ChemS Faculty Members

The ChemS program consists of 14 research experts in various research fields. The faculty members get together from all over the world to develop strong and unique Chemstry Program. 

 

Jean Marie Basset, Professor


KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC  Center director

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“Catalysis by Design: Surface Organometallic Chemistry”

     Ph.D. University of Lyon, France, 1969

     M.S. Physical Sciences, University of Lyon, France, 1965

     B.S. Chemical Engineering, École Supérieure de Chimie Industrielle de Lyon (ESCIL), 1965

 

Luigi Cavallo, Professor


KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC

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“Theoretical rationalization of catalysts at work”

     Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Napoli, 1991

     Laurea, Chemistry, University of Napoli, 1987 


Mohamed Eddaoudi, Professor


Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Research Center, AMPM Center director

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“Designed Synthesis: Metal-Organic Materials”

     Ph.D. Chemistry, Denis Diderot University (Paris VII), Paris, France, 1996

     M.S. Chemistry, Denis Diderot University (Paris VII), Paris, France, 1992

     B.S. Chemistry, IbnouZohr University, Agadir, Morocco, 1991


Nikolaos Hadjichristidis, Professor


KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC

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“Novel Polymeric Materials for Conventional and High-Tech Applications”

      D.Sc. University of Athens, 1979.

      Ph.D. University of Liège, Belgium, 1971.

      B.S. University of Athens, Department of Chemistry, Greece, 1966.

 


Yu Han, Professor


Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Research Center, AMPM

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“Nanostructured and nanoporous materials”

     Ph.D. Jilin University, China, 2003

     B.S. Jilin University, China, 1998


Iain McCulloch, Professor

KAUST Solar Center, KSC Center director

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“Using Chemical Design to Drive Performance of Organic Electronics”

     Ph.D. University of Strathclyde, 1989

     B.Sc. University of Strathclyde, 1986


Magnus Rueping, Professor (Faculty chair of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering)


KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
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“Catalysis for new bond construction”
     Ph.D. ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 2002
     MS Technical University of Berlin, 1999

 

Kuo-Wei Huang, Associate professor


KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)

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“Mechanism, Kinetics, and Catalysis”

     Ph.D. Stanford University, United States, 2004

     B.S. National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 1997

 

Niveen M. Khashab, Associate professor

 

Advanced Membranesand Porous Materials Research Center, AMPM

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“Controlled release and delivery”

     Ph.D. University of Florida, Gainesville, U.S., 2006

      B.S. American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 2002


Alexander Rothernberger, Associate professor



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“Inorganic Chemistry and Materials”

     Ph.D. Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge, 1999-2002

     Diplom, University of Würzburg, 1998

 

Kazuhiro Takanabe, Associate professor (Program director)

KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC

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“Catalysis for energy conversion”

     Ph.D. Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2006

     M.Eng., Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2003

     B.Eng., Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2001


Pierre M. Beaujuge, Assistant professor

KAUST Solar Center, KSC

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“Macromolecular Science and Engineering for Energy Conversion and Storage”

     Ph.D. University of Florida, 2009

     M.S. Chemistry, École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie et de Physique de Bordeaux, 2006


Omar F. Mohammed, Assistant professor

KAUST Solar Center, KSC

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“Tracking Ultrafast Processes in Real Space and Time”

     Ph.D. Humboldt university, Germany 2006

     M.S. Assiut University, Egypt, 1999

     B.S. Assiut University, Egypt, 1995

Valentin Rodionov, Assistant professor


KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC

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“Catalysis with soft materials” 

      Ph.D. The Scripps Research Institute, USA, 2008

      M.S. University of Maryland, College Park, USA, 2002