Nanomaterials Group

2015 Electrochemical Society Meeting in Chicago

Congratulations to Maria Lukatskaya and her co-authors Michael Ghidiu, Olha Mashtalir, Chang (Evelyn) Ren, Mengqiang Zhao, and Yohan Dall’Agnese, who won the 2nd place in the Student Poster Competition at the Electrochemical Society Meeting in Chicago for their poster titled: “Cation Intercalation and High Volumetric Capacitance of Two-Dimensional Titanium Carbide”. Our group is represented in Chicago by 5 people from Drexel plus 1 from France (Yohan Dall’Agnese – dual degree PhD student), who all presented papers and posters, including an invited talk delivered by Vadym.

Kristy Jost featured in the May 2015 issue of IEEE Spectrum

Work done by Kristy Jost was featured in the May 2015 issue of IEEE Spectrum,  the magazine of IEEE, which is one of the most popular science and technology magazines that is distributed well beyond the community of IEEE members.  The IEEE article describes the work published in Kristy’s cover paper in Advanced Energy Materials about two months ago.

Katie Van Aken Selected for Alumni Association’s Outstanding Student Award

Congratulations to Katie Van Aken, who has been awarded an Alumni Association’s Outstanding Student Award.  The award is given to students who demonstrate both active involvement and leadership in University activities and community organizations as demonstrated through commitment of time and roles of responsibility. Nominees should also be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.    Katie is certainly a leader in both, research and outreach activities.

Amanda Pentecost Attends Material Advantage’s Congressional Visits Day

NMG group member, Amanda Pentecost, and fellow MSE students traveled to the Material Advantage’s Congressional Visits Day on April 15, 2015 in Washington, D.C.  The students met with local congressional staffers and discuss how federal STEM funding has positively affected them allowed the students to perform incredible, groundbreaking research at Drexel.