Chemistry / Biochemistry
Department Chair:
Rebecca Whelan

Administrative Assistant:

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8300
Fax: (440) 775-6682

Science Center A263
119 Woodland St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Office Hours: 8:30-noon 1:00-5:00pm

Manish Mehta

Manish Mehta

Donald R. Longman Professor

Contact Information


Science Center N276
(440) 775-8359

Manish Mehta

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, Wabash College, 1986
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1990

Research Interests:
solid-state NMR and its application to the elucidation of biomolecular structure

Physical Chem, General Chem

Feature Articles: Achievement Grant;  Teacher-Scholar Award

 Representative Publications:

  • M.A. Mehta, M. T. Eddy*, S.A. McNeill, F.D. Mills, J.R. Long, “Determination of Peptide Backbone Torsion Angles Using Double-Quantum Dipolar Recoupling Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 2202-2212.
  • L.B. Andreas*, A.K. Mehta, M.A. Mehta, “Determination of Global Structure from Distance and Orientation Constraints in Biological Solids Using Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 15233-15239.
  • M.A. Mehta, E.A. Fry*, M.T. Eddy*, M.T. Dedeo*, A.E. Anagnost*, J.R. Long, "Structure of the Alanine Dipeptide in Condensed Phases by 13C NMR", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2004, 108, 2777-2780.
  • G.P. Drobny, J.R. Long, T. Karlsson, W. Shaw, J. Popham, N. Oyler, P. bower, J. Stringer, D. Cregory, M.A. Mehta, P.S. Stayton, "Structural Studies of Biomaterials Using Double-Quantum Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy", Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem., 2003, 54, 531-571.