Nikita Kolobov

PhD Students

​Ph.D. Student ​


Research Interests

​My scientific interests lie in the field of photocatalysis on metal organic frameworks, particularly photocatalytic water splitting.

Selected Publications

  • ​TiO2 mediated photocatalytic oxidation of volatile organic compounds: Formation of CO as a harmful byproduct, D.S. Selishchev, N.S. Kolobov, A.A. Pershin, D.V. Kozlov, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, (2017) 
  • UV-LED photocatalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide over TiO2 supported with noble metal nanoparticles, N.S. Kolobov, D.A. Svintsitskiy, E.A. Kozlova, D.S. Selishchev, D.V. Kozlov, Chemical Engineering Journal, (2017)
  • UV-LED Photocatalytic Oxidation of CO over the Pd/TiO2 Catalysts Synthesized by the Decomposition of Pd(acac)2, N.S. Kolobov, D.S. Selishchev, A.V. Bukhtiyarov, A.I. Gubanov, D.V. Kozlov, Materials Today: Proceedings, (2017)


  • ​Ph.D., Chemical Science, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2018
  • M.Sc., Chemistry, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2015
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2011

Professional Profile

  • 2014-2017: Laboratory assistant, Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • ​2011-2012: Laboratory assistant, Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Novosibirsk, Russia


  • ​Vernadsky Non-Goernment Ecological Foundation scholarship

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Photocatalysis Metal-organic Framework