Category Archives: News

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ISI Hot Papers

Three papers from the DNI are listed as ISI Hot Papers (0.1% of all publications in the field in the past 2 years!).  This indicates the highest rate of citations within the academic field and is the highest recognition for publications from ISI.

Prediction and Characterization of MXene Nanosheet Anodes for Non-Lithium-Ion Batteries Times Cited: 71

Conductive two-dimensional titanium carbide ‘clay’ with high volumetric capacitance Times Cited: 146

Flexible MXene/Carbon Nanotube Composite Paper with High Volumetric Capacitance Times Cited: 63

Drexel researchers create MXenes to fight pollution

Read the latest Triangle story on our MXene research fighting electromagnetic pollution here.

Nanodiamond Review Article

Our review of nanodiamond is on the list of top 10 most read papers in Nature Nano, 5 years after publication.
This is a phenomenal performance showing continuing interest to the subject, but also the impact of that specific paper – 8 of 10. Most read are 2016 papers. Long lifetime shows a real impact of the paper.
Also, our very recent review of 2D materials for supercapacitors is among the hottest nanomaterials articles of Wiley:

MXenes-Amazing Science Radio Interview

Listen to Dr. Babak Anasori discuss the EMI Shielding properties of MXenes on Newstalk 610 here.


In a recent edition of Nature Communications, Drexel materials science and engineering researchers Yury Gogotsi, PhD, and Maria Lukatskaya, PhD, who have been surveying the landscape of energy storage research for years, offer a unified route for bringing our energy storage and distribution capabilities level with our energy production and consumption. Read the full blog post here.

XXV International Materials Research Congress

Prof. Yury Gogotsi will be attending the XXV International Materials Research Congress in Cancun:
He will be giving invited talks in Nanobiodesign (A.2) and Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology (A.7) symposia.  We are happy to note that the Nanobiodesign symposium is organized by our former PhD student Z. Goknur Cambaz (Buke), who is a professor in Turkey now.

Beijing University of Chemical Technology

Congratulations to Prof. Yury Gogotsi who has recieved an Honorary Professor appointment ceremony at the Beijing University of Chemical Technology.


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