Research Interests

​​I am broadly interested in synthesis, doping, photophysics and transport in colloidal nanocrystala. At present, I am interested in quantum dot based thermoelectric devices.

Selected Publications

  • Postsynthesis Mn-doping to Stabilize Black Perovskite Phase of CsPbI3 NCs
    Wasim J. Mir, Abhishek Swarnkar, Angshuman Nag
    Nanoscale 11, 4278-4286, (2019)
  • Can B-Site Doping or Alloying Improve Thermal- and Phase-Stability of All-Inorganic CsPbX 3 (X = Cl, Br, I) Perovsk...
    Abhishek Swarnkar, Wasim J. Mir, Angshuman Nag
    ACS Energy Lett. 3,  286289,, (2018)
  • Postsynthesis Doping of Mn and Yb into CsPbX3 (X = Cl, Br, I) Perovskite Nanocrystals for Downconversion Emission
    Wasim J. Mir, Yogesh Mahor, Amruta Lohar, Metikoti Jagadeeswararao, Shyamashis Das, Shaila...
    Chem. Mater. 30, 81708178, (2018)
  • Strategy to Overcome Recombination Limited Photocurrent Generation in CsPbX3 Nanocrystal Arrays
    Wasim J. Mir, Clément Livache, Nicolas Goubet, Bertille Martinez, Amardeep Jagtap, Audrey....
    App. Phys. Lett. 112, 113503,, (2018)
  • Electronic Properties of (Sb;Bi)2Te3 Colloidal Heterostructured Nanoplates Down to the Single Particle Level
    Wasim J. Mir, Alexandre Assouline, Clement livache, Bertille Martinez, Nicolas Goubet, Xia...
    Sci. Rep. 7, 9647,, (2017)
  • Colloidal Thallium Halide Nanocrystals with Reasonable Luminescence, Carrier Mobility and Diffusion Length
    Wasim J. Mir, Avinash Warankar, Ashutosh Acharya, Shyamashis Das, Pankaj Mandal, Angshuman...
    Chem. Sci. 8, 4602-4611,, (2017)
  • Colloidal Mn-Doped Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanoplatelets
    Wasim J. Mir, Metikoti Jagadeeswararao, Shyamashis Das, Angshuman Nag
    ACS Energy Lett. 2, 537543,, (2017)
  • Origin of Unusual Excitonic Absorption and Emission from Colloidal Ag2S Nanocrystals: Ultrafast Photophysics and So...
    Wasim J. Mir, Abhishek Swarnkar, Rituraj Sharma, Aditya Katti, K. V. Adarsh, Angshuman Nag
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 6, 39153922,, (2015)
  • Are Chalcogenide Perovskites an Emerging Class of Semiconductors for Optoelectronic Properties and Solar Cell?
    Abhishek Swarnkar, Wasim J. Mir, Rayan Chakraborty, Metikoti Jagadeeswararao, Tariq Sheikh...
    Chem. Mater. 31, 565575, (2019)
  • Ultrafast exciton many-body interactions and hot-phonon bottleneck in colloidal cesium lead halide perovskite nanoc...
    Anirban Mondal, J. Aneesh, Vikash Kumar Ravi, Rituraj Sharma, Wasim J. Mir, Mathew C Beard...
    Phy. Rev. B. 98, 115418, , (2018)

Education Profile

  • ​Ph.D., Chemistry, IISER Pune-411008, India, 2019


​Awarded with Raman Charpak International Fellowship 2016 by CEFIPRA (an Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research) to carry out 6 months research in France.

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)