Dinesh (Dan) Patel

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Science
Office Phone: 570-450-3078
Office Location: Kostos, 118
Mailing Address:
Penn State Hazleton
76 University Drive
Hazleton, PA 18202-8025

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Current research projects:
1. conjugated polymers containing phenanthrene based diarylethene units
2. meta-phenylene based block copolymers with light absorbing donor and acceptor pendant blocks
3. an N3 derivative using a novel tridendate titanium dioxide binding grou X[[

Research Interests
helical conjugated block copolymers
photochromic diarylethenes for photo-switchable polymers
N3 derivatives using novel titanium dioxide binding groups
X-ray crystallography
green chemistry as applicable to organic materials