Ildar Mukhambetov, Ph.D.

Research Support

Staff Engineer - Process Intensification

Research Interests

​At the moment, I have formed an interest in solving real applied problems. When the effectiveness of the work done can be seen in life.

Selected Publications

  • Hydrothermal modification of the alumina catalyst for the skeletal isomerization of n-butenes 
    Ildar N. Mukhambetov, Svetlana R. Egorova, Aliya N. Mukhamed’yarova, Alexander A.Lamberov
    Journal of Applied Catalysis A, 554, 64-70, , (2018)
  • Quantitative Analysis of Lewis Acid Centers of γ‑Alumina by Using EPR of the Adsorbed Anthraquinone as a Probe Mole... 
    Marat R. Gafurov, Ildar N. Mukhambetov, Boris V. Yavkin, Georgy V. Mamin, Alexander A. Lam...
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119(49), 27410-27415, (2015)
  • Electron Paramagnetic Resonance and Electron Nuclear Double Resonance Study of the Paramagnetic Complexes of Anthra... 
    Ildar N. Mukhambetov, Alexander A. Lamberov, Boris V. Yavkin, Marat R. Gafurov, Georgy V. ...
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118, 14998-15003, (2014)
  • Deactivation of industrial alumina catalyst for the skeletal isomerization of n-butenes 
    A. A. Lamberov, I. N. Mukhambetov, R. F. Zalyaliev
    Catalysis in Industry, 6, 2, 128133, (2014)


  • Ph.D. Chemistry (Kinetics and Catalysis), Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia, 2018
  • M.Sc. "Chemical technology and biotechnology", Kazan State Technological University (Institute of Polymers), Kazan, Russia, 2009
  • B.Sc. "Chemical technology and biotechnology", Nizhnekamsk Institute of Chemical Technology, Nizhnekamsk, Russia, 2007

Professional Profile

  • 2019 - current: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2015-2019: Department of innovations, Mirrico group of companies, Kazan, Russia
  • 2011-2015: Research engineer, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia
  • 2009-2010: Specialist, PJSC Kazanorgsintez, Kazan, Russia

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

​Industrial catalysts alumina Heterogeneous catalysis