AbdulMalik Puthanpedikakkal Photo

Abdul Malik Puthan Peedikakkal

Postdoctoral Fellows
​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

Research interest involves crystal engineering of functional solids, solid state photochemistry, design and development of metal organic frameworks (MOFs) for catalysis, gas storage, and separation and drug delivery applications

Selected Publications

  • Peedikakkal, AMP; Peh, CSY; Koh, LL; et al. Metal-Organic Frameworks Containing a Tetrapyridylcyclobutane Ligand Derived from isomerization Reaction. Inorg. Chem, 2010, 49, 6775-6777.

  • Peedikakkal, AMP; Song, YM; Xiong, RG; et al. Cobalt(II) Coordination Polymers Containing trans-1,2-Bis(4-pyridyl)ethene and Their Magnetic Properties. Eur.J. Inorg. Chem, 2010, 24, 3856-3865.

  • Batabyal, S. K.; Peedikakkal, A. M. P.; Ramakrishna, S.; et al. Coordination-Polymeric Nanofibers and their Field-Emission Properties. Macromol. Rapid Commun, 2009, 30, 1356-1361.

  • PEEDIKAKKAL, AMP; VITTAL, JJ. Solid-state photochemical [2+2] cycloaddition in a hydrogen-bonded metal complex containing several parallel and crisscross C = C bonds. Chem. Eur. J, 2008, 14, 5329-5334.

  • PEEDIKAKKAL, AMP; KOH, LL; VITTAL, JJ. Photodimerization of a 1D hydrogen-bonded zwitter-ionic lead(II) complex and its isomerization in solution. Chem Commun, 2008, 4, 441-443.

  • NAGARATHINAM, M; PEEDIKAKKAL, AMP; VITTAL, JJ. Stacking of double bonds for photochemical [2+2] cycloaddition reactions in the solid state. Chem Commun, 2008, 42, 5277-5288.

  • PEEDIKAKKAL, AMP; VITTAL, JJ. Solid-State Photochemical Behavior of a Triple-Stranded Ladder Coordination Polymer. Inorg. Chem, 2010, 49, 10-12.

  • PEEDIKAKKAL, AMP; VITTAL, JJ. Molecular fabric structure formed by the 1D coordination polymer, [Pb(bpe)(O2CCH3)(O2CCF3)]. Cryst. Growth Des, 2008, 8, 375-377.


  • 2005-2010: Ph.D, Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore

  • 2002-2004: M.Sc, School of Chemical Sciences (SCS), Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU), India

  • 1998-2001: B.Sc, Calicut University, India


  • Graduate (PhD) Research Scholarship(NUS) Best Poster Award (6th Singapore International Chemical Conference, SICC 6, 15-18 December 2009)