Partha Maity

Postdoctoral Fellows

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests

Functional materials tackle the challenges by facilitating energy generation, storage and conversion from renewable sources, thereby providing a path towards a sustainable energy infrastructure, for example in solar harvesting, solid state lighting or information technologies. My research interest targets breakthroughs in material discovery for disruptive energy technologies. I study a powerful interdisciplinary approach, which combines in-house design and synthesis of tailored materials with advanced spectroscopic characterization of their dynamic processes. This powerful combination facilitates ground-breaking advances in material functionality, while also opening fascinating new avenues to explore fundamental physical phenomena with relevance for energy applications.

Selected Publications

  • Layer-Dependent Coherent Acoustic Phonons in Two-Dimensional Ruddlesden-Popper Perovskite Crystals 
    Partha Maity, J. Yin, B. Cheng, J. He, O. M. Bakr, O. F. Mohammed
     J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2019, 10, 5259-5264, (2019)
  • Tuning Hot Carrier Cooling Dynamics by Dielectric Confinement in Two-Dimensional Hybrid Perovskite Crystals 
    J. Yin*, Partha Maity*, R. Naphade, B. Cheng, J-H. He, O. Bakr, J-L. Brédas, O. F. Mohamm...
    ACS Nano, 13, 12621-12629, (2019)
  • Controllable Charge-Transfer Mechanism at Push-Pull Porphyrin/Nanocarbon Interfaces 
    P. Arpaçay*, Partha Maity*, A. M. El-Zohry, A. Meindl, S. Plunkett, S. Akca, M. O. Senge, ...
    Phys. Chem. C, 123, 14283-14291, (2019)
  • Why are Hot Holes Easier to Extract than Hot Electrons from Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite? 
    I. Dursun*, Partha Maity*, J. Yin, B. Turedi, A. A. Zhumekenov, K. J. Lee, O. F. Mohammed,...
    Adv. Energy Mater., 9, 1900084, (2019)
  • Study of the Bulk Charge Carrier Dynamics in Anatase and Rutile TiO2 Single Crystals by Femtosecond Time-Resolved S... 
    Partha Maity; O. F. Mohammed; K. Katsiev; H. Idriss
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 122, 8925-8932., (2018)


  • ​PhD, Chemical Sciences, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, India, 2016

Professional Profile

​Nov 2016 - present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Saudi Arabia


  • ​International Travel Grant from HBNI, India in 2014
  • International Travel Support from SERB and CICS, India in 2016

Research Interests Keywords

​Ultrafast Spectroscopy Perovskites photophysics photocatalysis