Abd ur Rehman

Thesis topic: Design new electrochemical (bio)sensors for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) analysis

Research: Developing new type biosensors based on specific oriented materials towards PFASs detection

- Functionalization and surface modification of (micro)electrodes using conductive polymers

Awards and Honors:

  • Ph.D scholarship under “US-PAK knowledge corridor” Project to study in US 2019-2024


[5] Magnetic particles-based analytical platforms for food safety monitoring

R. Khan, A. Rehman, A. Hayat, and S. Andreescu

Magnetochemistry, 5(4), 2019, 63


Prior to the PhD program at Clarkson

[4] An electrochemical sensing platform of cobalt oxide@SiO2/C mesoporous composite for the selective determination of hydrazine in

environmental samples

M. Alsaiari, A. Rehman Younus, A. Rahim, and N. Muhammad,

Microchem. J., 165, 2021, 103171


[3] Nonenzymatic amperometric dopamine sensor based on a carbon ceramic electrode of type SiO2/C modified with Co3O4 nanoparticles

A. Rehman Younus, J. Iqbal, N. Muhammad, F. Rehman, M. Tariq, A. Niaz, S. Badshah, T.A. Saleh, and A. Rahim

Microchim. Acta, 186(7), 2019, 471


[2] In situ immobilization of CuO on SiO2/graphite matrix, modified with benzimidazolium-1-acetate ionic liquid: Application as catechol sensor

B. Khalid, A. Rahim, M.A. Gilani, N. Muhammad, A. Rehman Younus, S. Tabassum, J. Iqbal, and A.H. Alharthi

J. Mol. Liq., 251, 2018, 450-457


[1] Graphene oxide coating for improved corrosion resistance of NdFeB magnets

M.A. Raza, A. Ahmad, F.A. Ghauri, A. Rehman, and R. Ahmad

NUST J. Eng. Sci., 10(1), 2017, 14-18



  • Oral presentations:

- "Development of a low-cost portable sensor for rapid detection of perfluoroalkyl substances"

ACS, Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 21-25, 2022

  • Poster presentations:

- ACS - Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM), Rochester, NY, October 2-5, 2022

- CAMP Annual Technical Meeting, Clayton, NY, May 23, 2022

- ACS - Northern New York Local Section, Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry and Biology Research Symposium, SUNY Potsdam, April 1, 2022

- Eastern Analytical Symposium & Exposition (EAS), Plainsboro, NJ, November 15-17, 2021

- Summer Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, July 25, 2020

Poster session, Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exhibition (EAS), Plainsboro, NJ, Nov. 15-17, 2021