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Top Research of 2015 selected by C&EN

Check out the Top Research of 2015 selected by C&EN: Atomically Thin Films Grow In Number. 2-D Materials: New methods for preparing the materials could lead to smaller, faster electronics, by Mitch Jacoby   http://2015.cenmag.org/atomically-thin-films-grow-number-html/#.Vngp9zaUQz0   The article features a picture from our MXene article published in the October issue of ACS Nano: B. Anasori Y. Xie, M. Beidaghi, J. Lu, B. Hosler, L. Hultman, P. Kent, Y. Gogotsi, M. W. Barsoum, Two-Dimensional, Ordered, Double Transition Metals Carbides (MXenes), ACS Nano, 9 (10) 9507–9516 (2015) (cover article)  …

DNI on National Public Radio

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair professor in the College of Engineering and head of the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute, was interviewed in a Dec. 2 WHYY-Radio (91-FM) story about his research to create a super-absorbent material that can help to clean up oil spills. Listen to the interview here.

RUSNANO PRIZE

Congratulations to Prof. Yury Gogotsi and Prof. Patrice Simon on winning the prestigious international RUSNANO Prize.  Read the full press release here.

Prof. Gogotsi Elected to MRS Board of Directors.

Congratulations to Prof. Gogotsi for being elected to the MRS Board of Directors.  This position will allow him to help establish the direction of the societyas it strives to build “a dynamic, interactive, global community of materials researchers to advance technical excellence by providing a framework in which the materials disciplines can convene, collaborate, integrate and advocate.”

mESC-IS and 2nd International NanoBioTechnology Symposium

Prof. Gogotsi will give two invited talks in Turkey this week, including the Plenary Presentation for mESC-IS 2015 (Turkey) at METU, Ankara, and the Keynote lecture at 2nd International NanoBioTechnology Symposium in Köyceğiz, Muğla, Turkey.

PA Regional Nanotechnology for Energy Conference 2013

The A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute hosted the 2013 Pennsylvania Regional Nanotechnology for Energy Conference on May 23. A joint effort with the Lehigh University Nanotech Network, the 2013 conference focused on the theme “Strategic Priorities for Energy and Sustainability.” Topics of discussion included materials for energy generation and storage, the role of the chemical industry in energy research, the future of energy materials research and education and challenges and opportunities of shale gas. Attendees had the opportunity to network with…