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Prof. Pradip K. Bhowmik


Prof. Pradip K. Bhowmik

Department of Chemistry

University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA

Professor


Email: pradip.bhowmik@unlv.edu


Qualifications

1990 Ph.D., Organic/Polymer Chemistry, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA

1987 M.Sc., Physical/Organic Chemistry, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, USA

1977 M.Sc., Physical/Inorganic Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

1975 B.Sc.(Honors), Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh


Publications (Selected)

  1. Jose R., Truong D., Nguyen V., Han H., and Bhowmik P. K. (2015), Poly(pyridinium salt)s with organic counterions derived from 3,3′-dimethylnaphthidine, J. Polymer Research 22, article #14 (11 pages).
  2. Jose R., Patel T. J., Cather T. A., Willhelm D. J., Grebowicz, J., Han H., Bhowmik P.K., Sharpnack L., Agra-Kooijman D. M., and Kumar S. (2014) Thermotropic mesomorphism in catanionic surfactants synthesized from quaternary ammonium surfactants and sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonate: Effect of chain length and symmetry, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physiochem. Eng. Aspects 461, 40-49.
  3. Bhowmik P.K., Nedeltchev A. K., Han H., Jo T. S., Koh J. J., Senthilkumar L., and Umadevi P. (2014), Photoactive amorphous molecular materials based on bisquinoline diamines and their synthesis by Friedländer condensation reaction. J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry 283, 45-55.
  4. Jose R., Patel T. J., Cather T. A., Grebowicz J., Han H., Bhowmik P. K., Agra-Kooijman D. M. and Kumar S. (2013), Room temperature thermotropic liquid crystalline phases of catanionic surfactants derived from quaternary ammonium surfactants and bis(2-ethylhexyl)sulfosuccinate, J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 411, 61-68.
  5. Vo V., Tanthmanatham O., Han H., Bhowmik P. K. and Spangelo B. L. (2013), Synthesis of [PtCl2(4,4′-dialkoxy-2,2′-bipyridine)] complexes and their in vitro anticancer properties, Metallomics, 5, 973-987.
  6. Jo T. S., Koh J. J., Han H. and Bhowmik P. K. (2013), Solution, thermal and optical properties of bis(pyridinium salt)s as ionic liquids, Mater. Chem. Phys., 139, 901-910.
  7. Jo T. S., Han H., Bhowmik P. K. and Ma L. (2012), Dispersion of single-walled   carbon nanotubes with poly(pyridinium salt)s containing various rigid aromatic moieties, Macromol. Chem. Phys., 213, 1378-1384.
  8. Jo T. S., McCurdy W. L., Tanthamanatham O., Kim T. K., Han H., Bhowmik P. K., Heinrich B. and Donnio B. (2012), Synthesis and characterization of luminescent tricationic salts of mesitylene and stilbazolium moieties, J. Mol. Struc., 1019,174-182.
  9. Jo T. S., Nedeltchev A. K., Biswas B., Han H. and Bhowmik P. K. (2012), Synthesis and characterization of poly(pyridinium salt)s derived from various aromatic diamines, Polymer, 53, 1063-1071.
  10. Jo T. S., Han H., Ma, L. and Bhowmik P. K. (2011), Dispersion of single-walled carbon nanotubes with poly(pyridinium salt)s, Polymer Chemistry, 2, 1953-1955.
  11. Nedeltchev A. K., Han H. And Bhowmik P. K. (2011), Design and synthesis of photoactive ionic amorphous molecular materials, J. Mater. Chem., 21, 12717-12724.
  12. Nedeltchev A. K., Han H., Bhowmik P. K. and Ma L. (2011), Solution, Thermal and Optical Properties of New Poly(pyridinium salt)s Derived From Conjugated Quinoline Diamines, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 49, 1907-1918.
  13. Nedeltchev A. K., Han H. and Bhowmik P. K. (2010), Photoactive amorphous molecular materials based on quinoline amines and their synthesis by Friedländer condensation reaction, Tetrahedron, 66, 9319-9326.
  14. Nedeltchev A. K., Han H. and Bhowmik P. K. (2010), Solution, Thermal and Optical Properties of Poly(pyridinium salt)s Derived from an Ambipolar Diamine  Consisting of Diphenylquinoline and Triphenyl Amine Moieties, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 48, 4611-4620.
  15. Nedeltchev A. K., Han H. and Bhowmik P. K. (2010), Solution, Thermal and Optical Properties of Novel Poly(pyridinium salt)s Derived from Conjugated Pyridine Diamines, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 48, 4408-4418.
  16. Nedeltchev A. K, Han H. and Bhowmik P. K. (2010), Solution, thermal and optical properties of new poly(pyridinium salt)s derived from bisquinoline diamines, Polym. Chem., 1, 908-915.
  17. Bhowmik P. K., Han H., Nedeltchev A. K., Mandal H. D., Jimenez-Hernandez J. A. and McGannon P. M. (2010), Poly(pyridinium salt)s with Organic Counterions Derived from an Aromatic Diamine Containing Tetraoxyethylene Units Exhibiting Amphotropic Liquid-Crystalline and  Photoluminescence Properties, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 116, 1197-1206.


Personal Website: www.unlv.edu/people/pradip-bhowmik