Raghu Vamsy Maligal Ganesh

Postdoctoral Fellows

PostDoctoral Fellow


3316 – WS09, Building 4, Level 3, Area 3

Selected Publications

  •  "A ship-in-a-bottle strategy to synthesize encapsulated intermetallic nanoparticle catalysts: exemplified for furfural hydrogenation", Raghu V Maligal-Ganesh, Chaoxian Xiao, Tian Wei Goh, Lin-Lin Wang, Jeffrey Gustafson, Yuchen Pei, Zhiyuan Qi, Duane D Johnson, Shiran Zhang, Franklin Tao, Wenyu Huang, ACS Catalysis (2016)
  •  "Silica‐Encapsulated Pt‐Sn Intermetallic Nanoparticles: A Robust Catalytic Platform for Parahydrogen‐Induced Polarization of Gases and Liquids", Evan W Zhao, Raghu Maligal‐Ganesh, Chaoxian Xiao, Tian‐Wei Goh, Zhiyuan Qi, Yuchen Pei, Helena E Hagelin‐Weaver, Wenyu Huang, Clifford R Bowers, Angewandte Chemie (2017)
  •  "Surface-mediated hyperpolarization of liquid water from parahydrogen", Evan Wenbo Zhao, Raghu Maligal-Ganesh, Yong Du, Tommy Yunpu Zhao, James Collins, Tao Ma, Lin Zhou, Tian-Wei Goh, Wenyu Huang, Clifford R Bowers, Chem (2018)
  • "An inorganic capping strategy for the seeded growth of versatile bimetallic nanostructures", Yuchen Pei, Raghu V Maligal-Ganesh, Chaoxian Xiao, Tian-Wei Goh, Kyle Brashler, Jeffrey A Gustafson, Wenyu Huang, Nanoscale (2015)


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, 2017
  • MSc., Chemistry, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India, 2009
  • BSc., Chemistry, Loyola College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 2007

Professional Profile

  • 2018 - 2019: Postdoctoral fellow, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
  • 2019 - 2020: Associate Scientist, Breathe Applied Sciences Private Limited, Bengaluru, India
  • 2019 - 2021: Independent Consultant, Springer Nature India 

KAUST Affiliations

  • Advanced Membranes & Porous Materials Center
  • Kaust Catalysis Center

Research Interests Keywords

heterogenous catalysis intermetallic nanoparticles