Viko Ladelta, Ph.D.

Research Scientists

Research Scientist

Research Interests

​Anionic ring-opening polymerization of cyclic monomers toward complex macromolecular architectures, biocompatible and biodegradable polymers.

Selected Publications

  • C60-containing polymethacrylates: synthesis, properties, and potential application as n-type semiconductor for orga... 
    V. Ladelta, Y. Kohsaka, T. Ohnishi, M. Matsumura, T. Kitayama.
    Polymer Bulletin, 72, 1265-1280, (2015)


  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Osaka University, Japan, 2015
  • M.Sc., Chemistry, Andalas University, Indonesia, 2011
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Andalas University, Indonesia, 2008

Professional Profile

  • ​2016-present: Post-doctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2015: Young lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Padang State University, Indonesia.
  • 2013-2014: Research Assistant, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Osaka University


  • ​Ph.D Scholarship, Ministry of National Education, 2012-2015

KAUST Affiliations

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


Research Interests Keywords

​Anionic ring-opening polymerization