Reem Khan

Thesis topic: Single particle collision electrochemical (SPCE) study of engineered nanomaterials and their application in sensing and environmental remediation

Research: - Developing new type biosensors based on 2D materials

- Application of single particle collision electrochemistry (SPCE) to analyze relevant environmentally pollutants

Awards and Honors:

  • Phalanx commendable leadership and service awards, Clarkson University, April, 2022

  • Petr Zuman Award, Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, Clarkson University, April, 2022

  • Best Poster Presentation award, The 31st International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy and Air under the Association for Environmental Health and Sciences (AEHS), March, 2022, link

  • Best poster presentation award, The Sci-Mix poster session at ACS National Meeting, Fall 2021

  • Educational Award, ACS - Agrochemical (AGRO) Division, ACS National Meeting, Fall 2021

  • Certificate of Merit, ACS - Environmental Chemistry Division, ACS National Meeting, Spring 2021

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

  • Research internship in France (University of Perpignan) under Peridot project (PAK-France joint research project) - 2018

  • Merit scholarship for outstanding academic record in MS chemistry - 2018

  • 1st place (gold medalist) awarded by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for outstanding academic record - 2018

  • Merit scholarship for outstanding academic record in BS chemistry - 2016


[9] Nanoelectrochemistry Reveals Selective Interactions of Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) with Silver Nanoparticles

R. Khan, D. Andreescu, M. H. Hassan, J. Ye, and S. Andreescu

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., x(x), 2022, xxxx

[8] Advances in electrochemical detection methods for measuring contaminants of emerging concerns

M. H. Hassan, R. Khan, and S. Andreescu

Electrochem. Sci. Adv. x(x), 2022, xxxx

[7] Two-Dimensional Nanostructures for Electrochemical Biosensor

R. Khan, A. Radoi, S. Rashid, A. Hayat, A. Vasilescu, and S. Andreescu

Sensors, 21(10), 2021, 3369

[6] MXenes-Based Bioanalytical Sensors: Design, Characterization, and Applications

R. Khan, and S. Andreescu

Sensors, 20(18), 2020, 5434

[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] Nanomaterials in fluorescence-based biosensors: Defining key roles

A. Sharma, M. Majdinasab, R. Khan, Z. Li, A. Hayat, and J.-L. Marty

Nano-Struct. Nano-Objects, 27, 2021, 100774

[3] Switchable fluorescence sensor toward PAT via CA-MWCNTs quenched aptamer-tagged Carboxyfluorescein

R. Khan, T.A. Sherazi, S. Rasheed, J.-L. Marty, and A. Hayat

Food Chem., 312, 2020, 126048

[2] Development of an impedimetric aptasensor for label free detection of patulin in apple juice

R. Khan, S. Ben Aissa, T.A. Sherazi, G. Catanante, A. Hayat, J.-L. Marty

Molecules, 24(6), 2019, 1017

[1] Designed Strategies for Fluorescence-Based Biosensors for the Detection of Mycotoxins

A. Sharma, R. Khan, G. Catanante, T.A. Sherazi, S. Bhand, A. Hayat, J.-L. Marty

Toxins, 10(5), 2018, 197


  • Oral presentations:

- "Probing Environmental Chemical Processes through Nanoelectrochemistry"

The 50th Middle Atlantic Regional meeting (MARM) of the American Chemical Society. June 3, 2022

- "Design and development of an electrochemical detection method of PFASs substances through nano-impact electrochemistry"

Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Department Seminar Series, Clarkson University, April 1, 2022

- "Low-cost ultrasensitive method for PFASs detection through electrochemistry"

ACS, Fall Meeting, (virtual), August 22, 2021

- "Ultrasensitive Electrochemical Detection of Per and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Species in Drinking Water"

The 239th ECS Meeting, with the 18th International Meeting in Chemical Sensors (IMCS), (virtual), May 30, 2021

- "Electrochemical sensing of perfluoroalkyl substances for environmental remediation"

ACS, National Spring Meeting , Session: Sensors & Biosensors for Widespread Environmental Monitoring, April 16, 2021

- "MXenes-based Bioanalytical Sensors: Design, Characterization and Applications"

Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Department Seminar Series, Clarkson University, March 19, 2021

  • Meetings with poster presentations:

- 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 2, 2022

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

- ACS Fall National Meeting (The Sci-Mix poster session), August 24, 2021

- Summer Research and Project Showcase (RAPS), Clarkson University, August 2, 2021

Nov., 2021 - EAS Conference, Plainsboro, NJ

April, 20212 - NNY-ACS Undergraduate and Graduate Chemistry and Biology Research Symposium

April 1, 2022 - Chemistry & Biomolecular Science Department Seminar

April, 2022 - Phalanx commendable leadership and service awards