Nanomaterials Group

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)

STAR Scholar Program 2018

Drexel students who have been selected for the 2018 STAR Scholar Summer program can email our research group to find out about available STAR projects for this summer.

Email dt372@drexel.edu to learn more.

17th annual  C. F. “Chuck” Burns Graduate Student Poster Contest

Congratulations to Asia and Tyler on their poster awards at the 17th annual  C. F. “Chuck” Burns Graduate Student Poster Contest of the Liberty Bell Chapter of ASM International last Thursday night.
Tyler’s poster title is “Thickness independent capacitance in vertically aligned transition metal carbides” (3rd place). Co-authors: Yu Xia, Mengqiang Zhao, Babak Anasori, Alei Dang, Zehang Zhou, Hyesung Cho, Randall Kamien, and Shu Yang.

Asia’s poster title is “2D titanium carbide (MXene) dipole antennas and RFID tag” (1st place). Co-authors: Alessia Polemi, Mohamed Alhabeb, L. (Joe) Yuqiao, Kapil Dandekar, and Babak Anasori.
Congratulations to all co-authors who helped in this award-winning research!

Simge and Asia Win Prizes at the DEGS Conference

Congratulations to Ph.D. students, Simge and Asia, for taking home prizes at the DEGS conference today! Simge won best oral presentation and Asia won the people’s choice award for the Three Minute Thesis Competition!
Thank you to everyone who participated in the DEGS program!
Congratulations to Dr. Meikang Han

Congratulations to Dr. Meikang Han

Congratulations to visiting researcher, Meikang Han, who has successfully defended his PhD thesis in at Northwestern Polytechnic University in Xi’an, China. We expect him to come back in a few weeks as a post-doctoral researcher.

Below is a picture of Meikang with his doctoral advisor, Prof. Yin (4th from the left).