Pravin Babar, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

Synthesis of nanomaterials for electrocatalysis. 

Selected Publications

  • Cobalt iron hydroxide as a precious metal‐free bifunctional electrocatalyst for efficient overall water splitting, P Babar, A Lokhande, HH Shin, B Pawar, MG Gang, S Pawar, JH Kim, Small 14 (7), 1702568 (2018) 
  • Bifunctional 2D electrocatalysts of transition metal hydroxide nanosheet arrays for water splitting and urea electrolysis. P Babar, A Lokhande, V Karade, B Pawar, MG Gang, S Pawar, JH Kim. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 7 (11), 10035-10043 (2019)
  • The versatility of copper tin sulfide. AC Lokhande, PT Babar, VC Karade, MG Gang, VC Lokhande, CD Lokhande, Jin Hyeok Kim. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 7 (29), 17118-17182 (2019)
  • Bifunctional catalytic activity of Ni–Co layered double hydroxide for the electro-oxidation of water and methanol. K Patil, P Babar, DM Lee, V Karade, E Jo, S Korade, JH Kim. Sustainable Energy & Fuels 4 (10), 5254-5263 (2020)


  • Ph.D., Department of Material Science and Engineering, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea, 2020 
  • M.Tech, Pune University, Pune, India, 2012

Professional Profile

  • 2021- Present, Postdoctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2020-2021 Postdoc Fellow, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea 

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Electrocatalysis Energy conversion and storage Material Characterization