Sandeep K. Sharma, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest

​Design and synthesis of new polymers via anionic polymerization method. Mechanically connected polymer "Mechano Polymer" is a new class of polymers which are connected via mechanical interaction. 

Selected Publications

  • Improved All-Polymer Solar Cell Performance of n-Type Naphthalene Diimide−Bithiophene P(NDI2OD-T2) Copolymer by Inc... 
    S. K. Sharma, N. B. Kolhe, V. Gupta, V. Bharti, A. Sharma, R. Datt, S. Chand, S. K. Asha
    Macromolecules 2016, 49, 81138125, (2016)
  • Naphthalene Diimide Copolymers by Direct ArylationPolycondensation as Highly Stable Supercapacitor Electrode Materi... 
    S. Sharma, R. Soni, Sr. Kurungot, S. K. Asha
    Macromolecules 2018, 51, 954965, (2018)
  • Rylene Diimide-Based Alternate and Random Copolymers for Flexible Supercapacitor Electrode Materials with Exception... 
    S. Sharma, R. Soni, S. Kurungot
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 2019, 123, 20842093 , (2019)


  • Ph.D., Polymer Chemistry, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, 2018
  • M.Sc., Organic Chemistry, MGIAS-University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, 2012
  • B.Sc., Science, S. K. Govt. Collage - University of Rajasthan, Sikar, India, 2010 

Professional Profile

  • ​Feb 2019-Present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia 


  • CSIR Senior Research Fellowship, 2015
  • CSIR Junior Research Fellowship, 2013
  • GATE Qualified 

KAUST Affiliations

KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)

Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)


Research Interests Keywords

​Anionic Polymerization Mechano Polymers Donor-acceptor Polymers