Sudipta De, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​Postdoctoral fellow

Selected Publications

  • Ni-based bimetallic heterogeneous catalysts for energy and environmental applications
    S. De, J. Zhang, R. Luque, N. Yan
    Energy & Environmental Science, 9, 33143347, (2016)
  • Critical design of heterogeneous catalysts for biomass valorization: current thrust and emerging prospects
    S. De, S. Dutta, B. Saha
    Catalysis Science & Technology, 6, 73647385, (2016)
  • Rational control of nano-scale metal-catalysts for biomass conversion
    Y. Wang, S. De, N. Yan
    Chemical Communications, 52, 62106224, (2016)
  • Biomass-derived porous carbon materials: Synthesis and catalytic applications
    S. De, A. M. Balu, J. C. van der Waal, R. Luque
    ChemCatChem, 7, 16081629, (2015)
  • Furan-based acetylating agent for the chemical modification of proteins
    S. De, T. Kumar, A. Bohre, L. R. Singh, B. Saha
    Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 23, 791796, (2015)
  • Hydrodeoxygenation processes: Advances on catalytic transformation of biomass-derived platform chemicals into hydro...
    S. De, B. Saha, R. Luque
    Bioresource Technology, 178, 108118, (2015)
  • One-pot conversions of lignocellulosic and algal biomass into liquid fuels
    S. De, S. Dutta, B. Saha
    ChemSusChem, 5, 18261833, (2012)
  • Self-assembly of mesoporous TiO2 nanospheres via aspartic acid templating pathway and its catalytic application for...
    S. De, S. Dutta, A. K. Patra, A. Bhaumik, B. Saha
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 1750517510, (2011)
  • Microwave assisted conversion of carbohydrates and biopolymers to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural with aluminum chloride ca...
    S. De, S. Dutta, B. Saha
    Green Chemistry, 13, 28592868, (2011) 

Education

  • PhD, Chemistry, University of Delhi, India, 2015
  • MSc, Chemistry, University of Calcutta, India, 2010
  • BSc, Chemistry, University of Calcutta, India, 2008

Professional Profile

  • 2017-present: Postdoctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2015-2017: Postdoctoral Fellow, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Awards

  • ​2010-2015: PhD research fellowship, University Grants Commission, India

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Material chemistry heterogenous catalysis single-site catalysis CO2 Conversion

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)