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Drexel Ranks in Top 20 Percent of Country’s Best Universities for Tech Transfer

In a report recently released by the Milken Institute, an independent economic think tank, Drexel University was ranked 46th out of 225 universities across the country based on its “technology transfer,” or ability to translate its academic innovators’ research into actual technologies, products and research-driven startups. The A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials is a leader at Drexel in it’s production of technology transfer and tech commercialization to leading industrial partners.

 

Read the full story at: http://drexel.edu/now/archive/2017/June/Drexel-Tech-Transfer/#sthash.9CkICTH9.dpuf

DNI at the World Science Festival

Prof. Yury Gogotsi represented the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute at the World Science Festival, held in New York City. Prof. Gogotsi participated in the, MUCH ADO ABOUT NEARLY NOTHING: NANOTECH AND THE FUTURE OF ENERGY event, moderated with Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute. Learn more about the event here.

2017 NanoArtography Competition

Sign up to participate in the 2017 NanoArtography Competition. More information can be found here.

NanoArtography 2017

 

 

International Research Showcase

Many of our students and researchers presented at this year’s Drexel University International Research Showcase.  Group members presented on our collaborative research conducted around the world, spanning South Korea, Saudi Arabia, France, China, South Africa, and the United Kingdom, to name a few.

Prof. Yury Gogotsi Receives $2.2 Million Endowed Chair

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, whose materials science research as founder and director of the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute has opened up new possibilities for the applications of nanomaterials, was installed May 1 as the inaugural Charles T. and Ruth M. Bach Professor at Drexel University. The professorship was established with a permanent endowment of $2.2 million that will be used to fund Gogotsi’s current and future research initiatives – Read the full story here.

Congratulations to Prof. Yury Gogotsi!

 

Receiving Bach Professorship

MRS Meeting Scene

Read a brief interview with Prof. Yury Gogotsi, featured in the MRS Meeting Scene.  Click here to read the full interview.

1st place winner in Science as Art competition

Congratulations to Dr. Babak Anasori and undergraduate student Leah Clark on their 1st place in the MRS Science as Art competition.

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Africa Energy Materials Conference

Prof. Yury Gogotsi delivered a plenary lecture at the 1st Africa Energy Materials Conference.  View the full list of upcoming conference presentations here.

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Perspective Article on MXenes

Congratulations to our colleague, Prof. Patrice Simon, on his new Perspective article on MXenes, featured in the March issue of ACS Nano:
Jianmin Luo, Wenkui Zhang, Huadong Yuan, Chengbin Jin, Liyuan Zhang, Hui Huang, Chu Liang, Yang Xia, Jun Zhang, Yongping Gan, and Xinyong Tao
Publication Date (Web): Dec 21, 2016
pp. 2459–2469

ACS Nano

Our work published in ACS Nano has been featured in a story posted to the ORNL website (https://www.ornl.gov/news/two-dimensional-mxene-materials-get-their-close), EurekAlert!, AAAS’s site for science journalists (https://www.eurekalert.org/features/doe/2017-03/drnl-tmm031417.phpand its DOE portalhttps://www.eurekalert.org/doe/), and Newswise for general assignment reporters (http://www.newswise.com/articles/two-dimensional-mxene-materials-get-their-close-upand its DOE portalhttp://www.newswise.com/doescience/) It. has been picked up by various media. 
 
Mohamed Alhabeb, Katie Van Aken and our alum Michael Naguib are prominently featured in the article. Congratulations!