Prashant Bhatt

Prashant Bhatt, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

Dr. Bhatt's broad research interest is structure-property relationship of the materials. He is specifically interested in developing new porous materials with interesting properties and applications.

Selected Publications

  • Direct evidence for single-crystal to single-crystal switching of degree of interpenetration in a metal–organic framework
    H. Aggarwal, P.M. Bhatt, C.X. Bezuidenhout, and L.J. Barbour
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136 (10), 3776-3779, (2014)
  • Pyrogallol[4]arenes as frustrated organic solids
    H. Kumari, L. Erra, A.C. Webb, P. Bhatt, C.L. Barnes, C.A. Deakyne, J.E. Adams, L.J. Barbour and J.L. Atwood
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135 (45), 16963-16967, (2013)
  • Tunable anisotropic thermal expansion of a porous Zinc(II) metal–organic framework
    I. Grobler, V.J. Smith, P.M. Bhatt, S.A. Herbert, and L.J. Barbour
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135 (17), 6411-6414, (2013)
  • Co-crystals of the anti-HIV drugs lamivudine and zidovudine
    P.M. Bhatt, Y. Azim, T.S. Thakur and G.R. Desiraju
    Cryst. Growth & Des., 9, 951-957, (2008)

  • Tautomeric polymorphism in Omeprazole
    P.M. Bhatt and G.R. Desiraju
    Chem. Commun, 2057-2059, (2007)
  • Structural studies of the system Na(saccharinate)∙n (H2O): A model for crystallization
    R. Banerjee, P.M. Bhatt, M.T. Kirchner and G.R. Desiraju
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 44, 2515-2520, (2005)
  • Education

    • Ph.D., Chemistry, School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India, 2008
    • M.Sc., Organic Chemistry, M.S. University of Baroda, India, 2002

    Professional Profile

    • 2014-Present: Post-doctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
    • 2009-2013: Post-doctoral fellow, University of Stellenbosch

    KAUST Affiliations

    Advanced Membranes & Porous Materials Center (AMPM)
    Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)