Yadagiri Rachuri, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest

Heterogeneous catalysis, CO2 conversion, dehydrogenation of formic acid and N-formylation; design and syntheses of metal organic frameworks (MOFs), covalent organic frameworks (COFs) and pincer complex based porous organic polymers (POPs) and design and synthesis of fluorescent coordination polymers and their functional studies.

Selected Publications

  • Water-tolerant DUT-series metal–organic frameworks: A theoretical–experimental study for the chemical fixation of C... 
    J. F. Kurisingal, Y. Rachuri, A. S. Palakkal, R. S. Pillai, Y. Gu, Y. Choe, and D.-W. Park
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 11, 41458-41471, (2019)
  • Adenine-based Zn(II)/Cd(II) metal–organic frameworks as efficient heterogeneous catalysts for facile CO2 fixation i... 
    Y. Rachuri, J. F. Kurisingal, R. K. Chitumalla, S. Vuppala, Y. Gu, J. Jang, Y. Choe, E. Su...
    Inorganic Chemistry, 58, 1138911403, (2019)
  • Ionic‐liquid‐functionalized UiO‐66 framework: An experimental and theoretical Study on the cycloaddition of CO2 and... 
    J .F. Kurisingal, Y. Rachuri, R. S. Pillai, Y. Gu, Y. Choe, D. W. Park
    ChemSusChem, 12 (5), 1033-1042, (2019)
  • Three-dimensional Co(II)/Cd(II) metal–organic frameworks: Luminescent Cd-MOF for detection and adsorption of 2, 4, ... 
    Y. Rachuri, B. Parmar, E. Suresh
    Crystal Growth & Design, 18 (5), 3062-3072, (2018)
  • Selective and reversible adsorption of cationic dyes by mixed ligand Zn(II) coordination polymers synthesized by re... 
    Y. Rachuri, S. Subhagan, B. Parmar, K. K. Bisht, E. Suresh
    Dalton Transactions, 47 (3), 898-908, (2018)
  • Progress in the synthetic and functional aspects of chiral metal–organic frameworks 
    K. K. Bisht, B. Parmar, Y. Rachuri, A. C. Kathalikattil, E. Suresh
    CrystEngComm, 17, 5341-5356, (2015)

Education

• Ph.D. (Chemical Sciences), March 2018, Analytical and Environmental Science Division and Centralized Instrument Facility, CSMCRI, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India. (Research Supervisor: Dr. Eringathodi Suresh)
• M. Sc. (Chemical Sciences), Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India. (Supervisor: Prof. Bidhu Busan Das)
• B.Sc., Osmania University, Govt Arts&Science College, Kamareddy, Telangana State, India.

Professional Profile

• 2018-2019: Postdoctoral fellow, Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea.
• 2019-..: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

metal-organic frameworks coordination polymers covalent organic frameworks porous organic polymer pincer complexes Heterogeneous catalysis

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)