Leandro Duarte de Almeida, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow


Research Interests

Development of photocatalyzed organic transformations.

Selected Publications

  • Catalytic aerobic epoxidation of bio-renewable alkenes using organic carbonates as green solvents.
    LD Almeida, FG Delolo, APS Costa, EV Gusevskaya, PA Robles-Azocar.
    Molecular Catalysis 527, 112400 (2022).
  • Catalytic Formal Hydroamination of Allylic Alcohols Using Manganese PNP‐Pincer Complexes.
    L Duarte de Almeida, F Bourriquen, K Junge, M Beller
    Advanced synthesis & catalysis 363, 4177-4181 (2021).
  • Recent advances in catalytic hydrosilylations: developments beyond traditional platinum catalysts.
    LD de Almeida, H Wang, K Junge, X Cui, M Beller.
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition 60, 550-565, (2021).


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 2022 

Professional Profile

  • Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2022

Scientific and Professional Membership

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), Brazilian Catalysis Society (SBCat) 

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division Of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)​

Research Interests Keywords

Photocatalysis Homogeneous Catalysis nanocatalysts