1. M. I. Alam, M. A. Haider et al. Production of secondary alcohols from biobased lactones and subsequent
    conversion into polymers (Under preparation)

  2. K. V. Haseena, M. Gupta, A. Madhu, A. Narang, M. I. Alam*, M. A. Haider, Understanding Catalyst Inhibition from Biogenic Impurities in Transfer Hydrogenation of a Biorenewable Platform Chemical, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2021 DOI:10.1016/j.jece.2022.107132

  3. A. Negi, M. I. Alam, T. S. Khan, S. Fatima, M. A. Haider, E. Ahmad, Techno-economic analysis of a biorenewable route to produce trimellitic acidMaterials Science for Energy Technologies, 2022, 5, 45-51

  4. M. I. Alam, P. Kumar, A. Bohre, M. A. Haider, Renewable synthesis of branched diols as polymer precursors from biomass-derived lactones and 2-pyronesMaterials Science for Energy Technologies, 2022, 5, 1-5

  5. M. I. Alam, R. Cheula, G. Moroni, L. Nardi, M. Maestri, Mechanistic and multiscale aspects of CO2 conversion to C1 productsCatal. Sci. Technol.  2021, 11, 6601-6629

  6. F. Jalid, M. Ali Haider, M. I. Alam, T. S. Khan, Mechanistic Insights into Dominant Reaction Route and Catalyst
    Deactivation in Biogas Reforming using ab initio Microkinetic Modeling
    , Catal. Sci. Technol. 2021, 11, 2130-2143.

  7. T. S. Khan, S. Gupta, M. Ahmad, Md. I. Alam, M. A. Haider, Effect of substituents and promoters on the Diels–Alder cycloaddition reaction in the biorenewable synthesis of trimellitic acid, RSC Advances, 2020, 10 (51), 30656-30670

  8. E Ahmad, T. S. Khan, Md. I. Alam, K. K. Pant, M. A. Haider, Understanding reaction kinetics, deprotonation and solvation of brønsted acidic protons in heteropolyacid catalyzed synthesis of biorenewable alkyl levulinates, Chem. Engg. J. 2020, 400, 125916.

  9. A. Bohre, Md. I. Alam*, K Avasthi, F. Ruiz-Zepeda, B. Likozar, Low-temperature transformation of lignocellulose derived bioinspired molecules to aviation fuel precursor over magnesium-lanthanum mixed oxide catalyst, Appl.Catal. B. Env. 2020, 276 (5)119069

  10. S. Gupta, Md. I. Alam, T. S. Khan, M. Ali Haider, Mechanistic Approaches toward Rational Design of a Heterogeneous Catalyst for Ring-Opening and Deoxygenation of Biomass-Derived Cyclic Compounds, 2019, ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng. 2019, 12, 10165-10181

  11. E. Ahmad, Md. I. Alam, K. K. Pant, M. Ali Haider, Insights into the Synthesis of Ethyl Levulinate under Microwave and Nonmicrowave Heating Conditions, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2019, 58, 16055-16064 

  12. Md. I. Alam*, T. S. Khan, M. Ali Haider,  Alternate Biobased Route to Produce d-Decalactone: Elucidating the Role of Solvent and Hydrogen Evolution in Catalytic Transfer Hydrogenation, ACS Sust. Chem. Eng. 2019, 73, 2894-2898

  13. Md. I. Alam*, S. De, T. S. Khan, M. Ali Haider, B. Saha, Acid Functionalized Ionic Liquid Catalyzed Transformation of Non-food Biomass into Platform Chemical and Fuel Additive, Industrial Crops & Products, 2018, 123, 629-637

  14. T. S. Khan, S. Gupta, Prasad Bandodkar, Md. I. Alam, M. Ali Haider, On the Role of Oxocarbenium Ions Formed in Brønsted Acidic Condition on γ-Al2O3 Surface in the Ring-Opening of γ-Valerolactone, Appl. Catal. A: Gen. 2018, 560, 66-72.

  15. M. Gpta, T. S. Khan, S. Gupta, Md. I. Alam, M. Agarwal, M. A. Haider, Non-bonding and bonding interactions of biogenic impurities with the metal catalyst and the design of bimetallic alloys, J. Catal. 2017, 352, 542-556

  16. A. Bohre, D. Gupta, Md. I. Alam, R. K. Sharma, B. Saha, Aerobic Oxidation of Isoeugenol to Vanillin with Copper Oxide Doped Reduced Graphene Oxide, ChemistrySelect 2017, 2, 3129 – 3136

  17. T. S. Khan, S. Gupta, Md. I. Alam, M. A. Haider, Reactivity Descriptor for Retro Diels-Alder Reaction of Partially Saturated 2-Pyrones: DFT Study on Substituents and Solvents Effect, RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 101697–101706

  18. Md. I. Alam*, S. Gupta, A. Bohre, E. Ahmad, T. S. Khan, B. Saha, M. A. Haider, Development of 6-amyl-α-pyrone as a potential biomass-derived platform moleculeGreen Chem. 2016, 18, 6431-6435 Cover page illustration

  19. E. Ahmad, Md. I. Alam, K.K. Pant, M. Ali Haider, Catalytic and Mechanistic Insights into the Production of Ethyl Levulinate from Biorenewable Feedstocks, Green Chem. 2016, 18, 4804-4823 Cover page illustration

  20. S. Gupta, Md. I. Alam, T. S. Khan, N. Sinha, M. A. Haider, On the mechanism of retro Diels-Alder reaction of partially saturated 2-pyrones to produce biorenewable chemicals lactones, RSC Adv. 2016, 6 60433-60445.

  21. S. Gupta, R. Arora, N. Sinha, Md. I. Alam, M. A. Haider, Mechanistic insights of ring opening of biomass derived lactones, RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 12932-12942

  22. R. Kumar, M. Gopal, S. Pabbi, S. Paul, Md. I. Alam, S. Yadav, K. K. Nair, N. Chauhan, C. Srivastava, R. Gogoi, P. K. Singh, A. Goswami, Effect of Nanohexaconazole on Nitrogen Fixing Blue Green Algae and Bacteria, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2016, 16, 643-647

  23. R. Kumar, K. K. Nair, Md. I. Alam, R. Gogoi, P. K. Singh, C. Srivastava, M. Gopal, A. Goswami, Development and quality control of nanohexaconazole as an effective fungicide and its biosafety studies on soil nitifiers, J. Nanosc. & Nanotechn. 2015, 15, 1350-1356

  24. Md. I. Alam, S. De, B. Singh, B. Saha, Titanium hydrogenphosphate: an efficient dual acidic catalyst for 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) production, Appl. Catal. A: Gen. 2014, 486, 42–48

  25. R. Gogoi, P. K. Singh, R. Kumar, K. K. Nair, I. Alam, C. Srivastava, S. Yadav, M. Gopal, S. R. Choudhury, A. Goswami, Suitability of Nano-sulphur for Biorational Management of Powdery mildew of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus Moench) caused by Erysiphe cichoracearum, J. Plant Pathology & Microbiology, 2013, 4, 1–4

  26. Md. I. Alam, S. De, S. Dutta, B. Saha, Solid-acid and ionic-liquid catalyzed one-pot transformation of biorenewable substrates into a platform chemical and a promising biofuel, RSC Adv. 2012, 2, 6890-6896

  27. S. Dutta, S. De, Md. I. Alam, M. Abu-Omar, B. Saha, Direct conversion of cellulose and lignocellulosic biomass into chemicals and biofuel with metal chloride catalysts, J. Catal. 2012, 288, 8-15. Most cited article

  28. S. Dutta, S. De, B. Saha, Md. I. Alam, Advances in conversion of hemicellulosic biomass to furfural and upgrade to biofuels, Catal. Sci. & Technol. 2 (2012) 2025-2036 Top ten most accessed article

  29. R. K. Kumar,   K. K. Nair, Md I. Alam, R. Gogoi, P. K. Singh, C. Srivastava, S. Yadav, M. Gopal, A simple method for the estimation of sulfur in nanoformulations by UV spectrophotometery, Curr. Sci. India, 100 (2011) 1542-1546

Publications

Patents

Technology Transfer

  1. Process for the preparation of hydric alcohols, Ind. Pat. 316774, Appl. No.: 201611026074, Filed on 29/07/2016.

  2. A Process for the Production of Unsaturated C9 Linear Ketones, Indian Patent No. 310920, Appl. No. 2120/DEL/2015, Filed on 14/07/15.

  3. A process to produce δ-decalactone by integrated fermentation and catalytic processing of biomass, Ind. Pat. Appl. No. 201711037804, Filed on 25/10/2017.

Patents Granted

  1. Indian Patent 316744, Process for the preparation of hydric alcohols, Indian Patent No. 316774 (Appl. No.: 201611026074, Filed on 29/07/2016).

  2. Indian Patent 310920, A Process for the Production of Unsaturated C9 Linear Ketones, Indian Patent No. 310920 (Appl. No. 2120/DEL/2015, Filed on 14/07/15.

​Patents Filed

  1. A process to develop smart textile with insect repellent and antibacterial properties

  2. A process for producing trimellitic acid from biomass, PCT Int. Appl. No. PCT/IB2020/051226; Ind. Appl. No. 202011000319, Filed on 03/01/2020

  3. Process for producing 3-substituted 4-hydroxycoumarin, Ind. Pat. Appl. No. 201911051834, Filed on 13/12/2019

  4. Electrodialytic purification of fermentation-derived lactones and catalytic upgradings, Ind. Pat. Appl. No. 201911044154 of 31.10.2019

  5. A process to produce δ-decalactone by integrated fermentation and catalytic processing of biomass, Ind. Pat. Appl. No. 201711037804, Filed on 25/10/2017.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Book Chapters
  1. N. Iqbal, A. Agrawal, M. I. Alam, J. Kumar, Vital role of IPFT in development of generation pesticide formulation: Advancement overview in Asian countries, IntechOpen, 2022 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.101134

  2. M. I. AlamCatalytic Production of High-Value Chemicals from High Volume Non-food Biomass, Catalysis for Clean Energy and Environmental Sustainability, Pant, Kamal Kishore, Gupta, Sanjay Kumar, Ahmad, Ejaz (Eds.), Vol 1, Springer, 2021, pp 613-623. ISBN: 978-3-030-65017-9

  3. Md. I. Alam, B. Saha, Catalysis for production of sustainable chemicals and fuels from biomass, Sustainable catalytic processes, Elsevier, 2015, pp 99-123, DOI10.1016/B978-0-444-59567-6.00004-2

  4. Md. I. Alam, S. Gupta, E. Ahmad and M. A. Haider, Integrated bio- and chemo- catalytic processing for biorenewable chemicals and fuels, Sustainable catalytic processes, Elsevier, 2015,  pp 157-177, DOI 10.1016/B978-0-444-59567-6.00006-6

  5. Md. I. Alam, M. A. Ali, S. Gupta, M. A. Haider, Biological Routes for the Synthesis of Platform Chemicals from Biomass Feedstocks, Microbial Applications Vol.2, Biomedicine, Agriculture and Industry Part II, Springer International Publishing, 2017, pp 153-166, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-52669-0_8