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Northern University Bangladesh

Md. Abdul Matin

Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : Bachelor of Pharmacy
Academic Qualification :
  • Ph. D. in Science (an integrated degree of MS-PhD), Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea.
  • B. Sc. in Pharmacy, Primeasia University, Bangladesh


Teaching Area :

Molecular biology and chemistry courses.


Research :
  • Phytochemical studies of medicinal plants.
  • Epidemiology and wastewater-opportunities and challenges.
  • Bio-electrochemistry and Sonochemistry.
  • Sustainable energy systems and photo-/electro-catalysis of CO2.


Publications :
  1. A. Ashok, A. Kumar, M. A. Matin, T. Faris, “Synthesis of highly efficient bifunctional Ag/Co3O4 catalyst for oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution reaction in alkaline medium”, ACS Omega, 2018, 3, 7745-7756.
  2. M. A. Matin, A. Kumar, M. A. H. S. Saad, M. J. Al-Marri, S. Suslov, “Zn-enriched PtZn nanoparticle electrocatalysts synthesized by solution combustion for ethanol oxidation reaction in an alkaline medium”, MRS Communication Research Letter, 2018, 8, 411-419.
  3. M. A. Matin, A. Kumar, R. R. Bhasole, M. A. H. Saleh Saad, F. A. Almomani, M. J. Al-Marri, “PdZn nanoparticle electrocatalysts synthesized by solution combustion for methanol oxidation reaction in an alkaline medium”, RSC Advances, 2017, 7, 42709-42717.
  4. M. A. Matin, E. Lee, H. Kim, W.-S. Yoon, Y.-U. Kwon, “Rational syntheses of core-shell Fe@(PtRu) nanoparticle electrocatalysts for methanol oxidation reaction with complete suppression of CO-poisoning and highly enhanced activity”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A,2015, 3, 17154-17164.
  5. M. A. Mottaleb, M. J. Meziani, M. A. Matin, M. A. Arafat, M. A. Wahab, “Emerging micro-pollutants pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) contamination concerns in aquatic organisms-LC/MS and GC/MS analysis”, Book Chapter 3 in American Chemical Society (ACS) Symposium series, 2015, 1198, 43-74.
  6. E. Lee, S. Kim, J.-H. Jang, H.-U. Park, M. A. Matin, Y.-T. Kim, Y.-U. Kwon, “Effects of particle proximity and composition of Pt-M (M = Mn, Fe, Co) nanoparticles on electrocatalysis in methanol oxidation reaction”, Journal of Power Sources, 2015, 297, 75-81.
  7. M. A. Matin, J.-H. Jang, Y.-U. Kwon, “PdM nanoparticles (M = Ni, Co, Fe, Mn) with high activity and stability in   formic acid oxidation synthesized by sonochemical reactions”, Journal of Power Sources,2014, 262, 356-363.
  8. Y. T. Kim, M. A. Matin, Y.-U. Kwon, “Graphene as electron structure modifier of nanostructured Pt film for enhanced methanol oxidation reaction electrocatalysis”, Carbon, 2014, 66, 691-698.
  9. E. Lee, J.-H. Jang, M. A. Matin, Y. U. Kwon, “One-step sonochemical syntheses of Ni@Pt core-shell nanoparticles with controlled shape and shell thickness for fuel cell electrocatalyst”, UltrasonicsSonochemistry, 2014, 21, 317-323.
  10. M. A. Matin, J.-H. Jang, Y.-U. Kwon, “One-pot sonication-assisted polyol synthesis of trimetallic core-shell (Pd,Co)@Pt nanoparticles for enhanced electrocatalysis”, InternationalJournal of Hydrogen Energy, 2014, 39, 3710-3718.
  11. M. A. Matin, J.-H. Jang, Y.-U. Kwon, “Sonochemical synthesis of Pt-doped Pd nanoparticles with enhanced electrocatalytic activity for formic acid oxidation reaction”, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 2012, 42, 827-832.


Academic Awards, Fellowships and Research Grants :
  • Best Postdoc. Researcher Award, 2018, Department of Chemical Engineering, Qatar University, Qatar.
  • KB 21 plus, NRF, and NCRC Scholarship/Fellowship (2010-2015), Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea.
  • Global Scholarship, 2010, Korean Exchange Bank, South Korea.
  • Gold Medal Award, 2010, Primeasia University, Bangladesh.
  • Incentive Awards (2nd-8th semester), Primeasia University, Bangladesh.
  • Research grants/projects: (i) Qatar University, Qatar -University of Notre Dame, USA and (ii) Qatar University, Qatar – Total Research and Technology, Feluy, Belgium.


Training :

Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Membership :

Korean Chemical Society.


E-mail : mamatin@nub.ac.bd

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