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2nd Edition Nanomaterials Handbook

We are delighted to announce that the 2nd edition the Nanomaterials Handbook has been printed.  It’s focused on carbon nano materials, but contains chapters covering graphene and other subjects.
Several chapters were written by Drexel alumni Michael Naguib, Goknur Cambaz-Buke, Michael Schrlau, Volker Presser, Eric Laird, Gleb Yushin, Sebastian Osswald, and Bastian Etzold.
Thank you for our contributions to this book!
Order the new textbook here.

Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Carbides

Our MXene paper has been selected as one of the most significant publications in the field of low-dimensional materials published in ACS Nano in the past decade:

Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Carbides 
Michael Naguib, Olha Mashtalir, Joshua Carle, Volker Presser, Jun Lu, Lars Hultman, Yury Gogotsi*, and Michel W. Barsoum* ACS Nano20126 (2), pp 1322–1331 DOI: 10.1021/nn204153h

Congratulations to all authors of this excellent publication, which has already been awarded a Ross Coffin Purdy award from the American Ceramic Society for the most significant contribution to ceramic literature.

Prof. Gogotsi appointed as RSC Fellow

Prof. Yury Gogotsi has been appointed as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.  RSC is a very large professional society with about 51,000 members. According to Wikipedia ( :

“The designation FRSC is given to a group of elected Fellows of the society who have made major contributions to chemistry and other interface disciplines. The names of Fellows are published each year in The Times (London).” Congratulations


Researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Drexel University’s College of Engineering have figured out a way to turn the rubber from old tires into material that can store energy. The research, which was recently published in the journal ChemSusChem.  Read the full press release here.

Drexel and Paul Sabatier University students at the ISEECap Meeting

Both Drexel University and Paul Sabatier University students provide a strong representation at the 2015 ISEECap meeting in France this week.