Dr. Mohammad Hilni Bin Harun Sani



Educational Qualifications: MChem (Oxford), PhD (Warwick University, UK)

Research Interests

Inorganic Chemistry
  • Synthesis and characterisation of mixed metal oxides


  • SC-1211 Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry
  • SC-1483 Chemistry in Everyday Life
  • SC-3313 Organometallic Chemistry
  • SC-4319 Inorganic Materials Chemistry

Research Publications

  • Harunsani, M. H. et al. Spontaneous formation of circular and vortex ferroelectric domain structure in hexagonal YMnO3 and YMn0.9Fe0.1O3 prepared by low temperature solution synthesis. Appl. Phys. Lett.107, 062905 (2015).

  • Harunsani, M. H., Woodward, D. I., Thomas, P. A. & Walton, R. I. An investigation of Zr doping in NaBiTi2O6 perovskite by direct hydrothermal synthesis. Dalton Trans.44, 10714–20 (2015).

  • Fonseca de Lima, J. et al. Control of chemical state of cerium in doped anatase TiO 2 by solvothermal synthesis and its application in photocatalytic water reduction. J. Mater. Chem. A3, 9890–9898 (2015).

  • Burnett, D. L. et al. Investigation of some new hydro(solvo)thermal synthesis routes to nanostructured mixed-metal oxides. J. Solid State Chem.214, 30–37 (2014).

  • Harunsani, M. H., Woodward, D. I., Peel, M. D., Ashbrook, S. E. & Walton, R. I. Investigation of the hydrothermal crystallisation of the perovskite solid solution NaCe1−xLaxTi2O6 and its defect chemistry. J. Solid State Chem.207, 117–125 (2013).