Jarrod Eubank

PhD Students

​PhD Student / Post-Doc



● High resolution powder diffraction experience on the I11 Beamline at the Diamond Light Source synchrotron in South Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
● Experience with in situ and in vacuo IR spectroscopy at École Nationale Superieur d’Ingenieurs de Caen (ENSICAEN) in Caen, France
● High Resolution Powder Diffraction (HRPD) experience on the Bending Magnet 1B (BM01B) beamline of the Swiss-Norwegian Beamlines (SNBL) at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) in Grenoble, France
● Inelastic Neutron Scattering (INS) experience on the Quasi-Elastic Neutron Spectrometer (QENS) at the Intense Pulsed Neutron Source (IPNS) at Argonne National Lab in Argonne, IL, USA

Selected Publications

  • P. Horcajada, T. Chalati, C. Serre, B. Gillet, C. Sebrie, T. Baati, J. F. Eubank, D. Heurtaux, P. Clayette, C. Kreuz, J.-S. Chang, Y. K. Hwang, P.-N. Bories, L. Cynober, S. Gil, G. Férey, P. Couvreur and R. Gref “Porous metal-organic framework nanocarriers: A potential platform for drug delivery and imaging”, Nature Mater. 2009, 9, 172-178. (Highlighted in Communiqués de presse, CNRS, http://www2.cnrs.fr/presse/communique/1745.htm)
  • D. F. Sava, V. Ch. Kravtsov, J. Eckert, J. F. Eubank, F. Nouar and M. Eddaoudi“Exceptional stability and high hydrogen uptake in hydrogen bonded metalorganic cubes (MOCs) possessing ACO and AST zeolite-like topologies”, J. Am.Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 10394-10396.
  • F. Nouar, J. Eckert, J. F. Eubank, P. Forster and M. Eddaoudi “Zeolite-like metal-organic frameworks (ZMOFs) as hydrogen storage platform: Lithium and magnesium ionexchange and H2-(rho-ZMOF) interaction studies”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 2864-2870.
  • M. H. Alkordi, Y. Liu, R. Larsen, J. F. Eubank and M. Eddaoudi “Zeolite-like metalorganic frameworks (ZMOFs) as platforms for applications: On metalloporphyrinbased catalysts”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 12639-12641.
  • D. F. Sava, V. Ch. Kravtsov, F. Nouar, L. Wojtas, J. F. Eubank and M. Eddaoudi “Quest for zeolite-like metal-organic frameworks (ZMOFs): On pyrimidinecarboxylate bridging ligands”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 3768-3770.
  • F. Nouar, J. F. Eubank, T. Bousquet, L. Wojtas, M. J. Zaworotko and M. Eddaoudi “Supermolecular building blocks (SBBs) for the design and synthesis of highly porous metal-organic frameworks”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 1833-1835.
  • J. F. Eubank, V. Ch. Kravtsov and M. Eddaoudi “Synthesis of organic photodimeric cage molecules based on cycloaddition via metal-ligand directed assembly”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 5820-5821.
  • Y. Liu, J. F. Eubank, A. J. Cairns, J. Eckert, V. Ch. Kravtsov, R. Luebke and M. Eddaoudi “Assembly of metal-organic frameworks based on indium trimer building blocks: A novel porous MOF with unprecedented soc topology and high hydrogen storage”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 1-7.
  • J. F. Eubank, R. D. Walsh, P. Poddar, H. Srikanth, R. W. Larsen and M. Eddaoudi “Metal-organic framework diversity via heterocoordination of a multifunctional ligand: SrAl2 and an unprecedented topology”, Cryst. Growth Des. 2006, 6, 1453-1457.
  • Y. Liu, V. Ch. Kravtsov, D. A. Beauchamp, J. F. Eubank and M. Eddaoudi “4-Connected metal-organic assemblies mediated via heterochelation and bridging of single metal ions: Kagomé lattice and the M6L12 octahedron”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 7266-7267. (Over 100 citations)
  • J. F. Eubank, R. D. Walsh and M. Eddaoudi “Terminal co-ligand directed synthesis of a neutral, non-interpenetrated (10,3)-a metal-organic framework”, Chem. Commun. 2005, 2095-2097.
  • R. J. Cohen, D. L. Fox, J. F. Eubank and R. N. Salvatore “Mild and efficient Cs2CO3-promoted synthesis of phosphonates”, Tet. Lett. 2003, 44, 617-8621.


  • 2008, Ph.D. in Chemistry (Concentration: Metal-Organic Materials), University of South Florida (Cumulative GPA = 4.0/4.0), Mentor: Prof. Mohamed Eddaoudi Dissertation: “Rational Synthesis Toward the Design of Functional Metal-Organic Materials”.
  • 2002, B.S. double major in Chemistry and Recombinant Gene Technology, Western Kentucky University (Cumulative GPA = 3.77/4.00, Magna Cum Laude). 

Professional Profile

  • Fall 2008-present, CNRS Post-Doctorate, G. Férey/C. Serre Group Université de Versailles St-Quentin-en-Yvelines
  • Summer 2008, Post-Doctoral Fellow/Laboratory Manager, M. Eddaoudi Group University of South Florida
  • Spring-Summer 2003, Instructor, Organic Chemistry I Lab Lecture University of South Florida
  • Fall 2002-Spring 2008, Graduate Assistant University of South Florida Teaching Assistant, Organic Chemistry I/II Lab. Research Assistant, M. Eddaoudi Group
  • Spring 2002, Teaching Assistant, Organic Chemistry II Lab Western Kentucky University 
  • Fall 2001-Spring 2002, Undergraduate Researcher, R. Salvatore Group Western Kentucky University
  • Fall 2001, Chemistry Stockroom Technician Western Kentucky University
  • Summer 2001, GS-5, Field Agent USDA, APHIS, PPQ
  • Spring 2001-Summer 2002, Research Technician, B. Furman Group Western Kentucky University
  • Spring 1999- Spring 2000, Undergraduate Researcher, L. Pesterfield Group Western Kentucky University

Research Interests Keywords

Gas sorption Metal Organic Frameworks Organic synthesis MOF synthesis MOF characterization Gas storage