Research Interests

​My research area lies in the field of heterogeneous catalysis and its application in C1 chemistry. I use the novel techniques of materials synthesis and characterization to develop the catalysts for CO2, methane and methanol conversion as an alternative and sustainable method to obtain conventional products via unconventional routes.


Selected Publications

  • Consequences of secondary zeolite growth on catalytic performance in DMTO studied over DDR and CHA
    I. Yarulina, A. Dikhtiarenko, F. Kapteijn, J. Gascon
    Cat. Sci. Tech. 7, 300-309, (2017)
  • J. Goetze, F. Meirer, I. Yarulina, J. Gascon, F. Kapteijn, J. Ruiz-Martínez, B.M. Weckhuysen
    Insights into the activity and deactivation of the methanol-to-olefins process over differ...
    ACS Catal. 7, 4033-4046, (2017)
  • Suppression of the Aromatic Cycle in Methanol-to-Olefins Reaction over ZSM-5 by Post-Synthetic Modification Using C...
    I . Yarulina, S. Bailleul, A. Pustovarenko, J.R. Martinez, K.D. Wispelaere, J. Hajek, B.M....
    ChemCatChem 8, 3057-3063, (2016)
  • Methanol-to-olefins process over zeolite catalysts with DDR topology: effect of composition and structural defects ...
    I. Yarulina, J. Goetze, C. Gucuyener, L. van Thiel, A. Dikhtiarenko, J. Ruiz-Martinez, B.M...
    Cat. Sci. Tech. 6, 2663-2678, (2016)
  • The importance of heat effects in the methanol to hydrocarbons reaction over ZSM-5: on the role of mesoporosity on ...
    I. Yarulina, F. Kapteijn, J. Gascon
    Cat. Sci. Tech. 6, 5320-5325, (2016)

Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, 2016
  • M.Sc., Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Lomonosov Moscow State University of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia, 2012
  • B.Sc., Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Lomonosov Moscow State University of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia, 2010​

 


Professional Profile

  • 2012: Master thesis internship, GGRC, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

KAUST Affiliations

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