Dr. Aminul Huq Mirza

Senior Lecturer


Educational Qualifications: BSc, MSc (Dhaka), PhD (New S. Wales)

Research Interests

Coordination Chemistry; Catalysis Chemistry
  • Design, synthesis and structural characterization of potentially new bioactive sulfur-nitrogen chelating agents and their metal chelates.
  • Dye-sensitized solar cells.
  • Schiff bases derived from 2,9-Diformyl-1,10-phenanthroline.


  • SC-1221 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry
  • SC-1483 Chemistry in Everyday Life
  • SC-2222 Functional Groups in Organic Chemistry
  • SC-3323 Organic Synthesis and Design
  • SC-4325 Reactive Intermediates in Organic Chemistry
  • SC-4326 Carboxylic Rings & Multistep Syntheses

Research Publications

  • Lim, A. et al. Potential natural sensitizers extracted from the skin of Canarium odontophyllum fruits for dye-sensitized solar cells. Spectrochim. Acta Part A Mol. Biomol. Spectrosc.138, 596–602 (2015).

  • Mirza, A. H., Akbar Ali, M., Bernhardt, P. V. & Asri, I. Dimeric nickel(II) and copper(II) complexes of the pentadentate N3S2 chelating agents derived from S-alkyl/aryl esters of dithiocarbazic acid. Polyhedron81, 723–727 (2014).

  • Mirza, A. H. et al. Synthesis, spectroscopy and X-ray crystal structures of some zinc(II) and cadmium(II) complexes of the 2-pyridinecarboxaldehyde Schiff bases of S-methyl- and S-benzyldithiocarbazates. Polyhedron74, 16–23 (2014).

  • Rahman, M. A., Karim, M. R., Arifuzzaman, M., Siddiquee, T. A. & Mirza, A. H. ZnCl2 catalyzed efficient synthesis of 1,3,4-oxadiazole and 1,3,4-thiadiazole. Tetrahedron Lett.55, 3267–3273 (2014).

  • Akbar Ali, M. et al. The trivalent copper complex of a conjugated bis-dithiocarbazate Schiff base: stabilization of Cu in three different oxidation states. Inorg. Chem.52, 1650–7 (2013).