Zeynabou Thiam

PhD Students

​PhD student


Research Interest

​Synthesis of novel Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) by design for targeted applications such as catalysis and CO2 capture


  • ​B.Sc., Classes Préparatoires PC, Lycée Louis Le Grand, Paris, 2012
  • M.Sc, Chemistry (Physics minor), Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris (ESPCI ParisTech), 2015

Professional Profile

  • ​2015: Intern Student, FMD3, AMPM Center, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014: Researcher, Design of microfluidic device for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR), Laboratory of the Future, Solvay/CNRS University of Bordeaux, France
  • 2013: Intern Student, Catalysis, Industries Chimiques du Senegal (ICS), Thies, Senegal

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Metal-organic framework MOF synthesis MOF characterization Gas separations Gas storage Materials modeling Nanomaterials Supramolecular chemistry