Research Scientists

Alberto Rodriguez Gomez,Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Heterogeneous catalysis, micro/mesoporous materials, metal supported catalysts, in situ catalyst characterization

Alla Dikhtiarenko, Ph.D.

​Research Scientist

Research Interest: ​Nanoporous materials, Heterogeneous catalysis, crystal design, synthesis and functionalization, crystal structure determination, XRD

Amol M. Hengne, Ph.D.

Research Scientist - Remote

Research Interest: Heterogeneous catalysis, C1 chemistry, Biomass utilization, Sustainable Chemistry

Anastasiya Bavykina, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Materials chemistry, Porous polymers, Heterogeneous catalysis

Bholanath Maity, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: ​Computational Chemistry, electronic structure, Homogeneous Catalysis, Photoredox Catalysis

Chen Zhu, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Transition metal catalysis, ​Photocatalysis, eletrocatalysis, photoelectrocatalysis, DFT-calculation, wavefunction analysis

Georgios Zapsas, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: ​Anionic Polymerization, Polyhomolagtion, BCPs Surface Analysis via Atomic Force Microscopy

Idoia Hita del Olmo, Ph.D.

​Research Scientist

Research Interest: Heterogeneous catalysis, Zeolites, Activated carbon, Hydrocarbons, Catalyst deactivation

Jeremy Bau, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: ​Nanomaterials synthesis, photoelectrochemistry, solar fuels

Konstantinos Ntetsikas, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: ​Anionic Polymerization, Complex Macromolecular Architectures

Luis C. Garzon Tovar, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Nanoporous, materials, Heterogeneous catalysis, crystal design, synthesis and functionalization, crystal structure determination, catalysis

Manoja Kumar Samantaray, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Alkane metathesis, Alkene metathesis, Carbene, Carbyne

Mohit Chawla,Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: ​Molecular modeling, Quantum chemical studies of molecular interactions in nucleic acids, Structural studies of functional RNA molecules (Ribosome, Ribozyme and Riboswitch)

Nadeem Qaiser, Ph.D.

​Research Scientist

Research Interest: FEM modeling, Nano/micro mechanics, Flexible sensors, actuators and energy storage devices

Rafia Ahmad, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: catalysis, Materials Simulation and Modelling, DFT

Rajesh Kancherla,Ph.D

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Photo-catalysis, Transition metal catalysis

Ram Karan, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Extremophiles, extremozymes, halo-adaptation, bioengineering, biotechnological applications, production of bioplastics, single amplified genomes, crystal structures, gas vesicle nanoparticles

Simil Thomas

Research Scientist

Sumesh Kureppadathu Raman, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Organometallic chemistry, Polymers Synthesis, Polymerization

Theo Piechota Goncalves, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: ​Density-functional theory, ab initio calculations, reaction mechanisms, transition state theory, organometallic chemistry homogeneous catalysis, diradicals, aromatic hydrocarbon, supercomputing

Thien Nguyen, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Porous organic materials, Organic Synthesis

Viko Ladelta, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: ​Anionic ring-opening polymerization

Walid AL Maksoud, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Heterogeneous catalysis, SOMC, Metathesis Reaction, hydrogenation

Xinglong Dong, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: catalysis, zeolite, naphtha, olefins, gas separation

Yichen Cai, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Zhen Cao, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Density Functional Theory (DFT), Water Splitting Catalysis, QM/MM Simulation, biological systems