciences, Jaipur, India, December 23-27, Abstract p. B-25.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2007). Mechanistic studies of the electron-transfer reactions of inorganic complexes. 44th Annual Convention of Chemists, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Applied Sciences, Jaipur, India, December 23-27, Abstract p. B-25.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2007). Synthesis, isolation and characterization of the addition product of tris(2,2?-bipyridine)iron(II) sulphate tetrahydrate with sulphuric acid. 1st International Conference on the Role of Chemistry & Biochemistry in the National Development, University of Balochistan, Quetta, April 16-18, Abstract p. 89. 
  • Rozina Khattak, M. Akhyar Farrukh, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2006). Influence of [H+], [SO42?] and dielectric constant (D) on the rate of redox reaction between tris(2,2?-bipyridine)iron(II) and ceric sulphate in aqueous sulphuric acid medium. 6th International and 16th National Chemistry Conference, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, April 06-08, Abstract p. 67. 
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi (2006). Identification, preparation and characterization of some iron complexes. 6th International and 16th National Chemistry Conference, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, April 06-08, Abstract p. 140.
  • Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, Rozina Khattak (2006). Addition product of iron(II) complex of aromatic diimine with sulphuric acid. 6th International and 16th National Chemistry Conference, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, April 06-08, Abstract p. 143.
  • Rozina Khattak, Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, M. Akhyar Farrukh (2004). Effect of dielectric constant and ionic strength on the redox reaction between tris(2,2?-bipyridine)iron(II) and cerium(IV). 4th International and 14th National Chemistry Conference, PCSIR Labs Complex, Lahore, May 16-18, Abstract p. 105.

 

Workshops/Conferences

  • Two-Day workshop (2017). Advance Inferential Statistical Data Analysis Using IBP SPSS 24 & AMOS 24. Research Gateway Society, Dreamland Hotel, Islamabad, December 16-17.
  • One-Day Workshop (2017). Global Chemists’ Code of Ethics. Department of Chemistry, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Karachi, November 21.
  • Five-Day Workshop (2017). Inferential and Descriptive Research Analysis through SPSS. Department of Statistics, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar in collaboration with Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Islamabad, April 17-21.
  • One-Day Workshop (2017). Women’s Empowerment. The Triumphant Organization, Peshawar, April 17.
  • One-Day Training Workshop (2017). Leadership. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, March 07.
  • Certificate of Participation (2017): International Day of Women & Girls in Science, February 11
  • One-Day Workshop (2017). Self Assessment Process: Writing Self Assessment Report. Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, January 26.
  • Two-Day workshop (2016). Patent & Research Paper Writing. National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, May 30-31.
  • One-Day Workshop (2016). Preparation of Implementation Plan. Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, May 19.
  • 4th International Conference on Environmental Horizon: Valuing and Conserving Nature (2016). Department of Chemistry & International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi, January 8-10.
  • Elsevier Chemical Sciences’ Reviewer Workshop (2015). The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, December 15-20.
  • Workshop (2015). Communicating Your Research Clearly and Effectively. The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, December 15-20.
  • One-Day Workshop (2015). Self Assessment Report. Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC), Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, August 26.
  • Two-Day workshop (2015). Recent Advances and New Horizons in Chemistry. National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, April 06-07.
  • Workshop (2014). Environmental Threats to the Health of Children. 2nd International Conference on Environmental Horizon, Department of Chemistry & International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi, January 03.
  • Two-Day workshop (2012). Water Quality for Plant and Human Health. Nuclear Institute for Food & Agriculture (NIFA), Peshawar, December 12-13. 
  • Six-Day workshop (2008). Chemistry for Life Science Professional. University of Karachi, Karachi, May 05-10.
  • Rozina Khattak (2008). Role of SATL in Physical Chemistry. Virtual Conference of the 20th International Conference on Chemical Education, Department of Chemistry, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius, July 01-25.

 

Professional Training/Certification

Elsevier Publishing Campus

  • How to Get Published: Using Proper Scientific Language (August 31, 2015)
  • How do Editors Look at your Paper? (August 31, 2015)                                                

 

Durham University, UK

  • Effective Poster Presentations for Science Postgraduates (February 17, 2009)
  • Effective Presentations for Science Postgraduates (February 17, 2009)
  • The Basis of Thesis Writing (February 27, 2009)
  • Structure of a Twenty-Minute Talk (March 04, 2009)
  • Preparing to Teach Large Groups (March 05, 2009)
  • Giving Presentations: Dealing with Questions (March 09, 2009)
  • Reviewing Your Teaching (March 12, 2009)
  • Preparing for Your Viva (March 17, 2009)
  • Introduction to LaTeX (March 24, 2009)
  • Producing Interactive Online Learning Materials with CourseGenie (Wimba Create) (March 25, 2009)
  • Conference and Other Presentations to Academic Audiences (April 27, 2009)
  • Completing Your Doctorate (May 19, 2009)

 

University of Karachi, Karachi

  • English Language and Communication Skills (May?September, 2007)

 

The American Centre, Karachi

  • English Language Course (September 1998 – February 1999), Rank 1st in class

 

International Islamic University, Islamabad

  • 27th Islamic Orientation Program for Women Teachers (School/College/University), Da'wah Centre for Women, Da'wah Academy, September 17-30 (2013).

Countries Visited under Academic/Research Opportunities

  • England, USA, Scotland, Turkey, Malaysia, Belgium, Jordan, Tunisia, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, Qatar, Dubai, Thailand, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi,Russia, Bulgaria