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About Dhandapani Venkataraman

Principal Research Interests:
Interdisciplinary approach is taken to address some of the topical research problems in Chemistry. The research areas of current focus include catalysis, nanoscale segregated semiconductor morphologies in organic and hybrid photovoltaic cells, chiroptical properties of helical electroactive molecules, proton transport in rigid scaffolds, hydrogen production through photoelectrocatalysis. Visit our group’s website for further description of these projects.


Present Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst


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Honors and Awards

  • 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • 2007-2008 College Outstanding Teacher Awards, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 138th Commencement for Bachelor's Degree Candidates

Contact Information

1534 Lederle Grad Research Tower
710 N Pleasant Street
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003


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Alkane Melting Points (1)

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