Congratulations to NMG colleague and collaborator Professor Patrice Simon

Please join me in congratulating our great friend, excellent colleague and close collaborator Professor Patrice Simon, who has been selected to receive a 2015 Silver Medal from CNRS (French National Research Organization –
Centre national de la recherche scientifique) this year.   He is one of just two chemists in France who will be awarded this prestigious medal.   This is a great achievement and we look forward to future discoveries and joint papers with Patrice!

Maria Lukatskaya selected as a MRS Graduate Student Award finalists

Congratulations to Maria Lukatskaya, who has been selected as one of MRS Graduate Student Award finalists. Maria will be competing with students from the best universities in the world for a Gold Award at the Spring 2015 MRS meeting in San Francisco.

Kelsey & Boris papers

Kelsey’s paper titled “Flowable Conducting Particle Networks in Redox-Active Electrolytes for Grid Energy Storage” was #6 most read in January in JES! Congrats Kelsey and co-authors!
http://jes.ecsdl.org/reports/most-read

Boris’s paper “Effects of structural disorder and surface chemistry on electric conductivity and capacitance of porous carbon electrodes“ is on the list of most frequently accessed articles in Faraday Discussions in the last quarter of 2014:
http://blogs.rsc.org/fd/2015/02/03/most-read-articles-in-faraday-discussions/
Congrats Boris and co-authors!

Nature Nanotechnology review on Nanodiamond makes the top 10 list

Mochalin and Gogotsi’s review “The properties and applications of nanodiamonds” is now #4 (#1 among reviews) on the list of the 10 most downloaded papers published by Nature Nanotechnology. Congratulations to all authors of this paper!