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Principal Investigator

Jorge Gascon

Professor and Director KCC​​​​​​​​​

Research Interest: Catalysis, Nanomaterials, Gas/Water Purification, Heterogeneous Catalysis, C1 Chemistry, Multifunctional Solids, Reactor Engineering, Separation Processes

Research Scientists

Alberto Rodriguez Gomez

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Reactor Engineering, Heterogeneous Catalysis, in situ catalyst characterization, metal supported catalysts, micro/mesoporous materials

Alla Dikhtiarenko

​Research Scientist​​

Research Interest: Nanoporous Materials, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Crystal Design, Synthesis and Functionalization, Crystal Structure Determination, XRD

Anastasiya Bavykina

Research Scientist​

Research Interest: Materials Chemistry, Porous Polymers, Heterogeneous Catalysis

Postdoctoral Fellows

Diego Mateo

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Electrocatalysis, Photocatalysis, Solar Fuels, CO2 Conversion

Jose Luis Cerrillo Olmo

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Zeolites, Catalysts synthesis, hydrogenation

Luis Garzon Tovar

​Postdoctoral Fellow​

Research Interest: Nanoporous Materials, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Crystal Design, Synthesis and Functionalization, Crystal Structure Determination, XRD, Catalysis

Mohammad Ziaur Rahman

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Electrocatalysis, Photocatalysis, Water Splitting, charge transport kinetics, redox dynamics

Rushana Khairova

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Material Science, Synthesis and Functionalization, Organic chemistry, Organometallic chemistry, Material Characterization

Umair Hassan Bhatti

Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interest: Heterogeneous Catalysis, CO2 Conversion, CO2 Capture, Process Modeling

Wei Wang

Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interest: CO2 Conversion, Reactor Engineering, Materials Chemistry, Heterogeneous Catalysis

PhD Students

Abhay Dokania

​Ph.D. Student​​

Research Interest: Heterogeneous Catalysis, CO2 Conversion, Catalyst Design

Artem Russkikh

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Catalysis, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Materials Chemistry

Daria Poloneeva

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Metal-organic Framework, Material Science, Photophysics, Gas Separation

Faisal F. Alahmadi

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Reaction Engineering, Catalysis

Genrikh Shterk

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Heterogeneous Catalysis, XPS, Material Characterization, Surface Science, Physical Chemistry, Catalysis

Il Son Khan

​Ph.D. Student ​

Research Interest: Catalysis, Metal-organic Framework

Isa Al Aslani

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Crude Oil, Reactor Design, Hydrodynamics, Equations of state, Fluid catalytic cracking

Mohammed Albuali

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: CO2 Conversion, Catalysis

Mustafa Caglayan

​Ph.D. Student​​

Research Interest: Heterogenous Catalysis, Reaction Engineering, Energy and Environment

Nibras Hijazi

Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Reaction Engineering, Reactor Design, Heterogeneous Catalysis

Nikita Kolobov

​Ph.D. Student ​

Research Interest: Photocatalysis, Metal-organic Framework

Orkhan Sayidov

MS/Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: CO2 Utilization, Reactor Engineering, Reactor Design, Biofuels, Separation Processes, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Catalyst Design, Bio-process modelling and simulation

Tuiana B. Shoinkhorova

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest: Synthesis and Functionalization, Zeolites, Materials Chemistry, Crude Oil, Heterogeneous Catalysis

Research Group Staff

Adrian Ramirez Galilea

Research Engineer ​​​

Research Interest: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Structured Reactors, CO2 Conversion, Expoxidation Reactions, Oxidative Dehydrogenation Reactions