Kadarkaraisamy Mariappan

Kadarkaraisamy Mariappan



Churchill-Haines Labs 115

Phone: (605) 677-5487

Email: Kadarkaraisamy.Mariappan@usd.edu

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


Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy, Alaparthi, Madhubabu, Hoffman, Mariah, Rama, Myriam A., Balasubramanian, Vinothini, John, Danielle M., and Sykes, Andrew. Improved Selectivity for Pb(II) by Sulfur, Selenium and Tellurium Analogues of 1,8 Anthraquinone-18-Crown-5: Synthesis, Spectroscopy, X-ray Crystallography and Computational Studies., 11774 - 11787. Vol. 44. Dalton Transactions, 2015. (DOI: 10.1039/c5dt01305d)
  • Naasz, Hayley N., Rasalingam, Shivatharsiny, Mahoney, Luther, Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy, and Koodali, Ranjit T.. Ru-bipyridyl dye sensitized titania loaded SBA-15 mesoporous materials for visible light induced photocatalytic splitting of water. American Chemical Society: Prepr. Pap.-Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Energy Fuels 2015, 60(1), 553, 2015.
  • Rasalingam, Shivatharsiny, Peng, Rui, Wu, Chia-Ming, Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy, and Koodali, Ranjit T.. Robust and Effective Ru-Bipyridyl Dye Sensitized Ti-MCM-48 Cubic Mesoporous Materials for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution under Visible Light Illumination.. Vol. 65, Iss. 14-19. Catalysis Communication, 2015, 2015.
  • Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy, Ragothaman, Janani S., Balasubramanian, Vinothini, Hoffman, Mariah, Alaparthi, Madhubabu, and Sykes, Andrew. Palladium (II) complexes of Anthraquinone-based As-O-As type and Se-O-Se type bipodands. Synthesis, X-ray crystallography and Catalytic properties., 46-50. Vol. 429. Science Direct: Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2015, 2015.
  • Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy, and Sykes, Andrew. Selective fluorescence sensing of Copper(II) via controllable, Cu(II)-catalyzed hydrolysis vs. oxidation pathways in aqueous acetonitrile mixtures, 2953 - 2962. Vol. 53. American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C.: Inorg. Chem. 2014, 2014. (DOI: 10.1021/ic402723c)
  • Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy, Basa, Prem N., Balasubramanian, Vinothini, Fuoss, Sarah, and Sykes, Andrew. Synthesis, reactivity, catenation and X-ray crystallography of Ag+ and Cu+ complexes of Anthraquinone - based selenoethers: A luminescent chemodosimeter for Cu2+ and Fe3+.. Polyhedron, 2013.
  • Sykes, Andrew, and Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy. The Chemistry of Constrained Crown Ring Systems and Fluorescence Sensor Applications (Review), 23-30. Vol. 75. Springer: Journal of Inclusion Phenomenon and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 2013.
  • Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy, and Sykes, Andrew G.. The chemistry of constrained crown ring systems and fluorescence sensors applications, 23-30. Vol. 75, Iss. 1-2. J.Incl.Phenom.Macrocycl.Chem. 2012, 2012. (DOI: 10.1007/s10847-012-0226-5)
  • Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy, Caple, Gerald, Basa, Prem N., and Sykes, Andrew G.. Preparation of onium salts of a reduced anthracenone crown ether macrocycle: A reactivity series involving pyridine, phosphine, thiophene, nitrile and primary amides, 686-692. Vol. 25. Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry 2012, 2012.
  • Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy, Thammavongkeo, Soudsakhone, Basa, Prem N., Caple, Gerald, and Sykes, Andrew G.. Substitution of Thiophene Oligomers with Macrocyclic End Caps and the Colorimetric Detection of Hg(II), 2364 - 2367. Vol. 13. Organic Letters 2011, 2011.
  • Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy, and Basa, Prem N.. Coordination polymers of 1,8-bis(2-methylthioethoxy)anthraquinone and 1,5-bis(2-methylthioethoxy)anthraquinone with Ag(I): Synthesis and X-ray Crystallography, 344-349. Vol. 366. Elsevier: Inorganica Chimica Acta 2010, 2010. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2010.11.027)
  • Sykes, Andrew, Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy, Engelhart, Daniel, and Basa, Prem. Hexafluorophosphate salts of bis and tetrakis(2,2'-bipyridine)lead(II) complexes, 1029. Vol. 63. Journal of Coordination Chemistry, 2010.


  • Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy. 1,8-Anthraquinone-18-crown-5: Fluorescence selectivity, structure and optical properties.
  • Mariappan, Kadarkaraisamy, Sykes, Andrew G.. 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. (August 31, 2011)