Mohsen Lashgari

Associate Professor of Physical Electro-Chemistry

Department of Chemistry & Center for  Research in Climate Change and Global Warming (Hydrogen and Solar division)

Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences (IASBS)   Fax: +98-24-33153232
Phone: +98-24-33153

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Educational Background



Research Activities and Interests



Professional Membership

NACE International & ECS, The Electrochemical Society


Publications (ISI papers and Book)


·       M. Lashgari, M. Ghanimati, "Photocatalytic degradation of H2S aqueous media using sulfide nanostructured solid-solution solar-energy-materials to produce hydrogen fuel", Journal of Hazardous Materials 345 (2018) 10-17.

·       M. Lashgari, P. Elyas-Haghighi, M. Takeghuchi, "A highly efficient pn junction nanocomposite solar-energy-material [nanophotovoltaic] for direct conversion of water molecules to hydrogen solar fuel", Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 165 (2017) 9–16.

·       M. Lashgari, Sanaz Soodi, Parisa Zeinalkhani, "Photocatalytic back-conversion of CO2 into oxygenate fuels using an efficient ZnO/CuO/carbon nanotube solar-energy-material: Artificial photosynthesis", Journal of CO2 Utilization 18 (2017) 89–97.

·       M. Lashgari, Parisa Zeinalkhani, "Photocatalytic N2 conversion to ammonia using efficient nanostructured solar-energy-materials in aqueous media: A novel hydrogenation strategy and basic understanding of the phenomenon", Applied Catalysis A: General 529 (2017) 91–97.

·       M. Lashgari, H. Diarmand-Khalilabad, "Electrochemical insights into bacterial respiration upon polarized substrates: A proposal for tricking bacteria and compelling them to exhibit desired activities", Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 783 (2016) 125–131

·       M. Lashgari, Nahideh Shafizadeh, Parisa Zeinalkhani, "A nanocomposite p-type semiconductor film for possible application in solar cells: photo-electrochemical studies", Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 137 (2015) 274-279.

·       M. Lashgari, D. Matloubi, "Atomistic understanding of hydrogen loading phenomenon into palladium cathode: a simple nanocluster approach and electrochemical evidence", J. Chem. Sci. 127 (2015) 575-581.

·       M. Lashgari, M. Ghanimati, "A highly efficient nanostructured quinary photocatalyst for hydrogen production" Int. J. Energy Res. 39 (2015) 516-523.

·       M. Lashgari, M. Ghanimati, "Efficient mesoporous/nanostructured Ag-doped alloy semiconductor for solar hydrogen generation", J. Photon. Energy, 4 (2014) 0440999.

·       M. Lashgari and F. Hosseini, "Lead-Silver Anode Degradation during Zinc Electrorecovery Process: Chloride Effect and Localized Damage" Journal of Chemistry, 2013, 1-5.

·       M. Lashgari, E. Kianpour, and E. Mohammadi, "Aluminum Pitting Corrosion in Halide Media: A Quantum Model and Empirical Evidence" J. Mater. Eng. Perform. 22 (2013) 3620.

·       M. Lashgari, "Advanced Electrochemistry: Fundamentals and Application" (in Persian), Nikan-Ketab Publisher, Zanjan (2012).

·       M. Lashgari, "Theoretical challenges in understanding the inhibition mechanism of aluminum corrosion in basic media in the presence of some p-phenol derivatives" Electrochim. Acta, 56 (2011) 322.

·       M. Lashgari, M.R. Arshadi, and S. Miandari, "The enhancing power of iodide on corrosion prevention of mild steel in the presence of a synthetic-soluble Schiff-base: electrochemical and surface analyses", Electrochim. Acta 55 (2010) 6058.

·       M. Lashgari, M.R. Arshadi, and M. Biglar, "Experimental and theoretical studies of media effects on copper corrosion in acidic environments containing 2-Amino-5-mercapto-1,3,4-thiadiazole", J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 7 (2010), 478.

·       M. Lashgari and A.M. Malek, "Fundamental studies of aluminum corrosion in acidic and basic environments: theoretical predictions and experimental observations", Electrochim. Acta, 55 (2010) 5253.

·       M. Lashgari, M.R. Arshadi, and M. Biglar, "Comparative studies of some heterocyclic compounds as corrosion inhibitors of copper in phosphoric acid media", Chem. Eng. Comm. 197 (2010) 1303.

·       V.S. Sastri, J.R. Perumareddi, M. Lashgari, and M. Elboujdaini, "Application of ligand field theory in corrosion inhibition", Corrosion (NACE) 64 (2008) 283.

·       M. Lashgari, M.R. Arshadi, and V.S. Sastri, "Quantum electrochemical approaches to corrosion inhibition properties of some aniline derivatives in acidic media", J. Electrochem. Soc. 154 (2007) 93.

·       M. Lashgari, M.R. Arshadi, Gh.A. Parsafar, and V.S. Sastri, "Cluster/polarized continuum models for density functional theory investigations of benzimidazole corrosion inhibitors at metal-solution interface", Corrosion (NACE) 62 (2006) 199.

·       M. Lashgari, M.R. Arshadi, and Gh.A. Parsafar, "A simple and fast method for comparison of corrosion inhibition powers between pairs of pyridine derivative molecules", Corrosion (NACE) 61 (2005) 778.

·       M. Lashkari and M.R. Arshadi, "DFT studies of pyridine corrosion inhibitors in electrical double layer; Solvent, substrate and electric field effects", Chem. Phys. 299 (2004) 131.

·       M.R. Arshadi, M. Lashgari and Gh.A. Parsafar, "Cluster approach to corrosion inhibition problems: interaction studies", Mater. Chem. Phys. 86 (2004) 311.



Courses Taught

·        Advanced Chemical Kinetics.

·        Advanced Corrosion (PhD)

·        Advanced Electrochemistry I (Fundamentals: Physical & Mathematical Concepts).

·        Advanced Electrochemistry II (Solid State, Fuel and Solar Cells, Semiconductors).

·        Advanced Physical Chemistry.

·        Corrosion Inhibitors.

·        Fundamentals of Nanotechnology.

·        General Chemistry I (Lab, BSc)

·        Nanostructured Materials (Quantum insights).

·        Physical Chemistry I & II and their Labs (BSc).

·        Physical Chemistry of Chemical Engineering.

·        Quantum Electrochemistry.

·        Specific Topics in Physical Chemistry (MSc and PhD)

·        Statistical Thermodynamics I (Fundamentals).

·        Statistical Thermodynamics II (Applications).

 International Invitations

USA (March 13 - April 4, 2015): invited by World Learning, National Academy of Sciences and University of Arizona to participate in an International Visitor Leadership Program on Climate Change.

Alumni of this research group



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