Research Scientists

Karim Adil, PhD

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, X-Ray crystallography, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Ab-initio structure determination by powder diffractometry

Youssef Belmabkhout, PhD

​Senior Research Scientist​​​​

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, High pressure gas sorption, Gravimetric gas sorption analysis, MOF characterization, Membranes, Gas separations, Natural gas upgrading

Postdoctoral Fellows

Ionela Daniela Carja, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Gas sorption, Catalysis, CO2 capture, Separation, Energy storage

Amandine Cadiau, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow​

Research Interest: X-Ray crystallography, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Metal Organic Frameworks, Gas sorption

Arijit Mallick, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow​

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, X-Ray crystallography, Gas storage, Gas separation

Georges Mouchaham, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, MOF characterization, Supramolecular porous frameworks, Chemically stable MOFs

Himanshu Aggarwal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow​​

Research Interest: Metal-organic framework, Gas separation, Gas sorption, Interpenetration, Heterobimetallic porous frameworks

Mohamed Rachid Tchalala, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Thin films, Metal-organic framework, Material chemistry

Siyad Ubaid, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Gas sorption, Material chemistry, Porous materials, Energy storage

Suman Chandra

​Postdoctoral Fellow​

Research Interest: MOF synthesis, Gas separations, Gas storage, Metal Organic Frameworks

Towsif Abtab Sk Md, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow​

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Gas sorption, High pressure gas sorption, Low pressure gas sorption, X-Ray crystallography, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization

Vera Solovyeva, PhD

Postoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Catalysis, Nanomaterials, Metal Organic Frameworks, Organic synthesis, Medicinal chemistry, Drug design

PhD Students

Zeynabou Thiam

​PhD student

Research Interest: Metal-organic framework, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Gas separations, Gas storage, Materials modeling, Nanomaterials, Supramolecular chemistry

Sheng Zhou

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Gas sorption, Membranes, Gas separation, Porous materials

Norah Alsadun

PhD Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Gas sorption, CO2 capture, MOF characterization, Catalysis

Dalal A. Alezi

PhD Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, MOF synthesis, Scientific visualization, Gas sorption, CO2 capture, MOF characterization, Gas separations, Gas storage

George Norton

​PhD Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, X-Ray crystallography, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization

Rasha Abdul Halim

​PhD Student​

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Organic synthesis, X-Ray crystallography, CO2 capture, Gas sorption, Membranes, Gas storage

Zhijie Chen

​PhD Student​

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Thin films, Membranes, Gas separations, CO2 capture, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization

Ayalew H. Assen

PhD Student​

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Catalysis, Gas/water purification, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Gas separations

Jarrod Eubank

​PhD Student / Post-Doc

Research Interest: Gas sorption, Metal Organic Frameworks, Organic synthesis, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Gas storage

Valeriya Chernikova

PhD Student​

Research Interest: Catalysis, Materials modeling, Nanomaterials, Scientific visualization, X-Ray crystallography, MOF characterization, Metal Organic Frameworks

Masters Students

Emad Aldoobi

​Master Student

Research Interest: CO2 capture, Metal Organic Frameworks, Gas sorption, MOF synthesis

Umer Samin

Master Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Gas separations, Gas storage