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Vogt, Thomas

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Thomas Vogt, Ph.D., Director of the Nanocenter as well as a Professor of Chemistry at the University of South Carolina. As an author of more than 240 publications in peer reviewed scientific journals with three U.S. patents, he regularly promotes and speaks to the mission of the NanoCenter in forums around the world.

Biographical Profile

College Arts and Sciences, College of
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry
Phone 803-777-1151
Tenure Status Tenured

Interest Background

Do you include students in your research?
Graduates
Interest Keywords
Inorganic chemistry, Electron microscopy and Imaging at the nanoscale, x-ray and neutron scattering and diffraction, auxetic materials, phosphors for lighting
Institutional Focus Areas
Nanotechnology, Materials Research, Science and Engineering (Other), Computational Sciences
Personal Focus Areas
Crystallography, electron, neutron and x-ray scattering, Inorganic Phosphors, Ethical, Legal, Societal Implications of Nano/emerging technologies., Imaging at the nanoscale,auxetic materials and pressure enduced hydration

International Activity

International Activities
Yes
Type of Activity
Research, Teaching, Service
Countries
Nigeria, South Korea, Germany, Australia
Description
Teach at African University of Science and Technology in Abuja, Nigeria. Collaborate with students and faculty at Yonsei University, Korea. Support and advise the neutron scattering community in Australia at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization
Institution/Entity
African University of Science and Technology Yonsei University Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization
Extended Residence in Foreign Country
Yes (France, Germany, Australia)
Speaks Non-English Language
Yes (German & French: fluent; Spanish, Italian: Conversational level)

Professional Preparation(Education & Training)

Dates Institution Location Degree Field of Study
09/1985 - 08/1986 Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination Toulouse, France Experimental part of Doctoral Thesis
09/1985 - 08/1986 Laboratoire pour L'Utilisation du rayonnement Electromagnetique (LURE) Paris, France Experimental part of Doctoral Thesis
05/1985 Eberhard-Karls Universitat Tubingen, Germany Diploma Chemistry

Memberships & Professional Activities

Dates Type Description Institution/Entity
2003 - Present Membership Member, Technical Advisory Board for IMAGO
2005 Membership Member, Program Advisory Committee and co-editor of foresight report based on NMI3-sponsored workshop on "Neutrons, Earth Sciences and Environment" - Vienna
2006 - 2007 Membership Member, Research Equipment Program Committee - University of South Carolina
2007 - 2008 Membership Member, Research Advisory Council - University of South Carolina
03/2008 - Present Membership Member, SC Research Foundation
Membership Member, Industrial Mathematics Institute , University of South Carolina
Membership Member, Materials Research Society
Membership Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Membership Member, American Physical Society
Membership Member, American Chemical Society
2004 Professional Activity Past Organizer, Materials Research Society Symposium "Materials for Hydrogen Storage"
Professional Activity Past Member, International Advisory Team for the neutron Powder Diffraction at the Replacement Research Reactor Project at the Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organization - Sydney, Australia
Professional Activity Past Head, Industrial Advisory Board for the Department of Materials Science & Engineering - SUNY Stony Brook

Positions & Appointments

Dates Description Institution/Entity
05/1982 - 05/1983 Research student - IBM Research Center , San Jose, California
03/1987 - 12/1987 Postdoctoral appointment - HASYLAB (Frankfurt, Germany) and Institute Laue-Langevin (Grenoble, France)
01/1988 - 07/1992 Scientist - Institute Laue-Langevn, France
08/1992 - 10/1995 Associate Physicist - Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)
01/2003 - 09/2005 Technical Coordinator for scientific equipment in the CFN project - BNL
01/2003 - 09/2005 Cluster leader of Materials Synthesis in the Center for Functional Nanomaterials - BNL
01/2003 - 09/2005 Head of Materials Synthesis & Characterization Group - BNL
10/2005 Director, USC NanoCenter
01/2006 - 01/2009 Centenary Research Professor, University of South Carolina
04/2004 Adjunct Professor, Department of Philosophy - University of South Carolina
10/1995 Physicist - Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)
11/2009 Educational Foundation Distinguished Professor, University of South Carolina
Adjunct Professor, Department of Philosophy - University of South Carolina
01/2000 Group Leader, Powder Diffraction Group - Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)
Chief Technology Officer, Nanosource, LLC, LUMINOF, LLC and Sens4, LLC
Past Member, International Advisory Team for the Neutron Powder Diffraction at the Replacement Research Reactor Project at the Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organization - Sydney, Australia
10/2005 Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - USC

Recognition Awards, Honors, & Fellowships

Dates Type Description Foundation/Entity
2009 Award AAAS American Assn. for the Advancement of Science
Award R&D 100 award from R&D Magazine
Award Fellow of the American Physical Society
Award Design and Engineering Award of Popular Mechanics
Award International Visiting Research Fellowship - University of Sydney, Australia
Award Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Awarded Externally-Sponsored Funding(Past Seven Years)

Ometric Research Services (22040-JA00)
Sponsor:  Ometric Corporation
Total Requested:  
Grant #  ,06/16/2005 - 10/17/2008
An ESCoR Desktop to Teragrid EcoSystem: Integrating Campus-based with National Cyberinfrastructure in a Flat World (65200-FA00)
Sponsor:  SC Research Authority (SCRA)/NSF
Total Requested:  $578,400
Grant # 20030194/Task Order 0086,09/15/2009 - 08/31/2013
New Luminenescent Materials for Near UV LEDs (22040-FA30)
Sponsor:  LuminOF, LLC/DOE
Total Requested:  $29,131
Grant # LuminOF LLC/DOE,08/12/2009 - 12/31/2011
Structure-Composition-Property Relationships of Complex Bismuth Oxide Based Photocatalysts (State Matching account for 22040-FA28) (22040-GA01)
Sponsor:  SC EPSCoR Program
Total Requested:  $44,999
Grant # H27 178,08/15/2009 - 08/14/2010
Structure-Composition-Property Relationships of Complex Bismuth Oxide Based Photocatalysts (22040-FA28)
Sponsor:  US Department of Energy (DOE)
Total Requested:  $44,999
Grant # DE-SC0001478,08/15/2009 - 08/14/2014
Smart Data Acquisition for Nanoscale Imaging (22040-KA13)
Sponsor:  National Academy of Sciences/National Academies Keck Futures Initiative
Total Requested:  $100,000
Grant # NAKFI IS11,05/03/2011 - 06/30/2014
Structure-Composition-Property Relationships of Complex Bismuth Oxide Based Photocatalysts (State Matching account for 22040-FA28, Year 2) (22040-GA02)
Sponsor:  SC EPSCoR Program
Total Requested:  $44,999
Grant # H27 197,08/15/2010 - 08/14/2011
Structure-Composition-Property Relationships of Complex Bismuth Oxide Based Photocatalysts (Year 3 State Match for 22040-FA28) (22040-GA03)
Sponsor:  SC EPSCoR Program
Total Requested:  $44,999
Grant # H27 214,08/15/2011 - 12/31/2012
Novel Nanotechnology using Pressure-Induced Auxetic Materials (22040-JA02)
Sponsor:  Yonsei University/Korea Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST)
Total Requested:  $450,000
Grant #  ,07/01/2009 - 05/31/2018
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