Et profilbilde

Associate Professor
Sachin Maruti Chavan { "honorific-suffix": "Associate Professor", "fn": "Sachin Maruti Chavan", "tel": "", "email": "sachin.m.chavan@uis.no" }

Faculty Faculty of Science and Technology
Department Department of Chemistry, Bioscience and Environmental Engineering

Courses taught

Research fields

Inorganic chemistry (Coordination chemistry, cluster chemistry, crystallography and material science, structural chemistry)

Clean energy (hydrogen storage and methane storage. carbon capture, thermal batteries for heating and cooling, critical metal recovery)

Physical chemistry (reaction kinetics, crystal growth, surface chemistry, Spectroscopy, Material science)

Material chemistry (synthesis, characterisation, multifunctional materials, porous nanomaterial for application in energy, health, and environmental technology)

Selected publications

Research in progress

Work experience

2020-: Associate Professor (50% position)

Department of Chemistry, Bioscience and Environmental Technology, University of Stavanger,

2018-19: Associate Professor (50% position)

Department of Chemistry, Bioscience and Environmental Technology, University of Stavanger 

2017-18: Chief Technology officer

Profmof As, Kongsberg, Norway

2015-17: Research Fellow 

Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, 

2013-15: Researcher

Center of Material Science and Nanotechnology, University of Oslo, Norway

2012-13: Vista Scholar

Norwegian Academy of science and letters, Oslo, 

2010-12: Post-doctoral Fellow

Department of Inorganic, Physical and Materials Chemistry, INSTM Centro di Riferimento and NIS Centre of Excellence, University of Turin, Italy

Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Kwak, So Hyun; Svelle, Stian (veileder); Chavan, Sachin Maruti (veileder); Olsbye, Unni (veileder) (2014). Spectroscopic Characterization of the Surface Hydroxyls of Zeolitic Catalysts. Kjemisk Institutt, Universitetet i Oslo. 186 p.
  • Andersen, Kari Anne; Flatval, Jonas; Mrša, Ago; Berg, Henriette Engen; Chavan, Sachin Maruti; Olsbye, Unni; Wilson, Steven Ray Haakon; Lundanes, Elsa (2020). Metal organic framework material UiO-66 as a stationary phase in liquid chromatography. Norsk kjemisk selskap; 2020-01-05 - 2020-01-07.
  • Chavan, Sachin Maruti (2019). Metal-Organic Frameworks and their applications. Norwegian Defence Research Establishment; 2019-03-04.
  • Chavan, Sachin Maruti; Gorzkowska-Sobas, Agnieszka A; de Koning, Martijn; Lausund, Kristian Blindheim; Petrovic, Veljko; Nilsen, Ola (2019). Towards adsorptive and catalytically active materials using an all-gas-phase UiO-66-NH2 synthesis approach. 2019-10-27 - 2019-10-30.
  • Chavan, Sachin Maruti; Kumar, Gopalakrishnan; Mehrez, Ikram; djaafri, Mohamed (2019). Chemical and structural characterization of raw and pretreated wastes of Algerian date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.). 2019-10-18 - 2019-10-21.
  • Gorzkowska-Sobas, Agnieszka A; Lausund, Kristian Blindheim; Petrovic, Veljko; de Koning, Martijn; Chavan, Sachin Maruti; Smith, Martin W.; Nilsen, Ola (2019). Ammonia adsorption in metal-organic framework materials MLD-deposited on functional substrate for respiratory protection purposes. Bundeswehr Research Institute for Protective Technologies an; 2019-05-21 - 2019-05-23.
  • Kaur, Gurpreet; Øien-Odegaard, Sigurd; Lazzarini, Andrea; Chavan, Sachin Maruti; Bordiga, Silvia; Olsbye, Unni; Lillerud, Karl Petter (2019). Effects of synthesis conditions on the properties and defectivity of UiO-67. 2019-01-07 - 2019-01-11.
  • Lillerud, Karl Petter; Shearer, Greig Charles; Øien-Ødegaard, Sigurd; Chavan, Sachin Maruti; Hylland, Knut Tormodssønn (2016). Order and Chaos in Zr-MOFs. Mark Allendorf; 2016-09-11 - 2016-09-15.
  • Shearer, Greig Charles; Chavan, Sachin Maruti; Lamberti, Carlo; Olsbye, Unni; Bordiga, Silvia; Svelle, Stian; Lillerud, Karl Petter (2015). Tuning the Imperfections: Unprecedented Systematic Enhancement of the Porosity and Reactivity of UiO-66 via Defect Engineering. 2015-10-11 - 2015-10-14.
  • Shearer, Greig Charles; Chavan, Sachin Maruti; Ethiraj, Jayashree; Vitillo, Jenny G.; Svelle, Stian; Olsbye, Unni; Lamberti, Carlo; Bordiga, Silvia; Lillerud, Karl Petter (2014). Ironing out the Defects in UiO-66. 2014-09-28 - 2014-10-01.
  • Shearer, Greig Charles; Forselv, Stian; Chavan, Sachin Maruti; Bjørgen, Morten; Bordiga, Silvia; Lillerud, Karl Petter; Svelle, Stian (2012). New Insights on UiO MOFs by Variable Temperature DR-FTIR. 2012-06-10 - 2012-06-12.
  • Shearer, Greig Charles; Forselv, Stian; Chavan, Sachin Maruti; Bjørgen, Morten; Bordiga, Silvia; Lillerud, Karl Petter; Svelle, Stian (2012). New Insights on Zr-UiO- MOFs by Variable Temperature DRIFTS. 2012-09-16 - 2012-09-19.