Viko Ladelta PhD

Research Scientist

Research Interests

  • Anionic ring-opening polymerization of cyclic monomers
  • Polymer bearing photo-active materials 

Selected Publications

    V. Ladelta, Y. Kohsaka, T. Ohnishi, M. Matsumura,  T. Kitayama  
     Polymer Bulletin, 72, 1265-1280, 201​


  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Osaka University, Japan, 2015
  • M.Sc., Chemistry, Andalas University, Indonesia, 2011
  • ​B.Sc., Chemistry, Andalas University, Indonesia, 2008

Professional Profile

  • 2019-present: Research Scientist, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2016-2019: Post-doctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2015: Young lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Padang State University, Indonesia.


Ph.D Scholarship, Ministry of National Education, 2012-2015

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)  
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering Division (PSE)​​​​