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Our group members include scientists, postdocs, and PhD students

Research Interest

Materials for photovoltaics and catalysis and their applications in sustainable development

Research Facilities

State-of-the-art research facilities


PhD and Postdoc positions are available time to time

Leisure time

I am fond of sports, travel and photography


A few selected images and videos


Kasparas Rakstys, Sanghyun Paek, Muhammad Sohail, Peng Gao, Kyung Taek Cho, Paul Gratia, Yonghui Lee, Klaus H. Dahmen and Mohammad Khaja Nazeeruddin; A highly hindered bithiophene-functionalized dispiro-oxepine derivative as an efficient hole transporting material for perovskite solar cells; J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 18259-18264

Veeranna Yempally, Salvador Moncho, Sohail Muhammad, Edward N. Brothers, Bruce A. Arndtsen, and Ashfaq A. Bengal., Oxidative Addition of Haloalkanes to Metal Centers: A Mechanistic Investigation; Organometallics, 2014, 33(13), pp 3591-3595

Sohail Muhammad, Salvador Moncho, Edward N. Brothers and Ashfaq A. Bengali; Dehydrogenation of a tertiary amine-borane by a rhenium complex; Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 5874-5877

Muhammad Sohail*, A. Bassindale, P. G. Taylor, Synthesis and hydrolysis-condensation study of water soluble self-assemble pentacoordinate polysilanamides; Organometallics., 2013 32 (6), pp 1721-1731

Muhammad Sohail, Salvador Moncho, Edward N. Brothers, Donald J. Darensbourg, and Ashfaq A. Bengali; Estimating the strength of the M-H-B interaction: A Kinetic approach, Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 6720-6723

Muhammad Sohail*, A. Bassindale, P. G. Taylor; Synthesis and structural characterization of pentacoordinate silicon complexes with dynamic motion like a Pendulum at SN2 reaction profile, Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 10971-10981

Sohail, Muhammad; Moncho, Salvador; Li, Bo; Kyran, Samuel; Brothers, Edward; Darensbourg, Donald; Bengali, Ashfaq; Light Enhanced Displacement of Methylacrylate from Iron Carbonyl: Investigation of the Reactive Intermediate via Rapid-Scan FTIR and Computational Studies; Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52 (21), pp 12655-12660

Sohail Muhammad, Samuel J. Kyran, Rajesh K. Raju, Edward N. Brothers, Donald J. Darensbourg, and Ashfaq A. Bengali; Time-Resolved Infrared Spectroscopy Studies of Olefin Binding in Photogenerated CpRu(CO)X (X = Cl, I) Transients; Organometallics, 2012, 31 (10), pp 3972-3979

Sohail Muhammad, Rajesh K. Raju, Edward N. Brothers, Donald J. Darensbourg, and Ashfaq A. Bengali; Time Resolved Infrared Spectroscopy. Kinetic Studies of Weakly Binding Ligands in an Iron-Iron Hydrogenase Model Compound; Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51 (13), pp 7362-7369

Sohail Muhammad, Veeranna Yempally, Muhammad Anas, Salvador Moncho, Samuel J. Kyran, Edward N. Brothers, Donald J. Darensbourg, and Ashfaq A. Bengali; Mechanism of CO displacement from an unusually labile Re complex: An experimental and theoretical investigation. Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51 (23), pp 13041-13049

Samuel Kyran, Sohail Muhammad, Ashfaq A. Bengali, and Donald J. Darensbourg; Photochemically generated transients from K2- and K3- triphos derivatives of group 6 metal carbonyls and their reactivity with olefins., Organometallics, 2012, 31 (8), pp 3163-3170

Sohail Muhammad*, A. Bassindale, P. G. Taylor, Study of binuclear silicon complexes of diketopiperzine (DKP) at SN2 reaction profile, Organometallics. 2011, 30 (3), 564 -571

Bassindale, Muhammad Sohail, P. G. Taylor, Four independent structures of a pentacoordinate silicon species at different points on the Berry pseudo rotation pathway., Chem. Commun., 2010, (19),3274-3276