Professor Michael Lattman


Professor & Graduate Advisor Office:  310 Fondren Science 
Department of Chemistry  Phone:  (214) 768-2467 
Southern Methodist University  Fax:  (214) 768-4089 
PO Box 750314  e-mail:  mlattman at smu dot edu 
Dallas, TX 75275-0314     

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Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D. City University of New York, 1977

Research Interests:


Phorphorus-containing calixarene ligands and catalytic applications of their metal complexes.


Selected Publications:
  1. Fan, Maomian; Zhang, Hongming; Lattman, Michael "Titanium and Zirconium Complexes of a Phosphorus-Containing p-tert-Butylcalix[5]arene Ligand: Importance of Metal and Conformation on Ligand/Metal Binding" Inorganic Chemistry 2006, 45, 6490-6496.
  2. Sood, Paul; Koutha, Mohan; Fan, Maomian; Klichko, Yaroslav; Zhang, Hongming; Lattman, Michael "Phosphorous-Based p-tert-Butylcalix[5]arene Ligands" Inorganic Chemistry 2004, 43, 2975-2980.
  3. Shevchenko, Igor; Shakhnin, Dmitrii; Zhang, Hongming; Lattman, Michael; Roschenthaler, Gerd-Volker "The synthesis and structure of P-C-P bridged ferrocene" European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2003, 6, 1169-1174.
  4. Sood, Paul; Zhang, Hongming; Lattman, Michael "Isolation of All Four Conformations of p-tert-Butylcalix[5]arene Using Bridging Silyl Groups" Organometallics 2002, 21, 4442-4447.
  5. Fan, Maomian; Zhang, Hongming; Lattman, Michael "Phosphorous-based calix [4]arene ligands bound to metals through oxygen" Phosphorous, Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements 2002, 177, 1549-1551.

Courses Taught:

  • Chemistry for the Liberal Arts (CHEM 1301)
  • General Chemistry (CHEM 1303)
  • Quantitative Analysis (CHEM 3351)
  • Instrumental Analysis (CHEM 5486)
  • Practical Spectroscopy (CHEM 6113)