Postdoctoral Fellows

Abhay Dokania, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis, CO2 Conversion, Catalyst design

Ajit Prabhakar Kale, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Organometallic chemistry, Homogeneous Catalysis, C-H Activation

Alejandra Rendón Patiño, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Electron Microscopy, Heterogeneous catalysis, Green Chemistry, Material synthesis

Atanu Ghosh,Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Material chemistry, Noble metal clusters, MOF, catalysis

Bhagyashree Kulkarni, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​Anionic Polymerization, Polymeric nanoassemblies, Supramolecular architectures

Bin Chang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Electrocatalysis, carbon dioxide reduction, nitrogen fixation, reaction mechanism analysis

Bo Li, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Photocatalysis1, Electrocatalysis, ball milling, artificial intelligence

Büsra Dereli, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​Computational Chemistry, Homogeneous Catalysis, computational electrocatalysis, metal-organic frameworks

Chengyang Feng, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Chunwei Dong, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Delong Han, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Marine ecology, Materials modeling

Diego Mateo, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Electrocatalysis, ​Photocatalysis, CO2 Conversion, solar fuels

Diego Zapater Bes, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: Reactor technologies, Heterogeneous catalysis, oxygenates to hydrocarbons, Zeolites, eotypes

Dominik Renn, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Biotechnology, Rational Protein Design, Biocatalysis, X-Ray Crystallography, Cryo-EM, mass spectrometry, Unnatural amino acids

Fazal Raziq, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Advanced Materials Synthesis, Solar fuels production

Fernanda Tavares, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​Chemical engineering, Catalytic Reactions, Heterogeneous catalysts

Gentoku Takasao, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Machine learning, DFT-calculation, Materials modeling, In-silico, Materials modelling, Structure determination, Materials informatics

Giiaz Bekmukhamedov, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis, spectroscopy, Materials Science, supported catalysts

Haifeng Chen, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Photoredox Catalysis, Heterogeneous catalysis, Electrochemistry, Reductive Cross Coupling, Nickel dual catalysis

Hao Huang, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalyst, photoelectrochemical application

Hend Omar Mohamed, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Research Interests: ​Photo catalyst materials, Nanomaterial, wastewater treatments, Membrane bioreactor, Biocatalyst material, Metal carbides and nitrides, Electrodeposition techniques

Hong Wang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Hongwei Zhu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Perovskites, solar cells

Huawei Huang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Electrocatalytic water splitting, CO2 reduction

Huifeng Yue, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Indranil Dutta, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​Bifunctionality, Catalyst design, Small molecule activation, Hydrogen economy

Javier Patarroyo, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Noble metal nanoparticles, Plasmonic nanoparticles, catalysis, Electron Microscopy, Nanomaterials

Jiaqi Jia, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Photoredox Catalysis, Metal catalysis, Enantioselectivity

Jiaxi Xu, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Organocatalysis, Controlled/living polymerizations, Hydrogen bonding

Jiyuan Fan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis, catalysis design, hydrotreating

Jose Luis Santos, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis, Hydrogen production, Bio Oil refining, Biomass valorization, Material synthesis and characterization.

Juan Carlos Navarro de Miguel, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis, metal supported catalysts, CO2 Valorization, Reaction kinetics, Operando spectroscopy, TEM

Juan Manuel Colom, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Chemical engineering1, Combustion, Heterogeneous catalysis, Kinetic modeling

Kairui Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Single atom catalyst, DFT, HDO

Karthik Peramaiya, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Photoelectrochemical, N2 reduction

Kathiravan Murugesan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Photochemistry, C-H Activation, Heterogeneous and homogenous catalysts, synthetic methodology

Khursand Yorov , Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Materials Science, Nanoparticle Synthesis, Inorganic Chemistry, Material Characterization

Kuntal Pal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: photocatalysis ., Electrocatalysis

Leandro Duarte de Almeida, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Homogeneous Catalysis, nanocatalysts, photocatalysis .

Li Yang, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Organometallic chemistry, Pincer complexes synthesis and catalysis, hydrogenation and small molecule activation

Liang Yi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: photocatalysis ., cross-coupling, Nickel.

Luis Gutierrez Arzaluz, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Time-resolved Laser Spectroscopy, Micro-PL, Single-Particle Spectroscopy

Mingtao Zhou, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: RAFT, ATRP

Mohammad Asif, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: computational fluid dynamics, Process Intensification, Catalytic foams, Additive manufacturing, Heat transfer.

Moussa O. Zaarour, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Zeolites, Catalyst design, Heterogeneous catalysis, spectroscopy

Naveen Malenahalli Halappa, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Metal nanoclusters, Electrochemistry, Electrocatalysis, CO2 reduction

Nikolaos Patelis, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Vitrimers, ​Anionic Polymerization, polymer synthesis ..

Peng Yuan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Metal, Nanocluster

Pravin Babar, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Electrocatalysis, Energy conversion and storage , Material Characterization

Priyanka Chakraborty, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Pincer complex, Single Crystal XRD, Homogenous Catalysis

Qing Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Alkyne-alkyne coupling, Graphdiyne, Graphdiyne analogues

Qingpeng Cheng, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Rafael Canevesi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Gas and liquid adsorption, Process simulation and optimization, CO2 Capture, Hybrid processes

Raghu Vamsy Maligal Ganesh, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Nanomaterial, Heterogeneous catalysis, Bimetallic and Intermetallic catalysts

Rajesh K. Parsapur, Ph. D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Renwu Huang, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​Copper cluster, Metal-organic framework, Cluster-based MOF

Rohit K. Rai, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysts, Non-noble metals, hydrogenation, Ammonia synthesis, Hydroformylation, Oxidation reaction

Rounak Naphade, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Interests in Hybrid perovskites, photo-voltaic and Optoelectronics, catalysis

Rushana Khairova, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Materials Science, Synthesis, Organic chemistry, Organometallic chemistry, Material Characterization

Sagadevan Arunachalam, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Organic Synthesis, Organic Photochemistry, catalysis, Green Chemistry

Sandeep Suryabhan Gholap, Ph.D

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: hydrogenation, CO2 utilization, Transition Metal Catalyzed Reaction, Green Chemistry

Sangho Chung, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis, Zeolites, Solid-state NMR, DNP assisted NMR

Sarah Komaty Zaarour, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Zeolites, Heterogeneous catalysis, characterization, NH3-SCR of NOx

Sathish Kumar Gadde, Ph.D

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​C-H bond activation, Homogeneous Catalysis, ​Photocatalysis, Iodonium salts

Sayan Dutta, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Homogeneous Catalysis, DFT, photocacalysis

Seokjin Kim, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Porous material, catalysis, Hydrogen

Shahaji Gaikwad, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: catalytic olefin polymerizations , catalytic oligomerization

Shao-Chi Lee, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Photoredox Catalysis, Organic Synthesis, Nickel Catalysis

Shekhar Rajabhau Kulkarni,Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Process Intensification, reactor design, Multiphase Flows, Transport Phenomena

Shouwei Zuo, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: XAFS, Perovskite, solar, cell, catalysis

Shulin Chen, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: in situ TEM, Beam sensitive materials, Energy storage and conversion, Structure-property relationships

Sk Riyajuddin, Ph.D

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interests: Electrocatalyst, Oxygen Evolution Reaction, water splitting, hydrogen evolution, Energy Storage

Stefan A. Nastase, Ph.D.

Postodoctoral Fellow

Sudheesh Kumar Veeranmaril, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Extended X-ray, Absorption Fine Structure(EXAFS), Electrocatalysis, Operando XAS reactor designing for thermo/electrocatalysis (MEA cell), In situ TEM, XPS

Swechchha Pandey, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: ​Metal catalyzed transformation, Electrocatalysis, Organocatalysis, Surface Organometallic Catalysis

Teng Li, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis, Zeolites, C1 chemistry

Tuiana Shoinkhorova

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Materials chemistry, zeolite, Crude Oil, synthesis and functionalization

Umair Hassan Bhatti, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis, CO2 Conversion, Process Modeling, CO2 Capture

Vijay Kumar Velisoju, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis, Biomass and CO2 Valorisation, In situ Spectroscopy

Vinoth Ramalingam, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: 2D Materials, Nanomaterial Synthesis, Electrochemical and Photoelectrochemical Energy Conversion Applications

Wasim Mir, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Photophysics, Doping, Thermoelectrics, Transport, Phototransport, Quantum dots, Colloidal nanocrystals

Wei Wang, Ph.D

​Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interests: Material chemistry, Heterogeneous catalysis, CO2 Conversion, Reactor engineering

Xiaofei Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Xin Song, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: X-ray Detection, Scintillant, perovskite single crystal

Xingzhu Chen, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Materials modeling, Electrochemistry, Gas catalysis

Xinyuan Zhang, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Perovskite, Crystal, X-ray

Xueli Yao, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interests: C-H Activation, Catalyst Synthesis, Catalyst deactivation, Electrocatalysis

Yadagiri Rachuri, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: metal-organic frameworks, coordination polymers, covalent organic frameworks, porous organic polymer, pincer complexes, Heterogeneous catalysis

Yerrayya Attada, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Hydroprocessing, Density Functional Theory (DFT), Microkinetic Modelling, reactor design

Yuheng Zhou, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Machine learning, photothermal catalysis

Zhipeng Wu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Electrocatalysis, Fuel cells, water electrolyzer, Density Functional Theory (DFT)

Zhonghua Xue, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: inorganic material, catalysis