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4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Thuwal 23955-6900
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mohamed Eddaoudi

Associate Director, Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Research Center
Professor, Chemical Science

Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Research Center

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

Research Interests

Professor Eddaoudi's research activities are mainly aimed at developing new strategies for the design and synthesis of functional solid-state materials from molecular building blocks and advancing the understanding of the structure-property relationship of materials.

His group at KAUST works towards developing of made-to-order MOMs that address some of our most challenging and enduring societal needs, such as:

  • Clean energy alternatives: Advance the field of MOMs toward the construction of made-to-order MOMs that can store an adequate amount of H2 at room temperature and moderate pressures.
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions: Advance the field of MOMs toward the construction of made-to-order and cost effective MOMs that can sequester large amounts of CO2.
  • Remediate chemical and biological threats: Construct superior MOMs that can rapidly detect and remediate life-threatening toxic reagents (i.e. chemical and biological warfare agents).