Swati Jindal

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow



Research Interests

My research endeavors are focused on design and synthesis of organic building blocks to access porous metal organic 3D and 2D materials for their applications in diverse domains such as sensing, gas adsorption, dye removal, magnetism, removal of environmental pollutants, etc.

Selected Publications

1. Titanium Dioxide-Reduced Graphene Oxide Hybrid as Negative Electrode Additive for High Performance Lead-Acid Batteries, Vangapally. N.; Jindal, S.; Gaffoor, S. A.; Martha, S. K., J. Ener. Stor, (2018).

2. Redox-Reversible 2D Metal-Organic Framework Nanosheets (MONs) Based on Chemically-Induced Hydroquinone/Quinone Redox Couple, Maka, V. K.; Mukhopadhyay, A.; Jindal, S.; Moorthy, J. N., Chem. Eur. J., (2019).

3. Temperature-Dependent Emission and ‘Turn-Off’ Sensing of “Quat” Herbicides in Water by a Fluorescent Zn-MOF Based on a Semi-Rigid Dibenzo[g,p]chrysene Tetraacid Linker, Mukhopadhyay, A.; Jindal, S.; Moorthy, J. N., Inorg. Chem., (2020).

4. Tuning the Structure of In-Tetracarboxylate Frameworks through Rigidification of Organic Linkers and Size Selective Cationic Dye Exchange, Maka, V. K.; Tamuly, P., Jindal, S.; Moorthy, J. N., Appl. Mater. Today, (2020).

5. Selective Sensing of Aliphatic Biogenic Polyamines by a Zwitterionic Cd-MOF Based on Bisimidazole Tetracarboxylic Acid Linker, Jindal, S.; Maka, V. K.; Moorthy, J. N., J. Mater. Chem. C, (2020).

6. Anthracene-Bisimidazole Tetraacid Linker Based Metal-Organic Nanosheets (MONs) for ‘Turn-On’ Fluorescence Sensing of Nerve Agent Mimics, Jindal, S.; Maka, V. K.; Anjum, G.; Moorthy, J. N., ACS Appl. Nano Mater., (2021).

7. Mechanoluminescence and Aggregation-Enhanced Emission (AEE) of an In-MOF Based on 9,9'-Diphenyl-9H-fluorene Tetraacid Linker, Jindal, S.; Anjum, G.; Maka, V. K.; Moorthy, J. N., Nanoscale, (2021).

8. Contrasting Photochromic and Acidochromic Behavior of Pyridyl- and Pyrimidylethynylated Bis-Benzopyrans, Mukhopadhyay, A.; Jindal, S.; Maka, V. K.; Moorthy, J. N., ACS Omega, (2021).

9. Zwitterionic Luminescent 2D Metal-Organic Nanosheets (MONs): Selective ‘Turn-On’ Fluorescence Sensing of Dihydrogen Phosphate, Jindal, S.; Moorthy, J. N., Inorg. Chem., (2022).


  • Ph.D., 2016-2022, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, INDIA
  • M.Sc., 2014-2016, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, INDIA
  • B.Sc., 2010-2013, Kurukshetra University, INDIA

Professional Profile

June, 2022-present, Postdoctoral fellow at KAUST, Saudi Arabia

January, 2022 - March, 2022, Research Associate, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, INDIA

KAUST Affiliations

PSE - Physical and Engineering Division

Research Interests Keywords

Organic Synthesis Metal-Organic Materials Luminescence