XXV International Materials Research Congress

Posted on August 16, 2016

Prof. Yury Gogotsi will be attending the XXV International Materials Research Congress in Cancun: www.mrs-mexico.org.mx/imrc2016   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.

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Beijing University of Chemical Technology

Posted on July 18, 2016

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

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“Multifunctional Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Carbide (MXene)-Polymer Composites”

Posted on July 15, 2016

Congratulations to Christine Hatter and her co-author Babak Anasori on this recognition. This is the first conference presentation and first award for Christine. Her poster is titled “Multifunctional Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Carbide (MXene)-Polymer Composites”. Christine joined Kathleen and Mengqiang with colleagues from NNFC-KAIST.  Below they are pictured with our colleague, Dr. Ahn.  

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365-24-7 Presentation Ceremony

Posted on July 1, 2016

The first 365-24-7 Presentation Competition was held in Spring 2016.  PhD Candidate, Kathleen Maleski, was selected as the best presenter for the 2016 competition. The 365-24-7 Presentation Competition, designed by Dr. Babak Anasori, is a set of three presentations geared to prepare students for a variety of presentations, ranging from a conference presentation to an elevator pitch, or even shorter. Students present their research first in a 365 second (~ 6min) presentation, then present it in a 24s presentation (elevator speech) and prepare use a…

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Nature Journals’ Materials for Energy Conference

Posted on June 10, 2016

Prof. Gogotsi will travel to China today to give a talk at the Nature Journals’ Materials for Energy conference in Wuhan and to visit DNI alumni, Prof. Alex Yu at Jilin University, where he will present two seminars.

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ECS Members Recognized for Scientific Contributions

Posted on May 16, 2016

ECS recognizes our faculty, their research, and recent awards in a recent posting available here.

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Apply to Drexel’s 2016 IExE NSF REU Summer Program

Posted on May 10, 2016

Drexel’s IExE NSF: REU program is from June 20-August 12, 2016 with applicant requirements of at least 18 years old and a US citizen or permanent resident, and a current STEM undergraduate student.  The applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis until May 30, 2016.  View the full application requirements here: http://drexel.edu/iexe/education/research-experience-for-undergrads/

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Adding Some Salt to the Recipe For Energy Storage Materials

Posted on April 22, 2016

Read the new Drexel press release, which is now posted on the university newsroom site: http://drexel.edu/now/archive/2016/April/salt-template-oxides/ This work resulted from Prof. Gogotsi’s visiting professorship at HUST and 3-month visits of two HUST students to Drexel.

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Drexel Joins High-Tech Fabric Research Collaboration

Posted on April 5, 2016

The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped Drexel University as a key leader in the creation of a $75 million national research institute that will support American textile manufacturers in bringing sophisticated new materials and textiles to the marketplace. The institute, called Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, will be a national manufacturing resource center for industry and government to draw on academic expertise in new fibers and textiles. The result will be fabrics engineered to see, hear, sense and communicate;…

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MRS 2016 Spring Meeting

Posted on March 25, 2016

Our team including Prof. Yury Gogotsi, Babak Anasori, Mengqiang Zhao, Katie Van Aken, Amanda Pentecost, Evelyn Ren, and Sankalp Kota will attend the MRS 2016 Spring Meeting in Phoenix next week. All together, we have a dozen of posterand oral presentations, including a couple of invited talks. Dr. Babak Anasori will be receiving the MRS Postdoctoral Award.This annual award recognizes postdoctoral scholars who are showing exceptional promise and excellence in scientificresearch, leadership, advocacy, outreach, or teaching, during their postdoc assignment. Babak was chosen…

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