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Adding Some Salt to the Recipe For Energy Storage Materials

Read the new Drexel press release, which is now posted on the university newsroom site: http://drexel.edu/now/archive/2016/April/salt-template-oxides/ This work resulted from Prof. Gogotsi’s visiting professorship at HUST and 3-month visits of two HUST students to Drexel.

Drexel Joins High-Tech Fabric Research Collaboration

The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped Drexel University as a key leader in the creation of a $75 million national research institute that will support American textile manufacturers in bringing sophisticated new materials and textiles to the marketplace. The institute, called Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, will be a national manufacturing resource center for industry and government to draw on academic expertise in new fibers and textiles. The result will be fabrics engineered to see, hear, sense and communicate;…

MRS 2016 Spring Meeting

Our team including Prof. Yury Gogotsi, Babak Anasori, Mengqiang Zhao, Katie Van Aken, Amanda Pentecost, Evelyn Ren, and Sankalp Kota will attend the MRS 2016 Spring Meeting in Phoenix next week. All together, we have a dozen of posterand oral presentations, including a couple of invited talks. Dr. Babak Anasori will be receiving the MRS Postdoctoral Award.This annual award recognizes postdoctoral scholars who are showing exceptional promise and excellence in scientificresearch, leadership, advocacy, outreach, or teaching, during their postdoc assignment. Babak was chosen…

Collaboration with FIRST EFRC

Our work in collaboration with the FIRST EFRC team has been featured in the following press release: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-03/drnl-aes031616.php The original paper referenced in the release is: Come, Y. Xie, M. Naguib, S. Jesse, S. V. Kalinin, Y. Gogotsi, P. R. C. Kent, N. Balke, Nanoscale elastic changes in two-dimensional Ti3C2Tx (MXene) pseudocapacitive electrodes, Advanced Energy Materials, 1502290 (2016)

Drexel University – President Report

Drexel University has released the President’s report for 2015. Prof. Yury Gogotsi and the new KAIST-NNFC Partnership in the report.  View the full report here.

Welcome to our KAIST and NNFC Visitors

Professors from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the National Nanofabrication Center (NNFC) visited the College of Engineering on February 24-26, the next step in solidifying the new research collaboration between the two institutions. The relationship was officially launched in November, 2015 when President Fry and a delegation of Drexel leaders and faculty travelled to Korea to celebrate the unique international partnership and officially open the FIRST Nano2 Co-op Center.  The A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute looks…

Supercapacitor On-a-Chip Now One Step Closer

Read about the latest research collaboration between Prof. Gogotsi and Prof. Simon featured in Science regarding a new approach for creating chip-scale supercapacitors on silicon wafers.  The full press release is available here.

‘World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2015’

Thomson Reuters has published a list of the researchers it deems to be the ‘World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds‘ in 2015. Many materials scientists made the list, including Prof. Yury Gogotsi.  Read the full article here.

INTERNATIONAL SOLVOTHERMAL AND HYDROTHERMAL ASSOCIATION (ISHA) CONFERENCE

Prof. Gogotsi gave the plenary lecture at the 5th INTERNATIONAL SOLVOTHERMAL AND HYDROTHERMAL ASSOCIATION (ISHA) CONFERENCE in Tainan, Taiwan, organized by Prof. Masahiro Yoshimura this weekend.  Learn more about the event here: http://isha2016.web2.ncku.edu.tw/bin/home.php

Atomically Thin Films Grow In Number

Check Out 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   You’ll see 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)   Congratulations…