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Congratulations to the MESC Class of 2015!

Congratulations to the MESC-10 Graduating Class, featuring Kanit Hantanasirisakul (advisor: Y. Gogotsi, MSE), Guan Huang (advisor: M. Tang, CBE), and Mustafa Goktas (advisors: J. Baxter and A. Fafarman (CBE).  Each student completed an intensive six-month research project at Drexel as part of this prestigious two-year masters program, and defend their MS thesis in Amiens, France this week. Drexel University is part of a consortium of seven universities and two research centers worldwide that offers a joint masters program in Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion (MESC).  
 
To learn more about the MESC Erasmus Mundus Program, please click here.
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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.

#1 Story from the DNI

View Prof. Gogotsi’s article which rose to  the  top of the Nature list on nature-com.alltop.com. It’s the #1 story now, highlighting tremendous interest of the research community to 2D carbides.

Recipe For ‘Sandwiching’ Atomic Layers

Read Drexel press release about our group’s “Recipe For ‘Sandwiching’ Atomic Layers Expands Possibilities For Making Materials That Store Energy” here.

DNI Featured in Materials Today

Our work on  “Graphene-containing flowable electrodes for capacitive energy storage” by M. Boota, K.B. Hatzell, M. Alhabeb, E.C. Kumbur, Y. Gogotsi has been featured in Materials Today.

Vote for the MRS Board of Directors

If you are a member of MRS, you can vote to support Prof. Yury Gogotsi as a candidate for the MRS Board of Directors. See his bio at: http://www.mrs.org/elections-2015-gogotsi/.

DNI Presents at Annual Business Development Committee

Prof. Gogotsi presents an invited talk on “Resilient Porous Carbon Structures” at the annual Business Development Committee meeting of Superior Graphite company in Chicago, IL.

Article Published by Northwestern Polytechnic University

Our colleagues at Northwestern Polytechnic University have published a nice article regarding our joint NOMAD project meeting visit to Xi’an. This is alma mater of our doctoral student Evelyn Ren.  Read more here: http://en.nwpu.edu.cn/info/1003/1426.htm

DNI at TechConnect Conference

Prof. Yury Gogotsi gives an invited talk at the TechConnect conference in Washington, DC, today. To view more about the conference, please visit: ttp://www.techconnectworld.com/World2015/sym/Energy_Storage.html