Dr. Arif Hassan Dar

Dr. Arif Hassan Dar

Arif Hassan Dar is from the valley of mountains (Baramulla, Kashmir) in India. Before joining the Gawel Group for his Postdoctoral research, Arif completed his Doctoral Studies on Luminescent Push-Pull Chromophores at the Institute of Nano Sciences and Technology, (INST/IISER) Mohali, India under the supervision of Prof. G. Jayamurugan in 2021. He completed his Bachelors (with honors) and Masters in chemistry from the Aligarh Muslim University, India in 2015. Besides chemistry, Arif enjoys reading novels, spending time outdoors with friends, and playing football.

Funding: National Science Centre SONATA16




1. Reticular-Chemistry-Inspired Supramolecule Design as a Tool to Achieve Efficient Photocatalysts for CO2 Reduction. Bilal Masood Pirzada, Arif Hassan Dar, M. Nasiruzzaman Shaikh, Ahsanulhaq Qurashi. ACS Omega. 2021, 6, 29291– 29324.

2. Nanotechnology enabled solid-state luminescence in a single chromophore containing small-molecule based white-light-emitting organic material and its bioimaging application. Arif Hassan Dar, V. Gowri, M. Rakesh, Rehan Khan Govindasamy Jayamurugan. Langmuir 2021, 38, 430–438.

3. Synthesis of 1,1,4,4‐Tetracyanobuta‐1,3‐Dienes using Tetracyanoethylene Oxide via [3+2]‐ Cycloaddition‐Ring Opening Reaction. Arif Hassan Dar, V. Gowri, K. M. Neethu and G. Jayamurugan, Chemistry Select. 2020, 5, 12437–12441.

4. Designing of Push−Pull Chromophores with Tunable Electronic and Luminescent Properties Using Urea as the Electron Donor. Arif Hassan Dar, Vijayendran Gowri, Arya Gopal, Azhagumuthu Muthukrishnan, Ashima Bajaj, Shaifali Sartaliya, Abdul Selim, Md Ehesan Ali, and Govindasamy Jayamurugan, J. Org. Chem. 2019, 14, 8941–8947.

5. Tuning the Hetero-selectivity in Cross-coupling of Terminal Alkynes through Rational Designing of Catalyst, Sharanjeet Kaur, Abdul Selim, Gowri Vijayendran, Arif Hassan Dar, K. M. Neethu, Shaifali Sartaliya, Md. Ehesan Ali, and Govindasamy Jayamurugan. Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 2582-2585.

6. A Subtle Change in Substituent Enabled Multi-Ways Fluoride Signals Including Paper-Strip Colorimetric Detection Using Urea Receptor Functionalized 1,1,4,4- Tetracyanobuta-1,3-Diene-Based Push-Pull Chromophore. V. Gowri, S. Jalwal, Arif Hassan Dar, A. Gopal, A. Muthukrishnan, A. Bajaj, M. E. Ali, and G. Jayamurugan, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A 2021, 410, 113163.

7. Synergistic Effects of Carbon Dots and Palladium Nanoparticles Enhances the Sonocatalytic Performance for Rhodamine B Degradation in the Absence of Light. Abdul Selim, Sharanjeet Kaur, Arif Hassan Dar, Shaifali Sartaliya, Govindasamy Jayamurugan, ACS Omega. 2020, 5, 22603–22613.

8. Borax Catalysed Domino Synthesis of Highly Functionalised Spirooxindole and Chromenopyridine Derivatives: X-Ray Structure, Hirshfeld Surface Analysis and Molecular Docking Studies, Aniruddha Molla, Subham Ranjan, Mugada Sugunakara Rao, Arif Hassan Dar, Mousumi Shyam, Venkatesan Jayaprakash, and Sahid Hussain. Chemistry Select. 2018, 3, 8669–8677.