Research Interests

Polymer Synthesis for catalysis.


Selected Publications

  • First radical homopolymerisation of 2-trifluoromethacrylic acid in water and study of the degradation of the result...
    Y. Patil, H. Hori, H. Tanaka, T. Sakamoto and B. Ameduri
    Chemical Communications, 49, 6662-6664 , (2013)
  • Novel Method to Assess the Molecular Weights of Fluoropolymers by Radical Copolymerization of Vinylidene Fluoride w...
    Y. Patil, A. Alaaeddine, T. Ono and B. Ameduri
    Macromolecules, 46, 3092-3106 , (2013)
  • First RAFT/MADIX radical copolymerization of tert-butyl 2-trifluoromethacrylate with vinylidene fluoride controlled...
    Y. Patil and B. Ameduri
    Polymer Chemistry, 4, 2783-2799 , (2013)
  • Advances in the (co)polymerization of alkyl 2-trifluoromethacrylates and 2-(trifluoromethyl)acrylic acid
    Y. Patil and B. Ameduri
    Progress in Polymer Science, 38, 703-739 , (2013)
  • Superior Thermostability and Hydrophobicity of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-fluoroalkyl 2-trifluoromethacrylate).
    M. Wadekar, Y. Patil and B. Ameduri
    Macromolecules, 47, 13-25 , (2014)

Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Polymer and Organometallics Chemistry, University of Pisa, ITALY, 2011
  • M.Sc., Polymer Science, University of Pune, INDIA, 2006
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, North Maharashtra University, INDIA, 2004

Professional Profile

  • 2014-to date: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, KSA
  • 2013-2014: Post-Doc Scientist, UNMC, OMAHA, USA
  • 2011-2013: Post-Doc Researcher, ENSCM, Montpellier, FRANCE
  • 2006-2007: Research Assistant, NCL, Pune, INDIA

KAUST Affiliations

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