Home > OJOPM>
Biography

Prof. Pradip K. Bhowmik
Department of Chemistry
University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA

Professor

E-mail: pradip.bhowmik@unlv.edu

Qualifications

1990    Ph.D., Organic/Polymer Chemistry, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA
1987    M.S., Physical/Organic Chemistry, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, UK
1977    M.S., Physical/Inorganic Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
1975    B.Sc. (Honors), Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh


Publications
  1. K. Nedeltchev, H. Han, P. K. Bhowmik, and L. Ma. Solution, Thermal and Optical Properties of New Poly(pyridinium salt)s Derived From Conjugated Quinoline Diamines. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2011, 49, 1907-1918.
  2. K. Nedeltchev, H. Han, and P. K. Bhowmik. Photoactive amorphous molecular materials based on quinoline amines and their synthesis by Friedländer condensation reaction. Tetrahedron 2010, 66, 9319-9326.
  3. K. Nedeltchev, H. Han, and P. K. Bhowmik. 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. 2010, 48, 4611-4620.
  4. K. Nedeltchev, H. Han, and P. K. Bhowmik. Solution, Thermal and Optical Properties of Novel Poly(pyridinium salt)s Derived from Conjugated Pyridine Diamines. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2010, 48, 4408-4418.
  5. K. Nedeltchev, H. Han, and P. K. Bhowmik. Solution, thermal and optical properties of new poly(pyridinium salt)s derived from bisquinoline diamines. Polym. Chem. 2010, 1, 908-915.
  6. P. K. Bhowmik, H. Han, A. K. Nedeltchev, H. D. Mandal, J. A. Jimenez-Hernandez, and Patrick M. McGannon. Poly(pyridinium salt)s with Organic Counterions Derived from an Aromatic Diamine Containing Tetraoxyethylene Units Exhibiting Amphotropic Liquid-Crystalline   and Photoluminescence Properties. J. Appl. Poly. Sci. 2010, 116,1197-1206.
  7. P. K. Bhowmik, H. Han, A. K. Nedeltchev, H. D. Mandal, J. A. Jimenez-Hernandez, P. M. McGannon, L. Lopez, S.-W. Kang, and S. Kumar. Synthesis and characterization of   thermotropic liquid-crystalline properties of azomethine dimers. Liq. Cryst. 2009,36, 1389-1399.
  8. P. K. Bhowmik, H. Han, A. K. Nedeltchev, H. D. Mandal, J. A. Jimenez-Hernandez, and Patrick M. McGannon. Poly(pyridinium salt)s with organic counterions derived from an aromatic diamine containing oxyethylene unit exhibiting amphotropic liquid-crystalline   and photoluminescence properties. Polymer 2009, 50,3128-3135.
  9. M. A. Cheney, R. Jose, A. Banerjee, P. K. Bhowmik, S. Qian, and J. M. Okoh. Synthesis and Characterization of Birenessite and Cryptomelane Nanostructures in Presence of Hoffmeister Anions. Journal of Nanomaterials 2009,Volume 2009 Article ID 940462, 8 pages.
  10. P. K. Bhowmik, M. A. Cheney, R. Jose, H. Han, A. Banerjee, L. Ma, and L. D. Hansen. Isothermal titration calorimetry, transmission electron microscopy, and field emission scanning electron microscopy of a main-chain viologen polymer containing bromide as counterions. Polymer2009, 50, 2393-2401.
  11. P. K. Bhowmik, A. K. Nedeltchev, and H. Han. Synthesis, Thermal and Light-Emitting Properties of Anthracene Derivatives. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals2009, 498, 125-137.
  12. M. A. Cheney, P. K. Bhowmik, S. Qian, S. W. Joo, W. Hou, and J. M. Okoh. A new Method of Synthesizing Black Birenessite Nanoparticles: From Brown to Black Birenessite with Nanostructures. Journal of Nanomaterials 2008,Volume 2008 Article ID 763706, 8 pages.
  13. M. M. Alam, M. Mushfiq, H. Han, P. K. Bhowmik, and K. Goswami, “Design and Synthesis of n-Type Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Material Incorporating CdSe Quantum Dots Nanocrystal Core and Diphenylquinoline Peripheral Group.Macromolecules2008, 41,7790-7793.
  14. L. Ma, T. Hartmann, M. A. Cheney, N. R. Birkner, and P. K. Bhowmik. Characterization of an Inorganic Cryptomelane Nanomaterial Synthesized by a Novel Process Using Transmission Electron Microscopy, Electron Spectroscopy, and X-ray Diffraction. Microscopy and Microanalysis2008, 14, 328-334.
  15. P. K. Bhowmik, A. K. Nedeltchev, and H. Han. Synthesis, thermal and lyotropic liquid-crystalline properties of protic ionic salts. Liquid Crystals2008, 35, 757-764.
  16. M. A. Cheney, P. K. Bhowmik, S. Moriuchi, M. Villalobos, S. Qian, and S. W. Joo. The effect of stirring on the morphology of birnessite nanoparticles. Journal of Nanomaterials 2008,Volume 2008 Article ID 168716, 9 pages.
  17. P. K. Bhowmik, S. Kamatam, H. Han, and Alexi K. Nedeltchev. Synthesis and characterization of poly(pyridinium salt)s with oxyalkylene units exhibiting amphotropic liquid-crystalline and photoluminescence properties. Polymer2008, 49, 1748-1760.
  18. M. A. Cheney, P. K. Bhowmik, S. Moriuchi, N. C. Birkner, V. F. Hodge, and S. E. Elkouz. Synthesis and characterization of two phases of manganese oxide from decomposition of permanganate in concentrated sulfuric acid at ambient temperature. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physiochem. Eng. Aspects 2007, 307, 62-70.
  19. P. K. Bhowmik, A. K. Nedeltchev, and H. Han. Synthesis, optical, and thermal properties of conjugated, bispyridyl and tetrapyridyl compounds by Knoevenagel reaction. Tetrahedron Letters2007, 48,5383-5387.
  20. P. K. Bhowmik, X. Wang, and H. Han. Main chain, thermotropic, liquid crystalline, hydrogen-bonded of 4,4¢-bipyridyl with 4,4¢-dicarboxy-a,w-diphenoxyalkanes. Liq. Cryst. 2007, 34, 841-854.
  21. T. S. Jo, J. K. Wray, O. Tanthmanatham, H. Han, and P. K. Bhowmik. Thermotropic Hexacationic Liquid Crystals Based on Tripodal Viologen Salts.Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem. 2011, 52(2), 387-388.
  22. T. S. Jo, J. Koh, H. Han, and P. K. Bhowmik. Synthesis and Characterization of Water-Soluble Poly(pyridinium salt)s Derived from Aromatic Diamines. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem. 2011, 52(2), 351-352.
  23. T. S. Jo, W. L. McCurdy, O. Tanthmanatham, T. K. Kim, H. Han, and P. K. Bhowmik. Luminescent Tricationic Liquid Crystals Based on Stilbazolium Moieties. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem. 2011, 52(2), 278-279.
  24. 4.T. S. Jo, O. Tanthmanatham, J.-W. Lin, H. Han, and P. K. Bhowmik. Luminescent Dicationic Liquid Crystals Based on Stilbazolium Moieties. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem. 2011, 52(2), 276-277.
  25. T. S. Jo, J. Koh, H. Han, P. K. Bhowmik, and L. Ma. Dispersions of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Rigid-Rod Poly(pyridinium salt)s. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem. 2011, 52(2), 250-251.
  26. T. S. Jo, H. Han, L. Ma, and P. K. Bhowmik. High-Concentration Dispersions of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Poly(pyridinium salt)s. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem. 2011,52(1), 305-306.
  27. T. S. Jo, A. K. Nedeltchev, B. Biswas, H. Han, and P. K. Bhowmik. Solution and Optical Properties of Poly(pyridinium slat)s Derived from Various Aromatic Diamines. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem. 2011,52(1), 115-116.
  28. H. D. Mandal, P. K. Bhowmik, H. Han, and A. K. Nedeltchev. Poly(pyridinium salt)s   Derived from a,w-Diaminoalkanes: Thermotropic Liquid-Crystalline and Photoluminescence Properties. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem. 2009,50(1), 250-251.
  29. H. D. Mandal, P. K. Bhowmik, H. Han, A. K. Nedeltchev, J. A. Jimenez-Hernandez, and P. M. McGannon. Poly(pyridinium salt)s with Organic Counterions Derived from    Aromatic Diamine Containing Tetraethyleneoxy Unit Exhibiting Thermotropic Liquid-    Crystalline and Photoluminescence Properties. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div.    Polym. Chem. 2009, 50(1), 252-253.
  30. P. K. Bhowmik, M. A. Cheney, H. Han, and L. Ma. Isothermal Titration Calorimetry and Transmission Electron Microscopy of Main-Chain Viologen Polymer Containing Bromide as Counterions. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.2006, 47(2), 334-335.
  31. A. Biswas, R. L. Shogren, David. G. Stevenson, J. L. Willett, and P. K. Bhowmik. Ionic Liquids as Solvents for Biopolymers: Acylation of Starch and Zein Protein. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.2005, 46(2), 924-925.
  32. P. K. Bhowmik, H. Han, A. K. Nedeltchev, and Z. Wang. Synthesis and Characterization Poly(pyridinium salt)s with Organic Counterions Exhibiting Thermotropic Liquid-Crystalline Properties. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem.2005, 46(1), 799-800.
  33. A. K. Nedeltchev, H. Han, and P. K. Bhowmik. Synthesis and Characterization of Anthracene Polymer with Lawesson’s Reagent. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.2005, 46(1), 791-792.
  34. P. R. Vantine, H. Han, A. K. Nedeltchev, and P. K. Bhowmik. Main-Chain Viologen Polymers with Organic Counterions Exhibiting Thermotropic Liquid-Crystalline Properties. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem. 2005, 46(1), 680-681.
  35. H. Han, P. R. Vantine, A. K. Nedeltchev, and P. K. Bhowmik. Main-Chain Thermotropic Liquid-Crystalline Ionene Polymers Based on Trans-1,2-bis(4-pyridyl)ethylene. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem.2005, 46(1), 678-679.
  36. P. K. Bhowmik, P. R. Vantine, A. K. Nedeltchev, and H. Han. Main-Chain Thermotropic Liquid-Crystalline Ionene Polymers Based on 1,2-Bis(4-pyridyl)ethane. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.2005, 46(1), 676-677.
  37. P. K. Bhowmik, H. Han, J. J. Cebe, and I. K. Nedeltchev. Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(pyridinium salt)s with Organic Counterions Exhibiting Light-Emitting Properties. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc. Div. Polym. Chem.2003,44(2), 847-848.
  38. P. K. Bhowmik, W. Xu, J. J. Cebe, and H. Han. Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Main-Chain Viologen Polymers: Homopolymer of 4,4¢-Bipyridyl with the Ditosylate of 2,5-Hexanediol and its Copolymers with the Ditosylate of 1,10-Decanediol. Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.2003, 44(2), 687-688.