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Mohamed Al Kordi

Postdoctoral Fellows
​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

​Design and synthesis of metal organic frameworks and metal organic cubes.   Synthesis of novel organic ligands for MOF synthesis.

Selected Publications

  • Cairns, A. J.; Perman, J. A.; Wojtas, L.; Kravtsov, V. Ch.; Alkordi, M. H.; Eddaoudi, M.; Zaworotko, M. Supermolecular Building Blocks (SBBs) and Crystal Design: 12-Connected Open Frameworks Based on a Molecular Cubohemioctahedron. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130 (5), 1560–1561.
  • Alkordi, M. H.; Liu, Y.; Larsen, R.; Eddaoudi, M. Zeolite-like Metal Organic Framework (rho-ZMOF) as Platforms for Applications: On Metalloporphyrin Catalysis. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130 (38), 12639–12641.
  • Ship-in-a-bottle catalysis: Chemical & Engineering News. 2008, 86 (37), September 15.
  • Alkordi, M. H.; Brant, J. A.; Wojtasz, L.; Kravtsov, V. Ch.; Cairns, A.; Eddaoudi, M. Zeolite-like Metal-Organic Frameworks (ZMOFs) Based on the Directed Assembly of Finite Metal-Organic Cubes (MOCs). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131 (49), 17753–17755
  • Alkordi, M. H.; Jonathan L. Belof; Rivera, E.; Wojtas, L.; Eddaoudi, M. Insight into the Assembly of Metal-Organic Polyhedra: The Metal-Organic Cubes as Case Study. Chem. Sci., 2011, Advance Article, RSC.
  • Alkordi, M. H.; Cairns, A.; Belmabhout, Y.; Lubke, R.; Eddaoudi, M. Molecular Squares: Confined Space with Specific Geometry in Hydrogen Storage Materials. (In preparation for submission).
  • Alkordi, M. H.; Eddaoudi, M. Zeolite-like Metal-Organic Frameworks (ZMOFs): Design, Structure, and Properties. (Book Chapter, Wiley-VCH, in press.)
  • Eubank, J.F; Mouttaki, H.; Cairns, A.; Belmabkhout, Y.; Wojtasz, L.; Alkordi, M. H.; Eddaoudi, M. Quest for Modular Nanocages: tbo-MOF as an Archetype for Mutual Substitution, Functionalization, and Expansion of Pillar, Quadrangle Building Blocks. (Submitted, JACS 2011).