Namita Singh, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellows


Research Interest

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)

Research Interests Keywords

MOFs Bio applications Gas adsorption