Saibal Bhaumik, Ph.D.

Research Scientists

Research Scientist

Research Interests

Making of macromolecular architecture by non-covalent hydrogen-bonding interaction.

Selected Publications

  • Synthesis and Characterization of Asymmetric A1BA2 Supramolecular Triblock Copolymers via Noncovalent Interactions: A Solution and Solid-State Study. 
    S. Bhaumik, W. Shan, E. L. Thomas, and N. Hadjichristidis
    Macromolecules 54, 10730-10739, (2021)
  • Noncovalent Supramolecular Diblock Copolymers: Synthesis and Microphase Separation
    S. Bhaumik, K. Ntetsikas, and N. Hadjichristidis.
    Macromolecules 53, 6682-6689, (2020)
  • Nanostructured Donor-Acceptor Self Assembly with Improved Photoconductivity 
    Saibal, A. Z. Ashar, R. Nandini Devib, K. S. Narayan, S. K. Asha
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6, 1943419448, (2014)
  • P4VP and Oligo(phenylenevinylene)-perylenebisimide Mixed Donor-Acceptor Supramolecular Comb Polymer Complexes with ... 
    B. Saibal, S. Chithiravel, S. K. Asha, J.
    Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 54, 24032412, (2016)
  • Improved Charge Carrier Mobility in Liquid Crystalline Supramolecular Crosslinked Polymer Complexes of Ditopic Ryle... 
    B. Saibal, Rekha Narayan, S. Chithiravel, S. K. Asha, J. 
    Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 55, 951959, (2017)


  • ​B.Sc., Chemistry, Ramsaday College, University of Calcutta, West Bengal, India, 2008.
  • M.Sc., Organic Chemistry, Ramakrishna Mission Residential College Narendrapur, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, 2010.
  • Ph. D, Polymer Chemistry, National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), AcSIR, Pune, India, 2016.

Professional Profile

  • ​2017-Present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia


  • ​CSIR Senior Research Fellowship, 2012.
  • CSIR Junior Research Fellowship, 2010.
  • GATE Qualified.

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

​Anionic Polymerization ATRP Non-covalent H-Bonding Macromolecular architecture