Dr. Ebrahim Abouzari-Lotf



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  • Polymeric membranes and coatings
  • High performance polymers for energy related applications including Fuel Cells, Redox Flow Batteries, and Gas Separations
  • Catalyst and membrane for High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membranes (HT-PEM)
  • Liquid crystalline polymers
  • Stimuli-responsive materials
  • Green synthesis
  • N, O, S mixed chelating ligands





·  Improved Methanol Permeability of Nafion Hybrid Membrane by Incorporating Nanofibrous Interlayer Self-immobilized with High level of Phosphotungstic Acid. Abouzari-Lotf, E.; Ghassemi, H.; Nasef, M. M.; Arshad, A.; Abdollahi, Y.; Zakeri, M. Acs applied materials & interfaces 2015, 7 (31), pp 17008–17015.
·   High Refractive Index Materials: A Structural Property Comparison of Sulfide- and Sulfoxide-Containing Polyamides. Javadi, A.; Abouzari-Lotf, E.; Mehdipour-Ataei, S.; Zakeri, M.; Nasef, M. M.; Ahmad, A.; Ripin, A. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2015, DOI: 10.1002/pola.27764. In-press.
·    Nicotinic-based poly(amide-ether-imide)s:  a new category of soluble, heat-resistant, and flame-retardant polyimides. Mehdipour-Ataei, S.; Babanzadeh, S.; Abouzari-Lotf, E. Designed Monomers and Polymers 2015, 18 (5), 451-459.
·    Sustainable alternative protocols for the multicomponent synthesis of spiro-4H-pyrans catalyzed by 4-dimethylaminopyridine. Zakeri, M.; Nasef, M. M.; Abouzari-Lotf, E.; Moharami, A.; Heravi, M. M. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 2015, 29, 273-285.
·    Novel polyoxadiazoles with non-coplanar ortho-linked structures as highly CO2 permselective membranes. Abouzari-Lotf, E.; Shockravi, A.; Rafieimanesh, A.; Saremi, M.; Javadi, A.; Nasef, M. M. RSC Advances 2014, 4 (35), 17993-18002.
·     Eco-safe and expeditious approaches for synthesis of quinazoline and pyrimidine-2-amine derivatives using ionic liquids aided with ultrasound or microwave irradiation. Zakeri, M.; Nasef, M. M.; Abouzari-Lotf, E. Journal of Molecular Liquids 2014, 199 (0), 267-274.
·   Binaphthyl-based macromolecules: a review. Shockravi, A.; Javadi, A.; Abouzari-Lotf, E. RSC Advances 2013, 3 (19), 6717-6746.
·   Phosphonated poly(arylene ether)s as potential high temperature proton conducting materials. Abouzari-Lotf, E.; Ghassemi, H.; Shockravi, A.; Zawodzinski, T.; Schiraldi, D. Polymer 2011, 52 (21), 4709-4717.
·   Heat-resistant and soluble fluorinated poly(amide imide)s based on non-coplanar ortho-linked diimide-dicarboxylic acid. Abouzari-Lotf, E.; Shockravi, A.; Javadi, A. Polymer Degradation and Stability 2011, 96 (5), 1022-1028.
·    Fluorinated ortho-linked polyamides derived from non-coplanar 1,1′-thiobis(2-naphthol): Synthesis and characterization. Shockravi, A.; Javadi, A.; Abouzari-Lotf, E. Polymer Journal 2011, 43 (10), 816-825.
·   Preparation and properties of new ortho-linked polyamide-imides bearing ether, sulfur, and trifluoromethyl linkages. Shockravi, A.; Abouzari-Lotf, E.; Javadi, A.; Atabaki, F. European Polymer Journal 2009, 45 (5), 1599-1606.
·   Synthesis and Properties of Organosoluble Fluorinated Polyamides Bearing 2-2′-Thio-bis(4-methyl Phenoxy) Groups. Shockravi, A.; Abouzari-Lotf, E.; Javadi, A. Designed Monomers and Polymers 2009, 12 (2), 119-128.