Saibal Bhaumik, PhD

Research Scientist


Research Interests

  • Anionic Polymerization
  • Design and synthesis of functional multi block copolymers to make complex macromolecular architecture by noncovalent chemistry
  •  Dynamic covalent bonding and Vitrimers.

Selected Publications


  • ​2010-2016: Ph. D, Polymer Chemistry, National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), AcSIR, Pune, India.
  • 2008-2010: M.Sc., Organic Chemistry, Ramakrishna Mission Residential College Narendrapur, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
  • 2005-2008: B.Sc., Chemistry, Ramsaday College, University of Calcutta, West Bengal, India.

Professional Profile

  • 2017-2022: Post-doctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2022-Present: Research scientist, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia


  • ​CSIR Senior Research Fellowship, 2012.
  • CSIR Junior Research Fellowship, 2010.
  • GATE Qualified.

KAUST Affiliations

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

Non-KAUST Affiliations

Research Interests Keywords

Anionic Polymerization Vitrimers Self-healing polymers via Dynamic Covalent  Bonding Non-covalent H-bonding