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Northwest Missouri State University

Mohammed Meziani

Mohammed Meziani



1409 CI


660.562.1188 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2010



  • Ph.D. Chemistry
  • M.S. Chemistry
  • B.S. Chemistry

Courses Taught

  • 24-112/113 General Chemistry and Lab
  • 24-114/115 General Chemistry I and Lab
  • 24-242/243 Organic Chemistry and Lab

Academic Interests

Teaching Interests

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Nanoscale Science

Research Interests

  • Fluorescent Carbon-Based Nanomaterials
  • Carbon and Boron -based Nanomaterials as Multifunctional Modifiers for Polymers
  • Nanomaterials Engineering for hydrogen storage and Combustio

Scholarly Activity

  • Meziani, M. J.; Lu, F.; Cao, L.; Bunker, C.; Guliants, E.; Y.-P. Sun. (2011). Fluorinated Templates for Energy-Related Nanomaterials and Applications. In Fluorine-Related Nanoscience with Energy Applications. ACS Symposium Series, in press, Chapter.
  • Lu, F.; Meziani, M. J.; Cao, L.; Sun, Y.-P. (2011). Separated Metallic and Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes - Opportunities in Transparent Electrodes and Beyond. Langmuir, 27, 4339-4350.
  • Cheng, J.; Meziani, M. J.; Sun, Y. P.; Cheng, S. H. (2011). Poly(ethylene glycol)-conjugated multi-walled carbon nanotubes as an efficient drug carrier for overcoming multidrug resistance. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 250, 184-93.
  • Tian, L.; Meziani, M. J.; Lu, F.; Kong, C.; Cao, L.; Thorne, T.; Sun, Y.-P. (2010). Graphene Oxides for Homogeneous Dispersion of Carbon Nanotubes. ACS Appl. Mat. & Inter. 2, 3217.
  • Wang, X.; Cao, L.; Bunker, C.; Meziani, M. J.; Lu, F.; Guliants, E.; Sun, Y.-P. (2010). Fluorescence Decoration of Defects in Carbon Nanotubes. J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 20941-20946.
  • Li, H.; Meziani, M. J.; Kitaygorodskiy, A.; Lu, F.; Bunker, C. E.; Sun, Y.-P. (2010).  Preparation  and Characterization of Stabilized Alane Precursors for Energy Applications. J. Phys. Chem. 114, 3318-3322.
  • Yang, S.-T.; Cao, L.; Luo, P. G.; Lu, F.; Wang, X.; Wang, H.; Meziani, M. J.; Liu, Y.; Qi, G.; Sun, Y.-P. (2009) Carbon Dots for Optical Imaging in vivo. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 11308-11309
  • Meziani, M. J.; Bunker, C. E.; Lu, F.; Li, H.; Wang, W.; Guliants, E. A.; Quinn, R. A.; Sun, Y.-P. (2009). Formation and Properties of Stabilized Aluminum Nanoparticles. ACS. Appl. Mater. Interf. 1, 703-709.
  • Meziani, M. J.; Pathak, P.; Sun. Y.-P. (2008).  Supercritical Fluid Technology for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery. in Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery,  M. M. De Villiers, P.  Aramwit, and G. S. Kwon, Eds., Springer Science/AAPS, New York, USA, 69-104.

Student Group Advisement

  • Nanochemistry research groups 

Other Professional Experiences

  • Member of American Chemical Society


Personal Interests

  • Family
  • Soccer