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​Postdoctoral fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Modeling Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: ​DFT, QM/MM static and dynamic calculations, Normal Modes Analysis, Enzymatic reaction, Protein structure prediction, Molecular Docking and virtual screening, Iron-sulfur cluster proteins and DFT Broken symmetry calculations
Safwat.abdellatif^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Polymer Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
hassan.bouchekif^+kaust.edu.sa
Dr. Yin Chen
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Surface Organometallic Catalysis (SOMC) Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: ethylene oligomerization, tantalum catalysis, surface organometallic chemistry, surface catalysis
yin.chen^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Heterogenous Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Organometallics, Nanocatalysis, Green Chemistry
raju.dey^+kaust.edu.sa
Dr. Hailin Dong
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Surface Organometallic Catalysis (SOMC) Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Surface organometallic chemistry, heterogeneous catalysis
hailin.dong^+kaust.edu.sa
​Postdoctoral fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Homogeneous Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: ​Asymmetric catalysis
Zhenhua.Dong^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Surface Organometallic Catalysis (SOMC) Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Surface Organometallic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Methane and CO2 Activation, Oxidation, Catalysis
serena.goh^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Heterogenous Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: ​​Industrial Project, Confidential
Elodie.Guyonnet^+kaust.edu.sa

Postdoctoral Fellow

KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Surface Organometallic Catalysis (SOMC) Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering

Research Interest: Photocatalytic materials for water-splitting, bimetallic nanoclusters, hybrid systems, DFT, TDDFT, PT
moussab.harb^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Polymer Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Surface organometallic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, catalysis, methane and CO2 activation
manuel.hogerl^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Modeling Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Metallic Nanoparticles for catalysis, thin films, DFT, quantum chemistry, surface/interface systems.
Mohammed.kanoun^+kaust.edu.sa

​Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Micellar and Supramolecular Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering

Research Interest: ​Supramolecular chemistry, heterogeneous catalysis, analytical chemistry
Vu.Khanh^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Nano-Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: CatalysisNanomaterials
munir.khokhar^+kaust.edu.sa

Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Heterogeneous Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering

Lidong.Li^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Micellar and Supramolecular Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: ​Organic and Polymer Synthesis, Gold Nanoparticle Synthesis for Catalysis and Bioassays, Generation of Peptidomimetic Surfaces, Porphyrin Chemistry, Photovoltaics
kif.merican^+kaust.edu.sa
Dr. Xiaohe Miao
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Biological & Organometallic Catalysis Laboratories (BOC-Labs)
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Biomineralization, Nanostructured Peptid/Inorganic Hybrid Materials
xiaohe.miao^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Heterogenous Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Ammonia synthesis, Fischer Tropsch and Water gas shift reactions, Photocatalytic water splitting, Epoxidation reactions
Janet.mohandas^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Micellar and Supramolecular Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Micelles, Metallo-supramolecular polymers, Controlled radical polymerization, Catalysis
Clement.Mugemana^+kaust.edu.sa

Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering

Farhan.Syed^+kaust.edu.sa
Nassima Riache
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Surface Organometallic Catalysis (SOMC) Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry, organometallic and surface organometallic chemistry.
nassima.riache^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Heterogenous Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering 
Research Interest: ​Surface organometallic chemistry
Manoja.Samantaray^+kaust.edu.sa
​Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Heterogenous Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: CatalysisNanomaterials
Pradip.sarawade^+kaust.edu.sa
​Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Nano-Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: ​Nano-Organocatalysis, Green Chemistry, C-H activation, Cross-coupling Reactions, Asymmetric Catalysis
Rafik.Shaikh^+kaust.edu.sa
​Postdoctoral fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Surface Organometallic Catalysis (SOMC) Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: ​Surface organometallic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, alkane alkene alkyne metathesis, organic synthesis
Julien.sofackkreuter^+kaust.edu.sa
Dr. Vera solovyeva

Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Micellar and Supramolecular Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering

Research Interest: organometallic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, drug-design, micellar catalysis
vera.solovyeva^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Nano-catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Surface Science and Catalysis, Nanomaterials, Gas/water purification, Design and characterize novel adsorbents for energy storage and environmental protection , Synthesis of hierarchically nanoporous materials for separation based application, Applications of Green Chemistry
umesh.patil^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Homogeneous Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Liangfeng.Yao^+kaust.edu.sa
​Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Photocatalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: ​Organic solar cells, nanoparticles, semiconducting polymer, photocatalysis
Weili.Yu^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Polymer Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Anionic polymerization, polyhomologation, well-defined complex polymers
hefeng.zhang^+kaust.edu.sa
​Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Polymer Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
zhen.zhang^+kaust.edu.sa
​Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Polymer Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: ​complex macromolecular architecture, metal-free ionic polymerization, bioconjugate polymer
junpeng.zhao^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Homogeneous Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Green chemistry-oriented novel methodology, developing new chiral ligands in catalytic asymmetric synthesis, total synthesis of natural product, small molecules activation, transition metal and organocatalysis
qianyi.zhao^+kaust.edu.sa
​Postdoctoral fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Homogeneous Catalysis Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: ​catalysis, nanomaterials, porous materials, atomic modeling, DFT calculation
Bin.Zheng^+kaust.edu.sa
Postdoctoral Fellow
KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
Surface Organometallic Catalysis (SOMC) Laboratory
Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering
Research Interest: Methane, reforming, De-NOx
Lu.Zhou^+kaust.edu.sa