ASM Liberty Bell Poster Award

ASM Liberty Bell Poster Award

Congratulations to PhD student, Tyler Mathis, and his co-aurthors, Katie, Kathleen and James Breslin, on winning the 2nd place in the ASM Liberty Bell section poster competition.  He presented a poster titled: “Effects of processing on the capacitive performance of onion-like carbon”.

Congratulations to Dr. Davide Mattia

Congratulations to our relatively recent graduate and “40 Under 40” awardee, Prof. Davide Mattia, who has become Full Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Bath, UK.  It’s great to see successes of our alums. You can meet him at the MRS meeting in Phoenix next week.

Interaction of Polar and Nonpolar Polyfluorenes with Layers of Two-Dimensional Titanium Carbide (MXene): Intercalation and Pseudocapacitance

PhD Candidate, Muhammad Boota’s paper is among the most read articles in Chemistry of Materials in the past month. Congratulations to Boota and his co-authors!
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Publication Date (Web): February 27, 2017 (Article)
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b03933

ACS Nano

Our work published in ACS Nano has been featured in a story posted to the ORNL website (, EurekAlert!, AAAS’s site for science journalists ( its DOE portal, and Newswise for general assignment reporters ( its DOE portal It. has been picked up by various media. 
Mohamed Alhabeb, Katie Van Aken and our alum Michael Naguib are prominently featured in the article. Congratulations!