Rajesh K. Parsapur, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

​​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest

​Rational design of green and economic strategies for the preparation of nanoporous, nanostructured catalysts and membranes for applications in catalysis, sorption and separation.

Selected Publications

  • Rational design, synthesis and catalytic properties of high-quality low-silica hierarchical zeolites with FAU and L... 
    Rajesh K. Parsapur, P. Selvam
    Scientific Reports 8, 16291, (2018)
  • A remarkable catalytic activity of hierarchical zeolite (ZH-5) for tertiary butylation of phenol with enhanced 2,4-... 
    Rajesh K. Parsapur, P. Selvam
    ChemCatChem 10, 1-8, (2018)

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry (2018), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Madras, Chennai, India

Professional Profile

  • 2019-..: Post-doctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​Reviewer of Journal of Saudi Chemical Society (JSCS)

Awards

  • Prof. Langmuir Prize (2019), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Madras, Chennai, India 
  • Best-Thesis Award (2019), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Madras, Chennai, India
  • CSIR-SRF (2013), CSIR-JRF (2011)

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Heterogeneous catalysis Hydrodesulfurization membranes gas separation Surface Organometallic Catalysis design of nanostructured mesoporous zeolites otypes and transition metal oxides