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Name: Dr. Muhammad Siddiq
Designation: Professor and Chairperson
Department: Chemistry


Qualifications:
Ph.D. (Polymer Chemistry)
The Chinese University of Hong  Kong.

M.Sc. Physical Chemistry
Gomal University, D.I.Khan, Pakistan.

B.Sc. 
University of Peshawar, Pakistan.


Phone: +92-51 9064-2147
Email: m_sidiq12@yahoo.com
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Synthesis and characterization of Linear/Block copolymers and Hybrid Polymer microgels
  1. Chi Wu, Mohammad Siddiq, and Kafai Woo,“Laser light-Scattering (LLS) Characterization of a Polymer Mixture Made of Individual Linear Chains and Clusters”  Macromolecules, 28, 1995, 4914 - 4919.
  2. Chi Wu, Mohammad Siddiq, Suhong Jiang, and Yong Huang, “Light-Scattering and Size-Exclusion Chromatographic Characterization of  Hydroxyethyl cellulose Acetate ” J. of Appl Polym. Sci.,58,1995, 1779.
  3. Peiqiang Wu, Mohammad Siddiq, Huiyang Chen, Di Qiang and Chi Wu, “Light-Scattering Study of Poly(sulfoalkyl Methacrylate)s in 0.1M NaCl Aqueous Solution.” Macromolecules 29, 1996, 277-281.
  4. Chi Wu, Shuqin Bo, Mohammad Siddiq, Guojun Yang, and Tianlu Chen “LLS Study of Novel Thermoplastics: I. Phenolphthalein Poly(ether ketone)” Macromolecules 29, 1996, 2989. 
  5. Chi Wu, Mohammad Siddiq,  Shuqin Bo, and Tianlu Chen “LLS Study of a novel thermoplastics: II. Phenolphthalein poly (ether sulfone)”.Macromolecules, 29, 1996, 3157-3160
  6. Mohammad Siddiq, Chi Wu, and Bianyao Li, “Dynamic Light-Scattering Characterization of the Molecular Weight Distribution of a Broadly Distributed Phenolphthalein Poly(aryl ether ketone)” J. Appl. Polym. Science. 60, 1996, 1995.
  7. Mohammad Siddiq, Bianyao Li, and Chi Wu “Laser Light-scattering of the molecular weight distribution of unfractionated phenolphthalein poly(aryl ether sulfone)” J. Polym. Science part B: Plymer physics, 35, 85, 1997.
  8. Mohammad Siddiq, Huizhen Hu, Mongxian, Ding, Baozhang Li,Chi Wu, “Laser light-Scattering Studies of Soluble High Performance Polyimides: Solution Properties and Molar Mass Distributions” Macromolecules, 29, 1996, 7426 - 7431
  9. Mohammad Siddiq, and Chi Wu, “Light-Scattering Study of PAM in 0.35 M KH2PO4 Aqueous Solution” J. of Appl. Polym. Science 63, 1997, 1755 - 1760.
  10. M. Siddiq, K.C. Tam and R.D. Jenkin, “Dissolution behaviour of Modal alkali soluble Emulsion polymers”: Effect of molecular weight and ionic strength” Colloid Polymer Science, 1999, 277, 1172 
  11. Mohammad Siddiq, and Chi Wu, “Dynamic Light-Scattering Characterization of the Molecular Weight Distribution of a Broadly Distributed Polyimides. J. Appl. Polym. Science. volume 80, 2001, 1670-1674,
  12. Mohammad Siddiq, Chi Wu, Mohsin Nawaz, Musa Kaleem Baloch and Khalid Mahmood, “ Dilute solution properties of Phenolphthalein Poly(Aryl ether ketone)” J.  Chemical Society of Pakistan” Vol. 23,No. 4, 2001, 200 - 204.
  13. Mohammad Siddiq, Wayne Harrison, Carin E. Tattershall and Peter M. Budd “Micelle properties of dimethylamino- and trimethylammonium- tipped  oxyethylene-oxybutylene diblock copolymer, Physical Chemistry Chemical  Physics, 2003, 5, 3968 – 3972.
  14. Khalid Mahmood, Akhtar Saeed, Mohammad Siddiq, and Bakhtiar Muhammad, “Light Scattering Study of poly (methyl methacrylate) in different solvents”  J.  Chemical Society of Pakistan, vol. 27, No. 1, 1-5, 2005.
  15. Mohammad Siddiq, Khalid Mahmood, Musa Kaleem Baloch, “Dilute solution properties of Phenolphthalein Poly(Aryl ether sulfone)”  J.  Chemical Society of Pakistan, 27, No 2, 148-153, 2005.
  16. Mohammad Arif Cheema, Silvia Barbosa, Pablo Taboada, Emilio Castro, Mohammad Siddiq, Victor Mosquera, “A Thermodynamic Study of the Amphiphilic Phenothiazine Drug Thioridazine Hydrochloride in Water/Ethanol Solvent”  Chemical Physics 328,  243-250  2006.
  17. Mohammad Arif Cheema, Silvia Barbosa, Pablo Taboada, Mohammad Siddiq, Victor Mosquera “ Effect of the Molecular structure on the hydration of  structurally Related Antidepressant Drugs” Molecular Physics 104, 20-21,  3203-3212  2006.
  18. Mohammad Arif Cheema, Silvia Barbosa, Pablo Taboada, Emilio  Castro, Mohammad Siddiq, Victor Mosquera, “Compressibility, Isothermal Titration Calorimetry and Dynamic Light Scattering Analysis of the Aggregation of the Amphiphilic Phenothiazine drug Thioridazine Hydrochloride in water / Ethanol Solvent”  Chemical Physics, 336, 157-164  2007.
  19. Silvia Barbosa, Mohammad Arif Cheema, Mohammad Siddiq, Pablo Taboada, Víctor Mosquera.“Modification of the Thermal Unfolding Pathways of Myoglobin upon Drug Interaction in Different Aqueous Media” The J. Phys. Chem. B 11,  13851-13857   2007.
  20. Mohammad Arif Cheema, Pablo Taboada, Silvia Barbosa, Emilio Castro, Mohammad Siddiq, Victor Mosquera, “Energetic and conformational changes upon complexation of a phenothiazine drug with human serum albumin”  Biomacromolecules, 8, 2576-2585  2007.
  21. Mohammad Arif Cheema, Emilio Castro, Pablo Taboada, Mohammad Siddiq Victor Mosquera, “A thermodynamic study of warfarin sodium salt: Surface tension, conductivity and density measurements” Journal of Chemical Engineering Data, 52, 2315-2318   2007.
  22. Mohammad Arif Cheema, Pablo Taboada, Silvia Barbosa, Emilio Castro, Mohammad Siddiq, Victor  Mosquera, “A comparative study of the thermodynamic properties at the air-water interface and in the bulk of structurally related Phenothiazine drugs aqueous solutions” The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics,   40, 2   298-308   2008.
  23. Mohammad Arif Cheema, Pablo Taboada, Silvia Barbosa, Manuel Gutierrez-Pichel, Emilio Castro, Mohammad Siddiq, Victor Mosquera, “Energetics of binding and protein unfolding upon Amphiphilic drug complexation with a globular protein in different aqueous media” Colloid and Surface B. 63, 2   217-228   2008.
  24. Mohammad Arif Cheema, Mohammad Siddiq, Silvia Barbosa, Pablo Taboada, Victor Mosquera, “Surface and bulk properties of two amphiphilic phenothiazine drugs in different aqueous media” Journal of Chemical Engineering Data.  53 (2) 368-373   2008.
  25. Rohama Gill, Mohammad Mazhar, Sumera Mahboob and Mohammad Siddiq Synthesis, Structural Characterization and thermal Behaviour of Block Copolymers of Aminppropyl-Terminated Polydimethylsiloxane and Polyamide havinf Trichlorogermyl pendant group, Polymer, 32, No. 3 1-7, 2008.
  26. Characterizaton of single sample of polymer by Dynamic light-Scattering Technique, Mohammad Siddiq, Imtiaz Ahmed, Khalid Mahmood Bakhtiar Muhammad and Wilayat Ahmed Khan, J.  Chemical Society of Pakistan” 30, 532-535, No 4, 2008.
  27. Silvia Barbosa, Mohammad Arif Cheema, Mohammad Siddiq, Pablo Taboada, Víctor Mosquera.“Effect of solubilization of short and medium- chain molecules in the self assembly of two amphiphilic drugs in” The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics 41, 2  175-183   2009.
  28. Mohammad Arif Cheema, Silvia Barbosa, Pablo Taboada, Manuel Gutierrez-Pichel, Mohammad Siddiq,  Victor Mosquera, “Human serum albumin unfolding pathway upon drug binding: A thermodynamic and spectroscopic description” The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics  41, 4   439-447  2009.
  29. Abbas Khan, Muhammad Usman, Wayene Harrison, and Muhammad Siddiq Effect of Hydrophilic block length on the surface-active and micellar thermodynamic properties of oxyethylene-oxybutylene diblock copolymers in aqueous solution, J.  Chemical Society of Pakistan Vol. 31, No 4, 534-542, 2009.
  30. Muhammad Usman, Abbas Khan, and Muhammad Siddiq Thermodynamic and Solution properties of Amphiphilic Anti-Allergic Drug Cetirizine HCl, J.  Chemical Society of Pakistan Vol. 31, No 2, 221-227, 2009.
  31. Thermodynamic characterization of Dexamethasone sodium phosphate and its complex with DNA by conductometric and spectroscopic techniques, Afzal Shah, Asad M. khan, Muhammad Usman, Rumana Qureshi, Muhammad Siddiq and Syed S. Shah, J. Chil. Chem. Soc., 54, No. 2, 2009
  32. Muhammad Usman, Abbas Khan and Muhammad Siddiq Thermodynamic properties of Amphiphilic Antidepressant drug Citalopram HBr,  J.  Chemical Society of Pakistan Vol. 32, No 1, 1-6, 2010.
  33. Abbas Khan, Gulrez Fatima Durrani, Muhammad Usman, Wayene Harrison, and Muhammad Siddiq Effect of Hydrophilic block length on the surface-active and micellar thermodynamic properties of oxyethylene-oxybutylene diblock copolymers in aqueous solution: Density and Viscosity Studies.  J.  Chemical Society of Pakistan Vol. 31, No 5, 731-737, 2009
  34. Heterogeneous Supported Catalysts for Butadiene Polymerization: The effect of Calcination Temperature and Solvent.  S. Tajammul Hussain, Rafia Naheed, Amin Badshah2, M. Siddiq, M. Saleem Khalid, and Zafar Iqbal Baig The open Catalysis Journal, 3, 2010, 1-13.
  35. Rohama Gill, Mohammad Mazhar and Mohammad Siddiq, “Structural characterization and thermal behaviour of high molecular weight block copolymers of PDMS and polyamide having trichlorogermyl pendant”, Polymer international 59, XX, 2010.
  36. Abbas Khan and Mohammad Siddiq, Surface activity and micellar behaviour of dimethylamino- and trimethylammonium- tipped oxyethylene-oxybutylene diblock copolymers in aqueous media, J. Appl. Polym. Science, 2010, DOI 10.1002/app.32226.
  37. Mohammad Siddiq, Guangzhou Zhang, Abbas Khan and peter M. Budd, Effect of end-group modification on the adsorption of poly(ethylene oxide)-b-poly(ethylene oxide diblock coplymers at the solid-liquid interface, Polymer Bulletin, Published  2010, DOI.1007/s00289-010-0303-0.
  38. Qiaofang Luo, Ying Guan, Yongjun Zhang, and Muhammad Siddiq “Lead-Sensitive PNIPAM Microgels Modified with Crown Ether Groups”Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry Vol. 48, 41204127, 2010.
  39. Saeed A, Khera RA, Mohammad Siddiq and Jim Simpson. 2-Methyl-N-o-tolylbenzamide, ACTA CRYSTALLOGRAPHICA SECTION E-STRUCTURE REPORTS ONLINE, 66, O19-U1256, Part: Part 1, 2010.
  40. Volume phase transition and glucose sensitivity of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-acrylamide-phenylboronic acid) microgels Zahoor H. Farooqi, Abbas Khan, Mohammad Siddiq Polymer International (Accepted).
  41. Engineering of Phenylboronic Acid-Based Glucose-Sensitive Microgels with 4-Vinylpyridine for Working at Physiological pH and Temperatur,  Zahoor H. Farooqi, Weitai Wu, Mohammad Siddiq and Shuiqin Zhou Journal of macromolecular Physice and Chemistry ( Accepted)
  42. “Stabilization of Hydrogen Peroxide used as Oxidizing Agent in the In-situ Leaching of Uranium from Arkosic Sandstone”Yahya Khan,  Abbas Khan, S. Sakhawat Shah, Gulzar Hamid, Gulraiz Fatima and Muhammad Siddiq Journal of Chemical society of Pakistan, ( accepted)
  43. Grafting of poly(Sodium styrene Sulfonate) onto surface from   NaNO3 solution Iram Bibi and Mohammad Siddiq, Chinese Journal of Polymer Sciences (Accepted)
  44. “Comprehensive study of trends in the Functionalization of CNTs using same oxidizing acids in different conditions” J of Der Pharma Chemica, 2(2), 354-365, 2010.
  45. "OBSERVING TRENDS IN THE FUNCTIONALIZATION OF CNTs USING SAME OXIDIZING ACIDS UNDER TWO DIFFERENT CONDITIONS" Chinese Journal of Chemistry  ( Submitted)
  46. Interactions of diblock copolymers with ionic surfactants, Noor Rehman,  Abbas Khan, Iram Bibi, Mohammad Siddiq, (Dispersion science, submitted)
  47. Interactions of ionic surfactants with PEO-PBO-PEO triblock copolymers in aqueous solutions,  Zaheer Ahmad,  Abbas Khan,  Zahoor H. Farooqi  and Mohammad Siddiq (Dispersion science, Accepted)
  48. Iron Oxide Doped Titanium Dioxide Nanotubes With Its Electrical, Optical, Magnetic, Raman And Mossbauer Studies. Syed T Hussain Asima Siddiqa and M. Siddiq, Journal of Chemistry, (submitted for publications)


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