Dr. Muhammad Anwaar Nazeer

Dr. Muhammad Anwaar Nazeer

Dr. Muhammad Anwaar Nazeer

Assistant Professor

  •  Address: Sheikhupura Road, Faisalabad - 37610, Pakistan
  •  Phone: +92-41-9230081-82 Ext: 301
  •  Fax: +92-41-9230098
  •  Email: dranwaar@ntu.edu.pk / mnazeer13@ku.edu.tr
  • No. of Journal Publications: 12
  • No. of Conference Papers: 12



  1. Post-doctorate in Chemical & Biological Engineering (09/2018 – 09/2020)
    Koç University (KU), Istanbul, , Turkey 
  2. Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences & Engineering (09/2013 – 08/2018)
    Koç University (KU), Istanbul, Turkey 
  3. B.Sc. in Textile Engineering (Gold Medalist) (2006 – 2010 )
    National Textile University, Pakistan 

Polymer synthesis, Biomaterials, Scaffolding, Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine, Medical Textiles.


  1. Assistant Professor
    School of Engineering & Technology, National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan. (October 2020 - To date)

  2. Postdoctoral Fellow
    Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey. (September 2018 - September 2020)

  3. Research Assistant
    Polymer Science and Technology Research Laboratory, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey (September 2013 - September 2018)

  4. Teaching Assistant
    Organic Chemistry Lab, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey (September 2013 - September 2018)

  5. Lecturer
    BUITEMS, Quetta, Pakistan (June 2012 - June 2013)

  6. Research Associate and Visiting Lecturer
    NTU, Faisalabad, Pakistan (September 2011 - May 2012)

  7. Researcher (Part time)
    Preston Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan (September 2011 - December 2011)

  8. Assistant Manager
    Azgard9 Ltd. Lahore. (February 2011 - August 2011)


2021

1

Batool, S.R., Nazeer, M.A., Yildiz, E., Sahin, A., Kizilel, S., "Chitosan-anthracene hydrogels as controlled stiffening networks, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules", International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Vol. , No. , (2021), pp.

2

Nazeer, M.A., Karaoglu, I.C., Ozer, O., Albayrak, C. and Kizilel, S., "Neovascularization of engineered tissues for clinical translation: Where we are, where we should be?", APL bioengineering, Vol. , No. , (2021), pp.

3

Nihal Olcay Dogan, Ugur Bozuyuk, Pelin Erkoc, Alp Can Karacakol, Ahmet Cingoz, Fidan Seker-Polat, Muhammad Anwaar Nazeer, Metin Sitti, Tugba Bagci-Onder, Seda Kizilel, "Parameters Influencing Gene Delivery Efficiency of PEGylated Chitosan Nanoparticles: Experimental and Modeling Approach", Advanced NanoBiomed Research, Vol. , No. , (2021), pp.

2020

4

Erkoc, P., Uvak, I., Nazeer, M.A., Batool, S.R., Akdogan, O., Kizilel, S., "3D Printing of Cytocompatible Gelatin-Cellulose-Alginate Blend Hydrogel, Macromolecular Bioscience", Macromolecular Bioscience, Vol. , No. , (2020), pp.

5

Nazeer, M.A., Onder, O.C., Sevgili, I., Yilgör, E., Kavakli, I., Yilgör, I., "3D printed poly(lactic acid) scaffolds modified with chitosan and hydroxyapatite for bone repair applications", Materials Today Communications, Vol. , No. , (2020), pp.

6

Batool, S.R., Nazeer, M.A., Ekinci, D., Sahin, A. and Kizilel, S., "Multifunctional alginate-based hydrogel with reversible crosslinking for controlled therapeutics delivery", International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Vol. , No. , (2020), pp.

2019

7

Yildiz, E., Nazeer, M.A., Taş, A.Y., Kizilel, S., Sahin, A., "Novel Corneal Crosslinking Technique with Eosin-Y and Visible Light", Acta Ophthalmologica, Vol. , No. , (2019), pp.

8

Nazeer, M.A., Yilgor, E. and Yilgor, I., "Electrospun polycaprolactone/silk fibroin nanofibrous bioactive scaffolds for tissue engineering applications", Polymer, Vol. , No. , (2019), pp.

2018

9

Onder, O.C., Nazeer, M.A., Yilgör, E. and Yilgör, I., "Spontaneous formation of microporous poly (lactic acid) coatings", Progress in Organic Coatings, Vol. , No. , (2018), pp.

2017

10

Nazeer, M.A., Yilgor, E., Yagci, M.B., Unal, U. and Yilgor, I., "Effect of reaction solvent on hydroxyapatite synthesis in sol–gel process", Royal Society open science, Vol. , No. , (2017), pp.

11

Nazeer, M.A., Yilgör, E. and Yilgör, I., "Intercalated chitosan/hydroxyapatite nanocomposites: promising materials for bone tissue engineering applications", Carbohydrate polymers, Vol. , No. , (2017), pp.

2015

12

Aamir, T., Nazeer, M.A., Hussain, A., Bhatti, N. And Javed, Z., "Effect of Fragrance Finish on Mechanical and Comfort Properties of Digitally Printed Fabric", Tekstil ve Mühendis, Vol. , No. , (2015), pp.


2021

1

Darvishi. S, Nazeer. M.A., Kizilel. S., Senses. E., Dispersion, , "Glass Transition and Dynamics in Nanocomposites with Non-linear Polymers", American Physical Society Meeting, Venue: US, (2021)

2

I. Uvak, P. Erkoc, M. A. Nazeer, S. R. Batool, Y. N. Odeh, O. Akdogan, S. Kizilel., "Development of Cytocompatible Gelatin-Cellulose-Alginate Hydrogel based 3D Printer Inks", Advances in Functional Materials (AFM), Venue: Japan, (2021)

2019

3

Nazeer, M.A., Yilgör, E. and Yilgör, I., "Biomechanical properties of polyurethane/silk fibroin composite scaffolds: Potential use in skin regenerative medicine applications", 35th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Biomaterials Society, Venue: Canada, (2019)

4

Batool, S.R., Nazeer, M.A., Kizilel, S., "Dual cross-linked, pH-responsive anthracene containing alginate based hydrogel for controlled drug delivery", 35th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Biomaterials Society, Venue: Canada, (2019)

5

Yildiz, E., Nazeer, M.A., Taş, A.Y., Kizilel, S., Sahin, A., "Novel Corneal Crosslinking Technique with Eosin-Y and Visible Light", XXII The European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER) Congress, Venue: France, (2019)

2018

6

Nazeer, M.A., Yilgör, E. and Yilgör, I., "In situ synthesized calcium phosphate/silk fibroin composites for bone repair applications", Society for Biomaterials, Annual Meeting & Exposition, Venue: US, (2018)

2016

7

Nazeer, M.A., Yilgör, E. and Yilgör, I., "Self-intercalated chitosan/hydroxyapatite nanocomposites: Promising polymeric materials for bone tissue engineering applications", 46th IUPAC Would Polymer Congress, Venue: Turkey, (2016)

8

Nazeer, M.A., Yilgör, E. and Yilgör, I., "Development of polyvinyl chloride/silver nanoparticle composites through different fabrication techniques and their performance as antimicrobial substrates", 46th IUPAC Would Polymer Congress (MACRO), Venue: Turkey, (2016)

2015

9

Nazeer, M.A., Yilgör, E. and Yilgör, I., "Hydroxyapatite synthesis through sol-gel process and preparation of polylactic acid/hydroxyapatite composites through electrospinning process", 15th AUTEX World Textile Conference, Venue: Romania, (2015)

10

Aamir, T., Nazeer, M.A., Hussain, A., Bhatti, N. And Javed, Z., "Effect of Fragrance Finish on Mechanical and Comfort Properties of Digitally Printed Fabric", 6th International Conference on Future Technical Textile (FTT-2014), Venue: Turkey, (2015)

2014

11

Zulifqar, A., Nazeer, M.A., Abbas, M., Nawaz, Q., Raza, M.A., "Development and comparison of different sound absorbent woven fabrics", 6th International Conference on Future Technical Textile (FTT-2014), Venue: Turkey, (2014)

2013

12

Nazeer, M.A., Aamir, T., "Assessment of customer experience and fragrance finished fabric with corresponding and non-corresponding prints", International Textiles and Costume Congress, Venue: Thailand, (2013)


Book Title Subject Published Year Publisher
Stimuli-responsive Drug Delivery Hydrogels-Soft Matter for Biomedical Applications Tissue Engineering 2021 Royal Society of Chemistry
1
Gold Medal Award
National Textile University, Faisalabad.  (2011)
2
Young Investigators Innovation Award
European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)  (2019)

Associate Member
Bragg Centre for Materials Research, University of Leeds, UK, 2019-present

Member
Canadian Biomaterials Society (CBS), 2019-present

Member
Society for Biomaterials (SFB), 2018-present.

Member
European Society for Biomaterials (ESB), 2018-present

Member
Turkish Society of Chemistry, 2016-present

Lifetime registered member
Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Since 2011

Skills                                                                                                                                

Animal Training: Recipient of Laboratory Animals Use Certificate, issued by the Animal Research Ethics Committee (KU-HADYEK) and KUTTAM Animal Research Facility, Koç University.

Laboratory: Design of Experiments (DOE), Polymer Synthesis, Organic & Inorganic Synthesis, Freeze Dryer (Lyophilizer), Electrospinning, 3D Printing, Cell Culture, Cytotoxicity Assays, Immunofluorescent Staining and Confocal Microscopy.

Characterization: (Hands-on experience of more than ~6 years)

Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Gold and Carbon Sputter Coater, Energy Dispersive X-rays (EDX) Detector, X-rays Diffraction (XRD) Spectrometer, Raman Spectroscopy, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermo-Gravimetric Analyzer (TGA), Rheometer with DMA attachment, Universal Testing Machine (UTM), Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS), Nanosight for nanoparticles’ size and quantification, Goniometer, High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Fluorescence Microscope, Confocal Microscope, Live-Cell Imaging, and Plate Reader.

Computer: Matlab, Inkscape, ImageJ, Origin, ActCAD, GraphPad. ChemBioDraw, SolidWorks, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).