Saeed Zakavi
Saeed Zakavi
+98 24 3315 3202
zakavi [at]
Chemistry Building, Room 202


Associate Professor - Inorganic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry  
Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS)

Research interests

Inorganic Chemistry; Biomimetic Catalysis; Photocatalysis; Porphyrins and metalloporphyrins; Coordination Chemistry, Heme and non-heme nanocatalysts; Nanoreagents


Akram Heydari-turkmani and Saeed Zakavi, "The first solid state porphyrin-weak acid molecular complex: A novel metal free, nanosized and porous photocatalyst for large scale aerobic oxidations in water", Journal of Catalysis, Vol. 364, NO. 1, 6, 2018, doi: 1

Aida G. Mojarrad and Saeed Zakavi, "Simple low cost porphyrinic photosensitizers for large scale chemoselective oxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides under green conditions: targeted protonation of porphyrins", Catalysis Science & Technology, Vol. 8, NO. 3, 1, 2018, doi: 1

Reza Jafari motlagh and Saeed Zakavi, "Synthesis, characterization and oxidizing strength of a nano-structured hypervalent iodine(V) compound: iodylbenzene nanofibers", New Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 42, NO. 23, 5, 2108, doi: 1

Rahele Nasrollahi and Saeed Zakavi, "Kinetics and mechanistic studies on the formation and reactivity of high valent MnO porphyrin species: mono-ortho or para-substituted porphyrins versus a di-ortho-substituted one", New Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 42, NO. 3, 1, 2018, doi: 1

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