Selected Publications


Feeble Single-Atom Pd Catalysts for H2 Production from Formic Acid, Esmail Doustkhah*, Nao Tsunoji, Shinya Mine, Takashi Toyao, Ken-ichi Shimizu, Tetsuro Morooka, Takuya Masuda, M. Hussein N. Assadi, and Yusuke Ide, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces  2024, 16, 8, 10251-10259.


Composition-driven morphological evolution of BaTiO3 nanowires for efficient piezocatalytic hydrogen production
Kaili Xue, Yue Jiang, Sajjad S Mofarah, Esmail Doustkhah, Shujie Zhou, Xiaoran Zheng, Suchen Huang, Danyang Wang, Charles C Sorrell, Pramod Koshy, Chemosphere, 2023, 338, 139337

Templated Synthesis of Exfoliated Porous Carbon with Dominant Graphitic Nitrogen
E Doustkhah, A Kotb, S Tafazoli, T Balkan, S Kaya, DAH Hanaor, …
ACS Materials Au 3 (3), 231-241 2 2023

Single-atom Sn-loaded exfoliated layered titanate revealing enhanced photocatalytic activity in hydrogen generation
T Ustunel, Yusuke Ide, S Kaya, E Doustkhah
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 11 (8), 3306-3315 3 2023

Pd Thickness Optimization on Silicate Sheets for Improving Catalytic Activity (Adv. Mater. Interfaces 4/2023)
E Doustkhah, N Tsunoji, MHN Assadi, Yusuke Ide
Advanced Materials Interfaces 10 (4), 2370014 2023

MOF-derived nanocrystalline ZnO with controlled orientation and photocatalytic activity
Esmail Doustkhah, M Esmat, N Fukata, Yusuke Ide, DAH Hanaor, MHN Assadi
Chemosphere 303, 134932 32 2022

Layered silicate stabilises diiron to mimic UV-shielding TiO2 nanoparticle
H El-Hosainy, S Mine, T Toyao, K Shimizu, N Tsunoji, M Esmat, …
Materials Today Nano 19, 100227 6 2022

Structural Conversion of Cu-Titanate into Photoactive Plasmonic Cu-TiO2 for H2 Generation in Visible Light
M Esmat, Esmail Doustkhah, M Abdelbar, R Tahawy, H El-Hosainy, Yusuke Ide
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 10 (13), 4143-4151 12 2022.

Nanoarchitecturing bimetallic manganese cobaltite spinels for sonocatalytic degradation of oxytetracycline
R Hassandoost, A Kotb, Z Movafagh, M Esmat, R Guegan, S Endo, Yusuke Yamauchi, Esmail Doustkhah
Chemical Engineering Journal 431, 133851 63 2022.

Nanoarchitectonics for Abused‐Drug Biosensors
Rasoul Moradi, Nazila Pour Khalili, Ni Luh Wulan Septiani, Chia‐Hung Liu, Esmail Doustkhah, Y Yamauchi, Slava V Rotkin
Small 18, 2104847 12 2022.

In situ Blue titania via band shape engineering for exceptional solar H2 production in rutile TiO2
E Doustkhah, MHN Assadi, K Komaguchi, N Tsunoji, M Esmat, N Fukata, Yusuke Ide
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 297, 120380 58 2021

Bispropylurea bridged polysilsesquioxane: A microporous MOF-like material for molecular recognition
E Doustkhah, R Tahawy, U Simon, N Tsunoji, Y Ide, DAH Hanaor, …
Chemosphere 276, 130181 13 2021

Exceptionally stable green rust, a mixed-valent iron-layered double hydroxide, as an efficient solar photocatalyst for H2 production from ammonia borane
R Tahawy, E Doustkhah, ESA Abdel-Aal, M Esmat, FE Farghaly, …
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 286, 119854 23 2021

Defect engineering of oxide perovskites for catalysis and energy storage: synthesis of chemistry and materials science
H Arandiyan, SS Mofarah, CC Sorrell, E Doustkhah, B Sajjadi, D Hao, …
Chemical Society Reviews 50 (18), 10116-10211 130 2021.

A rutile TiO2 nanobundle as a precursor of an efficient visible-light photocatalyst embedded with Fe2O3
D Mani, R Tahawy, E Doustkhah, M Shanmugam, M Arivanandhan, …
Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers 8 2021

Highly catalytically active CeO2−x-based heterojunction nanostructures with mixed micro/meso-porous architectures
SS Mofarah, L Schreck, C Cazorla, X Zheng, E Adabifiroozjaei, C Tsounis, …
Nanoscale 13, 6764-6771 17 2021

Hard-templated metal–organic frameworks for advanced applications
E Doustkhah, R Hassandoost, A Khataee, R Luque, MHN Assadi
Chemical Society Reviews 50 (5), 2927-2953 138 2021.

Carbamate-Isocyanurate-Bridged Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica for van der Waals CO2 Capture
A Zebardasti, MG Dekamin, E Doustkhah, MHN Assadi
Inorganic Chemistry 59 (16), 11223-11227 28 2020.

Ultrasound-engineered synthesis of WS2@CeO2 heterostructure for sonocatalytic degradation of tylosin
NY Tizhoosh, A Khataee, R Hassandoost, RDC Soltani, E Doustkhah
Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 105114 66 2020.

Organosiloxane tunability in mesoporous organosilica and punctuated Pd nanoparticles growth; theory and experiment
E Doustkhah, H Mohtasham, M Farajzadeh, S Rostamnia, Y Wang, MHN Assadi
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 293, 109832 65 2020.

Microporous layered silicates: old but new microporous materials
E Doustkhah, Y Ide
New Journal of Chemistry 44, 9957-9968 36 2020.

Pd nanoalloys for H2 generation from formic acid
E Doustkhah, M Hasani, Y Ide, MHN Assadi
ACS Applied Nano Materials 3 (1), 22-43 63 2020.

Bursting Exfoliation of a Microporous Layered Silicate to Three-Dimensionally Meso–Microporous Nanosheets for Improved Molecular Recognition
E Doustkhah, Y Ide
ACS Applied Nano Materials 2 (12), 7513-7520 37 2019.

Development of sulfonic-acid-functionalized mesoporous materials: synthesis and catalytic applications
E Doustkhah, J Lin, S Rostamnia, C Len, R Luque, X Luo, Y Bando, …
Chemistry—A European Journal 25 (7), 1614-1635 154 2019.

Template-oriented synthesis of hydroxyapatite nanoplates for 3D bone printing
E Doustkhah, R Najafi, Y Yamauchi, A Taheri-Kafrani, H Mohtasham, …
Journal of Materials Chemistry B 7, 7228-7234 22 2019.

Efficient H2 Generation Using Thiourea-based Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica with Pd Nanoparticles
E Doustkhah, S Rostamnia, B Zeynizadeh, J Kim, Y Yamauchi, Y Ide
Chemistry Letters 47 (9), 1243-1245 27 2018.

Templated synthesis of atomically-thin Ag nanocrystal catalysts in the interstitial space of a layered silicate
E Doustkhah, S Rostamnia, N Tsunoji, J Henzie, T Takei, Y Yamauchi, …
Chemical Communications 54 (35), 4402-4405 45 2018.

Covalently bonded pancreatic lipase onto the dithiocarbamate/chitosan-based magnetite: Stepwise fabrication of Fe3O4@CS/NHCS-Lip as a novel and promising nanobiocatalyst
A Baghban, M Heidarizadeh, E Doustkhah, S Rostamnia, PF Rezaei
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 103, 1194-1200 58 2017.

Thiourea bridged periodic mesoporous organosilica with ultra-small Pd nanoparticles for coupling reactions
E Doustkhah, S Rostamnia, M Imura, Y Ide, S Mohammadi, CJT Hyland, Yusuke Yamauchi
RSC Advances 7 (89), 56306-56310 58 2017.

Efficient tandem aqueous room temperature oxidative amidations catalysed by supported Pd nanoparticles on graphene oxide
S Rostamnia, E Doustkhah, H Golchin-Hosseini, B Zeynizadeh, H Xin, …
Catalysis Science & Technology, 4124 69 2016.

Tandem aldol condensation-Diels–Alder-aromatization sequence of reactions: a new pathway for the synthesis of 2-tetralone derivatives
MS Abaee, E Doustkhah, M Mohammadi, MM Mojtahedi, K Harms
Canadian Journal of Chemistry 94 (9), 733-737 10 2016.

Nanoporous silica-supported organocatalyst: a heterogeneous and green hybrid catalyst for organic transformations
S Rostamnia, E Doustkhah
RSC Advances 4 (54), 28238-28248 162 2014.