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

Zied Ouled Ameur, Ph.D.

Research Scientist​​

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Gas sorption, Crystallography

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

Yunling Liu

​Research Scientist

Research Interest: Nanomaterials

Postdoctoral Fellows

Ionela Daniela Carja, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Abdul Malik Puthan Peedikakkal

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, MOF synthesis

Amandine Cadiau, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow​

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

Amy J. Cairns

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Low pressure gas sorption, Volumetric gas sorption analysis, MOF characterization, Nanomaterials, CO2 capture, Natural gas upgrading, Gas separations

Arijit Mallick, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow​

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

Bassem Al Maythalony

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Membranes, Thin films, MOF synthesis

Dongxu Xue, PhD

​Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Georges Mouchaham, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Lukasz Jan Weselinski, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Organic synthesis, Enantioselective organocatalysis, Material chemistry, Metal Organic Frameworks

Himanshu Aggarwal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow​​

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

Maolin Pang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Particle morphology, Thin films

Mohamed Al Kordi

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: MOF synthesis, MOF characterization

Mohamed Infas Haja Mohideen

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Controled drug release, Gas sorption

Mohamed Rachid Tchalala, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Prashant Bhatt, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow​

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

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

Vincent Guillerm

​Postdoctoral Fellow​

Research Interest: Materials modeling, Scientific visualization, Gas sorption, Metal Organic Frameworks, X-Ray crystallography, MOF synthesis

Weibin Liang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Catalysis, Crystal chemistry, Separation

PhD Students

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

Ryan Luebke

PhD Student

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

Zhijie Chen

​PhD Student​

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

Agnes Sweileh

PhD Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, MOF synthesis, Controled drug release

Ayalew H. Assen

PhD Student​

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

Dorina Sava

PhD

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks

Farid Nouar

​PhD Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Low pressure gas sorption, Volumetric gas sorption analysis, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Gas storage

Hasnaa Mouttaki

​PhD Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Controled drug release, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Gas sorption

Jarrod Eubank

​PhD Student / Post-Doc

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

Lubna Ashri

​PhD Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Controled drug release, MOF synthesis, Drug delivery

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

Mona Al-Otaibi

​Masters Student

Research Interest: CO2 capture, Gas separations, Membranes

Badriah Alamer

Masters Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, CO2 capture, MOF characterization

Jacilynn Brant

Student

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

Umer Samin

Master Student

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

Zesheng Dong (董则生)

​Masters Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks