Distinguished Professor of Chemical Science, and Director of the Advanced Membranes
and Porous Materials Center at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Dr. Eddaoudi received his master's and doctorate in Chemistry from Denis Diderot University
(Paris VII) in Paris, France. Dr. Eddaoudi is a member of the American Chemical Society.
He received the Outstanding Faculty Research Achievement Award (2004 and 2007) and
the Chemistry Outstanding Teaching Award (2005 and 2008) from the University of South
Florida. He was awarded the Abdul Hameed Shoman Prize for Arab Researchers, topic
'Renewable Energy'. (September 2019) He was awarded the prestigious National Science
Foundation Career Award in 2006. Dr. Eddaoudi has given more than 150 invited talks
at conferences and universities since 2002. Dr. Eddaoudi was selected in 2014, 2015,
2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 as Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers and world’s
most influenced scientific minds (2014). His contribution to the field of metal-organic
frameworks (MOFs) has been highly visible in peer-reviewed journals, as evidenced
through his recognition by ISI in 2007 as one of the top 100 most cited chemists of
the past 10 years (ranked #68).
Develop new strategies for the rational design and construction of functional solid
state materials. Design and synthesis of functional porous solids for Energy and Environmental
Sustainability: including coordination polymers, metal-organic frameworks (MOFs),
porous organic polymers (POPs) for Hydrogen storage, Methane storage, CO2 capture & storage. MOF based Adsorbents and Membranes addressing the energy-intensive
gas or vapor separations.
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