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

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

Alberto Rodriguez Gomez

​Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Andrey Goryachev

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Spectroscopy, CO2 Valorization, Method Development, In-situ methods

Diego Mateo

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Henrik Haspel

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Catalysis, Photocatalysis, CO2 Reduction, Water Splitting, Solar Fuels

Ildar Mukhambetov

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Alumina, Industrial Catalyst

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

Rushana Khairova

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Sara Durini

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Catalysis, Materials Chemistry, Design and development of catalytically and photophysically active materials, Inorganic Synthesis

Sudipta De

Postdoctoral Fellow​

Research Interest: Materials Chemistry, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Single-site Catalysis, CO2 Conversion

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

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

Mohammed Alabdullah

​Ph.D. Student​

Research Interest: Catalysis, Reactor Engineering, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Nanoparticles, Kinetics

Mustafa Caglayan

​Ph.D. Student​​

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

Nikita Kolobov

​Ph.D. Student ​

Research Interest: Photocatalysis, Metal-organic Framework

Oleksii Pustovarenko

Ph.D student

Research Interest: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Material Science, Nanoporous Materials, Crystal Design, X-ray and Neutron Diffraction Techniques, 3D Printing

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