2016 Fall MRS Meeting

Posted on November 29, 2016

Many Drexel Nanomaterials Institute students and alumni are in attendance at the Fall MRS Meeting in Boston, MA this week.  DNI student, Kathleen Maleski also got the Best Poster nomination from her symposium, as did Dr. Babak Anasori for his symposium. PhD Candidate Katie Van Aken was awarded the highly competitive MRS Best Poster Award. Congratulations to all! View the images from the conference below:  

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ISI Highly Cited

Posted on November 21, 2016

Prof. Gogotsi has been included in the list of ISI Highly Cited researchers for the 3rd year in the row: http://hcr.stateofinnovation.thomsonreuters.com This recognition is based on the number of papers that are within the top 1% in the materials science field. This is clearly the result of excellent work of our extremely productive A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute.

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Amanda Recognized for Boren Fellowship

Posted on November 14, 2016

Drexel University students have been very successful in winning the prestigious Boren Fellowship. Our very own PhD student, Amanda Pentecost, is one of them.  Only about 10% out of 250 or so combined Boren scholars and fellows are science/technology/engineering majors. Read the full story here.

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NanoArtography Contest

Posted on November 7, 2016

Read about the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials NanoArtography Competition in Drexel’s The Triangle newspaper here.

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The 1st International Conference of Molecular Engineering of Polymers

Posted on October 14, 2016

Prof. Yury Gogotsi presented an invited lecture at the 1st International Conference of Molecular Engineering of Polymers meeting in Shanghai, China.

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ISI Hot Papers

Posted on October 7, 2016

Three papers from the DNI are listed as ISI Hot Papers (0.1% of all publications in the field in the past 2 years!).  This indicates the highest rate of citations within the academic field and is the highest recognition for publications from ISI. Prediction and Characterization of MXene Nanosheet Anodes for Non-Lithium-Ion Batteries Times Cited: 71 Conductive two-dimensional titanium carbide ‘clay’ with high volumetric capacitance Times Cited: 146 Flexible MXene/Carbon Nanotube Composite Paper with High Volumetric Capacitance Times Cited: 63

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Drexel researchers create MXenes to fight pollution

Posted on October 3, 2016

Read the latest Triangle story on our MXene research fighting electromagnetic pollution here.

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Nanodiamond Review Article

Posted on September 15, 2016

Our review of nanodiamond is on the list of top 10 most read papers in Nature Nano, 5 years after publication. This is a phenomenal performance showing continuing interest to the subject, but also the impact of that specific paper – 8 of 10. Most read are 2016 papers. Long lifetime shows a real impact of the paper. Also, our very recent review of 2D materials for supercapacitors is among the hottest nanomaterials articles of Wiley: http://www.chemistryviews.org/view/0/HottestInorganic.html

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MXenes-Amazing Science Radio Interview

Posted on September 13, 2016

Listen to Dr. Babak Anasori discuss the EMI Shielding properties of MXenes on Newstalk 610 here.

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News for EMI Shield Research

Posted on September 12, 2016

News continues to spread regarding the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials highly innovative research on EMI shielding. View the additional news stories at the following links: http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2016/09/new-thing-mxene-can-block-mobile-radiation/  http://dispatchweekly.com/2016/09/mxene-new-extra-thin-coating-that-cleans-up-electromagnetic-pollution/ http://www.scienceworldreport.com/articles/47353/20160912/mxene-scientists-develop-new-light-material-which-effectively-blocks-electromagnetic-radiation-video.htm http://canadajournal.net/science/researchers-create-extra-thin-coating-clean-electromagnetic-pollution-51387-2016/ http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/28492/20160911/mxene-scientists-create-extra-thin-coating-to-clean-up-electromagnetic-pollution.htm http://www.i4u.com/2016/09/115240/new-mxene-material-blocks-electromagnetic-waves-mobile-phones http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/tech-news/A-material-to-block-cellphone-radiation/articleshow/54288046.cms

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