Viko Ladelta, PhD

Research Scientist


Research Interests

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

Selected Publications


  • ​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, Twuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2016-2019: Post-doctoral fellow, KAUST, Twuwal, Saudi Arabia


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

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Anionic Polymerization Living and Controlled/Living Polymerizations