Arijit Mallick, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow​


Research Interest

Synthesis of Metal-Organic Frameworks and its application in gas storage, separation, chemo sensor, proton conduction.

Selected Publications

  • Hollow Tubular Porous Covalent Organic Framework (COF) Nanostructures
    P. Pachfule, S. Kandambeth, A. Mallick, R.Banerjee
    Chem. Commun., 51, 11717-11720, (2015)
  • Solid State Organic Amine Detection in a Photochromic Porous Metal Organic Framework
    A. Mallick, B. Garai, M. Addicoat, P.S. Petkov, T. Heine, R. Banerjee
    Chem. Sci., 6, 1420 – 1425, (2015)
  • Crystalline Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs): Synthesis, Structure and Function
    C. Dey, T. Kundu, B.P. Biswal, A. Mallick and R. Banerjee
    Acta Cryst., B70, 3-10, (2014)
  • Efficient and Stereoselective Nitration of Mono- and Disubstituted Olefins with AgNO2 and TEMPO
    S. Maity, S. Manna, S. Rana, T. Naveen, A. Mallick, D. Maiti
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 3355–3358, (2013)
  • Hydrolytic Conversion of a Metal-Organic Polyhedron into a Metal-Organic Framework
    A. Mallick, B. Garai, D.D. Díaz, R. Banerjee
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52, 13755–13759, (2013)
  • Construction of Crystalline 2D Covalent Organic Frameworks with Remarkable Chemical (Acid/Base) Stability via a Combined Reversible and Irreversible Route
    S. Kandambeth, A. Mallick, B. Lukose, M.V. Mane, T. Heine, R. Banerjee
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 19524−19527, (2013)
  • Fine-Tuning the Balance between Crystallization and Gelation and Enhancement of CO2 Uptake on Functionalized Calcium Based MOFs and Metallogels
    A. Mallick, Ev.-M. Schön, T. Panda, K. Sreenivas, Da. Dí. Díaz , Ra. Banerjee
    J. Mater. Chem., 22, 14951-14963, (2012)
  • Correlation between Coordinated Water Content and Proton Conductivity in Ca-BTC-based Metal-Organic Frameworks
    A. Mallick,T. Kundu, R. Banerjee
    Chem. Commun., 48, 8829-8831, (2012)
  • Structure and Gas Sorption Behavior of a New Three Dimensional Porous Magnesium Formate
    Ar. Mallick, S. Saha, P. Pachfule, S. Roy, R. Banerjee
    Inorg. Chem., 50, 1392–1401, (2011)
  • Selective CO2 and H2 Adsorption in a Chiral Magnesium based Metal Organic Framework (Mg-MOF) with Open Metal Sites
    A. Mallick, S. Saha, P. Pachfule, S. Roy, R. Banerjee
    J. Mater. Chem., 20, 9073–9080, (2010)


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, 2015
  • M.Sc., Inorganic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), India, 2009

Professional Profile

  • 2015-Present: Post-doctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Metal Organic Frameworks X-Ray crystallography Gas storage Gas separation