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Naveen Kumar


Mr. Naveen Kumar is currently a Ph.D. student in the Crystal Engineering Research Group at the University of Limerick, Ireland, supervised by Prof. Mike Zaworotko. He was born inChhapra (Bihar), India in 1993 and received his B.S.-M.S. from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune, India in 2016. During masters degree, he has worked with Dr. Sujit K. Ghosh, at IISER Pune, India and Dr. Christian Serre, at Institut Lavoisier de Versailles, France in the field of porous materials, where he has synthesized metal-organic materials for various applications. He is currently working on flexible metal-organic materials for serving energy and environmentally relevant sorption-led storage applications in this lab.


  1. A. Karmakar, N. Kumar, P. Samanta, A. V. Desai, S. K. Ghosh. A Post-Synthetically Modified MOF for Selective and Sensitive Aqueous-Phase Detection of Highly Toxic Cyanide Ions. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 864.
  2. B. Manna, A. V. Desai, N. Kumar, A. Karmakar, S. K. Ghosh. Single-crystal to-single-crystal transformation of an anion exchangeable dynamic metal–organic frameworkCrystEngComm, 2015, 17, 8796-8800.


B.S.-M.S. Dual Degree, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune, India