Raghu Vamsy Maligal Ganesh

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow




Research Interests

Bimetallic and Intermetallic nanoparticles for catalysis.

Selected Publications

  • Pt nanoclusters confined within metal–organic framework cavities for chemoselective cinnamaldehyde hydrogenation, Zhiyong Guo, Chaoxian Xiao, Raghu V Maligal-Ganesh, Lin Zhou, Tian Wei Goh, Xinle Li, Daniel Tesfagaber, Andrew Thiel, Wenyu Huang (2014)
  • A ship-in-a-bottle strategy to synthesize encapsulated intermetallic nanoparticle catalysts: exemplified for furfural hydrogenation, Raghu V Maligal-Ganesh, Chaoxian Xiao, Tian Wei Goh, Lin-Lin Wang, Jeffrey Gustafson, Yuchen Pei, Zhiyuan Qi, Duane D Johnson, Shiran Zhang, Franklin Tao, Wenyu Huang (2016)
  • Silica‐Encapsulated Pt‐Sn Intermetallic Nanoparticles: A Robust Catalytic Platform for Parahydrogen‐Induced Polarization of Gases and Liquids, Evan W Zhao, Raghu Maligal‐Ganesh, Chaoxian Xiao, Tian‐Wei Goh, Zhiyuan Qi, Yuchen Pei, Helena E Hagelin‐Weaver, Wenyu Huang, Clifford R Bowers (2017)
  • Surface-mediated hyperpolarization of liquid water from parahydrogen, Evan Wenbo Zhao, Raghu Maligal-Ganesh, Yong Du, Tommy Yunpu Zhao, James Collins, Tao Ma, Lin Zhou, Tian-Wei Goh, Wenyu Huang, Clifford R Bowers (2018)


2011 - 2017: Ph.D., Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA

Professional Profile

  • 2018 - 2019: Postdoctoral fellow, Iowa State Univeristy, Ames, Iowa
  • 2019 - 2020: Associate Scientist, Breathe Applied Sciences Private Limited, Bengaluru, India
  • 2019 - 2021: Independent Consultant, Springer Nature India 

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Heterogenous Catalysis Intermetallic Nanoparticles