Principal Investigator

Professor Mohamed Eddaoudi

Director, Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Research Center
Distinguished Professor, Chemical Science​​​​

Research Interest: Gas sorption, Metal Organic Frameworks, Catalysis, Nanomaterials, Sensors, CO2 capture, Thin films, Membranes, Gas separations, Gas storage

Research Scientists

Arijit Mallick

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Gas adsorption, Sensing

Hao Jiang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Jiangtao Jia, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Porous materials, Energy storage, Separation

Osama Shekhah, PhD

​Senior Research Scientist​

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

Vincent Guillerm

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Metal-organic framework, COFs, Chemically stable MOFs, Reticular Chemistry, Material Design, Topology, Crystallography, Separation, Gas sorption

Research Group Staff

Aleksander Shkurenko, PhD

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Crystal chemistry, X-Ray crystallography, Organic synthesis, Weak interactions

Ali Alansari

Safety Officer/Lab Manager

Research Interest: Membranes, Nanomaterials, Gas sorption, Water sorption, Laser

Shuvo Datta, Ph.D.

Research Scientist​

Research Interest: MOF synthesis, MOF characterization, Gas separations, Gas/liquid separation

Postdoctoral Fellows

Aleksandr Sapianik

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: heterometallic complexes, MOFs, small molecules separation, preorganized building blocks, Gas sorption

Biplab Joarder

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Synthesis and Characterization of PCPs, Advanced Porous Materials, Gas separation

Jiantang Li, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Gas sorption, Metal Organic Frameworks, Gas separation

Justyna Czaban-Jóźwiak, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interest: Catalysis, Metal-organic framework, Organic synthesis, MOF synthesis

Marina Barsukova

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Metal-organic Framworks, Chemically stable MOFs, Gas separation, Gas storage, Sensing

Prakash Parvatkar, Ph.D

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, MOF synthesis, Organic synthesis

Sharath Kandambeth

​Postdoctoral Fellow​

Research Interest: Crystal chemistry, Material chemistry, Porous materials

Tian Jin, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Catalysis, Metal Organic Frameworks, Porous materials

Vinayak Kale, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow​

Research Interest: Nanomaterials, Material chemistry, Nanoparticles

Youdong Cheng

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Advanced Porous Materials, Membrane Separation, Nanomaterials

Zhiyuan Huang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Metal-organic framework, Catalysis, Organic chemistry

PhD Students

Maram Almalki

​Ph.D. Student

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

Norah Alsadun

PhD Student

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

Rawan Al Natour

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, MOF design and synthesis, Gas separation, CO2 capture, Catalysis

Salma Benzaria

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Adsorption, Gas storage, Gas separation, Metal Organic Frameworks, MOFs

Sheng Zhou

​Ph.D. Student

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

Xiting Yuan

Ph.D. Students

Research Interest: Metal-organic Framworks, Nanoclusters, Catalysis

Zeynabou Thiam

​PhD student

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

Masters Students

Abdulhadi Alhaji

Masters Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, Gas sorption, Gas separations, Natural gas upgrading

Batool Altaher

Chemical Science Master Student

Research Interest: Metal Organic Frameworks, MOF design and synthesis, Gas separation, CO2 capture