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Dongxu Xue, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellows
​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

Dr. Xue's research interests include the design and construction of rigid  functional metal-organic materials based on novel molecular building blocks (MBBs) for hydrogen storage and carbon dioxide capture, gas separation.

Selected Publications

  • A high rotational barrier for physisorbed hydrogen in a fcu-metal‒organic framework
    T. Pham, K.A. Forrest, P.A. Georgiev, W. Lohstroh, D.-X. Xue, A. Hogan, M. Eddaoudi, B. Space, and J. Eckert
    Chemical Communications, Issue 91, 14109-14112, (2014)
  • Tunable rare-earth fcu-MOFs: a platform for systematic enhancement of CO2 adsorption energetics and uptake
    D.-X. Xue, A.J. Cairns, Y. Belmabkhout, L. Wojtas, Y. Liu, M.H. Alkordi, and M. Eddaoudi
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, Issue 20, 7660-7667, (2013)
  • Efficient transfer hydrogenation reaction catalyzed by a dearomatized PN3P ruthenium pincer complex under base-free conditions
    L.P. He, T. Chen, D.-X. Xue, M. Eddaoudi, K.-W. Huang
    Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Issue:1, 202-207, (2012)
  • Education

    • Ph.D., Chemistry, Sun Yat-Sen Univertity, Guangzhou, China, 2008

    Professional Profile

    • 2010-Present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
    • 2008-2010: Postdoctoral fellow, USF, Tampa, United States

    KAUST Affiliations

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