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Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin

Sep 1 2012Aug 3 2015

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin

Aug 2 2006Aug 31 2012


  • Block Polymers
  • Liquid Crystals
  • Polymers
  • Surfactants
  • Electrolytes
  • Membranes
  • Self-Assembly

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Projects 2015 2021

Graft copolymers
PL 732
Phase behavior
Block copolymers
Liquid Crystals
Crystal structure
Liquid Crystals
Self assembly

Research Output 1991 2018

1 Citations

Counterion-Dependent Access to Low-Symmetry Lyotropic Sphere Packings of Ionic Surfactant Micelles

Jayaraman, A. & Mahanthappa, M., Feb 13 2018, In : Langmuir. 34, 6, p. 2290-2301 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface-Active Agents
Liquid Crystals
Surface active agents
1 Citations

Counterion-Regulated Dynamics of Water Confined in Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Morphologies

Mantha, S., Jackson, G. L., Mahanthappa, M. & Yethiraj, A., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 122, 8, p. 2408-2413 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crystalline materials

Dispersity control in atom transfer radical polymerizations through addition of phenylhydrazine

Yadav, V., Hashmi, N., Ding, W., Li, T. H., Mahanthappa, M., Conrad, J. C. & Robertson, M. L., Sep 7 2018, In : Polymer Chemistry. 9, 33, p. 4332-4342 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atom transfer radical polymerization
Reducing agents
Reaction kinetics

Ion-Specific Confined Water Dynamics in Convex Nanopores of Gemini Surfactant Lyotropic Liquid Crystals

Jackson, G. L., Mantha, S., Kim, S. A., Diallo, S. O., Herwig, K. W., Yethiraj, A. & Mahanthappa, M., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 122, 43, p. 10031-10043 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Surface-Active Agents
Liquid crystals
Surface active agents
2 Citations

Micellar Mimicry of Intermetallic C14 and C15 Laves Phases by Aqueous Lyotropic Self-Assembly

Baez-Cotto, C. M. & Mahanthappa, M., Apr 24 2018, In : ACS Nano. 12, 4, p. 3226-3234 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid Crystals
Laves phases
Liquid crystals
Self assembly


John H. Dillon Medal

Mahesh Mahanthappa (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)