Yogesh Patil, Ph.D (2018-2019)

Research Scientist

Research Scientist, KAUST, Saudi Arabia


Research Interests

​Well-architecture Polymers: Star, Hyperbranch, Miktoarm, block-/graft copolymers

Selected Publications

  • ​A Novel Poly(vinylidene fluoride)-based 4-Miktoarm Star Terpolymer: Synthesis and Self-Assembly.
    Yogesh Patil, Panayiotis Bilalis, George Polymeropoulos, Sarah Almahdali, Nikos Hadjichristidis, and Valentin Rodionov.
    Molecular Pharmaceutics 2018 doi: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.8b00010.
  • pH-Sensitive Amphiphilic Block-Copolymers for Transport and Controlled Release of Oxygen.
    Yogesh Patil, Sarah Almahdali, Vu bao Khanh, Georgios Zapsas, Nikolaos Hadjichristidis, Valentin Rodionov.
    Polymer Chemistry 2017, 8, 4322-4326 (Cover Page).
  • Well-defined multiblock poly(vinylidene fluoride) and block copolymers thereof: A missing piece of the architecture puzzle.
    Sanjib Banerjee, Yogesh Patil, Olinda Gimello, Bruno Ameduri.
    Chemical Communications 2017, 53, 10910.


  • ​2008-2011: PhD, Polymer and Organometallics Chemistry, University of Pisa, ITALY
  • 2004-2006: MSc, Polymer Science, University of Pune and National Chemical Laboratory, INDIA
  • 2001-2004: BSc, Chemistry, North Maharashtra University and Thermax R & D Division, INDIA

Professional Profile

  • ​2014-2019: Post-doctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, KSA
  • 2013-2014: Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Nebraska Medical Centre, USA
  • 2011-2013: Post-doctoral researcher, ICG, ENSCM, University of Montpellier 2, FRANCE
  • 2006-2007: Research Assistant, National Chemical Laboratory and Indian Institute of Technology B, INDIA

KAUST Affiliations

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