Philip Squattrito
Professor
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Dow Science Complex 356
989-774-4407


Dr. Squattrito is a professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Central Michigan University

Education

  • Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1987 
  • M.S., Northwestern University, 1983 
  • B.S., Brown University, 1982​

Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society
  • American Crystallographic Association
  • Sigma XI

Honors & Awards

  • American Chemical Society Midland Section Award for Outstanding Service to the American Chemical Society, 2006 
  • Golden Key International Honour Society Great Lakes Region Advisor of the Year, 2002 
  • Honorary Membership Golden Key International Honour Society, 1998 
  • American Chemical Society Midland Section Award for Outstanding Achievement in College Chemistry Teaching, 1997 
  • Provost's Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity, Central Michigan University, 1997 
  • L. Carroll King/ Phi Lambda Upsilon Award for Excellence in General Chemistry Instruction, Northwestern University, 1986

Professional Interests

  • Structural chemistry of transition metal compounds
  • Layered materials
  • Metal sulfonate salts
  • Inclusion compounds

Teaching Areas

  • General Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

Selected Publications

  • ​​“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 Scharer, Mark R. Giolando and Kristin Kirschbaum, Acta Crystallogr., Sec. C 65, o76 (2009). 
  • “1,3-Bis(N-(n-ethylamino))-2-nitrobenzene, 1,3-bis(N-(n-octylamino))-2-nitrobenzene, and 4-ethylamino-2-methyl-1H-benzimidazole,” Christopher P. Walczak, Matthew M. Yonkey, Philip J. Squattrito, Dillip K. Mohanty and Kristin Kirschbaum, Acta Crystallogr., Sec. C 64, o248 (2008). 
  • “N-Decyl-4-nitroaniline,” Matthew M. Yonkey, Christopher P. Walczak, Philip J. Squattrito, Dillip K. Mohanty and Kristin Kirschbaum, Acta Crystallogr., Sec. E 64, o549 (2008). 
  • “5-Aminonaphthalene-1-sulfonic Acid and its Manganese, Cobalt, and Nickel Salts,” Dane J. Genther, Philip J. Squattrito, Kristin Kirschbaum, Eric J. Yearley, and A. Alan Pinkerton, Acta Crystallogr., Sec. C 63, m604 (2007). 
  • “Hexaaquazinc(II) 3-Ammonionaphthalene-1,5-disulfonate Tetrahydrate,” Dane J. Genther, Philip J. Squattrito, Kristin Kirschbaum and A. Alan Pinkerton, Acta Crystallogr., Sec. E 63, m2262 (2007). 
  • “Hexaaquacobalt(II) 3-Ammonionaphthalene-1,5-disulfonate Tetrahydrate,” Dane J. Genther, Philip J. Squattrito, Kristin Kir​schbaum and A. Alan Pinkerton, Acta Crystallogr., Sec. E 63, m2260 (2007). 
  • “Structures of Transition and Alkaline Earth Metal Salts of 5–Aminonaphthalene–2–Sulfonate and 6–Aminonaphthalene–1,3–Disulfonate: Some Unusual Coordination Behaviors,” Spring M. Downer, Philip J. Squattrito, Naima Bestaoui, and Abraham Clearfield, J. Chem. Crystallogr. 36, 487 (2006). 
  • “Structure of 4–Amino–3–butyl–1,2,4–triazole–5–thione: Relation to Derivatives with H, Me, Et, and Pr in the 3–Position,” La Keya A. Belcher and Philip J. Squattrito, J. Chem. Crystallogr. 36, 175 (2006).

Selected Presentations

  • “Comparative Structural Chemistry of Metal Salts of Different Isomeric Naphthalenesulfonates,” Poster Session, American Crystallographic Association National Meeting, Knoxville, Tennessee (June 2, 2008). 
  • "Structural Chemistry of Some Layered Organosulfonate Salts and Transition Metal Triazole Complexes," Seminar, Department of Chemistry, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan (March 15, 2004). 
  • “Structural Chemistry of Layered Naphthalenesulfonate Salts,” Lecture, American Crystallographic Association National Meeting, Covington, Kentucky (July 29, 2003). 
  • "Structural Chemistry of Some Layered Organosulfonate Salts and Transition Metal Triazole Complexes," Seminar, Department of Chemistry, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan (March 13, 2002).​​