Metal-Organic Framework Composites II, color print, paperback


The book focuses on the following applications: gas capture and storage, especially molecular hydrogen storage; performance enhancement of Li-ion batteries; gas separation, nano-filtration, ionic sieving, water treatment, and catalysis, etc.

Metal-Organic Framework Composites – Volume II
Eds. Anish Khan, Francis Verpoort, Mohammed Muzibur Rahman, Illyas MD Isa, Abdullah M. Asiri, Malik Abdul Rub
Materials Research Foundations Vol. 58
Publication Date 2019, 426 Pages
Print ISBN 978-1-64490-042-0 (release date October 20th, 2019)
ePDF ISBN 978-1-64490-043-7
DOI: 10.21741/9781644900437

Because of their nanoporous structures and ultra-high surface areas Metal-Organic Framework Composites (MOFs) are very interesting materials. The book focuses on the following applications: gas capture and storage, especially molecular hydrogen storage; performance enhancement of Li-ion batteries; gas separation, nano-filtration, ionic sieving, water treatment, and catalysis; sustainable renewable energy resources, electrochemical capacitors, including supercapacitors, asymmetric supercapacitors and hybrid supercapacitors; biomedical disciplines including drug delivery, theranostics; biological detection and imaging; nanoparticle photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy (PDT) and photothermal therapy (PTT).

MOF Materials, Hydrogen Storage, Renewable Energy Applications, Lithium Batteries, MOF-Quantum Dots, Clean Energy, Nanoporous MOFs, Supercapacitors, Therapeutic Applications, Biosensing, Bioimaging, Phototherapy of Cancer, Gas Separation, Nano-filtration, Ionic Sieving, Water Treatment, Drug Delivery, Theranostics; Nanoparticle Photosensitizers, Photodynamic Therapy (PDT), Photothermal Therapy (PTT)


Table of Contents

Multiscale Study of Hydrogen Storage in Metal-Organic Frameworks
Seyfeddine Rahali, Mahamadou Seydou, Youghourta Belhocine, Bahoueddine Tangour

Metal Organic Frameworks Based Materials for Renewable Energy Applications
Haydar Göksu, Nursefa Zengin, Fatih Şen

Metal Organic Frameworks Composites for Lithium Battery Applications
Rashid Iqbal, Pothu Ramyakrishna, Rajender Boddula, Anish Khan

Metal-Organic-Framework-Quantum Dots (QD@MOF) Composites
M. Ramesh, M. Muthukrishnan, Anish Khan, Mohammed Azam

Designing Metal-Organic-Framework for Clean Energy Applications
Shivy Mangal, S. Shanmuga Priya, K.Sudhakar

Nanoporous Metal-Organic-Framework
Sameer Ahmad, Afzal Ansari, Weqar Ahmad Siddiqi, M. Khursheed Akram

Metal-Organic-Framework-Based Materials for Energy Applications
Ashwini P. Alegaonkar, Vidya K. Kalyankar, Prashant S. Alegaonkar

Metal-Organic-Framework Composites as Proficient Cathodes for Supercapacitor Applications
Wei Ni, Lingying Shi

Metal-Organic Frameworks and their Therapeutic Applications
Fulya Gülbağça, Anish Khan, Fatih Şen

Significance of Metal Organic Frameworks Consisting of Porous Materials
R. Kumar, A. Arul Marcel Moshi, S.R. Sundara Bharathi, S. Sivaganesan, C. Dhanasekaran, P. Senthamaraikannan, S.S. Saravanakumar, Anish Khan

Metal Organic Frameworks (MOF’s) for Biosensing and Bioimaging Applications
Fulya Gülbağça, Kubilay Arıkan, Kemal Cellat, Anish Khan, Fatih Şen

Nanoscale Metal Organic Framework for Phototherapy of Cancer
Fulya Gülbağça, Fatima Elmusa, Kemal Cellat, Anish Khan, Fatih Şen

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About the editor

Dr. Anish Khan is currently working as Assistant Professor, at Chemistry Department, Centre of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR), Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Ph.D. Completed from Aligarh Muslim University, India in 2010. He has 13 years research experience of working in the field of organic-inorganic electrically conducting nano-composites and its applications in making chemical sonsor. He completed Postdoctoral from School of Chemical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia (USM) on electroanalytical chemistry for one year. More than 115 research articles have been published in refereed international journals. More than 10 international conferences/ workshop and 7 books published and 15 Book chapters. Around 20 research project completed. Member of American Nano Society, Field of specialization is polymer nanocomposite/cation-exchanger/chemical sensor/micro biosensor/nanotechnology, application of nanomaterials in electroanalytical chemistry, material chemistry, ion-exchange chromatography and electro-analytical chemistry, dealing with the synthesis, characterization (using different analytical techniques) and derivatization of inorganic ion-exchanger by the incorporation of electrically conducting polymers. Preparation and characterization of hybrid nano composite materials and their applications, Polymeric inorganic cation –exchange materials, Electrically conducting polymeric, materials, Composite material use as Sensors, Green chemistry by remediation of pollution, Heavy metal ion-selective membrane electrode, Biosensor on neurotransmitter.


Prof. Francis Verpoort received his DPhil from Ghent University in 1996. In 1998, he became a professor at the same university. In 2004, he founded a spin-off company based on olefin metathesis catalysts. In 2008, he became an editor of Applied Organometallic Chemistry. Currently, he is a professor at Wuhan University of Technology, Khalifa University of Science and Technology and at Ghent University (Global Campus). He received the title of Honorary professor from Liaoning University and Shenyang University of chemical Technology next to other awards and honors of which the most important onces are: In 2012, he has been appointed as ‘‘National Distinguished Expert, P. R. China. In 2015 he was appointed as High-level Expert of the Russian Federation. In 2016 he was selected as Distinguished Fellow of the International Engineering and Technology Institute (IETI, Hong Kong) and also nominated as Director-General of IETI. He has been guest professor at several universities He published more then 270 articles and is owner of 20 patents. His main research interests concern the structure and mechanisms of organometallic material chemistry, homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, MOFs and MOPs, water splitting, olefin metathesis and carbon dioxide conversion.


Prof. Mohammed Muzibur Rahman received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh on 1999 and 2001 respectively. He received his Ph.D. from the Chonbuk National University, South Korea, in 2007. After his Ph.D., he worked as postdoctoral fellowship and assistant professor in pioneer research centers and universities located in South Korea, Japan, and Saudi Arabia (2007 to 2011). Presently, he is working as associate professor in Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR) and Chemistry department at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia since 2011. He published more than 245 international and domestic conferences; and published several book chapters and ten-books as an editor. His research work has been largely in the area of Photocatalysis; Semiconductor; Nanoparticles; Carbon nanotubes; Nanotechnology; Electro-catalysis; Sensors; Ionic liquid; Surface Chemistry; Electrochemistry; Nanomaterials; etc.


Dr. Illyas Md Isa, Ph.D (USM), M.Sc. (USM), B.Appl.Sc. (USM), Expertise : Analytical Chemistry, Chemical and Biosensor; Email :; Tel. (O) : 015-48797714; Scopus H. Index of 10 with more than 50 ISI articles were published. Reviewers for some ISI journals such as Analytical Chemistry (ACS), ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (ACS), Analytical Letters (Taylor &  Francis), Chemistry Central Journal (Springer), Electrochimica Acta (Elsevier), Electroanalysis (Wiley & Sons), Ionics (Springer), International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry (Taylor &  Francis), Journal of Alloys and Compounds (Elsevier), Journal of Applied Electrochemistry (Springer), Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (Elsevier), Journal of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier), Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials(Springer), Journal of Materials Science (Springer), Materials Science and Engineering C (Elsevier), Material Chemistry and Physics (Elsevier), Measurement (Elsevier), Microchemical Journal (Elsivier), Microchimica Acta (Springer), Procedia Chemistry (Elsevier), RSC Advances (Royal Society of Chemistry), Sensors and Actuators B (Elsevier), Sensor Letters (ASP), Talanta (Elsevier)

Editor of International Journals such as Global Journal of Control Engineering and Technology and Journal of Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology Research Grant Evaluator for National Science Centre, Poland and Committee of several International Conferences such as Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications, SENSORDeVICES (2016-until now) and and International Conference on Sensors Engineering and Electronics Instrumental Advance (SEIA 2015) 2015, Dubai, UAE.


Prof. Abdullah Mohammed Ahmed Asiri is Professor in Chemistry Department – Faculty of Science -King Abdulaziz University. Ph.D. (1995) From University of Walls College of Cardiff, U.K. on Tribochromic compounds and their applications. More than 1000 Research articles and 20 books published. The chairman of the Chemistry Department, King Abdulaziz University currently and also the director of the center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research. Director of Education Affair Unit–Deanship of Community services.  Member of Advisory committee for advancing materials, (National Technology Plan, (King Abdul Aziz City of Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia). Color chemistry. Synthesis of novel photochromic and thermochromic systems,Synthesis of novel colorants and coloration of textiles and plastics, Molecular Modeling, Applications of organic materials into optics such as OEDS, High performance organic Dyes and pigments. New applications of organic photochromic compounds in new novelty. Organic synthesis of heterocyclic compounds as precursor for dyes. Synthesis of polymers functionalized with organic dyes. Preparation of some coating formulations for different applications. Photodynamic thereby using Organic Dyes and Pigments Virtual Labs and Experimental Simulations. He is member of Editorial board of Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, Journal of King Abdul Aziz University,Pigment and Resin Technology Journal, Organic Chemistry Insights, Libertas Academica, Recent Patents on Materials Science, Bentham Science Publishers Ltd. Beside that he has professional membership of International and National Society and Professional bodies.


Dr. Malik Abdul Rub received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Aligarh Muslim University. Now he has joined King Abdulaziz University as an Assitant Professor in the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research. His current research interests are clouding phenomenon in amphiphilic systems and interaction of the amphiphilic drug with bile salts/triblock polymers/surfactants/proteins/ hydrotropes/lipids etc by using different techniques. He has published a more than 150 articles in the renowned and reviewed scientific journals at an international level.