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About Hans Conrad zur Loye

Dr. zur Loye is the David W. Robinson Palmetto Professor in the Department of
Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of South Carolina. He received his Bachelor
of Science Degree at Brown University in 1983 and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the
University of California, Berkeley in 1988. He spent one year as a postdoctoral fellow at
Northwestern University before starting as an assistant professor in the Chemistry
Department of MIT in 1989. In 1996 he moved to the University of South Carolina where his
research interests focus on the area of inorganic materials chemistry, in particular the
synthesis of inorganic/organic coordination polymers, the crystal growth of new oxide
materials and, more recently, the preparation of polymer nanocomposites.
He received the Exxon Award in Solid State Chemistry in 1994, the University of South
Carolina Educational Foundation Award for Research in Science, Mathematics and
Engineering in 2006, and the IPMI Henry J. Albert Award in 2009. He was elected to the
rank of Fellow of the AAAS in 2009 and was named the South Carolina Section of the ACS
“Outstanding Chemist” in 2010. He was elected to the rank of Fellow of the ACS in 2011
and currently serves as Associate Dean for Research in the College of Arts and Sciences
of the University of South Carolina.
He is an associate editor for the Journal of Solid State Chemistry, the editor for the
Journal of the South Carolina Academy of Science, and an editor for the Journal of Alloys
and Compound. Since 2010 he is a member of the ORNL Neutron Scattering Science Review
Committee. He is a member and past President of the South Carolina Academy of Science,
which promotes science education in South Carolina.

Positions

Present 1997-present Associate Editor for Journal of Solid State Chemistry, University of South Carolina - Columbia
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Present 2008-present Editor, Journal of the South Carolina, University of South Carolina - Columbia
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Present 2011-present Editor, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, University of South Carolina - Columbia
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Present David W Robinson Palmetto Professor, University of South Carolina - Columbia
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Present Associate Dean for Research, University of South Carolina - Columbia
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines


Honors and Awards

  • 2011 Elected to the rank of Fellow of the American Chemical Society
  • 2010 South Carolina Section of the ACS “Outstanding Chemist 2010”
  • 2009 Elected to the rank of Fellow of the AAAS
  • 2009 IPMI Henry J. Albert Award
  • 2006 University of South Carolina Educational Foundation Award for Research in Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • 2004-2006, 2008-2011 Visiting Professor Sun Yat-sen University
  • 2001 Guest Professor Shandong Normal University
  • 2000-present David W. Robinson Palmetto Professorship
  • 1994 Exxon Award in Solid State Chemistry
  • 1993 Paul M. Cook Career Development Professorship
  • 1989 Camille & Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award


Contact Information

Office: GSRC 531
Phone: 803-777-6916
Fax: 803-777-8508
Other Address: Gambrell Hall 251
Phone: 803-777-1934
Fax: 803-777-4532
Email: zurloye@chem.sc.edu
zurloye@sc.edu

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