Awards

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

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).

Awards at Spring MRS

Awards at Spring MRS

PhD student, Kanit Hantanasirisakul, won the Science as Art competition at Spring MRS and PhD student, Ariana Levitt won the Best Poster Award at the Summit at MRS.

Congratulations to all!

Kathleen Wins a Koerner Family Fellowship

Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate, Kathleen Maleski, who has been awarded a prestigious Koerner Family Fellowship.  Sponsored by Robert M. and Paula W. Koerner (along with their children), the Koerner Family Fellowships are awarded to one graduate student per year in each department of the College of Engineering. Students that receive this award are recognized for their dedication to their doctoral studies and meet with their peers and donor during the academic year.  This is a great recognition of Kathleen’s outstanding work!

DREXEL HONORS FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENT AUTHORS AND EDITORS

DREXEL HONORS FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENT AUTHORS AND EDITORS

On February 26, 2018, the Drexel University Libraries and the Office of the Provost hosted the sixth annual Celebrating Drexel Authors Event. This year, the event honored a total of 77 Drexel authors with publications in 2017. All 5 individuals honored from the College of Engineering who were recognized for publishing Highly Cited (Web of Science) papers in 2017 were from our MSE department.  Read the full story here.

Congratulations to all of the authors!

 

Ariana Selected for 2018 Australia-Americas PhD Research Internship Program

Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate, Ariana Levitt, who was selected to participate in the NSF 2018 Australia-Americas PhD Research Internship Program. During this eight-week program, Ariana will be conducting research with Dr. Joselito Razal at the Institute for Frontier Materials at Deakin University in Geelong, Australia. She will be continuing her work on the development of MXene-based electrospun fibers for smart textile applications.

Congratulations to Ariana!

Meikang Han ranked #1 among all PhD candidates at NWPU in 2017

Meikang Han, our visiting student from Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU) in Xi’an, China, has been ranked #1 among all PhD candidates at NWPU in 2017. The rank depends on student’s achievements in the past year (papers, patents, funding, etc.). In 2017, he published 11 papers (4 first-author papers and 7 co-authored papers, 3 papers are Highly Cited in Web of Science – top 1%), obtained 3 patents and obtained 3 different fellowships/grants in support of his study/research.
Meikang has also been nominated for an Outstanding Student Award from Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China for his work on electromagnetic applications of 2D materials. This is  a high-level national award given to no more than ten graduate students every year. Congratulations!