Department of Materials Science and Engineering

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Sheikh Akbar

ProfessorMaterials Science Engineering

295B Watts Hall
2041 College Rd
Columbus, OH 43210

614-292-6725

Research Area:
Ceramic materials, Energy applications, Sensors

Honors

2013

  • Icon Professor, University of Malaya

2012

  • ECS Sensor Division Outstanding Achievement Award, Electrochemical Society
  • Icon Professor, University of Malaya

2011

  • Plenary Speaker, ISOEN 2011

2010

  • Visiting Professor, Chonnam Nationa University

2009

  • Visiting Professor, University of Malaya

2008

  • General Chair, IMCS12

2007

  • Visiting Professor, King Saud University
  • R&D 100
  • Visiting Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

2006

  • EC member, IMCS, International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS)
  • Our Pride Award, BAFI

2005

  • TGIR, NASA
  • R&D 100 Award, R&D Magazine
  • R&D 100 Award, CO and CO2 sensor for fire detection

2004

  • Visiting professor, KAIST, Daejon, Korea
  • Visiting Professor, King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals

2003

  • B F Goodrich Collegiate Inventors Award, Colleagiate Invetors Award

2002

  • Visiting Professor, KFUPM
  • Tan Chin Tuan Fellow, NTU, Singapore
  • W.E. Cramer Award, American Ceramic Society Central Ohio Section
  • W E Cramer Aawrd, Americal Ceramic Society Central Ohio Section

2001

  • Fulrath Award, American Ceramic Society
  • Fellow, American Ceramic Society

1999

  • Outstanding Materials Engineer Award

1996

  • Lumley Award

Chapters in Books

2010

  • S.A. Akbar, S. Yoo, C. Carney, H. Lee, B. Dinan and S.A. Dregia, "1-D TiO2 and SnO2 Nano-structures and Their Applications in Gas Sensing" In Encyclopedia of Semiconductor Nanotechnology. [unspecified]: American Scientific Publishers. 2010.

2006

  • C. Lee, N. Szabo, R. Ramamoorthy, P. Dutta and S. Akbar, "Solid-State Electrochemical Sensors: Opportunities and Challenges" In Encyclopedia of Sensors. Edited by C.A. Grimes, E.C. Dickey and M.V. Pishko. [unspecified]: American Scientific Publishers. 2006.

2001

  • S.A. Akbar and P.K. Dutta, "Ceramic Sensors for Industrial Applications" In Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology. [unspecified]: Elsevier. 2001.


Edited Books

2002

  • Chemical Sensors for Hostile Environments. [unspecified]: American Ceramic Society. 2002.

2011

  • Nano-structured Ceramics: Opportunities and Challenges. [unspecified]: American Scientific Publishers. 2011.

2006

  • Chemical Sensors 7 and MEMS/NEMS 7. [unspecified]: ECS Transactions. 2006.


Journal Articles

2013

  • Ansari,Haris,M; Dixit,Vikas; Zimmerman,Lawrence,B; Rauscher,Michael,D; Dregia,Suliman,A; Akbar,Sheikh,A, "Self Assembly of Nanoislands on YSZ-(001) Surface: A Mechanistic Approach Toward a Robust Process." NANO LETTERS 13 5 2116-2121
  • Yoon,Junro; Hunter,Gary; Akbar,Sheikh; Dutta,Prabir,K, "Interface reaction and its effect on the performance of a CO2 gas sensor based on Li0.35La0.55TiO3 electrolyte and Li2CO3 sensing electrode." SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL 182 95-103
  • DINAN,B; Gallego-Perez,D; LEE,H; Hansford,D; Akbar,S,A, "Thermally grown TiO2 nanowires to improve cell growth and proliferation on titanium based materials." CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL 39 5 5949-5954
  • Arafat,M,M; Haseeb,A,SMA; Dinan,B; Akbar,S,A, "Stress enhanced TiO2 nanowire growth on Ti-6Al-4V particles by thermal oxidation." CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL 39 6 6517-6526

2012

  • Arafat,M,M; Dinan,B; Akbar,Sheikh,A; Haseeb,A,SMA, "Gas Sensors Based on One Dimensional Nanostructured Metal-Oxides: A Review." SENSORS 12 6 7207-7258
  • Parikh,K,S; Rao,S,S; Ansari,H,M; Zimmerman,L,B; Lee,L,J; Akbar,S,A; Winter,J,O, "Ceramic nanopatterned surfaces to explore the effects of nanotopography on cell attachment." MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-MATERIALS FOR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS 32 8 2469-2475
  • Andio,Mark,A; Browning,Paul,N; Morris,Patricia,A; Akbar,Sheikh,A, "Comparison of gas sensor performance of SnO2 nano-structures on microhotplate platforms." SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL 165 1 13-18

2011

  • Ansari,Haris,Masood; Akbar,Sheikh,Ali, "Self Assembly of Nanoislands in Oxide Ceramics." SCIENCE OF ADVANCED MATERIALS 3 5 821-844
  • Andio,Mark,A; Beach,Elvin,R; Morris,Patricia,A; Akbar,Sheikh,A, "Synthesis of Nano-Structured Metal-Oxides and Deposition via Ink-Jet Printing on Microhotplate Substrates." SCIENCE OF ADVANCED MATERIALS 3 5 845-852

2009

  • B. Dinan and S.A. Akbar, "One Dimensional Oxide Nanostructures by Gas-phase Reaction." Functional Nanomaterials Letters 2 3 87-94
  • I. Lee, S.A. Akbar and P.K. Dutta, "High Temperature Carbon Dioxide Sensor with Minimal Interference to Humidity." Sensors and Actuators B 142 337-341
  • Hae-Ryong Kim, Kwon-Il Choi, Jong-Heun Lee,* and Sheikh A. Akbar, "Highly sensitive and ultra-fast responding gas sensors using self-assembled hierarchical SnO2 spheres." Sensors and Actuators B 136 138-143

2008

  • A.M. Azad, S. Dolan and S.A. Akbar, "Development of Agile Titania Sensors via High Temperature Reductive Etching Process (HiTREP©): I. Structural Reorganization." International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (IJACT) 5 5 480-489
  • H. Lee and S.A. Akbar, "Sensing behavior of TiO2 thin-film prepared by rf reactive sputtering." Sensors Letter 6 1049-1053
  • S. Yoo and S.A. Akbar, "Ceramic Nano-structures by Gas-phase Reaction." J. Electroceramics 21 1-4 103-109
  • C. Carney, Y. Cai, S. Yoo, K.H. Sandhage and S.A. Akbar, "Reactive Conversion of Microcrystalline SnO2 into Single Crystal SnO2 Nanofibers at Low Oxygen Partial Pressures." Journal of Materials Research 23 10 2639-2644
  • M. Rauscher, S.A. Dregia, A. Boyne and S.A. Akbar, "Self-Assembly of Pseudo-Periodic Arrays of Nano-Islands on YSZ-(001)." Advanced Materials 20 9 1699-1705

2007

  • Akbar Sheikh A.; Dutta, Prabir K, "Development and application of gas sensing technologies for combustion processes." PowerPlant Chemistry 9 1 28-33
  • Zhang, Pengbei; Lee, Chonghoon; Verweij, Henk; Akbar, Sheikh A.; Hunter, Gary; Dutta, Prabir K., "High temperature sensor array for simultaneous determination of O2, CO, and CO2 with kernel ridge regression data analysis." Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical B123 2 950-963
  • Choi, Young Jin; Seeley, Zachary; Bandyopadhyay, Amit; Bose, Susmita; Akbar Sheikh A., "Aluminum-doped TiO2 nano-powders for gas sensors." Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical 124 1 111-117
  • Spirig, John V.; Ramamoorthy, Ramasamy; Akbar, Sheikh A.; Routbort, Jules L.; Singh, Dileep; Dutta, Prabir K, "High temperature zirconia oxygen sensor with sealed metal/metal oxide internal reference." Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical B124 1 192-201

2006

  • R. Ramamoorthy, S.A. Akbar and P. Dutta, "Dependence of Potentiometric Oxygen Sensing Characteristics on the Nature of Electrodes." Sensors and Actuators B 113 162-168
  • C. Lee, R. Ramamoorthy, P.K. Dutta and S.A. Akbar, "Mixed Ionic and Electronic Conduction in LiPO4-based CO2 Sensor." J. Electrochem. Soc. 153 1 H4-H14
  • A.M. Azad and S.A. Akbar, "Novel Structural Modulation in Ceramic Sensors via Redox Processing in Gas Buffers." International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (IJACT) 3 177-192
  • A.M. Azad and S.A. Akbar, "Novel Structural Modulation in Ceramic Sensors via Gas Phase Reconstitution." Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (IJACT) 3 3 177-192
  • S.A. Akbar, P.K. Dutta and C.H. Lee, "High Temperature Ceramic Gas Sensors: a Review." International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (IJACT) 3 4 302-311
  • S. Yoo, S. Dregia, S.A. Akbar, H. Rick and K.H. Sandhage, "Etching mechanism of TiO2 nano-fiber formation with hydrogen gas." J. Mater. Res. 21 7 1822-1829
  • S. Larose and S.A. Akbar, "Electrical Properties of Dense Bi2Al4O9." J. Solid State Electrochem. 10 7 488-498

2005

  • C. Lee, C. Park and S.A. Akbar, "Comment on potentiometric solid-state CO2 sensor and the role of electronic conductivity of the electrolyte by H. Näfe." Sensors and Actuators B 105 124-126
  • C. Carney, S. Yoo and S.A. Akbar, "TiO2 – SnO2 Nanostructures and their H2 Sensing Behavior." Sensors and Actuators B 108 29-33
  • O. Figueroa, C. Lee, S.A. Akbar, P.K. Dutta, N. Sawaki and H. Verweij, "Temperature-controlled CO, CO2 and NOx Sensing in a Diesel Engine Exhaust Stream." Sensors and Actuators B 107 839-848

2004

  • K. Vaed, J. Florkey, S. Akbar, J. Lannutti, S. Cahill and M. Madou, "An Additive Micromolding Approach for the Development of Micro-machined Ceramic Substrates for RF Applications." J. Microelectromechanical Systems 13 3 514-525
  • S. Yoo, S.A. Akbar and K.H. Sandhage, "Nanocarving of titania (TiO2): a novel approach for fabricating chemical sensing platform." Ceramics International 30 7 1121-1126
  • S. Yoo, S.A. Akbar and K.H. Sandhage, "Nanocarving of Bulk Titania into Oriented Arrays Single Crystal Nano-fibers via Reaction with Hydrogen-Bearing Gas." Advanced Materials 16 3 260-264
  • S. Akbar and S. Yoo, "Ceramic Nano-structures for Chemical Sensing." Chemical Sensors 20 (suppl. B) 30-31

2003

  • G.Choi, H. Ryu, Y. Seo, W. Lee, K. Hong, D. Shin, J. Park and S. Akbar, "Cauliflower Hillock Formation Through Crystallite Migration of SnO2 Thin Film Prepared on Alumina Substrates by Using MOCVD." J. Korean Phys. Soc. 43 6 L967-L971
  • S.A. Akbar, P.K. Dutta, B.R. Patton and H. Verweij, "A Research Driven Multidisciplinary Program with Industrial Partnership." World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education 2 2 241-244
  • S.A. Akbar and C.O. Park, "Guest Editorial: Chemical Sensors for Pollution Monitoring and Control." J. Matls. Sci. 38
  • N. Szabo, C. Lee, J. Trimboli, O. Figueroa, R. Ramamoorthy, H. Verweij, P. Dutta, S. Midlam-Mohler, A. Soliman, and S. Akbar, "Ceramic-based Chemical Sensors, Probes and Field-tests in Automotive Engines." J. Matls. Sci. 38 4239-4245
  • C.O. Park, C. Lee, S.A. Akbar and J. Hwang, "The origin of oxygen Dependence in a potentiometric CO2 sensor with Li-ion conducting electrolytes." Sensors and Actuators B 88 53-59
  • C.O. Park and S.A. Akbar, "Ceramics for chemical sensing." J. Matls. Sci. (special issue on “Chemical and Bio-Ceramicsâ€�) 38 4611-4637
  • C.O. Park and S.A. Akbar, "Ceramic Electrolytes and Electrochemical Sensors." J. Matls. Sci. (special issue on “Chemical and Bio-Ceramicsâ€�) 38 4639-4660
  • C. Reddy, X. Cao, O. Tan, W. Zhu and S.A. Akbar, "Selective detection of ethanol vapor using xTiO2-(1-x)WO3-based sensors." Sensors and Actuators B 94 99-102
  • C. Reddy, P.K. Dutta and S.A. Akbar, "Detection of CO in a reducing, hydrous environment using CuBr as electrolyte." Sensors and Actuators B 92 351-355
  • B.S. Park, S.A. Akbar, W.S. Lee, K.J. Hong, J. Jung and J.S. Park, "ZnO Sol-gel Derived Porous Films for CO Gas Sensing." Sensors and Actuators B 96 717-722
  • Akbar,S,A; Park,C,O, "Chemical and bio-ceramics." JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE 38 23 4609-4610
  • R. Ramamoorthy, P. Dutta and S. Akbar, "Oxygen Sensors: Materials, Methods, Designs and Applications." J. Matls. Sci. 38 4271-4282
  • S.A. Akbar and C.O. Park, "Guest Editorial: Chemical and Bio-ceramics." J. Matls. Sci. 38 4609-4610
  • S. Lim, X. Chen, W. Lu, W. Zhu and S.A. Akbar, "Structural and Thermal Analyses on Phase Evolution of Sol-gel (Ba,Sr)TiO3 Thin Films." Surface and Coatings Technology 167 203-206
  • K. Park, H. Ryu, Y. Seo, W. Lee, K. Hong, D. Shin, S.A. Akbar and J.S. Park, "Annealing Effect of SnO2 Thin-Films." Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 42 7071-7072

2002

  • N. Szabo, H. Du, S.A. Akbar, A. Soliman and P.K. Dutta, "Microporous Zeolite Modified Yttria Stabilized Zirconia (YSZ) Sensors for Nitric Oxide (NO) Determination in Harsh Environments." Sensors and Actuators B 82 142-149
  • A. Singh, J. Jayaram, M. Madou and S.A. Akbar, "Pyrolysis of Negative Photoresists to Fabricate Carbon Structures for MEMS and Electrochemical Applications." J. Electrochem. Soc. 149 3 E78-E83
  • C. Park, S.A. Akbar and J. Hwang, "Selective Gas Detection with Catalytic Filter." Materials Chemistry & Physics 75 1-3 56-60
  • B. Narayanan, S.A. Akbar and P.K. Dutta, "A Phosphate-based Proton Conducting Solid Electrolyte Hydrocarbon Gas Sensor." Sensors and Actuators B 87 480-486
  • W. Noh, Y. Shin, J. Kim, W. Lee, K. Hong, S.A. Akbar and J. Park, "Effects of NiO addition in WO3-based gas sensors prepared by thick film process." Solid State Ionics 152-153 827-832

2001

  • N. Savage, S.A. Akbar and P.K. Dutta, "Titanium Dioxide Based High Temperature Carbon Monoxide Selective Sensor." Sensors and Actuators B 72 239-248
  • C.H. Lee, S.A. Akbar and C.O. Park, "Potentiometric CO2 Gas Sensor with Lithium Phosphorous Oxynitride Electrolyte." Sensors and Actuators B 80 234-242
  • N. Savage, B. Chwieroth, A. Ginwalla, B.R. Patton, S.A. Akbar and P.K. Dutta, "Composite n-p Semiconducting Titanium Oxides as Gas Sensors." Sensors and Actuators B 79 17-27
  • A.K.M.S. Chowdhury, S.A. Akbar, S. Kapileshwar and J.R. Schorr, "A Rugged Oxygen Gas Sensor with Solid Reference for High Temperature Applications." J. Electrochem. Soc. 148 G91-G94

2000

  • J.S. Park, J.W. Hong, E.G. Lee, J.Y. Kim and S.A. Akbar, "High Temperature Electrical Behaviors of Li2ZrO3 Thick Films." Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. Let. 39 L474-L475
  • A. Banerjee and S.A. Akbar, "A New Method for Fabrication of Stable and Reproducible Yttria-Based Thermistors." Sensors and Actuators A 87 60-66
  • B. Lakshminarayanan, C.C. Wang, S.A. Akbar and M.A. Alim, "An In-House Built Thermally Stimulated Current (TSC) Measurement Setup: Strontium Titanate as a Test System." Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 39 4830-4834

1999

  • P.K. Dutta, A. Ginwalla, B. Hogg, B. Patton, B. Chwieroth, Z. Liang, P. Gouma, M. Mills and S.A. Akbar, "Interaction of Carbon Monoxide with Anatase Surfaces at High Temperatures: Optimization of a Carbon Monoxide Sensor." J. Phys. Chem. B 103 4412-4422
  • J.S. Park, S.W. Kim, E.G. Lee, J.Y. Kim, H.G. Lee and S.A. Akbar, "CO2 Gas Sensor Based on Li2ZrO3 System." Korean Journal of Mater. Res. 9 896-899
  • A. Kohli, C.C. Wang and S.A. Akbar, "Niobium Pentoxide as a Lean-Range Oxygen Sensor." Sensors and Actuators B 56 121-128
  • A. Holt, M. Rahman, S.A. Akbar, P. Bulusu and C.C. Wang, "Electrode Attachment, Aging and Thermal-Cycling Characteristics of Yttria-Based Thermistors." Matls. Letter 40 213-221

1998

  • W. Zhu, R. Asiaie, P.K. Dutta and S.A. Akbar, "Synthesis, Microstructure and Electrical Properties of Hydrothermally Prepared Ferroelectric BaTiO3 Thin Films." J. Electroceramics 2 1 21-31
  • P.I. Gouma, S.A. Akbar and M.J. Mills, "Microstructural Characterization of Sensors Based on Electronic Ceramic Materials." JOM 50 11
  • Z.A. Chaudhury, T. Ahmed, G. Newaz, L. Wang and S.A. Akbar, "Evaluation of Bond Integrity of a TiO2-Al2O3 Sensor Using Thermal Wave Image Technique." Mater. Lett. 34 76-80
  • Y. Chiang, C.C. Wang and S.A. Akbar, "Calcium Zirconate for the Monitoring of Hydrocarbons." Sensors and Actuators B 46 3 208-212
  • C.C. Wang, S.A. Akbar and M.J. Madou, "Ceramic Based Resistive Sensors." J. Electroceramics 2 4 273-282

1997

  • S.A. Akbar and L.B. Younkman, "Sensing Mechanism of a Titania-Based CO Sensor." J. Electrochem. Soc. 144 1750-1753
  • W. Zhu, S.A. Akbar, R. Asiaie and P.K. Dutta, "Sintering and Dielectric Properties of Hydrothermally Synthesized Cubic and Tetargonal BaTiO3 Powders." Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 36 214-221
  • W. Zhu, C.C. Wang and S.A. Akbar, "Fast Sintering of Hydrothermally Synthesized BaTiO3 Powders and Their Dielectric Properties." J. Mater. Sci. 32 4303-4307
  • C.C. Wang, W.H. Chen, S.A. Akbar and M.A. Alim, "High-Temperature ac Electrical Behavior of Polycrystalline Calcium Zirconate." J. Mater. Sci. 32 9 2305-2312
  • C.C. Wang, S.A. Akbar, W. Chen and R.J. Schorr, "High-Temperature Thermistors Based on yttria and calcium zirconate." Sensors and Actuators A 58 237-243

1996

  • C.C. Wang, V.D. Patton, S.A. Akbar and M.A. Alim, "Effect of Zirconia Doping to the Electrical Behavior of Yttria." J. Mater. Res. 11 2 422-429
  • W. Zhu, C.C. Wang, S.A. Akbar and M.A. Alim, "AC Eelectrical Behavior of Hydrothermally Synthesized BaTiO3 Ceramics." Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 35 6145-6152
  • R. Asiaie, W. Zhu, S.A. Akbar and P.K. Dutta, "Characterization of Submicron Particles of Tetragonal BaTiO3." Chem. Mater. 8 226-234
  • S.A. Akbar and C.C. Wang, "High Temperature Sensor Materials." Interface 41-43

1995

  • V.D. Patton, C.C. Wang, S.A. Akbar and M.A. Alim, "The ac Electrical Behavior of Polycrystalline Yttria." J. Appl. Phys. 78 3 1757-1762
  • M. Rahman, C.C. Wang, W. Chen, S.A. Akbar and C. Mroz, "Electrical Resistivity of Titanium Diboride and Zirconium Diboride." J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 78 5 1380-1382
  • C.C. Wang, W. H. Chen, V.D. Patton and S.A. Akbar, "A Review on Electrical Properties of High-Temperature Materials: Oxides, Borides, Carbides and Nitrides." J. Mater. Sci. 30 7 1627-1641
  • C.C. Wang and S.A. Akbar, "Determination of Atomistic Parameters and Transport Properties Combining Theory and Experiments of Demixing in (Co,Mg)O." J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 28 120-128

1994

  • P.K. Dutta, R. Asiaie, S.A. Akbar and W. Zhu, "Hydrothermal Synthesis and Dielectric Properties of Tetragonal BaTiO3." Chem. Matter. 6 1542-1548
  • A.M. Azad, S.A. Akbar, L.B. Younkman and M.A. Alim, "High-Temperature Immittance Response in Anatase-Based Gas Sensors." J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 77 12 3145-3152
  • A.M. Azad, S. LaRose and S.A. Akbar, "Bismuth Oxide-Based Solid Electrolytes for Fuel Cells." J. Mater. Sci. 29 4135-4151
  • A.M. Azad, L.D. Birkefeld, S.A. Akbar and M.A. Alim, "Characterization of TiO2-Based Sensor Materials by Immitance Spectroscopy." J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 77
  • A. M. Azad, S.A. Akbar and L.B. Younkman, "Ceramic Sensors for Carbon monoxide and Hydrogen." Interface 31-34
  • S.A. Akbar, "A Generalized View of the Correlation Factor in Solid-State Diffusion." J. Appl. Phys. 75 6 2851-2856

1993

  • Z.A. Chaudhury and S. A. Akbar, "Antimony and Lead Doping in the Bi-Ca-Sr-Cu-O Superconductor." J. Eng. Inst 21 1 35-38
  • W. Zhu and S. A. Akbar, "Mixed Conduction in ï�¢-Alumina Type Materials: A Critical Review." J. Matls. Proc. Tech 38 15-27
  • C.C. Wang and S.A. Akbar, "Diffusion in Ordered Alloys and Intermetallic Compounds." Acta Metall. 41 10 2807-2813

1992

  • L.D. Birkefeld, A.M. Azad and S.A. Akbar, "Carbon Monoxide and Hydrogen Detection by Anatase Modification of Titanium Dioxide." J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 75 2964-2968
  • A.M. Azad, S.A. Akbar, S.G. Mhaisalkar L. D. Birkefeld and K.S. Goto, "Solid-State Gas Sensors: A Review." J. Electrochem. Soc. 139 12 3690-3704
  • A. Azad, S. Mhaisalkar, L. Birkefeld, S.A. Akbar and K. Goto, "Behavior of a New ZrO2-MoO3 Sensor for CO Detection." J. Electrochem. Soc. 139 2913-2920
  • Z.A. Chaudhury, S.A. Akbar and S.G. Mhaisalkar, "Superconductivity or Magnetism in the La-Ca-Co-O System?." J. Eng. Inst 20 4 41-43
  • C.C. Wang and S.A. Akbar, "Demixing of (Ni,Co)O Under an Oxygen Potential Gradient (II)." J. Electrochem. Soc. 139 9 L77-L78
  • C.C. Wang and S.A. Akbar, "Decomposition of YBa2Cu3Ox Superconductor Under Oxygen Potential Gradients Using a YSZ Galvanic Cell." Matrls. Letters 13 4&5 254-260
  • S.A. Akbar, "The Path Probability Method: An Atomistic Technique of Diffusion." J. Matls. Sci. 27 3125-3132
  • J. Subramanian, S. A.Akbar and K. Goto, "Preparation and Properties of Two-Phase Mixed Conductors of ï�¢-Alumina and Iron Oxide." J. Electrochem. Soc. 139 2562-2566

1991

  • C.C. Wang, K.S. Goto and S. A. Akbar, "Demixing of (Ni,Co)O Under an Oxygen Potential Gradient Using YSZ-Based Galvanic Cell." J. Electrochem. Soc. 138 12 3673-3677
  • M. Sturm, Z.A. Chaudhury and S.A. Akbar, "Joining of 123 Superconductor." Matrls. Letters 12 316-320
  • S. Mhaisalkar, D.W. Readey, S.A. Akbar, P. Dutta, M. Sumner and R. Rokhlin, "Infrared Reflectance Spectra of Doped BaTi4O9." J. Solid State Chem. 95 2 275-282
  • S. Mhaisalkar, D.W. Readey and S.A. Akbar, "Microwave Dielectric Properties of Doped BaTi4O9." J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 74 8 1894-1898

1989

  • S.A. Akbar and H. Sato, "Demixing: a Source of Material Deterioration." J. Phys. Chem. Solids 50 729-733

1988

  • S.A. Akbar, "Hopping Conduction in Na-ï�¢-Alumina: Temperature Dependence (Technical Note)." J. Phys. Chem. Solids 49 585-586
  • H. Sato, S.A. Akbar and T. Ishii, "Frequency Dependence of Hopping Conductivity and Mixed Alkali Effect." Solid State Ionics 138-141
  • T. Ishikawa, S.A. Akbar, W. Zhu and H. Sato, "Time Evolution of Demixing in Oxides under an Oxygen Potential Gradient." J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 71 513-521

1987

  • S.A. Akbar, M. Kaburagi, H. Sato and R. Kikuchi, "Demixing of Oxides under a Temperature Gradient." J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 70 246-253
  • S.A. Akbar, M. Kaburagi and H. Sato, "Soret Effect in Solid, II." J. Phys. Chem. Solids 48 579-586
  • S.A. Akbar and I.Z. Kostadinov, "Hopping Conduction in Na-ï�¢-Alumina." J. Phys. Chem. Solids 48 657-659

1986

  • H. Sato, K. Wada, A. Suzuki and S.A. Akbar, "Percolation Efficiency and Mixed Alkali Effect." Solid State Ionics 18&19 178-182

1985

  • T. Ishikawa, H. Sato, R. Kikuchi and S.A. Akbar, "Demixing of Materials under Chemical Potential Gradients." J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 68 1-6

Unknown Year

  • H. Lee, S. Dregia, S.A. Akbar and M. Alhoshan, "Growth of 1-D TiO2 Nanowires on Ti and Ti Alloys by Thermal Oxidation." Journal of Nanomaterials

Papers in Proceedings

2011

  • Akbar,Sheikh,A, "Nano-structured Oxides: Platforms for Chemical Sensing and Beyond." 14th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose 2011.

2010

  • S.A. Akbar, "Nano-structured Oxides: A Materials Approach." SPS5 2010.

2008

  • Yoo,Sehoon; Akbar,Sheikh,A, "Gas-phase driven nano-machined TiO2 ceramics." 4th Asian Meeting on Electroceramics (AMEC-4) 2008.

2006

  • C. Lee, N. Szabo, P.K. Dutta and S.A. Akbar, "Solid-State Electrochemical Sensors: Opportunities and Challenges." Encyclopedia of Sensors 2006.
  • R. S. Lima, B. R. Marple, H. Lee, S. A. Akbar, "Fabrication of Nanostructured TiO2 Fibers on TiO2 Coatings Produced from a Nanostructured Feedstock." Proceedings of the 2006 International Thermal Spray Conference 2006.
  • C.M. Carney, S.A. Akbar, "Nano-structured ceramics by gas-phase reaction." ECS Transactions 2006.

2005

  • A.M. Azad and S.A. Akbar, "Evolution of Exotic Microstructures in Metal Oxide Semiconducting (MOS) Ceramics via Gas Phase Reconstitution." SPIE Conf. Proceedings 2005.
  • Carney,C,M; Yoo,S; Akbar,S,A, "TiO2-SnO2 nanostructures and their H-2 sensing behavior." 10th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors 2005.

2003

  • S.A. Akbar, "Ceramic sensors for the glass industry." Proceedings of the 63rd Conference on Glass Problems 2003.
  • C. Lee, S.A. Akbar and C.O. Park, "Potentiometric CO2 gas sensor with lithium ion electrolyte." Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials XI [Proceedings of the International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials] 2003.
  • C. Lee, S.A. Akbar and C.O. Park, "Potentiometric CO2 gas sensor with lithium ion conducting electrolytes." Advances in Science and Technology (10th International Ceramics Congress, 2002, Part D) 2003.

2002

  • A. Merhaba, S.A. Akbar, S. Feng, G. Newaz, L. Riester and P. Blau, "Durability of Thick-film Ceramic Sensors." Chemical Sensors for Hostile Environments 2002.
  • C.V.G. Reddy, S.A. Akbar, C. Cao, O.K. Tan and W. Zhu, "Preparation and Characterization of Iron Oxide-Zirconia Nano Powder for its use as an Ethanol Sensor Material." Chemical Sensors for Hostile Environments 2002.
  • B. Feng, A. Merhaba, G. Newaz, G. Auner and S. Akbar, "Evaluation of Durability and Bonding Characteristics of TiO2-Al2O3 Gas Sensor." 7th Annual SPIE Proceedings 2002.

2001

  • W. Noh, I. Bae, Y. Shin, J. Hong, W. Lee, K. Hong and S.A. Akbar, "Effects of NiO addition in WO3-based Gas Sensors Prepared by Thick Film Process." SSI 2001 Conf. Proceedings 2001.
  • S.A. Akbar, P.K. Dutta and B.R. Patton, "Sensor Materials: A Multidisciplinary Approach." Proceedings of ICEE-01 2001.

2000

  • S.A. Akbar, A. Rahman and A. Ahmed, "Ceramic Sensors for Industrial Applications: Opportunities and Challenges." 7th Annual Conference Proceedings, Bangladesh Ceramic Society 2000.
  • A.M. Rahman, C.A. Edwards and S.A. Akbar, "Effluent Gases from Coal Combustion - Effect on Environment." Social Science Research Network Electronic Journal 2000.
  • S.A. Akbar, P.K. Dutta, Y. Wang, B.R. Patton and M.J. Madou, "A Multidisciplinary Curriculum Based on Team Work and Industrial Partnership." Proceedings of ICEE-00 2000.
  • S.A. Akbar and P.K. Dutta, "A Research Driven Multidisciplinary Curriculum in Sensor Materials." ASEE Annual Conference Proc. 2000.

1999

  • S.A. Akbar and P.K. Dutta, "High-Temperature Ceramic Oxide Gas Sensors." Surface Engineering Science and Technology I 1999.
  • S.A. Akbar and C.C. Wang, "Ceramic sensors for applications in hostile environments." Advances in Science and Technology 1999.
  • P. Thamboon, S. Yao, P. Gouma and S.A. Akbar, "Solid Electrolyte Based NOx Sensors." Electrochemistry of Glass and Ceramics 1999.
  • S.A. Akbar, P.K. Dutta, Y. Wang, B.R. Patton and M.J. Madou, "Multidisciplinary Curriculum in Sensor Materials." Proceedings of ICEE-99 1999.
  • S.A. Akbar, "Multidisciplinary Curriculum in Sensor Materials: A Research Spin-off." NFB 1999.
  • A.K.M.S. Chowdhury, S.A. Akbar and R.J. Schorr, "Concentration Cell Type Solid Reference Oxygen Sensors for Ceramic Kiln Monitoring." Chemical Sensors IV, proceedings of the Electrochemical Society meeting 1999.

1998

  • H. Du, N. Szabo, P.K. Dutta and S.A. Akbar, "High-Temperature Potentiometric Type NO Sensor." NSF SIUCRC Symposium Proceedings 1998.
  • A. Kohli, W. Zhu, S.A. Akbar, S. Sebo and Zhao, "Characterization of Polymeric Housing Materials of Non-ceramic Insulators after Aging Tests." Conf. Proceedings, 1998 IEEE International Symposium on Electrical Insulation 1998.
  • S.A. Akbar, P.K. Dutta and M.J. Madou, "Novel Sensors R&D Leading to Curriculum Development." Proceedings. of the International Conf. on Engineering Education 1998.
  • S.A. Akbar, "Ceramic Sensors for Applications in Hostile Environment." Proceedings of CIMTEC, a World Forum on New Materials 1998.

1997

  • M.J. Madou, Y. Zhang, C.C. Wang and S.A. Akbar, "MEMS Chemical Sensors for Automotive Applications." SAE Proceedings Sensors Expo 1997.
  • L. Wang, S.A. Akbar, A. Soliman and G. Rizzoni, "Ceramic Sensors for Automotive Exhaust Monitoring." 30th ISATA Conf. Proceedings 1997.
  • S.A. Sebo, E.P. Casale, J.R. Cedeno, W. Tjokrodiponto, S.A. Akbar, J.D. Sakich and T. Zhao, "Polymer Insulator Test Procedures and Techniues Followed During Fog Chamber Test Series." Conf. Proceedings, 5th International Conf. on Properties and Applications of Dielectric Materials 1997.
  • S.A. Akbar, L.B. Younkman and P.K. Dutta, "Selectivity of an Anatase TiO2-Based Gas Sensor." Polymers in Sensors: Theory and Practice, ACS Symposium Series 1997.
  • S.A. Sebo, W. Tjokrodiponto, J.R. Cedeno, E.P. Casale, S.A. Akbar, J.D. Sakich and T. Zhao, "Fog Chamber Tests of 35 kV Polymer Insulators: Review of Scope of Tests." Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering (ISH’97) 1997.
  • S.A. Akbar, "High-Temperature Sensors for Harsh Industrial Applications: Challenges and Promise." NSF SIUCRC Symposium Proceedings 1997.
  • L. Wang, C.C. Wang, A. Soliman and S.A. Akbar, "Rugged and Reliable Sensors for Automotive Applications." NSF SIUCRC Symposium Proceedings 1997.
  • B.D. Hogg, S.A. Akbar, P.K. Dutta, A. Ginwalla, P. Gouma and Z. Liang, "Structure-Function Relationships for Inorganic Materials Used as Gas Sensors." NSF SIUCRC Symposium Proceedings 1997.

1996

  • A.M. Azad, L.B. Younkman, S.A. Akbar, S. Ahmed and G. Rizzoni, "Test Results of a Ceramic-Based Carbon Monoxide Sensor in the Automotive Exhaust Manifold." Role of Ceramics in Advanced Electrochemical Systems, Ceramic Transactions 1996.
  • S.A. Akbar, C.C. Wang, L. Wang and D.J. Collins, "Ceramic Oxides as Potential Hydrocarbon and NOx Sensors." Role of Ceramics in Advanced Electrochemical Systems, Ceramic Transactions 1996.
  • S.A. Sebo, E.P. Casale, J.R. Cedeno, W. Tjokrodiponto, S.A. Akbar, J.D. Sakich and T. Zhao, "Review of Features Fog Chamber at The Ohio State University for Polymer Insulator Evaluation." Conf. Proceedings on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena 1996.
  • S.A. Akbar, C.C. Wang and L. Wang, "Ceramic Materials May Revolutionize Automotive Emissions Control." Ceramic Industry 1996.

1995

  • S.A. Sebo, S.A. Akbar, J.R. Cedeno, E.P. Casale, S.S. Mehta and W. Tjokrodiponto, "Review of Fog Chamber Design and Test Techniques for Polymer Insulator Evaluation." Proc. of 9th Int. Symp. on High Voltage Engineering 1995.

1994

  • S.A. Akbar, A.M. Azad and W.H. Chen, "High-Temperature Ceramic Sensors." Conf. Proceedings, Sensors Expo 1994 1994.

1993

  • C.C. Wang and S.A. Akbar, "Diffusion in Ordered Binary Alloys: A Microscopic Approach." Diffusion in Ordered Alloys 1993.
  • A.M. Azad, L. Younkman and S.A. Akbar, "Semiconducting oxides for Carbon Monoxide Detection." Proceedings of the International Symposium on Field Screening Methods for Hazardous Wastes and Toxic Chemicals 1993.
  • M. Alauddin, L. Vigdorchik, Z.A. Chaudhury, S.A. Akbar, W.D. Ehmann and B. Fa-ni, "Determination of Oxygen Contents of Bi1.9-xPbxSb0.1Sr2Ca2Cu3Oy by Iodometric Titration and Its Relevance to Superconducting Transition." Superconductivity and Its Applications, AIP Proceedings 1993.

1990

  • S.A. Akbar, M.S. Wong, M.J. Bothelo, Y. M. Sung, M. Alauddin, C. E. Drummer and M. J. Fair, "Effect of Doping in the Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O Superconductor." Advances in Matls. Science and Applications of Superconductors, NASA Conf. Pub 1990.

1989

  • S.A. Akbar, M.L. Chretien and J. Huang, "Rapidly Solidified Superconducting Film on Metallic Wire." Superconductivity and Applications 1989.

1987

  • S.A. Akbar and H. Sato, "Atomic Transport under the Coexistence of Temperature and Oxygen Potential Gradients." Oxidation of Metals and Related Mass Transport 1987.

1985

  • H. Sato, S.A. Akbar and G.E. Murch, "Tracer Diffusion in an Ordered Alloy: Application of the Path Probability and Monte Carlo Methods." Diffusion in Solids: Recent Developments 1985.

Presentations

2010

  • "Novel Nano-structured Oxides by Surface Modification and Their Applications." 5th Annual Meeting of the Saudi Physical Society. 2010.

2009

  • "Ceramic nano-structures by gas-phase reaction: processing, characterization and mechanism." International Symposium on Functional Materials (ISFM2009). Jinju. 2009.
  • "Non-lithographic approaches for ceramic nano-structures." KITECH. Incheon. 2009.

2008

  • "[unspecified]." NIMS Annual Symposium. Tsukuba. 2008.
  • "Ceramic Nano-structures by surface modification: platforms for chemical sensing." Symposium on sensor materials and technologies for safe and secure society. Tokyo. 2008.

2007

  • "Nanofication of Ceramic Surfaces by Gas-phase Reaction." ICMAT-07. Singapore. 2007.
  • "Ceramic Nano-structures without lithography: platforms for chemical sensing." EACCS-07. Singapore. 2007.

2006

  • "TiO2 thin-films for chemical sensing." IMCS-11. Brescia. 2006.
  • "Ceramic Materials and Nano-structures for Chemical Sensing and Catalysis." Lecture series. Harbin. 2006.

2005

  • "Ceramic Nano-structures: Platform for Sensing." Cocoa Beach Meeting. 2005.
  • "Nano-carving of Ceramics via Gas Phase Reaction." AMEC-4. Hangzhou. 2005.
  • "Chemical Sensor Technologies." US-Japan Bilateral Conference Sensor Systems for 21st Century. Tsukuba. 2005.

2004

  • "Ceramic nano-structures: a platform for Chemical Sensing." KITECH. Chonan. 2004.
  • "Nano-ceramics for Chemical Sensing." 10th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors. Tsukuba. 2004.
  • "From Bulk and Thick-film Sensors to Titania Nano-fingers." 2004.
  • "Electrochemical CO2 Sensors: Opportunities and Challenges." American Ceramic Society Meeting. Cocoa Beach. 2004.
  • "Ceramic Sensors Leading to Ceramic Nano-structures." TMS Fall Meeting. Columbus. 2004.
  • "From Bulk and Thick-film Sensors to Ceramic Nano-structures." Keynote Speaker, ASM/TMS Symposium on Smart and Functional Materials, GE Global Research. 2004.

2003

  • "Nano-structured Ceramics for Chemical Sensing and Catalysis." American Ceramic Society Meeting. Cocoa Beach. 2003.
  • "Ceramics for Chemical Sensing." C.B. Alcock Symposium, Electrochemical Society Meeting. Orlando. 2003.
  • "Nano-ceramics through gas phase reaction." International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT-2003). Singapore. 2003.

2002

  • "Sensors in the Glass Industry." 63rd Conference on Glass Problems. Columbus. 2002.
  • "Nano-ceramics and Chemical Sensing." Taegu. 2002.
  • "R&D in Sensors Leading to Curriculum Development." Ceramic Society of Japan Annual Meeting. Osaka. 2002.
  • "Multidisciplinary Research Leading to an Innovative Curriculum." American Ceramic Society Annual Meeting. St. Louis. 2002.

2001

  • "Ceramic Sensors: an Overview." International Conference-ICMAT. Singapore. 2001.
  • "Sensor Curriculum Based on Team-work and Industrial Experience." ICEE-2001. 2001.
  • "Ceramic Sensor for Industrial Applications: Opportunities and Challenges." Fulrath Symposium, American Ceramic Society Annual Meeting. Indianapolis. 2001.

2000

  • "A Research Driven Multidisciplinary Program in Sensor Materials and Devices." ASEE Annual Conference. St. Louis. 2000.
  • "Ceramic Sensors for Industrial Pollution Monitoring and Control." International Symposium on Development and Applications of Environmental Sensor Materials. Masan. 2000.
  • "Ceramic Sensors: Opportunities and Challenges." Gordon Conference on Chemical Sensors and Interfacial Design. Ventura Beach. 2000.
  • "Multidisciplinary Curriculum in Sensor Materials." TMS Annual Meeting. Nashville. 2000.
  • "Ceramic Sensors for Industrial Applications: Opportunities and Challenges (Plenary Lecture)." 7th Annual Conference, Bangladesh Ceramic Society. Dhaka. 2000.
  • "A Multidisciplinary Curriculum Based on Team-work and Industrial Partnership." ICEE-2000. Taipei. 2000.

1999

  • "Ceramic Gas Sensors: Chemistry at the Gas-Solid Interface." TMS Annual Meeting. San Diego. 1999.
  • "Solid Reference Oxygen Sensors for Ceramic Kiln." Electrochemical Society Meeting. 1999.
  • "Multidisciplinary Curriculum in Sensor Materials." ICEE-99. Prague. 1999.
  • "Ceramic Sensors R&D Leading to a Novel Curriculum Development (1999 Outstanding Materials Engineer Award Talk)." 1999.
  • "Ceramic Gas Sensors: Opportunities and Challenges." Michigan Vacuum Society Annual Meeting. Detroit. 1999.

1998

  • "Synthesis, Microstructure and Electrical Properties of Hydrothermally Prepared Ferroelectric BaTiO3 Thin Films." 2nd Asian Meeting on Ferroelectrics (AMF-2). Singapore. 1998.
  • "Interdisciplinary Program in Sensors and Measurements." Intl. Conf. Engineering Education. Rio de Janeiro. 1998.
  • "Ceramic Sensors for Hostile Environment." American Chemical Society Mtg. Cleveland. 1998.
  • "CISM and Cearmic Sensors for Industrial Applications." CIMTEC. Florence. 1998.
  • "Ceramic Sensors for Hostile Environments." CNR-LAMEL. Bologna. 1998.
  • "High-Temperature Ceramic Oxide Gas Sensors: Chemistry at the Gas-Solid Interface." 50th PCRM and ACerS Basic Science Fall Meeting. Irvine. 1998.

1997

  • "Ceramic Sensors for Hostile Environments." International Conf. SENSOR-97. Kharagpur. 1997.

1996

  • "Smart Materials and Ceramic Sensors." Central Ohio Technology Expo. and Conf.. Columbus. 1996.
  • "Ceramic Sensors for Hostile Environments: Tests in Automotive Engines." 47th Earthmoving Industry Conf. & Expo. Peoria. 1996.
  • "High-Temperature Ceramic Sensors." Symposium on Chemistry & Tech. Of Chemical Sensors and Biosensors, Amer. Chem. Soc.. Orlando. 1996.
  • "Ceramic Sensors for Automotive Exhaust Gas Monitoring." 189th Meeting of Electrochem. Soc.. Los Angeles. 1996.
  • "Sensor Materials for High-Temperature Applications." 10th Annual Alabama Materials Conference. Auburn. 1996.

1995

  • "Smart Ceramics." Workshop and training program on Ceramic Technology. Dhaka. 1995.

1994

  • "High-Temperature Ceramic Sensors." Sensor Expo94. Cleveland. 1994.

1989

  • "An Atomistic Treatment of Demixing in Multicomponent Oxides." NATO ASI Conference on Diffusion in Materials. Aussois. 1989.

Patents

2008

2007

  • Dutta,Prabir,K; Lee,Inhee; Akbar,Sheikh,A. Carbon dioxide sensor 8057653 Filed Sep 2007 and Issued Oct 2011.

2005

  • R. Ramamoorthy, P.K. Dutta and S.A. Akbar. A robust high temperature semiconducting CO sensor. Filed Dec 2005 and Issued Aug 2008.

2003

2001

1994

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