College of Arts & Sciences Chemistry

Kadarkaraisamy Mariappan

Kadal Mariappan
Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences
UCL Churchill-Haines Labs 107
Phone: 605-677-6191
Teaching Interests:
General Chemistry, Organic & Biochemistry 100 level courses. Organic chemistry 200 level courses.
Research Interests:
1. Synthesis and Characterization of Metal complexes. 2. Coordination polymers 3. Developing luminescent metal ion sensors
  • Ph D, Inorganic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology. Delhi., 2000
  • MS, General Chemistry, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, 1995
  • BS, General Chemistry, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, 1993
  • Mariappan, K., Sykes, A., Selective fluorescence sensing of Copper(II) via controllable, Cu(II)-catalyzed hydrolysis vs. oxidation pathways in aqueous acetonitrile mixtures, American Chemical Society.
  • Mariappan, K., Ragothaman, J. S., Balasubramanian, V., Hoffman, M., Alaparthi , M., Sykes, A., Palladium (II) complexes of Anthraquinone-based As-O-As type and Se-O-Se type bipodands. Synthesis, X-ray crystallography and Catalytic properties., Inorganica Chimica Acta.
  • Sykes, A., Mariappan, K., (2013), The Chemistry of Constrained Crown Ring Systems and Fluorescence Sensor Applications (Review), Journal of Inclusion Phenomenon and Macrocyclic Chemistry, vol. 75, pp. 23-30.
  • Mariappan, K., Basa, P. N., Balasubramanian, V., Fuoss, S., Sykes, A., (2013), Synthesis, reactivity, catenation and X-ray crystallography of Ag+ and Cu+ complexes of Anthraquinone – based selenoethers: A luminescent chemodosimeter for Cu2+ and Fe3+. , Polyhedron.
  • Mariappan, K., Sykes, A. G., The chemistry of constrained crown ring systems and fluorescence sensors applications, J.Incl.Phenom.Macrocycl.Chem. , vol. 75, iss. 1-2, pp. 23-30. (DOI: 10.1007/s10847-012-0226-5)
  • Mariappan, K., Caple, G., Basa, P. N., Sykes, A. G., Preparation of onium salts of a reduced anthracenone crown ether macrocycle: A reactivity series involving pyridine, phosphine, thiophene, nitrile and primary amides, Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry.
  • Mariappan, K., Thammavongkeo, S., Basa, P. N., Caple, G., Sykes, A. G., Substitution of Thiophene Oligomers with Macrocyclic End Caps and the Colorimetric Detection of Hg(II), Organic Letters, vol. 13, p. 2364 – 2367.
  • Sykes, A., Mariappan, K., Engelhart, D., Basa, P., (2010), Hexafluorophosphate salts of bis and tetrakis(2,2’-bipyridine)lead(II) complexes, Journal of Coordination Chemistry, vol. 63, p. 1029.
  • Mariappan, K., Basa, P. N., (2010), Coordination polymers of 1,8-bis(2-methylthioethoxy)anthraquinone and 1,5-bis(2-methylthioethoxy)anthraquinone with Ag(I): Synthesis and X-ray Crystallography, Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol. 366, pp. 344-349. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2010.11.027)
  • Mariappan, K. (2014, September). 1,8-Anthraquinone-18-crown-5: Fluorescence selectivity, structure and optical properties.
  • Mariappan, K. (2013, October). Cricket Developmental Learning Strategies.
  • Mariappan, K., Sykes, A. G. (2011, August). Selective Schiff base formation with a macrocyclic intraannular carbonyl group: Reactions with bases and metal ions. Presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO.