Photo

zur Loye, Hans-Conrad

Professor

Our research interests lie in the area of solid-state chemistry. The unifying theme in the research is the synthesis of novel solid-state materials and the correlation of structure with observed properties.

Biographical Profile

College Arts and Sciences, College of
Department Chemistry & Biochemistry
Phone 803-777-6916
Tenure Status Tenured

Interest Background

Do you include students in your research?
Undergraduates and Graduates
Interest Keywords
Oxides, crystal growth, coordination polymer, polymer nanocomposites, magnetic properties, powder X-ray diffraction, single crystal X-ray diffraction, Structural Concepts and Architectures, X-ray diffraction,
Institutional Focus Areas
Nanotechnology
Personal Focus Areas
Inorganic Materials Chemistry, Polymer Nanocomposites, Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials, X-Ray Diffraction

International Activity

International Activities
Yes
Type of Activity
Research, Service
Countries
France, Japan
Extended Residence in Foreign Country
Yes (Germany)
Speaks Non-English Language
Yes (German)

Professional Preparation(Education & Training)

Dates Institution Location Degree Field of Study
02/1988 - 06/1989 Northwestern University Evanston, IL PostDoc Chemistry
08/1983 - 01/1988 University of California Berkeley, CA Ph. D. Chemistry
09/1979 - 06/1983 Brown University Providence, RI Sc. B. Chemistry

Memberships & Professional Activities

Dates Type Description Institution/Entity
1997 - Present Membership Associate Editor for Journal of Solid State Chemistry
Membership Sigma Xi
Membership American Association for the Advancement of Science
Membership American Chemical Society
Membership Materials Research Society
1997 - Present Professional Activity Section Editor for CHEMTRACTS -Inorganic Chemistry
1997 - 2002 Professional Activity Editorial Board Member - Solid State Ionics
1998 - Present Professional Activity Editorial Board Member - Journal of Alloys and Compounds
2000 - 2004 Professional Activity Councilor to the South Carolina Academy of Science
2002 - Present Professional Activity Editorial Board Member - Journal of the South Carolina Academy of Science
2003 - 2004 Professional Activity Chair: Solid State Chemistry Subdivision, American Chemical Society, Department of Inorganic Chemistry
2004 - 2006 Professional Activity Member Users Executive Committee, BNL, CFN
07/2005 - 07/2006 Professional Activity Vice-President South Carolina Academy of Science
2005 - 2006 Professional Activity President-elect South Carolina Academy of Science
07/2006 - 07/2007 Professional Activity President South Carolina Academy of Science

Positions & Appointments

Dates Description Institution/Entity
06/1989 - 05/1994 Assistant Professor of Chemistry Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1993 Paul M. Cook Career Development Professorship
06/1994 - 07/1996 Associate Professor of Chemistry Massachusetts Institute of Technology
08/1996 - Present Associate Professor of Chemistry University of South Carolina
2000 - Present David W. Robinson Palmetto Professorship
2001 Guest Professor Shandong Normal University
2003 - 2005 Visiting Professor Sun Yat-sen University
2008 Visiting Professor Sun Yat-sen University

Recognition Awards, Honors, & Fellowships

Dates Type Description Foundation/Entity
1989 Award Camille & Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award
1994 Award Exxon Award in Solid State Chemistry
2000 Award David W. Robinson Palmetto Professorship
2006 Award Educational Foundation Award for Research in Science, Mathematics and Engineering University of South Carolina
2009 Award 2009 IPMI Henry J. Albert Award
2011 Award AAAS American Assn. for the Advancement of Science
2011 Award Fellow American Chemical Society
2012 Award Southern Chemist Award Memphis Local ACS Section
2012 Award Carolina Trustee Professorships University of South Carolina
1983 Fellowship Chemistry Fellowship UC Berkeley
1984 Fellowship Earle C. Anthony Fellowship
1987 Fellowship Raychem Fellowship
1983 Honor Graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors Brown University

Awarded Externally-Sponsored Funding(Past Seven Years)

Subcontract to the NSF Solid State Summer Program at Clemson University (13020-FJ00)
Sponsor:  Clemson University/NSF
Total Requested:  
Grant # 688-7557-206-2093552,05/01/2003 - 04/30/2008
Collaborative Research: Preparation of New Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Integrate Research and Undergraduate Education (13020-FB24)
Sponsor:  National Science Foundation (NSF)
Total Requested:  $195,000
Grant # CHE-0714439,06/15/2007 - 05/31/2010
PFI: Polymer Nanocomposites Manufacturing Partnership (13020-FB42)
Sponsor:  National Science Foundation (NSF)
Total Requested:  $600,000
Grant # IIP-0650186,03/01/2007 - 08/31/2011
DEPSCOR 08 - Polymer Nanocomposites as Future Materials for Defense and Energy Applications: High Energy Density Storage Systems with Reduced Size and Weight for Pulse Power Applications (13020-FB54)
Sponsor:  Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)/DOD
Total Requested:  $499,999
Grant # FA9550-08-1-0377,07/15/2008 - 07/14/2011
Polymer Nanocomposites for Energy Storage and Pulsed Power (13020-FB64)
Sponsor:  Universal Technology Corporation/US Air Force/DOD
Total Requested:  $700,688
Grant # 09-S568-063-01-C1,02/27/2009 - 06/26/2010
Nanodielectrics for High Energy Density Capacitors (13020-FB66)
Sponsor:  Luna Innovations/AFRL/DOD
Total Requested:  $27,500
Grant # 2116-AFR-1S/USC,03/15/2009 - 10/01/2009
Polymer Nanocomposites as Future Materials for Defense and Energy Applications (State Match for 13020-FB54) (13020-GA12)
Sponsor:  SC EPSCoR
Total Requested:  $499,999
Grant # H27 164,07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Materials Discovery by Crystal Growth: A Synthetic Strategy to Prepare Complex Oxides from High Temperature Solutions (13020-FB50)
Sponsor:  National Science Foundation (NSF)
Total Requested:  $449,481
Grant # DMR-0804209,07/01/2008 - 08/30/2011
SC0240 Perform Analysis of Ionic Liquids (13020-FB71)
Sponsor:  SC Universities Research & Education Foundation (SCUREF)/WSRC/DOE
Total Requested:  $11,471
Grant # WEST162,06/23/2009 - 09/30/2009
Science Based Nano-Structure Design and Synthesis of Heterogeneous Functional Materials for Energy Systems (15540-FB34)
Sponsor:  US Department of Energy (DOE)
Total Requested:  $17,691,001
Grant # DE-SC0001061,08/01/2009 - 08/27/2009
Science Based Nano-Structure Design and Synthesis of Heterogeneous Functional Materials for Energy Systems (13020-FB75)
Sponsor:  US Department of Energy (DOE)
Total Requested:  $17,691,001
Grant # DE-SC0001061,08/01/2009 - 07/31/2014
Wide Temperature, High Energy Density Capacitors for Power System Conditioning (13020-FB80)
Sponsor:  Luna Innovations/DOD
Total Requested:  $27,499
Grant # 2345-OSD-1S/SCRF,01/25/2010 - 06/30/2010
DEPSCOR 08 - Polymer Nanocomposites as Future Materials for Defense and Energy Applications: High Energy Density Storage Systems with Reduced Size and Weight for Pulse Power Applications (State Match for 13020-FB54) (13020-GA14)
Sponsor:  SC EPSCoR
Total Requested:  $499,999
Grant # H27 181,07/01/2009 - 05/31/2010
REU: Materials Discovery by Crystal Growth: A Synthetic Strategy to Prepare Complex Oxides from High Temperature Solutions (13020-FB68)
Sponsor:  National Science Foundation (NSF)
Total Requested:  $7,707
Grant # DMR-0804209,04/23/2009 - 06/30/2011
SCUREF: SC0230 Amide/Borohydride Structural Analysis (13020-FB62)
Sponsor:  SC Universities Research Education Foundation (SCUREF)/WSRC/DOE
Total Requested:  $37,391
Grant # C001572-O,02/12/2009 - 02/11/2011
Operating Support for the Journal of the South Carolina Academy of Science (13020-KL01)
Sponsor:  SC Academy of Science
Total Requested:  $2,000
04/02/2009 - 03/31/2012
DEPSCOR 08 - Polymer Nanocomposites as Future Materials for Defense and Energy Applications: High Energy Density Storage Systems with Reduced Size and Weight for Pulse Power Applications (Year 3 State Matching funds for 13020-FB54) (13020-GA16)
Sponsor:  SC EPSCoR
Total Requested:  $499,999
Grant # H27 199,06/01/2010 - 06/30/2011
Development of High Power Density Regenerative Bi-electrode Supported Solid Oxide Cells to Support NASA's Planetary Exploration Missions (13020-FB95)
Sponsor:  College of Charleston/NASA
Total Requested:  $740,000
Grant # 520880-Chen-EPSCoR,08/01/2010 - 07/31/2014
High Resolution Optical Microscope to Support the Single Crystal Facility at Claflin University (13020-FQ06)
Sponsor:  SC Research Authority (SCRA)/SC EPSCoR/NSF
Total Requested:  $6,000
Grant # 20030194,03/20/2012 - 08/19/2012
A Synthetic Strategy to Prepare New Complex Uranium and Thorium Containing Oxides: Predictive Solid State Synthesis of New Composition using Radius Ratio Rules and Materials Discovery based on Crystal Growth from High Temperature Solutions (13020-FC17)
Sponsor:  US Department of Energy (DOE)
Total Requested:  $462,894
Grant # DE-SC0008664,09/15/2012 - 08/14/2014
Neutron Scattering Research Network for EPSCoR States (13020-FC25)
Sponsor:  University of Tennessee/DOE
Total Requested:  $90,000
Grant # A09-0361-S004,06/01/2012 - 05/31/2014
SAN: Student and Faculty Exchange Program Between Claflin University and the University of South Carolina (13020-FC12)
Sponsor:  SC EPSCoR/NSF
Total Requested:  $4,000
Grant # 20030194,04/15/2012 - 09/30/2012
SAN: Student and Faculty Exchange Program Between Claflin University and the University of South Carolina (13020-FC27)
Sponsor:  South Carolina EPSCoR/IDeA Program (SAN)/NSF
Total Requested:  $4,000
Grant # OIA-1317771,10/01/2012 - 08/14/2013
Crystal Growth of Complex Luminescent Oxides (13020-FC32)
Sponsor:  National Science Foundation (NSF)
Total Requested:  $618,092
Grant # DMR-1301757,08/01/2013 - 07/31/2017
Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship Program - Chemistry (13020-FJ03)
Sponsor:  US Department of Education (USDE)
Total Requested:  $527,700
Grant # P200A120075,08/16/2012 - 08/15/2015

Facilities

Laboratory
Prof. zur Loye has laboratory (bench, hood and desk) space for 12 undergraduate and graduate students as well three instrument rooms housing the X-ray diffractometers, SQUID magnetometer, high temperature tube and box furnaces, and other measurement and analysis systems.
Animal
No.
Clinical
No.
Other
Powder X-ray Diffraction; Rigaku D/Max 2200 High Resolution Powder X-ray diffractometer; Rigaku D/Max 2100 Powder X-ray diffractometer with 1400 C hot stage; Also operated as a fee for service facility.
Quantum Design MPMS-5S SQUID Magnetometer; Also operated as a fee for service facility.
TA model 2960 simultaneous DTA/TGA
Computer interfaced AC conductivity equipment including Schlumberger Model 1260 Impedance Gain-Phase Analyzer and a SI 1287 Electrochemical Interface
Vacuum Atmosphere glove boxes to handle air sensitive materials
High temperature tube and box furnaces
Computer interfaced 4-probe DC conductivity equipment (300 to 10 K), including a Keithly 236 source measure unit and a Leybold CCS 200 closed-cycle helium refrigerator
Quantachrome BET surface area measurements System

Major Equipment

Powder X-ray Diffraction; Rigaku D/Max 2200 High Resolution Powder X-ray diffractometer; Rigaku D/Max 2100 Powder X-ray diffractometer with 1400 C hot stage; Also operated as a fee for service facility.
Quantum Design MPMS-5S SQUID Magnetometer; Also operated as a fee for service facility.
TA model 2960 simultaneous DTA/TGA
Computer interfaced AC conductivity equipment including Schlumberger Model 1260 Impedance Gain-Phase Analyzer and a SI 1287 Electrochemical Interface
Vacuum Atmosphere glove boxes to handle air sensitive materials
High temperature tube and box furnaces
Computer interfaced 4-probe DC conductivity equipment (300 to 10 K), including a Keithly 236 source measure unit and a Leybold CCS 200 closed-cycle helium refrigerator
Quantachrome BET surface area measurements System
CV last updated 07/25/2012 11:23 EDT
To include or edit your CV in the Faculty Expertise Database, log into USCeRA and go to My Curriculum Vitae under Faculty Expertise.