Thaksen Vasant Jadhav, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest

​I am interested in using dynamic covalent chemistry to design and synthesise polymers for a circular economy and having vitrimeric properties

Selected Publications

  • Transformation between 2D and 3D covalent organic frameworks via reversible [2 + 2] cycloaddition 
    T. Jadhav, Y. Fang, C.‐H. Liu, A. Dadvand, E. Hamzehpoor, W. Patterson, A. Jonderian, R....
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.,, (2020)
  • 2D Poly(arylene vinylene) covalent organic frameworks via aldol condensation of trimethyltriazine 
    T. Jadhav, Y. Fang, W. Patterson, C.‐H. Liu, E. Hamzehpoor, D. F. Perepichka
    Angew.Chem. Int.Ed., 58, 13753 13757, (2019)


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, IIT Indore, Indore, India, 2017
  • M.Sc., Organic Chemistry, Pune University, Pune, India, 2010
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Pune University, India, 2008

Professional Profile

  • Mar 2020 – Present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2017-2019: Postdoctoral fellow, McGill University, Montreal, Canada


​Post-doctoral fellowship, Fonds de Recherche du Québec Nature et Technologies (FRQ-NT), 2018

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Polymers Dynamic covalent chemistry Circular economy Vitrimers