Manoj Kumar Gangwar, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest

​Heterogeneous catalysis, Catalysis by Design: New Mesoporous Materials Development & Characterization for Refining Processes 

Selected Publications

  • Cp*Co (III)-catalyzed Efficient Dehydrogenation of Secondary Alcohols 
    M. K. Gangwar, P. Dahiya, B. Emayavaramban and B. Sundararaju
    Chem. Asian J., 2018,13,2445 2448, (2018)
  • Accessing Biologically Relevant Benzofuran Skeleton by One-pot Tandem Heck Alkynylation/Cyclization Reaction Using ... 
    Kumar, A.; Gangwar, M.K.; Prakasham, A.P.; Mhatre, D.; Kalita, A.C.;Ghosh, P.
    Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 28822893, (2016)
  • Fluoride-free Hiyama Coupling by Palladium Abnormal N-heterocyclic Carbene Complexes 
    Modak, S.; Gangwar, M. K.; Rao, M. N.; Mahesh, M.; Kalita, A. C.; Dorcet, V.; Shejale, M. ...
    Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 17617-17628, (2015)
  • Palladium Complexes of a New Type of N-heterocyclic Carbene Ligand Derived from a Tricyclic Triazolooxazine Framewo... 
    Gangwar, M. K.; Kalita, A. C.; Ghosh, P. J. 
    Chem. Sci., 2014, 126, 1557-1563, (2014)
  • Chiral Oxazolidine fused N-heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Rhodium and Iridium and their Utility in Asymmetric Tr... 
    Ramasamy, B.; Gangwar, M. K.; Ghosh, P.
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 3253-3268, (2017)
  • Homodinuclear [Fe(III)-Fe(III)] and [Zn(II)-Zn(II)] Complexes of a Binucleating [N4O3] Symmetrical Ligand with Purp... 
    Pathak,C.; Gangwar, M. K.; Ghosh, P.
    Polyhedron, 2018, 145, 88-100, (2018)
  • An Efficient Synthetic Approach to trans-(NHC)2Pd(R)Br type Complexes and Their Implications in Suzuki-Miyaura Cros... 
    Kumar, A.; Prakasham, A. P.; Gangwar, M. K.; Vishnoi, P.; Butcher, R. J.; Ghosh P.
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 2144-2154, (2017)

Education

  • 2017: Ph.D., in Organometallics and Catalysis, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, India.
  • 2008: Master of Sciences, Organic Chemistry, (I class), S.M. College Chandausi, M.J.P. Rohilkhand University Bareilly (U.P), India. 

Professional Profile

  • 2019 - current: Post-Doctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2017 - 2019: Post-Doctoral Fellow (NPDF Fellow), Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India

Awards

  • National Post-doctoral Fellowship (NPDF) 2017-2019
  • Qualified GATE 2010, 2011, 2017 & 2018
  • Qualified CSIR-NET examination for the position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) June-2010, Dec- 2010 & june-2011 (AIR-179 & 252 & 50)

KAUST Affiliations

KAUST Catalysis Center(KCC)

Division of Physical Science and Engineering(PSE)

 

 


Research Interests Keywords

​Synthesis of Metal alkyl Complexes Grafting on Mesoporous Zeolite Material Application to Refining Processes

Former Faculty

  • ​Jorg Eppinger, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor)
  • Lain-Jong Li, Ph.D. (Professor)
  • Valentin Rodionov, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor)
  • Kazuhiro Takanabe, Ph.D. (Professor)
  • Jr-Hau He, Ph.D. (Associate Professor)

 

Former Research Staff

  • Abou-Hamad edy, Ph.D. Research Engineer
  • Haibo Zhu, Ph.D. (Research Scientist)
  • Isidoro Morales Osorio , Ph.D. (Research Technician)
  • Lu Zhou
  • Rong-rong Jiang (Lab Technician)
  • Douaa Hamed (Lab Technician)
  • Jeremie Pelletier ( Lab Manager)
  • Lan Zhao (Research Technician)
  • Linjie Su (Lab Technician)
  • Jing Fan (Lab Technician)

 

Research Scientist

   
  • Jun Pan, Ph.D.
  • Pavlo Nikolaienko, Ph.D.
  • Sergey Kozlov, Ph.D.
  • Xiulin Yang, Ph.D.
  • Yuanlong Shao, Ph.D.
  • Huaifeng Li, Ph.D.

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Abdesslem Jedidi, Ph.D.                                                     
  • Abhishek Dutta Chowdhury,Ph.D.
  • Akshaya K Samal, Ph.D.
  • Chaochao Yue, Ph.D.
  • Chaojie Cui, Ph.D.
  • Dandan Zhang, Ph.D.
  • Eleonora Fava, Ph.D.
  • Eva Pump, Ph.D.
  • Janet Chakkamadathil Mohandas, Ph.D.
  • Gabriel Buchel, Ph.D.
  • Ida Autiero, Ph.D.
  • Jung-Hyun Park, Ph.D.
  • Tianyou Chen, Ph.D.
  • Zhaolai Chen, Ph.D.
  • Anatoly Peshkov, Ph.D.
  • Chinmoy K. Hazra, Ph.D.
  • Luis Miguel Azofra Mesa
  • ​Manbo Li, Ph.D.
  • Michael Kelly, Ph.D.
  • Mannathan Subramaniyan, Ph.D.
  • Manas Bhunia, Ph.D.

  • Niladri Maity, Ph.D.
  • Olga Gladkovskaya, Ph.D.
  • Raju Dey, Ph.D.
  • Sai Vikrama Chaitanya vummaleti, Ph.D.
  • Jinsong Hu, Ph.D.
  •  Somphonh Peter Phivilay, Ph.D.
  • Sandeep Kumar Mishra, Ph.D.
  • Hassan Ait Ahsaine, Ph.D. 
  • Changguang Yao, Ph.D.
  • Kwangjae Lee, Ph.D.
  • Stefania Evoli, Ph.D.
  • Shixiong Min, Ph.D.
  • Tunc Deniz, Ph.D.
  • Srikanth Pedireddy, Ph.D.
  • Wei Zhao, Ph.D.
  • Won Suk Juang, Ph.D.
  • Xuechao Liu, Ph.D.
  • Xiufang wang, Ph.D.
  • Yuan Wang, Ph.D.
  • Yunfei Cai, Ph.D.
  • Yupeng Pan, Ph.D.
  • Yuri Lebedev, Ph.D.
  • Kushal Deepak Bhatte​,Ph.D.
  • Liangjin Xu, Ph.D.
  • Gangaiah Mettela,Ph.D.
  • Yogesh Raghunath Patil, Ph.D.
  • Jie Chen, Ph. D.


Ph.D. Students

  • Adrian Hol, Ph.D
  • Arwa Makki, Ph.D.
  • Batian Chen, Ph.D.
  • Bilel Hamzaoui, Ph.D.
  • Bedour E. Al-Sabban, Ph.D.
  • Chao Guan, Ph.D.
  • Dalal Noureldine, Ph.D.
  • Duanxing Li, Ph.D.
  • Gabriel Jeantelot, Ph.D.
  • Hind Al-Johani, Ph.D.
  • Haleema Alamri, Ph.D.
  • Hsin-Hua Huang, Ph.D. 
  • Israa Salem Al-Rowaihi, Ph.D.
  • Ibrahim Dursun
  • Reem Alshumrani, Ph.D.
  • Eleanor Ang Pei Ling, Ph.D.
  • Adrian Hohl, Ph.D.
  • Baraa Werghi, Ph.D.
  • Amal A. Baqais, Ph.D.
  • Ding-Jier Yuan, Ph.D.
  • Miguel Dinis Veloso Guerreiro, Ph.D.
  • Nawal alhajri, Ph.D.
  • Nazeeha Alkayal, Ph.D.
  • Noor Almana, Ph.D.
  • Nouf Al Jabri, Ph.D.
  • Reem Al-Shareef, Ph.D.
  • Sarah Almahdali, Ph.D.
  • Sheikha Lardhi, Ph.D.
  • Stefan Grotzinger, Ph.D.
  • Tatsuya Shinagawa, Ph.D.
  • Maha Al Haddad, Ph.D.
  • Muhammad Qureshi, Ph.D.
  • Keisuke Obata, Ph.D.
  • Oleksii Pustovarenko, Ph. D.


Master Students


  • Abdulaziz Khan
  • Alexandra Vancea
  • Ali Hamieh
  • Mram Alyami
  • Kanav Kalra



Former Administration

  • Ann Bauwens (Executive Secretary)
  • Jiao Qiu (Business Administrator)
  • Xianzheng Meng(Business Administrator)
  • Wenwen Zhu(Administrative Assistant)
  • Xijun Deng(Administrative Assistant)