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Dr Sanjit Nayak

Associate Professor

Faculty/Dept/School School of Chemistry and Bioscience
(Faculty of Life Sciences)
Emails.nayak@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 235537

Biography

Sanjit Nayak studied MSc (2005) in Chemistry at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, India. He received his PhD (2008) from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, supervised by Prof. Annie Powell. Following PhD he worked as a postdoc at Leiden University (with Prof. Jan Reedijk) and Marburg University (with Prof. Stefanie Dehnen) followed by a Marie Curie Fellowship to work at University of Liverpool (with Prof. Matthew Rosseinsky, FRS) before moving to National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2013. After lecturing 1.5 years in NUS he joined University of Bradford in 2014 as a lecturer.

Research

- Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs)
- Hybrid nanomaterials and composites

- Polynuclear complexes
- Gas storage and separation
- Drug delivery
- Delivery of agrochemicals

- Molecular magnetism
- Catalysis

Teaching

Teaching interests

- Coordination Chemistry
- Supramolecular Chemistry
- Bioinorganic Chemistry
- Materials Chemistry

Teaching highlights

                         

Professional activities

  • 01-JAN-08: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany - PhD
  • 01-JAN-05: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Kanpur) - MSc

  • 01-JAN-13: National University of Singapore - Lecturer
  • 01-JUL-11: University of Liverpool - Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship (IEF) for Postdoctoral Research
  • 01-NOV-09: Marburg University - Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • 01-OCT-08: Leiden University - Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • 01-JAN-14: University of Bradford - Assistant Professor

  • 01-JAN-16: Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Fellow
  • 01-JAN-13: Member of Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC), Member
  • 01-MAR-13: Marie Curie Fellows Association, Member

  • 01-JAN-19: RSC Research Fund and Research Enablement Grant,
  • 01-AUG-19: Expert Evaluator: H2020, European Commission,
  • 01-JAN-20: RSC Materials Chemistry Division Council ,

  • 01-JAN-11: Marie Curie Fellowship
  • 01-JAN-17: Invited Professorship at University of Lyon, France

  • Deputy Assoc. Dean International (Faculty of Life Science)

  • Module Leader: CFS5016-B: Inorganic Chemistry 2

Publications

TitleMetal-Organic Frameworks and Their Biodegradable Composites for Controlled Delivery of Antimicrobial Drugs. (2023)
AuthorsLivesey TC;Mahmoud LAM;Katsikogianni MG;Nayak S;
JournalPharmaceutics
DOI10.3390/pharmaceutics15010274
 
TitleZirconium-Based MOFs and Their Biodegradable Polymer Composites for Controlled and Sustainable Delivery of Herbicides. (2022)
AuthorsMahmoud LAM;Telford R;Livesey TC;Katsikogianni M;Kelly AL;Terry LR;Ting VP;Nayak S;
JournalACS Applied Biomaterials
DOI10.1021/acsabm.2c00499
 
TitleMetal-Organic Frameworks as Potential Agents for Extraction and Delivery of Pesticides and Agrochemicals. (2022)
AuthorsMahmoud LAM;Dos Reis RA;Chen X;Ting VP;Nayak S;
JournalAcs Omega
DOI10.1021/acsomega.2c05978
 
TitleTransition metal complexes of a versatile polyalkoxy oxazolidine-based ligand derived from: In situ cyclization (2018)
AuthorsSaleem, A.;Kobielska, P.A.;Harms, K.;Katsikogianni, M.G.;Telford, R.;Novitchi, G.;Nayak, S.;
JournalDalton Transactions
DOI10.1039/c7dt04634k
 
TitleTransition metal complexes of a versatile polyalkoxy oxazolidine-based ligand derived from in situ cyclization (2018)
AuthorsSaleem, Ayaan; Kobielska, Paulina A.; Harms, K.; Katsikogianni, Maria G.; Telford, Richard; Novitchi, G.; Nayak, Sanjit
 
TitleControl of the stereochemistry of C14 hydroxyl during the total synthesis of withanolide E and physachenolide C (2018)
AuthorsAnees, Muhammad; Nayak, Sanjit; Afarinkia, Kamyar; Vinader, Victoria
 
TitleMetal–organic frameworks for heavy metal removal from water (2018)
AuthorsKobielska, P.A.;Howarth, A.J.;Farha, O.K.;Nayak, S.;
JournalCoordination Chemistry Reviews
DOI10.1016/j.ccr.2017.12.010
 
TitleControl of the stereochemistry of C14 hydroxyl during the total synthesis of withanolide E and physachenolide C (2018)
AuthorsM. Anees;S. Nayak;K. Afarinkia;V. Vinader;
JournalRSC Advances
DOI10.1039/C8RA08540D
 
TitlePolynuclear complexes as precursor templates for hierarchical microporous graphitic carbon: An unusual approach (2018)
AuthorsKobielska, P.A.; Telford, Richard; Rowlandson, J.; Tian, M.; Shahin, Z.; Demessence, A.; Ting, V.P.; Nayak, Sanjit
 
TitleAn unusual Cu(II) complex of a Schiff-base ligand of 3-aminoquinoline with a hydronated pyridine unit: Synthesis, characterizations, and computational studies (2016)
AuthorsNayak S.;Pevec A.;Seaton C.;Gamez P.;Reedijk J.
JournalPolyhedron
DOI10.1016/j.poly.2016.01.009
 
TitleMixed-linker approach in designing porous zirconium-based metal-organic frameworks with high hydrogen storage capacity (2016)
AuthorsNaeem A.;Ting V.;Hintermair U.;Tian M.;Telford R.;Halim S.;Nowell H.;Hołyńska M.;Teat S.;Scowen I.;Nayak S.
JournalChemical Communications
DOI10.1039/c6cc03787a
 
TitleMixed-linker approach in designing porous zirconium-based metal–organic frameworks with high hydrogen storage capacity (2016)
AuthorsNaeem, Ayesha; Ting, V.P.; Hintermair, U.; Tian, M.; Telford, Richard; Halim, Saaiba; Nowell, H.; Holynska, M.; Teat, S.J.; Scowen, Ian J.; Nayak, Sanjit
 
TitleChemical and structural stability of zirconium-based metal-organic frameworks with large three-dimensional pores by linker engineering (2015)
AuthorsKalidindi, S.B.;Nayak, S.;Briggs, M.E.;Jansat, S.;Katsoulidis, A.P.;Miller, G.J.;Warren, J.E.;Antypov, D.;Corà, F.;Slater, B.;Prestly, M.R.;Mart-Gastaldo, C.;Rosseinsky, M.J.;
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
DOI10.1002/anie.201406501
 
TitleChemical and structural stability of zirconium-based metal-organic frameworks with large three-dimensional pores by linker engineering (2015)
AuthorsKalidindi, S.B.; Nayak, Sanjit; Briggs, M.E.; Jansat, S.; Katsoulidis, A.P.; Miller, G.J.; Warren, J.E.; Antypov, D.; Cora, F.; Slater, B.; Prestly, M.R.; Marti-Gastaldo, C.; Rosseinsky, M.J.
 
TitleTwo Heterometallic Ionic Compounds with Isolated [3d] and [4f] Complex Units: Field-Induced Single-Ion Magnet (SIM) Behavior Observed from a Mononuclear Dysprosium(III) Complex (2014)
AuthorsNayak, Sanjit; Novitchi, G.; Holynska, M.; Dehnen, S.
 
TitleTetranuclear homo- and heterometallic manganese(III) and nickel(II) complexes: Synthesis, structure, and magnetic studies (2012)
AuthorsNayak S.;Novitchi G.;Muche S.;Luneau D.;Dehnen S.
JournalZeitschrift Fur Anorganische Und Allgemeine Chemie
DOI10.1002/zaac.201100525
 
TitleNew three-dimensional metal-organic framework with heterometallic [Fe-Ag] building units: synthesis, crystal structure, and functional studies. (2011)
AuthorsNayak S;Harms K;Dehnen S;
JournalInorganic Chemistry
DOI10.1021/ic1019636
 
TitleTrigonal propeller-shaped [Mn(III)3M(II)Na] complexes (M = Mn, Ca): structural and functional models for the dioxygen evolving centre of PSII. (2011)
AuthorsNayak S;Nayek HP;Dehnen S;Powell AK;Reedijk J;
JournalDalton Transactions
DOI10.1039/c0dt01463j
 
TitleA series of three-dimensional lanthanide MOFs: Observation of reversible structural changes controlled by solvent desorption-adsorption, and magnetic properties (2011)
AuthorsNayak S.;Nayek H.;Pietzonka C.;Novitchi G.;Dehnen S.
JournalJournal of Molecular Structure
DOI10.1016/j.molstruc.2011.07.032
 
TitleCoordination compounds from the planar tridentate Schiff-base ligand 2-methoxy-6-((quinolin-8-ylimino)methyl)phenol (mqmpH) with several transition metal ions: Use of [FeIII(mqmp)(CH3OH)Cl2] in the catalytic oxidation of alkanes and alkenes (2010)
AuthorsNayak, S.;Gamez, P.;Kozlevčar, B.;Pevec, A.;Roubeau, O.;Dehnen, S.;Reedijk, J.;
JournalPolyhedron
 
TitleTwo edge-sharing (Mn4Mn6III)-Mn-II supertetrahedra give an anisotropic S=28 +/- 1 (Mn6Mn11III)-Mn-II complex (2009)
AuthorsNayak, S;Beltran, LMC;Lan, YH;Clerac, R;Hearns, NGR;Wernsdorfer, W;Ansona, CE;Powell, AK;
JournalDalton Transactions
DOI10.1039/b820818m
 

TitleWater Purification: Removal of Heavy Metals Using Metal-organic Frameworks (MOFs) (2021)
AuthorsSanjit Nayak
JournalMetal-organic Frameworks in Biomedical and Environmental Engineering
PublisherSpringer Nature
 

Other typeReviews
TitleMetal–organic frameworks for heavy metal removal from water (2018)
AuthorsKobielska P.;Howarth A.;Farha O.;Nayak S.
JournalCoordination Chemistry Reviews
DOI10.1016/j.ccr.2017.12.010