Drexel Students Present at NANO KOREA 2017

Posted on July 13, 2017

PhD Candidates, Kathleen Maleski and Christine Hatter, attend the NANO KOREA 2017 meeting in South Korea. Both students will continue their stay in South Korea by participating in our NNFC-Drexel Nano2 Co-op Center, collaborating with colleagues at NNFC-KAIST.

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New Nature Energy Article

Posted on July 10, 2017

Congratulations to our team of our current and former students and post-docs led by Dr. Maria Lukatskaya on publishing a very important article that opens new avenues for high-rate, high-energy storage not only for MXenes, but for pseudocapacitive materials in general:M. R. Lukatskaya, S. Kota, Z. Lin, M.-Q. Zhao, N. Shpigel, M. D. Levi, J. Halim, P.-L. Taberna, M. W. Barsoum, P. Simon, Y. Gogotsi, Ultra-high-rate pseudocapacitive energy storage in two-dimensional transition metal carbides, Nature Energy, 2, 17105 (2017) The Drexel press release can be found here: http://drexel.edu/now/archive/2017/July/MXene-electrode/

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“Perspective” Article in Nature Energy

Posted on June 14, 2017

Prof. Yury Gogotsi and Prof. Ekaterina Pomerantseva from Drexel’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering explore the topic of layering 2D Materials for Improved Energy Storage in a recent invited “Perspective” article in Nature Energy. Read the full press release here.

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

Posted on June 13, 2017

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

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DNI at the World Science Festival

Posted on June 5, 2017

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.

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2017 NanoArtography Competition

Posted on May 31, 2017

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

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International Research Showcase

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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.

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Prof. Yury Gogotsi Receives $2.2 Million Endowed Chair

Posted on May 3, 2017

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!  

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MRS Meeting Scene

Posted on April 25, 2017

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

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1st place winner in Science as Art competition

Posted on April 20, 2017

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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