Smart Hybrid Materials (SHMs)
مختبر شمس لعلوم النانو
Self-Assembled Nanomaterials for Biomedical, Sensing and Separation Applications


Namita Singh, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interests

Dr. Namita is interested in synthesizing new bio-MOFs and use them for drug delivery and bio-macromolecules encapsulation.

Selected Publications

Coordination Polymers Built with Transition Metal Sulphates and Angular 2,5-Bis(Imidazol-1-yl)Thiophene (Thim2): Synthesis, Structure and Photoluminescent Properties. Namita Singh and Ganapathi Anantharaman. CrystEngComm 2014, 16, 6203-6212

Structural Diversity and Luminescent Properties of Coordination Polymers Based on Mixed Ligands, 2,5-Bis(Imidazol-1-yl)Thiophene (Thim2) and Aromatic Multicarboxylates. Namita Singh and Ganapathi Anantharaman. CrystEngComm 2014, 16, 7914-7925

Coordination Polymers Based on Copper Carboxylates and Angular 2,5-bis(imidazol-1-yl)thiophene (thim2) Ligand: Sequential Structural Transformations. Namita Singh, Pratap Vishnoi and Ganapathi Anantharaman. CrystEngComm 2015, 17, 2153–2161.

Coordination Polymers with Varying Dimensionality Constructed from 2,5-Bis(imidazol-1-yl)Thiophene (Thim2) and Divalent Metal (Mn2+, Cd2+, Co2+) Salts. Namita Singh and Ganapathi Anantharaman. Polyhedron 2015, 90, 202–213.

Synthesis, crystal structure and water oxidation activity of [Ru(terpy)(bipy)Cl]+ complexes: influence of ancillary ligands on O2 generation. Rekha Dhiman, Namita Singh, Bharat Ugale and C. M. Nagaraja. RSC Adv. 2017, 7, 39325–39333 

Chiral and Achiral Helical Coordination Polymers of Zinc and Cadmium from Achiral 2,6-bis(imidazol-1-yl)pyridine: Solvent Effect and Spontaneous Resolution. Sarita Tripathi, Srirambalaji Renganathan, Namita Singh and Ganapathi Anantharaman. J. Chem. Sci. 2014, 126, 1423-1431


  • ​​Ph.D, Chemistry, IIT Kanpur, India, 2015​

KAUST Affiliations

  • Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Center (AMPMC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)