Arijit Mallick

Research Scientists

Research Scientist


Research Interests

Synthesis of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) for gas adsorption, separation, and sensing application. 

Selected Publications

  • Unprecedented Ultralow Detection Limit of Amines using a Thiadiazole- Functionalized Zr(IV)-Based Metal-Organic Framework.
    Arijit Mallick, Ahmed M. El-Zohry, Osama Shekhah, Jun Yin, Jiangtao Jia, Himanshu Aggarwal, Abdul-Hamid Emwas, Omar F. Mohammed, Mohamed Eddaoudi.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141 (18), 7245-7249
  • Advances in Shaping of Metal-Organic Frameworks for CO2 capture: Understanding the Effect of Rubbery and Glassy Polymeric Binders
    Arijit Mallick, Georges Mouchaham, Prashant M. Bhatt, Weibin Liang, Youssef Belmabkhout, Karim Adil, Aqil Jamal, and Mohamed Eddaoudi.
    Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. , 2018, 57, 16897–16902
  • Solid State Organic Amine Detection in a Photochromic Porous Metal-Organic Framework
    Arijit Mallick, Bikash Garai, Matthew Addicoat, Petko St. Petkov, Thomas Heine, and Rahul Banerjee
    Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 1420 - 1425.
  • Hydrolytic Conversion of a Metal-Organic Polyhedron into a Metal-Organic Framework.
    Arijit Mallick, Bikash Garai, David Díaz Díaz and Rahul Banerjee.
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 13755–13759
  • Construction of crystalline 2D covalent organic frameworks with remarkable chemical (acid/base) stability via a combined reversible and irreversible route.
    Sharath Kandambeth, Arijit Mallick, Binit Lukose, Manoj V. Mane, Thomas Heine, and Rahul Banerjee*
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012,134, 19524−19527.
  • Fine-Tuning the Balance between Crystallization and Gelation and Enhancement of CO2 Uptake on Functionalized Calcium Based MOFs and Metallogels.
    Arijit Mallick, Eva-Maria Schön, Tamas Panda, K. Sreenivas, David Díaz Díaz and Rahul Banerjee
    J. Mater. Chem., 2012. 22, 14951-14963.
  • Correlation between Coordinated Water Content and Proton Conductivity in Ca-BTC-based Metal-Organic Frameworks.
    Arijit Mallick, Tanay Kundu, Rahul Banerjee.
    Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 8829-8831. 


  • Ph. D: Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research, CSIR-NCL, India (2009-2015)
  • M.Sc.: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee(IIT Roorkee), India (2007-2009)
  • B.Sc.: University of Calcutta, India (2007) 

Professional Profile

  • Research Scientist: KAUST, Saudi Arabia (2021-present)
  • JSPS Postdoc Fellow: Kyushu University, Japan (2019-2021)
  • Postdoctoral fellow: KAUST, Saudi Arabia (2015-2019) 

Scientific and Professional Membership

Member of Chemical Society of Japan 


JSPS Fellowship Award 2019, Japan 

KAUST Affiliations

  • Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Center (AMPMC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Metal Organic Frameworks Gas adsorption Sensing