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DNI Senior Design Team Wins

DNI Senior Design Team Wins

Our Senior Design team of Thomas Heng and Devon Spinelli won the best presentation for the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. They will represent our Department in the College of Engineering Senior Design Competition.

 

Congratulations to the team and their mentors!

New Paper in Nature

Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate, Tyler Mathis, Dr. Babak Anasori and our former team member Dr. Mengqiang Zhao on publishing a nice paper in Nature. This work results from collaboration with Prof. Shu Yang’s group at UPenn.
Y. Xia, T. Mathis, M.-Q. Zhao, B. Anasori, A. Dang, Z. Zhou, H. Cho, Y. Gogotsi, S. Yang, Thickness Independent Capacitance of Vertically Aligned Liquid Crystalline MXenes, Nature, 557, 409–412 (2018)
Here is a link to a view-only version of our paper: https://rdcu.be/OqOM
Undergraduate Research Co-Ops Travel to Korea

Undergraduate Research Co-Ops Travel to Korea

The A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials is proud to send the first cohort of 4 undergraduate researchers to South Korea for a 5-month research co-op. The students will be working with colleagues at NNFC-KAIST and KIST on individual research projects led by Drexel faculty.  This collaboration is part of the NNFC-Drexel Nano2Co-op Center, funded by the NRF and supported by Drexel’s Steinbright Career Development Center (SCDC), Office of International Programs, College of Engineering, and the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute.

 

NMG Alum Wins the 2018 Kroto Award

The KROTO AWARD 2018 will be presented to Dr Michael Naguib, Tulane University, USA.

Dr M. Naguib will present his award winning lecture at the 13th International Conference on Surfaces, Coatings and Nanostructured Materials (NANOSMAT) to be held at the Gdansk University of Technology, Poland during 11-14 September 2018.

The KROTO Award (named after the late Nobel Prize winner Sir Harold Kroto) is a prestigious prize conferred on an outstanding, dynamic young researcher for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the field of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

To learn more about 13th NANOSMAT 2018 – Click here www.nanosmat-conference.com

Research Removes Obstacle to Lasers and Computers Working at Speed of Light

Colleagues at Clemson recently released a story about our collaborative research. This work started about two years ago, with  Dr. Vadym Mochalin, and was completed relatively recently.  The original paper was published in the flagship materials science journal, Advanced Materials:
Y. Dong, S. Chertopalov, K. Maleski, B. Anasori, L. Hu, S. Bhattacharya, A. M. Rao, Y. Gogotsi, V.N. Mochalin, R. Podila, Saturable absorption in 2D Ti3C2 MXene thin films for passive photonic diodes, Advanced Materials, 30, 1705714 (2018)