Jamal Rafique Khan
Phone: +55 67 3345 3578/48 99664 6742
Graduated (B.Sc.) in chemistry and biology from the University of Peshawar – Pakistan (2003), M.Sc. degree in organic chemistry from the University of Malakand – Pakistan (2005) and doctorate (Ph.D.) in organic chemistry from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) – Brazil, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Antonio Luiz Braga (2014). From 2015-2018, he was involved in several Postdoctoral Research Projects in the group of Prof. Antonio Luiz Braga and teaching activities at the Department of Chemistry – UFSC. Currently, he is serving as an associate professor (foreign faculty) at the Institute of Chemistry (INQUI) – the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS). At INQUI-UFMS, he is involved in teaching as well as research activities and also working as a research supervisor for master (M.Sc.) and doctoral degree (Ph.D.) programs. He is an associate member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (AMRSC).
Main line of research
- Organic Synthesis
- Green Chemistry
Themes of interest
Green and Sustainable Chemistry.
Development of new synthetic methodologies.
C(sp2)-H bond functionalization.
Photo-catalysis, transition-metal/non-transition-metal catalysis, homogenous/heterogeneous catalysis.
Synthesis of structurally diverse molecules with applications in biological/material sciences.