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Abdul  Malik

Abdul Malik

Abdul Malik
Associate Professor

Contact

Office: SCA 426
Phone: 813/974-9688
Lab: SCA 415,440
Fax: 813/974-3203
Email:

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Education

M.S., Peoples' Friendship University, Moscow, Russia, 1980
Ph.D., Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 1985

Research

Dr. Malik's research activities are focused on separations chemistry. His research group is engaged in developing advanced technology for high-performance differential migration micro separation techniques in analytical chemistry. The ultimate goal of his research is to equip analytical chemistry with powerful separation tools for high resolution chromatographic and electrophoretic analysis and characterization of complex, multi-component material systems of biomedical, environmental, and industrial interests. Present emphasis is on developing: novel column technology, new physico-chemical principles for analytical separations, effective strategies for miniaturization of separation systems, surface deactivation chemistry for small diameter capillaries, methods for in situ creation of tailor-made surfaces and monolithic separation beds for micro columns, and advanced material systems and technologies for analytical separations and sample preparations.

Current Research Interests

Dr. Malik's current research emphasis is on advanced technology for high-performance microseparation columns and solventless microextraction devices. Recent research efforts involving sol-gel chemistry have resulted in the development of high-resolution open tubular and monolithic columns for capillary gas chromatography (GC), capillary zone electrophoresis (CE), capillary electrochromatography (CEC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), and related separation techniques. The sol-gel approach has also led to the development of thick coatings of high thermal and solvent stability for solid-phase microextraction (SPME). Development of capillary microextraction (CME) devices with in situ created sol-gel coatings and monolithic beds, and their hyphenation with high-resolution separation techniques using sol-gel columns are other areas of emphasis in Dr. Malik's current research program.

New Research Directions

Recently Dr. Malik has initiated a new direction in column technology research: sol-gel chemistry-based advanced column technology for micro separation techniques. This novel approach to column technology allows for the creation of tailor-made surfaces and monolithic separation beds to achieve wide range of selectivity and solute migration characteristics. The new technology can be effectively applied to the interior of small-diameter capillaries to in situ create surface-bonded stationary phase coatings and monolithic beds for a wide range of analytical separation techniques including GC, HPLC, SFC, CZE, and CEC. It can also be applied to create organic-inorganic hybrid coatings on the outer surface of solid-phase microextraction fibers for sample preparation. Recent achievements by Dr. Malik's research group in this new area have found wide recognition both nationally and internationally, as is evidenced by the number of his invited lectures on the subject at the national and international scientific forums on analytical separations. One of Dr. Malik's publications titled Sol-gel Column Technology for High Resolution Gas Chromatography has made the front cover of Analytical Chemistry (Vol. 69, No. 22, pp. 4566-4576, 1997). A scanning electron micrograph from one of Dr. Malik's publications on sol-gel monolithic column technology (Anal. Chem. 2000, 72, 4090-4099) has made the front cover of the popular Analytical Chemistry Textbook by Daniel C. Harris (6th Edition, 2002).

Graduate Students

Chenliang Jiang, Sheshanka Kesani, Minhphuong Mala, Le Meng, Emre Seyyal, Erica Turner

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
11134CHM 3120C001Elementary Analytical Chem
4T
MW
12:30pm-4:20pm
3:30pm-4:45pm
NES 235
CHE 100
12519CHM 3120C002Elementary Analytical Chem
4R
MW
12:30pm-4:20pm
3:30pm-4:45pm
NES 235
CHE 100
12969CHM 3120C003Elementary Analytical Chem
4M
MW
9:30am-1:20pm
3:30pm-4:45pm
NES 235
CHE 100
12970CHM 3120C004Elementary Analytical Chem
4W
MW
9:30am-1:20pm
3:30pm-4:45pm
NES 235
CHE 100
20472CHM 3120C005Elementary Analytical Chem
4F
MW
8:00am-11:50am
3:30pm-4:45pm
NES 235
CHE 100
20473CHM 3120C006Elementary Analytical Chem
4F
MW
12:20pm-4:10pm
3:30pm-4:45pm
NES 235
CHE 100
11133CHM 3120C901Elementary Analytical Chem
4MW
T
3:30pm-4:45pm
5:00pm-8:50pm
CHE 100
NES 235
11135CHM 3120C902Elementary Analytical Chem
4MW
R
3:30pm-4:45pm
5:00pm-8:50pm
CHE 100
NES 235
19517CHM 3120C903Elementary Analytical Chem
4MW
M
3:30pm-4:45pm
5:00pm-8:50pm
CHE 100
NES 235
19518CHM 3120C904Elementary Analytical Chem
4MW
W
3:30pm-4:45pm
5:00pm-8:50pm
CHE 100
NES 235
10128CHM 4131C001Methods Chemical Investigation
Must have taken CHM 4130C.
4MW
MW
12:30pm-1:45pm
2:00pm-4:50pm
NES 104
CHE 109
23692CHM 4131C901Methods Chemical Investigation
Must have taken CHM 4130C.
4MW
MW
12:30pm-1:45pm
5:00pm-7:50pm
NES 104
CHE 109
13164CHM 4970020Undergraduate Research
Requires Instructor Approval S-U Only
1-3

TBA TBA
13252CHM 6971020Thesis: Master's
S-U Only
2-19

TBA TBA
13187CHM 6973020Directed Research
S-U Only
1-19

TBA TBA
13208CHM 7820020Directed Research
S-U Only
1-19

TBA TBA
13228CHM 7980020Dissertation: Doctoral
Adm To Doc Candidacy Req S-U Only
2-19

TBA TBA