AP Dr. Anwar Usman

Associate Professor


Educational Qualifications: BSc (Gadjah Mada), MSc (Bandung), MSc & PhD (Tohoku)

Research Interests

Physical Chemistry
  • Nonlinear Optical Crystals
  • X-Ray Crystal Structures
  • Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Ultrafast Phenomena
  • Electron and Energy Transfer Phenomena
  • Optical Trapping Phenomena and Light-Matter Interactions


  • SC-1241 Fundamentals of Physical Chemistry
  • SC-1483 Chemistry in Everyday life
  • SC-2242 Chemical Thermodynamics and Applications
  • SC-2243 Chemical Kinetics and Photochemistry
  • SC-4246 Quantum Chemistry and Molecular Spectroscopy Techniques

Research Publications

  • Alsam, A. A. et al. Bimolecular Excited-State Electron Transfer with Surprisingly Long-Lived Radical Ions. J. Phys. Chem. C119, 21896–21903 (2015).

  • Alsulami, Q. A. et al. Ultrafast Excited-State Dynamics of Diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP)-Based Materials: Static versus Diffusion-Controlled Electron Transfer Process. J. Phys. Chem. C119, 15919–15925 (2015).

  • Ahmed, G. H. et al. Quantum confinement-tunable intersystem crossing and the triplet state lifetime of cationic porphyrin-CdTe quantum dot nano-assemblies. Chem. Commun. (Camb).51, 8010–3 (2015).

  • Masih, D., Aly, S. M., Usman, A., Alarousu, E. & Mohammed, O. F. Real-time observation of ultrafast electron injection at graphene-Zn porphyrin interfaces. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.17, 9015–9 (2015).

  • Eita, M. et al. Ambient Layer-by-Layer ZnO Assembly for Highly Efficient Polymer Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells. Adv. Funct. Mater.25, 1558–1564 (2015).