Category Archives: News

Any and all DNI-related news. Any post that is NOT intended for use on the front page should be assigned to this category or it will not show up in the post list.

#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/.

Prof. Yury Gogotsi Named Drexel’s “Top-Cited” Researcher

Prof. Yury Gogotsi has been named as Drexel University’s “Top-Cited” Researcher in Web of Science between 2011 – 2014 with 2,368 citations.  View the Drexel Quarterly article below:     .

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.

Congratulations to Dr. Majid Beidaghi!

Congratulations to post-doc and Research Associate, Dr. Majid Beidaghi, who will be joining the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Auburn University as a tenure-track Assistant Professor starting August 16, 2015. Please join me in congratulating Majid and wish him success in his independent career!

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

Drexel in Worldwide Top 100 List for Patents

The Drexel Nanomaterials Institute is one of Drexel’s top patent producers.  Read the full story here.

DNI Researchers Present at ISEECap Conference

DNI researchers travel to  Montpellier, France to attend the ISEECap conference in Montpellier, France. Prof. Yury Gogotsi, Boris Dyatkin, Katie Van Aken and Dr. Mengqiang Zhao will present several oral and poster presentations, as well as an invited talk.  View more here: http://www.iseecap2015.org/programme.html