Nanomaterials Group



Prof. Gogotsi and colleagues attend the 5th International Symposium on Enhanced Electrochemical Capacitors (ISEECap), July 10-14, 2017 in Jena, Germany.

Prof. Gogotsi presented a Keynote Lecture titled, “Freestanding carbon composite electrodes for electrochemical capacitors.”

New Nature Energy Article

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:
Xuehang Wins Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Self-financed Abroad

Xuehang Wins Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Self-financed Abroad

Congratulations to postdoctoral researcher, Dr. Xuehang Wang, who has been awarded the ‘Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Self-financed Abroad,’ an award set up by the China Scholarship Council to honor overseas Chinese students with outstanding academic accomplishments. Established in 2003, this award is developed to encourage research excellence and to recognize the achievements among Chinese students abroad. This award includes a 6,000-USD prize and a CSC-issued certificate.

Congratulations to Xuehang!


ORAU Awards to NMG Alum

ORAU has awarded competitive research grants totaling $185,000 to 37 junior faculty from its member institutions. The recipients, each of whom is in the first two years of a tenure track position, will receive $5,000 in “seed money” for the 2017-2018 academic year to enhance their research during the early stages of their career.

Of these 37 awardees, 5% are Nanomaterials Group alumni.  Congratulations to Prof. Kelsey Hatzell and Prof. Majid Beidaghi!

View the full list here.

Commencement 2017

Commencement 2017

Congratulations to all Drexel graduates, especially NMG graduates Katie Van Aken, PhD., Wendy Thurman, MS, and Jay Shah, MS. See below some photos from the ceremony.