Research Interests

  • ​Porous nanomaterials
  • Electro-catalysis
  • Shape controlled metal nanocrystals
  • Porous metal nanocrystals
  • Surface enhanced Raman scattering
  • Catalytic test and kinetic study over the supported transition metal nanoparticles

Education Profile

  • ​​Ph.D., Chemistry, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2015
  • M.Sc., Chemistry, Pondicherry University, India, 2009
  • B.Sc., Acharya Nagarjuna University, India, 2007

Professional Profile

  • ​​2016-Present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2015-2016: Research Associate, CBC, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


  • ​​2014 Best Poster Award in 8th ​Asian Photochemistry Conference 2014
  • 2014 CBC Laboratory Teaching Assistant Award, Nanyang Technological University
  • 2013 Best Poster Award in 4th Asian Spectroscopy Conference 2013
  • 2010 H.C. Kothari Gold medal for outstanding performance in the Masters at Pondicherry University
  • 2009 Best Paper award in the National Conference on Physical and Theoretical Chemistry (APTChem-2009)

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Science & Engineering Division (BESE)