Mary Berry

Mary Berry

VP, Research & Sponsored Programs / Professor

OFFICE OF RESEARCH & SPONSORED PROGRAMS

Robert L Slagle Hall 107

Phone: (605) 677-5370

Email: Mary.Berry@usd.edu

Education:

  • Physical Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, 1991
  • Ph D, Physical Chemistry, University of Virginia, 1987
  • BS, Chemistry, College of Charleston, 1980

Grants:

  • Beyond the 2010 Initiative: Partnerships for Competitiveness, National Science Foundation. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2009 - 2014)
  • Purchase of a Transmission Electron Microscope: a Regional Cyber-User Facility for Materials Chemistry and the Northern Plains Undergraduate Research Center, National Science Foundation. Grant Role: Principal. (2009 - 2012)
  • Acquisition of a Powder X-ray Diffractometer for Materials Chemistry Research and Education, National Science Foundation. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2007 - 2011)
  • Northern Plains Undergraduate Research Center (NPURC), National Science Foundation. Grant Role: Principal. (2005 - 2011)
  • Integration of NMR Spectroscopy Across the Chemistry Curricula at the University of South DakotaRole - Co-investigator, National Science Foundation. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2003 - 2006)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Han, Yulun, Kilin, Dmitri, May, Stanley, Berry, Mary, and Meng, Qingguo. Photofragmentation Pathways for Gas-Phase Lanthanide Tris(isopropylcyclopentadienyl) Complexes. Vol. 35, Iss. 20. Organometallics, 2016. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00420)
  • May, Paul B., Suter, John D., May, Stanley, and Berry, Mary. The Dynamics of Nanoparticle Growth and Phase Change During Synthesis of ?-NaYF4. In The Dynamics of Nanoparticle Growth and Phase Change During Synthesis of ?-NaYF4, 9482-94899482-9489. Vol. 120, Iss. 17. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2016. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b01365)
  • Yao, Ge, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley, Wang, Jianwei, and Kilin, Dmitri. Relationship between Site Symmetry, Spin State, and Doping Concentration for Co(II) or Co(III) in ?-NaYF4, 7785-7794. Vol. 120. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2016. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b11496)
  • Balasanthiran, Choumini, Zhao, Bo, Lin, Cuikun, May, Stanley, Berry, Mary, and Hoefelmeyer, James. Self-limiting adsorption of Eu3+ on the surface of rod-shape anatase TiO2 nanocrystals and post-synthetic sensitization of the europium-based emission, 63-69. Vol. 459. J Colloid Interf Sci, 2015. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2015.08.005)
  • Fisher, Jon, Zhao, Bo, Lin, Cuikun, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley, and Smith, Steve. Spectroscopic Imaging and Power Dependence of Near-Infrared to Visible Upconversion Luminescence from NaYF4:Yb3+,Er3+ Nanoparticles on Nanocavity Arrays, 24976-24982. Vol. 119, Iss. 44. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2015. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b06969)
  • Berry, Mary, and May, Stanley. Disputed Mechanism for NIR-to-Red Upconversion Luminescence in NaYF4:Yb3+,Er3+, 9805-11. Vol. 119, Iss. 38. J Phys Chem A, 2015. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.5b08324)
  • Yao, Ge, Lin, Cuikun, Meng, Qingguo, May, Stanley, and Berry, Mary. Calculation of Judd-Ofelt parameters for Er3+ in ?-NaYF4: Yb3+, Er3+ from emission intensity ratios and diffuse reflectance spectra, 276-281. Vol. 160. Journal of Luminescence, 2015. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2014.12.025)
  • Meng, Qingguo, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley, and Kilin, Dmitri. Time-resolved Electronic and optical properties of a thiolate protected Au38 nanocluster, 408-417. Vol. 113, Iss. 3-4. Molecular Physics, Taylor and Francis, 2015. (DOI: 10.1080/00268976.2014.999838)
  • Yao, Ge, Meng, Qingguo, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley, and Kilin, Dmitri. Molecular dynamics in finding nonadiabatic coupling for ?-NaYF4: Ce(3+) nanocrystals, 385-391. Vol. 113, Iss. 3-4. Molecular Physics, Taylor and Francis, 2015. (DOI: 10.1080/00268976.2014.972475)
  • Han, Y, Lin, Cuikun, Meng, Qingguo, Dai, F, Sykes, Andrew, Berry, Mary, and May, Stanley. (BMI)3LnCl6 crystals as models for the coordination environment of LnCl3 (Ln = Sm, Eu, Dy, Er, Yb) in 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride ionic-liquid solution., 5494-501. Vol. 53, Iss. 11. Inorganic chemistry, 2014. (DOI: 10.1021/ic500101x)
  • Suter, John D., Pekas, Nicholas J., Berry, Mary, and May, Stanley. Real-Time-Monitoring of the Synthesis of ?-NaYF4:17% Yb,3% Er Nanocrystals Using NIR-to-Visible Upconversion Luminescence, 13238-13247. Vol. 118, Iss. 24. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014. (DOI: 10.1021/jp502971j)
  • Chen, Jiangchao, Hochstatter, Andrew M., Kilin, Dmitri, May, Stanley, Meng, Qingguo, and Berry, Mary. Photofragmentation of Gas-Phase Lanthanide Cyclopentadienyl Complexes: Experimental and Time-Dependent Excited-State Molecular Dynamics, 1574-1586. Vol. 33, Iss. 7. Organometallics, 2014. (DOI: 10.1021/om400953q)
  • Yao, Ge, Huang, Shuping, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley, and Kilin, Dmitri. Non-collinear spin DFT for Lanthanide Ions in Doped Hexagonal- NaYF4. In Molecular Physics, edited by Rodney Bartlett, 546 - 556. Vol. 112, Iss. 03-04. London: Molecular Physics, 2014. (DOI: 10.1080/00268976.2013.878045)
  • Chen, Jiangchao, Meng, Qingguo, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley, and Kilin, Dmitri. Time-Dependent Excited-State Molecular Dynamics of Photodissociation of Lanthanide Complexes for Laser-Assisted Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition. In Molecular Physics, edited by Rodney Bartlett, 508 - 517. Vol. 112, Iss. 03-04. London: Molecular Physics, 2014. (DOI: 10.1080/00268976.2013.845310)
  • Anderson, Robert, Smith, Steve, May, Stanley, and Berry, Mary. Revisiting the NIR-to-Visible Upconversion Mechanism in ?-NaYF4:Yb3+,Er3+, 36-42. Vol. 5, Iss. 1. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2014. (DOI: 10.1021/jz402366r)
  • Yao, Ge, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley, and Kilin, Dmitri. DFT Calculation of Russell-Saunders Splitting for Lanthanide Ions Doped in Hexagonal (?)-NaYF4 Nanocrystals. In J. Phys. Chem. C, 17177-17185. Vol. 117, Iss. 33. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013. (DOI: 10.1021/jp404206e)
  • Baride, Aravind, Engebretson, Daniel, Berry, Mary, and May, Stanley. Quenching of coumarin emission by CdSe and CdSe/ZnS quantum dots: Implications for fluorescence reporting. Journal of Luminescence, 2013.
  • Chen, Jiangchao, Meng, Qingguo, May, Stanley, Berry, Mary, and Lin, Cuikun. Sensitization of Eu3+ Luminescence in Eu:YPO4 Nanocrystals, 5953-5962. Vol. 117, Iss. 11. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2013. (DOI: 10.1021/jp3109072)
  • Meng, Qingguo, May, Stanley, Berry, Mary, and Kilin, Dmitri. Sequential hydrogen dissociation from a charged Pt13H24 cluster modeled by ab initio molecular dynamics. International Journal of Quantum Chemistry, 2012.
  • Yao, Ge, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley, and Kilin, Dmitri. Optical properties of host material for phosphor computational modeling. International Journal of Quantum Chemistry, 2012.
  • Han, Yulun, Dai, Fengrong, Sykes, Andrew, May, Stanley, Berry, Mary, Meng, Qingguo, and Lin, Cuikun. catena-Poly[1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium [[dichlorido(methanol-[kappa]O)(propan-2-ol-[kappa]O)lanthanate(III)]-di-[mu]-chlorido]], m292-m293. Vol. E68, Iss. 3. Acta Crystallographica Section E, 2012. (DOI: 10.1107/S160053681200517X)
  • Paudel, Hari P., Zhong, Lanlan, Bayat, Khadijeh, Baroughi, Mahdi F., Smith, Steve, Lin, Cuikun, Jiang, Chaoyang, Berry, Mary, and May, Stanley. Enhancement of NIR-to-Visible upconversion luminescence using engineered plasmonic gold surfaces, 19028-19036. Vol. 115, Iss. 39. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011. (DOI: 10.1021/jp206053f)
  • Meng, Qingguo, Cross, Ann M., May, Stanley, Sykes, Andrew, and Berry, Mary. "Di-?-pivalato-?3O,O:O;?3O:O,O-bis[(methanol-?O)bis-(2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-heptane-3,5-dionato)praseodymium(III)]", m1514-1515. Vol. E67. Acta Crystallographica, 2011.
  • Luu, QuocAnh N., Doorn, Joshua M., Berry, Mary, Jiang, Chaoyang, Lin, Cuikun, and May, Stanley. Preparation and optical properties of silver nanowires and silver-nanowire thin ?lms, 151-158. Vol. 356, Iss. 1. Elsevier Inc: Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2011. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2010.12.077)
  • Brandner, Amber, Kitahara, Taizo, Beare, Nick, Lin, Cuikun, Berry, Mary, and May, Stanley. "Luminescence Properties and Quenching Mechanisms of Ln(Tf2N)3 Complexes in the Ionic Liquid bmpyr Tf2N", 6509 - 6520. Vol. 50. Inorganic Chemistry, 2011.
  • Meng, Qingguo, Robert, Witte, Gong, Yajuan, Day, Elizabeth, Chen, Jiangchao, May, Stanley, and Berry, Mary. Thin Film Deposition and Photodissociation Mechanisms for Lanthanide Oxide Production from Tris(2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-3,5-heptanedionato)Ln(III) in Laser-Assisted MOCVD, 6506-6064. Vol. 22. Chemistry of Materials, 2010. (DOI: 10.1021/cm101283k)
  • Meng, Qingguo, Witte, Robert J., Gong, Yajuan, Day, Elizabeth L., Chen, Jiangchao, May, Stanley, and Berry, Mary. Thin Film Deposition and Photodissociation Mechanisms for Lanthanide Oxide Production from Tris(2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-3,5-heptanedionato)Ln(III) in Laser-Assisted MOCVD, 6056. Vol. 22, Iss. 22. Chem. Mater, 2010. (DOI: 10.1021/cm101283k)
  • Lin, Cuikun, Berry, Mary, and May, Stanley. Influence of colloidal-gold films on the luminescence of Eu(TTFA)3 in PMMA, 1907-1915. Vol. 130, Iss. 10. Journal of Luminescence, 2010. (DOI: doi:10.1016/j.jlumin.2010.05.005)
  • Cross, Anne M., May, Stanley, van Veggel, Franck, and Berry, Mary. Dipicolinate sensitization of europium luminescence in dispersible 5%Eu:LaF3 nanoparticles, 14740. Vol. 114. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2010. (DOI: 10.1021/jp103366j)
  • Meng, Qingguo, Witte, Robert, May, Stanley, and Berry, Mary. Photodissociation and Photoionization Mechanisms in Lanthanide-based Fluorinated ?-Diketonate Metal?Organic Chemical-Vapor Deposition Precursors, 5801. Vol. 2009, Iss. 21. Chemistry of Materials, 2009. (DOI: 10.1021/cm9023056)
  • Koppang, Miles, Meyer, Justin, Hoefelmeyer, James, Riley, Lynn, Berry, Mary, and DeWitt, Krisma. Integrating authentic research on ionic liquids into the general chemistry laboratory at a small liberal arts college and a public university. In ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 414-414. Vol. 233..

Awards and Honors:

  • Presidents Research Award, University of South Dakota

Presentations:

  • Yao, Ge, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley, Kilin, Dmitri. ENFL 420 - Probability of trivalent molybdenum (d3) spin crossover in hexagonal phase NaYF4 nanocrystals. Presented at the ACS, 248th Natl. meeting in San Francisco, CA, San Francisco, CA. (August 12, 2014)
  • May, Stanley, Suter, John D., Berry, Mary. Real-time-monitoring of the synthesis of ?-NaYF4: 17% Yb,3% Er nanocrystals using NIR-to-visible upconversion luminescence. Presented at the 27th Rare Earth Research Conference, Squaw Valley, CA. (June 26, 2014)
  • Baride, Aravind, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley. Additive-Color Printing with Red-Green-Blue Upconversion Inks for Security Printing Applications. Presented at the 2014 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco. (April 24, 2014)
  • Hor, Amy, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley. Surface Effects on the Upconversion Dynamics in NaYF4:Yb, Er. Presented at the 2014 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco. (April 23, 2014)
  • Berry, Mary, May, Stanley. A New Mechanism for Energy Transfer Upconversion in NaYF4:Yb,Er. Presented at the 2014 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco. (April 22, 2014)
  • Chen, Jiangchao, Meng, Qingguo, May, Stanley, Berry, Mary, Kilin, Dmitri. PHYS 128 - Computational analysis of photodissociation of lanthanide complexes for laser-assisted metal-organic chemical vapour deposition by time-dependent excited-state molecular dynamics. Presented at the ACS, 247th Natl meeting in Dallas, TX, Dallas, TX. (March 17, 2014)
  • , May, Stanley, Berry, Mary, Kilin, Dmitri. Density Functional Theory Investigation on the Optical, Electronic and Catalytic properties of thiolate-protected Au nanoclusters. Presented at the 54th Sanibel Symposium, St. Simon Island, GA. (February 14, 2014)
  • Han, Yulun, Meng, Qingguo, May, Stanley, Berry, Mary, Kilin, Dmitri. Time-dependent Excited-state Molecular Dynamics Study of Lanthanide Cyclopentadienyl Complexes for Laser-assisted Metal-organic Chemical Vapor Deposition. Presented at the 54th Sanibel Symposium, St. Simon Island, GA. (February 14, 2014)
  • Berry, Mary, May, Stanley. Modeling the Kinetics of NIR-to-Visible Upconversion.
  • Berry, Mary. IGERT: Nanostructured Solar Cells: Materials, Processes, and Devices. Presented at the 2012 NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Grantees Conference, Arlington, VA. (December 3, 2012)
  • May, Stanley, Jeevan, Meruga, Berry, Mary, Kellar, Jon J., Cross, William. Security Printing Applications of Upconverting Inks. Presented at the Document Security Alliance, Washington, DC. (October 25, 2012)
  • Berry, Mary. Modeling the Kinetics of NIR-to-Visible Upconversion in NaYF4:Er,Yb Nanocrystals. Presented at the Sustainable Materials and Light Driven Processes, Fargo, ND. (September 29, 2012)
  • Qingguo, Meng, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley, Kilin, Dmitri. COMP417 Electronic structure of Pt13H24 cluster and its surface chemistry. Presented at the ACS 244th National Meeting, Philadelphia, , Philadelphia, PA. (August 21, 2012)
  • Yao, Ge, Berry, Mary, May, Stanley, Kilin, Dmitri. COMP14 Computational modeling of optical properties of lanthanide ions doped hexagon beta-NaYF4 nanocrystals for laser spectroscopy. Presented at the ACS 244th National Meeting, Philadelphia, , Philadelphia, PA. (August 19, 2012)
  • May, Stanley, Baroughi, Mahdi F., Berry, Mary. Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Plasmonic Enhancers. Presented at the 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco. (April 12, 2012)
  • May, Stanley, Lin, Cuikun, Berry, Mary. Sensitization of Eu3+ Luminescence in YPO4 Nanocystals. Presented at the 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco. (April 12, 2012)
  • May, Stanley, Meng, Qingguo, Berry, Mary. Investigation on Thin Film Deposition Mechanism by Laser Assisted MOCVD (LCVD) Method Using Lanthanum Tri(methylsilyl)amide [La(TMSA)3] as Precursor. Presented at the 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco. (April 11, 2012)
  • May, Stanley, Chen, Jiangchao, Berry, Mary. Photodissociation Pathway of Gadolinium Cyclopentadienyl-type Precursors for Laser Assisted MOCVD. Presented at the 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco. (April 11, 2012)
  • May, Stanley, Berry, Mary. Modeling the kinetics of NIR-to-visible upconversion. Presented at the 2012 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco. (April 10, 2012)
  • Berry, Mary. IGERT: Nanostructured Solar Cells: Materials, Processes, and Devices. Presented at the 2011 NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Grantees Conference, Arlington, VA. (December 5, 2011)
  • Berry, Mary, Kellar, Jon. The Impact of NSF-EPSCoR on SD Research Infrastructure. Presented at the ND/SD 2011 Joint EPSCoR Conference, Fargo, ND. (October 4, 2011)
  • Berry, Mary. PANS Center Characteristics. Presented at the AAAS Review of PANS, Chamberlain, SD. (June 2, 2011)
  • Berry, Mary. Prospects for Solar Energy. Presented at the Green Jobs Conference, Des Moines, IA. (April 19, 2011)
  • Berry, Mary, May, Stanley, Koodali, Ranjit T., Galipeau, David, Kellar, Jon. IGERT: Nanostructured Solar Cells: Materials, Processes, and Devices. Presented at the 2010 NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Conference, Washington, DC. (December 6, 2010)
  • Berry, Mary. Integrative Graduate Education and Training (IGERT) Program in South Dakota. Presented at the Meeting of the National Science Board, Spearfish South Dakota. (September 24, 2010)
  • Berry, Mary, Koppang, Miles. Development of student skills in the first two years of the chemistry curriculum. Presented at the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Dallas, TX. (August 3, 2010)
  • Berry, Mary, Larive, Cindy, Donnelly, Scott. Strategies for increasing participation and fostering excellence. Presented at the Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Dallas, TX. (August 3, 2010)
  • Cross, Ann M., May, Stanley, van Veggel, Frank, Berry, Mary. Dipicolinate of Sensitization of Europium Luminescence in Dispersible %5Eu:LaF3 Nanoparticles. Presented at the Tribal Renewable Energy Research Workshop, Seattle, WA. (May 11, 2010)
  • Berry, Mary. Prospects for Solar Energy. Presented at the Tribal Renewable Energy Research Workshop, Seattle, WA. (May 11, 2010)
  • Berry, Mary. Small and Bright: Sensitizing Nanoparticle Luminescence and Other Stories.