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.

Most Accessed Article: ChemSusChem

Congratulations to Boota,whose cover paper was among the most accessed articles in ChemSusChem in October 2015: M. Boota, M. P. Paranthaman, A. K. Naskar, Y. Li, K. Akato, Y. Gogotsi, Highly flexible and conductive waste tire-derived carbon/polymer composite paper as ultra-long cycle life pseudocapacitive electrode, ChemSusChem, 8 (21) 3576–3581 (2015)

International Conference on Innovative Electrochemical Energy Materials and Technologies (EEMT 2015)

On November 8th, Prof. Gogotsi joined Prof. Ram Manthiram from UT Austin and Prof. Yu Cui from Stanford to give plenary lecturers at the International Conference on Innovative Electrochemical Energy Materials and Technologies (EEMT 2015) in Nanning, China.  Learn more here:


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

Drexel Delegation Off to China, Korea

Prof. Gogotsi joins Drexel leaders traveling to China and South Korea to establish new research and educational programs, and celebrate current partnerships.  Read the full article here.

Dr. Michael Naguib Abdelmalak Selected for Drexel’s “40 Under 40”

Dr. Michael Naguib Abdelmalak, currently at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and DNI alum, has been selected for this year’s annual “40 Under 40” in Drexel Magazine, the magazine of Drexel University’s 149,000 alumni. Now in its fourth year, the “40 Under 40” program recognizes outstanding young alumni who are making a mark in their professions and community.  Congratulations to Michael!

Drexel-KAIST Partnership Featured in Triangle

The new Drexel-KAIST Co-Op partnership continues to receive additional praise on its unique and world-class educational opportunity.  Read more here.

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…

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 It’s the #1 story now, highlighting tremendous interest of the research community to 2D carbides.