Dillip Mohanty
Dillip Mohanty

Professor
Chemistry

Dow Science Complex 254
989-774-6445
dillip.k.mohanty@cmich.edu

Education

Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1983
M.S. in Organic Chemistry, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1979
M.Sc. in Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, 1976

Research Fields

Synthesis and characterization of:
  • Toughened polymeric materials for composite matrix
  • Modifications of dendrimers
  • Energetic materials
  • Flame retardant polymeric materials
  • Nanoamphiphiles, nanocontainers, NO releasing nanomaterials

Current Research Projects

  • Economical Polymeric Absorbents for Capture of Mercury from Coal Fired Power Plants
  • Polymeric Materials for Slow and Controlled Release of Nitrogen Monoxide
  • Supramolecular Assembly and Structure-Property Relationships

Selected Publications

  • "Secondary Amines Containing One Aromatic Nitro Group: Preparation, Nitrosation, Sustained Nitric Oxide Release, and the Synergistic Effects of Released Nitric Oxide and an Arginase Inhibitor on Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation," Brandon Curtis, Thomas J. Payne, David E. Ash, Dillip K. Mohanty, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 21, 1123, (2013).
  • "Preparation and characterization of high efficiency modified activated carbon for the capture of mercury from flue gas in coal-fired power plants," Colin Wade, William Freas, James Student, Chad Thurman, David Matty, Dillip K. Mohanty, Fuel Processing Technology, 96, 107-117, (2012).
  • "Effects of Slow, Sustained, and Rate-Tunable Nitric Oxide Donors on Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferations," Hao Yu, Thomas Payne, Dillip K. Mohanty, Chem. Biol. and Drug Des., 78, 527-534, (2011).
  • "N,N'-Diethyl-4-nitrobenzene-1,3-diamine, 2,6-bis(ethylamino)-3-nitro-benzonitrile and bis(4-ethylamino-3-nitrophenyl)sulfone," T.J. Payne, C.R. Thurman, Hao Yu, Q. Sun, D.K. Mohanty, P.J. Squattrito, M.-R. Giolando, C.R. Brue, and K. Krischbaum, Acta Crystallographica, Section C, C66, 369, (2010).
  • "Poly(vinyl chloride) Plasticized with Succinate Esters: Synthesis and Characterization," A. Stuart, M. McCallum, D. Fan, D.J. LeCaptain, D.K. Mohanty, Polym. Bull. 65, 589, (2010).
  • "Preparation and Properties of Polyamines: Part II - Controlled and Sustained Release of Nitric Oxide (NO) from Nitrosated Polymers," Jie Wang, Yu-Han Teng, Yu Hao, Justin Oh-Lee and Dillip K. Mohanty, Polymer J., 41, 715-725, (2009).
  • "4,6-Dinitro-N,N'-di-n-octylbenzene-1,3-diamine,4,6-dinitro-N,N'-di-n-undecylbenzene-1,3-diamine and N,N'-bis(2,4-dinitrophenyl)octane-1,8-diamine," Gary Teng, Christopher P. Walczak, Philip J. Squattrito, Dillip K. Mohanty, William Scharere, Mark R. Giolando, and Kristin Kirschbaum, Crystallographica, Section C, C65, 76, (2009).
  • "1,3-Bis(N-ethylamino)-2-nitrobenzene, 1,3-Bis(N-octylamino)-2-nitrobenzene, and 7-N-ethyl-2-methylbenzimidazole," Christopher Walczak, Matthew Yonkey, Philip J. Squattrito, Kristin Kirschbaum, and Dillip K. Mohanty, Acta Crystallographica, Section C, C64, 248 (2008).
  • "N(n-Decyl)-4-nitroaniline," M. Yonkey, C.P. Walczak, P.J. Squattrito, D.K. Mohanty, K. Kirschbaum, Acta Crystallographica, Section E, E64, 549 (2008).
  • “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of PAMAM Dendrimer-Fullerene Conjugates: Generations One through Four” Mark Kujawsk, Leela Rakesh, Kalpesh Gala, Anton Jensen, Bradley Fahlman, Zheng Rui Feng, and Dillip K. Mohanty, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 7, 1670–1674 (2007).
  • “Preparation and Characterization of Polyamines – Part I: Polymers Containing Two Aromatic Nitro Groups”, Y. H. Teng, G. Kaminski, Z. Zhang, A. Sharma, and D. K. Mohanty, Polymer, 47 (11), 4004 (2006).
  • “Unimolecular Nanocontainer Based on Dendronized Polymers”, Z. Zhao, Y. H. Teng, W. Freas, and D. K. Mohanty, Macromol. Chem.Rapid Comm., 26, 624, (2006).
  • “Vicarious Michael Addition”, Z. Zhang, and D. K. Mohanty, C. Chem. Lett., 17, 561, (2006).
  • “Preparation of Fullerene-Shell Dendrimer-Core Nanoconjugates”, A. Jensen, D. Swanson, D. Tomalia, B. Maru, Z. Xi, B. Fahlman, and Dillip. K. Mohanty, Nanoletters, 5, #6, 1171, (2005).
  • “Photohydrolysis of Substituted Benzyl-Esters in Multilayered Polyelectrolyte Films” Macromolecules, Anton W. Jensen, Nikhilesh K. Desai, Brijesh S. Maru, and Dillip K. Mohanty, Macromolecules, 37, 4196, (2004).
  • “A simple polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis procedure for the separation of polyamidoamine dendrimers”, Electrophoresis, A. Sharma A, D. K. Mohanty, A. Desai A and R. Ali, 24, 2733-2739 (2003).